Fake Trulia rental listing causes Denver family to lose $3,900

In April, rents increased month-over-month in 81 percent of the nation’s 100 largest metropolitan statistical markets (MSAs), and that number jumps to 89 percent when looking at year-over-year trends. When home and rental prices are all on the rise, it…

Fake Trulia rental listing causes Denver family to lose $3,900

In April, rents increased month-over-month in 81 percent of the nation’s 100 largest metropolitan statistical markets (MSAs), and that number jumps to 89 percent when looking at year-over-year trends. When home and rental prices are all on the rise, it…

California agent charged with price gouging during NorCal fires

On April 16, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed three misdemeanor charges against real estate agent Melissa “Missy” Echeverria for raising the price of a rental from $5,000 per month to $9,000 per month …

HUD resumes its investigation into Facebook over discriminatory housing ads

Facebook is under investigation for housing discrimination, again. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) reopened an investigation into discriminatory housing advertisements on Facebook, according to a report in Gizmodo.

Imagining urban utopia — America’s ‘perfect city’

YouTube channels Life Noggin and Real Engineering contemplate “the perfect city.”

Home prices surge nearly 9%, biggest growth spurt in 4 years: Redfin

Home prices soared last month, climbing 8.9 percent over March of last year with 23.9 percent of homes selling above list price. The jump was the biggest monthly growth in the past four years according to a new report from tech brokerage Redfin…

Hawaii real estate community rallies around victims of disastrous flooding

After heavy rainfall from a storm of close to 28 inches on the island of Kauai, the North Shore community there was bowing under pressure to cope with mudslides, road closures and flooding. The deluge damaged dozens of homes in Hanalei, Wainiha, Haena …

How BHHS Fox & Roach is automating its ‘Coming Soon’ listings

Coming Soon is a feature on Zillow many agents find useful — although they have to pay Zillow thousands of dollars to take advantage. Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Fox & Roach found a way to bring the feature to all its agents.

Down payment crowdfunding platform HomeFundMe launches mobile app

HomeFundMe, the down payment assistance crowdfunding platform introduced by national mortgage banking firm CMG Financial last October, unveiled a new app for the platform Thursday morning available on both iOS and Android.

Eli Manning sets new record with $3.55M Hoboken condo sale

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is moving on … from his New Jersey condo that is. And while his days of breaking records on the field may be nearing an end, he’s got a new record to boast about.