Pulse: Agents seem unconcerned with alternative financing

If our latest Pulse survey revealed anything, it’s that readers seem to be more concerned with coronavirus and politics impacting interests rates than iBuyers when it comes to financing.

Thinking about refinancing your 30-year mortgage? Think again!

All those deals soliciting homeowners to refinance their mortgages at today’s low interest rates might sound great, but when you really dig into the numbers, that’s often not the case. Here’s why.

Fidelity National Financial adds new digital opening package for homebuyer and seller transactions

The startSafe opening package will be an add-on to Fidelity National Financial’s WireSafe program and will provide an authenticated, secure digital portal for buyer and seller transactions.

These 15 markets are poised to become the next iBuying hotspots

A change in FDIC regulations will make it easier for iBuyers to enter markets in the North and South, according to home-value data platform Ownerly.

The Real Word: What does iBuyer growth mean for agents?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, Mike DelPrete and Inman released the State of the Industry Report. In it, DelPrete mentions that the iBuyer segment has doubled every year since 2017. What should agents be doing?

The Real Word: What does iBuyer growth mean for agents?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, Mike DelPrete and Inman released the State of the Industry Report. In it, DelPrete mentions that the iBuyer segment has doubled every year since 2017. What should agents be doing?

Young family loses life savings of $775K in escrow wire fraud scam

A couple with a 1-year-old son are urging homebuyers to exercise caution after losing nearly $800,000 in a complicated escrow scam.

How has iBuying changed your market? Real estate pros tell all

It has been met with a combination of fear and frustration, but what is the real impact iBuying is having in markets around the country? Find out from the pros.

Americans aren’t waiting for marriage to buy a home: Study

According to a study released by co-ownership platform Haus, the share of single homeowners has reached an 118-year high of 39.8 percent.

The Homebuyer Files: 3 first-time homeowners on why they purchased

Three first-time homeowners shared how an impending marriage, a growing family and the desire to build equity pushed them to make the purchase of a lifetime.