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You know how tough it is to qualify for a mortgage. Proof you've got a long-term job with ample income. A credit score to the moon. Your life's savings as a down payment. More cash stashed away. A debt-to-income ratio to die for. For some, tax returns for the last two years. Now, all you have to do is not blow it.
Posted: December 15, 2017, 11:49 am
When sellers start the home-selling process, no one wants to think 'What would happen if my home doesn't sell?' But before you panic, recognize that there are many things that you can do so you don't wind up in that position.
Posted: December 15, 2017, 11:49 am


Real Estate News for Realtors and Brokers

Dave T. Garland took to the stage at Hacker Connect to explain the value of the National Association of Realtors' (NAR) REach program, the world's top growth accelerator for new real estate tech companies
Author: Inman
Posted: December 16, 2017, 3:00 am
Stay updated with our latest coverage on the Republican tax reform legislation, which President Trump intends to sign
Author: Inman
Posted: December 15, 2017, 11:19 pm
A big week for news, especially for mid-December, but so scattered across the economic spectrum that sorting important versus not takes some work
Author: Lou Barnes
Posted: December 15, 2017, 11:14 pm
There are many things members of the Inman community know how to do really well, and you can be sure to count problem solving, having fun and learning from each other among them. This is no more apparent than during Inman Connect New York (January 22-26 2018), where over 5,000 attendees from 25 countries will gather to hear more than 300 speakers share their insights for
Author: Matthew Shadbolt
Posted: December 15, 2017, 11:06 pm
Even if turning to home refinancing to buy bitcoin is the same as taking out a mortgage to renovate a bathroom in the long run, it sounds riskier
Author: Emma Hinchliffe
Posted: December 15, 2017, 11:03 pm
State and local tax deductions, once all but eliminated in earlier versions of the bill, would be expanded to include income tax, but capped at $10,
Author: Jotham Sederstrom
Posted: December 15, 2017, 10:33 pm
Real estate tech provider Tribus is partnering with neighborhood-based social networking site Nextdoor to allow for direct listing and lead integration between the two platforms, according to an announcement tweeted out by Tribus on Thursday
Author: Patrick Kearns
Posted: December 15, 2017, 10:09 pm
Today, Goldberg sent an email to NAR members stating that Upstream has "since the very beginning" included "both a member and non-member pricing approach."
Author: Carl Franzen
Posted: December 15, 2017, 9:48 pm
Redfin chief economist Nela Richardson says fears about an impending housing bubble can be put to rest, thanks to a solid sale-to-list ratio and declining homebuyer debt in the nation's most competitive and high-priced markets, but tax reform could negatively impact homeowners and dissuade aspiring homebuyers, which will prolong inventory shortages and high mortgage rates that have risen to their highest level in 10 years
Author: Marian McPherson
Posted: December 15, 2017, 5:17 pm
If you're considering moving to these cities, here's a list of things you can't miss
Author: Dani Vanderboegh
Posted: December 15, 2017, 5:13 pm
If you're thinking about taking the plunge, then the smart thing to do is ask people who have done it what you should know (and what they wish they'd known) before jumping in with both feet
Author: Inman
Posted: December 15, 2017, 3:21 pm
Whether you think Zillow is good or bad for real estate agents, there's no denying that the tech company has revolutionized the industry in at least one big way: It's given unprecedented access to listing and property information directly to consumers. But what are those consumers doing with that information
Author: Inman
Posted: December 15, 2017, 3:19 pm
All the latest real estate market news
Author: Inman
Posted: December 15, 2017, 2:42 pm
I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love it when something very old can be made anew. So you can imagine my excitement when I saw this 17th century Scottish farmhouse that was in ruins and has been remade through the brilliant teamwork of Lily Jenks, Pati Santos and Nathanael Dorent
Author: Dani Vanderboegh
Posted: December 15, 2017, 11:00 am
In a podcast with Pat Hiban, hard-money lender Ian Walsh touched on a few of the ways investor-friendly agents are able to get more deals
Author: Pat Hiban
Posted: December 15, 2017, 10:45 am
It was a summer evening in July when I got the call around 7 p.m. from the buyer's agent. The inspection on my listing was complete and had gone very well, but the buyers hadn't left the home. The agent must have heard the hesitation in my voice, "You're still there? Everything OK?," I said; the inspection had started at 1 p.m
Author: Brian Hopper
Posted: December 15, 2017, 10:30 am
The Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report showcases where financial wealth is occurring globally and which countries will grow in their homebuying and investment power. The 2017 report came out in November
Author: Laurent Demeure
Posted: December 15, 2017, 10:15 am
When a homeowner asks: “Is your commission negotiable? Why should I hire you and not Sally-sells-a-lot?” What they’re really asking you to do is show your value. Are you really worth your fee
Author: Lee Davenport
Posted: December 15, 2017, 10:00 am