‘Underinsurance’ threat looms in disaster-prone areas



An uptick in reconstruction costs in certain disaster-prone areas means many homeowners may find themselves inadequately insured for the next catastrophe. Reconstruction costs have risen by 5.6 percent to 7.6 percent in some areas over the last year, according to CoreLogic’s 2019 Insurance Coverage Adequacy Report. CoreLogic examined potential underinsurance issues in four regional scenarios, […]

The stREITwise Platform Brings Real Estate Investment to All



Real estate investment is serious business. You need a solid partner to help you manage your property portfolio and aid in making the hard decisions when it comes to development and investment strategies. Accessibility to quality real estate investment trusts can often be an issue, thanks to over-priced REIT platforms with excessive fee schedules. That’s […]

Bank of America offers up to $10K in down payment, closing fee assistance



The Bank of America has announced a new $5 billion affordable home initiative that aims to assist low- to moderate-income and multicultural buyers with down payments and closing costs. The BoA says it hopes its Neighborhood Solutions program will help more than 20,000 buyers enter homeownership within the next five years. The program includes both […]

10 Superstar Agencies Rocking Instagram



Once considered something of a novelty for agents, Instagram has emerged as one of the best ways to market properties and garner leads.

Co-Living: Rethinking Affordability and the American Dream



The next wave of real estate technology will bring exciting new possibilities for solving some of humanity’s biggest problems.

More Bad 666 Fifth Avenue News for Trump Administration



House Democrats may be investigating the cash infusion the Kushner Companies’ 666 Fifth Avenue New York office tower received in summer 2018.

Study: Washington D.C. residents have the most cash leftover after paying their mortgage



With housing becoming more and more unaffordable in the U.S., a new Zillow analysis shows that residents in the capital, Washington D.C. have the most cash left over after paying their mortgage. Zillow’s study assumes the median annual gross income and mortgage payment for each of the 35 largest housing markets in the U.S. Its […]

Realty Biz Talks with “iintoo” Director Shoshana Winter



An interview with iintoo’s Managing Director, Shoshana Winter discloses a world of portfolio diversity for small investors using social networking.

Oregon set to introduce statewide rent controls



Lawmakers in Oregon are on the verge of signing into law new legislation that would impose statewide rent controls on landlords in the state.

PropTech Update: No More “Baby Steps” Into the Future



PropTech for research, to buy, to sell and to manage real estate, is the future.