Opendoor to team up with real estate agents to better market its homes



Opendoor, one of the leaders in the iBuyer space, is testing a new program that involves co-listing properties with real estate agents outside of its organization. The company has already identified a number of real estate firm it intends to partner with in the program, as it bids to expand its business model that offers […]

Mobile homes to become more popular as affordable housing woes continue



With the available inventory of homes for sale reaching record lows across much of the U.S., economists are betting on manufactured homes (mobile homes or trailers) as the solution for a market in desperate need of affordable housing.

Study: Millions more Americans at risk from serious flooding



Millions of Americans who don’t live close to a recognized floodplain may still be at risk of flooding, according to a new study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters

Appraisers and homeowners now see eye-to-eye



Experts say that the gap between appraisers’ and homeowners’ estimations of their homes’ worth is getting smaller.
The two parties perceptions of value is getting closer, though homeowners still do tend to slightly overestimate the price of their home.

Californians could struggle to get housing insurance after wildfires blaze through the state



As wildfires continue to blaze in parts of southern California, officials fear that insurers will soon stop offering coverage for homeowners in the state.

2017 Home Ownership Rate Bounces Upward



News from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) has revealed that the share of Americans who own homes is steadily climbing. Home ownership has increased in the second quarter, seemingly reversing a sharp downward trend that began back in 2008.

Not All is Fair in House Price Recovery News



While home prices across the US have generally recovered from the economic crisis, not every segment or market has recovered equitably. Some types of homes and some regions have fared far better than others.

Vladimir Putin Extends Manifest Destiny Across Russia



Vladimir Putin has declared an expansion of the Russia version of the American Homestead Act, the Far East land giveaway that made headlines last Summer.

Recity analyses key development trends in Washington DC



Real estate pipeline data and analytics company Recity has just released a new analysis about future development trends in the Washington DC area. Recity is a real estate analytics company that provides data-driven insights and metrics around real estate development and investment activity in urban markets. It gathers data about recently completed, under construction, planned, […]

The Dangers of Not Saving: How the Pension Crisis Could Impact the UK



Back in 2013, banking giant HSBC released a report exploring the state of the global pension market.

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