Fair lending policy director to be investigated for racial blog posts
Now that Eric Blankenstein's old blog post has come to light, the CFBP has asked an independent group to investigate its top enforcement director.
In Pictures: Luxury Connect’s Luxury Bash
Held on the rooftop of the beautiful Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Luxury Connect's attendees mingled, networked and relaxed together on Wednesday night after a day of learning, exclusive activities and inspiration. Sponsored by Sotheby's International Realty, it was a wonderful evening to cap a great day.
Existing home sales fall to 3-year low in September
Existing-home sales dropped 3.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted 5.15 million units in September, according to the latest National Association of Realtors report.
The Inman Weekender, October 20-21, 2018
The week's top real estate industry stories, a recap of Luxury Connect, and practical advice to use this weekend.
In Pictures: Luxury Connect’s Thursday Sessions
Thursday morning's sessions at this year's Luxury Connect proved again to be inspiring, informative, practical and actionable. From Tom Ferry's dynamic opening session, to Louisette Geiss' brave #MeToo storytelling, through to helpful sessions on how to negotiate from some of the best in the luxury business and how best to humanize your connections, take a tour through our recap of some of our favorite moments.
The Real Word: What we know about Zillow’s Premiere Agent program
At a recent closed-door event in Boston, president of media and marketplace at Zillow Group, Greg Schwartz, spoke to approximately 100 top agents about Primer Agent 4, which has begun its implementation phase in select markets. Here's what we learned. 
When is the right time to retire in real estate?
How do you plan for a life after working if you have no idea how long you’ll live? Will it be 10 years? 20? More? Teresa Boardman talks through retirement.
Offerpad is expanding to Dallas and Tucson
As competition in the industry heats up, the tech-enabled, all-cash homebuying and re-selling startup Offerpad is not sitting idly by: the company is expanding into two new markets: Dallas, Texas, by November 1 and Tucson, Arizona, by December 3. 
7 dryer vent facts every homeowner should know
Here are seven simple facts about dryer vents that can save your buyers time and money, from certified master inspector Cord Werner.
4 common mistakes luxury agents make: Tom Ferry
Real estate coach extraordinaire Tom Ferry took the stage at Inman’s Luxury Connect on Wednesday in Beverly Hills where he outlined the four biggest mistakes an agent can make.
This $5.85M Miami mansion is bullet, fire and hurricane proof
It looks like a home ripped out a James Bond movie boasting a glimmering pool and an outdoor bar where you can order a Martini shaken, not stirred.
Watch election returns with NAR via Facebook Live on Nov. 6
The National Association of Realtors will be on hand on election day and the next to assess what the results mean for the real estate industry.
Here’s why an iBuyer company pretended to run for Senate
If you want to get buyers to notice your new home-resale startup, there's always the option of pretending to run for Senate.
Weinstein survivor delivers powerful #MeToo address at Luxury Connect
Louisette Geiss was once a rising star in the entertainment industry. She’d performed at the Grand Ole Opry and made appearances on hit sitcoms when she reached both the apex and proverbial end of entertainment career in Harvey Weinstein’s hotel room at the Sundance Film Festival in 2008.
Hi diddly ho! 3 out of 4 Americans say they have good neighbors
A recent report found that three-quarters of Americans say that they have a good neighbor, but only 14 percent said friendship was a necessary quality.
Tenant screener RealPage pays $3M for imprecise criminal records tool
After the Federal Trade Commission accused tenant screening company RealPage of falsely linking some prospective renters to criminal records, the company has agreed to shell out $3 million in a penalty settlement.
Fannie Mae is ‘pessimistic’ about the housing market in 2019
In a report released Thursday, Fannie Mae's Economic and Strategic Research Group painted a picture of a somewhat gloomy near-term future, saying that its expectations for the coming year "have become more pessimistic.”
Compass defends productivity claims, pushes back on criticism
Compass is defending its productivity claims from attacks by MoxiWorks, a "competitor" that CEO Robert Reffkin says is "trying to damage our reputation."