Agent gets 7 years in prison for stealing $22M from clients
Inman
December 12, 2018

Agent gets 7 years in prison for stealing $22M from clients

A real estate agent who stole more than $22 million from her clients over two years has been sentenced to prison time, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced.
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Michael Cohen, Trump’s ex-lawyer, sentenced to 3 years in prison
Inman
December 12, 2018

Michael Cohen, Trump’s ex-lawyer, sentenced to 3 years in prison

Michael Cohen, the lawyer who previously represented Donald Trump, was sentenced to three years in prison for lying about the president’s real estate projects.
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Realtor.com update lets consumers text agents
Inman
December 12, 2018

Realtor.com update lets consumers text agents

Realtor.com has added a new feature for mobile users to grant them the ability get an immediate connection to a real estate agent through text message.
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Bidding wars drop to lowest level in 8 years
Inman
December 12, 2018

Bidding wars drop to lowest level in 8 years

Bidding wars for homes have dropped to their lowest level in eight years, according to Redfin, but competition still remains strong in the nation’s hottest markets.
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More than 75% of all homes will sell below asking price in 2019
Inman
December 12, 2018

More than 75% of all homes will sell below asking price in 2019

More than three quarters of all homes on the market will sell below asking price, Knock, the home-resale company, projected in a national forecast.
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Why we need to take agent safety seriously
Inman
December 12, 2018

Why we need to take agent safety seriously

Regular Inman contributor Jay Thompson talks through a variety of crimes on real estate agents and why we can’t wait for the next one to change what we’re doing.
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StreetEasy raises rental fee for better listing integrity
Inman
December 11, 2018

StreetEasy raises rental fee for better listing integrity

StreetEasy is raising its listing fee from $3 to $4.50, the New York City-based subsidiary of Zillow announced today. 
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US homeless population spikes dramatically under Zillow estimate
Inman
December 11, 2018

US homeless population spikes dramatically under Zillow estimate

The homeless population in America last year stood at 661,000 men and women, according to an analysis by Zillow released Tuesday.
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Delinquency rates, down overall, soar in cities hit by fires, flooding
Inman
December 11, 2018

Delinquency rates, down overall, soar in cities hit by fires, flooding

In the face of historically low foreclosure rates the effects of climate change on homeownership has begun to take shape in cities now recovering from natural disasters.
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Connect the Speakers: Trista Curzydlo on how to stay out of legal trouble as a real estate agent
Inman
December 11, 2018

Connect the Speakers: Trista Curzydlo on how to stay out of legal trouble as a real estate agent

“Without disclosure, recording is a deceptive trade practice, and it puts agents in such a difficult position,” she said.
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