What agents and their buyers need to know about escalation clauses

An escalation clause can help buyers gain a crucial edge in today’s seller’s market. So, it’s extremely important for buyers agents to know the ins and outs of escalation clauses and how to most effectively craft them for buyers today. It’s also important for buyers agents to adequately educate their buyers on how escalation clauses … Read more

10 of the most luxurious log cabins on the market

While many of us still associate log cabins with cozy campfires and going off the grid, the modern-day reality is often much more luxurious — and expensive. Since the pandemic began, there has been an influx of people wanting to make ski towns like Vail or Aspen their permanent residence. Prices went up as a … Read more

The Inman Handbook on existing-home sales

This is the third installment of a new Inman series digging into, and explaining, routine real estate economic metrics and how they’re used to illuminate the current housing market and inventory crises. Don’t miss part 1, The Inman handbook on pending home sales, and part 2, The Inman handbook on new-home sales. While pending-home sales … Read more

Inman Handbook on pending home sales

This is the first installment of a new Inman series digging into, and explaining, routine real estate economic metrics and how they’re used to illuminate the current housing market and inventory crises. Check back tomorrow for the second installment on new-home sales. Each month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) performs a ritual. In emails … Read more

Home prices skyrocketed in March, notching biggest gain since 2005

March home prices increased by 13.2 percent from a year ago, the largest gain since 2015. Home prices have risen for 10 consecutive months and are climbing more rapidly with each month due to inventory shortages, according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller US National Home Price Index released Tuesday. Those gains are the highest they have been … Read more

Property sale in Rhode Island first in the nation to be paid in Dogecoin

Kyle Seyboth, the Century 21 agent who topped Real Trends + Tom Ferry’s The Thousand rankings in 2020 for individual transaction sides, recently represented a client in the sale of a vacant plot of land in Providence, Rhode Island. It might have been a pretty typical sale, but for the fact that the seller only … Read more

5 people to watch at realtor.com as the company plots its next move

Realtor.com operator and News Corp. subsidiary Move Inc. started 2020 in upheaval, shuffling its leadership and then grappling with a pandemic that first shook, and then bolstered, the real estate market. David Doctorow at Inman Connect Now In January 2020, David Doctorow, a former eBay executive, took the helm of Move after former CEO Ryan O’Hara … Read more

‘The Royal Tenenbaums’ home available to rent for first time

The Harlem brick castle made famous by director Wes Anderson in the film The Royal Tenenbaums is available to rent for the first time since the 2001 movie hit theaters. The grand six-bed, four-and-a-half bath home is now available to rent for $20,000 per month for the first time since being featured in Anderson’s movie, according … Read more

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