14 Foolproof Ways to Lower Your Living Expenses
Want that great deal for upgraded Internet and all the move channels? What's another $23 a month? Problem is, before you know it you're sinking in bills and your monthly payments have become a burden. Here are 14 ways to lower your monthly nut and get back to stress-free living.
New Disclosure Rules Impact Condominiums
Residential real estate has changed as of this month. There are new contract forms for Maryland and the District, and the new mortgage disclosure rules issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are now in effect. And there even is new terminology. A lender is now a creditor and the borrower/buyer is a consumer. The initial Truth in Lending statement and Good Faith Estimate we have used for a number of years has been replaced with the Loan Estimate. And the old-faithful HUD-1 (the settlement statement) has been discarded in favor of a "Closing Disclosure".
Top 10 posts from last weekHere were the most popular stories on Inman this past week ......Read More
The week in real estate industry deals: July 17-21, 2017While real estate agents chase leads and close deals on houses, there's another level of deal-making that takes place within the real estate industry: mergers, acquisitions, integrations and partnerships. We'll be recapping every week's noteworthy deals that didn't make it into print (and some that did) for your perusal. Here are this week's ......Read More
The week in industry hires and promotions: July 17-21, 2017Who got hired or promoted this week? Here's our weekly rundown, in chronological order ......Read More
Real estate market recap, July 17-21, 2017Here's what happened this week in the real estate market ......Read More
Feast your eyes on the 7 most beautiful luxury listings in the worldIn June, HGTV teamed up with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World and Luxury Portfolio International for its 2017 Ultimate House Hunt. The month-long showcase and contest featured the world's most beautiful homes across eight categories, such as "Modern Masterpieces" and "International Homes." ......Read More
Don’t turn down this gift: Register for Tuesday’s ICSF programming for freeWhen someone offers you a full day of educational programming -- geared toward agents, brokers and tech experts in the real estate industry -- with no obligation except to show up, learn and connect, wouldn’t you say that’s a deal of a lifetime ......Read More
Inman Hacker Connect for technophiles heads to the West CoastFollowing on the success of Inman’s Hacker Connect New York, a day-long event created by and for the real estate technology community, Hacker Connect will make its West Coast debut in San Francisco on Monday, August ......Read More
Agent Connect will tackle objections, marketing and moreThe very best real estate agents make success look easy -- but anybody who's tried to do the job knows that it's anything but ......Read More
Daily market update: July 21, 2017Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news ......Read More
Opendoor takes aim at Florida, posts jobs in Orlando and TampaOpendoor, an "iBuyer" that makes quick offers on homes and can close in days, is gearing up to expand to Orlando and Tampa, Florida. The expansion will mean squaring off in new markets against competitor OfferPad and Zillow Instant Offers, an iBuyer marketplace that includes OfferPad but excludes Opendoor ......Read More