U.S. inventory of homes for sale reaches record low

The nation’s inventory of homes for sale tumbled 14% in January, falling to the lowest level since at least 2012, according to a realtor.com...

HouseCanary raises $65 million to continue automating real estate appraisals

It seems that investors have some interest in automating real estate appraisals. HouseCanary, a provider of software and analytics for the real estate industry that...

What will it take to see housing take center stage in the 2020 election?...

Plans from the Democrats As HousingWire has written over the last year, a number of the Democratic candidates have released affordable housing plans, in some...

What will it take to see housing take center stage in the 2020 election?

In the run-up to the 2020 presidential election, there are a number of issues being discussed. Everything from the economy, health care, immigration, national...

7 major storylines that could send mortgage rates even lower

In chaos theory, the butterfly effect refers to the idea that due to the interconnectedness of all things, a small event can result in...

FHFA names advisor for massive IPO of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

The watchdog for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac hired investment bank Houlihan Lokey Capital to advise it on what is likely to be the...

7 worst excuses agents make to avoid taking action

As a real estate marketing coach and mentor to agents and loan officers, I’ve heard them all: All the “reasons” why you can’t do...

A reality check on accessible homeownership

Last week on HousingWire, Julian Hebron made a forceful argument against what he called the “homeownership backlash” and claims of an unfair playing field...

2020’s housing market is coming in like a lion

The law of supply and demand is on full display in the housing market right now, as the ongoing shortage of available homes for...

Homeownership rate rises to a 6-year high

The U.S. homeownership rate rose in the fourth quarter to the highest level in six years as low mortgage financing costs helped more people...