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How to Negotiate a Home Purchase in 2018 – William Fastow quoted in
20 April 2018, 09:00 am

Changes from new tax law. “When you submit an offer to a seller, you are sending them a complex and comprehensive contract that will steer the home purchase process if and when it is accepted,” said….Read more

William Fastow quoted in US News and World Reports
13 April 2018, 10:02 pm

Changes from new tax law. “The biggest implication of the new tax law is the change in deductible mortgage interest. Previously a homeowner could deduct the interest on a mortgage up to $1 million….Read more

  • ‘I’m waiting for spring to sell’: How to get sellers to list now
    19 January 2019, 8:09 am

    Thinking that spring is the best time to sell is a common misconception in the homeselling world. Learn how to overcome that objection and get your sellers to list now by mastering these tips. ...Read more
  • The shutdown is tripping up real estate deals across the country
    19 January 2019, 2:14 am

    With no end in sight to the shutdown — which began in December and hinges on political leaders disagreement over funding for a border wall — Realtors say the dire affects are seeping into more and more corners of the industry. ...Read more
  • Howard Hanna lets buyers shop with pre-locked mortgage rates
    18 January 2019, 10:10 pm

    The program stands in stark contrast to the way most loans work, which typically require a borrower to have a contract already in place before they can lock in an interest rate. ...Read more
  • Buy Frank Sinatra’s famous Byrdview estate for $12.5M
    18 January 2019, 8:22 pm

    The house where legendary singer Frank Sinatra used to entertain some of Hollywood's biggest names, and Marilyn Monroe reportedly spent time living in the guest house, is back on the market. ...Read more
  • KW iBuyer ‘probably’ coming in Q2, Gary Keller confirms
    18 January 2019, 3:50 pm

    Keller Williams will "probably" launch its own iBuyer program in the second quarter of 2019, Gary Keller confirmed during a multihour presentation of the company's 2019 technology plans on Friday, Jan. 11. In audio obtained by Inman, Keller said the franchisor will likely launch in Arizona. ...Read more
  • Connect the Speakers: Daryl Fairweather on what to expect from the 2019 housing market
    18 January 2019, 3:26 pm

    “The housing market is a perfect example of how psychology affects the economy,” Fairweather said. ...Read more
  • Billionaire-backed discounter shuts brokerage offices
    18 January 2019, 2:53 pm

    SRE Matrix, a low-fee, tech-focused brokerage that launched in 2014, recently closed its Honolulu office, completing a wind-down of the firm's company-owned brokerage offices. ...Read more
  • The Inman Weekender: Gary Keller bashes eXp, RE/MAX doubles down on video, calls for a ban on dual agency and more
    18 January 2019, 2:46 pm

    The week's top real estate industry stories, plus speaker previews of Inman Connect New York. ...Read more
  • What to expect when you’re Connecting: The best coffeeshops for ICNY
    18 January 2019, 2:09 pm

    Our favorite picks for places to grab a great cup of coffee during ICNY. ...Read more
  • Borrowers are turning to digital lenders — and abandoning banks
    18 January 2019, 1:52 pm

    Americans are increasingly forgoing traditional banks when taking out home loans, pushing mortgage revenue down for big name lenders but offering a boon to unconventional, tech-enabled companies. ...Read more