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7 Best Online Real Estate Schools In California For 2024

Vetted by HousingWire  |  Our editors independently review the products we recommend. When you buy through our links, we may earn a commission. Choosing one of the best online real estate schools in California is your first step to joining our vibrant industry, and it’ll set you up for success

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First American Says System Has Been Restored; Perpetrator Stole Data

More than a week after it shut down systems to combat a cybersecurity incident, title insurance giant First American Financial says it has restored some key systems and “contained the threat.” Though details about the hack — which has delayed closings across the country — remain sparse, a filing was made with

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Twixmas Is The Perfect Time To Claim Email Amnesty

Happy Twixmas, kids! First of all, let’s unpack this precious time between Christmas and New Year’s when real estate pros are left wondering, what the heck do I do with myself and all of this unclaimed time?! Yes, you can (and definitely should) follow the lead of your friends who

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Homebuilders Are Primed For An Even Better 2024

In some ways, 2023 was the year of the homebuilder. There wasn’t much competition from existing homeowners. And with the ability to buy down consumers’ mortgage rates while still maintaining double-digit margins, new construction grew to comprise roughly 30% of total housing inventory in 2023, more than double a normal

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Homebuying Has Not Been This Affordable Since May: ICE

The decline in mortgage rates in November helped financially strained homebuyers, according to ICE Mortgage Technology‘s latest Home Price Index data. It took $279 less per month to purchase the median-priced home in November compared to October, according to ICE Vice President of Enterprise Research Andy Walden. As a result,

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The Pandemic-Induced Migration Boom Is Waning: Redfin

As companies gradually enforce back-to-the-office policies, the share of homebuyers trying to relocate to a different metro area decreased in November for the third month in a row. The share dropped to 23.9%, the lowest level seen in a year-and-a-half, according to Redfin. Compared to November 2022, the share of

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