REAL ESTATE

By Inman News Feed

And the latest listing portal to embrace 3-D is …

ForRent.com is going all in with 3-D. The rental website will roll out 3-D visualizations for about 2 million rental units on ForRent.com by the end of 2015, according to DIAKRIT, the company providing the visualizations. The most immersive type of these representations will ...

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Posted Mar. 6, 2015

REAL ESTATE

By Inman News Feed

Say goodbye to freakishly low mortgage rates

Brace thyself. Mortgage rates are above 4.00 percent for the first time since December, taken up by an overnight rout in the 10-year T-note (and a lot of other markets). Last night 10s were hanging on to the two-year downtrend ...

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Posted Mar. 6, 2015

What's Your Home Worth?

The Zestimate (pronounced ZEST-ti-met, rhymes with estimate) home valuation is Zillow's estimated market value, computed using a proprietary formula. It is not an appraisal. It is a starting point in determining a home's value. The Zestimate is pulled from data; your real estate agent or appraiser physically inspects the home and takes special features, location, and market conditions into account. Variations in price also occur because of negotiating factors, closing costs, and timing of closing....

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REAL ESTATE

By Inman News Feed

Heart of Darkness: angels and demons

A few days after my first strange encounter with Eris Roberts, the mysterious agent who contacted my desk to share her zeal and worry for her broker, Frank Needler, I found the following missive in my mailbox. After multiple unsuccessful attempts to contact Roberts and ask her when she received this letter and whether she'd heard any more recent words from the errant Needler, I have decided to share his most recent writing with Inman readers in the spirit of our original agreement ...

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Posted Mar. 6, 2015

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