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    • Central banks scramble to ward off fears of a recession September 13, 2019
      Every thought in President Trump’s tweets is mistaken, which markets and businesses understand. They also understand that these tweets have no effect on Fed decisions. However, the erroneous content is worrisome because he does directly control trade and tariff negotiations and a lot of other financial policy.
    • Offerpad wants to get buyers in a new house in 24 hours September 13, 2019
      Homebuying and selling startup Offerpad announced it's testing two new pilot programs, set to debut later this year or early 2020. Offerpad Instant Own would allow buyers to move into Offerpad-owned homes in as little as 24 hours, and Offerpad Buyer Boost is aimed at empowering homeowners to make all-cash offers.
    • Compass agent launches his own iBuyer platform September 13, 2019
      Unlike a lot of brokerages in the industry, launching an iBuyer platform isn't an immediate focus for Compass, the well-funded New York City-based brokerage. But that isn't stopping one of the company's San Diego-based real estate teams from launching its own.
    • Coldwell Banker CEO talks leaving the company, says established brands survive recessions September 13, 2019
      Current Coldwell Banker CEO Charlie Young said Thursday that he plans to leave his company next year but also argued that the firm is well-positioned to thrive even if a recession hits in the near future.
    • Inman Golden I Club finalists: Mountain and beach sales categories September 13, 2019
      The mountain and beach sales categories highlighted notable transactions in the past year. Winners will be announced at Luxury Connect, Oct. 16-17 in Beverly Hills.
    • NAR lawsuit is good for consumers September 13, 2019
      Regardless of the outcome of the mega lawsuit, the sunshine from this legal assault will force the industry to clean up its act. Savvy and progressive industry leaders are using this moment to break from the past and lift the veil of secrecy for consumers.
    • More than 25% of NYC condos built after 2013 remain unsold: StreetEasy September 13, 2019
      As more cities push to ditch single-family zoning in an effort to create more affordable housing, the unique New York City housing market is dealing with another issue too: A lot of the new housing built after 2013 is unaffordable for the city's residents, according to a new study from the Zillow-owned listing portal StreetEasy.
    • Patch Homes, another cash-for-equity startup, clinches funding September 13, 2019
      With an additional $5 million in financing, Patch Homes is among a growing list of startups that let homeowners sell an equity stake in their home for cash.
    • Inman News quiz: Think you’re on top of the week’s biggest stories? September 13, 2019
      The real estate industry threw some curveballs. Take Inman's real estate news quiz to demonstrate how strong your talking points and cocktail banter are this week.
    • Open house manager OHGuests packages features with affordability September 13, 2019
      Barely a month old, this open house management solution for individual agents and hands-on brokers stresses data security and affordability, and it's flexible for all mobile operating systems.