Jesse Williams

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House Passes ‘Build Back Better’ In Big Step for Landmark Bill

The approximately $1.75 trillion “Build Back Better Act,” which dedicates unprecedented funding for a broad swath of social programs including housing, passed the House last Friday, despite stiff opposition from Republicans. The passage inches the bill forward, even as its fate and specific language will be subject to further scrutiny. Real estate advocates have mostly […]

Millennials, Remote Work Are Upending Cities—What It Means for Real Estate

Location is, and has always been, everything in real estate. The truism that where a property sits must be its most important characteristic remains undisputed. But what is location, really? What does it mean to homebuyers, and what are the consequences when changes come? The truth is, street layouts, public transportation systems, commuting routes, open […]

Post-Zillow, Offerpad Posts Strong Q3 Results On Strength of ‘Ground Game’

After the demise of Zillow’s iBuying service, real estate observers were anxious to hear from other players in the industry, with many positing that the entire iBuyer model might be in jeopardy. One of those players, relative newcomer Offerpad, announced its Q3 earnings last week—to the disappointment of anyone praying for the downfall of iBuying. […]