Never underestimate the value of your knowledge about housing

Before learning about the local restaurants and parks, consider becoming an expert on the housing stock in the neighborhood. Commit important numbers to memory, and beat your competition.

Next recession will come in 2020 — but it won’t be due to housing

Half of the economists and experts surveyed by Zillow believe a recession is coming, but only 12 percent believe it will be due to housing.

Realtor.com predicts market shift impacting buyers is on the way

A market shift that will impact homebuyers well into 2020 is likely on the way, according to realtor.com’s June 2019 trend report. 

Builder confidence dips slightly but remains solid in June: NAHB

Builder confidence for newly built single-family homes fell two points to 64 in June, according to data released Thursday by the National Association of Home Builders.

What’s the best day of the year to sell a home?

Thanks to softening mortgage rates and stabilizing home price growth, this year’s spring homebuying season is expected to be a busy one.

More homes sitting on the market

The housing market ended 2018 on a low note, with listing inventory up 5 percent nationwide and as much as 10 percent in the nation’s largest metros.

3 signs 2019 is going to be a hot market

Housing starts are down 1.4 percent year-over-year, which has lead to increasing home prices and a reduction in the total number of homes sold. Real estate professionals everywhere are wondering what’s in store for the year ahead. Here’s why 2019 will …

‘Reduced to embers’: Home price growth slowed again in September

Home price gains slowed to 5.5 percent in September, year-over-year, according to the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Index.

In ‘Healthy Shift,’ More Homeowners on Board With Selling

Are homeowners warming up? With prices rapidly rising, homeowners have been reluctant to sell, fearful of being unable to afford another home—a catch-22, because inventory is limited as it is, and compounded further when homes are kept off the market. Now, their confidence is growing, according to the latest National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Housing […]

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It’s a Sellers’ Market—but Not for Millennials: Report

Even as homeowners, millennials are drawing the short straw. According to the 2018 Zillow Group Report on Consumer Housing Trends, newly released, millennial sellers—even with the proverbial “upper hand”—are having to change their closing date or cut their list price. Many, even, have had deals fall apart, against outside stressors and tight timelines—and, the majority […]

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