Purplebricks to launch in Las Vegas and Phoenix

Flat-fee brokerage Purplebricks is set to launch in Las Vegas and Phoenix, expanding on its U.S. presence in California and New York.

Inside Zillow’s Instant Offers expansion

Zillow is launching its direct-to-consumer homebuying service in Las Vegas Wednesday after strong demand in Phoenix, its first market. And local agents are sharing in the success.

What’s it like to be the first agent to sell a home owned by Zillow?

A listing in Chandler, Arizona, looks a lot like others in the area. There’s high-resolution photos, two open houses scheduled and a description of a gas fireplace and back patio. The only difference? It’s being sold by multi-billion-dollar real estate technology giant Zillow.

Case-Shiller: home prices will go up till economy slows or inventory increases

Home prices increased for the 71st straight month, according to the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Home Price NSA Index. Experts believe prices will continue to rise until the market sees an increase in inventory or the economy slows.

Americans’ rent rose at fastest rate in nearly two years: Zillow

Meanwhile, according to the report, home values across the country rose 7.6 percent year-over-year, to a median of $210,200, further pricing out potential home buyers. San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley in California, rose fastest, with Las Vegas …

The top 10 markets for first-time homebuyers: Zillow

Thanks to an abundance of undervalued homes ripe for appreciation, Tampa, Florida, topped the list alongside Orlando, Florida, which also cracked the top five. Houston, San Antonio and Dallas comprised the list of Texas cities ranked among the top 10, …

Opendoor survey: More homeowners would move if process were easier

Homeowners in certain cities across the country would move to a bigger house or a different city if they thought the process of moving would be “stress-free and simple,” according to a survey commissioned by Opendoor …

Home prices up 7%: is a bubble looming?

Of the country’s 50 largest metropolitan markets, 50 percent are overvalued, according to new figures by data firm CoreLogic …

Squatter attacks real estate agent with a rake, highlighting risks

Beyond Las Vegas, squatting poses a serious safety risk for real estate agents nationwide, especially when occupants are under the impression they’re renting a home legally …

Las Vegas shooter reportedly a real estate investor

It’s been two days since the mass shooting at the country music Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas — the deadliest in American history to date — and many are trying to piece together the story of Stephen Paddock, the 64-year-old gunman who killed 59 people and wounded 500 others from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino. Paddock is reported to have committed suicide before law enforcement arrived, according to the Associated Press …