Study: 90% of consumers used an agent in 2018

That’s the highest rate of consumers using an agent since the report’s inception in 2001 (when 81 percent of consumers used an agent) and a 5 percentage point increase from the last REAL Trends consumer study in 2014 (85 percent).

Study: 90% of consumers used an agent in 2018

That’s the highest rate of consumers using an agent since the report’s inception in 2001 (when 81 percent of consumers used an agent) and a 5 percentage point increase from the last REAL Trends consumer study in 2014 (85 percent).

These are the trends that will dominate real estate in 2019

Tremendous opportunities lie ahead for real estate professionals — but also risks, slowdowns and potentially difficult transitions.

Millennials and baby boomers are competing for the same homes

Baby boomer parents, now empty nesters, don’t need their large two-story home anymore — they want the same kind of home millennials want. Here’s what real estate pros should know about these two generations and the housing competition between them.

The 5 most important findings from Zillow’s consumer trends report

Eighty-four percent of all sellers said they rely on agents to provide guidance from the beginning to the end of the transaction, but millennials are the most likely to take on a DIY approach.

Generation Z zones in on housing

Nearly 85 percent of Generation Z plan to purchase homes in the next five years, suggesting significant competition to millennial homebuyers.

How millennials can achieve their homeownership dreams in 4 steps

We’ve all heard the advice that if millennials would just give up their avocado toast they’d have enough money to buy a home. The fact is they are grappling with much more significant financial barriers.

Older millennials most likely to lose sleep over housing costs

About 17 percent of adults between the ages of 28 and 37 say they lose sleep over their ability to pay for housing, more than any other age group, according to a report from Bankrate.com.

What baby boomers, Gen X, millennials and Gen Z have in common

Baby boomers, Gen Xers, millennials and Gen Zers all have a lot to learn from each other, panelists from each generation agreed at Inman Connect San Francisco on Thursday.

For millennials, it’s all about finding the right neighborhood ‘vibe’

Does the traditional tidy cape with the white picket fence on a tree-lined street still constitute the American homebuyer’s dream? Ally Homes surveyed consumers to find out.