Xavier Dean Realty launches with 100% commission model

Dean Aguilar, the CEO behind a San Diego real estate team, is starting a new remote-working, 100 percent commission model brokerage in the city.

San Francisco is mostly made up of $1M homes now

There are now only 15 neighborhoods left in the entire city where the median home value is below $1 million, according to a new analysis from property portal Trulia.

The longest housing inventory slump in history is over

After four straight years of declines, the nation’s longest inventory slump in history has finally come to an end, according to the latest data from realtor.com. Housing inventory was up 2 percent — or 25,000 listings — in October 2018 vs. October of last year.

Home sales in California have fallen for 4 months straight

Near record-high home prices are crushing demand in California, according to the latest home sales data from the California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.). The state dropped below the 400,000 sales benchmark in August, the first time in two years sal…

HEAR IT: Reali releases threatening call from Compass agent

Compass confirmed the call came from one of its agents but declined to provide the person’s name. The company said it was spurred by an incident where a Reali employee set up a sign advertising its flat-fee services outside a Compass open house.

Nationwide foreclosure starts rise for first time in 3 years

Foreclosure starts increased by less than 1 percent year-over-year in July after 36 consecutive months of decreases, according to Attom Data Solutions.

Flat-fee brokerage Reali launches in San Diego

Instead of a commission, Reali charges buyers and sellers a flat fee of $950+. Now it’s enterting its third market with a program for military homeowners.

Seattle crown jewel of WalletHub’s ‘Best Big Cities’ list

It’s the home of technology giants such as Microsoft and Amazon, so it’s no surprise Seattle nailed the top spot on WalletHub’s ‘Best Big Cities’ list.

San Jose has the highest share of $1M homes: LendingTree report

In the 1800s, pioneers battled over nuggets of gold hidden in California’s hills and mountainsides. Now, Californians are battling over something just as valuable — homes.

What’s the connection between birth rates and home values?

According to Zillow’s latest analysis, birth rates among 25- to 29-year-old women decreased in counties with the fastest home price appreciation. On average, a 10 percentage point rise in home values correlates with a 1.5 percentage point drop in birth…