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.

3 agents share their extraordinary marketing techniques

Adversity can push you to think outside the box when it comes to marketing your listing — because you have no choice. We’ve found three exemplary real estate agents who’ve pushed the boundaries of creativity to bring buyers to their listings. 

More than a quarter of all properties in the US are equity rich, new report says

The amount of seriously underwater homes in the United States saw its smallest year-over-year decrease since 2013, according to new data from ATTOM Data Solutions. Meanwhile the percentage of equity rich homes enjoyed a year-over-year increase for the …

More than a quarter of all properties in the US are equity rich, new report says

The amount of seriously underwater homes in the United States saw its smallest year-over-year decrease since 2013, according to new data from ATTOM Data Solutions. Meanwhile the percentage of equity rich homes enjoyed a year-over-year increase for the …

Windermere unveils $10 million rebranding effort

Following Century 21 and Halstead, Seattle-based Windermere Real Estate became the latest real estate company to undergo a makeover, unveiling a $10 million rebranding effort that is rolling out across the company’s franchises this week.

Mark von der Burg and VDB Luxury join Compass

Compass is adding a top-producing regional agent to the ranks of its newly-opened Seattle office: Mark von der Burg and his team, most recently of Coldwell Banker Western Region, are now coming over to the New York-based high-tech brokerage.

Compass announces new executive hires from Spotify, Eventbrite

Compass, the ever-growing real estate technology company, is continuing its hiring spree in the wake of last year’s $550 million Series E funding round and is pulling top talent from other buzzy tech companies: Khurrum Malik, most recently of Spotify, is joining as Compass’s chief marketing officer and Matt Rosenberg, lately of Eventbrite, is coming aboard as chief revenue officer.

Compass acquires Chicago’s Conlon Real Estate

The acquisition of Conlon Real Estate, founded in 2009 and formerly of Christie’s, will bring Compass’s agent count in Chicago up to 300 agents and a sales volume in 2017 of $600 million, the New York-based brokerage said today in a press statement.

Home prices rise again for 70th month in a row, no signs of stopping

Home prices across the country are continuing a rise akin to the 15 years leading up to the 2008 financial crisis, according to the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Home Price NSA Index.

Home prices surge nearly 9%, biggest growth spurt in 4 years: Redfin

Home prices soared last month, climbing 8.9 percent over March of last year with 23.9 percent of homes selling above list price. The jump was the biggest monthly growth in the past four years according to a new report from tech brokerage Redfin…