Why Bob Goldberg, NAR’s new CEO, has some convincing to do

In the middle of the afternoon on Friday, June 23 — a curious time to be releasing such major news — NAR announced that it had chosen NAR Senior VP Bob Goldberg to be the next CEO, replacing the retiring Dale Stinton …

‘The House is Only Half of It’: Trulia’s campaign aims to paint the full picture

Top producing buyer agents know that the secret sauce to a successful home shopping experience does not just include the physical home, but also its location and the lifestyle surrounding it …

‘The House is Only Half of It’: Trulia’s campaign aims to paint the full picture

Top producing buyer agents know that the secret sauce to a successful home shopping experience does not just include the physical home, but also its location and the lifestyle surrounding it …

Rates will rise and inventory remain stretched, say economic experts

DENVER — Lawrence Yun, the chief economist at the National Association of Realtors (NAR), has been attending the National Association of Real Estate Editors’ (NAREE’s) annual conference to talk about economic trends for seven years. “The first year I …

Trulia study: Neighborhoods with high ‘Pride Scores’ show increased demand for housing

In 2012, the premium to live in a neighborhood with a high “Pride Score” — a ZIP code in which a significant portion of the population comprises same-sex couples and single people searching for same-sex relationships on dating websites — was $209 per…

Trulia redesigns property pages to highlight neighborhood data

Every real estate portal has a slightly different “shtick” — for a while now, one of Trulia’s unique selling points has been the neighborhood data that the portal displays on each listing, giving buyers an idea of what the neighborhood is like …

It’s About Time: Builders Responding to Renter Rush

Will they, or won’t they? Whether millennial renters would make the transition to homeownership has been hotly debated since the housing crisis—and now, there is more evidence pointing to the affirmative. According to a recent report by the Wall Street Journal, home builders are starting to double back on starter home production, recognizing valid demand […]

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How Are Housing Markets Doing, Really?

Housing has made headway in the decade since the onset of the recession, but, according to a new report by Trulia, there is still room for improvement in the recovery. Approximately 34 percent of homes have values that exceed their peaks from before the recession, the report shows, despite many indicators, such as the S&P […]

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Zillow Group Debuts RealEstate.com

Zillow Group’s RealEstate.com officially launched Tuesday, offering homebuyers a search experience that presents the total cost associated with owning a home. Zillow Group first announced the new brand in March, stating it will source listings for the site directly from brokerages, franchises and MLSs. On RealEstate.com, buyers have the ability to search for a home […]

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Is There Hope for the Homeownership Rate?

The homeownership rate clung to 63.6 percent in the first quarter of 2017, virtually unchanged from 63.7 percent the quarter prior and 63.5 percent the year prior, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s recent Quarterly Housing Vacancies and Homeownership report. Will it ever budge? The answer, potentially, lies in a different statistic. An analysis of […]

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