How accurate is your home design horoscope?

Many people have used their horoscope to guide career choices, find the most compatible partner and even choose what hairstyle to wear next (Thanks, Cosmo). So why not use the zodiac to help decide which home style and decor best suits you? Find your z…

Net neutrality repeal has real estate really worried

“We’ve just given all these massive telecommunications companies this power and we’re not sure how they’re going to wield it…” …

Special Report: How to make online leads work for you

According to our research, online leads drive some portion of sales for over 80 percent of real estate pros, yet it’s more important now than ever to take a targeted and measured approach to digital lead capture and follow-up, as the cost of online leads over the last decade has increased while their return on investment has declined …

Home values expected to rise 4.1% in 2018: Zillow

In 2017, home values on average went in only one direction: up — and there’s more growth yet to come …

The Compass haters are starting to look lost

The industry has wasted too many cycles on Compass FUD (fear, uncertainty and doubt). It must get busy competing …

Structurely’s personable chatbot will cultivate leads for you

Structurely is a lead cultivation chatbot for real estate agents that doesn’t generate leads, but helps qualify those that come in from online channels …

Housing in 2018: Where Are Home Values Headed?

Analysts are expecting even higher home prices in 2018 than originally projected, according to new research. Zillow’s 2017 Q4 Home Price Expectations Survey reveals experts are anticipating a 4.1 percent hike in the new year, up from the 3 percent they forecasted a year ago. Over 100 experts, including economists, participated in the survey. Their […]

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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 …

My top 10 predictions for real estate in 2018

Two years ago as we approached the year 2016, I predicted Donald Trump would be elected President. My crystal ball hasn’t always been so prescient. Last year I guessed that in 2017 Zillow would expand overseas and NAR would pick a woman CEO (stupid me)…

Homeowners Spend Less, Renters Spend More

Incomes are not keeping pace with rents. More earnings are needed for rent than in years past—now 29.1 percent of the median monthly income, versus the 25.8 percent needed prior to the recession, according to an analysis recently released by Zillow. The difference equals $1,957 more than if the share had stayed the same. Homeowners, […]

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