All posts in "Real Estate"

Home Price Growth Slows To 6% In July

a few hours ago

Annual home price growth was 6 percent in July, according to the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Home Price NSA Index, released Tuesday. While that would seem to bode well for homeowners, annual appreciation actually was higher the month before, at 6.2 percent. That means price growth is indeed slowing, as observed yesterday by Redfin. S&P Dow […]

Home price appreciation is slowing around the country


Home price appreciation is growing at its slowest rate since August 2014, according to Redfin’s latest market report. U.S. home prices grew 4.7 percent in August, year-over-year and home sales fell 2.4 percent over the same time frame. Rebecca Walter, a Redfin agent in Portland quoted in the release, thinks it could be the price […]

New Lead Generation Scams On The Rise, Zillow Warns In An Email

a day ago

Zillow is warning real estate agents to be on the lookout for scammers trying to take money in exchange for leads, posing as the real estate technology giant. Emails were sent to Premier Agent members and Zillow customers Friday with tips on how to identify scammers. In the email, the company warns to look for […]

Zillow’s CEO Is Bullish On Blockchain

a couple of days ago

The hype around cryptocurrencies and blockchain hasn’t resulted in many massive transformations for the U.S. real industry — at least not yet. But Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff believes that the latter technology, a broad term for online ledger systems that can be used to keep track of all sorts of information, will prove as important […]

Learn how to build a luxury brand at the Petersen Automotive Museum

a few days ago

The luxury lifestyle is all about high-end homes, of course — but one other big asset that always comes to mind when thinking about or discussing what “luxury” means is the automobile. Cars have been status symbols and icons of success ever since they began replacing horses as a primary means of transportation, and the […]

Amazon Just Unveiled A Host Of New Echo Gadgets And A Smart Microwave

a few days ago

You might soon be hearing a lot more from Alexa around your house. On Thursday, Amazon unveiled a range of new and redesigned smart home gadgets with its popular virtual voice assistant. The company announced updated versions of its Echo Plus ($150) and Echo Dot ($50) devices at its exclusive Seattle conference. The smart speaker devices respond to requests […]

Howard Hanna acquires Allen Tate Companies to form mid-Atlantic real estate giant

5 days ago

Howard Hanna Real Estate Services is acquiring Allen Tate Companies to create a powerhouse real estate force in the Mid-Atlantic and Eastern United States with 11,000 employees, the companies announced today.  Howard “Hoby” Hanna, president of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services. (Photo courtesy Twitter) “We’ve created this new company with us being a partner with […]

What should agents do to stay safe on the job?

6 days ago

Agents and other real estate professionals frequently put themselves in situations where they need to be aware of safety and security — both of their own person and that of their clients. To ensure both physical safety, as well as data and information security, real estate professionals must evaluate and apply the best tools, strategies […]

Single-Family Home Construction Plunged And Average Lot Shrunk In 2017

6 days ago

Square footage for single-family homes is on the decline, and fewer homes are being built in all of the United States, according to a new analysis by Zillow. Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau Survey of Construction, the real estate database company found new home construction was down in each of the nine census […]

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