Millennial homebuyers are struggling against a tide of too-high prices—but not in every market. Realtor.com®’s recently released Top Cities for Millennials ranks the markets with double the draw for millennials: (relatively) affordable housing and employment. The top 10: Salt Lake City, Utah Miami, Fla. Orlando, Fla. Seattle, Wash. Houston, Texas Los Angeles, Calif. Buffalo, N.Y. […]
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Spring is here, and so is spring home-buying and -selling. Buyers and sellers preparing to take action this season should put those plans into play now—according to Zillow Group’s Report on Consumer Housing Trends, the No. 1 regret for both buyers and sellers is “not starting their home search or prepping their home to sell […]
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Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: How to Find a Home That Will Increase Your Quality of Life 7 Secrets to Working in a Luxury Real Estate Market Renovate or Decorate? 3 Things to Consider Before Choosing A lot goes into the decision […]
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Reasonable rent and a solid-paying job? Dream on…right? According to a recent analysis by LinkedIn and Zillow, there are dream markets for renters—if their field of choice is finance, healthcare or technology. The analysis identified markets where renters earn in excess of the necessary income to support costs of living, taking into account indicators such […]
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Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: New System, New Sales: How One Broker Kickstarted Agent Adoption Real Estate Investing: How to Make Money in the Current Housing Market Rising Rents Offer More Home-Buying Opportunities When it comes to a home’s square footage, Americans […]
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Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ at blog.rismedia.com: These 10 Housing Markets Are Getting Hot Hot Hot Step Back in Time to the Record-Setting ‘Serenissima’ Want Denzel Washington as Your Neighbor? Check Out This Colonial Mansion in Beverly Park Whether it’s your first house or your […]
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Americans are more confident about their housing prospects than ever before, with more believing now is “a good time” to buy or sell a home, according to the just-released Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index® (HPSI), which hit high point after high point in February. “The latest post-election surge in optimism puts the HPSI at […]
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Living an urban lifestyle comes at a price, especially for homeowners with children, according to a recent report by Care.com and Zillow. Between child care, a mortgage and property taxes, households with children in the city spend over $9,000 more each year, on average, than households with children in the suburbs, racking up $43,000-plus in […]
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(TNS)—In search of some extra cash, Jim and Janet Dooley started renting out a spare bedroom in their Big Bear home to skiers and other outdoor enthusiasts. “This has brought us a couple of hundred dollars a week,” says Janet Dooley, who listed the room about two years ago on the online booking platform Airbnb. […]
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Generational shifts are set to give rise to more investment in remodeling, as baby boomer homeowners adopt accessible living, Gen Xer homeowners complete put-off projects and millennials become homeowners, according to a recently released report by the Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies. Higher remodeling spending broadly signals confidence in the economy, household finances […]
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