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May 18, 2018 in Real Estate News
For home flippers seeking big returns, it seems Pennsylvania is the place to be. According to a new ranking, the average house flip brings in a 162.4 percent return on investment and nets owners more than $105,000 in profits.
May 11, 2018 in Real Estate News
Home buyers looking for a place to build equity should look to the northwest. According to new data from Veros, that’s where homes will see the most appreciation over the next year. Home values in the Seattle metro alone are expected to jump 11.1 percent by next March.
May 10, 2018 in Real Estate News
When it comes to selling your home, it’s all about the timing. In fact, according to new data from Redfin, which day of the week you list your home on could have a big impact on its sales price – as well as how long it’s on the market.
May 7, 2018 in Real Estate News
Want your new home to be as affordable as possible? Then avoid listings with “solar panels,” “craftsman” or “coffered ceiling” in the description. According to a new analysis, those three features can increase a home’s sales price by up to 40 percent.
May 4, 2018 in Real Estate News
Millennial home buyers are in luck. Thanks to increased adoption of digital mortgage processes, today’s up-and-coming buyers now enjoy the shortest time to close since 2014.
May 3, 2018 in Real Estate News
On the hunt for a tiny house? Then make your way to California. According to a new analysis, the state’s Riverside has the most tiny home listings in the entire country.
May 2, 2018 in Real Estate News
The real estate industry is turning green. According to a new survey of Realtors, sustainability is becoming increasingly important to home buyers and their agents alike.
May 1, 2018 in Real Estate News
The times, they are a-changing – at least when it comes to who’s buying homes. According to new data, the face of the American home buyer is evolving, trending “increasingly female, graying and childless.”
April 27, 2018 in Real Estate News
On the hunt for a green home? Ohio’s your answer. According to a new ranking, the Buckeye State claims three of the top 10 best neighborhoods in the nation when it comes to green housing.
April 25, 2018 in Real Estate News
For Millennials looking to buy a home, a new ranking suggests heading anywhere but the South. That’s where the majority of the nation’s worst states for Millennials are located, with New Mexico, West Virginia and Mississippi leading the pack.
April 24, 2018 in Real Estate News
Though it’s often assumed that eco-friendly housing comes with an inherently higher price tag, according to a new study, that may not be true. In fact, in some areas, green homes may even be more affordable than not-so-eco-friendly ones are.
April 20, 2018 in Real Estate News
Though a new report shows that just over half of U.S. housing markets have median prices above their pre-recession peaks, there’s a silver lining: the other half still boasts historically affordable homes. In fact, in some major metros, home prices are as much as 25 percent lower than their pre-recession peaks.
April 19, 2018 in Real Estate News
If you’re renting a house in hopes of saving money, you might want to re-think that strategy. According to new report, single-family rents are up significantly over the year – particularly on lower-end properties.
April 18, 2018 in Real Estate News
Looking for a new job? You might want to pack up and move West. According to a new ranking, the country’s best cities for job seekers are largely on the Pacific Coast, with five California towns making the top 10.
April 17, 2018 in Real Estate News
If today’s red-hot market isn’t offering fast enough home sales, you might want to look to Zillow. With a new program called Instant Offers, the site can now bring instant cash offers right to your door – no listing, marketing or showings necessary.
April 13, 2018 in Real Estate News
It seems Millennial homebuyers are more likely to lean on their real estate agents than buyers in other generations. According to a new study, Millennials are more willing to rely on agent recommendations and less likely to do their own self-directed research before buying a home.
April 12, 2018 in Real Estate News
It’s no secret that home prices have risen in recent months, but in some housing markets, they’ve gone off the charts. Where are the most expensive places to buy a home? A new study has the answers.
2018 Conforming, FHA, & VA Loan Limits
Mortgage loan limits for every U.S. county, as published by Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)