As 2019 draws to a close, we reflect on the significant trends that took place this year in the real estate industry this year, from rising interest rates to changes in how transactions are conducted, and also look ahead to its future influences for sellers and buyers as we enter
The real estate industry often seems to thrive on exclusivity and a lack of transparency, with certain brokers and agencies gaining reputation boosts from having access to in-the-know listings, while certain properties gain the allure of being semi-private. However, as the term implies, exclusive listings can exclude others, which goes
Halloween is this week, with Thanksgiving and the holidays just around the corner. If you plan on selling your home this year, you’re running out of time! Most buyers want to be in their new home before the holidays hit and those calendar days are slipping away if you
At the beginning of the year, I laid out three reasons why I expected the real estate bull market to continue in 2019, and so far this year, my predictions have generally trended in the right direction. However, market conditions are pointing in several uneven ways, and while I generally
Time for changeThe real estate industry is long overdue for change as the traditional model for buying and selling homes has felt dated, inefficient and expensive for consumers. With the existing model, home listings are all funneled through a single conglomerate known as the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) where real
After 10 years of economic prosperity, the US residential real estate market is now at a pivotal inflection point. Interest rates are on the rise, tariffs are driving up construction prices and demand is flatlining. Yet home sale prices are still going up, and new technology is expanding access and
Ever thought about downsizing… like, really downsizing? The tiny house movement is sweeping the nation, and there are lots of reasons why! Check out this infographic, created by The Tiny Life, and learn about the biggest benefits of going small.
Every year, the National Association of Research publishes a Home Buyer & Seller Generational Trends report. Here are a few highlights on generational trends seen among both buyers and sellers this year: Click here to see the full report.
All good investors know that understanding real estate trends can help you make smart financial decisions. So with the home buying season quickly approaching, it’s time to assess game-changing California real estate trends. Demand for Real Estate Will Increase in 2016: The dream of home ownership isn’t dead.