City Living Not Just a Modern Shift

City Living Not Just a Modern Shift

City Living Not Just a Modern Shift We live in an age of rapid urbanization, with those migrating to city centers largely being rich, college-educated, and childless. But the uptick of urban wealth and decline in rural populations isn’t just a modern phenomenon....
For Buyers Who Want to Upsize on the Cheap

For Buyers Who Want to Upsize on the Cheap

For Buyers Who Want to Upsize on the Cheap Your buyers want a big home but their budget isn’t enough to afford one. Try these strategies to find a larger home for less money. Is it possible to buy a bigger home without having to pay big bucks? Realtor.com® offers some...
Smaller Apartments Don’t Mean Lower Rent

Smaller Apartments Don’t Mean Lower Rent

Smaller Apartments Don’t Mean Lower Rent New apartments hitting the market this year are 8 percent smaller than they were a decade ago, according to a new report by RentCafe, an online rental marketplace. But that doesn’t mean renters are paying any less...
Home Ownership by Age 25? It’s Possible

Home Ownership by Age 25? It’s Possible

Home Ownership by Age 25? It’s Possible Despite being saddled with student debt and dealing with the repercussions of the 2008 financial crash, it’s still possible to become a home owner by age 25. In order to accomplish the goal of owning a home, 26-year-old...
6 Packing Hacks When Moving

6 Packing Hacks When Moving

6 Packing Hacks When Moving Moving experts recently shared with realtor.com® some of their most creative tips and tricks for helping home owners pack up their belongings. Leader of the Pack How to Pack Like a Pro Need to Get Your Seller Packing? Checklist: Prepare for...
What Makes a Home a Home?

What Makes a Home a Home?

What Makes a Home a Home? Some may say a house, some may say family. Some might say comfort. Home is all of the above—and then some. The Life at Home report, released annually by IKEA, surveys thousands of people around the world to determine what makes a home a home....
‘Brexit’ Could Give U.S. Real Estate Brief Boost

‘Brexit’ Could Give U.S. Real Estate Brief Boost

‘Brexit’ Could Give U.S. Real Estate Brief Boost Britain’s vote yesterday to exit the European Union will likely have a long-term impact on the world economy, but in the short-term, U.S. real estate could be flooded with investors flocking to the U.S. as a safe...
This Summer, Homes Are Selling Faster

This Summer, Homes Are Selling Faster

This Summer, Homes Are Selling Faster   Homes for sale in June are selling 2 percent more quickly than last year as prices soar to record highs, according to new data on inventory and user activity on realtor.com®. The median age of inventory nationwide for June...
Top Housing Preferences Depends on Your Age

Top Housing Preferences Depends on Your Age

Top Housing Preferences Depends on Your Age What you want in a home largely depends on which generation you come from. Lesley Deutch, a principal at John Burns Real Estate Consulting, studied the top housing preferences by age and revealed insights that can help...
More Home Buyers Have Renovation in Mind

More Home Buyers Have Renovation in Mind

More Home Buyers Have Renovation in Mind As buyers face more hurdles finding their dream home because of limited inventories, some are settling for a property they can eventually mold into what they want. Over a quarter of renovation projects are being driven by...