Lot Prices in Midwest Hit Record High

Lot Prices in Midwest Hit Record High Daily Real Estate News | Monday, October 16, 2017 Builders are paying more for new-home lots, and those expenses will be passed on to home buyers. Single-family lot prices remained at record levels last year, with half costing...

California Wildfires Heat Up Housing Crunch

California Wildfires Heat Up Housing Crunch Daily Real Estate News | Monday, October 16, 2017 Areas of California affected by wildfires may have an inadequate supply of emergency housing for victims because those markets were already facing severe inventory shortages,...

Home Haunted? No Problem, New Survey Shows

Home Haunted? No Problem, New Survey Shows By Zoe Eisenberg Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Answering the Call: HomeSmart CEO Pilots Irma Rescue Mission Buying in a Seller’s...

Amazon Teeters Into Selling Homes… Kind Of

Amazon Teeters Into Selling Homes… Kind Of Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Between its own stock and the offerings by third parties that use its storefront, Amazon has earned the reputation of having anything shoppers can buy, and now consumers...

Cats or Dogs? These Cities Show a Preference

Cats or Dogs? These Cities Show a Preference Daily Real Estate News | Monday, October 09, 2017 Are you a cat person or a dog person? Which type of pet you pledge your allegiance to may influence where you decide to live, according to a new realtor.com® analysis. Some...

Home Lot Sizes Shrink to New Low

Home Lot Sizes Shrink to New Low Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, October 05, 2017 Lot sizes on new single-family homes have reached a new record low. New homes sold in 2016 had a median lot size of 8,562 square feet, or slightly under one-fifth of an acre. Read...

Are Hipsters The Secret To A Hot Market?

Are Hipsters The Secret To A Hot Market?   Daily Real Estate News | Friday, October 06, 2017 The places that hipsters tend to call home are among some of the hottest housing markets in the country, according to a joint study by realtor.com® and Yelp. Based on...

Is This House Indestructible?

Is This House Indestructible? Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, October 03, 2017 The Crete House, a precast concrete structure designed for the Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon competition in Denver this month, is being touted as a home that is impervious to...

First-Time Homebuyers: Your Time Is Now

First-Time Homebuyers: Your Time Is Now By Suzanne De Vita Seventy of the top 100 largest metropolitan areas see more starter homes on-market in October, November and December, relieving prices 4.8 percent over spring, according to the recently released Trulia...