Real Estate Trends

Cooler Markets and Warmer Opportunities

December 7th, 2017
On the hunt for an investment rental? The best deals are not in hot markets, but in cold ones. New findings out of HouseCanary, provider of predictive real estate analytics and insights, reveal that at this time of year, when...

10 Housing Markets to Watch in the New Year

December 11th, 2017
Dwindling inventory, high demand and even higher prices. Will the housing market shift next year? According to a 2018 Housing Forecast by Trulia, the answer is contingent on many wait-and-sees. Definitive, however, is at least one indicator: the homeownership rate....

2018 Real Estate Trends to Watch: ‘Surban’—That Sweet Spot Between City and Suburb

December 4th, 2017
No—”surban” is not a typo. Think of it as the melding of two words to form a new one in the same manner as celebrity name fusion—think Brangelina, Bennifer or Kimye. Surban refers to a suburban area that has the...

Emerging Trends: Women Entrepreneurs and Single Women

November 6th, 2017
With new trends developing at a rapid pace, driven by housing’s changing landscape and the prevalence of technology, it’s essential to know what lies on the horizon. Two of the most important and fastest-growing markets today are women entrepreneurs and...

REALTORS® Conference & Expo Spotlight: Using Data to Understand Real Estate Trends

November 9th, 2017
Rising home prices, affordability problems and a lack of education will affect many segments of the real estate industry, but none more than homebuyer and seller activity. The topic was discussed at this year’s REALTORS® Conference & Expo, alongside a...

Appealing to Investors: ‘Emerging’ Markets Show Strength

November 12th, 2017
Housing markets in the three largest metropolitan areas—Chicago, Los Angeles and New York—have always attracted capital, eagerly handed over by investors recognizing profit potential, safety and security. Now, according to new research, other major metro areas are diverting the flow,...

The Top 10 Suburbs Leading the Spring Home-Buying Season

February 13th, 2017
House hunters faced with limited affordable housing prospects in urban areas are spreading their search to the suburbs—in fact, a solid 50 percent of homebuyers are taking to suburban areas this spring, according to a recent analysis by realtor.com®, with...

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