Zumper Says Pandemic Pricing Continues to Affect Top Markets

BY  ON JULY 2, 2020

Rental information site Zumper recently released their National Rent Report for July, 2020 showing that the median national rent for 1-bedroom apartment was $1,229 (up 1%) and the median two-bedroom rent was $1,485 (up 0.8%). Click here to read more.

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Top 10 Affordable Beach Towns for Retirement

BY  ON JULY 1, 2020

With all of us trying to stay focused on the positive, the folks over at Realtor.com crunched the numbers to came up with the top 10 affordable beach towns for retirement. Click here to read more.

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Home Affordability Increasing Across Majority of U.S. in Q2

BY  ON JUNE 29, 2020

According to the ATTOM Data's latest U.S. Home Affordability Report median home prices of single-family homes and condos in Q2 are more affordable than historical averages in 49% of U.S. counties (with enough data to analyze), up 31% from one year ago. Click here to read more.

 

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Searches for Single-Family Homes on the Rise

BY  ON JUNE 25, 2020

A new report from Redfin shows that web searches for single-family homes has risen to its highest level in 4 years. They suggest that the Coronavirus pandemic is driving buyers to seek out larger houses located farther away from dense urban areas. Click here to read more.

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Nearly 3 Million Adults Have Moved Back Home

BY  ON JUNE 22, 2020
According to a new report from Zillow, nearly 3 million adults have moved back home in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. Zillow says there over 32 million adults living with a parent or grandparent in April, the highest number on record. Click here to read more.
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HUD & FHFA Extend Foreclosure & Eviction Moratoriums through August

BY  ON JUNE 18, 2020

The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) as well as the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced in mid-June that they were extending their moratorium on foreclosures and evictions through August 31, 2020. Click here to read more.

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Zillow is Buying Homes Again

BY  ON JUNE 15, 2020

Back in March we posted about Zillow pausing its Zillow Offers program due to market uncertainty from the Coronavirus pandemic. Well, fast-forward to the present with HousingWire reporting that they have resumed homebuying in at least 15 (out of 24) markets where they operate. Click here to read more.

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Real Estate: What's in it For Me?

BY  ON JUNE 17, 2020

Many people are interested in real estate, but don't really know much about it. They know that it seems that a lot of people have made a lot of money in real estate (or achieved other goals using it), and they wonder if maybe there could be something in it for them, too. Click here to read more.

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Top 10 Zip Codes with Highest Home Flipping Profits

BY  ON JUNE 17, 2020

According to ATTOM Data's latest U.S. Home Flipping Report, home flipping nationwide increased to a 14-year high in Q1 of 2020, while returns dropped to a nine-year low. Click here to read more.

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Real Estate is Still Seen as Best Investment

BY  ON JUNE 16, 2020

For the 7th year in a row, Gallup is reporting that more Americans prefer real estate over other long-term investment vehicles for growing wealth.Click here to read more. 

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