“New” concrete and teak furniture to dominate outdoor living trends in 2016



Zillow Digs, the home improvement and design inspiration hub operated by Zillow, has published its top outdoor living trends for 2016 and the three biggest fads to ditch from 2015.

Instagram claims half a billion active users



The Instagram app has finally reached the half-a-billion user mark, proving once again how it’s become one of the hottest social media networks of our times.

Home buyers turn to renovation to acquire their perfect home



With growing numbers of buyers finding it difficult to purchase the home of their dreams due to a combination of limited inventories and rising prices, more are turning to fixer-uppers as a way of getting the home they’ve always dreamed of.

Wealth gap between older and younger generations widens



A closer look at the stats reveals an alarming and widening inequality gap between younger and older generations, warns Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of Realtors

MySoldMate bids to match buyers with the most suitable realtor



In a market that is forever changing, a new real estate app called MySoldMate is bidding to change the game with its custom personality profile system that matches buyers and sellers to a realtor based on their unique needs.

New home starts falter, highlighting inventory shortages again



Housing starts nationwide were more or less flat in the last month, at a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.16 million for the month

The entry-level home shortage: Will builders fill the void?



It always used to be that saving up for a down payment was one of the biggest hurdles for first-time buyers. But not anymore. According to a new Fitch Ratings report, the down payment problem has been surpassed by something else – a shortage of inventory.

Study: Most Americans have housing affordability concerns



The housing crisis that took hold over eight years ago hasn’t ended, at least according to the vast majority of respondents in the MacArthur Foundation’s 2016 How Housing Matters survey.

Sixty11th is Atlanta’s hottest new luxury midtown rental option



Professionals of all ages have another great leasing option in Atlanta today, with the grand opening of one of its most prominent developments, Sixty11th, which has announced its now leasing all studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments.

Which are the top crowdfunding sites for real estate investing?



In order to get to grips with the real estate crowdfunding marketplace, you need to know which platforms are the most reliable.