New home sales close to record high as inventory bites



New home sales rose for the third consecutive month in March 2017, according to new data from the Commerce Department.

Gridics raises $1.1M in seed round to streamline city planning processes



The word “efficient” isn’t normally used to describe the planning and zoning processes in most cities, but a startup called Gridics is hoping to change that.

Spring housing market is “strongest ever” for sellers, but that’s bad news for buyers…



Home buyers are left with fewer options on the market than they’ve seen in decades due to the inventory squeeze.

61% of Americans expect house prices to rise in the next 12 months



Homeowner confidence appears to be at its strongest in years, with 61 percent of U.S. adults stating their belief that home prices will increase in the next year.

NAR’s real estate tech accelerator announces this year’s intake



The National Association of Realtors has announced its chosen seven new technology startups for its 2017 REach tech accelerator program. The aim of the program is to provide promising real estate tech startups with guidance, mentorship and funding

Zillow kicks off ‘Finding Home’ advertising campaign



Zillow is hoping to sink its teeth into more homeowners with the launch of a new advertising campaign called “Finding Home”. The company is kicking off with advertising slots on three national TV channels, with more planned for later in the year. Zillow’s new campaign is focused on stories that illustrate the diversity of home […]

Are you ready for the big baby boomer sell off?



As they enter retirement, the baby boomer generation is set to sell of its homes in vast numbers over the next decade.

How to engage and win on Instagram



Given Instagram’s potential, those who’re just starting out on using the platform could do with being pointed in the right direction.

Is landlord insurance right for investors?



Is landlord insurance be the answer for investors looking for more protection in their property investments?

Rental markets show signs of slowing down, Zillow says



Rents across the country rose 0.7 percent from last March, the slowest rate of appreciation since November 2012, as new construction began to meet renter demand and soften the market.