Foreign buyers spent $153 billion on U.S. real estate in 2016



Foreign investment in U.S. real estate has hit a new high, with the amount of cash being invested from overseas growing by 49 percent over the past year

6 essential mortgage tips for first time buyers



Being a real estate agent means more than just showing clients around homes and hoping they’ll like it enough to actually buy it

Home builders confidence declines as construction costs increase



Home builder confidence declined in July due to concerns over construction material costs

Zillow: Gen X homeowners struggling to build equity



Gen X homeowners bore the brunt of the housing crash, and it still shows a decade later as they lag behind in gaining equity in their homes

UK startup unveils a self-deploying home that erects itself in just 8 minutes



It’s not easy building a home by yourself. Not only is it very expensive to buy the land and construction materials necessary to actually build it, but it can also be very time-consuming. Wouldn’t it be great if, you know, houses could just build themselves for a fraction of the price? Well, U.K.-based startup Ten […]

Redfin sets IPO target valuation at $12 to $14 per share



Online real estate brokerage Redfin has just set the terms for its debut on the NASDAQ stock exchange as it inches closer to its initial public offering.

Amazon.com could be about to move into the real estate game



Amazon.com briefly posted a new “Hire a REALTOR®” page before taking it offline

Zillow leads $10m funding round for virtual interior design app Hutch



Hutch Interiors today announced that it has closed a $10 million Series A financing round led by Zillow

40% of Americans still overestimate down payment costs



Some real estate buyers make false assumptions about how much of a down payment they need to be able to buy a home, according to a recent survey by the National Association of Realtors. The NAR’s 2017 National Housing Pulse survey of 1,500 adults nationwide found that almost 40 percent of consumers believe a down […]

NAR’s REach program named as one of America’s top startup accelerators



The National Association of Realtors has something to celebrate after its strategic technology investment organization REach was named as one of the top 30 startup accelerators in the U.S.

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