NAR’s existing home sales report guages the market


Existing-home sales were back on the rise in July, while low inventories of homes for-sale and rising prices were the reason behind first-time buyers falling to their lowest share since January.

Top 6 architecture and design resources online


Thanks to an array of home design oriented sites, it’s easy for home buyers to seek advice from all kinds of professonals.

Connected Investors joins the real estate crowdfunding craze

connected investors

Real estate investing network Connected Investors has become the latest to jump in on the crowdfunding craze with the launch of an aggregated real estate crowdfunding marketplace.

Take control of the sales process with SQFT to eliminate agent’s fees


When using a real estate agent, the traditional commission is six percent of the home’s total sales price – wouldn’t it be great if you could save some money on that?

8 real estate tech startups REach their potential


The National Association of Realtors recently announced the eight startups chosen for its technology accelerator program, the 2015 REach class.

Will mortgage applications be the next to go digital?


It’s never easy to apply for a mortgage, but thanks to advances in technology we can at least do so from the comfort of our own homes. Millions of Americans already make use of the Internet for other financial services, such as online banking, paying bills and filing tax returns. But the process of applying […]

The dangers of crowdfunded real estate investment projects


RECFunds are often a good bet for investors, especially those who might be unable to obtain financing using traditional methods, but that doesn’t mean they are completely risk free.

Novosibirsk: A Siberian Gem Ready to Shine

Novosibirsk celibrates (Vladimir Karev)

Looking at emerging markets for international trends, Realty Biz News takes a look at one of Russia’s fastest growing metropolises. Novosibirsk, in Western Siberia, is a fast developing industrial Mecca in the center of some of Russia’s most pristine wilderness.

Zillow shares rise 10% as it beats Wall Street’s expectations


Seattle-based Zillow Group is patting itself on the back after its share price rose by 10 percent ($6.70), after it declared quarterly revenues exceeding expectations.

The “co-living space” craze hits home with millenials


There’s a rising trend among millenials for what’s called “co-living spaces” that feature dorm-style apartments.