Tidal flooding will threaten 2.4 million U.S. homes by 2100



Climate change and rising sea levels are putting an unprecedented number of U.S. homes at risk of tidal flooding, according to a new report by the Union of Concerned Scientists.

Wellness features becoming a key factor for home buyers



Developers are increasingly viewing wellness features as a big selling point for buyers. Wellness was first incorporated into commercial real estate in order

Why self driving cars could boost home values



The emergence of autonomous cars could have a real impact on the prices of residential real estate. With self-driving cars, we might see the rise of greater car sharing among households

British Columbia bars real estate agents from dual agency



The province of British Columbia in Canada has said real estate professionals are no longer allowed to take part in so-called “double ending” deals, or in other words, deals wherein they represent both the buyer and the seller.

Buyers relocating South drive up Florida’s luxury real estate markets



With more buyers relocating from the north of the U.S. to the south, two counties in Florida have topped the country’s list of fastest-growing luxury real estate markets.

Freddie Mac launches re-employment program for struggling or aspiring homeowners



Freddie Mac is launching a new program to help job seekers in rural areas find employment, in partnership with the job-hunting company NextJob.

HOA Fees, Credit Ratings, and More



Too many people fail to pay attention to the impact HOA fees have on homeownership. HOAs are serious about collecting the fees owed to them. When fees are unpaid,

Zillow expands Instant Offers to Las Vegas



Zillow is bringing its Instant Offers program to Las Vegas, allowing homeowners there to request an offer on their home from the company, and sell it immediately if they accept.

The MLS is Not Dead (Or Even Sick)



The internet has redefined sales of almost everything in our lives. If you want to buy and sell stocks on Wall Street, it’s super easy to open a discount trading account that you fully control.

Startup OpenDoor raises $325M in mega-funding round



Online real estate marketplace OpenDoor says it’s raising a whopping $325 million in financing, valuing the company at more than $2 billion.

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