Zillow data shows homes sold at their fastest pace ever in 2017



Homes sold at their fastest pace on record in 2017, indicating that buyers this year should be prepared to move quickly if they find a suitable home they want.

Home buyers growing increasingly desperate as inventory whittles away



A growing number of home shoppers are becoming so frustrated with today’s seller’s market that they’re making more aggressive moves in order to find a property that meets their requirements.

Sellers spend an average of $18,000 to sell their homes



Selling a home in the U.S. costs an average of $18.342 according to a new study on the hidden costs of selling carried about by Zillow and Thumbtack.

New home sales decline for third successive month



New single-family home sales in the U.S. declined for the third successive month in February, due to big declines in the Midwest and West regions of the country.

Fannie Mae partners with VHT Studios to give foreclosed homes a facelift



Mortgage giant Fannie Mae is upping its efforts to sell off more of the foreclosed homes on its books, teaming up with real estate photography firm VHT Studios.

Spring Market Looking Tough for Buyers (and Sellers)



Have home prices finally reached an unaffordable high? Will higher interest rates price buyers out of the market? Will new home construction begin meeting demand?

Most Americans achieve homeowner status by age 29, survey finds



Given the importance of homeownership among many Americans, it’s perhaps worthwhile to ask what is the average age at which consumers reach that milestone?

Appraisers and homeowners now see eye-to-eye



Experts say that the gap between appraisers’ and homeowners’ estimations of their homes’ worth is getting smaller.
The two parties perceptions of value is getting closer, though homeowners still do tend to slightly overestimate the price of their home.

Tips To Make Your Home Ready To Sell



If you’re thinking of selling your home over the next few months, then you will need to make sure it’s ready. Although you can put it up for sale with a realtor at any time, it certainly pays – literally

Pending home sales rise in November, first gain since June



November saw a slight uptick in pending home sales on both a monthly and an annualized basis. The National Association of Realtors said the increase was the largest gain in contract signings since June, boding well for the market overall.

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