How predictive analytics is changing the game for real estate agents



Real estate brokerages are increasingly turning to something called predictive analytics in order to work out which consumers are most likely to buy or sell.

Zillow reveals which names own the most valuable homes



Homeowners named Stuart and Alison are among the top names of homeowners with the most valuable homes in the country, worth a median of more than $330,000

Recity analyses key development trends in Washington DC



Real estate pipeline data and analytics company Recity has just released a new analysis about future development trends in the Washington DC area. Recity is a real estate analytics company that provides data-driven insights and metrics around real estate development and investment activity in urban markets. It gathers data about recently completed, under construction, planned, […]

Zillow names Orlando as top market for first-time home buyers



Orlando and Tampa top the list as the best markets for first-time buyers, with more affordable homes and relatively more inventory than other markets

Zillow says late summer is the best time to buy a house



Patience pays off, for home buyers. The best time to buy a home is late summer, when there are the most options and frequent price cuts.

Most renters can now buy a home without increasing their monthly costs



Rents are now so high in some parts of the U.S. that it’s now possible to buy a home without increasing your monthly costs, according to Zillow. The online listings portal says renters can now purchase a home nearly 50 percent more expensive than the median valued home, and keep the same monthly housing budget. […]

3 ideas to get the most out of Pinterest



Pinterest might not be as big as Facebook or Twitter, but realtors who avoid it risk losing out. The platform is admittedly more of a niche site than the other social media giants, but when it comes to real estate it’s one that can provide plenty of fresh leads.

Zillow analysis sheds light on “growing divide” in rental markets



The median rent for the least expensive multifamily rental homes is rising faster than median rents overall, and only a small portion of all new apartments is at the low end, according to the latest Zillow analysis.

Real Estate Analysis Software for Busy Investors



In this high technology world, there is powerful spreadsheet software that dramatically increases the speed at which real estate investors are able to analyze investment opportunities. Of course, investors able to perform faster and more in-depth analysis are able to find the best investment opportunities. I’m not going to make a recommendation for particular software. […]

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