Zillow: ‘Low inventory, strong demand’ to define this year’s home shopping season



Home values across the country are up 7 percent since last February, with 3 percent fewer homes to choose from than a year ago, making for another competitive home shopping season

Get ready for intense bidding wars this spring



Bidding wars are set to be the hallmark of this year’s selling season. Home listings are drying up yet buyer demand remains high, which means shoppers are set to face intense competition this spring

‘Fixer-uppers’ losing popularity as low inventories bite, Zillow says



Rising home prices and tough buyer competition may be giving sellers more flexibility to list their home for sale “as-is” without needing to fix it up first.

The Fed says inventory shortages are the “new housing crisis”



The acute shortage of homes for sale has been singled out by the Federal Reserve, which says the situation could have a negative impact on the U.S. economy.

Low inventory limits choices for first-time buyers



The ‘perfect storm’ of rising wages, improved jobs market, low mortgage rates and increased rents means that many millenials are finally ready to move into home ownership, but the question remains, can they actually find one?

Low inventory hampers military real estate markets across the U.S.



There’s a strong demand for homes among members of the military, but a new report from ERA Real Estate suggests that many military towns are experiencing a shortage of available properties.

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