Zillow Offers expands to Houston

Zillow is to begin buying and selling homes in Houston in an expansion of its Zillow Offers program, marking the fifth market where the service is available. Zillow’s program launched in Phoenix this April, and had already expanded to include Las Vegas, Atlanta and Denver. The company will add Charlotte and Raleigh in North Carolina

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Mandalay Bay shooter Stephen Paddock’s homes go on sale

Two properties that formerly belonged to Mandalay Bay hotel shooter Stephen Paddock are to be sold, with all the proceeds of the sales going to his victims, reports say.

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.

Zillow is planning to buy up homes, do them up and sell them on

Real estate listings platform Zillow says it’s planning to buy and sell homes in the Las Vegas and Phoenix areas as part of a major change to its business model.

The Real Money is in Multifamily Development

The potential for huge profits from turning raw land into a new development is extremely tempting. The fact is that today there is one development opportunity paying big dividends although the overall real estate market remains spotty.

Las Vegas Foreclosures Drop; Opportunities Still Exist

Congratulations, Las Vegas! After 62 consecutive months as the poster child of the foreclosure crisis, Las Vegas’ foreclosure rate dropped below that of Arizona. Granted, it didn’t drop by much, but will this ever-so-slight improvement impact real estate investing opportunities in Sin City?

Las Vegas Scammers Renting Out Vacant Homes To Unsuspecting Tenants

Real estate agents and law enforcement officials in Las Vegas have issued a warning about a new scam targeting renters in the area, which has also been reported in other areas of the U.S. The scam involves fraudsters posting ads for housing on websites such as Craigslist, offering a vacant property for rent. Interested persons call the number, go

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Pamela Anderson Denies Real Estate Promotion Failure

Former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson’s agent has lashed out at a well known real estate entrepreneur after he filed a counter-lawsuit against the actress, claiming that she failed in her duty to promote his condominium’s sale.   Anderson, more famous for her role as a large-chested lifesaver than her marketing skills, originally filed a lawsuit against Laurence Hallier in February of

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Zillow: 28 Percent of U.S. Homeowners Are Now Underwater

The percentage of homeowners with negative equity has increased to 28, according to Zillow, a website listing and property-value estimate website.  Those homeowners, said to be “underwater”, accounted for 22 percent last year, but home values have fallen 8.2 percent over the past 12 months. Zillow says home prices dropped 3 percent in the first

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Second Home Buyers: Read This B4U Buy

With home prices still falling, there has never been a better time to buy a second home for those who can afford to take the plunge. Today, we offer some advice on a few things you should know before you go jumping into any deal.

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