Chicago home sales take a surprising turn up in August
The Illinois Realtors report a strong sales month into the fall season. A total of 16,455 sold in August. During the same month in 2015 only 15,415 homes sold. This 6.7 percent increase in home sales is supported by a boost in median home price. The ye...
Black Knight Houston home price index for July 2016
Black Knight Financial Services released its July 2016 home price index data for Houston, based on summarized sales data -- here's how the metro measured up ...
Alabama brokerage takes dig at Les Miles with new billboard
If Friday Night Lights has taught us anything, it's that football is important. So important in some parts of the country that when Louisiana State University decided to fire its head coach, Les Miles, one real estate agent took quick advantage of the ...
Luxury listing: six-floor townhouse in the heart of Upper East Side
This Manhattan townhouse sits on a tree-lined street in the Upper East Side and comes with some timeless bells and whistles, including 18-foot ceilings in the living room, a library, private garden level and elevator that connects them all ...
DC rent growth remains stable with influx of new stock
The Yardi Matrix U.S. Multifamily Outlook for fall 2016 found that national rent growth has continued but slowed, while a couple bursts of job growth has helped propel the market forward ...
Miami Association of Realtors renews PropertyKey contract
The Miami Association of Realtors (MAR) recently announced a contract extension with PropertyKey, provider of the iMapp tax mapping system used by 42,000 regional Realtors. The new contract continues a member-commended relationship that has existed for...
Top 3 special function rooms consumers prefer
Would it be better for your listing client to turn that porch area into a mud room or sun room? That's one of many questions that the most recent quarterly research from the American Institute of Architects attempts to answer ...
5 Good Reasons to Buy Your First Rental Property Now
Whether you’re buying your first rental or choosing to rent out your home, owning a rental property has many clear benefits. The post 5 Good Reasons to Buy Your First Rental Property Now appeared first on Redfin Real-Time.
Viz of the Week: National Coffee Day
This week's viz of the week includes the top 10 cities with the most coffee shops per person and maps of coffee shops for each city. The post Viz of the Week: National Coffee Day appeared first on Redfin Real-Time.
Is it illegal to discuss real estate commissions on social media?
“You are NOT allowed to discuss commissions,” a Realtor recently wrote in a popular Facebook group. “It is against the Sherman Antitrust Act.” Many agents believe some version of that amateur legal warning to be true. But in most cases, it is not ...