Redfin Survey: 36% of Millennial Homebuyers Took a Second Job to Save for Down Payment; 10% Sold Cryptocurrency

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In March, Redfin commissioned a survey of 2,000 U.S. residents who planned to buy or sell a primary residence in the next 12 months. The purpose of the survey was to better understand the objectives, perspectives and concerns of those about to enter the real estate market. We focus this report on the more than 500 respondents between the ages … Read More

Redfin Housing Demand Index Up 7% in May

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The Redfin Housing Demand Index increased 7.4 percent month over month to 116 in May. The rise was driven by a 6.3 percent increase in the number of homebuyers requesting tours, and a 9.7 percent increase in the number making offers on homes from April to May. The Demand Index is based on thousands of Redfin customers requesting home tours … Read More

Redfin Housing Demand Index Posted Slight Decline from March to April Amid Ongoing Inventory Crunch

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The Redfin Housing Demand Index fell 1.3 percent month over month to 106 in April, the third consecutive month of declines. The Demand Index is based on thousands of Redfin customers requesting home tours and writing offers. The Demand Index is adjusted for Redfin’s market share growth. A level of 100 represents the historical average for the three-year period from … Read More

Denver Joins Seattle and San Francisco as a Tech Hub with More People Looking to Move Out than Move In

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In the first three months of 2018, Denver posted a “net outflow” of Redfin users for the first time, meaning that more Denver-based Redfin users were searching for homes in other metro areas than Redfin users elsewhere looking to move in. Of all Denverites using Redfin, 20 percent were searching for homes in another metro, up from 15 percent during … Read More

Here Are the Top 10 Cities for Drinking Cider

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Hard cider is quickly becoming the most popular drink in many cities across the U.S. – and it’s easy to see why. With a rich history dating back to the British colonists, who drank cider more than ale, and a huge variety of customized brews available, it’s a crisp, refreshing drink that’s enhanced by the addition of other fruits (like … Read More

Homes Sold Faster Than Ever in April; Prices Rose 7.6%

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  The national median home sale price increased 7.6 percent in April from a year ago, to a median of $302,200. This is the first time the national median home price has surpassed the $300,000 mark across the 174 markets that Redfin tracks. While April posted solid growth in home sales, up 5.2 percent from last year, home sales from … Read More

The 10 Best Cities for Accessible Living

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With Global Accessibility Awareness Day this month, we took a look at the most accessible cities throughout the country. The Social Security Administration estimates that one in five Americans is living with a disability, which can pose a specific set of challenges during everyday life. Although legislation exists that requires accessibility in public housing like hotels and university dorm rooms, the … Read More

Minneapolis, Portland and Chicago are the Most Bikeable Cities of 2018

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Minneapolis, Portland and Chicago are 2018’s best cities for cycling according to the updated Bike Score® rankings by Redfin. Bike Score , a tool by Redfin company Walk Score®, rates locations based on several factors including access to bike lanes, as well as road connectivity and hilliness. With the latest rankings, Bike Score ratings have been added to 1,831 new … Read More