6 Smart Home Devices for a Healthy and Happy Pet

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As pet owners, we all face that familiar pang of guilt when leaving the house to go to work, school, or to run errands. Your pet is home alone, fending without you, waiting for your return. Until recently, there was no way to periodically check-in, or confirm your pet’s safety throughout the day. Instead, pet parents were left to wait, … Read More

Home Gym Ideas: 7 Fitness Experts Weigh In

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Exercising on a regular basis is an essential part of staying fit and healthy, but sometimes finding the motivation to go to the gym can be tricky. Creating a space in your home that can be used as a home gym will make working out more convenient. Whether your workout involves yoga, lifting weights, pilates, cardio, body weight exercises, or … Read More

Redfin and Zillow Agree on Listing Attribution for Syndication in Several Markets

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Democrats and Republicans, dogs and cats, Taylor Swift and Katy Perry, take note: for the first time in our 14-year history of vying with one another to build the best listing search site, Redfin and Zillow have come to terms, with Redfin sending our listings to Zillow.com in markets where the Multiple Listing Service doesn’t syndicate that data for us: … Read More

Tax Reform’s Impact on Homebuyers Lower than Expected—Less than Half of Buyers Said it Has Affected Their Search

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Still, 14% said they lowered their price range and 13% are moving to a nearby city with lower taxes Over a year after the historic tax code overhaul that lowered the caps on tax deductions allowed for mortgage interest payments and state and local taxes, less than half of homebuyers (47%) say that tax reform has had an effect on … Read More

U.S. Home Prices Resume Growth, Up 2.8% in April

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Sales flattened as housing supply rose 3.1%, the smallest year-over-year increase in 7 months U.S. home-sale prices edged up in April, growing 2.8 percent from a year ago, to a median of $307,600 across the metros Redfin tracks. This marks a rebound from March’s slight year-over-year price decline–the first since early 2012–and a return to the around 3 percent growth … Read More

Redfin Reveals New Top 10 Lists of the Most Popular, Affordable and Expensive Homes for Sale in more than 50 U.S. Cities

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The newly rolled-out resources also include insight on the most walkable, bikeable and transit-friendly neighborhoods in each city.   Lists are great. Use them to check off things to do, consume internet culture, and now, search for a fabulous new home. Redfin recently launched new top 10 lists updated daily as the latest in a suite of tech-powered offerings. For … Read More

Luxury is Becoming More Attainable. Here’s What Luxury Homes for Sale Look Like Around the Country

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For the first time in years, the average sale price for luxury homes nationwide fell to $1.55 million in the first quarter of 2019.   Living luxuriously just became more affordable–relatively speaking. For the first time in nearly three years, the average sale price for luxury homes nationwide fell 1.6 percent to $1.55 million in the first quarter of 2019 … Read More

Together, Uber Employees Could Buy Every Single Home for Sale in San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley with their IPO Cash

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The enormous public offering could put further pressure on the Bay Area housing market, already the most expensive in the country. With the wealth created through Uber’s massive upcoming IPO , current and former employees of the business could buy every single home for sale in San Francisco , Oakland and Berkeley combined, in cash—and still have about $400 million … Read More