US Home Prices Up 7% in December

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A record shortage of homes for sale drove prices up on a monthly and annual basis. U.S. home-sale prices increased 6.9% year over year in December to a median of $312,500 across the 217 metros Redfin tracks. Home prices were also up 1.1% month over month on a seasonally-adjusted basis, the largest increase since February 2018. “Low mortgage rates and … Read More

9 Cost-Efficient Ways to Heat Your Home This Winter

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While winter brings the holidays, sweaters and scarves, and cozy nights curled up by the fire, this blustery season also brings higher heating costs. Want to know the cheapest way to heat a home and how to make it as energy-efficient as possible? We’ve collected the 9 best ways to keep your home warm without breaking the bank. 1. Adjust … Read More

5 Tips for Buying a House with Student Loans

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The thought of buying a house with student loans can be daunting, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. With a proper strategy in place, and the willingness to do whatever it takes to save for a home, you could be well on your way to pursuing the purchase of your first home.  Do Student Loans Affect Buying a Home?  Sadly … Read More

Home Organization: Embracing Order in the New Year

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For many people, the new year represents a clean slate and brings a renewed sense of possibility and enthusiasm. It’s a wonderful time to get your home organized in anticipation of the busy months ahead. Effective storage solutions and organization systems will enable you to enjoy your home to its fullest. Here are some tips to put you on track … Read More

9 Great Ideas on Creating the Ultimate Cozy Home Interior – Hygge Life

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Winter is coming, and for many of us, that means snow, ice, and freezing rain are just up the road where they’re sure to make driving more stressful and prevent you from enjoying the great outdoors. The snowy landscapes of places like the Twin Cities or Oregon can be beautiful. But, sometimes, they are best enjoyed from a cozy vantage … Read More

Introducing Redfin’s Job Opportunity Tool

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Today we are launching the Redfin Job Opportunity Tool as part of the latest sprint for the U.S. Census Bureau’s Opportunity Project . This tool was designed to help the millions of Americans looking to relocate each year, as well as businesses deciding where to open offices. Using detailed data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics on wages by occupation … Read More

Essential Home Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

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The smell of freshly baked cookies and the sight of twinkling lights throughout your neighborhood can only mean one thing – the holiday season is here. Decorating your home, opening stockings by the fire, lighting the menorah, or toasting to the New Year with friends and family are festivities many people look forward to every year.  While there is plenty … Read More

Chic Holiday DIY: Fragrant Herb Chandelier and Custom Treat Bags

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Holiday entertaining is all about one-of-a-kind decor, and we’ve got some show-stopping looks that you can make yourself. You don’t have to be an expert crafter to accomplish these easy DIY projects. Creating a custom hanging herb chandelier and dessert takeaways will really impress your guests at this year’s seasonal get-together. Create a rustic vibe by wrapping the dining table … Read More

How to Decorate Simply for the Holidays (With Big Impact)

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You may have dreams of decorating your home like it’s a display window at a fancy department store, but then reality strikes: You’ve still got gift shopping and wrapping to do, holiday parties to attend and host … not to mention your everyday life to live. View original article on Zillow.