14 Tax Deductions for Homeowners

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There are plenty of perks that come with owning a home, such as the potential to build equity and being able to make the place your own. However, one major advantage of homeownership is it can offer a range of significant tax benefits. Up to certain limits, you’re able to receive tax deductions for mortgage interest, qualifying home improvements, property … Read More

How to Introduce a Dog to a New Home

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Moving to a new home ranks right up there among life’s super-stressful events. This also holds true for your dog. New rooms, unfamiliar smells, a new yard, and a neighborhood of new people and pets. introducing your dog to a new home can all be very exciting — but also overwhelming. While you may have the option of chilling out … Read More

Remote Work Is Enabling Americans to Move to More Affordable Cities

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For 25% of Americans, telecommuting increases after a move. With unemployment at the lowest level in decades and wages stagnant, the chance to telecommute is allowing U.S. workers to move to more affordable areas, while maintaining their salaries. Of those who do move to a new metro area, 1 in 4 work remotely more frequently after relocating, according to a … Read More

How To Buy A House With Bad Credit

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Buying a house can be an exciting yet confusing process. It can also be frustrating when you are trying to buy a house with bad credit and don’t know where to turn for answers. Many people rent with the dream of going through the home buying process and purchasing their first home. But if you have bad credit you may … Read More

10 Home Improvement Projects to Tackle Before Moving Into a New House

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Congratulations on your new home! We all know that moving into a new house is stressful, and the last thing you probably want to do is add more things to your to-do list. However, it’s actually best to tackle some home improvement projects before all the boxes and furniture get in the way. So if you want to save money, … Read More

11 Mistakes You Need to Avoid When Downsizing Your Home

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Whether you’ve decided to eliminate debt from your life, or finally convert that school bus to be free to live that nomadic lifestyle on the road, you’re now ready to downsize your home. But before you start downsizing the family home, it’s important to understand that there are many potential missteps along the way. This guide will help you navigate … Read More

Redfin Supports a Seattle-Area Tax to Fund Homeless Programs

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As a technology-powered real estate company, Redfin has already been asked about Washington state’s House Bill 2907, which would let King County tax mostly technology companies to fund homeless programs. We’re writing today in support of the bill. To Say There’s a Wrong Tax, You Have to Say What Tax Would Be Right Two years ago, Redfin opposed a head … Read More

Top 10 Most Beautiful Viral Homes of 2019

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From modern mansions with pools overlooking the city to grand estates surrounded by evergreen trees, let’s take a look back at the top 10 most beautiful homes that went viral in 2019. 1. The Modern Bungalow Berwyn, IL Listing Price: $535,000 Views: 186,086 This historic octagon mansion was recently redesigned, blending the beauty of Chicago-style bungalows with a modern design. … Read More

Survey: What Do First-Time Homebuyers Want From the Government? Lower Interest Rates

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Lower interest rates beat out tax credits, easier lending standards, and increased home construction according to a new Redfin survey Interest rates are currently at historic lows, but 66% of first-time homebuyers would like them to be even lower according to a new survey conducted by Redfin. The three most popular government actions among first-time homebuyers—lowering interest rates, providing tax … Read More

9 Ways to Attract Millennial Homebuyers

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Millennials are currently the largest group of homebuyers in the U.S. and will continue to revolutionize the market for years to come. As more millennials pursue homeownership, it is important to revitalize your home in order to attract multiple offers from this surging demographic. Luckily, there are plenty of affordable upgrades and simple ways to spruce up your home to … Read More