The End of Search: Introducing Redfin Matchmaker

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Finding what you’re looking for is easy. Finding what you never knew you wanted is divine. This is especially true in real estate: we swoon for the perfect property, but often look for it in the wrong places or just stop looking entirely. So after years of letting people search on every possible attribute of a home, Redfin today is launching … Read More

Buyers: Will a Home With a Pool Sink You?

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By Robyn Jackson , Palm Beach Florida Redfin Agent  You’ve found the perfect house to buy in the perfect location at the perfect price, with one unexpected twist: it has a swimming pool. You don’t despise pools, but it wasn’t exactly on your top 10 list of home features, either. How do you make sure that buying a home with … Read More

BP Podcast 034: Virtual Real Estate Investing and How to Find Great Deals in a Hot Market with Anson Young

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Many investors find themselves trapped by a heated market – but today’s guest shows that it is fully possible to invest in real estate – even in a hot real estate market. Anson Young, who lives in the Denver area, joins us today to chat about finding great deals locally and virtually, as well as […] View the full article: … Read More

BP Podcast 034: Virtual Real Estate Investing and How to Find Great Deals in a Hot Market with Anson Young

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Many investors find themselves trapped by a heated market – but today’s guest shows that it is fully possible to invest in real estate – even in a hot real estate market. Anson Young, who lives in the Denver area, joins us today to chat about finding great deals locally and virtually, as well as […] View the full article: … Read More

Homebuyers Feeling the Burn of Higher Mortgage Rates

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Redfin’s latest Real-Time Homebuyer Survey reveals that rising mortgage rates are having a significant impact on homebuying decisions. While homebuyers continue to be frustrated by low inventory, this quarter they were nearly equally concerned with rising mortgage interest rates. Respondents blamed higher rates for harming their ability to buy a home and for changing the pace of their home search. … Read More

Vote Today! Send Redfin to the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival

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Each March tens of thousands of tech fans descend on Austin for the SXSW Interactive Festival   (SXSW). Sessions at this annual conference explore a host of topics from cutting-edge technologies like 3D printing to disruptive start-ups like AirBnB. SXSW is unique not just for the thought-provoking presentations, but also because the community plays a big part in shaping the festival’s agenda. In … Read More

Taylor Swift’s Childhood Home Sells for Nearly $100K Under Asking Price

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The Pennsylvania home where Taylor Swift grew up just sold for $700,000, which is $99,500 UNDER the asking price. At first glance that seems like a major price reduction, but don’t worry, the sellers will still be popping the champagne tonight. They purchased the home in January 2007, at the height of the real estate bubble, for $480,000, and listed … Read More

Unique Homes: 15 Former Factories

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At the turn of the century factories were popping up all over the United States, but starting in the 1970s those factories began to shut down one by one. Many of them were built in what used to be the outskirts of major cities, but as populations expanded, those areas became desirable neighborhoods to live in. Enterprising real estate developers … Read More

BP Podcast 033: How to Close 27 Deals in Your First Year While Working Full Time with Sam Craven

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On today’s episode of the BiggerPockets Podcast, we sit down with a relatively new investor who is absolutely crushing it as a flipper and wholesaler – Sam Craven. Sam has an incredible story of learning to fight through the initial problems that all new investors face and achieving a lot of success while investing during […] View the full article: … Read More