These are the 10 “Greenest” Cities for St. Patty’s Day

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Whether your home is green-certified or opens through a green door, these green cities will shamROCK your St. Patty’s Day.   St. Patrick’s Day is joyous, whether you celebrate because you’re Irish, want to feel lucky, or just need an excuse to order a few pints of Guinness. But we’re taking feeling green a step further. Redfin is looking beyond … Read More

Redfin’s Scholarship Winner Examines Gen Z and Millennials Impact on the Real Estate Industry

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The Redfin Scholarship is a way for Redfin to help students on their journey through higher education. The scholarship application period occurs twice yearly with awards given to a student in both the spring and fall. Here is the student essay that won the 2018 spring scholarship. Congrats Lauren LaCasse! Essay Prompt: How do you think Gen Z and Millennials are changing … Read More

These are the 10 Best Cities for Pumpkin Spice Lattes

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Fall is officially here, and that means it’s time to indulge in your favorite latte: pumpkin spice. Infused with traditional and modern flavors, every coffee shop adds its own twist on the PSL – but we’ve done some sleuthing and uncovered the 10 best cities for pumpkin spice lattes across the entire United States. Although pumpkin spice latte is most … Read More

What $1 Million Gets You in 15 Cities Across the U.S.

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Who wants to be a millionaire? To buy a modest home in some cities, you might have to be!  In San Francisco and San Jose, one million dollars is the expected going rate. But if you travel inland, a one million dollar home in the midwest and south is often much larger and elegant. We looked at homes in 15 … 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

Amazon: Here’s Where Seattleites Are Already Looking to Move

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Today, Amazon announced the 20 finalist cities vying to host a second headquarters for the tech giant. Wherever HQ2 splashes down, the highly paid tech workers it will transplant and attract are likely to make waves in the local housing market. Amazon’s move is going to add momentum to a trend we expect to intensify in 2018 in which people … Read More

SB-827: a Win for Affordability or Just a California Dream?

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If you’ve ever lived in one of California’s major cities without a car, you may have noticed that life on local public transportation isn’t all that convenient. Add in the competition and added expense of finding housing along an already limited transit system, and you’ve got a pretty good argument for moving to the suburbs. However, Californians seeking an urban … Read More

13 Cities That Will Scare You Silly This Halloween

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In case you haven’t noticed, people have a crazy obsession with fall. From partaking in pumpkin-spiced everything to busting out beloved cableknit sweaters, many people believe there’s no better time of year than when the leaves turn rich shades of red and orange and the air becomes crisp. One of the best reasons to rejoice when autumn graces us with … Read More