Impact of Stay at Home and Shelter in Place Orders on Real Estate Services

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In order to understand how shelter in place and stay at home orders are impacting the real estate industry across the country, the Redfin legal team has put together a resource that tracks state and metro area orders and what they mean for real estate. Thanks to Kelly Lennox, Jane Leuchter, Adrienne McKelvey and the entire Redfin COVID-19 Service Response … Read More

Tips on How Older Adults Can Stay Healthy During Coronavirus

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In the age of COVID-19, more colloquially known as the Coronavirus , your health, and personal safety have never been more important. The world seems very different than it was just weeks ago, but the rise of a pandemic just reaffirms what is most important: friends, family, and your health. Social distancing can be stressful, but it’s among the best … Read More

How to Get Your House Ready to Sell While Social Distancing

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Trees and flowers are beginning to bloom, birds are jubilant with song, and you’ve noticed these things only because you’re most likely sitting at home in isolation. If you were thinking about selling your home before this whole coronavirus (COVID-19) scare happened, luckily, you still can. In fact, the current state of the US housing market shows that homebuyers still … Read More

National Housing Data Methodology

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Introducing the new national & regional metrics Redfin releases data on a variety of housing indicators each month on our Data Center . Most of the data for these metrics come directly from the local Multiple Listing Services (MLS). Additionally, a handful of metrics are verified with public records data. Historically, all of Redfin’s housing metrics were first calculated at … Read More

Stock Market Crash and Coronavirus Fears Flip Expectations for Home Prices in a Recession

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Just 32% of homebuyers and sellers now expect home prices to increase during the next recession, down from 56% in December. Nearly one-third of homebuyers and sellers expect home prices to decline when the next recession hits, a complete flip from just three months earlier, when 56% of those surveyed expected home prices to increase during the next recession. That’s … Read More

Arizona Amasses Californians and the Political Climate is Changing

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Since 2016 nearly 300,000 new voters have entered Arizona—the majority are Democrats Across the country, Americans are migrating away from traditionally blue states and into ones more commonly red. This is most obvious perhaps in Arizona, one of the fastest growing states in the country, where that growth is being driven by an influx of residents from other states, according … Read More