RE/MAX National Housing Report for April 2022

Competitive Spring Market Greets Buyers and Sellers with More Listings, Higher Prices Signaling a flattening of the seasonal spring ramp-up, April 2022 home sales increased less than 1% over March – and dropped 12.8% year over year – across the report's 53 metro areas. That, coupled with an 11.5% increase in new listings from March to April, … Continue reading RE/MAX National Housing Report for April 2022

HGTV unveils the HGTV Smart Home 2022 in Wilmington, North Carolina

The Winner Will Receive a Prize Package Valued at Over $1.2 Million  HGTV, a member of the Discovery, Inc. family of brands, today unveiled the newly built HGTV® Smart Home 2022 in Wilmington, NC. The winner will receive the fully furnished home, a 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 and $100,000 from LendingTree, a prize package valued at over $1.2 million. Video Tours Below! … Continue reading HGTV unveils the HGTV Smart Home 2022 in Wilmington, North Carolina

Redfin reports demand slips, pushing more sellers to drop asking prices

Early indicators of homebuyer activity falter further as mortgage rates shoot up. by Tim Ellis for Redfin Early-stage homebuying demand continues to falter this spring as new listings fell 7% from a year earlier, according to a new report from Redfin (redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. At the same time, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate … Continue reading Redfin reports demand slips, pushing more sellers to drop asking prices

Property taxes on single-family homes rise across U.S. in 2021, to $328 billion

Average property tax also up 2 percent, to $3,785 as effective rate declines slightly; Highest effective tax rates in Illinois, New Jersey, Connecticut, Vermont, Pennsylvania ATTOM, a leading curator of real estate data nationwide for land and property data, today released its 2021 property tax analysis for almost 87 million U.S. single family homes, which shows that $328 … Continue reading Property taxes on single-family homes rise across U.S. in 2021, to $328 billion

Take the guesswork out of home maintenance with this handy new app

Manage your home like a pro. There was a surge of first-time homeowners in 2020 and whether they purchased a home to escape a city, gain a remote work space or a yard for their kids, these new homeowners all have one thing in common: they must navigate the complexities of home maintenance. With this in … Continue reading Take the guesswork out of home maintenance with this handy new app

Disney Launches New Business to Develop Residential Communities

Storyliving by Disney will feature distinctively designed spaces, unique amenities and world-renowned service Do you want to feel Disney magic every day? As more and more fans look for new ways to make Disney a bigger part of their lives, the company today announced plans to introduce Storyliving by Disney, vibrant new neighborhoods that are … Continue reading Disney Launches New Business to Develop Residential Communities

Modern Mountainside Retreat Captures Palm Springs Panorama

Stunning "Norton House" Listed at $3.495M With uninterrupted and unrivaled views of Palm Springs, the eye-catching and architecturally-significant "Norton House" has just been listed for sale at $3.495 million. The 2,596-square-foot Araby Cove home blends Eastern inspiration with Western influence, integrating seamlessly into its surrounding desert landscape while leaning into unique design traits that create a truly … Continue reading Modern Mountainside Retreat Captures Palm Springs Panorama

Knock 2022 Housing Forecast Reveals the Best Markets for Each Stage of Life

Austin is the best market for millennials, Miami rises to the top for Gen X and Pittsburgh ranks No. 1 for baby boomers With affordability and limited supply expected to keep the housing market competitive and remote work and the desire for more space influencing decisions on where to live, Knock, the fast-growing homeownership platform … Continue reading Knock 2022 Housing Forecast Reveals the Best Markets for Each Stage of Life

Are we in a housing bubble? Homebuyers say yes, Redfin expert says no

Historically fast home-price growth has homebuyers and sellers worried the market has become detached from reality. But Redfin’s chief economist says rising mortgage rates and buyers who can afford their homes are preventing a bubble. More than three-quarters (77%) of homebuyers and sellers believe there’s a housing price bubble in the area where they live, … Continue reading Are we in a housing bubble? Homebuyers say yes, Redfin expert says no

Is home where the heart is? Mayflower reveals where Americans are moving – and how location shapes our identities

New survey finds 74% of Americans feel they have a hometown -- and 58% think of their hometown as where they originally come from There's no place like home – but how do you find "home" after relocating? In new customer data and survey findings, Mayflower reveals how Americans are defining their identities in new … Continue reading Is home where the heart is? Mayflower reveals where Americans are moving – and how location shapes our identities