Tag Archives: Real estate

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 places amid the great reshuffling

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Housing Market Expected to Stay Stable as COVID-era Protections End

Expirations of eviction and foreclosure moratoria are not likely to distress markets, according to real estate experts surveyed by Zillow Foreclosures are predicted to make up the smallest single source of available inventory at just 5.4% Homeowners listing their houses should make up 40% of inventory in the coming year Expiration of eviction moratorium is not expected to have major

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Redfin Reports Balance is Slowly Returning as Homebuying Demand Recedes

Price drops reached their highest level since 2019 The share of homes for sale with a price drop rose for the fifteenth consecutive week to 4.9%, according to a new report from Redfin (redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. Home sellers are also beginning to notice that the market is no longer heating up, and buyers are seeing that homes are staying

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New Homeowners Can Spend Nearly $30K on Unexpected But Common Projects

New research from Thumbtack and Zillow finds millennial home shoppers are most excited about personalized projects, like interior painting, and least excited about high-stakes projects, like roofing repairs.  With millennial first-time buyers taking advantage of record low mortgage rates and jumping into homeownership, many are likely unaware of the projects they may have to undertake to get their new home move-in ready.

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Looking to book an airbnb this summer? You might be too late.

June kicked off a mammoth summer for U.S. short-term rentals, with lead times normalizing and demand high, reports AirDNA. Summer travel starts strong with record occupancy levels. The U.S. short-term rental industry posted another strong month as occupancy rose to an all-time high of 70.2% in June 2021, a full 20% higher than June 2019. This is the first time the U.S.

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Redfin Reports Pending Sales Slide as New Listings Reach Pre-Pandemic Levels

Some buyers have hit their limit on record-high prices, but others may return to the market with more homes to choose from and less competition. The U.S. housing market lost more steam as summer began, with pending sales continuing their slide and the number of homes for sale slowly growing, according to a new report from Redfin (redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate

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