Marian's Stories

As wintertime approaches and those bigger heating bills are looming, potential homeowners might be thinking about how much it could cost to live inside their dream home. UtilityScore’s platform gives consumers an idea of what the utility costs in their new home might be, and the home search site REcolorado.com has now wrapped UtilityScore into its platform.

Sep 19

There’s one word that’s been hovering over the housing market for a couple of years now, one you hear whenever questions about first-time homebuyers arises. That word is “inventory.” With so few houses available for purchase, it’s no wonder affordability has become an issue for so many buyers.

Sep 19

Happy Grasshopper, a company that writes and delivers follow-up email for real estate agents, recently announced that it is hiring 25 new key employees.

Sep 16

Walking dogs. Mowing lawns. Changing light bulbs. None of these are activities that real estate agents expect to undertake when they join their first brokerage — and yet, when it comes to pleasing a listing client, that and more might be expected of the chosen agent.

Sep 16

Tuxedo cabinets. Hidden appliances. Sleek wood paneling. It reads like a scene ripped out of the latest James Bond movie, but they’re actually the stars of Zillow Digs’ latest Home Trends Forecast for 2017.

Sep 15

A new Silicon Valley fintech startup with impressive investor backing might be poised to tackle one of the biggest problems plaguing the real estate industry in 2016: affordability.

Sep 14

After disappointing Q2 earnings results, NRT has been making some big moves in the third quarter of 2016. The latest? It’s created two new executive positions focused on growth.

Sep 14

Facebook and Twitter might want to take a few tips from Nextdoor, a hyperlocal social media platform that has decided to tackle discrimination and racial profiling head-on with a new system that makes users think before they post.

Sep 14