Housing costs will be 'permanently higher' following pandemic: Study
As home prices normalize and rental prices rebound from the height of the pandemic, OJO Labs warns buyers and renters should prepare for a housing market with 'permanently higher' prices
by Marian McPherson Jan 6
Essential workers sacrifice space and home age to afford their rent: Zillow
Millions of renters throughout the US are often forced to choose smaller and older homes to afford their rent, according to a recent report from Zillow
What on earth is going on with lumber prices?
Even though lumber prices have ticked down a bit recently, they're still drastically up from where they were last year. So, what's happening?
by Andrew Syrios Jul 13
Timber may soon follow lumber in upward price trend
Pandemic-fueled housing demand is finally beginning to catch up with years of oversupply in the timber industry that resulted from the 2008 financial crisis
by Lillian Dickerson May 18
Agent/broker perspective: How can brokers resolve frustrations over uneven commission splits?
A buyer's agent is upset about listing agents demanding a larger piece of the sales commission. How should her broker react?
by Anthony Askowitz May 18
DelPrete: US inventory levels down 20-40%
With the recovery of new listings coming to market slowing and buyer demand remaining strong, the supply and demand imbalance doesn’t appear to be changing soon
by Mike DelPrete Jul 1
C.A.R. President on housing crisis: 'Our state’s future is on the line'
California Association of Realtors President Jeanne Radsick believes 2020 is the time for her state to pass pro-housing legislation, lest a severe inventory shortage grows worse
by Jeanne Radsick Jan 23
Housing shortage softening buyer demand in major US metros
2017 buyer activity still surging compared to a year ago, according to Redfin
by Marian McPherson Dec 26
Everything an agent needs to know to master market literacy
Consumers want agents who offer market insights
by Steve Cook May 3
Rising demand for new construction presents opportunities for real estate agents
Will 2015 be the year 'normal' returns?
Patrick Stone: Household formation gradually taking care of oversupply problem
by Paul Hagey Jul 19
What a growing population and shortage of new construction mean for today's buyers, renters
by Steve Bergsman Nov 9
Buyers, there's an optimal time to list your current home
by Dian Hymer Sep 10
Land prices, rent control shift developers' priorities away from affordable homes
by Steve Bergsman Aug 3
Avoid moving twice by staying in your old home while shopping for a new one
by Dian Hymer Jul 23