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More homeowners are investing in renovations to help boost resale value
More homeowners are investing in renovations to help boost resale value

The most popular home renovation projects, like kitchen and bathroom remodels, are the ones that contribute the most to a home’s increased resale value. In fact, two-thirds of renovating homeowners are focused on increasing home resale value, according to a...

Waterfront home prices falling, Zillow finds
Waterfront home prices falling, Zillow finds

Oceanfront homes, lakeside properties and even residences along the river tend to attract higher-than-average prices. However, according to a new report from Zillow’s research team, that premium on waterfront real estate has declined in recent years. Based on its analysis...

How millennial buyers drive the housing market
How millennial buyers drive the housing market

As millennials begin to enter the housing market, they are becoming the driving force. MetroStudy partnered with Zillow to discover and analyze trends in the housing market among the millennial generation, those age 18 to 37, in their 2017 Consumer Housing Trend...

See which paint colors can help boost sales prices
See which paint colors can help boost sales prices

Choosing paint colors is perfect way to reflect your style onto your home. But, when it comes time to sell, the colors you chose may not appeal to potential buyers. Zillow is here to help with their 2018 Paint Color...

How the luxury market is shifting across the country
How the luxury market is shifting across the country

Millennials have begun to monopolize the homeowning population, and as a result, new cities across the country are transforming into some of the hottest luxury markets for the first time. The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing just released their latest...

Vacation home markets continue slow climb toward peak value
Vacation home markets continue slow climb toward peak value

Vacation home markets are recovering slower than most from the housing market crash. According to a Zillow, markets with a high density of vacation homes are still 9 percent below their peak value before the crash. Meanwhile, areas with a...

Millennials are spending less on weddings to buy a home sooner
Millennials are spending less on weddings to buy a home sooner

  As June is the peak homebuying month of the year in major metro real estate markets and the beginning of wedding season, trends relating the two have been discovered. Data from OpenListings.com found that couples are ultimately spending less...

Single women buying twice as many homes as single men, study says
Single women buying twice as many homes as single men, study says

While the overwhelming majority of homebuyers are married couples, it is women who make up the larger share of sales among single people, according to the National Association of Realtors. Single women are the second-most common homebuyer, accounting for 18...

ShowingTime mobile app announces new agent-to-agent messaging feature
ShowingTime mobile app announces new agent-to-agent messaging feature

ShowingTime, the showing management and markets stats mobile app, announced the launch of its enhanced agent-to-agent messaging platform.  The new system will allow more than 950,000 real estate agents to connect through the app via texts, email and desktop. ShowingTime...

Luxury homes prices up nearly 8 percent in the first quarter
Luxury homes prices up nearly 8 percent in the first quarter

Luxury home prices rise nearly 8 percent to average sales price of $1.8 million in the first quarter of 2018, according to a new report from Redfin. An analysis of over 1,000 cities by Redfin indicates prices of the top five percent most...

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