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Why is Vancouver Real Estate So Expensive?
While many North American cities like New York, Los Angeles or San Francisco are notorious for their sky-high real estate prices, there’s one Canadian city that always gives them a run for their money (pun intended). The beautiful city of Vancouver, BC is not only one of the most expensive cities in North America, but […] More
Online For Sale Listings See Uptick in Traffic, Which May Signal that Buyers are Returning
Mid-March brought about a lot of uncertainty and change, with the real estate sector seemingly coming to a halt as buyers became increasingly weary of the times ahead. Among the first signs we saw was a significant drop in people’s interest in looking up properties online, with listings websites seeing a sharp decline in traffic […] More
Report: Luxury Buyers Gravitate Towards New Markets
With their sheer size and economic gravity, cities like New York or Los Angeles will always appeal to wealthy buyers. But newcomers to the scene like Austin, TX, Boise, IN, or Minneapolis, MN leverage economic vitality and fast growth across all sectors (employment, population, income levels, lifestyle) to make significant gains on the luxury home […] More
New Reality Dawns on Bay Area Housing Market in 2020
The Silicon Valley boom paved the way for unprecedented returns for scores of high-tech companies, resulting in a mass influx of highly-skilled professionals to the San Francisco Bay Area. A surge in job creation invariably boosted housing demand across the region. With a limited supply at hand, the prices quickly spiraled out of control, appreciating […] More
Sizing Up the Texas Market: How’s the Lone Star State Fairing and Should You Buy a House Here in 2019?
Buying or renting a home is a challenge that can take up a lot of your time and energy. Much of that time and energy go into your due diligence process, of doing the proper research and learning more about the area you’re looking to buy a house in. This is why people tend to […] More
Features that Sell: Here are the Listing Keywords Likely to Get Your Home Sold for More
Starting from the premise that the words used in home listings can have a significant impact on how much the home sells for — and how fast it sells — Zillow took a closer look at exact keywords used in listing descriptions across the country, and correlated the findings with actual sales. They took 4.6 […] More