The COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged a real-estate rush, with desperate homebuyers snatching up homes nationwide.
Homebuyers should open every cabinet in a kitchen to identify installation issues that could turn it into a money sink down the road.
If you want to buy a house, you'll pay more than you would've last year. Redfin said the week of March 21's typical sale price showed a 16% increase.
New data suggests high crime rates don’t slow down property price growth in Australia’s largest cities. In fact, the analysis from Riskwise suggests suburbs with high levels of crime actually outperform other areas in Sydney and Melbourne. While not directly correlated, it speaks to Australians prioritising other aspects, like location […]
From Thursday, Domain will begin issuing alerts for off-market properties. The property group says the feature will give buyers a “competitive edge” in finding their next home, and removes the time it takes for sellers to gauge interest. It comes as prices continue to fall in major capital cities despite […]
More urbanites are looking to move to the suburbs during the pandemic. Alison Bernstein is the founder and president of Suburban Jungle, a real estate firm that specialises in helping buyers leave a city for the suburbs. For those buyers, there are three important things to keep in mind as […]
Applications to purchase a home increased 6% from the previous week, according to a Wednesday reading of the Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted index. The index is only 1.5% lower than it was at last year, a sharp rebound as it was down 35% on the year just six weeks […]
The seasonally adjusted purchase index jumped 12% from one week earlier, according to data for the survey ending April 24 and released Wednesday by the Mortgage Bankers Association. “The ten largest states had increases in purchase activity, which is potentially a sign of the start of an upturn in the […]
From columnists to Nobel Prize winners, a lot of people are suddenly worried about the US housing market, even as mortgage rates decline. But recent data shows the housing market is just fine, and consumers are responding to the declining mortgage rates. In fact, the housing market in many ways […]
Selling your home is a stressful and emotional experience, and there are several things I wish I had known beforehand. For example, when I was selling my home, I spent a ton of money on repairs and cleaning. Here are seven things I wish I had known before selling my […]
Buying a home is one of the most expensive decisions you’ll ever make. We asked real estate agents the most important questions you should ask before you close the deal on a new home. They said you should ask them how long the house has been on the market, why […]
A Redfin study took a look at how much money you need to have saved to afford a wedding and a down payment in the same year in 25 US metro areas. Redfin’s findings assume a 20% down payment on a median-priced home for each metro area. Redfin sourced average […]
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