Real Estate News
6 reasons buyers should never move in before closing
With many buyers, the following question invariably comes up: "Would it be possible for us to put just a few things in the house right before closing?" Here are six reasons why your answer should always be, "No!"
What’s the No. 1 thing today’s borrowers want? Faster response times
The latest J.D. Power study of borrower satisfaction revealed that loan officer response times are what make or break the experience, and this has pushed many consumers to go digital.
Climate change likely to flood these homes in about 30 years
Rising seas are threatening thousands of homes but the building in these flood-prone areas still continues, according to a new study from Zillow and Climate Central. As many as 400,000 homes are at risk of regular flooding by 2050, the study says.
Take a look at San Francisco’s most expensive listing
Nestled in the Bay Area's Russian Hill, San Francisco's most expensive listing is the best of both worlds — it's a stone's throw away from the hustle and bustle of the Financial District, and it offers pristine views of the city's most famous landmarks.
Fire won’t keep homebuyers away from California
California communities devastated by ongoing wildfires will recover. But in the meantime, they may be in for more pain as the destruction cascades across local markets.
Scammers using lead generation sites to target female agents
At least four female real estate agents in Massachusetts received calls and texts from an unidentified man attempting to arrange meetings with them.
Echovate matures, offers brokers deep look into agent traits
Echovate, a talent selection software company, has new tools and an updated look to help brokers find amazing talent and build better teams.
Keller Williams’ sales volume up in Q3 as franchise leans into tech
Keller Williams closed $93.5 billion in sales transactions, tallying a 4.2 percent year-over-year increase, according to third-quarter results.
Xavier Dean Realty launches with 100% commission model
Dean Aguilar, the CEO behind a San Diego real estate team, is starting a new remote-working, 100 percent commission model brokerage in the city.
It’s official: Amazon HQ2 coming to NYC, Northern VA
Amazon is bringing more than 25,000 jobs and investments of $2.5 billion each to Northern Virginia and the New York City borough of Queens.