Trends

Could COVID-19 change homebuyer preferences?

Could COVID-19 change homebuyer preferences?


A new survey asks agents how they think their clients will respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic, as well as how they’re shifting their business activities.

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Buyers pull back early; sellers, not so much

Buyers pull back early; sellers, not so much


A national survey of real estate agents digs into how clients are reacting to the coronavirus outbreak, how home values will be impacted, and the likelihood that we’ve entered a recession.

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The HGTV effect:  From television trend to real estate spend

The HGTV effect: From television trend to real estate spend


A new report from Zillow outlines what to highlight in a listing and what to hide.

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Avocado toast and white picket fences: What millennial homebuyers have in common with their parents

Avocado toast and white picket fences: What millennial homebuyers have in common with their parents


A new survey conducted by Coldwell Banker highlights the similarities in homebuying behaviors between Gen Y and older groups.

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Navigating generational homebuying and selling trends in 2020

Navigating generational homebuying and selling trends in 2020


NAR’s 2020 Generational Trends Report shows that young millennials and the silent generation value similar things when buying homes.

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South presents serious growth in showing activity

South presents serious growth in showing activity


ShowingTime’s index points to growing demand for listings in the South, signaling a competitive housing market in the spring.

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In Houston, luxury single-family homes are in demand

In Houston, luxury single-family homes are in demand


The Houston luxury housing market continues to slow in growth, according to Coldwell Banker’s annual Global Luxury Report.

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NAACP and NAREB announce partnership to increase black homeownership

NAACP and NAREB announce partnership to increase black homeownership


The two organizations joined together to provide members the resources and tools that will help more African Americans purchase homes.

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Think people are moving to Houston for jobs? Think again.

Think people are moving to Houston for jobs? Think again.


While the pursuit of new or better employment prospects normally motivates people to take on a long-distance move, recent data suggests that Americans may now be more inclined to relocate for housing related reasons.

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How to sound smarter next time you’re asked about recession risk

How to sound smarter next time you’re asked about recession risk


A Federal Reserve economist breaks down some of the more common misconceptions about the chance of recession in 2020 and offers thoughts on how real estate pros can be better consumers of economic data.

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