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  • Miami bitcoin-only listing may have a buyer

    Dec 15, 2017
    A Miami penthouse listed for 33 bitcoin on Friday already has interest from a potential buyer in Spain. Real estate agent Justino Eduardo Ferret with United Realty Group listed his client’s one-bedroom condo in the Miami neighborhood of Edgewater, north of Downtown, in exchange for digital currency that would amount to just over $540,000, and he’s only accepting bitcoin ...
  • Net neutrality repeal has real estate really worried

    Dec 15, 2017
    “We’ve just given all these massive telecommunications companies this power and we’re not sure how they’re going to wield it..." ...
  • How accurate is your home design horoscope?

    Dec 15, 2017
    Many people have used their horoscope to guide career choices, find the most compatible partner and even choose what hairstyle to wear next (Thanks, Cosmo). So why not use the zodiac to help decide which home style and decor best suits you? Find your zodiac sign below, and let us know if Zillow's home design horoscope was a hit or miss for you ...
  • When sellers ask: ‘Is your commission negotiable?’

    Dec 15, 2017
    When a homeowner asks: “Is your commission negotiable? Why should I hire you and not Sally-sells-a-lot?” What they’re really asking you to do is show your value. Are you really worth your fee ...
  • Show me the money: 4 critical insights on global wealth

    Dec 15, 2017
    The Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report showcases where financial wealth is occurring globally and which countries will grow in their homebuying and investment power. The 2017 report came out in November ...
  • When a buyer’s inspection turns into a block party

    Dec 15, 2017
    What's the most heartwarming moment I've ever experienced in real estate? It was a summer evening in July, as I got the call around 7 p.m. from the buyer's agent that the inspection on my listing was complete and went very well, but they were still at the home ...
  • 3 ways investor-friendly real estate agents make more money

    Dec 15, 2017
    In a podcast with Pat Hiban, hard-money lender Ian Walsh touched on a few of the ways investor-friendly agents are able to get more deals ...
  • See a 17th century Scottish farmhouse reborn

    Dec 15, 2017
    I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love it when something very old can be made anew. So you can imagine my excitement when I saw this 17th century Scottish farmhouse that was in ruins and has been remade through the brilliant teamwork of Lily Jenks, Pati Santos and Nathanael Dorent ...
  • Real estate daily market update: December 15, 2017

    Dec 15, 2017
    All the latest real estate market news ...
  • Connect the Speakers: Amy Bohutinsky on the American Dream

    Dec 15, 2017
    Whether you think Zillow is good or bad for real estate agents, there's no denying that the tech company has revolutionized the industry in at least one big way: It's given unprecedented access to listing and property information directly to consumers. But what are those consumers doing with that information ...
  • Connect the Speakers: Elizabeth Mendenhall on owning your own brokerage

    Dec 15, 2017
    If you're thinking about taking the plunge, then the smart thing to do is ask people who have done it what you should know (and what they wish they'd known) before jumping in with both feet ...
  • Deal reached on tax reform

    Dec 14, 2017
    Details of what the new unified bill contains haven't yet been publicized, and there were matters of enormous contention for real estate ...
  • How Navy family life led to a thriving VR real estate startup

    Dec 14, 2017
    San Diego-based real estate agent Lauren Taylor, a proud Navy wife, serves a special homebuyer niche -- military families relocating to Southern California who must find a home at a moment's notice. The challenge of helping her clients view a large number of homes in a short amount of time led her to conceptualize and launch a virtual reality technology platform, Savvy Homes Portal, to show properties from a distance ...
  • Fed hikes rates in sign of economic confidence

    Dec 14, 2017
    Sticking to a script that economists and real estate analysts had long anticipated, outgoing Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen Thursday announced a modest benchmark interest rate hike to 1.25 percent-1.50 percent, a move widely perceived as a reflection of confidence in the economy. This is the third such hike in 2017 and sets the stage for what will likely be three or four adjustments in ...
  • Real estate industry reacts to Fed rate hike

    Dec 14, 2017
    A compilation of responses on the Federal Reserve's announcement to increase interest rates today ...