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Is It Time for the Phrase Master Bedroom to Go Away?

Is It Time for the Phrase Master Bedroom to Go Away?
July 7, 2020 No Comments »

Recently, the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR) decided to stop using the phrase “master bedroom” in its real estate listings after a group of agents requested a review. They updated the phrase with a replacement, “primary bedroom,” implementing the change ... Read More »

Seller’s Advantage Review: Buying Homes Fast in Chicago, Philly, Phoenix, and SoCal

Seller’s Advantage Review: Buying Homes Fast in Chicago, Philly, Phoenix, and SoCal
March 4, 2020 No Comments »

These days, buying homes for cash is hot. It seems a new company emerges daily, offering to purchase your property quickly and easily, without the typical pain points involved with selling a home. The latest I’ve come across is called ... Read More »

Tarek Buys Houses Review: Fast Cash Offers for Your Home

Tarek Buys Houses Review: Fast Cash Offers for Your Home
February 19, 2020 No Comments »

Remember Tarek el Moussa from Flip or Flop on HGTV? Or do you still currently watch him? Well, he launched a new business that buys houses, aptly named, “Tarek Buys Houses.” And hey, it’s possible he might even buy your ... Read More »

New Redfin Concierge Service Offers Cleaning and Staging as Part of Listing Fee

New Redfin Concierge Service Offers Cleaning and Staging as Part of Listing Fee
December 4, 2017 1 Comment »

Redfin has launched a new home-selling service that is a lot more hands-on than its traditional offering, known as “Redfin Concierge Service.” In a nutshell, the enhanced option allows home sellers to take advantage of a suite of services to ... Read More »

Haus Wants to Make Buying and Selling Homes Super Transparent

Haus Wants to Make Buying and Selling Homes Super Transparent
August 22, 2016 No Comments »

A new company called “Haus” wants to completely disrupt the home bidding process so everyone involved can see the offers being made on a particular property. As it stands now, offers made on properties aren’t openly disclosed to anyone. As ... Read More »

60% of Recent Home Sellers Didn’t Pay Full Real Estate Commission

60% of Recent Home Sellers Didn’t Pay Full Real Estate Commission
August 10, 2016 No Comments »

If you paid a full 6% commission when you sold your home recently, you’re the minority, this according to a new survey from online real estate brokerage Redfin. The company noted that some 60% of those who sold a home ... Read More »

HomeLight Review: A Data-Driven Real Estate Agent Search Engine

HomeLight Review: A Data-Driven Real Estate Agent Search Engine
July 25, 2016 8 Comments »

First let me say this – your real estate agent matters, a lot. They aren’t all the same and performance will vary widely. Do you want your property to fester on the market or sell quickly for a high price? ... Read More »

Home Prices Will Fare Better with Clinton or Kasich in the White House

Home Prices Will Fare Better with Clinton or Kasich in the White House
May 26, 2016 No Comments »

As you might already know (or assume), an election year can make for a choppy economic climate. After all, Americans have the burden of voting in a new candidate to run the country for the next four years, and with ... Read More »

REX (Real Estate Exchange) Review – They Only Charge 2% to Sell Your Home

REX (Real Estate Exchange) Review – They Only Charge 2% to Sell Your Home
May 18, 2016 35 Comments »

A new company called “REX” is attempting to disrupt the real estate industry, and perhaps more importantly, displace the real estate agent. Or possibly even put them out of business for good. The message is clear – real estate agents ... Read More »

Real Estate Agents Are Hiding Redfin Estimates

Real Estate Agents Are Hiding Redfin Estimates
May 5, 2016 No Comments »

In case you weren’t aware, the Zestimate now has some healthy competition from its future foe the “Redfin Estimate.” While the name isn’t as cute or clever, it serves the exact same purpose as the Zestimate, although there’s one special ... Read More »