July 13, 2013 - 4:14 PM
Summertime is typically considered the busiest season for the real estate market. The days are longer, the weather is better, and buyers often take time off from work that allows them more opportunity to home search. If you are selling your home during the summer, heeding some simple tips for selling your... Read More

Tips for Selling Your Home This Summer: Curb Appeal and Exterior Improvements

Summertime is typically considered the busiest season for the real estate market. The days are longer, the weather is better, and buyers often take time off from work that allows them more opportunity to home search. If you are selling your home during the summer, heeding some simple tips for selling your home will likely increase your chance of closing a deal.

July 10, 2013 - 2:18 PM
A seller’s market can be tough for buyers: not only is it hard to find that home you love, it can be very disappointing when you end up being outbid. When inventory is tight and investors are making all-cash offers, homes often sell for way over their original list price! A great agent is your best bet for... Read More
July 3, 2013 - 10:59 AM
The Fourth of July is tomorrow, and we hope you’re getting ready to relax, have a barbecue with family or friends and sip a cool beverage on your patio. Don’t have a patio set? Need to bring new life to an old set? We’ve got a few tips for you to make your Fourth spectacular!   Restore your old patio set... Read More
June 28, 2013 - 3:28 PM
When you’re selling your home, one of the most essential steps in the process involves preparing for your open house. An open house not only gives potential homebuyers a chance to check out your home, but it also allows individuals and families to picture themselves living in the space. It’s important for... Read More

How Sellers Can Prepare for an Open House - Tips From Our Agents

When you’re selling your home, one of the most essential steps in the process involves preparing for your open house. An open house not only gives potential homebuyers a chance to check out your home, but it also allows individuals and families to picture themselves living in the space.

June 27, 2013 - 10:41 AM
No matter if you’re planning to sell or are just curious about how much your home is worth, the ZipRealty Seller Center has everything you need to figure it out. Check out the infographic to see what we have to offer!     Head over to the ZipRealty Seller Center to get started! Read More
June 25, 2013 - 10:49 PM
  Our interactive pricing tool gives you insight into what other homes are selling for in your local market, so that you can price your home intelligently and see how your home’s value is changing with your neighborhood. We’ve built awesome search filters that put you in the driver’s seat and let you... Read More
June 25, 2013 - 10:48 PM
Today we’re extremely excited to announce our brand new Seller Center! The Seller Center takes our unbeatable combination of smart tools and smart agents to provide home sellers with everything they need to sell their home, all in one place.   Check out the video below for an overview of all the great new... Read More
June 25, 2013 - 5:08 PM
ZipRealty Housing Trends Report
The median home sales price of $270,000 in May 2013 reflects a 16.2% jump from May 2012 prices. “For-sale inventory at the end of May 2013 was 28% lower than a year ago, but listed inventory increased slightly from April to May 2013, whereas inventory shrank by 12% in that same time period a year ago,” says... Read More

Newly Listed Homes Increase 9% as Median Prices Keep Rising, According to ZipRealty’s Housing Trends Report

The median home sales price of $270,000 in May 2013 reflects a 16.2% jump from May 2012 prices. “For-sale inventory at the end of May 2013 was 28% lower than a year ago, but listed inventory increased slightly from April to May 2013, whereas inventory shrank by 12% in that same time period a year ago,” says ZipRealty CEO and President Lanny Baker. “On a year-over-year basis, pending sales are rising more rapidly than new listings as of May, but potential home buyers will undoubtedly welcome the 9% increase in new listings we saw in May 2013 compared to May 2012.”

June 15, 2013 - 2:00 PM
As real estate markets throughout the United States show signs of rebounding, many home owners are once again considering selling their homes.  Home values across the nation plummeted in recent years because of the overall recession.  As a result most real estate markets became a “buyer’s market.” In a buyer... Read More

Difficulties of Selling Your Own Home: How a Great Listing Agent Can Help

As real estate markets throughout the United States show signs of rebounding, many home owners are once again considering selling their homes.  Home values across the nation plummeted in recent years because of the overall recession.  As a result most real estate markets became a “buyer’s market.”

June 10, 2013 - 10:35 AM
ZipRealty’s new Housing Trends Report is showing a 16.4% year-over-year increase in median home prices in 24 metros, according to MLS data. The median home price in these metro areas rose to $262,409 as of April 30, 2013. “We’re seeing sales close quickly – in 32 days on average – at nearly full listing... Read More

New Listings Outpace Pending Sales as Home Prices Rise 16.4%

ZipRealty’s new Housing Trends Report is showing a 16.4% year-over-year increase in median home prices in 24 metros, according to MLS data. The median home price in these metro areas rose to $262,409 as of April 30, 2013.

“We’re seeing sales close quickly – in 32 days on average – at nearly full listing price or 98.9% of their asking price,” says ZipRealty CEO and President Lanny Baker. “In fact, homes are selling at 100% or more of their list price in nine cities we analyzed, and in two weeks or less in six cities we analyzed,” he notes.

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