Across the nation, something old is being made new again. Many neighborhoods that were once all but written off as casualties of urban blight are being revived into burgeoning communities. We are seeing more and more neighborhoods turning the corner thanks to urban revitalization projects as well as unorganized reinventions of forgotten areas in the U.S. Frequently, these areas become eclectic neighborhoods that attract boutiques, cafes, and the arts.
May is a great time to tackle a landscaping project you’ve been dreaming about. In general, evening temperatures stay above frost levels, so anything you plant will survive the nights. Also, weather is generally not too hot yet, so your plants will have a chance to acclimate and thrive without any wilting or scorching.
Whether you’ve been planning and pinning ideas for a single bed in your garden or an entire backyard overhaul, one of the first things to consider is what kind of garden style will best complement your home.
The fastest-moving housing markets are all on the West Coast based on year-over-year declines in median days on market. These same metros saw a huge increase in the number of homes selling in 7 days or less in the past two weeks.
The Top 5 Fastest-Moving Housing Markets ZipRealty surveyed are Orange County, San Diego, Sacramento, Los Angeles and Las Vegas.
Selling a home is a complex process, and when carried out in haste, there's much room to make critical mistakes that cost home sellers time and money.
Here are four of the most common mistakes made by home sellers:
Consumers can now search for homes, photos, maps, schools information and other in-depth data on the go.
EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 23, 2013 –ZipRealty, Inc. (http://www.ziprealty.com) (NASDAQ: ZIPR), the most prominent online real estate brokerage company and technology provider in the United States, today launched a new mobile website, http://m.ziprealty.com, according to Jamie Wilson, Senior Vice President of Technology.
Congratulations on your new home! The inspection is complete, the papers are signed, and the keys to your new home are in your hands. Here are some helpful tips from ZipRealty to make your transition as smooth as possible.
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Buying a home is an exciting milestone, but it can often feel overwhelming, disappointing and downright stressful! We’ve got a few tips to make your home buying experience as stress-free and relaxing as possible.
If you have attempted to qualify for a mortgage over the last few years, then you likely know how tough the credit standards have become. According to the Federal Housing Finance Agency, or FHFA, a potential borrower currently needs, on average, a credit score in the 760s to qualify for a mortgage loan.
The Housing Trends Report analyzes eight metrics including median home prices, foreclosures and other indicators.
EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 15, 2013 –ZipRealty, Inc. (http://www.ziprealty.com) (NASDAQ: ZIPR), the leading online residential real estate brokerage and technology provider, has released its first Housing Trends Report, according to CEO and President Lanny Baker.
As we all know, the proverbial bottom fell out of the real estate market about half a decade ago. Home values, for the most part, have always climbed and dropped along with fluctuations in the economy; however, the fall of 2007 was significantly worse than what the market had seen in the past. This was due, in large part, to artificially high rates of home price appreciation that preceded the fall.