April 9, 2013 - 4:56 PM
The first ZipRealty Housing Trends Report is now available! The bimonthly report provides a comprehensive analysis of 24 major real estate markets served by ZipRealty. As of March 15, 2013, median home prices increased 14.6% on a year-over-year basis, with the highest gains in San Francisco, where home... Read More

ZipRealty Releases New Housing Trends Report

The first ZipRealty Housing Trends Report is now available! The bimonthly report provides a comprehensive analysis of 24 major real estate markets served by ZipRealty. As of March 15, 2013, median home prices increased 14.6% on a year-over-year basis, with the highest gains in San Francisco, where home prices shot up 38%. Real estate prices in both Las Vegas and Phoenix jumped 31% during the same period.

April 5, 2013 - 10:19 AM
Anyone who has thought about purchasing or selling a home over the past several years knows that home sale prices fell significantly once the housing market “bubble” burst.  Across the nation, home prices dropped by an average of one-third from where they were at the beginning of 2007.  Although experts... Read More
April 5, 2013 - 10:13 AM
Lots of people were entered into our New Year, New Toy contest by downloading the free ZipRealty app for iPhone or Android. We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve picked the 5 lucky winners of a shiny new iPad mini! And we’re also excited to hear about how much our winners love the ZipRealty app, and how it... Read More
March 29, 2013 - 10:51 AM
For home buyers trying to purchase real estate in a seller’s market, the guidance and assistance of an experienced real estate agent can be invaluable. The real estate market is affected by changes in the overall economy as well as local factors which can also impact the real estate market. When it is a... Read More

How a Real Estate Agent Can Help Home Buyers in a Seller's Market

For home buyers trying to purchase real estate in a seller’s market, the guidance and assistance of an experienced real estate agent can be invaluable. The real estate market is affected by changes in the overall economy as well as local factors which can also impact the real estate market. When it is a seller’s market, however, locating the right property and negotiating an advantageous sale is usually harder for a prospective buyer.

March 22, 2013 - 11:38 AM
For most homebuyers, buying a home is the single most expensive purchase they will make during their lifetime. Along with committing to monthly payments toward the principal, interest, and taxes on your new home, you will also need to prepare for the costs associated with closing on a home. For the buyer,... Read More

Practical Tips to Cut Closing Costs!

For most homebuyers, buying a home is the single most expensive purchase they will make during their lifetime. Along with committing to monthly payments toward the principal, interest, and taxes on your new home, you will also need to prepare for the costs associated with closing on a home. For the buyer, there are essentially two separate closings – one for the mortgage and another for the actual purchase of the home.

March 22, 2013 - 10:34 AM
National Puppy Day is March 23rd, and we’ve got some tips for living with your furry friends. Here are some of the top things to look for in a dog-friendly home: 1. A fenced yard This one’s a no-brainer, but a fence does more than just keep your pup from wandering off. A fenced yard is a lifesaver when... Read More
March 20, 2013 - 2:17 PM
Innovative technology and veteran agent’s experience spark 18-year-old’s interest in real estate EMERYVILLE, Calif.,March 20, 2013 –ZipRealty, Inc.(http://www.ziprealty.com) (NASDAQ: ZIPR), the leading online residential real estate brokerage and technology provider, is proving to be an attractive – and... Read More
March 18, 2013 - 11:37 AM
With four-leaf clovers and corned beef behind us, it’s time to turn our attention to the next national pastime: March Madness. Whether you’re feverishly filling out your bracket and scheduling your life around big matchups, or you couldn’t care less about basketball, we’ve got our own version of March... Read More
March 15, 2013 - 2:19 PM
Unless you happen to be in the business of real estate investing, the home buying process can be confusing, particularly when it comes time to negotiate a sale. Of course, it is best to work with an experienced and knowledgeable real estate agent throughout the entire process; however, a buyer should also... Read More

Making an Offer on a Home - Contingency Clauses Explained

Unless you happen to be in the business of real estate investing, the home buying process can be confusing, particularly when it comes time to negotiate a sale. Of course, it is best to work with an experienced and knowledgeable real estate agent throughout the entire process; however, a buyer should also have a basic understanding of some of the important steps and concepts involved in buying real estate.

March 14, 2013 - 10:43 AM
We’ve packed a lot of great features and improvements into this version of our Android app, including StreetSketch™, revamped Google Maps (now in 3D!) and the ability to swipe quickly through home photos. In other words, a whole lot of awesome. StreetSketch™ is one of our most popular features on the iOS... Read More

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