March 11, 2013 - 11:04 AM
Whether you are buying a home for the first time or the tenth time, you probably have a long list of “must haves” and “wants” for your dream home. With recent real estate forecasts announcing a housing market recovery in 2013, many pockets and niches throughout the nation are already experiencing a... Read More

Navigating the Home Buying Process in a Competitive Market

Whether you are buying a home for the first time or the tenth time, you probably have a long list of “must haves” and “wants” for your dream home. With recent real estate forecasts announcing a housing market recovery in 2013, many pockets and niches throughout the nation are already experiencing a competitive market with low inventory of homes and bidding wars.

March 8, 2013 - 9:12 AM
When you’re searching for a home, you want to make sure you’re getting the full picture... If you guessed Seattle’s Space Needle, you’re right! Whether you recognized this landmark right away or had no clue what it was, you don’t want to be taking shots in the dark when it comes to your home search. We get... Read More
March 7, 2013 - 10:15 AM
Study reveals that other prominent real estate websites are missing up to 30% of homes for sale, and that over 15% of the homes they list as “for sale” are actually sold. EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 6, 2013 – ZipRealty, Inc.(http://www.ziprealty.com) (NASDAQ: ZIPR), the leading online residential real estate ... Read More
March 6, 2013 - 8:33 AM
They’re all best when they’re fresh! We take the freshness of your home search results seriously, and we’re happy to announce that a recent study revealed that you’re seeing more homes on ZipRealty.com and seeing them faster than you do on other real estate websites! And we’ve built an exciting new tool to... Read More
February 28, 2013 - 9:56 AM
After years of facing a real estate market slump, it seems as though we are really beginning to see the silver lining. For those who have been waiting for just the right time to get into the real estate investment business, now may be the time. Overall, experts believe that the market has already hit rock... Read More

Financing Rental Property Investments

After years of facing a real estate market slump, it seems as though we are really beginning to see the silver lining. For those who have been waiting for just the right time to get into the real estate investment business, now may be the time. Overall, experts believe that the market has already hit rock bottom and will only pick back up from this point on, meaning that now may be an opportune time to invest in real estate,  more specifically, invest in rental property.

February 21, 2013 - 1:54 PM
Owning your own home has long been, and still remains, the American dream.  For many though, the price of purchasing that first starter home seems out of reach. While that may be true in some areas, there are a number of cities and towns across the country where a buyer can still get quite a bit of home for... Read More

How much house can you afford with $150K?

Owning your own home has long been, and still remains, the American dream.  For many though, the price of purchasing that first starter home seems out of reach. While that may be true in some areas, there are a number of cities and towns across the country where a buyer can still get quite a bit of home for under $150,000. The key is to do your homework and conduct a thorough property search to find a dream home you can afford.

February 14, 2013 - 3:28 PM
Buying your first home? Or do you have bad credit and need some help qualifying for a loan? A FHA loan might be the solution for you!  The Fair Housing Administration has been helping people finance their home purchase for nearly 8 decades. This particular type of loan appeals to first time buyers or low to... Read More

Don't have enough money for a down payment? Find out how FHA insured loans can help!

Buying your first home? Or do you have bad credit and need some help qualifying for a loan? A FHA loan might be the solution for you!  The Fair Housing Administration has been helping people finance their home purchase for nearly 8 decades. This particular type of loan appeals to first time buyers or low to moderate income homebuyers for a number of reasons, some of which include:

·FHA loans requires less cash for your down payment and closing costs

February 14, 2013 - 9:33 AM
Many U.S. Cities Becoming Sellers’ Real Estate Markets, According to ZipRealty Western metros are the strongest as the gap between the list price and close price narrows nationwide EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 14, 2013 –ZipRealty, Inc. (http://www.ziprealty.com) (NASDAQ: ZIPR), the leading online technology-... Read More
February 11, 2013 - 11:00 AM
With the return of the second half of Season 3 of the Walking Dead, we thought you could benefit from our extensive knowledge on zombies.  I know what you’re thinking... What could ZipRealty possibly know about zombies?  Well, if you think real estate isn't a prime concern during a zombie apocolypse, Think... Read More

Homes to Help Prepare for the Walking Dead!

With the return of the second half of Season 3 of the Walking Dead, we thought you could benefit from our extensive knowledge on zombies.  I know what you’re thinking... What could ZipRealty possibly know about zombies?  Well, if you think real estate isn't a prime concern during a zombie apocolypse, Think again.  We’ve compiled a list of key things to look for when seeking a refuge from  the threat of being eaten alive.

#1  Location! Location! Location!

February 6, 2013 - 3:44 PM
As a general rule, first time home buyers should take some time to learn about any hidden costs may be associated with owning a home. Property taxes, for example, are expenses that people should account for before buying a home. If you are about to become a first time home buyer, there is no better time... Read More

What Homebuyers Should Know about Property Taxes

As a general rule, first time home buyers should take some time to learn about any hidden costs may be associated with owning a home. Property taxes, for example, are expenses that people should account for before buying a home. If you are about to become a first time home buyer, there is no better time than now to familiarize yourself with ins and outs of property taxes.

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