August 24, 2012 - 11:46 AM
Our Seattle team recently held a client appreciation event to thank everyone who bought or sold a home last year with us … and they had a “ball” of a time! Take Me Out to the Ball Game! It was one of those epic Seattle days – 85 degrees, no clouds, no wind – basically, the summer day that Seattleites spend... Read More

Zip's Seattle Team Hits a Home Run with Clients

Our Seattle team recently held a client appreciation event to thank everyone who bought or sold a home last year with us … and they had a “ball” of a time!

August 24, 2012 - 10:08 AM
As we wrote yesterday, we are really excited to be partnering with Prudential Tropical Realty to provide real estate services for the Tampa Bay area. Here are some of the reasons we're excited to have homes for sale in Tampa, FL on our website! Read more about the partnership. Sarah Louise Green lives in... Read More
August 23, 2012 - 3:35 PM
We love technology here at ZipRealty, and Google has gotten our attention with its recent tablet product: the Nexus 7 (which literally flew off the shelves). I know you might be thinking, what could possibly compete with the new iPad (with retina display)? But the 7-inch Nexus is pretty impressive! In... Read More
August 23, 2012 - 11:30 AM
We’re excited to introduce you to the newest brokerage partner in the Powered By Zip Network – Prudential Tropical Realty! Founded: 1959 and still going strong! Area Served: The Tampa Bay area, including Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Clearwater – see all homes for sale in Tampa on ZipRealty.com Manpower:... Read More
August 21, 2012 - 6:51 PM
  I’m finally living in my first home, and I know I’m lucky, so don’t think this blog is a complaint. But when my husband and I bought this house, a classic Portland, OR 1920’s farmhouse with 3 bedrooms and a converted attic, I told myself the one bathroom—a tiny bathroom at that—wasn’t a problem. I thought... Read More
August 21, 2012 - 10:44 AM
  When inventory is as low as it is across the nation, home sellers become more powerful. But they’re not all powerful, a caution we’d like to offer with this blog post. Smart pricing still sells home faster than unrealistic pricing, and that’s where your Realtor® comes in. With less competition for your... Read More

Tip for Sellers in a Hot Market: The Right Price Still Matters

 

pricing your homeWhen inventory is as low as it is across the nation, home sellers become more powerful. But they’re not all powerful, a caution we’d like to offer with this blog post. Smart pricing still sells home faster than unrealistic pricing, and that’s where your Realtor® comes in.

August 20, 2012 - 10:08 AM
Median home sale price gains
We’ve highlighted pricey markets getting pricier. And though such news can be both interesting and insightful for those studying the country’s real estate, it can also be a touch depressing for middle-class buyers priced out. But fortunately, though home prices are up all over the nation, mid-range buyers... Read More

Lower Priced Markets Gaining Value this June

We’ve highlighted pricey markets getting pricier. And though such news can be both interesting and insightful for those studying the country’s real estate, it can also be a touch depressing for middle-class buyers priced out. But fortunately, though home prices are up all over the nation, mid-range buyers can still find many affordable markets.

August 17, 2012 - 11:20 AM
Earlier this week, we told you about the newest feature on our Android app – today we’re focusing on our app for the iPhone and iPad. Like the Android, the latest version of the iPhone app includes the ability to “lock” your search area by city or zip code using Boundary Search. To read more, check out our... Read More
August 16, 2012 - 11:17 AM
If you’ve been around the real estate block for a while, you already know that the term “short sale” is laughable. While it might sound like a super-fast transaction, short sales are infamous for their delays! The “short” actually refers to the fact that the property is being sold “short” of the amount owed... Read More

Short Sale Basics: What You Need to Know

If you’ve been around the real estate block for a while, you already know that the term “short sale” is laughable. While it might sound like a super-fast transaction, short sales are infamous for their delays!

August 15, 2012 - 12:55 AM
Tips for single women buyers in 2012
In the words of Aretha Franklin, sisters are doing it for themselves. For two years running, single women have purchased homes more often than single men. According to the National Association of Realtors, in 2011 almost twice as many single women (20% of all home purchases) bought homes as their single male... Read More

Great Tips for Single Women Buyers

women homebuyersIn the words of Aretha Franklin, sisters are doing it for themselves. For two years running, single women have purchased homes more often than single men. According to the National Association of Realtors, in 2011 almost twice as many single women (20% of all home purchases) bought homes as their single male peers (12%). And in 2010, that ratio was 21:10.

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