August 29, 2012 - 10:49 AM
Price-per-square foot: the amount a certain area’s homes fetch-- per square-- tells you a lot about the market in that area, about how much the location means to the buyer. If people are willing to pay more for less space, that generally indicates a popular place in high demand with homebuyers. Of course, we... Read More

Telling It to You Square: Price per Square Data Shows Great Variation, Even in Expensive Markets

Price-per-square foot: the amount a certain area’s homes fetch-- per square-- tells you a lot about the market in that area, about how much the location means to the buyer. If people are willing to pay more for less space, that generally indicates a popular place in high demand with homebuyers.

August 28, 2012 - 10:30 AM
ZipRealty is expanding the Powered By Zip Network  from one side of the Florida peninsula to the other. Today, we’re excited to introduce you to our new brokerage partner in Palm Beach – Illustrated Properties! Founded: 1975 Area Served: From Port St. Lucie down to Fort Lauderdale, IPRE covers the Treasure... Read More

Meet Our New Partner: Illustrated Properties

ZipRealty is expanding the Powered By Zip Network  from one side of the Florida peninsula to the other. Today, we’re excited to introduce you to our new brokerage partner in Palm Beach – Illustrated Properties!

Founded: 1975

August 28, 2012 - 10:10 AM
When the first time homebuyer begins pouring over the mathematical formulas that make up a mortgage, she may feel like her head it exploding. At least, I did. The number of acronyms scattered aout a typical loan document is cofounding—often so much so that fledgling loan applicants miss very important points... Read More

Lessons in Loan Lingo: What is APR?

When the first time homebuyer begins pouring over the mathematical formulas that make up a mortgage, she may feel like her head it exploding. At least, I did. The number of acronyms scattered aout a typical loan document is cofounding—often so much so that fledgling loan applicants miss very important points. That’s what this series is about: teaching first-time buyers the lingo of lending.  Today I attempt to illuminate the difference between APR and APY.

APR

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.

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