Posts by Liz Hughes

Bidding wars eased in September dropping to a 2021 low

Boston and Raleigh had the highest bidding-war rates, as the rate fell to a 2021 low....

Housing market starts to balance in September, giving buyers more choices, time

The month also saw a slight shift in inventory, even though shortages...

Atlanta makes U.S. News & World Report’s Best Places to Retire list

Atlanta wasn't the only Georgia community on the 2021 list. Savannah also made the...

September saw fewer homes sold, another increase in prices

Lack of inventory continues to restrict home sales as fewer homes sold in September, and closed home sales...

Foreclosure activity on the rise, yet still far below historic norms

It’s been barely three months since the federal moratorium on foreclosures expired, but it’s starting to prove costly, as nationally, foreclosures are on the rise, having increased 67% from last year....

Redfin expanding Direct Access home tours to Atlanta

Redfin is rolling out its Direct Access home tours to 22 markets, including...

Asking prices reach an all-time high as the market cools

Asking prices for homes reached an all-time high in September, despite pending sales and new listings...

Home prices more affordable than the 2006 housing peak

Housing affordability has changed across all 50 top markets, proving to be more affordable than it was during the previous housing peak, according to First American Financial’s latest Real House Price Index....

How much can you save by downsizing? It depends on where you live.

Property values continue to rise and those looking to downsize can make the most of the current market highs, but how much you can save by downsizing can vary significantly depending on where you...

Demand for second homes fell 19.3% in August

Fewer buyers were looking for vacation homes in August, as the demand for second homes dropped for the third month in a...

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