• real estate Feb 23

    Popular Instagram Accounts Poke Fun at Weird and Wild Home Listings

    As portrayed so perfectly in that “Saturday Night Live” sketch a few weeks ago, many of us have spent countless hours aimlessly browsing home listings on Zillow, regardless of plans to buy or rent a new house or apartment. We need something to do amid the pandemic, so why not dream of moving into that gorgeous four bedroom, five bathroom lake house...

  • real estate Jan 29, 2020

    How Much the Average Home Costs in 2020

    Home buying is expected to keep picking up in 2020, with mortgage rates around a full percentage point lower than they were this time last year. Prices are getting a boost in many markets, too, with housing inventory low across the country. To get a sense of how much you can expect to pay if you are in the market for...

  • NBC Jul 4, 2019

    Tech-Savvy San Diego Toddler Accidentally Buys $430 Couch While Playing With Mom's Phone

    A San Diego mom is thinking twice about handing her cellphone over to her toddler after her tech-savvy tot – unbeknownst to mom – bought a $430 couch online while playing with her mom’s cellphone.

  • The New York Times Jun 3, 2019

    House Used in ‘Sopranos' TV Series on the Market

    Two decades after the debut of the Sopranos, the house used in the filming of the HBO series is up for sale – long driveway, kitchen island and all.

  • Arctic Nov 14, 2018

    In Photos: A Tour of Santa's House on Zillow

    Parents can now show kids Santa’s 3-bed, 2-bathroom home at the North Pole.

  • Daniel Macht Aug 9, 2018

    Ready to Rent a Home? Beware of These New Scams

    Renting an apartment or a single-family home may seem easier than buying one, especially as so much of the process is now streamlined online. Easier, however, isn’t always safer. More than 43 percent of renters have found listings that seem fraudulent, and more than 5 million have been scammed, often losing thousands of dollars, according to a new report from...

  • United States Jul 3, 2018

    Paint Colors Can Affect Home Resale Value: Report

    The real estate website Zillow recently released a report showing how different paint colors can impact a home’s resale value, “Today” reported. The company looked at more than 135,000 sold homes around the country to gauge the way paint colors affected prices, and found that color is most significant on front doors. Houses with black or charcoal gray front doors...

  • Donald Trump Nov 15, 2017

    Northern California Wildfires Spared Vineyards But Left Some Workers Homeless

    A 34-year-old vineyard worker left behind everything when he fled the flames that consumed his apartment in Santa Rosa, California, last month. With no warning of the approaching blaze he had time to grab only his wallet before driving his wife, her son and her granddaughter to safety at 1 a.m. Afterward, a friend offered the family a room short-term...

  • chief economist Jun 6, 2017

    The Right Paint Color Can Increase Your Home's Value: Analysis

    A blue bathroom instantly increases a home’s value, “Today” reported, citing a Zillow analysis that found the color adds $5,440 more than expected to home sale prices. “Color can be a powerful tool for attracting buyers to a home, especially in listing photos and videos,” said Zillow chief economist Svenja Gudell in a statement. “Painting walls in fresh, natural-looking colors...

  • BOSTON May 10, 2017

    A Millennial's Quick & Dirty Guide to Home-Buying in Boston

    Dana Bull is a Realtor®, landlord, and investor who started buying property right out of college and racked up a couple dozen apartments in the Boston area before her 28th birthday, while working full-time. Now she’s dedicated to helping first-time buyers and first-time investors make smart real estate purchases in the Greater Boston Area. You can contact her through her...

  • real estate May 5, 2017

    Homeowner Sues Zillow

    A homeowner in Glenview, IL is suing Zillow, claiming the site is hindering her ability to sell her home because the “Zestimate” is well below what she believes is the true value of her property.

  • BOSTON Mar 27, 2017

    Some Balk as Seattle Seeks to Spend More Money on Homeless

    Sixteen months after he declared a state of emergency on homelessness, Seattle’s mayor is asking voters in this liberal, affluent city for $55 million a year in new taxes to fight the problem. But some are pushing back, saying the city already spends millions to combat homelessness, and things appear to have gotten worse, not better. In making his case,...

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