Tell Us What You Think: Quick Survey Included Below to Share Your Thoughts About Zillow Starting a Licensed Brokerage If you look at Zillow's progression over the last several years, from Zillow Offers to Zillow Home Loans and Zillow Closing Services, you might guess that the company's latest news—launching its own brokerage, Zillow Homes, to service its iBuyer...

By Brooke Chaplan Homeowners have an attractive range of natural building materials they can choose from to enhance their houses. Stamped concrete not only adds creative designs and aesthetic appeal to a home, but it can also increase a home's value because of its durability and curb appeal. You may want to install stamped concrete to update your home in one or more...

Over the last several years, Zillow has been transitioning from a real estate search portal into a streamlined buying-and-selling entity that offers iBuying services through Zillow Offers, and mortgage, title and escrow services through Zillow Home Loans and Zillow Closing Services. Now, the company has taken a big step further by starting its own licensed brokerage:...

By Meghan Belnap Real estate investors need to have their finger on the pulse of their real estate market. The minute it looks like the market is going south, these investors may conclude it's necessary to sell off their latest home acquisition to regain the capital they need for the next great deal. Related: 3 Tricks for Home Flippers to Sell a Home Quickly The...

By Anita Ginsburg With the end of summer just around the corner, it may still feel too hot to venture outside in many parts of the country. However, without proper air conditioning, the interior of your home will provide no reprieve from the heat either. If you need to replace your air conditioning system, there are a number of different choices you need to make. Related:...

By Lizzie Weakley Investing in a home for you and your family is a major milestone in life. If you're in the process of looking for a home or building a home from the ground up, there are a few things you should keep in mind to find the very best home for you and your loved ones. Related: 5 Researching Tips for Homebuyers Although there's no right or wrong way to...

In college towns across the country, rent prices are falling. Even in a year that has seen rent prices soften across the board due to the pandemic, college towns are notable for how low rent prices have dipped. Some 44 percent of U.S. colleges and universities have classes either fully or primarily online for the current semester, according to The Chronicle of Higher...

Starting a real estate career during a pandemic? Is that a good idea? Many have asked themselves this question as they face layoffs, furloughs or even just career burnout in other industries in the time of COVID. And according to a recent webinar hosted by RISMedia—How to Break Into the Real Estate Business—there's never a bad time to jump into a real estate...

By Brooke Chaplan First-time homebuyers can be fun to work with because of their excitement and eagerness. At the same time, many first-time buyers have unrealistic expectations about the buying process that can make things more complicated than necessary. That's why it's important to take these steps to simplify the process to ensure that your buyers stick it out...

Are you interested in finding a rent-to-own home? Making the jump from renting to owning a house can be difficult. Finding the large amount of cash for the down payment isn't normally easy when you have rent to pay. But what if you could rent to own instead? Related: Green Updates That Add Value to Your Home It can be possible to move into a rental property that...