Does Home Size = Success?

Posted in Infographic on Apr 18, 2017

One's sense of self can be important in determining many factors. Here's how various groups responded when asked if they believe having a large or expensive home is a sign of success and accomplishment.

Americans Are Moving At Record Low Rates

Posted in Infographic, Buyer on Apr 15, 2017

Americans are moving at the lowest rate on record. Why? Compared with earlier generations of young adults, Millennials are moving significantly less.

Will Buyer's Agents Show Flat Fee MLS Listings (or < 6% Commission Listings)?

Posted in Seller, Education on Apr 10, 2017

Learn the truth behind discount broker listings, flat fee MLS listings, and those listings offering less than 6% commission.

Technology Takeover

Posted in Infographic on Apr 04, 2017

It's undeniable that technology has impacted our lives in just about every way possible. From text messaging to paying for merchandise with a smartphone, consumers have their preferences, and they vary by generation.

Pet Friendly Home Features That Sell

Posted in Infographic, Seller on Mar 22, 2017

In 2016, 61% of U.S. households owned a pet or planned to own one in the future. Given that, it's important to know how buyers feel about pets in the home. When searching for a home, 95% of consumers believe it is important that a housing community allow animals.

Aspirational, but Practical

Posted in Infographic on Mar 07, 2017

First-time millennial homeowners - those who have owned their home for five years or less - are aspirational, but practical about homeownership.

Financial Fitness By Generation

Posted in Infographic, Buyer on Mar 03, 2017

Buying a home is often the largest purchase one will make in a lifetime. While saving up for a down payment may be a challenge for some, it is not impossible. Here's how members of various generations view their financial situation.

California Real Estate License Steps and Costs

Posted in Education on Feb 28, 2017

Learn how to get your California real estate license fast and easy, including costs, timeframes, and requirements. Plus additional info on typical first year brokerage fees, realtor fees, MLS dues, and lockbox key fees.

Home Improvements That Return You The Most Money In 2017

Posted in Infographic, Seller on Feb 21, 2017

Here's a look at the projects with the greatest and least return on investment in 2017. Typically, the 29 projects on this year's report paid back on average of 64.3 cents on the dollar in resale value.

Living An Eco-Friendly Lifestyle

Posted in Infographic on Feb 14, 2017

The decisions that brands and business make reflect heavily on a consumer's perception. In a recent survey, the majority said they wish brands and businesses would make it easier for them to live an environmentally conscious lifestyle.