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Housing Trends

Home Tech Raised the Bar in 2013

realtor.com | Posted 02.25.2014 | HuffPost Home
realtor.com

Linked-up entrances, such as the Kwikset locks opened by cell phone, have a more obvious application than the appliance geegaws. They make life easier by doing away with keys that clutter pockets and can be lost.

Asking Price Gains Accelerate in November, Supassing Rent Increases in Denver, Seattle and San Francisco

Jed Kolko | Posted 02.10.2013 | Money
Jed Kolko

In November, asking prices on for-sale homes rose 0.8% month-over-month, for a 3.8% year-over-year increase-the second-largest post-crisis monthly gain (just slightly behind October 2012) and the largest yearly gain to date.

Trulia's Housing Barometer: Recovery Slowly, Steadily Pushes Ahead

Jed Kolko | Posted 07.22.2012 | Money
Jed Kolko

Aside from a dip in March, the recovery is slowly but steadily pushing ahead. The housing market is now 37% of the way back to normal, compared with just 20% back to normal a year ago.

Home Prices Are Up. Haven't You Heard?

Jed Kolko | Posted 06.09.2012 | Business
Jed Kolko

Why do we see price increases in some places and price declines in others? What drives rent trends? Want to see the full list of price and rent changes for all 100 metros?

Housing Trends for 2012: Passing Trends

Marianne Cusato | Posted 04.17.2012 | Miami
Marianne Cusato

If you are old enough to remember Avocado Green and Harvest Gold, you know that day eventually comes to say goodbye to some home trends.

Reluctant Landlords: More Homeowners Renting Out Their Homes

The Wall Street Journal | M.P. MCQUEEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Hard data are scant on how many homeowners are renting out their homes, but anecdotal evidence suggests numbers are up. In one indication of the trend...