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Artificial intelligence is taking over real estate – here’s what that means for homebuyers

September 17, 2021

Brick-and-mortar real estate may seem like the only tangible thing left in an increasingly virtual world, but it too is being taken over by artificial intelligence. Some of the biggest names in the business, such as Compass, Zillow and LoanSnap, are now employing AI to help find buyers the perfect mortgage and the perfect home. And for real […]


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The 2021 Real Estate Market: Predictions For The Final Quarter

September 15, 2021

In early July 2021, Fannie Mae confirmed something that most real estate professionals already knew: Buyers and sellers are currently on a very different page. Over half of buyers (64%) think it is now a bad time to buy. By contrast, an even higher percentage of sellers (77%) think it is a great time to sell. But […]


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3 Post-Pandemic Real Estate Trends That Are Here to Stay

September 13, 2021

The real estate industry is one of the top industries that have been impacted by the pandemic. To make home buying and selling more accessible while adhering to CDC guidelines, realtors have sought new effective methods to show properties virtually. However, even post-pandemic, these trends are so convenient for modern buyers they might just be […]


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HOUZZ RELEASES 2021 EMERGING HOME DESIGN TRENDS REPORT

September 10, 2021

Houzz identified the top emerging home design trends based on the latest search insights* from our community of U.S. homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home professionals. The trends reflect a need for dedicated activity spaces within the home, a desire to bring the outdoors in, a requirement to create flexible interior spaces and a passion for luxurious […]


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Six Residential Interior Design Trends That Don’t Enhance Wellness

September 8, 2021

There are so many residential design innovations and features that enhance wellness. These include steam showers, bidet-style toilets, combi-steam ovens, induction cooktops, smarter home technology and low maintenance surfaces like engineered stone and porcelain slab. Then there are design details, styles and trends that can put your home’s wellness potential at risk. Here are six, […]


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Interior designers share 15 home-decor trends they think you’ll regret in a few years

September 6, 2021

Joe Cangelosi, the owner of Joe Cangelosi Design, told Insider that marble countertops weren’t the best option — particularly for those who plan to spend a lot of time using their kitchen. “They’re beautiful, but they also chip and stain easily,” he said. “Choose quartz instead. They have options that look just like marble. Or if you […]


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7 autumn homeware trends that will make you want to cosy up by the fire

September 3, 2021

You might still be in summer mode, but autumn is fast approaching. As we begin to turn our homes into cosy havens, there are plenty of autumn 2021 décor trends to help lead the way. From punchy patterned wallpaper to tablescaping ideas, here’s what to embrace in the forthcoming season. “With 2020 and 2021 being such challenging years, I […]


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Young Adults Flock to Vacation Rental Ownership

September 1, 2021

Vacation rental ownership among young adults is climbing. Even despite limited credit histories or down payments, young adults are finding a way to purchase a vacation rental, eyeing it as a lucrative investment. The proportion of homeowners under age 30 who purchased a vacation property doubled between June 2019 and June 2021, according to Evolve, […]


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The Housing Market Forecast for the Rest of 2021, According To Realtors

August 30, 2021

Laura Woods Sat, August 28, 2021, 3:21 PM·5 min read It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has turned the real estate market into a wild domain. If you’re looking to buy or sell a home, you’re likely eager to know how long this will last. In June 2021, home prices across the U.S. surged […]


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Home Sales Rise as the Limited Number of Properties on the Market Improves

August 27, 2021

The numbers: Existing-home sales edged higher as the inventory of homes for sale grew, giving buyers some more breathing room in a tough market. Existing-home sales rose 2% to a seasonally-adjusted, annual rate of 5.99 million in July, the National Association of Realtors said Monday. Compared with June 2020, home sales were up 1.5%. Economists polled by MarketWatch […]


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