Tag Archives: trends

Modular Housing, Inferno-proofing Homes, & 2019 Design Trends

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. ‘Lego building’: Can Modular Housing Disrupt the US Housing Market? (8 minute read) Why it matters: How much do [...]

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The Latest Data on Recent Price Drops

Redfin has just released an extensive analysis of the percent of listings with price drops. According to their research: “In October 31.3 percent of homes for sale had at least one price drop of more than 1 percent. This is the highest share of price drops on record since Redfin began tracking this metric in 2010, and [...]

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Reasons for the Move, Rust Belt Trends, & Contractor Wisdom

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. Behind Every Move Is a Story (10 minute read) Why it matters: You may think you have the reasons [...]

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Designing for the Driverless Age

What do cities look like when driverless cars are widespread? What are the implications for real estate? This extensive report by the Urban Land Institute forecasts some of the changes we might see when car ownership and human-driven vehicles are on the decline. Here are a few interesting factoids from the report: The need for parking–which accounts [...]

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Is Dweller the Future of Affordable Urban Living?

With real estate prices sky-rocketing in hot urban markets, there’s an increased call to provide affordable housing for those who might be otherwise squeezed out. One company believes they have an innovative solution to not only provide additional housing, but also provide homeowners with a passive income via rentals. They’re called Dweller. According to Dweller: “Dweller [...]

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White-Boxing, Creative Colors, & What’s Trending

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. ‘White-Boxing’ Is the Hot New Real Estate Strategy That Lets Buyers Visualize Their Dream Home (7 minute read) [...]

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Internet Trends Report: 2018

Mary Meeker’s much-anticipated annual Internet Trends Report dropped last week, and we highly recommend you check it out. It is a comprehensive, data-driven, incredibly insightful look at the present state of the internet and the platforms which are rapidly remaking our world. You can view the slides online, or download a PDF of the report [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Humility in High Times

“Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.” -William G. Pollard, American physicist and Episcopal priest If you’re a Top Producer, you may be fond of saying “results speak for themselves.” But how can you be sure they’ll keep the conversation [...]

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The Climate of Current Events in Real Estate

The housing market is one of the most profound indicators of economic health. Real estate agents often get a sense of conditions on the ground long before the financial news hits the headlines. A myriad of complex societal and governmental factors influence housing, and housing, in turn, influences the great economic engines. Redfin recently commissioned [...]

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Video: Caregiving Hacks

With the “silver tsunami” of Baby Boomers eager to maintain their independence and stay in their own home, you probably know clients or caregivers who could benefit from some tips to help ease some of the challenges as they age. This video from AARP has some stellar tips for hacking some of the most common obstacles folks [...]

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