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December 29, 2016Redfin Names the Most Competitive Neighborhoods for Homebuyers in 2016
Homebuyers faced the most competitive conditions in Seattle, Boston, Denver and San Francisco SEATTLE — Dec. 29, 2016 — Factoria, a neighborhood in Bellevue, Washington just outside of Seattle, was the nation’s most competitive neighborhood for homebuyers in 2016, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. In Factoria this year, the typical home went under contract in seven days and sold for 5 percent above the asking price. Home prices there grew 26 ... 
December 28, 2016Homebuyers Will Look For Cheaper Homes If Mortgage Rates Reach 5 Percent, Say Redfin Agents
Many move-up buyers choose to rent their previous home rather than sell SEATTLE — Dec. 28, 2016 — If mortgage rates rise from 4 to 5 percent, most real estate agents do not expect to see a dramatic effect in the real estate market, according to a survey of more than 800 agents conducted earlier this month by Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. Nearly 50 percent of respondents said that if mortgage rates increase from 4 to 5 percent within the next year, homebuye... 
December 27, 2016Redfin Housing Demand Index Soared in Oakland, While Much of the Country Saw Buyer Activity Decline in November Due to Low Supply
Nationally, fewer buyers toured homes and wrote offers last month SEATTLE — Dec. 27, 2015 — The Redfin Housing Demand Index declined 7.3 percent to a seasonally-adjusted level of 94 in November, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. The Demand Index is based on thousands of Redfin customers requesting home tours and writing offers. A level of 100 represents the historical average for the three-year period from January 2013 to December 2015. ... 
December 15, 2016Redfin: Home Prices Increased Nearly 8 Percent in November, Posting Biggest Gain in 14 Months
The market picked up speed as sales surged and inventory fell for the 14th consecutive month. SEATTLE — Dec 15, 2016 — U.S. home prices rose 7.7 percent in November, the largest year-over-year increase in 14 months, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. Home sales rebounded after a tepid October, growing 20.1 percent, the biggest annual gain since July 2015. “Last year we saw a temporary slump in November sales as new mortgage industry regula... 
December 13, 2016Redfin Predicts 2017 will be the Fastest Housing Market on Record
Redfin Experts Offer Seven Real Estate Predictions for 2017 SEATTLE — Dec. 13, 2016 — In the new year, home price growth will hold steady and homes will sell even faster than they have this year, making 2017 the fastest real estate market on record, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. Redfin data scientists and thought leaders put their heads together to predict what the housing market has in store for the new year, under a new president."Next ... 
December 12, 2016 Redfin Names the Best Neighborhoods to See Holiday Lights in 2016
List includes the top 25 cities nationwide and the top three neighborhoods in each SEATTLE — Dec. 12, 2016 — It’s that time of year again when many families hop in their cars and take to their local streets to check out the biggest and brightest holiday displays in their neighborhoods. To help families figure out where to go, Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, released a list of the top 25 cities to see holiday lights in the U.S., and the top three neighborhoods ... 
December 12, 20162.7 Million Renters Faced Eviction Last Year, Redfin Estimates; Rising Housing Costs Precipitate Increases in Eviction Rates
Neighborhoods where people spent the largest portions of their income on rent saw the biggest year-over-year increases in families being evicted in 2014SEATTLE — December 12, 2016 — In 2015, an estimated 2.7 million Americans faced eviction, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. In order to attain this figure, Redfin analyzed more than six million eviction records across 19 states where data was available provided by American Information Research ... 
December 05, 2016Redfin and Match Report on Top Cities for Singles Opting to Live Child Free
Queens is the #1 Dating Spot for Singles Who Don’t Want Kids SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Many people have deal breakers when it comes to choosing a life partner and often one of those is whether or not that person wants children. Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, paired up with Match, the world’s largest relationship company, to identify the top 10 cities with the highest percentage of singles 18-45 who don’t have children and don’t want them in the futur... 
November 30, 2016Redfin Launches Tech-Powered Comparative Market Analysis Tool to Help Its Agents Accurately and Quickly Price Homes
Redfin Home-Selling Clients Receive a Listing Price Recommendation Based on Latest Local Market and Buyer-Demand DataSEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, today launched the Redfin Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) tool for Redfin’s agents to give our home-selling clients the most accurate home pricing recommendations based on recent local sales and homebuyer demand.“Pricing a home correctly is the most important factor in a successful hom... 
November 29, 2016Redfin Housing Demand Index Cooled in October, Dropping to Three-Year Average
After a Strong September, Fewer Buyers Toured Homes and Made Offers in October SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Redfin Housing Demand Index declined 3.5 percent to a seasonally-adjusted level of 100 in October, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. A level of 100 represents the historical average for the three-year period from January 2013 to December 2015, meaning that current demand is at recent historical norms. In October, the number of Re... 
November 21, 2016Spring and Winter Are the Best Seasons to List a Home, According to Redfin
Redfin Study Reveals that Homes Listed in Spring and Winter are More Likely to Sell Above Asking Price and Within 30 Days SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Homes that hit the market in spring or winter are more likely than homes listed in summer or fall to sell for more than list price and go under contract within 30 days, according to research from Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. As conventional wisdom would predict, spring is the best time to list a home,... 
November 17, 2016Redfin: October Housing Market Rewarded its Few Sellers with a 7 Percent Price Increase -- the Largest Annual Gain in 10 Months
Home sales down 3 percent; Inventory down 9 percent Prices increased by double digits in nine Florida metros Grand Rapids, Michigan ranked among the fastest housing markets, alongside Seattle, Denver, Oakland and Portland SEATTLE — Nov 17, 2016 — U.S. home prices rose 7 percent year over year to a median of $269,200 in October, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. This was the strongest annual price growth since December 2015. After rally... 
November 16, 2016Redfin: The Ratio of Female to Male Board Appointments in Tech Companies Triples Since 2013
Men Still Twice as Likely to be Appointed SEATTLE — Nov. 16, 2016 — For every two men appointed to a tech company board in the first half of 2016, one woman was appointed, according to research by Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. That’s up from 2013, when roughly one woman was appointed to a board for every six men. Redfin looked at board appointments between January 1, 2013 and July 1, 2016 for the last 100 technology companies to go public that hadn’... 
November 14, 2016Redfin Study: Have Stocks or Housing Recovered More Since the Great Recession?
The Median Financial Portfolio had a Higher Rate of Return than the Median Home Value in 20 of the 24 Metros Studied SEATTLE — Nov. 14, 2016 — The typical stock portfolio offered a higher return on investment than the typical home from January 2010 to May 2016, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. In partnership with investment advisory firm FutureAdvisor, Redfin’s latest analysis compared gains in median home prices with returns on a median st... 
November 04, 2016Redfin Report: One in Five Homes for Sale is Affordable on a Teacher's Salary Across 32 Major U.S. Metros
Despite Declining Affordability, Homeownership is Still Possible for Teachers in Many U.S. Metros Detroit, Pittsburgh and Cleveland are Most Affordable for Teachers SEATTLE — Nov. 4, 2016 — One in five homes for sale across 32 major U.S. metro areas was affordable on an average teacher’s salary as of late September, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. The number of affordable homes for teachers declined from one in three in 2012. Redf... 
November 03, 2016Redfin Appoints Bob Bass and Julie Bornstein to its Board of Directors
SEATTLE — Nov. 3, 2016 — Redfin, the next-generation real estate brokerage, today announced the appointment of two new board members, Robert J. Bass and Julie Bornstein. Mr. Bass will chair Redfin’s audit committee, a role previously held by Bob Mylod, the former Priceline executive recently appointed to be Redfin’s chairman. Mr. Bass was one of Deloitte’s most senior client service partners, serving some of Deloitte’s largest and most complex multinational clients over 30 years. He was ... 
November 01, 2016Redfin Report: Luxury Home Prices Inched up 1.4 Percent in Third Quarter
Luxury home prices tumbled in Miami, but soared in Delray Beach and Boca Raton SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Luxury home prices rose 1.4 percent in the third quarter of 2016 compared to last year, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. Redfin’s quarterly analysis tracks luxury sales in more than 1,000 cities across the country and defines a home as luxury if it is among the top 5 percent most expensive homes sold in each city. For seven consecutive... 
October 28, 2016Redfin Survey: Many Home Sellers are Waiting on the Sidelines, Confident Prices are Still Rising
The top reason for selling is to move up to a larger, nicer home; among the top concerns is not being able to find it SEATTLE — Oct. 28, 2016 — While a majority of prospective home sellers think prices will rise in the next year, a common concern is that they won’t be able to sell before prices fall, indicative of the general sense of indecision characterizing homeowners this fall, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. In a survey of ove... 
October 26, 2016Redfin Report: 10 Cities Built for the Perfect Pub Crawl
New York, New Orleans and San Francisco Top Off the List SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- New York, New Orleans and San Francisco are the best U.S. cities for pub crawls, according to the latest report by Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. Redfin data scientists found the optimal route for hitting the most bars in succession in every city in America and ranked the cities based on the number of pubs and length of the crawl. New York City comes in first pla... 
October 26, 2016Redfin Survey Shows 83% of Parents Check Their Children’s Candy before They Let Them Eat It
61% of Parents Don’t Let Their Kids Eat All of The Candy SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Halloween is quickly creeping up on us, so Redfin, (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, surveyed 1,000 parents with children under the age of 18 to find out how they feel about trick-or-treating, safety and all of that candy. Blakely Minton, a Redfin real estate agent with two kids, has her own safety tips for anyone heading out to trick-or-treat this year. "We always go as ... 
October 25, 2016Redfin Improves Accuracy of Its Popular Automated Home-Value Estimate and Expands It to 80 Total U.S. Markets
The updated Redfin Estimate is 9.7 percent more accurate for on-market homeSEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, today announced that an update to the algorithm for the Redfin Estimate has substantially increased its accuracy, less than a year after the automated home-value estimate’s initial launch. The Redfin Estimate is an important part of the brokerage’s rapidly growing home-selling service, as it is used by both home sellers and listi... 
October 25, 2016Redfin Housing Demand Index Reached a Three-Year High in September
Increased tours and offers from homebuyers led to the growing strength of the housing market SEATTLE — Oct. 25, 2016 — Housing demand increased to its highest level in over three years in September, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. The Redfin Housing Demand Index, based on thousands of Redfin customers requesting home tours and writing offers, increased 13.3 percent from last month, to a seasonally adjusted level of 105 in September. Th... 
October 24, 2016Redfin Triples its Office Space in O'Hare Plaza to Accommodate Growing Workforce
Access to Public Transportation, Major Interstates and the Airport Make O’Hare Plaza an Ideal Location for the Real Estate Brokerage CHICAGO — Oct. 24, 2016 — Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, has expanded its lease in O’Hare Plaza to accommodate a growing workforce of real estate agents and corporate staff. Redfin’s current footprint of 8,600 square feet will triple after the real estate brokerage inked a deal to increase its offices to nearly 26,000 s... 
October 20, 2016Redfin: U.S. Home Sales Showed Steady Growth in September, Rising 3.2% YOY
Home prices increased 4.4 percent as inventory remained tight SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Home sales in September were up 3.2 percent from a year ago, according to the latest report from Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. Year-to-date homes sales were up 4 percent compared the same period last year. Strong buyer demand kept the market moving at a fast pace. The typical home sold in 46 days, four days faster than last year. About one in five homes sold... 
October 18, 2016Redfin Announces 1% Listing-Fee Trial in Chicago
Home Sellers Get Full-Service and Save Thousands in Fees by Listing with a Redfin Agent CHICAGO — Oct. 18, 2016 — Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, today announced a trial program offering a 1 percent listing fee to home sellers who list with a Redfin agent in the Chicago, Denver and Seattle metro areas. Redfin has offered the same program in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia for two years, with a minimum fee of $4,000. In Seattle, the minimum fee ... 
October 18, 2016Redfin Announces 1% Listing-Fee Trial in Denver
Home Sellers Get Full-Service and Save Thousands in Fees by Listing with a Redfin Agent DENVER — Oct. 18, 2016 — Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, today announced a trial program offering a 1 percent listing fee to home sellers who list with a Redfin agent in the Chicago, Denver and Seattle metro areas. Redfin has offered the same program in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia for two years, with a minimum fee of $4,000. In Seattle, the minimum fee i... 
October 18, 2016Redfin Announces 1% Listing-Fee Trial in Seattle
Home Sellers Get Full-Service and Save Thousands in Fees by Listing with a Redfin Agent SEATTLE — Oct. 18, 2016 — Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, today announced a trial program offering a 1 percent listing fee to home sellers who list with a Redfin agent in the Chicago, Denver and Seattle metro areas. Redfin has offered the same program in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia for two years, with a minimum fee of $4,000. In Seattle, the minimum fee ... 
October 18, 2016Redfin Names the Best Cities to Train for a Marathon
San Francisco Ranks #1 Based on Walk Score, Parks, Temperature and Sunlight SEATTLE — October 18, 2016 — Thousands of runners will be taking to the streets in a few weeks for the New York City Marathon, the largest marathon in the world. In honor of the big event, Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, analyzed cities across the U.S. to find the best cities for marathon training. To come up with the list, Redfin looked at Walk Score, the number of pa... 
October 13, 2016Redfin: Energy Costs Add Little to Total Housing Expenses in California
California Cities Boast the Lowest Added Annual Costs; Several Rust Belt Cities See Added Costs of 40% or More SEATTLE — Oct. 13, 2016 — Energy bills can add more than 40 percent to annual housing costs in several  Rust Belt metros including Cleveland and Cincinnati, Ohio, and Rochester and Buffalo, NY , according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. In several California markets, energy adds just 5 percent or less to annual housing costs. For its ... 
October 04, 2016Redfin Interactive Celebrity Map Shows Even A-List Properties Don’t Always Sell for Asking
Star-Owned Homes Stay on Market Longer and Usually Sell for Less Than Original Asking PriceSEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Celebrity homes are pricey, but their star-owned status doesn’t necessarily make them worth more money. Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, looked at homes bought and sold by more than 50 celebrities in the last 5 years and pitted them up against comparable homes sold in the area. It turns out that, on average, star-owned properties stay on the mark... 
September 29, 2016A 20 Percent Down Payment is not Necessary for Home-Buying Success in Today's Easing Market, According to Redfin Agents
Redfin Agents Offer Advice to Millennials, Who are Poised to Take the First Steps Toward Homeownership SEATTLE - Sept. 29, 2016 - Homebuyers may need less cash savings than they think to get their offer accepted, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. In a surveyof more than 750 Redfin real estate agents across the country conducted earlier this month, more than half said the typical down payment for successful buyers in their market was l... 
September 28, 2016Redfin Names the 10 Most Caffeinated U.S. Cities
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--September 29 is National Coffee Day, and to celebrate Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, found the ultimate cities for coffee lovers. To identify these coffee capitals, Redfin data scientists looked at Walk Score data in 100 cities across the U.S. and found the top 10 with the most coffee shops per capita. For each city, Redfin also highlighted the ZIP code with the most coffee shops per person. Here are the top 10 mos... 
September 27, 2016Redfin: Homebuyer Demand Increased Modestly in August Despite Fewer Homes to Choose From
Redfin Housing Demand Index Up 1.7% from July, Down 17.9% from Last August Denver Posted the Most Notable Changes in Demand: Up 92.2% Month Over Month, Down 36.6% Year Over Year SEATTLE - Sept. 27, 2016 - Demand for homes grew for the second month in a row in August, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. The Redfin Housing Demand Index, based on thousands of Redfin customers requesting home tours and writing offers, increased 1.7 percent from July to... 
September 22, 2016Redfin: U.S. Home Sales Rebounded and Price Growth Slowed in August, Continuing a 2016 Trend Toward 'Normal'
Seattle, Denver and Portland were the Fastest Markets; Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose were the Most Competitive SEATTLE - Sept. 22, 2016 - Home prices in August were up 4.4 percent year over year, the slowest pace of growth seen so far in 2016, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. The fact that price growth slowed despite strong sales and shrinking inventory indicates that buyers are gaining pricing power as we head into fall. “The marke... 
September 21, 2016Redfin Survey: A Move-in Ready Home, a Trustworthy Agent and a Lower Cost of Living are Among the Keys to Happiness when Buying a New Home
Among recent homebuyers, the most common regret is not paying more attention to commute; a majority would give up space for a better location SEATTLE - Sept. 21, 2016 - If you want to be happy with your new home, prioritize location over space and avoid a fixer-upper, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. In one of the first surveys of its kind, Redfin asked more than 650 recent homebuyers about factors that led to happiness or regret with t... 
September 20, 2016Redfin Finds Just 17 Percent of California Homes Affordable on an Average Teacher's Salary
The Portion of Homes Affordable for Teachers Declined 13 Points from 30 Percent in 2012 Not a Single Home for Sale in Silicon Valley is Affordable SEATTLE - Sept. 20, 2016 - Of the 72,403 homes currently for sale in California’s 31 most populous counties, only 17 percent are affordable on the average California teacher’s annual salary of $73,536, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. The share of California homes affordable to local teachers fel... 
September 16, 2016Redfin Ranks the Best Mid-Sized Cities for Public Transit
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Jersey City and Newark, New Jersey Have the Most Useful Public Transportation Systems SEATTLE - Sep. 16, 2016 - Cambridge, Massachusetts is the best mid-sized U.S. city for public transit, according to the latest ranking by Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. With a Transit Score of 72.3 out of 100, Cambridge is considered to have “excellent transportation,” based on its Transit Score rating, meaning that public transit is convenie... 
September 09, 2016Redfin Ranks the Best NFL Cities for Pregaming on Gameday
The List Kicks Off with Seattle, Denver and Green Bay SEATTLE — September 9, 2016 — Seattle, Denver and Green Bay are the best cities for NFL pregaming on gameday, according to the latest report by Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. Redfin examined several factors that make gameday a great experience for fans, including the Walk Score of each stadium, the number of nearby bars, fanbase ranking and crime rates in each NFL city. Redfin real estate agents pl... 
September 07, 2016Redfin Ranks the Top 10 Neighborhoods for Green Homes
Green Homes Sold for $33,894 More On Average Than Homes Without Green Features in 2015 SEATTLE — Sept. 7, 2016 — According to a recent study by Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, homes with “green” features sold for $33,894 (or 7.2 percent) more than other homes in 2015. To determine that figure, Redfin data scientists analyzed real estate listings for all the homes that sold in 2015 in 83 major metropolitan areas. Redfin identified the homes with one or ... 
September 06, 2016Redfin Survey: Nearly One in Five Homebuyers Last Year Made an Offer Sight Unseen
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nineteen percent of people who bought a home in the past year made a bid on a home before seeing it in person, according to new survey data from Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. The survey of more than 2,000 people who bought or sold a home in the past year was conducted by SurveyMonkey Audience and commissioned by Redfin. “This condo carried minimal risk because it is in a high-rise that has a solid association main... 
August 31, 2016Homeownership Still Possible for the Working Class in Many Large U.S. Cities, According to Redfin
Across 40 Large U.S. Cities, 55 Percent of Homes for Sale Last Month Were Affordable on a Working-Class Household Income and Two to Four Bedrooms in Size Detroit is the Most Affordable City for the Working Class; San Francisco is the Least Affordable SEATTLE — Aug. 31, 2016 — Across 40 large U.S. cities, 55 percent of homes for sale last month were both affordable and big enough (two to four bedrooms) for a working class household, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-genera... 
August 31, 2016Redfin Names the 10 Best Cities for Boaters
SEATTLE — August 31, 2016 — Labor Day is just around the corner and to celebrate Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, released a list of the 10 best cities for boaters. With help from Discover Boating, Redfin determined which regions have the most waterfront property for sale, the longest boating seasons, the largest boating communities and more. According to Discover Boating, more than four in five Americans say being around water relaxes them and an est... 
August 30, 2016Redfin Housing Demand Index Picked up in July; Still Fell Short of Last Year's Levels
Homebuyer Demand Up 6% Month Over Month, Down 14% From Last July San Diego Posted 30% Monthly Increase in Demand; Boston Demand Fell By As Much SEATTLE - July 30, 2016 - Homebuyer demand picked back up in July after posting month-over-month declines in May and June, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. The Redfin Housing Demand Index, based on thousands of Redfin customers requesting home tours and writing offers, increased 5.7 percent from... 
August 25, 2016Redfin Survey: Affordability is Top Concern for Homebuyers, Particularly Among Millennials
Nearly Half of First-Time Buyers Driven to Housing Market Because of High Rent SEATTLE - Aug. 25, 2016 - Worries about affordability are growing more predominant among homebuyers, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. Just over 28 percent of buyers said they were most worried that "prices are rising or are too high," the largest percentage to cite this concern in more than a year. The gap between affordability and other concerns has widened, base... 
August 18, 2016Redfin: Home Prices Up 5 Percent in July as Inventory Becomes More Scarce
Sales Post Largest Year-over-Year Decline in Four Years Due in Part to Below-Average Number of Business Days This July SEATTLE - August 18, 2016 - Home prices were up 5.3 percent in July from last year, according to the latest report from Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. A dearth of housing inventory continued as the number of homes newly listed in July fell 6 percent, the largest annual decrease so far this year. The total number of homes fell by 6.6... 
August 11, 2016Redfin Ranks the Top 10 Cities for Walkable Newly Constructed Homes
Philadelphia, Chicago and Cleveland  Have the Largest Portions of Walkable Newly Constructed Homes SEATTLE — Aug. 11, 2016 — Philadelphia ranked first among  the top 10 cities leading the way in walkable new home construction, according  to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate  brokerage. Redfin ranked cities with populations of 200,000 or more according  to the share of newly constructed homes listed so far in 2016 that have Walk Score®  rati... 
August 10, 2016Survey: 60 Percent Of Home Sellers Now Save Money On Commissions
Nearly Half of Buyers Save on Real Estate Fees One in Four Home Sellers Now Sells Without a Full-Service Agent SEATTLE - Aug. 10, 2016 - Sixty percent of people who sold a home in the past year got a discount on the commission they paid to their real estate agent, according to a survey of more than 2,000 people conducted in June by SurveyMonkey Audience and commissioned by Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. Among homebuyers, 46 percent said their agent ... 
August 04, 2016Redfin Report: Luxury Home Prices Held Steady in the Second Quarter
Prices for San Francisco’s high-end homes fell for second consecutive quarter SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Luxury home prices inched up 0.8 percent in the second quarter of 2016 compared to last year, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. Redfin’s quarterly analysis tracks luxury sales in more than 1,000 cities across the country and defines a home as luxury if it is among the top 5 percent most expensive hom... 
August 03, 2016Redfin Quantifies the Value of Walkability When Buying or Selling a Home
One Walk Score Point is Worth an Average of $3,250, or 0.9 Percent of a Home’s Value One Walk Score Point is Most Valuable in Atlanta, Least Valuable in Orange County, CaliforniaA Walk Score Point is Worth Half as Much for a Luxury Home SEATTLE — Aug. 3, 2016 — One Walk ScoreⓇ point can increase the price of a home by an average of $3,250 or 0.9 percent, according to the latest analysis by Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. To estimate how much walkability... 
August 02, 2016Redfin Ranks the Best Cities for National Park Lovers
Fresno, Calif., Seattle and Miami make the top of the list SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fresno, Calif., Seattle and Miami are the best U.S. cities for national park lovers, according to the latest report from Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. In honor of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, Redfin looked at major U.S. cities with populations of at least 400,000, and ranked them according to number of national parks reachable within a three-... 
July 28, 2016Redfin Survey: Most Home Sellers Think Now is a Good Time to Sell
Finding Another Home to Buy Still Tops Sellers’ List of ConcernsSEATTLE — July 28, 2016 — Most home sellers believe now is a good time to sell, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. Conducted in early July, Redfin’s latest survey of more than 1,700 homeowners across the country revealed that 52 percent of home sellers think now is a good time to sell in their neighborhoods (up from 34 percent last year), and 58 percent think sellers have more power... 
July 26, 2016Redfin Housing Demand Index Took Big Hit In June As Supply Shortage Continues To Squeeze Buyer Activity
Homebuyer Demand Fell 17% Year over Year, Down 7% from May Denver Saw Biggest Year-over-Year Drop in Demand, Atlanta Posted Largest Monthly Decrease SEATTLE - July 26, 2016 - Homebuyer demand fell 17 percent in June, the fifth consecutive month of year-over-year declines, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. The Redfin Housing Demand Index, based on thousands of Redfin customers requesting home tours and writing offers, fell 7 percent from M... 
July 21, 2016Redfin: U.S. Housing Market Set New Records For Speed And Competition In June
Denver was the Fastest Market; The Bay Area was the Most Competitive SEATTLE - July 21, 2016 - June 2016 marked the fastest, most competitive housing market since 2009, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. In June, the typical home went under contract in 41 days, the shortest time seen since Redfin began tracking the market in 2009, and four fewer days than last June. And 25.9 percent of homes went off the market in just two weeks, up from 22.6 ... 
July 19, 2016Trump-Branded Condos No Longer Exhibit The Price Premium They Had Last Year, According To Redfin
Redfin Analyzes Trump Condo Prices Before and During Presidential Campaign SEATTLE - July 19, 2016 - Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, conducted a study of Donald Trump-branded condos to determine if their market performance has changed since his political campaign began. Redfin built a model that analyzed a sample of Trump condo sales and sales of nearby similar units, controlling for location, size, number of bedrooms and other factors. Comparing the f... 
July 06, 2016Redfin Agents Report Some Buyers Offer on Multiple Homes at Once to Increase Odds of Winning a Bidding War
Consider a Fixer-Upper to Avoid Competition and High Prices, Redfin Agents Advise SEATTLE - Jul. 6, 2016 - The greatest challenge for homebuyers in the second quarter of 2016 was bidding wars, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. In a survey of nearly 800 Redfin real estate agents across the country conducted in June, 51 percent responded that multiple offers were the greatest challenge buyers faced in the second quarter, up from 40 percent just... 
June 30, 2016Redfin Ranks the Best Cities for Beer Lovers
Pittsburgh, Buffalo and Milwaukee Top Off the List SEATTLE — June 30, 2016 — Pittsburgh, Buffalo and Milwaukee are best U.S. cities for beer lovers, according to the latest report by Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. With the help of the Beer Institute, Redfin examined several factors that make it easy and affordable to enjoy a beer, including the number of breweries per 100,000 adults age 21 and older, active brewery permits, state beer taxes, median h... 
June 28, 2016Redfin Launches Opportunity Score to Rate Homes Based on the Number of Jobs within a 30-Minute, Car-Free Commute
Redfin Developed Opportunity Score in Partnership with the White House Opportunity Project San Jose, Milwaukee and Albuquerque are the Most Accessible U.S. Cities for Workers without a CarSEATTLE — June 28, 2016 — Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, today launched Opportunity Score. The Redfin Opportunity Score is a rating from 0 to 100 that measures the number of jobs within a 30-minute, car-free commute from a given address. An Opportunity Score of 100 re... 
June 28, 2016Homebuyer Demand Fell 5 Percent in May, According to Redfin
Home Tours Up 18 Percent; Offers Down 5 Percent SEATTLE - June 28, 2016 - The Redfin Housing Demand Index fell 5.3 percent to 114 in May, the sixth consecutive month of year-over-year declines, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. Early stage demand remained strong, with the number of Redfin customers requesting tours up 17.7 percent year over year, down from the 19.8 percent increase recorded in April. Faced with a diminishing number of hom... 
June 23, 2016Nearly One in Four San Francisco-Based Redfin Searches are for Homes Outside the Bay Area
Sacramento was the Most Popular Destination; Seattle’s Popularity Among Bay Area Searchers Fell; Interest in Emerging Tech Cities Grew SEATTLE - June 23, 2016 - Nearly one in four people in the San Francisco Bay Area who searched for homes on Redfin searched outside the Bay Area in the first quarter of this year, according to a new report from Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. That number hasn’t fluctuated much from a year earlier, but is up from one in s... 
June 16, 2016U.S. Housing Market Accelerated to its Fastest Pace on Record in May, According to Redfin
Sales Increased 7 Percent, Driven by Growth in Affordable Metros SEATTLE — June 16, 2016 — The U.S. housing market accelerated to its fastest pace on record in May, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. The typical home went under contract in 42 days, a full week faster than a year earlier, and the lowest median days on market reported since Redfin began tracking this metric in 2009. “After almost a decade of undersupplied housing stock, competition i... 
June 09, 2016Denver, Portland and Seattle are the Hottest Markets of 2016, According to Redfin
Redfin-Designated Hot Homes Make Up a Larger Share of Listings in These Western Cities Than in Any Other Market SEATTLE - June 9, 2016 - Denver, Seattle and Portland, Oregon are the hottest real estate markets so far in 2016, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. In its latest report, Redfin measured housing markets' hotness based on the percentage of listings designated as Hot Homes, those likely to go under contract within 14 days according to the com... 
June 08, 2016Redfin Names the Top U.S. Cities with the Most Popular Pride Parades
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June is national LGBT Pride Month and to celebrate, Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, put together a ranking of the most popular pride parades in the United States based on Google Trends. According to the report, the top 10 U.S. cities with the most popular pride parades are:The 10 Most Popular Pride Parades via @Redfin: https://www.redfin.com/blog/2016/06/most-popular-u-s-pride-parades.html #PrideMonthTweet this1. San Francis... 
June 07, 2016Redfin Survey: Homebuyers Increasingly Pessimistic About Election's Effect on the Housing Market
10 Percent of Those Surveyed Will Consider Moving Out of the Country If Their Candidate Loses SEATTLE - Jun. 7, 2016 - Twenty-seven percent of homebuyers believe the 2016 presidential election will have a negative effect on the housing market, according to a survey of 975 homebuyers conducted in May by Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. Pessimism regarding the election’s impact on the market has grown since Redfin last surveyed homebuyers in Februa... 
May 31, 2016Housing Demand Fell 5 Percent in April Following a Year of Dwindling Home Supply, According to Redfin
Home Tours Up 20 Percent; Offers Down 7 Percent SEATTLE - May 31, 2015 - The Redfin Housing Demand Index fell 4.9 percent to 118 in April, the fifth consecutive month of year-over-year declines, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. Early stage demand strengthened, with the number of Redfin customers requesting tours up 19.8 percent year over year, up from the 17.7 percent increase recorded in March. The late stage is where demand slid, with a 6... 
May 27, 2016Homebuyers Worry Most About Cost and Competition in Latest Redfin Survey
One in Four Buyers Looking to Flee Expensive Rental Market SEATTLE - May 27, 2016 - Affordability is the main concern keeping homebuyers up at night, according to a survey of 975 buyers conducted this month by Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. One in four respondents cited affordability as their top concern in buying a home, making it the most common response. Competition was the next-most common worry, cited by one in five homebuyers, a number that has... 
May 25, 2016Redfin Inks Lease with Hill7 in Downtown Seattle to Accommodate its Growing Workforce
Hill7's High Walk Score, Access to Public Transportation and Collaborative Work Space Guided Location Selection SEATTLE — May 25, 2016 — Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, has inked a lease with Hill7 in Seattle's Denny Triangle neighborhood to accommodate its growing workforce of real estate agents, engineers and other corporate staff in Seattle. Redfin will occupy 112,000 square feet on four floors of the building, with plans to move in the first quarter... 
May 19, 2016Redfin Report: New Home Listings Fell Nationwide in April for the First Time in Nearly Two Years; Sales Slipped in the West
Overall Inventory Down 3.2% in Seventh-Straight Month of Declines SEATTLE — May 19, 2016 — U.S. home prices increased 4.8 percent year over year in April, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. April marked the third consecutive month that home-price growth fell below the 12-month average of 5.6 percent. Home sales increased 2.5 percent and inventory fell 3.2 percent year over year in April, the seventh-straight month of declines. What stood ou... 
May 17, 2016Philadelphia’s Center City Tops Redfin Ranking of the Most Bikeable Downtowns
Redfin Celebrates Bike to Work Week by Honoring Cities Where Safe and Convenient Bicycle Commutes Are a Priority SEATTLE — May 17, 2016 — In honor of Bike to Work Week, Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, and Walk Score®, a Redfin company, today released a ranking of the 10 most bikeable downtowns in the nation among cities with populations over 500,000. Redfin analysts asked local real estate agents and city officials to weigh in on bikeability as an increa... 
May 16, 2016Persistent Housing Supply Shortage is Yet Another Thing to Blame on Millennials, According to Redfin Survey
Survey of 2,200 Homeowners Reveals Five Major Differences Between Millennials and Their Elders; Some Have Big Implications on Housing’s Future SEATTLE — May 16, 2016 — Millennials who rent or live in their parents' basements get all the attention. What about the ones who have already achieved the American dream of homeownership? Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, recently surveyed more than 2,200 homeowners of all ages across the country to find that m... 
May 10, 2016Redfin Survey: Home Sellers This Spring are Confident, But Only to a Point
Affordability Weighs Heavily Even Among Homeowners Who Don’t Plan to Move Any Time Soon SEATTLE — May 10, 2016 — Home sellers increasingly agree the market is in their favor, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. Conducted last month, a survey of more than 400 homeowners across the country revealed that 51 percent of home sellers believe now is a good time to sell, up from 34 percent last year. When asked about the balance of power in the mar... 
May 03, 2016Redfin Report: Luxury Home Prices Fell 1 Percent in First Quarter
SEATTLE — May 3, 2016 — Global economic volatility rocked the U.S. luxury housing market in the first quarter of 2016, as the average sale price of luxury homes fell 1.1 percent compared to last year, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. The price decline followed a year of weakening luxury home price growth, but marks the first time prices have gone negative since 2012. Redfin defines the luxury market as the priciest 5 percent of homes sold in... 
April 28, 2016Redfin Report: The Nation's Most Walkable Cities are Becoming Even More Walkable
Long Beach is the Only Southern California City to Rank Among the 10 Most Walkable Cities of 2016 SEATTLE — April 28, 2016 — Walk Score® (www.walkscore.com), a Redfin company, today released its 2016 ranking of the most walkable U.S. cities with populations over 300,000. With a Walk Score of 88.9, New York remains the nation’s most walkable city. Long Beach (69) is the only Southern California city included in the top 10, narrowly beating out Baltimore (68.7). Long Beach also had the ... 
April 26, 2016Redfin Report: March marks the Fourth Consecutive Month of Falling Homebuyer Demand, Constricted by 11 Months of Inventory Declines
Home Tours Up 19 Percent, Offers Down 8 Percent SEATTLE — Apr. 26, 2016 — The Redfin Housing Demand Index fell 6.9 percent in March from a year earlier, marking the fourth consecutive month of year-over-year declines, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. Early-stage demand remains strong, with the number of Redfin customers requesting tours up 19.1 percent year over year, about the same level of growth seen in February. But the company... 
April 14, 2016Redfin Report: San Francisco Home Prices Fell for the First Time in Four Years in March
Nationwide Prices Up 4.7% in March From Last Year; Sales Up 1%; Inventory Down 3.2% Redfin Home Tour Index Reached Highest Level for Third-Straight MonthSEATTLE — April 14, 2016 — Home prices in the San Francisco Bay Area fell by 1.8 percent year over year in March, their first such drop in four years, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. “For years San Francisco has been one of if not the most competitive markets in the country,” said Redfin chi... 
April 13, 2016Redfin Names the Top 10 U.S. Cities for Urban Farming
Ranking Based on Number of Homes Listed for Sale in 2015 with Gardens, Greenhouses or Chicken Coops SEATTLE - April 13, 2016 - Urban farming activities like planting vegetables and raising chickens have been growing in popularity, but some cities have embraced the trend more than others. Today Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, released a list of the best cities for urban farming based on the number of homes that have hit the market in the last year with 'g... 
March 31, 2016Redfin Ranks the 10 Most Affordable Cities for Music Lovers
Cleveland Rocks.SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cleveland is the most affordable city for music lovers, according to a report by Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. With the help of online ticket marketplace StubHub, Redfin examined several factors that make it easy and affordable to enjoy live music, including concert ticket prices and frequency, median home prices and Walk Score®, in more than 40 metro areas across the U.S.The Ten Most Affordable Cities for ... 
March 29, 2016Redfin Homebuyer Demand Index Down 6 Percent in February, a Result of Nine Consecutive Months of Inventory Declines
Home Tours Up 19 Percent, Offers Rebound 4 Percent, but Overall Demand Limited by Low Supply SEATTLE — Mar. 29, 2016 — The Redfin Housing Demand Index fell 5.5 percent to 97 in February from a year earlier, marking the third consecutive month of year-over-year declines in demand. According to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, the drop in demand was a result of nine consecutive months of year-over-year declines in inventory, which fell 3 percent across 15... 
March 23, 2016Redfin Survey: Nine Out of 10 Real Estate Agents Agree Now is a Good Time to Sell; One in Three Say Low Inventory is Sellers' Biggest Challenge
Redfin Survey: Nine out of 10 Real Estate Agents Agree Now is a Good Time to Sell; One in Three Say Low Inventory is Sellers’ Biggest Challenge Waiving Contingencies is the Most Effective Bidding War Strategy According to Redfin Agents SEATTLE — Mar. 24, 2016 — Nine out of 10 real estate agents agree that now is a good time to sell a home, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. In a survey of more than 800 Redfin agents across... 
March 23, 2016Redfin Finds Homebuyers are Moving Farther from City Centers as Home Prices Rise
Austin Homebuyers Moved 1.6 Miles Farther From the City Center in 2015 Than in 2011 SEATTLE — March 23, 2016 — Despite a resurgence in America’s cities and growing interest in downtown living, a new Redfin analysis finds homebuyers have been moving farther away from the urban core in most metro areas as home prices have risen in recent years. Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, found the typical home sold in 2015 was about 4 percent farther from a city... 
March 17, 2016Redfin: New Home Listings Surged 12 Percent, Slowing the Rate of Inventory Declines in February
Median Sale Price Growth Slowed to 4.8 Percent Inventory Fell to Record Lows in Seattle, Portland, Louisville and Other Regions SEATTLE — March 17, 2016 — New home listings grew at the fastest rate since 2013 in February, surging 11.9 percent from last year, according to a new report from Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. “New listings rebounded in a big way after getting off to a weak start at the beginning of the year,” said Redfin chief ... 
March 15, 2016Redfin Reveals the Best Day to List a Home and Other Data-Driven Selling Tips for Spring
Homes Listed on Thursday Sell Faster and for More Money; Open Houses Rarely Make a Difference SEATTLE — March 15, 2015 — Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage today revealed its top four data-driven home-selling tips for spring 2016. Redfin researchers analyzed data on more than 12 million home sales in the past five years to formulate a game plan for sellers this spring. The answers to these timely questions--some common, and some most people wouldn’t think ... 
March 11, 2016Redfin Report: Gains on Home Flips Reach All-Time High
Flips Saw an Average Increase of $102,400 from Purchase to Sale Price; Overall Flipping Activity on the Decline; Neighborhoods in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles among the Hottest for Flipping SEATTLE — March 11, 2016 — Home flippers realized more gains on their flips in 2015 than ever before: $102,400 per flip on average, up from $98,500 in 2014 and far higher than the peak of $90,900 during the last housing boom. Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, crunche... 
February 26, 2016Redfin Brings Progressive Real Estate Brokerage, Industry-Leading Website and Mobile App to Santa Barbara
Homebuyers and Sellers Can Now Work with Redfin Agents Who are Paid Based on Client Satisfaction SEATTLE — February 26, 2016 — Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, today announced the debut of its home-buying and selling services in Santa Barbara, CA. In addition to working with local, Redfin-employed real estate agents, people can now search Redfin.com and the Redfin iOS and Android apps for all the agent-listed homes for sale in Santa Barbara and Ve... 
February 25, 2016Seattle Mayor Ed Murray Joined Redfin and Panel of Local Experts to Discuss the Future of Seattle
Livability, Affordability and Housing Policy Were Key Topics SEATTLE — Feb. 25, 2015 — Approximately 200 Seattle residents, community leaders and experts from across disciplines joined Redfin and Mayor Ed Murray last night to discuss the future of Seattle and how to ensure the city is livable and accessible for all residents over the next 25 years. Redfin hosted the event titled, Shaping Seattle’s Future: Creating Livability for All. Seattle is in the midst of rapid change. A booming t... 
February 25, 2016Redfin Survey: One In Four Homebuyers Cites High Rent as Reason for Buying
Affordability and Competition Remain Top Concerns; Most Expect Prices to Rise in the Next Six Months SEATTLE — Feb. 25, 2016 — One in four homebuyers is looking to purchase because their rent is too high, according to survey of 750 buyers, conducted by Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. That number is up from one in five homebuyers in November, and up from one in eight last August. The only factor more frequently cited as most influential in the decis... 
February 23, 2016Homebuyer demand fell 11 percent year over year in January; supply shortage is to blame, according to Redfin
Redfin Data Shows More Customers Touring But Fewer Writing Offers SEATTLE — Feb. 23, 2015 — The Redfin Housing Demand Index fell 11.4 percent to 89 in January from a year earlier after flattening in December. What’s interesting, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, is that tours and offers moved in opposite directions in January. The Redfin Housing Demand Index is the industry’s first and only measure of homebuyer activity prior to... 
February 18, 2016Redfin Report: Home-Buying Competition Bound to Increase in 2016 As Demand Continues to Outpace Supply
Prices Up 7.7% in January From Last Year; Sales Up 6.7%, Inventory Drops 5.6% Redfin Home Tour Index Reaches Highest Level on Record but Offers Fall SEATTLE — Feb 18, 2015 — The housing market is going to get more competitive in 2016, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. Home sales grew 6.7 percent in January from last year, while depleted inventory pushed the median sale price up 7.7 percent to $255,300. Total inventory fell 5.6 percent, whi... 
February 10, 2016Redfin Report: Luxury Home Prices Rebounded at the End Of 2015
Home Prices Rose 3.1 Percent, But the Outlook for 2016 is Cloudy SEATTLE — Feb. 10, 2016 — The luxury home market rallied at the end of 2015 after a nine-month slowdown, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. Prices in the luxury market, which Redfin defines as the priciest 5 percent of home sales, grew 3.1 percent in the fourth quarter compared to a year earlier. Sale prices in the bottom 95 percent of the market grew 5.4 percent over the same ... 
February 08, 2016Redfin Home-Seller Survey Reveals Shift in Pricing Strategy; Economy Remains Top Concern
SEATTLE — February 8, 2016— Home sellers this season are taking a more grounded approach to pricing than they did in the fall, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. In the latest Redfin Real-Time Home-Seller Survey conducted last month, 57 percent of home sellers said their strategy was to price their property in a middle range, an increase of 7 points from Redfin’s October survey. Thirty-two percent said they would price high, down from 34 perce... 
February 04, 2016Redfin Brings Progressive Real Estate Brokerage, Industry-Leading Website and Mobile App to Kansas City
Homebuyers and Sellers Can Now Work with Redfin Agents Who are Paid Based on Client Satisfaction SEATTLE — February 4, 2016 — Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, today announced the debut of its home-buying and selling services in Kansas City. In addition to working with local, Redfin-employed real estate agents, people can now search Redfin.com and the Redfin iOS and Android apps for all the agent-listed homes for sale in the greater Kansas City metro... 
February 02, 2016Redfin Data Center Offers Free Downloadable Housing Market Data From Local Multiple Listing Services and Redfin
New resource for journalists, investors, homebuyers and sellers includes exclusive data on home tours and offers, providing a new way to analyze demand in the housing market SEATTLE — Feb. 2, 2016 — Today Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, launched the Redfin Data Center, a free resource for downloadable housing market data, available at Redfin.com/blog/data-center. Since Redfin is a brokerage, it has access to data from the multiple listing services (MLSs)... 
January 28, 2016Redfin Predicts the Hottest Neighborhoods of 2016
Chicago’s Ukrainian Village Expected to be the Nation’s Hottest Neighborhood 93 Neighborhoods in 31 Metropolitan Areas Were Selected Based on Page Views and Favorites on Redfin.com SEATTLE — Jan. 28, 2016 —  Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, today announced its annual list of neighborhoods across the country it predicts will be the hottest this year, topped by Ukrainian Village in Chicago. To rank the neighborhoods that have recently grown the most... 
January 27, 2016Redfin Analysis Validates Old Real Estate Strategy: Buy the Cheapest House on the Best Block
Neighborhoods with a Mix of Affordable and High-End Homes are Three Times More Likely to be Walkable and Near Highly Rated Schools than are Purely Affordable Communities University District in Seattle Tops List of Neighborhoods with Affordable Homes and High Walk Scores and GreatSchools Ratings SEATTLE — Jan. 27, 2016 — It’s difficult to find an affordable city home with a high Walk Score near highly rated schools, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real est... 
January 26, 2016Redfin Report: Succumbing to Low Inventory and High Prices, Homebuyer Demand Flattened in December
Redfin Housing Demand Index Down 0.2 Percent Year Over Year SEATTLE — Jan. 26, 2016 — The Redfin Housing Demand Index fell 0.2 percent to 69 in December from a year earlier. According to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, the small drop puts homebuyer demand back in line with late 2014 levels following a 7.1 year-over-year percent increase in November. The Redfin Housing Demand Index is the industry's first and only measure of homebuyer activity ... 
January 21, 2016Redfin Report: Home Prices Jump in December, Posting Biggest Increase in Almost Two Years
Sales Rise Nearly 8 Percent as Inventory Hits a New Low SEATTLE — January 21, 2015 — Home prices rose higher in December than they did in the 22 months prior, posting an 8.8 percent year-over-year increase, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. There were also fewer homes for sale in December than in any other month of 2015 (down 5.4 percent year over year), but despite this lack of supply, sales were up 7.7 percent. Home prices dodged the typi...