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December 30, 2013Pace of Real Estate Market Holds Steady in November in Latest Redfin Report
Market Shows Little Signs of Seasonal Slowdown, With 27.2 Percent of Homes Selling Within Two Weeks Seattle - Dec. 30, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today issued its Fastest Markets Report for November 2013. Across 23 metro areas, the percentage of homes that went under contract within two weeks held steady at 27.2 percent in November, up slightly from 26.9 percent in October. November is the third consecutive month where the pace of... 
December 23, 2013Home-Buying Competition in November Hit Lowest Level Since 2011 According To Redfin Bidding War Report
Serious Home Buyers Still Use Aggressive Tactics with More than Half of Redfin Offers Facing Bidding Wars Seattle - Dec. 23, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today released its November 2013 Real-Time Bidding War Report based on Offer Insights, statistics compiled from thousands of offers written each month by Redfin agents for their home-buying clients. In November, competition for homes hit its lowest point since 2011, with 51.7 per... 
December 19, 2013Redfin Names the Best Neighborhoods to See Holiday Lights in 23 Cities
Residential neighborhood displays offer a fun and free holiday activity Seattle - Dec. 19, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today released a list of the best neighborhoods to see holiday lights in 23 metropolitan areas, and the top five neighborhoods in the nation. These neighborhoods go all out with lights, inflatable characters, plastic statues, wreaths and other holiday decorations, often timed to music. The list is based on feedba... 
December 12, 2013Home Prices Mark Fifth Consecutive Month of Declines in November, Still Up 12.6 Percent Year over Year in Latest Redfin Report
Home Sales Dip Below 2012 Levels for the First Time in 2013, Down 10.9 Percent from November 2012 Seattle - Dec. 12, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today released its Real-Time Home Price Tracker, based on November 2013 home prices, sales volume and inventory across 19 major U.S. markets. Home sales in November saw a surprisingly steep drop, down 16.8 percent from October and falling 10.9 percent year over year. This is the first time... 
December 11, 2013Redfin Report Reveals Homes Listed in Winter Sell Faster and for More Money Than Any Other Season
Data Contradicts Popular Belief that Spring is the Best Time to Sell a Home SEATTLE - Dec. 11, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today released a report finding that winter is the best season to list a home for sale. Redfin analyzed homes listed from March 22, 2011 through March 21, 2013, and found that those listed in winter have a 9 percentage point greater likelihood of selling, sell a week faster, and sell for 1.2 percentage points ... 
December 09, 2013Homebuyer Confidence Increases For The First Time In 2013
Latest Redfin Survey Also Finds Many Buyers Have Unrealistic Mortgage Rate Expectations Seattle - Dec. 9, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today released its latest Real-Time Homebuyer Survey, capturing the sentiment of 518 homebuyers in 22 U.S. markets. Respondents toured homes with Redfin agents in the last three months, and data was collected from November 21 through 24. Homebuyer confidence has begun to increase for the first time s... 
December 05, 2013Homebuyer Demand Dropped Less than Expected in November in Latest Redfin Report
Home Tours Down just 7.2% from October, Compared to 11% Last Year Seattle - Dec. 5, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today issued its Real-Time Demand Pulse, the only report in the industry that analyzes housing market demand based on home tour and offer data. Homebuyer demand declined in November as buyers began to switch their focus toward the holiday season. However, the decline was less significant than last year. Redfin agents re... 
December 03, 2013Hiring a Professional Photographer for Listing Photos Pays Off According to Latest Redfin Study
Professionally Photographed Homes Sell for More Money, Sell Faster and are More Likely to Sell than Homes Listed with Point-and-Shoot Photos Seattle - Dec. 3, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today released a study comparing the home-selling success rates of listings with professional photos versus those with amateur photos. The study analyzed homes priced between $200,000 and $1 million, listed and sold in 2013 across 22 major markets.... 
November 21, 2013Massive Influx of New Residents Change Real Estate Landscape in Texas
Redfin Explains How Texas Is Starting to Look a Lot Like California Seattle - Nov. 21, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today released its first-ever in-depth analysis focusing specifically on Austin, Dallas and Houston. Approximately 2.5 million Americans relocated to Texas between 2008 and 2012, in search of high-paying energy and professional services jobs and a low cost of living. This sharp influx of new residents, many from stat... 
November 20, 2013Home-Buying Competition Continued its Steady Decline in October According to Redfin Bidding War Report
As the Market Softens, Still More than Half of Redfin Offers Resulted in Bidding Wars Seattle - Nov. 20, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today released its October 2013 Real-Time Bidding War Report based on Offer Insights, statistics compiled from thousands of offers written each month by Redfin agents for their home-buying clients. In October, 55.9 percent of offers written by Redfin agents faced bidding wars, down from 58.3 percent... 
November 14, 2013Redfin Announces $50-million Investment Led by Tiger Global Management and T. Rowe Price
Financing Aims to Help Scale Redfin's Effort to Reinvent Real Estate in Consumers' Favor Seattle - Nov. 14, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today announced a mezzanine investment of $50 million led by Tiger Global Management LLC and by portfolios managed by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. Previous Redfin investors Greylock Partners, Globespan Capital Partners, DFJ Venture Capital, Vulcan Capital and The Hillman Company are also particip... 
November 13, 2013Redfin Launches Custom Listing Service For Home Builders
Redfin Builder Services Gives Home Builder Clients Data-Driven Market Research, Massive Exposure Among Buyers on Redfin.com and Premium Listing Service Seattle - Nov. 13, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today announced Redfin Builder Services to help residential developers sell new homes and condominiums. Redfin Builder Services provides developers with a comprehensive range of tools and services to sell new homes faster and smarter, ... 
November 13, 2013Inhaus and Redfin Team Up to Introduce a New Condo Development in Seattle’s Ballard Neighborhood
Solo Lofts, Created by Award Winning Developer InHaus, Will Feature a Beautiful Modern Aesthetic and Top-Rated Environmental Sustainability; Registration List Opens Today; Presales Begin Early 2014 Seattle - Nov. 13, 2013: Sustainable developer InHaus (www.inhaus.ca) and technology-powered real estate brokerage Redfin (www.redfin.com) today introduced a new condominium development in the historic Ballard neighborhood of Seattle. The boutique 20-unit Solo Lofts building was desi... 
November 13, 2013October Home Prices Dip Slightly From September, Up 15 Percent From Last Year In Latest Redfin Report
Home Sales, Prices Show Stability, Even Strength During Typical Seasonal Slowdown Seattle - Nov. 13, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today released its Real-Time Home Price Tracker, based on October 2013 home prices, sales volume and inventory across 19 major U.S. markets. Year over year, the housing market has shown stability and even resilience through the seasonal slowdown. The 19-market median sale price dropped just 0.9 percent ... 
November 07, 2013Homebuyer Demand Recovered In October With Offers Up 8 Percent In Latest Redfin Report
Declining Competition and Low Mortgage Rates Draw Late-Season Homebuyers into the Market, Bucking Typical Seasonal Decline Seattle - Nov. 7, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today issued its Real-Time Demand Pulse, the only report in the industry that analyzes housing market demand based on home tour and offer data. October home tours and offers by Redfin clients were more robust than expected, compared to typical seasonal declines an... 
November 06, 2013One in Four Home Sellers Now Forced to Lower Their List Price, According to Redfin Report
Atlanta Leads the Nation in Prevalence of Listing Price Reductions Seattle - Nov. 6, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today released a report on the recent surge in the percentage of U.S. sellers to reduce their home's asking price. In September 2013, 25.1 percent of home sellers reduced their asking price, compared to just 13.4 in February. This was the highest level recorded since 2011. The increased prevalence of listing price drop... 
October 31, 2013Latest Redfin Survey Reveals Home Sellers Dissapointed in Tepid Buyer Interest
State of U.S. Economy is Top Concern Among Sellers Seattle - Oct. 31, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today released its latest survey of home-sellers, capturing sentiment of homeowners with the intent to sell. Redfin based this analysis on responses from 535 homeowners across the U.S. who had used Redfin in the last three months. Data was collected from October 24 through 28. The survey revealed that home-seller confidence in buyer dem... 
October 24, 2013Five-Month Home-Selling Slide Flattens In September, Redfin Reports, With 26.6 Percent of Homes Selling In Two Weeks Or Less
Sales within Two Weeks Dropped from 33.4 Percent in April to 26 Percent in August; then Late-September Mortgage Interest Rate Decrease Caused Buyers to Pick up the Pace Seattle - Oct. 24, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today issued its Fastest Markets Report for September 2013. For the first time in five months, home-selling speed did not decline. Across 23 metro areas, 26.6 percent of homes went under contract within two weeks, a s... 
October 22, 2013Competition Among Homebuyers Declined Again in September in Latest Redfin Report
Real Estate Brokerage Predicts Uncertainty over Lack of Debt Ceiling Resolution will Exacerbate Typical Seasonal Slowdown SEATTLE - Oct. 22, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today released its September 2013 Bidding War Report, based on Offer Insights, statistics compiled from thousands of offers written each month by Redfin agents for their home-buying clients. Offer Insights data includes multiple-offer sales, homes that sold above li... 
October 21, 2013Deadly Serious Redfin Study Reveals Homes Near Cemeteries Sell for More
Despite grave concerns from some potential buyers, homes less than 50 feet from a cemetery sell for more money per square foot than homes farther away Seattle - Oct. 21, 2013: Redfin, the technology-powered real estate brokerage (www.redfin.com), today released a report that revealed homes located near cemeteries take longer to sell, but sell for higher prices than homes in the same city but farther away from cemeteries. The report looked at the price of homes less than 50 feet f... 
October 17, 2013Redfin Report Quantifies Correlation Between Home Prices and Local Companies' Stock Market Performance
For Every $1 Billion Increase in Stock Value, Prices of Homes Nearby go up $4,400 Three Months Later Seattle - Oct. 17, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today released a report analyzing the correlation between home prices in a given area, and the stock valuations of publicly traded companies nearby. The study incorporates home prices and aggregate stock valuations of 824 public companies across 19 metro areas over the last 20 years, a... 
October 15, 2013Homebuyer Demand Slides In September, With Tours Remaining Flat, Offers Down 12% In Latest Redfin Report
Decline in Home Offers Reflects Fall Seasonality and Uncertainty Over Government Shutdown and Economic Issues Seattle - Oct. 15, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today issued its Real-Time Demand Pulse, the only report in the industry that analyzes housing market demand based on home tour and offer data. September home tours were relatively flat, but the number of offers made by Redfin clients experienced the largest monthly drop in offer... 
October 10, 2013Home Prices Show Expected Monthly Decline in September; Up 16 Percent Year over Year in Latest Redfin Report
Sales Volume Experienced Sharp but Anticipated Seasonal Decline from August; Up 8 Percent since September 2012 Seattle - Oct. 10, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today released its Real-Time Home Price Tracker, based on September 2013 home prices, sales volume and inventory across 19 major U.S. markets. In September, home sales, prices, and inventory all dropped from August, as expected. Prices had their third consecutive month-over-mo... 
October 02, 2013Redfin Real Estate Agents See Sellers Losing Their Grip on Housing Market in Latest Redfin Survey
Only 5 Percent of Redfin Agents Expect Home Prices to "Rise a Lot," Down from 44 Percent First Quarter Seattle - Oct. 2, 2013: Redfin, the technology-powered real estate brokerage (www.redfin.com), today released its latest survey of its own real estate agents. Data was collected from August 20 through August 25, and reflects responses from 522 Redfin real estate agents in 22 major metropolitan markets across the U.S The Redfin Real-Time Agent Sentiment Survey is part of an ong... 
September 26, 2013Redfin Report Finds Homebuyer Competition Cooled in August as Market Rebalances
Redfin Real Estate Agents Cite Fluctuating Mortgage Rates, Tightening Inventory and Buyer Fatigue For Continued Market Easing Seattle - Sep. 26, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today released its August 2013 Real-Time Bidding War Report based on Offer Insights, statistics compiled from thousands of offers written each month by Redfin agents for their home-buying clients. In August, 60.5 percent of offers Redfin agents wrote faced bid... 
September 26, 2013Real Estate Market Slowed for Fourth Consecutive Month in August Says Latest Report from Redfin
Technology-powered Real Estate Brokerage sees Increasing Mortgage Rates and Home Prices Causing Buyers to Step Back Seattle - Sep. 26, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today issued its Fastest Markets Report for August 2013. Home-selling speeds fell for the fourth month in a row. In August, 26 percent of homes went under contract in less than two weeks, down from 28 percent in July and 33.4 percent in April. As Redfin's latest Bidding... 
September 25, 2013Redfin Study Reveals Most and Least Affordable Neighborhoods Served by Highly Ranked Schools
Real Estate Brokerage Finds Prices for Similar Homes in the Same Area Vary Greatly based on School Ranking Seattle - Sep. 25, 2013: Redfin, the technology-powered real estate brokerage (www.redfin.com), today released a report on the correlation between home prices and school rankings. Using Multiple Listing Services (MLS), databases used by real estate brokers, Redfin looked at homes that sold between May 1 and July 31, 2013 to calculate median sale price and price per square fo... 
September 17, 2013Homebuyer Demand In August Down More Than Usual In Latest Redfin Report
Real Estate Brokerage Sees Home Tours Down 7.5% and Offers Down 10% Due to Mortgage Rate and Home Price Increases, Low Inventory Seattle - Sep. 17, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today issued its Real-Time Demand Pulse, the only report in the industry that analyzes housing market demand based on home tour and offer data. Both home tours and offers declined, making August the fourth consecutive month where demand has dropped. The rep... 
September 17, 2013August Home Prices Up 18 Percent From Last Year; But Drop Slightly From July In Redfin Report
Sales Volume in August Dips as Forecasted by Real Estate Brokerage Last Month Seattle - Sep. 17, 2013: Technology-powered real estate brokerage Redfin (www.redfin.com), today released its Real-Time Home Price Tracker based on August 2013 home prices, sales volume and inventory across 19 major U.S. markets. Prices, sales and the number of homes for sale all saw declines from July to August, indicating an overall softening of the real estate market. Home prices increased 17.7 per... 
September 12, 2013Atlanta Housing Market Slowdown on its Way
Real Estate Brokerage Redfin Explains why Atlanta's Hyper Home-Price Growth will Taper or Even Drop by Year End Seattle - Sep. 12, 2013: September 12, 2013 – Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today released its first-ever in-depth analysis on housing market conditions focusing specifically on the Atlanta metro area. After a year of uncharacteristically steep home-price growth, several factors indicate that the Atlanta housing market can no lon... 
September 05, 2013New Redfin Software Finds Homes That Buyers Didn't Know They Were Looking For
Redfin Matchmaker Combines Individual Client and Site-Wide User Behavior to Discover Relevant Listings that Otherwise Would not be Considered Seattle - Sep. 5, 2013: Redfin, the technology-powered real estate broker (www.redfin.com), today announced Redfin Matchmaker, new technology for recommending unexpected listings to clients. The technology incorporates the client's individual activity on the website, as well as data from millions of Redfin users to present alternative pro... 
September 04, 2013Homebuyers Feel the Impact of Higher Mortgage Rates, Finds Latest Redfin Survey
Rising Rates cause Some Buyers to Speed Up Their Search While Others Slow Their Pace Seattle - Sep. 4, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today released its latest Real-Time Homebuyer Survey, capturing the sentiment of 1,722 homebuyers in 22 U.S. markets. Respondents toured homes with Redfin agents in the last three months, and data was collected from August 23 through 26. This survey included new questions regarding mortgage interest rat... 
August 27, 2013July Home Prices up 19% from Last Year, but Just 1% from June in Redfin Report; Sales Hit Four-Year High
Real Estate Brokerage Predicts Lower Sales in August due to Lower Inventory and Continued Buyer Fatigue Seattle - Aug. 27, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today published its Real-Time Home Price Tracker based on July 2013 sales volumes, home prices and inventory across 19 major U.S. markets. Home prices increased 19 percent from last year, and 1.1 percent from June, the smallest rise in the past five months. Meanwhile, sales volume re... 
August 22, 2013Pace of Housing Market Fell for Third Consecutive Month in July According to Redfin Report
Redfin Real Estate Agents Attribute Slowdown to Homebuyer Fatigue after a Brutally Competitive Spring Seattle - Aug. 22, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today issued its Fastest Markets Report for July 2013. Home-selling speeds fell for the third month in a row as the market continues to rebalance after an extremely competitive spring season. In today's report, Redfin also ranks 23 markets across the country ordered by the percentage o... 
August 16, 2013Los Angeles Housing Market Entering A New Phase in Latest Redfin Analysis
Real Estate Brokerage Redfin Finds Less Competition for Homes, Public Transportation Creating New Options for Buyers, and Northeast Neighborhoods Gaining Popularity Los Angeles - Aug. 16, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today released its first-ever in-depth analysis on housing market conditions and trends focusing specifically on Los Angeles County. Overall, LA is a market in transition, beginning to move from an intensely competiti... 
August 15, 2013Real Estate Bidding Wars Continued to Tumble in July as Housing Market Rebalances, According to Redfin Report
Real Estate Brokerage Predicts Competition Will Continue to Ease into the Fall Seattle - Aug. 15, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today released its July 2013 Bidding War Report based on Offer Insights, statistics compiled from thousands of offers written each month by Redfin agents for their home-buying clients. Competition for homes across the U.S. dropped from 68.6 percent in June to 63.3 percent in July. The number of Redfin offe... 
August 13, 2013Homebuyer Demand Cools in July, with Tours Down 3.5%, Offers Down 11% in Latest Redfin Report
Buyers Likely Deterred by Rising Interest Rates and Home Prices, Despite More Homes for Sale Seattle - Aug. 13, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today issued its Real-Time Demand Pulse, the only report in the industry that analyzes housing market demand through home tour and offer data. Since peaking in April, Redfin customers touring homes and making offers has been on a steady decline, further indication that the overall housing marke... 
August 07, 2013Redfin Study shows San Jose, Calif. as the Most Expensive American City to Have a Baby; U.S. Average $26,000 in Year One
Real Estate Brokerage Ranks Top 40 Most Expensive Cities based on Housing, Childcare, Baby Items, Healthcare and Utilities in Baby's First Year Seattle - Aug. 7, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today released a report examining the cost of being a parent during baby's first year. It includes a ranking of 40 cities based on housing data from multiple listing services (MLSs) across the country, as well as the expense of childcare, heal... 
August 05, 2013Real Estate Market Continued to Slow in June
Home-selling Pace Still Fast by Historic Standards Seattle - Aug. 5, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today released its Fastest Markets report for June 2013. The report found while homes are still selling near their fastest recorded rates, the housing market continuing the gradual slowing pattern that began in April as inventory started to rebound. Included in the report is also a ranking of 22 markets across the country ordered by t... 
August 01, 2013Redfin Introduces Price Whisperer - A Service that Lets Homeowners Test a Price with Buyers Before Putting a Home on the Market
Potential Sellers Get Real-time Data on How to Price their Home; Buyers Get a Sneak Peek at Homes Not Yet Listed Seattle - Aug. 1, 2013: Redfin, the technology-powered real estate brokerage (www.redfin.com), today launched Redfin Price WhispererTM, a service that gives potential home sellers feedback on a price from hundreds of buyers searching for similar homes in the same area. Buyers using Redfin get the advantage of seeing homes that fit their search criteria but are not yet ... 
July 31, 2013Home-Seller Concern About Rising Rates Doubles in Latest Redfin Survey
Despite Anxiety over Rising Rates, Respondents Remain Confident; Belief that Home Prices will Continue to Increase Remains Strong that Now is a Good Time to Sell Seattle - Jul. 31, 2013: Redfin, the technology-powered real estate brokerage (www.redfin.com), today released its latest survey of home sellers, capturing sentiment of homeowners with the intent to sell. Redfin based this analysis on responses from 1,448 homeowners across the U.S. who had used Redfin in the last three m... 
July 23, 2013Redfin Report Finds That Middle-Aged Women are Fastest Growing Group of Single Female Homeowners
Single Women Under Age 35 Delay Homeownership Until Later in Life Seattle - Jul. 23, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered brokerage, today released a study reviewing trends in homeownership among single females. The report compares behaviors among different age groups of unmarried women as well as with those of single men. The study is based on U.S. Census data from 1982 and 2012, as well as data collected from active homebuyers in Redfin's 2013 second quarter ... 
July 15, 2013June Home Prices Up 19%, Sales Volume Weakens After Hitting Four-Year High in May
With Continued Inventory Increases, Signs Indicate Return to a More Balanced Market Seattle - Jul. 15, 2013: Technology-powered real estate brokerage Redfin (www.redfin.com) today released its Real-Time Home Price Tracker for June 2013, showing home prices increasing 19 percent year over year across 19 major U.S. markets. Strong price increases continue to support growing inventory, which increased for the third consecutive month. However, home sales faltered in June, with a mino... 
July 11, 2013Bidding Wars Over Homes Continue To Recede in June Finds Latest Redfin Study
Rising Interest Rates, Increased Inventory Ease Competition Seattle - Jul. 11, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today released its June 2013 Bidding War Report, based on Offer Insights, statistics compiled from more than 2,000 offers written each month by Redfin agents for their home-buying clients. Today's report shows that the real estate market is continuing to become less competitive for homebuyers. In June, the percentage of Redf... 
July 10, 2013Redfin Names the Best Cities to be a Chicken
Top five cities have the most chicken coops and lenient urban farming laws Seattle - Jul. 10, 2013: Urban chicken coops – and the fresh eggs that come from them – have become the hottest trend among health conscious eaters and locavores. But which cities have embraced this trend the most? Today Redfin, the tech-powered real estate brokerage (www.redfin.com), named the top five cities to be a chicken, based on the number of homes that have hit the market in the past three months w... 
July 03, 2013Homebuyer Demand Softens In June With Tours Down 2%, Offers Down 5% In Redfin Real-Time Demand Pulse
Rising Interest Rates Likely Deterring New Homebuyers from Entering the Market Seattle - Jul. 3, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today issued its Real-Time Demand Pulse, the only report in the industry that analyzes home tour and offer data. Although Redfin's business continues to grow year over year, the number of Redfin customers touring homes and making offers dipped in both May and June this year, falling more than they did during ... 
July 02, 2013Real Estate Market Slowed Slightly in May
Rising Interest Rates and Increasing Inventory Point to a Less Frenzied Pace for Buyers and Sellers Seattle - Jul. 2, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered brokerage, today released its Real-Time Fastest Markets Report for May 2013, showing a slight slowdown in the U.S. housing market. The report ranks 22 markets across the country by the percentage of homes for sale that went under contract within 14 days of their debut. Thirty-two percent of homes went under c... 
June 27, 2013Real Estate Agents Anticipate A More Balanced Market In Latest Redfin Survey
Redfin Agents Expect More Modest Price Gains and Less Frustration for Homebuyers Seattle - Jun. 27, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today released its latest survey of real estate agents. Data was collected from June 21 through June 25, and reflects responses from 380 Redfin real estate agents in 22 major metropolitan markets across the U.S. The Redfin Real-Time Agent Sentiment Survey is part of an ongoing series that also includes... 
June 20, 2013Redfin Hires Chris Nielsen as Chief Financial Officer
Former Zappos.com CFO and Amazon Executive Joins Rapidly Growing Technology-Powered Real Estate Brokerage SEATTLE - Jun. 20, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today announced that Chris Nielsen has joined the company as chief financial officer. Most recently, Chris was the chief financial officer and chief operating officer of Zappos.com, a leading destination in online apparel and footwear sales, where he oversaw the company's financial... 
June 17, 2013May Home Prices Up 17%, Sales Volume Reaches Four-Year High in Redfin Real-Time Home Price Tracker
Inventory Crunch Continues to Ease for Second Consecutive Month Seattle - Jun. 17, 2013: Technology-powered real estate brokerage Redfin (www.redfin.com) today released its Real-Time Home Price Tracker, posting gains in both prices and sales volume across 19 major U.S. markets in May. While inventory was down year over year in May, it increased from the previous month. The easing of the inventory crunch likely contributed to home sales volume, which hit the highest level since ... 
June 17, 2013Home Inventory Up 4% in May; Second Consecutive Monthly Increase in Latest Redfin Special Report
Inventory Likely to Reach Positive Year-over-Year Growth by Year's End Seattle - Jun. 17, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today issued a special report on the increasing number of homes for sale across the country. Active listings grew 6.4 percent between March and April and another 4.2 percent between April and May. Last year inventory peaked in January and fell almost all year. "Lots of homeowners want to sell," said Redfin CEO Gle... 
June 10, 2013Redfin Bidding War Report Shows Home-Buying Competition Eased in May
Largest Monthly Inventory Increase in Three Years is Welcome News for Beleaguered Homebuyers in a Seller's Market Seattle - Jun. 10, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered brokerage, today released its May 2013 Bidding War Report. The report is based on Redfin's Offer Insights, statistics compiled from 2,000 offers written by Redfin agents in May of this year. Redfin uses this proprietary data to rank its most competitive real estate markets based on the percenta... 
June 06, 2013Homebuyer Demand in May Softens with Tours Down 3%, Offers Down 2% in Redfin Real-Time Demand Pulse
Decline Points to Slightly Lower Sales Volumes in June and July Seattle - Jun. 6, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today issued its Real-Time Demand Pulse, the only report in the industry that analyzes home tour and offer data. The report showed: In May, the number of customers touring homes fell 3.0% from April, compared to a 2.2% loss between April and May in 2012. Home offers decreased 2.1% from April to May, a slightly larger de... 
June 06, 2013Redfin to Host Seattle Startup Weekend June 7-9
Entrepreneurs from around the country will gather together at the company's Seattle headquarters to create viable business plans in the span of three days Seattle - Jun. 6, 2013: This weekend more than 100 entrepreneurs from around the country will convene at the headquarters of Redfin, (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, for Seattle Startup Weekend, an event where they will share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startups. Event attend... 
May 30, 2013Technology-Powered Real Estate Brokerage Redfin Expands Home-Buying and Selling Services to Corona, Murrieta, Temecula, and Chino
Local Redfin Agents are Paid Based on Customer Satisfaction not Commissions Corona, CA - May. 30, 2013: Redfin, the technology-powered brokerage (www.redfin.com), today announced the launch of its full home-buying and selling services in the Corona, MurrietaTemecula and Chino areas of California's Inland Empire region. Redfin's powerful real estate search website and mobile tools have been available to consumers there since 2007. With today's launch, people in these areas of In... 
May 23, 2013Redfin Names the Best Cities for Backyard Barbecues
Top 10 Cities Have the Most Homes for Sale with Large Backyards, Decks, and Built-in Barbecues Seattle - May. 23, 2013: Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial beginning of summer, and the start of grilling season. Across the nation people will dust off their grill and invite their neighbors over for a good old-fashioned backyard barbecue. While many cities are known for their barbecue restaurants, chances are this weekend most people will be grilling at home; so which cities c... 
May 23, 2013Homebuyers Undeterred by Seller's Market; Willing to Pay More According to Redfin Real-Time Homebuyer Survey
Frustration with Low Inventory and Concern over Rising Home Prices Continue Seattle - May. 23, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), a technology-powered real estate broker, today released its latest survey of homebuyers. Data was collected from May 17 through May 21, capturing sentiment of 1,353 active homebuyers across 22 U.S. markets who had recently toured a home with a Redfin agent. The Redfin Real-Time Homebuyer Survey is a companion to the quarterly Home-Seller Survey and Agent ... 
May 22, 2013Redfin Ranks the Fastest-Moving Real Estate Markets in the Country
Low Supply, High Demand, Technology Create "New Normal" for the Pace of Home-buying and Selling Seattle - May. 22, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered brokerage, today released its latest real estate industry analysis, the Redfin Fastest Real Estate Markets Report for April. The report tracks the speed of the overall housing market and highlights the fastest- and slowest-moving markets across the country. Redfin analyzed several statistics: months of supply (u... 
May 15, 2013April Home Prices up 16%, Inventory Crunch Begins to Ease in Redfin Real-Time Home Price Tracker
Inventory Sees Largest Monthly Increase since 2010; Selling Velocity Hits a Record High Seattle - May. 15, 2013: Technology-powered real estate broker Redfin (www.redfin.com) today released its Real-Time Home Price Tracker for April 2013, showing a strong real estate market nationwide. Home prices are up in 19 major U.S. markets, and the inventory shortage is beginning to show improvement. With more homes available to buy, home sales posted the strongest March to April gain in fo... 
May 15, 2013Technology-Powered Real Estate Brokerage Redfin Launches in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach
Consumers Can Now See All the Homes for Sale on Redfin.com and Work with Redfin Agents Who are Paid based on Customer Satisfaction Seattle - May. 15, 2013: Redfin, the technology-powered brokerage (www.redfin.com), today announced its debut in the state of Florida, offering its one-of-a-kind combination of technology and service to the Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach areas. With the addition of South Florida, Redfin real estate agents now serve 22 major metropolit... 
May 14, 2013Luxury Home Sales Hit Six-Year High In First Quarter with Sales of $1 Million-Plus Homes Up 36 Percent from Last Year
Real Estate Broker Redfin Reveals the Zip Codes with the Highest Percentages of Luxury Home Sales in 22 Markets Across the Country Seattle - May. 14, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate broker, today released an analysis of luxury home sales across 22 U.S. markets. The report tracks the number of homes sold for $1 million or more from 2008 to 2013 and shows the most luxurious zip code in each market. While the U.S. housing market has shown clear ... 
May 09, 2013Orange County, San Francisco and San Diego, the Most Competitive Real Estate Markets in the Country Show Early Signs of Cooling While Seattle, Baltimore and Chicago Continue to Heat Up
Real Estate Broker Redfin Issues New Report Analyzing Bidding Wars and what it Takes to Win Seattle - May. 9, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered brokerage, today released its latest real estate industry analysis, the Redfin Bidding War Report. The report is based on Redfin's Offer Insights, statistics compiled from 2,000 offers written by Redfin agents in April of this year. Redfin uses this proprietary data to rank its most competitive real estate markets ba... 
May 08, 2013Homebuyer Demand In April Still Growing Despite Inventory Shortage With Tours Up 0.6%, Offers Up 7.0% In Redfin Real-Time Demand Pulse
Increased Home-buying Activity Suggests a Lift in May and June Home Sales SEATTLE - May. 8, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate broker, today issued its Real-Time Demand Pulse, the only report in the industry that analyzes home tour and offer data. The report showed: The number of customers touring homes increased 0.6% from March, compared to a 0.3% drop in tours from March to April 2012. Home offers were up 7.0% from March, compared to a 4.4% ri... 
May 02, 2013New Redfin Home Value Tool Puts the Human Touch into Home Price Estimates
Uses Real-time Industry Data Combined with a User-Controlled Selection of Comparable Homes to Create Value Estimates Seattle - May. 2, 2013: Redfin, the tech-powered real estate brokerage (www.redfin.com), today launched the Redfin Home Value Tool, a new online tool that helps homeowners estimate the value of their home. The Redfin Home Value Tool gets up-to-the-minute data directly from the same sources used by real estate agents, while other sites rely mostly on public reco... 
May 01, 2013Redfin Ranks the Best U.S. Cities and Neighborhoods for Moms
Tech-powered Real Estate Broker Looked at Homes for Sale Based on Proximity to Parks, Libraries and Shopping, Not to Mention Hot Tubs, of Course SEATTLE - May. 1, 2013: Redfin, the technology-powered real estate broker (www.redfin.com) today announced its ranking of the top 10 U.S. cities and top 15 neighborhoods for mothers. To determine the ranking, Redfin analyzed 300,000 homes for sale based on proximity to parks, libraries and shopping, as well as a prevalence of hot tubs.... 
April 25, 2013Home-Seller Confidence Doubles in Latest Redfin Survey
More Respondents Believe Now is a Good Time to Sell than to Buy Seattle - Apr. 25, 2013: Redfin, the technology-powered real estate broker (www.redfin.com), today released its latest survey of home-sellers, capturing sentiment of homeowners with the intent to sell. Redfin based this analysis on survey answers from 1,984 respondents across the U.S. who had used Redfin in the last three months and indicated that they were a homeowner. Data was collected just last week. The Redfin... 
April 15, 2013March Home Prices Up 15%, Home-Selling Velocity Continues to Climb in Redfin Real-Time Home Price Tracker
Sales Volume Increases, But Dampened by Limited Inventory SEATTLE - Apr. 15, 2013: Technology-powered real estate broker Redfin (www.redfin.com) today released its Real-Time Home Price Tracker for March 2013, showing home prices increasing 15 percent year over year across 19 major U.S. markets. Inventory continued its downward trajectory, falling by 31 percent from March 2012, and was flat from February. Meanwhile, home-selling velocity reached the highest point on record with ... 
April 05, 2013Homebuyer Activity Increased in March with Home Tours Up 9%, Offers Up 22% in Redfin Real-Time Demand Pulse
Offers Climb throughout March as Homebuyers Attempt to Beat Spring Rush, Inventory Shortage SEATTLE - Apr. 5, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate broker, today issued its Real-Time Demand Pulse, the only report in the industry that analyzes home tour and offer data. The report showed: The number of customers taking tours increased 9% from February, compared to a 4% increase between February and March in 2012. The number of customers making offers... 
April 02, 2013Real Estate Agent Optimism Leaps In Latest Redfin Survey
Redfin Agents See Spring 2013 as a Seller's Market; 97% Believe Home Prices will Continue to Rise Seattle - Apr. 2, 2013: Redfin, the technology-powered real estate broker (www.redfin.com), today released its latest survey of real estate agents. Data was collected from March 27 through March 29, and reflects responses from 650 Redfin-employed real estate agents and Redfin partner agents in 21 major metropolitan markets across the U.S. The Redfin Real-Time Real Estate Agent Su... 
March 20, 2013Homeowners Looking to Buy a Nicer Home Should Not Wait According to Analysis from Real Estate Broker Redfin
Waiting for Prices to Increase Before Selling One Home and Buying Another Means Less Money in Homeowners' Pockets Seattle - Mar. 20, 2013: Technology-powered real estate broker Redfin (www.redfin.com) today released an analysis showing homeowners why waiting to sell their current home to buy a nicer home could be a financial mistake. Although waiting a few years to sell a home will likely mean a higher price, the price of the new home will increase as well. Financially, it makes ... 
March 18, 2013February Home Prices Up 13%, Sales Up 2% in Redfin Real-Time Home Price Tracker
Inventory Plummeted Year Over Year, While Sales Velocity Picked Up Month Over Month Seattle - Mar. 18, 2013: Technology-powered real estate broker Redfin (www.redfin.com) today released its Real-Time Home Price Tracker for February 2013, showing home prices increasing 13.2 percent year over year across 19 major U.S. markets. Inventory continued its downward trajectory, falling 31.8 percent from February 2012. Meanwhile, home-selling velocity was on the rise with more than one-thi... 
March 15, 2013Redfin Names the Fastest Real Estate Markets in the Country
Tech-Powered Real Estate Broker Coins "Real Estate Flash Sales" as Term for New Phenomenon of Homes Selling in 24 Hours or Less Seattle - Mar. 15, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate broker, today announced a list of the nation's fastest real estate markets, as defined by having the most homes going under contract in 24 hours or less. Redfin has coined the term "Real Estate Flash Sales" to describe this new phenomenon in the real estate market. F... 
March 06, 2013Technology-Powered Real Estate Brokerage Redfin Arrives in Houston
Redfin Agents, Paid To Make Customers Happy, Can Now Help People Buy and Sell Homes in Houston Houston - Mar. 6, 2013: Redfin, the technology-powered brokerage (www.redfin.com), today announced its arrival in Houston, expanding its one-of-a-kind combination of technology and service to its third Texas market, just in time for the spring home-buying and selling season. Redfin launched in Dallas in 2010 and Austin in 2012 and serves a total of 21 major markets across the United Sta... 
March 06, 2013Despite Inventory Shortage, Homebuyer Activity Increased in February with Home Offers Up 20%, Tours Up 6% in Redfin Real-Time Demand Pulse
Seattle - Mar. 6, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate broker, today issued its Real-Time Demand Pulse, the only report in the industry that analyzes tour and offer data. The report showed: Customers requesting home tours were up 6.1% in February, compared with a 3.7% decline during the same period in 2012. Even after the large surge of demand in January, customers signing offers increased an additional 20.3% in February, slightly more modest than ... 
February 28, 2013Inventory Shortage and Rising Prices Intensify Buyer Frustration in Redfin Real-Time Homebuyer Survey
78% Spike in Belief that Now is a Good Time to Sell Seattle - Feb. 28, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), a technology-powered real estate broker, today released its latest survey of homebuyers. Data was collected from February 22 to February 25, capturing sentiment of 1,119 active homebuyers across 19 U.S. markets who had toured a home with a Redfin agent since November 29, 2012. The Redfin Real-Time Homebuyer Survey is a companion to the quarterly Home-Seller Survey and Agent Sur... 
February 15, 2013Home Prices Hit Highest January in Four Years, Up 12% from January 2012 In Redfin Real-Time Home Price Tracker
2013 Gets off to a Strong Start with Home Prices and Sales both Way Up, While Inventory Reaches Record Low Seattle - Feb. 15, 2013: Technology-powered real estate broker Redfin (www.redfin.com) today released its Real-Time Home Price Tracker for January 2013, showing home prices increasing 12 percent year over year across 19 major U.S. markets. Inventory continued its long decline, falling by more than a third from January 2012 - the largest drop since the debut of price tracking... 
February 14, 2013Technology-Powered Real Estate Brokerage Redfin Arrives in Charlotte
Consumers Can Now See all Charlotte-area Homes for Sale on Redfin.com, Use Technology Tools, and Work with Redfin Agents Who are Paid to Make them Happy Charlotte, N.C. - Feb. 14, 2013: Redfin, the technology-powered brokerage (www.redfin.com), today announced its arrival in Charlotte, bringing North Carolinians its one-of-a-kind combination of technology and service, just in time for the spring home-buying and selling season. Redfin is also opening in Raleigh-Durham and Houston ... 
February 14, 2013Technology-Powered Real Estate Brokerage Redfin Arrives in Research Triangle
Consumers Can Now See all Research Triangle Homes for Sale on Redfin.com, Use Technology Tools, and Work with Redfin Agents Who are Paid to Make them Happy Research Triangle, N.C. - Feb. 14, 2013: Redfin, the technology-powered brokerage (www.redfin.com), today announced its arrival in Research Triangle, bringing North Carolinians its one-of-a-kind combination of technology and service, just in time for the spring home-buying and selling season. Redfin is also opening in Charlott... 
February 14, 2013Redfin Continues to Take Ground, Expands Website and Real Estate Agent Service to Charlotte, Raleigh-Durham, Houston, The Bronx, and Delaware
Seattle - Feb. 14, 2013: Redfin, the technology-powered broker (www.redfin.com), today announced its expansion to Houston, Charlotte, the Raleigh-Durham area, New York City's Bronx borough and the state of Delaware, reaching nearly 10 million new people in all. With the expansion, Redfin now serves 21 major markets, increasing its audience by 10 percent, and increasing number of active listings shown on the website by 14 percent. This is Redfin's first major expansion in nearly a ye... 
February 13, 2013Redfin Launches Featured Collections, Providing A Look Into The Favorite Places and Spaces of Architects, Designers, Photographers, Journalists, and Other Notables
Inaugural Featured Collectors Include Chris Pardo Design, I Can Has Cheezburger, The Real Estalker and Fashion and Lifestyle Expert Brittney Levine Seattle - Feb. 13, 2013: Technology-powered real estate broker Redfin (www.redfin.com) today announced the launch of Redfin Featured Collections, which are sets of listing photos collected by renowned figures in real estate and other related industries. Redfin Collections is a feature on Redfin.com that allows users to browse, colle... 
February 12, 2013Redfin Publishes Top Five Home-Selling Tips for Spring Selling Season
Data-Proven Best Practices Include Listing on a Friday and Before June Seattle - Feb. 12, 2013: Technology-powered real estate broker Redfin (www.redfin.com) today announced five data-proven home-selling tips for 2013. Redfin analyzed more than 500,000 home listings and sale records to determine the most important actions home sellers can take to maximize their chance of selling, get the highest price, and decrease time on market. Friday is the best day to list a home. Homes ... 
February 07, 2013Redfin Launches First of Its Kind Website Feature to Share Thousands of Real Estate Bidding War Stats and Stories as They Happen
"Offer Insights" Provide Consumers Unique, Insider Information from the Front Lines of Home Buying and Selling in Hundreds of Neighborhoods Nationwide Seattle - Feb. 7, 2013: Technology-powered real estate broker Redfin (www.redfin.com) today introduced a first-of-its-kind website feature in which Redfin real estate agents highlight details from their clients' winning and losing offers to buy a home, giving consumers up-to-the-minute insight on real estate activity at a neighbo... 
January 31, 2013Redfin Amps Listing Business;Sells Homes Faster and For More Money
Tech-Powered Real Estate Broker Offers Home Sellers Double the Exposure Online, Hiring Listing Specialists across the Country to Serve Growing Demand Seattle - Jan. 31, 2013: Technology-powered real estate broker Redfin (www.redfin.com) today announced that its listing business grew 120% in 2012, despite a housing market with the fewest listings in more than a decade. The company plans to more than double its staff of listing agents this year in order to serve increasing demand f... 
January 24, 2013More Homeowners Believe Now is a Good Time To Sell; Fear of Missing Out on Future Price Gains Surpasses the Economy as Top Concern in Redfin Home Seller Survey
Redfin (www.redfin.com), a technology-powered real estate broker, today released its latest survey of home sellers, capturing sentiment of homeowners with the intent to sell. SEATTLE - Jan. 24, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), a technology-powered real estate broker, today released its latest survey of home sellers, capturing sentiment of homeowners with the intent to sell. Redfin based this analysis on survey answers from 895 respondents across the U.S. who indicated intent to s... 
January 14, 2013Redfin Names the Real Estate Neighborhoods to Watch in 2013
Forty-eight Emerging Neighborhoods in 16 Major Metropolitan Areas Expected to have the Largest Price Increases this Year Seattle - Jan. 14, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate broker, today announced a list of the hottest emerging neighborhoods and small cities for real estate in 16 cities across the country. The ranking was based on input from Redfin real estate agents and analysis of current data in the number of homes for sale, sales volume, hom... 
January 07, 2013December Home Tours Down 7%, Offers Down 18% in Redfin Real-Time Demand Pulse
Seattle - Jan. 7, 2013: Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate broker, today issued its Real-Time Demand Pulse, the only report in the industry that analyzes offer and tour data. The report showed: Customers requesting home tours were down 7.0 percent in December, compared to a decrease of 11.3 percent in 2011. Customers signing offers decreased 17.5 percent, compared to a decrease of 10.5 percent a year earlier. December is typically a slow month f...