Posts Tagged ‘homebuyers’

The Most Important Features Millennials Want in Their Homes

There’s no doubt that millennials have finally entered the housing market. In fact, they currently make up 35 percent of buyers throughout the U.S. Approximately 68 percent of all first-time home buyers fall into this age bracket as well. But what do they want inside their homes? Here, RISMedia uncovered the four main features millennials […]

How to Stage Your Outdoor Space to Sell Your Home Quicker

Everyone loves the idea of indoor-outdoor living. And when you’re selling a home, staging your outdoor space can be an important way to show off one of your home’s best features while attracting prospective buyers. Whether your property has a sweeping lawn or a small city balcony, Redfin suggests some ways you can help buyers envision […]

Millennials Continue to Compete in Housing Market

As the traditional home buying season kicked off, the seller held the upper-hand as low housing inventory drove competition among homebuyers, including millennials. However, the competitive market did not deter millennials—even in some of the most expensive markets—as the percentage of purchase loans among these borrowers steadily increased to 89 percent in April, up from […]

South Bay Magazine | 1922 Redondo Beach Craftsman

The renovation of an original beach bungalow yields flair and confidence in this 1922 Redondo Beach Craftsman. Written by Suzanna Cullen Hamilton Photographed by Shane O’Donnell Authenticity is often aspired but rarely achieved. For South Bay real estate agent Alison Clay-Duboff and her husband, Ken, the renovation of their 1922 Craftsman is as genuine and […]

High Resale Value Projects You Can Tackle in a Weekend

You might think you have to put in a ton of time, effort and money to increase your home’s value. But that’s not entirely true. Here, RISMedia offers some weekend projects you can tackle that can help you easily update your property when it comes time to sell.     Repaint kitchen cabinets Buyers expect […] Consumer Survey Reveals First Look into 2017 Home Buying Season

The 2017 home-buying season will be characterized by a large increase in first-time homebuyers, increasing affordability issues among buyers and high demand for suburban homes, according to’s new Active Home Shopper Report. The study—based on September survey data of active shoppers on—offers insight into future home buying trends in 2017 by analyzing responses […]

The Comeback

A Huge Comeback for Homebuyers In generations past, growing up and owning a home was often considered a sure thing in the minds of America’s youth. The dream of home ownership seems to have fallen by the wayside over the years in favor of easy rental options, but new reports show that owning a home […]

Challenging Current Housing Trends

Over the last few years, two disconcerting trends have been rearing their ugly heads in the housing industry. The first is that household formation has been standing still while the second is a dwindling rate of homeownership. However, the first trend may be recovering since the millennial generation is starting to make its way into […]