More Than Half of Redfin Offers Faced Bidding Wars in August

Nationwide, 54.5% of Redfin offers on homes faced competition in August, according to a new report from real estate brokerage Redfin.

Though that’s down from a revised rate of 57.3% in July, it’s the fourth month in a row that more than half of…

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Ready Your Yard for Fall: With Tips from OPEI and TurfMutt's Mutt Mulligan

Every year The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) provides tips and reminders to help families and backyard enthusiasts stay safe when using outdoor power equipment. This year is different, reports OPEI, as the world experiences a paradigm shift in how we live our everyday lives.

“Due to the…

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Millennials Will Lead Surge in Home Purchase Market

Millennial home purchase activity is on the rise, according to the latest Ellie Mae Millennial Tracker.

Purchase share – the percentage of all loans closed during the month that were purchases – grew for the second straight month, reaching 56% in June, up nine percentage points from May.

This marks the…

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Missed Rent Payments May Balloon as Boosted Aid Expires

As 32 million Americans received unemployment benefits in late June, more renters were late on their July payments than any other time during the coronavirus pandemic, online real estate company Zillow reports.

Boosted government unemployment aid has expired, meaning those numbers are likely to rise even further in coming…

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Keep Cooling Costs Down While Staying Home Due to COVID-19

As 90 degree heat waves sweep the country and people spend most of their time at home due to COVID-19, Americans are looking for ways to keep costs under control.

New research conducted by the device behavior experts at Sense (sense.com) and SurveyMonkey shows that nearly…

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