A Look at the 2013 U.S. Real Estate Market

Over the last few years the real estate market has definitely been struggling on the road toward “recovery.” Although people are waiting anxiously for the real estate market to return to “normal” (aka the real estate market of 2006), more than likely this state of normal is not going to occur. Yes, the real estate…

U.S. Real Estate Market Is Back

After five long years of bad news, the prognosis for the health of the U.S. real estate market in 2013 is surprisingly strong. The largest real estate social network in the world, ActiveRain, recently surveyed 2,430 real estate professionals and found that there is great optimism regarding the future of the U.S. real estate market…

Love, Marriage & Homeownership

In honor of Valentine’s Day, the RealEstate.com team looked at how romantic attachments influence home buying. We found some interesting facts when we looked at the statistics for the married vs. single populations of U.S. cities. Single Homebuyer Trends The U.S. demographics have changed, and for the first time more households are unmarried. Fifty-one percent…

Super Bowl Appearances vs. Real Estate Prices

Do Real Estate Prices Influence Super Bowl Appearances? The RealEstate.com team recently looked at the number of times NFL teams have appeared in the Super Bowl and the real estate prices of their home cities. We found something interesting. Of the 10 NFL teams that have appeared in the Super Bowl the most, seven are…

Riding the Trillion-Dollar Real Estate Recovery Roller Coaster

The analogy between real estate and roller coasters is obvious. Everyone knows they both have crazy ups and downs. With the U.S. real estate ride lately, we are all wishing we were riding on the kiddie roller coaster with the small bumps and turns. Unfortunately, it’s more likely we are riding on the Kingda Ka…

Famous Athletes Round 2: Close Encounters With Foreclosure

We recently highlighted famous athletes who lost their homes to foreclosure. Sad stories, indeed, yet many of these guys seem to be their own worst enemies, and the foreclosure was merely a symptom of larger problems in their lives and/or psyches. Sometimes, however, the encounter with foreclosure is merely close. And, as all athletes know,…

Islands in the Celebrity Stream

Since Jackie Kennedy and Aristotle Onassis got married on his private Greek island, Skorpios, in the 1960s, the über wealthy of the celebrity world have been afflicted with “fiefdom syndrome.” While the recent purchase of most of Hawaii’s island of Lanai doesn’t exactly give Oracle’s Larry Ellison feudal lord status, it does put him among…

House Hunt Your Way to a Free iPad3

RealEstate.com has always been at the forefront when it comes to delivering the latest real estate news and timely, information-packed articles. Now, with our new, photo-centric design, we’ve also become a powerhouse of easy-to-use features. We are so excited about the re-launch of RealEstate.com that we’ve decided to celebrate by giving away the one thing…