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  • Hey Californians, your housing market is likely to cool off come 2020

    UCLA Anderson Forecast points to slowdown in housing starts
    It's no secret that California's economy is large – so large that its $2.7 trillion financial system ranks fifth in the world, championing the United States' national economy. But as the U.S. continues to grapple with an oncoming economic slowdown, the UCLA Anderson Forecast is showing several economic factors that might weaken California's booming housing market within the next year.
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  • Redfin: Lackluster home price growth eases housing market competition

    Prospective homebuyers are the real winners
    In February, home sales increased only 0.6% from last year, marking the smallest annual increase since March 2012, according to new data from Redfin. Chief Economist Daryl Fairweather said since homes are now sitting on a less competitive market, first-time homebuyers now have a better chance of winning a home.
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  • This is what Amazon’s plans could mean for Bellevue's housing market

    Word on the street is Amazon wants to lease enough space to house 25,000 workers
    When Amazon jumped ship on its plans to occupy a skyscraper in downtown Seattle, speculation regarding the online retail giant's next big move began to swirl. Now, Redfin suggests Amazon is likely to focus its hometown growth on Washington’s Eastside suburbs, specifically in the city of Bellevue.
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  • This is yet another sign the housing market now favors homebuyers

    Redfin says sale contingencies climb to 7.1% in February
    As the housing market continues to slow, it's becoming more evident that the nation's homebuyers are benefiting from the cool down. In fact, according to a recent report from Redfin, the share of winning offers written by Redfin agents that included a sale contingency climbed to 7.1% in February.
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  • Redfin: These housing markets give low-income families a better shot at the American Dream

    These inland markets have the highest rates of low-income homeownership
    Housing affordability continues to be a concern for Americans across the country, especially for those living in pricey housing markets. Fortunately, for those struggling to make ends meet, various pockets throughout the country offer low-income families a shot at homeownership. Find out which ones here.
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  • These are the most affordable rental markets

    Majority of top affordable metros located in inland markets
    A new report by Zillow reveals the country’s most affordable rental markets, measuring affordability by the amount of income that renters need to set aside for monthly payments. According to the company's research, these are the five most affordable rental markets.
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  • Redfin: 2019 is shaping up to be a good year for homebuyers

    More Americans are slashing home prices than in previous winters
    In February, more American homes experienced a price drop than any other winter in recent history, according to new data from Redfin. Interestingly, Redfin's data also indicates the housing market is shifting more towards a buyers market.
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  • Redfin expands home selling options in Seattle, will clean and stage home, too

    For an additional fee, of course
    Last year, Redfin rolled out a new service called "Redfin Concierge," where the online brokerage will "deep clean" and stage a home on a homeowner’s behalf to aid in the sale of the property, all for a 2% listing fee. The program originally launched in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., before expanding into San Francisco in February of this year. And now, Redfin is bringing the enhanced listing program to its own backyard of Seattle.
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