In a blog post on Wednesday, Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman announced the brokerage would offer on-demand video home tours for homebuyers worried about being exposed to COVID-19, a potentially-deadly form of coronavirus that causes mild to severe respiratory symptoms including fever, cough, and shortness of breath.
Bernie Sanders wants to invest $2.5 trillion to build affordable housing. He also wants to spend $70 billion on public housing. (The proposal puts a price tag on a number of other proposals as well, though it isn’t entirely clear if those are part of or in addition to the $2.5 trillion.)
Real estate brokerage Compass and digital lending startup Better.com, partners in the former’s bridge loans platform, released on Wednesday a study on the trends shaping the real estate technology sector and found that women are buying more homes, and many single women are opting for homeownership before marriage.
Rapper and songwriter Pharrell Williams’s house is made almost entirely out of glass — and now it is on the market for $16.95 million.
The estate, located in Los Angeles’ prestigious Beverly Hills Post Office area, sits at 17,000 square feet and boasts 10 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms.
Zillow Offers launched Monday in Cincinnati, the 24th market for the Seattle-based real estate tech company’s direct-to-consumer homebuying and selling platform. It’s the company’s first iBuyer presence in the state of Ohio and comes in a market where it already has a large employee-base thanks to the previous acquisition of dotloop, which is based in Cincinnati.
Michael Jackson’s youngest son Prince Michael “Bigi” Jackson — better known by his nickname “Blanket” — has purchased his first house for more than $2.6 million. And he’s only 18.
The 6,400-square-foot, six-bedroom estate is part of a gated community in the Calabasas neighborhood outside of Los Angeles favored by celebrities. It was built in 1990 in the Mediterranean style, Variety reports. Jackson has been in the spotlight since his birth in 2002. At the time, a photo of his father dangling him over a hotel balcony as a baby was one of the most-talked about celebrity moments of the year.
The number of homes flipped in the U.S. in 2019 was 6.2 percent of all home sales throughout the year, an eight-year high, according to Attom Data Solutions’ Year-End 2019 U.S. Home Flipping Report. In 2018, flipped houses represented 5.8 percent of all home sales, and in 2017 it was 5.7 percent of all home sales.