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Buying Solo: Single Women Dominate the Housing Market

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The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their annual Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers last week, and, as always, provided a fascinating look at the market. One of the most interesting bits of data involves all the single ladies out there–apparently, they’re making up a huge chunk of the real estate scene, reports TPG website. According to the report, single women were responsible for 17 percent of total home purchases …

Q3-2016 Market Climate Map: Sales Volume for Single-Family Homes

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The Q3 stats are in and, as per usual, our climate map has some revealing insights into Los Angeles’s neighborhoods to look out for going into the new year. The area that by far experienced the biggest overall increase in sales volume? Monterey Hills, with a whopping 138% increase in the sales volume of single family homes. The small community, which sits four miles ENE of Downtown Los Angeles, is experiencing …

Exclusive: Is There Hazardous Waste in Your Property?

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There’s nothing like a house that’s ready to sell. The floors sparkle, the light bulbs burn bright, the scent of fresh cookies wafts through the air, and dangerous chemicals threaten to poison anyone who sets foot on the property… Wait, what? According to Drew Boyles, the founder of waste-removal company HazAwayToday, the problem is more common than you might think. And the removal process itself? Challenging, to say the least. “Movers, …

Do You Live in the Most Fun City in America?

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We all know that feeling: when a client walks in, sits across from you, and says, “You know what? I want to live somewhere incredibly boring.” No? Go figure. It turns out that most people want to be able to have fun in their new ‘hood. Fortunately, WalletHub has compiled a list of the 150 largest U.S. cities and ranked them based on 51 key entertainment metrics, including variety, nightlife, dining, …

New on Alpha: SMS/Share

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Share reports with your clients in more formats than ever! Here at The MLS, we’re constantly striving to improve the technology we provide to our members. We have a lot of exciting new features to share! Check out the details on our newest feature below:     Share Fig. 1: Example of “Share” button The user will now be able to share reports through a variety of channels: email, SMS (text …

How Family-Friendly is Your City?

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  Moving is hard. Moving with children? Monumentally harder. When left to their own devices, buyers can find it excruciatingly difficult to determine what areas would be best for both their children and for them. Fortunately, WalletHub has stepped in. They’ve analyzed 150 U.S. cities based on population, providing scores based on qualities like the relative cost of housing, proximity to health care, school district quality, and recreational opportunities. Based on …

Emergency Evacuation: Is Your City Ready?

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When it comes to disasters, preparedness is key. However, all the bottled water in the world won’t do you much good if your city isn’t prepared to evacuate its residents if need be. PT&C|LWG took a look at ten major cities across America to see how they would fare in the event of an evacuation. And, Angelenos? The results… aren’t pretty. Take a look at their infographic below to see where …