Tag Archives mls

Coming Soon to the Alpha Listing Search!

By Posted on 2 min read 299 views

Here at The MLS, we’re constantly striving to improve the technology we provide to our members. As a result of these efforts, we have a lot of exciting new features in development, nearly ready for our users to enjoy. Here’s a preview of what we have in store… Radius Search The new radius search feature will give users the ability to search for listings within a designated distance from their desired …

The Pragmatic vs. The Personal: Working With Unrealistic Sellers

By Posted on 2 min read 261 views

One of the most frustrating things that an agent can experience is a seller who, against the agent’s best efforts, will insist on overpricing their property. In those cases, it’s hard to know how to proceed. National Speaker for Homes.com Joe Sesso has five key pieces of advice for agents who might be experiencing this all-too-common frustration. 1. Understand where they’re coming from Says Sesso, “Selling a house is easy. Selling …

Are More Millennials Moving in With Mom & Pop?

By Posted on 2 min read 529 views

Moving back in with the parents–super embarrassing, right? Maybe. But, according to a recent Pew Research Center study, that isn’t deterring millennials from moving back home more than ever before. Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau from 2014, Pew concluded that a record 60.6 million Americans–a whopping 19% of all U.S. households–are living in multigenerational housing, but even that number is underestimating the real amount. Per Pew: “The Census Bureau …

Zillow Study Busts First-Time Buyer Myths

By Posted on 2 min read 318 views

Everything you think you know about first-time buyers is wrong. This new info comes fresh from a recent 160-question Zillow Group survey conducted with 13,000 homebuyers and sellers who closed transactions in 2016. The results of the survey bust several prevalent first-time buyer myths wide open and are soon to be released for the general public’s access. For starters? In 2016, a whopping 53 percent of all buyer sales were to …

Q2-2016 Market Climate Map: Median Sale Prices for Condos & Co-Ops

By Posted on 1 min read 251 views

Second quarter numbers are in for LA-area condos and co-ops, and it looks like the median sales prices are on the rise. With a few exceptions (Topanga, Pacific Palisades, and DTLA, to name a few), this new map shows that, even though summer’s coming to an end, things are getting a little warmer down here. CLICK HERE for a larger version of this map. …