Zillow Group report details affordability struggles as real estate demand overwhelms supply Key Takeaways Inventory absorption and home prices are rising so fast that homebuyers — particularly millennials — are going over budget and turning to friends and relatives for down-payment help. Buyers are keeping their options open. Most first-timers and millennials simultaneously consider renting…

A lot of people think the best time to buy a house is during the Spring market. And, it ishellip; hellip;in the sense that more houses are listed for sale in the Spring.nbsp;But,nbsp;therersquo;s also a heck of a lot more buyers trying to buy those listings. The thing is, some of the houses listed back…

When buyers and sellers start going head-to-head, no one comes out a winner nbsp;nbsp; Key Takeaways Itrsquo;s reasonable to ask for roof and termite clearances and that the homersquo;s primary systems work. Itrsquo;s not reasonable to ask for upgrades, abatement or cosmetic changes. In many parts of the country, real estate sales and continuallynbsp;increasing priceshave…

People donrsquo;t know what they donrsquo;t know, and what they do know is enough to create false perceptions Key Takeaways nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; Erroneous assumptions about the business can cause a ton of confusion for the public about how the real estate process works. The real estate process makes everyone an armchair expert by default. The buyer,…