The Hangover

Redfin has hardly been an advocate for real estate tax credits. When the original first-time home-buyer credit was set to expire last November, we urged Congress to let it expire. But now that the federal credit has finally expired, the $24,000 question is how the market will respond. It will take months to sort this… Read More

Under the Hood at Twitter

Twitter’s Alex Payne visited our San Francisco office yesterday as part of an engineer-to-engineer series of talks on new technologies and best practices for building large-scale consumer web applications. We just posted a recap of Alex’s magnificent talk on our developers’ blog. Alex is an interesting person. He has a tattoo of a Chinese character on… Read More