Strange Days: Real Estate Enters the Twilight Zone (April 2012 Roundup)

Howdy Redfinnians! Here’s our monthly round-up of everything that moved in the U.S. real estate market! But first the Redfin news… Do you remember in Gladiator, when Russell Crowe says “on my signal, unleash hell?” That’s what Redfin did last month, launching: A Home-Pricing Tool: see the pictures and prices of very recent comparable home… Read More

The Market Spends Another Day In Its Bathrobe, But Feeling Better

Howdy Redfinnians! Time for our monthly tell-you-everything analysis of the real estate market! We just hit $5 billion in home sales, where Redfin agents represented either the buyer or the seller, all in our don’t-crowd-me-baby style. For every customer, deal or no deal, Redfin surveyed the customer and published the answer. And on every home,… Read More

It’s Not a Monster Truck Rally, It’s A Real Estate Market

Big news Redfinnians! Redfin just raised $15 million, mostly on the strength of nice revenue growth and very, very happy customers. Since launching our service with one Seattle real estate agent in 2006, we’ve closed about $6 billion in home sales, with a customer satisfaction rate of 97%. Consumers have saved $85 million in commissions…. Read More

Right Now, It’s All About the Inventory (August 2011 Roundup)

Every month, Redfin publishes two newsletters on real estate prices. One, usually published on the last Tuesday of every month, is a Redfin Roundup, which synthesizes data collected by economists, government agencies and others to provide a complete portrait of what happened in the market over the past month. The other is Redfin Insider, usually… Read More

Home Prices Stabilize, And the Whole Market Grinds to a Halt

Every month, Redfin publishes two newsletters on real estate prices. One, usually published on the last Tuesday of every month, is a Redfin Roundup, which synthesizes data collected by economists, government agencies and others to provide a complete portrait of what happened in the market over the past month. The other is Redfin Insider, usually… Read More