Just a Shade Greener

Guest post by Julie Jacobson, Redfin field agent in the San Fernando Valley and LEED Green Associate Home buying used to be all about how much home you could afford. Now it’s also about how much home you can afford to operate. In the past, eco-friendly features were nice-to-have options that agents might mention a half… Read More

Not Your Grandfather's Housing Crisis

When I last blogged for Redfin in this space some three months ago, we seemed to be in the midst of a wrenching but - when considered over the long view - rather routine once-a-decade or so real estate downturn.   As sharp as the correction was turning out to be, after all, we had seen it all before.  Many Southern Californians remembered the regional housing corrections… Read More