Tag: property

Spurred on by the pandemic, more homeowners are selling to iBuyers — avoiding hordes of strangers traipsing around their house

In America’s housing market, it’s good to be an iBuyer. A new report from Zillow ZZG analyzed sales activity among four of the largest instant buyers (or iBuyers) in the country: Zillow Offers, Opendoor OPEN, RedfinNow RDFN and Offerpad OPAD. Not only are these companies seeing record levels of interest in their business model, but […]

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All-Star Johan Santana Selling $6M Florida Mansion, but He Isn’t Moving Far

The pitcher responsible for the first (and only) no-hitter in the history of the New York Mets is longing for a hit with the sale of his southwest Florida home. Now, the 9,121-square-foot home on about a half-acre of lakefront property is on the market for $5,995,000. It offers the ultimate in seclusion. “He had […]

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How COVID is slowly killing the open house

This article is reprinted by permission from The Escape Home, a newsletter for second homeowners and those who want to be. Subscribe here. © 2021. All rights reserved. Open houses used to be the main way that realtors sold properties. Now, realtors can do without. This year, 10% of buyers purchased homes without physically seeing […]

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