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Key Stats to Watch: Price Increases & Decreases

November 17, 2020

When it comes to relevant stats you should definitely keep an eye on as you're helping buyers and sellers with their strategy, price increases and..

How to answer the home buyer question: "What can I afford?"

November 9, 2020

Altos market data makes it easy to answer buyer and seller questions like a pro. One of the most common questions we hear is, "What can I afford?"

How to use market data in your listing presentations

October 29, 2020

Altos data is an absolute must-have for listing presentations - especially in a world where sellers have done their own research on Zillow, and..

How to answer: "How's the market?"

October 23, 2020

Looking for an at-a-glance answer to “How’s the market?”? Look no further than Altos’ Market Action Index – our proprietary index that lets you..

Why Foreclosures are Unlikely Despite 4 Million Mortgages in Forebearance

September 28, 2020

I have a good friend whose tourism business has been devastated by the pandemic. His company went from many millions of dollars in revenue to..

Investors, Flips, iBuyers and Price Increases

September 8, 2020

In this week's US national real estate market video, we take a look at a novel metric in the housing market: Price Increases. Specifically, the..

Altos Webinar: The Key Data to Watch Right Now in Real Estate

August 26, 2020

This year's market is unique, making it harder to rely on historical trends for insights - what key data should buyers and sellers be watching..

New Video: The Strongest Seller's Market We've Ever Seen

August 24, 2020

With 73,000 new listings hitting the market this week and more than 80,000 transactions, total inventory is now under 600,000 for the first time..

New Video: Home Prices 8% Higher Year over Year

August 17, 2020

Prices this week are basically unchanged at $354,990. Because in a normal year prices peak June 30th, and then pull back in the fall, all of a..

New Video: Home Buyers Are Relentless This Year

August 10, 2020

This week, I looked at how different this year is than previous years. For one, we're seeing people ignore the usual start-of-school season and..