Housing Market Price Gains See Greatest Annual Increase in Seven Years

Homes.com is excited to announce that eighty-nine markets have reached full recovery and housing market price gains have achieved the greatest year-over-year increase in seven years! That’s right; the most recent Homes.com Local Market Index and Rebound Reports are in, so let’s get to it!

Apparently climate is not a factor in the housing market because Anchorage, Alaska and Hilo, Hawaii were the top-performing markets on a year-to-year basis for the seventh month in a row! Anchorage won the race with an increase of 18 percent, but Hilo came in a close second with an increase of more than 15 percent. From a month-to-month standpoint, Medford, OR saw a 1.56 index point jump, the largest gain among all markets. Continue reading

Join Homes.com Execs at Real Estate Connect in San Francisco!

Homes.com is excited to be back in San Francisco for one of the biggest events in the real estate industry, Real Estate Connect San Francisco 2013! If you’re looking for the latest trends, technologies, and business practices that shape the industry, then the City by the Bay is the place to be on July 10 and 11th! Providing real estate professionals with a remarkable opportunity to network and learn from the industry’s top influence, Real Estate Connect is always ahead of the curve and this year is no exception! The Homes.com Senior Management team will be participating in four panel discussions at this year’s event, providing their expertise to real estate professionals in the following sessions:

Homes.com Executive Team Speaking at Real Estate Connect 2013

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Two Homes.com Executives Listed Among Most Influential in Real Estate

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Inman News just released their Top 100 Most Influential Leaders in Real Estate. We are proud to announce that two of our very own Executives, Brock MacLean and Andy Woolley, have made the list!

The leaders on this list were reviewed from hundreds of nominations from readers that were submitted just before the holidays. Below are a few of the questions that were considered during the selection process:

 

  • Can this person influence the industry as a whole?
  • Has this person helped drive growth at his or her company in the past year?
  • Has this person implemented changes in the industry that are beneficial for real estate consumers and industry practioners?
  • Does this person capture the attention of other industry leaders and the decision-makers?

Congratulations to Brock and Andy for making us proud! With their passion and leadership, they do well to represent Homes.com, ForRent.com and Dominion Enterprises — each year, they continue to enhance and develop integral changes within the industry and we couldn’t be more happy with their accomplishments. Read more about Brock, Andy, and the others on Inman’s list here.