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From the Archives: 6 Ways Millennials Are Changing Real Estate Business

By Leah Shafer / December 23, 2015 / 0 Comments

For years, millennials have largely been thought of as renters, not buyers, but that has changed. Millennials, born from the early 1980s to the early 2000s, now represent the largest group of homebuyers in the U.S. at 32 percent, taking over from Generation X, according to the 2015 National Association of Realtors (NAR) Home Buyer […]

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6 Ways Millennials Are Changing Real Estate Business for Everyone

By Leah Shafer / March 11, 2015 / 5 Comments

For years, Millennials have largely been thought of as renters, not buyers, but that has changed. Millennials, born from the early 1980s to the early 2000s, now represent the largest group of homebuyers in the U.S. at 32 percent, taking over from Generation X, according to the 2015 National Association of Realtors (NAR) Home Buyer […]

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Bay Area Battle Begins Between Realtors And Activists Over Laws Limiting Speculation in San Francisco

By Joanna England / February 7, 2014 / 2 Comments

As Silicon Valley buyers moved in to San Francisco, prices for rentals and single-family properties have pushed sky-high. As Candy reported, the bus routes that shuttle employees to and from the Facebook and Google campuses have been protested and picketed by folks fed up with increasing cost of living and being pushed out of the […]

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About Our New Commenting System on CandysDirt: We Heart Facebook

By Candy Evans / December 5, 2012 / 0 Comments

We’ve recently made the change to Facebook comments on our blogs, and we wanted to take a moment to explain why we decided to change the comment format, and how it works. Commenters can now login via Facebook or Twitter — we are working on Google+, LinkedIn, and other social media accounts. When you opt […]

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Almost All Real Estate Search Now Starts on the Internet

By Candy Evans / February 28, 2011 / 0 Comments

Wow. In seven short years we have gone from 71% of buyers seeking properties on the web to a full 99%. The sharp agents now are also posting homes on Google, FaceBook, YouTube and Twitter. And internet advertising is a fraction of what it costs to advertise in magazines and newspapers. Plus it saves trees!

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Ski Towns Cracking Down on Under The Table Rental Owners

By Candy Evans / February 22, 2011 / 0 Comments

Last week I told you how New York state is gigging out of state home owners for state taxes even if you don’t sleep there. Head west to the Rockies for this tall tale: the Colorado Association of Ski Towns, or CAST, is holding off on plans to¬† hunt down vacation rental owners who aren’t […]

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