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Local spotlight: San Diego homebuyer trends

As prospective homebuyers across San Diego, one of Open Listings' biggest markets, step up their home search in 2018, we wanted to take a look at trends around homes for sale in San Diego so we could help prospects know what they should expect to encounter in this year's house hunt. To do so, we analyzed data on the Open Listings platform from more than 17,000 home sales across the greater San Diego area and its surrounding communities over

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Local spotlight: Los Angeles 2017 homebuyer trends

As everyone prepares to say goodbye to 2017, we wanted to take a closer look at what the year was like in Los Angeles home buying. To do so, we analyzed data on the Open Listings platform from more than 8,872 home sales across urban Los Angeles over the last year. How did home sales play out for buyers throughout the year? After ringing in the last new year with 601 home sales in January 2017, sales slowly increased

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Is now a good time to buy a house?

TL;DR If you find a house you love -— and can comfortably afford —- then it's always a great time to buy. With record-low interest rates and skyrocketing rental costs, conditions are certainly ripe for buying a home. No one can predict the future, or what will happen to housing values, so how can you tell if now is the right time to buy a home? The simple answer is: If you find a house you love—and can

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