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Real Estate Statistics (2024)

Real Estate Statistics (2024)

RubyHome compiles data and research to make it easy for consumers, journalists, and researchers to get data and information they need quickly. In this high-level article, we cover the following topics: Real Estate Companies and Agents Buying a ...

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Number of Realtors in the United States (2024)

Number of Realtors in the United States (2024)

There are 1,554,604 Realtors (members of the National Association of Realtors) in the United States among an estimated 2,000,000 real estate agents (licensed, but not members of the National Association of Realtors). This article is part of ...

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Swimming Pool Statistics (2024)

Swimming Pool Statistics (2024)

Homebuyer interest in swimming pools is as strong as ever. The pool industry in the United States continues to grow with no sign of stopping. As a part of RubyHome's real estate statistics series, we will examine the number of swimming pools in the ...

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Water Damage Statistics (2024)

Water Damage Statistics (2024)

Water damage is a common and devastating problem for homeowners in the United States and around the world. In this article, we’ll take a deep look into water damage statistics and cover the following topics: How Many Water Damage Claims are ...

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Tiny House Statistics: Market & Trends (2024)

Tiny House Statistics: Market & Trends (2024)

Interest in tiny homes is rising, especially among those concerned about the environmental impact of home construction and housing affordability in the United States. The desire to downsize and simplify one's life appeals to many Americans who want ...

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Average Length of Homeownership (2024 Stats)

Average Length of Homeownership (2024 Stats)

The typical U.S. homeowner spends 12.3 years in their home. However, the average length of homeownership has changed over the years and varies when considering factors such as region, age of the home, and more. Let’s take a closer look at the ...

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Real Estate Photography Statistics (2024)

Real Estate Photography Statistics (2024)

Real estate photography is one of the essential elements of real estate marketing. With 100% of home buyers using the internet as part of their home search, showcasing a property in the best possible light is critical to drawing potential buyer ...

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How Much Does Real Estate Photography Cost? (2024)

How Much Does Real Estate Photography Cost? (2024)

The RubyHome team researched and analyzed real estate photography prices across the United States to provide a guide for agents and home sellers to know what they can expect to pay when hiring a residential real estate photographer. In this ...

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Top 10 Real Estate Websites in the U.S. (2024)

Top 10 Real Estate Websites in the U.S. (2024)

The Most Popular Real Estate Websites in the United States Based on Unique Monthly Visitors Real estate websites are the most dominant means for consumers to find a home. Nearly all buyers (95%) use online tools in their search process according to ...

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Types of Home Loans in California (2024)

Types of Home Loans in California (2024)

Tired of renting and ready to buy a home in California? Perhaps you relocating to California? Or, maybe you already live here and have decided it’s time to move up to a bigger home? Whether you’re a first time home buyer or a seasoned ...

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California Mortgage Loan Limits by County (2024)

California Mortgage Loan Limits by County (2024)

California Loan Limits California Conventional Loan Limits California conventional loan limits cap the size of mortgages so that they meet Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac guidelines. Those two government-sponsored entities (GSEs) buy mortgages and ...

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California Jumbo Loan Limits (2024)

California Jumbo Loan Limits (2024)

What is a California Jumbo Loan? Depending on the amount you need to borrow and the location of the home you want to buy in California, you may need to finance your home with a jumbo loan. A jumbo loan is a type of mortgage that exceeds conforming ...

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WeWork Stats: Members, Locations, Financials

WeWork Stats: Members, Locations, Financials

WeWork is the leading global flexible workspace provider, serving small and large businesses with office space across 777 locations in 39 countries. On November 1, 2023, WeWork announced plans to file for bankruptcy. The company gained mainstream ...

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Home Inspection Statistics (2024)

Home Inspection Statistics (2024)

Home inspections play a vital role in the real estate world, offering buyers, sellers, and homeowners peace of mind when it comes to property transactions and maintenance. In this article, we'll delve into the world of home inspections and uncover ...

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FSBO Statistics (2024)

FSBO Statistics (2024)

In real estate, For Sale by Owner (FSBO) refers to homeowners who sell their properties on their own, without the help of a real estate agent. In this article, we'll provide a straightforward look at this DIY approach to selling one’s home ...

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Roofing Statistics (2024)

Roofing Statistics (2024)

Providing shelter from the elements, a roof stands as a fundamental component of every household. In this article, we'll delve into key roofing statistics, including the most common roof types, average roof lifespan, annual roof replacements in the ...

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DIY Statistics (2024)

DIY Statistics (2024)

DIY, short for "Do It Yourself," is all about taking control of your home improvement and getting things done on your own. It's a hands-on approach to various tasks and projects, without necessarily relying on professionals. In this article, we'll ...

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Aging in Place Statistics (2024)

Aging in Place Statistics (2024)

Remaining in one's own home, safely and comfortably, for as long as feasible, is the essence of 'aging in place'. In this article, we will break down how many seniors prefer to age in place, the reasons why this is preferable, as well as the ...

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Reverse Mortgage Statistics (2024)

Reverse Mortgage Statistics (2024)

Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECMs), commonly known as reverse mortgages, are a unique financial arrangement designed primarily for homeowners aged 62 and older. With traditional mortgages, homeowners make monthly payments to a lender and ...

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