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CubiCasa: Consistent...ly wrong.

In searching through comparables recently, I ran across a single-level home: 1002 Elm St, Hopewell. This home is a measurement dream -...

Should I sell my home to Opendoor?

Like other I(stant)Buyers in 2020-2023, Opendoor struggled to turn a profit despite soaring home values. Their models consistently failed...

How not to price a property

"Zillow says my house is worth..." This phrase causes laughter to any qualified real estate professional, but why? Here Jesse debunks bad...

Fannie Mae: Crooks or Incompetent?

In 2018 Fannie Mae reported that 5% of financing would use an appraisal waiver. In 2021 this reached 50%. So, is Fannie Mae run by people...

The Fan: Diversity of designs in graphs

The fan features 900sf ranch homes (certainly rare) to 6,000sf Victorian homes. Here we've run data from 2023 to see what trends emerge....

Why generators rarely add value.

How much does my generator add to the value of my home? Little, if any. Lets look at the math. A generator will cost between $7,500 and...

Can an algorithm smell your house?

Fannie Mae's continued attack on homeowners has accelerated. It wasn't enough to have 50% of mortgage transactions have no inspection,...

The annual peak has passed.

Every year around this time the market softens as the Spring and Summer market transitions to Fall. Through June 2023, Zillow reports...

Sub-prime mortgage crisis: 2.0

At one point in 2021, 50% of mortgage's never had a human being enter the property. From 2020 to 2022 this average floated above 40%....

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