Bulldog Buzz Category: Industry/Utility

Zillow hears your ‘Zestimate’ complaints: it’s offering a $1 million prize for a better algorithm

MarketWatch – Zillow is offering a $1 million award to the “person or team who can most improve the Zestimate algorithm.” The announcement of the contest comes one week after Zillow was slapped with a class-action lawsuit over its proprietary home-price tool. The algorithm in question is meant to serve as a starting point in helping people… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 1 year, 5 months ago

What Salary Do You Need to Afford a Home in LA? Nearly $100,000, As It Turns Out

Curbed LA—A typical median-priced home in Los Angeles County out of reach for the vast majority of residents, according to a new analysis from the California Association of Realtors. According to the data, just 29 percent of potential homebuyers can afford a property at county’s median price of $485,800. At that price point, a nearly six-figure household… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 1 year, 5 months ago

Luxury Homeowners Believe Homeownership Is a More Sound Investment Than the Stock Market

RISMedia—In largest luxury owner survey ever, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate study reveals multiple homes and high-tech amenities are the new norm for affluent homeowners Existing home sales have been rising along with mortgage rates, and cash deals are becoming extremely popular. Much of this growth can be attributed to the luxury buyer, a… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 1 year, 7 months ago

Real Estate Rap Video | The Broke Agent

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By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 1 year, 7 months ago

Beating Up Borrowers (Even Pro Ball Players) For Inane Conditions; Why?

Jay Vorhees, CA Bureau of Real Estate—We financed a purchase for a professional baseball player last year, and it was a mortifying experience for one of our Processors. This is why… The borrower made close to $4 million per year and could have paid cash for the house several times over. He was only seeking… READ MORE

By: Otis the Bulldog
Posted: 1 year, 8 months ago

Congrats to Yo Venice on First Print Edition!!

Yo Venice In Print!… READ MORE

By: Anonymous
Posted: 3 years, 7 months ago

Wells Fargo Still Wary of Home Loans in 3rd Quarter!

Their caution has restricted the availability of home loans!… READ MORE

Posted: 4 years, 7 months ago