10 Brutally Honest Ways to Save for a Home

Thursday, October 31

So here at Movoto, we've been brainstorming on ways to encourage people to save money for a down payment for their dream home. Turns out that there aren't too many really unique ideas that are practical. Basically, it comes down to the basics: 1. Don't Have Kids 2. Stop Using Your Cred...


The most complete real estate app on the market?

Monday, April 22

The Movoto app has been improved, and is now the largest, most updated home search tool in the US. The new version of the app also includes comps for each house Movoto has access to. This helps people decide what a good deal is and what to offer.The app is available on both iOs and Android.More i...


Inventory Still Declining as Prices Rise

Tuesday, February 05

Following 2012, a year of steady decline in housing inventory, January 2013 shows the market still has not improved, according to Movoto Real Estate. The housing industry traditionally sees a rise in inventory at the beginning of the year. This January however, inventory has declined to about 88,...


Real Estate Deal Tip: Look for Listings Without Pictures

Monday, November 12

In real estate, finding a deal can help save thousands of dollars. Since online buyers like to know what to expect from a house, pictures are key to displaying the listing. However, SpotProperty, a real estate deal finder, says these listings may also offer a hidden deal: No Listing Photos = Big ...


Why Do Only White People Sell Houses?

Monday, September 17

The past three years have yielded surprising statistics in the National Association of Realtors annual “Profile of Buyers and Sellers.”  More than 90 percent of home buyers in the United States self-reported as “White/Caucasian.”By multiplying homeownership rates by race with the...


Therapy? Hire a Painter. Fire Your Shrink!

Thursday, August 09

The Psychology of Interior Paint Colors I’ll start with a disclaimer. Movoto Real Estate is not advocating for home redecoration as a substitute for professional psychological evaluation. (That would be certifiably nutty.) But let’s face it: quality psychotherapy can be hard to find, much less ...