Greg McCarriston

Greg studied literature in writing at the University of Arizona and has spent a decade writing for a variety of brands and exploring life in America’s big cities. Before Redfin, Greg was a data journalist in the market research industry, writing about cultural trends, climate change, and politics. His dream home would be a viking hall in the mountains of Vermont, with a zipline back to Brooklyn.

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Despite Record-High Costs, New Home Construction Showed Modest Growth in the Fourth Quarter

New construction homes in the fourth quarter of 2017 accounted for 16.4 percent of all single-family homes for sale, the highest level since Redfin began tracking this data in 2012, up from from 14.2 a year earlier. This is a needed sign of progress in a housing market plagued by short supply. The median price …

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Redfin Housing Demand Index Posted Its Highest January Reading to Start the Year

With mortgage rates and home prices expected to rise and nearly one in five homes selling above list in January, buyers contending for a diminishing supply of homes can expect a competitive year.

Sight-Unseen in 2017: 35% of Homebuyers Bid on a Home Before Seeing it in Person

The results of a recent Redfin survey show a growing trend of homebuyers making offers on homes before visiting in person.

Redfin Survey: Just 6% of Homebuyers Would Cancel Plans to Buy if Mortgage Rates Surpassed 5%

A late-2017 Redfin-commissioned survey of more than 4,000 people revealed that only 6% of homebuyers said they would cancel their plans if mortgage rates surpassed 5%, among other key findings.

Affordable Inland Metros Drew People from San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles

The fourth quarter of 2017 saw migration from expensive, high-tax coastal markets to metros where taxes are lower and housing is more affordable.

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