Sellers Drop Asking Prices on Fewer Homes in December

The number of price-reduced homes on the market in December 2010 fell by 7.7 percent from the previous month, according to a survey of 26 major U.S. markets conducted by the national real estate brokerage ZipRealty. Despite the month-to-month decline, the company says the number of homes with a reduced asking price remained high compared …

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Survey reveals differences in house-hunting priorities for men, women

A recently released survey by ZipRealty found men often seek luxurious bathrooms, guest bedrooms, dining rooms, and views in homes, whereas women most-often desire home offices when searching for a home to purchase. Highlights of the survey include: Nearly 45 percent of men rated a home with a view as a high priority and 28 …

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