Realtor’s Demographics Tool: iCityData.com US City Statistic Machine

iCityData

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Rapid access to accurate information that comes from valid sources is the key to Realtor’s staying in tuned with their market, concerns facing buyers and sellers, and proving themselves valuable resources of information. One very simple, speedy tool that delivers instant city statistical information is the site icitydata.com.

What is icitydata’s value

According to icitydata: “Overall, iCityData strives to give the common person a simple yet effective database of accurate city information.”

How Does it Work?

You can search for city information categories:

1. Demographics

2. Social

3. Economic

4. housing

5. Zip codes

6. Area Codes

7. City Maps

Realtor Tip: City Comparisons

Visitors can also compare two cities based on the city name, zip code, or area code – a feature that proves useful for real estate agents, families looking to move, anyone planning a vacation, and more.

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Realtor’s Sales Dream #1: The Top 10 Zip Codes And Real Estate

Reuters.com published this deansguide article April 20, 2008
Chicago Sun Times published this deansguide article April 20, 2008

Realtors have many challenges in a down market like we are experiencing today. Even in the finest neighborhoods in America, the slow down can be felt. Yet one thing is certain-the higher the price point the higher the commission check. With that in mind, MikeLiebner.com presents a fun look at America’s best “Most Expensive Zip Codes and Real Estate 2006.” Mark’s stats come from Forbes.com. 2006 gives us a look at a market 2 years removed from the aberration we are experiencing now:

Top 10 (Counties) And Cities Median Price By Zip Code

1. 11962 Sagaponack (Suffolk), NY $2,787,500
2. 92067 Rancho Santa Fe (San Diego), CA $2,445,000
3. 92662 Newport Beach (Orange), CA $2,397,500
4. 94528 Diablo (Contra Costa), CA $2,266,00
5. 94957 Ross (Marin), CA $2,247,500
6. 11976 Water Mill (Suffolk), NY $2,150,000
7. 93108 Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara), CA $2,050,000
8. 90402 Santa Monica (Los Angeles), CA $2,005,000
9. 92661 Newport Beach (Orange), CA $1,996,500
10. 33109 Miami Beach (Miami-Dade), CA $1,942,500