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Masterfully Designed’ Modern Mansion in FL Is Most Expensive New Listing, at $59.5M

A modern waterfront mansion in Coral Gables, FL, is already under contract. At $59.5 million, it’s this week's most expensive new listing on realtor.com.

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Posted on 2 April 2020 | 9:30 pm

Off-the-Charts Unemployment Stokes Fresh Fears of a Recession. Is a Housing Crash in the Cards?

While the job and stock markets have been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic, a similar crash isn't likely heading for the housing market.

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Posted on 2 April 2020 | 9:00 pm

The Supply of Homes for Sale Is Down—and the Coronavirus Will Make It Worse

The number of homes for sale was near record lows before the coronavirus pandemic. Now inventory is falling even more before the spring buying season.

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Posted on 2 April 2020 | 1:00 pm

Americans Are Still Moving—With Hand Sanitizer, Gloves, and Thermometers

Moves are still happening despite many folks canceling or postponing their relocations due to the coronavirus pandemic and financial crisis.

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Posted on 2 April 2020 | 10:00 am

Renters Are Struggling To Pay Their Landlords, and Relief Is Not On the Way

Millions of Americans have been laid off or had their hours reduced at their jobs, making it difficult to come up with their rent due on April 1.

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Posted on 1 April 2020 | 8:15 pm

The Strange Fear of Life in a Big Apartment Building at the Epicenter of the Pandemic

With the COVID-19 pandemic, homes that are apartments no longer feel like a haven thanks to transmission fears. Here's what it's like.

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Posted on 1 April 2020 | 10:00 am

Here’s Why You Should Plant a ‘Victory Garden’ While Sheltering at Home This Spring

The coronavirus is inspiring homeowners to revisit the wartime trend of growing victory gardens. Here's why, and how to grow your own.

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Posted on 31 March 2020 | 6:00 pm

Kanye West Is Building the Most Bizarre Garden Ever

There's no end to the plans Kanye West has for his Wyoming ranch, including the strangest type of garden imaginable: a urine garden.

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Posted on 30 March 2020 | 7:00 pm

These Housing Markets Could Be Most at Risk in a Coronavirus-Fueled Recession

The coronavirus pandemic and economic crisis will likely hurt housing markets in tourist and vacation-home areas more than other areas, at least initially.

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Posted on 30 March 2020 | 10:00 am

The Coronavirus, Real Estate, and You: Everything You Need To Know Now

The full rundown of realtor.com's coverage of the coronavirus epidemic as it affects real estate—from mortgage rates to DIY projects for your quarantine.

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Posted on 27 March 2020 | 7:38 pm

As Coronavirus Panic Spreads, Living Underground Doesn’t Seem So Strange

These survivalists bought elaborate bunkers built to withstand a nuclear blast. Now, they’re using the subterranean shelters as pandemic panic escalates.

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Posted on 27 March 2020 | 6:39 pm

8 Heartwarming Ways Neighbors Can Help Each Other Through the Coronavirus Crisis

These wonderful neighbors prove that there are ways we can help each other—even from a distance—amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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Posted on 27 March 2020 | 6:00 pm

Storybook Tudor With a Secret Garden in Kansas City Is the Week’s Most Popular Home

Custom-built in 1925, a fairy-tale farmhouse in Kansas City, MO, charmed up enough clicks to earn it the title of this week's most popular home.

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Posted on 27 March 2020 | 10:00 am

$37M Miami Beach Penthouse Atop Faena House Is This Week’s Most Expensive New Listing

Located atop Faena House, which features 47 ultraluxe units, this $37 million penthouse unit offers ocean views from 3,887 square feet of outdoor decks.

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Posted on 26 March 2020 | 10:00 pm

Mortgage Applications Drop as Coronavirus Infects the Housing Market

The U.S. housing market is showing signs of being infected by the coronavirus as fewer home buyers are seeking mortgages.

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Posted on 25 March 2020 | 5:00 pm

The Government Has a Plan To Help Out Renters—Will It Be Enough?

After the government agreed to help homeowners unable to pay their mortgages due to the coronavirus, many renters cried foul. Now they may get some relief.

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Posted on 24 March 2020 | 7:00 pm

Change the Shape of Your Life in One of These 7 Awesome A-Frame Homes

If you love the simple aesthetic and rustic charms of an A-frame, we've spotted seven shapely homes waiting for a buyer to make a timely offer.

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Posted on 24 March 2020 | 10:00 am

As Coronavirus Hits, New Yorkers Wonder if They Should Leave

Home rentals have surged in places New Yorkers typically turn to in the summer, from the Hamptons to Nantucket, Mass., as travel otherwise evaporated.

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Posted on 23 March 2020 | 7:57 pm

Why Your Toilet Paper Shortage Could Have Horrific Consequences for Your House

The novel coronavirus has led to toilet paper shortages, and people flushing paper towels and baby wipes. But this could ruin your pipes.

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Posted on 23 March 2020 | 5:45 pm

Mortgage Rate Madness: They’re Up, They’re Down, Where Will They Land?

With the economy in shambles amid the coronavirus pandemic, mortgage interest rates should be low. But they're not—and they're fluctuating wildly.

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Posted on 23 March 2020 | 10:00 am

20 Fun Ways To Pass the Time When You’re Stuck at Home

Are you stuck at home? Here are 20 fun and productive ideas on how to spend your time in the age of the coronavirus and social distancing.

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Posted on 20 March 2020 | 6:00 pm

The Refinance Boom Could Be Bad News for Home Buyers This Spring—Here’s Why

When homeowners raced to refinance their home loans amid record-low mortgage rates, many didn't realize the repercussions this could have for buyers.  

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Posted on 20 March 2020 | 1:00 pm

Boulders in the Basement?! Utah Residence on the Rocks Is the Week’s Most Popular Home

A funky house in Utah with several huge boulders occupying space in the basement climbed to the top of this week's most popular homes.

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Posted on 20 March 2020 | 10:00 am

Most Expensive New Listing: ‘Jaw-Dropping’ $42M Duplex on Park Avenue in NYC 

A duplex unit in Manhattan has landed on the market with a $42 million price tag, which makes it this week's most expensive new listing on realtor.com. 

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Posted on 19 March 2020 | 7:30 pm

How the Coronavirus Is Affecting Home Buyers and Sellers Right Now

The coronavirus pandemic and resulting financial crisis are making the already serious housing shortage even more severe.

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Posted on 19 March 2020 | 5:00 pm

Help, My Husband and I Both Work at Home Now—in a Studio Apartment

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, my husband and I are working from home. That brings some interesting challenges, particularly in a studio apartment.

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Posted on 19 March 2020 | 10:00 am

U.S. Suspends Most Foreclosures Amid Coronavirus Uncertainty

There is plenty to worry about right now. But many folks won't have to fret about the prospect of losing their homes during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Posted on 18 March 2020 | 7:30 pm

Refinance Applications Dip Slightly as Mortgage Rates Rise

As mortgage interest rates have edged up, the tsunami of homeowners seeking to save money by refinancing their loans is beginning to slow a little.

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Posted on 18 March 2020 | 6:35 pm

Coronavirus Is Likely To Upend the Spring Home-Buying Season—and Not Just in the Way You’d Expect

The coronavirus pandemic has upended life as most Americans know it. Now it's expected to turn the spring home-buying season on its head as well.

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Posted on 18 March 2020 | 12:00 pm

Where Buyers Are Making the Lowest—and the Highest—Down Payments

It turns out most people don't put down 20% on a home after all—and a lot of buyers put down a lot less. Here's where.

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Posted on 18 March 2020 | 10:00 am