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10 Things Every Home Needs This Fall: Do You Have Them All?

Whether you're welcoming guests or hiding out from the cold solo, these items add warmth, comfort, and eye-catching interest to your rooms.

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Posted on 20 September 2019 | 10:30 am

Going Once! Texas Barndominium Headed to Auction Is the Week’s Most Popular Home

A rambling, rustic 17-acre property in Texas—complete with its very own real-deal barndominium—is on the auction block with a bargain-price opening bid.

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Posted on 20 September 2019 | 10:00 am

Vanna White’s $38M European-Style Estate Is the Most Expensive New Listing

A $38 million European-style estate in Beverly Hills, CA, that was the former home of game-show star Vanna White is this week’s most expensive new listing. 

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Posted on 19 September 2019 | 9:00 pm

Attention Bargain Hunters: The Best Time of the Year to Buy a Home Is…

Buying a home is stressful, expensive, and frustrating. But those who time their purchase just right can save themselves heaps of hassle.

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Posted on 19 September 2019 | 1:00 pm

‘Downton Abbey’ Fans! Here Are 7 Upper-Crust Castles Fit for Lords and Ladies

Are you a "Downton Abbey" fan in need of a castle fix? Options abound to buy your own replica castle in the United States, from petite to palatial. 

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Posted on 19 September 2019 | 10:00 am

What Should You Do If Your Mansion Won’t Sell? Raise the Price by $20M

A 20,000-square-foot Beverly Hills mansion has been on the market for two years, undergoing multiple price cuts. So why did the price go up by $20 million?

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Posted on 18 September 2019 | 4:00 pm

Rachel Zoe Wants to Glam Up Your Kids’ Bedrooms—and How!

Rachel Zoe's new Pottery Barn collection is the stuff of dreams for your teenage girls. Here are some of the choicest items for a room makeover.

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Posted on 17 September 2019 | 6:20 pm

In Property Contests, $99 and a Photo Could Get You 56 Acres

A few property owners are going a more unusual route and turning to sweepstakes-style competitions to drum up interested takers.

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Posted on 17 September 2019 | 5:00 pm

The Tarek Touch: 5 SoCal Homes Rehabbed by Flip Guru Tarek El Moussa

Right now, HGTV star Tarek El Moussa has five homes in various stages of the flipping process. Check out his handiwork in these Southern California houses!

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Posted on 17 September 2019 | 10:00 am

‘I Want a Sleep Divorce’: Why Separate Bedrooms Could Save Your Relationship

Many couples are getting a "sleep divorce" and sleeping in separate bedrooms. Does it mean the relationship is doomed? Hardly.

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Posted on 16 September 2019 | 7:30 pm

Millennials Are Resorting to This Questionable Tactic to Buy Their First Homes

Challenged by the high cost of living, home buyers in their 20s and 30s are "having to be very creative" to come up with down payment money, an expert says.

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Posted on 16 September 2019 | 6:30 pm

Silicon Valley Is Over! Top 10 Cities Where Techies Can Actually Afford to Live

A growing number of tech workers who can't afford to live in Silicon Valley are finding great jobs and homes in these 10 up-and-coming tech hubs.

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Posted on 16 September 2019 | 10:00 am

Massive $14.8M Tennessee Mansion Is the Week’s Most Popular Home

It isn't owned by an A-lister, but that fact didn't put a damper on the public's interest in a massive lakefront mansion in Byrdstown, TN.

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Posted on 13 September 2019 | 10:00 am

Bette Midler’s $50M NYC Penthouse Is the Week’s Most Expensive New Listing

Singer, actress, and comedian Bette Midler has decided to part ways with her divine triplex penthouse apartment on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

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Posted on 12 September 2019 | 8:45 pm

Trump Wants Zero—or Negative—Interest Rates: What That Would Mean for Mortgages

Zero or negative interest rates could have a big impact on the housing market, particularly for home buyers seeking cheap mortgages.

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Posted on 12 September 2019 | 7:15 pm

Mortgage Rates Have Jumped This Week—but Could They One Day Fall to Zero?

President Trump has called for negative interest rates—but that wouldn’t necessarily be a boon for housing.

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Posted on 12 September 2019 | 5:30 pm

The Hottest Markets in August Include Some You’ve Never Heard Of

The hottest real estate markets in America right now are smaller cities that most folks probably wouldn't be able to find on a map.

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Posted on 12 September 2019 | 10:00 am

Housing Finance Reform Battle Lines Drawn in Senate Hearing

There’s bipartisan support for reforming Fannie and Freddie—but not as much agreement on how to approach affordable housing.

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Posted on 11 September 2019 | 5:30 pm

This Is the Happiest State in America—and This Is the Most Miserable One

They don't call the happiest state in America paradise for nothing. Residents here have the lowest rate of adult depression in the country.

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Posted on 10 September 2019 | 7:00 pm

Live Out a Fall Fantasy in 1 of These 7 Homes Positioned for Prime Leaf Peeping

Here are some of the best perches for taking in the lushest and loveliest of fall leaves. Fall for these seven homes on the market.

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Posted on 10 September 2019 | 10:00 am

The Heart-Wrenching Reality of Revisiting Your Childhood Home, Decades Later

After my childhood home was sold, I would do drive-bys for 15 years. Then in 2010, I was actually invited inside. Here is what happened.

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Posted on 9 September 2019 | 6:30 pm

Workers Are Fleeing Big Cities for Smaller Ones—and Taking Their Jobs With Them

Places including Boise and Denver are growing fast, partly because of employees working remotely—but there are drawbacks.

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Posted on 9 September 2019 | 5:40 pm

Bye-Bye, Boca! Retiring Boomers Are Flocking to These 10 U.S. Cities

Baby boomers aren't going quietly to pasture. Many of today's retirees are blazing a new path—to the big cities. These are the fastest-growing retirement cities.

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Posted on 9 September 2019 | 10:00 am

Buying or Browsing? ‘Fixer Upper’ Remodel in Waco Is the Week’s Most Popular Listing

Dubbed the "Asian Ranch House" on the second season of "Fixer Upper," this Waco, TX, remodel project is the week's most popular home.

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Posted on 6 September 2019 | 10:00 am

$27.5M NYC Apartment Spanning an Entire Floor Is Our Most Expensive New Listing

A $27.5 million NYC apartment occupying the entire 10th floor of a Fifth Avenue building is this week’s most expensive new listing on realtor.com.

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Posted on 5 September 2019 | 8:30 pm

Meghan Markle’s Homesick and House Hunting Near L.A.? 5 Homes She Could Buy Right Now

Meghan Markle may be spending most of her time in Frogmore Cottage in Windsor, England, but she is reportedly homesick—and house hunting back near Los Angeles.

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Posted on 5 September 2019 | 7:30 pm

What Do You Get When You Cross ‘Fixer Upper’ With ‘Making a Murderer’? This New Home Reno Show

What do you get when you cross wholesome hit "Fixer Upper" with the darker "Making a Murderer"? You get "Murder House Flip," a new home renovation show.

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Posted on 4 September 2019 | 5:30 pm

How a Couple Turned Their ‘Haunted’ Dream Home Into a Moneymaker

Paranormal activity drove a family out of their new home in Jefferson City, MO, but instead of selling, they decided to turn it into a short-term rental.

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Posted on 3 September 2019 | 4:32 pm

This Ain’t Your Grandpa’s Camper: Meet the New Generation of RV Dwellers

Recreational vehicles used to be popular with seniors heading to a Florida campground. But since the recession, millennials are also embracing the RV life.

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Posted on 3 September 2019 | 10:00 am

Unconventional Mortgages Attract Warning From Regulator

Asset-depletion loans, also known as asset-dissipation loans, are part of a small but growing subset of the mortgage market that includes subprime loans and other riskier products.

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Posted on 2 September 2019 | 5:30 pm