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An Uncomfortably Up-Close Account of What It’s Like To Quarantine With My Boomerang Kids

When COVID-19 stampeded into our lives, my two college graduate sons moved back home. Here's what it's like living with this new breed of boomerang kids.

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Posted on 21 September 2020 | 6:30 pm

Rising Waters: Do You Live in One of America’s 10 Most Flood-Prone Counties?

Flooding across the country is getting worse, as storms become more severe and rainfall increases. These are the 10 counties most at risk for flooding.

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Posted on 21 September 2020 | 10:00 am

Millions Are House-Rich but Cash-Poor. Wall Street Landlords Are Ready.

Hardships caused by the coronavirus pandemic are likely to force a lot of sales and create new renters. It is a potential bonanza for rental-home investors.

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Posted on 18 September 2020 | 8:01 pm

Rare Private Island for Sale in New Jersey Is the Week’s Most Popular Listing

A rare find sailed to the top of this week's most popular listings. One of just two private residential islands in New Jersey is listed for $1.85 million.

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Posted on 18 September 2020 | 10:00 am

$49M ‘Ocean Dream’ in the Hamptons Is the Week’s Most Expensive New Listing

A waterfront estate in Southampton, NY, called “Ocean Dream,” now on the market for $49 million, is this week’s most expensive new listing.

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Posted on 17 September 2020 | 9:00 pm

Mortgage Rates Hit Record Lows. Could They Fall Even Further?

The question on the minds of many home buyers and owners is if mortgage rates can fall even further—and just how low they can go.

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Posted on 17 September 2020 | 10:00 am

Ryan Serhant Selfied, Shared and Streamed His Way to $4 Billion in Sales. Now He’s Building His Own Brokerage

Ryan Serhant and a rising crop of other agents are upping the ante on personal branding. But are they overshadowing the real estate?

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Posted on 16 September 2020 | 11:00 am

Antique Show: The 10 Oldest Homes To Hit the Market This Week

We found 10 homes dating back to the 18th century. None of these homes are 100 percent original on the inside—and that’s a good thing. 

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Posted on 15 September 2020 | 10:00 am

Craving Extra Square Footage? Here’s Where Renters Can Score the Most Space for Their Money

Where can renters seeking a bit more square footage move to while still being within commuting distance of the big cities?

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Posted on 14 September 2020 | 9:15 pm

‘The Pandemic Should Be a Wake-Up Call’: Neighborhoods That Were Redlined Are More Vulnerable to COVID-19, Research Suggests

Researchers say that the racist housing policies of the past have contributed to worse health outcomes for many Americans.

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Posted on 14 September 2020 | 5:00 pm

First-Time Buyers, Beware: Homeownership Is Becoming a Tale of the Haves and Have-Nots

Is the American dream reserved only for the richest 1%? Is homeownership becoming the ultimate luxury good? Or is it still within reach of first-time buyers?

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Posted on 14 September 2020 | 10:00 am

Blessed Address! A Converted Church in Vermont Is the Week’s Most Popular Home

Built in 1893, a church in Vermont has undergone a remarkable conversion and is now a home. The residence is the most popular listing of the week.

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Posted on 11 September 2020 | 10:00 am

Autumn Obsessives Are Already Decorating Their Homes for Halloween

Over a third of Halloween enthusiasts begin shopping in September or earlier, but some say it's just too soon to let go of summer.

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Posted on 10 September 2020 | 6:11 pm

Priced at $25M, Former Monastery Is Maryland’s Most Expensive Home

Priced at $24.9 million, a former monastery on 22 riverfront acres is Maryland’s most expensive home. It first came on the market in 2012 for $32 million.

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Posted on 9 September 2020 | 11:00 am

The Rise of the Property Brothers: How Real Estate’s Hottest Duo Got Started

Drew and Jonathan Scott are known as the "Property Brothers," but they weren't always HGTV stars. Read about their surprising career!

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Posted on 9 September 2020 | 10:00 am

10 Properties Under $350K With Plenty of Room for Work and School

Need more room for home and school? Here are 10 homes with space enough for a home office, home school, and a little home-grown fun.

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Posted on 8 September 2020 | 10:00 am

Touch Down! Eli Manning’s Giant NJ Home Is the Week’s Most Popular Listing

Retired New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is saying goodbye to his Jersey home. The residence in Summit, NJ, is the week's most popular listing.

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Posted on 4 September 2020 | 10:00 am

The Future of California Real Estate: Can the Golden State Survive?

California has the nation's highest home prices, wildfires, and more people working from home. So can the Golden State's real estate market remain golden?

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Posted on 3 September 2020 | 10:00 am

Rental Crisis Hits College Towns Thanks To COVID-19

Many college students who signed leases before the pandemic began are now unable to get out of them even though their schools have moved classes online.

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Posted on 2 September 2020 | 10:00 am

Monthly Rental Prices Nosedive in New York and San Francisco: How Low Can They Go?

As renters emptied out of the nation's most expensive cities due to the one-two punch of the coronavirus pandemic and ensuing recession, monthly rental prices in those areas nosedived.

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Posted on 1 September 2020 | 7:30 pm

Better With Age: 10 Oldest Homes in the U.S. To Hit the Market This Week

Like a nice bottle of whiskey or a favorite pair of jeans, many homes simply get better with age. Take a look at these 10 classic homes from the first part of the 18th century.

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Posted on 1 September 2020 | 10:00 am

As Louisiana Recovers From Hurricane Laura, Here’s What Homeowners Should Know About the Fine Print in Their Insurance Policies

How much money homeowners get back from their insurance company to rebuild will depend on what coverage they had and the specifics of their policy.

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Posted on 31 August 2020 | 5:45 pm

Avoid the Crowds and Take the Plunge: Top Affordable Lake Towns in the U.S., 2020 Edition

For many people across the United States, a summer getaway means heading to the lake. In the coronavirus era, those fresh-air escapes are more important than ever—and might even be used year-round.

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Posted on 31 August 2020 | 10:00 am

Millennials Help Power This Year’s Housing-Market Rebound

Millennials, long viewed as perennial home renters who were reluctant or unable to buy, are now emerging as a driving force in the U.S. housing market’s recent recovery.

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Posted on 28 August 2020 | 6:08 pm

Terrific Time Capsule in Washington Is the Week’s Most Popular Home

A well-preserved time capsule in Washington tallied a ton of clicks and coasted to the top spot as this week's most popular home on realtor.com.

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Posted on 28 August 2020 | 10:00 am

$44M Luxury Waterfront Estate on Lake Tahoe Is Most Expensive New Listing

A luxurious estate on the shores of Lake Tahoe has splashed onto the market. Listed for $44 million, it's this week’s most expensive new listing.

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Posted on 27 August 2020 | 8:30 pm

Catastrophic Combo: Hurricane Laura and California Wildfires Could Drive Up Home Prices

California's wildfires and the hurricane aimed at the Gulf Coast couldn't come at a worse time as the nation grapples with a recession and deadly pandemic.

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Posted on 26 August 2020 | 10:00 am

Red-Hot Real Estate: 10 Homes for Sale in the Nation’s Hottest ZIP Codes

To give you a taste of what you can expect in each of the nation's 10 hottest real estate markets, we plucked a home currently for sale in each ZIP code.

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Posted on 25 August 2020 | 10:00 am

New Orleans Braces for Evictions as Renters Fall Behind, Belongings Pile Up on Streets

Hundreds of renters in New Orleans have received eviction notices this summer due to unpaid rent—and local advocates and officials expect the worst is yet to come, right as hurricane season gets under way.

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Posted on 24 August 2020 | 5:00 pm

Home Prices Hit Record Highs. Is It a Bubble About to Burst?

Home prices have been defying logic, rising to record highs in the midst of the pandemic and a recession. Is the housing market overheating—and a correction looming?

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Posted on 24 August 2020 | 10:00 am