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Report: LA home prices are ‘overvalued’

The cost of owning a home is outpacing the ability of buyers to pay for one<p>Most people who live in Los Angeles are well aware that homes in the area are expensive, but a new report from real estate tracker CoreLogic says prices have gotten so high that LA homes are now “overvalued.”<p>That means that …

So many people are leaving the Bay Area, a U-Haul shortage is jacking up prices

Rent a moving truck from Las Vegas to San Jose and you'll pay about $100. In the opposite direction, the same truck will cost you 16 times that, or nearly $2,000.<p>What accounts for the difference? The simple laws of supply and demand, says economist Mark J. Perry. With so many people leaving the Bay …

15 tricks for furnishing a small home

A small home can feel troublesome, whether it's a family dwelling or a single-person apartment, but there are ways and means to get a whole lot more …

House flipping hits decade high, but returns are shrinking

More and more people are flipping houses — the most in 10 years – but they are reaping smaller rewards. High home prices, hot competition and very, …

California Bullet Train's Cost Soars, Opening Delayed Till 2033

The price for the project is now at $70 billion.<p>The projected cost of California's bullet train between San Francisco and Los Angeles has jumped to $77 billion and the completion date has been pushed back four years to 2033, according to a business plan released Friday.<p>The plan by the California …

The District

If main floor living is on your wish list—as it is for many—this post is for you. Shea Homes® is pleased to announce that three new ranch models are …

How Much It Really Costs To Upgrade Your Kitchen Cabinets

Sure, it's what's inside that counts when it comes to dating. But when it comes to cabinetry, looks really do matter.<p>Cabinets can make or break the …

Quick And Easy Home Upgrades You Can Make On A Budget

First impressions matter. When a date comes in for a ‘nitecap’ to be greeted by wrinkled band posters torn from college dorm walls and battered …

18 Beautiful Examples of Kitchen Floor Tile

Hardwood floors work, cork works, and bamboo works too but when it comes to certain rooms of the house tile is an even better way to go. From colors …

Interior Design

17 Space-Saving Design Ideas for Small Bedrooms

They have so much more potential than you think.<p>Cramped quarters can feel claustrophobic, but a little strategic styling — and creative organization — will make your small space feel pretty close to palatial. (Okay, maybe not palatial per se, but roomy enough to be your oasis at the end of a long …

Home Decorating

10 Stylish Design Trends That Can Actually Devalue Your Home

According to these professionals.<p>Some interior design trends come into existence for only a fleeting moment before disappearing into the style graveyard, while others stick like glue, adapting and transforming in style as time goes on. But which of these apparently stylish trends could actually be …

Homebuyer workshops are popping up around the US — here are 8 things you'd learn

Viewed from a wider lens, you have multiple steps — mortgage application and approval, making an offer, competing with other buyers, contract negotiation, the due diligence period and (hopefully) a successful closing — rolled into one larger process that leads to your home purchase.<p>For something …

6 financial mistakes people make when applying for a mortgage

Review these tips to help with the home-buying process.<p>Buying a home is a big decision; that’s why it's a smart move to have as much information with …

7 Ways to Buy a Home If Homes Are Too Expensive in Your Area

What If You Can’t Afford to Buy a Home in Your Area?<p>Updated June 15, 2017<p>With a competitive housing market and in a high cost of living area, it can …

Hikes in Los Angeles: 8 trails with spectacular endings

From waterfall hikes to shady trails near the beach<p>Los Angeles’s wealth of outdoors activities is no secret, and now that spring is here, there’s no better time to get outside.<p>Hiking is a great, cheap way to enjoy the fresh air and fantastic weather, but for those more reluctant hikers—folks who …

How To Spend The Perfect Day In Venice

<i>(credit: Belyay/shutterstock)</i><p>Venice has always been a popular destination for locals and tourists, but over the past 5-10 years the city has emerged …

The young and the mortgage-less: Millennials drive housing demand

When the U.S. housing bubble deflated a little over a decade ago, it felt for years like the sector would remain depressed forever. Home ownership …

Newhall

Home Buyers Roundtable

Before You Buy a Condo: Know the Costs of Ownership - Financial Web

Before you <b>buy a condo</b>, consider the financial costs added to the sales price through maintenance and other issues. While condos often appear to be …

Real Estate

The Country's Largest Ikea Has Made It Easier to Stockpile Its Latest Popular Series

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

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What's a Good CAP Rate to Buy Real Estate?

Learning the jargon is the first step to knowing what you're getting into investing in real estate.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you scared to have your money in the stock market (like I am) but also tired of almost no return on investment with your money at the …

23 Totally Cringeworthy Home Inspection Nightmares

Devious contractors and ill-informed homeowners have been known to take shortcuts, but these faux pas are downright dangerous.<p>Home inspectors have the eye and experience to catch code violations and household damage before the home buyer gets stuck with them. Some problems, such as dirty filters …

Homebuilders are targeting millennials — but it will hit their margins

The largest generation is finally starting to buy houses. The trouble is, there aren't enough houses for sale to feed their appetite, at least not …

Real Estate

Los Angeles State Historic Park is about to open after 16 years of delays

Community activists won a victory in 2001 when an abandoned downtown rail yard slated to become an industrial center was instead sold for use as a park in the historic heart of Los Angeles.<p>They've been waiting ever since for an urban oasis to blossom on the 32-acre site sandwiched between Chinatown …

California

Readers say why they 'couldn't take it anymore' in coastal California's pricey housing market

The high cost of housing in California, especially along the coast, is a pressing issue increasingly debated among residents, businesses and politicians in Sacramento. And the reaction to a recent Times article underscored the intensity of the debate.<p>Early Friday morning, the Times published an …

California

Read this before gifting your home to your kids

<b>When parents with adult children think about downsizing and take stock of their finances, they sometimes consider gifting their primary home to the</b> …

Traits You Want to Find in a Home Inspector

Find a Home Inspector<p>Finding a Qualified Home Inspector is Not Always Easy<p>Updated March 31, 2017<p>Getting a home inspection completed by a home …