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Buying Is Better Financially in More Than Half of Markets: Report

It is more affordable to buy a home than rent one in more than half of markets—but for how long remains uncertain, according to recently released …

Real Estate

Is this housing solution just a pipe dream?

Concrete tube might be a concept to consider in cramped Hong Kong.<p>As Hong Kong continues to grapple with an affordable housing crisis of epic …

Housing

Storage Tops Kitchen Uses, Owners Say

The majority of homeowners recently surveyed prioritized storage all over functions of their kitchens, according to the 2018 U.S. Houzz Kitchen …

Renovations

Is this a housing revolution for aging boomers?

Dr. Bill Thomas says Minka it isn't simply a building, it’s a way of creating buildings.<p>Geriatrician Dr. Bill Thomas is a fascinating man who's …

Healthy Living

Don't Pester, and 7 Other Mistakes Buyers Shouldn't Make During the Home Inspection

The house-buying process can seem endless: Attending open houses. Separating your must-haves from nice-to-haves. Identifying your (sort of) dream …

Real Estate

How Homes Support Healthy Lifestyles

Deck: Today’s focus on clean, connected, and toxin-free living may have its roots in the hospitality industry, but this trend is making its way into …

Kellogg School

How Much Buyers Put Down on Their Home

The majority of buyers who obtained a mortgage last year made a down payment of less than 20 percent, according to the National Association of …

Real Estate

Cities Where Home Prices Rose the Fastest in 2017

Chetty Thomas / Shutterstock.com If you’re an urban dweller in the United States, then you are more than likely seeing property values go up all …

Shopping

4 Tips To Make Your Home Ready To Sell - RealtyBizNews: Real Estate News

If you’re thinking of selling your home over the next few months, then you will need to make sure it’s ready. Although you can put it up for sale …

Houses

Sell Fast for Top Dollar With These 10 Home Staging Tips - RealtyBizNews: Real Estate News

Even when it’s a seller’s market, home staging should be an integral part of the overall strategy for selling a home and setting it apart from the …

Home Decorating

7 ways homeowners can boost the value of their home

If you are working with homeowners who are considering selling their home this winter, you may want to help them identify the renovation areas where …

Home Improvement

Stunning $1M homes for sale across America

United States

21 incredible renovations that totally transformed homes

Microsoft

Design experts predict hot home trends and fading fads for 2018

Be sure to give your bar cart one last good hurrah this New Year's Eve, because once 2018 hits, it will apparently no longer be on-trend. That's what …

Decorations

6 Features a Home Needs for Entertaining

Buyers looking for a home that’s perfect for entertaining will want certain property details. HomeDesignFind.com recently profiled some …

Houses

The World's Most Popular Tiny Homes You'll Fall in Love With

Design

28 crazy pictures of micro-apartments around the world

Microsoft

Freddie to Expand Affordable Housing Options

Mortgage financing giant Freddie Mac announced a new plan to tackle the affordable housing crisis by financing more rural and manufactured housing …

Housing

This folding A-frame cabin is a shoo-in for fantasy holiday wish lists

Firstly, M.A.DI. (modulo abitativo dispiegable or "modular residential deployable") works as a cozy vacation retreat that would fit right in as a …

Hot Home Trend: Bamboo Everything!

<i>By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine</i>Bamboo is making its way into more home interiors. From flooring, window treatments to wall accents, …

Trends

Fix Layout Problems Without Changing Walls

Deck: Help your clients add more private living space within an open plan, or make a traditional layout of separate rooms feel more spacious and …

Home Improvement

Are Trees Hurting or Helping Your Listing?

You probably don’t think much about the trees on a home’s property unless they pose an immediate threat to the structure. But you may not be aware of …

This underground Omaha home looks like a cozy spot to ride out winter

What do you imagine the coziest type of home to ride out a particularly blustery winter to be?<p>A handsome stone cabin with a plus-sized fireplace that …

9,000 strangers unite online to save an abandoned 13th-century French castle

A fairy tale chateau complete with moat, towering stone spires and looming oak doors has been saved thanks to the generosity and appreciation of …

These doomsday shelters for the 1% make up the largest private bunker community on Earth

Warning Signs of Underlying Property Defects

When you and your buyers are touring open houses, tell them to watch for signs of larger issues with the property. Jenna Dougherty and Greta Eoff of …

Real Estate

Scenic tiny house village opens in the Midwest

An Escape </span><a href="https://www.curbed.com/2017/6/15/15810964/where-to-buy-tiny-houses-new-full-size-kitchen-bath" …

How Neighborly Are Americans? Not Very

Nearly 30 percent of Americans admit they don’t know their neighbor’s first name. But at least 90 percent have smiled or spoken to their neighbors—at …