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How You Can Buy A Home In New Zealand Even If You Aren’t A Resident

Earlier this year New Zealand—a <i>Forbes</i> top-ranked country for doing business—tightened the rules about who can purchase property in the country, limiting ownership rights to only those that were citizens, tax residents, spouses of the aforementioned or citizens of Australia and Singapore (due to …

Business

The National Association of Realtors votes to ban ‘pocket listings’

The National Association of Realtors voted Monday, Nov. 11, to ban “pocket listings,” requiring brokers and agents to input homes into Realtor-run …

San Francisco Bay Area

These West St. Paul residents really, really didn't want apartments built on this old golf course

The Thompson Oaks Golf Course has been a years-long bugbear for West St. Paul. The city, which owns the land, finally shut the place down in early …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul, MN

Home Prices Out Of Reach? Here’s A Way Around That

Home affordability has improved slightly lately, due to lower mortgage rates, but buying a house is still very difficult for a lot of people, especially for first-time buyers.<p>Well, there’s a way around the barrier, which avoids the need for securing a loan that will burden buyers for years. It’s …

Money

This Startup Is 3D-Printing Affordable Homes Made Entirely of Clay

WASP teams up with Mario Cucinella Architects to 3D print eco-friendly homes using locally sourced materials.<p>Near Bologna, Italy, Mario Cucinella Architects and 3D-printing company WASP are building a new kind of habitat. It’s called TECLA, and it’s a 100% 3D-printed house made of clay harvested at …

Prefab Homes

Sob Story Of The New Canaanites With The $5 Million House

<i>What happens when rich people in blue states discover the moving van?</i><p>Trump is wreaking havoc in the ritzy suburbs of New York City.<p>His tax cut <i>raised</i> taxes for high-income people in high-tax areas like Connecticut and New York because it all but eliminated the deduction for state and local taxes. …

Business

How to Build an Outdoor Pizza Oven

On top of a cement pad, we built a structure using cinder blocks and concrete. Using 8-inch cinderblocks or concrete blocks, build an L-shape …

Concrete

Home renovation spending slated to fall despite HGTV craze

Homeowners will spend less money on renovations next year — and it could be troubling to the economy, experts suggest.<p>Home improvement spending is slated to decline next year by 0.3% for the first time in a decade following years of growth, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity, …

Business

Why Do We Keep Building Houses In Places That Burn Down?: LAist

It's a real estate paradox: the most desirable places to live are also among the most susceptible to wildfires.<p>Mansions in the Santa Monica …

This Inception-Style Singapore Apartment Complex Is The Best Building In The World

The #Interlace - 31 apartment blocks in stacked hexagonal arrangements. This is what you get when architects play #jenga. . . #djiphantom #dji #djiphantom3 #phantom3professional #phantom3 #aerialphoto #aerialphotography #quadcopter #dronestagram #droneoftheday #dronelife #dronesdaily #4k …

Skyscrapers

This Dreaded $8,000 Home Renovation Offers the Highest Return on Investment, According to Realtors

There’s one less reason to dread replacing your roof: It’s one of the few home renovation projects that can actually pay for itself, according to …

On Amazon, You Can Buy a Prefab Cabin With a Loft That Sleeps Seven People

Amazon sells pretty much everything, from books to streaming service to groceries, now that it owns Whole Foods. And now it also sells small …

Prefab Homes

Solar Panels For Home - 9 Months Later

FHA Eases Guidelines for 'Single Unit' Condo Approval, Starting in 2019

Get up to 5 Offers at LendingTree.com to see how much you can afford.<p>New guidelines allow for FHA approval of individual condominium units.<br>• Individual …

XL Tiny House Is Absolutely Gorgeous

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Top 25 Cities Where Home Values Are Soaring

While across the U.S. many housing markets have been undermined by a recent slowdown, in many other markets times have been good. Looking at the year-over-year change in median home values for the 300 largest cities, sourced from Zillow, reveals an impressive number of cities that have seen home …

WATCH: The Shocking Truth Behind HGTV's House Hunters

One woman opens up about her experiences from appearing on the show twice.<p>Tonight's plan was simple. Sit on the porch, sweet tea in hand, make a dent …

Despite strong US housing market, these American cities have the most vacant homes

The U.S. housing market is at one of its strongest points in decades – and U.S. vacancy rates reflect that strength. Nationwide, just 1.52% of single-owner homes and condos are vacant, one of the lowest points in years. The last time vacancy rates were so low was the 1990s.<p>To identify the American …

More baby boomers stay in their homes as they reach retirement, skipping downsizing

It’s always been a sort of final chapter of the American dream: Get married and have kids. Buy a house. Move to a bigger house. Downsize to a smaller one.<p>But a growing number of aging baby boomers are saying, “No, thanks” to downsizing, choosing instead to remain in the same sprawling houses in …

Personal Finance

Here's how much a typical starter home costs in every state - Business Insider

Millennials are waiting longer than ever to buy homes, partly because of rising housing costs.<p>Currently, the real estate market is a seller's market, according to Zillow. This causes home prices to shoot up, leaving minimal inventory at the middle and low end of the housing market, Spencer Rascoff, …

HGTV Editors Swear By These Vacuum Cleaners

When it comes to cleaning, we're a passionate group. From pets to kids to everyday dust and grime, these editor-approved vacuums get the job done …

How to estimate how much your home is worth for free before you list it for sale

What is your house worth? Many people go for years without questioning the stated value of their home. This mistake could mean you’re paying too much in property taxes and affect how much you could make (or lose) if you decide to sell.<p>Many factors go into determining a home's value, including …

10 Ways to Make Your Home Worth More

Many basements are plain, empty and unused spaces that rarely see any visitors. Why let all that space go to waste? Create an entertainment area that …

Water Features for Any Budget

A whimsical statue and water fountain animate this lovely water feature. Trimmed shrubs and powdery pink Cherry Blossoms surround the pool deck …

Rejoice! HGTV Has Another New Property Brothers Show Coming Out

Rejoice! HGTV Has Another New <i>Property Brothers</i> Show Coming Out<p>The <i>Property Brothers</i> are at it again. HGTV announced another new show for <b>Jonathan Scott</b> …

HGTV My Lottery Dream Home Sweepstakes

<i>This sweeps may be expired! Try the link and see. Find categories here or why not enter this sweeps to win a $25 IHOP gift card! .</i><p>Rules say you have …