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Developer Builds Mansion on Wrong Lot

Builders spent six months building a custom 5,300-square-foot house with ocean views in Hammock Dunes, Fla., but when the Missouri couple who had the home built went to look at their...

Foreclosures Back to Pre-Crisis Levels

A new sign that the foreclosure crisis may largely be in the rearview mirror, new filings in the third quarter of this year were down 16 percent from a year ago — bringing overall...

Video: What Consumers Want From You

Do you know what consumers want from a real estate agent? Sure, you might have a pretty good idea — but why not take it from them? Mike Reff, broker-associate at Madison &...

HOA Foreclosures Leave Banks Empty-Handed

A recent court decision in Nevada has put mortgage lenders and housing associations at odds over the sale of foreclosures in a case that could have implications nationwide, The Wall...

HUD’s $38M Fight for Fair Housing

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is on a mission to end housing discrimination and arm local communities with tools to better enforce the Fair Housing Act. To do...

Office Sector Soars to Post-Recession High

Developers are ramping up construction of office space, as the sector reaches its highest pace since 2008. More markets seeing job growth, rising rents, and falling vacancies – such...

Home Owners are Tapping Into Equity, Again

Home equity lines of credit surged nearly 20 percent compared to a year ago and are now at the highest level since the 12 months ending in June 2009, according to RealtyTrac’s Home...

Northeast Owners Pay Highest Property Taxes

New Jersey once again topped the nation with the priciest median real estate tax bill at $7,331, according to the newly released 2013 American Community Survey. On the other hand,...

Think Again: You’re Not Good at Multitasking

You might want to rethink texting while trying to hold a conversation. Multitasking actually makes you less productive than doing one single thing at a time, and may even damage your...

Seller’s iPhone 6 House Swap Tactic Pays Off

Andreas Gindelhuber reportedly sold his house, and may soon get his iPhone 6 too. The man recently grabbed national – and international – headlines when he made an unusual addition...