Tag Archives: homes

Survey: High Expectations for Retirement Homes

Seventy percent of baby boomers say that the house they live in when they retire will be the best home they’ve ever had, according to a survey conducted by Better Homes and...

Report: Despite Price Gains, Homes Still Undervalued

Despite double-digit percentage increases in home prices, homes are still undervalued relative to incomes, according to CoreLogic. “Much of the recent house-price appreciation is a...

Teachers Can Afford Only 17% of Calif. Homes

Housing affordability for teachers is in particularly dire straits in the Golden State, according to a new study by real estate brokerage Redfin. The study found that 83 percent of...

Homes Are Getting Smarter, More Connected

Sixty-one percent of consumers say they’re interested in learning more about home automation, according to recent market research from the Consumer Electronic Association. Home...

Dome Homes the Next Big Thing?

Dome homes may become more popular in the future because of their reputation for holding up well against natural disasters. Dome homes are reportedly strong enough to withstand the...

Study: $50 More Per Square Foot for Homes Near Good Schools

Home buyers are willing to pay a premium in order to live in a top-ranked school district, a new study finds. ...

Big-Ticket Homes in Higher Demand

The luxury home market is gaining momentum, with prices rising and many areas where upscale housing once struggled now turning into a seller’s market, according to the Institute for...

Fla. Officials Post Sex-Offender Signs Near Homes

Officials in Bradford County, Fla., are posting permanent signs in red outside of homes of convicted sexual predators in local communities. The “public notice” signs include the...

10 Cities Where Luxury Homes Sell the Most

Where do luxury homes tend to sell the most? Coldwell Banker’s Luxury Market Report recently revealed the top U.S. cities with the highest number of luxury home sales in the $1...

Buyers Camp Out to Try to Snag New Homes

About 30 home buyers — all pre-qualified — have lined up in tents and camped out in order to be first in line for an opportunity to buy a new home in Huntington Beach, Calif. The...