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Open House Jewelry Thief Gets Year in Jail

A Maryland woman was sentenced to one year in jail and five years of probation for stealing more than $82,000 worth of jewelry from 12 luxury homes during open houses. Sally Spaisman,...

Loan Demand Posts Biggest Leap in 6 Years

Plunging mortgage rates sent mortgage applications skyrocketing last week, the Mortgage Bankers Association reports in its weekly survey released Wednesday. Mortgage application volume...

Smaller Cities Saw Biggest Rent Hikes in 2014

Surging rental costs continue to grip national headlines, but some of last year’s biggest leaps in rental costs were in small to midsized cities. Nationwide, apartment rents...

Top 10 Most-Searched Neighborhoods in 2014

Some neighborhoods across the country stood out from the pack in 2014, garnering the most searches on realtor.com® for the entire year. In a newly released report, realtor.com®...

RE/MAX Co-Founder Steps in as New CEO

Dave Liniger, co-founder and chairman of RE/MAX’s board, will become the new CEO of RE/MAX Holdings Inc. Margaret Kelly, the current CEO, will retire from her position after spending...

Owning Still Trumps Renting in Overall Wealth

The recent housing crisis has prompted questions over whether home ownership is still a viable way toward greater wealth in this country. Confidence in home ownership was shaken, and...

Turnaround Likely for First-Timers in 2015

First-time buyers have nearly vanished from many housing markets in recent years, falling to their lowest level in nearly three decades. “Rising rents and repaying student loan debt...

Now Mom, Dad Are Moving in …

Many reports have centered on the upswing in adult millennial children moving in with their parents. But as these young professionals finally move out and form their own households,...

When Luxury Niches Meet, Nirvana’s in Reach

Amenities can make or break a listing, but one seller in Telluride, Colo., isn’t taking chances: The home, listed at $13.7 million, has features that will catch the eye of any...

Avoid the Con in Construction

Don’t rely on cursory due diligence when selecting a general contractor because you can get caught up in a lawsuit if things go wrong, even if you have no involvement in the work...