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Where the Owner Doesn’t Live in the Home

A growing number of new homes are being purchased by “absentee buyers,” which are most often real estate investment trusts, corporations, or individual investors who...

The World’s Priciest Place to Live and Work

London is the world’s most expensive city for companies to relocate employees, ending Hong Kong’s five-year streak on top, according to this year’s annual survey by...

3 Tricks for Finding the Perfect Asking Price

Determining the perfect asking price involves psychological reasons as much as practical reasons, The Wall Street Journal reports. “When you set a list price, you’re sending a...

Amerisave On the Hook for Alleged Mortgage Scheme

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is ordering Amerisave Mortgage to pay $19.3 million, alleging the lender scammed thousands of customers with a bait-and-switch mortgage-lending...

10 Cities Where Wages Stretch the Farthest

The cost of living can have a big impact on how your income actually stretches. Therefore, adjusting wages for living costs can provide a better glimpse at how much people actually...

Report: Middle-Aged Americans Are the Real Problem

It’s not news that Millennials are delaying home ownership — but they aren’t the group lagging behind the most in the real estate market. Young people still express...

Pet Amenities the Next Big Thing?

In what is thought to be a first for the homebuilding industry, Standard Pacific Homes is constructing models that offer a pet suite as an optional amenity. Going to the Dogs Setting...

Where the Priciest, Cheapest New Homes Are

If you want to build a new home in the Northeast, you could be paying some of the highest costs in the country, according to a new survey by the National Association of Home Builders,...

Survey: Buyers, Sellers ‘Not on the Same Page’

Home buyers and sellers are “not on the same page” when it comes to the state of the housing market, according to a new Redfin survey of 707 of its agents and partner agents across...

A GPS That Maps the ‘Emotionally Pleasant’ Route?

Are happy trails in store for you and your clients? Mapping services and GPS devices usually are set to find the shortest routes, or the routes without tolls or construction. But now...