As housing shortages bite, more buyers would be willing to live in a haunted house



With tight inventories across the nation leading to a dwindling supply of homes available for sale, a large number of consumers say they’d consider living in a haunted home if it met their needs. The spooky finding came from a recent survey of more than 1,000 consumers by Realtor.com. The survey found that 33 percent […]

Buyers increasingly opt for an “extreme commute” for more affordable housing



A growing number of buyers are willing to endure an “extreme commute” to work so they can buy a better home

Dodd-Frank Act set to be overhauled following House vote



The House voted on Thursday to roll back many of the banking rules under the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010, which increased regulatory oversight of financial institutions.

Living with kids: Storage ideas for toys that won’t leave the house looking cluttered



Keeping your home clean and tidy when there’s kids running around is a constant battle for even the most organized of families

Banks make house flipping easier for investors



Although home prices have been raising steadily over the past year, house flipping is still extremely popular among investors. And it’s the banks that are being credited

Here’s how 3D printing will revolutionize construction



3D printing technology has come a long way since it was first invented back in 1984. Today, engineers are using 3D printing to build everything from medical devices and guns to jet engines and now even houses.

Chinese firm 3-D prints an earthquake-proof home



3-D printing has already had an impact on the housing industry, with prefabricated homes being created at factories and assembled on-site. But now, a new startup has come up with an even more novel approach – it’s printing homes in their entirety, and it’s doing so on-site.

Top 10 Tips for Real Estate Buyers



Buying a home can be an emotionally challenging task for many people. It doesn’t matter if it’s your first home or your fifth, buying a home is a major under taking. What follows is s list of tips to make it a little easier. Find the right real estate agent. If you call on a […]

Designing and maintain the garden by yourself vs. hire professional help



I’ve heard many people discussing, when moving into a new house, whether they should hire a company – or two: a landscape professional and then a lawn care service company – for their gardens or do all the work by themselves. I never heard people coming to a unanimous conclusion. In the real estate domain, […]

Turn Key Real Estate Investing At A Glance



Are turn key rentals the right real estate investment for you? Turn key rentals have been rehabbed and have a qualified renter in place paying rent the day you take ownership. These also typically have a property management company in place to take care of the day-to-day operations and keep renters in the house. Turn […]

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