Real Estate Headlines with Debra Messing, Gen Z and a Free Bentley

Let me be the first to wish you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving, but don’t get too excited. You have a few work days left before it’s time loosen that belt to make room for more stuffing. While you dream of pumpkin and pecan pie, here is your weekly dose of real estate headlines to start your week.

Debra Messing has a new place for $5.45 million in NYC.

The Street has a list of the 12 absolutely cheapest places to live in America.

How do you know if you can afford an investment property?

Gen Y? Pfft. That’s so last decade. Gen Z is the one with ambitions for homeownership.

Can a big house lead to the poor house when it comes to retirement?

Boston.com has a handy breakdown of real estate jargon and what they really mean.

Want a free Bentley? All you gotta do is sell this house.

Should you renovate your home before selling?

And finally, from Pilgrim Point to Wishbone Way, we’re serving up 9 homes where the Thanksgiving spirit lives on year round.

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Real Estate Headlines with Tom Brady, Portugal and Insanely Bizarre Home Feature

You are more than halfway through November. Go ahead and give yourself a pat on the back. Don’t pull a muscle. Next week is Thanksgiving and you haven’t even thought about pulling out those holiday decorations. Before you start making a list and checking it twice, let’s get you rolling with your weekly dose of real estate headlines.

Why yes I would like to live in Tom Brady’s apartment.

BiggerPockets.com shares 3 types of risks real estate investors regularly take.

Wow. Here are some real estate listing photos that will leave you speechless.

Apparently the entire country of Portugal has a new landlord…China.

Speaking of China, does a new visa law help Chinese buyers get more U.S. real estate?

In shocking news, homes are getting harder to afford.

Did you miss National Recycling Day on Saturday? It’s not too late to get your house involved.

MarketWatch shares 10 things real estate appraisers won’t tell you.

I don’t know about you but I can’t get my mind out of my gutters. If you haven’t done it yet, you really need to clean your gutters.

And finally, there’s a 3 bedroom home in Oxford, England that has the most bizarre feature you’ll ever see.

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Real Estate Headlines featuring Iggy Azalea, Marijuana and Hottest Home Amenity

Another weekend gone and Monday arrives as per usual. Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away and the holidays are haunting your dreams…and wallet. But as the end of the year whirlwind starts to gust, you can always find consistency and comfort in your weekly dose of real estate headlines.

The Telegraph believes opportunity knocks for buyers in London.

Does the legalization of marijuana have real estate implications?

How’s this for a celebrity stacked real estate transaction: Iggy Azalea and Nick Young buy Selena Gomez’s former LA home.

How long does it take to save for a 20% down payment? About 12 years.

What is the hottest home amenity? You’ll never guess.

AOL Real Estate shares what you need to know as you try to lock in a low rate mortgage.

Should you sell your home now or wait until spring?

CNBC shares 3 lessons learned in the mortgage rate drop.

And finally, Lifehacker shares 10 home improvement tips every homeowner should know.

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Real Estate Headlines featuring Marilyn Monroe, Ancient Homes and Falling Prices

Oh hello November. You certainly crept up on us. With our coffers full of candy and holiday shopping on the horizon, there’s much craziness ahead. So why don’t you take a deep, cleansing breath and enjoy your weekly dose of real estate headlines to start your week:

Can you guess where luxury home sales are up 70%?

Property moguls are looking down…down under that is…for the next hot property market.

The Huffington Post wants you to be aware of 10 surprises that come with inheriting real estate.

Here’s why falling home prices is not good news.

Keeping Current Matters shares 5 reasons you shouldn’t be a for sale by owner.

Realtor.com has 5 tips for selling a home from out of state.

Are regulations hurting housing affordability?

How’d you like to step inside Marilyn Monroe’s Brentwood, California home?

Bigger Pockets offers 8 compelling reasons why your lender should be local.

And finally, here are 15 ancient house designs that you can potentially build for free.

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Real Estate Headlines: Halloween Week Edition

Welcome to the last week of October where thoughts flock to candy, costumes and how on earth am I going to clean up all those leaves? Clocks are going to be turned back and holiday ads will overtake your TV. But before you take an early dip into the Halloween candy, here is an extra special dose of real estate headlines with a little Halloween theme to start your week:

Mortgage rates dip below 4% are making some folks think a BOOm is coming.

Houzz has 8 tips to calm your inner spirits by setting up the perfect meditation room.

The Huffington Post is using its Ouija board and thinks it knows when renters will move and what they want.

Talk about scary good! Is this the best apple pie ever made at home? I think so, but I’m biased.

How BuffySupernatural and The Walking Dead have taught us to monster proof our homes.

Here are a few tips on how to turn your home into a haunted house.

Frontdoor.com has a list of the 12 creepiest homes in the US.

A few of our bloggers travel back in time to relive Halloween at home.

How about a list of 25 good, gross and ghoulish Halloween party food ideas.

Take a video tour of Bran Castle which was home to Vlad the Impaler who is the real man behind the myth of Dracula.

And finally, this is seriously creepy: 5 photos of the world’s scariest abandoned castle.

 

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Real Estate Headlines with Lady Gaga, WikiHouse and 14 Mistakes

Welcome to another Monday. Hard to believe it’s the middle of October already. As I sit here with my French roast coffee, a certain chill has entered the air here in the Northeast. While I wait for all the folks in Southern California to stop laughing, here’s your weekly dose of real estate headlines to start your week:

The Motley Fool wants you to know the obvious: home ownership won’t make you rich.

Is it the right time to refinance your mortgage?

You want a tiny 1-bedroom apartment in New York City? That’ll be $1 million.

Here are 3 tips for real estate investing newbies.

There are at least 10 places where it is cheaper to buy a home than to rent.

I kind of like these barns turned into homes. Very Old McDonald chic.

Break out the Windex. Here is a collection of some drool-worthy glass houses.

Yes this is a real headline: 3D Printed WikiHouse You Can Build Yourself.

Country Living has 14 mistakes that can decrease your home’s value.

And finally, Lady Gaga has bought her first home and it has a bat cave and a secret bowling alley. Yes, for real.

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Real Estate Headlines with Awesometown, the Best Kitchen Ever and Finland

We are knee deep in my favorite season of the year and here in the Northeast the leaves are a canvas of colors covering my lawn. While raking will be neglected until necessary, I do feel the urge for a pumpkin spice latte. But before the taste of autumn overtakes me, here’s your weekly dose of real estate headlines:

I think I’m in love with this kitchen from a home in Missouri.

Motley Fools wants you to read this before remodeling your house.

What are landlords thinking during an apartment tour?

In the spirit of Halloween, RISMedia shares some scary things to avoid when buying a home.

Some New Yorkers are trading services for free (yes, free) rent.

Philly’s “Awesometown” is real and it’s affordable.

Rent or buy? US News has 7 questions to help you decide.

What happens to housing when interest rates rise?

These 6 houses are obsessed with Halloween.

Could half of all homes in Finland lose value?

And finally, here are 13 radical examples of guerrilla housing.

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Real Estate Headlines with $83 Billion, a $20K Mistake and Most Expensive City

Hope you enjoyed September because it’s about to take an 11 month vacation. Yes, autumn is coming with its colored leaves, crisper weather and clogged gutters. But before you realize that holiday shopping season is closer than you think, let’s get you going with your weekly dose of real estate headlines.

Here is a list of 8 states where homebuyers are getting 50% off on foreclosed homes.

Can the poor afford to live in New York? Bloomberg thinks so.

College towns are seen as prime for real estate investment.

US News has 8 ways to pay off your mortgage years earlier.

Here are a few quick facts about the hot Toronto housing market.

What is the most expensive city in the world to live and work? (Hint: It’s not in the far east)

Student debt is taking about $83 billion from this year’s real estate market.

Talk about hindsight being 20/20, look at 6 of the costliest home remodeling mistakes.

AOL Real Estate warns you about making a $20,000 housing mistake.

The “Greek Town” housing project has frat boys and sorority girls all pumped.

And finally, HGTV shares some Oscar worthy home theater ideas.

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Real Estate Headlines with Cave Homes, Bank of Mom & Dad and Happiness

Why is it that weekends get shorter as the year progresses? Perhaps it’s because football is on for 12 straight hours on Sunday? Or that weekends are no longer vacation filled expeditions, but rather errand-running affairs as we head into the depths of September? In either case Monday arrives all too quickly, but the good news is so does your weekly dose of real estate headlines.

Looking to invest in real estate and get the biggest bang for your buck? Try Dubai.

Investopedia shares some financing basics for first-time buyers.

Could student debt cut home sales by almost 10% this year?

US News & World Report shares 12 home improvements that’ll boost your home’s selling price.

What makes us the happiest about where we live? New reports findings might surprise you.

Could shopping malls really affect real estate investments?

The bank of mom and dad are aiding first-time buyers more than Chase or BofA.

Can a rental property help you retire earlier than you thought?

MSN Real Estate shows you how to challenge that low home appraisal.

Some of us live like cave men, but these are some pretty comfy cave homes.

Are we building too many single-family homes?

And finally, how’d you like this gorgeous shipping container-like beach house?

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Real Estate Headlines with House Hunters, Million Dollar Listing and Shocking News

You blinked and September is halfway over. If there’s already Halloween candy in your kitchen cabinet, you may need to see someone about that. Let’s not get too ahead of ourselves and just enjoy your daily dose of real estate headlines:

Would you believe Arkansas is one of the top 5 places where it’s getting expensive to be a landlord?

What do vacations have to do with buying a home? Could they be the secret solution for determining if you should rent or buy?

Good news: the economy is looking up. Bad news: that doesn’t help mortgage rates.

Is Million Dollar Listing New York helping or hurting real estate business?

The Huffington Post writes about the connection between millennials, jobs and home buying.

This is the most shocking real estate news you’ll read all year: New York City is about to get some legitimately affordable new condos.

The Canada housing market is showing no signs of slowing down.

Some people have a love/hate relationship with the HGTV show, House Hunters.

And finally, Apartment Therapy shows you how a bedroom can still work even if you stick the bed in the corner.

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