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'Fifty Shades of Grey' apartment building red hot

Fifty Shades of Grey

The "Fifty Shades of Grey" books have made British author E.L. James very rich. They have also made a certain Seattle apartment building red hot.


Live in a multimillion-dollar home for $2,500

Calvenn and Crystena Starre

The Starres aren't movie stars, but they live like it -- for a fraction of the cost. As home managers, Calvenn and Crystena Starre rent a $1.3 million home in Carlsbad, Calif., for just $2,500 a month -- about a third of what it would cost normally.


Mortgage closing costs soar more than 20% in some states

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Homebuyers are still landing great rates on mortgages. But thanks to tighter lending regulations, they are paying a lot more when it comes time to close on the loan.


Home price increases continue at slower pace

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Home prices continued to rise this spring, but the pace of increase has slowed since late last year.


Enter through 'Poor Door': Income 'segregation' in NY

Condo with 'poor' door

It's a tale of two cities in Manhattan, as the city OK'd plans for a luxury condominium with a separate door for low-income residents.


Zillow buys Trulia for $3.5 billion

Zillow, Trulia

The two biggest names in online house hunting -- Zillow and Trulia - are joining forces in a stock deal valued at $3.5 billion.

Trulia shares jumped 12% on the news that it's selling to Zillow.

Zillow will continue to operate two separate websites, whe...


Would-be online house-hunting giant has brokers scared

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The two biggest names in online house hunting -- Zillow and Trulia -- may be teaming up, a pairing that is making some real estate brokers nervous.


For sale: Town of Aladdin, Wyo., for $1.5 million

Aladdin Wyoming

If you're looking for your next real estate investment, look no further than the tiny town of Aladdin, Wyo.


Chinese homebuyers are flocking to these US states

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Chinese buyers are now the biggest international players in the U.S. housing market and some states are seeing billions of dollars in real estate deals as a result.


5 real estate tips for small business owners

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If you are a small business owner looking to either sell or buy some property, what are the things you should consider first?


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