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    Vacation home sales exploded last year

    More Americans may be looking to get away as vacation home sales jumped last year. Vacation home purchases made up 21 percent of all home sales last year at an estimated 1.13 million, the highest level since 2003 and a 57 percent increase from 2013.


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These tiny homes are full of big ideas

Tiny houses

When you're living in less than 200 square feet, every inch counts.


It's getting harder to afford a home

Home for sale

A rebound in home prices is good news in the wake of the housing crash -- but there can be too much of a good thing. Home prices are rising 13 times faster than wage growth nationwide, according to a report from RealtyTrac.


4 reasons to sell your home now

For sale sign

Attention potential sellers sitting on the fence: It could be time to make a move. Mid-March to mid-April is the best time to hang the sale sign nationally, with homes selling 15 percent faster and for 2% more than the average sale, according to Zillow.


$300 trailer in Hamptons listed at $1.1 million

Sold sign

A 79-year-old man who owns a trailer in Long Island's ritzy Hamptons is about to cash in on the ultimate house flip.


Warren Buffett's childhood home is on Airbnb

Warren Buffett's childhood home

Good news for Warren Buffett super fans!


Income doesn't keep pace with rent nationwide

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Renters across the nation are being squeezed by rising rents and stagnant wages.

New York City and the surrounding area has seen the most dramatic increase, with rents up 50 percent over the past five years. However, household income in the area has risen j...


Maine inn is all yours for $125 and 200-word winning essay

Essay contest held with inn the prize

If owning a lakeside bed and breakfast is your dream, here's your chance. For just $125 and a 200-word essay, the Center Lovell Inn in Maine could be all yours.


The 'Starbucks effect': Higher home prices


Living near a Starbucks has its benefits for homeowners, whether you're a coffee drinker or not.

The value of homes within a quarter-mile of a Starbucks rise faster than those that aren't, according to real estate research group Zillow.

With tens of ...


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?


5 ways a lawyer can help sell your home

House for sale

Even if your state does not require it, hiring a real estate attorney to represent your interests when buying a house just makes sense


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