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  • Real estate maven's side job-as veterans advocate
    Real estate maven's side job-as veterans advocate

    While billionaire Ken Fisher has made millions in real estate, he prefers to put his expertise to work for injured veterans and their families.

    Real estate maven's side job-as veterans advocate

    While billionaire Ken Fisher has made millions in real estate, he prefers to put his expertise to work for injured veterans and their families.

  • Miami holdout shrugs off $2M for a principle based on a hunch

    Ishmael Bermudez has been excavating his downtown yard for 50 years. He believes that the natural spring he found there -- he calls it the 'Well of Ancient Mysteries' -- must be preserved for the ages …

    Ishmael Bermudez has been excavating his downtown yard for 50 years. He believes that the natural spring he found there -- he calls it the 'Well of Ancient Mysteries' -- must be preserved for the ages.

  • Top 15 fastest-growing cities in the U.S.

    These little-known suburbs are growing at a much faster rate than even the largest cities in the U.S.

    These little-known suburbs are growing at a much faster rate than even the largest cities in the U.S.

  • Cindy Crawford goes for nearly triple price on 11-month Malibu home flip

    She and her husband bought a dated rancher last year for $6 million. It wasn't a teardown -- but she's now asking $15,450,000.

    She and her husband bought a dated rancher last year for $6 million. It wasn't a teardown -- but she's now asking $15,450,000.

  • 7 major housing markets now 'overvalued'

    Seven out of the top 100 metropolitan U.S. housing markets are considered overvalued, compared to four last fall.

    7 major housing markets now 'overvalued'

    Seven out of the top 100 metropolitan U.S. housing markets are considered overvalued, compared to four last fall.

  • $21.5 million Manhattan townhouse is a steal?

    Why this Manhattan townhouse is considered a steal at $21.5 million. A peek inside the Upper East Side Versailles.

    $21.5 million Manhattan townhouse is a steal?

    Why this Manhattan townhouse is considered a steal at $21.5 million. A peek inside the Upper East Side Versailles.

  • 5 homes that sold for $100M or more in 2014

    $100 million is "the new billionaire benchmark" for trophy homes, according to a report from Christie's International Real Estate.

    5 homes that sold for $100M or more in 2014

    $100 million is "the new billionaire benchmark" for trophy homes, according to a report from Christie's International Real Estate.

  • 9 Creative Ideas for a Small Front Yard

    Whether your house is located close to the street or it’s in a subdivision with a small rectangular plot in front, you have a myriad of ways to create the impact you desire.

    Whether your house is located close to the street or it’s in a subdivision with a small rectangular plot in front, you have a myriad of ways to create the impact you desire.

  • Tapping 401(k) to Buy a Home Is Tricky Business

    If you are still short on a down payment, borrowing from a 401(k) does have its advantages. The risk you take could outweigh options like asking your parents for help.

    If you are still short on a down payment, borrowing from a 401(k) does have its advantages. The risk you take could outweigh options like asking your parents for help.

  • Abandoned behemoth with 46 bedrooms -- or 'more like 70' -- is for sale in Texas (where else?)

    Move over, Jackie Siegel and your biggest-home-in-the-nation Florida 'Versailles.' This property has less square footage but boasts possibly more than twice the number of bedrooms, and it's asking $3.5 …

    Move over, Jackie Siegel and your biggest-home-in-the-nation Florida 'Versailles.' This property has less square footage but boasts possibly more than twice the number of bedrooms, and it's asking $3.5 million.

  • Denver housing: Rocky Mountain high and HOT

    The Denver housing market is so hot that bidding wars abound and prices are skyrocketing.

    Denver housing: Rocky Mountain high and HOT

    The Denver housing market is so hot that bidding wars abound and prices are skyrocketing.

  • Existing home sales hit 5.04 million units in April, vs. expectations of 5.24 million

    This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters forecast existing home sales to increase only by 1 percent for the month of April, or 5.24 million uni …

    Existing home sales hit 5.04 million units in April, vs. expectations of 5.24 million

    This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters forecast existing home sales to increase only by 1 percent for the month of April, or 5.24 million units.

  • Millennials Don't Necessarily Need to Delay Buying a Home

    Millennials are having trouble buying a house, but it's not an impossible task.

    Millennials are having trouble buying a house, but it's not an impossible task.

  • For sale: Both 'Bodyguard' homes -- which Whitney Houston fled to, and from

    The Tahoe lodge that hosted the penultimate action--including the twist--in the 1992 Houston-Costner movie has hit the market at about $8 million. For the price of 17 lodges, the Beverly House is still …

    The Tahoe lodge that hosted the penultimate action--including the twist--in the 1992 Houston-Costner movie has hit the market at about $8 million. For the price of 17 lodges, the Beverly House is still for sale.

  • Weekly mortgage applications drop 1.5% as rates rise

    Another move higher in U.S. mortgage interest rates pushed weekly applications down. Total volume fell 1.5 percent week-to-week on a seasonally adjusted basis for the week ending May 15th, according to …

    Weekly mortgage applications drop 1.5% as rates rise

    Another move higher in U.S. mortgage interest rates pushed weekly applications down. Total volume fell 1.5 percent week-to-week on a seasonally adjusted basis for the week ending May 15th, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).

  • 'Red-hot' housing to boost these stocks: Expert

    Strong housing starts data and rising house prices bode well for stocks including Masco and Mohawk, an industry analyst said.

    'Red-hot' housing to boost these stocks: Expert

    Strong housing starts data and rising house prices bode well for stocks including Masco and Mohawk, an industry analyst said.

  • Home Prices Up, Inventories Down -- What’s a Homebuyer to Do?

    If you're looking to jump into the market, be prepared, and don't focus on cutting the perfect deal as much as on a realistic deal that gets you a home you love.

    If you're looking to jump into the market, be prepared, and don't focus on cutting the perfect deal as much as on a realistic deal that gets you a home you love.

  • A house that thumbs its nose at the drought

    New technology is rolling out in drought-parched California that enables homes to recycle two-thirds of the water they use.

    A house that thumbs its nose at the drought

    New technology is rolling out in drought-parched California that enables homes to recycle two-thirds of the water they use.

  • Police cash confiscations still on the rise

    Cash or currency make up the majority of the property seized by law enforcement for criminal convictions or suspected crimes.

    Police cash confiscations still on the rise

    Cash or currency make up the majority of the property seized by law enforcement for criminal convictions or suspected crimes.

  • Qatari royals expand London empire with $60M buy

    The Qatari royal family has bought yet another multi-million pound property in one of London's most affluent areas, according to a British newspaper.

    Qatari royals expand London empire with $60M buy

    The Qatari royal family has bought yet another multi-million pound property in one of London's most affluent areas, according to a British newspaper.

  • Retirees say there's no place like their own home

    While the finances of retirement-age Americans aren't ideal, most want to find a way to stay in their own homes, close to family and friends.

    Retirees say there's no place like their own home

    While the finances of retirement-age Americans aren't ideal, most want to find a way to stay in their own homes, close to family and friends.

  • Cities where the locals are least likely to feel safe

    The three poorest-ranking metro areas are all in one area of California.

    The three poorest-ranking metro areas are all in one area of California.

  • Home builders less optimistic as consumers 'cautious'

    "Consumers are exhibiting caution, and want to be on more stable financial footing before purchasing a home."

    Home builders less optimistic as consumers 'cautious'

    "Consumers are exhibiting caution, and want to be on more stable financial footing before purchasing a home."

  • Is property still China's top economic risk?

    Things may be looking up for China's property sector, after new home prices in first tier cities from Shenzhen to Shanghai - a leading indicator for the rest of the market - staged a modest rebound …

    Is property still China's top economic risk?

    Things may be looking up for China's property sector, after new home prices in first tier cities from Shenzhen to Shanghai - a leading indicator for the rest of the market - staged a modest rebound in April.

  • Fall in Chinese home prices moderates in April

    The pace of the fall in Chinese property prices moderated in April, supporting growing optimism that the housing downturn may have turned a corner.

    Fall in Chinese home prices moderates in April

    The pace of the fall in Chinese property prices moderated in April, supporting growing optimism that the housing downturn may have turned a corner.

  • Owner selling house for $150 and 200-word essay

    A Houston Realtor and homeowner is looking to sell his house for $150 to the winner of an essay contest on why you want the house.

    Owner selling house for $150 and 200-word essay

    A Houston Realtor and homeowner is looking to sell his house for $150 to the winner of an essay contest on why you want the house.

  • 9 Home Repairs You Should Never Put Off

    Some household repairs can’t be postponed because they put your family in danger or may do irreparable damage to your home. Other problems get worse the longer you wait to fix them.

    Some household repairs can’t be postponed because they put your family in danger or may do irreparable damage to your home. Other problems get worse the longer you wait to fix them.

  • 8 friends, 4 tiny houses all in a row, 1 'Exit Strategy'

    Four couples needed a place to get away, hang out and enjoy life. So they built their own little micro-village on the Llano River in Texas.

    Photos: Best friends build tiny house camp

    Four couples needed a place to get away, hang out and enjoy life. So they built their own little micro-village on the Llano River in Texas.

  • Housing by the numbers: Something is weird

    Homes are selling at a faster clip this spring. But when you look at the slew of data, something still isn't quite right in housing.

    Housing by the numbers: Something is weird

    Homes are selling at a faster clip this spring. But when you look at the slew of data, something still isn't quite right in housing.

  • 'Nowhere near where we should be': Mortgage Assn

    The Mortgage Bankers Association expects new home sales growth to be flat in April, a sign of the weak housing recovery, David Stevens tells CNBC.

    'Nowhere near where we should be': Mortgage Assn

    The Mortgage Bankers Association expects new home sales growth to be flat in April, a sign of the weak housing recovery, David Stevens tells CNBC.

 
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