Real Estate

Lennar Makes Deal for CalAtlantic as Home Builders Face Challenges

New York Times - October 30, 2017 - 7:25pm
The merger would create the nation’s largest home builder in an industry that faces an array of challenges, including natural disasters and a labor shortage.
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Renters: Staying in Crown Heights, Even as It Gentrifies

New York Times - October 30, 2017 - 5:00am
A longtime Brooklyn resident worried when new owners took over her rental building, but she stuck it out, even through two winters without heat.
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When to Drop Your Listing Price

Daily Real Estate News - October 30, 2017 - 12:00am

Though low inventory is prompting buyers to raise their offers in order to beat out competitors, you still want your sellers to know: an...

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Why First-Timers Can’t Capitalize on Ripe Market

Daily Real Estate News - October 30, 2017 - 12:00am

Though economic conditions are highly favorable for first-time home buyers, their share of overall purchase activity is approaching a 36-year low...

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How Your Attractiveness Affects the Sale

Daily Real Estate News - October 30, 2017 - 12:00am

Learn what researchers discovered about whether an agent’s looks could influence buyers’ overall impression of online property...

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Rise in Vacancies a Sign of Inventory Relief?

Daily Real Estate News - October 30, 2017 - 12:00am

More than half of U.S. housing markets saw an uptick in the annual rate of vacant properties in the third quarter of this year, according to the...

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10 Cities That Can Survive an Apocalypse

Daily Real Estate News - October 30, 2017 - 12:00am

Where you live may be the most important determining factor when it comes to whether you will make it through an extinction-level disaster.

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The Housing Hot List for October

Daily Real Estate News - October 30, 2017 - 12:00am

Find out the top-performing housing markets this month, based on the pace of sales and online clicks. 

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What I Love: Shopping for a Life He Didn’t Yet Have

New York Times - October 29, 2017 - 8:31pm
Tim Federle, author of “Life Is Like a Musical,” on why a sofa matters more than seeing your name in a copy of Playbill.
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What's Selling Now: Homes That Sold for Around $450,000

New York Times - October 29, 2017 - 5:00am
Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.
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Ask Real Estate: The Apartment Is Great but the Hallway Smells Awful. What Now?

New York Times - October 28, 2017 - 10:00am
A couple wonders if they should buy an apartment in a co-op with a strong camphor smell in the hallway.
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A Bedroom for Rover, Maybe Even a Condo

New York Times - October 27, 2017 - 10:29am
For serious animal lovers, pets are like family. And doesn’t every family member deserve his own space?
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Furnishings for a New Life

New York Times - October 27, 2017 - 10:00am
Tim Federle, author of “Life Is Like a Musical,” on why a sofa matters more than seeing your name in a copy of Playbill.
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The High End: A New Condo in Gramercy, With an Emphasis on Green

New York Times - October 27, 2017 - 9:30am
This new 20-story tower will use sustainably grown lumber and windmill-generated electricity.
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360 View: Could You Be Living in an Illegal Apartment?

New York Times - October 27, 2017 - 9:00am
Thousands of New Yorkers live in illegal apartments, but not all of them know, because the space seems perfectly habitable.
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A Room of Their Own

New York Times - October 27, 2017 - 5:01am
Serious animal lovers think nothing of turning a walk-in closet — or even a studio apartment — into a space devoted to pets.
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For the Birds? Sure, It’s New York Real Estate

New York Times - October 27, 2017 - 5:00am
New Yorkers customize all sorts of spaces for their favorite pets. Visit Hunt Slonem’s art studio, where dozens of parrots live and inspire Mr. Slonem’s art.
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Protect Your Email From Latest Hacking Trend

Daily Real Estate News - October 27, 2017 - 12:00am

Hackers are using more sophisticated methods and research to make targeted personal email attacks in order to access to financial information...

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Mortgage Rates Jump to 3-Month High

Daily Real Estate News - October 27, 2017 - 12:00am

Borrowers saw higher rates this week as the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage jumped 6 basis points. 

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Evictions Are a Growing Threat to Renters

Daily Real Estate News - October 27, 2017 - 12:00am

Nearly one in five renters were unable to pay their rent in full within the past three months, according to a new study. 

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