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Greater Kitchen Storage Is in Demand

January 12, 2021

Kitchen storage is a top priority among renovating homeowners, finds the 2021 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study, based on a survey of more than 2,000 homeowners planning or in the midst of a kitchen remodel. Renovators are paying closer attention to their cabinet and pantry storage. Many of the surveyed homeowners turned their attention to […]


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Gen X, Millennials Likely to Keep Home Buying Strong for Years to Come

January 5, 2021

© leszekglasner – AdobeStock Realtor Magazine – January 5, 2021   Between 2018 and 2028, the number of households is projected to increase by up to 12 million. Generation X and millennials are expected to drive most of that household formation. As they replace dropped households over that time, the two generations could add nearly […]


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Bold 2021 Predictions: A Stronger Housing Market Across the Board

December 23, 2020

By Zillow Research on Dec. 18, 2020 The for-sale housing market showed incredible strength in 2020, and we expect 2021 will be even stronger. Demand continues to stay high, and is expected to surge in cities as economies reopen. Annual home sales growth is expected to be the highest in almost 40 years as life and financial […]


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It’s a Shake-Up! These 10 Drastically Different Design Trends Will Be Everywhere in 2021-and Beyond

December 18, 2020

With all the stress that 2020 brought to our lives, it also influenced some defining changes in the way we decorate, design, and live in our homes. Lauren Sieben, provided by Dec. 16, 2020Updated: Dec. 16, 2020 11:27 a.m. Comments We’re finally closing the book on 2020, and many of us have never felt more desperate for […]


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COVID Forcing Condos to Sell at Record 17 Percent Discount to Homes in U.S.

December 1, 2020

World Property Journal | By David Barley | December 1, 2020 7:45 AM ET Coronavirus outbreak fueling significant consumer demand for more space, less dense living environments According to national U.S. property broker Redfin — in the COVID pandemic world of 2020 — the typical single-family home that sold in the U.S. this year was purchased for […]


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How will California’s Proposition 19 impact property taxes?

November 19, 2020

How will California’s Proposition 19 impact property taxes? Realtor-supported effort may free up housing inventory in the Golden State Housing Wire Daily November 19, 2020, 3:09 pm By Tim Glaze A slim majority of California residents voted in favor of Proposition 19 on Election Day, green-lighting a motion that gives new property tax breaks to older homeowners […]


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The Serious Disconnect Between A Hot Residential Real Estate Market And The Coming Tsunami Of Foreclosures

November 3, 2020

Jay Adkisson Forbes Contributor A tsunami of foreclosures is just months away. Various reports show that the market for previously-owned homes climbed nearly 10% in September, the fourth straight monthly increase. It is not just sale volumes that are high, but the price of homes is showing double-digit gains. If you just look at volume and prices, the […]


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The Best Real Estate Investments for Your Money This Year

October 15, 2020

The Best Real Estate Investments for Your Money This Year By Candice Elliott Updated on September 2, 2020 Listen Money Matters is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. How we make money. TABLE OF CONTENTS   When many people think about investing, they think of the stock market. […]


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Mortgage rates set another record low, sparking new strength in refinances

October 8, 2020

Mortgage rates set another record low, sparking new strength in refinances PUBLISHED WED, OCT 7 20207:00 AM EDTUPDATED WED, OCT 7 20206:12 PM EDT Diana [email protected]/[email protected]@DIANAOLICK KEY POINTS Refinance volume surged to the highest level since mid-August as mortgage rates dipped to 3.01%. Refinances jumped 8% last week and were 50% higher than a year […]


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San Francisco rents plunge, showing strain from pandemic and wildfires

October 1, 2020

San Francisco rents plunge, showing strain from pandemic and wildfires PUBLISHED THU, OCT 1 202012:30 PM EDTJessica [email protected]   KEY POINTS Rent prices continued to plunge in big U.S. cities last month, with San Francisco leading the decline, according to data from Zumper, a real-estate start-up. In September, the median rent for a one-bedroom apartment in […]


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