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Doomsday Condos Sold Out!

A luxury condo project built in a former U.S. missile silo 174 feet underground in Kansas is sold out. The 2,000 square ... Read More

Ted Turner's Private Island!

Ted Turner's 4,680 acre private island off the South Carolina coast is for sale at $23,777,000. The 3,800-square-foot ma... Read More

Million Dollar Home Sales Up 16%!

According to the National Association of Realtors, sales of existing homes priced over $1 million increased over 16 perc... Read More

Canada's Housing Bubble!

Average home prices in Canada at the end of 2013 were about $354,000 compared to about $250,000 in the United States. Wh... Read More

Neon Deion's Dallas Mansion Sold At Auction!

Deion Sanders former 29,000-square-foot mansion in suburban Dallas just sold at auction for just under $4 million. The g... Read More

Justin Bieber's Childhood Crib!

Justin Bieber's grandparents are selling their Ontario home for $248,000. According to “Entertainment Tonight,” Just... Read More

Miami Condo Flippers Are Back!

A sign that the Miami condo flippers are back at work. According to “The Real Deal,” more than two-thirds of the rec... Read More

America's Top 10 Pricey Markets!

The average price for a four bedroom, two bath home in Los Altos, California is about 30 times more expensive than a sim... Read More

Top 10 Florida Towns!

Florida has almost 20 million residents and will soon surge by New York as the country's third largest state. According ... Read More

Miami Beach Penthouse Sells $10M Over Ask!

According to “The Real Deal,” a pre-construction Miami Beach penthouse has sold for $60 million - about $10 million ... Read More

Creative Home Financing Is Back!

Adjustable rate mortgages, interest-only and other alternative mortgages are back in some parts of the U.S. Read More

Higher Luxury Home Prices!

Luxury home prices in the world's top 33 markets increased 4 percent in the past year. Leading U.S. cities were Los Ange... Read More

New York's Floorplan Market!

Almost half of New York City condo purchases over $4 million are purchased by buyers who are making their selection off ... Read More

Baby Boomers Retirement Homes!

Almost half of baby boomers say they want a bigger house when they retire but the Great Recession is causing problems. A... Read More

America's Top 25 Suburbs!

Business Insider ranks the 25 best suburbs in the United States. Rankings are based on housing affordability, school qua... Read More

America's Cheapest House!

The most expensive home currently on the U.S. market is $139 million near Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The least expensive ... Read More

Still Hurting Housing Crash Towns!

While much of the United States has substantially recovered from the real estate crash, some towns are still struggling ... Read More

Ghost Town Sells For $1.9 Million!

A Connecticut town that was once a thriving mill community but deserted for many years sold at auction for $1.9 million. Read More

Alabama Football Coach Gets a Free Home!

America's most successful college football coach, who won national championships in 2003, 2009, 2011 and 2012, makes alm... Read More

Buy Al Capone's Chicago Home!

Looking for a nice place in Chicago that was the home of the world's most famous gangster? The modest home that Al Capo... Read More

America's Housing Market!

From the early 2000's housing price boom to the deep 2007 to 2010 housing crash to the 2011 to 2013 mini boom, “USA To... Read More

Selling a Haunted House!

How do real estate agents deal with listing a creepy home? Don't take too many photos. Read More

American Ghost Towns!

Former gold mine and railroad boom towns, an abandoned amusement park, even an Alabama site that was planned as the stat... Read More

Top 10 Haunted Castles!

A frightening look at the world's top 10 haunted castles: Dracula's Castle in Romania where the infamous vampire may hav... Read More

Colorado Ghost Town For Sale!

Uptop, Colorado was an actual ghost town when two sisters from Boston bought the empty hamlet in 2000. After years of re... Read More

Famous Murder Homes For Sale!

What happens when a house that was the site of a gruesome murder or suicide goes on the market? NBC has the details on t... Read More

Scary Haunted Hotels!

Murders, suicides and mysteries are at the center of haunted hotel legends across the United States. Glamorous hotels in... Read More

Celebrity Haunted Homes!

Some celebrities seem to have it all. Money, fabulous jewelry, great cars and haunted homes. Nicolas Cage and Anne Rice ... Read More

World Famous Haunted Homes!

America's spookiest, scariest, bone chilling homes in the United States. Homes of serial killers, celebrity suicides, Am... Read More

Historic Haunted Homes!

Frank Stranahan moved from Ohio to the New River area, now known as Fort Lauderdale, as a young man in 1893. He became w... Read More

Top 10 Movie Haunted Homes!

A look at ten scary movie homes including the English manor Bly House from “The Innocents,” the Colorado Overlook Ho... Read More

Most Americans Will Buy a Haunted House!

According to a Realtor.com survey, 62 percent of Americans would consider buying a haunted house. Read More

Underwater Florida Homes!

Despite increases of up to 25 percent in Florida home prices since 2012, Orlando, Jacksonville, Lakeland, and Palm Bay-T... Read More

Hot Celebrities Hot Homes!

“Huffington Post" has the home photos of celebrity homes: Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, etc. Read More

Piano Man Out of NYC!

Billy Joel might still be in a “New York State Of Mind” but he has sold all of his New York City properties. He stil... Read More

Elvis Palm Springs Home Auction!

According to “Curbed,” the Palm Springs, California home that Elvis Presley owned in the 1970s is going to auction. Read More

Oops! Florida Beach Home Built On Wrong Lot!

A Missouri couple's Florida vacation home was built on the wrong lot. Their attorney is looking for a solution. Read More

Canadians Encouraged To Buy In Florida!

BMO Bank of Montreal's “Annual Snowbird” outlook offers several reasons for Canadians to consider purchasing a home ... Read More

America's Top 10 Zip Codes!

According to Movoto, the best zip code in the United States is 20004 in Washington D.C., near the White House and Smiths... Read More

Bill Gates Buys Jenny Craig Horse Compound!

Bill Gates has purchased diet queen Jenny Craig's Rancho Santa Fe horse compound. Asking price was $18 million. Gates pl... Read More

Real Life TV Star Homes!

Zillow has photos of homes owned by 1990's TV stars Matthew Perry, Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, Dave Navarro, Billy ... Read More

Hi & Lo Property Tax States!

New Jersey has the highest state median property tax at $7,331 while Alabama has the lowest at $532. Read More

Future Condo Sales Look Bright - Or Not!

The percentage of home sales that are condos peaked in 2005 at 12.7 percent but fell during the recession to 10.7 percen... Read More

Waldorf Astoria Selling For $1.95 Billion!

It is the most expensive hotel sale in history. The Hilton owned Waldorf Astoria is being sold to Chinese investors for ... Read More

Big Texas Estate Now 50% Less!

The Tom Hicks Crespi mega-mansion in Dallas with 42,500 square feet and 25 acres went on the market last year as the mos... Read More

Student debt flunks housing market!

According to a new study by John Burns Consulting, student loan debt is one of the major factors that is causing a slow ... Read More

George Harrison Childhood Home For Sale!

The Liverpool home where George Harrison lived from 1949 to 1962 is for sale. The home is near the neighborhood school w... Read More

Trump Exec Denies Drugging Rival!

In a new book, “The Liar's Ball,” by Vicky Ward about the hard ball tactics sometimes used in the real estate world,... Read More

Warren Buffett's Modest Home!

Warren Buffett lives in the same middle-class house he bought in 1958 in Omaha, Nebraska for $31,500. He says it is the ... Read More

Knute Rockne's Home For Sale!

Flash back to when Knute Rockne was a huge celebrity, and a movie starring Pat O'Brien and Ronald Reagan was made about ... Read More

Tiny Homes Are Trending!

Thinking about downsizing to a much smaller house? Now there is a website where you can find tiny homes to rent. Read More

Weird But Wonderful Homes!

A home where the floor is a trampoline. Interesting wall graphics, climbing walls and cool indoor slides. Curbed has the... Read More

Where the Million Dollar Homes Are Found!

States with the highest percentage on million dollar homes include Rhode Island, Massachusetts, California, Colorado and... Read More

Florida's Top 10 Exciting Cities!

According to the real estate website, Movoto, the #1 Florida city for excitement is Miami Beach - followed by Fort Laude... Read More

Cheap To Buy Mansions!

Mansions in many U.S. cities that were once showpiece homes for the wealthy are often now neglected or in bad neighborho... Read More

California Home Was $9 Million - Now $1.995 Million!

Beauty might be in the eye of the beholder but selling it might not be easy. A Glendale, California six bedroom home th... Read More

London, Hong Kong & New York City Most Expensive Cities!

A recent ranking of the world's most expensive cities to work and live has London as the most expensive city in the worl... Read More

Top 10 U.S. Boring Cities!

According to the real estate website, Movoto, the #1 boring city in the United States is Lubbock, Texas. North Las Vegas... Read More

Most Expensive Homes In the 50 States!

“The Real Deal,” has a look at the most expensive places to live in each of the 50 states. The most expensive place ... Read More

Good Month For New Home Sales!

Sales of new homes in the U.S. jumped 18 percent in August to an annual rate of 504,000. New home sales are at their hig... Read More

More Parents Helping Kids Buy Homes!

Adding to the parental expenses for braces and sports and college, more parents are helping their adult children buy hom... Read More

Canadians Love Florida!

They spend a lot and pay cash. Canadians spent $2.2 billion last year on Florida real estate. Almost 90 percent pay cash... Read More

America's Top 10 Small Towns!

According to the real estate website, Movoto, the #1 small town in the United States is Vienna, Virginia followed by Pal... Read More

South Florida Asking Price Increases Lead Nation!

According to the real estate website, Trulia, South Florida home asking prices are going up faster than the rest of the ... Read More

$1 Million For a Lousy Parking Space!

“The New York Times” reports that a limited number of parking spaces are for sale at a new condo development in Soho... Read More

Cash Is King For Florida Home Sales!

Florida has more all-cash home sales than any other state at a bit over 50 percent. Florida is also the #1 state for in... Read More

America's Top 10 Cheap States!

“USA Today” has a look at the top ten most affordable states based on the cost of housing, food, transportation and ... Read More

America's Top 10 Richest States!

According to the real estate website, Movoto, the #1 richest state is Connecticut - followed by Maryland, New Jersey and... Read More

World's Smallest Home Asks $450K!

A 188-square-foot, one room home in north London is for sale asking $450,000. As you might have guessed, London is one ... Read More

Where the Baby Boomers Live!

For the second consecutive year, The Villages, 45 miles northwest of Orlando, had the highest number of master planned c... Read More

Internationals Go To Florida!

According to the National Association of Realtors, about 25 percent of all international buyers of U.S. homes are buying... Read More

America's Most Expensive Home!

A Florida mansion modeled after the Palace of Versailles has just hit the market asking $139 million. The home is still... Read More

Upsurge In Florida Condo Construction Loans!

Big banks are jumping on the current Florida condo boom. According to Peter Zalewski of “Condo Vultures,” lenders h... Read More

A Good Month For Pete Rose!

In addition to the news that his longtime MLB nemesis, Bud Selig, is retiring, Pete “Charlie Hustle” Rose had more g... Read More

Affordable Beach Towns!

Living by the ocean is expensive, but some places are pricier than others. HGTV highlights four beach towns with median... Read More

Top 10 U.S. Sexy Cities!

According to the real estate website, Movoto, the #1 sexy city in the United States is Miami Beach, followed by another ... Read More

Home Sale Price Increases Slow Down!

According to the S&P Home Price Index, national home prices for June are up 8.1% over June, 2013. However monthly sales ... Read More

Famous Sold Properties!

“The Real Deal” looks at five famous buildings that have sold since 2000. The Chrysler Building, Rockefeller Center,... Read More

Boomerang Buyers Bounce Back!

According to the “Washington Post,” about 10% of today's home buyers recently went through a short sale or foreclosu... Read More

Eccentric American Towns!

Where are America's quirkiest towns? Where people are just a bit different? According to “Travel & Leisure,” the #1 ... Read More

Star Island Home Wreckers!

Miami Beach's Star Island is the home of fabulous old mansions and famous celebrities such as Gloria Estefan and Don Joh... Read More

Miami Land Prices Back To Peak Years!

Due to demand and scarcity, vacant land prices are surging in parts of South Florida. According to “Miami Today News,... Read More

Hot July For New Home Construction!

New home starts jumped 15.7% in July to a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.1 million homes. New housing permits also surged... Read More

Top 10 Mid-Size U.S. Towns!

They are not too big or too small. Movoto analyzed home sales, school quality, crime and unemployment rates to determine... Read More

Tour Suzanne Somers' Palm Springs Compound!

Suzanne Somers and TV host husband Alan Hamel have listed their romantic and secluded Palm Springs retreat for $14.5 mil... Read More

Trumpster: “Atlantic City Went Bad After I Left”

Donald Trump blames the problems in Atlantic City on too much competition from neighboring states and that the city poli... Read More

More Bad News for Atlantic City!

One of Atlantic City's most prominent and visible hotel-casinos is closing on September 10th. Revel opened to good revi... Read More

Malibu Trailer Park Home Wants $3.75 Million!

Mobile homes in Malibu's Paradise Cove routinely sell for $1 million and higher. Matthew McConaughey's old mobile home r... Read More

Florida Home Prices Back To Peak In 2019!

According to a new report from Zillow, Florida home prices peaked in 2006 and hit bottom in 2011. The real estate websi... Read More

Top 10 Surging U.S. Housing Markets!

Realtor.com selects the ten U.S. areas where they expect a strong housing market surge. From Reno, Nevada to Albany, New... Read More

Sweet Domino Sugar Sign Coming Down!

The forty-foot Domino Sugar sign at the former Brooklyn factory that has been seen by millions of New Yorkers and visito... Read More

America's Top 10 Counties!

According to the real estate website Movoto, the #1 county in the United States is Loudoun in Virginia. Rankings are bas... Read More

New York's Most Expensive Building!

15 Central Park West is one of New York's most expensive and historic buildings. It was the first building in New York ... Read More

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch For Sale!

It appears that Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch is going on the market for about $60 million. Jackson lived at the ran... Read More

Top CEOs Make Florida Their Home!

According to the Florida Realtors Association, 50 percent of the top ten preferred home locations for top CEOs are in Fl... Read More

Weird But Wonderful Homes!

Bankrate has photos of six unusual and special homes. Read More

The New South Florida Condo Boom!

Over 10,000 new condos are already sold in South Florida since the market began to recover in 2011. According to “The ... Read More

National Home Prices Increase 7.5%!

National home prices increased 1 percent in June, up 7.5 percent since June 2013. Although home prices have been on a st... Read More

Opie's Furniture For Sale!

Ron and Cheryl Howard just sold their Greenwich, Connecticut home for the asking price of $27.5 million and are now sell... Read More

Montana Compound Without Heat!

An architect who designed an Arizona home without air conditioning has now come up with a Montana home that doesn't have... Read More