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Home Sale Prices Increase 4.3%!

According to new data from the National Association of Realtors, U.S. home sale prices in June were 4.3 percent higher t... Read More

Paulson Pushes Home Hownership!

Money guru John Paulson told CNBC that home ownership is the best investment a person can make. Ironically, Paulson beca... Read More

The Battle of the Beaches!

Most experts and the U.S. Government think is it a good idea to rebuild U.S. beaches where the sand is eroding, and will... Read More

Tour Sting's London Townhouse!

Sting owns multiple homes around the world. His London town home is for sale. Read More

America's Most Expensive Homes - Alabama to Wyoming!

Location! Location! Location! Business Insider has a rundown of the most expensive homes in each state that are currentl... Read More

New Home Construction Slows Down!

New home construction dropped 9.3 percent in June, the slowest rate since September. June home starts actually increase... Read More

60 New Condo Towers Planned in Downtown Miami!

Sixty new condo projects are either under construction or planned for the Downtown Miami area. That is about the same nu... Read More

Does Celebrity Status Sell Homes?

Celebrity homes get a lot of attention but don't always sell very fast. Bob Hope's UFO home and Dick Clark's Flintstones... Read More

Bad News for the Miami Condo Market!

Condo construction cranes are everywhere in the greater Miami area with most of the new construction happening in the Mi... Read More

$100 Million For an Acre In Miami!

A vacant 1.25-acre lot in Downtown Miami recently sold for $125 million - a new South Florida record. The new owner appe... Read More

Most Americans Will Buy a Haunted House!

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

George W. Bush's Texas Ranch!

Architectural Digest has photos of President George W. Bush's Crawford, Texas home. See the former President's paintings... Read More

Florida Housing Deals Hard To Find!

According to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, discounts on home prices in Southwest Florida are almost gone. The newspaper p... Read More

Cheap U.K. Mansion!

Home prices in London are among the most expensive in the world but the prices outside the London area are not nearly as... Read More

Bank of America Donates 800 Florida Homes to Charities!

According to the Florida Realtors Association, Bank of America is donating over 800 homes to various charities including... Read More

Florida Grocery Chain Selling Condos!

The condo market is hot again in South Florida. So hot that the Publix grocery chain is getting in on the action. Read More

The Shark's Florida Housing Saga!

Greg “Shark” Norman already owns a big estate on the ocean in Jupiter, Florida that he has been trying to sell since... Read More

Frank Lloyd Wright's Chicago Homes!

Frank Lloyd Wright was busy in Chicago where he worked and lived from 1887 until his death in 1959. He designed 25 homes... Read More

Condo Hotels Are Back!

Condo hotels that were popular before the housing crash are back. Several of the newest developments in South Florida a... Read More

Florida #1 For International Buyers!

According to the National Association of Realtors, annual international real estate purchases in the United States incre... Read More

Favorite Celebrity Living Rooms!

Lonny picks their favorite celebrity living rooms. From Reese Witherspoon to Matthew Perry to Celine Dion and many more. Read More

The Nasty New York Real Estate Scam!

Internationals are buying high-end New York apartments in record numbers helping to drive up prices in Manhattan - 30 pe... Read More

New York's Ghost Apartments!

Much of New York's expensive real estate has been sold to internationals who are looking for a safe investment, frequent... Read More

Tour Katharine Hepburn's Connecticut Mansion!

The Hepburn family home where Katharine spent her summers and her last seven years until her death in 2003 is for sale.... Read More

New York Condo Where the Billionaires Live!

According to the developer at the brand new One57 in New York City, one percent of the world's billionaires have purchas... Read More

Top 10 U.S. Wrecking Ball Targets!

The National Historic Trust publishes an annual list of historically important buildings that are in danger of being dem... Read More

NYC's Expensive Homes For Low-Income Buyers!

Expensive New York City apartments that only low-income people are permitted to buy. One recently sold for over $2 milli... Read More

Florida Ranked #1 For Home Rentals!

According to a recent report by RealtyTrac, Florida ranks #1 for home rental investment return. The state is especially ... Read More

Chicago Selling Land For $1!

The city of Chicago is selling vacant home lots for just $1. The only catch is that the buyer must already own a home on... Read More

Top 10 Celebrity Swimming Pools!

Just in time for a hot July, Haute Residence has the photos of celebrity pools such as Celine Dion (she has three of the... Read More

Real Estate For Naked People!

A Florida real estate agent specializes in selling and listing homes for nudists. It is now a TLC reality TV show that, ... Read More

Brooklyn's Gingerbread House!

Curbed has photos of a Brooklyn home that looks straight out of a Hansel & Gretel fairy tale. It is for sale asking $10.... Read More

Home Prices Around the World!

The United States is in the top 20 percent for recent home price increases in the world's developed countries. U.S. also... Read More

Florida Flashback - New Home Lottery!

Delray is one of South Florida's most popular beach towns with popular restaurants, bars, galleries and reasonable price... Read More

May Was a Good Month For Old & New Home Sales!

On top of last week's news that May's new home sales increased 18.6 percent, existing home sales also showed strong gain... Read More

Tour Jimmy Buffet's Party House!

It's summer and a good time for a tour of Jimmy Buffet's Beverly Hills party house. Domaine has the photos. Read More

Some U.S. Cities See Home Price Declines!

According to the latest Case Shiller Home Price Index, U.S. home price increases might be slowing down. National home pr... Read More

Planet Money Home Price Tool!

Looking for the best city to buy a home? Planet Money has an easy index to identify the U.S. towns that offer the best h... Read More

New York's Million Dollar Condo Studios!

A million bucks doesn't go as far these days. Curbed has a look at 11 New York City studios that range in size from 400 ... Read More

Simon Cowell's New Manhattan Home!

According to the Daily Mail, Simon Cowell, Lauren Silverman and their baby boy, Eric will be moving into a new home now ... Read More

Good News On New Home Sales!

After several months of gloomy home sale news, there was good news in May as new home sales surged by 18.6 percent. That... Read More

Conan O'Brien's Home Tax Problem!

Late Night TV show host Conan O'Brien's Rhode Island home was slated to go to auction after he forgot to pay his propert... Read More

Sting To Kids - Buy Your Own House!

Although he takes in about $2000 every day in royalties from his 1983 hit song, "Every Breath You Take," Sting says he s... Read More

A-Rod Strikes Out With New York HOA!

According to the New York Daily News, Alex Rodriguez is also banned from the swanky 15 Central Park West in New York Cit... Read More

Condo Headaches for The Donald!

Donald Trump recently won a lawsuit filed against him by buyers at a failed Fort Lauderdale condo-hotel development, but... Read More

The Strange Saga of Huguette Clark!

Huguette Clark was a wealthy copper heiress who owned some of the most expensive real estate in the United States includ... Read More

$6 Million for Conrad Hilton's Lost Houseboat!

In 1960's Hurricane Donna, a boathouse that was built for Conrad Hilton was dumped on A1A in Key West. It is now for sal... Read More

Lost Generation Blamed for Sluggish Housing Market!

According to NPR, the same young adults who couldn't find a decent job after the Great Recession are the reason that the... Read More

New Housing Bubble on the Horizon?

With rapidly rising prices in some parts of the United States and a shortage of new buyers who can afford to buy a new h... Read More

A New Frank Lloyd Wright Home!

Frank Lloyd Wright designed one of his Usonian homes for an Ohio high school teacher in 1953. The home is now for sale a... Read More

New York's Nightmare Apartment!

Imagine waking up in an apartment with pitchforks, knives and lots of lethal weapons hanging on the walls, dusty lab bo... Read More

San Francisco Postcard Home Sold!

One of San Francisco's “Painted Ladies” homes recently sold for $3.1 million. The largest of the seven colorful Vic... Read More

Seems Like Everyone's a Real Estate Agent!

Arizona is the #1 state for real estate agents with 1.42 percent of the workforce. Florida is #2 at 1.39 percent. Read More

America's Top 10 Quirky Landmarks!

USA Today is running a national survey to name America's best quirky landmarks. Choose from a wide range of American odd... Read More

Trump Name Gets Boos in Second City!

If it wasn't bad enough that Macy's kicked Marshall Fields to the sideline, this might be even worse. Like many New Yo... Read More

Celebrity Real Estate Winners & Losers!

Leonardo Dicaprio was a big winner while Katy Perry and Michael C Hall didn't do so well. Jim Carrey, two of the Kardash... Read More

A $1 Cure for Bedbugs!

According to new research from the University of Florida, a $1 contraption of masking tape, glue and two plastic contain... Read More

Forget St. Joseph - Try Feng Shui!

While many home sellers believe that the key to a quick home sale is burying a statue of St. Joseph upside down in the b... Read More

The Flintstones & Dog Patch USA!

A 1970's Bedrock City replica in Arizona, Dog Patch USA in Arkansas, Old West towns in New York and the Wonder Tower in ... Read More

America's Dirtiest Hotel Gets Big Bucks!

The Hotel Carter near Times Square has been voted the dirtiest hotel in the United States three times in Tripadvisor sur... Read More

Ashton Kutcher Selling LA Home!

Ashton bought his Los Angeles glass home in 2012 but, according to the LA Times, is now looking to sell the home for abo... Read More

Famous TV Show Kitchens!

Bon Appétit ranks the best TV show kitchens including the recently deceased Ann B. Davis who played housekeeper Alice ... Read More

Top 10 Celebrity Homes For Sale!

A quick look at current celebrity homes for sale. Billy Joel, Rhinna, Jon Bon Jovi and more from Read More

Top 10 Home Flipping Counties!

According to a recent report from RealtyTrac, Prince George's County, Maryland is the best place to flip a home - with a... Read More

Real Estate Goes Better With Coke!

Also with AriZona ice tea, Starbucks coffee, Schweppes and even Pepsi Cola. Curbed has the details on five famous bevera... Read More

Louis C.K. Buys Former Babe Ruth Pad!

According to “The Real Deal,” comedian Louis C.K. has purchased a Shelter Island home where Babe Ruth spent his summ... Read More

South Florida Home Prices Up 16.2%!

According to Standard & Poor's Case-Shiller Home Price Index, home prices in South Florida have increased 16.2 percent s... Read More

Mansion Michael Jackson Was Going To Buy!

According to the current owners, Michael Jackson was set to purchase the $17 million Primm Compound in Las Vegas but die... Read More

Dr. Dre Buying Brady-Bundchen Mansion!

Rumors have been circulating for several weeks that Dr. Dre is buying Tom Brady & Gisele Bundchen's brand new Los Angele... Read More

New Miami Condo Boom - Or Bust!

The condo market is booming again in Miami with 47 new condos under construction in the most popular areas such as Brick... Read More

Rental Rates Reduced at One World Trade Center!

One World Trade Center is scheduled to open at the end of 2014, but is only 55 percent leased. Rental rates are being re... Read More

Newer Homes are Hard To Find!

After the U.S. housing crash, home builders stopped building Read More

Robin Williams' Winery!

Comedian Robin Williams owns a big mansion and a 23-acre winery near the Napa Valley now for sale at $29.9 million. Read More

Expensive & Cheap U.S. Housing Markets!

According to an analysis by mortgage website, it would take an income of over $137,000 per year to buy a home in... Read More

Good Housing News for April!

After several months of disappointing new home sales, the April results were better - up 6.4%. But still not as good as ... Read More

Waterworld USA Photos!

Although there won't be any sun bathing on Venice Beach, professional baseball at San Francisco's AT&T Park or college c... Read More

Even Lower Mortgage Interest Rates!

Home mortgage 30-year rates fell this week to 4.14% - four straight weeks of rate reductions. Interest rates are at thei... Read More

Green Bean Capital of the World!

A town that was famous as the Green Bean Capital of the World was the fastest growing U.S. city in Florida in 2012-13. Read More

Former Dodger CEO Manse Sells $45 Million!

Frank and Jamie McCourt were married in 1979 and things went well - four children and very rich. He was a Boston real es... Read More

New Florida Condos Twice As Expensive!

Most people in the home-buying market would rather buy a brand new, never lived-in home. In South Florida, they will pay... Read More

Fannie & Freddie Live On!

A U.S. Senate bill to take Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac away from federal government control and return it to the private ... Read More

America's Top 10 Safest Suburbs!

According to Movoto, the two safest suburbs from crime are both near Indianapolis. Movoto's #1 safe suburb is Noblesvill... Read More

America's Top 10 Most Dangerous Suburbs!

According to Movoto, it's East Point, Georgia - a suburb of Atlanta. Also making the list are Camden NJ, Miami Beach FL ... Read More

Cheap Miami Real Estate!

Miami has some of the most expensive homes in the United States such as Pharrell Williams' penthouse priced at $11 milli... Read More

More Americans Unable to Buy a House!

As home prices go up and incomes go down, more people are getting left out of the home buying market. According to a rep... Read More

Mary Kate Olsen's Manhattan Townhouse!

The actress and her banker fiancee just purchased a New York townhouse for $16.5 million. Includes a rooftop pool, tall ... Read More

U.S. Home Prices Jump 11.3%!

According to CoreLogic, U.S. home prices were up 11.3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 - compared to 2012. Las Vega... Read More

Pablo Escobar's Miami Beach Home!

The former home of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar recently sold for $9.65 million. Pablo lost the Miami home and abou... Read More

Your Home is a Lousy Investment!

Everyone says it. Real estate agents, civic leaders, politicians, business leaders, moms and dads say that a home is the... Read More

What is the New Housing Normal?

A recent slowdown in home sales and housing starts is a surprise to many economists who expected the U.S. real estate re... Read More

Miami Sales Record Home To Be Demolished!

A Miami Beach home that just set a new record for the highest price ever paid per square foot for a single-family home i... Read More

Dracula's Transylvania Castle For Sale!

The Transylvania castle that was the inspiration for Bram Soker's Dracula is for sale at $50 million pounds - about $84 ... Read More

Kelly Ripa Finally Sells Soho Penthouse!

Most everything turns out well for Kelly Ripa but selling her Soho home took a while. Kelly and husband, Mark Consuelos,... Read More

Trouble in Atlantic City!

A bad idea, bad recession and too much competition equal trouble for Atlantic City casinos. Read More

Joe Cocker's Mad Dog Ranch!

In 1992, Joe Cocker bought a 240-acre tract of land in Crawford, Colorado. He built an English country manor that would ... Read More

Underwater Home Owners Hoping for IRS Relief!

Many home buyers who bought at the peak and then watched the value crash were given a lifeline by their banks that forga... Read More

New U.S. Home Sale Record!

Just two weeks after Copper Beech Farm in Greenwich, Connecticut set a U.S. home sales record at $120 million, we have a... Read More

Miss the Snow? Alaska Igloo Wants $300K!

The Alaskan igloo is not quite finished but it is 80-feet tall with loads of potential, and for sale asking $300,000. Read More

Steinway Mansion Finally Sells!

According to the New York Daily News, the 1858 New York summer mansion for the Steinway Piano family recently sold for $... Read More

Celebrity Home Flippers!

Just like botox and new babies, celebrity home flipping has become fashionable in Hollywood. Read More