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Most Expensive House in Detroit Costs $2.5 Million

The median home value in Detroit is $37,000, according to Zillow. That stands against a U.S. average of $187,000. The most expensive home in Detroit that is on the market ...
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Toll Brothers Forecast Undermines Q2 Results

Toll Brothers Inc. (NYSE: TOL) reported third-quarter fiscal 2016 results before markets opened Tuesday. The luxury homebuilder reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.61 on revenues of $1.27 billion. ...
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Pittsburgh Most, San Francisco Least Affordable Cities for Homeownership

The median house price in Pittsburgh is $140,500, and a potential buyer for a median-priced home in the city would need to earn $32,390 annually. In San Francisco, the median ...
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10 Cities Where People Spend the Most for Schools

One consideration many buyers place at the top of their lists when shopping for a new home is the quality of the local public school system. Homes in these districts ...
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A Castle Bed and Breakfast for $690,000

The most searched house on Realtor.com this week is what the listing agent calls a castle bed and breakfast. At more than 7,000 sq. ft. on the market for $690,000, ...
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Cleveland and Detroit Still Devastated by Real Estate Collapse

As measured by the negative equity report by Zillow for the second quarter, Detroit and Cleveland homeowners are still in deep trouble, half a decade after the heart of the ...
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10 Best Cities for Freelancers

Presumably most freelancers are low paid and do not get benefits from the companies they work for. The use of freelancers is an ideal way for employers to save money. ...
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An 11 Bedroom House From $120,000

Eleven bedrooms. A $120,000 purchase price. Impossible. However, the home is in Odell, Illinois, and appears to be in terrible condition. Odell is in the middle of nowhere on Interstate 55, ...
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10 States With Highest and Lowest Home Closing Costs

As home prices in some states return to bubble levels, and mortgage rates reach multiyear lows, the rush to buy homes in some regions has accelerated. One of the things ...
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June Foreclosure Inventories Highest in New Jersey, New York, Hawaii

In the month of June, 38,000 U.S. home foreclosures were completed, up 5.1% month over month and down 4.9% from a total of 40,000 in June 2015, according to CoreLogic. ...
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Real-Estate How-To: Take a Better Offer on Your House Than One You’ve Already Accepted

One of the things homeowners often wish for when selling their house is that they will be swamped with competing offers, all of which are above the asking price. That ...
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10 Best Markets to Find an Undervalued Home

There are any number of ways to invest in the U.S. real-estate market other than just buying a house to live in. You could buy a fixer-upper at a rock-bottom ...
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College Station, Texas, Is Where Fewest People Own Their Own Home

Home ownership is at a multi-decade low in the United States at 62.9%. In several cities that figure is much lower. At the bottom of the list: only 47.7% of ...
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Huge Brick Mansion in Pennsylvania for $1.2 Million

Eight bedrooms, five full baths and one half-bath, all in a house that measures 7,337 square feet, for only $1.2 million. The house at 3 W. King St. in Abbottstown, Pennsylvania, has two disadvantages. ...
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Buying a House With 3% Down Payment

One of the hallmarks of the most recent housing bust, which took home values down as much as 50% in places like Florida and Nevada, was how little some people ...
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