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Best cities for first-time homebuyers in 2021
Heavy competition in today's pricey housing market has sidelined some first-time buyers, especially in major metropolitan areas. These buyers usually make up about 40% of the market, but now they're less than a third, according to the National Association of Realtors. The majority are millennials ages 25-34.There is still hope for homeownership, ho...
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What’s Up With Those Weird-Looking Mushrooms?
You may not expect to see them in your yard, but that doesn’t mean you’ve got trouble. The opposite, in fact.They appear spontaneously, or so it seems, popping up out of the mulch, rising in a single spot on the lawn or bursting from between the pathway pavers like little marshmallows. But there is an intricate master plan at work, just not one to ...
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Paramus, N.J.: Low Taxes and Lots of Shopping
The Bergen County borough may not have a walkable downtown, but residents say the low property taxes and plentiful shopping malls make up for that.For decades, shoppers from miles around have flocked to the mega malls and countless strip centers of Paramus, N.J., making the Bergen County borough a regional retail hub. But for the 26,000 residents w...
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San Francisco no longer the most expensive U.S. market for tech offices
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) – Prices of office rents in San Francisco are at an all-time low. This isn’t surprising, considering so many companies are still remote due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “Rents are relatively sticky despite growing downward pressure. Direct average asking office rents decreased 1.5% in Q1 2021, bri...
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Millions will enter housing market in 2021: Zillow
In what will be known to future generations as the Great Reshuffling, a recent Zillow survey showed that more than 1 in 10 Americans reported moving in the past 12 months, either by choice or by circumstance. And now, with the COVID-19 vaccine circulating and the economy slowly regaining strength, Zillow researchers say millions of additional h...
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For a Brooklyn Heights Townhouse, a Divine Reinvention
The Greek Revival house, once home to the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor, needed more than just a simple renovation to function in the 21st century.When Steven Holley found his 1834 Greek Revival townhouse in Brooklyn Heights, it seemed almost like divine intervention.“It had been owned by the Roman Catholic Church for about a hundred years, and th...
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Real Estate Billionaires On Forbes’ 2021 List
Lee Shau Kee, Glenn Sanford and Rich Barton (Getty, iStock) The world minted new billionaires at a rate of one every 17 hours in 2020 — and some of those came from the real estate industry. Zillow co-founders Rich Barton and Lloyd Frink, eXp World Holdings founder Glenn Sanford and his wife Penny, and Florida home-builder Patrick Zalupski were...
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