Real Estate 2023-03-22T09:02:00Z
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The battle over Airbnb has hit a breaking point

The "Airbnbust" proves the Wild West days of short-term online rentals are over. That's great news for your next vacation.
Real Estate 2023-03-22T08:30:00Z
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Check out Taylor Swift's multimillion-dollar real estate portfolio, with houses from Nashville to Beverly Hills

Taylor Swift's first major real estate purchase was a $2 million condo in Nashville, Tennessee that she bought when she was just 19.
Real Estate 2023-03-21T21:47:52Z
The porch of a home in Durham, Connecticut

The housing market is cooling — but tell that to the 300 people who lined up to see a one-bedroom house for sale in the middle of nowhere

There are still so few good properties on the market that an open house for a petite cabin in rural Connecticut drew a huge crowd.
Economy 2023-03-21T18:18:04Z

The 10 US cities where it's hardest to build affordable housing

A new database created by the Eviction Lab at Princeton University ranks metro areas by how restrictive their housing and zoning policies are.
Real Estate 2023-03-21T10:01:00Z

Get ready: Gen Z is coming for the housing market

Unlike millennials before them, Gen Z has grown up during a home price boom. Now they're using tech to claim their share of the real-estate profits.
Economy 2023-03-21T09:30:00Z

It took a progressive Virginia suburb 8 years to let developers build apartments instead of single-family houses. It shows how hard it is to build middle-class housing in the US.

After fierce debate, Arlington County will finally vote to approve the construction of so-called "missing middle" housing.
Real Estate 2023-03-20T13:15:01Z

I've worked remotely abroad since 2016. I'm never going back to Canada because life overseas is so much more affordable.

Peggy Bree Tam can't afford the lifestyle she desires in Toronto, so she works remotely from Santa Marta, Colombia, and plans to stay there.
Premium Real Estate 2023-03-20T10:00:00Z

Snakes, rats and reptilian squatters: single family rental investors get a rude awakening as landlords

Big investors bought thousands of rental homes for steady income. Maintenance — routine and weird — comes with them.
Real Estate 2023-03-19T16:01:49Z

Apartments in the US are shrinking. Here are the 10 cities with the smallest average sizes on the market — and 10 that have the largest.

The city with the tiniest apartments isn't New York City or San Francisco, although they do make the list, based on data compiled by RentCafe.
Real Estate 2023-03-19T14:25:34Z

I bought a pre-built tiny house that now pays my mortgage. Here's how I set up the rental in my yard and for only an $18,000 down payment.

Steph Douglass shares her best tips on how she created this passive income stream using tiny houses.
Real Estate 2023-03-19T13:45:00Z

A vlogger built a tiny home for $6,000 after watching DIY videos on YouTube

Jacob Harrell took just four months to finish his dwelling despite lacking any construction experience.
Real Estate 2023-03-19T10:30:00Z

These cozy tiny houses on wheels are meticulously handcrafted and cost as little as $175,000 — see inside

Fort Collins, Colorado-based Mitchcraft Tiny Homes builds customizable and handcrafted tiny homes on wheels that can be brought anywhere in the US.
Real Estate 2023-03-18T13:15:00Z

This abandoned English cottage that has no electricity, no water, isn't even on Google Maps —and costs $300,000

You can't even drive to this rundown railroad worker's house perched halfway up a mountain in the moors. Walk 25 minutes, or truck in supplies by 4x4.
Transportation 2023-03-18T12:00:00Z

Digital nomads can rent apartments on 'standby' for a fraction of the cost — but you might be forced to move out with 3 days' notice

Renting via Landing's "standby" can be cheaper than the traditional rental market, which has been slow to adapt to remote workers with nomadic lifestyles.
Travel 2023-03-18T10:33:00Z

I went to Royal Caribbean's $250 million private island in the Bahamas and was shocked by how much I loved it

I visited Perfect Day in CocoCay, Bahamas. The warm weather and blissful beachside lounges made it one of the most relaxing afternoons of the year.
Real Estate 2023-03-18T10:00:00Z

Wanted: new owner to run The Crooked House, Britain's 'wonkiest pub' that's been serving pints for almost 200 years

The pub near Dudley in the West Midlands began to sink in the 19th century following mining subsidence, but was made structurally safe in the 1940s.
Real Estate 2023-03-18T09:45:00Z

Don't bother writing a 'love letter' to home sellers. They're a waste of time and someone could get screwed.

Homebuyers believe personal notes with grand promises and cool fonts will win them a house. They work, but they're more problematic than you'd think.
Real Estate 2023-03-17T15:04:07Z

San Francisco officials weigh giving Black residents $1 homes and $97,000 a year of as part of a massive reparations plan

A committee laid out over 100 recommendations. Local legislators could eventually turn some into law, but there's no plan for how to pay for it.
Real Estate 2023-03-16T23:20:16Z

Jackie Kennedy's former house is on sale for $26.5 million, making it the most expensive listing in Washington, DC. Take a look at the property and its 200-year history.

The Georgetown home comes with 13 bedrooms, 13 full- and 5 half-bathrooms, and an expansive history that goes back to the late 18th century.
Real Estate 2023-03-16T20:15:23Z

The typical home for sale in the US has had its price cut, been on the market for months, and comes with at least one sweetener for buyers

Yes, the housing market is cooling. But the typical home costs a hefty $352,750, and it's harder to afford due to relatively higher mortgage rates.
Real Estate 2023-03-16T18:39:27Z

We run a senior-living center and are building a tiny home village so dozens of our employees can afford to live where they work

Maggie and John Randolph are building houses that rent for up to $1,232 a month to attract and retain staff at their long-term care facilities.
Real Estate 2023-03-16T17:48:53Z

Real-estate investors said eliminating a popular tax-avoidance tool would damage the economy

The 1031 exchange, which lets people defer taxes if they sell a property and invest in a new one, is under fire again. Investors defend its merits.
Real Estate 2023-03-16T16:55:23Z

Making $100,000 in New York City 'feels like' only $36,000, according to new study. Here are the top 10 cities where your money goes further.

A six-figure salary means different things in different places. A study from SmartAsset ranked where a dollar stretches the furthest.
Real Estate 2023-03-16T16:31:48Z

A 20-year-old student lives rent-free in a tiny home in his mom's backyard: 'Moving back home was just out of necessity'

Majbritt Rayas sees the $14,000 ADU as a long-term investment. After Daniel, 20, moves out of the tiny home, she plans to rent it out on Airbnb.
Travel 2023-03-16T10:30:00Z

An off-grid tiny home hospitality company will expand across 8 countries amid strong traveler demand —?see inside its cabins

Unyoked has almost 100 cabins in Australia, New Zealand, and the UK. In the next 18 months, it wants to grow to 400 cabins with new locations in Europe.
Real Estate 2023-03-16T10:00:13Z

I bought a crumbling Victorian townhouse for $18,000 and transformed it into my dream home — see inside

This millennial bought a 3025-square-foot Victorian townhouse that was falling apart at 27 and is rehabilitating it into her dream home. See inside.
Real Estate 2023-03-15T16:47:07Z

The 8-year-old daughter of a Vladimir Putin ally is listed as the owner of a multimillion-dollar apartment in one of London's most exclusive areas

The 8-year-old girl was first declared the owner of the luxury property 20 days before Russia invaded Ukraine, company records show.
Premium Real Estate 2023-03-15T16:16:57Z

Proptech VCs and startup founders already struggling from the housing-market downturn are now reeling from the Silicon Valley Bank collapse

"There are a lot of companies that thought they had two years of runway," Zillow founder Spencer Rascoff said, "and now it turns out they have six or 12 months of runway."
Real Estate 2023-03-15T15:05:53Z

We moved to North Carolina but are about to leave because the salaries aren't high enough and the diversity we value ends at the city limits

Cielo De Jose and William Scott left California because of overcrowding and work stress, but North Carolina did not provide the relief they sought.
Real Estate 2023-03-15T11:00:00Z

One of the youngest people in the world to 3D print a house became a CTO at 22. Here's how she did it.

Kristen Henry built her first 3D printed house at 22. Now, she's working to make the technology accessible to builders everywhere.
Real Estate 2023-03-14T19:53:46Z

A Detroit man paid just $3,300 for 2 abandoned homes and transformed them for his family to live in. See inside the impressive renovation.

Vincent Orr, a 33-year-old supervisor at General Motors, revealed how he renovated the rundown homes for $100,000 to leave a legacy for his family.
Real Estate 2023-03-14T14:07:05Z

Travelers who don't know how to go off the grid bring 7 suitcases and a microwave to stay in a yurt, according to owners of rustic Airbnbs

Airbnb hosts in remote parts of Georgia and Missouri dish on breakups and mishaps they've witnessed when guests try to disconnect in nature.
Real Estate 2023-03-14T05:57:56Z

Another house has collapsed into the ocean in North Carolina, and its owner will now have to clean up all the debris

This is the fourth home in Rodanthe, North Carolina, to have been swept into the sea in the last year.
Real Estate 2023-03-13T10:20:00Z

A tiny-home village with $1,000-a-month rents will allow teachers and firefighters to afford to live in the community they serve

John and Maggie Randolph, a contractor and an architect, are building 44 384-square-foot homes in a New Hampshire city an hour north of Boston.
Real Estate 2023-03-12T16:50:58Z

I ask my Airbnb guests to do chores and pay a cleaning fee — here's why

"I'd rather have fewer guests at a higher rate," says Airbnb host Michelle Burson. "The money is the same, and the house will be in better condition."
Real Estate 2023-03-12T14:38:26Z

I built an Airbnb treehouse in my yard. I charge up to $250 a night — and I've already made enough money as a host to quit my job.

"I now have a lot more time to help friends and family with projects and daydream about new things I want to make," Will Sutherland says.
Real Estate 2023-03-12T11:00:00Z

A 24-year-old Black tattoo artist explains why she and many others are fleeing Austin: 'The soul of the city has changed'

Black residents are leaving Austin for cities like Atlanta or Houston as the Texas tech hub becomes more unaffordable.
Real Estate 2023-03-12T10:45:00Z

These million-dollar luxury condos used to be the storied offices of a big Wall Street bank. See inside the transformation.

The Art Deco skyscraper at One Wall Street was once the home of the Bank of New York. Now it's where wealthy Manhattanites lay their heads.
Real Estate 2023-03-12T09:30:00Z

A coastal fort in Wales used by the US Army in the Second World War is on the market for $230,000

Fort Hubberstone housed GIs ahead of the D-Day landings in the Second World War. It had gun rooms, a pub, and a barracks.
Real Estate 2023-03-12T09:00:00Z

You can stay in this 'delightfully quirky' tiny home in a remote part of Scotland that looks like a submarine tower

Take a look inside this military-inspired elliptical property that was designed by a husband-and-wife architect and interior designer duo.
Real Estate 2023-03-11T17:07:55Z

Oregon bill would make it easier for homeowners to remove racist language from deeds and property documents

The offensive clauses were used by developers in the early 1900s to exclude people of color from their neighborhoods before the 1968 Fair Housing Act.
Real Estate 2023-03-11T13:46:19Z

You can live in Peter Parker's house in Queens — but you might get Spider-Man's mail

A house in Queens with the same address as Peter Parker's in the Spider-Man comics is currently on sale for more than $2 million.
Real Estate 2023-03-11T12:15:00Z

Homebuyers, take note: 21 spots across the US where prices may fall

A real-estate data firm ranked counties that may be vulnerable to housing-market declines. Regular buyers or investors could monitor them for deals.
Real Estate 2023-03-11T12:00:00Z

I built an ADU in my backyard that brings in $3,000 a month. Now I urge other California homeowners to do the same.

Joyce Higashi rents her tiny home out to traveling nurses for three months at a time. In her spare time, the "ADU evangelist" spreads the word on how she did it.
Real Estate 2023-03-11T09:27:02Z

'Zoom rooms' and Dutch door offices show how remote work is changing the way we build new homes

As many people continue to work from home, new houses are being designed with better Zoom lighting and flexible spaces that separate work and life.
Real Estate 2023-03-10T22:51:37Z

An Arizona homeowner who made $12,000 a month renting out her house reveals why she quit Airbnb and relies on Vrbo instead

The host of three years said she left Airbnb because she felt it was too easy for guests close to their reservation starting or even mid-stay.
Real Estate 2023-03-10T22:25:25Z

A CEO bought the 'Princess Diaries' mansion his daughter loved. See inside the San Francisco villa they're now selling for $8.9 million.

The 1923-built home was staged as the high school attended by Anne Hathaway's character in the 2001 teen rom-com. Now it's looking for its next act.
Tech 2023-03-09T20:10:17Z

Elon Musk is reportedly planning to build a town for Texas staff, complete with a swimming pool, private compound, and school

Elon Musk and his staff have described the vision for the city as a "sort of Texas utopia along the Colorado River," The Wall Street Journal reported.
Real Estate 2023-03-09T18:57:14Z

A popular tax-avoidance tool that home sellers and real-estate investors have been using for decades is at risk — again

Joe Biden's budget proposes ending the 1031 exchange, a tool that lets people defer taxes if they sell a property and quickly invest in a new one.
Premium Real Estate 2023-03-09T17:46:05Z

A housing downturn is causing a reckoning in the once-hot cluster of proptech startups that let homebuyers pay all cash and win bidding wars

Companies from Homeward to Ribbon, aka "power buyers," boomed when competition for homes was fierce. They told us how they're managing the downturn.
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