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San Jose, Seattle and San Diego saw big year-over-year gains in the share of homebuyers’ winning the first home they make an offer on. Another sign that the housing market is shifting toward buyers’ favor in 2019: 56 percent of buyers nationwide who purchased a home in the first quarter closed on the very first

Redfin’s new affordability tool allows users to visualize and compare housing affordability on different incomes and in different parts of the country. In the Atlanta metro area, 45.7 percent of homes currently for sale are affordable on $61,372, the median U.S. household income in 2017, the most recent year for which data is available.  In

Some of TV’s biggest stars–aka Bravolebrities–still live in modest apartments. Here’s what we think the Vanderpump Rules cast could afford to buy, based on reported net worth and Redfin’s affordability calculator. It’s not about the pasta–it’s about the real estate! That’s our take on the hot-debated infamous line from reality TV cult favorite, Vanderpump Rules.

(photo credit: Kristin Brillantes) First there was the debate over the blue or gold dress, then Laurel or Yanny. Now comes, mirror or double bathroom. Let’s backup: this charming home in Baltimore, listed by Kristin Brillantes of Keller Williams, features three bedrooms, a lovely white picket fenced yard, and 1.2 bathrooms. (photo credit: Kristin Brillantes)

In San Jose, Oakland and Los Angeles, pricing a home just below the -0,000 or -5,000 mark pays off. And in Minneapolis and Phoenix, pricing a home just above that threshold pans out. Read on to find out where else those pricing strategies are worthwhile—and where they’re not. Pricing your home at $599,000 rather than

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Former U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher lost his longtime seat representing his Orange County district in 2018. After three decades in Congress, the Republican stalwart is also leaving his Costa Mesa, CA, home. He and his wife, Rhonda Rohrabacher, listed their home for $1.7 million. They’d purchased it in 2012 for $950,000. No matter your political affiliation, we can

Reality bites: “Real Housewives of New Jersey” alum Jacqueline Laurita hasn’t been able to sell her Franklin Lakes, NJ, mansion. She and husband Chris Laurita recently relisted their property at the reduced price of $1.95 million. In 2014, they listed the home for $2.85 million. In 2017, the price was trimmed to $2.78 million before the home

“If you have ever wanted to live like a rock star, here’s your chance.” That enticing listing description introduces the Lake Tahoe–area home of English singer David Coverdale. The rocker’s retreat in Incline Village, NV, is now on the market for $9.85 million. Coverdale, known for his work with the bands Whitesnake and Deep Purple, has

Retired San Diego Padres pitcher Trevor Hoffman will be extending his reputation as a closer, this time off the field. The beloved reliever’s acre-and-a-half spread in Rancho Santa Fe—listed for $3.75 million—has just gone into escrow. The Hall of Famer bought the property for $2,685,000 in 2002, right in the middle of his stellar 16-season

Ousted Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph is ready to try his hand at being a landlord, renting out his spectacular mountain estate in Castle Rock, CO, for $10,000 a month. Cool, contemporary, and luxurious, this 5,500-square-foot home with four bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms is designed for fun, friends, and relaxation. Located in Castle Pines

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