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Mrs. Doubtfire home hits the market at $4.45 million

October 4, 2016 5:21 am

Just under a decade ago, the owner bought the home featured in the film Mrs. Doubtfire for less than half its current listing price. Here’s more on this expensive four-bedroom home. HousingWire.com Topics

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Looking to buy a home? Now is not the time

October 4, 2016 5:21 am

Fall is bringing with it new highs in home prices, crushing potential buyers’ hopes for relief from the affordability crisis. While sellers continue to benefit with the rising prices, buyers are not so lucky. Even with interest rates near all-time lows, would-be buyers may struggle to enter the market. HousingWire.com Topics

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Cotswold-Style Home with Hollywood History for Sale

October 4, 2016 5:21 am

The charm of Cotswold, England is available in coastal California for $3.89 million. This elegant 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom home in Pacific Palisades – a small coastal city north of Santa Monica – comes with just over 2,300 square feet of living space and a little bit of Hollywood history. The home originally belonged to actress […]

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You Live in a Hot Market … Should You Buy or Sell?

October 4, 2016 5:21 am

The real estate market is full of ups and downs. So when the market in your area is at the boiling point, should you strike while the iron is hot to buy or sell? When you’re thinking about testing the waters with either a home purchase or sale, there’s a lot to consider before you make […]

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Hot Toronto Rental Market Takes Real Estate Agents By Surprise

October 3, 2016 4:54 pm

It's not only the housing market that's hot, and the job market that's competitive. In the Greater Toronto Area, rental properties are seeing multiple offers. For would-be tenants, the experience…

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Here’s what the Google Pixel could look like

October 3, 2016 5:21 am

Google is set to announce a bunch of new products tomorrow. And the star of the show is supposed to be the long-rumored Google Pixel. 9t5Google has spotted not one but two accidental leaks that match up and look legit. The Google Pixel will be Google’s flagship Android phone, and here’s what we know so […]

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WTF is a mirrorless camera?

October 3, 2016 5:21 am

Digital cameras today tend to fall under one of two categories: SLR or mirrorless. What’s the difference? Why does it matter? To find out, let’s take a quick trip through the history of the medium. It turns out that many of the changes to how cameras work have been attempts to solve a simple problem: […]

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Houzz Tour: Historic House Updated for More Efficiency and Light (18 photos)

October 3, 2016 5:21 am

When people describe the “before” of their house renovation, they often pick apart the work done — or not done — by the previous owners. But when Auckland, New Zealand, architect Chris Holmes of CAAHT Studio Architects was called… Houzz Galleries

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Have an Ugly Fridge? Here Are 7 Creative Makeover Ideas (9 photos)

October 3, 2016 5:21 am

Ugh, the ugly refrigerator. I wonder if any other appliance looks dated as quickly as ye olde fridge. A refrigerator is an expensive investment, and it’s hard to justify replacing a perfectly functioning one just because you think it’s hideous. When I put out a What’s… Houzz Galleries

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TRID one year later

October 3, 2016 5:21 am

Oct. 3, 2015, was a historic day for the mortgage industry and is forever marked as the official implementation date for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Know Before You Owe rule. Also known as the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule, or TRID, it sought to inform borrowers about costs before the closing date. Now that a […]

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