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A Booming Housing Market: Real Estate In These Cities Is Quickly Recovering

A Booming Housing Market: Real Estate In These Cities Is Quickly Recovering

From Austin, Texas, to Washington, D.C., some cities are experiencing a staggering housing market rebound from the coronavirus pandemic.
Mortgage Rates Hit New All-Time Low, But Rushing To Refinance Might Not Be Necessary

Mortgage Rates Hit New All-Time Low, But Rushing To Refinance Might Not Be Necessary

Mortgage rates hit yet another record-breaking low, but rushing to refinance may not be necessary.
Why You Might Want Smart Home-Enabled Window Coverings (With 9 Window Covering Specialist’s Tips For Choosing Them)

Why You Might Want Smart Home-Enabled Window Coverings (With 9 Window Covering Specialist’s Tips For Choosing Them)

“They are a convenience, much like smart appliances or a smart thermostat. Clients really don't have a particular interest in smart window coverings unless they serve a specific purpose, such as high
Zoom Your Way To The Perfect Closet With The Container Store’s Virtual Closet Design Service

Jeremy Conrad left his own VC firm to start a company, and investors like what he’s building

When this editor first met Jeremy Conrad, it was in 2014, at the 8,000-square-foot former fish factory that was home to Lemnos, a hardware-focused venture firm that Conrad had co-founded three years
Energy Efficient And Beautiful ADUs Now Available By A Unique Collaboration

Energy Efficient And Beautiful ADUs Now Available By A Unique Collaboration

Alchemy Architecture has teamed up with Plant Prefab to build a wide variety of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) on the West coast.
Spike In Bidding Wars, Home Showings Demonstrates Fever Pitch In Buyer Demand

Spike In Bidding Wars, Home Showings Demonstrates Fever Pitch In Buyer Demand

Markets around the country are seeing swift rebounds in demand.
What an Olympic Boxer Selling Pizzas Says About Brazil’s Economy

What an Olympic Boxer Selling Pizzas Says About Brazil’s Economy

When Brazilian Olympic medal winner Esquiva Falcao rang in the new year, he was focused on his goal of preparing for an international boxing championship.
Tyler Perry’s Former Estate In Atlanta Sells For $15 Million

Tyler Perry’s Former Estate In Atlanta Sells For $15 Million

An Atlanta estate once owned by media mogul Tyler Perry has sold for a record-setting $15 million.

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis Are Listing Their Beverly Hills Mansion for $14 Million

They're also offering the home as a $55,000 a month rental.
South Korea Leader Uses New Popularity to Push Sweeping Agenda

South Korea Leader Uses New Popularity to Push Sweeping Agenda

As South Korea seats a new parliament, President Moon Jae-in’s progressive camp plans to spend the political capital it gained by swiftly tamping down Covid-19 to reshape the country’s virus-battered
Vietnam Suspends News Site on Alleged False Reports

Vietnam Suspends News Site on Alleged False Reports

The newspaper Ho Chi Minh City Women was fined 55 million dong ($2,360) and had its online edition suspended for one month for allegedly publishing false stories that caused serious consequences, the
Record Number of Cases as Sao Paulo Quarantines Begin Phase Out

Record Number of Cases as Sao Paulo Quarantines Begin Phase Out

Sao Paulo, the largest city in South America and home to Brazil’s financial hub, will allow shops and malls to resume business as it begins to reopen after about two months of loosely enforced
Apartments for rent in Sunnyvale: What can you get for $2,200?

Apartments for rent in Sunnyvale: What can you get for $2,200?

Curious just how far your dollar goes in Sunnyvale real estate? Here's what you can get locally for $2,200 per month.
Old Fremont firehouse’s salvageable materials up for grabs

Old Fremont firehouse’s salvageable materials up for grabs

The developer is offering up “salvageable materials" inside the station to the public for free until June 25.
Landmark Study Examines What Ties Residents To Their Communities

Landmark Study Examines What Ties Residents To Their Communities

A landmark Urban Institute report measures the value of city amenities and how they relate to residents’ sense of attachment.
It Is Time For Our True Colors To Illustrate True Leadership And Connection

It Is Time For Our True Colors To Illustrate True Leadership And Connection

Let your true colors show in the small things and the bigger picture will always stay focused.
Jump In Mortgage Refinancing Leads To Record-Breaking Loan Volume For Lenders

Jump In Mortgage Refinancing Leads To Record-Breaking Loan Volume For Lenders

Low mortgage interest rates continue to fuel a surge in refinance activity amid the coronavirus pandemic, resulting in record-breaking loan volume for lenders.
Should you move right now? Real estate experts give us the scoop

Should you move right now? Real estate experts give us the scoop

To move or not to move? That has been the question on thousands of city-dwellers’ minds throughout the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Due to high rents and the shelter-in-place mandate, people who