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Mega-developer Gil Dezer: Prices at our Trump-branded Florida properties 'have continued to go up'

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The presidency of Donald Trump has indirectly helped the real estate market in South Florida, says the Miami property magnate….

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The presidency of Donald Trump has indirectly helped the real estate market in South Florida, says the Miami property magnate….

Housing pledge driven by responsibility, gratitude, says Microsoft president

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Microsoft President and chief legal officer Brad Smith joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss Microsoft pledge of $500 million to tackle Seattle's housing crisis. The pledge is the largest in the company’s 44-year history, and, according to the company, is one of the heftiest contributions by a private corporation to housing. The initiative comes as Microsoft and other tech giants that have driven the region’s economic boom face increasing pressure to help mitigate afford…

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Microsoft President and chief legal officer Brad Smith joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss Microsoft pledge of $500 million to tackle Seattle's housing crisis. The pledge is the largest in the company’s 44-year history, and, according to the company, is one of the heftiest contributions by a private corporation to housing. The initiative comes as Microsoft and other tech giants that have driven the region’s economic boom face increasing pressure to help mitigate afford…

Here's what you need to know about the state of the luxury real estate sector

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CNBC's Robert Frank interviews Gil Dezer, the president of Dezer Development, about the state of the luxury real estate industry….

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CNBC's Robert Frank interviews Gil Dezer, the president of Dezer Development, about the state of the luxury real estate industry….

Economist: Expect house prices in Australia to fall further

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Gareth Aird of the Commonwealth Bank says weakness in house prices in Australia is expected to continue, particularly in Sydney and Melbourne, but should bottom out "sometime" in 2019….

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Gareth Aird of the Commonwealth Bank says weakness in house prices in Australia is expected to continue, particularly in Sydney and Melbourne, but should bottom out "sometime" in 2019….

Dick Bove: There are 'serious problems' in US real estate

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Dick Bove of Rafferty Capital Markets says the financing side of the real estate industry in the U.S. could cause "serious" problems."…

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Dick Bove of Rafferty Capital Markets says the financing side of the real estate industry in the U.S. could cause "serious" problems."…

Student loan debt is keeping young people from buying homes, Fed study finds

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Home ownership among those in the 24-to-32 group plunged from 45 percent to 36 percent for the period in the Fed survey….

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Home ownership among those in the 24-to-32 group plunged from 45 percent to 36 percent for the period in the Fed survey….

Home prices make smallest gains in nearly 4 years, but rents are hot

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The slowdown in home sales and home price gains in most major U.S. markets is causing the opposite effect in the rental market, especially for single-family rental homes. Those rent prices increased 2.9 percent annually in November 2018….

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The slowdown in home sales and home price gains in most major U.S. markets is causing the opposite effect in the rental market, especially for single-family rental homes. Those rent prices increased 2.9 percent annually in November 2018….

Homebuilder sentiment turns higher in January after mortgage rates drop

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Builder sentiment rose two points to 58 in January according to the National Association of Home Builders. This came after two months of sharp drops in sentiment to the lowest level in more than two years. The index stood at 72 on year ago….

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Builder sentiment rose two points to 58 in January according to the National Association of Home Builders. This came after two months of sharp drops in sentiment to the lowest level in more than two years. The index stood at 72 on year ago….

Mortgage applications surge 13.5% as borrowers rush to take advantage of lower rates

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That is its highest level since February and came after a 23 percent jump the previous week. Volume was just 0.5 percent lower than a year ago….

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That is its highest level since February and came after a 23 percent jump the previous week. Volume was just 0.5 percent lower than a year ago….

Furnace, Boiler or Heat Pump? Time for Heating Systems 101

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Heating your home accounts for an inordinate portion of your utility bill, so it pays to choose the most efficient heating system possible. This doesn’t necessarily mean you should upgrade to a different type of system, however.

Generally speaking, it’s a bad idea to convert from forced air to central heating, or vice versa, since the benefits rarely justify the cost. Instead, upgrade to a more efficient version of your existing furnace or boiler when it’s too expensive to repair – but…

Posted from: https://www.zillow.com/blog/heating-systems-101-230087/

Heating your home accounts for an inordinate portion of your utility bill, so it pays to choose the most efficient heating system possible. This doesn’t necessarily mean you should upgrade to a different type of system, however.

Generally speaking, it’s a bad idea to convert from forced air to central heating, or vice versa, since the benefits rarely justify the cost. Instead, upgrade to a more efficient version of your existing furnace or boiler when it’s too expensive to repair – but…