The Best Houseplants for Low-Light Spaces

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No houseplant truly prefers to live in the dark, but the bulletproof indoor plants listed below come pretty darn close.

All you need to grow these gorgeous houseplants is natural light – enough to comfortably read without turning on the lights.

ZZ plant

Looking more like the back of a stegosaurus than an actual plant, the ZZ plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia) will survive extinction-level neglect without missing a single beat.

The leathery green “fronds” …

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No houseplant truly prefers to live in the dark, but the bulletproof indoor plants listed below come pretty darn close.

All you need to grow these gorgeous houseplants is natural light – enough to comfortably read without turning on the lights.

ZZ plant

Looking more like the back of a stegosaurus than an actual plant, the ZZ plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia) will survive extinction-level neglect without missing a single beat.

The leathery green “fronds” …

Lennar to buy CalAtlantic, creating the largest home builder in the US

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Lennar said it would buy smaller rival CalAtlantic in a deal valued at about $9.3 billion, including debt, creating the nation's largest home builder….

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Lennar said it would buy smaller rival CalAtlantic in a deal valued at about $9.3 billion, including debt, creating the nation's largest home builder….

A new survey shows high home prices are hitting first-time buyers harder than ever

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Home sales to first-time buyers fell to 34 percent in 2017, down from 35 percent in 2016, according to Realtors data….

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Home sales to first-time buyers fell to 34 percent in 2017, down from 35 percent in 2016, according to Realtors data….

We 'tried to take business away' from Singapore REITs

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Underlying REITs in Singapore's Lion-Phillip ETF could suffer with the launch of the new exchange-traded fund, but that risk could be offset if the size of the pie increases, says Gerard Lee, CEO of Lion Global Investors….

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Underlying REITs in Singapore's Lion-Phillip ETF could suffer with the launch of the new exchange-traded fund, but that risk could be offset if the size of the pie increases, says Gerard Lee, CEO of Lion Global Investors….

Explainer: Overall Median Sales Price Submarket Changes May Not Fall In Range

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This title is way too wonky but I found it hard to pare down. It’s easier to explain visually.

When I complete my research for Douglas Elliman in a particular housing market and the percent change in the overall median sales price doesn’t fall within the individual submarkets like averages do, I periodically receive inquiries from media outlets or real …

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This title is way too wonky but I found it hard to pare down. It’s easier to explain visually.

When I complete my research for Douglas Elliman in a particular housing market and the percent change in the overall median sales price doesn’t fall within the individual submarkets like averages do, I periodically receive inquiries from media outlets or real …

How to know when you should drop the asking price on your home

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Sellers: Here's when to drop your home price…

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Sellers: Here's when to drop your home price…

Rising home prices and stagnant wages have home buyers in a pickle

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Home ownership remains elusive for many Americans a decade after the collapse of the real estate market….

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Home ownership remains elusive for many Americans a decade after the collapse of the real estate market….

9 Updates Your Home Needs Every 10 Years

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No matter how much you love and care for your home, things are bound to wear out and need fixing – especially when you hit the 10-year mark.

To keep your house in tiptop condition, consider making these updates every 10 years or so.

Get new carpet

The average medium-grade carpet has a life expectancy of approximately 10 years. Of course, that depends on several factors, including the number of people and pets.

Signs that you need to replace your carpet: rips, tea…

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No matter how much you love and care for your home, things are bound to wear out and need fixing – especially when you hit the 10-year mark.

To keep your house in tiptop condition, consider making these updates every 10 years or so.

Get new carpet

The average medium-grade carpet has a life expectancy of approximately 10 years. Of course, that depends on several factors, including the number of people and pets.

Signs that you need to replace your carpet: rips, tea…

Pending home sales drop to lowest in nearly 3 years

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Last month's reading was revised down, putting the index at its lowest level since January 2015….

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Last month's reading was revised down, putting the index at its lowest level since January 2015….

California begins 'historic cleanup' from fires but faces serious hurdles in rebuilding

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California is pulling out all stops to help with wildfire recovery, although it could take years to rebuild homes and businesses….

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California is pulling out all stops to help with wildfire recovery, although it could take years to rebuild homes and businesses….