Hibernate Luxuriously in This 5,572-Square-Foot Cave Mansion

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When most people envision their dream home, they describe large kitchens, beautiful hardwood floors and clawfoot tubs. But not John Hay.

In the mid-1980s, Hay – founder of the Celestial Seasonings Tea Company and great-great grandson of U.S. Secretary of State John Milton Hay – purchased the Beckham Creek Cave in Parthenon, Arkansas. He had plans to transform it into a 10,000-square-foot bomb shelter, consisting of cinder-block walls, plywood flooring, 11 coats of clear epoxy on the na…

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When most people envision their dream home, they describe large kitchens, beautiful hardwood floors and clawfoot tubs. But not John Hay.

In the mid-1980s, Hay – founder of the Celestial Seasonings Tea Company and great-great grandson of U.S. Secretary of State John Milton Hay – purchased the Beckham Creek Cave in Parthenon, Arkansas. He had plans to transform it into a 10,000-square-foot bomb shelter, consisting of cinder-block walls, plywood flooring, 11 coats of clear epoxy on the na…

How to Move Cross-Country: See How These Renters Made It Work

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When former New Yorkers Erica Warren and Cici Harrison drove across the country and settled in the Pacific Northwest, they had a list of criteria for their new rental.

They’d need a parking space, a home office so Erica could work remotely and, of course, a yard so they could adopt a dog. And this rental couldn’t be too splashy, because a cross-country move is expensive enough.

All of this complicated their search in Portland’s tough rental market. Luckily the …

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When former New Yorkers Erica Warren and Cici Harrison drove across the country and settled in the Pacific Northwest, they had a list of criteria for their new rental.

They’d need a parking space, a home office so Erica could work remotely and, of course, a yard so they could adopt a dog. And this rental couldn’t be too splashy, because a cross-country move is expensive enough.

All of this complicated their search in Portland’s tough rental market. Luckily the …

More trouble for malls: A new wave of closures from Gap, Victoria's Secret and others

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Now, a slew of specialty retailers like Gap and L Brands are getting serious about trimming their real estate footprints….

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Now, a slew of specialty retailers like Gap and L Brands are getting serious about trimming their real estate footprints….

Pending home sales drop 2.6% in October for 10th straight month of annual declines

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Expectations for a stronger housing market in October fell short. Pending homes sales, a measure of signed contracts to buy existing homes, fell 2.6 percent compared with September, according to the National Association of Realtors. …

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Expectations for a stronger housing market in October fell short. Pending homes sales, a measure of signed contracts to buy existing homes, fell 2.6 percent compared with September, according to the National Association of Realtors. …

The 4 biggest mistakes first-time homebuyers make

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Real estate expert and Shark Tank star, Barbara Corcoran, knows the 4 most common mistakes that first-time homebuyers make….

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Real estate expert and Shark Tank star, Barbara Corcoran, knows the 4 most common mistakes that first-time homebuyers make….

SoftBank-backed US home insurance start-up Lemonade looks to Europe for its first expansion abroad

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Lemonade CEO Daniel Schreiber said the long-term aim would be take the home and renters insurance start-up global "one bit at a time."…

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Lemonade CEO Daniel Schreiber said the long-term aim would be take the home and renters insurance start-up global "one bit at a time."…

UK's largest housebuilder calls on lawmakers to move forward with Brexit and stop the uncertainty

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Brexit uncertainty is "unhelpful" for those seeking to buy a home, the CEO of the U.K.'s largest housebuilder by volume told CNBC Thursday….

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Brexit uncertainty is "unhelpful" for those seeking to buy a home, the CEO of the U.K.'s largest housebuilder by volume told CNBC Thursday….

Mortgage Bankers Association expects more millennials to buy houses

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Bob Broeksmit, Mortgage Bankers Association CEO, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the Mortgage Bankers Association housing forecast….

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Bob Broeksmit, Mortgage Bankers Association CEO, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the Mortgage Bankers Association housing forecast….

Trade war's impact on real estate investment is unclear: Knight Frank

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Liam Bailey of Knight Frank says the U.S. housing market is "relatively well placed" compared to other parts of the world. Any impact from the trade war will come through a hit to sentiment, which may slow down demand for real estate, he adds….

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Liam Bailey of Knight Frank says the U.S. housing market is "relatively well placed" compared to other parts of the world. Any impact from the trade war will come through a hit to sentiment, which may slow down demand for real estate, he adds….

Home improvement looks stronger than home construction, analyst says

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Mike Dahl, RBC Capital Markets, discusses the state of the real estate market and the home renovations rebound….

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Mike Dahl, RBC Capital Markets, discusses the state of the real estate market and the home renovations rebound….