Apartment market 'increasingly jittery' for investors

Posted from: http://www.cnbc.com/2016/07/29/apartment-market-increasingly-jittery-for-investors.html

Rents are soaring and demand for apartments is historically high, but some developers are overestimating the market….

Posted from: http://www.cnbc.com/2016/07/29/apartment-market-increasingly-jittery-for-investors.html

Rents are soaring and demand for apartments is historically high, but some developers are overestimating the market….

The Space-Saving Rolling Pantry: A DIY Tutorial

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Everyone likes to stay stocked up on their favorite foods and snacks. The problem is when your kitchen has limited storage space. There just isn’t enough room in your cupboards and pantry – you might not even have a pantry at all.

There’s a way to keep all your faves on hand, and stash them away, too. Even better, the solution uses an awkward space in your kitchen that you probably thought was unusable: the gap between the fridge and wall.

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Everyone likes to stay stocked up on their favorite foods and snacks. The problem is when your kitchen has limited storage space. There just isn’t enough room in your cupboards and pantry – you might not even have a pantry at all.

There’s a way to keep all your faves on hand, and stash them away, too. Even better, the solution uses an awkward space in your kitchen that you probably thought was unusable: the gap between the fridge and wall.

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House of the Week: A Converted Fire Station for Home and Work

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The future of real estate may not be all the bells and whistles of technology, but instead homes with great spaces for both work and play. This restored fire station is just the ticket, heating up the idea of owning a space that can serve your housing needs and much more. With 2 bedrooms, 2 baths and a list price of $849,000, this Sanford, FL home offers a piece of history that…

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The future of real estate may not be all the bells and whistles of technology, but instead homes with great spaces for both work and play. This restored fire station is just the ticket, heating up the idea of owning a space that can serve your housing needs and much more. With 2 bedrooms, 2 baths and a list price of $849,000, this Sanford, FL home offers a piece of history that…

10 Easy Ways to Get Rid of Slugs and Snails

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Despite their destructive habits and overall “ick” factor, the soft and squishy bodies of snails and slugs are anything but formidable. In fact, there are so many creative ways to repel or kill them outright that you might have a hard time choosing just one.

Commercial snail and slug killers might also work, but they’re dangerous and can harm the “good” creatures in your garden as well. Save money and choose one of these easy home remedies instead.

Give…

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Despite their destructive habits and overall “ick” factor, the soft and squishy bodies of snails and slugs are anything but formidable. In fact, there are so many creative ways to repel or kill them outright that you might have a hard time choosing just one.

Commercial snail and slug killers might also work, but they’re dangerous and can harm the “good” creatures in your garden as well. Save money and choose one of these easy home remedies instead.

Give…

Report: Kendall Jenner Buys Emily Blunt and John Krasinski's Home

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In the kind of star-studded real estate deal you find only in Hollywood, model and Kardashian little sister Kendall Jenner has bought the home of actors Emily Blunt and John Krasinski. And Jimmy Kimmel is her new neighbor.

She paid $6.5 million, the Los Angeles Times reported, which is $1.5 million less than Blunt and Krasinski <a href="http:/…

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In the kind of star-studded real estate deal you find only in Hollywood, model and Kardashian little sister Kendall Jenner has bought the home of actors Emily Blunt and John Krasinski. And Jimmy Kimmel is her new neighbor.

She paid $6.5 million, the Los Angeles Times reported, which is $1.5 million less than Blunt and Krasinski <a href="http:/…

Before & After: A Sacramento Traditional Goes Transitional

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Some home redesigns tackle issues like poor traffic flow and lack of storage. Others address outdated color palettes and unattractive features.

The second floor of this traditional Sacramento home faced all these problems. The three bedrooms and bathroom were begging to be reinvented with a 21st-century makeover.

Adding form and function

Bright pink pain…

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Some home redesigns tackle issues like poor traffic flow and lack of storage. Others address outdated color palettes and unattractive features.

The second floor of this traditional Sacramento home faced all these problems. The three bedrooms and bathroom were begging to be reinvented with a 21st-century makeover.

Adding form and function

Bright pink pain…

Sanctuary: An Astronomer's Home Observatory

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Jonathan Fay lives a double life. By day, he works in software engineering, but once …

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Jonathan Fay lives a double life. By day, he works in software engineering, but once …

How Pokemon and Trader Joe's can help sell your home

Posted from: http://www.cnbc.com/2016/07/25/what-pokemon-trader-joes-can-do-for-your-home-sale.html

If there's a Trader Joe's or an NFL stadium nearby, your home may be worth more….

Posted from: http://www.cnbc.com/2016/07/25/what-pokemon-trader-joes-can-do-for-your-home-sale.html

If there's a Trader Joe's or an NFL stadium nearby, your home may be worth more….

Pending home sales eked out 0.2% gain in June

Posted from: http://www.cnbc.com/2016/07/27/pending-home-sales-eke-out-02-gain-in-june.html

A big bump higher in June home sales failed to materialize as expected, because buyers were met with little supply of listings….

Posted from: http://www.cnbc.com/2016/07/27/pending-home-sales-eke-out-02-gain-in-june.html

A big bump higher in June home sales failed to materialize as expected, because buyers were met with little supply of listings….

Mortgage applications to buy and refinance drop 11%

Posted from: http://www.cnbc.com/2016/07/27/mortgage-applications-to-both-buy-and-refinance-weaken.html

Interest rates are rising and so are home prices. That is putting pressure on borrowers and buyers alike….

Posted from: http://www.cnbc.com/2016/07/27/mortgage-applications-to-both-buy-and-refinance-weaken.html

Interest rates are rising and so are home prices. That is putting pressure on borrowers and buyers alike….