Spring hits the housing market as weekly mortgage applications rise 4.9%

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A rise in the thermometer last week may have been just the remedy for an ailing mortgage market….

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A rise in the thermometer last week may have been just the remedy for an ailing mortgage market….

This Tiny Home Has Its Own Pizza Oven – House of the Week

Posted from: https://www.zillow.com/blog/tiny-home-pizza-oven-226014/

Forget waiting 45 minutes for the delivery guy to show up. In this custom tiny home, pizzas are ready in just two minutes!

Empty nesters looking to avoid the burden of a big mortgage, Robert and Rebekah Sofia embarked on a 20-month journey designing and building a 221-square-foot home in Ocklawaha, FL. Most people would balk at the idea of putting a 800-degree wood-fired pizza oven in such a small space. But with layers of plaster, cement and a heavy metal door, it’s completely …

Posted from: https://www.zillow.com/blog/tiny-home-pizza-oven-226014/

Forget waiting 45 minutes for the delivery guy to show up. In this custom tiny home, pizzas are ready in just two minutes!

Empty nesters looking to avoid the burden of a big mortgage, Robert and Rebekah Sofia embarked on a 20-month journey designing and building a 221-square-foot home in Ocklawaha, FL. Most people would balk at the idea of putting a 800-degree wood-fired pizza oven in such a small space. But with layers of plaster, cement and a heavy metal door, it’s completely …

Don't even think about putting these expenses on your credit card

Posted from: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/16/here-are-six-expenses-you-do-not-put-on-plastic.html

It's easy to pay for nearly anything with credit cards but here are six expenses to never pay for with plastic….

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It's easy to pay for nearly anything with credit cards but here are six expenses to never pay for with plastic….

Housing starts rebound, but single-family homebuilding remains weak

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U.S. homebuilding increased more than expected in March amid a rebound in the construction of multi-family housing units….

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U.S. homebuilding increased more than expected in March amid a rebound in the construction of multi-family housing units….

Mega-developer gives his picks for biggest growth opportunities in Abu Dhabi

Posted from: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/16/aldar-properties-in-abu-dhabi-names-growth-opportunities.html

Tourism and real estate are the biggest growth areas in Abu Dhabi, the chairman of one of the emirate's largest property developers said Monday….

Posted from: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/16/aldar-properties-in-abu-dhabi-names-growth-opportunities.html

Tourism and real estate are the biggest growth areas in Abu Dhabi, the chairman of one of the emirate's largest property developers said Monday….

The Family Treehouse: A Place to Come Together and Just Be

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People keep showing up. Kids are racing across the suspension bridge and peeking through fairy doors. There are too many cooks to count.

The Lucas family savors an afternoon together with no agenda and no timeline. Just a chance to be together in the place they love.

Making memories

When Kara Lucas was little, she kept busy building forts and playing pretend. But she didn’t have to use her imagination to dream up a magical p…

Posted from: https://www.zillow.com/blog/family-treehouse-191728/

People keep showing up. Kids are racing across the suspension bridge and peeking through fairy doors. There are too many cooks to count.

The Lucas family savors an afternoon together with no agenda and no timeline. Just a chance to be together in the place they love.

Making memories

When Kara Lucas was little, she kept busy building forts and playing pretend. But she didn’t have to use her imagination to dream up a magical p…

Homebuilder sentiment slips in April due to pressure from tariffs and rising prices

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Sentiment among U.S. homebuilders drops due to higher costs for land, labor and materials….

Posted from: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/16/homebuilder-sentiment-slips-in-april-due-to-tariffs-rising-prices.html

Sentiment among U.S. homebuilders drops due to higher costs for land, labor and materials….

Zillow shares plunge 9 percent on the company's plan to start flipping homes

Posted from: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/13/zillow-shares-plunge-on-plan-to-start-flipping-homes-rival-opendoor.html

Shares of Zillow plunged 9 percent on Friday after the online real estate database company announced it will begin buying and selling homes….

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Shares of Zillow plunged 9 percent on Friday after the online real estate database company announced it will begin buying and selling homes….

Zillow CEO on flipping: We're ready to be an investor in our own marketplace

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Spencer Rascoff, Zillow Group CEO, discusses the online real estate company's decision to buy and flip houses….

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Spencer Rascoff, Zillow Group CEO, discusses the online real estate company's decision to buy and flip houses….

No relief in sight: Housing affordability is weakening at the fastest pace in a quarter century

Posted from: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/13/housing-affordability-weakening-at-fastest-pace-in-quarter-century.html

Rising home prices, rising mortgage rates and rising demand are colliding with a critical shortage of homes for sale….

Posted from: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/13/housing-affordability-weakening-at-fastest-pace-in-quarter-century.html

Rising home prices, rising mortgage rates and rising demand are colliding with a critical shortage of homes for sale….