The Greenwich House: Smart, Healthy, and Green

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The term “high-tech homes” may bring to mind images of the Jetsons, but many builders believe residences equipped with automation and other gadgetry will soon be the new standard for houses.

The Greenwich House is an example of this new wave of residences – and it’s not only a smart house, but also a <a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/green-trends-in-home-building-194896/" t…

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The term “high-tech homes” may bring to mind images of the Jetsons, but many builders believe residences equipped with automation and other gadgetry will soon be the new standard for houses.

The Greenwich House is an example of this new wave of residences – and it’s not only a smart house, but also a <a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/green-trends-in-home-building-194896/" t…

London’s first $200M apartment? Property next to Buckingham Palace for sale

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A vast luxury property in London's Admiralty Arch, overlooking Buckingham Palace, could sell for up to $197 million, say media reports….

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A vast luxury property in London's Admiralty Arch, overlooking Buckingham Palace, could sell for up to $197 million, say media reports….

Two Ways to Compare Renting vs. Owning a Home

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One of the hottest topics in housing is whether it’s better to rent or buy a home. The answer always changes based on market conditions, so it’s handy to use a rent vs. buy calculator to do comparisons on the fly.

But you should also know how rent vs. buy calculations actually work so you can feel confident …

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One of the hottest topics in housing is whether it’s better to rent or buy a home. The answer always changes based on market conditions, so it’s handy to use a rent vs. buy calculator to do comparisons on the fly.

But you should also know how rent vs. buy calculations actually work so you can feel confident …

3-Bedroom Rentals: A Room to Spare

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Renting an apartment doesn’t have to mean missing out on the spacious living that typically comes with a single-family home.

Whether you need another room for hobbies, guests, or an office, upgrading to a 3-bedroom apartment might be just the solution. You can spread out but still reap the benefits of apartment living.

These 3-bedroom apartments across the country offer style and luxury amenities – with a room to spare.

Atlanta, GA

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Renting an apartment doesn’t have to mean missing out on the spacious living that typically comes with a single-family home.

Whether you need another room for hobbies, guests, or an office, upgrading to a 3-bedroom apartment might be just the solution. You can spread out but still reap the benefits of apartment living.

These 3-bedroom apartments across the country offer style and luxury amenities – with a room to spare.

Atlanta, GA

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UK property dip? Why Brexit may not be the main cause

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The Brexit vote may have less impact on the country’s residential property market than the hike to stamp duty introduced in April….

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The Brexit vote may have less impact on the country’s residential property market than the hike to stamp duty introduced in April….

Big Move, New City: Your Moving Checklist

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Moving is never easy, but a bit of preparation and a few after-the-fact tasks can make the process a more seamless transition. To help the journey go as smoothly as possible, keep these tips in mind.

Before the move

Part with your inner packrat. Packing is a time-consuming task, especially when it comes to sorting clutter. The solution? Rid your closets, attic, and drawers of ite…

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Moving is never easy, but a bit of preparation and a few after-the-fact tasks can make the process a more seamless transition. To help the journey go as smoothly as possible, keep these tips in mind.

Before the move

Part with your inner packrat. Packing is a time-consuming task, especially when it comes to sorting clutter. The solution? Rid your closets, attic, and drawers of ite…

Kevin Jonas Lists the Jersey Mansion He Built

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shutterstock_276480005Now that Kevin Jonas and his wife, Danielle, are expecting their second child, “it’s about time” to sell that mansion he built in New Jersey and move to another one in a neighboring town.

The eldest of The Jonas Brothers pop-rock trio, Kevin built this 7,390-square-foot home around the s…

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shutterstock_276480005Now that Kevin Jonas and his wife, Danielle, are expecting their second child, “it’s about time” to sell that mansion he built in New Jersey and move to another one in a neighboring town.

The eldest of The Jonas Brothers pop-rock trio, Kevin built this 7,390-square-foot home around the s…

Insurance FAQs for First-Time Home Buyers

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By Shannon Ireland

Buying home insurance for the first time is overwhelming, especially if you’re trying to go it alone.

Before shopping for coverage, review these common insurance questions to make sure you’re armed with the knowledge to find the best policy for your needs.

Do I need a policy before buying a home?

Technically, no.

Most states require drivers to possess auto insurance before taking the car off the dealer’s lot. But home insurance …

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By Shannon Ireland

Buying home insurance for the first time is overwhelming, especially if you’re trying to go it alone.

Before shopping for coverage, review these common insurance questions to make sure you’re armed with the knowledge to find the best policy for your needs.

Do I need a policy before buying a home?

Technically, no.

Most states require drivers to possess auto insurance before taking the car off the dealer’s lot. But home insurance …

How 'Pokemon Go' could help you sell your house

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Realtors are incorporating "Pokemon Go" features into ads to help sell houses. Will buyers respond?…

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Realtors are incorporating "Pokemon Go" features into ads to help sell houses. Will buyers respond?…

How to Build a Home Renovation Team You Can Trust

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Whether you’re a professional real estate investor, like me and my husband Tarek, or you’re a homeowner with dreams of renovating to update and improve your house, having a quality home renovation team you can trust is absolutely essential.

After all, even if you’re planning on doing some stuff yourself, you’re not going to be able to do it all on your own. And you don’t want to end up paying to…

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Whether you’re a professional real estate investor, like me and my husband Tarek, or you’re a homeowner with dreams of renovating to update and improve your house, having a quality home renovation team you can trust is absolutely essential.

After all, even if you’re planning on doing some stuff yourself, you’re not going to be able to do it all on your own. And you don’t want to end up paying to…