Johnny Depp Lists 5-Unit Compound in the Sky

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shutterstock_360221237Johnny Depp now has compounds listed on two continents — a French village on which he recently doubled the price, and this group of five penthouses in Los Angeles’ landmark Eastern Columbia Building.

The penthouses, for which Depp’s asking $12.78 million, span 11,500 square feet, accor…

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shutterstock_360221237Johnny Depp now has compounds listed on two continents — a French village on which he recently doubled the price, and this group of five penthouses in Los Angeles’ landmark Eastern Columbia Building.

The penthouses, for which Depp’s asking $12.78 million, span 11,500 square feet, accor…

Why housing doesn’t care about the Fed

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Hike or no hike on rates from the Federal Reserve, housing has far more important things to think about. Let us explain….

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Hike or no hike on rates from the Federal Reserve, housing has far more important things to think about. Let us explain….

Mortgage applications tank 7.3% amid rising rates

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Mortgage rates finally broke out of their tight range last week, and borrowers retreated in force….

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Mortgage rates finally broke out of their tight range last week, and borrowers retreated in force….

Should My Lender Try to "Cross-Sell" Me Other Banking Products?

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Recently, negative headlines have appeared about how banks “cross-sell” you additional products and services. But cross-selling isn’t always bad for consumers – and, in fact, when it comes to mortgage cross-selling, there are some compelling benefits.

Here’s a look at what cross-selling is, and how to know when it can help or hurt your finances.

What is cross-selling?

Cross-selling is when your financial services provider sells you a new product or service beyo…

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Recently, negative headlines have appeared about how banks “cross-sell” you additional products and services. But cross-selling isn’t always bad for consumers – and, in fact, when it comes to mortgage cross-selling, there are some compelling benefits.

Here’s a look at what cross-selling is, and how to know when it can help or hurt your finances.

What is cross-selling?

Cross-selling is when your financial services provider sells you a new product or service beyo…

10 Tips for Renting with a Roommate

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Living alone certainly has its perks, but sometimes it’s just difficult to afford it.

Having a roommate often gets a bad reputation, but it can also make a nicer, more spacious place affordable if there are two (or more) people on the lease.

If you’ve signed on to live with a roommate, here are 10 tips for harmonious cohabitation.

1. Set the ground rules

Whether you have k…

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Living alone certainly has its perks, but sometimes it’s just difficult to afford it.

Having a roommate often gets a bad reputation, but it can also make a nicer, more spacious place affordable if there are two (or more) people on the lease.

If you’ve signed on to live with a roommate, here are 10 tips for harmonious cohabitation.

1. Set the ground rules

Whether you have k…

Start-up mansion fix for 'America's worst housing market'

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One broker has an idea about how to fix Greenwich, Connecticut: Turn the excess mansions into work spaces for start-ups….

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One broker has an idea about how to fix Greenwich, Connecticut: Turn the excess mansions into work spaces for start-ups….

US housing starts, building permits fall in August

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U.S. housing starts fell more than expected in August as building activity declined broadly after two straight months of solid increases….

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U.S. housing starts fell more than expected in August as building activity declined broadly after two straight months of solid increases….

Leonardo DiCaprio Asks $10.95M for Malibu Beach House

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shutterstock_123490156This Malibu beach house is the antidote to all your stressors, whether they entail cubicle jockeying, meeting wrangling or bear wrestling. Now that Leonardo DiCaprio has a bunch of that out of his system, he’s put this gem on the market <a href="http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/21844-Pacific-Coast-Hwy-Ma…

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shutterstock_123490156This Malibu beach house is the antidote to all your stressors, whether they entail cubicle jockeying, meeting wrangling or bear wrestling. Now that Leonardo DiCaprio has a bunch of that out of his system, he’s put this gem on the market <a href="http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/21844-Pacific-Coast-Hwy-Ma…

Homebuilder sentiment jumps to highest level in nearly a year

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A monthly survey of builder confidence jumped a striking 6 points in September to the highest level in nearly a year….

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A monthly survey of builder confidence jumped a striking 6 points in September to the highest level in nearly a year….

4 Things to Know About Buying a 'For Sale by Owner' Home

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During the home-buying process you’ll see tons of homes, mostly listed by real estate agents. But from time to time you might encounter a home listed for sale by owner (FSBO). You may even have a friend or relative who wants to sell you their home directly.

While it may seem that buying a FSBO home without involving real estate agents would simplify the process, this isn’t necessarily true. Here are some points to keep in mind when you’re looking at a home for sale…

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During the home-buying process you’ll see tons of homes, mostly listed by real estate agents. But from time to time you might encounter a home listed for sale by owner (FSBO). You may even have a friend or relative who wants to sell you their home directly.

While it may seem that buying a FSBO home without involving real estate agents would simplify the process, this isn’t necessarily true. Here are some points to keep in mind when you’re looking at a home for sale…