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Nearly 2M homeowners no longer 'seriously' underwater

Surging home prices have helped nearly two million homeowners get back above water on their mortgages over the past year.

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Want to make money as a landlord? Try Detroit

Want to make money as a landlord? Consider Detroit ... seriously.

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Detroit to auction vacant homes. Starting bid: $1,000

In its ongoing battle to fight blight and boost home values, Detroit is launching a website where it will auction off vacant homes that were seized in tax foreclosures.

BuildingDetroit.org launched Monday with 15 home listings that will start getting ...

Dave Navarro's loft for sale

Live in a rock star's home for about $1 million

If you've ever dreamed of living the life of a rock star, or at least in the home of a rock star, you're in luck. Dave Navarro, best known as a founding member of alternative rock band Jane's Addiction, has listed his Hollywood loft for $949,000.

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Vacation home market heats up

More Americans felt rich enough to invest in vacation homes last year as the economy continued its recovery.

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Atlanta archbishop to vacate mansion

After coming under sharp criticism and issuing an apology earlier this week, the Archbishop of Atlanta announced Saturday that he would vacate his $2.2 million mansion in early May.

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Homebuyers getting priced out in cities across U.S.

In big cities across the country, home buyers are growing increasingly frustrated as rising home prices and stiff competition shut them out of the market.

In cities like Las Vegas, San Francisco, San Diego, prices have climbed by as much as 20% or mor...

Manhattan, New York City

Manhattan home prices soar to median $972,000

While home prices in other parts of the country are still 20% below their housing boom peak, demand for large, luxury apartments has helped home prices in Manhattan almost fully recover from the housing bust.

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Winter hits housing recovery

Cold weather hurt home prices in January, as a closely watched measure of housing values posted its third straight monthly decline.

The S&P/Case-Shiller index of prices in 20 major markets dipped 0.1%.

"The housing recovery may have taken a breather d...

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5 real estate tips for small business owners

If you are a small business owner looking to either sell or buy some property, what are the things you should consider first?

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Flood of foreclosures to hit the housing market

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The golden age for foreclosure squatters may soon be coming to an end now that the $26 billion mortgage settlement has been approved.

Recovery in home prices not expected until spring

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Even though home prices are rebounding in some parts of the country the overall housing market won't start turning the corner until spring of next year, according to the latest forecast based on the Fiserv Case-Shiller indices.

Avoid common home buying and selling mistakes

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Who would go into a job interview without preparing or take a road trip across the U.S. without a map?

Mom buys $6.5 million condo for toddler daughter

Manhattan, New York City

A Chinese woman reportedly bought a $6.5 million Manhattan condo in New York for her daughter so she can live in the heart of the city when she goes to college.

Serial killer's cozy childhood home for sale

Dahmer house for sale

A house up for sale in Ohio may offer some great amenities, but it also happens to be the childhood home of notorious mass murderer Jeffrey Dahmer.

Have $3.9M handy? Buy a ghost town

Utah desert

A family in rural Utah is hoping that someone with a frontier spirit and deep pockets will snatch up their 706-acre ghost town for the bargain price of $3.9 million.

How to spot red flags on a property

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Don't want to sink your funds into a money pit? Find out how to spot red flags and home-shop wisely.

How to break a lease on an apartment

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Renting an apartment is not something you should enter lightly. The lease you sign with your landlord is a legally binding contract and cannot be easily broken.

Avoid pitfalls of summer home rentals

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Whether you're getting a beachfront mansion in the Hamptons or a small cabin in the woods, renting a home for the summer -- for a weekend, a week, or the entire summer -- can be a complicated and problem-ridden process.

Back to school: Legal planning for student renters

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As summer vacation comes to a close, the hunt for student housing begins. While renting a first home or apartment is a thrilling first step into adulthood, dealing with the legal issues associated with it can be daunting.

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