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4 reasons to sell your home now

Attention potential sellers sitting on the fence: It could be time to make a move. Mid-March to mid-April is the best time to hang the sale sign nationally, with homes selling 15 percent faster and for 2% more than the average sale, according to Zillow.

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It's getting harder to afford a home

A rebound in home prices is good news in the wake of the housing crash -- but there can be too much of a good thing. Home prices are rising 13 times faster than wage growth nationwide, according to a report from RealtyTrac.

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$300 trailer in Hamptons listed at $1.1 million

A 79-year-old man who owns a trailer in Long Island's ritzy Hamptons is about to cash in on the ultimate house flip.

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Warren Buffett's childhood home is on Airbnb

Good news for Warren Buffett super fans!

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Income doesn't keep pace with rent nationwide

Renters across the nation are being squeezed by rising rents and stagnant wages.

New York City and the surrounding area has seen the most dramatic increase, with rents up 50 percent over the past five years. However, household income in the area has risen j...

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Maine inn is all yours for $125 and 200-word winning essay

If owning a lakeside bed and breakfast is your dream, here's your chance. For just $125 and a 200-word essay, the Center Lovell Inn in Maine could be all yours.

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The 'Starbucks effect': Higher home prices

Living near a Starbucks has its benefits for homeowners, whether you're a coffee drinker or not.

The value of homes within a quarter-mile of a Starbucks rise faster than those that aren't, according to real estate research group Zillow.

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'Walking Dead' town for sale

The faded downtown of a small town in Georgia, made famous by an appearance on "The Walking Dead," can now be yours for the right price.

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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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5 ways a lawyer can help sell your home

Even if your state does not require it, hiring a real estate attorney to represent your interests when buying a house just makes sense

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Don't buy that home without a lawyer

Just as you want an inspector to review a house you are buying, you should want an attorney to review the title and documents for the property.

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