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Doing the Math on Tesla’s Solar Roof (Again)

Now that Tesla has announced detailed pricing for its Solar Roof, which the company started rolling out in August, potential customers can get an estimate on an installation using the company’s online calculator. If Tesla’s math is correct, it seems that in many cases...

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THE KITCHENS OF THE FUTURE AREN’T JUST ABOUT TECH

Designer Michael Schluetter says that while smart kitchens will continue to rise in popularity, a beautiful kitchen doesn't have to be large or expensive. By Leah Demirjian Liebherr U.S. kitchen design has changed drastically in recent years, says designer Michael...

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How far $1 million goes in every state

Accumulating a cool $1 million is a great savings goal. But, depending on where you live, it may not be enough. For soon-to-be retirees on the East and West Coasts, a nest egg of that size will barely last a decade. "It's the benchmark everyone has in mind but it's...

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ARE HOUSING’S RECENT GAINS AT RISK?

Housing crossed two lines in the past several weeks that a decade ago might hardly have been imaginable. One threshold housing's community of vested and invested players just crossed was a homeownership rates trajectory that had clawed back, fits and starts from a...

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Luxury Housing to the Rescue? Here’s What Rich Buyers Want

The pause button might have been hit on home sales this year, but the luxury market is keeping pace. “The luxury market has been leading the recovery for about two years,” says Laurie Moore-Moore, founder of The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing. “When real estate...

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Nearly Half of States Within Reach of Peak Home Prices

  Twenty-three states are within 10 percent of their 2006 home price peaks, CoreLogic reports in its latest housing data report reflecting October data.   Home prices have increased 12.5 percent year-over-year. However, prices had a more modest month-over-month gain...

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Forsyth County 7th Fastest Growing County in United States

For nearly a half century, the death of suburbs and exurbs has been prophesied by pundits, urban real-estate interests and their media allies, and they ratcheted up the volume after the housing crash of 2007. The urban periphery was destined to become “the next...

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Jumbo mortgage rush: Why the rich are buying

Even as the rest of America pulls back on mortgages, the wealthy are going on a borrowing binge. New data from RealtyTrac show that wealthy buyers are ramping up their use of mortgages to buy homes. In July, 46 percent of people buying houses ranging from $2 million...

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