Homebuyers Look Beyond the Suburbs, Finds Realtor.com

Forty-one straight months of inventory declines and housing price gains are prompting buyers to expand their home search beyond their immediate metro markets to under the radar secondary markets, according to a new report from online real estate website realtor.com.

Data shows demand for these markets is being…

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Where Environmental Hazards Don’t Hurt Home Values

You would think that houses in an area at risk of environmental hazards might sell for less money than those located in safer areas – yet the opposite seems to be happening.

Property database curator Attom Data Solutions has released its 2017 Environmental Hazards Housing Risk Index, which shows that median…

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Home Sweet (Unaffordable) Home

In many large cities, more than 50% of households cannot afford a home, according to a new study from personal finance news and features website GOBankingRates.com.

Six cities on the U.S. coasts have a 70 percent or higher percentage of households that can’t afford a home.

GOBankingRates…

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Keep Your Pipes from Freezing this Winter

Last week’s cold blast in the Northeast showed us all how severe winter weather can be. When freezing temperatures hit suddenly pipes that carry water can freeze, and burst – costing homeowners big money and leaving them stranded without water.

Erie Insurance Group is offering homeowners tips to help prevent…

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A Pet-Safe Home for the Holidays

The holidays might be fun for humans, but they can be a source of danger for pets, according to pet food company Royal Canin.

Pets can face high levels of stress during this season, and can also be exposed to harmful substances.

To ensure a pet-safe home this time…

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