Renting an Emmy-Nominated Home

What would it cost to live in the homes featured in Emmy-nominated television series? An interesting question, to which apartment and home search platform HotPads provides some answers.

To estimate the rent costs for these fictional properties, HotPads used home characteristics like location, number of bedrooms, and layout as…

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Living in a Green Home is Becoming Important to Americans

A new survey of more than 2,800 U.S. apartment residents indicates that 84 percent of respondents say living in sustainable/green homes is important to them and 85 percent believe living in sustainable/green homes is beneficial to their health.

In its first AMLI Sustainable Living Index, AMLI…

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Mortgage Rates are the Lowest they’ve Been All Year

Mortgage rates were at a 2017 low point heading into the holiday weekend, according to Bankrate.com’s weekly national survey.

The benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate dropped to 3.97 percent last week, from 4.02 the week before.

This is the first time the 30-year fixed…

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The Unaffordable Apple

New York City (aka The Big Apple) has always been an expensive place to live. However, things have recently gotten completely out of hand.

According to New York City local real estate marketplace StreetEasy, rents have increased twice as fast as wages in the Big Apple since 2010.

In fact…

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Number of Million Neighborhoods on the Rise

The U.S. has gained 346 new $1 million neighborhoods since 2014, as rising home prices push formerly middle-class housing into 7-figure territory, according to new data from online real estate company Zillow.

Nearly one in 20 U.S. residential ZIP codes now meet Zillow’s definition of…

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