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Thanksgiving Kitchen Features That Can Boost a Home’s Value, Zillow Finds

Kitchens are put through the ultimate stress test on Thanksgiving, with every appliance and inch of countertop space pushed to the limit.

However, certain kitchen features are not only better equipped to handle the pressures of entertaining a crowd, they could boost a home’s sale price when it comes…

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Real Earnings Decline

Real average hourly earnings for all employees decreased 0.5 percent from September to October, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.

This result stems from an increase of 0.4 percent in average hourly earnings combined with an increase of 0.9 percent in the Consumer…

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Higher Mortgage Rates Boost Home Buyer Urgency, Redfin Reports

Home prices ticked up unseasonably and fast sales became more common in October, according to a new report from real estate brokerage Redfin.

The national median sale price during the four-week period ending October 31 was up 13% compared to the same period last year…

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Big Tech City Rents Are Back, According to Realtor.com

From Broadway lights to bustling offices, big cities are back – and so are surging downtown rental prices. Following sharp declines during the pandemic, September data shows rents in the 10 biggest U.S. tech cities like Austin and New York surpassed March 2020 levels…

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Operation Santa Takes Flight at the Postal Service

Starting November 1, the Postal Service is accepting letters for the 109-year-old USPS Operation Santa program.

USPS Operation Santa was established by the Postal Service to help those in need during the holidays.

Whether you believe in Santa or not, the nondenominational program is intended to help as…

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