Residential

A pilot program has been introduced in Los Angeles County that will encourage homeowners to build a second dwelling on their properties that will provide housing house homeless people
A pilot program has been introduced in Los Angeles County that will encourage homeowners to build a second dwelling on their properties that will provide housing house homeless people.   According to a Los Angeles Daily News report, the county’s board of supervisors approved the program this week... Keep Reading....
Potential homebuyers who want to protect themselves from the potential shower of North Korean nuclear missiles are out of luck
Potential homebuyers who want to protect themselves from the potential shower of North Korean nuclear missiles are out of luck: A new study by Estately found there are only 47 homes on the market today that come with their own bomb shelters.   Connecticut has the most homes with bomb shelters for... more
Single-family housing starts in July were at a rate of 856,000
Single-family housing starts in July were at a rate of 856,000, which is 0.5 percent below the revised June figure of 860,000, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Privately-owned housing starts in July were at a seasonally adjusted... more
The Connecticut home that was the birthplace of one of the most important writers of the 19th century is up for sale
The Connecticut home that was the birthplace of one of the most important writers of the 19th century is up for sale. But don’t look for it on a multiple listing service—the property is was deconstructed and is stored in four storage trailers, and the sale is taking place via an eBay auction.  ... more
An influx of new residents into the South Florida market is being balanced with an exodus of longtime residents who can no longer afford to live in this area
Miami single-family home sales rose 5.8 percent year-over-year in the second quarter, while luxury single-family home sales soared by 25.2 percent, according to data from the Miami Association of Realtors.   Also on the rise were median sale prices, which increased for the 22nd consecutive quarter... more