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‘Amazon Rooms’ designed to store and decontaminate packages are the new amenity reportedly being requested by the wealthy in Hollywood

A new trend called “Amazon Rooms,” a dedicated room to store and decontaminate packages after they arrive, is catching on among the wealthy in Hollywood, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The CDC does not have explicit guidelines regarding sanitizing and disinfecting mail, but does encourage hand washing after handling any […]
‘Amazon Rooms’ designed to store and decontaminate packages are the new amenity reportedly being requested by the wealthy in Hollywood
Lifestyle

Suburban houses that had been on the market for hundreds of days are now flying off the market — and it shows just how much the pandemic stands to redefine real estate

Suburban homes that lingered on the market for hundreds of days are being snatched up by New Yorkers during the pandemic, the New York Post reported. New Yorkers are buying homes “sight unseen” in Connecticut towns and New York’s Hudson Valley and Catskills regions, according to real-estate agents. About 420,000 […]
Suburban houses that had been on the market for hundreds of days are now flying off the market — and it shows just how much the pandemic stands to redefine real estate
Markets

How to invest if you want to buy a house in 10 years or less

Investing your down-payment savings is only a smart move if you’re not planning to buy a house in the next two years. If you’re planning to buy in the next two to five years, you might want to consider CDs, or certificates of deposits, as a low-risk investment that could […]
How to invest if you want to buy a house in 10 years or less
Lifestyle

Here’s what $200,000 will get you in real estate in 20 US cities

While $US200,000 is the average cost of a home in the US, that price will get you vastly different properties across the country. In Indianapolis, Indiana; Columbus, Ohio; and Kansas City, Missouri, you can buy a decent-sized, single-family house for $US200,000. In Los Angeles, California, and Miami, Florida, you can […]
Here’s what $200,000 will get you in real estate in 20 US cities
Markets

12 reasons why your home might sell for less than you expect

Opendoor, a real estate technology company, looked at the factors that most detracted from a home’s value in 20 cities across the US. It found that while things like having carpeting and an outdated kitchen could decrease your home’s values, location factors you can’t have control may be the most […]
12 reasons why your home might sell for less than you expect
Lifestyle

Millennials might finally be ready to buy houses — but it’s causing home prices to rise and creating a vicious cycle for a generation that’s already financially behind

More millennials are looking at buying houses, but it’s causing home prices to rise, reported Diana Olick for CNBC, citing a new CoreLogic report. There’s already a limited supply of starter homes on the market, and this spike in demand is exacerbating the problem. It’s a vicious cycle for millennials, […]
Millennials might finally be ready to buy houses — but it’s causing home prices to rise and creating a vicious cycle for a generation that’s already financially behind
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Amazon shoppers can now begin the search for their new house on Amazon.com, and they could end up being rewarded $5,000 to do so

Amazon has partnered with Realogy, the US’slargest residential real-estate brokerage company, to launch a service called TurnKey that connects prospective homebuyers with real-estate brokers. Customers who enter their details on Amazon.com are connected with Realogy brokers in the area where they’re looking for a property. If a person purchases a […]
Amazon shoppers can now begin the search for their new house on Amazon.com, and they could end up being rewarded $5,000 to do so
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