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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Impressive open houses in New Orleans this weekend - Curbed New Orleans






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Impressive open houses in New Orleans this weekend - Curbed New Orleans: In the Bywater, you can buy this open-concept home that was renovated in 2007 for $289,900. Measuring at 1,077 square feet, this home has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. We’re impressed by its deep floorplan, crown molding, and airy kitchen. At the rear of this home you’ll find a private and landscaped courtyard with a fountain. HOA dues are $300/month. It’s open Sunday, April 22, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Student loan debt can make buying a home almost impossible

Student loan debt can make buying a home almost impossible: In the late 1990s, Ed McKinley fell in love with a $65,000 house by a lake in New Hampshire.

The owners let him move in early and pay rent until the buying process was completed.

Inside his new home, McKinley installed a modern stove, painted the walls and began to redo the floors.

The Listings of the Week: An Estate in Bath, England, a Mansion in New Orleans and More - Mansion Global

The Listings of the Week: An Estate in Bath, England, a Mansion in New Orleans and More - Mansion Global: A video tour of homes�in San Francisco; Bath, England; New Orleans; Cobble Hill, Brooklyn and Los Cabos, Mexico.

Denver's poshest real estate rentals, revealed | Hoodline

Denver's poshest real estate rentals, revealed | Hoodline: It's true: the priciest listing in today's Denver rental market is going for $7,500 / month. As absurd as it may seem, it's not the only luxury listing in the city. But just how high-grade are the features one might find at these humongous price points?

We took a peek at local listings in Denver via rental website Zumper to pinpoint the city's most posh listings.�(Note: prices and availability are subject to change.)

Read on to see the select listings currently on the market.�

Hilton Head's abandoned real estate buildings attract vagrants | Island Packet

Hilton Head's abandoned real estate buildings attract vagrants | Island Packet: A homeless man is curled up in his yellow sleeping bag at the old Beachwalk Hotel, a deserted Hilton Head Island property.

Its windows are boarded up. The pool is empty. No one is supposed to be there. But Corey Cook didn't have a home, and he was desperate for a place to sleep.

One block away on Pope Avenue, it's a different world. Happy vacationers bike to Coligny Beach, the island's top tourist spot. Other visitors are dropping $300-plus for rooms at a beachside resort. Swaying palmetto trees and million-dollar homes make an impressive backdrop for their vacation photos.

Homes for sale in D.C. April 21-22 - The Washington Post

Homes for sale in D.C. April 21-22 - The Washington Post

Two Bay Area houses underline the housing crisis - San Francisco Chronicle

Two Bay Area houses underline the housing crisis - San Francisco Chronicle: A fire-blackened home in San Jose is up for sale at $800,000. Now a Fremont house that’s condemned due to a leaky roof and mildew just sold for $1.23 million, $230,000 over the asking price. This pair of knockdowns are telling us what we don’t want to hear. The housing crisis is getting worse to an absurd degree.

Climate Change is Having a Big Impact on Real Estate Prices

Climate Change is Having a Big Impact on Real Estate Prices | Fortune: New research shows that real estate properties in areas affected by extreme weather and sea level rise are losing value relative to less exposed properties. The effects are already substantial, but they may point to a looming collapse as climate change makes coastal communities untenable.

Work by Harvard researchers published last week and highlighted by the Wall Street Journal finds that, after accounting for an array of other factors, home prices have appreciated more slowly in lower-lying areas of Miami-Dade County, particularly Miami Beach. A broader study using data from Zillow, still under peer review, found that properties exposed to rising sea levels sell at a 7% discount to comparable properties not subject to climate-related risk.

KDA Prepares to Oversee Industrial Hemp in Kansas - KOAM TV 7

KDA Prepares to Oversee Industrial Hemp in Kansas - KOAM TV 7: Today (April 20th, 2018)�Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. signed Senate Bill 263, which enacts the Alternative Crop Research Act allowing the Kansas Department of Agriculture to oversee the cultivation of industrial hemp in a research program. KDA has begun the process of developing rules and regulations to guide the Alternative Crop Research Act, which will include an open dialogue and information exchange at a public forum in May.