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Men are making more money off their homes than women

Men are making more money off their homes than women

The gender pay gap is following women home from the office. Buying a home is a better financial move for men than women, as the average market value of homes owned by single men is 10% higher than homes owned by single women, according to a new report from RealtyTrac. What’s more, male-owned homes appreciate [...]

May 30, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Men are making more money off their homes than women

Fixing up your home? Here’s what pays off

Fixing up your home? Here’s what pays off

As the spring real estate selling season gets in gear, some houses are moving faster getting better offers than others. Apparently, a lot depends on a short list of key features that home buyers favor in local markets around the country, according to e recent analysis from real estate site Zillow. After searching for 60 [...]

April 17, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Fixing up your home? Here’s what pays off

Setting the stage to sell your home

Setting the stage to sell your home

Everyone is his or her own Martha Stewart, and who wouldn’t want to see beautiful pictures of our loved ones on the mantel? Answer: potential buyers. They don’t want to see your babies, your knickknacks, your artwork or even those adorable macramé potholders you and your daughter made that rainy afternoon a decade ago. Savvy [...]

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‘Firefly’ reunion planned for ‘Castle;’ Jewel Staite to guest star

‘Firefly’ reunion planned for ‘Castle;’ Jewel Staite to guest star

LOS ANGELES, April 17 — Actress Jewel Staite is to reunite with her formerFirefly co-star Nathan Fillion on his mystery dramedy series Castle. Showrunners Terence Paul Winter and Alexi Hawley confirmed the casting to TVLine. Staite will appear in the May 2 episode of the ABC series. She will play the director of a Broadway [...]

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‘Real estate stratosphere’: Sydney property prices soar

‘Real estate stratosphere’: Sydney property prices soar

“I just need a roof over my head – preferably one I own,” says Alastair Wilson, a new father, who echoes many in Sydney’s notoriously fevered real estate market. “I was used to astounding prices in London. However, Sydney prices made my jaw drop.” Emigrating from the UK in 2008, with a six-figure deposit from [...]

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21 Tasteful Ways To Add A Little More Canada To Your Home

21 Tasteful Ways To Add A Little More Canada To Your Home

1. Store your empties in this vintage Canada Dry crate. Get it here for $79.00. 2. Keep your little one warm in a crochet baby blanket with a classic Canadian pattern. Get it here for $62.99. 3. Cozy up with this elegant Canada Goose pillow. Get it here for $43.28. 4. Sip coffee out of [...]

April 3, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on 21 Tasteful Ways To Add A Little More Canada To Your Home

Manhattan Average Apartment Price Passes $2 Million

Manhattan Average Apartment Price Passes $2 Million

Big Apple, big price tags: A new report finds that average Manhattan apartment prices have cracked the $2 million mark for the first time. Douglas Elliman Real Estate, which produces the quarterly report with appraisal firm Miller Samuel, found that the average price of a Manhattan condo or co-op in the first quarter of 2016 [...]

April 3, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Manhattan Average Apartment Price Passes $2 Million

Tired of rising rent? Maybe you should consider becoming a landlord

Tired of rising rent? Maybe you should consider becoming a landlord

The stock market is looking wobbly. Bonds are paying you about what you’re losing to inflation. And the rest of the investment landscape is about as reliable as the latest presidential candidate poll. So if you’re wondering how to get ahead, let alone keep up with your rising monthly rent payment, take a look at [...]

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A bargain at NYC’s Dakota: $15 million four-bedroom

A bargain at NYC’s Dakota: $15 million four-bedroom

For anyone who’s ever wondered what it’s like to have Roberta Flack or Yoko Ono as your neighbor but couldn’t afford it, now might be the perfect opportunity to score a luxury apartment on the cheap. Sort of. Apartment No. 66 at 1 West 72nd Street — otherwise known as the famed Dakota — was [...]

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Which Region Is Poised to See the Most Home Sales?

Which Region Is Poised to See the Most Home Sales?

Home buyer dreams deferred: Aspiring owners put the brakes (mildly, at least) on the torrid pace of buying in January, according to the latest report on pending home sales. But one area in the U.S. still seems to be going stronger than ever: the South. The number of houses across the nation under contract  for sale [...]

April 3, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Which Region Is Poised to See the Most Home Sales?

Move Over, Homeowners—Renters Could Get Tax Breaks, Too

Move Over, Homeowners—Renters Could Get Tax Breaks, Too

It’s been said many times: The rent is too damn high. And now a recently introduced bill is trying to cut renters a break—a tax break, that is. The bill, if it became law, would allow renters to deduct from their federal taxes what they pay for the primary roof over their heads—a proposal that [...]

April 3, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Move Over, Homeowners—Renters Could Get Tax Breaks, Too

The Salary You Need to Afford a Home in These 25 Cities

The Salary You Need to Afford a Home in These 25 Cities

In a number of cities in America, you’ll need to earn well over the U.S. median income to afford an average home. The average American needs to make a little over $51,000 a year to afford the median-priced home—including principal, interest, taxes and insurance—in the U.S. This assumes the buyer has good to excellent credit (and [...]

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