9 Things to Consider Before Moving to a Small Town

In a week when COVID-19 was three days from shutting down the country, the contestants somehow managed to deliver the best five bathrooms The Block has ever seen.

There wasn’t a bad decision among them, and the voting was as close as it’s ever been, and Scott Cam paid tribute to the contestants before delivering the judges’ verdict.

RELATED: ‘D*** move’: Tensions rise as team dobs on another


Radical way COVID is changing our homes

He said after last year’s Block he had vowed to make things easier for future contestants.

“I promised myself we’d never do a Block that

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Vaucluse mansion of Alex Ma house sells again for $30m+

In a week when COVID-19 was three days from shutting down the country, the contestants somehow managed to deliver the best five bathrooms The Block has ever seen.

There wasn’t a bad decision among them, and the voting was as close as it’s ever been, and Scott Cam paid tribute to the contestants before delivering the judges’ verdict.

RELATED: ‘D*** move’: Tensions rise as team dobs on another


Radical way COVID is changing our homes

He said after last year’s Block he had vowed to make things easier for future contestants.

“I promised myself we’d never do a Block that

Read More

Posted on 1 day ago

How Much Can You Negotiate on a House, Really?

In a week when COVID-19 was three days from shutting down the country, the contestants somehow managed to deliver the best five bathrooms The Block has ever seen.

There wasn’t a bad decision among them, and the voting was as close as it’s ever been, and Scott Cam paid tribute to the contestants before delivering the judges’ verdict.

RELATED: ‘D*** move’: Tensions rise as team dobs on another


Radical way COVID is changing our homes

He said after last year’s Block he had vowed to make things easier for future contestants.

“I promised myself we’d never do a Block that

Read More

Posted on 1 day ago

The Block 2020 episode 16 recap: in a stressful week contestants deliver the best Block bathrooms ever

In a week when COVID-19 was three days from shutting down the country, the contestants somehow managed to deliver the best five bathrooms The Block has ever seen.

There wasn’t a bad decision among them, and the voting was as close as it’s ever been, and Scott Cam paid tribute to the contestants before delivering the judges’ verdict.

RELATED: ‘D*** move’: Tensions rise as team dobs on another


Radical way COVID is changing our homes

He said after last year’s Block he had vowed to make things easier for future contestants.

“I promised myself we’d never do a Block that

Read More

Posted on 1 day ago

9 Things to Consider Before Moving to a Small Town

September 17, 2020 by

Updated on September 17th, 2020

Are you finding yourself longing for small-town life lately? Are you looking to have more space, know your neighbors, and to just have a more relaxed way of living? Well, you’re not alone. In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, homebuyer interest in small towns and rural areas is growing, fast.

Since we’re all spending more time at home, people are re-evaluating their lifestyles and what’s important to them in a home. Many are craving more space – a larger backyard, area for a garden, a

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Vaucluse mansion of Alex Ma house sells again for $30m+

20A Vaucluse Rd, Vaucluse, has sold for above its $30m price guide.


As the pandemic news improves, the big property sales keep coming — the latest being the Vaucluse home of businessman Alex Ma which has fetched for more than $30m.

The seven-bedroom, eight-bathroom Hermitage Estate home at 20A Vaucluse Road — which Ma bought for $26.5 million in 2017 — was first listed last February after Ma, 30, had snapped up two waterfront homes on Carrara Rd for $56 million in late 2018.

Agents Peter Leipnik and Alex George of BadgerFox, had declared the house sold last March, but

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How Much Can You Negotiate on a House, Really?

So, you’ve finally found the perfect home and you’ve submitted your offer. In an ideal situation, the seller would accept it, you’d close, and the home would be yours. However, it’s not always that easy. In fact, it’s likely the seller will submit a counter offer.This is when negotiations begin. 

Even if you have a well-versed real estate agent by your side, the thought of negotiating can be daunting. It can be tricky to know how low or high of a price to counter back with, or what other points you should negotiate on. However, when armed with the right

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The Block 2020 episode 16 recap: in a stressful week contestants deliver the best Block bathrooms ever

In a week when COVID-19 was three days from shutting down the country, the contestants somehow managed to deliver the best five bathrooms The Block has ever seen.

There wasn’t a bad decision among them, and the voting was as close as it’s ever been, and Scott Cam paid tribute to the contestants before delivering the judges’ verdict.

RELATED: ‘D*** move’: Tensions rise as team dobs on another


Radical way COVID is changing our homes

He said after last year’s Block he had vowed to make things easier for future contestants.

“I promised myself we’d never do a Block that

Read More

Housing Market White Hot After Labor Day

September 18, 2020 by

New listings of homes for sale were 6% above 2019 levels

Key housing market takeaways for 434 U.S. metro areas during the 4-week period ending September 13:

  • Median home sale price increased 13% from 2019 to $319,261—the highest on record. The 13% year-over-year increase was the largest since October 2013.
  • Pending home sales climbed 27% year over year.
  • New listings of homes for sale were up 6% from a year ago.
  • Active listings (the number of homes listed for sale at any point during the period) fell 28% from 2019 to
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