Day: March 14, 2020

Coronavirus’ Impact on the Housing Market Is Dividing Americans

40% of survey respondents expect the outbreak to have a negative effect on the market, while 50% anticipate no impact.

About 40% of Americans anticipate that the recent spread of the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, will have a negative effect on the housing market, according to a new survey conducted by Redfin.

While that represents 2 in 5 Americans, not all participants are concerned about the virus’ impact on real estate. Half of respondents expect no effect at all on the housing market, while 8.9% predict that it will have a positive impact—likely due to the recent drop

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South Australian homestead transformed into modern country haven

1731 Jervois Rd, Woods Point. Pic: realestate.com.au

There’s a reason we’re told not to judge a book by its cover.

Case in point is this stunning riverside house in regional South Australia.

The Woods Point property at 1731 Jervois Rd looks like a classic country homestead from the outside but conceals a completely different style within.

A modern interior with natural materials, including wood and brick, and black accents offers a surprising contrast.

Owners Rosco and Mel Higgins lived in a self-contained shed on the acreage property for years while they built the house.

They retained the original two bedrooms

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