Day: September 27, 2020

Home Prices Just. Keep. Climbing. National Median Now Up 14% from Last Year

September 25, 2020 by

Pending sales rose 29%, and new listings jumped 6% from last year

Key housing market takeaways for 434 U.S. metro areas during the 4-week period ending September 20:

  • The median home sale price increased 14% from 2019 to $319,978—the highest on record. The 14% year-over-year increase was the largest since August 2013. Since the four-week period ending July 5, home prices have increased 6.6%. Over that same period in 2018 and 2019, prices declined an average of 3.7%.
  • Pending home sales climbed 29% year over year.
  • New listings of homes for
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The Block 2020 episode 20 recap: Luke and Jasmin’s perfect score, but why does their room look familiar?

Shaynna Blaze notes some similarities between Luke and Jasmin’s room and an Instagram post from former Block contestants Kyal and Kara.


Jasmin and Luke were crowned king and queen of their jungle-themed kids’ room, securing a perfect score from all three Block judges.

This was despite a slight rumble in the jungle being expressed by one.

The room featured a built-in bunk bed, spotty wallpaper and playful, jungle-themed bedding and artwork.

Judge Shaynna Blaze felt there was something awfully familiar about it.

Wasn’t it a lot like the room that previous contestants Kyle and Kara recently posted on Instagram?

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