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15 Factors That Can Determine If Your Home Has Good Resale Value

Whether you’re looking to purchase or sell a home, not all properties are created equal, and not all retain good resale value. Meaning when the time comes to sell your home, you may receive fewer offers, offers under your asking price, or your home may end up sitting in seller’s limbo for longer than you anticipated. Though first-time homebuyers looking at homes for sale in Sacramento, CA may have different wants in a home compared to a growing family looking to upsize to their second house in Atlanta, GA, there are some universal factors that influence a home’s resale

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Radio star Jackie O begins hunt for new home as Vaucluse sale settles

Jackie O has been attending inspections while looking for a new home. Picture: Sam Ruttyn


With the sale of her Vaucluse family home settled last week, radio star Jackie O has hit the inspection trail looking for her new abode.

The recent sale of the five-bedroom house, for $6.675 million to Hayley Symon, brings to an end Jackie’s 18-year marriage to Lee Henderson. They announced their “amicable” separation in October 2018. Now that the sale is final, she looks ready to move on.

MORE: Radio host Jackie O sells in Vaucluse for above $6.5m guide

‘Honeymoon’ prices for

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Post-Pandemic Migration from Expensive Cities Likely, Survey Finds

Survey shows more than 50% of people in New York, Seattle, San Francisco and Boston would move if work-from-home became permanent.

The sudden shift to remote work, brought on by the coronavirus shutdowns will accelerate a major migration away from expensive coastal cities. According to a new survey of homebuyers and sellers from Redfin, 1 in 4 newly-remote workers expect to continue to work remotely once shutdowns end, and over half of respondents would move if they never had to go into an office.

“Redfin is preparing for a seismic demographic shift toward smaller cities,” said Redfin CEO Glenn

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Weekend auctions: Surprise competition as live action resumes in capitals

Victoria kicked off its first on-site auctions since bans were lifted, and some NSW sellers scored big with strong competition from bidders, amid a busy weekend of activity in the auction capitals.

Latest realestate.com.au auction data shows Victoria had a clearance rate of 70% in its first weekend of live auctions in eight weeks, while NSW hit 73% after coronavirus bans were lifted last week.

1 Kyarra St, Hampton sold in one of Melbourne’s first auctions back.


Nerida Conisbee, realestate.com.au’s Chief Economist, said while auctions were “trending back to normal” in Sydney and Melbourne with return of on-site sales, it

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6 Unique Spaces to Transform into a Home Office

Working from home has become the new norm, and will likely become more commonplace in the near future. This has made having a home office more necessary and desired than ever before. If your home doesn’t have a designated room you can use as a home office, don’t worry. There’s plenty of ways you can repurpose other areas of your home into a work space right now, without much effort. And even if you’re living in a cozy condo in New York City, you can still have a home office, it just might take a little creativity. To help

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