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10 Best Housing Markets for First-Time Homebuyers

By Andrea V. Brambila As a group, first-time homebuyers are a bellwether of the real estate industry and the economy as a whole. "What helps a first-time homebuyer is having a job and a good income to buy a home -- having hope for the future," said Mark Fleming, chief economist for data aggregator CoreLogic. In order to... Continue Reading »

House of the Day: Charleston Mansion Will Make You a Believer

With its impeccable wood detailing, majestic grand staircase, stunning ballroom and "collection" of Charleston gardens peppered throughout its sprawling grounds, this home in the heart of The Holy City will have you singing hallelujah. Though, really, it's more than just a home -- it's a slice of history. The newly... Continue Reading »

House of the Day: A Fortress to Stare Down Disaster

As Hurricane Irene reminded us recently, she and her peers' gale-force winds and torrential rains occasionally reach far up the Eastern Seaboard. But regardless of whether they take some New Englanders by surprise, there's one thing that the tropical storms rarely seem to do: spare Southern states. This $23 million... Continue Reading »

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