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Author Archives: Alison Rich

Alison Rich has a long-time tenure in the writing and editing realm, touting an impressive body of work that has been featured in local and national consumer and trade publications spanning industries and audiences. She has worked for DS News and MReport magazines—both in print and online—since they launched.

Owners and Appraisers Agree on Home Values

Although they’ve clashed on valuations in the past, appraisers and homeowners are very nearly in agreement, a new study found. But there’s a single U.S. city where they’re seeing completely eye to eye.

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The Art of Finding ‘The One’

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With competition super-heated for houses, most buyers are having to visit more than half a dozen dwellings—not including the ones they tour virtually online—before spotting their perfect pick, ...

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Ideal Home Features vs. School Districts

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Although they figure prominently on most people’s amenity list, U.S. homebuyers will put the brakes on some “must-have” features if it means securing a home in a desirable school district, according to a report. Here’s what they’re willing to forego.

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Not-So-Homegrown Home Sales

There’s international appeal in U.S. real estate, and, according to recent IRS data, certain countries seem especially smitten with it, Zillow Research reports. Back in 2015, non-resident foreigners ...

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