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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.

Homebuyer Demand for Air Conditioning Heats Up

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Once considered a luxury feature, in-home AC systems are becoming a must amid the nation’s recent string of unseasonably hot summers, according to a report. And homebuyers are willing to pay a premium to keep their cool.

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Home Wasn’t Built in a Day

From permit stage to home sweet home, it took an average of 7.5 months to complete construction of a single-family house last year, an annual survey reveals, but some U.S. regions saw that wait time reach into the double digits.

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Where are Homes Selling for Millions?

Some lucky home sellers have made a serious killing at the closing table since the turn of the century. Just how many? That’s the million-dollar question … and one a data provider set out to answer.

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Cities With the Most Long-time Homeowners

Despite the changing fortunes of fellow neighbors over the years, many long-time homeowners choose to hold down the fort in their forever home. A study found that more people tend to stay put than others in some cities.

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Why 2018 Might Be a Cruel Summer for Homebuyers

As the summer selling season approaches, a report shows that homes are selling at record speed across the country, high home prices notwithstanding. Here’s why homebuyers will face one of the toughest markets this season.

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Costly Coastlines

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Would-be buyers casting their net for a shelter by the shore would be wise to take note: according to a new CoreLogic study, the nation’s priciest places to ...

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