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GOP's Poliquin to decamp from coastal home to Bangor area

Oct. 12, 2021 09:03 AM EDT

Former Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin plans to decamp from his coastal home and relocate to the Bangor area for his campaign to take back his seat in Congress. Poliquin, who has a home in Georgetown, recently sold his family home in Oakland. He said the 2nd...

Wyoming man bequeaths all possessions to local hospice group

Oct. 02, 2021 10:29 AM EDT

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Jerry Bucher led a fascinating life. As a geophysicist, he traveled the world, performing important research. And there was no corner of the globe too far out of reach for that research, including Antarctica. Between research...

Housing market so hot, burned house going for almost $400K

Sep. 28, 2021 15:57 PM EDT

MELROSE, Mass. (AP) — A home in Massachusetts seriously damaged by fire has been listed on the market with an asking price of $399,000. WBZ-TV reported Monday that the listing for the home in Melrose, a suburb of Boston, is evidence of how hot the housing market is. ...

Record July jump in US home prices, sidelining more buyers

Sep. 28, 2021 09:33 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices soared in July by a record amount from a year earlier as buyers desperate for homes bid up prices amid a limited supply. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index surged 19.9% in July compared with a year ago, the...

Tight supply of homes could hold back record sales

Sep. 24, 2021 09:17 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Sales of existing homes in Wisconsin are outpacing last year's record purchases, but experts say the lack of inventory has tapped down the hot market. The latest report from the Wisconsin Realtors Association shows 56,503 homes were sold between...

Memorial or high-rise? Future of condo collapse site argued

Sep. 23, 2021 15:59 PM EDT

The fight over whether the site of June's deadly Florida condominium collapse should be sold for development or turned into a memorial boiled over at a court hearing Thursday, with some victims' relatives begging for time to find a buyer who won't put a new luxury high-rise there. ...

Inflation forces homebuilders to take it slow, raise prices

Sep. 23, 2021 14:20 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even in the hottest U.S. housing market in more than a decade, new home construction has turned into a frustratingly uncertain and costly proposition for many homebuilders. Rising costs and shortages of building materials and labor are rippling across...

Existing US home sales fell in August, price growth slows

Sep. 22, 2021 13:15 PM EDT

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes fell in August and prices that have been soaring eased, the latest sign the housing market is cooling as intense competition leaves many would-be buyers on the sidelines. Existing homes sales fell 2% last month from July to a...

Aerosmith's Joe Perry selling Massachusetts home for $4.5M

Sep. 15, 2021 16:02 PM EDT

DUXBURY, Mass. (AP) — “Walk This Way" if you want to live like a rock star. Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry is selling his home in Duxbury south of Boston for $4.5 million, The Patriot Ledger reported Tuesday. The seven-acre gated estate known as...

Median single-family home sale price on Oahu surpasses $1M

Sep. 09, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The median sale price for a single-family home on the island of Oahu in Hawaii has surpassed $1 million. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported that the median price in August reached $1,050,000, according to Honolulu Board of Realtors data released...