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Looking to become a homeowner? Pre-approved for a 300k mortgage? A recent GoBankingRates.com study broke down exactly how much home you could snag for 300 thousand big bones. This is especially helpful if you’re willing to move to find that dream home or get more for your money. If family or job security has you stuck in a pricey place, the study results may be...

If you ever wondered how real reality television actually is, the recent listing of the Kardashian’s “TV home” has your answer. The palatial Studio City dwelling featured in E’s hit series "Keeping up with the Kardashians" is currently listed at $8.995 million. And although the home has been flashed all over television as the backdrop for the Kardashian’s...

We’ve covered many-a-fun house feature here on Housecall, from 3D floors to wacky kitchens, aquatic living rooms and bedazzled bathrooms. But when it comes to cool features, what is more fun (and frivolous) than a house decked out with an indoor slide? These homeowners know how to have a good time and I’ll bet not all of these slippery babies are for the kids....

How many blocks make up a neighborhood? In Clarksville’s case: nine. But don’t let the fun-sized specs fool you. This tiny Austin neighborhood has a lot of stories to tell. Clarksville might be known for its lively bars and restaurants, but its dark days aren’t far behind it. The neighborhood was born at a highly optimistic time, established in the 1800s as...

It looks like 3D is not just for blockbuster films and street art anymore. Now, you can take 3D home with a 3D floor design. These hip geometric floor patterns can give your home an artsy, innovative vibe, with their cool colors and minimalist patterns. Put out by Atra Flooring, these vinyl designs come in a variety of styles, and all of them are pretty trippy. From...

Have you ever envisioned living in one of your favorite fictional towns? I’ve personally dreamt of living in Stars Hollow—albeit for a short period of time, or else I’d go crazy—or waking up in Hogwarts. We tend to get excited about fictional towns because anything that can separate us from our mundane and earthly existence sounds like a good deal at first....

When you think about the ideal state for Millennials to live in, you likely imagine them traipsing around California or New York. But a recent MoneyRates.com study shows the best state for young folks these days is actually...wait for it...North Dakota? The study looked at eight different aspects to determine the best states for Millennials. These criteria are: Job...

Doctors, lawyers, and reporters. There are so many shows about them. But what about the rest of us? What about the nice people who help you sell your apartment? The ones that help you find a new home? Maybe they don’t play as hard as Harvey Specter or save as many lives as Dr. Shepherd. But hey, fictional and inspirational realty figures must exist out there. And...

Audubon, Columbia Park and Sheridan are just some of the areas that make up Northeast, Minneapolis. Unlike the other neighborhoods I’ve covered in this series, Minneapolis’ first neighborhood is actually made up of 13 smaller neighborhoods. Originally, the Northeast area was called St. Anthony Falls, named after half of a waterfall. Because the River Warren Falls...

In recent years, there’s been a lot of talk about the importance of appraisers and all that they do for the housing industry. Despite this, the number of appraisers continues to dwindle and the turnover time between when appraisers enter and exit the field has slimmed. These trends beg the question – why are we seeing less of them and is this a concern? To address...