U.K. Sellers Have Been Over-Estimating Listing Prices

A recent report found average selling prices to be about 25% lower than average asking price. Read More

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Dating Back to 1910, This Eight-Bedroom Montreal House Has Incredible Attention to Detail

The house, on the market for the first time in nearly half a century, is in the neighborhood of Outremont, not far from downtown Montreal. Read More

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Smart Security: A Guide to High-Tech Safes

Modern lockboxes combine brains and brawn to protect your valuables. Read More

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Million Pound Market Thriving in the U.K.

The U.K.’s million pound property market is outperforming the rest of the sector in terms of the number of sales being agreed upon and the speed in which homes are changing hands. Properties priced over £1 million (US$1.29 million) are selling 18 days faster than they were last year—the fastest pace since 2014—with the hottest millionaire markets including Norfolk, Wiltshire, Cornwall, Hackney and Stoke Newington. PropertyWire

California Bill Designed to Lead to More Affordable Opportunities for Renters and Homeowners

Tenants, local governments, community land trusts and affordable housing groups in California will be given priority when buying foreclosed homes under a newly approved measure by Gov. Gavin Newsom. The bill, which will take effect on Jan. 1, 2021, will lead to more affordable opportunities for renters and homeowners, the governor said. CBS Sacramento

Wisconsin ‘Crayola House’ Asks $1.17 Million

The postmodern "Crayola House" on the edge of Lake Michigan, designed by architect Margaret McCurry, is asking $1.17 million. The colorful property, designed to resemble a ship’s prow, was built in 2005 after a year of planning and two years of construction. Spanning 5,500 square feet, it has five bedrooms and 190 feet of private lake frontage. Bloomberg

Actor Armie Hammer Parting With Tudor Home in Los Angeles

Actor Armie Hammer has listed his almost 100-year-old, ivy-covered home in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Hancock Park. The Tudor residence is asking $5.8 million, just over $1 million more than the actor paid for the place last year. The period spread, which spans 6,275 square feet, has seven bedrooms, six bathrooms, a two-story entry, stained glass windows, beamed ceilings, a swimming pool, a spa and a waterfall. Los Angeles Times

AROUND NEWS CORP

U.S. Home-Price Growth Picks Up Pace Amid Pandemic Buying Rush [The Wall Street Journal]

Patterned Wallpaper and Bold Prints to Cheer You up This Autumn [The Times of London]

Celebrate Centenarians! These 9 Homes Built in 1920 Are Available for Sale [realtor.com]

Funky Odor Leaves New $3.75M Brooklyn Townhouse ‘Uninhabitable,’ Suit Claims [New York Post]