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This home right in the middle of New York City was built over 72 hours by 10 'Taskers,' the contractors that work with on-demand startup TaskRabbit, which lets people outsource tasks and small jobs

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Tiny home in NYC was built in 3 days

Tiny homes are popping up around the country, and now there's one right in the middle of New York City.

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Home Depot shines as more Americans nest

Finally some good news from the land of retail!

Americans may not be spending as much on clothes these days, but they are apparently nesting -- splurging on things to spruce up their houses and apartments.

What are people buying? Expensive things. Ite...

Crossing the Mexico border to build a home in one day

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Crossing the Mexico border to build a home in one day

Twenty-five years ago, Paula Claussen's friend invited her to make the short trip from her home in San Diego, California, across the border to Tijuana, Mexico, to donate clothing to people in need.

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Mass. town evicts tiny house owner

A tiny house owner in Massachusetts is asked to leave her home after the town of Hadley votes against an amendment to the town's bylaws that would have allowed her to stay.

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How to get a mortgage at age 80

You're never too old for a mortgage. At least in Britain, that is.

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Zillow CEO: When you should buy vs. rent

Buy or rent. It's an age-old dilemma.

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San Francisco is expensive and residents are over it

San Franciscans have had enough with the city's ever-growing costs of living.

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Jessica Alba's Honest Company fires back against lawsuit

Jessica Alba's Honest Company is publicly challenging claims that the company's baby food isn't really organic.

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Study: More Americans renovating their homes

Projections indicate that an increasing number of Americans are renovating or will renovate their homes in 2016, according to Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies.

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Serial killer's home open to rent during RNC

An Ohio home available for rent during the Republican National Convention touts an unusual association: It's the childhood home of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.

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San Francisco man lives in wooden box

A San Francisco man is combating that city's exorbitant rental costs by living in a small wooden crate.

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Average 30-year mortgage rate dips

Average 30-year U.S. mortgage rates have fallen after three weeks of increases.

Real Estate Headlines

House that social media built

This is the house social media built

This is the house social media built.

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Trump in '06: I 'sort of hope' real estate market tanks

Two years before the housing market collapsed in 2008 and millions of Americans lost…

This home right in the middle of New York City was built over 72 hours by 10 'Taskers,' the contractors that work with on-demand startup TaskRabbit, which lets people outsource tasks and small jobs

Tiny home in NYC was built in 3 days

Tiny homes are popping up around the country, and now there's one right in the…

Model apartment

The 'model apartment' trap

It's the modeling industry's dirty little secret.

After spending their days walking…

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The days of hiding cash in London real estate are over

Money launderers, corrupt foreign officials and celebrities wanting to keep their…

welcome doormat at front door of house

Mass. town evicts tiny house owner

A tiny house owner in Massachusetts is asked to leave her home after the town of…

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Toyota adds 1.6 million cars to airbag recall

Toyota is recalling 1.6 million additional vehicles over concerns with airbag…

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CDC: Dig through your freezer for potentially contaminated food

Listeria contamination has prompted a flurry of frozen food recalls over the past…

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CDC: Salmonella outbreaks being caused by turtles

Small turtles may be cute but they are making people sick. That was the warning…

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Subaru warns recalled car owners: Stop driving now

Subaru is warning some owners of its cars to stop driving them immediately due to…

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Sunflower kernels recalled

Baseball players may want to pay attention to this recall today: SunOpta is…

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It will be 2019 before there are enough Takata airbag replacements

Takata is recalling an additional 35 to 40 million airbags due to the explosion risk…

Money Headlines

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Billionaire vows to crush Disney in China

One of China's richest men has vowed to crush Disney's big plans for its giant new…

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Volkswagen invests $300 million in Uber competitor Gett

You may not have heard of Gett, but don't discount it. The Uber and Lyft competitor…

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Venezuela is running out of sugar

Venezuela is running out of sugar.

Amid a political and humanitarian crisis,…

Lifestyle Headlines

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Doctor uses iPad to conduct surgery

In countries ravaged by conflict, providing international medical expertise on the…

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Can BuzzFeed News survive the shift to video?

Early last year, BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti wrote a blog post titled "Why BuzzFeed…

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Twitter will stretch its 140-character limit

Twitter says it's stretching the iconic 140-character limit on tweets, taking @names…

Local Headlines

Bike to Work Breakfast in Santa Barbara Serves Up Traffic Solutions

Anyone who came to downtown Santa Barbara's Bike to Work event this morning was…

Sheriff's Deputies Serve up Food for Special Olympics

The Tip a Cop dinner at Petrini's Italian Restaurant in Goleta raised money for the…

Food Action Plan announced in Santa Barbara County

Food Action Plan Served Up in Santa Barbara County With Economic, Health and Environmental Benefits

From the strawberry farmers in Santa Maria to fisherman off the Santa Barbara coast…

What's Right

Sheriff's Deputies Serve up Food for Special Olympics

The Tip a Cop dinner at Petrini's Italian Restaurant in Goleta raised money for the…

Brianna Hammond Runs with a Purpose

Westmont College Alum Running Ultramarathon to Benefit Kids in DR Congo

Brianna Hammond is getting kids sponsored as she trains for 56 mile run

Happy Body Shop invites apprentices to work this summer

Auto Shop Partners With Santa Barbara High School

A local body shop is taking on high school apprentices.

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