Red States/Blue States: Housing Data Reveals Key Differences

A record number of Americans have voted early in November’s presidential election.

Due to the heightened interest, researchers at Realtor.com are doing their part to help anticipate results.

They pose the following questions, “Where do the deeply etched red-state/blue-state splits really come from? And how much can the huge housing differences across the nation tell us about how we got here—and where we’re going?”

They turned to the data to find out.

“We analyzed eight major housing indicators, to see how greatly they diverged between red, blue, and swing states,” Realtor.com reported. “We analyzed internal data to come up with metrics for home and rental price, price appreciation, home size, and inventory. We took the age of homes and the homeownership rate from U.S. Census Bureau data. The second-home information came from Optimal Blue, a real estate data firm specializing in lending information.”

From blue-state residents paying more rent, to

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‘Love It or List It’ Reveals Where Extra Space Is Hiding in a Small House

On “Love It or List It,” now in its 17th season, co-hosts David Visentin and Hilary Farr have met countless homeowners who claim they’ve outgrown their homes.

But is their house truly too small, or do they just need some help redesigning their space?

That’s the question at the heart of the latest episode, “Downtown Disconnect,” where parents Sunita and Bijal claim there just isn’t enough room in their house anymore for their family of four. So, real estate agent Visentin starts searching for bigger homes they could buy in the area, while designer Farr tries to renovate the space they have to persuade them to stay.

While the house does seem tiny, Farr works wonders to make the space feel bigger, while also carving out space for a home office, small mudroom, and more. Here’s how she does it, which might inspire you to head off looking for hidden

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Walmart reveals top toys picked by kids including Star Wars, Barbie


Walmart has released its “Top Rated by Kids Toy List” for the 2020 holiday season with 36 toys.



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