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Searches for homes in urban areas up 200% from last year: Redfin

With the largest annual increase for searches in urban areas so far this year, new data from Redfin released Tuesday suggests Americans haven't given up on cities just yet.
Tags: Lifestyle, Data, Analysis, Radio, Seattle, Suburbs, Redfin, Rural, Inventory, Urban Areas, Markets & Economy, Brokerage, Select, Home Sales, Pending Sales, City Living


In chaotic times, Zillow becomes the solution to doomscrolling

People in 2020 are treating the ubiquitous real estate portal as part social network, part salve amid a global pandemic and geopolitical chaos.
Tags: Real Estate, Technology, Lifestyle, Analysis, Radio, New York Times, Agent, Zillow, Trulia, Redfin, Pandemic, Taylor Lorenz, Tiktok, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Coronavirus Pandemic


The hot housing market isn’t ending any time soon: Zillow

Closed sales of existing homes increased 9.4 percent from August to September, yielding a 20.9 percent increase year over year.
Tags: Lifestyle, Data, Analysis, Radio, Zillow, Markets & Economy, Select, Home Prices, Pending Sales, Buyer Demand, Low Inventory, New Listings, National Association of Realtors (NAR, Home Value Growth, Coronavirus Pandemic, List Prices


I'm a 61-year-old Instacart shopper who drives an average of 25,000 miles a year delivering groceries. This spring my car looked like a medical supply store.

Kathy Harwick has always loved grocery shopping. Denver Post Photo by Cyrus McCrimmon Kathy Harwick is a 61-year-old Instacart shopper who lives in Beaverton, Oregon.  She's been working for Instacart for four years. Before becoming a full-time shopper she worked in administration in the medical industry.  Harwick said in the first two months of the coronavirus pandemic she had "no idle time," with a flurry of orders rushing in hourly.  This is her story, as told to freelance writer Meira ...
Tags: Careers, Trends, Portland, Instacart, Grocery Delivery, Beaverton Oregon, Kia Optima, Harwick, Meira Gebel, Coronavirus Pandemic, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019, Instacart Shopper, Kathy Harwick, Cyrus McCrimmon Kathy Harwick, Maplebear Inc


LetsGetChecked Let’s You Test At Home And Avoid The Dr’s Office

With Covid-19 cases surging across the US as the temperature drops, it’s looking less than safe to venture out for standard checkups and tests at your local primary physician’s office. If you simply want to check your overall well-being with a thyroid test or check to see if your new diet has helped lower your cholesterol with a quick Cholesterol Test, then LetsGetChecked is your answer! With LetsGetChecked, you can test at home for many different health concerns and get your results b...
Tags: Health, Wellness, Fashion, US, Lyme Disease, Cholesterol, Blood Test, Health & Fitness, Don, LetsGetChecked, Coronavirus, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID-19, COVID, Coronavirus Pandemic


This Boeing 767 private jet's operator claims it has an advanced air system that kills pathogens so passengers don't need to wear a mask onboard – see inside

Comlux's Boeing BBJ767 "SkyLady." Comlux European aircraft operator Comlux just welcomed back its second-largest plane, a Boeing Business Jet 767, that underwent a four-month refurbishment in the US. The 51-seat aircraft serves the wealthy as a flying apartment with amenities including an ultra-king-size bed and walk-in shower. A new onboard ionization system kills pathogens in the air so passengers don't have to wear masks. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. European ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, Air Travel, Life, China, Boston, Planes, US, Trends, Indianapolis, Features, Flying, New York Times, Mark Cuban, Aviation


The operator of this Boeing 767 private jet says the plane has an air system so advanced it kills pathogens so passengers don't need to wear a mask onboard – see inside

Comlux's Boeing BBJ767 "SkyLady." Comlux European aircraft operator Comlux just welcomed back its second-largest plane, a Boeing Business Jet 767, that underwent a four-month refurbishment in the US. The 51-seat aircraft serves the wealthy as a flying apartment with amenities including an ultra-king-size bed and walk-in shower. A new onboard ionization system kills pathogens in the air so passengers don't have to wear masks. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. European ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, Air Travel, Life, China, Boston, Planes, US, Trends, Indianapolis, Features, Flying, New York Times, Mark Cuban, Aviation


Upcoming elections too much to bear? Why not ‘live under a rock’?

If the pandemic and upcoming elections are stressing you out, maybe it's time to consider literally living under a rock with a promo deal from Hotels.com.
Tags: Politics, Design, Maryland, Hotels, Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Presidential Election, Getaway, Abraham Lincoln, Back To Basics, Coronavirus Pandemic


3 Natural Ways to Boost Your Immune System this Flu Season

With the COVID-19 pandemic still ravaging the world, and with winter fast approaching, there’s never been a better time to take control of your immune system. With the cold and flu season around the corner, it’s important to find ways to help your immune system so it can fight off any illness you might be exposed to. There is no magical medical intervention or prescription that can prevent you from getting sick. But thankfully, there are some natural ways to strengthen and help your imm...
Tags: Health, Fashion, Immune System, Health & Fitness, Immunity, Immune Support, Flu Season, Immune Boosting, Coronavirus, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID-19, COVID, Coronavirus Pandemic


It’s a small world after all: Average apartment shrank 9.7% since 2010

Centrally located, small and more affordable living spaces dominated the past decade, according to new data released by RCLCO Real Estate Advisors.
Tags: Work From Home, Design, Lifestyle, Data, Analysis, Radio, Apartments, West Coast, East Coast, South, Midwest, Markets & Economy, Select, Rental Market, Studio apartments, Coronavirus Pandemic


Socially distanced attractions and activities for a road trip across the Pacific Northwest that are actually worth the stop

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park in British Columbia, Canada. Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic has made it unsafe to travel internationally and travel experts previously told Business Insider that road trips would be the vacation of the summer. CDC Director Robert Redfield predicts the pandemic will last through the fall and winter. We surfed Trip Advisor for the highest-rated attractions in the Pacific Northwest within recommended social dis...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Google, Photos, Facebook, California, Washington Post, Cdc, Washington, Oregon, Life, US, Beck, Trends, Features, Canada


7 Things People Get Wrong about Face Masks and COVID 19

There has been a lot of confusion since the beginning of this pandemic about face masks and coverings. At first, surgical masks were said to be practically useless. Then they became mandatory on public transport and in many enclosed spaces. Most people had little to no idea about face masks and coverings before this, and many still don’t understand a lot about them. Let’s take a look at some of the things a lot of people get wrong about face masks and COVID 19. Cloth and Surgical Masks...
Tags: Fashion, Health & Fitness, Face Mask, Face Masks, N95 Masks, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Coronavirus Pandemic, Custom Face Masks, Stylish Face Masks


12 up-and-coming, mid-sized metros

Mid-sized cities across the country are looking attractive as people try to avoid congested cities and seek out more affordable markets amidst an uncertain economic climate.
Tags: New York City, Lifestyle, Data, Analysis, Radio, Nature, Portland, Modesto, Syracuse, Zillow, Colorado Springs, Ogden Utah, Spokane, Boise, Lancaster, Huntsville


Socially distanced attractions and activities for a road trip through Colorado that are actually worth the stop

Visit these socially-distanced attractions if you're road-tripping through Colorado this season. Shutterstock/Kris Wiktor International travel is on hold for most in light of the coronavirus pandemic, making road trips the vacation trend of the summer, travel experts previously told Business Insider. CDC Director Robert Redfield predicts the pandemic will last through the fall and winter. We surfed Trip Advisor for the highest-rated attractions in Colorado within recommended social dis...
Tags: Travel, Google, Photos, Garden, Colorado, Cdc, Life, Trends, Features, North America, Denver, Botanic Gardens, Roadtrip, Colorado Springs, National Parks Service, Morrison


Another semester of home-schooling: How to create a space for kids

We were all hoping for a miracle to avoid it, but the harsh reality is that another school year has rolled around, and we're still dealing with a pandemic. Here's how to create a productive home-school environment for kids this year.
Tags: Work From Home, Design, Parenting, Lifestyle, Radio, Ikea, Homeschooling, Feng Shui, Dan Smith, Home Offices, Select, News Brief, Home Renovations, COVID-19, Coronavirus Pandemic, Windermere Professional Partners


What these women learned about parenting during a pandemic

Parents across the country have learned a lot about living and working at home all the time during the pandemic. California Association of Realtors’ WomanUP! panelists and mothers Katie Lance, Sara Sutachan, Chelsea Peitz and Mimi Nartey share their stories.
Tags: Work From Home, Parenting, Mothers, Lifestyle, Radio, Nintendo, Agent, Say No, Self-care, Select, California Association Of Realtors, Katie Lance, C.A.R. WomanUP!™, Sara Sutachan, Katie Lance Consulting, California Association of Realtors (C.A.R


COVID-19 changed everything for California Realtors. Here’s how they adapted

"Every one of our priorities changed when COVID-19 hit," said Dave Walsh, president-elect of the California Association of Realtors, during the group's WomanUP! virtual conference.
Tags: California, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Black Lives Matter Movement, Dave Walsh, Select, News Brief, Fair Housing, California Association Of Realtors, Joel Singer, Virtual Business, Low Inventory, C.A.R. WomanUP!™, Affordability Gap, Leslie Appleton-Young


Can property owners learn the warning signs of a grifter?

A rental property owner in New York City's West Village was recently taken advantage of by a "serial grifter" who turned into a nightmare roommate. Is it possible for property owners to safeguard themselves against these con artists?
Tags: New York City, Lifestyle, Scams, Radio, Lawsuits, The Atlantic, Agent, Airbnb, Rentals, Hamptons, Squatters, West Village, Property Owners, Select, News Brief, Cleaning Supplies


Robot servers, mannequin guests, and teddy bear dates: Photos show how restaurants are reopening with social distancing regulations in the world's densest cities

An employee prepares the terrace of a coffee shop to reopen in Bogota on August 14, 2020. DANIEL MUNOZ/AFP via Getty Images Restaurants in cities across the world are reopening with new social distancing regulations in place.We looked at how restaurants are bringing back business safely in the most packed cities.To inform this list, Business Insider referred to Our World in Data, a 2014 project about population density by Global Change Data Lab using information from the United Nations.The ...
Tags: Travel, Photos, Hong Kong, News, Nbc, Mexico, Life, Singapore, Trends, Features, Atlantic, Egypt, Mexico City, United Nations, Starbucks, Tehran


3 Ways To Make Sure You Take Time For Yourself

What a year it’s been so far. Over the past few months you’ve probably had plans cancelled, spent more time with your loved ones on the phone rather than face to face, and gone slightly mad from the comfort of your own home. A pandemic is a hard time to remember self-care steps. Whereas now we all go into the new normal, it’s important you put in the effort to take care and look after yourself. Where should you start? Take Day Trips  With the country slowly opening up again after l...
Tags: Fashion, UK, Netflix, King 's Cross, Home Life, Pandemic, Coronavirus, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID-19, Coronavirus Pandemic, Pandemic Wardrobe


3 Tips To Boost Your Immune System To Avoid Covid-19

There is no cure for COVID-19, and it may be a while before we see the end of this pandemic. Keeping your general health in top condition, however, is critical to staving off other illnesses, such as colds and influenza. Doctors recommend that you find ways to boost your immune system all year long. Boost Your Immune System With Foods Certain foods have been found to increase your immunity to some common illnesses. Fresh fruits and veggies that are high in vitamin C, suc...
Tags: Fashion, Immune System, Exercise, Health & Fitness, Immunity, Pandemic, Immune Support, Immune Boosting, Exercise Research, Openfit, COVID-19, Coronavirus Pandemic, Cllick


Where are 2020’s hottest ZIP codes?

The hottest ZIP codes in the U.S. this year, according to an analysis by realtor.com, are in less populous, less expensive areas.
Tags: Colorado, Boston, Virginia, Massachusetts, Lifestyle, Data, Analysis, Radio, New Hampshire, Portland, Kansas, Ohio, Rochester, North Carolina, East Coast, Columbus


Increased demand for single-family rentals could lead to 10 years of undersupply

About 6 percent of new single-family homes are built for the purpose of being rented out, which would yield roughly 700,000 new single-family units being constructed over the next 10 years, a number well short of current demand, according to RCLCO Real Estate Advisors.
Tags: Lifestyle, Radio, Millennials, Rentals, Home Rentals, Housing Shortage, Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, Select, New Construction, Millennial Renters, U.S. Census Bureau, Property Portfolio, Coronavirus Pandemic, Coronavirus Stimulus Package, Suburban Renters


A Guide to Purchasing the Best Custom Facemask

With each passing day, facemask shopping keeps getting weird. However, with the new normal, it’d be best to get in line while in a bid to stop the coronavirus pandemic from surging. Sadly, it’s easy to get lost in the different brands, various facemask coverage areas, or printing styles jargon. Nevertheless, that shouldn’t stop you from getting the best facemask there is for you. Here’s a complete guide to purchasing the ideal custom facemask.  Comfort  While buying a custom facema...
Tags: Fashion, Health & Fitness, Pandemic, Face Mask, Facemasks, Face Masks, Coronavirus, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID-19, Coronavirus Pandemic, Facemask, Custom Face Masks, Custom Facemask


Pandemic Got You Stressed? Try Yoga For Mental Health & Exercise

These days, turning on the news channel starts taking a toll on the mental health of the people. The present situation and mayhem everywhere have made survival difficult. The plight of people cannot be expressed in words. While on the one hand, the economic strain is bothering them; on the other hand, due to having stayed at home for a long time due to the COVID 19 pandemic, people have a hard time maintaining their mental stability. Mental health experts think that it is of the utmost ...
Tags: Fashion, Mental Health, Yoga, Exercise, Health & Fitness, Pandemic, Coronavirus, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID-19, Coronavirus Pandemic


The challenges of selling a resort town during COVID-19

Team leader Marny Schlopy of Team Schlopy at Coldwell Banker in Park City, Utah, shares how her team and niche market have been impacted by the pandemic.
Tags: Interviews, Lifestyle, Radio, Olympics, Teams, Agent, Family Business, Ski Resorts, Park City, Government Shutdown, Park City Utah, Coldwell Banker, Select, Inman Interview, COVID-19, Coronavirus Pandemic


How To Work From Home During Lockdown

With businesses facing temporary closure over the last few months, millions of employees across the country have been required to work from home. For many, this has been an unusual but novelty experience that they have never experienced previously, and, knowing how to remain motivated and productive can be difficult if you have only ever been used to working in an office environment. If you have been given the formal notification that you’re going to be working from home for the forese...
Tags: Work From Home, Fashion, Home Office, Working From Home, Slope, Home Life, Lockdown, Pandemic, Fluidstance, Coronavirus, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID-19, Coronavirus Pandemic, The Slope


Hear that sound? Like it or not, homeowners get ready for cicadas

Cicadas have begun emerging by the thousands across the U.S. — pandemic be damned. In severe cases, homeowners may get a large infestation that harms trees.
Tags: Lifestyle, Summer, Radio, Homeowner, Summertime, Select, News Brief, Coronavirus Pandemic, Noise levels, Homeowner Advice, Exterminator


DC-area brokerage partners with local restaurants to feed communities in need

Silver Spring Cares, a nonprofit started by the Go Brent team outside of DC, has raised nearly $60K to purchase meals from restaurants and provide them to community members in need.
Tags: Maryland, Restaurants, Charity, Lifestyle, Radio, Washington Dc, Volunteering, Dc, Gofundme, Silver Spring, Brokerage, Select, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Pandemic, Go Brent Team, Liz Brent


How an Ohio agent is protecting her community — 1 mask at a time

Toledo-based RE/MAX agent Marcia Rubini has made more than 100 masks for medical professionals and community members in need.
Tags: Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Ohio, Toledo, RE/MAX, Select, Agents Giving Back, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Coronavirus Pandemic, Coronavirus mask, Marcia Rubini, Ohio real estate



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