The holiday season is officially here. While the malls ushered it in around Labor Day, the calendar confirms its presence with Thanksgiving’s arrival on Thursday. While you ready your home for either company or perhaps a trip elsewhere, here are some real estate headlines to start your week:

Red Sox pitcher, John Lackey, has a pretty great home for sale in Newport Beach for $10 million.

Fox News covers how to not let “the one” home get away from you.

CNN looks at the world’s most improbable property booms.

Bloomberg thinks mortgage rates may lift housing, U.S. Economy.

What are the strongest housing markets? The Fiscal Times thinks it’s walkable urban areas.

In case you missed it, we took a look at the story behind the famous Simon & Garfunkel song, Homeward Bound.

Business Insider has a list of the 10 most diverse zip codes in America.

And finally, would you live in a home with a translucent rooftop?