In case you didn’t realize it, your taxes are due today. And with that welcome to the middle of April where showers are slowly turning to those thoughts of summer. While you busily gather those deductions and W9′s here are some real estate headlines to start your week:

In Major League Baseball today, it’s Jackie Robinson Day where every player wears number 42 to honor the late great Dodger. We take a look at the place Jackie Robinson called home.

Realty Times wants to remind you that April is Fair Housing Month.

Forbes has a list of the hottest real estate markets on earth.

An Arizona couple has gone from a large home to a 204 sq. ft. residence and is saving $1,200 month.

CBS News wonders if the upturn in the housing market will now propel stocks.

There’s a home in London referred to as the “Lego” House. It’s not made of Legos but the outside sure looks like it (image above). It’s up for sale at $52 million.

The New York Times examines why home prices change.

And finally, how about this gorgeously designed dining room that seats 20!

 

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