Happy Columbus Day! As you reflect on the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria we have a collection of the latest real estate headlines for you:

Evidently in Pakistan, people prefer to build a home rather than buy one.

Yahoo has a list of 5 Fall house shopping pitfalls and how to avoid them.

No quite Pet Semetary, but there are plans to build a home on top of historic Heard Cemetery in Georgia.

Hilary Swank is putting her Pacific Palisades home on the market…not sure if anyone really cares.

In a geographical California twist, the Northern California techies are going nuts buying Southern California mansions.

The Housing Wire declares housing is going back in time as boomers hit retirement.

And finally, this is supposedly the childhood home of the famous explorer, Christopher Columbus.


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