The East Coast has mugginess galore and wherever you’re reading this from I’m sure you’re in the midst of the dog days of summer. Before the week passes us by here are some real estate headlines to keep you on the pulse of what’s happening in housing.

A house with a Batpool? Why, yes I would like to see that.

KCM Blog tries to answer the question: Should I rent my house if I can’t sell it?

One guy just bought every foreclosed home in Macomb County, Michigan.

Economic Times asks, “do vacation homes make for a good investment?”

RISMedia wonders if new rules in Dodd-Frank could derail the housing recovery.

Here are 9 overlooked items to prep your home for sale.

And finally, is your bathroom in need of some freshening up? Here is a slideshow of 19 inspiring bathroom design ideas.


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