30 September 2017

748 serra Drive, South San Francisco, CA

$1,048,888, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 1,580 Sq. Ft., MLS #: ML81679924 SENSATIONAL UPGRADES. ALL SITUATED ON A HUGE PICTURESQUE LOT, LANDSCAPED REAR YARD, PATHWAYS AND A CUSTOM BUILT GAZEBO. RECENTLY PAINTED INSIDE & OUT. NEWLY POLISHED HARDWOOD FLOORS. COMPLETELY RENOVATED W/CAMBIA QUARTZ COUNTERS, TRAVESTINE BACKSPLASH. DESIGNER CABINETS & APPLIANCES. NEWER ROOF, HEATING/DUCTS, JACUZZI TUB, FIREPLACE […]

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29 September 2017

Steelers Linebacker Ryan Shazier Settles Down in $2.6M Suburban Mansion

Joe Sargent/Getty Images NFL linebacker Ryan Shazier of the Pittsburgh Steelers has purchased a suburban Pittsburgh home for $2.6 million. The seven-bedroom, seven-bathroom house he scored in early August is located just outside Pittsburgh, in the suburb of Fox Chapel, PA. The spacious home offers up 4,248 square feet of living space on a large 9.3-acre lot. It is […]

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29 September 2017

The Property Brothers Must Fix the ‘Weirdest Layout’ They’ve Ever Seen

HGTV “Property Brothers: Buying & Selling” stars Jonathan and Drew Scott know all about keeping things in the family—they are, after all, both brothers and business partners. Yet in their latest episode, family makes for a complicated real estate challenge. In “Moving In With the Folks,” the Scott brothers meet Fran and Rocky, who live in a small three-bedroom home that no […]

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29 September 2017

What’s the Best Vacuum for You? The Ultimate Guide

South_agency/iStock What’s the best vacuum? Homeowners across the country (and around the world!) obsess over this question, since having clean, dust-free floors is a high priority. Yet here’s a little-known secret: There is no best. At least not for everyone. “As our testers will tell you, there is no perfect [vacuum],” reveals Mary H.J. Farrell, senior […]

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29 September 2017

Once Hacked Into 3 Pieces, This Historic L.A. Mansion Gets a Massive Makeover

realtor.com Even the most glorious Hollywood stars require a makeover from time to time. This storied Los Angeles mansion was no exception. Once a favorite filming location for eerie films like “Ben,” “Willard,” “The Addams Family,” and a Halloween episode of “Beverly Hills 90210,” the historic home known as the Hiram Higgins Mansion was sold in January 2017 for $3.2 […]

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29 September 2017

If You Find Your Own Buyer, Will Your Real Estate Agent Take Less Commission?

jhorrocks/iStock Through some twist of fate, maybe you’ve found your own buyer without the help of your real estate agent. And now you finally have an offer in hand from a friend of a friend (of a friend?). Congrats, my friend! But does that mean your agent will take less commission? It’s a common misconception […]

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29 September 2017

9 Home-Buying Costs Veterans and Active Military Should Keep in Mind

Veterans United Home Loans 2016 For veterans and active military, VA loans are a great way to achieve the dream of homeownership. More than 22 million service members have used these flexible, no down payment loans since 1944. But when people hear “no down payment,” they often don’t realize they’ll still need some cash on hand […]

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29 September 2017

Forward-Looking Homeowners Want Rooms That Do Double Duty

Raymond McCrea Jones for The Wall Street Journal Sometimes, the upstairs suite in Mike Stolarski’s home in North Augusta, S.C., is an office. Sometimes it’s a TV room, or an entertaining space for friends. Once a year, it’s a bedroom rented to golf fans in town for the nearby Masters Tournament. And in the future, […]

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29 September 2017

Ivanka Trump Slashes Rental Price—Again!—on Luxe Manhattan Condo

AFP/Getty Images Ivanka Trump’s title of special adviser to the president hasn’t lent much cachet to the Park Avenue condo she’s been trying to sell. With no nibbles on the sales front, the president’s daughter has also been trying to rent out the place she owns on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Located in the Trump Park Avenue building […]

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29 September 2017

All Kneel: Football Fantasy Home Near Lambeau Field Is the Week’s Most Popular Listing

Stacy Revere/Getty Images; Google Maps; realtor.com Driving the most views on realtor.com® this week is an unassuming ranch-style residence. But this otherwise ordinary home is, in fact, a true football fan’s fantasy, thanks to its close proximity to Lambeau Field, home of the beloved Packers. Home prices near the place in Green Bay, WI, where the Packers play have spiraled […]

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28 September 2017

These 6 Desert Dwellings Offer Hot Income Potential in Palm Springs

realtor.com If you ever dreamed of opening a fun little inn to bring in extra cash, we have a warm spot to start your search. Palm Springs—a desert destination just 120 miles from Los Angeles—is desirable not only for blissful winter weather but also adorable vintage inns rented out by the night. It’s an awesome Airbnb ownership […]

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28 September 2017

Expired Listing vs. Withdrawn Listing: What’s the Difference?

kokouu/iStock For sellers, knowing what distinguishes a withdrawn listing from an expired listing can be confusing. Both clearly indicate that your listing is not active online. But, more specifically, what do these real estate terms actually say about the status of your property? The biggest difference between “withdrawn” and “expired” has to do with your listing contract and whether or […]

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