20 September 2017

Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Glass House Has Prime Perch Over the Pacific

realtor.com It’s easy to see the allure of this remarkable glass house on the market for $3.9 million. You can see right through it and beyond to the vast Pacific Ocean. Located a little less than two hours north of San Francisco on the Sonoma Coast, the Frank Lloyd Wright–inspired beach house in Jenner, CA, was designed in […]

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20 September 2017

Want $50K to Buy a House—and Don’t Mind Random Guests? Read On

Eric Audras/Getty Images Do you dream of owning a home—and will do whatever is necessary to make it happen? Even if that means having a parade of random guests crash in your new digs? Well, then you’re in luck: A new company called Loftium will happily front your down payment if you agree to open your home for a […]

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20 September 2017

Tracking Harvey’s Effect on the Luxury-Home Market

Win McNamee/Getty Images Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on Houston and caused billions of dollars in property damage. One segment of the real-estate market, however, was less impacted: luxury homes. While the number of sales that closed fell markedly after the hurricane, both listing prices and sale prices fell only slightly, according to Multiple Listing Service data […]

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20 September 2017

Why It’s a Better Time for Buyers on a Budget to Purchase a Home

LOUOATES/iStock Those thinking about buying a home have probably heard all the tales of woe from other buyers out there: Sticker shock, getting outbid on the home of their dreams, or not being able to find a property with everything they were looking for within their budget. Still, those stresses may be easing somewhat now that […]

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20 September 2017

Major ‘Money’: Floyd Mayweather Splurges on a Megamansion in Beverly Hills

Isaac Brekken/Getty Images Champion boxer Floyd Mayweather wasted little time living up to his nickname of “Money,” plunking down somewhere between $26 million and $29 million for a recently renovated French modern–style estate in one of the most coveted pockets of Beverly Hills, CA. The seller is SoCal developer Nile Niami, who’s currently building a $500 million spec estate in nearby Bel […]

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19 September 2017

10 Shockers About Barbara Corcoran—Real Estate Legend, Shark, ‘DWTS’ Underdog

Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images Who knew real estate agents love to dance? Well, now the secret is out, after the Season 25 premiere of “Dancing With the Stars” featured not just one gyrating agent, but two! One contender is “Property Brothers” star Drew Scott, who performed the fox trot with the hopes it would hone his skills for his upcoming […]

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19 September 2017

Forget NBA Finals Tickets—You Can Buy a Cleveland Home for $3K

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Cleveland. Despite the end to a serious sports championship drought (thank you, LeBron James!), it isn’t an easy place to live. There are aging factories, a manufacturing economy that has all but dried up, less than hospitable weather, a terrible football team, and a stubbornly high crime rate. So it’s no surprise to find the Cleveland housing […]

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19 September 2017

Former NFL Tight End Kellen Winslow II Looks to Score Sale on His Austin Home

J. Meric/Getty Images Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II is tackling the sale of his Austin, TX, home for $2.15 million. The 34-year-old had moved to the hilltop retreat in 2014 for a “fresh start in a fresh city,” according to AskMen. The former pass catcher hadn’t been active in the NFL since 2013, and was heading […]

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19 September 2017

San Francisco Edges Out Washington to Become the Highest-Income Big U.S. Metro Area

Sean Gallup/Getty Images The technology hub of San Francisco surpassed the nation’s capital last year as the highest-earning large U.S. metropolitan area. Median household income in the San Francisco metro area in 2016 was $96,667, just ahead of the $95,843 figure for the Washington region, the Census Bureau announced Thursday. That put the California hotspot in […]

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19 September 2017

Don’t Give Up, Buyers: More Newly Constructed Homes Are On the Way

miflippo/iStock It’s not much fun being a home buyer these days, with the lack of available homes driving prices—and stress levels—to new highs. But it’s about to get a bit better for those seeking to move into a newly constructed home of their very own. Permits, the best indicator of how many newly built homes […]

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19 September 2017

Makeup Mogul Bobbi Brown Lists Her Colorado Mountain Retreat for $6.25M

Cindy Ord/Getty Images; realtor.com Bobbi Brown, makeup artist and founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, has put her vacation home in Mountain Village, CO, back on the market for $6.25 million. It’s a relisting after a minor price adjustment—the home was last on the market a year ago for $6.5 million. “This beautifully finished Mountain Village home has […]

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19 September 2017

Places You’d Really Want to Stay: 10 Homes in America’s Best Places to Live

realtor.com Where are the best places in America to buy a home? Recently, we showcased the country’s top 10 towns to live in—realtor.com® teamed up with Money magazine to come up with a definitive list. Now, we’re highlighting homes on the market right now in each of those 10 metros. (So take notes!) What made these towns stand […]

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