21 November 2017

When Private Property Rights Collide With Public Goals in New York

Holly Pickett for the Wall Street Journal Bobby and Tamar Ben-Simon thought they had found the perfect site to build a new family home. The couple had planned to tear down the sprawling but dilapidated stucco house in White Plains, N.Y., and build a home that would be a gathering point for their children, most […]

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21 November 2017

Home Prices Are Dropping: How Far Are They Falling?

fizkes/iStock Home buyers pinching their pennies should rejoice: Existing-home prices are continuing to drop. Sorry, sellers! The median price of an existing home (i.e. one that has previously been lived in) fell 0.24% from September to hit $247,000 in October, according to the most recent National Association of Realtors® report. And as cash-strapped would-be buyers are […]

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21 November 2017

Houston Rockets’ Trevor Ariza Lists High-Scoring Home in Tarzana, CA, for $3.5M

Scott Halleran/Getty Images Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza is selling his high-scoring home in Tarzana, CA, for $3.5 million. The Mediterranean-style estate has 8,600 square feet of living space, including five bedrooms and eight baths. The 32-year-old Ariza has strong ties to Southern California, where he graduated high school and attended UCLA for a single season before declaring for the NBA […]

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21 November 2017

Eat In! 7 Knockout Homes With Delectable Kitchens 

realtor.com As you check off your holiday meal to-do list, did you remember to get yourself that chef’s kitchen you’ve always wanted? No? Well, we have the right ingredients with the following seven homes currently on the market—all with the most tempting luxury kitchens. With these gorgeous rooms, you’ll lack for nothing. Perfect appliances abound, and help will be at […]

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20 November 2017

See the Before and After of This Multimillion-Dollar Makeover in Bel Air

realtor.com The logistics behind a multimillion-dollar makeover boggle the mind, but for the Los Angeles–based developers of ANR Signature Collection, it’s no big whoop. As a prime example, see the before and after photos of their latest success in Bel Air. You might say it’s all in a day’s work—or, in this case, three years’ work. The developers purchased […]

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20 November 2017

A Goat Cookie Cutter? 5 Chip and Joanna Gaines Holiday Goods You’ll Regret Buying

target.com; Roy Rochlin/FilmMagic Chip and Joanna Gaines‘ new home goods line at Target, Hearth & Hand, has been selling like hotcakes ever since its release in early November—and given the final season of “Fixer Upper” kicks off this week, we have no doubt this feeding frenzy will rise to further heights over the holidays. And yet, not everything […]

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20 November 2017

Aaron Hernandez’s Mansion Finally Sells for a Deep Discount

realtor.com; Jared Wickerham/Getty Images Here’s a hopeful ending to a sad tale. The infamous house once owned by New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has finally sold for the discounted price of $1 million, according to the Boston Herald. The long-vacant North Attleboro, MA, mansion in Westwood Estates had languished on the market since 2016, when it went […]

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20 November 2017

Zaha Hadid’s Miami Condo Price Slashed 35%

realtor.com A South Beach condominium owned by Pritzker-winning architect Zaha Hadid, who died unexpectedly last year, is relisting for $6.5 million, or 35% below its initial asking price of $10 million nine months ago. The new list price reflects the fact that “we are in a buyers’ market in Miami,” said Ivan Chorney of ONE Sotheby’s International […]

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20 November 2017

Drew Scott Ready to Reveal His Renovated Honeymoon House in L.A.

Bruce Glikas/Bruce Glikas/Getty Images As recently as a year ago, HGTV star Drew Scott never dreamed he’d be shooting two shows and planning a wedding at the same time. Yet here he is: a finalist on “Dancing With the Stars” while working with his fiancée, Linda Phan, to put the finishing touches on the Los Angeles home he and his […]

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20 November 2017

Hit Peak Living in America’s 10 Most—and Least—Affordable Ski Towns

SEASTOCK/iStock You’re the type who can’t wait for the temperature to drop. Once the leaves start to turn, you’re already digging your parka out of the closet and waiting for the first snowflakes of the season. Come December, you’re speeding out of the city or ‘burbs after work on Friday and heading toward the slopes. Ah, bliss. Instead, […]

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17 November 2017

Next Stop, Luxury! Beverly Hills Mansion Features Its Own Railroad

Nick Springett Rapturous adjectives are often used to describe the high-profile mansions in Beverly Hills, CA, but “whimsical” isn’t one of them. But the word is apt for at least one major aspect of glamorous Maison 808, which recently arrived on the market for $58,888,000. Another apropos adjective is the word “largest,” as in the single largest residential estate in the history […]

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17 November 2017

Joy Behar Snaps Up Contemporary Condo on Manhattan’s West Side for $2.4M

Heidi Gutman/ABC via Getty Images Joy Behar has a new view. The talk-show host recently snagged a contemporary condo for $2.4 million on Manhattan’s West Side, according to the real estate website 6sqft. The condo is listed “in contract,” according to public records. The longtime co-host of the ABC talk show “The View” can enjoy a […]

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