23 February 2017

MLB Ex-Cardinal Scott Rolen Selling Key West Retreat

John Grieshop/Getty Images Few in Major League Baseball history have played the “hot corner” better than Scott Rolen. Now, the former St. Louis Cardinal is hoping his stunning Florida property is hot enough for a buyer to snap up. The third baseman has listed his mansion on Sunset Key, a tiny island just 500 yards off […]

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23 February 2017

Massive $59.5M Greenwich Village Mansion Is the Week’s Priciest New Listing

realtor.com A massive mansion in New York’s Greenwich Village—an area not exactly known for massive mansions—just hit the market at $59.5 million, making it the most expensive listing of the week on realtor.com®. Greenwich Village, of course, is the bohemian neighborhood in Manhattan that’s home to stately brownstones on tree-lined streets, funky retail shops, and zillions […]

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23 February 2017

NFL Hall of Fame Coach Don Shula Punts on His Florida Vacation Home

Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The man responsible for the most career wins as a National Football League head coach is looking to pick up another W on the real estate gridiron. Former Miami Dolphins head coach Don Shula is selling his “gently used” vacation home in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, for $2.7 million. He had purchased it in 2004 […]

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23 February 2017

How Much You’ll Need to Earn to Make Mortgage Payments in 15 Big Cities

Davel5957/iStock Just because you’re not raking in the big bucks—or, perhaps, many bucks at all—it doesn’t mean you can’t become a homeowner, even in a big city. Buyers need to earn only $20,294 a year to make their monthly payments on a median-price home in … wait for it … Indianapolis, according to a recent […]

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23 February 2017

NFL Star Vernon Davis Looks to Spike His Marina del Rey Condo

Smallz & Raskind/Getty Images for Samsung NFL superstar Vernon Davis, a former San Francisco 49er, is selling a Marina del Ray, CA, condo for $949,000, says the Los Angeles Times. The two-bedroom, 2.5-bath condo features an open floor plan, glass walls, hardwood floors, and two levels with private balconies. The kitchen has been updated, and the family […]

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23 February 2017

America’s Hottest Real Estate Markets for February 2017

Chip Chipman/Bloomberg via Getty Images The tight just keep on getting tighter. In the last, briefest month of winter (yay!) supplies were scarcer than ever in the residential real estate market, according to a preliminary analysis of our data here at realtor.com®. Factoring in strong buyer demand, sales remained strong in February after a January in […]

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22 February 2017

For Issues of National Security, 8 Homes With Commanding Conference Rooms

realtor.com When we hear the words “conference room,” our response is rarely positive. It conjures up a windowless, airless room with too many chairs huddled around a table, half-empty cups of coffee, and a balky, clunky phone that looks like an alien spaceship in the center of it all. But not all of them look so grim. In […]

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22 February 2017

Up in Flames: 5 Surprise Fire Starters Lurking in Your Home

Stephen Dalton/ Minden Pictures/Getty Images TV and radio personality Ryan Seacrest experienced his “worst nightmare” on Monday when a fire erupted at his $50 million mansion in Beverly Hills, CA. The flames didn’t make it anywhere near the house, but he nonetheless took to the airwaves the day after to discuss the frightening incident. According to […]

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22 February 2017

Pete Sampras Sells His Brentwood Mansion to Matt Bellamy of Muse

Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) Retired tennis great Pete Sampras has sold his Brentwood, CA, home for $7.25 million to a trust linked to Muse frontman Matt Bellamy, says Variety. Sampras’ home hit the market for $8.9 million last summer. Even though he had to budge a bit on the price to close a deal, the seven-time Wimbledon champ still […]

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22 February 2017

Ivanka Trump Cuts Asking Rent for Manhattan Condo to $13,000

Alex Proimos / Wikimedia CC; Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images; trumpinternationalrealty.com Ivanka Trump has just cut the asking rent for one of her Manhattan apartments after struggling to find a buyer or tenant. Ms. Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, who serves as senior adviser to President Donald Trump, first put the condo at Trump […]

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22 February 2017

U.S. Home Sales Were Up in January—Except in One Unexpected Region

Gajus/iStock The year kicked off with buyers across the country racing to lock in rising mortgage rates and close on homes—except in one surprising region. Sales of existing homes, which have previously been lived in, rose 3.3% from December to January, according to the most recent National Association of Realtors® report. The 5.69 million purchases also represented […]

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22 February 2017

‘Dancing With the Stars’ Judge Bruno Tonioli Waltzes Into $2.8M West Hollywood Home

Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images You can bet that “Dancing With the Stars” judge Bruno Tonioli gave this modern home in West Hollywood, CA, a full 10 before he plunked down $2,825,000 and waltzed straight in. The Italian choreographer, dancer, and TV personality snagged the home for below the asking price of $3 million in December 2016. The […]

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