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

Dirty Work: 7 Scary Warning Signs You Need to Call a Plumber ASAP




Michael Blann/Getty Images Plumbing tends to be one of those things you don’t think about until it’s too late. Average homeowners know their way around a plunger and a bottle of drain cleaner, but that’s typically the extent of most people’s plumbing know-how. That’s why it’s vital to know the warning signs of a clogged […]

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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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20 September 2017

15 Natural Odor Eliminators to Freshen Up Your Home




MariaBobrova/iStock If you’re having trouble achieving a fresh, clean smell in your house, rest assured—doing so generally does not require industrial-strength chemicals. Unless you’re dealing with a mold infestation, all you need to get the job done is some natural odor eliminators. Go natural! Smell great! But first you need to identify the source of the stink. Take […]

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20 September 2017

9 Things Real Estate Agents Wish You Knew About Selling Your Home




turgaygundogdu/Shutterstock When it comes time to sell your house, having a great listing agent is one of the keys to making it happen. And yet, the agent can’t do it all—your help is needed. Help your agent help you! Ideally, you will have an open, honest relationship with your listing agent. But even then, there are some things your agent might be […]

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19 September 2017

Is Every Offer Shown to the Seller? What to Do If You Think Your Offer Is Being Ignored




kokouu/iStock It’s unsettling to think your offer on a house is being ignored. After all, isn’t it only fair that every offer be shown to the seller? The real deal: While that might seem like a reasonable ask of the seller’s real estate agent, it’s not necessarily required. Is it ethical for an agent to present all offers to the […]

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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

#NewHomeProblems So Horrifyingly Hilarious, They Have Their Own Hashtag




suedhang/Getty Images; realtor.com Moving into a new home is exciting for sure, but it also has its share of hassles—all of which can be found in a corner of the internet with the hashtag #newhomeproblems. That’s where social media mavens go to share—through pictures and pithy 140-character phrases—all that annoys them about their new digs. So, whether you want to brace […]

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