When my realtor calls about a showing, I practically growl at the poor guy. Because no matter how hard I try, I'm never prepared. Every time I get a call, I have to frantically clean and re-stage the house from top to bottom. Did I mention the showings are never on the same day?
Although home prices are rising faster in urban neighborhoods, population is growing faster in suburban neighborhoods. Consumer preferences and the aging of the population are tailwinds for suburban growth; so are falling oil prices if they stay low long-term.
When Charles Montgomery penned The Happy City, he knew that going forward, evolving cities need to honor human emotion. His follow-up labs attempt to measure what humans want and need in urban environments.
Holly Daniels Christensen from Dedham, Massachusetts is a self-taught jewelry designer and the founder of Dune Jewelry, the Original Beach Sand Jewelr...
According to the latest Demographia International Affordability Housing survey, which ranks the affordability of cities across the globe with major markets of populations over 1 million, New York does not place in the top ten most unaffordable cities in the world.
By upping the cozy factor, making the most of winter assets and paying attention to details, you can make your house really stand out.
In January and February, the housing market is in full bloom in Florida and Arizona. But upstate New York, New England, and some Pacific markets blossom later.
As the supply of foreclosure units continues to shrink, it may be time to look for opportunities in the multi-family market.
Not only can the offensive smell be stopped, but damages may be available to you as the neighbor who has had to endure the offensive smell throughout its existence. In fact, the law in New York is not so extreme that it requires odors to adversely impact your health in order for you to have rights
The idea of a philanthropic landlord is a mind-bending oxymoron. But the man who turned commercial real estate into a tool for philanthropy says the basic concept is simple.
There are still a million foreclosures and bank-owned properties, with 8.1 million people who are currently underwater on their homes.
It would seem mathematically impossible for both a homebuyer and a seller to get a better deal on opposite sides of the same transaction. Yet this paradoxical best-case could easily be achieved by simply providing prospective buyers with the opportunity to cut out the middlemen.
We're die-hard fans of Charlotte Ronson's fashion line, with its graceful cuts, splattered flowers, and well-balanced edge. And she's one of those unofficial arbiters of downtown cool: someone who follows her own unique eye, all while pulling off tousled beach hair with aplomb.
When my screenwriter friend, Tyler Savage, told me he just bought his first house in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles and wanted Joey and I to help him pull it together and decorate, I was thrilled! I love a blank canvas with vintage bones which is exactly what this 1920's Spanish style house satisfies
In the case of Los Angeles, it is scary to think that it may someday become what its politicians have designed it to be, a city for the few uber rich and the many domestic workers who maintain their homes and gardens.
Investors will need to be more selective and double-check their due diligence, but rising rates also discourage consumer home buyers. The already lackluster home market will see fewer buyers, which means more renters.