An outdoor kitchen. Double sinks in the master bath. A wrap-around porch.  Solar panels. There are just so many things we want our new home to have. However, when shopping for our dream home, it’s essential to steer the dream a little bit more toward reality. No home will have every single feature you desire, so before you set out on the search, sit down and think...

Posted on Nov 29 2016 - 3:35pm by Zoe Eisenberg
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Looking to give back this holiday season? Good on you! Wondering how many of your neighbors are doing the same? From doling out toys for tots to working in soup kitchens, a hot new WalletHub study runs down the top charitable states in the country. Where does yours weigh in? Source: WalletHub Source: WalletHub View the full WalletHub study here. ...

Now that December is fast approaching, the pressure over who’s going to have the best holiday decorations is on. I’m going to let you in on a little secret: everyone else knows about the existence of Pinterest. So if you really want to win this contest, take a look at the often overlooked (possibly because of its impracticality) Hollywood-style Christmas. Here’s...

By Alexis Craig All signs point to an improved housing market — home values are up by about 30 percent since 2012, they’re selling faster, and overall demand is high. But this recovery has led to a dramatic decrease in the overall housing inventory. Fortunately, there might be some relief from the shortage in sight. The inventory that has been hiding in the shadows...

Nothing makes you hungrier than the holidays, where food and festivities go hand in hand. But many real estate lovers have (maybe) wondered, can you also marry food and real estate? The answer, friends, is yes! Below is a roundup of famous food mansions that you (yes, you!) can buy this Thanksgiving season. Campbell's Soup Mansion Live like a soup magnate in...

Many people are interested to know what kind of return on investment they can expect when upgrading certain items in their homes and which items they should prioritize first. This is especially relevant when selling their home or investment property. When it comes to house sales and particular rooms, the kitchen is often the room that will make or break a sale. Kitchen...

Many homeowners find the holidays to be a difficult time of year. To ensure that your holidays are as enjoyable as possible, be sure to get your home ready to face this festive season. Here are a few tips to prepare your home for the holiday hustle: Create a Master To-Do List Set aside an evening before the start of the holiday season to create a master to-do...

Historic neighborhoods are primarily venerated for preserving a certain look and feel of the past. However, most of the architecture within these neighborhoods are quite homogenous, exemplifying Edwardian, Victorian or Colonial styles. Yet, New Orleans’s French Quarter dared to embrace different influences during its youth, transforming this neighborhood into an...

Change is inevitable in life, both personal and professional, but it’s essential for broker/owners in real estate who want to build a dynamic office atmosphere and ensure the highest levels of efficiency. Technology moves fast and in order to get the maximum ROI from it, you need to be able to introduce new methods to your agents and encourage adoption—the clear...

You just became a homeowner—congratulations! In between the oh-my-gosh-I-have-a-mortgage feeling and the pile of empty pizza boxes (you have yet to unpack your cookware), new homeowners may be making a mental list of all the things you’re going to do to make your home your home—projects you plan to knock out the first few weeks as king (or queen!) of...