Did you know that Marc Anthony is one of the top selling tropical salsa artists of all time? I don’t know what that has to do with him selling his Encino, Calif. home, but I just thought you should know. Unrelated: I also now have his fiery hit single, “I Need to Know” stuck in my head. You know the one I'm talking about...not that one. That was Enrique Iglesias!...

A new home is one of the biggest purchases homeowners will make in their lifetimes. Regrettably, sometimes costly mistakes are made by various parties of the transaction - builders, remodeling contractors, or even the new homeowners, themselves. Knowing a few of the common mistakes homeowners make can prevent future snafus from happening and save you lots of time,...

Georgia Green is one pastry chef who has an eye for the finer things in life. Teaming up with VeryFirstTo, a site that launches luxury products and overuses the word "prestigious," Green has adorned her masterpiece with South Sea pearls and a five carat Mozambique ruby, all set within icing. The price: $77,910. (Yep. You read that right!) In addition to all those...

The listing for this house certainly isn’t modest. It calls this estate: “the most important architectural house you may have never seen.” So it’s really important, gentle readers. Really important. Because they say so. This Joshua Tree, Calif. pad is fitting for Jaws, Francisco Scaramanga, Goldfinger or Insert Another James Bond Villain Here, because look...

House hunters these days use any and every portal to connect with a real estate professional. Unless you’ve got clones of yourself ready to record every exchange between you and a potential new client, keeping up with constant streams of communication is a challenge. (And if you do have clones, you’re probably way too advanced for this blog, and humanity in general.) Think...

                  ‘Tis the season for all things festive, and homeowners everywhere are celebrating with decked halls and holiday displays. While it’s tempting to be swept away in the merry merriness of it all, it’s necessary to protect your home from damage while decorating, especially the exterior. Repairs to outside...

According to Custora, 40 percent of online shopping for last year's Black Friday occurred on a mobile device. What some may not know - or just need a healthy reminder of - if you're browsing on a public Wi-Fi network, your desire to save may be compromising your private information. No one wants to worry about their identity and credit card info during the holidays! As...

On Thanksgiving Day there is so much to look forward to: a giant turkey, stuffing, yams, cranberry sauce, eggnog, and most importantly, some quality time with loved ones.  Happy Thanksgiving - may you enjoy the holiday and time off with your family and friends! And don't forget that pumpkin pie!   ...

As the McMansion era continues to fade into the abyss, the green building movement is picking up speed with each passing day. In fact, many of today’s buyers are trading square footage for spaces that are not only smaller, but eco-friendly to boot. There’s also much more attention being paid to unique building materials such as re-purposed shipping containers. Yes,...

The in-laws and their brood coming to stay for the holidays? Don't panic about where to stow everyone for the night. The following article offers three tips for sleeping more guests in your home, so you can focus on more important preparations—like stocking the home bar, perhaps? Screened off corners. So you put a cot in the office—now what? The answer is a privacy...