Celebrity real estate is a high-paced world of wheeling and dealing. Over the past 10 years, plenty of famous faces have scored big or lost out in attempts to secure (or sell!) the home of their dreams.  To help commemorate its 10th anniversary, Zillow put together this list of some of the hottest homes that have come and gone as these stars vied to scratch their...

It's almost Valentine’s Day - that one special day in the year where you rush around like a complete lunatic making romantic plans for you and your sweetheart to show them just how much you love them. If you haven’t made any plans yet, you need not worry! If hotels and restaurants are booked up, and chocolates and flowers are all sold out, Terry's Fabrics has...

Home is where the heart is…not. Spite houses—homes built to draw the ire of onlookers—have been a gesture of contempt for centuries, directed toward neighbors, local authorities, developers and other adversaries left wondering, “Where’s the love?” Take a look at some of the most obnoxious spite homes below. The Froling Spite House Credit: Wikimedia Commons Located...

We're going to say that again: it has its own lazy river! This Mediterranean-style Poway, Calif. estate (more photos below) located in the Maderas Golf Club is its own luxury resort and home all in one. In addition to floating around their own compound, its new buyers can go to work in their on-site gym or hit the basketball court or full-sized baseball field without...

By Jeff Knox, Knox & Associates, Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas I am a techie broker.  I'm a techie broker because I have to be, not because I started out wanting to be one or because I already was one. I once had a guy with another firm ask me: "Are you a technical guy who became a broker, or a broker who became a technical guy."  I am the latter. It is my belief...

By Kelly Hager of the Kelly Hager Real Estate Group My favorite kinds of transactions are those where I really get to use my skills as a REALTOR®! One type of family that I really like to help is the family that needs to get on the same page before moving forward. When you first meet with clients to understand what their needs are, it's easy to see when their wants...

Finding out that your home has been burglarized can be one of the most traumatic experiences in a person's life. A burglary is a violation of your personal space and after you've become a victim, it may take some time to recover - both your personal items and from the emotional stress.  Here are some steps to take should you find yourself the victim of a break in. Source:...

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The Super Bowl turns 50 this weekend. To mark the event’s golden anniversary, Census number-crunchers rounded up a collection of facts comparing life back in 1967 to present-day. The play-by-play includes housing stats, which we’ve broken down below. In 1967… The U.S. population was 197.5 million. The median sales price of a new, single-family home was just...

By Aaron Lewis Whether your home is a house in the suburbs or a high rise in the city, taking advantage of the outdoors is a great way to expand your livable space. If you are working with a large backyard, your possibilities may be endless, but even the tiniest balcony can be transformed into a functional area. There is nothing quite like enjoying a delicious meal...