Kindred Cities: Affordable Alternatives to Your Favorite Pricey Places

fergregory/iStock; deberarr/iStock; realtor.com America’s premier cities seem to have it all: Instagrammable park and city views, edgy bars, oodles of culture, a vibrant and weird street life, shops that sell cookie dough by the scoop. But all that awesomeness comes at a steep price. The harsh reality: Buying or renting into urban meccas like New York, San […]

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Katy Perry Lists Her Hot Hollywood Hills Home for $9.45M

C Flanigan/Getty Images Singer Katy Perry is kissing her Hollywood Hills home goodbye. The 32-year-old listed the posh Los Angeles property in for $9,450,000, according to Variety. Perry bought the 2.33-acre spot in 2013 for $8.2 million, and it’s one of two homes that make up a compound she owns on the famed Mulholland Drive. The secluded estate adjoins the popular […]

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DJ Steve Angello Puts His L.A. Mansion in the Sales Mix for $5.5M

Tim Mosenfelder/FilmMagic DJ and record producer Steve Angello is adding one more talent to his many hats: real estate. The musician has decided to sell his rockin’ Los Angeles residence for $5.5 million. The four-bedroom, 4.5-bath home certainly hits a high note. Built in 1940, the 6,000-square-foot architectural beauty has been restored and renovated with a modern, open […]

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Get Revved Up: Here Are the Best and Worst Cities for Car Lovers

Thomas Barwick/Getty Images It’s often said that Americans have an obsessive love affair with the automobile. But if that’s true, then the romance seems to be speeding toward a rough and twisty stretch of road. Self-driving cars are already on the roads in half a dozen states, and will eventually sweep the nation. Millennials are less likely to have a driver’s license than […]

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This Is the End for James Franco in Silver Lake: Duplex on the Market for $949K

Jenny Anderson/WireImage James Franco is known as an actor, screenwriter, director, published author, and poet. Now he’s dabbling in the real estate industry. A two-unit building in L.A.’s Silver Lake district owned by the star is for sale for $949,000, Variety first reported. The Mediterranean-style building includes two apartments, each one bedroom and one bathroom. […]

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These Towns Have It All: The 10 Best Places to Live in America

Bozeman, MT: Patrick Orton/Getty Images; realtor.com Home is where the heart is—but shouldn’t your head have a say in it, too? After all, finding your ideal hometown involves a lot of practical considerations, as well as the emotional ones.  What’s more important: having a supermarket close by, or a gym? Are there ample prospects for work, in […]

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Diamond Supply’s Nick Tershay Wants to Sell His Sparkling L.A. Home

Donato Sardella/Getty Images for REVOLVE Clothing Skateboard pro and entrepreneur Nick Tershay, aka Nicky Diamond, is so ready to skate away from his Hollywood Hills home that he’s trimmed the price from $7,199,000 to $6,995,000 after almost a year on and off the market. The 33-year-old first vaulted to success as a professional skateboarder, then as a designer of skateboard accessories and fashion through his retail […]

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Well-Preserved in L.A., the Schustack Residence Is a Mid-Century Marvel

realtor.com Just up the street from Hollywood Boulevard, there’s a Los Angeles home that’s a true throwback to a different era. Built in 1957 and retaining many of its original elements, the home’s facade stands defiant in the face of its contemporary neighbors and the modern steel skyscrapers off in the distance. Listed for $3.5 million […]

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6 Garages That Gave Birth to Billion-Dollar Companies

Shutterstock and realtor.com If you’ve been meaning to clean out your garage since, like, forever, there’s no time like the present. And here’s some extra incentive to start clearing things out: Your garage could become the birthplace of a billion-dollar company. In fact, the likes of Jeff Bezos, Steve Jobs, Walt Disney, and other beyond-famous entrepreneurs all got their start in […]

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Where Do Most Renters Want to Live—and Where Are They Trying to Escape?

vkaggarwal/iStock Unable to commit. Fear of missing out on something else (#FOMO). Not ready to settle down. No, we’re not referring to your ex. Renters also often get a bad rap for being more flighty than their homeowner peers. And it isn’t completely unfounded. Nearly two-thirds of renters, about 64%, plan to settle down in a different city, […]

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