That’s Amore! Italian Villa in Georgia Is This Week’s Most Popular Home

realtor.com Mamma mia! This week’s most popular property on realtor.com® is an astonishing Italian villa in the distant, sun-drenched land of … Atlanta’s exurbs. It’s not exactly where we’d expect to find an ode to Tuscan architecture, but it’s easy to see why everyone clicked on the place. The stunning Italian-style estate, with its 10 acres, […]

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Elvis Presley Lived Here?! You Can Too (If You Don’t Mind a Dump)

Brigitte Kruse/GWS Auctions; Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Elvis Presley fans are no doubt swooning over recent news that not just one, but two homes once inhabited by the King will go up for online auction on Nov. 11. Everyone’s heard of Graceland, Presley’s over-the-top former mansion and tourist attraction in Memphis, TN. But he also frequented plenty of other homes […]

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Why Is This Texas Town Reigning as the Country’s Hottest ZIP Code?

iStock; realtor.com Hotness is one of those terms that seem to have lost much of their meaning lately, right up there with “awesomeness,” “scalability,” or “fake news.” But when it’s applied to real estate, “hotness” conjures up something very tangible indeed: places where people are truly gung-ho to live. Every month, we at realtor.com® seek out these prized metros, with our definitive […]

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What Do Baby Boomers Really Want in Their Next Homes?

Paul Bradbury/iStock It’s all about millennials these days. Everything seems to center around these special snowflakes. But what about the original “me” generation? We’re talking about baby boomers, of course. What do these roughly 76 million Americans want when it comes to housing? Well, they want multicar garages, for one thing. According to a recent survey by […]

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Guess Which City Rules the Rodent Rankings—for the Third Year in a Row

robertcicchetti/iStock If the thought of beady-eyed rodents nauseates you and the actual sight of one scurrying across your kitchen sends you screaming into the street, you might not want to move to Chicago. For the third year in a row, the city was named the “rattiest” metropolis for having the most rodents by pest control company Orkin. The Chicago […]

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Pint-Size Powerhouses: 11 Fabulous Tiny Homes You Can Buy Right Now

realtor.com We think tiny homes are still a big deal. And judging by the continued proliferation of reality TV shows and websites devoted to the diminutive digs—and the number of clicks their listings get on realtor.com®—you do too!  So we scoured the country for 11 prime specimens for sale right now. Of course, while a tiny home won’t work for everyone, it offers many […]

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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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A Mile-High Building Boom in Denver

RYAN DAVID BROWN FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL A booming tech industry and strong job market have fueled an apartment-building frenzy in the midsize, mile-high city of Denver. Neighborhoods once filled with rundown 19th-century warehouses, modest apartment complexes and vacant lots have transformed into landscapes of glass, brick and steel, as new structures continue to climb. Standing on the 12th-floor […]

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‘Breaking Bad’ Bummer: Why You’d Hate Owning Walter White’s House

Steve Snowden/Getty Images “Breaking Bad” superfans may soon go into withdrawal as the home of their antihero, Walter White, gets a whole lot harder to see. That’s because the Albuquerque, NM, house that served as the chemistry teacher-turned-meth king’s residence on the beloved TV series has been overrun by so many unruly visitors, the house’s actual inhabitant has decided to build a fence around the […]

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California Wildfires: Housing Markets Will Likely Feel Devastating Effects for Years

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Late Sunday evening, Russel Lee was relaxing on his deck in Santa Ana, CA, drinking a glass of wine. Then he smelled the smoke. He checked the local police scanner app on his phone and learned that wildfires blazing out of control were moving in on his four-bedroom townhouse in Southern California’s Orange County. […]

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