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No Satisfaction: Keith Richards Still Trying to Sell NYC Apartment

May 1, 2017 | No Comments

Isaiah Trickey/FilmMagic Looks like the Greenwich Village apartment owned by Rolling Stone Keith Richards is still gathering moss. According to Variety, the four-bedroom pad on Fifth Avenue has been listed and relisted four times in the last year, always at the same price—$12.23 million. It’s now being repped by Amalia Ferrante with Corcoran Group. The co-op unit sits on the top […]

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What Are Housing Starts, and Why Should Home Buyers Care?

May 1, 2017 | No Comments

Robert Ingelhart/iStock What exactly are housing starts? This term, so often thrown around by housing policy wonks and quoted in dense financial reports, refers to the number of new homes on which builders have started construction in any particular month. The latest figures can be found in the U.S. Census Bureau’s monthly New Residential Construction Report (along with […]

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Check Yourself: 7 Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Tackle in May

May 1, 2017 | No Comments

BanksPhotos/iStock We’ve been fantasizing about it for months, and finally warmer weather has arrived. We know: You just want to fire up the grill and start working on your tan—we do, too! But before you can kick back in your hammock (or in your pool on your giant patriotic bald eagle float, if that’s your thing), there […]

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‘Property Brothers’: Jonathan and Drew Scott Do a Man Cave Makeover

April 28, 2017 | No Comments

HGTV Jonathan and Drew Scott don’t just fix up houses on “Property Brothers: Buying and Selling.” Now that Drew is engaged, they appear to be building relationships, too—and the homeowner in the latest episode of the HGTV hit needs their guidance big-time. In the episode “Shacking On Up,” we meet Neil—a firefighter who’s clinging to his college days by living […]

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‘A Sculpture You Can Live In’: $15M Woodside Home of IDEO Founder

April 28, 2017 | No Comments

realtor.com What do you get when you mix an innovator from Silicon Valley with an Italian avant-garde designer and architect? This very unconventional home in Woodside, CA, now on the market for $15 million. Designed in 2000, the 8,250-square-foot abode was dreamed up by Ettore Sottsass, who founded the postmodernist Memphis Group. Sottsass was known for his eclectic taste and whimsical […]

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‘Ultimate Housing Insider’ Pam Patenaude Nominated as HUD Deputy Secretary

April 28, 2017 | No Comments

Chris Graythen/Getty Images Is it a new era for HUD? Pam Patenaude was nominated by President Donald Trump to become deputy secretary of Housing and Urban Development, according to a White House statement released on Friday. The move has been met with resounding applause—and perhaps a collective sigh of relief—by industry insiders who think her background could serve as the perfect […]

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How Much Does Radiant Floor Heating Cost—and How Much Will You Save?

April 28, 2017 | No Comments

Greg Chow Radiant floor heating—an alternative to traditional forced-air heating where heated coils under the floor provide warmth—is growing in popularity, which might have you wondering: How much does radiant floor heating cost? The price ranges from $5 to $12 per square foot, although installation costs will vary based on the type of radiant floor heating you […]

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OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder Picks Up $8.25M West Hollywood Manse

April 28, 2017 | No Comments

Dan MacMedan/WireImage Ryan Tedder, the OneRepublic frontman who’s also penned hits for Adele and Beyoncé, has paid $8.25 million for a West Hollywood manse, according to The Real Deal L.A. The 8,580-square-foot property, named Villa Orlando, was purchased through an LLC with links to the musician. The six-bedroom, 6.5-bath contemporary features an enormous master suite with balcony, […]

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How to Keep Your Home Move From Becoming an American Horror Story

April 28, 2017 | No Comments

shaunl/Getty Images Moving is tough, even when it goes well. But if something goes wrong? Well, it can go really, really wrong. As proof, check out these moving horror stories that can even happen to smart people—plus some hard lessons they learned—so you can keep them from happening to you. We’ve got you covered! Not-so-merry […]

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Coming Soon

Hot Sheet! This Weeks Coming Soon in DFW

April 27, 2017 | No Comments

Hot Sheet for the Week! Before a few weeks ago you needed an “in” with a Realtor to know homes were coming on the market but not listed anywhere. Well that time is gone! Each week I will a weekly Hot Sheet of homes coming soon. This week looks like there are 74 homes coming […]

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