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The Secret to a Happy Marriage? Two Master Bedrooms

March 17, 2017 | No Comments

Joe Schmelzer for The Wall Street Journal Stephanie and Jerry Stern, who will celebrate their 24th anniversary this May, have found the key to a happy marriage: two bedroom suites, one for him and one for her. “I’ve gotten past the point of people thinking we are really freaky and weird,” said Ms. Stern, 75, […]

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A Home Loan for Doctors? Yup, Physicians Get Their Own Mortgage

March 17, 2017 | No Comments

Feverpitched/iStock As far as jobs go, being a doctor is pretty up there—in terms of salary (the average physician earns $187,200 per year, statistically the top in the nation, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics) and cachet (“my fiance’s a doctor” has likely disappointed no parent, ever). But one lesser-known benefit of becoming a physician is that there is a […]

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Texas Rangers’ All-Star Elvis Andrus Selling $4.5M Dallas Mansion

March 17, 2017 | No Comments

Jamie Squire/Getty Images A Texas Rangers infielder in his prime is looking to sell a high-end piece of Dallas property just a few years after purchasing it. Elvis Andrus, the Rangers’ All-Star shortstop, has listed his 7,300-square-foot mansion in the heart of Dallas for $4.5 million. He bought the five-bedroom, six-bathroom home in 2013 for a reported $3.7 […]

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How to Move With Kids Without Losing Your Mind

March 17, 2017 | No Comments

realtor.com There’s no doubt that moving can be a life-draining experience under the best of circumstances. Add in kids—and it most certainly does not qualify as “the best of circumstances.” In fact, complete chaos can ensue. But don’t despair: Here are some tips to minimize the insanity of relocation with little tykes in tow. Give […]

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Could a Fire-Damaged Texas Tear-Down Be This Week’s Most Popular Home?

March 17, 2017 | No Comments

realtor.com We’ve seen our fair share of fixer-uppers in our weekly look at the most popular properties on realtor.com®. Places with potential offered at a discounted price often attract a crazy amount of interest among our readers. But this week’s most popular home was something else entirely. This sprawling place isn’t exactly a fixer-upper—it’s a complete tear-down. […]

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Trump Proposes $6.2B HUD Cut. What Impact Will It Have on U.S. Cities?

March 16, 2017 | No Comments

Spencer Platt/Getty Images President Donald Trump is wasting no time making good on his campaign promise to slash government spending, as evidenced by the release of his 2018 budget. It faces a long dance through lobbyists and Congress before approval. But once you get past the handful of areas slated for increases—mainly the departments of Defense, Veterans […]

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Rockstar Energy Founder Owns This Week’s Most Expensive New Listing

March 16, 2017 | No Comments

realtor.com Rockstar Energy Drink founder Russ Weiner is now a rock star of the real estate world. His pricey flip in posh Beverly Hills, CA, is going for $45 million, taking the crown of most expensive new listing this week on realtor.com®. The unfussy, gated 12,108-square-foot estate comes with nine beds, 14 baths, and two detached guesthouses on 1.14 acres. Mauricio Umansky and Katelyn Byrd […]

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J.T. Snow Selling Snowy Retreat in the Tahoe Area

March 16, 2017 | No Comments

Trisha Leeper/WireImage Former San Francisco Giant J.T. Snow is set to release his Truckee, CA, home. The six-time Gold Glover’s vacation getaway is on the market for $1.6 million. This four-bedroom, 3.5-bath, 3,750-square-foot mountain retreat sure looks like a home run. Built in 2007, the stunning home has a long, high-ceilinged foyer, a massive kitchen with pantry, […]

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Tennis Great Gigi Fernandez Looks to Smash It With New Canaan Sale

March 16, 2017 | No Comments

Michael Reaves/Getty Images Tennis great Gigi Fernandez is trying to ace a sale of her home in New Canaan, CT, which came on the market earlier this week for $1.7 million. The 5,000-square-foot Dutch Colonial is on a quiet cul-de-sac in the quaint town, a bedroom community north of New York City. The five-bedroom, four-bath home includes […]

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Could the Housing Crunch Get Worse? What the Latest Construction Numbers Say

March 16, 2017 | No Comments

unkas_photo/iStock The housing crunch doesn’t look like it will be getting better any time soon, according to the latest report on new construction. The number of permits issued to builders to put up sorely needed homes across the country fell 6.2% from January to February, according to the seasonally adjusted numbers in the latest new residential […]

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