10 Funny Little Details That Made Homebuyers Fall in Love With a House

Love is subjective, often irrational. So is buying a home. Sometimes, it’s the littlest thing that tips the scales, where one thinks—no, knows—that a particular property is the one. So lest you get too committed to your house-hunting checklist, we thought we’d share some surprise features that truly bowled over homebuyers, and made them realize without […]

What a Cutie! Rent Actress Jenny Slate’s Darling L.A. Cottage for $12.5K a Month

Actress Jenny Slate, known for roles in comedic series “Bob’s Burgers” and “Parks and Recreation,” is seeking a tenant for her cute Craftsman-style cottage in Los Angeles’ trendy Silver Lake Hills neighborhood. She’s asking $12,500 a month. The fully furnished abode features three bedrooms and two bathrooms and is available for a six- to nine-month lease. Built […]

Oldies but Goodies: 5 Vibrant Victorians, All Priced Below $350K

Oldies but goodies: That’s an apt way to describe Victorians. What’s not to like about the highest quality vintage features that last for decades, and perhaps even centuries? Talk about standing the test of time! And what’s not to like about extremely reasonable prices? We’ve found five vintage Victorians, each of them available for less than […]

‘Devastating’: Rental Affordability Has Hit a New Record Low

Trying to find a cheap apartment? Good luck. Rental affordability hit a record low, with even middle-income tenants taking a large hit to their finances in 2022, according to a recent report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. Half of all tenants were classified as “cost-burdened,” which means they’re paying more than 30% of […]

On the House: Congratulations, You Bought a Home—Here’s What You Need To Do Now

Q:What should first-time homeowners know as they settle into their homes? Congratulations, you bought a home! You overcame a myriad of homebuying obstacles to achieve the American dream. You also fixed your monthly housing payments and will hopefully be building equity for years to come. Now that you’re a homeowner, what comes next? You might […]

When Is a Home Seller Paid—and How? The Steps of a Real Estate Transaction

Congrats! You just sold your home quickly for thousands of dollars over the asking price. You may be eyeing that sell price with wide eyes, amazed that a large amount of money will soon be in your bank account. Well, the cash will get to your savings account, but perhaps not as quickly as you hoped—or expected. After all, […]