Only 4 Housing Markets Have Fully Recovered From the Pandemic—Here’s Where They Are

The COVID-19 pandemic radically changed the housing market: As hoards of Americans picked up and moved, home prices reached all-time highs, inventory hit all-time lows, and a shortage of homes for sale has persisted ever since. But that’s finally shifting. A new monthly housing report from Realtor.com found that while most of America’s 50 largest metros still had inventory levels […]

Bitcoin Value Has Come Roaring Back: Why Not Use It To Buy a New House?

Crypto is back. Bitcoin prices hit a record high of $73,000 on March 13. Though demand briefly dropped for bitcoin‘s exchange-traded funds as investors started to pull their profits out, the cryptocurrency is currently trading at around $65,000. The price will change day to day, yet the fact remains that the cryptocurrency is well above the $44,000 it was valued at […]

5 Easy, Affordable Bathroom Upgrades Instagram Loves Right Now

Despite the sunlight that now stretches into the formerly dark evenings, we’re still technically in cozy season. Spring weather tends to swing between balmy and frigid, with lots of rain in between. Misty days are great for flowers, but the dramatic switches between sun and rain can be a little jarring. The antidote? A nice, […]

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 […]