Five Trends Spotted at Dwell on Design 2013

For the third year in a row, the realtor.com team attended the Dwell on Design show at Los Angeles Convention Center to see the latest trends in design. This year’s show was the most energetic in recent years, with more exhibits than ever. The last few years focused on green and sustainable designs, and while sustainability was [...]

Five Trends Spotted at Dwell on Design 2013

For the third year in a row, the realtor.com team attended the Dwell on Design show at Los Angeles Convention Center to see the latest trends in design. This year’s show was the most energetic in recent years, with more exhibits than ever. The last few years focused on green and sustainable designs, and while [...]

What You Need to Know About Easements

As you search for a home, you may have come across the term easement in a listing and wondered what it means. An easement is a legal arrangement by the owner of the property and a nonowner to use the property in some fashion. You may see this term used in listings where a home [...]

Tony La Russa Would Like to Sell You Some Land

Hello, and welcome to another edition of celebrity land-peddler. Joining Greg Norman and William McGinest in this elite group of sellers this week is none other than retired baseball skipper Tony La Russa, who is pitching a prime parcel in Cactus League country. La Russa is well acclimated to the arid Arizona climate, having made [...]

Ed Asner Sells Longtime Studio City Home

  Call it the “closing act” for the Studio City home of Ed Asner. The legendary film and television actor has sold his charming bungalow in the Los Angeles neighborhood. Asner’s quaint residence first surfaced in July with an asking price of $1.5 million, but saw its price drop to slightly below $1.3 million in November. The [...]

Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

Homeowners typically refinance their mortgages to save money, but it doesn’t always work out that way. If you are not sure that you are getting the best deal, that your home will appraise highly, or if you’ll even qualify, you may end up wasting time and money. Ask yourself these questions before you consider refinancing: [...]

Realtor.com® Report: 2014 Home Buying Starts Strong

The polar vortex is proving to be no sweat for home buyers, according to the latest National Housing Trend Report from realtor.com®. Despite severe winter weather conditions across the nation, the 2014 home buying season got off to a good start with a year-over-year increase in inventory and sustained growth in home prices. The median [...]

Stanley Tucci Sells Country Retreat Just North of NYC

Stanley Tucci may not be done with the Big Apple for good, but the Academy-Award nominee has officially closed the book on his country retreat north of New York City. Tucci is a native of the affluent Westchester County, where his charming South Salem, NY, residence is located. The home first appeared on the market in September [...]

NHL Legend Jeremy Roenick Lists Mansion With Baseball Field

Jeremy Roenick scored 513 goals over the course of his Hall of Fame pro hockey career, but it appears the NHL legend has traded his hockey stick for a baseball bat in his retirement. Roenick is selling his massive mansion in North Scottsdale, AZ, and with it his personal “Field of Dreams.” No, not a cornfield [...]

Beware of This Deed Scam

If you’ve recently purchased a home, a scam may try to trick you out of more than $80. Gitte Laasby at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recently reported on scammers contacting new home buyers with a seemingly legitimate solicitation offering to send a copy of their property deed and other information for $83. Laasby discovered the scam after Graig Goldman, [...]