realtor.com® blog Archives - Eloise Mendez

What Is an Escalation Clause and When Should You Use One?

As real estate markets across the country heat up, competitive buying situations and bidding wars are becoming the norm. In many cities, the majority of new listings are receiving multiple offers. Real estate inventory continues to be extremely low, and growing buyer demand seems to be keeping pace with new homes coming on the market. [...]

Here’s Bill Gates’ New Waterfront Equestrian Estate

Microsoft mogul Bill Gates is saddling up in Palm Beach County. According to a report, the second richest man in the world recently shelled out $8.7 million on a waterfront equestrian estate in the affluent village of Wellington, FL. Gates purchased the Mediterranean-style horse ranch after he and his family rented the property last year. The estate offers four [...]

Bob Newhart Lists Bel Air Estate

Bob Newhart knows a thing or two about assets and worth having worked as an accountant before embarking on a celebrated career in show business, and apparently he sees a lot of worth in one of his greatest assets: his longtime home in Bel Air. The actor and stand-up comedian recently put the Los Angeles estate on the [...]

Realtor.com’s #FindItFirst Hits the Road with Airstream

The summer road trip is an iconic American tradition, one that has become synonymous with the timeless adventurer brand Airstream. Beginning today, realtor.com and Airstream will embark on a road trip of a different kind with the launch of Find it First Hits the Road, and we want you to be a part of the journey. [...]

Here’s Bill Gates’ New Waterfront Equestrian Estate

Microsoft mogul Bill Gates is saddling up in Palm Beach County. According to a report, the second richest man in the world recently shelled out $8.7 million on a waterfront equestrian estate in the affluent village of Wellington, FL. Gates purchased the Mediterranean-style horse ranch after he and his family rented the property last year. [...]

Bob Newhart Lists Bel Air Estate

Bob Newhart knows a thing or two about assets and worth having worked as an accountant before embarking on a celebrated career in show business, and apparently he sees a lot of worth in one of his greatest assets: his longtime home in Bel Air. The actor and stand-up comedian recently put the Los Angeles [...]

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 [...]

Realtor.com’s #FindItFirst Hits the Road with Airstream

The summer road trip is an iconic American tradition, one that has become synonymous with the timeless adventurer brand Airstream. Beginning today, realtor.com and Airstream will embark on a road trip of a different kind with the launch of Find it First Hits the Road, and we want you to be a part of the [...]

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 [...]