Lifestyle

Copper Beech Estate Sets Record, Selling for $120 Million

Even after the price dropped by $50 million in September and was re-listed for $130 million earlier this year, it was still the third-priciest home on the market. Continue Reading »

Today's Modular Homes Offer Flexibility, and More Strength

"American Dream Builders" contestants were given four identical modular homes to showcase their creativity, and they showed that house's versatility. Continue Reading »

'American Dream Builders,' Episode 1: How to Get the Look

On the first episode of NBC's new home renovation reality show, "American Dream Builders," design teams confronted two homes in desperate need of smarter space and rooms with more light. Continue Reading »

Town Houses That Don't Compromise on Space

Town houses like these are good œin-between types of homes for those looking for a lifestyle that is not too big and maintenance-heavy. Continue Reading »

'American Dream Builders' Recap: Tale of Two Storybook Tudors

In the first episode of "American Dream Builders," we are introduced to two families that have a common problem: they've outgrown their homes. Continue Reading »

Deepak Chopra Buys New Age Apartment for $14.5 Million, Report Says

There are Siberian oak floors "constructed to gently support your posture," along with circadian lighting systems and in-duct aroma therapies. Continue Reading »

Where Talk Ain't Cheap: Homes of Talk Show Hosts

On the occasion of some recent talk show changes, we're looking at homes of some prominent prime time and daytime hosts. Continue Reading »

Romantic Rooms That Set the Valentine's Day Mood

10 rooms that could inspire the desire for more romance in your own home. Continue Reading »

Derek Jeter Can Retire to Tampa Bay Mansion

The good thing for the Yankee captain is that no matter what's in store, he's got a sweet spot where he can make the transition from perennial All-Star to retiree. Continue Reading »

Best U.S. Cities to Find a Date for Valentine's Day

It's not just about places with the highest percentage of bachelors and bachelorettes, financial factors and the social vibe are important, too. Continue Reading »

For Renters: 5 Essentials When Choosing a Neighborhood

A cheap rental is no bargain if it doesn't offer easy access to these essentials to your lifestyle. Continue Reading »

Minnesota Man's Backyard Project Soars to Olympic Heights [Video]

A Minnesota man vies for "coolest dad" gold as as he builds a huge luge run for his children. Continue Reading »

Man Caves for Super Fans

These rooms are ready to party on game day. Continue Reading »

The Priciest Views in the U.S.

"To command an eye-popping price tag a property had better have eye-popping scenery." Continue Reading »

Upstate New York Seeing an Exodus

In recent years, Florida has been the No. 1 destination for people aged 45 and up leaving upstate New York. Continue Reading »

Gay Assisted Living Facility Seen as Filling a Growing Need

Only the second building of its kind in the United States, Spirit on Lake's backers say it fills a growing need for a generation of openly gay people. Continue Reading »

Gated Community in La Jolla Raising a Stink Over Poop Smell

Those in La Jolla's newest gated community look for a solution to a noxious odor that's reportedly sickening residents and driving away business. Continue Reading »

Homeowners' Remodeling Budgets Are Smaller This Winter, Survey Says

Homeowners who are pondering home improvement project this winter plan to spend significantly less compared with previous seasons, a Zillow survey says. Continue Reading »

Neighbors Rally Around Holiday Display That Drew Hate Mail [Video]

A letter protesting one small-town family's homey Christmas light display seems almost as surprising as it is mean-spirited. Continue Reading »

New Laws Set to Hit Home in 2014

New laws for 2014 in the U.S. affect a range of things related to our homes, from switching on a light to lighting up a joint. Continue Reading »

Homes to Be Thankful For

Here's a roundup of the kind of real estate that we're just grateful exists. Continue Reading »

Americans More Unsure About Homeownership, Survey Suggests

Four out of 10 Americans feel less prepared to buy a home than they were five years ago, according to a new survey. And the main reason isn't monetary. Continue Reading »

How to Avoid the Hassles of Having a Bad Roommate

Rooming with someone you don't know well –- and even someone you do –- can be a risk to your financial security and happiness, but arguably, you're much better off if you do some pre-planning before sharing living space with anyone. Continue Reading »

5 Signs That You're Better Off Renting

How are you when it comes to making decisions, doing yardwork or putting down roots? Continue Reading »

City Where It's Now Illegal to Smoke in Your Own Home

A California city's newly imposed ban on smoking in a private residence applies to owners and renters alike, if they fall into a particular category. Continue Reading »

Iberia Courts Foreign Investors With Lure of Visas, Tax Breaks

The most eager customers, real estate agents and lawyers say, are Chinese and Russians, who have been flocking to Europe for their holidays for more than a decade. Continue Reading »

Young Adults' Mobility at Its Lowest in 50 Years

Demographers call them "Generation Wait," young adults who are delaying careers, marriage and having children because they're hindered by student debt and low-wage jobs. Continue Reading »

Ailing Couple Face Eviction Because Caregiving Son Is Under 55 (Video)

"They are throwing us out. It's not right. We have nowhere to go." Continue Reading »

Retirement Reboot: Upsides of Downsizing to a Rental Home

Here are 10 reasons to become a renter in retirement. Continue Reading »

Highest and Lowest Priced Housing Markets in America

One state continues to have the most expensive housing markets in America, with 13 of the top 25, according to a recent study. Here's a look at the priciest, along with the cheapest places to shop for homes in the U.S. Continue Reading »

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