Valentines Day - Articles

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

Zillow By Camille Salama Looking for love? The best place to find a Valentine's date may not be too far away. The nation's top areas for singles may have the highest percentage of bachelors and bachelorettes, but financial factors are important, too. After all, you'll want to meet someone who can afford to date. To... Continue Reading »

This Perfect Valentine's Day Home Is Pretty (Ugly?) in Pink

In honor of Valentine's Day, we present to you a House of the Day that'll certainly put you in the mood for some loving. That's because there's no place to better woo your sweetheart than in a home decked out from head to toe in the color of love! Yes, that's right: This four-bedroom home in Newton, Mass., boasts... Continue Reading »

Living Apart Together: Separate Spaces Keep These Married Couples Close

Heather Lloyd-Martin lives in a two-bedroom hillside apartment in West Linn, Ore. Her husband, Ron Blanchette, also lives in a two-bedroom apartment in West Linn -- but a different one, perched atop the same hill, five minutes away. Lloyd-Martin and Blanchette (pictured at left), both in their mid-40s, have been married... Continue Reading »

Make Your Home Romantic for Valentine's Day

By Cara Greenberg The stuff of family life -- from excessive clutter to funky odors -- can be domestic downers, whether you're planning a sexy evening or simply want your home to be a peaceful retreat. Here's how to put the spice back in your home life. Clutter Begone Clutter is a national epidemic, and chances are... Continue Reading »

Best Cities to Find a Date for Valentine's Day

In Washington, D.C., women often complain about the lack of available men. On the other hand, "Man Jose" (which is San Jose, Calif., of course) gets that nickname for having too few available women for the men of Silicon Valley. But is it fact or fiction? In love, as with real estate, it's better to get the inside scoop... Continue Reading »

20 Most Romantic Cities in America

How romantic is your city? That depends on how many romance novels, relationship books, love songs -- and, well, sex toys -- people in your city buy. Amazon.com released its annual list of the most romantic cities in America based on sales of its romance products, and the winner might surprise you. (This is its second... Continue Reading »

Prince Charles to Open Dumfries House to Couples for Valentine's Day

We never really pegged Prince Charles as a romantic, but it seems the stiff royal has a soft spot for the world's official day of love. This Valentine's Day, the Prince of Wales is hiring out the Dumfries House in East Ayrshire, Scotland (pictured above) -- a house that the Prince gallantly "saved for the nation,"... Continue Reading »

House of the Day: Lush Phoenix Home Where Every Bedroom Has a Private Courtyard

We know Valentine's Day is long gone, but this heart-flutteringly romantic adobe villa in Phoenix has us longing for a little lovin'. From its lush, rose-flanked grounds and ivy-covered columns to its intimate, sun-kissed rooms and whimsical antique chandeliers, it evokes Old World European, days-gone-by romance.... Continue Reading »

In Romance, Homeowners Have Game, Survey Says

By Les Christie, CNNMoney NEW YORK -- When it comes to dating, homeownership can be the ultimate aphrodisiac. In a survey of 1,000 single people, more than a third of women and 18 percent of men said they would much rather date a homeowner than a renter. Only 2 percent of women said they preferred to date a man who... Continue Reading »

House of the Day: Love Nest Boasts Heart-Shaped Hot Tub

A disclaimer: this isn't the usual swanky, million-dollar mansion we feature in our House of the Day series. We know. But, in honor of Valentine's Day, we thought we'd switch it up a little and spice up our predictable daily feature with a little, well, hot tub action. Red, heart-shaped, hot tub action. Yes lovebirds,... Continue Reading »

Pamela Anderson Sues Ex for Not Giving Her Condo

For Pamela Anderson, nothing says "I no longer love you" like a $1 million lawsuit she filed against her ex boyfriend, just days before Valentine's Day. The former bikini-clad Baywatch babe filed a federal lawsuit in Los Angeles claiming a former beau, real estate tycoon Laurence Hallier, owes her the cash in accordance... Continue Reading »

Valentine's Day Inside the Most Romantic Home in America

Wanna get lucky this Valentine's Day? You could buy your beloved flowers, chocolate, jewelry -- or seal the deal with the Most Romantic Home in America. As it does every year, Top Ten Real Estate Deals surveyed agents nationwide to find the country's sexiest houses for sale. The 2011 winner: a "romantic oasis of rustic... Continue Reading »

Valentine's Day Sales for the Proud Single

Oscar Wilde surely put a few cupids out of work on Valentine's Day when he said, "To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance." And that has been the motto of happy singles everywhere. Why sulk from the missing Valentines in your mailbox or the lack of presents from a desired companion? Forget the other and... Continue Reading »

Party Girl: Chinese New Year / Valentine's Day Mashups

A few times each century, the stars align and give us a fabulous double-header excuse for a party: Valentine's Day and Chinese New Year. They both fall on Sunday, February 14 this year, so take this golden opportunity to mix things up for an unexpected twist on both holidays. Continue Reading »

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