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Miami Beach Luxury Home Prices Skyrocket!

The Real Deal reports that luxury home prices in Miami Beach increased 66 percent in the last year to an average of $8.3... Read More

Home Prices Up But Sales Retreat!

Home prices in December increased 4.5 percent compared to 2013. The number of homes on the market dropped to just 4.4 mo... Read More

New Homes Are Shrinking!

According to the U.S. Commerce Department, the size of new homes decreased 106 square feet in 2014. The median size of a... Read More

McMansions Are Big!

According to the National Association of Realtors, used McMansions are selling well. Home sales priced in the $750,000 t... Read More

Joan Rivers New York Penthouse!

The estate of Joan Rivers is selling her Manhattan penthouse with ballroom and lots of glitz asking $28 million. Read More

Coastal Living's Happiest Seaside Towns!

Coastal Living is conducting its annual readers survey to find America's happiest beach towns. Last year's winning town ... Read More

Florida Home Prices Up Again!

Florida home prices continue to go up. January was the the 38th consecutive month that both single-family homes and cond... Read More

Ghost Town Real Estate Mistakes!

An abandoned water park, Holy Land theme park murder site and Israeli strip joint are now abandoned real estate mistakes... Read More

Waldorf Astoria Adding Condos!

The new Chinese owners of the Waldorf Astoria plan to convert part of the hotel into super luxury condos. Read More

Miami Condo Developers Bank On New Yorkers!

As economic problems in Russia and much of the world cast a shadow on the over 300 proposed condo projects in Miami, dev... Read More

Taylor Swift's House Collection!

Taylor Swift is a celebrity house collector. Curbed has a look at Taylor's career and her many homes including the Hyann... Read More

Paul McCartney Home Auction!

The Liverpool home where Paul McCartney lived as a child is going to auction. Read More

John Denver's Colorado Peace House!

A Colorado disc jockey is trying to buy John Denver's Aspen estate and turn it into a conference center to promote world... Read More

The Real Rob Lowe's $42 Million Estate!

Rob Lowe is selling his Montecito, California home asking $42 million. He may have a buyer. Read More

Porsche Design Tower Features Man Caves!

With its black glass Batman look, robot car elevators and futuristic interior design, Porsche Design Tower is different ... Read More

Rex Ryan Moving To Buffalo!

Rex Ryan is selling his New Jersey five bedroom home asking $2.2 million. The former New York Jets coach is the new Buff... Read More

Historic Celebrity Homes!

Architectural Digest talked to celebrities about their homes' history. Julianne Moore owns an 1839 New York waterfront t... Read More

Manhattan Condo Prices 10-Year Surge!

While most cities are still struggling to reach their 2005/06 peak home prices, Manhattan condo prices are up an average... Read More

Las Vegas Mob Boss Home For Sale!

The Las Vegas home of mob boss, Frank “Lefty†Rosenthal, who inspired the Robert De Niro character, Sam “Ace†Ro... Read More

The Standard & Poor's Mansion!

The Tuxedo Park, New York mansion that was built in the late 1800s for Standard & Poor co-founder, William Poor, is for ... Read More

Buy a Condo - Get a Tesla!

An upscale condo development in West Palm Beach, Florida is offering a free Tesla with the purchase of a home. The homes... Read More

Rupert Murdoch Selling Houses!

Media kingpin Rupert Murdoch purchased Move Inc, the operator of in September. This week, he explained his r... Read More

Miami Beach Founder's Home In Danger!

The Star Island home of the first mayor and co-founder of Miami Beach, John H. Levi, may be demolished. The home was bu... Read More

Mitt Romney Trims His House Collection!

According to the Boston Globe, 2012 GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is unloading some of his homes inventory in p... Read More

The $1 House of the Year!

Every year, the Wall Street Journal's readers vote for their favorite home. The winner is selected from the Journal's w... Read More

Shakira's Miami Beach Home For Sale!

The Miami Beach neighborhood where Matt Damon recently sold his 1920's estate is popular with celebrities. Colombian sup... Read More

Bad News For Miami Beach Condo Developers!

A triple whammy of a devalued euro, low oil prices and Russian economic sanctions is bad news for the Miami Beach condo ... Read More

New Home Sales Surge for December!

According to the U.S. Commerce Department, new home sales were up 11.6 percent in December. Although new home sales for... Read More

London's Expensive Real Estate - Shared Bedrooms!

London real estate prices are the most expensive in the world, making even Manhattan prices seem like a bargain. Rental ... Read More

America's Top 10 Rich Towns!

The U.S. cities where the most expensive homes are found are also the places that require the highest incomes to live. A... Read More

South Florida's Pre-Construction Price Difference!

Condo pre-construction prices in the best areas of Miami Beach are as high as $2,700 a square foot. About twice as much ... Read More

Old Hollywood Celebrity Homes!

“Elle Décor†has photos of the homes of some of Hollywood's biggest stars from the past. Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gabl... Read More

The Housing Demolition Dilemma!

As towns and cities lose population in the North and Midwest USA, long-time vacant homes can become a serious problem at... Read More

Sandy Hook Killer's Home Will Be Demolished!

The 3,100-square-foot Connecticut Colonial home where Adam Lanza lived with his mother when he slaughtered 20 first grad... Read More

Best Housing Starts Since 2005!

A good December pushed annual U.S. housing starts to its highest level since 2005. A total of 1.01 million new homes an... Read More

Miami Condo Pre-Construction Includes Soccer Field!

A planned Miami condo project, Paramount Miami Worldcenter, with 472 units will include a soccer field. About 10 percent... Read More

Dump the House - Live On a Cruise Ship!

A Florida widow sold her home almost seven years ago and has been living ever since on a cruise ship. Since her husband ... Read More

Atomic-Bomb Missile Silo For Sale!

A Cold War era missile silo that lies 10 floors below ground near Roswell, New Mexico is for sale asking $295,000. A sal... Read More

Macy's Connected Home For Sale!

A New Jersey estate with ties to the founder of Macy's is for sale. Herbert and Therese Straus built the elaborate compo... Read More

Condo Sale Sets New York City Record!

A penthouse condo with expansive Central Park views at New York City's One57 has set a new sales record at $100.47 milli... Read More

Reeling Russian Ruble Scrambles Luxury Market!

The Russians were very active in the last few years buying multi-million dollar homes and condos in Florida and New York... Read More

More Celebrity Homes!

From Taylor Swift to Charlize Theron, Rihanna and Miley Cyrus, Lonny has a tour of celebrity homes. Read More

Sham Florida Moves To Save On Taxes!

Because Florida has no state income tax and additional tax breaks for residents, some people from high tax states are te... Read More

South Florida Home Investing Slows Down!

With South Florida home prices up over 20 percent, home purchases by institutional investors has slowed down. According ... Read More

Tiger's Swedish Golf Island!

According to, a 62-acre island in Sweden that was designed with golf facilities, home, ferry and horse stable fo... Read More

American Castles For Sale!

The Real Deal and have photos and details on five wonderful castle-like homes for sale in the United States... Read More

Frank Sinatra's New York penthouse!

A Manhattan penthouse that Frank Sinatra helped design in 1961 and where he lived with Mia Farrow appears to have sold f... Read More

Celebrity Ski Homes!

Jerry Seinfeld's 14,200 square foot Telluride, Colorado ski home was for sale in 2011. Mitt Romney sold his Park City, U... Read More

Florida Home Investors Ready To Cash Out!

According to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, investors who scooped up cheap Florida homes during the real estate crash may ... Read More

Jeff Gordon's Aspen Ranch!

Jeff Gordon is more than just a race car driver. He is also a real estate collector including a 1,930 acre ranch near As... Read More

Burt Reynolds Sells Florida Home!

After several years on and off the market and a precipitous drop from the original $15 million asking price in 2006, it ... Read More

Ruskies Leave U.S. Luxury Housing Market!

Luxury real estate agents are feeling the affects of wealthy Russians who are no longer buying the multi-million dollar ... Read More

Florida Passes New York In Population!

In December, Florida moved ahead of New York as the third most populous U.S. state with 19.9 million people. New York ha... Read More

New Yorkers Driving Miami Condo Prices Higher!

New York City developers and their clients are buying expensive condos in Miami and Miami Beach pushing prices higher. A... Read More

Beatles' 1964 Apartment For Sale!

A London apartment where George Harrison and Ringo Starr lived in 1964 is for sale. Read More

South Florida Condo Boom!

According to "The Real Deal," the number of new condo units proposed for the Florida Gold Coast counties of Miami-Dade, ... Read More

Bruno Mars' New House!

Bruno Mars just paid $6.5 million for a 7 bedroom, 8 bath home in Studio City, California. Read More

Utah Has Largest Homes In USA!

According to “USA Today,†Provo, Utah has the largest homes in the United States followed by Houston, Texas; Colorad... Read More

People Love Wacky Homes!

An upside down home in Russia, wine vat homes in Spain and an airplane house in Nigeria, “Business Insider†has the ... Read More

Top 10 Celebrity Homes For Sale!

The “Houston Chronicle†has a look at the best celebrity homes that were for sale in 2014. From Celine Dion to Heidi... Read More

America's Top 10 Most Popular Neighborhoods!

According to a analysis of real estate web searches by zip code, America's most popular neighborhood is in O... Read More

Housing Recovery Sputters Along!

After a good October, sales of previously owned homes fell below expectations in November. Although some parts of the U.... Read More

Joe Cocker's Colorado English Manor!

In 1992, Joe Cocker and his wife, Pam, bought a 240-acre tract of land in Crawford, Colorado. They built, not the usual ... Read More

Futuro Houses Face Bleak Future!

Originally marketed as ski homes in the late 1960s, the spaceship-looking prefabricated plastic homes never really caugh... Read More

Marco Rubio Is Selling His Miami Home!

Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio is asking $696,000 for his four bedroom Miami home. He also had the home on the m... Read More

Ozzie Nelson Haunted House Sold!

One of Hollywood's long-running rumors is that the Los Angeles home where the Ozzie Nelson family lived and was the film... Read More

Dick Clark's Flintstone House Sold!

Dick Clark did it all! “American Bandstand†and “Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve,†along with a myriad of r... Read More

The Beatles, Frank Sinatra & Dean Martin!

A 1957 Miami Beach condo-hotel resort that was a favorite of Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin back in the day, and where th... Read More

President Ford's Ski Home For Sale!

President Gerald Ford's ski home in Beaver Creek, Colorado is for sale at $8.5 million. The first floor was originally d... Read More

Nudists Buy Houses Too!

A Tampa, Florida real estate agent specializes in finding homes for nudists. The Tampa area is a hot spot for clothing-o... Read More

Shakira's Miami Beach Mansion!

Shakira has been trying to sell her sexy Miami Beach home for over a year at $14.95 million. Although it is not official... Read More

Neon Deion's Texas Mansion!

Deion Sanders' former Dallas mansion has been on and off the market for a few years. Deion started out asking $21 millio... Read More

Groundbreaking at Former Spring Break HoJos!

The Fort Lauderdale Howard Johnsons that attracted thousand of spring break college kids with cheap rates and good locat... Read More

Architectural Digest Covers Bette Midler's Penthouse!

Take a tour of Bette Midler's French country home looking penthouse in New York City, courtesy of Architectural Digest. Read More

Top 10 All Time Real Estate Movies!

Evil Mr Potter in “Its a Wonderful Life†was a slum landlord and Eddie Murphy was a real estate sales creep in Walt ... Read More

U.S. Most Expensive Homes - Alabama to Wyoming!

“USA Today†and Zillow have listed the most expensive homes for sale in all 50 states. North Dakota has the cheapest... Read More

Weird Homes For Sale!

Bob Hope's UFO home in Palm Springs, a Connecticut castle, and a mushroom house in Maryland are a few of the unusual hom... Read More

Biltmore Hotel Days Numbered!

The Biltmore Hotel built in 1897 in St Petersburg, Florida was known as the “White Queen of the Gulf.†It has been c... Read More

Only 3% Down Buys a House!

In a new program, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will begin backing some home mortgages with just 3 percent required for a d... Read More

67% of South Florida Pre-Construction Condos Sold!

According to, approximately 17,665 pre-construction condos are now for sale in South Florida, mostly i... Read More

Home Appraisal Headaches!

As the housing market inches back closer to its pre-crash price levels, a common complaint from real estate agents is th... Read More

McConaughey's Texas Mansion & Trailer!

HGTV has the photos of Matthew McConaughey's Airstream and his Austin, Texas home. Read More

Fort Lauderdale Yankee Clipper Sold!

One of South Florida's most historic hotels just sold for $107 million. The Fort Lauderdale Yankee Clipper opened in 195... Read More

Airplane Homes For Sale!

Curbed has the details on four homes for sale that come with their own runway and airplane hanger. Prices range from $2.... Read More

President Roosevelt's Florida White House!

President Franklin Roosevelt's Winter White House near Miami, Florida was torn down in 1994 and replaced with an ultra-m... Read More

Slow Sales at NYC's One 57!

In 2013, billionaires were rushing to buy the best units at One 57, New York's newest condo tower with Central Park view... Read More

Top 10 Up & Coming U.S. Cities!

Pompano Beach, Florida was #5 of the “up and coming†cities listed on Trip Advisor's top 10 U.S. cities that are gen... Read More

Europe's Biggest Mansion Is For Sale!

The largest home in Europe, about twice the size of Buckingham Palace, is for sale asking £7 million or about $11 milli... Read More

New York's Surging $10 Million Market!

Sales of New York City's $10 million condos and co-ops have soared in 2014, already at 56 units. This is an increase fro... Read More

Pirate Compound Going To Auction!

A Connecticut man says he spent $20 million on his pirate-themed vacation home in the Virgin Islands. The home is called... Read More

Johnny Bench Catches Florida Deal!

Former Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench recently purchased the Jupiter, Florida home of retired St Loui... Read More

“The Godfather” Movie House For Sale!

The Staten Island compound that was Don Corleone's home in “The Godfather,†where Connie Corleone had her big weddin... Read More

New Hampshire Home Might Be Booby Trapped!

It has been a tough sale for a New Hampshire home where an anti-government couple hunkered down in 2007 to try to escape... Read More

Danielle Steel's Historic San Francisco Mansion!

Curbed has a fascinating look at San Francisco's historic Spreckels Mansion. Now the home of Danielle Steel. Read More

Orlando Rated Best Place To Buy a Home!

In a recent analysis of best cities for affordable housing and good schools, Orlando was ranked #1. The next highest ra... Read More

New York's Most Fashionable Haunted House!

A neglected Staten Island mansion that was built in 1855 has become a popular photo location for the New York City fashi... Read More

Tom Cruise puts vacation home on the market for $59 million!

Tom Cruise has put his 298-acre estate in Telluride, Colorado on the market for $59 million. At the heart of the enormou... Read More

More Snow Means More Florida Sales!

The cold weather and snow in the northern and midwest U.S. and Canada are good news for Florida condo sales agents. Miam... Read More

Terry Bradshaw's Oklahoma Ranch!

Terry Bradshaw is selling his Oklahoma ranch for $10.8 million. According to, Terry spent millions refurbishi... Read More

Miami Beach Condo Worries!

With a slower international buying market and prices that have increased to their 2006 peak levels, there are signs that... Read More