If you’re looking for a slice of Palm Springs in Los Angeles, the newly listed Lynch Residence in Studio City checks all the boxes. The midcentury gem was designed and built in 1955 by Harold B. Zook, and remains a stellar example of the architect’s mastery of form that follows function. It’s for sale at
Charlie Eaton Courtesy: Charlie Eaton The odds of student loan forgiveness happening have never been greater, experts say. Yet a number of large obstacles stand in the way, some practical and others ideological. Does the president have the authority to cancel the debt? Officials at the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of
High-quality automated shading slashes lighting energy use, while at the same time enhancing occupant comfort. Modern LED lighting with advanced controls also greatly cuts lighting energy use, and offers superior results. These are among key findings of research undertaken by the Portland, Ore.-based New Buildings Institute (NBI). The insights should provide commercial real estate owners
In this article RDFN The CEO of real estate brokerage Redfin told CNBC on Friday there’s been a much-needed cooling in the booming housing market recently. “For the past couple of weeks, housing has been hot instead of blazing hot, and it’s actually probably good for the market. We’ve been running too hot for too
Singer Gloria Gaynor, whose voice helped define the disco era with the ultimate breakup anthem, “I Will Survive,” is seeking a buyer for her New Jersey mansion, which is on the market for $1.249 million. Gaynor, who released a string of disco hits that have gone on to become classics, including “Never Can Say Goodbye,”
Helen H. Richardson | Denver Post | Getty Images Homeowners are getting richer and richer as prices keep soaring – and the numbers are staggering. Those with mortgages — about 62% of all properties — saw their equity jump by 20% in the first quarter from a year earlier, according to CoreLogic. This represents a
Like its neighbor to the south, Canada’s real estate market is expected to see continued growth in 2021, particularly in the luxury sector. In Toronto, an emerging global hub, residential sales of $5 million or more have increased by more than 8% year-over-year, while sales of $2 million or more have increased by about 10%.
A new housing model is rising from the dirt in Valencia, California, and potentially raising the bar for real estate developers hoping to reduce their carbon footprints. More than 21,000 homes are going up in a brand-new community that, its developer says, will be the largest net-zero community in the nation, and potentially the world.
Generation after generation of one household from the village of Orléat in central France has walked the same grounds for some 400 years. This sand-colored stone castle in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region has been passed down within the family since it was built in the 17th century. Over the years, events put on by the owners
Lumber industry veteran Kyle Little told CNBC on Tuesday that it’s a sensible decision to hold off on beginning discretionary building projects due to high wood costs. “The jobs that you have coming up, don’t expect us to go back to what we saw the previous 10 years. That being said, if you can wait,
Smart-lock startup Latch began trading Monday through a SPAC listing that raised $453 million and values the company at over $1.5 billion. The shares, issued through a special purpose acquisition vehicle run by Tishman Speyer Properties, rose 4% on the first day of trading. “Using the Tishman Speyer portfolio as an incubator for new ideas
In this article CRM Marc Benioff, chairman and chief executive officer of Salesforce.com speaks during the grand opening ceremonies for the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco on May 22, 2018. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff said on Monday that he expects half or more of his company’s employees
German architect Rolf Demmler first arrived in China in 2004 after what he says was an “accident.” Facing an uninspiring career trajectory at home, Demmler was ready for a change when opportunity called. “Somebody from out of nowhere said, ‘We have job offerings in China,’” he recalled in a recent interview in Shanghai. “It labeled itself
Newark, New Jersey. Sean Pavone | iStock | Getty Images Since September, most renters across the country have been protected from eviction, thanks to an unprecedented moratorium on the proceedings ordered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Now that ban will expire in less than a month, and millions of Americans could find
With 1,350 miles of coastline, Florida is second to only Alaska when it comes to waterfront real estate in the United States. But not all 1,350 miles are made equal. Some coastal stretches are known for white sand and crystalline waters, some are known for the golf courses, and others for the charm and tranquility—but
Geber86 | E+ | Getty Images After Janell Ivy lost her job at a daycare center because of the pandemic, she fell behind on her $890 rent. The single mother feared that she and her four children, all under the age of 7, would be evicted from their apartment in Houston. She packed up her
Villa Nafissa, a once-in-a-generation compound located 26 miles north of Downtown San Diego in Rancho Santa Fe, comes with close to 40 acres of park-like grounds, a private lake, waterfalls, more than 3,000 species of flora and idyllic gardens designed to evoke impressionist painter Claude Monet’s famous water garden in Giverny, France. The estate, listed
Many Americans are suddenly house rich. On paper, anyway. Soaring home prices have resulted in a record amount of home equity on hand. By the end of last year, roughly 46 million homeowners held a total $7.3 trillion in equity to tap, the largest amount ever recorded, according to Black Knight, a mortgage technology and
After a year-plus of staying at home, it’s natural for people to want more space. This collection of properties, from Gothic European chateaus to a Portuguese palace, have precisely that. Fairytale French chateau Location: Vitre, Brittany, France Price: $1.9 million The gothic-style chateau was originally built 1860 and superbly restored in 2004 and 2016. Groupe
Siraj Ahmad | iStock | Getty Images More than 10 million Americans, or 14% of U.S. renters, say they aren’t caught up with their housing payments, meaning many could be at risk when the national moratorium on evictions expires in under a month. That finding comes from data collected by the Census Bureau between May
Memorial Day weekend has ushered the summer in. Has it also ushered the superheated New York real estate market out? Is buyer interest still seasonal? Will June 15 see all our prosperous families decamping to their country or seaside homes, not to be seen again till Labor Day? For a variety of reasons, probably not.
Maskot | Maskot | Getty Images President Joe Biden laid out a plan this week to narrow the racial wealth gap in the U.S. Many were disappointed not to see any mention of student loan forgiveness in that agenda. The president’s initiatives, announced 100 years after the Tulsa Race Massacre, will include tackling racial discrimination
This grand mansion built in 1885 has deep roots in Montecito. For three decades, it was the family home of the famed Moody Sisters, four women who left their mark on Santa Barbara housing by designing and developing what are known as Moody Sisters Cottages. Trailblazers at a time when few women had jobs outside
President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the Ford Rouge Electric Vehicle Center, in Dearborn, Michigan on May 18, 2021. Nicholas Kamm | AFP | Getty Images The wealthy may have a whole other reason to dread President Joe Biden’s proposal to overhaul taxes on inheritances: They may have to dig through decades’ worth of documents
If the name Caroline D’Amore sounds familiar, it’s because you may have heard of her family’s pizza restaurant D’Amores, which has been a Los Angeles staple for years. She’s also acted in films, modeled, and even toured around the world with Paris Hilton as a DJ. But 2021 might just be her year. In addition to being the
No-Mad | iStock | Getty Images More than 11 million Americans are behind on their rent and many could be pushed from their homes when the national eviction ban expires in June. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s eviction moratorium, which has been in effect since September, will lift on June 30. Although the
One of San Diego’s most celebrated resorts, the Town and Country recently debuted a multi-million dollar makeover guaranteed to attract guests and breathe new life into the area for a (semi) post-Covid world. The hotel’s historic complex is in the Mission Hills neighborhood, which is located between San Diego International Airport and the downtown Gaslamp
People wait to visit a house for sale in Garden City, Nassau County, New York, on Sept. 6, 2020. Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Mortgage interest rates are near historic lows. Yet if you want to take advantage of those rates, check your credit score first. That three-digit number determines whether you can get
After four years of planning meetings, including over 100 community sessions, the multi-purpose campus for Google received unanimous approval this week from the San Jose City Council. The 80-acre site will bring 4,000 residential units plus 7.3 million square feet of office space. The office buildings are to provide space for an estimated 20,000 workers.
Eddie Valdivia and his wife Vanessa pose in front of their first house, which they purchased in October 2020 with the help of a VA loan. Eddie Valdivia, 34 and his wife, Vanessa, 36, workers at the Red Cross, bought their first house last October, right in the middle of the pandemic. It’s a three-bedroom,