New York City — if you can make it there, you'll make it
anywhere. But what if you made it there, and now you have to move?? Will you ever find a neighborhood in your new
city that suits you as well as your NYC one did?
Now that Tax Day is here and gone, have some fun taking a virtual tour of those relatively unscathed by the annual filing day. Billionaire Homes allows online Nosy Neds and Nellys an aerial view of some the most famous tech magnates' homes from the likes of Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and more.
There's no question that moving is a pain, but generally we can all agree that there are times when it's a necessary evil. But would you be willing to make a move down the block or even within the same building? How do you evaluate whether it's worth it?
If you're an architecture buff like me, you've probably spent plenty of time admiring great buildings, in person and on the pages of glossy magazines. But have you ever thought about living in one? Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpiece La Miniatura is for sale, and if the price is right, this could be your chance to own a piece of architectural history.
Sifting through apartment listings in any big city can be a daunting task. One frustrating factor in the search for a new home are the often misleading descriptive adjectives used in the classifieds to lure you in. If the stress of searching for a new home is getting the best of you, take a look at this lighthearted top ten list of frequently used phrases and their sometimes closer-to-reality meanings...
How would you feel about living in a converted church? Here in Toronto, I've noticed a large number of homes for sale that were once churches, like the former Methodist Church (above) in the High Park neighborhood, recently divided into 24 condos. If you're a lover of light, there are obvious benefits to the large church windows, but it leaves me wondering: how you would decorate the inside?
While breaking a lease is something to avoid, as with any binding
contract, sometimes circumstances intervene and it becomes unavoidable. I found myself in this very position last year: about three months
into a 18-month lease, an opportunity came up across country and we needed out.
Do you dream of the home you wanted but weren't able to get? Do you miss a home you once lived in? Whether it's a place that's no longer right for your needs, is out of your price range, or was snapped up by someone else, many of us have homes that haunt us.