“This is the one!” I’ve exclaimed firmly to a number of rental agents in my life, after only walking inside a couple of steps. They say there’s no such thing as love at first sight, but when it comes to apartments, I’m a believer. Every single one of my apartment searches have started with me walking through a series of spaces that were okay, nice — even perfectly potential. And they’ve all ended with me calling off the search as soon as I walked through the door of the “one.” I’ve just known instantly for each of the last seven homes I’ve lived in. This is both a good and bad thing.
My husband and I are in the process of saving for a house. We're among the last of our friends to buy their first place and, since friends know we're looking, we're getting some great advice about home ownership. The people in our lives have been very forthcoming about their budgets and payments, something that's tremendously helpful as we figure out exactly how much house we can afford.
Here's some real estate news that will have you rethinking your life choices: an iconic hammock shop in Provincetown, Massachusetts is for sale. You should probably buy it immediately and move to the beach.
A century ago, this structure was a bustling train station; today it's home base for two former Manhattanites — John Schultz and husband James Burgess — who bought the adorable 3000 square foot Stanfordville station a year ago. Just look at how they lovingly restored "The Station" (as they call it) while honoring its rich history.
Do you write out your rent check every month and think, "This must be some kind of record?" You might be right. Zumper just released their latest monthly report charting one-bedroom rental prices throughout the US. Who made the unlucky list this time? Here you go.
Over the past few weeks, we’ve given you an inside look at what it’s like to sell homes in one of the country’s hottest markets: Seattle. Real estate power duo, Franz + Joe of Coldwell Banker Bain has allowed us to peak into some of the beautiful properties they’ve recently sold, and get the low-down on their sellers' unique real estate experiences. If you're like us, and you're itching to see and learn more, check out the video above to meet Team Franz + Joe and their Seattle sellers!
Read on for Team Franz + Joe's top 5 crucial real estate tips to help you market and sell your home successfully.