Madeline Bilis

Deputy Lifestyle Director

Boston, MA

Madeline Bilis edits the Real Estate section as Apartment Therapy's Deputy Lifestyle Director. Her work has appeared in Travel + Leisure, Boston magazine, the Boston Globe, and other outlets. She has a degree in journalism from Emerson College and a soft spot for brutalist buildings.
This Renter-Friendly Hack Minimizes Noise from My Building's Foyer
Real Estate
And it looks like modern art.
3 days ago
The Cheap Kitchen Tool I'll Be Using at Lunchtime All Summer Long
It takes up hardly any cabinet space.
May 23, 2023
I Deleted My Sofa Spreadsheet After Falling in Love with This Burrow Sofa
Sofa Shopping
Plus, it’s on sale for Memorial Day!
May 18, 2023
“Bachelorette Houses” Are the Trendiest New Real Estate Investment
Real Estate
And they’re likely coming to a city near you.
May 2, 2023
Angela Lansbury’s LA Home Just Hit the Market
And it’s where she filmed an iconic wellness video in 1988.
Apr 5, 2023
This TikToker Found an Ingenious Way to Preserve Old Birthday Cards
I’m livid I didn’t think of it earlier.
Mar 14, 2023
Everybody Seems to Hate This Outdated Bedroom Feature — But I Love It
Long live this practical closet addition.
Feb 8, 2023
The Extremely Useful $10 Tool My Mom Swears By
She gave it to me when I left for college.
Jan 19, 2023
41 Surprisingly Thoughtful Gift Card Ideas to Give This Year
Give the gift of choice.
Dec 23, 2022
My Mom’s Genius Idea for Reusing Bread Bags
Her little trick helps reuse what is typically viewed as single-use plastic.
Dec 12, 2022
My Mom Swears by This $5 Piece of Cookware For Making Thanksgiving Dinner
Her unexpected tip makes so much sense.
Nov 11, 2022
Why Visiting Your Local House Museum Is the Ultimate Staycation Activity
You've really got to check it out.
Oct 27, 2022
I Watch TV with My Pal Who Lives 3,000 Miles Away — And It’s the Best
I'd go as far as to say it's Shah-mazing.
Sep 28, 2022
Now Is the Perfect Time to Resurrect Lawn Kitsch
I’m calling for a quirky curb appeal revolution.
Aug 25, 2022
This Hammock Helped Me Discover a New (Perfect) Way to Relax
Why doesn’t everyone have one?
Aug 6, 2022
The Brilliant Spot in the Kitchen Where My Mom Keeps Her To-Do List
It's a stroke of organizational genius.
Jun 29, 2022
The Deliciously Luxurious Treat I Give Myself When I Need to Unwind
I call it a tub-cation.
May 30, 2022
This Old-School Activity Has Made My Mornings So Much More Pleasant
Now I see why people have been doing these for decades.
May 17, 2022
I’m a Hiking Guidebook Author. Here’s How I Make a Summer Hiking Bucket List
Never wonder how to spend a fresh air-filled Saturday again.
May 13, 2022
The Standard Decorating Rule Small/Cool Designers Broke 3 Times
I'm definitely copying this.
May 10, 2022
This Gothic Farmhouse for Sale in Upstate New York Comes with a Chicken Coop
The 1870s abode was renovated by an artist.
Feb 17, 2022
Peek Inside This Industrial Loft for Sale in the Heart of Miami
The polished concrete floors reflect that iconic Florida sunshine.
Feb 10, 2022
This Maine Mansion for Sale Has an Art Studio in the Attic
It’s fit for a king in more ways than one.
Feb 3, 2022
Peek Inside This Greek Revival Home for Sale in Snowy Vermont
It’s a short drive from Killington Ski Area.
Jan 19, 2022
This Ruby Red Condo for Sale in California Has an ADU in the Backyard
Plus fruit trees and an herb garden.
Jan 13, 2022
This Unassuming Colorado House Has a Bowling Alley and Blazing Orange Carpets
It’s on the market for $298,000.
Jan 6, 2022
These Are the 7 Most Unique Home Listings We Saw in 2021
Which one's your favorite?
Dec 22, 2021
This Apartment in Brooklyn Has Lots of Exposed Brick — And a Colorful Mural
Not to mention a custom bookcases and a hidden desk.
Dec 16, 2021
12 Apartment Therapy Editors Share the Best Real Estate Advice They’ve Gotten
Need a hand during your home search? We've got you.
Dec 16, 2021
Thinking About Moving, But Not Sure Where to Go? Here’s How to Decide
Remote work might mean you can work anywhere. But anywhere is a big place.
Dec 14, 2021
To All the Houses I Loved Before
These real estate listings gifted me a brief getaway from the stressors of 2021.
Dec 7, 2021
You Need to See Inside This Savannah Time Capsule Listed for $199k
It has wood paneling galore.
Dec 2, 2021