Taylor Swift Just Bought the $18M Tribeca Townhouse Next Door
Taylor Swift has embraced the New York state of mind so completely, and so broadly through real estate investments, that some pop culture writers have started referring to her downtown Manhattan ‘hood as “Taybeca.” Now, the New York Post reports that Swift has mic-dropped a whopping $18 million for a townhouse at 153 Franklin Street in Tribeca (with a somewhat shady past) in an off-market deal.
May 3, 2019
Check Out Kristen Stewart’s New $5.6M NYC Loft Fixer Upper
Twilight star turned indie film staple Kristen Stewart has decided to try her own hand at taking the worst apartment in the best location and renovating it into the real estate gem of our dreams. The famously private actress and Chanel model just scooped up this 3,000 square foot, three bedroom, two bath NoHo loft for $5.
May 3, 2019
This Is How Much You Get Paid To Rent Your Home to TV Shows
What would you trade for your home to have a moment of TV fame? Endless roof pizzas? Well, now that the writers at The Real Deal have pulled back the curtain on how much money people actually get paid to rent out their homes to a TV show, you can be a little smarter in your bargaining. While homeowners do have to deal with crews traipsing in and out of their homes for anywhere from a day to a few weeks, they are handsomely rewarded for their time.
May 3, 2019
This West Village Townhouse For Sale Was Once Destroyed By Courtney Love
Destroying a hotel room is, like, so rock ‘n’ roll, but what about questionably redecorating (and possibly setting a small fire to) a $27,000 per month West Village rental? That’s the kind of history that comes with this NYC townhouse, currently listed for sale at $11.25 million — after a $100,000 makeover the owner deemed necessary once infamous grunge band frontwoman Courtney Love moved out in 2011.
May 3, 2019
Lloyd Wright’s Infamous Sowden House Is On the Market
In 1926, architect Lloyd Wright (yep, son of Frank) built this “neo Mayan” home in Los Feliz for friend and artist John Sowden. The property is currently for sale for $4.7 million.
May 3, 2019
Jay Leno Goes Gatsby With a New $13.5M Seaside Mansion in Newport
While the rest of us are still dreaming of a white Christmas, former Tonight Show host Jay Leno and his wife Mavis are desperately seeking summer with a brand new seaside home in historic Newport, Rhode Island. According to The Boston Globe, the Lenos paid $13.5 million for the crescent moon-shaped, French chateau-inspired mansion on a private, gated 9-acre coastline peninsula.
May 3, 2019
The Unexpected Home Buying Lesson I Learned from “Home Alone”
We introduced our daughter to Home Alone this month, one of my all-time favorite Christmas movies. (Now we watch it almost every day, because that’s how things go with a five-year-old.
May 3, 2019
9 Fascinating Facts About the Bachelor Mansion
Okay, I admit it: I love watching ABC’s The Bachelor. Not only does it offer up a superior mix of fantasy, romance, and of course, drama, the beloved reality series takes place in an over-the-top mansion, that we have to say, looks pretty design-savvy from our seats.
May 3, 2019
Inside the Versace Mansion, The Setting For The Latest Season of American Crime Story
Did you watch Ryan Murphy’s newest TV extravaganza, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, this week? The show, which follows the events leading up to and aftermath of Gianni Versace’s murder, features an all-star cast and Versace’s actual mansion. Now a luxury hotel, the Miami enclave of the designer is basically a character on the show.
May 3, 2019
Whoopi Goldberg Lists Her Longtime Old Hollywood Estate for $8.75M
When you’re a Hollywood superstar of the mega-wattage of Whoopi Goldberg, nothing but a property with serious Silver Screen street cred will do. But after more than 20 years at her Pacific Palisades home, the EGOT winner and talk show host is moving on — listing the pedigreed estate for $6.25 million more than what she purchased it for back in 1993.
May 3, 2019
The Italian Villa From Call Me By Your Name Is For Sale
The 16th century Italian villa from the Academy Award nominated Call Me By Your Name is for sale. Almost a character unto itself, the sprawling and beautifully preserved home provided the perfect background for the coming of age story. “I had known that house for many years; I even dreamed of buying that house,” Director Luca Guadagnino told Architectural Digest.
May 3, 2019
Owning a Famous Property Has Its Downsides: American Horror Story House Owners Suing Over Tourists
Have you ever thought how cool it would be to own a famous house recognizable from popular culture? Maybe think again. The current owners of the L.A.-located Rosenheim Mansion, AKA the famous haunted house featured in the initial season of American Horror Story, are way over the novelty. In fact, they’re suing the previous owners for not giving them a heads up about how often the house is visited by fans of the horror anthology.
May 3, 2019
The 10 Things I Hate About You House Is on the Market
“You’re just too good to be true, can’t take my eyes off of you,” which is what you’ll be singing to this house. And for good reason! Not only is it beautiful, it’s also the house featured in classic teen movie 10 Things I Hate About You. Located in Tacoma, Washington, the gorgeous Victorian has plenty to offer up outside of its Hollywood pedigree, but that doesn’t hurt. The five bedroom, four bathroom 5,760 square foot house is on the market for $1.
May 3, 2019
Justin Timberlake Lists His SoHo Bachelor Pad For $8M
As anyone watching the Golden Globes red carpet could plainly see, Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are a match made in Hollywood heaven — which could be why, eight years after purchasing it and two years after wedding his perfect partner, Timberlake has finally listed his former NYC bachelor pad.
May 3, 2019
Tyra Banks Bought a Stunner of a Pacific Palisade Mansion
Star of the hit movie Life Size and creator of little known reality show America’s Next Top Model, Tyra Banks has reportedly picked up a brand new California property. After selling her gorgeous New York condo last spring, Banks recently purchased this sprawling Pacific Palisades home for $6.995 million. The 6,160 square foot, five bedroom, five and a half bathroom contemporary home boasts sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean and amenities fit for a supermodel.
May 3, 2019
Beyoncé’s Former Hamptons Rental (Yes, Another One) Is For Sale
Depending on who you ask, this totally qualifies as one of those urgent questions that need answers: Who wants to live in a home Beyoncé once rented ? You can, that is if you have enough coins and crisp dollar bills to purchase Sandcastle, the Carters’ not-so-humble former rental in Bridgehampton that is now on the market for $49.95 million.
May 3, 2019
Adam Levine Sold His LA Mansion to John Mayer
With celebs often buying one another’s homes, sometimes the world of celebrity real estate can feel like one big episode of Trading Spaces. Such is the case when it comes to the recent sale of Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo’s home. The Maroon 5 frontman and star of The Voice and his model wife have just sold their sprawling LA ranch — which registers at just over over 7,000 square feet — to fellow musician John Mayer for $13.5 million.
May 3, 2019
Diane Keaton’s First NYC Apartment Is Back on the Market for $17.5M
If you still maintain that Annie Hall-era Diane Keaton was the best Diane Keaton, then hold onto your oversized bowler hat. Because the first apartment the actress bought after playing the icon to quirky leading ladies is now back on the market. Housed in a now-famous Central Park West co-op, the full-floor apartment with skyline views “in every direction” is the first apartment Keaton ever purchased following the success of her 1977 film with Woody Allen.
May 3, 2019
Peek Inside Kristin Davis’ New Brentwood Manse
It’s the kind of place where you could easily imagine perfectly imperfect couple Charlotte and Harry spending their happily forever after, if they ever deigned to leave New York. But instead of a faux set for Sex and the City, this art-filled villa in Los Angeles is the place where very real actress Kristin Davis is now calling home.
May 3, 2019
Peek Inside Heidi Klum’s New $5M Fixer Upper Loft
The first glance of Heidi Klum’s new “no-frills fixer-upper” penthouse in SoHo has us channeling her Project Runway costar Tim Gunn and chanting: “Make it work!” The supermodel turned entrepreneur and TV producer recently bought the nearly 5,000 square foot loft at 515 Broadway in March for about $5 million, according to The Real Deal.
May 3, 2019
What “House Hunters” Didn’t Tell Me About Buying My First Home
“House Hunters” first premiered in 1999 when I was 12 years old. I devoured episode after episode. And since they don’t teach you these practical things in school, I thought I had learned everything there is to know about home buying from the popular HGTV show. But fast forward 18 years: I got married, then pregnant. Suddenly I was eager to trade the nearly-windowless rental basement my husband and I considered home for one we could call our own.
May 3, 2019
Buy One of Taylor Swift’s Beverly Hills Homes for $2.95M
Taylor Swift is rapidly earning her Reputation as one of the most prolific real estate investors of her millennial generation, with potentially yet another massive quick-flip profit coming her way from the upcoming sale of her Beverly Hills home. According to Trulia, Swift purchased the home for $1.775 million back in 2012 and just listed it for $2.95 million.
May 3, 2019
Peek Inside Elizabeth Banks’ New $6.85M Home in Sherman Oaks
Now the fifth highest-grossing actress of all time, Elizabeth Banks has had quite the busy (and wildly successful) decade — and is saying #treatyoself to a new $6.85 million family estate with sweeping views of downtown Los Angeles, but far enough away in the San Fernando Valley to create some work/life balance.
May 3, 2019
Shaq’s $28M Orlando Mega Mansion is For Sale And It’s Totally Extra in Every Way
Dubbed “Shaq-apulco” by the celebrity basketball player and his entourage, Shaquille O’Neal’s longtime home in Orlando is up for sale—and the 31,000-square-foot estate sitting on four prime Floridian waterfront acres has all the over the top features of an all-inclusive resort getaway. And then a hefty dose of humor and quirk befitting the larger-than-life star with the personality to match.
May 3, 2019
Kirsten Dunst Just Sold Her Dreamy, Boho SoHo Loft for $4.4M
After over a year on the market, actor-director-producer Kirsten Dunst has just sold her charmingly boho penthouse loft in Hudson Square—at the intersection of New York’s coveted Soho and Tribeca neighborhoods—for $4.4 million. The 477 Washington Street #PHW (aka 533 Canal Street) was formerly owned by Dunst and is the same vintage-inspired, two-bedroom, two-bathroom loft that the celebrity has had listed on the market since February 2017.
May 3, 2019
John Legend and Chrissy Teigen Buy Penthouse in Their Old Nolita Building for $9M
Five months after the celebrity duo were spotted touring an available condo at their old Brewster Carriage House building, the Wall Street Journal has confirmed that Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are the proud new owners of this $9M penthouse in NYC. It’s back to their old stomping grounds at 374 Broome in Nolita, but now with loads more space—both indoors and outdoors—for their growing family.
May 3, 2019
Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany Buy Most Expensive Brooklyn Townhouse Ever
At $15.5 million, the townhouse that actors Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany just purchased on Brooklyn Heights is believed to be one of the most expensive transactions ever closed in the New York City borough.
May 3, 2019
Peek Inside the Real Life LA House from The Holiday, Just Listed for $12M
Calling all Nancy Meyers fans and softly-lit rom-com addicts: the real-life house where The Holiday (with Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, and Jack Black) was filmed just want on the market in Southern California—for $11.8 million.
May 3, 2019
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Have a New Weekend Home
Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan Markle are in nesting mode. The royal duo, who were wed just two weeks ago, have signed a two-year lease for a new home in the Cotswolds. Located about 90 minutes outside of London, the Grand Tew Estate is described as the “archetypal English Country Estate. Spring lambs playing in rolling grassland, oak woods with a carpet of bluebells, chocolate box thatch cottages.” Damn, that’s bucolic!
May 3, 2019
Oprah Buys 43-Acre Pacific Northwest Island Estate for $8.28M
The rumors have been confirmed: Puget Sound is getting a new celebrity resident. Oprah Winfrey just picked up an $8.275 million estate on Orcas Island in the San Juan archipelago, halfway between Seattle and Vancouver—the first Pacific Northwest property for the billionaire media mogul and her burgeoning real estate empire.
May 3, 2019
The “Faceless Bunker” From Fixer Upper Can Be Yours For $1.15 Million
Here’s your chance to snag a piece of Fixer Upper history. Known as the “Faceless Bunker” on season two of the HGTV show, the four bed, three and a half bath home was absolutely transformed by Chip and Joanna Gaines. Now, it’s hit the market for a whopping $1.15 million. Quite a difference from the $349,000 it was last sold for in 2014, according to realtor.com.
May 3, 2019
Now’s Your Chance To Live In The Brady Bunch House
Don’t go trying to play ball in this house. For the first time in nearly half a century, one of TV’s most famous homes is back on the market. The home used as the exterior for The Brady Bunch, a 3 bed, 3 bath that supposedly held six kids, two parents, and a housekeeper, is located just north of Los Angeles in the San Fernando Valley, and is listed by Ernie Carswell of Douglas Elliman for $1.88 million.
May 3, 2019
This ‘Game of Thrones’ Castle Is for Sale
Gosford Castle in Northern Ireland is for sale—or well, at least a hefty portion of it is. A large section of the building, which has been central to the filming of Game of Thrones, is currently entertaining offers above the £500,000 mark, according to its real estate listing. It’s a price that seems like a relative steal given this Scottish castle was recently listed for a staggering $20 million.
May 3, 2019
Plot Twist: HGTV Bought the Brady Bunch House
It’s been an eventful few days for the Brady Bunch house. The property, which was used as the exterior of the family home on the beloved ’70s series, stirred up some controversy this weekend, but now we know more. On Friday, *NSYNC’s Lance Bass tweeted that he bid on the San Fernando Valley property and his offer was accepted. Super excited to announce they accepted my offer on the #BradyBunch house last night!!! This is going to be a fun project!
May 3, 2019
Get a Glimpse of Old Hollywood at Shirley Temple’s Former Home for Sale
Hollywood’s Star Tour buses race around the windy streets of 90210 pointing out the homes of Brad Pitt, Gwen Stefani, or Quentin Tarantino. The glitz and glam of Hollywood looks a bit different now than the old Hollywood of yesteryear, where houses weren’t massive structures behind gilded gates, but charming homes tucked between trees.
May 3, 2019
Peek Inside Meryl Streep’s Manhattan Penthouse for Sale
Meryl Streep’s home, like Meryl Streep, could be or do anything. It could be a designed in the Grecian bohemian styled laid back vibe like her persona in Mamma Mia, all the way to the more proper and posh digs of her character in Florence Foster Jenkins. In actuality, the Tribeca home—a penthouse in the River Lofts at 92 Laight Street—is somewhere in between, and it’s been listed for a whopping $24.6 million.
May 3, 2019
This Hobbit House in New York Could Be Yours for $795K
Whether you’re a longtime “Lord of the Rings” fan or you appreciate unique architecture when you see it, this energy-efficient hobbit home will make onlookers stop and stare. Created by “Lord of the Rings” fan and civil engineer Jim Castigan, this residence dubbed Hobbit Hollow is officially on the market for $795,000. The 1,500 square foot home is built right into a hillside of the 1.
May 3, 2019
Brooklyn Decker and Andy Roddick’s Mountain Home is the Epitome of Rustic Chic
Brooklyn Decker is a woman of many talents: she’s a regular on the Netflix series “Grace and Frankie,” the co-founder of digital wardrobe system Finery, and, as her North Carolina home proves, she has a great eye for design. Their main residence is in Austin, but Brooklyn and husband Andy Roddick also have a second home in the little town of Cashiers, North Carolina, an hour and a half southwest of Asheville in the Nantahala National Forest.
May 3, 2019
Here’s Where ‘Game of Thrones’ Characters Would Live in 2019
With the final season of “Game of Thrones” officially underway and fans dying to have all of their burning questions answered (srsly, who will win the Iron Throne?!) we have a few inquiries of our own starting with: what would each GoT character’s modern home be?
May 3, 2019
Patti Smith’s Former Detroit House Has a Secret Passageway to a Wine Cellar
Here’s your chance to own a piece of rock n’ rock real estate history. The Michigan home of iconic singer/author Patti Smith has officially hit the market, and the three-bed, one-and-a-half bath Tudor beauty is straight out of a fairy tale. But here’s a unique twist: the realtor is her son, Jackson Smith.Located in St. Clair Shores, the 2116-square-foot brick home, which is listed at $499,000, sits on the canal of Lake St. Clair.
May 1, 2019
You’ve Never Seen Her But She’s Famous: The Voice of House Hunters
If you’ve ever sat down to watch an episode (or 47) of HGTV’s House Hunters, then you’ve heard the voice of Andromeda Dunker. BuzzFeed chatted with the actor in her first extensive interview. House Hunters has been a staple at the cable network since 1999 and has spawned a plethora of spinoffs, including House Hunters International, Tiny House Hunters, House Hunters Off the Grid, House Hunters Renovation.
Apr 30, 2019
Lauren Conrad Has Left The Hills, Selling Her Home for Big Bucks
While gossip-mongers whispered rumors about whether or not the famous reality TV star might be ready for a more private life, Lauren Conrad quietly sold her swoon-worthy home in Pacific Palisades this summer — right after announcing she’s expecting her first child, with husband William Tell. Like a little Spanish-influenced white stucco, red tile, and wood castle (castl-ita?
Apr 30, 2019
You Can Rent Sonny and Cher’s Groovy Los Angeles Home for $250/Night
If you and your partner are looking for a quiet getaway with a chic ’70s twist, take a page out of Sonny and Cher’s songbook, and rent their former home on Vrbo. The airy, modern pad is great for a retreat close to the glamorous Hollywood scene. But Sonny and Cher’s classic L.A.
Apr 20, 2019
Barbra Streisand’s Former Penthouse Is Classic New York, Just Like Her
Got a spare $11.25 million hanging around? Then you can officially hang your hat where Barbra did. Well, if you can get by the co-op board first. Barbra Streisand’s former 3,672-square-foot home on Central Park West has officially hit the market, and the 9-room penthouse is the picture of Manhattan luxury. It’s no wonder that Babs lived here for over 30 years. Designed by the famed architect Emory Roth, the art deco Ardsley building has a prime location on Central Park West.
Apr 19, 2019
Peek Inside Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Vintage 1940s Home For Sale
Four years after purchasing his LA property, actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt recently listed his vintage Franklin Hills residence for $3.85 million, slightly more than what he paid for it back in 2015. At 3,771 square feet, the four-bedroom, four-bathroom time capsule home offers an iconic view of downtown LA. Designed by Paul R.
Apr 15, 2019
Puttin’ On the Ritz: Irving Berlin’s Former NYC Penthouse Is For Sale
Renowned songwriter Irving Berlin is one of the most famous tenants to occupy the posh New York City penthouse duplex located at 130 East End Ave, and now the sky-high residence is officially up for sale. With an asking price of $3,995,000, the celebrated composer’s former digs is one of three apartments in the building on the market.
Apr 9, 2019
Bruce Willis’ Turks & Caicos Estate Where He Got Married Is For Sale
The time for spring cleaning is officially upon us, but a well-known Hollywood star has plans to partake in this annual tradition on a much grander scale. “Die Hard” actor Bruce Willis and his wife Emma Hemming recently placed their Parrot Cay mansion on the market for $33 million.
Apr 5, 2019
You Can Rent Claude Monet’s French Country Home For $250/Night
If you’re an artist, or you just want a dose of inspiration and French country je ne sais quoi, you don’t have to become an expat to do it. This quiet rental in Normandy offers a retreat for backpackers and families alike. Oh, and the house was once owned by the Impressionist painter Claude Monet. He’s kind of a big deal. The owners call this picturesque rental The Blue House, because the shutters are a striking shade of robin’s egg blue.
Apr 3, 2019
Sandra Bullock Lists Her Georgia Island Home for $6.5 Million
Recently, we let you in on a few good reasons to live in the Southeast, and now here’s an even more tempting reason to pack up and head to a rapidly expanding part of the country. According to the real estate grapevine, Sandra Bullock recently listed her Tybee Island house for $6.5 million. Offering 3,360 square feet of beachfront bliss, the gorgeous home off the coast of Georgia boasts seven bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms and sits on a little less than three acres.
Apr 2, 2019
Melissa McCarthy Could Be Your Landlord—For $10,000/Month
In the latest installment of “We *So* Wanna Live Here,” Melissa McCarthy’s Toluca Lake bungalow is back on the rental market. Though it might be a bit outside our price range; the comedian is asking would-be tenant(s) to shell out $10,000 a month. To put that number in perspective, it’s more than the annual hidden costs of homeownership. With the in flow of cash, McCarthy could easily support her dollar store shopping habit and probably have a bit left over each month.
Apr 1, 2019
This Celebrity Home For Sale Is Only Accessible by Cable Car
Fire up the cable car, because we’re ready to move into Suzanne Somers’ desert oasis. The actress and health entrepreneur just listed the 72-acre hillside retreat she shares with her husband Alan Hamel in Palm Springs, California, and the sprawling estate is the picture of privacy. How private? Well… the compound is reachable on foot, by golf cart via a private road, or by private funicular. That’s right: you need to ride a cable car to get to this hillside enclave.
Mar 25, 2019
Emma Stone Clearly Enjoys a Wallpaper Moment, As Seen in Her Beverly Hills Home for Sale
Cue the “La-La Land” jokes: Oscar-winner Emma Stone has listed her four-bed, four-and-a-half-bath estate in Beverly Hills for $3.899 million, Variety reports. Located in the Coldwater Canyon section of town, the 3,862-square-foot home, which was built in 1953, is the very picture of privacy. Tucked away on a quiet road behind a high wall and secure gates, the property was previously owned by British star Dudley Moore.
Mar 21, 2019
Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy Are Selling a Pair of NYC Townhouses
One half of the actress-turned-fashion mogul twin duo Mary-Kate Olsen and her husband Olivier Sarkozy are looking to offload a pair of Manhattan townhouses. Located at 123 E. 10th St., and 125 E. 10th St., the posh residences recently hit the market for $7.69 million and $8.3 million, respectively. The former space is 4,200 square feet, five stories tall and has an eat-in kitchen along with a total of five bedrooms, one of which is a master suite that encompasses an entire level.
Mar 21, 2019
Alexis Stewart’s NYC Triplex For Sale Is Actually 4 Units in One
While Martha Stewart continues to dominate the world one lifestyle venture at a time (see: her pet CBD line), her daughter Alexis is busy working on a major real estate move. The younger Stewart recently listed her impeccably designed West Village triplex for $53 million, after having purchased the home between 2006 and 2007 for approximately $35 million.
Mar 5, 2019
Jodie Foster’s Beverly Hills Property Is on the Market
While she prepares for a speaking gig at the upcoming South by Southwest festival, would-be luxury home buyers are somewhere hunched over their laptops, completely mesmerized by the gorgeous Beverly Hills mansion Jodie Foster just put on the market. Listed by Christie’s International Real Estate affiliate David Kramer of Hilton & Hyland, the two-level 1950s dwelling is approximately 7,500 square feet, sits on a little more than an acre and has five bedrooms and seven bathrooms.
Mar 4, 2019
7 Celebrities That Prove Living In the Midwest Is Incredibly Cool
Celebs—they’re just like us! Except that, well, they’re usually multi-millionaires with McMansions in Hollywood to match. That’s why it’s so fun to stumble upon superstars living more low-key lives outside of the greater Los Angeles area and in relatively down-to-earth areas, like the Midwest. From the former Commander-in-Chief to one of the richest rappers in the world, here are seven big names who call the “Middle America” home.
Mar 1, 2019
Chip & Joanna Gaines Just Bought a Literal Castle
This is the ultimate fixer upper.
Feb 26, 2019
Eleanor Roosevelt’s Charming Manhattan Townhouse Is Selling For $13.5 Million
After a long hiatus, Eleanor Roosevelt’s stately townhouse in New York City‘s Upper East Side, where the former First Lady resided is back on the market—for a cool $13.5 million. The townhouse is a historic fixture and almost 150 years old. It spans five floors and is topped by a spacious rooftop deck boasting stellar city views. Winding wooden staircases connect the floors, Architectural Digest detailed, and there’s also an elevator for more convenient access.
Feb 19, 2019
Natalie Portman’s New Montecito Mansion is Indoor Outdoor Living Perfection
Ever wonder how Oscar winning actor Natalie Portman relaxes? Based on her latest real estate acquisition, we’re guessing that staring at the ocean factors in heavily. The Jackie star recently purchased a vacation home in Montecito, a town on the California coast northwest of Los Angeles near Santa Barbara. Check out the property for yourself. The modern vacation home, designed by Santa Barbara architect Barton Meyers, set Portman back $6.5 million.
Feb 4, 2019
Jon Glaser Loved His First Apartment So Much, He Teared Up Just Thinking About It
Welcome to My First Apartment! Whether it’s your first studio, a four-bedroom deep in the city shared with a handful of roommates, or even an entire house (lucky you!), there’s something special about moving into the first place that’s truly your own. In this series, we’ll showcase actors, artists, entrepreneurs, and beyond—asking them to revisit that oh-so-sweet nostalgia of newly-found freedom.
Jan 9, 2019
The Salary You’d Need to Buy the ‘Home Alone’ House
You’ve probably watched “Home Alone” at least a handful of times since it was released in 1990—it’s a holiday classic. And if you weren’t too distracted by the implausibility of Kevin’s hijinks, you may have noticed that the McCallisters’ house is a beautiful six-bedroom, three-and-a-half bathroom Georgian. And, if you’re like us, you’re probably wondering what a house like that costs.
Dec 23, 2018
Jordin Sparks’s First Apartment Was a Real Lesson in Adulting
Welcome to My First Apartment! Whether it’s your first studio, a four-bedroom deep in the city shared with a handful of roommates, or even an entire house (lucky you!), there’s something special about moving into the first place that’s truly your own. In this series, we’ll showcase actors, artists, entrepreneurs, and beyond—asking them to revisit that oh-so-sweet nostalgia of newly-found freedom.
Dec 22, 2018
6 Surprising Celebs Who Have Called Atlanta Home
Who doesn’t love a little southern hospitality? The beloved city of Atlanta is a thriving metropolis filled with diversity and character, so it’s no wonder that some of Hollywood’s biggest names have settled down there. Here are just a few of Atlanta’s most famous homeowners: You know her for “How I Met Your Mother,” “Buffy,” and the “American Pie” trilogy, but you might not know that Alyson Hannigan has a thriving side gig.
Dec 21, 2018
The Salary You’d Need to Buy the ‘A Star Is Born’ House
Will Bradley Cooper’s latest iteration of “A Star Is Born” sweep the Oscars come February? Perhaps. Did the cozy, secluded home that Cooper’s troubled character Jackson Maine shared with Lady Gaga’s Ally sweep us off our feet? Most definitely. Though the movie was fiction, the house where some intense jam sessions (and equally intense fighting) took place actually exists in the wild.
Dec 19, 2018
Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent Put Their Hancock Park Home on the Market
Near the end of last year, we took a glimpse inside Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent’s swoon-worthy Spanish colonial home, but this holiday season, the designers are looking for a new owner to settle into their exquisitely-styled abode. Berkus and Brent recently placed their Hancock Park mansion on the market for $13.8 million with Coldwell Banker Global Luxury’s Brent Watson—just two years after they purchased the property for $8.
Dec 19, 2018
The Salary You’d Need to Own the “Friends” Apartment
If you’re like me, you’re probably spending the holiday weekend indulging in the ultimate Thanksgiving tradition: Marathoning the “Friends” Thanksgiving episodes. Amid lost toes, shepherd’s pie trifle, and The Geller Cup, you might be marveling at that marvelous purple apartment.
Nov 21, 2018
Rent ‘Girls’ Star Zosia Mamet’s Former UWS Apartment for $5,000
If we’re all being honest here, there’s a stage in anyone who’s under 30 and recently moved to New York’s life that happens: we assume it will be something like an episode of “Girls.” Maybe a significant other dumps you before/after your short story reading, or you get splashed by a cab right before a job interview and have to explain why you’d be a good something or other, and then you come home to your weirdly gigantic apartment for a freelance writer.
Nov 19, 2018
Kate Beckinsale’s First Apartment Was “Cozy, Cheap, and Terrifying”
Welcome to My First Apartment! Whether it’s your first studio, a four-bedroom deep in the city shared with a handful of roommates, or even an entire house (lucky you!), there’s something special about moving into the first place that’s truly your own. In this series, we’ll showcase actors, artists, entrepreneurs, and beyond—asking them to revisit that oh-so-sweet nostalgia of newly-found freedom.
Nov 17, 2018
Genevieve Gorder’s First Apartment Was a DIY-Lover’s Dream
Welcome to My First Apartment! Whether it’s your first studio, a four-bedroom deep in the city shared with a handful of roommates, or even an entire house (lucky you!), there’s something special about moving into the first place that’s truly your own. In this series, we’ll showcase actors, artists, entrepreneurs, and beyond—asking them to revisit that oh-so-sweet nostalgia of newly-found freedom. To say that Genevieve Gorder is captivating is an understatement.
Nov 8, 2018
The $6.5M Home Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra Will Share
Well before announcing their engagement in August, Nick Jonas was already planning his future with Priyanka Chopra by locking down the property that they will call home. The singer invested a whopping $6.5 million into this Beverly Hills pad back in April for the couple to share once they’re married, according to Realtor.com.
Oct 31, 2018
The Salary You’d Need to Afford Each State’s Most Expensive House
If you were planning on winning the lottery and buying yourself a totally elaborate multi-million dollar mansion… all I can say is I’m sorry. (In full disclosure, I did win… $2.) But the time you spent swimming through listings and the feelings you felt for that perfect mansion don’t have to go to waste, right? Is it really so far-fetched that you could one day afford to live there?
Oct 26, 2018
The Salary You’d Need to Afford “The Father of the Bride” House
If you watched “Father of the Bride” with envy—admiring the complex relationship between George and Annie Banks, or wistfully dreaming up your own backyard wedding—the news that the Alhambra, California, home was for sale just a few years ago may have sent you running to mortgage calculators. What could a home like that—a gorgeous 4,400-square-foot center-hall colonial on a tree-lined street—possibly cost? And what would it take to afford something so grand?
Oct 21, 2018