The (Very) Dated Closet Features Buyers Always NoticeReal Estate
Sorry, bi-fold doors: Your time is up.
Here’s How “Witches Stairs” Came to Be — And Why You Might Want SomeReal Estate
You can blame urban legend for the eerie nickname.
Oct 3, 2023
What Is a “Raised Ranch” House, Anyway?Real Estate
It's not the same as a split-level.
Sep 27, 2023
The Surprising Kitchen Investment That Homebuyers Are Tired OfReal Estate
Bespoke isn’t always a good thing.
Sep 22, 2023
What Is an Accessory Dwelling Unit, You Ask? Here’s Your Answer
“ADU” is a bit of a buzzword.
Sep 15, 2023
What Makes a Loft a Loft?Real Estate
Here's what you need to know.
Aug 27, 2023
A Brief History of the Wonderfully Weird “Folding Bathtub”Real Estate
It’s a Murphy tub, if you will.
Aug 26, 2023
A Frank Lloyd Wright Home in Chicago Is Listed for Just $75KReal Estate
It’s not exactly move-in ready.
Aug 17, 2023
What Is “Parlor Level,” Anyway?Real Estate
It’s a more niche term than, say, garden level.
Aug 5, 2023
What Is a “Butler’s Pantry,” Anyway?Real Estate
Here’s why some kitchens have them.
Jul 28, 2023
A “Pie Safe” Might Be the Piece of Furniture Your Kitchen Is MissingReal Estate
Here’s how to identify one.
Jul 24, 2023
What Is a “Storm Window,” Anyway?Real Estate
It's different from a regular ol' window.
Jul 21, 2023
If You Love MCM Homes, You Might Also Like This Architectural Style
Deck houses could be your next mid-mod obsession.
Jul 19, 2023
Ever Heard of “Chicago Windows”? Here’s How to Spot Them.Real Estate
They’re actually not named after the city.
Jul 8, 2023
3 Things I Love (and 1 Thing I Don’t) About My “Split Bathroom”Real Estate
I’m coming clean about this unconventional setup.
Jun 27, 2023
Here's Why Life Is So Good in "15-Minute Cities"Real Estate
And why you might want to live in one.
Jun 21, 2023
The Important Reason You Should Pay Attention to “Vernacular Architecture”Real Estate
It defines the character of a neighborhood.
Jun 21, 2023
What a Real Estate Agent Really Thinks About Backyard Chicken CoopsReal Estate
It may be a bigger selling point than you think.
May 22, 2023
Here’s What That Weird Rooftop Balcony on Coastal Homes Is CalledReal Estate
The views are nice, but they have a functional backstory.
May 17, 2023
Why Real Estate Agents Want You to Watch Out for "Emotional Taxes"Real Estate
They can pop up during the homebuying process.
May 16, 2023
What Is a "Split Bedroom" and Why Would I Want One?Real Estate
Experts recommend them for a few specific groups.
Apr 20, 2023
Is There a Minimum Size for a Bedroom? Here's What Experts Say.Real Estate
Check to see if your bedroom meets legal requirements.
Apr 22, 2023
4 Trends You're Going to See in Every Real Estate Listing Photo This YearReal Estate
Keep an eye out for these while Zillow scrolling.
Apr 5, 2023
I Keep Seeing “Twin Home” Real Estate Listings. But What Actually Are They?
Hint: They’re not duplexes.
Mar 29, 2023
The Alleged Violent (and Possibly Pretentious) Origins of Spiral StaircasesReal Estate
They're a historic architectural feature.
Mar 23, 2023
5 Kitchen Island Trends on Their Way Out, According to Real Estate ExpertsReal Estate
Here’s what to steer clear of.
Mar 12, 2023
What Is the MLS, Anyway? Real Estate Agents ExplainReal Estate
Here’s what to know.
Mar 11, 2023
9 Kitchen Trends To Avoid, According to Real Estate AgentsReal Estate
If you want to increase your home's resale value, skip these popular elements.
Mar 9, 2023
The Best Kitchen Layouts Have These 3 Things in CommonReal Estate
According to real estate pros.
Mar 1, 2023
Here's What You Call Those Rounded Rooms on Older HomesReal Estate
According to an architect.
Feb 10, 2023
3 Retro Trends Real Estate Agents Love to See in BedroomsReal Estate
What better place than the bedroom to stage a retro revival?
Feb 6, 2023
The 4 Most Popular Trends in Hardwood Flooring Right NowReal Estate
According to real estate agents.
Feb 1, 2023
The Elaborate Playmobil Dollhouse That Taught Me to Love Victorian HomesReal Estate
The perfect house doesn't exi— oh, wait.
Jan 23, 2023
What Exactly Is a Clerestory Window?Real Estate
Here's how you define them.
Jan 13, 2023
20 Things You Learn from Living in a 100-Year-Old HouseReal Estate
Architectural designer Nick Waldman and cookbook author Sarah Waldman learned a lot of lessons when they renovated a house built in the 1920s on Martha's Vineyard.
Jan 2, 2023
This Is Best Time to Move in 2023, According to Real Estate ProsReal Estate
Their opinions should give you a game plan if you’re thinking that the new year will also include a fresh address
Jan 1, 2023
The 4 Home Trends We’ll See in 2023, as Predicted by Real Estate Pros Real Estate
Guess what? Buyers may get some relief.
Dec 29, 2022
The Most Unexpected Real Estate Trend of 2022 Real Estate
It's a good thing for buyers.
Dec 27, 2022
Should You Get a Conventional Loan? An Expert Weighs InReal Estate
While they're super popular, an expert believes they aren’t the only path.
Dec 24, 2022
The Real Estate Trend That Hopefully Ended in 2022, According to Agents Real Estate
I got in touch with four agents about why this trend is dying out, and what the change says about the future market.
Dec 23, 2022
7 Real Estate Trends That Will Be Left Behind in 2022, According to ExpertsReal Estate
Say so long to these trends, including the race to put in an offer.
Dec 23, 2022
2 Kitchen Layout Trends on Their Way OutReal Estate
According to real estate agents.
Dec 11, 2022
4 Types of Lightbulbs and How to Identify ThemReal Estate
Here's what to know.
Nov 30, 2022
The Storybook-Style Home Is Perfect, and I Will Die on This HillReal Estate
After living happily ever after, of course.
Nov 23, 2022
Single-Hung vs. Double-Hung Windows: What's the Difference?Real Estate
Here's how to tell them apart.
Nov 21, 2022
Here’s How You Define a DormerReal Estate
According to architects.
Nov 19, 2022
So, What's Actually Considered a "Duplex"?Real Estate
Here's everything that 2003 movie with Ben Stiller and Drew Barrymore didn't tell you.
Nov 16, 2022
What Is Included in the Square Footage of a House?Real Estate
The short answer: It varies.
Nov 16, 2022
I Visited 6 Frank Lloyd Wright Homes, and I Just Can’t Get on Board with His StyleReal Estate
I didn’t necessarily gain a love for Wright’s architectural style — admittedly, I’d like to visit other homes to see if they change my mind — but I did acquire a deep respect for the architect.
Nov 16, 2022
What Is Radiator Heating — And How Does It Work?
Here's what to know.
Nov 12, 2022
Here's How You Define a Row House, According to ArchitectsReal Estate
They're a tad different than townhouses.
Nov 12, 2022
Everybody Hates Boob Lamps, But They’re Actually Good LampsReal Estate
I’ll say it: I think, were he alive today, architect and Bauhaus founder Walter Gropius would be a fan of the modern-day boob lamp.
Nov 9, 2022
You Should Probably Give Your House a Name — Here Are a Few Lovely SuggestionsReal Estate
If you're a homeowner, a great name for your home might even help you sell it.
Nov 8, 2022
4 Ways to Mimic the Frank Lloyd Wright Aesthetic in Your HomeReal Estate
According to an architect.
Nov 7, 2022
Here's Everything You Need to Know About A-FramesReal Estate
The dramatic mountainside homes all over social media.
Nov 5, 2022