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Former USMNT Captain Claudio Reyna Selling Bedford Corners Spread
realtor.com Former soccer star Claudio Reyna is looking to score a sale of his beautiful Bedford Corners, NY, abode. It's available for $2.1 million.
This Candy-Colored Apartment in Tokyo Looks Good Enough to Eat
dwell.com Pastel hues, graphic patterns, and material contrasts in Adam Nathaniel Furman’s Nagatcho home make for an instant sugar high.
I Grew a Vineyard in My Backyard—Jealous? Here's How You Can, Too
realtor.com Owning a backyard vineyard is a bucket list item for many people. It was our lifelong dream and, in 2016, that dream became a reality.
Millennial refinances see jump amidst dropping mortgage rates
themortgagereports.com It seems Millennial homeowners are taking advantage of lower mortgage rates. According to new data, Millennial refinances have officially hit their highest point in more than a year.
Modern Residence in California Entwines Open and Closed Spaces
freshome.com This modern residence in California is built around a central courtyard. The construction features both open and enclosed spaces.
Ramona Singer of 'Real Housewives' Wants a Summer Tenant for Her Southampton Home
realtor.com Ramona Singer of the "Real Housewives of New York City" wants to be your landlady. That is, if you’d like to lease her Southampton, NY, home for the summer.
Study shows student loan forgiveness plan would boost Millennial homebuying options
themortgagereports.com Politicians have been tossing around the idea of student debt forgiveness for years. Though an official policy has yet to be passed, new data shows it would be monumental for Millennial homebuying prospects if enacted.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Beauteous Bedrooms
dwell.com What we wouldn’t give to get some beauty sleep in these dreamy bedrooms submitted by the Dwell community.
Who Will Invest the Capital to Secure This $40M Mansion in Palo Alto?
realtor.com The median list price in Palo Alto, CA, currently sits at a whopping $2.52 million, so this new $40 million listing could shatter local sales records.
These fairytale Tudor homes have become uncommon. Here’s why.
themortgagereports.com Tudor style homes are easy to spot, even if you aren’t an architecture buff. Their distinct appearance — medieval-influenced windows and brick exterior accented with half-timbering — is deeply recognizable.
Design Icon: 8 Avant-Garde Buildings by Ricardo Bofill
dwell.com A new monograph by gestalten shines a light on the visionary works of Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill, whose bold forms often seem lifted from fantasy.
8 Famous Midcentury Homes You Can Actually Tour
dwell.com Here are the decade-defining midcentury homes you can visit and tour.
Kitchen Sinks: How to Choose the Best Style for Your Needs
Escrow 101: What You Need to Know
freshome.com What is escrow? It's actually super easy to understand and great for both the buyer and the seller. Use this guide to learn all about it.
Should I refinance? Reduce your interest rate with 2019‘s low rates
themortgagereports.com "Should I refinance my mortgage?" An analytical look at reasons to refinance in 2019, plus how to lock today's mortgage rates with no closing costs.
Ex Alt-Rockers Revive a Midcentury Gem Near Palm Springs—and Find it May Be a Lost Masterpiece
dwell.com Steve Jocz and Jessy Moss make the case that their 1960s home is a forgotten William F. Cody design.
Famous Los Feliz Murder Mansion in L.A. for Sale—Would You Want to Live in It?
realtor.com The Los Feliz Murder Mansion, where a cardiologist, Harold Perelson, bludgeoned his wife to death in 1959 and then took his own life, is back on the market.
Mortgage refinance checklist: what you need to refinance your home
themortgagereports.com This handy mortgage refinance checklist tells you what you need to do before refinancing. Get your paperwork in order and know your refinance goals to speed up the process and save money.
Living in a Glass House: Must-See Hudson Valley Modernist Retreat
realtor.com An 11,000-square-foot glass-and-steel house set on 120 acres in Taghkanic, NY, is a mod paradise, ideal for a city dweller in need of an escape.
Do you consider your home a great investment? Think again
cnbc.com Your home may be many things. A place to raise your family. An opportunity to put down roots. But one thing it is not is a great investment, according to expert Jonathan Clements.
I Fell in Love With a Fixer-Upper: A Tale of Romance Gone Horribly Wrong
realtor.com The brick Georgian on a huge plot of land looked so gorgeous in the photos, we put a bid on it then and there. Then we stepped across the threshold.
More than 12 million homeowners have plans to sell their house
themortgagereports.com More than 12 million homeowners are planning to sell their house in the next 1.5 years. And according to new data, many of them are speeding up their initial timelines due to recent market shifts.
Before & After: A Contemporary Renovation Brings Coastal Views and Indoor/Outdoor Living
dwell.com A dated 1960s home in San Diego is updated and transformed with expansive windows and sliding patio doors.
A Modern Stairway That Brings Homes to the Next Level
dwell.com The stairway is a connector. Functionally, it connects one floor to another, allowing us to travel within a building. From a design perspective though, a stairway can accomplish even more—it can bring a whole space together.
Your Guide to Partial Privacy Fences
freshome.com If you want a new fence, but are looking for a low-budget and lower-effort option, take a look at these partial privacy fences.
Can you buy a new manufactured home with a USDA home loan?
themortgagereports.com You can buy a new manufactured home with a USDA mortgage if you and the property meet the USDA's guidelines. Here's what you need to know about qualifying for a loan and buying an eligible home.
3 Ways to Plan a Small Yard Green Space
freshome.com Do you have a smaller backyard, but still wish you could get the lawn of your dreams? Then take a look at these small yard green space options.
Best way to refinance: Avoid these 6 mistakes
themortgagereports.com Refinance applicants can reduce their costs by avoiding mistakes during the application process. This is the best way to refinance.
A Tiny House Made of Sand and Recycled Materials Lands in Times Square
dwell.com The 176-square-foot home by Fernando Mastrangelo, built entirely from reclaimed materials, warns against climate change.
A Gracefully Rejuvenated Industrial-Style Apartment in Warsaw
freshome.com This industrial-style apartment in Warsaw, Poland is part of an industrial building that used to house a local vodka factory.
Before & After: A Studio Apartment Is Totally Transformed with Space-Saving Solutions
apartmenttherapy.com This isn’t the first sad studio apartment architectural and interior designer Francis Dominguez has totally transformed.
A 34-Foot-Tall Light Well Boosts Creativity in This Cedar-Clad Home For Musicians
dwell.com Designed for a tight-knit family of musicians, the Unbridled Path home encourages play, creativity, and connectivity by illuminating the power of natural light.
The Ultimate Guide to Sustainable Furniture
freshome.com We've put together this eco furniture guide to help you make better-informed choices when shopping for sustainable furniture.
What is a spec home?
themortgagereports.com What does "spec home" even mean? Its definition couldn't be easier to understand. But should you buy one? And what are the pros and cons?
Create a Bold Backyard Statement With These Large Concrete Pavers
dwell.com Big, bold, and beautiful, Stepstone’s Large Scale CalArc Pavers allow you to sculpt distinct spaces in your backyard while maintaining an overall harmonious design.
Weekly mortgage applications rise 2.7% in a strong week for homebuyers
cnbc.com After pulling back for several weeks, homebuyers stepped back into the mortgage market last week.
Before & After: Boring White Closet Doors Get a Stylish Makeover
apartmenttherapy.com To anyone else, Adriana’s dark blue bedroom might seem complete—styled perfectly, designed for her particular taste, not a thing left to do!
How to afford a down payment on a house
themortgagereports.com New research shows making the down payment is the greatest financial barrier to homeownership. But the good news is you may not have to put down as much as you think. The trick is choosing the right loan or assistance program. Find out what you can afford and qualify for. And consider creative strat...
'The Best Home-Selling Advice I've Heard, Ever'
realtor.com To help you choose the tasks that can make a massive difference, we asked home sellers to reveal the very best home-selling advice they have heard.
Homebuying power on the rise thanks to low rates and high incomes
themortgagereports.com American homebuying power has reached its second-highest point in the last 20 years. According to a new analysis, the average buyer can now afford a home priced as high as $391,037.
11 first-time home buyer mistakes to avoid [VIDEO]
themortgagereports.com Everyone makes mistakes. But in home buying? Those mistakes can cost you dearly. Not only can they mean more in costs (think tens of thousands more), but they can also hinder your mortgage loan. Avoid these all-too-common first-time buyer mistakes:
Stepstone Pavers Connect a Sustainable Home to the Sierra Nevadas
dwell.com A sustainable property outside Nevada City, California connects to its natural surroundings thanks to Stepstone's high-performance pavers.
What Size HVAC Unit Do You Need?
freshome.com Get tips for choosing the right size HVAC in easy-to-understand terms. Find out why choosing your HVAC by square footage may not be right for your home.
Before and After: This Rental Kitchen DIY Is the Best Thing on the Internet
apartmenttherapy.com There are only so many changes you can make to a kitchen you do not own.
U.S. homeownership rate remains strong, thanks to young buyers
themortgagereports.com The national homeownership rate held steady last quarter, hovering around 64 percent. According to one expert, it’s poised to rise even more thanks to an influx of young buyers.
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