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With Five Children and Eight Grandchildren, the Nest Wasn’t Empty

Conventional wisdom holds that empty nesters don’t need as much space as they did when they were raising children, so it makes sense to downsize. But not everyone finds that to be the case. When Richard and Jennifer Sands moved...

$850,000 Homes in California

Cambria | $849,000 An 1865 house with three bedrooms and two bathrooms, on a 0.64-acre lot Believed to be the oldest continuously inhabited house in San Luis Obispo County, this clapboard cottage is called Music House, after the name of early...

Shopping for Serving Dishes

Plates, bowls and other serving dishes are critical to the success of any dinner party — whether they’re lined up neatly along a buffet or scattered around the dining room. “I always, always, always try to have some...

How Do I Decorate for Hanukkah Without Copying Christmas?

Q: We’re a Jewish family living in the New York City suburbs. Every December, our neighborhood is abuzz with lights, wreaths and galloping lawn ornaments. To say that our children notice would be an understatement. They don’t...

One of New York’s Widest Townhouses Narrows Its Aim to $50 Million

A nearly 55-foot-wide mansion in Greenwich Village owned by Warren J. Spector, the former co-president of the investment firm Bear Stearns, will return to the market for $50 million, down from an asking price of $59.5 million last year. Even...

What Exactly Is a Modern Farmhouse?

We are living in the age of the Modern Farmhouse. This is why so many of our kitchens have apron sinks, Shaker cabinets and industrial lighting, whether the home is a prewar apartment in Manhattan or a...

How to Refeather Your Empty Nest

After the hectic years of child-rearing end and grown children move out, many empty nesters find themselves in a state of adjustment. While some rejoice in their leaner schedules and newfound quiet, others deal with loneliness and depression,...

The last decade in real estate, and a peek into the next one

Allen Miller Contributor Allen Miller is a principal at Oak HC/FT based in San Francisco. He's excited by bold entrepreneurs building great companies across categories, especially in fintech. More posts by this contributor 2019 looks to continue another lights-out year for...

Where Are Homeowners Successfully Refinancing?

Thirty-year fixed mortgage rates are low right now — about 3.68 percent as of the week of Dec. 5, down from a seven-year high of 4.94 percent in November 2018. On a $300,000 loan, the difference represents savings of...

$1.5 Million Homes in Indiana, Oregon and Colorado

Indianapolis | $1.5 Million An 1889 Victorian with seven bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms, on a half-acre lot This property is in the Old Northside neighborhood, a historic district with many elegant homes, less than two miles northwest of...

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