$35 Million Argentina Wine Estate Produces 600,000 Bottles Annually

Jun 22, 2022

The vineyard estate is set in Mendoza, the heart of Argentina's wine country. Inmobiliaria Rimontgo The province of Mendoza is at the heart of Argentina’s viticulture. Centrally located along the country’s western border, it is separated from Chile by the Andes Mountains. The bucolic region produces fruit, vegetables and honey but is known worldwide for its vineyards. Argentina is among the leading wine producing countries in the world – joining in the top ranks are Italy, ...read more

Re-Creation Of A 16th-Century French Chateau Is Actually In Arizona

Jun 22, 2022

More than an acre of grounds surround the chateau in the Arcadia area of Scottsdale, Arizona. RESTY It’s a true trompe l’oeil. This French chateau gives every impression of being set in Provence, a region of southeastern France known for ancient hilltop villages, lavender fields and rolling vineyards. And while the estate accurately reflects that heritage, it’s actually located across an ocean and some 5,800 miles away in the Arcadia neighborhood of Scottsdale, Arizona. The sh ...read more

Housing Market Is Set To Gain Momentum As Inventory Recovers

Jun 21, 2022

For many Americans, housing affordability will remain a significant obstacle as demand continues to ... [+] outmatch supply. Getty Images As rising inflation and mortgage rates bring housing demand back from the 2021 frenzy, Realtor.com’s updated 2022 forecast predicts inventory will grow double-digits over 2021 and offer buyers a better than expected chance to find a home. Home sales will hit the second-highest level in 15 years, trailing only the 2021 pace, as rising incomes combine ...read more

Home Sales Post A Rare Decline For May As Mortgage Rates Rise

Jun 20, 2022

Home buyers are facing mortgage rates near 6%. getty Home prices rose 1.5% month over month in May, their smallest increase of any May in Redfin’s records, which go back to 2012, according to a new report from Redfin, a technology-powered real estate brokerage. The housing market cooled considerably as mortgage rates climbed to their highest levels since 2009. Seasonally-adjusted home sales fell 3% month over month, their only May decline on record outside of 2020, when the start of the ...read more

A Guide To West Hollywood’s Best Home Furnishing Stores

Jun 20, 2022

West Hollywood's Famed Design District Visit West Hollywood Whether you live in California or are just visiting, West Hollywood is one of the best neighborhoods to shop for home furnishings. Known to locals as WEHO, this area is frequented by some of the top interior designers visiting the many showrooms at the world-famous Pacific Design Center. But it’s also the home of lots of independent shops as well as tried and true chains including CB2, West Elm, RH, and Design Within Reach. ...read more

Contemporary Updates Enliven A Pueblo Revival Classic In Santa Fe, New Mexico

Jun 19, 2022

The living room of the John McHugh-designed house retains many original features. Barker Realty The origins of any house involve a backstory. This tale starts in 1946, long before the home itself, when a young architect and Notre Dame graduate was on a cross-country road trip. His Ford broke down when he was passing through Santa Fe, and he didn’t have the funds to pay for repairs. So he found work at a local architecture firm and ended up staying. John McHugh would go on to desi ...read more

Housing Crash Unlikely But Experts Say Home Prices Could Decline If Rates And Inflation Keep Soaring

Jun 18, 2022

The housing market continues to teeter with new data today showing a slow down in residential construction as many home builders expect rising mortgage rates to hurt demand for new homes, which could slow the rise of housing prices nationwide. New housing starts fell 14.4 percent in May to an annualized rate of 1.55 million, the lowest number since April 2021, according to Census Bureau data released Thursday. The report is the latest sign of growing pessimism in the housing market. Meanwhile, ...read more

L.A. Penthouse That Was Once Home To Johnny Depp And Amber Heard Lists For $1.7 Million

Jun 18, 2022

Johnny Depp owned five of the penthouses atop downtown Los Angeles' iconic Eastern Columbia ... [+] Building. Douglas Elliman Realty The Los Angeles penthouse where Johnny Depp and Amber Heard lived during much of their brief marriage is on the market for $1.765 million. With all the notoriety the former couple attracted during their headline-making court case, what better time to put the love nest on the market? Though the pair were only married for 15 months, the Los Angeles buildin ...read more

A Perfect Storm For New York City Real Estate Buyers? Get Ready!

Jun 18, 2022

Still, while there might not be a single reason behind the drop in activity, one thing is clear: ... [+] this summer, a long-awaited window of opportunity likely will open for buyers. getty In Manhattan, sellers have had the upper hand since late 2020. In Brooklyn, sellers have held an advantage for even longer. However, the past weeks have seen a notable slowdown in contract signings in both boroughs. There are myriad potential reasons that could be happening. For starters, it could ...read more

Foreclosure Activity Increases Just Slightly In May, Signaling A Steady Climb Back To Normal

Jun 17, 2022

The 30-to-89 days mortgage delinquency rate can be an early indicator of the mortgage market's ... [+] overall health. Getty Images Foreclosure filings were up 1% from a month ago but up 185% from a year ago, according to a new report from ATTOM, a real estate data provider. As a result, there were 30,881 properties with foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions or bank repossessions. One in every 4,549 housing units had a foreclosure filing in May nationwide. States ...read more