Supply Chain Issues Impacting Home Furnishing, Staging

Jun 17, 2022

In addition to fouling many other aspects of daily life, supply chain issues have made it tough for ... [+] sellers and buyers to stage and furnish their homes, leaving many feeling their lives are on hold. getty You’ve navigated the endless challenges of the pandemic, from rising prices to self-guided tours of models, and signed on the dotted line to ensure that perfect next home is yours. Problem is, now you have to furnish the place. It turns out the normally-hassle-free process of ...read more

$2-Million Renaissance Chateau Comes With French Benefits

Jun 17, 2022

The rambling chateau sits on 35 acres near Roanne, a picturesque city on the Loire River. Groupe Mercure Not all French chateaux are the same. Those with a monument historique designation offer financial benefits. Such expenses as building repairs, insurance and interest can be deducted from income tax. And for those willing to wade through the process, delays and approvals, the deduction can be up to 100% – if portions of the structure are made open to the public for a designate ...read more

Three-Villa Compound Offers Turnkey Living On Turks And Caicos Islands

Jun 16, 2022

Sing a Song Villas on Providenciales is sited to make the most of ocean and island views. Grace Bay Realty The most populated and third largest island in the tourist-friendly Turks and Caicos chain is Providenciales, a 38-square-mile isle known for its turquoise waters, powdery sand beaches and superb scuba diving. On its south coast is the peaceful and quiet Turtle Tail neighborhood, which occupies a narrow peninsula and takes in some of the best views on the island. Three ...read more

Four Getaway Homes For All Forms Of Leisure

Jun 15, 2022

From mountains to sea, these four multimillion-dollar homes are the epitome of a life of leisure. For secluded oceanfront privacy For $23 million, 28-3628 Hawaii Belt Road includes nearly a mile of oceanfront on the Hamakua Coast ... [+] on the Big Island of Hawaii. Hawaii Life Located on a 51-plus-acre gated and fully-fenced estate with nearly a mile of oceanfront, this luxury five-bedroom property offers an exceptional opportunity on the Hamakua Coast on the Big Island of Ha ...read more

Father’s Day Gift Guide: Best Gifts For The Home

Jun 14, 2022

Bring the best Father's Day gifts home getty Father’s Day is almost here and if you haven’t ordered a gift for dad yet, it’s time to do it. If you’re unsure of what to buy him and he already has enough ties and shirts, you can’t go wrong with a gift for the home. Whether he’s into art, cooking, cleaning, or just everyday luxuries, it's easy to find something just as special as he is. Here are the best Father’s Day gifts for the home. Ecovacs Deebot X1 Omni Ecovacs Deebot ...read more

Sprawling Beachfront Estate In Santa Barbara County Hits The Market For $65 Million

Jun 13, 2022

Few streets in Santa Barbara County are as coveted as Padara Lane in Carpinteria, where large-lot ... [+] beachfront estates command a premium. Village Properties The coast of Southern California is famous for many reasons—sandy beaches, a Mediterranean climate, and dramatic cliffs that meet the blue sprawl of the Pacific. What the area is not known for is ample real estate acreage. The beachfront property at 3165 Padaro Lane sits on a roomy two-plus-acres, which is har ...read more

2022 Forecast For San Diego’s Luxury Housing Market Stays Bright

Jun 13, 2022

Homes sell at a premium in the coastal San Diego community of La Jolla, California. getty Like the sun, the luxury housing market always seems to shine in San Diego County. After totaling just under $50 billion in luxury sales last year, total dollar volume has remained strong. Now, as we look to the second half of the year, what does the future hold? For that insight we talked to Willis Allen Real Estate president Andy Nelson, who says that housing market projections are more complicate ...read more

Home Buyers Regain Some Control As Supply Grows, Demand Pulls Back

Jun 13, 2022

39% of homes that went under contract had an accepted offer within one week of hitting the market. getty May marked a turning point in the pandemic housing frenzy as buyers regained some control over the market, according to a new report from Redfin, a technology-powered real estate brokerage. This limited sense of control comes at a great cost, as 5% mortgage rates and record-high prices have edged many buyers out of the market. Pending sales posted their largest annual decline since spr ...read more

U.S. Luxury Buyers Continue To Propel Property Market In Los Cabos, Mexico

Jun 12, 2022

The luxury markets of Los Cabos, Mexico, are hotter than ever thanks in part to interest from U.S. ... [+] buyers. getty 
With tourism back and bigger than ever, Los Cabos, Mexico, is emerging as one of the biggest second home markets in North America, with many holiday-ers opting to become homeowners. MORE FROM FORBES Waterfront Vacation Villa Seeks $3 Million On Turks And Caicos Islands By Lauren Beale The world-class destination at the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja Cal ...read more

Modular Housing’s Potential Unleashed By Innovative Process And Design

Jun 11, 2022

The Liv-Connected modular home can be flat packed and shipped across the country and then assembled ... [+] in a matter of hours. Chris Coe Homes are built with hundreds or thousands of different products. Those products move through the supply chain in several ways and then they have to arrive to the job site. This all requires numerous modes of transportation at a time when transportation costs are rising exponentially. Since January 2020, long distance truck transportation has gone ...read more