Stay And Play Like A Rock Star At Hotel Ziggy On The Sunset Strip

Jun 1, 2022

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 05: Atmosphere shot of the front of Hotel Ziggy at a ribbon ... [+] cutting ceremony at Hotel Ziggy on April 05, 2022 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images) Getty Images While many people say rock and roll is dead, it’s more alive than ever at the Hotel Ziggy on Los Angeles’ famed sunset strip. Located at 8462 Sunset Boulevard, the hotel has 108 guest rooms, a cocktail lounge, a music venue called Backbeat, a pizza more

Timbers Kaua’i Is The Perfect Luxury Outpost For Couples, Families & Adventurers

May 31, 2022

It seems that everyone is headed back to the Hawaiian Islands these days, meaning it’s more challenging than ever to stake out an oasis of calm — but our recent discovery of Timbers Kaua’i Ocean Club Residences puts serene luxury back on the agenda, front and center. While I’ve long been aware of Timbers’ calling card as curating ultra-luxury experiences in some of the world’s most beautiful locations, I had never visited the Kaua’i property, which is just a few minutes from the more

Historic Housing Shortage Shows Signs Of Letting Up As Sales Decline

May 31, 2022

Home sales that closed in April spent less time on the market and sold for further above list price ... [+] than a year ago. getty The housing market turned a corner in April as the inventory crunch showed signs of easing, according to a new report from Redfin, a technology-powered real estate brokerage. The 9% year-over-year decline in homes for sale was the smallest since March 2020 and the first single-digit drop since the start of the pandemic. While inventory remained at a record l more

Art Brings New Life To These American Cities

May 30, 2022

The Bob Dylan Center opened on May 05, 2022 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (Photo by Lester Cohen/Getty Images ... [+] for The Bob Dylan Center) Getty Images for The Bob Dylan Center Several American cities are experiencing a renaissance because they are redefining themselves with new attractions. As it turns out, attractions that draw people include music, theater, museums, galleries and gardens: in other words, the arts. Until very recently, Fayetteville, North Carolina, was best known as the h more

Estate On Florida’s Vero Beach Barrier Island Is Long On Privacy

May 29, 2022

A sea of green surrounds the secluded estate on Florida's Vero Beach barrier island. Dale Sorensen Real Estate It’s hard to put a dollar value on privacy. But for those who crave it, priceless would be a good place to start. In fact, privacy is ranked as just as important in home buying as proximity to family and friends in a 2022 trend analysis by John Burns Real Estate Consulting. At the very least, it certainly commands a premium in the luxury housing market. An ornat more

Rebuilt Custom Home Is A Standout At Colorado’s Beaver Creek Ski Resort

May 28, 2022

The rebuilt Beaver Creek, Colorado, home takes in ski slope, sunset and western views. Slifer Smith Frampton If black diamond ski runs such as the Birds of Prey and Raptor downhill courses give you an adrenaline rush, you’ve come to the right place: Beaver Creek, Colorado. But the regular stop on World Cup circuit is not just for thrill-seekers and pros; the 150-trail resort – made up of the villages of Beaver Creek, Bachelor Gulch and Arrowhead – is also ideal for beginners more

Pending Home Sales Dip In April Amid Rising Rates, Steeper Prices

May 27, 2022

Escalating mortgage rates have bumped up the cost of purchasing a home. Newsday via Getty Images Pending home sales slipped in April as contract activity decreased for the sixth consecutive month, the National Association of Realtors reported. Only the Midwest saw signings increase month-over-month, while the other three major regions reported declines. Each of the four regions registered a drop in year-over-year contract activity. The Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI), a forward-looking in more

‘The Conjuring’ House In Rhode Island Sells For $1.525 Million

May 27, 2022

The Rhode Island home known as "The Conjuring" house is built of dark, weathered clapboards. Mott Chace Sotheby’s International Realty A Rhode Island farmhouse that is notorious for inspiring director James Wan’s 2013 supernatural horror film The Conjuring has sold for $1.525 million. Though it wasn’t the house featured in the film, it was the actual home where the Perron family was plagued by nearly a decade of intense paranormal activity in the 1970s. The Roman Catholic family had more

$12-Million Contemporary Offers A Timeless Sophistication In Las Vegas

May 26, 2022

The Ridges in Summerlin is where you will find some of the most expensive real estate in the Las ... [+] Vegas area. The Ivan Sher Group The Ridges in Summerlin is a guard-gated residential village in the Las Vegas, Nevada, area. The nearly 800-acre community centers on the 18-hole Bear’s Best Las Vegas golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus and features desert contemporary homes. The 18-hole Bear’s Best Las Vegas golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus is the centerpiec more

Waterfront Vacation Villa Seeks $3 Million On Turks And Caicos Islands

May 26, 2022

Endless Blue Villa takes its name from its full-on ocean views. Grace Bay Realty Brilliant aquamarine waters and bleached sand beaches ring the more than 40 tropical islands that make up Turks and Caicos, an archipelago southeast of the Bahamas. Providenciales, considered the gateway to the British Overseas Territory, boasts expansive beaches, luxury resorts, shopping and more than 60 restaurants and cafes. Scuba-diving, kayaking and paddle boarding are among popular water sports. Touris more