When a Home Is Suddenly Called ‘Historic’

Kelli Boyd for the Wall Street Journal Merrill and Karen King had just signed a contract last October to sell their four-bedroom, four-bathroom, 3,096-square-foot home, and three adjacent buildable lots, in St. Petersburg, Fla., to a developer for $960,000. Their circa-1925 home was known locally as the Doc Webb property, named after a previous owner, […] Continue reading →

These Are the Most Profitable Home Remodeling Projects

Kerkez/iStock Should you modernize your outdated kitchen—or install that beautiful, new hardwood flooring? Is it wiser to convert the basement or the attic into an additional living area? Or should you forgo the more glamorous jobs in favor of replacing the boring—but temperamental—heating and cooling system? Homeowners want to ensure they’ll enjoy the finished product—and […] Continue reading →

Staten Island Mansion Residents Haunted by Grisly Mob Murder

WikiCC When Anna Raimondi stepped into a 140-year-old Staten Island house, she was overwhelmed by visions of brutality. Raimondi, who said she is a medium, was sent by “The Dr. Oz Show” to investigate “paranormal activity” in the Kreischer Mansion because its current residents have reported scary, inexplicable incidents. Slamming doors, locked rooms and audible […] Continue reading →

You’d Be Amazed by What You Can Get for $100K Across the Country

realtor.com We recently examined the nation’s housing stock, to pinpoint the 10 cities with the most homes priced under $100,000. Steel City reigned supreme—with nearly 2,500 Pittsburgh homes available to purchase for five figures. But there are plenty of other places in the United States where bargain-hunting buyers can find ultra-affordable abodes. We scoured our […] Continue reading →