Top Places for LGBTQ Folks to Live—and It’s Not Just New York and San Francisco

JasonDoiy/iStock As jubilant pride celebrations take place across the nation, major cities are rolling out the welcome mat with rainbow flags flying proudly from streetlights. This is the big one: the 50th anniversary of the gay rights movement. But just because the largest metros may be the most visibly gay-friendly, it doesn’t necessarily mean they’re […] Continue reading →

$29.5M Modern Estate in Beverly Hills With ‘Spectacular Views’ Is Most Expensive New Listing

realtor.com A thoroughly modern mansion in the desirable Trousdale Estates area of Beverly Hills, CA, landed on the market for $29.5 million, making it this week’s most expensive new listing on realtor.com®. The 31,000-square-foot lot previously held the home of actor Morey Amsterdam of “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” according to the Real Deal. The property was […] Continue reading →

‘Nobody Cares!’ Rich Unknowns Try Celebrity Tricks to Hide House Hunting

Jason Henry for The Wall Street Journal Real-estate agent Antonio del Rosario spent $400 one afternoon shepherding a Tony-winning actress through four New York City apartments. The money wasn’t for taxis or lunch. He paid doormen to turn a blind eye. The client didn’t want anyone to know where she was looking, so Mr. del Rosario tipped the doormen $100 […] Continue reading →

Property Brothers vs. Chip and Jo: Who’s the More Popular Home Design Duo?

Ethan Miller/Getty Images; Noam Galai/Getty Images If you’re a fan of “The Property Brothers,” “Fixer Upper,” and other reality TV series featuring home makeovers, you’ve probably fantasized about what your home would look like in the hands of whichever of those popular renovators are on the screen. But if some fairy godmother were to grant this […] Continue reading →

Catch a Wave! America’s Most Affordable Beach Towns, 2019 Edition

valio84sl/iStock; realtor.com For many Americans the ultimate summertime fantasy has less to do with washboard abs and a killer tan than owning their own piece of beachfront real estate—aka bliss. From Memorial Day through Labor Day (and beyond), beach lovers across the U.S. find themselves dreaming of escaping the hellish deadlines, soul-sucking commutes, and humdrum […] Continue reading →