Financial Crisis Yields a Generation of Renters

Mike Belleme for The Wall Street Journal Alex Ruiz, 29 years old, and his wife, Stephanie Johnson, have steady jobs, are setting aside money for retirement and are slowly paying down their student debt. Yet buying a house seems out of reach for at least another decade. Home values in Asheville, N.C., where they live, […] Continue reading →

America’s 10 Hottest Neighborhoods, 2019 Edition

San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles? Thank u, next! As it turns out, this year’s most sought-after neighborhoods are not those nestled in the nation’s biggest, most famous cities where home prices are just about as high as the skyscrapers. Instead, the hottest ZIP codes are found in substantially less renowned places in the much-more […] Continue reading →

Disco Inferno! Dance On Into These 12 Homes With Private Discos; iStock Lace up your boogie shoes and get ready to shake, shake, shake. We’re shimmying across the country to spy on how the finest dancers sashay the night away in the ultimate private clubs: in-home discotheques. These spaces with bars, dance floors, and professional-grade sound systems are intended to entertain a crowd as well […] Continue reading →

Top 10 Affordable Lake Towns, 2019: Splashy Waterfront Retreats for Cheap!

iStock; With all due respect to ocean lovers, there’s something unique and mysteriously seductive about lakeside living. The serenity. The fresh water. Those amazing docks! The buoyant boating and tipsy tubing. The pronounced lack of great whites and squishy jellyfish. And—get ready for it—the relative affordability. Because you don’t need to be a gazillionaire […] Continue reading →

Need to Relocate? Bring The House, Too

Tonny Luong for The Wall Street Journal Dao Engle, some neighbors and a handful of local kite-boarders stood on a sand dune on Pocomo Head along Nantucket Harbor this past June and watched nervously as her 10,000 square-foot home, which had been separated from its foundation and placed on a series of steel moving rails, […] Continue reading →

Farm Turned Rustic-Chic Wedding Venue Is the Week’s Most Popular Home Hang the twinkling lights, break out the flower crowns, and don’t forget the Mason jar candle holders, because a Pinterest-perfect farmhouse wedding venue is this week’s most popular home on®. The meticulously manicured 10-acre spread is a romantic spot tailor-made for a party—and Instagram. Hashtags not included. On the market for $695,000, the […] Continue reading →

What Are the Top Interior Design Styles in Every State in 2019?

Joybird Forget Chip and Joanna Gaines‘ beloved farmhouse style, whether it’s rustic or modern. And minimalism is so out—unless you’re Kayne West and Kim Kardashian West. And let’s try to erase word art forever from our memories. This year, it’s all about the industrial look. The industrial aesthetic, known for its exposed brick and unfinished […] Continue reading →