The 20 Hottest Markets in Real Estate, October 2019: Why Ohio?

iStock; realtor.com Ohio may be considered flyover country by those living in big, expensive cities on the coasts, but today’s home buyers have it squarely in their sights. The humble Midwestern state has the greatest share of the nation’s hottest real estate markets, according to a recent analysis of realtor.com® data. Midwestern markets have been […] Continue reading →

You Won’t Believe the Hottest Bathroom Trends of the Year

sl-f/iStock It’s no secret that master bathrooms are getting more luxurious. Just check out the spalike, home oases featured on Instagram or Pinterest. But those are just the beginning. Now accent walls, anti-fog mirrors, and smart toilets are just a few of the more surprising bathroom trends of 2019 that are sweeping the nation, according […] Continue reading →

Residence Retrofit: 7 Industrial Warehouse Lofts With Style to Spare

realtor.com Where some see ugly warehouses and blighted spaces left behind by long-forgotten industries, creative builders and developers see open spaces with plenty of room for cool modern residences. Industrial lofts came into fashion in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood during the 1960s and ’70s, when a glut of deserted factories and a lack of […] Continue reading →

To Help Revive Downtown, Detroit Looks Beyond a Failed Jail

Google Maps DETROIT—A site on the edge of this city’s downtown sat for years with a half-built jail behind a chain-link fence, a remnant of the city’s prebankruptcy corruption and mismanagement. Now, it is getting new life. On Wednesday, city leaders plan to unveil a $300 million project on 14 acres that will include a […] Continue reading →

Modern Farmhouse Is Officially Over—and Here’s What’s Taken Its Place

oneillbro/iStock; realtor.com The modern farmhouse style, popularized by Chip and Joanna Gaines on “Fixer Upper,” is at long last losing its luster among homeowners. So what’s taking its place? Its more urban cousin: industrial farmhouse! That’s according to new research by Wayfair Professional in partnership with Pinterest, where they tracked which materials and finishes people […] Continue reading →