7 Round Homes That Might Make Your Head Spin

By Claudine Zap Yurts, igloos, teepees. The homes of past eras tended to be round, not square. These days, round homes are rarer finds. But for those willing to think beyond a square box for home design, there are some very cool—and very curvy—options out there. Some are built with sustainability in mind, or reflect a modernist design. Buckminster… Read More

Case-Shiller results barely miss housing-boom high

Home prices increasing annually, but flat from June By Kelsey Ramirez Home prices continued their increasing trends continued to increase in July, but at a slower rate than before, according to the most recent report by S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices released by S&P Dow Jones Indices and CoreLogic. “The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Index is within 0.6% of… Read More

How to Install Floating Shelves

By Jennifer Geddes Seeming to defy gravity, floating shelves are a chic, streamlined addition to a home’s decor. But how do they actually stay up, and how many knickknacks can these bracketless wonders actually support? For the answers to these and other pressing questions, read on to learn how to install floating shelves. Trust us,… Read More

Builder confidence hits new high for 2016 – More serious buyers as income rises

Builder confidence in September hit a new high for 2016, in fact it’s at its highest since October last year, according to the most recent Housing Market Index released by the National Association of Home Builders and Wells Fargo. The HMI increased six points to 65 in September, up from August’s downwardly-revised 59. Derived from a monthly survey that NAHB has been… Read More

Mind Blown: You Can Live in a Windmill in the Hamptons

By Claudine Zap For the person who has everything except a windmill home, this is the property for you, says listing agent Bobby Rosenbaum, who’s with Douglas Elliman Real Estate. “There aren’t too many other windmill homes,” he says in what might be the understatement of the year. Rosenbaum has had the listing of the converted windmill in Amagansett, NY, since 2013. It’s… Read More