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New York City real estate has impressive first quarter

30 May 2013
The housing market has been improving across the country, but few cities experienced such an impressive first quarter as New York City. After several years of straggling sales, the Big Apple showed tremendous improvement in the first three months of 2013, as prices and demand both surged. Big city gains According to Business Insider , Manhattan re Read More
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San Francisco housing market second strongest in the U.S.

30 May 2013
Anecdotal and informal evidence about the rapidly improving San Francisco real estate market has been mounting for months, but it can now be officially supported by hard data. In fact, skyrocketing home prices and steadily improving consumer optimism have helped make San Francisco's housing market the second strongest in the country , accordin Read More
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A new way to view the historic objects of the Southampton Historical Museum

30 May 2013
Over the years, the Southampton Historical Museum (formerly known as the Southampton Colonial Society) has grown into a vast storehouse of objects and documents that help tell the story of this historic region. However, until now there was only one way to take appreciate this extensive collection - by attending the museum and exploring i Read More
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Your Bay Area home in living color

30 May 2013
Nothing changes the atmosphere of a home more quickly and thoroughly than an overhaul to its palette. Color can imbue a property with warmth or make it feel more refined and austere - and everything in between. This is especially true in the Bay Area, where owners of San Francisco real estate are known for their unique senses of style and their wi Read More
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Bramble Inn is one of the Cape's dining treasures

30 May 2013
Due to its scenic beauty and enduring popularity as a vacation destination, the Cape has no shortage of quaint inns and opulent bed and breakfasts. However, locals know that these spots are not only perfect for out-of-town guests - they can be the perfect place for owners of Cape Cod real estate to gather for delicious meals in beautiful venu Read More
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The 3 S's of a stunning sun room

30 May 2013
Abundant sunlight is one of the undeniable benefits of living in California, and many residents take advantage of this particular perk by incorporating attractive and comfortable sun rooms into their homes. With the right layout and furnishings, an otherwise run-of-the-mill sun room can be transformed into a beautiful and peaceful place to spend t Read More
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Greenwich housing market sees gains in many areas

30 May 2013
As the national housing market continues to improve, a growing number of regions are experiencing heightened demand in specific areas, and Greenwich is one such city. According to the  Greenwich Post , home values in the region are on their way up , particularly in the city's downtown region and among energy-efficient homes. Due to the ci Read More
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'Matilda' brings magic to Broadway

30 May 2013
Ever since Roald Dahl published "Matilda" in 1988, producers of all kinds clamored to adapt the book. First, there was the movie version in 1996, which starred Danny DeVito and Mara Wilson and brought a frenetic energy to the beloved story. Next came a radio version that brought the tale of the precocious and strangely gifted Matild Read More
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The perfect pairing: Finding the right wine glasses for your Sonoma home

30 May 2013
There are many benefits of moving to Wine Country - great scenery, an ideal climate, a culturally active community - but when many people buy a piece of Sonoma real estate, they have a clear goal in mind: to expand their wine horizons. Of course, this is not very surprising. Sonoma County is one of the most respected wine-producing regions in the Read More
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Sonoma home prices reach five-year high

30 May 2013
The housing market in Sonoma has been improving for some time now, but a new milestone brings that strengthening into clearer focus. According to the Press Democrat , the median price for a home in the region climbed past $400,000 in April for the first time in nearly five years. After struggling in the wake of the recession of the late 2000s, Son Read More