On the Market: 5 Contemporary Castles for Sale in the Chicago Suburbs

We’re all familiar with the proverbial saying that a person’s home is their castle, but these five properties take the idea a bit more literally: from courtyards to wrought-iron gates, custom stained glass and expansive square footage, these elevated estates evoke Old World romanticism wrapped in updated, modern luxury. 86 Prospect Ave, Highland Park, $6,500,000 […]

4 Stunning Celebrity Homes in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles and Palm Springs

First comes fame. Then comes fortune. As these current and recently sold real estate listings for homes owned by celebrities in Beverly Hills, Palm Springs and Nevada illustrate, jaw-dropping digs inevitably follow.   4115 Palmero Drive, Los Angeles, California, $1,888,000  Co-listed by “Selling Sunset” star Chrishell Stause and Yonathan Baltazar, this 3-bedroom midcentury abode on Mount […]

An Urgent Climate Change Warning: Lake Michigan Shoreline Communities Should Plan for More Extreme Lake Water Levels

Chicagoland shoreline communities and the built environment have taken a beating from high Lake Michigan water levels whipped up by high winds and waves. Climate change is causing more extreme weather events and unprecedented swings in lake water levels. As Professor Drew Gronewold of the University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability explained during a […]

On the Market: 5 Chicago-Area Homes with Beautiful Kitchens

Over the years the kitchen has transformed from a work space into a multi-faceted center of the home. Not only does the kitchen provide our physical sustenance, but also it’s where the whole family hangs out, where kids do their homework, where guests gather for cocktails and more. These five kitchens in Chicago and the […]

How to Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster, According to Experts

Your mortgage is likely the biggest debt you’ll take on in your lifetime. But interest rates have been at historic lows, dipping below 3 percent in 2021 and edging upwards since, which solidifies a home loan as one of the least expensive ways to borrow money. So, you may be curious: Is it worth paying […]

On the Market: Luxurious Beachfront Homes in Hawaii, California, North Carolina, New York and Connecticut

Some people believe that negative ions in the ocean air promote peace and wellbeing. Whether that’s the case or just an old wives’ tale, these luxurious beachfront homes will undoubtedly lift one’s spirits.     81-6575 Hiaaiono Place, Kealakekua, Hawaii, $7,995,000   Located in an exclusive, invitation-only private club with over an acre of beachfront, this […]