House of the Week: An Architect's Storybook Home

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Here’s a home that belongs to a different era, even though it was built in 1992.

The architect, Glen Cloninger, is known for his “storybook” style, and this home where he lived with his wife, Pam, looks like it could be the backdrop for a million magical stories. “Our street has mostly his homes on it, but they look like old historical homes,” she said.

It has the grandeur of a manor in 6,116 square feet, with enchanting details, from intricately f…

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Here’s a home that belongs to a different era, even though it was built in 1992.

The architect, Glen Cloninger, is known for his “storybook” style, and this home where he lived with his wife, Pam, looks like it could be the backdrop for a million magical stories. “Our street has mostly his homes on it, but they look like old historical homes,” she said.

It has the grandeur of a manor in 6,116 square feet, with enchanting details, from intricately f…

Home Decor That Inspires Amour

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Valentine’s Day is the perfect time of year to add a little ooh la la to your home. After all, it’s still cold out and getting dark early, so your rooms should look inviting to you and to any guests you may invite in.

Clearing the clutter and adding a few flowers are a given, but you can take it a step further with romantic touches throughout your home.

Wall treatments</h…

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Valentine’s Day is the perfect time of year to add a little ooh la la to your home. After all, it’s still cold out and getting dark early, so your rooms should look inviting to you and to any guests you may invite in.

Clearing the clutter and adding a few flowers are a given, but you can take it a step further with romantic touches throughout your home.

Wall treatments</h…

Boston Tops the List of Best Metros for Love

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While people who buy homes are typically married — in 2015, married couples represented almost 60 percent of home buyers — the share of unmarried couples buying homes together has been on the rise.

The power of two incomes, along with changing social norms, helped catapult their share of the home buying market to 14.6 percent in 2015, from 11.2 percent a decade earlier. (At the same time, singles are losing ground, dropping from 30.6 percent to 25.4 percent of the market f…

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While people who buy homes are typically married — in 2015, married couples represented almost 60 percent of home buyers — the share of unmarried couples buying homes together has been on the rise.

The power of two incomes, along with changing social norms, helped catapult their share of the home buying market to 14.6 percent in 2015, from 11.2 percent a decade earlier. (At the same time, singles are losing ground, dropping from 30.6 percent to 25.4 percent of the market f…

Treat Someone Special to a Romantic Indoor Picnic

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Creating a fantasy escape at home is an excellent way to surprise your significant other or a treasured friend. An inexpensive solution to date night, this at-home indoor picnic is a recipe for romance and a chance to just relax.

It’s all about comfort, ordering in from your favorite restaurant (Thai is a great choice), and setting up a movie night or romantic pla…

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Creating a fantasy escape at home is an excellent way to surprise your significant other or a treasured friend. An inexpensive solution to date night, this at-home indoor picnic is a recipe for romance and a chance to just relax.

It’s all about comfort, ordering in from your favorite restaurant (Thai is a great choice), and setting up a movie night or romantic pla…

Rent Sandra Bullock's Sunset Strip Home

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“Miss Congeniality” is offering up her 3-bed, 3-bath estate in Los Angeles as a rental – for a tidy $15,000 a month.

The furnished …

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“Miss Congeniality” is offering up her 3-bed, 3-bath estate in Los Angeles as a rental – for a tidy $15,000 a month.

The furnished …

Rentals in the Best Places for Love

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Love is in the air – and in some places, it’s especially potent. Boston, New Orleans, and Indianapolis top the list of the best U.S. metros for finding love, thanks to their high percentage of singles and number of date spots per capita.

This Valentine’s Day, fall in love with a 1-bedroom rental in one of the top 10 metro areas with the largest population of singles.

Boston, …

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Love is in the air – and in some places, it’s especially potent. Boston, New Orleans, and Indianapolis top the list of the best U.S. metros for finding love, thanks to their high percentage of singles and number of date spots per capita.

This Valentine’s Day, fall in love with a 1-bedroom rental in one of the top 10 metro areas with the largest population of singles.

Boston, …

This Is Mandy Moore's New Home in Pasadena

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Mandy Moore, the celebrated star of NBC’s hot new series “This Is Us,” just found a new home in Pasadena.

Well, not really new. It’s a <a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/…

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Mandy Moore, the celebrated star of NBC’s hot new series “This Is Us,” just found a new home in Pasadena.

Well, not really new. It’s a <a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/…

Sale Pending: What Does It Mean & Should You Make an Offer?

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Remember the big red “Pending” sticker you used to see across “For Sale” yard signs? Before the Internet and online listings, that sign was the consumer’s only indication that a home had a deal.

Today’s consumers discover the words “contingent” or “pending” online, and they don’t always know what it means.

Many buyers assume that “sale pending” means the property is no longer available. But that’s not always the case.

If you’ve fallen in love with a home that …

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Remember the big red “Pending” sticker you used to see across “For Sale” yard signs? Before the Internet and online listings, that sign was the consumer’s only indication that a home had a deal.

Today’s consumers discover the words “contingent” or “pending” online, and they don’t always know what it means.

Many buyers assume that “sale pending” means the property is no longer available. But that’s not always the case.

If you’ve fallen in love with a home that …

5 Ways to Show Your Home Some Love

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When February rolls around, we’re often thinking of little ways to show our loved ones how special they are to us. Why not take the opportunity to do the same for your home?

While you can’t send your home a box of chocolates or a card, there are plenty of things you can do to show it a little love this Valentine’s Day.

Make easy DIY updates

Even if you’re not planning on selling your home anytime soon, it’s alwa…

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When February rolls around, we’re often thinking of little ways to show our loved ones how special they are to us. Why not take the opportunity to do the same for your home?

While you can’t send your home a box of chocolates or a card, there are plenty of things you can do to show it a little love this Valentine’s Day.

Make easy DIY updates

Even if you’re not planning on selling your home anytime soon, it’s alwa…

John Larroquette Lists in Los Angeles' Posh 'Silver Strand'

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Fresh off the renewal of his latest television series, “The Librarians,” actor John Larroquette has listed his home near the Marina Del Rey Harbor <a href="https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/139-Union-Jack-Mall-…

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Fresh off the renewal of his latest television series, “The Librarians,” actor John Larroquette has listed his home near the Marina Del Rey Harbor <a href="https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/139-Union-Jack-Mall-…