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Clintons Buy the House Next Door in Chappaqua

September 24, 2016 11:15 am

Hillary Clinton has her eye on the White House, but she’s also thinking about her Chappaqua home. She and her little-known husband, Bill, just paid $1.16 million for the house next door, effectively creating a Kennedy-esque, albeit not waterfront, compound in the lush environs of upstate New York. The 3,631-square-foot home, which formerly belonged to architect Charles Chepigin, […]

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'What Do You Mean My Home Isn't Legal?'

September 24, 2016 11:15 am

By Gemma Alexander Home may be where the heart is, but good luck convincing the authorities of that if your home is illegal. Your heart – or finances – may lead you to hang your hat in any number of atypical dwellings, but the truth is, it takes more than love to make a house a […]

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Podo’s $50 Bluetooth camera makes smartphone photography fun again

September 23, 2016 5:15 am

After a smash-hit success crowdfunding campaign last year, Podo is back to do it all over again with the sequel to its Cruel Intentions-inspired camera. Turning any surface into an impromptu tripod with its sticky-backed superpowers, the $49 Podo already zoomed past its $50,000 crowdfunding goal on Kickstarter. Read More Tech Crunch – Gadgets

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Samsung says half of recalled Note 7s in the US have been exchanged – mostly for new Note 7s

September 23, 2016 5:15 am

In case you were wondering when you’ll stop receiving those “please turn off your Samsung Galaxy Note 7” warnings before takeoff, well, we’re halfway there. Samsung announced today that “about half” of the affected phones — they mean to say, the exploding ones — have been exchanged. Read More Tech Crunch – Gadgets

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Top Off Your Cocktails With Homegrown Garnishes (9 photos)

September 23, 2016 5:15 am

It’s become standard practice to look to your edible garden for garnishes for everything from soups to desserts, but that same garden may also be a great source for garnishes when your party plans lean more toward drinks than dinner. Although growing and preserving olives and pickled onions might be… Houzz Galleries

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Master Bedroom Suite Pairs Wood and Marble (11 photos)

September 23, 2016 5:15 am

When the owners moved into this three-story Victorian in north London, they refurbished the ground floor themselves. “The upper stories needed more extensive work though,” says Kieran Hawkins, architectural director of Mailen Design. “During construction, the dilapidated interior was completely stripped… Houzz Galleries

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Evictions in America: A tale of two cities

September 23, 2016 5:15 am

The contrast between how New York City and San Francisco have approached the affordable housing crisis is striking. Both cities are large metropolitan areas with little geographical room to build. But in once case city action led to an 18% decrease in evictions, in another it led to an increase of 32%.  HousingWire.com Topics

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Nationwide: Here are the most and least healthy housing markets

September 23, 2016 5:15 am

A new report from Nationwide shows the healthiest and least healthy metros in the U.S. by comparing factors such as employment, demographics, mortgage market and home prices. Despite the affordability crisis, 25% of metros were very healthy markets in the second quarter. HousingWire.com Topics

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Jackie O's Childhood Estate in the Hamptons Lists for $39M

September 23, 2016 5:15 am

Just down the road from the famous “Grey Gardens” home where Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis’ reclusive cousins once lived sprawls the century-old Hamptons estate where she summered as a child. Dubbed Lasata, the property belonged to Onassis’ paternal grandparents. When fashion designer Reed Krakoff and his interior designer wife, Delphine, bought Lasata in 2007, it […]

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House of the Week: An Art House in New Orleans

September 23, 2016 5:15 am

New Orleans is known for its vibrant spirit, from the music that spills onto the streets to the colorfully painted homes that dot the city. Now imagine that joyful vibe being captured not just on the exterior of a home, but all through it. That’s exactly what it’s like to walk through this historic home […]

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