According to the Punxsutawney Phil, winter is sticking around for a while this year. It’s not too late to seal up your house from the cold and save money on your heating bill. These fixes are quick and easy to install, and they’ll help your home stay cozy and warm for the duration. Insulating windows and doors Weather stripping for windows and doors is available in many colors and types. It is simple to install and easy to remove. Use a…

As spring fever creeps in, you might begin to feel a bit restless in your current home. While you wait for the weather to warm, these pricey listings should help fuel your budget-free daydreams. We pulled the most expensive single-family home listing on Zillow in each state. While we left off the working ranches, empty parcels and properties that are also a primary place of business, there is no shortage of amazing amenities on this list. Alabama 16801 Scenic Hwy #89, Fairhope,…

By Barry Bridges Winter brings many pleasures unique to the season, including holiday get-togethers, warm flannel bedsheets, and football viewing parties. Unfortunately, winter also has its share of perils. Ask anyone who’s ever suffered through the flu or gotten their tongue stuck to a frozen metal pole. Many homeowners face a particular set of perils in wintertime – potential mishaps that could lead to property damage, insurance claims, and even lawsuits. Take a look at some of the most notorious winter…

Photo: ShutterStock The gated estate where actress sisters Elle and Dakota Fanning grew up in Studio City, CA just hit the market for $2.85 million. Its nearly 3,600 square feet include 5 bedrooms and 4 baths, plus a double-story great room with a limestone fireplace and a view onto a terraced backyard with a lagoon pool and spa. The 1953 French Traditional home boasts mature oak trees and expansive views of the Hollywood Hills, according to the listing by Leland…

On the heels of unloading a truckload of Walmart stock, bazillionaire Warren Buffett is cutting loose a sweet little piece of Laguna Beach real estate. It’s the first time in nearly 50 years that the 3,500-square-foot home has been on the market. Buffett is asking $11 million for the 6-bedroom, 7-bath home, which boasts a separated family room with a large sundeck facing the ocean — perfect for parties. There’s also a large, mostly enclosed patio for more private moments.…

If you’re anything like me, you may find that it’s all too easy to get caught up in the rush of flipping houses. I’ll admit – buying an old house, fixing it up, and flipping it for a profit is pretty exciting. But if you get too distracted by flipping houses, it’s easy to let your own home fall by the wayside. While profitable remodeling projects can be more tempting to work on, you can still benefit from tackling projects…

Rom-com darling Meg Ryan just put a $10.9-million price tag on a SoHo loft she recently featured in Architectural Digest. The home’s 4,100 square feet are structured for comfort: When you’ve got mail, you can kick back and read it in the high-ceilinged, light-filled living room. When you’re sleepless in SoHo, there’s a black-and-white bathroom with penny tiles and a luxurious tub perfect for a long soak. When Harry meets Sally, there’s a kitchen with a table for recreating everyone’s favorite scene.…

Photo: ShutterStock Sometimes, Real Housewives do back-to-back parties or brunches or hissy fits. But lately, Bethenny Frankel is into back-to-back listings. Just three months after selling her chic Tribeca loft for $6.95 million, the Real Housewife of NYC has listed another Manhattan apartment: This time it’s a luxury loft in Soho, listed at $5.25 million. “I have been doing really well in real estate, and I’ve got the bug,” Frankel told People. The socialite/reality TV star/author renovated the nearly 2,400-square-foot apartment, which…

City living often means sacrificing on space, parking and nice-to-haves. But this home has it all. Built in 1909, it’s a grand mansion with sought-after features such as oak hardwood floors, crown molding, box-beam ceilings and mullioned windows. Current owners Dr. Charles Millington and his wife, Charlotte, thoughtfully renovated the space to preserve its original charm. “This is the most special home my wife and I have had together,” Dr. Millington said. “When we first saw it, it was in pretty…

City living often means sacrificing on space, parking and nice-to-haves. But this home has it all. Built in 1909, it’s a grand mansion with sought-after features such as oak hardwood floors, crown molding, box-beam ceilings and mullioned windows. Current owners Dr. Charles Millington and his wife, Charlotte, thoughtfully renovated the space to preserve its original charm. “This is the most special home my wife and I have had together,” Dr. Millington said. “When we first saw it, it was in pretty…