Casino king’s Tahoe villa where the Rat Pack partied is on the market for $25 million

~ Real Estate ~ History ~ Location ~ what more do you need?! Casino king William Harrah built a sprawling estate on the east shore of Lake Tahoe in 1963 to entertain his celebrity friends. The likes of Judy Garland, Sammy Davis Junior, Frank Sinatra and the rest of the Rat Pack used a secret … Continue reading Casino king’s Tahoe villa where the Rat Pack partied is on the market for $25 million

What do these 9 Listing Terms mean?

9 Home Listing Terms And What They Actually Mean Certain adjectives used in home descriptions can have hidden (and potentially less desirable) meanings! Rocket Mortgage® won't confuse you — get the home-buying confidence you need with a mortgage process that puts the power in your hands. Living by yourself? “Cozy” might be just what you’re … Continue reading What do these 9 Listing Terms mean?

Restoration Projects with a big Payoff?

~ have time, patience, money or all 3? take a look at these! ~ 10 abandoned mansions around the world that likely used to be worth millions When they were built, these lavish homes were likely worth today's equivalent of millions of dollars. Now, they're falling apart. From a villa that's been sitting empty for … Continue reading Restoration Projects with a big Payoff?

Can Riverside’s Harada House, a civil rights landmark, be saved?

Can Riverside’s Harada House, a civil rights landmark, be saved?   By Alicia Robinson | arobinson@scng.com | The Press-Enterprise PUBLISHED: May 6, 2017 at 6:00 am | UPDATED: May 7, 2017 at 11:35 am The Japanese-American Harada family fought hard to keep their home. First, white neighbors pressured them to move from the downtown Riverside … Continue reading Can Riverside’s Harada House, a civil rights landmark, be saved?

Before And After Pictures Of The Home Alone House 26 Years Later Will Ruin Your Childhood

  Before And After Pictures Of The Home Alone House 26 Years Later Will Ruin Your Childhood Home Alone is one of those classic festive films that most people have seen more than once: a 1990 Chris Columbus comedy, filled with broad slapstick, larger-than-life pratfalls and an ultimately touching Christmas message … that watching two … Continue reading Before And After Pictures Of The Home Alone House 26 Years Later Will Ruin Your Childhood

DIY’s reality show ‘Restored’ returning to Redlands

  DIY's reality show ‘Restored' returning to Redlands   REDLANDS >> Casting for a second season of DIY Network’s “Restored” is happening now. Producers are looking for historic homes in need of TLC to participate. “Restored” features Brett Waterman tackling various restoration projects that will not only provide homeowners with a livable space for modern … Continue reading DIY’s reality show ‘Restored’ returning to Redlands

These 5 historic properties are on sale for less than $250,000

These 5 historic properties are on sale for less than $250,000 Melody Hahm Reporter Yahoo FinanceJanuary 5, 2017 ~ How fun! ~ Castle House in Martinsville, Virginia More When you think of historic properties, you immediately assume they’ll cost a pretty penny. But you don’t need to be a baller to buy a historic home, … Continue reading These 5 historic properties are on sale for less than $250,000

Home Improvements Grants for Historic Properties

RIVERSIDE: Grants offered for historic properties Applications are due Friday to the Historic Preservation Fund, which may award qualifying property owners up to $25,000 each. From PE.com 8/25/15 Owners of historic homes in Riverside may be eligible for city grants of up to $25,000 to fix up their properties. The city’s Historic Preservation Fund provides … Continue reading Home Improvements Grants for Historic Properties

Riverside Historic Homes

From Press-Enterprise 9/28/14 RIVERSIDE: Six bids received for two Victorian homes City will choose from among six proposals to renovate the 1890s McIntyre and Sweatt houses   Riverside Deputy Development Director Emilio Ramirez stands near two historic Victorian houses that the city is selling. A flurry of interest in two Victorian homes near downtown Riverside, … Continue reading Riverside Historic Homes