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Bethany Erickson

Famed Civil War-Era Architect Built Bones of Surprising Home

By Bethany Erickson | December 22, 2019 | Comments Off on Famed Civil War-Era Architect Built Bones of Surprising Home

When Civil War-era architect Frank Furness built this week’s historical shelter in West Chester, Pennsylvania,  it’s likely he didn’t envision it being a family home. That’s because it was originally a barn. Before his death in 1912, Furness had ultimately built more than 600 buildings, and had taught more than a few young architects to […]

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What Are The Hottest Winter Vacation Home Markets?

By Bethany Erickson | December 22, 2019 | Comments Off on What Are The Hottest Winter Vacation Home Markets?

If your idea of a good winter vacation home buy is one that can also earn you income during the times you’re not using it, there are some key markets that are worthy of a look. Vacation rental management platform Vacasa ranked vacation rental markets for a look at where the best ROI existed, and […]

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Former Pacific Palisades Home of Whoopi Goldberg For Sale

By Bethany Erickson | December 20, 2019 | Comments Off on Former Pacific Palisades Home of Whoopi Goldberg For Sale

If finding a home that was owned by not one but two Oscar winners is on your to-do list for 2020, this Pacific Palisades listing can check off that goal before the champagne cork hits the floor. This 1933 Pacific Palisades home was owned most recently by Whoopi Goldberg, who sold the home last year. […]

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Chance to Own Rare Alfred Preis Honolulu Home

By Bethany Erickson | December 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Chance to Own Rare Alfred Preis Honolulu Home

Alfred Preis almost didn’t become an architect. More accurately, Alfred Preis almost didn’t survive to become the highly regarded architect he became. He survived tuberculosis at age four, then World War I in Vienna, then managed to acquire passports that allowed him and his wife to leave Nazi-occupied Austria. When they arrived in Hawaii in […]

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Palm Beach Manse Most Expensive New Listing

By Bethany Erickson | December 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Palm Beach Manse Most Expensive New Listing

Located on Billionaires Row in Palm Beach, Florida, Realtor.com announced this week that the newest most expensive listing in the U.S. clocks in at $59.9 million. The seven-bedroom, 14 bath home on Ocean Boulevard sits on nearly two acres, and boasts 23,897 square feet of living space.  Less than 2 miles from a little resort […]

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Dwyane Wade Gives Miami Beach Pad a Haircut

By Bethany Erickson | December 14, 2019 | Comments Off on Dwyane Wade Gives Miami Beach Pad a Haircut

When Dwyane Wade retired from the Miami Heat this year, he traded one coast for the other — and his Miami Beach home is on the market. In fact, the luxe Miami Beach waterfront mansion has been listed since September, when it was originally priced at $32.5 million. This week Wade gave that price a […]

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