Wait! Did you read Lita’s post about the First E: Experiences? What about the Second E: Ease of Living? Reprinted with permission from Lita Dirks & Co. In this third blog of our series, the Four E’s: Design that Attracts the 55+ Buyer we’ll focus on Efficiency. Typically, the 55+ […]

This three-story Irvine, Calif.’s home’s unique layout was inspired by vertical, urban living and incorporates outdoor spaces on each floor. The lofty, contemporary design captivates with its breath-taking, minimalistic exterior, making this design the statement piece of the street. From the graceful arched entry to the contrasting siding details and […]

The owners wanted to renovate their recently purchased “diamond in the rough” single board farmhouse while maintaining the ambiance of the old homestead. This 1904 farmhouse was restored to make the home livable with today’s amenities while taking care to showcase the simplicity of the historic building elements. Before The […]

By Jon Chandler The most obvious driver of higher prices of anything—be it housing or hazelnuts—is almost always going to be a shortage of that commodity. Therefore, the equally obvious answer to any affordability issue is to generate more of whatever is scarce and let market forces drive the price […]

This Wayzata, Minn., home is set on a large, wooded lot, an uncommon benefit in a community so close to the Minneapolis-St. Paul urban center. All of the home necessities are located on the main level, as this home is intended for a buyer of retirement age. A sloping lot enabled […]