What $3 Million Buys You in Pennsylvania, Colorado and Washington

Upper Makefield Township, Pa. | $2.975 Million An expanded and up to date 1840s farmhouse with 4 bedrooms, three full bogs and two half bogs, on a four.49-acre lot with a barn and swimming pool This late Federal home is in a luxurious subdivision in Upper Makefield Township, a historic…

Randolph, N.J.: ‘A True New Jersey Hidden Gem’

When Nina and Rob Lifshey moved to Randolph, N.J., in 2019, they had been searching for good faculties and an affordable commute to their jobs — hers as a college-admissions officer in Mahwah, his as a telecommunications product supervisor in Basking Ridge. It wasn’t till after they purchased their four-bedroom…

Herbicides: What to Know Before You Use Them

It sounds just like the setup for a joke, however it isn’t. More than 2,200 miles aside, two girls stroll into their native garden-supply shops. They discover themselves equally unsettled to discover gallon bottles of “30 percent vinegar” displayed on the shelf among the many herbicides. Acetic acid, the energetic…

Want to Rent Your Dream Apartment? Prepare for a Bidding War.

The New York City actual property market is returning to its prepandemic regular, however anybody wanting for a rental condo ought to put together for a potential post-pandemic shock. Bidding wars — lengthy the scourge of potential dwelling patrons — are actually being waged for leases, particularly within the hippest…

For Two Designers, a Onetime Collaboration Wasn’t Enough

When Kimille Taylor agreed to design the inside of a dwelling in Telluride, Colo., in 2013, she anticipated the job to be enterprise as standard. That was earlier than Ms. Taylor, a New York-based designer, met Steve Morton, the native architect engaged on the mission. “We got along right away,”…

Shopping for Ice Buckets

If you’re mixing cocktails for buddies and don’t need to maintain going to the freezer for ice, an ice bucket is important. “I tend to use them for entertaining,” mentioned Julie Reiner, a founding father of Social Hour Cocktails and an proprietor of the bars Clover Club and Leyenda, in…

Homes That Sold for Around $500,000 or Less

Each week, our survey of latest residential gross sales in New York City and the encompassing area focuses on properties that bought round a sure value level, permitting you to match single-family properties, condos and co-ops in numerous locales. The “list price” is the asking value when the property got…

Is That Stroller in the Hallway Really a Safety Hazard?

Q: I stay on the third ground of a small rent-stabilized walk-up constructing in the East Village. I’ve a 1-year-old child, and have been leaving my stroller at the touchdown close to the backside of the stairs since he was born. No one complained till a new tenant moved in…

Buy My House, But I’m Taking the Toilet

In a housing market desperately brief on stock, with costs spiraling towards the heavens, sellers can demand nearly something nowadays. They may even take the bogs. Toilets, notably costly self-cleaning ones with bidets, are amongst the sizzling objects ending up on transferring vans, as sellers flex their muscle to squeeze…