Home Buying Tips

Russell Holmes of ‘Renovation Impossible’ Is Warned About One Home’s ‘Dirty Little Secret’

Russell Holmes of ‘Renovation Impossible’ Is Warned About One Home’s ‘Dirty Little Secret’ HGTV On “Renovation Impossible,” contractor Russell Holmes has seen houses in fairly sorry states, but it’s rare that the homeowners warn him of “a dirty little secret inside” before he enters. In the episode “That ’70s House,” Holmes has agreed to help homeowners […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Oct 7, 2022

How to Buy a House: Steps to Buying a House for the First Time

How to Buy a House: Steps to Buying a House for the First Time The steps to buying a house for the first time might seem complicated—particularly if you’re a home buyer trying to purchase real estate with no prior experience. Between down payments, credit scores, mortgage rates (both fixed-rate and adjustable-rate), property taxes, interest […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Oct 4, 2022

Producer Joel Silver Wants a Blockbuster Deal for His $52M Modernist Mansion

Producer Joel Silver Wants a Blockbuster Deal for His $52M Modernist Mansion Getty Images / MLS via Realtor.com Joel Silver has been responsible for some of Hollywood’s biggest franchises, including “The Matrix,” “Die Hard,” “Predator,” and “Lethal Weapon.” So it’s understandable that the legendary producer is attracted to very splashy, Hollywood-style real estate. His most […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Oct 1, 2022

Built in 1679, Historic Hotel and Tower in Saint Thomas Boasts Blackbeard’s Castle

Built in 1679, Historic Hotel and Tower in Saint Thomas Boasts Blackbeard’s Castle MLS via Realtor.com A former hilltop hotel and tourist attraction in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, is currently one of the oldest listings on Realtor.com®. The building, known as Blackbeard’s Castle—yes, that Blackbeard—is listed for $3.85 million. However, don’t book your stay there […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Sep 28, 2022

It’s Lit: The Spectacular $23M Massachusetts Playground of Yankee Candle’s Founder

It’s Lit: The Spectacular $23M Massachusetts Playground of Yankee Candle’s Founder MLS via Realtor.com The spectacular spread belonging to Yankee Candle’s late founder, Michael J. Kittredge II, has hit the market in Leverett, MA, for a jaw-dropping $23 million. And what a playground it is! Called Juggler Meadow, the 60-acre estate listed by Kittredge’s son […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Sep 21, 2022

Colonial Built in 1688 in Massachusetts Is the Week’s Oldest Home

Colonial Built in 1688 in Massachusetts Is the Week’s Oldest Home MLS via Realtor.com A beautiful home in Marshfield, MA, built by some of the nation’s first settlers is the oldest property to hit the market this week on Realtor.com®. Well-maintained over the centuries, the 17th-century home just north of Plymouth Rock boasts wide-plank flooring, […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Sep 7, 2022