[HOUSE & HOLMES] Flush with Ideas

We have a toilet paper problem. The bathroom in our 1920’s era home is very pretty, but it’s also diminutive and every square inch is enveloped—the shower, bathtub, toilet, sink and storage shelves use...

[LAFAYETTE SQUARE] First Family of the Square

When my husband and I moved to the Square back in 1992, John and Darling Herod were essentially the First Family of the neighborhood. John was the association president and Darling Scott Herod was...

[HOUSE & HOLMES] Name in Lights

[HOUSE & HOLMES] Name in Lights

We decided to do our part and make our 1920s era duplex “drought tolerant.” We resolved to remove every water-guzzling piece of flora in our yard and replace them with plants like Matt Damon...

[ RECENT REAL ESTATE SALES ] April

Single Family Homes  200 SOUTH WINDOSOR BLVD. $3,727,000 452 SOUTH LAS PALMAS AVE. $3,125,000 256 SOUTH WILTON PLACE $2,400,000 801 SOUTH CITRUS AVE. $2,300,000 123 NORTH LUCERNE BLVD. $1,790,000 438 NORTH PLYMOUTH $1,695,000 940...

[REAL ESTATE] Current Prices Outdo 2007 Peak

According to data from TheMLS.com, prices for single-family residences in the Ledger’s coverage area have been rising slowly but steadily over the past three years. For the area including, among others, Brookside, Fremont Place,...

[REAL ESTATE] Sales Still in Post-Summer Lull

The real estate market continued its post-summer lull this November, with 34 single-family homes sold in our coverage area, a slight decrease from the 36 homes sold in October, according to Core Logic, a...