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Neighbors block party

5 Ways to Get to Know Your Neighbors

Whether you’re a social butterfly or a homebody, getting friendly with the folks next door will make your new house start to feel like home.

Jimmie Johnson's former great room

NASCAR Champ Jimmie Johnson Trades NYC Condos

Johnson sold one condo and bought another in the same building.

Kurt Busch's home

NASCAR Driver Kurt Busch Lists Virginia Beach Condo

He has dealt with more than his share of professional and personal splits over the past couple of years. Now it looks as if Busch is moving on from one of ex-wife Eva and his former homes as well.


Jeremy Renner Lists Art Deco Mansion for $24.95 Million

The 6-bedroom, 11-bath, single-story mansion sits on two extensively landscaped acres in Beverly Glen.

Billie Joe Armstrong's home

Green Day Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong Selling Cozy Newport Beach Cottage

Armstrong’s 924-square-foot home is listed for $1.895 million.

Lil Wayne's Kenner, LA home

Homes of VMA Nominees

In preparation for the big night, we’re taking a look at a few places where the Moonman trophies might land once the party’s over.


'Paradise' for Sale: Jason Kidd Lists Arizona Estate

The New York Knick has listed his 1.8-acre Paradise Valley, AZ estate for $5.995 million.


Report: Michael Phelps' Bachelor Pad Still on Market

Top Ten Real Estate Deals reports that the swimmer’s high-end property on Baltimore’s famed Inner Harbor is still on the market.


Junior Seau's Former Home for Sale

Less than three months after his death, the retired NFL linebacker’s home is on the market.

Living Room

President Obama's College-Era NYC Apartment for Rent

The 2-bedroom, 1-bath where the president lived while studying at Columbia University has been fully renovated.


Peyton Manning Buys Colorado Estate

It might have been a reluctant transition, but it now looks like the former MVP is officially ready to call the Mile High City home.


NASCAR Driver Joe Nemechek Auctioning Equestrian Estate

Finncastle, a 139-acre estate, features a more than 8,000-sqaure-foot main home and a professionally managed equestrian center.


Ne-Yo Drops $550,000 on Second Georgia Mansion

He’s won Grammys, been honored by the Songwriters Hall of Fame and penned chart-toppers for some of the biggest names […]

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