Your Favorite Home Design and Real Estate Blogs of 2019

From the wealthiest towns to the cheapest apartments, here’s everything you loved on the home front this year.


2019 was a big year for Westchester, with celebrities and local figures buying and selling local properties, major redevelopment news in our downtown regions, and a number of flattering (and not so) rankings putting the county in our headlines. Here are the biggest stories of the year, according to your clicks!


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New Rochelle Wants to Make It Easy to Find Affordable Housing

With more than 6,000 new apartments on the horizon, the city is centralizing the process of finding new — and reasonably priced — living space.

By Sierra Petro



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A Rare Home in Frank Lloyd Wright’s Historic Usonia District Just Hit the Market

The small, exclusive Pleasantville community doesn’t list its properties often, so interested buyers will want to act fast!

By Dave Zucker



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This Westchester City Has the Most Expensive Rent North of NYC

Nationwide apartment search site RentCafé has crunched the numbers and, not surprisingly, certain Westchester cities rank among the least affordable in the state.

By Dave Zucker



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This Westchester Village Was Named the Best Place to Live in New York

USA Today just released their 2019 guide to the best city in every state, and one local burgh is making some big waves.

By Dave Zucker


Wikipedia/Steve Maxwell

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$9.2 Million Frank Lloyd Wright Home

This waterfront Westchester property by one famed designer will now welcome another.

By Dave Zucker


Wikimedia Commons/David Shankbone

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Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones’ Downsize to This Scenic Irvington Home

After recently selling their Bedford estate, the couple is ‘downsizing’ to a modest 22-room Georgian in Irvington.

By Dave Zucker


Photo courtesy of Pantiga Group

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4 Yonkers Apartments You Can Snag for Under $150,000

These apartments, condos, and co-ops are all available for crazy cheap — if you can get your offers in fast!

By Bill Cary




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See Downtown Scarsdale’s Plans for Forthcoming Mixed-Use Developments

One local architect’s plans for the village include more than 60 new apartments, retail space, and — blissfully — hundreds of additional new parking spaces.

By Dave Zucker


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This Is the Best Place to Buy a House in New York

This Westchester suburb is officially the tops when it comes to owning your own little lawn, according to these rankings.

By Dave Zucker


AdobeStock/Scott Patterson

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This Westchester Town Is the Richest in New York State

The exceedingly ‘comfortable’ locale is among the most affluent in the entire country. Can you guess where it is?

By Dave Zucker

Our Westchester Home Design Awards event is June 26!

Our Wine & Food Festival returns June 4-9!

Our Wunderkinds event takes place on May 23!

Our Best of Business Ballot is open through May 15!

Our Healthcare Heroes Awards event takes place on May 9!

Our Westchester Home Builders Awards take place on April 4!

Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Forum is March 14!

Unveiled: A Boutique Bridal Brunch is February 25!

Our Best of Westchester Elimination Ballot is open through March 6!

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