A new Zillow survey of residential real estate values shows living near a Trader Joe’s or Whole Foods increases the value of your property at least 10 percent. Zillow, a company that tracks real estate values down to a granular level, says between 1997 and 2014, homes near either of the two alternative grocery stores were consistently worth more than the median U.S. home.
You can live with Playboy patriarch Hugh Hefner for $200 million. The Playboy Mansion, situated on 5 acres in Los Angeles’ Holmby Hills, hit the market Monday for $200 million. With a catch. Hefner, the founder of Playboy Enterprises who has lived in the home for four decades, doesn’t want to move out. His continued residence there even after the property sells is a condition of the sale, says company spokesman John Vlautin. “If a buyer is found for the Playboy Mansion, Mr. H