2020 saw a huge surge in the real estate industry. What worked as far as master-planned communities? Find out here, top 50 master-planned communities of 2020 as ranked by John Burns Real Estate Consulting. Lots of at-home time means lots of time to rethink the space in your home and how it’s functioning for you. Here are some home decor trends from Good Housekeeping that might spark an idea. Happy reading! 📸: Aimee Mazzenga The Bay Area is home to one of the most unique cities in the world, San Francisco. Like San Francisco and many cities around the Bay Area, living here comes with a price tag. Here are 7 of the most affordable places to live in the Bay Area. This year PANTONE® has chosen a union of two colors for their “Color of the Year.” The illuminating yellow and ultimate grey are said to convey “a message of strength and hopefulness that is enduring and uplifting.” Something our country needs;... The increase in the demand for new single-family homes has pushed the Housing Market Index (HMI) to a record high of 90 points. Over the past three months, housing continues to push the economy forward; this is a bright spot for 2020. Read more about the housing... The housing industry has seen a huge demand for homes in less populated areas. People are fleeing metro areas in search of more space and fewer people. Is this a continuation of an existing trend pre-pandemic, or is this due to pandemic? Learn more from NAHB. With COVID-19 cases on the rise is it a good idea to visit your extended family this Thanksgiving? We can’t give you that answer; everyone has to decide what is best for their family. NPR helps weigh the good and the bad for this holiday. Experts say that decorating early for the holidays can brighten your spirits. We have all had a rough 2020, so why not make it better by bringing some cheer into you and your family’s lives by breaking out the holiday lights now. Read more from Good... The holidays are all about family and for many of us, seeing family requires us to travel. With a pandemic, many of us will refrain from travel this year, with 47% canceling their plans, which means easier travel for others willing to take the risk. USA Today looks at... Fall is all about seeing the colors change around us and feeling the crisp autumn air. Good thing for us, this can all be done safely outdoors. From picking apples to taking a hike or watching a meteor shower, CNN looks at 50 fun things to do this fall. Enjoy!