The Month in HotPosts: July

Summer is here and you’ve deserved that beach getaway. Stay up on your reading with our July reading roundup and don’t forget the SPF!

Summertime is hectic, we know. Between weddings, the 4th of July, music festivals, and all of those darn people who seem to be born in July, its hard to stay up on your reading.

Here’s a round-up of the latest and greatest in HotPosts in case you’ve been busy with, other things:

9 Things Native San Franciscans Love About Their City

Silicon City - San FranciscoThere is truly something for everyone in this city of ours, but what do the natives do for fun? Our brand-new San Francisco born-and-bred contributor, Daisy Barringer, took a break from writing for Thrillist to give us her list of the nine best things about San Francisco.

The Most Expensive Homes For Rent In San Francisco

Screen Shot 2014-07-18 at 4.36.22 PMRenting in SF is expensive. No two ways about it. We’re embracing it with our first-ever list of the Most Expensive Homes Currently For Rent in SF. Our list includes classic victorian beauties, modern SOMA high-rises, and everything in between.

Should The Obamas Buy or Rent in Rancho Mirage, CA?

la-fi-hotprop-barack-obama-20140721-pg-001Word on the street is the Obamas are planning to buy a $4.25 million home in Rancho Mirage, CA. We wondered: with that much going into a down payment, would it be a wiser investment to rent instead? We ran the numbers, and you might be surprised with what we came up with!

San Francisco Moving and Living Guide

sf-transportationWe’ve published our first in a series of moving guides. First up: our home base: San Francisco. If you’re new to SF, we’ve got everything you need to know right here. From how to choose a neighborhood, to public transportation 101 (hint: get a bike!), to Karl the Fog, we’ve got you covered. (PS – You’ll want to check our special Insider Tips section.)

Check Out These 5 Tiny Houses For Sale

20-surprisingly-beautiful-tiny-homesMicro-dwellings are the new black, and we can’t get enough of these tiny properties all of which are available for rent… right… meow.




Decorate With A Cool Summer Color Scheme

color SummerHues_4Looking for a weekend project? Bring the beach back to your home by incorporating one of our cool summer color schemes into any room in your living space.






Cover photo courtesy of Carlos Reis.