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House of the Day: For $7.4M, Make Connecticut's Classy 'Potato Island' Your Own

Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Location: Branford, Connecticut Price: $7,350,000 The...

Globe Trotting: Charming Paris Mansion Boasts A+ Wallpaper, Indoor Pool

On the ground floors of this 4,630-square-foot private mansion in Paris, potential buyers will discover beautiful wallpaper, unpretentious antiques, and charming, rounded windows. In all, elegance and ease, without (for better or...

What are Bots and Why It Is Important to Protect Your Site Against Them

Once deemed as a benevolent agent to gather information for search engines, the lowly "bot" has evolved into something that can in fact be an agent of malicious intent.

Domain and PropertyGuru Enter Distribution Partnership

Australian and South-East Asian property investors will gain insights and access into extensive property investment opportunities in growing overseas markets as a result of a new partnership between Domain Group and PropertyGuru.

Ownership, and The Death of IDX?

I’m not going to write an essay, but I wanted to briefly follow up to Joel’s post, and Matthew’s response about the future of IDX. From Matthew: Agents need to own their success online, not rent it. To do that, they’ll need mobile technology that’s widely available, affordable and easy to build. Show More Summary

Zillow Expands Seattle Headquarters

Zillow has significantly expanded to its national headquarters in downtown Seattle. The company has signed a lease to occupy five additional floors of the Russell Investments Center.

NIMBYs: The Difference Between Being Rich and Poor in LA, in 2 Quotes

In Bel Air, where the median household income is $207,938, one entrance to the neighborhood was scheduled to be closed for filming for eight hours during one night last week. Neighbors were incensed. An un-bylined article in the Beverly...

Fannie or Freddie ordered to let former owners buy REOs at market value

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will soon be selling repossessed homes back to their previous owners for less than what they’d owed on their mortgage when they defaulted. The mortgage giants’ federal regulator this week ordered them to drop a...

What It Sold For: Lloyd Wright's Samuel-Novarro House Finally Sells For $3.8MM

And so a new chapter begins for Lloyd Wright's Samuel-Novarro House. Built in 1928 for actor Ramon Novarro's personal secretary/companion, Louis Samuel, but taken over and expanded by Novarro after the star...

Lifestyles of the Rich and Richer: San Francisco is Now the Filthy Rich Capital of California

San Francisco has long sat in the shadow of our neighbors to the south, flashy entertainment capital Los Angeles, when it comes to having a lot of very, very rich people. However, this year that all changed according the the...

Monochromes: 100 Years Ago, Wearing Masks on Thanksgiving was the Norm

Welcome back to Monochromes, a regular mini-series wherein Curbed delves deep into the Library of Congress's photographic annals, resurfacing with an armful of old black-and-white photos of architecture and interior design. Have a find you want to share? Hit up...

What It Sold For: Rickety, Burned Silver Lake Shack Sells for $176k Above Asking

Usually fire sales mean big discounts, but not when it comes to real estate in Silver Lake. We first saw this charred pile back in September, when it was asking $399,000, and...

Feds charge 16 with fraudulent flips of more than 2,000 Detroit homes

A telemarketing scheme that took in more than $20 million from hundreds of victims nationwide by flipping 2,000 homes purchased for as little as $500 each also contributed to neighborhood blight in Detroit, federal prosecutors said in announcing the indictment...

Will Cyber Monday expand to include home sales?

Last year's Cyber Monday sales numbered $2.29 billion, and this year, they could include real estate, too...

Tiny Living: Commanding $1,994 per square foot, a...

Commanding $1,994 per square foot, a Manhattan studio apartment asking $349K can't do any better than one bed, one desk, a mini-apartment, and a bathroom. But it tries—the 175-square-foot dwelling has one wall that's deceptively covered in mirrors. A closer...

Kickstart Me Up: The Remotest Huts: Defining Americana, Rest Stop by Rest Stop

A rest stop in Flower Mound, Texas. Photos by Ryann Ford via Design Milk Over the past five years, Austin-based photographer Ryann Ford has documented over 150 of America's rest stops, a dying breed of roadside shelter that's been largely...

Curbed Comparisons: What $1,150 Can Rent You in Los Angeles Right Now

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various LA 'hoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Our friends at Zumper have helped us out...

Curbed Comparisons : What $3,200/Month Rents You in San Francisco

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various San Francisco neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $3,200. Click here to view the...

Droning Around: Drone Footage Captures a City Abandoned After Chernobyl

Screenshot via Vimeo Far more haunting than fly-throughs of the new Apple campus or L.A.'snotoriously lewd House of Sin, new drone footage from freelance photographer Danny Cooke captures the ruins of Pripyat, Ukraine, a city that was completed evacuated after...

Wright Stuff: The oceanfront house that today sits...

The oceanfront house that today sits at 830 El Camino del Mar in Sea Cliff is undoubtedly a beauty, but the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home that was originally planned for the property was even more divine. Wright drew several versions...

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