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1927 charmer in Glendale’s Adams Hill is trendy and timeless for $789K

Great views and a pool to boot Located in Glendale’s cool, hilly, and and aptly named neighborhood of Adams Hill, this 1927 house with a cottage-meets-Spanish feel to it has been recently rebooted to draw attention to its more timeless...Show More Summary

New app lets drones capture 3D models of properties

Pix4D is a software company that has developed a new app that allows consumers to connect to a drone while it takes photos around a property. The difference with this technology is that its aerial models lets users explore an entire property as opposed to smaller sections.

Tom Felton, aka Draco Malfoy, selling 1923 bungalow in Nichols Canyon

It’s asking $1.45 million Harry Potter star Tom Felton is parting with a Nichols Canyon home he purchased in 2014 for $1.275 million. Variety reports that the actor, who will probably forever be associated with the character of Draco...Show More Summary

Realty group CoStar expected to create 730 jobs as it moves to new headquarters

CoStar Group, which also owns online apartment search company,, creates and delivers information, marketing, and analytic tools that facilitate a large number of commercial real estate transactions in the United State...

Inman Educational Webinar: Market Watch 2017 – What Property Managers Need to Know

In this webinar, you will learn where the national and local rental markets are today and how they may look in the future...

Snazzy Valley home offers 1960s living for $1.7M

Time-capsule alert! Thanks to the tipster who called our attention to this Encino knockout designed by Cliff Burlew in 1960. We confess we were heretofore unfamiliar with the Valley architect, but if this is a typical example of hisShow More Summary

Map shows which way voters across LA are leaning

(They’re voting for Hilary Clinton) Apartment search website RentHop has mapped out voter preferences in LA County based on political contributions in each zip code and the results aren’t terribly shocking. There’s not a lot of love for Trump in the Democratic stronghold of Los Angeles. Show More Summary

Redfin improves and expands Redfin Estimate AVM tool

Many people in real estate have mixed feelings about automated valuation models (AVMs) -- some say they're an additional tool for consumers to wield while others question their accuracy. However you feel about them, clients in dozens of new markets will now have access to Redfin's AVM, Redfin Estimate. And Redfin has also announced improvements to its...

buyMyplace forms partnership with Beforeyoubid to increase service offerings

Beforeyoubid is an Australian fintech business specialising in the “online sharing economy”. It aims to collectively connect consumers interested in a particular property, and give them the tools to share the costs of necessary property reports. The more people that are interested in purchasing a report, the lower the cost will be for each party.

Come tour the tiny modular apartments that may house the homeless

A chance to get hands-on with the experiment Back in August we told you about developer Patrick Kennedy’s plan to build 200 tiny new homes in a DPW-owned parking lot in a matter of months. Kennedy’s invention, the MicroPAD, is a modular...Show More Summary

Mapping the 31 most haunted spots in the Bay Area

Everyone loves a good scare this time of year. If your idea of Halloween fun is experiencing a little paranormal activity in person, check out our roundup of 31 of the most haunted places in the Bay Area, from the North Bay down to the south. Show More Summary

Zillow adds solar power scores to property pages

Part of a real estate agent's job is to highlight a home's selling points. Now Zillow is shining a light on one property perk that professionals may sometimes overlook: a home's solar power potential...

From streetcars to bike lanes: the story of Honolulu’s King Street

While Honolulu develops at a dizzying speed, South King Street remains largely unchanged. But it could usher in Honolulu’s transportation transformation.

Exploring the Bay Area’s most famous graveyards on Instagram

Where history rests in peace San Francisco expelled all but a few of our local cemeteries decades ago, in the process ceding some of our most picturesque cultural resources. Even though we value these sites for their historical value, do remember that most are still actively being used, and to be respectful when visiting. Show More Summary

Broadway, the diverse beating heart of Sacramento

Highway development in Sacramento displaced a historically diverse population decades ago, but instead of disappearing, they are thriving on Broadway, the city’s cross-cultural beating heart.

Excelsior ugly duckling turns beautiful swan inside, asks $730K

Don’t judge a book by its paint job The facade the color of old gum on 518 Silver Avenue in the Excelsior will probably scare most people off, and the use of words like “fixer” and “gentrifying neighborhood” in the ad don’t help. But...Show More Summary

Posh Park Hyatt hotel coming to Downtown LA's Oceanwide Plaza mega-development

184 rooms and five stars Developers of one of South Park’s megaprojects, Oceanwide Plaza, have always maintained they’d bring a tony hotel to their multi-use complex under construction at Flower and 11th streets. Now we know that hotel...Show More Summary

Luxury retailers sued over record-setting $122M Rodeo Drive land deal

Two real estate players say they arranged the deal, but were never compensated Rodeo Drive’s House of Bijan storefront, a purveyor of luxury menswear and fragrances, sold in July for $122 million, shattering records as one of the highest ever per-square-foot deals in Beverly Hills and beyond. Show More Summary

Curbed Comparisons: What $5,500/month rents you in San Francisco right now

You can’t buy happiness, but here’s five places you might rent it Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a regular column exploring what you can rent for a set dollar amount in different neighborhoods. Is one person's studio another person's townhouse? Let's find out. Show More Summary

Emily Blunt and John Krasinski sell L.A.-area home for over the asking price

Actors Emily Blunt and John Krasinski have parted ways with their second home in Hollywood Hills West this year, selling the renovated single-story for $3.505 million, or $10,000 over the asking price. The fenced and gated house, built in 1965, came to market in September and was under contract...

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