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Alamo Square condo by famed Beaux-Arts architect asks $1.6 million

A block from the Painted Ladies no less Conrad Meussdorffer, the San Francisco-born Beaux-Arts architect, is best known today for his huge, gorgeous apartment buildings. But there are smaller slices of Meussdorffer out there for theShow More Summary

Shocking $6,200 North Beach rent hike makes headlines around the world

Is it the highest of all time? One North Beach man saw his monthly payments rocket to the tune of a $6,200 increase, an increase of 344 percent over the $1,800 he’s been paying since 2010. When ABC7 broke the story on Friday, they said...Show More Summary

Part of LA Times Complex Could Give Way to Apartments

The iconic 1930s structure at First and Broadway would be revamped as offices and retail Hunter Kerhart The pending sale of the Los Angeles Times complex in Downtown to Canadian developer Onni could lead to huge changes for the prominent complex and propel an equally big transformation of the neighborhood itself. Show More Summary

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pioneering Example of Accessible Design, The Laurent House

Designed for a client who used a wheelchair, the home made its owner realize his capabilities, not his disabilities. Frank Lloyd Wright called the home "his little gem," and would tell potential clients making the trip from Chicago to Taliesin to stop by and visit to get a sense of his style. Show More Summary

Could a Silicon Valley Venture Capital Firm Build a City From Scratch?

Startup incubator Y Combinator is assembling a research team Is prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm Y Combinator (YC) planning to build a city? A recent entry on the firm’s blog indicates that, at the very least, it’s thinking long and hard about it. Show More Summary

12 Shipping Containers Form Bold, Transportable Pavilion in China

Roof terraces aplenty People's Architecture Office, the Beijing firm behind rad prefab small-space plug-ins and experimental tubular living spaces has completed a bold new project in the Chinese province of Shanxi. Using a dozen shipping...Show More Summary

CRM Impact on Recruiting and Retaining Agents

WAV Group has deep experience supporting real estate brokers on the selection and adoption of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) for their agents. Sometimes the best business strategy is a simple one. All research points out that...Show More Summary

It’s the Monday after Brexit happened — what should you be doing?

I bought a house at the end of February, and I still can't decide whether it was the smartest or stupidest thing I've ever done. And I intentionally immerse myself in real estate every day, trying to learn more about the ins and outs -- and the global economies that drive this industry. Show More Summary

4 easy DIY fixes all real estate agents should know

As a Realtor and broker with over a decade of experience, I have been through hundreds of home inspections. Whether representing the buyer or the seller, I take each home inspection as a learning opportunity to teach my clients about major versus minor repairs...

Where to Watch Bay Area July 4th Fireworks

Get ready to celebrate the Declaration of Independence's approval by the Continental Congress, as we do every year, by grilling meats and watching things explode in spectacular fashion. San Francisco's fireworks show will get under way...Show More Summary

Where to Watch July 4th Fireworks in LA

A few of the best spots to see the bombs bursting in air this Independence Day Fourth of July is right around the corner, and it's high time to start planning for an evening full of pyrotechnic fun. Whether you are looking for a bigShow More Summary

Retiring Baby Boomers May Shift Suburban Debate on Taxes, Social Services

An increasingly older generation may look for a new deal on taxes, schools, and social services. Baby Boomers rule the ‘burbs. The generation born between 1946 and 1964 grew up in suburban homes, raised their families in suburban neighborhoods, and soon, plans to retire in the same communities in large numbers. Show More Summary

Olson Kundig Announces Inaugural Residency Program

Applications are now open Those who have been following the work of Olson Kundig and its modern designs that often incorporate the natural landscape in which they are situated, will be pleased to learn of a new residency program that...Show More Summary

Sweden’s First Electric Road a Step Towards Fossil Fuel-Free Future

Infrastructure innovation from the land of Ikea Ushering in a new era of greener transportation, Sweden has just opened a two-kilometer electric road that uses overhead electricity cables to power connected buses and trucks. The test...Show More Summary

Renovated 1898 Brick Home Near Lake Michigan Asks $1.2M

Historic style, modern conveniences 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: Evanston,...Show More Summary

ZIP code profile: 92835

The 92835 ZIP code comprises part of the city of Fullerton, about a 45 minute drive from Los Angeles and 20 minutes from Anaheim. Part of Orange County, the area is home to numerous colleges and is known for its entertaining downtown district, dubbed "Bourbon Street West" by OC Weekly...

Homeowners can now sell on MLS for no listing fee

What if joe-six-pack could market a home to the full universe of potential buyers and sell his property without spending a dime? Well, now he can. USRealty.com, whose CEO previously founded and sold one of the most popular for-sale-by-owner (FSBO) websites, is now offering MLS listings to sellers in dozens of states for no upfront cost or fees upon closing...

Rising price, fewer sales in Southern California housing market

Typical of the late Spring season, sales within the Southern California housing market jumped between April and May, according to CoreLogic’s latest data brief. While the upward monthly shift is historically standard, May’s total sales were lower than the long-term average...

Tough conversations: Inman is stirring things up at Connect San Francisco

Twenty years ago when Connect began, we were known for stirring up the industry, particularly the old guard. In that spirit, we are reviving our roots with a series of debates -- sometimes-uncomfortable discussions and lively in-your-face presentations. Grab the microphone or sit back; let's have some fun...

ZIP code profile: 94063

The 94063 ZIP code comprises part of Redwood City, about a 45 minute drive from San Francisco without heavy traffic. The county seat of San Mateo County, the area is home to tech companies such as Oracle, Evernote, Wealthfront and Electronic Arts...

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