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Curbed NY: The Rise of Mies van der Rohe's Iconic Seagram Building in Archival Photos

The Seagram Building is an icon in the New York City horizon and one of the most notable of creations of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, a founding father of modern architecture who on this day would celebrate his...

Zillow Group says it’s ready for life after ListHub

After roping in direct feed deals with 79 multiple listing services (MLSs) in the last two months, including the 16 it's announcing today, Zillow Group Inc. claims that life after ListHub will be better than ever...

MailChimp competitor offers email marketing templates tailored for real estate

Look out MailChimp, Constant Contact, AWeber and REmessenger: Responsive email marketing software provider Mailify, which just brought a platform that’s already popular in Europe to the U.S., is now offering a set of real estate-specific email marketing templates. Mailify says...

Downsizing: Tenderloin Affordable Housing Project Drops 6 Stories, 50 Units

Renderings via David Baker Architects A decade ago, the nonprofit housing developer Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) bought a parking lot at the corner of Taylor and Eddy streets and hatched plans to put up a 14-story residential building. The...

The Los Angeles and Orange County area becomes even more unaffordable when it comes to housing: In last two years home prices up 28 percent while wages are up 2 percent.

L.A. is the most unaffordable housing market in the entire country.  Beyond the pretense that everyone is rich and has money stashed in their backyards being guarded by Chihuahuas with cubic zirconia necklaces, most in California are living deep in debt.  Those buying homes today are either investors, wealthy foreigners, or locals leveraging to the […]

Retail Therapy: Heaven is this Minimalist Chocolate Shop in Tokyo

Photos by Daici Ano via Morfae Tokyo is now home to the world's most calming, minimalist chocolate shop. Created by the Japanese designer Nendo, the new outpost of the Belgium-based chocolatier BbyB displays its wares in a "floating" transparent shelf...

Curbed Miami: Peek Inside the 2015 Version of Al Capone's Miami Party Pad

In case you've ever wanted to see what it's like inside a notorious gangster's home, you will be happy to learn that the interiors of Al Capone's 1922 Mediterranean Revival estate on Palm Island are prepped and camera ready...

Proposed bill would place Fannie, Freddie funds in escrow

Aiming to protect taxpayers against loss in the event of a housing market downturn, Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., yesterday introduced legislation that would establish a secondary reserve fund for government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Show More Summary

Ryan Serhant on the transition from ‘As the World Turns’ to ‘Million Dollar Listing’

Ryan Serhant, an agent with New York's Nest Seekers, moved to the Big Apple to take a part in "As the World Turns" in 2007. After the show killed off his character, Serhant needed a new career, and real estate was waiting for him...

How to benefit in real estate by not selling houses

I have a friend. Let's call him Jack. We are still friends because I declined his invitation to sell list his home … a property type I sell regularly, on a very busy thoroughfare that would have afforded me great sign exposure...

Break Up With Craig: Zumper’s New Ad Campaign

If you live in the Bay Area, you may have seen the new Zumper ad campaign: “Break up with Craig”. Zumper has nothing personal against people named Craig. Rather, they think the process of searching and applying for an apartment should be easier.

Open House Report: Weekend Open House Report: Marina Edition

Location: 1424 Chestnut St. at Franklin St. Size: 2-bed, 1-bath, 1,296-square-foot condo Price: $1.45M Pitch: "Class Edwardian-style condo in the Marina. Pristinely finished oak floors, high inset ceilings, thick crown molding, wood wainscoting, and picture-hanging rails. Traditional design with uniquely...

Curbed Chicago: Less is More: Mapping Mies van der Rohe's Career in Chicago

When Ludwig Mies van der Rohe left his native Germany for Chicago in 1938, the world of modern architecture was forever changed. Mies left the influential Bauhaus school to take a position at the then-called Armour Institute of Technology...

Exhibitions: Get to Know Dan Kiley, the Designer Behind America's Best Modernist Landscape Works

Kiley Garden in Tampa, FL—Photo by Maria Bevilacqua and Frederick Pirone, 2013, courtesy The Cultural Landscape Foundation In a career spanning much of the 20th century, late American landscape architect Dan Kiley designed over 1,000 projects all over the U.S.,...

NBA's Ryan Hollins sells home court in Tarzana for above asking price

Former UCLA and Los Angeles Clippers forward-center Ryan Hollins didn’t have much trouble courting a buyer for his home in Tarzana.

Flipping Out: Dolores Heights Flip Quadruples Price After 5-Year Makeover

The location of 4085 20th Street has always been fantastic. It sits atop Dolores Heights and boasts views out across the hills of the city to Twin Peaks. However, the house itself used to be a bit shabby. The...

Mighty Mies: Punk Ode to Mies Van Der Rohe Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

Quell your fangirl squeals: here is the Mies van der Rohe post-punk song that no one ever asked for, but that the internet gave us anyway. Brought to our attention by a Twitter tipster, this music video is an...

‘My listing, my lead’ philosophy is a disservice to real estate consumers

Let's place you in the same kind of situation that the under-represented buyer and seller are in. A past client decides to sue you for $2 million in damages -- and their attorney offers to also take your side of the case. Do you feel confident of getting the best counsel possible...

Competitions: The Remotest Inhabited Island in the World Wants an Upgrade

Photos via Sometimes Interesting Tristan da Cunha is the most isolated inhabited island in the world. Located 1,750 miles southwest of the southern tip of Africa in the South Atlantic ocean, the volcanic island takes approximately 10 days by...

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