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?? : UC Berkeley Students Designed This Radical Community Kitchen with Help from Kengo Kuma

Photo by Shinkenchiku-sha via ArchDaily Island in Japan Now Has the Coolest 'Community Food Hall' There Ever Was From Japanese starchitect Kengo Kuma and a team of students at UC Berkeley's College of Environment Design comes "Nest We Grow," an...

Brazil’s ZAP Launches Lettings Search Application

ZAP has just launched the “ZAP Aluguel” application with the idea of facilitating search for properties to let, which trend is to increase, according to the latest “X-Ray FipeZap: Real Estate Demand Profile”.

Jupiter-Tequesta-Hobe Sound Association of Realtors Joins Zillow Partnership Platform

Zillow has announced the Jupiter-Tequesta-Hobe Sound Association of Realtors® has joined the Zillow® Partnership Platform and will be implementing the new Zillow Data Dashboard.

Safety Not Guaranteed: Following a deadly fire Wednesday night...

Following a deadly fire Wednesday night in the Mission, residents of the building that burned have said that they never heard any fire alarms warning them of the blaze. The building's fire-alarm control panel worked when it was last checked...

AM Linkage: Bond Theft Suspect; SFBARF Speaks; Urban Putt's Magic Fairy

Photo via Paul Frankenstein · Bay Area renters group advocates for more density to solve housing crisis · Case of missing SF bond money has a suspect · Longtime LGBT-serving church will relocate from Castro to Polk Street · Vast...

House Calls: Dogs, Kids, and a Couple Fill This Earthy Financial District Loft

Welcome to House Calls, a new feature in which Curbed tours lovely, offbeat, or otherwise awesome homes. Think your space should be featured next? Drop us a line. Andi and Mike Costa moved from Tribeca to the Financial District in.....

What is an Alternative Brokerage? Who is an Alternative Real Estate Agent?

One of the great challenges of being on the “bleeding edge” of change in any industry is identifying the words to be used in discussing the new model. The real estate industry is, at more than a century old, steeped in history and culture. So...Show More Summary

Super Bowl 2015: Arizona Ranch House Comes with Two Free Super Bowl Tickets

All photo via Realtor In the increasingly ugly fight for remaining tickets to this Sunday's Super Bowl—major broker Stubhub had only 20 tickets left as of last night, with the cheapest selling for $9,205—there's still potentially one way to get...

Curbed Inside: Inside the Swanky Virgin Hotel Now Open in Downtown Chicago

It's been a long time in the making, but the world's first Virgin Hotel is now open in downtown Chicago. Located just steps away from the Magnificent Mile, Sir Richard Branson and crew have spent the last two years...

Sold Stuff: Jeepers, Someone Spent About $12M on Matthew Perry's House

CBS is engaged in some dark magic trying to revive the ghost of Matthew Perry's career with a reboot of The Odd Couple, but regardless of how that turns out, 2015 started off on a pretty OK note for...

Linkage: Renzo Piano's Design for Miami; a Converted Amtrak Car; More!

Photo by Adrien Williams via Dwell · A redesigned condo in NYC's Ladies' Mile district. · A set of designer townhouses for sale. · Step inside Barcelona's beautiful stoner museum. · Rent a unit in the mysterious Luling Mansion. ·...

Love it or hate it, Zillow is here to stay

Love it or hate it, Zillow is not going anywhere. I posted a simple question to my Facebook wall the other day, and the replies indicated why consumers trust Zillow more than they trust real estate agents. Here's what I learned...

Scott Strevell: ‘Local content produces our best results’

"Today's social media allows a larger daily reach," says the broker associate at KC Homes 365 Team. "It's all about the building relationships."...

Radical innovation is coming to real estate. Will you survive it?

Webster's Dictionary defines innovation as "the act of introducing something new." That's weak. Someone could introduce a new shape of marshmallows into the market, but it creates little change...

Windermere Real Estate partners with Porch.com

Windermere’s president OB Jacobi recently announced that Winderemere Real Estate is launching a partnership with Porch.com, a free online home improvement network. In short, Porch helps homeowners make smart home improvement decisions by connecting them with the information and services they need to manage their home. Porch also creates a “Home Report” that shows a […]

Buying a House in Seattle 2015? Check out Quill’s free Home Buying Classes

Seattle Home Buying Seminars Begin January 2015 Are you thinking of buying a house in Seattle in 2015? Or perhaps it’s time to sell your home? Either way, you’ll learn some great information at Quill Realty’s free House Buying Seminars for 2015. Show More Summary

Redfin bought Walkscore

A brief update to my recent post on Walkscore…Redfin bought it. The post Redfin bought Walkscore appeared first on Rain City Guide.

Building the dream MLS

NEW YORK — It’s time for the multiple listing service to go back to its roots and remember its main reason for being: to foster cooperation between agents. That’s according to several real estate leaders asked to imagine their “dream”...

Technology fueling commission rebates to Toronto homebuyers

Canadian brokerages TheRedPin and CommissionMadeFair.com say technology that lets homebuyers do much of the legwork involved in finding the home of their dreams themselves lets them offer commission rebates to buyers. Homebuyers “can filter through all the facts until they’re...

On the Market: A Set of New Designer Townhouses Up for Sale in the Mission

The Mission's Albion Street is short, stretching just two blocks between 15th and 17th streets, but it is full of history. The section between 16th and 17th was once home to the original Mission Dolores and later the first home...

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