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Artistry: This Guy Makes Portraits of Palm Springs Classics by Moonlight

All photos by Tom Blachford The resort city of Palm Springs, California, is known for its vast collection of "Desert Modern" homes, those midcentury stunners with flat rooflines, expansive windows, and sparkling pools that were once favored as vacation pads...

Shift your value proposition to land more real estate clients

Real estate technology has come a long way in recent years allowing the consumer more control over the homebuying and selling process. The entire real estate search process has been democratized, leading consumers to ask the question, “Why do I need a real estate agent anymore?”...

Celebrity Neighbor Wars: Billy Corgan and Rebecca Gayheart Settle Two-Year Tree Feud

It only took two years and a lawsuit filing, but Smashing Pumpkins singer/songwriter Billy Corgan, Noxzema girl Rebecca Gayheart, and her husband, Grey's Anatomy's McDreamy Eric Dane, finally settled their raging neighbor feud centered on a eucalyptus tree. This...

Top 10: Mapping Ten One Bedroom Homes Asking More Than $1M

The crazy trend of one-bedroom properties being listed and sold for more than one million dollars continues its spree in San Francisco. So much so that we thought it best to map at least 10 one-bedroom abodes asking more than...

History Lessons: How a 'Victorian Hustler' Created S.F.'s Fisherman's Wharf

Monkeys outside of Warner's Cob Web Palace. Photo via San Francisco History Center More than a century before it became the overrun waterfront tourist attraction it is today, San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf was known as Meiggs' Wharf, named after the...

6 ways to destress your real estate transaction

With rising sales prices and very low inventory here in Portland, Oregon, I have been noticing a trend over the past several months of buyers and sellers who are carrying a lot of stress about the sale or purchase of their home. More...Show More Summary

ConstructionWatch: Floating Cube Courthouse Finally Filling Civic Center Dirt Lot

In about two years, possible federal criminals will have an exciting new Los Angeles location at which to be tried. A tipster snapped this photo of the construction so far at First Street and Broadway, where the 10-story federal...

On the Market: Condo at Former Engine 40 Isn't a Firehouse, It's a Firehome

Left photo courtesy of SAN FRANCISCO HISTORY CENTER, SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY. Sometime around 2000, former Engine 40, a fire station at the southerly border of Cole Valley hailing from 1909, was converted into two very pretty if rather unconventionally...

Unguided Tours: Take a Tour of Frank Gehry's Much-Ballyhooed Paris Museum

All photos via Fondation Louis Vuitton Funded by the richest man in France, carried by twelve billowing glass sails, and heralded by Louis Vuitton window displays and a glowing review in Vanity Fair, Frank Gehry's Fondation Louis Vuitton has arrived...

Inman News Demo Day with SmartZip [webinar replay]

Did you miss the Inman News Demo Day with SmartZip? Catch the replay here and learn how predictive analytics is moving agents to the front of the line with sellers...

What It Sold For: Sheryl Crow Sold Her Lovely Old Hills Compound For $5MM Off

Two years and millions of dollars in pricechops later, singer Sheryl Crow has sold off her very lovely compound in the Hollywood Hills (below Runyon Canyon). The 11-acre property includes a four-bedroom...

Flipping Out: Good Lord, after just four days...

Good Lord, after just four days on the market, the Noe Valley swankfest we were gawking at last week is now pending. As you recall, the formerly two-bedroom, $850K home, which flippers transformed into a five-bedroom swankfest with luxury everything,...

Linkage: Wallpaper Horror Story; Mapping D.C.'s Murals; More!

Photo via Curbed Boston · Eight buildings that inspired literature. · Mapping 61 street murals in Northwest D.C. · American horror story: floral wallpaper. · Updating Beijing hutongs with modular plug-ins. · Subliminal cues in condo names. · Rebuilding...

5 content marketing rules to master real estate lead gen

Use these five content marketing rules to amp up your real estate lead generation process. When it comes to creating a winning lead generation strategy, content marketing does rule! There is considerable work involved, but any inbound marketing strategy worth its salt involves some type of content marketing to attract and nurture potential customers...

Cults Week: Ask the Experts: Why Does Los Angeles Attract So Many Cults?

It's Cults Week at Curbed LA! Join us. Yesterday we traced Los Angeles's long history with cults, sects, and other fringe groups, from a Scottish immigrant's healing cult of the 1840s to a nineties teen actor's brand new New Age...

Real Estate Sold: Last Week's Top Sales: The Liz Taylor of Mansions Recommits

Listed for: $8.995M Received: $8.9M Size: 5-bed, 7.5-bath, 9,540-square-foot single-family home Location: 3725 Washington St, Presidio Heights The skinny: We're honestly going to miss this place. The public areas downstairs look more like a small sculpture museum than a...

Grand Reopenings: At Last, a Peek at Doris Duke's Amazing 'Arabian Nights' Palace

All photos via the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art During her lifetime, tobacco heiress Doris Duke's grand passion was her 14,000-square-foot palace in Honolulu, which she called Shangri La and filled with priceless pieces of Islamic art and design....

11 amazing real estate facts to entertain your brain

Did you know about New York's bizarre seller disclosures or who owns the world's most lucrative commercial real estate portfolio? Prepare to get your mind blown...

Celebrity Real Estate: Stan Lee Selling Bird Streets House as a Teardown for $3.75MM

Stan Lee, the bespectacled comic book creator and former Marvel Comics president who created or co-created pretty much every superhero now in theaters that isn't Batman or Superman (Spider-Man, Thor, Hulk, the X-Men, etc.), has put his 1945 house...

8188 Drais Way Elk Grove Home For Sale

8188 Drais Way Elk Grove Home For Sale Loads of room at 8188 Drais Way Elk Grove home for sale. This four bedroom home with 3 full baths has so much room with an added huge bonus room upstairs that holds a pool table plus a lot more!...Show More Summary

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