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Mariel Hemingway cuts loose her park-like home near Calabasas

Mariel Hemingway, the actress-author and granddaughter of novelist Ernest Hemingway, has sold her home near Calabasas for $1.65 million. Found in the unincorporated community of Monte Nido, the gated property centers on a ranch-style house that was built in 1959. Mature oaks dot the grounds and...

In new crop of NYC TV shows, gentrification always plays a role

Shows such as High Maintenance provide an unsentimental, poignant look at city life; it's impossible to avoid reflecting today's real estate realities If New York City seems inundated by endless rows of film trucks and mazes of spotlights backlighting corners around Brooklyn and Manhattan, it’s because it is. Show More Summary

Home values and rents rising across major metros as inventory continues to fall in August

For the first time since 2011, incomes are rising at a faster pace than home values, according to recent data released by the U.S. Census Bureau and reported by Zillow. The report shows home values rose at a 5 percent annual rate while incomes grew by 5.2 percent...

Bill Lublin joins Episode 3 of PROVOKE, Inman’s live weekly chat

Things got heated again this week as Danielle Riley and Brad Inman discussed this week's top stories with special guest Bill Lublin...

8 tiny homes you can rent right now

Try tiny living on for size The tiny home craze has had a fortuitous consequence for travelers: it’s now easier than ever to rent a tiny house for your next adventure. That’s good news for anyone looking for reasonably priced lodging while on vacation, and even better if you want to try tiny living on for size. Show More Summary

What’s the smallest San Francisco apartment you’ve ever lived in?

Let’s compare tiny horrors and/or small treasures! If there’s one thing that San Franciscans love to commiserate over, it’s unfortunate or unusual living situations—and what better time than Micro Week to talk about the smallest apartments we’ve ever lived in? In Curbed’s past and present Micro Week coverage, we’ve talked tiny homes. Show More Summary

Big Bayview Edwardian starter home asks $769,000

Believe it A single-family home in Bayview landed on the market this week. It’s glorious. It’s big. And it will presumably sell for over asking. Details: three bedroom, one bathroom, and 1,920 square feet. The 1914 home features a formal...Show More Summary

Anthony Bourdain’s 5 favorite things about LA

The Magic Castle and the traffic make the cut Like so many New Yorkers, chef and TV show host Anthony Bourdain hated Los Angeles "for the first few years" he came out here, but as time progressed our fine city started to grow on him....Show More Summary

Great Wall of China gets covered in cement, does not look great

The “repairs” were made in 2014, but have only recently come to light In what is surely the worst Great Wall of China-related news since the trailer for that Matt Damon movie was released, it has recently come to light that a 700-year-old...Show More Summary

Jazz musician Wayne Shorter lists his Hollywood Hills West home for sale

Influential jazz saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter has put his home in Hollywood Hills West on the market for $3.495 million. The multi-level home, built on a hillside of about a third of an acre in 1963, sits behind a gated entrance with sweeping canyon, city and ocean views. Among the features...

Brace yourself for a shot in the ARM (adjustable-rate mortgage)

It has been a while since adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) were topical. Adjustable-rate mortgages have been a sleepy market ever since the Fed went to zero eight years ago, at about the same time that extensive ARM abuse in the bubble stopped. And their basic structures are far older than the experience of most borrowers today...

What would real estate look like without MLSs? A lesson in branding

LAS VEGAS -- Picture the logo of the U.S. Postal Service. What do you feel? "We all touch the U.S. Postal Service every single day, but if you’re like me, it’s something you either feel a mild sense of dread about or you don’t think about it at all," Brian Boero told attendees at the Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS) conference Thursday...

Meet the LA man who has built dozens of tiny houses for homeless residents

Elvis Summers explains why micro homes have a part to play in ending the city’s housing crisis South LA resident Elvis Summers only got started building tiny homes in 2015, but his work has received a tremendous amount of attention since then. Show More Summary

What’s the tiniest place you’ve ever lived in?

Share your small-space-living story Welcome to Friday Open Threads, a series wherein we'll pass the mic to readers to speak up about topics of interest, distress, horror, etc. Have something you want discussed? Let us know. All weekShow More Summary

Home of the Day: Eagle Rock perch with modern edge

Minimalist and modern, this two-story home sits on a hillside in Eagle Rock with unobstructed city and mountain views. A top-down remodel transformed living areas with large windows, sliding glass walls and numerous skylights. An open-plan kitchen with a center island highlights the new look. Address:...

Realtor.com appoints new national vice president of industry relations

A new role at realtor.com -- the property portal owned and operated by News Corp. subsidiary Move, Inc. -- will focus specifically on the top MLSs in the country. Who's filling those shoes? David Phillips, who was most recently the CEO at Pennsylvania Association of Realtors...

Chinese electric bus company plans to take the U.S. by storm

BYD Auto is quadrupling the size of its California plant in an effort to expand into the U.S. market Chinese company BYD Auto is already one of the world’s largest makers of electric busses and trucks. The company’s Lancaster, California, plant currently churns out about 300 40-foot electric busses a year. Show More Summary

What $600,000 buys in Los Angeles, San Diego and Orange County

Nearly all of Southern California saw its unsold inventory dip in the month of August, with the one exception being Ventura, according to a survey by the National Assn. of Realtors. The barometer of housing-market health showed the biggest month-over-month change in Los Angeles, San Diego and Orange...

Charming 1920s stone house overlooking Hudson River asks $4.6M

Located just 25 minutes from Manhattan 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: Orangetown,...Show More Summary

10 tiny house villages for the homeless across the U.S.

Case studies for a trending idea The tiny houses making headlines today aren’t always the cool new micro dwellings for middle and upper-middle class downsizers and nomads. In fact, if you set a Google alert for tiny homes, you’ll see...Show More Summary

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