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Business is booming for indie mortgage banks

Spikes in production volume and secondary market income have independent mortgage banks whistling a happy tune this spring, according to a recent Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) report...

QUICKLISTING: KB Home: 72 Townsend

72 Townsend: South Beach CondosOpen daily 10a-6p, 1-3 BR Units9 Story Building with Private ParkingSales Centre: 200 Brannan St, Ste. 100

Shenanigans: The Most Illegal Megamansion in Bel Air Really Has to Tear Down Illegal Parts Now

For nearly a year, prolific spec house developer Mohamed Hadid has known that he should not be building a 30,000-square-foot megamansion in Bel Air. His permits were revoked by the LA Department of Building and Safety last July; he....

Curbed Comparisons : What You Can Get for San Francisco's Median Rent of $4,225/Month

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various San Francisco neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: San Francisco's median asking rent of...

House of the Day: Live La Dolce Vita in This Historic Lakefront Italian Villa

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. All photos via The Modern House...

Joshua Gomez of 'Chuck' fame sells Midcentury Modern showplace for top dollar

Joshua Gomez of “Chuck” fame and his wife, Amy Pham, have sold their Midcentury Modern showplace in Tarzana for $2.7 million -- 35% above its listing price of $1.997 million.

Going Medieval: Moat Around Stylish New FBI Office Surprisingly Unobtrusive

Photo by Nick Merrick/Hedrich Blessing viaDezeen When can a moat be the less-intrusive security option? In the case of the new Krueck + Sexton-designed FBI headquarters in South Florida, surrounding the office space with a landscaping device best known...

Curbed Cape Cod: Tour 5 of the Most Beautiful Vacation Rentals on Cape Cod

Feast your eyes on five of Cape Cod's most beautiful summer rentals, courtesy of Curbed Cape Cod. While there's no shortage of gorgeous properties currently on the market, here are five Barnstable listings where both the interiors and exteriors...

San Francisco Rejects, Luxury Housing Moratorium

San Francisco leaders failed to pass a 45-day moratorium on luxury housing on Tuesday.

Renters Week 2015: Starchitecture for Rent: Big Names, Big Prices, and Corbu You Can Afford

Frank Gehry's aptly named New York by Gehry in Manhattan's Financial District. Photo via Creative Commons Starchitects are coveted for bringing big ideas to the table and for the "Bilbao effect" cities hope their celebrated names can create just by...

3 ways pizza can grease home sales

Donna DeNicola recently managed to purchase a Portland, Oregon home that received four offers by tacking an unusual inducement on to hers: free pizza for life. That's one of a number of ways that pizza has helped buyers, sellers and real estate agents get what they're after. Here are three use cases for pizza in real estate...

Globe Trotting: Come for the Mod Pad, Stay For the Mediterranean Views

All photos by Sandra Pereznieto via ArchDaily If you, too, covet well-located, well-appointed modern homes, you'll want to add architecture studio Cadaval & Solá-Morales's Sunflower House to your list. Built by the Barcelona- and Mexico City-based firm for a young...

Man Admits Using False Documents and Inflated Appraisals to Obtain $1M in Loans

Mortgage Fraud Blog. Grady Wayne Fricks, 65, Nashville, Tennessee, pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges arising out of a scheme to defraud Cornerstone Community Bank, Dalton, Georgia, using false appraisals, settlement statements and misrepresentations to qualify for more than a million dollars in loans. Show More Summary

Home of the Day: A polished look on the Westside

Black granite walls, metallic accents and floating glass staircases set the stage for this polished contemporary-style residence, set among the canyons on about an acre bordering Bel-Air and Beverly Crest. Walls of glass give way to a canopied entertainer’s space and an infinity-edge pool with...

Architecture: Still the Sexiest Fake Job Around

Anyone who has ever seen a romantic comedy knows that for the past three decades or so, architecture has been the profession of choice for fictional hot guys. As the AV Club explains, "architect" is code for "sensitive, but...

Curbed Chicago: A Historic Chicago Manse Renovated by Modernist Harry Weese is for Sale

If you're looking for a home that can also be considered a piece of art, then take a gander at this mansion in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighb. Originally built in 1920, the stately 7,600 square foot home that anchors...

Bank Settles Allegations of Underwriting Unqualified FHA Loans

Mortgage Fraud Blog. First Tennessee Bank, N.A., Memphis, Tennessee, has agreed to pay the United States $212.5 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by knowingly originating and underwriting mortgage loans insured by the U.S. Show More Summary

Lender Resolves Allegations of Discriminatory Loan Prices

Mortgage Fraud Blog. Provident Funding Associates is the subject of a consent order resolving allegations by the Justice Department and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that it engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination.Show More Summary

Perspective: A Renter's Tale: From New York City Lease to Austin Mortgage Payments

Welcome to Curbed's Renters Week, our five-day exploration of the ever-wild-and-wooly world of leases, landlords, Craigslist, and more. We've invited Vox Media cohort Chris Plante, a senior editor at The Verge, to wax introspective about life as a renter—and why...

Adventures in Interior Design: Landmarked NYC Townhouse Gets a Killer Renovation

All photos by Ngoc Minh Ngo via House & Garden "Understated grandeur" comes to mind when touring this fully renovated townhouse in NYC's West Village neighborhood. After selling off a company for over $600M, British tech entrepreneur, Jos White, and...

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