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Sherman Oaks stilt house by Richard Neutra asks $1.35M

Walls of windows and views across the hills Well look what we have here: It’s one of Richard Neutra’s gravity-defying stilt houses newly arrived on the market. The influential modernist built a row of 20 such homes in 1966, near theShow More Summary

Stylish baby crib transforms into a bed then a sofa

The Linea Cot was designed by Danish company Leander Here’s a flexible crib from U.K.-based children’s furnishings retailer Nubie that grows, so to speak, with your baby. Designed by Danish company Leander, the Linea Cot begins as a traditional crib for an infant. Show More Summary

San Francisco Tech Driven Real Estate Insanity: Current median home price at $1.3 million or $400,000 higher than the last housing bubble peak.

San Francisco tends to put Southern California to shame when it comes to real estate mania.  The tech driven frenzy in the Bay Area is something to behold.  What is so interesting is that San Francisco, being the hippie and alt-culture hub back in the baby boomers heyday, is now fully gentrified by tech and […]

Los Angeles rent comparison: What $1,600 rents you right now

Apartments in Sherman Oaks, Fairfax, Culver City, and beyond Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar amount in various LA 'hoods. We've found five listings within $100 of today's price:Show More Summary

eBay now sells vintage furniture and decor curated by Chairish

Oh boy Vintage lovers take note: the granddaddy of e-commerce eBay has launched a dedicated store for Chairish, the popular site and app for buying and selling pre-loved furniture, decor, and art. As it turns out, a lot of people are...Show More Summary

Neighbor complaints can’t sink below-market-rate building in the Mission

San Francisco upzoned 1296 Shotwell using controversial density law In the annals of San Francisco development fights, 1296 Shotwell holds an unusual place: It’s the 100 percent affordable new building that Mission residents loathedShow More Summary

Modern house cantilevers over stone wall in England

Two long concrete planes make up the floor and roof Any modern house with long planes and windows-as-walls never fails to entice, and this cantilevering bungalow—two other catch words we can’t pass up—is certainly no exception. Designed...Show More Summary

Los Angeles has the fourth-highest percentage of renters in the nation

More than half of LA homes are occupied by renters. From streetcar suburbs to tract homes, Los Angeles has long been associated with the dream of homeownership—but a new study from Abodo shows that the majority of residents are renters. Not only that, but the LA metro area has the fourth-highest share of renters in the nation. Show More Summary

This modular camper offers a high-design way to adventure

It’s called the Tigermoth and it’s a real beaut’ Perhaps it’s because we’re in an escapist mood, as a weird winter wobbles slowly toward spring, but lately we have been obsessing over campers and trailers—from ones that mimic vintage...Show More Summary

'Downton Abbey's' Allen Leech finds a scenic spot in Studio City to manage

Actor Allen Leech, known for his role as chauffeur turned estate manager Tom Branson on “Downton Abbey,” has bought a home in Studio City for about $1.175 million, property records show. Tucked away amid trees on a hillside, the remodeled retreat of more than half an acre is reached by a long,...

New tiny house goes traditional with porch, cute windows

So much pine After jumping into the tiny house fray with a series of impressive modern-style tiny houses, Wisconsin-based tiny house builder Escape Homes is continuing to explore a more traditional look. Last fall, it introduced theShow More Summary

Adorable Oakland home asks $489,000

798-square-foot abode also comes with its own studio Not everyone can afford a million-dollar teardown, of course, but this affordable Oakland home at 5612 Adeline comes close to accessible in a frustrating housing market. Coming inShow More Summary

Open house robberies change real estate in Northeast Ohio

There are plenty of moving parts during an open house -- welcoming potential buyers, making sure marketing materials are front-and-center, keeping snacks refreshed and keeping sellers away for the afternoon...

County wants to turn Sylmar Armory into 24/7 homeless shelter

It would be the only shelter in the area The little-used Sylmar Armory, owned by the California National Guard, could soon become the site of a new homeless shelter, as the Los Angeles Daily News reports. Los Angeles County Supervisors...Show More Summary

Building Community in Apartment Buildings

Given my own passion for community building, it’s probably no surprise I love everything about this mornings Evergrey newsletter (& blog post): When residents of the Odin Apartments go looking for fun, they don’t have to look far. That’s...Show More Summary

From Contract to Close in Four Days

Every once in a while, you get someone who asks how long it takes for a home to close escrow. For the most part, we have to use the old, “it depends” answer. Basically, we say that because it really does depend on a lot of things. Last week, we had a closing that took […] Originally posted on Phoenix Real Estate Guy. Show More Summary

Sonoma County farmhouse teardown asks $1.7 million

The real prize here are the 40 acres of Sebastopol soil Billed in as a “fixer,” this rundown and rotting home of yesteryear (circa 1915) has seen better days. Today the little farmhouse at 4300 Canfield Road has fallen to pieces. Literally. The...Show More Summary

Targeted by anti-gentrification activists, Boyle Heights art gallery shutters

PSSST Gallery was open for less than one year PSSST Gallery, a target of anti-gentrification activists in Boyle Heights, has shuttered less than one year after opening, reports Eastsider LA. In a statement on the gallery’s website, founders place the blame for the closure squarely on activists, saying the gallery faced constant attacks. Show More Summary

This VR headset wants to help architects design dementia-friendly spaces

It’s about creating safer and more independent living environments from the get-go A lot has been said about how virtual reality can be used in the architecture and real estate industries, whether that’s “bringing” people into exciting new places or enticing them to buy a property. Show More Summary

See St. Michael’s stunning Tiffany glass windows

The historic church has one of the largest collections of Tiffany glass St. Michael’s Church on 99th Street in New York City, is home to one of the largest Tiffany & Co glass installations to remain in its original location. The historic...Show More Summary

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