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Globe Trotting: For $2M, California Midcentury Modernism ... in Britain

Photos via The Modern House Built in the late 1960s by British architects Peter Foggo and David Thomas, this secluded one-story house in England looks like a long-lost brother of California's famous "case study houses," glassy, rectilinear abodes designed by...

360-degree video could be headed for real estate

Virtual 3-D models may be turning heads in real estate, but there’s another medium headed down the pike that’s also likely to grab some eyeballs: 360-degree video. Jaunt, a leading developer of the technology, launched a free Android app and...

City’s proposal to ban tobacco sales goes up in smoke

(Business News) The first city to attempt to ban tobacco sales has dropped their controversial proposal, drawing support and criticism. Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at AGBeat

Sold Stuff: A hearty congratulations to one of...

A hearty congratulations to one of San Francisco's most gorgeous Queen Anne houses, which, after nearly two years, just wriggled out of foreclosure and sold for $5.2M. The house's 22 rooms—all of which are full of period details—have beguiled Curbed...

Wells Fargo refuses to cash widow’s CD from 1984 worth $400k

30 years ago, a husband bought a CD for his wife, but Wells Fargo now says it's been cashed, despite the requirement that it be surrendered (which it clearly has not been). Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at AGBeat

Fashion People Real Estate: Fashion Mogul Lists Blinged Out New Jersey Mansion for $18M

Financially imprudent New Jersey fashion mogul Marc Eck?, founder of Eck? Unltd. (think the rhinoceros logo) and Complex magazine, has put the estate he spent a reported $21.8 renovating up for sale. Dubbed "Stronghold," the approximately 30,000-square-foot Bernardsville mansion...

FirstBank Hires Mission Capital to Sell Distressed Debt Portfolio

In the latest move by a Puerto Rican bank to unload distressed assets, FirstBank has put a mostly real estate portfolio with a face value of $443 million on the block, according to people familiar with the matter.

What’s coming up on Inman Select

Over the next few days, Inman Select readers can access a series of new reports, videos and in depth stories including the following: Special Report: Why the real estate industry does not compete on commission rates Listings may still be...

Artistry: Crafting Hypnotizing, 'Painted' Photos of Berlin's Buildings

Photo by Markus Studtmann via I Heart Berlin German photographer Markus Studtmann is not interested in creating realistic photographs of architecture. His photos of buildings in Berlin are more akin to graphic images or paintings than accurate depictions of the...

Linkage: The Coziest Lake Cottage; Epic Angry Neighbor Note; More!

Photo via Contemporist · Top fashion designers' takes on home decor. · Updated midcentury modern asks $529K. · Squaw Valley pioneers' legendary home asks $15M. · Turning architecture into abstract compositions. · $14M buys a home built from a substation....

Zillow Closes Agentfolio

Buyfolio/Agentfolio is being closed down by Zillow due to low usage by agents.

Measuring accountability brings success to real estate

No matter what software program is created, business model launched or latest service offered, there is one thing that touches them all — accountability. Their success or failure depends entirely on how much accountability they have and deliver...

CommercialRealEstate.com.au Relaunched

Domain has ramped up its commercial property offerings with the launch of a new website, iPhone app and brand logo.

VivaReal Promotes Black Friday New Homes Sale Across Brazil

VivaReal is promoting the biggest Black Friday sales of new homes with offerings across 68 cities in Brazil.

Bridges & Tunnels: Michael Maltzan Bridge at the Hammer Set to Open Next Year

New John Tunney bridge by Michael Maltzan @hammer_museum is now underway. Will create a shortcut between galleries! pic.twitter.com/2ukhLTsvKz— Museum Stories (@Museum_Stories) October 29, 2014 True, Michael Maltzan's Sixth Street Viaduct project is considerably larger than his pedestrian bridge under...

2015 outlook Steven James

Are you optimistic about 2015? Yes, I am very positive about the economy, especially in NYC. Our market continues to be strong, robust and challenging. We are coming to the end of our greatest year in our 100-plus years history....

On the Racked: What the Goorin Bros. Team Wears to Work; Where to Sweat on Thanksgiving; 15 Stores That Will Sell You a Party Look for Under $150; More!

Welcome to On the Racked, where Racked SF editor Robyn Hagan Cain shares the top fashion, beauty and fitness news of the week. Photo: Kim Lucian for Racked SoMa—Leave it to the staff at Goorin Bros. to work hats into...

Curbed Comparisons: What $4,000 Can Rent You in Los Angeles Right Now

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various LA 'hoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Our friends at Zumper have helped us out...

Hedge fund sees Zillow becoming a $50B company

Hedge fund Caledonia Investments expects Zillow’s valuation to soar to $50 billion, which would mean the 9-year-old firm has just begun to scratch the surface of its potential worth. Caledonia Investments is Zillow’s biggest investor, so they would that, right? So just...

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