All Blogs / Business & Finance / Real Estate / Popular


Makeovers: Competition to Redesign Downtown LA's Hated Pershing Square Launches Tomorrow

Image via Nardella / Curbed LA flickr pool About a year ago, a new nonprofit, Pershing Square Renew, was created to help finally do something about Downtown's concrete-y and much-hated Pershing Square. Already, there's been some progress at the...

Curbed Cape Cod: The Tiniest Cottage For Sale on Cape Cod Now Wants $73K

When we first wrote about the tiniest cottage for sale on Cape Cod back in September 2014, the West Yarmouth listing was looking for a buyer willing to drop $69,900 on the wee turnkey property. Alas, the freestanding condo...

Great Escapes: Mod Writer's Cabin, Just 200 Square Feet, Graces LA Hilltop

Photos via Aaron Neubert Architects via Designboom In the pantheon of great escapes—vacation homes, private islands, and lairs of all kinds—the writer's cabin is but a humble workhorse. It's a space apart (from the hustle and bustle of, you...

Curbed Ski: Quaint Ski Country Cabin Could Be Yours for $1.5 Million

This quaint little cottage along Warm Springs Creek in Ketchum looks like the type of place where novels are written. Maybe sequels in this case, as the nearly $1.5 million asking price means any writers in residence at this...

New Zealand's Crowdsourced Flag Competition Is Down to Four Finalists

The competition to determine New Zealand's new national flag (the old flag, according to the prime minister, "symbolises a colonial and post-colonial era whose time has passed" and also looks a whole lot like Australia's flag) is down to...

DevelopmentWatch: Downtown LA's Beautiful Herald-Examiner Building Will Finally Be Brought Back to Life

Image via Michael Locke / Curbed LA flickr pool The very handsome Herald-Examiner Building in Downtown LA, designed by Hearst Castle architect Julia Morgan, has been ripe for revitalization for so long, but previous plans stalled out in the...

OnTheMarket and Country Life Announce Partnership

Country Life and OnTheMarket.com have agreed a partnership to create a co-branded online UK property search on the Country Life website which has gone live.

iMENA Group Invests in Real-Estate Technology House, JRD Group

iMENA Group, a leading operator of online businesses in the MENA region, has announced that Dubai-based technology enterprise, JRD Group, is a new member of its growing platform.

Preservation Watch: Crowdsourced 3D Camera Project to Battle ISIS's Archeological Destruction

Temple of Baal: 2008 photo by Institute for the Study of the Ancient World While those hoping to preserve the millennia-old Roman ruins at Palmyra may be hoping for some kind of Indiana Jones-type intervention, it looks like Harvard and...

Curbed Chicago: The Latest Issue of Chicago Architect Will Get You Pumped for the Chicago Architecture Biennial

As the big kickoff for the first ever Chicago Architecture Biennial approaches, AIA Chicago has dedicated their September/October 2015 edition of Chicago Architect to the expo. There's really a lot to be excited about and the latest issue offers...

Markers for Roomstyler: From Design to Purchase in One Click

Roomstyler, a leading tool to design and decorate rooms online, introduces Product Markers. With Product Markers professional parties can choose to tag their products for objects become interactive in the final design of a room.

You Can Live in a Tiki Treehouse Next to a Frank Gehry

Frank Gehry's David Cabin in Idyllwild, California is one of his earliest and most forgettable works. However, "forgettable" is not a word that you would ever use to describe the tiki treehouse that its current owners had constructed on...

Globe Trotting: Check Out Phase One of Sydney's High Line-like 'Goods Line'

Renderings and photos via Designboom. What was once a freight line until the '80s recently re-opened as another revitalized green passage for pedestrians and cyclists in Sydney, Australia. A 500-meter-long (about 1,640 feet) hybrid park and walkway, the Goods...

Podcast: 5 steps to overcoming your fears

Is fear holding you back? We're not necessarily talking about a major traumatic experience that leaves you trembling in your shoes -- maybe it's just a discomfort in certain social situations or a nervousness about approaching new prospects...

Future homebuyers more likely to rent single-family homes

Real estate agents looking to turn renters into buyers might want to focus on a specific sub-set of renters: those renting single-family homes. Households or individuals renting single-family properties -- homes, condominiums and townhomes -- are more likely to buy than those in apartments, according to research from Freddie Mac...

On the Market: Sophisticated Condo on a Quiet Street promises Serenity Now

This condo, located on the lower level of a stately Edwardian, is quietly elegant; which makes it right at home at 238 Downey St., a Buena Vista block that's coveted for what you can and can't see. It has...

Take Olympic: Los Angeles Will Be the US's Bid City For the 2024 Olympics

Los Angeles is just about to become the US's official bid city for the 2024 Olympics; following an agreement with the US Olympic Committee made last week, the LA City Council voted unanimously this morning to let the city...

Discount brokerage tries to crack New York City real estate market

Why do so many high-tech discount brokerages bite the dust? Failing to incorporate enough of a human touch into their service model is perhaps one reason. Another could be more straightforward: they let their expenses spiral out of control...

Vikram Deol on how to bring younger agents into real estate and attracting the best talent

By focusing on agents' goals, Vikram Deol -- a broker with Windermere Real Estate -- says he is able to attract the best talent in the area and help those agents grow and learn...

Listing video of the day: Plenty of room to entertain but perfect for 2

No matter the season, your doors -- and accordion glass walls -- will always be open. An infinity pool, outdoor living room, handsome basement bar, movie theater plus expansive rooms for poker night, billiards or some late night dancing are just some of the options for hosting the best party of the year -- every year...

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC