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Video Interlude: In the Nick of Time: CB2's Holiday Haul, Unboxed

Christmas is two days away and, lets be honest, it's the midnight hour of holiday shopping. CB2, Crate & Barrel's more affordable sister brand and peddler of whimsical Don Draper-style decor stuff, has something for a lot of people....

AM Linkage: Google Debuts New Self-Driving Car; 8 Octavia's Officially Open

Photo via Jeremy Brooks · Golden State Warriors arena, at last, has a promising vision · Google debuts first street-ready self-driving car · Brown declares state of emergency in 2 Bay Area counties · 8 Octavia had an opening party.....

Houses of the Holy : In South Korea, a Chapel Under 834 Suspended Tree Trunks

Photo by Jin Hyo-Sook and Lee Dong-Hwan via Arch Daily When blessed with a huge donation of Siberian red cedar wood in 2008, South Korean pastor Hong Jung Gil thought of using it to build a church for missionaries in...

Call Recorder: Record your FaceTime and Skype video calls

(Tech News) Call Recorder turns your FaceTime calls into movies. Seamlessly integrated with Call Recorder to record all your calls quickly and efficiently. Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at AGBeat

Dick Clark Wire: So Why Did Dick Clark Build That Flintstones House?

Many have undoubtedly wondered why television personality Dick Clark decided to channel the Stone Age when designing his custom Malibu one-bedroom, which, wonder of wonders, has finally sold for $1.778M after nearly three years floundering on the market. The...

Demolition Watch: The 10 Best Demolitions of 2014, Judged Purely on Aesthetics

Photo via Demolition.US Long have people debated whether using explosive charges demolish buildings, knocking out key supports so they "implode" within their own footprint, is an art or a science. Stop debating! It's pretty obviously both, and as such, it's...

Arker Buys 18-Buildings in South Bronx; Plans to Keep Them Affordable

An affordable housing developer founded by a holocaust survivor is investing $156 million in an 18-building portfolio in the South Bronx that will help New York Mayor Bill de Blasio meet his affordable housing goal.

FAA cautions children, real estate agents in drone safety campaign

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has indicated again that it considers real estate photography captured by drones to constitute commercial use of the unmanned aircraft, implicitly reiterating that the practice is illegal without special authorization from the FAA. “Professional real estate or wedding photography”...

House Calls: How Real People Decorate in NYC, L.A., and San Francisco

Photo by Max Touhey for Curbed Please welcome to the dance floor House Calls, a new series launched on Curbed NY, Curbed LA, and Curbed SF that takes a good look inside the real-life residences real-people of real people. In...

Group memberships accelerate Inman readership growth

Inman Select has exceeded 300,000 members in only its first month as everyone from individual practitioners and teams to the entire agent population of North America's largest real estate brokerage have said "thumbs up" to an expanded...Show More Summary

Rendering Reveals : Behold Sou Fujimoto's Swiss Cheese-Like Museum for Hungary

Rendering by Sou Fujimoto via Dezeen Japanese starchitect and WSJ-crowned "innovator" Sou Fujimoto has a well-known penchant for nature: he likes creating fancy piles of sticks and teasing the world with a massive futuristic tree tower. His latest undertaking, just...

Linkage: Live in a Jeanne Gang Tower for $39M; a Pop-Art Haven; More!

Photo by Inger Marie Grini via Automatism · How to create hotel-inspired bedroom lighting. · Pop art-filled penthouse is not kidding around. · The year's best Australian homes. · An unit in Jeanne Gang's Aqua Tower asks $39M. · An.....

Do you dial, swipe or text? Joyce Rey

Joyce Rey answers questions with her thoughts about a sense of urgency, the prevalence of data and why talking (or dictation) trumps everything else...

Go figure: recovery, adjustable mortgages, portal traffic and more

Which markets are recovering the fastest? Does an ARM trump an FRM? What did real estate portal traffic look like in November...

Nela Richardson: ‘One of the bigger juggernauts of the market finally loosens up next year’

Nela Richardson, chief economist at Redfin, talks about positive economic trends, her hopes for more supply in the 2015 market, and why global events are worth watching carefully...

Max Galka: ‘We help people understand what it would be like to live at a specific address’

Revaluate co-founder Max Galka talks about the importance of location and why comparisons to travel agents are totally wrongheaded and discloses his biggest personal fear...

5 apps every Realtor should be using

I am a big fan of new technologies, and a good app can often be a real lifesaver. I am not ashamed to take any help I can get – especially if the only thing I need to do is tap the "download" button. I've created a list of the five best apps I use every day to help with my work. Show More Summary

5 apps every Realtor should be using

I am a big fan of new technologies, and a good app can often be a real lifesaver. I am not ashamed to take any help I can get -- especially if the only thing I need to do is tap the "download" button....

The Commute: The Notoriously Suburban Valley is Demanding Rail Transit

Earlier this year, California overturned the law that outlawed above-ground rail lines in the notoriously suburban San Fernando Valley; that small move kindled the tiny fires of hope inside the growing number of Valley rail enthusiasts, but it's a...

Classic Reissues: 10 of Our Favorite Reissued Classics from 2014

2014 has been a curiously active year in vintage design. With the reintroduction of so many midcentury modern chairs, as well as an occasional table piece, clever kitchenware, and even a book, the market has been saturated with nostalgic...

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