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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...

The homerun message

Save time! Save money! More leads, more sales! Recruit and retain more agents! Work smarter, not harder! Take a long hard look at your value proposition. If you see similarly bland and vague marketing speak, your distinct value is unclear. Show More Summary

Turd Alert: Data-viz whiz and now official crapmapper...

Data-viz whiz and now official crapmapper Jennifer Wong has gone and plotted the 4,000-odd spots in SF where you're most likely to have a run-in with a piece of excrement—or, more accurately, where you were most likely to step in...

Average Toronto Home Costs $579,834

Toronto Real Estate Board President Paul Etherington announced that Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 3,350 sales through the TorontoMLS system during the first 14 days of November 2014. Compared to the same period in 2013, this result represented an increase of...

DevelopmentWatch: Tucked-Away Little Tokyo Parking Lot to Become Low-Rise Mixed-User

Little Tokyo's wave of construction is rolling along. The 'hood saw the opening of a new apartment complex this year, construction for the Regional Connector's underway, and now it looks like a new mixed-user is on the way, headed.....

Sold Stuff: Gorgeous Queen Anne Emerges from Foreclosure, Nets $5.2M

It's been a long journey for the gorgeous Queen Anne at 21 Buena Vista East, but she seems to have finally found someone who recognizes her beauty. When she first come on the market back in 2013, we fell in...

On the Market : Pretty Swank House in Canada Has a 'River' Running Through it

Photo via HomeDSGN Though sited on a Garry Oak savannah, one of Canada's most endangered ecosystems, this award-winning "contemporary ranch" by Vancouver-based studio Simcic +Ulrich Architects manages to steer free of critical root zones. Above ground, the daring six-bedroom house...

Part 2 of the Realtor’s guide to Facebook advertising: Deploying your ads

If you’ve established your website's credibility, your site will start to look trustworthy to a cold visitor, and you’ll get people giving you their information. We are now going to set up some ads on Facebook to get more new visitors to your website...

Adaptive Reuse: Retired art teacher Kate Morris has...

Retired art teacher Kate Morris has always loved the lonely-looking grain buildings of Great Falls, Montana, so when she inherited 250 acres of Montana prairie she immediately turned one of those structure into her "dream home." With the help of...

New to market: 1911 Hunting Lodge With Pool in Altadena Asking $729k

According to the listing copy, this 1911 Craftsman in Altadena was originally a hunting lodge, which seems appropriate, since whoever remuddled its kitchen ought to be hunted down and shot. We can't...

Dubious Superlatives: The Internet Hath Spoken, and This is its Favorite Bathroom

Photo via mwms1916/Flickr After months of polling, the bathroom supply company Cintas has announced the winner of America's favorite restroom. The leafy green bathrooms inside Longwood Gardens, a botanical garden in Pennsylvania, beat out nine other contenders to secure the...

Before & Afters: Eight Vintage Postcard Views of Old Los Angeles Then and Now

1910s postcard of St. Mark's Hotel on Windward Avenue, Venice It's crazy the things people used to make postcards for. Now, all the cheesy trinket stores sell a million mailable photos of the Hollywood sign, but it used to...

Designer Furniture: Here's the Armoire Version of Koolhaas' Beijing 'Pants' Building

Photo via Dezeen Chinese designer Naihan Li has fashioning a wooden likeness of Beijing's most trouser-like tower, turning OMA's CCTV headquarters into a functioning wardrobe. The 1/100 replica is part of Li's I Am A Monument series, which includes a...

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