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Ask Flipped: My house in infested with ants that refuse to pay rent

How do I get these ants to chip in their fair share? Welcome back to Ask Flipped, where we answer very real questions from readers who are having problems with home decor, design, or anything else. Do you have a question? Write it on a post-it note and throw it into a strong gust of wind. Show More Summary

Design Spotlight: David Croppi

This week’s design spotlight features the brand of our MASTERY agent David Croppi, of Bellevue. David became an independent agent in 2008, one of the worst years for real estate in recent history. However his dedication and passion for real estate and the people he serves are the secrets to his success. He desired a […]

Special Report: Do Realtor associations offer more than just a bill?

Recent observers have noted the often-coercive nature of membership in a Realtor association. Real estate agents and brokers want to do business, and in order to do that, most need access to their local MLS. Most of the nation's 800 or so MLSs are operated by Realtor associations and association membership is often required for MLS access...

Tiny Caravans Replace Rooms at This Berlin Hotel

Guests can choose between 12 artsy models for indoor camping Design lovers looking for unique vacation lodging: add this camper hotel in Berlin, Germany to your bucket list, stat. Located in the hip, artsy neighborhood of Neukölln, the Huettenpalast Hotel brings camping indoors with quirky caravans and wooden huts. Show More Summary

5 Historic Houses Built to Withstand the Heat Dome

It’s getting hot in here Welcome back to Period Dramas, a weekly column that alternates between rounding up historic homes on the market and answering questions we’ve always had about older structures. A few weeks ago, when we were just...Show More Summary

AT&T Park Had a Sleepover on the Field Last Night

Brrrrrrrr Oh boy, was it glacial last night. But that didn’t stop people from taking part in AT&T Park’s Slumber Party in the Park. After Wednesday night’s unfortunate defeat to the last-place Cincinnati Reds (ugh), people paid upward of $260 to spend the night outside on the field. Brrr. But what fun they had. Show More Summary

Meet Patrick Arkeveld, CEO of Lone Wolf

Recently, Lone Wolf Founder Lorne Wallace stepped up to the role of Executive Chairman of the real estate software firm and appointed Patrick Arkeveld to step in as Chief Executive Officer.  The transition came at a key time in the evolution of Lone Wolf. Show More Summary

Runyon Canyon Set to Reopen Next Week

The popular park will return with a new, less leaky pipe Runyon Canyon will reopen Tuesday to the public following its closure for a very necessary pipe replacement project, Diana Bulnes, a spokeswoman for the city's recreation and parks department tells Curbed. The 100-year-old pipe was in terrible condition. Show More Summary

The Homeowners Record Book

One of the best things you can do for your buyers when you help them buy a home is to prepare a Homeowners Record Book.  The Homeowners Record Book is a binder that you personally prepare for your buyer to provide them with as much information about their home as possible. It is a place […]

Ask Denise: Tracking Expenses

Q: “Denise, I feel like I need to make some changes on the financial side of my business. I get these monthly reports from my bookkeeper, but frankly, they just track the same business categories as the IRS forms. I need to track my business using different expense categories, but my bookkeeper doesn’t want to […]

Revamp Transforms Victorian-era Bakery Complex Into 12 Sleek Apartments

One unit short of a baker’s dozen We’ve ogled and gushed over renovations of all sorts—from a weapons factory-turned-home in Budapest to a Paris apartment with great bones given a modern spin or a traditional South Korean dwelling updated...Show More Summary

Serpentine Summer Houses Are Now Available for Purchase

They would make great tiny homes For those looking to own a rare but relatively-bite-sized piece of architectural history, here’s your lucky chance. The four Summer Houses on display in Kensington Gardens as part of the 2016 Serpentine Architecture Programme and Pavilion will be offered up for sale when the exhibit closes on October 9th. Show More Summary

Phallus-shaped Australian house was apparently designed like that on purpose

That makes it...better? Looking at the floorplan for this four-bedroom home in a suburb of Sydney, Australia, you might be tempted to say to yourself: "Ha ha! Some architect accidentally designed that house to look kind of like a penis!" You would be wrong, though. Show More Summary

20 Photos of Dogs Enjoying San Francisco Parks

All of these dogs deserve an appaws Yes, there are more dogs than children in San Francisco. But you don’t need the latest estimates from the U.S. Census and the City of San Francisco to know that. Just look up from your phone any time...Show More Summary

LA's 101 Freeway Is America's 'Highway from Hell'

A Wednesday morning commute on the 101 is literally the worst in the nation This might not even register as news for many, but now it’s official: The 101 freeway is America’s "Highway from Hell." A new report by Auto Insurance Center (via the Daily News) analyzed commutes in 471 urban areas to find the 10 worst commutes in the U.S. Show More Summary

Upstream launches website, pledges unity with MLSs

Want to learn more about how Upstream works and how the whole project is panning out? Real estate agents can now visit to review a mission statement and updates on the industry-built real estate data aggregation and distribution platfo...

Home of the Day: A little bit country in Venice

Siding salvaged from century-old barns in the Midwest wraps the exterior of this home in Venice, lending a rustic sheen to the renovated two-story. The wood theme continues inside with white oak flooring, rich cabinetry and wall fireplace wrapped in wood paneling. Address: 618 6th Ave., Venice,...

U.S. Renters Increasingly Squeezed for Bedroom Space, Report Finds

Stidy finds, not surprisingly, more U.S. families are living with fewer bedrooms An analysis of home sizes in the country’s top 100 metro areas found that 26.4 percent of U.S. renters are in want of at least one extra bedroom. Using U.S. Show More Summary

Stunning Colonial-Revival With Rich History Asks $10.5M

Just exquisite Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Location: Cambridge, Massachustts Price:...Show More Summary

Explore the Seductive Modern Architecture of Fire Island’s Gay Resort

A new website chronicles the sleek Modernist homes of this New York summer escape When architect Christopher Rawlins first visited The Pines—a predominantly gay haven on Fire Island, a summer escape for many New Yorkers—he immediately noticed its unique modern architecture. Show More Summary

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