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Micro Living: A Prefab 'Cubitat' Can Make the Barest Room Livable

Photos courtesy Urban Capital Multi-purpose cubes have been popping up in disparate design projects for some time now. It was only a matter of time before they were produced as standalone pieces, with the potential to turn nearly any empty,...

Rankings: The 10 Most Expensive Places to Buy a House in Los Angeles

Most people cannot really afford to buy a house in Los Angeles. But that means that some people can afford to buy a house. And logic dictates that some of those people must be able to afford to buy...

Billionaires: It looks like Russian billionaire Roman...

It looks like Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich's plans to sire a monster estate out of three NYC townhouses are already under siege. As Curbed NY writes, the effort "won't be as easy as Abramovich shaking his money wand;" the houses...

Can driving for Uber trump a career in real estate?

As real estate industry leaders ponder the challenges of recruiting millennials, it’s a question worthy of consideration: Can Uber drivers really make almost as much money as real estate brokers? A chart accompanying a story in The Atlantic, “The Uber...

Curbed National: Mapping the Most Expensive Houses For Sale in America

A lot has changed since the definitive list of unreasonably expensive residences was last updated. Old standbys like NYC's $114MM Viola Mansion have de-listed. (These properties, like Martin Zweig's penthouse at the Pierre, haven't sold, mind you, they're just,...

Lifestyles of the Rent Stabilized: 'Rent Is Too Damn High' Leader Jimmy McMillan Faces Eviction

Jimmy McMillan, beloved tenant crusader and founder of the Rent Is Too Damn High party, is facing eviction from his East Village apartment, where the rent is definitely not too damn high. Lisco Holdings, McMillan's landlord at 107 St....

Celebrity Real Estate : Congrats on the Fancy Future Penthouse, Michael Kors

Images via Corcoran Fashion designer and former Project Runway judge Michael Kors is reportedly in the process of scooping up a fancy penthouse at the Greenwich Lane, the massive new condo complex in Manhattan's West Village neighborhood. According to the...

Tall Order: Although Berkeley's Measure R, which would...

Although Berkeley's Measure R, which would have put into place tougher standards on tall buildings, failed at the ballot box back in November, the city's residents continue to push back against building up. The Residences at Berkeley Plaza, a proposed...

Watch Connect NYC 2015 keynote speakers via ‘Connect Live Streaming’

Inman Select members will have exclusive access to all 33 Real Estate Connect NYC 2015 keynote presentations from any laptop, tablet or mobile device as Inman broadcasts LIVE streaming video through midday Friday from the main stage. “The next best...

Car Culture: East Hollywood Has California's Most Expensive Car Insurance

Glendale, previously California's reigning champ for most expensive car insurance, has been unseated, according to a survey done by the quote comparison website CarInsurance.com, via the LA Times. In this latest survey, they didn't even make the top four....

Realtor.com will make ‘simple product improvements’ before exploring ‘big, bold ideas’

Don’t expect radical changes to realtor.com under the management of News Corp., which acquired the site’s operator, Move Inc., in November — at least not right away. Move’s new CEO, News Corp. veteran Ryan O’Hara, says he’s looking to start...

4 steps to picking perfect real estate tech solutions

Developing the best agent-facing technology strategy for your brokerage is a lot like finding the perfect home. There can be an overwhelming number of things to consider, and once you commit, you've got to do everything in your power to make it work...

Midcentury Modding: Stunning Remodeled Eichler in Palo Alto Leaves 1950s in the Dust, Asks $2.29M

Here we have a 1956 Edgewood Eichler—one of the homes added after the historic Green Gables tract went in nearby in 1950—and it's a stunner. The owners, who picked up the Anshen & Allen-designed home in 2011 for $1.288 million,...

Awards: 94-Year-Old Architect Receives Medal Denied Him in 1944

Photo by David Cheskin via the University of Edinburgh Seventy years ago, the Berlin-born architect Antony Wolffe was awarded a medal for his civic designs for Edinburgh, Scotland. But sadly, the honor was taken away from him several weeks later,...

Cool Map Thing: Mapping the LA Neighborhoods With the Most Illegal Billboards

There are 942 billboards in Los Angeles that are either violating their permits, never had a permit, or operating under a permit that has been lost somewhere along the line, and the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety...

Curbed Comparisons: What a Seahawks Playoff Bonus Could Buy You in Seattle

The Seattle Seahawks aren't marching all the way to the Super Bowl for the second-consecutive season just for love of the game. These guys are getting paid, too. On top on their salaries, each player receives bonuses for every...

Smart recruiting, training and SEO ensure broker relevancy

In an age where agents have more sophisticated technology than ever and leads from a growing number of sources, brokerages can stay relevant by recruiting the right agents, providing them with support they need, and increasing the visibility of their...

House of the Day: $8M Fairytale Country Estate Couldn't Be More Greenwich

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: Greenwich, Connecticut Price: $7,850,000 Have...

And the real estate person of the year is … the millennial buyer

Ah, the elusive millennial homebuyer. Our industry has spent most of 2014 analyzing why this demographic hasn’t bought a home — student debt? Unemployment? They want to rent? — and even more time researching millennial goals and beliefs to forecast what’s next...

MRIS In Talks With Zillow on Direct Listing Feed

Zillow is in negotiations with MRIS to establish a direct data feed of broker listings ahead of the looming cancellation of Zillow’s ListHub syndication contract. “It is the sole prerogative of the Listing Broker to decide where their inventory appears,” said Jon Coile, MRIS Chairman of the Board. Show More Summary

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