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Homehound Offers Agency Groups Premium Access to Entire Digital Network

Homehound announced that it will be expanding its reach by offering corporate level premium marketing solutions to real estate groups that will encompass their entire digital network.

DevelopmentWatch: Controversial Plans For Building on the LA River in Studio City

The fight for the Weddington Golf & Tennis site in Studio City has been lumbering along for years, positioning conservationists who want to buy the land (but don't yet have the money)...

The Way to San Jose: BART's planned $2.3 billion, 10-mile extension...

BART's planned $2.3 billion, 10-mile extension south to San Jose has cleared another hurdle now that the final installment of state funding has come through. The $760 million windfall clears a path for the Berryessa station to go into service...

Calgon Take Me Away: Sad Leopard Print Bath Has Been Having Bad Day Since the 80s

From the street, all is well with the placid white late-late Victorian duplex on Arguello Boulevard in the Inner Richmond. Inside, however, the bathroom appears to be in the throes of a midlife crisis. And judging from the wear...

New to Market: 1910 Train & Williams Craftsman in HLP Asking $1.2 Million

There seems to be quite a bumper crop of pedigreed Craftsmen hitting the market of late. Joining the fun this week is a rather lovely bungalow designed in 1910 by the firm...

Checking In: Burned Church to Anchor "Most Luxurious Hotel in Palm Springs"

Santa Monica architect Gwynne Pugh Urban Studio heard trumpets and applause when they unveiled their adaptive reuse plans for the historic, Charles Tanner-designed Palm Springs Community Church recently, according to the Desert...

Help Wanted: Alert! Curbed LA is Seeking Two Amazing Bloggers!

Attention! Curbed LA is on the hunt for two talented bloggers who know and love Los Angeles and want to write all about it—one to work weekdays and one to cover the weekend shift. All applicants must be great, quick...

HomeSearch.com weeks away from relaunch with ‘huge inventory’ of MLS listings

With industry veteran Russ Bergeron aboard as vice president of licensing and compliance at Real Estate Digital, HomeSearch.com is weeks away from relaunch with a “a huge inventory” of MLS listings. Bergeron, former president and CEO of Midwest Real Estate...

Dessert Oasis: The Mission District location of the...

The Mission District location of the worker-owned bakery Arizmendi just launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise the, yes, dough to build a parklet on Valencia Street. With approval from the city in hand, the cooperative is seeking $30,000 to fund...

That's Rather Subterranean: Come Explore the World's Only Underground Bunker Town

Photo via Messy Nessy Chic Forced underground by insane desert temperatures—think 125 °F on an average day— the 2,000 residents of Coober Pedy, Australia have taken their entire (waterless!) mining village underground, marking the first-ever subterranean town on the planet....

Curbed Comparisons: What the Median Rent of $1,795 Can Rent You in LA Right Now

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for around 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...

HotPads Unveils Redesigned Site and App

HotPads™ announced it has redesigned its popular website and mobile apps to make the experience of searching for a rental faster and easier.

Los Angeles: L.A. Starbucks is Ugly and the News Media is On It

Photo by Tim D/Yelp Last week, L.A.-based architect Catherine Garrison gave voice to Highland Park residents who are unhappy with a drive-through Starbucks that recently opened in their neighborhood, calling the dismal stucco box an "awkward space" with "poor craftsmanship"...

All Bets Are On: Pier 29 to Host a Google-Tesla Coffee Pop-Up for Winos, Maybe

Pier 29 has undergone several reincarnations over the past few years and is now getting ready for yet another. The former maritime warehouse on the pier was rebuilt in 2012 following a fire, and it served as a food...

Office Spaces: Turkey's Lego HQ Looks Like it's Built Out of Huge Plastic Bricks

Photo via Design Boom For Turkey's very first Lego HQ, Turkish firm OSO architecture whipped up this super-bright, incredibly on-brand office in Istanbul, with a compact build designed for 23 employees, and as many references as possible to the blocks...

What It Sold For: This Glassy, Boxy House in Glassell Park Just Fetched $1 Million

Is Glassell Park edging into Highland Park territory? It's certainly adding to its roster of million-dollar housing sales these days (it's only ever had a handful over the years). To be fair,...

Top 10: The Ten Cheapest Properties for Sale Right Now in the Sunset

With the recent news of the Sunset District Blueprint—which if it's (ever!) adopted would bring upwards of 1,000 new homes to the neighborhood—we got curious about current housing prices in the Sunset. Unlike last week's one-night stand in the...

From the Hip: Williamsburg's First B&B is for 'Industrial Adirondack Cowboys'

Photos via Urban Cowboy Now that the "rustic" aesthetic of "young" "hip" "Brooklynites" has become the look of global youth culture, and even your mid-sized Midwestern hometown has a new "saloon" called "The Mason Jar" that your parents think is...

Real estate embraces ALS ‘ice bucket challenge’

Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff has poured ice-cold water over his head and screamed. So has Trulia’s top exec, Pete Flint and Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate’s CEO Sherry Chris. They are among the flood of individuals participating in social media’s...

Water Wars: 5 Things That Use as Much Water as the Downtown Waterslide

When it was announced that the company Slide the City plans to bring a giant, three-block-long waterslide to Downtown's Olive Street in September, it incited a whole lot of water-related feelings—some were incensed at what they saw as total...

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