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  • Come Party at a Neon Vacation Villa in Where Else!? Ibiza!

    Photo via Design Milk Built on a tree-lined, hillside property in Ibiza, Spain, this stunning Villa Terramar vacation house—designed by Spanish architecture firm Andres Jaque Architects—just might be the most Ibiza party palace of all time, thanks to its funky,...

    Curbed54 mins ago
  • Buff & Hensman's 1959 Halverson Residence Asks $1.795M

    Click here to view the full photogallery. L.A.'s much-balconied 1959 Halverson Residence #1 has resurfaced on the market, just eight months after purportedly selling. Public records indicate that the Buff & Hensman-designed "architectural gem," or so the brokerbabble dubs...

    Curbed54 mins ago
  • Anti-Aging Creams of 2014

    The retinol cream that stands the test of time. Discover why dermatologists recommend this wrinkle product more than cosmetic injections.

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  • At Long Last, a Concert Hall to Challenge Gehry's Disney

    Photo via Design Boom Frank Gehry's Walt Disney Concert Hall in LA has long held a pretty singular place in the architecture world, with such an organic jumble-o'-shapes design scheme that it's been somewhat seriously rumored to have been based...

    Curbed55 mins ago
  • Do you know your consumer rights? Take our quiz to find out

    Separate from any written warranty you may get from the store or manufacturer, state laws require that most products come with a so-called implied warranty of merchantability, an unwritten assurance that they will be free of substantial defects and last a reasonable amount of time (although implied…

    ConsumerReports.org55 mins ago
  • Artful Textiles from a Dutch Colorist

    Bold graphics and lively colorfields are the mark of Dutch textile designer Mae Engelgeer, who likes to finish her pieces with a shot of bright orange. A graduate of the Amsterdam Textile Institute, Mae delights in vibrant, geometric design—"art for the home," she calls it—that is designed to be…

    Remodelista
  • Urban Tree Houses; Converted Bomb Shelter Cafes; More!

    Photo via Architizer · Buy a wacky mid-century 'urban tree house' in Franklin Hills. · My little antique town. · This Southport corridor home has the greatest rooftop ever. · Hong Kong estate wants $38M. · See a glorious, just-uncovered...

    Curbed
  • 11 Favorites: Vola Faucet Color Splash, Kitchen and Bath Edition

    Every architect I know is obsessed with Arne Jacobsen's Vola faucet (including most members of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory). Lately we're spotting this icon of plumbing in shades ranging from yellow to cobalt blue to spring green—and we're onboard. 

    Remodelista
  • Colorful, Customizable Bathroom Furniture from Sweden

    Good news for Scandi remodelers: Swoon, a new line of bathroom furniture, is devoted to offering clean-lined basics with pick-and-choose components.

    Remodelista
  • Virginia Mortgage Rates as Low as 2.78% APR

    Initial rates as low as 2.75% (2.78% APR) on 5/1 ARM. Get a great rate and start saving today. Calculate your payment.

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  • 10 Easy Pieces: Wall-Mounted Toilets

    $791.25 for the full set, including toilet bowl, toilet seat/cover, Geberit in-wall system, and Samba dual-flush actuator, at eFaucets. The toilet bowl is $438.75 at Quality Plumbing.

    Remodelista
  • 27 Converted Schoolhouses You Can Buy Right This Second

    Whether it's because of housing shortages or trendiness, home conversions—churches! warehouses! military bases! factories!—continue to gush onto the market, and certainly former schoolhouses are no exception. While maybe this is not exactly what your significant other meant when (s)he...

    Curbed
  • Industrial Materials Make for a Welcoming Low-Impact Home

    Building a residence in the flight path of a nearby airport would be intimidating to a lot of families, but one couple trusted just such a project to East Hampton, NY-based Maziar Behrooz Architecture. The Arc House plays on the lot's proximity to the airport by using industrial building…

    Dornob.com
  • 8 home improvements to boost your chances of selling

    When you’re getting ready to sell your home, there are two punch lists you need to worry about.

    Zillow
  • Sail Away on This 'Temple of Light' Houseboat For $1.095M

    Click here to view the full photogallery. Docked in Sausalito, Calif. and newly on the market for $1.095M, this utterly sweet Temple of Light listing combines all the seafaring fun of living aboard a houseboat with the tranquility of...

    Curbed
  • Get the look of a designer kitchen for less

    It costs nothing to put away as much stuff as you can, and it’s one of the secrets to the sleek Euro look, says Kelly Morisseau, a San Francisco designer. European kitchens often feature rail-style storage systems mounted on a backsplash, says Susan Serra, a certified kitchen designer in New York,…

    ConsumerReports.org
  • New Site Grants Access to Anyone's Public Record

    Did you know that your record in online and anyone can see it? Search through millions of public records and see what you can find.

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  • Get Organized! 7 Chic Ways to Display Your Jewelry

    For more bedroom decorating ideas, take a look at the rest of this stunning space! Little Green Notebook blogger Jenny Komenda scooped up an assortment of miscellaneous glass dishes at Goodwill and covered them with oil-based enamel spray paint - in the perfect shade of bright blue, of course. …

    PopSugar Home
  • 30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Fall to Lowest Level in 6 Weeks

    Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages fell this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace at 4.14 percent, down from 4.20 percent.

    Zillow
  • Object Lessons: The Pastel Enamel Pot

    It was discovered that when vitreous or "porcelain" enamel is bonded by high heat to metal, the resulting nonporous, nontoxic, and nonstick surface is not only an excellent heat conductor, but very durable when applied to pots, buckets, ovens, kitchen utensils—just about anything of a utilitarian…

    Remodelista
  • Let’s give a shout-out to the quietest leaf blowers

    Life in the leafy suburbs has gotten a little more peaceful with the newest crop of leaf blowers. Provided that you don’t use them during prohibited hours—too early or too late in the day—these blowers should meet all local noise regulations although we still recommend that you wear hearing…

    ConsumerReports.org
  • Eminent domain: Just whose land is it anyway?

    "It's nothing more than a land grab," said a business owner in Philadelphia over efforts by the city to take his property.

    CNBC.com
  • Steal This Look: Pastel-Bright Children's Room

    In her rustic home In Nantes, France, stylist Aurélie Lécuyer creates a playful, graceful, yet somehow sophisticated space for her little girl.

    Remodelista
  • How Cruise Lines Fill All Those Unsold Cabins?

    The travel industry's best kept secret is out. (HINT: You will want to book a cruise after reading this...) See How!

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