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  • Architecture in Fashion; The World's 50 Coolest Tree Houses

    Photo via My Modern Met · When architecture meets fashion. · That Tommy Hilfiger Raleigh hotel mashup is happening. · Former AmEx CEO wants $10.5M for house with cabaret. · How facets are changing the face of architecture. · From...

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  • Home price slowdown leaves millions underwater

    A rebound in home prices has slowed in recent months, so has the recovery process for those still submerged with negative equity.

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  • 10 Best Performing Hybrids Under $30,000

    Hybrids these days aren't just efficient, they offer great performance. There's so many choices out there, so we've narrowed down the best.

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  • Remodeling 101: How to Choose Your Refrigerator

    The average life expectancy of refrigerators is 10 to 20 years, meaning we buy fridges less frequently than cars. Meanwhile, the menu of refrigerator options in size, style, configuration, and features keeps growing.

    Remodelista
  • House Tour: Pastels Go Rustic in an Italian Farmhouse

    Masters of mood and ambiance, Alexander Evangelou and James Waterworth of London-and New York-based Alexander Waterworth Interiors first impressed us when they introduced LA-Style Dining to London, Sunshine Included. The firm is also responsible for London's Best Chippy and the Summeriest…

    Remodelista
  • 'Company Doe' might finally be unmasked, and that's a win for consumers

    In a major victory for consumers, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has ruled (PDF) that a Maryland district court was wrong to conduct months of secret litigation and seal all records in Company Doe v. Public Citizen. The district court judge had allowed the corporation to be known…

    ConsumerReports.org
  • Tour L.A.'s Troubled, Pedigreed Chandler Mansion

    The story of how the Chandler mansion ended up foreclosed upon and languishing on the market at $10.6M is an L.A. property saga for the ages, one which tangentially involves at least four U.S. presidents. Built in 1913 for...

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  • Is This Barn the Invisible House to End All Invisible Houses?

    Photo via My Modern Met Tucked behind a thicket of trees in the Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City, N.Y., this aptly named Invisible Barn so dramatically camouflages with its surroundings—perhaps more effectively than any "invisible" architecture before it—that...

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  • Paying Extra for Paradise

    New Zillow data shows people pay a premium to live in idyllic vacation spots and college towns. Here's a look at five towns where mortgage payments are outpacing median income.

    Zillow
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  • Young designers experiment with exuberant homes the size of parking spots

    Savannah College of Art and Design students will live in these tiny homes, called SCADpads, which measure 8 by 16 feet and are tucked into an Atlanta parking garage.

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  • Waterfront Robert Gurney Design Asks $2.5M In Annapolis

    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. Click here to view the full...

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  • 5 Ways to Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

    House hunting is a little like speed dating. You only get a few minutes to make a great impression.

    Zillow
  • Explore Philly's 'Most Hated House,' Now Asking $4.4M

    Click here to view the full photogallery. Few homes have provoked as strong a reaction from the Curbed Philly readership as the Latimore House, which has been compared to "a rec center or a suburban DMV," a SAAB dealership...

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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,...

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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...

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  • Pretty in Pink: An Inspired Nail Salon in Osaka, Japan

    When Tokyo designer Yusuke Seki set out to create the interior of a nail salon, he began with a color palette inspired by skin tones and nail polish colors. Kolimo+LIM salon in Osaka is an extension of the Less Is More (LIM) hair salons in the area, and offers basic nail and eyelash beauty…

    Remodelista
  • The worst mortgage advice you could get

    As a potential homebuyer or current homeowner, you may be getting a lot of advice from people. But listening to their suggestions could cost you if you don't consider your options carefully.

    Yahoo Homes
  • 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...

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  • 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.org
  • 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...

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