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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...

    Curbed
  • 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
  • PCH Winner Could Take Home $7,000 a Week for Life

    NBC will announce a Publishers Clearing House SuperPrize winner soon so be sure to get your free entry at PCH.com today!

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  • 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...

    Curbed
  • 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,...

    Curbed
  • 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...

    Curbed
  • 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...

    Curbed
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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...

    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
  • 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
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    Join us for a free Rich Dad Education financial workshop in the Washington DC area. All attendees are entered to win a Kindle Fire.Save your spot now!

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  • 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
  • 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. …

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