Real Estate

The countertops in this Bonsall, CA house were manufactured by Ceasarstone®. This modular house was … [+] designed and manufactured by Commect Homes. Photo courtesy of photographer Daniel Hennessey for Prefabulous Small Houses by Taunton Press In the not so distant past, homeowners in luxury homes all wanted granite countertops. But in the last several
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StarPoint Properties, LLC, a Beverly Hills-based real estate investment firm was recently awarded … [+] LEED Gold v4.1 status for sustainability-related improvements at 433 N. Camden Drive. Courtesy of StarPoint Properties Beverly Hills, Calif. – StarPoint Properties, LLC, a Beverly Hills-based real estate investment firm, was recently awarded LEED Gold status for sustainability-related improvements made
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Virtually Staged Living Room The Agency Virtual staging has gained traction among real estate agents around the county. As software gets better realistic virtual staging can turn an empty or outdated home into a fully furnished model ready for prime time. Judy Dutton, deputy editor at realtor.com confirms that virtual staging is a fast-growing trend.
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Aerial panorama of Jersey City skyline at sunset. Getty Here’s the latest on the country’s most expensive ZIP codes for apartment renters according to ApartmentGuide.Com. ApartmentGuide.com looks at multi-family buildings with 50 units or more to scope out where the priciest neighborhoods are. Brian Carberry, Managing Director of ApartmentGuide found few surprises. “I think on this
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buy a house concept. small house in a shopping cart Getty House hunting online has become the new “Great American Pastime.” But before you go house hunting for real, it is strongly recommended that you get your mortgage “getting” house in order. Mortgage financing is about 3 things; your credit history, the money you have
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Belle Meade Plantation is dressed up for the Christmas holiday Courtesy of Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp Everyone loves Nashville for the music, the hot chicken and the vibrant neighborhoods. Students of historic architecture find a lot to love in Music City, too: Nashville is home to a number of house museums well worth the
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The Landed team includes consultants, former educators, organizers, real estate agents and … [+] investors. Landed Over a short period of time, homeownership investment startup Landed Inc. has risen to prominence with its goal of helping educators afford homes in the communities where they work. Now the San Francisco-based startup that assists teachers with down
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VA loans are on the rise with Millennials and younger buyers. Getty When it comes to mortgages, VA loans are about the best you can get. With no down payment, no mortgage insurance, and super-low interest rates, they save homebuyers significantly—both up-front and over the long haul.  And while VA loans have historically been underutilized,
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Mid-century modern-designed lobby of The Paragon, a new residential build in Chicago. Courtesy of Taylor Johnson Chicago, Ill. – Mary Cook Associates (MCA), a national, award-winning commercial interior design firm, recently completed The Paragon (1326 S. Michigan Avenue), Murphy Development Group and CIM’s new 500-unit luxury rental build in Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood. Cook and her team approached
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A new study finds that real estate agent commissions aren’t as transparent as they should be. Getty A new study shows that most real estate agents (and the brokerages who employ them) are less-than-forthcoming about their commission fees—a practice that researchers say has reduced price competition and stalled negotiating power for American consumers. The analysis,
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The 75-foot indoor lap pool will open to an outdoor terrace complete with lounge, dining and … [+] sun-bathing areas, all with the backdrop of the Chicago Tribune sign. Tribune Tower Residences rendering Tribune Tower, a historic Chicago structure with global significance, is undergoing a major renovation that will transform it into luxury condominiums. The
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The SU+RE House was built by the students of Stevens Institute of Technology for the Solar … [+] Decathlon. Photo courtesy of photographer Juan Alicante for Prefabulous Small Houses, published by Taunton Press The Solar Decathlon (SD) sponsored by the United Sates Department of Energy, creates terrific opportunities for students in the US and around
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Most Plant Prefab projects ship 90% complete – they include interior finishes (millwork, paint, … [+] tile, fixtures, cabinetry, appliances) and exterior finishes and siding. This Santa Monica, Calif., home was designed by architect Ray Kappe. Todd Baker Buildings as a category use more energy than both transportation and manufacturing. We won’t be able to
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CANYON COUNTRY, CA – OCTOBER 24: A hinge burns on Baker Canyon at Husk Ave from theTick Fire in … [+] Canyon Country, Thursday, October 24, 2019. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht/MediaNews Group/Los Angeles Daily News via Getty Images) Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG If you turn on the news today, you will
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