4 ways to help clients get the most out of a fix-and-flip investment

Whether your clients want to know how to spot the next up-and-coming neighborhood or can’t decide which part of the house to invest the majority of their budget in, there are a ton of factors to consider when it comes to the business of fix-and-flips …

New Santa Monica condos rely on natural light and contemporary architecture

If there’s one thing to be said about living in California, it’s never about the abundance of cloud coverage. It’s about the sunny life and beautiful weather (and hot new brokerages, in some cases) …

7 listing grammar mistakes you can’t afford to make

Real estate agents are always on the go. There is plenty that falls on their plate, and clean copy isn’t a top priority. Getting the listing up on the MLS as soon as possible supersedes taking the time to edit the text, right? You just want it up there, and unless your broker provides amazing support, this task is usually left to you, the agent …

‘Full House’ lists for $4.15 million (Danny Tanner not included)

The opening credits of the 80s hit tv show “Full House” start with the lyrics, “What ever happened to predictability?” Well, San Francisco’s insane world of technology upstarts happened, thus increasing demand on housing in the Bay Area. The “Full Hous…

Chicago skyline interactive map: know the background of the city’s most iconic buildings

As seen from Lake Michigan, the Chicago skyline is iconic and unique. From 111 South Wacker built in 2003 to the Chicago Board of Trade built in 1925, the city’s architecture is vast and has a unique story of its own. The interactive map is to scale an…

What makes Los Angeles such a unique market?

It’s no secret that Los Angeles has one of the most dynamic real estate markets in the country. Timeline after timeline demonstrates its resiliency and ability to bounce back after a downtrodden market—in some cases, even breaking previously set records on its way back up …

6 reasons now is the time to buy off-plan property in Spain

As Tranio has seen first-hand, buyers are choosing off-plan property in Spain. Consumer protection is stronger, and strict obligations on quality, delivery and materials coupled with heightened liability for developers has brought Spain’s off-plan mark…

Federico Babina creates film-themed imaginary homes with pinpoint detail

Architects have a unique way of bringing something intangible to life through intelligent design. And whether that design is fully brought to brick-and-mortar fruition or a theme is simply mapped out on paper, an architect makes a house a home and a ho…

Property search site launches with focus on modern homes

The publisher of Dwell Magazine has partnered with a Los Angeles real estate firm to launch a property search website, Dwell Homes, that caters to buyers with a taste for modern architecture and design. DwellHomes.com is powered by Live International …

Real estate journalists set to gather in Houston in June

Journalists from around the country will travel to Houston in June to learn about issues affecting housing markets, online residential real estate marketing, and sustainability and real estate design at the annual conference of the National Association…