Silje Norbye

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Gardening 101: Holly

Holly, <i>Ilex aquifolium</i>: “Somberly Cheerful”<p>Holly isn’t just a holiday tree; unlike poinsettia it’s interesting all year round. The gloss and spine of …

A wave of millennial home buying is coming

The biggest demographic wave in history continues to crush everything in its path, leaving businesses and investors scrambling to adapt. First it hit retailers, restaurants, and media, but soon it will leave its mark on other established industries such as finance, healthcare, and real estate.<p>But …

Ocean Eye House

Our latest house crush was designed by San Jose-based architect Benjamin Garcia Saxe. The spectacular Ocean Eye House is located in beautiful Costa …

World’s Biggest Real Estate Frenzy Is Coming to a City Near You

If they were anywhere else in Beijing, the five young women in cowboy hats and matching red, white, and blue costumes would look wildly out of …

12 Luxury bathrooms to inspire your very own

Bathrooms come in all shapes and sizes. They also are inspired by many different styles, eras and aesthetics. Some can be extremely sleek and …

10 hot design trends heading your way in 2017

Style savvy consumers and industry professionals got up-close and personal with directional trends, high-end materials and a cool, contemporary vibe at the WestEdge Design Fair in Santa Monica last weekend.<p>Attracting more than 11,000 attendees, the fourth event inside Barker Hangar was a showcase …

Using Your IRA to Buy Real Estate

There are other ways to invest in real estate in your IRA that won’t jeopardize your account’s tax-advantaged status.<p>Q<i>I'd like to invest in a rental</i> …

Real Estate

This May Be the Best Use of 240 Square Feet We've Ever Seen

A lot of tiny houses look a bit like little dollhouses on wheels—peaked roof, petite double-hung windows, a tiny, almost vestigial porch. While these …

Fall in love with this luxury home in Ross, California

Today we will show you a beautiful <i>luxury home</i> in Ross, California, a project by Griffin Enright Architects, It is elegant and beautiful and it counts …

Circular windows and pyramidal skylights add playful geometry to Indonesian home

Indonesian architect Realrich Sjarief's fondness for geometric forms is expressed in the circular and arch-shaped windows of this house and studio he …

Percentage of Homeownership by Decade and by State

There has been a lot of talk about the falling homeownership rate in the United States. In December 2004, the homeownership rate reached an all-time …

17 Tips From a First-Time Homeowner That Will Change the Way You Buy a Home

Before buying your first home, there are plenty of people who will be feeding you advice — your parents, your friends, your real estate agent, your accountant, your psychologist — and although a lot of the advice may be repetitive, there are still so many important things that slip your mind. After …

More Americans Leave Expensive Metro Areas for Affordable Ones

Analysis of census data shows the impact of the rise in housing costs on population flows<p>Americans are leaving the costliest metro areas for more affordable parts of the country at a faster rate than they are being replaced, according to an analysis of census data, reflecting the impact of housing …

Housing

A Brief History of Women's Housing in Los Angeles

Today, there are few services devoted to their particular needs.<p>Los Angeles County* is home to 4.9 million people who identify as women, 14,461 of which are counted as homeless. Yet the majority of them, citing fears of assault, harassment, and rape, go unseen. In fact, According to the most recent …

The 'sweet spot' of Wall Street's playground is shrinking

Sales of homes in Wall Street's playground that cost between $1 million and $5 million fell 24% year-over-year in the third quarter, according to a report by Douglas Elliman Real Estate.<p>Jonathan Miller, CEO of the real-estate appraisal firm Miller Samuel, said this price range is the "sweet spot" …

Location Meets Fantasy to Make for One Difficult Choice

An ethereal work of modern architecture, located in one of Connecticut's wealthiest towns. A family home with endless possibilities, just miles from …

Real Estate

Tour a Modern Brooklyn Home With Gorgeous Accent Walls

When it comes to styling a neutral home, it’s all about balancing clean, simple sophistication overall with a few stylish statement pieces to add …

Living Rooms

How to Create a Social Media Branding Strategy From Scratch

One of the major reasons that people buy products from a business is because they trust their name. If you’ve established credibility, then people …

Warhols and Other Fine Art Has Emerging Role in Luxury Real Estate

A house—with art in it—is a home. Or at least it can appear to be, as developers on the luxury market have found.<p>Top-tier furnishings and interior …

Top 10 emerging trends shaping real estate in 2017

Affordability, labor scarcity, and the forces shaping the coming year in real estate<p>For months, the real estate market—and markets in general—have suffered a lack of security. From the Brexit aftermath to the U.S. election, political wildcards as well as structural market shifts have made …

What would it mean for Los Angeles to go 100% renewable?

The Los Angeles City Council recently passed a unanimous resolution requiring Los Angeles Department of Water and Power – the largest …

Here's How Millennials Are Shaping the Housing Market

But nearly a third rely on outside sources to make their down payments.<p>If you think millennials aren’t buying houses, think again: Half of home …

How to Buy and Sell a Home at the Same Time

<b>Get Your Mortgage Payoff Amount</b><p>The first step is to get your mortgage payoff amount from your lender. Usually, this is as easy as calling an 800 …

How to Winterize Your Outdoor Space

California-based designer Mark D. Sikes shares his tips for making your terrace, patio, or porch enjoyable year-round<p>The cool, crisp days of fall are officially upon us, and with winter just around the corner, it’s time to put the memories of pool parties, backyard barbecues, and late-night summer …

Landscaping

This Is the New Way to Store Your Wine

No longer hidden away, the modern wine cellar brings new convenience to one of life’s great pleasures<p>Gone are the days of keeping wine in a dark, dusty vault. “Storage is taking a more prominent place in homes these days,” says Andee Hess of Osmose Design, who devised the sleek, mirrored cellar …

Wine

27 Modern Living Rooms Full of Luxurious Details Photos

As one of the most frequent gathering spots for family and friends, whether you're hosting a movie night or a cocktail party, living rooms should be welcoming and cozy—but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice style. These living rooms from the <i>AD</i> archives embrace a minimalist, modern aesthetic to …

Interior Design

Can a dog be a foodie? This L.A. rescue puppy sure is, and he has the pics to prove it.

We all know Angelenos love their In-N-Out, but we kinda assumed that stopped at <i>human</i> Angelenos. Yet, over the weekend, an adorable rescue puppy named …

Los Angeles

Painting Ideas from a California Modernist Residence

Los Angeles designer Oliver Furth talks about the transformative qualities of bold hues and how to use them<p>Color is, in so many ways, design’s guiding principle—whether it’s the lack thereof or total saturation, it’s color that defines and gives life to a space. Few embrace this sentiment as …