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Blockchain Technologies Could Help You Profit from Green Energy

Imagine buying a solar panel from a hardware store, mounting it on your roof, then selling the green electricity you produce at a price you set. Is …

Renewable Energy

Told their treehouse must go, owners appeal to Supreme Court

Lynn Tran and Richard Hazen built a Florida beachfront treehouse that would be the envy of any child. It's got two levels, hammocks and windows looking out on the Gulf of Mexico.<p>But the hangout has cost the couple a handsome sum: about $30,000 to construct and probably five times that in legal fees …

U.S. Supreme Court

A Hong Kong apartment has been built inside a water pipe

Check out the OPod, a tiny apartment built inside a concrete water pipe. The goal with it is simple, says architect James Law: to utilize “leftover space” between buildings in Hong Kong, a city with limited land and a constant housing shortage.<p>It’s not the first attempt in Hong Kong to find housing …

Hong Kong

How Two Travelers Converted Their Burning Man Bus To A Full-Time Home

#Vanlife is an Uproxx passion. We’ve been seduced by the commitment to independence and wanderlust that undergird the scene. And who isn’t down with the beautiful vans people are turning out and all of the photos from their trips to national parks and other glorious natural areas? As far as I’m …

Burning Man

Rick Ross exposes Birdman for being broke and losing his Miami water front Mansion

Rick Ross got wind of a post and he aired it out on his Instagram story. Ross who is in all out Fuck Birdman mode is not letting up. In the video you …

New Report Looks at How Obama’s Housing Policies Destroyed Black Wealth

Barack Obama’s election marked a significant turning point in American history, and it was rightly celebrated as a sign of racial progress. But …

Some of the World’s Priciest Real Estate Floats on Open Waters

It’s among the world’s most-expensive real estate per square foot, where the oceanfront views never tire, and where the price of entry buys access to …

Real Estate

Charlie Puth I'm a 90210 Kinda Guy!!!

<b>Charlie Puth</b> is on the move ... to Bev Hills.<p>Our real estate sources say he's now the owner of a super cool pad in the Trousdale part of Beverly …

Got .2 Million? This Fleetwood Mac Star’s Hawai‘i Home is on the Market

Got $6.2 Million? This Fleetwood Mac Star’s Hawai‘i Home is on the Market<p>Rocker John McVie crafted a stunning Diamond Head home over the past …

Rock icon Sammy Hagar ready to part with his piece of Hawaiian paradise

Following an exhausting Van Halen world tour in 1995, musician <b>Sammy Hagar</b> wanted nothing more than to spend a week relaxing in Hawaii. One week turned into two, two turned into a month and soon, the Red Rocker started looking for a home to buy.<p>His wish list was long: 10 acres of land, a pool and …

Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Sell Bel-Air Mansion for $17.8 Million

Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West have said goodbye to their lavish Bel-Air home.<p>The couple, with the help of <i>Million Dollar Listing</i>’s Josh and Matt …

Real Estate

Las Vegas shooter used real estate investments to fund gambling, guns

(Reuters) - To the Texas brokers who met him in 2004, Stephen Paddock was an unremarkable man looking to buy an unremarkable property near Dallas, hardly distinguishable from other casually dressed Californians who flocked to the area to make investments.<p>After touring the 111-unit apartment complex …

Las Vegas

What a Faustian Bargain Gets You in New York’s Real-Estate Market

In the New York real-estate market, where stratospheric prices continue to climb, a pact with Satan just doesn’t get you what it once did. Sure, when you forfeit your soul to the infernal dominion of Lucifer, you might end up with limitless knowledge and sensual pleasure—but don’t expect a Tribeca …

Real Estate

California firm J.H. Real Estate Partners acquires Coconut Grove Shopping center on Big Island of Hawaii for $22M - Pacific Business News

By Janis L. Magin <br>– Real Estate Editor, Pacific Business News<p>Sep 28, 2017, 12:48pm HST<p>California real estate firm J.H. Real Estate Partners has …

This Guy Dug A Huge Hole In His Backyard And Now His Neighbors Are Insanely Jealous

ADVERTISEMENT<p>RTK TDI_320x50_ATF Mobile<p>25. The Home Project Conundrum<p>When it comes to home projects, sometimes the fantasy is easier than reality. …

Ex-Clipper Chris Paul sells his Bel-Air mansion for $8.7 million

Chris Paul is making moves on and off the court.<p>As he settles into his first training camp with the Houston Rockets, the all-star point guard has sold his home in Bel-Air for $8.7 million.<p>Built in 2003, the Mediterranean-style mansion has nearly 12,200 square feet of living space that includes a …

Billionaire investor Thomas Barrack sells his Santa Monica mansion for $34 million

Thomas J. Barrack Jr., billionaire real estate mogul and informal advisor to President Trump, has sold his home in Santa Monica for approximately $34 million, according to real estate sources with knowledge of the sale.<p>The 23,515-square-foot mansion, designed by architect Richard Landry, briefly …

L.A. begins crackdown on Hollywood Hills 'party houses'

It’s one of the worst-kept secrets of living in the Hollywood Hills.<p>Many of those raucous parties hosted above the glittering lights in those midcentury boxes of glass and beams are not hosted by people who actually live in the upscale canyons and hillsides.<p>Rather, homeowners and property managers …

Floyd Mayweather Jr. drops $25.5 million on new mansion in Beverly Hills

The Money Team has landed on the Westside.<p>Fresh off his bout against Conor McGregor, boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. has bought a mansion in Beverly Hills for $25.5 million.<p>The French modern-style home, built in 1992 and renovated in 2015 by spec developer Nile Niami, encompasses slightly more …

Luxury

Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota makes a play for oceanside cottage in Hawaii

In 2014, Marcus Mariota became the first Hawaiian-born athlete to win the Heisman Trophy.<p>Now, after two years in the NFL, the Tennessee Titans quarterback has used some of his $24-million rookie contract to get a place closer to home, buying a four-bedroom cottage in Kailua, Hawaii, for $2.45 …

Will Smith Secretly Sells Multi-Residence Compound Above Kauai’s North Shore (EXCLUSIVE)

SELLER: Will Smith and Jada Pinkett SmithLOCATION: Kilauea, Kauai, HIPRICE: $12,000,000SIZE: 6.91 acres, four residential structures with a total of …

Jada Pinkett Smith

Los Angeles real estate legend John Aaroe retires

This isn't the first time Los Angeles real estate icon and business visionary John Aaroe, known for his top-notch client service and magic touch in …

Tyler Perry lands a modern mansion in Mulholland Estates for $14.5 million

Actor and filmmaker Tyler Perry, through a corporate entity, has purchased a home in gated Mulholland Estates for $14.5 million.<p>The modern masterpiece, built in 1992, sits on more than 4 acres. Steel beams and walls of tempered glass form the dramatic shell of the home, which features overlapping …

L.A. Chargers exec lands the Newport Beach home of a 'Real Housewives' star

Tom Telesco, general manager of the Los Angeles Chargers, was the buyer of the Newport Beach home recently sold by baseball player-turned-television analyst Jim Edmonds and his wife, “Real Housewives of Orange County” personality Meghan King Edmonds, public records show. The sales price was $2.998 …

Revolutionizing Residential Real Estate: The Future of Selling Homes

Buying a home can be beyond complicated. Throughout the process, there are many eventualities that can have a negative impact on your home buying experience. Things can get even more prickly when you’re looking at or listing for sale by owner homes. Right now, the multiple listing service, or MLS, …

Real Estate

3D Real Estate Photography Is Now A Reality -- And A Must-Have

Tech disruption of the real estate industry shows no sign of slowing. From Zillow attempting inroads into agent-less offers to multiple players upending traditional broker-agent and agent-client relationships, real estate professionals ignore the changing business landscape at their own …

Real Estate

Hawaii house designed as a mini village by De Reus Architects

A series of steep-roofed pavilions linked by gardens and external corridors make up this home by De Reus Architects on Hawaii's Big Island.<p>The studio …

Design