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New U-Shaped Skyscraper in NYC Could Become World's Longest Building

Maybe the only way isn’t up after all: newly released concept drawings by a Greek architect for a skyscraper in Manhattan bend more than just …

Architecture

Dreaming of making Hawaii home?

Real estate websites and apps make browsing homes in Hawaii a beachside breeze, but while online resources have become more robust in recent years, a …

This company will double your down payment. What’s the catch?

Lindsay and Trevor O'Keefe are early-30s parents to a growing family. In fact, just hours before Trevor was interviewed, Lindsay had given birth to their third child. Trevor sounded tired. Unsurprisingly, Lindsay didn’t come to the phone.<p>Even before their family’s new addition, the O'Keefes were …

Mortgages

Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers files lawsuit against company co-founder - Pacific Business News

Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers co-founders Matt Beall, left, and Winston Welborn are… more<p>Tina Yuen PBN<p>Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers is suing one …

Hawaii

Thanks for breaking our connected homes, Amazon.

What the s3 outage taught us about the connected home, cloud computing, and how we can avoid that going forward<p>More than a few folks got back from …

This House In Tehran Opens Like A Rubik’s Cube

This House In Tehran Turns Like A Rubik’s Cube<p>The rooms were designed to handle the city’s extreme temperatures.<p>Because it lies between the mountains …

Smart home of the future is now in the Tri-State

Forget <i>The Jetsons</i>. The voice-activated "smart home" of the future is already here, and we got to tour one in Northern Kentucky, just set up by …

'Starchitects' Are Reimagining the Modern Building — And It Sounds Absolutely Fascinating

New trends and breakthrough thinking in politics, science, technology, business and culture. It’s futurism at its best.

The Mother in Law Cottage Is $16,800

Photo credit :Green Garden Chicken<p>On a budget? The mother in law cottage is only $16,800 for the 14 x 40 basic model. For the premium model, the 14 …

House Hunting in ... Barcelona

<b>A DESIGNER LOFT IN A 19TH-CENTURY FACTORY IN BARCELONA</b><p><b>$2.7 MILLION</b><p>This loft is on the top floor of a five-story former textile factory built in 1826 in the Old Town section of Barcelona. The 3,153-square-foot apartment has 16-foot ceilings, exposed beams and windows facing three directions. There …

Real Estate

How Much Are Realtor Fees for Rentals?

Finding a rental home or apartment can often feel like finding a white cat in a snowstorm: painstaking and seemingly futile. What can make that …

Search for Hawaii real estate with Locations easy-to-use home finder. View photos, property info, & sales history of all homes for sale in Hawaii.

• A Place to Start<br>• Tips & Advice on Buying<br>• Steps To Buying a Home<br>• A Neighborhood<br>• Affordable Housing<br>• Upcoming Open Houses<p>A Place to Start<br>• Tips & Advice on …

Hawai‘i Real Estate Meets Reality TV

It’s not everyday that a real estate agency becomes a TV star, but it’s happened here. The local agency is called Hawaii Life and the television show …

'Reality finally caught up' with the most important part of the US housing market

Existing home sales in the US booked a weaker-than-expected December but saw their strongest year since 2006.<p>Sales decreased by 2.8% at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.49 million in December, according to the National Association of Realtors.<p>Economists had forecast that sales fell by 1.1% at …

Real Estate

Selling A Big Island Luxury Home? Accurate Pricing Is Essential

72-131 KUIKAWA PL<br>Kailua Kona, HI 96740<p>Whether you’re selling a home in one of the Big Island’s premier luxury resorts such as Kukio or Kohanaiki, or …

Singapore Home Sales Top 8,000 Units in 2016, Beating 2015 Tally - Bloomberg

Singapore house sales last year topped 2015’s tally as a third straight year of price declines stoked pent-up demand from homebuyers.<p>Developers sold …

Singapore

Anthony Kiedis's Hollywood Villa

Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis is known for his, ahem, intriguing style choices, which is why we couldn't believe that his Sunset …

Rent President Obama's Hawaii Christmas Vacation Home

For nine years, President Barack Obama and family have enjoyed Christmas vacations at several upscale Hawaii beach homes with water views and room …

10 Hottest Real Estate Markets To Watch In 2017

There are lots of reasons to choose a place to put down roots. Maybe you’ve been transferred for work. Maybe you’ve always wanted to own real estate in Charleston, SC, and you’ve found a deal that’s too good to pass up.<p>Whether you’re looking for an investment or a new city with new opportunities, …

Real Estate

'Superman' director Richard Donner gets $16.5 million for Maui retreat

Film director and producer Richard Donner, whose box office hits include “Superman,” “The Goonies” and “Lethal Weapon,” has sold his oceanfront home in Maui, Hawaii, for $16.5 million.<p>Set among palms and rolling lawns, the one-acre spread centers on a Hawaiian-style main home designed by Thomas A. …

Mid-Century modern

72 S. Kalaheo Ave Pictures

Inside the House of Paradise<p>This seven-bedroom getaway on the island of Oahu is known as Hale Palekaiko in Hawaiian<p>Written by Rachel Wallace<p>Living …

Houses
Barack Obama

Julia Roberts sells spacious Hawaiian beachfront home — see inside!

Julia Roberts has finally unloaded her beachfront home in Kauai — for about half what she originally wanted.<p>The two-acre property, which the “Pretty Woman” initially listed in early 2015 for $29.85 million, has sold for $16.2 million, listing agent Neal Norman of Hawai’i Life Real Estate Brokers …

Real Estate

How I Used Real Estate to Completely Fund My Kid's College Education

Photo Credit: Brandon Turner<p>Six months ago, my wife and I welcomed Rosie into the world — our first child. A week after she was born, I had her entire college education paid for without spending a single dollar of my own money.<p>How? Through <i>one single real estate investment.</i><p>The plan is simple, if not …

Money