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By Michael Hiatt | Lifestyles, Real Estate, Opinion

10 Real Estate Trends To Keep An Eye On In 2016

Nearly everywhere you turn, you hear news of the rebounding housing market. Not only is it bouncing back, but it’s also making a huge comeback with …

14 Brilliant Bathroom Design Ideas

We all pay so much attention to keeping the rest of our home beautiful, but when it comes to the bathroom, a pretty shower mat or curtain seems to be …

Bathrooms

7 Helpful Tips for First-time Homebuyers

Looking for a new home can be a pretty exciting task. With that much money on the line, it's worthwhile to read up on the process before you set out. …

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Articles about tech savvy homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

A design-build firm with a flair for modernism creates a stylish indoor/outdoor living space in Winter Park.<p>From midcentury gems to oceanside retreats, these properties exhibit how technology enhances the home.<p>Two West Coast transplants, priced out of San Francisco, build their North Carolina dream …

Architecture

10 Ways to Overhaul Your Curb Appeal

Houses

The 10 Best Beaches in The World

Beaches

16 Crazy Bedrooms That Break The Mold

From a remote-control pull-out bed to custom-made double bunks, these 16 dramatic bedrooms are true showstoppers.<p>From a remote-control pull-out bed to custom-made double bunks, these 16 dramatic bedrooms are true showstoppers.

Design

24 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

<b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer, doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just taste best when homemade. The good news? You master these 24 …

Foodies

The 16 Most Bizarre And Beautiful Homes We've Ever Seen

Architecture

The 16 Most Bizarre And Beautiful Homes We've Ever Seen

Architecture

10 things billionaires won’t tell you - MarketWatch

<b>1.“We just get richer and richer.”</b><p>The past 35 years have been a period of extraordinary wealth creation by billionaires, according to a new “2015 …

Wealth

70 Colorful Bathrooms to Inspire Your Next Makeover

These happy-hued spaces will brighten up your day, even if you're not planning a remodel anytime soon.

Bathrooms

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, Leonardo da Vinci, and Mozart to discover what it …

Leonardo Da Vinci

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

The Prettiest Colors to Paint Your Front Door

Houses

Inventory Shortages – The Next Bubble?

While my company has an international reach, many of my clients are based in the Puget Sound area of Washington State which is currently a very hot …

10 Things, Besides Location, Luxury Real Estate Buyers Should Obsess Over

Still looking for that elusive, luxurious big-city home?<p>Last week on Forbes.com I offered you my list of frivolous things that luxury real estate buyers waste too much money and attention on. Zen parks, electronics systems, outdoor showers—it’s not surprising that buyers shopping for high-end homes …

Real Estate

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James Keach buys condo in Santa Monica for $4.4 million

James Keach, who produced and acted in “Walk the Line,” has bought a condominium in Santa Monica for $4.4 million.<p>The remodeled unit has high ceilings, multiple terraces and patios, a fireplace, an eat-in kitchen, a dining room, three bedrooms, three bathrooms and 2,817 square feet of living space. …

Real Estate

Home affordability sees biggest drop since 2004

There is a downside to rapidly rising home prices: declining home affordability.<p>The share of new and existing homes affordable to median-income …

Fewer homes repossessed by lenders in October

Fewer U.S. homes are completing the foreclosure process and ending up repossessed by banks because investors are increasingly buying up properties …

Real Estate

5 least affordable housing markets (and most affordable ones, too)

Even though the average San Francisco-area resident earns a six-figure salary, median home prices are so expensive that only a small percentage can afford to buy a home there. That makes San Fran the least affordable major housing market in the nation, according to National Association of Home …

Real Estate
Economy

18 Rooms with Breathtaking Views

Houses

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7 Smart Steps Every New Homeowner Should Take

Turning the key in a lock that no landlord has access to, reading in a hammock in your own backyard and painting your dining room bright red - what …

Personal Finance