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REALTOR®. Lawyer. Superwoman. Patricia Houlihan, a Coldwell Banker agent from Vancouver, Canada, just redefined real estate marketing. In a recent poster ad she created to promote her business, Houlihan proved to the world how she "sees what others miss." The answer is so simple: LASER BEAM EYES!!! "I am sick of boring ads with all REALTORS® saying the same thing,...

Looking to add a little more art to your home, but out of wall space? Look up. Trending hot in homes right now are innovative ceiling designs. From prints to poppy splashes of color, ceilings are moving far, far away from that boring off-white. From texture to color and lighting, the following infographic from The Rug Seller offers inspirational ideas for adding a...

Mood rings change color as our finger temperature fluctuates—this house changes color with the tap of a finger TWEET. Behold the Mood Ring House, a rainbow spectacle outfitted with LED lamps that reflect the owner’s disposition at night. The single-family home, located in Fayetteville, Ark., was conceived...

While women in business schools and C-level suites may still hover on the low end when compared to their male counterparts, single women are currently proving to be one of the most important demographics in the home buying market. The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) reported this year that — of the recent buyers who are single — single women accounted...

Twitter is making a small change that is bound to have a huge impact. In the coming weeks, the service will stop counting pictures and links in its 140 character limit, giving its users the flexibility to compose longer tweets. For Facebook fans, this may not seem like a big deal, as Zuckerberg and Co. still allow your fourth-removed cousins and rando' bar acquaintances...

A concept drawing of the Minnesota Experimental City (MXC). Photo Credit: Graham Foundation/University of Minnesota Libraries From AI and virtual reality to self-driving cars and solar mapping, Google’s reach extends well beyond the search engine—now, even in housing. Alphabet hasn’t ruled out the possibility of developing a city “from the Internet up,”...

Looking to live in an ultra-lux area? Need your neighbors to own a 10 car garage and a pool full of pink flamingos? SmartAsset recently dropped a new report outlining the metro areas with the most mansions across the U.S. While most of you are probably jumping to visions of A-list pads in the Hollywood Hills, the real results are actually quite surprising. What state...

While trends typically come and go, one that’s been getting a lot of attention lately is the concept surrounding the zero-energy home, a space that relies on exceptional energy conservation and on-site renewable energy to meet heating, cooling and energy needs. As the movement continues to push itself into the limelight—hoping for full-fledged adoption—it’s...

By Ryan McNeil A solar home: for most people, this idea conjures images of rooftop photovoltaic (PV) panels steadily yielding electricity to power their computer, their TV or maybe even an electric car. Though were you aware that there is another type of solar that can help save money, even in the shower? A solar water heater is a system that uses the sun’s energy...

Virtual reality isn’t just for video games. Rapid advancements in virtual reality and augmented reality technology are poised to alter our daily life over the next several years. Everything from education, the workforce, healthcare and real estate are likely to be transformed in some way by the current revolution in hardware and computing that is making the rise...