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Photo: Jim Damaske | Times If your neighbor wrapped up his house and trees in aluminum foil, you’d probably think one flew over the cuckoo's nest, but that’s exactly what one Florida man did recently, lighting up his street and befuddling his neighbors. Piotr Janowski of Tarpon Springs, Fla. dangled foil off his trees and draped his home in aluminum, including...

Last month at the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo, NAR made the .REALTOR domain available to local and state REALTOR® associations as well as brokerages in the U.S. and Canada. This move followed the domain’s launch to NAR members this past October. Before the year is out, NAR will up the ante even further by rolling out the .realestate domain...

Photos courtesy of Bedrock City Hey, "Flintstones" fans! Did you ever dream of living in the Stone Ages? Well, BAM (BAM)! Your dream is about to come true! The campground that houses the Bedrock City Theme Park is now up for grabs for a cool $2 million. Located 30 miles south of the Grand Canyon in Williams, Ariz., the family-owned park was established in 1972 and...

Photo by flickr user viciouskind Some people like TV....and I mean...really like TV! Sandra and Chuck McKee from Waxahachie, Texas are some of those people. In 2012, the couple recreated one of their favorite family homes that they now actually live in. Welcome to their very own Munsters house! From the home's massive staircase, suit of armor, and the storm shelter...

From Roseanne Conner's home in the fictional Lanford, Ill. to the Dunphy's gorgeous space in West Los Angeles, Calif., it's fun to imagine what the real-life homes of our favorite families from television history would've cost. (There's no question Phil Dunphy found himself a great deal - he is a REALTOR® after all!) To estimate the cost of these screen-famous homes,...

By Cait Goetz Heidi Burkhart’s philosophy is simple: Give to Live. Live to Give. As the president of a New York City-based affordable housing brokerage, Burkhart firmly believes giving back is synonymous with closing deals. Her firm, Dane Professional Consulting Group (Dane PCG), and philanthropic initiative, Saxon/Hart Alliance, have devoted countless hours to...

This gives new meaning to the term “groundbreaking.” While the rest of us struggle to recycle junk mail, a select few are saving the planet by constructing homes made of rammed earth – locally sourced clay, gravel and sand walls that trump anything Etsy or farmers markets can offer. And though its roots trace back to ancient civilizations, rammed earth walls...

Dutch real estate agency Huizen Promoter built a rollercoaster through an open house, trumping anything anyone else has ever done in real estate. Ever. OK, so that's an exaggeration - but still! A rollercoaster! The coaster starts from the rear of the house, taking riders down through the basement and pulling them upstairs, giving them a room-by-room tour of the...

You don't have to watch "Game of Thrones" to know that the HBO series aired its fifth season premiere last night. Just sign on to Facebook or Twitter for 15 seconds and you'll be pelted with a smattering of images full of dragons, Khaleesis, Iron Thrones and more! If you're in the biz and love the show, you're in luck because Homes.com just won real estate: welcome...

Unless you hire a crew for upkeep, your responsibilities as a homeowner likely include some form of landscape maintenance. Did you know that a large portion of household water usage goes directly to maintaining a landscape? Enter the xeriscape. Xeriscapes require just a fraction of the water you’d generally use to keep your landscape lush. A University of Georgia...