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Do you have an indoor kitty dying to escape the confines of your home? Expand your cat's territory with a brand new catio - a patio for your cat! If you're anything like me (total cat person - guilty!), you want to protect your feline friends from the dangers of the outdoors (cars, owls and coyotes, oh my!), but you also feel sort of guilty about taking away their...

                   
Picking the perfect paint color can be frustrating. Who really has the time to pore over paint chips? Or experiment with a slew of samples? Not these two California homeowners, who refreshed the outside of their home with a coat of prismatic paint that changes colors. As Dwell recently reported,...

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...