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Leonardo DiCaprio Asks $10.95M for Malibu Beach House

September 20, 2016 5:15 am

This Malibu beach house is the antidote to all your stressors, whether they entail cubicle jockeying, meeting wrangling or bear wrestling. Now that Leonardo DiCaprio has a bunch of that out of his system, he’s put this gem on the market for $10.95 million. The Oscar winner bought the 1950 oceanfront home back in 1998, and it’s […]

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4 Things to Know About Buying a 'For Sale by Owner' Home

September 20, 2016 5:15 am

During the home-buying process you’ll see tons of homes, mostly listed by real estate agents. But from time to time you might encounter a home listed for sale by owner (FSBO). You may even have a friend or relative who wants to sell you their home directly. While it may seem that buying a FSBO home without […]

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Does A Mortgage Broker Have Fiduciary Duty To The Borrower?

September 19, 2016 8:15 pm

The question arises: If a consumer is seeking to obtain a real estate mortgage loan, does his mortgage broker have a fiduciary duty to look out for his interests? In…

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Shop With An Eye For Your Future Home Accessibility Needs

September 19, 2016 8:15 pm

It can be heartbreaking to have to leave your home because of mobility issues at any age or stage of your life. So when you're building, choosing a new home…

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Budget Bath: Soaker Tubs That'll Make You Feel Like A Queen Without A Royal Budget

September 18, 2016 2:03 pm

Few things are as luxurious as a big soaking tub in the bathroom, which is why freestanding tubs have become one of the top bathroom trends over the past few…

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Stop Taking Your Own Photos And 6 Other Real Estate No-No's That Could Sink Your Home Sale

September 18, 2016 2:03 pm

Selling a home has its challenges. Maybe the couple across the street just listed their house, which you know has an amazing, redone kitchen that makes your dated kitchen seem…

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Catching Pokémon with the new Pokémon Go Plus

September 18, 2016 11:15 am

I walked into a store and bought two today (there were plenty more around) so chances are you won’t have to resort to overpaying on eBay for a pre-order slot. After only a few hours playing with the Go, I already feel like it has a good chance of pulling me back into the game, […]

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Consumer Physics, creators of the SCiO molecular scanner, respond to Kickstarter claims

September 18, 2016 11:15 am

Like most small products with a cult following, SCiO has its fans and detractors. Those detractors took to the Internet recently to complain that the handheld molecular scanner, which raised $2.5 million in 2014, still hasn’t shipped. The result? Negative press and plenty of Tweets. I asked SCiO’s creator, Dror Sharon, what was going on […]

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My Houzz: Eclectic English Cottage in the Hollywood Hills (37 photos)

September 18, 2016 11:15 am

Outpost Estates was created in the 1920s by developer Charles E. Toberman, nicknamed “the Father of Hollywood” for his role in developing many of the area’s landmarks, such as the Hollywood Bowl and Grauman’s Chinese Theater. On roughly 1,000 acres of hillside land, Toberman created a luxurious and modern… Houzz Galleries

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Houzz TV: How to Paint a Wall Faster (4 photos)

September 18, 2016 11:15 am

Many books about painting will tell you to paint a small strip along the baseboards, doorways, trim and other edges of the room with a brush before breaking out the paint roller to paint the rest of the wall. But before you do this paintbrush work, called “cutting in,” consider paint expert Shauna Gallagher’s… Houzz […]

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