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Houzz Call: Do These Oscar Contenders Remind You of Home? (4 photos)

January 21, 2017 6:57 am

Movies can transport us into a distant world with their locations and sets. But sometimes movies can also feel familiar, highlighting a city or region we’ve visited or featuring a certain chair that looks just like the one we have at home. With Academy Award nominations right around the corner — they… Houzz Galleries

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Inauguration Anchor Scott Pelley Lists Colonial Mansion

January 21, 2017 6:57 am

When Scott Pelley isn’t reporting for “60 Minutes” or anchoring CBS News’ all-day coverage of the inauguration, he’s been kicking back in his classic colonial home in Darien, CT. The basement is his “Darien Bureau,” the local newspaper reports. It’s where he composes and narrates tracks for stories on “60 Minutes.” A former White House correspondent, […]

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House of the Week: A Storybook Cottage in the Country

January 21, 2017 6:57 am

This fairy tale-inspired home is handcrafted in every sense of the word. Framed by an antique stone wall entrance that leads into a front yard dotted with trees, the property opens in a clearing to reveal a ivy-covered, tan stucco cottage with red trim. Built in 1997 by owner Dale Jolliffe, a historical restoration designer, […]

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3 Things You Must Know Before Buying International Real Estate

January 19, 2017 8:51 pm

While the international real estate market may have enjoyed several months of uninterrupted growth, many investors have begun to sell luxury properties amid fear that increasing prices will create a…

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Room For 2: First-time Home Buying Tips For Newlyweds

January 19, 2017 8:51 pm

Buying or selling a house is more stressful than getting divorced, going bankrupt or getting fired, according to a survey of 2,000 adults by EstatesDirect.com. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by…

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Marketing and investment firm Wareness expands beyond hardware

January 19, 2017 6:54 am

It’s been about three years since PR firm VSC launched Wareness, a “studio” within the larger organization that provides consulting services and seed funding to hardware startups. Since then, Wareness has backed 14 companies. The next step? Looking beyond hardware — founder and CEO Vijay Chattha told me that the studio is now looking to […]

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Cam site CamSoda announces OhRoma scent mask integration for exactly the reason you’re thinking

January 19, 2017 6:54 am

As we approach the coming apocalypse we need bread, circuses and odors to keep us entertained. That’s why CamSoda, a NSFW webcam site, has announced the OhRoma, a VR-compatible scent mask that injects the smells of roses, perfume and private parts into your VR webcamming experience. Yeah. You read that right. Why do you want […]

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Homebuilders keep confident moving into 2017

January 19, 2017 6:54 am

Builder confidence came down off December’s high, the highest level for more than 10 years, but remains strong headed into 2017. According to the National Association of Home Builders, many builders are excited for the business conditions that the new administration will bring. HousingWire.com Topics

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Chicago area sees most home sales since 2006

January 19, 2017 6:54 am

RE/MAX’s annual report showed the Chicago area saw its highest level of home sales since 2006. However, despite the increase, the city continues to struggle with low levels of housing inventory. HousingWire.com Topics

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Houzz Tour: Wood and Concrete Join Forces in a Handsome Loft (13 photos)

January 19, 2017 6:54 am

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