Month: March 2014

For Sale: Simple, Classic & Refined Architecture in Utah

Price reduced $530,000 from original price.  Refined architecture on a 3/4 lot. All the extras discerning owners appreciate; vaulted ceilings, state-of-the-art audio/visual system, Viking appliances, butler’s pantry, guest suite with kitchenette, loft/home office and much more.  Award-winning interior furnishings and decorations are also available,…

37 Breathtaking Winners From Sony’s World Photography Awards

Michael Nordqvist   Now in its second year, Sony World Photography Awards‘ National Award uncovers the best single image taken by a local photographer in countries spanning from Africa, Asia, Europe, Central and South America, to the Pacific Island region.A handful of photography experts saw nearly 140,000…

25 Architecturally Stunning Homes You Can Buy Right Now

Casa Shapiro can be yours for $11 million.   These one-of-a-kind residences are industry-renowned for their unconventional shapes, integration of the outdoors, diverse construction materials, whimsy, and aesthetic. From a celebrity-owned home that resembles the Flinstones’ Bedrock property to a modern estate with its…

Rustico Italiano ! Woodside, CA Estate Exudes Old-World Charisma

      Tucked in off a quiet drive, this Tuscan-themed estate sprawls over 3.3 beautifully landscaped acres that recall the enchantment of the Italian countryside. Surrounded by stone walls and embraced with a multitude of blossoming flowers, the golf practice area provides multiple…

Meet Marrakesh’s Badass Women Bikers [PHOTOS]

Morocco is not a country people in the Western World are that familiar with but Moroccan photographer Hassan Hajjaj recently set out to change that perception. Despite Morocco’s reputation, Hajjaj says Morocco has a vibrant culture of independent females.” Hajjaj told CNN in a recent interview. “But…

National Home Sales Data

New Home Sales Contracts for new home sales slipped 3.3% from January to February to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 440,000. This decline reverses last month’s improvement, but new home sales remain in a relatively strong level by recent standards. A decline in…

Jarring Photos Show The Homelessness Crisis That Silicon Valley Is Afraid To Confront

  Not everyone is benefiting from Silicon Valley’s latest tech boom.As rents soar, nearly 55% of Silicon Valley workers do not make the $90,000 necessary to support a family of four in the region. The area has the fifth-largest homeless population in the country, and in the past three…

Photos Of Tom Brady’s Stunning $50 Million Estate

      Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen finished building their Los Angeles (Brentwood) estate less than a year ago.Now, they’re selling it for a whopping $50,000,000.The 14,000-square-foot, five-bedroom house was built entirely from scratch after the couple bought the land in 2009. It…

The Wolf Of Wall Street: Belforts Hermosa Beach Digs

The real-life “Wolf of Wall Street” Jordan Belfort — who is now a motivational speaker — has lived in this luxurious oceanfront home in California. Belfort’s business, JB Global Holdings LLC, was registered to an ocean front home located at 3423 the Strand in…

15 Expensive homes For Sale In Silicon Valley

    Prices for homes in Northern California are notoriously steep, with tech money contributing to a somewhat inflated real estate market. According to a recent , luxury home sales in the area continue to grow, with 2,604 homes selling for more than $2 million last…