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Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Interior Design

The Curse of an Open Floor Plan - The Atlantic

A flowing, connected interior—once a fringe experiment of American architectural modernism—has become ubiquitous, and beloved. But it promises a liberation from housework that remains a fantasy.

News | The News

Spring Home Sales Could Be the Weakest in Years - WSJ

The economy is booming, take-home pay is rising and millennials are getting married and having children. Despite all those homebuying catalysts, this could one of the weakest spring selling season in recent years.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

4 Creative Ways You Can Become a Homeowner (Even If You Have Bad Credit)

Bad credit can happen to just about anyone for any number of reasons. However, it happens to most people due to mistakes made when they were …

Advice & Self-Help | Products with Integrity

Green Magic Homes, green houses, ecologic earth covered homes

Earth sheltered house building system, green ecologic homes./Sistema de construcción de casas cubiertas de tierra, viviendas verdes y ecológicas.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

The World's Most Expensive Billionaire Homes

Billionaires have been trading multimillion-dollar real estate with tremendous zeal in recent years, slapping down record sums for trophy homes while quietly floating other properties in their portfolios through brokers in unofficial, off-market offerings

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture and Design

Bunker-Like Underground Mansion Is One Way to Dodge Zoning Rules

Real estate developer and rugby team owner Steve O’Connor wanted to build a mega-mansion in the English countryside. The only problem: Local zoning codes wouldn’t allow a space as large as he envisioned to be built above-ground. So he went underground

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

'Just Room Enough Island' Is Exactly That | Mental Floss

Here's one way to ensure you never have to deal with obnoxious neighbors: Build a summer home on an island big enough for your house and your house only. That's exactly what the Sizeland family did when they purchased this tiny speck of land, part of the Thousand Island chain, in the 1950s.

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture and Design

Beautiful home or eyesore? Controversial home made of glass cubes for sale in Vail | Spaces - Yahoo Homes

From Yahoo Homes: This five-story home, constructed of glass cubes meant to bring in the sun while displaying the beauty of the surrounding mountains, rankled neighbors in Vail when it was built.

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture and Design

Almost Every Inch of This Crazy House is Covered in Stones

This crazy house has a solarium built onto it, allowing the owner to sit and survey the neighborhood and all those curiously passing by. Photo: Edina Realty

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture and Design

Amazing 'Spinning Home' Takes a Sad Turn

This was the dream of a New York commodities investor, Shiva Vencat, and with the help of inventor Patrick Marcilli it became his reality. "You leave your car in the sun, it becomes a furnace," Vencat told The New York Times. This spinning home

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Interior Design!

7 Homes with Brick Facades | Dwell

Whether maintaining a historic facade or building a new home in the style of its neighbors, brick is a successful material choice that bridges the old and the new.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Interior Design

10 Must-See Small Cool Homes: Week 4 | Apartment Therapy

Well, we just posted our last entry for Small Cool 2015, which means now is the time to peruse the whole field of entries in each of our five divisions and give all of your favorites a vote to help send them on to our Judges round. There's tons of inspira

Business & Finance | Real Estate

The salary you have to earn to buy a home in 15 major US cities - Business Insider

The mortgage website HSH.com has updated its estimate of how much annual income a household would need to buy a home in major cities in the US according to first-quarter 2015 data.

Home Improvement | Advice

8 Warning Signs of Dangerously Outdated Electrical Wiring

View the 8 Warning Signs of Dangerously Outdated Electrical Wiring photo gallery on Yahoo Homes. Find more news related pictures in our photo galleries.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

The surge in hidden swimming pools

From Yahoo Homes: Now you see it, now you don’t. With the click of a button, you can make your pool disappear.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

9 Ways The American Home Has Changed Since The 1970s

Newly built houses have gotten bigger, taller, and more air conditioned since the 1970s.

Architecture & Interior Design | Home & Decorating

Hilltop House by Jordan Iverson Signature Homes | Home Adore

Modern Industrial retreat designed by Jordan Iverson Signature Homes.