8 Minimalist Homes That Are Big on Style (Not on Stuff)

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Stunning. Sleek. Neat. Feast your eyes on eight simple, yet sophisticated homes so serene, they might just have you decluttering in no time. Open and airy – up, down and around Photo by PLUSH Image Corporation . High ceilings and a palette of neutral colors make this living room feel open and luminous. From the Mid-Century Modern couch to the … Read More

This Bathroom Has Us Mystified: Is It a Mirror or a Double Bathroom?

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(photo credit: Kristin Brillantes)   First there was the debate over the blue or gold dress , then Laurel or Yanny . Now comes, mirror or double bathroom. Let’s backup: this charming home in Baltimore , listed by Kristin Brillantes of Keller Williams, features three bedrooms, a lovely white picket fenced yard, and 1.2 bathrooms. (photo credit: Kristin Brillantes) Wait, … Read More

The Bathroom Design in these 10 Homes Are So Luxurious, You’ll Want to Live in Them

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From chandelier lit vanities, to 360 degree bathing experiences, grab a bottle of bath bubbles and–soak–up these gorgeous bathroom design ideas.   Some dads call them their office, many public options should be avoided at all costs, and other outposts are so nice they rival beauty parlors. We’re talking about the bathroom. According to a UK study , British adults … Read More

These are the Top 10 Favorited Homes on Redfin from February

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What’s trending? Mid-century modern charmers and designer upscale finishes.   February is the shortest month of the year but Redfin.com users don’t need 31 days to show their love. We’re not talking about Valentine’s Day, but rather, the number of hearts users clicked to ‘favorite’ and save their top homes this month. Hearts were tapped both online and on the … Read More

10 Hygge-Inducing Winter Homes

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Channel hygge, the Danish feeling of cozy contentment by checking out our 10 favorite homes to embrace winter on Redfin right now.   Maybe it’s the approach of Valentine’s Day, more likely it’s the polar vortex, but either way, as temperatures drop this winter, we can’t help but seek out the Danish concept of hygge. Pronounced hoo-gah, it encourages feelings … Read More

Haylofts to Hardwoods: How One Family Salvaged a Historic Barn By Hand

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There’s a century of history woven into the floors of a contemporary home east of Seattle: golden planks, shiny blondes and the occasional knotted gray. It’s just how Amanda Gatlin wanted it – even if she didn’t expect, at first, it would involve recycling an entire Mississippi barn with pieces dating back to when Woodrow Wilson was president. “It was my … Read More

This “Fifty Shades of Grey” Penthouse Just Sold for $8M

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The “Fifty Shades of Grey” Penthouse has sold for $8 million. The penthouse was listed for $8.8 million on August 13 and was pending just three days later. The last time the extravagant property hit the market was back in 2010, when it sold for $5.95 million. The “Fifty Shades of Grey” penthouse unfortunately doesn’t include the real Christian Grey, … Read More

Livable Design Meets Modern Luxury in this Silicon Valley Home

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The second in a series of sharp, elegant and thoughtfully designed homes has just been listed at 1862 Wagner Avenue in Mountain View, CA. Developed by SVHomes , a leader and innovator in modern luxury home design, this property features 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths laid out in a spacious 1,871 square feet. It is appointed with world-class Miele appliances, … Read More

Here’s Your Chance to Own a Frank Lloyd Wright Home at a Reduced Price

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The James Kibben Ingalls House has undergone several updates. It was originally designed in 1909 with ventilation and natural light in mind, since Ingalls’ daughter suffered from tuberculosis. True to intention, the home has a lovely screened-in porch, two balconies and plenty of windows. But, times change. Within a couple of decades, a new owner, William Drummond, an architect who … Read More

Smart Homes Move into a Smart City

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The city of Mountain View, CA is arguably one of the smartest cities in the world. Home to Google , LinkedIn , Mozilla , intuit and countless other high-tech companies; the amount of innovation taking place in a 12 square-mile radius is staggering. So it follows that such a smart city should have some smart homes. This newly constructed, custom-built … Read More