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A True Play Room: Squeezing a Slide into the House
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A True Play Room: Squeezing a Slide into the House

The Wall Street Journal's Kerry Close looks at a fun new feature making its way... Read more

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This iPad Drawing App Brings Tracing to the Touchscreen This iPad Drawing App Brings Tracing to the Touchscreen

Morpholio is trying to bundle up a handful of tools from the analog world of idea-making into one digital product. Read more

Scorpion-Shaped House in Scottsdale Hits the Market for $5.5M
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Scorpion-Shaped House in Scottsdale Hits the Market for $5.5M

Phoenix Business Journal reporter Mike Sunnucks takes a look at a striking 4,200-... Read more

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Half a Bathroom Can Be Better Than One Half a Bathroom Can Be Better Than One

The Wall Street Journal's Leigh Kamping-Carder looks through fresh data that shows an extra half-bathroom can add just as much value, if not more, as another full bath in a luxury home. Read more

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Solar Panel versus Solar Roof Shingles in Modular Homes Solar Panel versus Solar Roof Shingles in Modular Homes

Most manufactured housing is not built to handle the addition of solar paneling, but new solar roof shingles will give homeowners the option. Read more

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Modular High-Rise Allows Residents to Customize Prefab Units Modular High-Rise Allows Residents to Customize Prefab Units

Architecture studio penda releases plans for a mixed-use garden tower that marries dense, urban living and natural elements. Read more

FourPlans: Master-On-Main Move-Ups
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FourPlans: Master-On-Main Move-Ups

It’s a 2-for-1: families will enjoy the extra space that these layouts offer now,... Read more

Designing Women
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Designing Women

A new Pulte Del Webb research piece shows female Baby Boomers value social... Read more

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Where Pools Rule, They Can Bump Home Prices 10% to 20% Where Pools Rule, They Can Bump Home Prices 10% to 20%

After a summer of record-breaking temperatures, Trulia's chief economist Selma Hepp looked through listings across the 100 largest U.S. metros to find those hot spots where swimming pools are a selling point--and how much they add to the sales price. Read more

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Will Millennials Buy Homes Online? The Chinese Already Are Will Millennials Buy Homes Online? The Chinese Already Are

While it remains to be seen if U.S. millennials will do more than search for homes online, the trend is catching on in China. In fact, Auction.com recently struck a partnership with Juwai.com, China's top international property portal, to give investors a direct line to U.S. real estate. Read more

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