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Zillow launches search tool to help connect Seattle’s homeless with affordable housing

Zillow partnered with the Seattle government as well as local nonprofit Housing Connector and its network to enable a more streamlined process for searching for affordable housing.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Homelessness, Radio, Agent, Seattle, Zillow, Affordable Housing, Zillow Group, News Brief, Jenny Durkan, Housing Connector


Jeff Bezos’ $165M mansion deal shatters Los Angeles sales record

Bezos bought the Beverly Hills estate from Hollywood mogul David Geffen in an off-market deal without the involvement of any agents.
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Technology, Listings, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Radio, Beverly Hills, Jack Warner, Jeff Bezos, Wall Street Journal, Warner Brothers, David Geffen, Bezos, News Brief


Jon Bon Jovi’s New Jersey mansion hits the market for $20M

The singer from the iconic 1980s rock band Bon Jovi has put his New Jersey estate, modeled after European castles, on the market.
Tags: Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, New Jersey, Agent, Christie's, Grammy, Bon Jovi, Jon Bon Jovi, News Brief, Gloria Nilson, Robert A.M. Stern, Christie's International Realty, JonBon Jovi, Olmsted dBrothers


RE/MAX agent stranded on coronavirus cruise speaks out

From her cabin at sea, Phillips has told us what it's like to be quarantined on a ship amid a major coronavirus health outbreak.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Investing, Radio, Agent, Phillips, Select, News Brief, RE/MAX, Coronavirus, Kim Hamaura Phillips, RE/MAX Treeland


Nile Niami finds buyer for $50M Beverly Hills spec mansion

Known for his over-the-top L.A. mansions, real estate developer Nile Niami has sealed a deal for his 20,500-square-foot Opus mansion in Beverly Hills.
Tags: Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Beverly Hills, Agent, Rolls Royce, Lamborghini, The Los Angeles Times, Branden Williams, News Brief, Paul McClean, Nile Niami, Rayni Williams, Hilton & Hyland, Crisal


‘How rude’: Original ‘Full House’ home gets $500K price cut

Originally listed for $5.99 million, the San Francisco Victorian home used to tape the iconic family sitcom is now up for sale for $5.49 million.
Tags: Technology, Listings, Lifestyle, Netflix, Radio, Full House, Jeff Franklin, News Brief, Rachel Swann, The Agency, Charles Hinkel Lewis


Check out the house built for the Oscar-winning movie ‘Parasite’

Racking up three Academy Awards including Best Picture, the Korean film revolves around a wealthy Korean family living in their luxurious house.
Tags: Technology, Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Vulture, Neon, Bong Joon Ho, Parasite, News Brief


‘No place like home’: Judy Garland’s LA mansion hits the market

It was listed in the same week Renée Zellweger received an Oscar for playing Garland on screen.
Tags: La, Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Renée Zellweger, Judy Garland, Garland, Sammy Davis Jr, Vincente Minnelli, News Brief, John Elgin Woolf, Rat Pack, Alexandra Pfeifer, Liz Minnelli, Wally Cox


RE/MAX agent among thousands stranded on cruise ship amid coronavirus outbreak

Kim Hamaura Phillips is a Canadian RE/MAX agent currently stranded in Japanese seas.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Select, News Brief, RE/MAX, Diamond Princess, Kim Hamaura Phillips


Ring captures open house burglary

A Ring security camera captured a burglary at an open house now being investigated by police in Summerlin, Nevada.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Ring, News Brief, Paul Wilkes


Realtor adds ‘Desperately Seeking Susan’ to mix of movie-themed ads

Michaelle Warner, a Kentucky agent known for her quirky movie-themed real estate ads, added another 1980s classic to her repertoire.
Tags: Technology, Kentucky, Lifestyle, Radio, Madonna, Agent, Susan, Rosanna Arquette, News Brief, Michaelle Warner, Walton Jones Realtors


200 guests, 20 guns and a rap video: Raid at Airbnb leads to 4 arrests

Chicago police handed out a series of charges after arriving at the scene of a rap video shoot in a commercial Airbnb and finding 20 illegal guns.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Chicago, Radio, Agent, Airbnb, Rentals, James Holmes, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Police Department, Newsweek, News Brief, Alexander Raeland, Lamont Clay, Martrell Williams


New film ‘Vivarium’ uses real estate agents and cookie-cutter suburbia as backdrop for horror

"Vivarium" takes the fenced-in paranoia of large-scale housing developments to new, creepy levels when Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots are trapped in Yonder's House No. 9.
Tags: Video, Films, Lifestyle, Radio, Horror Movies, Imogen Poots, Jesse Eisenberg, Suburbia, Select, News Brief, American Beauty, The Burbs, Movies About Real Estate, Real Estate Satire


It’s on like Donkey Kong: Atari plans to open hotels in 8 US cities

A new chain of Atar hotels inspired by the iconic 1970s video games may soon appear in cities all across the United States.
Tags: Industry News, Lifestyle, News Brief, Technology, Atari, Fred Chesnais, GSD Group, Napoleon Smith III, Steven Spielberg


Frank Lloyd Wright’s school of architecture closing after 88 years

The School of Architecture at Taliesin and the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation were unable to reach an agreement to keep the school open.
Tags: Design, Lifestyle, Radio, Arizona, Wisconsin, Frank Lloyd Wright, Taliesin West, Taliesin, News Brief, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation


Lulafit expands health, wellness amenities to new developments

LulaFit, a wellness amenities company that former ballerina Colleen Werner, has been partnering with new luxury developments across the country.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Select, News Brief, Property Portfolio, Colleen Werner, Lulafit


Mansion from HBO’s ‘Entourage’ sells for $5.32M

5266 Amestoy Avenue appeared as the home of character Vincent Chase in the seventh season of the popular show about an actor trying to reclaim star power.
Tags: Hbo, Nbc, Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Mark Wahlberg, Agent, News Brief, Amestoy Avenue, Vincent Chase, Jill Krutchik


Home too dangerous to tour listed for $330K, gets 17 offers

A trash-filled, water-damaged Bothell, Washington, property received 17 offers and sold after just five days on the market.
Tags: Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Compass, News Brief, Bothell Washington, Sam Forselius


Comedian Will Forte buys swanky waterfront home for $6.25M

Comedian and "SNL" graduate Will Forte has sealed the deal on a stunning $6.25 million waterfront property off California's coast.
Tags: California, Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Saturday Night Live, Redfin, News Brief, Realtor.com, Sotheby's International Realty, Keller Williams Bay Area Estate, Mary Hawley, Tina Carpenter, William Forte


This is the ugliest house of 2019

The "We Buy Ugly Houses" company remade a home in Miami, Florida, in 2019.
Tags: Technology, Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Miami Florida, News Brief, Home Vestors, Rick Tobchi, RT Realty, We Buy Ugly Homes


Ronald Reagan’s pre-presidential home hits the market for $6.75M

The Colonial-style home in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Little Holmby was built in 1938 for $12,800.
Tags: Listings, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Radio, Ronald Reagan, Agent, Frank Sinatra, Los Angeles Times, Lucille Ball, Paul Williams, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, News Brief, Jane Wyman, Little Holmby, Brent Watson, Marco SSalari


‘This could have turned out much worse’: Landlord’s illegal heaters to blame for carbon monoxide leak

Twenty-eight residents reported falling ill from high levels of carbon monoxide at Long Island, New York, apartment complex.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Rentals, Carbon Monoxide, Long Island New York, News Brief, Pebble LLC, Suffolk Daily Voice


Nonprofit to buy home occupied by homeless moms since November

California Governor Gavin Newsom and Oakland's mayor have signed on to a solution that would allow the nonprofit to buy the home "for a price not to exceed the appraised value."
Tags: Technology, California, Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Cbs, Oakland, Gavin Newsom, Wedgewood, Libby Schaaf, News Brief, Dominique Walker, Oakland Community Land Trust, Moms 4 Housing, Larry reid, Sameera Karim


‘Expendables’ star Jason Statham sells Malibu estate for $18.5M

Branden Williams and Rayni Williams of Hilton & Hyland represented both the sellers and the buyer.
Tags: Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Jason Statham, Malibu, Le, Hilton Hyland, Branden Williams, News Brief, Rayni Williams, Rosie Huntington-White


Preservationists want Jeffrey Epstein’s New York mansion to be a museum

Groups fighting the Frick Collection's expansion want the institution to purchase the mansion as an alternative to their current plans.
Tags: New York, Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Jeffrey Epstein, Henry Clay Frick, News Brief, joe Standoff, The Frick Collection, Theodore Grunewald


Chrysler legend Lee Iacocca’s Bel Air home hits the market for $26M

The 11,000-square-foot Tuscan-style home has hosted greats such as Bob Hope and Frank Sinatra.
Tags: Listings, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Radio, Ford, Chrysler, Agent, David Kramer, Bob Hope, Lee Iacocca, Rick Hilton, News Brief, Hilton & Hyland, Italianate, Celebrity Listing, Kathryn Hentz Iacocca


Bobby Darin’s one-time Beverly Hills home listed for $8.5M

Its home recording studio has been used over the years by the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Black Sabbath, Carlos Santana and Ozzy Osborne.
Tags: Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Beverly Hills, Agent, Black Sabbath, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ozzy Osborne, Connie Francis, Bobby Darin, News Brief, L.A. Times, Markus Canter, Takahiro Matsumoto, Cristie St. James, Red Hot Chili Peppers Black


New text and email ‘gift card’ scam targets agents directly

The latest real estate scam involves fraudsters impersonating popular real estate agents online and then asking their colleagues to purchase gift cards.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, News Brief, Carl Carter, Leslie Carol Rutledge


CES 2020: What’s new, fun and practical for real estate

The 2020 Consumer Electronics Show has ended, and yet again, connected-home and smart-home technologies were a big draw.
Tags: Mobile, Internet Of Things, Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, P&G, Procter & Gamble, Iot, Connected Home, Smart Homes, Amazon Echo, Nest Cam, Moen, Select, News Brief, Nanoleaf


The original ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ house is taking in visitors

The Texas home that appeared in the original "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" is opening its doors for an overnight film screening.
Tags: Texas, Technology, Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, News Brief, Kenny Caperton



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