A Sculptural House in Venice by FINNE Architects

Situated on a narrow lot in Venice, California, the Venice House offers a calm respite from the busy sights of the neighborhood with an open garden and swimming pool on the western side of the property. The house, designed by FINNE Architects, is clad in a various of textured metal and wooden surfaces creating a visual collage, while the roof reveals a series of folded planes.

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Drew Brees Breaks Payton Manning’s Career Record for Passing Yards

Drew Brees breaks Payton Manning’s All Time Record for Career Passing Yards
Drew Brees celebrated with his family after passing Peyton Manning for the N.F.L. record for career passing yards. Photo Credit 
Gerald Herbert/Associated Press

By Benjamin HoffmanOct. 8, 2018

Drew Brees passed Peyton Manning to become the N.F.L.’s leader in career passing yards, breaking the record in the second quarter of a 43-19 win over the Washington Redskins on Monday.

Brees, the prolific New Orleans Saints quarterback who is in his 18th season, came into the game in third place, behind both Manning’s 71,940 and Brett Favre’s 71,838. He passed Favre with a 1-yard touchdown pass to Josh Hill, and then exceeded Manning’s total with a 62-yard catch-and-run touchdown by Tre-Quan Smith.

Play was briefly suspended as Brees celebrated with teammates on the field before being greeted on the sideline by his family. The ball from the touchdown pass was immediately handed to a representative of the Pro Football Hall of Fame so it could make its way to Canton, Ohio.

 
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Whoops! 4 Home-Buying Moves You May Not Realize You Have to Do

| Sep 13, 2018

Buying a house takes time, patience, and careful planning. But because this process has so many moving parts, sometimes buyers miss crucial steps—and it can cost them big-time.

To help clue you in to these oft-overlooked tasks, we asked real estate experts to reveal some of the more surprising home-buying moves you may not realize you have to do. Keep these actions on your radar so you don’t miss out on your dream home for a dumb reason that could have been nipped in the bud, had you only known it was part of the deal.
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25% of homes with an mortgage are now equity rich

25% of homes with an mortgage are now equity rich

Rising home prices have been in the news a lot lately and much of the focus has been on whether home prices are accelerating too quickly, as well as how sustainable the growth in prices really is. One of the often-overlooked benefits of rising prices, however, is the impact that they have on a homeowner’s equity position.

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Behold ‘Yooperlites,’ newly-discovered glowing treasures in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

BRIMLEY, MI – You don’t have to look very hard to find natural beauty in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, but if you know where to look, you may find a hidden treasure resting beneath your feet.

Behold “Yooperlites.”

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Rents Are on The Rise: Don’t Get Caught in The Rental Trap!

There are many benefits to homeownership, but one of the top benefits is protecting yourself from rising rents by locking in your housing cost for the life of your mortgage.

First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Rent vs. Buy

Don’t Become Trapped 

A recent article by Apartment List addressed rising rents by stating:
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Top 3 Myths About Today’s Real Estate Market

There are many conflicting headlines when it comes to describing today’s real estate market. Some are making comparisons to the market we experienced 10 years ago and are starting to believe that we may be doomed to repeat ourselves. Others are just plain wrong when it comes to what it takes to qualify for a mortgage.

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