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Micro Apartments: How Many Tiny Homes Can Fit Inside the White House?

Kristin Crosier in Apartments   •   0 comments Mar 18, 2013

Micro apartments are a growing fad. The Movoto team wondered just how many of the one-room abodes would fit inside famous buildings. If you’ve ever wanted to know how many micro apartments would fit inside Oprah’s house, this is for you.

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Tenants from Hell: Five Tips for Managing Terrible Tenants

Guest Author in Apartments, Real Estate Tips   •   7 comments Jan 18, 2013

TenantsFrustrated with your terrible tenants? Here are five tips to help landlords avoid nightmare scenarios from our friends at BiggerPockets.

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You’re Making Your Landlord Rich

David Cross in Apartments, Homes for Sale, Real Estate Tips   •   2 comments May 2, 2012

cheaper to buy or rent in californiaIt’s expensive to rent–really expensive. More than you think.

With spring coming and a number of staffers at the Movoto Headquarters soliciting for help schlepping cardboard boxes and floppy futons into new apartments and homes, we started thinking about what it would cost to do away with paper-thin walls and inattentive landlords.

What we found was in 8 of California’s 11 most prominent metro areas, renters on average spend $480 more per month for their units than homeowners in similar homes.

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The 10 Best Pieces of Novelty Real Estate from Christmas Movies

Stephanie in Apartments, Architecture, Celebrity Homes, Design, Homes for Sale, House Features, Los Angeles Real Estate, Novelty Real Estate, Real Estate, Southern California, Square Footage   •   0 comments Dec 23, 2011

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation house Just in time for Christmas, get some cheer from 10 pieces of novelty real estate that have prominently featured in classic Christmas movies.

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Novelty Real Estate: Famous Streets Graced By Fascinating Homes

Stephanie in Apartments, Architecture, Design, Florida, Homes for Sale, House Features, Listings, Novelty Real Estate, Real Estate, Square Footage   •   0 comments Dec 13, 2011

Michigan Avenue 6BR condo Some American streets hold international recognition, and these 5 entries do just that. Learn more about novelty real estate from Movoto.

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Novelty Real Estate Belonging to the Biggest Stars of the ’90s

Stephanie in Apartments, Architecture, Celebrity Homes, Design, Green Homes, Homes for Sale, House Features, Los Angeles Real Estate, Novelty Real Estate, Real Estate, Southern California, Square Footage   •   0 comments Dec 8, 2011

Jason Priestley home Toluca Lake CA When you bring up the 1990s, you probably don't think of the novelty real estate owned by notable '90s stars, but they have great properties.

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Landmark Novelty Real Estate…with Views of Landmarks

Stephanie in Apartments, Homes for Sale, House Features, Listings, Novelty Real Estate, Real Estate, Southern California   •   2 comments Nov 17, 2011

“Wow, John! Your new place is swanky! And…is that the Hollywood sign behind your house?!” “Why, yes, Jane. Yes, it is.” If you’ve ever wanted to have a conversation like this one and you’ve got the money, then this article is for you. Today, we’re looking into houses and apartments that overlook famous American landmarks.

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Ditch the Skinny Jeans — Go Skinny Novelty Real Estate!

Stephanie in Apartments, Architecture, Design, Historic, Homes for Sale, House Features, Listings, Novelty Real Estate, Real Estate, Square Footage   •   0 comments Nov 14, 2011

You may want to look away if you suffer from claustrophobia. Around the world, skinny homes are beginning to catch on for a wide variety of reasons — the desire to have a piece of creative novelty real estate, restrictions on space, restraints due to taxes or building codes, or even the not-so-noble craving to

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Dune Domiciles: Novelty Real Estate for True Beach Lovers

Stephanie in Apartments, Architecture, Design, Florida, Green Homes, Homes for Sale, House Features, Listings, Novelty Real Estate, Real Estate, Square Footage, Vacation Property   •   1 comment Oct 12, 2011

Last week, we talked about an Egyptian eye-house build on a sandy isle. This week, we’re taking a look at a pair of apartments built inside a sandy dune. Located at 1941-1943 Beach Avenue in the scenic city of Atlantic Beach, Florida, the oceanfront Dune House is a 1,500-square-foot duplex made up of two mirrored

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Living the High Life in Ultra-Expensive Luxury Penthouses

Stephanie in Apartments, Florida, Homes for Sale, Listings, Los Angeles Real Estate, Market Trends, Novelty Real Estate, Southern California, Square Footage   •   0 comments Sep 21, 2011

Apparently the market for luxury penthouses didn’t get the memo about the steep drop in home prices. Or at least that’s the conclusion one has to come to upon seeing the prices for a few select luxury penthouses from metropolitan areas across the United States. Yahoo! Real Estate and Forbes, along with some assistance from

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