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QuarterbacksSeptember 1, 2020

NFL Quarterbacks Ranked by Playoff Performance

Tampa is one of our favorite high-rise cities with towers going up everywhere, so we decided to have some fun and learn how their new favorite QB ranks among his peers. Check it out!

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Sea ShellsJune 25, 2020

Collecting Seashells in Florida

This is a popular hobby for those living in one of the many beachfront Florida high-rise condo buildings. Those residents and their families can walk out their front door right into the sand and start searching for seashells.

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Battlefield CannonJune 9, 2020

Atlanta's Role in the Civil War

Atlanta was a strategic city for the South because it was a railroad hub, a major supply center, and a symbol of the Confederacy.

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Portland BikeJanuary 26, 2020

Cycling in Portland and General Biking Tips

Thanks to Portland's temperate climate, eco-friendly mindset, and persistent traffic problems, more and more people are taking to Portland's streets on their bikes.

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Golden Gate BridgeJanuary 22, 2020

San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge

Even if you've never visited the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco in person, you've probably heard about this iconic landmark that spans the Golden Gate in northern California.

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San Diego Zoo animalSeptember 17, 2019

Animal Conservation & the San Diego Zoo

San Diego is an amazing city known for a lot of incredible attractions, drawing thousands of tourists and new residents every day, but the zoo is one of the things it's most famous for.

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Boston churchJuly 15, 2019

Irish Heritage in Boston

We continue a closer look at one of our favorite cities, Boston, with an article about the city's Irish heritage.

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HikingJune 4, 2019

Hiking the PCT

Lock up the condo and head out on the trail! Many people try the PCT each year, and here's our guide if that one's on your bucket list.

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Fenway ParkMay 20, 2019

City of Boston: Red Sox Timeline

Living in a Boston condo or loft means easier access to some of Boston's most loved venues. At the top of that list? Fenway Park, home of the Red Sox.

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Building constructionApril 5, 2019

Construction Glossary for the Home Architect

Learning about construction and the intricacies involved can help you gain a new understanding of how architectural elements work in your own home.

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Architecture PhotographyMarch 14, 2019

Architecture Photography Resources

We love taking photos of high-rise buildings around the country.  We found these resources helpful in getting the right shot at the right angle, and hope they help you too with your photos.

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Condo on AirbnbMarch 6, 2019

Can I List My Condo on AirBNB?

The most common question we get is "Can I put my condo on AirBNB?" There is no simple answer as every building and every city has different requirements.

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Condo TitleFebruary 6, 2019

Obtaining Clear Title When Selling Your Condo or Home

A title report includes general information about a piece of property, such as its legal description, zoning, the tax rate, names of current title-holders, and a history of recent title-holders.

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Condo DogNovember 8, 2018

Minneapolis Dog-Friendly Condos

Minneapolis is one of America's most dog-friendly cities. We've put a guide together to help you and your best friend find a great Minneapolis condo or loft.

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Condo Fire EscapeOctober 29, 2018

Condo & Apartment Fire Safety

Preparation is key in avoiding injury in the unlikely event of a fire. Review our tips here to be sure you're ready.


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February 15, 2018

Urban Art: Buildings and Cityscapes

Urban sketching or street photography is a great way to document the places you have visited. If you are an artist sketching the sights of a city is a great way to practice drawing perspective.

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December 13, 2017

Making Your Condo Safe for a New Baby

To be fully prepared for an exploring baby, parents often begin baby-proofing a condo or apartment even before the baby arrives. The advantage of completing this work early is that it will be done, and your home will be safe when your baby begins moving around.

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Patio Container GardenDecember 4, 2017

Microgardening for Condo and Apartment Living

Even in tight living quarters, plants can be grown in small pots and placed around rooms in stacking planters or windowsills so they are out of the way

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October 1, 2017

High in the Sky - The History of Skyscrapers

The first skyscraper was the Home Insurance Building in Chicago. It was constructed in 1884 and was a modest 10 stories tall.

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July 20, 2017

Anticipated New Condos in Nashville

Music City is going up! New high-rises are topping off, and there's even a new container park condo development. Check out our update for the latest info.

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July 20, 2017

Anticipated New Condos in Nashville

Music City is going up! New high-rises are topping off, and there's even a new container park condo development. Check out our update for the latest info.

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July 11, 2017

The Scale of Fictional Highrises

Have you ever wondered how fictional structures like the wall in Game of Thrones would compare to actual buildings like the Empire State Building? We did, so we put together this infographic that shows the scale.

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May 31, 2017

Apartment and Condo Personal Safety Guide

To help identify potential problem areas and to ensure that you are safe in your apartment or condominium, we have compiled a listing of useful resources.

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April 10, 2017

What's the Tallest Building in Your State?

Check out our new infographic to see what the tallest building in your state is, where your state's tallest building ranks and which states have the most high-rises.

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March 7, 2017

What's the Difference Between a Condo and a Co-op?

From entity differences to management structures, there are key differences between a condo and a co-op.

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October 4, 2016

Pet Care in a High-Rise Condo

Having a pet in a high-rise condo requires some extra effort and considerations. Read our pet care guide for more.

September 29, 2016

Don't think you can compost in a condo?

Well think again! Read our guide to composting in apartments and condos.

August 15, 2016

Photo Tour of Houston's Newest High-Rise

Our partner agent, Kristina Houston, stopped by the building this week to check on a couple units and she took these photos. Join us as we take a tour of this amazing new building.

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August 12, 2016

First Millennium Tower lawsuit filed

Well that didn't take long... Only 8 days after KTVU reported that Millennium Tower in SF was sinking and leaning at an alarming rate the first resident has filed a lawsuit.

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Be sure to read the story of the history of highrise building construction to see where it all began!

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