High-Rise Condo News

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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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December 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 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!