Real Estate Oddities

Utopia: Cabins for Sale on Luxury Liner Starting at $3.7M

Utopia: Cabins for Sale on Luxury Liner Starting at $3.7M

(Photos courtesy Utopia Residences) Here is an idea that will truly float your real estate boat — if you happen to be a millionaire with money […]

Wrong Condo “Trashed Out” in Las Vegas

Wrong Condo “Trashed Out” in Las Vegas

A Las Vegas woman came home to find her condo “trashed out” — the term used during a foreclosure in which everything inside is thrown away. […]

Cliffside Pacifica, CA Apartment Building Evacuated

Cliffside Pacifica, CA Apartment Building Evacuated

Residents of an apartment building located at 330 Esplanade Ave in Pacifica, CA, a seaside town about 15 miles south of San Francisco, are being evacuated […]

New York City’s Smallest Apartment – $150K for 175 Sq Ft

New York City’s Smallest Apartment – $150K for 175 Sq Ft

Update (12/14/09): More New Yorkers show off their tiny apartments. ***** Original post: Not many couples could live in complete harmony in a space the New […]

“The Brangelina” House Built in Edmond, OK

“The Brangelina” House Built in Edmond, OK

File this one under real estate oddities. In one of the more bizarre real estate stories comes “The Brangelina,” a home built in Edmond, OK, that […]

Man Sues SFO, Agents and Boatload of Others for $555 Million

Man Sues SFO, Agents and Boatload of Others for $555 Million

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is approximately 4 miles northeast of Hillsborough, CA, and the home of Stanley Hilton, but that is 4 miles too close. That is […]

Guitar-Shaped Pool Centerpiece of Bradenton, FL Home

Guitar-Shaped Pool Centerpiece of Bradenton, FL Home

It’s not every day you see a home with a guitar-shaped pool, but we got tipped off to one in Bradenton, FL, that is listed for […]

Sold! Pontiac Silverdome Goes for $583,000

Sold! Pontiac Silverdome Goes for $583,000

Updated (11/23/09): A judge has ruled that the sale of the Silverdome for $583,000 will go through. ***** Original post: Last month, it was announced the […]

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2009 Zillow Home Value Index World Series: Phillies vs. Yankees

Welcome to the 2009 Zillow Home Value Index World Series! The Philadelphia Phillies won last night, sending the 2009 World Series back to Yankee Stadium in […]

Trick-or-Treat Housing Index: Top 5 San Francisco Neighborhoods

Trick-or-Treat Housing Index: Top 5 San Francisco Neighborhoods

After many requests, we’ve extended our Zillow Trick-or-Treat Housing Index to the City by the Bay, San Francisco.  Not only does SF have some of the […]

Trick-or-Treat Housing Index: Top 5 Boston Neighborhoods

Trick-or-Treat Housing Index: Top 5 Boston Neighborhoods

The Zillow Trick-or-Treat Housing Index expands to Boston. Drum roll please… Top 5 Boston-area Cities and Neighborhoods to Trick-or-Treat 1.  Cambridge 2.  Somerville 3.  Brookline 4.  […]

Trick-or-Treat Housing Index: Top 5 Chicago Neighborhoods

Trick-or-Treat Housing Index: Top 5 Chicago Neighborhoods

Due to popular demand, we’ve decided to extend the inaugural Zillow Trick-or-Treat Housing Index to the Windy City, Chicago. So, if you’re taking your kids out […]

‘Ice House Detroit’ Art Project Focuses on Foreclosure

‘Ice House Detroit’ Art Project Focuses on Foreclosure

A New York City photographer, who is a Detroit native, and an architect plan on encasing one of Detroit’s 80,000 foreclosed homes in ice this winter […]

Trick-or-Treat Housing Index: Top 5 Los Angeles Neighborhoods

Trick-or-Treat Housing Index: Top 5 Los Angeles Neighborhoods

Zillow folks tend to get a little carried away with Halloween (read: outlandish costumes and haunted house roundups). This year we decided to take it one […]

Trick-or-Treat Housing Index: Top 5 Seattle Neighborhoods

Trick-or-Treat Housing Index: Top 5 Seattle Neighborhoods

Where is the best place to trick-or-treat in your area? As real estate data geeks and candy lovers, we here at Zillow decided to combine our […]