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Indonesian community paints the town red…orange, yellow, green, blue and purple【Photos】

Just goes to show that a little color goes a long way!

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Anybody want to live rent-free in a house in a Japanese beach town for two years?

Non-Japanese applicants also being accepted for unique housing program from interior goods brand Mujirushi.

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Real estate company creates a “Let’s Enjoy Bikini Size! video that shows off more than just their rooms.

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Japanese family lives and works in a milk carton house in Hiroshima

Forget the little old lady who lived in a shoe; there’s a Japanese family who lives in a milk carton.

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Shimane Prefecture will give you a house…but only if you promise to stay for 25 years!

As you may have heard, the population of Japan is getting older and smaller. While other (smarter) people have debated the problems and complexities of this issue, we do know one thing: It’s left a lot of prefectures without many young people. Some places are celebrating when the community has even a single wedding, but Tsuwano in Shimane Prefecture thinks they’ve hit upon an idea for injecting some new, young blood into their town. They’re giving houses away for (kind of) free! Of course, there are a few stipulations…

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Is Umaibo housing the architecture of the future?

Everyday it seems that one company or another is producing a new type of building material that will revolutionize our lives and our homes. But it looks like they can all stop now. The ultimate in structural integrity and edible wall paneling has been discovered!

Not many would have thought to do this, but it takes a rare mind to spark a revolution of this magnitude. If you’re looking for the newest hot real estate tip, look no further–all you need to do is invest in the almighty umaibo!

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