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To some extent the whole real estate industry is predicated on a form of voyeurism, but this site, from independent U.K. real estate agency The Modern House, is probably a bit more voyeuristic than most. The agency specializes in a particular brand of property:
Whether it’s a Modernist house, a cutting-edge contemporary apartment or anything in between, we specialise exclusively in modern properties. No-one understands this sector of the market as intimately as us. This is what we do. It is all we do.
Their site, which is appropriately better built than the vast majority of real estate listings sites, is basically pr0n for lovers of Modernist or “architect-designed” residences. The property photos tend to look not much like your house. For example:
They’re also priced accordingly. Feast your eyes at themodernhouse.net.+