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America's coldest neighbors now have the highest-earning middle class in the world. They have their homes to thank for it. For now....
From: The Atlantic | By: Derek Thompson | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Little ground was given in an Albany court by New York regulators or by Airbnb, the apartment sharing service that is fighting a state subpoena....
From: New York Times | By: DAVID STREITFELD | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Filed under: Emerging Technologies, Solar, USA Joni Mitchell was wrong when she sang out against paving paradise and putting up a parking lot. Ok, maybe not. Still, we think the demonstration project just built by the folks over at Solar Roadways would...
From: Autoblog Green | By: Domenick Yoney | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Big Data will eradicate extreme world poverty by 2028, according to Bono, front man for the band U2. But it also allows unscrupulous marketers and financial institutions to prey on the poor. Big Data, collected from the neonatal monitors of premature...
From: The American Prospect | By: Virginia Eubanks | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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A working- and middle-class Bronx community that doesn’t live up to its namesake, but the waterfront is not too far away....
From: New York Times | By: ALISON GREGOR | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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As developers squeeze into metropolitan areas, more hotel brands are sharing buildings and amenities while trying to maintain their individuality....
From: New York Times | By: JULIE CRESWELL | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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China's increasing debt level has goosed the economy. What form might the hangover take?
From: Naked Capitalism | By: Yves Smith | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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The state’s governor said it would cover up to 20 percent of the construction costs for developments in designated downtown districts in 15 cities....
From: New York Times | By: JON HURDLE | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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It's time to get serious about figuring out how rising temperatures will affect people and places around the world....
From: The Atlantic | By: Diana Liverman | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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LaMarcus' Aldridge's otherworldly 46-point, 18-rebound effort in the Portland Trail Blazers' Game 1 victory over the Houston Rockets was about more than setting fire to the narrative that Rip City was going to be an easy out. It was about the NBA's least...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Grant Hughes | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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On Monday, the office of New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman released a list of the top Airbnb users with at least one "illegal" listing on the site. Business Insider reached out to the top five alleged Airbnb lawbreakers Tuesday in an...
From: Business Insider | By: Hunter Walker | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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The Boston Globe is in the midst of a transitional phase. Armed with a new online redesign that looks strikingly like BostInno's homepage, the Globe is attempting to buck the trend of traditional print journalism and keep up with contemporary...
From: BostInnovation | By: Nick DeLuca | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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The New York Times Op-Ed page is the best real estate in media. Why is the Times OK with it being so embarrassing?...
From: Salon.com | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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This article first appeared in U.S. News and World Report Money. The recipe for finding financial success is an easy one. Spend less than you earn and do something sensible with the difference. If you do that over and over, you will see financial success....
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Trent | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Image [cc] Rusty Tanton The term "Access to Justice" (A2J) is tossed around a lot in the legal world, but as the old saying goes, talk is cheap. It is common for state bar associations to step up and use another phrase to shoot down A2J projects or...
From: Three Geeks and a Law Blog | By: Greg Lambert | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Two millennials down in Rhode Island are living debt and rent free right now in their own home, built for $10,000, or the cost of a half-decent used car. I guess you don't need to spend $300,000 or $400,000 to live in your own house after all.
From: Boston Globe | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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The 6-1 decision allows Peguy Delva to proceed with her lawsuit against her employer, real estate developer Continental Group.
From: Ms. Magazine | By: Feminist Newswire | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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It’s hard not to love Nicolas. Not only is he a talented calligrapher, but his warmth, generosity, and sunny personality just make people want to be around him. That’s one of the things that struck me the most — his ability to meet people and let...
From: Garance Dore | By: Garance | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Sponsored Post: Cardax, Inc. ("Cardax" or the "Company") (OTCQB: CDXI) was featured recently in an in-depth article in the March 2014 issue of Hawaii Business, Hawaii's leading business magazine, titled: "Hawaii-Born Pill: The Next Wonder Drug?" It......
From: VentureBeat | By: Business Wire | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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If you want to know what someone’s views of society are, ask what they believe is the best long-term investment. I am fascinated each year when Gallup Poll asks Americans to choose the best option among real estate, stocks and mutual funds, gold, savings...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Admin Tim | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Thirteen years ago, speaking at the University of the District of Columbia, US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg criticized the effectiveness of court-appointed lawyers for low-income people facing capital punishment. "People who are well represented...
From: Mother Jones | By: Marc Bookman | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Former Navy Seal Ryan Zinke, the money-raising front runner in June's Republican Congressional primary to become Montana's sole representative in the House of Representatives, says he is better able to provide leadership than the four other candidates...
From: Big Government | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- In real estate it's "location, location location" but Apple has always been evaluated on "margin, margin, margin." Apple has met or exceeded its margin guidance for three consecutive quarters but analysts have never been content....
From: TheStreet | By: Richard Saintvilus | Monday, April 21, 2014
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Top 10 tax cheaters of the past decadeStephen Chernin via Getty ImagesThe biggest cheaters file fake tax returns or don't file at all - or just plain lie to avoid paying.Who thought they were above the lawMore finance news Pfizer seeks big mergerMajor...
From: Wallet Pop | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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It's Valentine's Day at SC&P: Don spends quality time with Sally, Peggy royally embarrasses herself and Joan triumphs at work in the seventh season's second episode...
From: Time | By: Nolan Feeney | Monday, April 21, 2014
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By Cullen Roche: The other day I posted this story, citing a Gallup poll about how Americans think housing is the best possible investment out of most major asset classes. This is extremely strange considering how widespread the data is on real estate...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Cullen Roche | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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By Gabrielle. [ Note: House Tour are always, always posted on Tuesday. Except this time. It's an odd week at my house, which makes for an odd posting schedule. : ) ] Imagine relocating from Brooklyn to Austin. The different paces of life and even language...
From: Design Mom | By: Design Mom | Monday, April 21, 2014
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The other day I posted this story citing a Gallup poll about how Americans think housing is the best possible investment out of most major asset classes.  This is extremely strange considering how widespread the data is on real estate and its poor returns....
From: The Pragmatic Capitalist | By: Cullen Roche | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Under open borders, over six billion people would be free to move to the United States.  The population could increase by more than a factor of twenty.  And under real open borders, there's no mandatory waiting period.  If...
From: Econlog | By: Bryan Caplan | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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On April 23rd Bill Clinton will headline an event for Americans for Responsible Solutions – the gun control group founded by Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly. The event is a fundraiser being held at the home of "real estate mogul Bill...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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The Arlington County Board unanimously approved a $1.1 billion budget Tuesday night that cuts the real estate tax rate even as authorized spending rises by about 5 percent, thanks to increased property values. Read full article >>...
From: Washington Post | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Lets face it, the hipsters that tend to flock to any one of the the hot “squares” can be more than a little insufferable at times, convinced their lifestyle choice – no car, electric mower, you name it - is somewhat inherently superior to the...
From: Boston Globe | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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From: Irish Times | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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LinkedIn has leased a 26-story South of Market skyscraper, the latest in a string of big real estate wins for San Francisco and another example of Silicon Valley's migration north into the city, officials said Tuesday. The Mountain View professional...
From: San Francisco Chronicle | By: Benny Evangelista | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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1. Space invaders: South Florida office buildings draw biz from New York, northern cities 2. Real Housewives of Miami star wants to sell her Four Seasons pad 8 months after buying it 3. Condo confidence: urban mentality key to sustaining Miami’s Downtown...
From: The Real Deal | By: Julie Strickland | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Americans have a distorted view of their homes. And "China's Warren Buffett" is on a selling spree.
From: Barron's | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Portland's 911 Building was identified as one place where the agencies could get a little cozier.
From: OregonLive | By: Elliot Njus | enjus@oregonian.com | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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By Joseph Y. Calhoun III: By Jeffrey P. Snider I mentioned earlier today that pretty much the only sector of the economy (outside of government run lending for university waste) acting favorably toward interest rate "stimulus" was autos. Prior to the...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Joseph Calhoun | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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We’re less than one month away from The Real Deal magazine and Luxury Listing NYC’s New Development Showcase, highlighting New York’s hot development market and some of the city’s newest condo projects. With more than 2,000 attendees expected,...
From: The Real Deal | By: Julie Strickland | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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The welders believed to have inadvertently sparked last month's 9-alarm fire in the Back Bay, which killed two Boston firefighters as it tore through and gutted a brownstone building located at 298 Beacon Street, are being sued by the...
From: BostInnovation | By: Nate Boroyan | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Do people have good pieces of evidence about this? If I have X amount to invest, should 100% of it go to bonds and stocks, in particular ETFs? Should some percent of my portfolio also include real estate investments to rent as a landlord (I'm not talking...
From: Money Stack Exchange | By: user3314418 | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's interim President Adly Mansour on Tuesday approved a law that would restrict the right to challenge state business and real estate deals to only the government, its involved institutes and business partners, a presidency statement...
From: Reuters | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Kaufman Astoria Studios is gearing up to add a new 18,000-square-foot sound stage to the film spot’s 500,000-square-foot lot. Dubbed Stage N, the addition would open within the next two years and bring the total number of stages to eight, excluding...
From: The Real Deal | By: Julie Strickland | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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The Boston Globe The Boston Globe will explore a sale of its headquarters, Beth Healy reports. The newspaper’s next home will “reflect our culture of excellence and the direction our business is headed over the next few decades,” Globe … Read...
From: Poynter Online | By: Andrew Beaujon | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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The estate of the Beacon Street brownstone where two firefighters died fighting a blaze are suing the welding company that was doing work nearby on another home. The estate is also suing the owners of the adjacent property where the welding work was...
From: Boston Real Estate Blog | By: Ford Realty | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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[Deutsche Welle]Under apartheid, the center of Johannesburg was reserved for white South Africans. Many moved out when segregation was abolished and poorer black South Africans moved in. Now real estate developers are returning.
From: All Africa | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Motorola declared its official return to Chicago today, opening up its new digs to the media. We snapped some photos to give our readers the tour and explain why Moto's homecoming matters....
From: GigaOm | By: Kevin Fitchard | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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From the April issue: Shared office space is one of the hottest subsectors in New York City commercial real estate. Local startup firms to international behemoths are gobbling up spots in Manhattan office buildings to rent out to tenants seeking fully...
From: The Real Deal | By: ZacharyKussin/TRD | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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SELLERS: Joanna Krupa and Romain ZagoLOCATION: Miami, FLPRICE: $1,975,000SIZE: 2,139 square feet, 2 bedrooms 3 bathroomsYOUR MAMAS NOTES: In September 2013, shortly after their long-coming nuptials in June, The Real Housewives of Miami's hot-blooded...
From: Real Estalker | By: Your Mama | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Few economies in Europe have taken a bigger drubbing than Spain's. After the 2008 economic collapse, which hit the Mediterranean country particularly hard and spurred a real estate market collapse, its trade deficit surged....
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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