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Greece is a remarkable country full of wonderful people, but along dimensions of development and governance, the place is plainly pretty fucked up. It has been fucked up that way for a long time, for decades at least. This has never been secret. Anyone...
From: Interfluidity | By: Steve Randy Waldman | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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It's easy to laugh off Donald Trump's fact-free comments about Mexican immigrants being rapists. And easy to poke fun, as Jon Stewart did, at Trump's grudging admission that some Mexican immigrants might be "good people." But there is a serious issue...
From: AOL Television | By: Jeff Cohen | Friday, July 3, 2015
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A Canadian based Science company; NH3 in collaboration with Nigeria Renewable Energy and Real Estate firm; Traveri Group, has said it would access 185 billion euros European Union Fund for renewable energy projects in Enugu and Nasarawa States. The post...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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A year after the owner of a full-service event space in Dumbo pleaded guilty to tax fraud and theft, the couples who hoped to marry there have moved on, but the space is empty....
From: New York Times | By: KENNETH ROSEN | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump is polling surprisingly well in New Hampshire. NPR unpacks Trump's appeal to the state's voters.
From: NPR | By: Josh Rogers | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Last month I bought an old fixer-upper for $15,000 in Cincinnati. It was originally offered at $17,000, but I got the sellers down a bit. The place is a complete disaster. All the copper pipes and wires have been stripped out of the building. It hasn’t...
From: New Geography | By: John Sanphillippo | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Filed under: Real Estate, Personal Finance, Early Retirement, Retirement Living Getty ImagesCreating a detailed financial plan is an essential step to retiring early. By Kelly Campbell Retirement is thought of as the time to stop working, start slowing...
From: Daily Finance | By: U.S. News | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Ron Wendt, who is staging the Midsummer Party at the Parrish Art Museum, on how he staged his own property in Bridgehampton, N.Y....
From: New York Times | By: DAN SHAW | Friday, July 3, 2015
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This week’s properties include a five-bedroom house in Bernardsville, N.J., and a four-bedroom Queen Anne Victorian in Peekskill, N.Y....
From: New York Times | By: MICHELLE HIGGINS | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Pooling resources to buy a shared home offers some advantages but many pitfalls....
From: New York Times | By: LISA PREVOST | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Many developers are promoting flashy luxuries like the porte-cochere, while some are providing more practical amenities....
From: New York Times | By: JULIE SATOW | Friday, July 3, 2015
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PORTSMOUTH Despite the possible foreclosure or auction of his property, Brutti's restaurant owner Charles Greenhood remains optimistic. Greenhood closed Brutti's on Court Street on Father's Day after more than 15 years of service. Greenhood said he shut...
From: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot | By: HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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A stately four-story townhouse is about to enter the market for the first time in more than two decades. All apartments are currently empty to expedite the sale....
From: New York Times | By: ROBIN FINN | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Originally published on Cost of Solar. A partnership between a San Diego real estate firm and the largest nonprofit solar installer in the U.S. is gearing up for the launch of a program that could help cut housing costs for local veterans and active...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Important Media Cross-Post | Friday, July 3, 2015
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A Greenwich Village townhouse sold by the actress and her husband Matthew Broderick was the most expensive sale of the week in New York City....
From: New York Times | By: VIVIAN MARINO | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Hispanic leaders are warning of significant damage to Republican White House hopes unless the party’s presidential contenders condemn real estate mogul Donald Trump after he’s refused to apologize for calling Mexican immigrants rapists and drug dealers....
From: Fox News | Friday, July 3, 2015
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There are plenty of options for short-term leases....
From: New York Times | By: TIM McKEOUGH | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Few spend much time thinking about where they’re going to live when the demolition crew arrives....
From: New York Times | By: TIM McKEOUGH | Friday, July 3, 2015
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The Philippines is set to be the home to South-East Asia’s largest solar photovoltaic power plant. Real estate developer Gregorio Araneta recently announced that it will set up a 100 MW solar PV power plant in the Philippines after the successful implementation...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Smiti Mittal | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Author Sohin Shah successfully crowdfunded Valuation App from 57 backers in 2012 and went on to start iFunding, which is now one of the leading real estate crowdfunding platforms in the world.  The American public's trust in big banks is nearing all-time...
From: Urlesque | By: Young Entrepreneur Council | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Novelist Joshua Cohen gives an interview, digital, about his new novel, paper, but also digital, about the Internet, digital, subsuming the novel, even his novel, best on paper, Book of Numbers.
From: The Rumpus | By: Ben Bush | Friday, July 3, 2015
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The Singapore-based property group is investing S$63 million in a joint venture in China which plans to acquire and develop hospitals.
From: Channel News Asia | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Public bike-sharing programs in North America have performed variably, with less than hoped-for ridership in Chicago, Denver, Chattanooga and Minneapolis, and technical glitches and disputes over where to place bike kiosks in New York. One supplier of...
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Lora Kolodny | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Ever since Donald Trump announced he is running for president on June 16, the road to the White House has already been a bumpy ride. After Trump’s inflammatory remarks in which he said Mexican immigrants are “rapists” who are bringing “drugs”...
From: The Wrap | By: Kathy Zerbib | Friday, July 3, 2015
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In the latest blow to Mr. Trump’s business empire, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said that city officials have launched a review of all city contracts with the real estate developer....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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The Republican hopeful’s comments about Hispanics have been disastrous for his brand and reputation, which he values at an outlandish $3.3 billion....
From: The Atlantic | By: David A. Graham | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Donald Trump has sparked a national firestorm the last two weeks with his grandiose presidential announcement speech and controversial comments about Mexican immigrants. NBC, Univision and Macy’s have fired The Donald for calling Mexican immigrants...
From: The Wrap | By: Jordan Chariton | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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I could write this post in my sleep, it is such a tired playbook that happens so often in real estate development.
From: TreeHugger | By: Lloyd Alter | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Zagster, a provider of private and public-private bike sharing systems, has secured $3.5 million in Series A funding. The investors included LaunchCapital, Fontinalis Partners, Clean Energy Venture Group, LaunchPad Venture...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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It's a known fact that buyers are attracted to pretty, de-cluttered homes when searching for their newest piece of real estate. A lesser known fact, is what truly attracts a buyer, psychologically speaking. As an event designer, but more importantly...
From: TV Squad | By: Deborah Stachelski | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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At the end of Atwill Road in West Roxbury sits a newly rehabbed colonial set to hit the market this week for $939,000. The green two-story is just behind a strip of busy shops and restaurants, but is set off in quiet greenery on its tree-lined cul-de-sac...
From: Boston Herald | By: By Adam Smith | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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NEW YORK (MainStreet) - 20- and 30-somethings may have decades left to retirement, but that doesn't mean they're not worried about getting there in financially stable fashion. Maybe, for good reason. TIAA-CREF reports that only 56% of Generation Y-aged...
From: TheStreet | By: Brian O'Connell | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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The June Jobs Report was okay, but it certainly doesn't inspire much confidence.
From: Outside the Beltway | By: Doug Mataconis | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Real estate mogul and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who has come under fire for referring to some Mexican immigrants as "rapists" and "killers," again blasted border security in the wake of the slaying of a California woman and the...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Ryan Parker | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Easy come, easy go: Welcome to the Shanghai bourse, world's biggest casino.The death spiral in Chinese stocks continues, with the Shanghai Composite whose chart is above dropping another 5.77% on Friday. Since peaking in mid-June, an astronomical $3.7...
From: International Political Economy Zone | By: Emmanuel | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Ruby Rose is white hot while doing some house hunting on Thursday (July 2) in Los Angeles. The day before, the 29-year-old Orange is the New Black actress was seen wearing a chic jacket while checking out houses with her real estate agent. PHOTOS: Check...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Chinese investors continue to pour money into U.S. real estate, with California still a top destination. Hotels, condos and online real estate ventures also are booming. And luxury amenities appear to know no bounds. Soon, some Miami high-rise condo......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY JEFF COLLINS | Friday, July 3, 2015
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The majority of Australia's top private economists do not believe the property market in Sydney or Melbourne is in a bubble.
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Friday, July 3, 2015
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 Technology has transformed entire industries over the past decade, from travel and transportation to media and real estate. While commerce has enjoyed some innovation, its transformation is far from over. The next frontier is “Commerce Everywhere,”...
From: TechCrunch | By: Atlee Clark | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Greece appears to be slipping ever closer to an exit from the euro zone. While a potential catastrophe for the country, it might actually be a good thing for Europe's booming commercial real-estate markets....
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Art Patnaude | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Internet real estate just got a lot harder to come by.        ...
From: USA Today | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Your mortgage payments are just the beginning. An analysis by real estate marketplace Zillow and service marketplace Thumbtack broke down the costs any homebuyer should be prepared to float in 15 major US metro areas, calculating how much homeowners...
From: Business Insider | By: Business Insider | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Richard Mize Here's a taste of The Oklahoman's Saturday real estate section!Read more on NewsOK.com...
From: NewsOK | Friday, July 3, 2015
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From the South Florida website: A home on the former Paloma Picasso estate in Coconut Grove has just sold for $8.65 million, The Real Deal has learned. ... [more]...
From: The Real Deal | By: Mark Maurer | Friday, July 3, 2015
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When you think of Southern Indiana, do images of sweeping plains, dotted with picturesque farms come to mind? Yeah, me too. The last thing I expected to find was an ornate, turn-of-the-century European-style resort, an over-the-top historic hotel or...
From: TV Squad | By: Kari Haugeto | Friday, July 3, 2015
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From the July issue: Celebrity doctors. Notorious lawyers. Philanthropists. Hedge funders. And, of course, real estate players. They are all among the East End homeowners looking to rent their Hamptons properties for astronomically high prices this...
From: The Real Deal | By: Claire Moses | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Concur Technologies has been on a big growth spurt since moving from Redmond to downtown Bellevue three years ago, and now it's growing even more. Iniitially, the company inked a lease for 123,000 square feet for its headquarters in the Key Center building,...
From: TechFlash | By: Marc Stiles | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Hispanic leaders said Republicans risk electoral harm if they don’t do more to condemn Donald Trump’s offensive remarks about Mexican immigrants. The real estate tycoon and reality TV star has refused to apologize for describing them as rapists and...
From: The Raw Story | By: Travis Gettys | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Larry Wilmore lampooned Donald Trump’s “tit-for-tat legal strategy-slash-presidential campaign rollout strategy-slash-logic jujitsu” on Thursday’s episode of “The Nightly Show.” The real estate tycoon and reality TV star has been dumped by...
From: The Raw Story | By: Travis Gettys | Friday, July 3, 2015
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We've seen a number of attempts to give mobile workers extra screen real estate over the years, from laptops with double displays to tablet-like external panels. But such examples can add significant bulk and weight to a laptop bag. A Belgian startup...
From: Gizmag | By: Dario Borghino | Friday, July 3, 2015
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