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  • Remodelista - American Gothic: A Hudson Valley Home Reborn
    10/20/2014 @ 7:00 AM - The Scenario: Designers Megan Somerville and Matt Ensner decide to leave Brooklyn to escape rising rents and resettle in the Hudson Valley to launch their furniture and lighting company Materia Designs . The Solution: After looking at more than 40 properties, they buy a dilapidated 1940s Cape Cod-style bungalow in Ulster County with good bones...
  • Brokers Weekly - Fotis has the right recipe for sales success
    10/20/2014 @ 6:18 AM - By Dan Orlando Real Estate was not in Matthew Fotis's plans when he graduated from Penn State University in 2002. Though he's now one of Marcus & Millichap's top multi-family and mixed use producers, Fotis originally had designs on owning his own eatery when he entered the working world. 'I studied hotel restaurant management at Penn State and...
  • Frugal Rules - Chicago Trip Recap and Blog Updates
    10/20/2014 @ 6:01 AM - Howdy all! As I shared a few weeks back , the family and I went on a short vacation last week to Chicago. We were gone for five days total and returned back this past Monday evening. The drive from Omaha is just shy of seven hours, so its not  too  bad though in our comfy” Altima...
  • Inman News - 11 amazing real estate facts to entertain your brain
    10/20/2014 @ 6:00 AM - Did you know about New York's bizarre seller disclosures or who owns the world's most lucrative commercial real estate portfolio? Prepare to get your mind blown ...
  • Quartz - Forget Scotland, London is the UK region that deserves the most autonomy
    10/20/2014 @ 5:30 AM - Just one day after the Scottish referendum on independence, mayor of London Boris Johnson grabbed his chance. Now that the decentralization of power had been made a topic of discussion, he announced that it was about time for the government of the United Kingdom to grant greater sovereignty to the city of London. Especially when it comes to the generation and expenditure of...
  • EV Grieve - 1st permits filed for renovation of Walter De Maria's former home-studio on East 6th Street
    10/20/2014 @ 5:19 AM - Back in August, news reports confirmed that billionaire art collector Peter Brant bought Walter De Maria's former home and studio at 421 E. Sixth St. for $27 million. In May, a tipster told us that The Brant Foundation would use the building between First Avenue and Avenue A as an exhibition space. While Brant's...
  • EV Grieve - Prepping to get a Mile High on East 4th Street
    10/20/2014 @ 5:00 AM - Renovations continue at 28. E. Fourth St. between the Bowery and Lafayette. As BoweryBoogie first reported in August , the former Plantworks storefront will become the Mile High Run Club . On Saturday, we saw workers loading in the treadmills The gym comes...
  • EV Grieve - A look inside the incoming Momofuko Ko on Extra Place
    10/20/2014 @ 4:50 AM - We took a walk on a very quiet Extra Place on Friday afternoon, where we spotted a crew working on the new Momofuko Ko space... As you can see, there looks to be quite a bit of work left on the 25-seat restaurant... ...
  • EV Grieve - The Thirsty Buddha has closed; Taqueria St. Mark's on deck
    10/20/2014 @ 4:50 AM - Paper is up in the windows now at The Thirsty Buddha, the third bar ( Saints Tavern! Kamikaze & Co.! ) to give 79 St. Mark's Place a whirl. Coming next: Taqueria St. Mark's, the former Taqueria Lower East Side , one of the restaurant victims who was looking for new home after Ben Shaoul...
  • Luxury Daily - Dealing with the mystery of ecommerce attribution
    10/20/2014 @ 4:46 AM - Leading Hotels of the Worlds simplified site Attribution of digital sales can sometimes seem like a grab-bag process, with critical junctures of the consumer journey totally disregarded, but there are models that can add some sense to the equation, according to a Leading Hotels of the World executive at Luxury Interactive 2014 on Oct. 15. The online...
  • EV Grieve - United (States Post Office) we fall
    10/20/2014 @ 4:40 AM - On Saturday, EVG reader Mr. Baggs noticed a worker removing the remaining letters outside the former Peter Stuyvesant Post Office at 432 E. 14th St. near Avenue A. As we noted last week , demolition permits are on file to bring down the post office and former Stuyvesant Stationery shop next door for...
  • Luxury Daily - Global online search for luxury hotels up 7.7pc
    10/20/2014 @ 4:00 AM - Search results for St. Regis on TripAdvisor The United States still accounts for more than half of the online search for luxury hotels, but searches in countries such as China are rapidly increasing, according to a report by the Digital Luxury Group. Search volume has become a statistically significant indicator of sold rooms, making it imperative for...
  • Remodelista - Table of Contents: Dark Shadows
    10/20/2014 @ 3:30 AM - We're readying our rooms for the chill ahead-pulling out woolens, finding a new need for black accents, and allowing a cozy moodiness to rule the roost. With Halloween around the bend, join us as we celebrate the witching hour all week. Above:...
  • NY Daily News - $25M supportive housing comes to the Bronx
    10/20/2014 @ 2:00 AM - Low-income renters and formerly homeless residents will share a newly opened supportive housing complex in Morrisania.
  • AOL Real Estate - A Case for Energy Efficient Housing
    10/20/2014 @ 1:25 AM - Filed under: Design , News , Home Improvement Photo courtesy of Magnus Stark This home cost about $175 a square foot to build and is close to net zero with the addition of more photovoltaic panels. Years ago, it was difficult to build a very energy efficient house because there was...
  • RE Journals - CenterPoint Properties names new SVP and regional manager
    10/20/2014 @ 12:54 AM - David Nenner David Nenner is the new senior vice president and regional manager for the Eastern region for Oak Brook, Ill.-based CenterPoint Properties. Nenner is now responsible for the management and oversight of CenterPoints East Coast portfolio, including 5.4 million square feet of industrial property throughout the Eastern seaboard. Nenner brings 20 years of experience in...
  • Quartz - Quartz Daily Brief-Europe edition-Reebok-Adidas split, IBM chip giveaway, Apple Pay launch, American pumpkin riot
    10/20/2014 @ 12:45 AM - Good morning, Quartz readers! What to watch for today Apple earnings and Pay.  The company releases  its latest quarterly results after the close of US trading, and analysts expect a 12% increase in iPhone sales, an 8% decline in iPad sales, and a strong forecast for the holiday period. The Apple Pay e-payments system...
  • Gotham Magazine - Why New Yorkers Will Love Kelly Wearstler's Fall Jewelry & Décor
    10/20/2014 @ 12:00 AM - Kelly Wearstler is California-based, but the decorator and author also captures New York City sensibilities with her latest jewelry and home décor. Below, Wearstler shares her favorite picks for fall and offers insights into why Manhattanites should covet her designs this season. Tephra Stud, Kelly Wearstler ($135). Kelly Wearstler Bergdorf...
  • Wall Street Journal: Real Estate - Newmark's Grand Leasing Assignment
    10/19/2014 @ 8:56 PM - Newmark Grubb Knight Frank has landed the high-profile leasing assignment for Grand Central Terminals retail space, a coup for the company which has made retail a priority in its global expansion.
  • EV Grieve - Noted
    10/19/2014 @ 7:39 PM - bros kicking dropped wings at the bodega employees & calling them terrorists. guess this is east village now pic.twitter.com/P2IeQf9TT3 — C A M P B E L L (@MountWuteverest) October 19, 2014 Avenue B between East Seventh Street and East Sixth Street
  • EV Grieve - Week in Grieview
    10/19/2014 @ 4:51 PM - [ Chewie, Avenue B ] Former Peter Stuyvesant Post Office slated to be demolished ( Monday ) Boarding up the Alamo on Astor Place ( Wednesday ) Out and About with Wasim Lone of GOLES ( Wednesday ) An appreciation: Raquel's garden on First Avenue ( Thursday ) Q-and-A with Richard Ocejo, author of 'Upscaling...
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  • Frugal Rules - Chicago Trip Recap and Blog Updates
    10/20/2014 @ 6:01 AM - Howdy all! As I shared a few weeks back , the family and I went on a short vacation last week to Chicago. We were gone for five days total and returned back this past Monday evening. The drive from Omaha is just shy of seven hours, so its not  too  bad though in our comfy” Altima...
  • Washington Post Real Estate - Town Square | Contemporary mansion on James River to be auctioned
    10/20/2014 @ 5:31 AM - An estate that includes 98 acres of historic land as well as an 11,298-square-foot contemporary mansion in Virginia is going on the auction block Friday. The property on Flowerdew Hundred Road in North Prince George has 650 feet of James River frontage and is part of the original farm known as Flowerdew Hundred, which King […]
  • Remodelista - Table of Contents: Dark Shadows
    10/20/2014 @ 3:30 AM - We're readying our rooms for the chill ahead-pulling out woolens, finding a new need for black accents, and allowing a cozy moodiness to rule the roost. With Halloween around the bend, join us as we celebrate the witching hour all week. Above:...
  • RE Journals - Greystone provides $25 million loan for apartment community in Michigan
    10/20/2014 @ 12:06 AM - Greystone recently provided a $27.5 million HUD loan to refinance a 340-unit apartment community in Canton, Mich. The transaction was originated by Fred Levine. The 35-year FHA financing was provided for Wyndchase Apartments, a luxury townhome and apartment complex offering one-, two- and three-bedroom units and amenities such as a fitness center, pool, and community clubhouse. One of...
  • CP Executive - Bozzuto, H&S Properties Development Announce Plans For $100M Apartment Tower In Baltimores Harbor East
    10/19/2014 @ 6:57 PM - By Adrian Maties, Associate Editor Rendering of the apartment tower planned by The Bozzuto Group and H&S Properties Development Corp. in Harbor East. Two developers plan to bring almost 300 new apartment units to Baltimore's Harbor East. The Bozzuto Group and H&S Properties Development Corp. have now joined forces and are looking...
  • CP Executive - Johns Hopkins to Start Work Next Spring on a New Mixed-Use Project in Baltimore's Charles Village Neighborhood
    10/19/2014 @ 6:42 PM - By Adrian Maties, Associate Editor An early conceptual design of Johns Hopkins planned mixed-use development. Johns Hopkins University announced last week that work on its mixed-use development in Baltimore's Charles Village neighborhood could start by next spring. It will feature market-rate student apartments, retail, restaurants and parking. The project has not...
  • CP Executive - Horseshoe Casino Baltimore Earns LEED Gold Certification
    10/19/2014 @ 6:31 PM - By Adrian Maties, Associate Editor Baltimore's new Horseshoe Casino is now LEED Gold certified. The $442 million project is the first in Caesars Entertainment's portfolio to achieve this level of certification. It is also one of only four casinos in the United States to be LEED certified. The project broke ground last May. Horseshoe...
  • The Real Deal - 6 beautiful mansions you can buy for cheap
    10/19/2014 @ 5:01 PM - Affordable mansions around the country Turns out you dont necessarily need to be a millionaire to live in a mansion. Low real estate prices in older industrial cities like Cleveland and Baltimore can result in some great deals for a whole lot of space and not a whole lot of money. Typically built during...
  • Rent.com Blog - 5 Things to Do in Columbus
    10/19/2014 @ 11:00 AM - By Jen Jackowski Columbus is the capital of Ohio and the largest of the state's urban centers. Named in honor of explorer Christopher Columbus, this city is steeped in history. In fact, it was home to Native American tribes until the 1700s. It was chartered as a city in 1834, and became a stop for one...
  • Gant Daily - GANT RELOAD: Week of Oct. 13
    10/19/2014 @ 5:01 AM - The GantDaily.com weekly reload gives readers a look back upon the most noteworthy stories of their work week.  It contains the big headlines, as well as a few stories you might have missed. It might even include a story or two of the lighter side. The GantDaily.com reload will be posted each weekend for your perusal. For most part,...
  • The Real Deal - Even more views from 432 Park's penthouse released
    10/18/2014 @ 9:00 AM - Construction topped out at 432 Park Ave. last week, meaning the tower is officially the tallest residential building in New York City. The luxury condo stands at 1,396 feet, slightly taller than One World Trade Center, which is 1,362 feet tall (not including its spire, which brings its official height to 1,776 feet). It contains 104 condos,...
  • Remodelista - Current Obsessions: Feeling Moody
    10/18/2014 @ 5:00 AM - Take a look at what's on our radar this week: Above: Commune, one of the most clever design firms around (and members of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory ), has just published a compendium of work, Commune: Designed in California...
  • DS News - Maryland Foreclosure Activity Jumps in Q3
    10/17/2014 @ 6:42 PM - Maryland saw a spike in foreclosure activity in the third quarter that gave it the second highest foreclosure rate in the nation behind only Florida, according to RealtyTrac's Third Quarter 2014 Foreclosure Report released earlier this week. The post Maryland Foreclosure Activity Jumps in Q3 appeared first on DSNews .
  • Calculated Risk - Bank Failure Friday: NBRS Financial, Rising Sun, Maryland,15th Failure of 2014
    10/17/2014 @ 6:13 PM - This is the first bank failure since July! From the FDIC: Howard Bank, Ellicott City, Maryland, Assumes All of the Deposits of NBRS Financial, Rising Sun, Maryland As of June 30, 2014, NBRS Financial had approximately $188.2 million in total assets and $183.1 million in total deposits. ... The FDIC estimates that the cost to the...
  • NYT Real Estate - Residential Tower in Fort Lee, N.J., Begins Leasing
    10/17/2014 @ 4:56 PM - Leasing began last month at the Modern, a 450-unit rental building near the entrance to the George Washington Bridge.
  • Curbed - Curbed Comparisons: What $3,700/Month Can Rent You In New York City
    10/17/2014 @ 1:30 PM - Welcome to Curbed Comparisons , a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various NYC neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $3,700/month. ? First up, here's a two-bedroom on the second floor...
  • Web Urbanist - Capital Idea: Bridge to Elevated Park for Washington D.C.
    10/17/2014 @ 1:02 PM - [ By Steph in Architecture & Cities & Urbanism . ] A freeway bridge linking historically divided sides of Washington, D.C. on either side of the Anacostia River is set to become a vibrant, High-Line-style elevated park . OMA + OLIN have been...
  • The Atlantic - The First Step to Success? Being Heard
    10/17/2014 @ 1:01 PM - WhatsEatingCheff One of the most persistent challenges for urban high schools is progressing kids toward graduation day. The schools in Baltimore, like in many cities in the U.S., struggle to get students out the door and into college. While dropout rates have declined somewhat in the ast few years, Baltimore schools...
  • AOL Real Estate - Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Reportedly Near Deal to Ease Credit
    10/17/2014 @ 12:43 PM - Filed under: News , Buying , Financing , Credit The Associated Press Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac reportedly are close to an agreement to loosen lending rules. By Avik Das Government-controlled mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac...
  • The Real Deal - Waiver for quick flip financing coming to an end
    10/17/2014 @ 12:31 PM - From left: Paul Skeens and Clem Ziroli Can you still do a short-term house flip using federally insured, low-down payment mortgage money? That’s an important question for buyers, sellers, investors and realty agents who’ve taken part in a nationwide wave of renovations and quick resales using Federal Housing Administration-backed loans during the past four years. ...
  • The Atlantic - A Majority of Americans Are (Technically) Multi-Modal
    10/17/2014 @ 12:11 PM - Robert Torzynski / Flickr As we saw firsthand during our nine-month Future of Transportation series , U.S. cities are working toward more balanced mobility systems that offer a range of reliable trip options. But just how many Americans take advantage of these options on a regular basis? It's a tough question to...
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  • CP Executive - Bozzuto, H&S Properties Development Announce Plans For $100M Apartment Tower In Baltimores Harbor East
    10/19/2014 @ 6:57 PM - By Adrian Maties, Associate Editor Rendering of the apartment tower planned by The Bozzuto Group and H&S Properties Development Corp. in Harbor East. Two developers plan to bring almost 300 new apartment units to Baltimore's Harbor East. The Bozzuto Group and H&S Properties Development Corp. have now joined forces and are looking...
  • Orlando Sentinel - Southern Bank building redo on tap
    10/19/2014 @ 1:45 PM - BishopBeale commercial real estate brokerage leased 7,500 square feet — the entire 15th floor — for the firm's new offices in the Old Southern Bank building on North Orange Avenue in downtown Orlando.
  • The Real Deal - What you're really getting for your tiny $1M apartment
    10/18/2014 @ 5:00 PM - A tiny NYC apartment As we all know, a million bucks in one city doesn’t necessarily equal a million bucks somewhere else. And New York City would fall into that somewhere else” category. Taking A Broader View Of The New York City Market For those looking at purchasing a home in New York...
  • CP Executive - Oxford Residential Portfolio Heads for Auction Block
    10/18/2014 @ 2:11 PM - By Adrian Maties, Associate Editor A portfolio of single and multi-family properties near the Miami University campus in Oxford will be offered at auction Nov. 15 at the Marcum Conference Center. Online bidding will also be available. The portfolio consists of 74 rental units, offered in 21 tracts. It includes single-family homes,...
  • Multi-Housing News - Oxford Residential Portfolio Heads for Auction Block
    10/18/2014 @ 2:11 PM - By Adrian Maties, Associate Editor A portfolio of single and multi-family properties near the Miami University campus in Oxford will be offered at auction Nov. 15 at the Marcum Conference Center. Online bidding will also be available. The portfolio consists of 74 rental units, offered in 21 tracts. It includes single-family homes,...
  • AOL Real Estate - Sean 'Diddy' Combs Drops Price on Swanky Manhattan Condo
    10/17/2014 @ 8:03 PM - Filed under: News , Celebrity Homes , Selling Zillow Sean 'Diddy' Combs' condo high above Manhattan is in one of New York City's most luxurious buildings. AP{ Sean 'Diddy' Combs By Emily Heffter Is no one interested in a see-through piano...
  • DS News - Maryland Foreclosure Activity Jumps in Q3
    10/17/2014 @ 6:42 PM - Maryland saw a spike in foreclosure activity in the third quarter that gave it the second highest foreclosure rate in the nation behind only Florida, according to RealtyTrac's Third Quarter 2014 Foreclosure Report released earlier this week. The post Maryland Foreclosure Activity Jumps in Q3 appeared first on DSNews .
  • CNN Money: Real Estate - For $65 million, you can buy Miami's most expensive home
    10/17/2014 @ 5:22 PM - Called La Brisa, this 9-bedroom home in Miami's Coconut Grove neighborhood sits on nearly 7 acres with views of the Atlantic Ocean and Biscayne Bay.
  • Forbes - Inside $65 Million La Brisa, Miami's New Most Expensive Listing
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  • Curbed - Curbed Miami: Miami's New Most Expensive Listing; A-Rod's New Mansion
    10/17/2014 @ 4:55 PM - The latest from the "Sixth Borough," via Curbed Miami ... 1) Coconut Grove: Just listed, Miami-Dade County's new most expensive listing is a $65 million Mediterranean Revival palace, on 6.9 bayfront acres, and a history dating back to Miami's pioneer days. 2) Coconut Grove:...
  • The Street - Stock Market Today: Market Rally Can't Erase Week's Losses
    10/17/2014 @ 4:10 PM - NEW YORK (TheStreet) - At last, a trading day of big gains with staying power. U.S. stocks on Friday extended their rally with the benchmark index closing more than 1% higher, a sign that investors were regaining confidence after punishing selloffs in five of the past seven sessions. However, Friday's rally wasn't enough to mitigate all of the week's losses....
  • New York Observer - Q&A: Gary Otten, Head of Real Estate Debt Strategies at MetLife
    10/17/2014 @ 3:00 PM - Mortgage Observer talked to Mr. Otten, managing director and head of real estate debt strategies for MetLife Real Estate Investors, about outsmarting recessions, his team's recent gains, and the appeal of fortress malls as lending assignments. Mortgage Observer : How did you get your start in the business and when did you join MetLife? ...
  • Zillow - Don Johnson Selling Sprawling Montecito View Home
    10/17/2014 @ 2:07 PM - This Montecito view home is about as far as you can get from the vice beat in Miami. Actor Don Johnson bought this sprawling farmhouse last year for $12.5 million but decided to sell it when he and his wife found another property with space for their horses. The home they are selling - it comes on the...
  • Gothamist - This $30 Million Brooklyn Compound Screams "Welcome To Miami"
    10/17/2014 @ 1:45 PM -           While the real estate listing declares this place is "reminiscent of Malibu cliffs’ houses," it looks a LOT more Miami to us. The 60,000-square-foot compound is right in our backyard, however—who knew that Mill Basin, Brooklyn was our own Biscayne Bay? [ more › ...
  • The Real Deal - Waiver for quick flip financing coming to an end
    10/17/2014 @ 12:31 PM - From left: Paul Skeens and Clem Ziroli Can you still do a short-term house flip using federally insured, low-down payment mortgage money? That’s an important question for buyers, sellers, investors and realty agents who’ve taken part in a nationwide wave of renovations and quick resales using Federal Housing Administration-backed loans during the past four years. ...
  • The Street - Stock Market Today: Stocks Rally Though There's 'More Room For Volatility'
    10/17/2014 @ 12:06 PM - NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- U.S. stocks on Friday were extending their rally, with the Dow Jones Industrial Averageaat one point up more than 300 points, a sign that investors were regaining confidence after punishing selloffs in five of the past seven sessions. However, volatility was still a looming threat after days of big irrational swings that afflicted equities this week.a...
  • Costar - CoStar's People of Note (Oct. 12 - 18)
    10/17/2014 @ 11:58 AM - It's time to update those contact managers with CoStar's People of Note, reporting news on significant new CRE hires and promotions. This week's issue includes the following markets: New York City, South Florida, Boston, East Bay, Tampa / St. Petersburg, Los Angeles, Houston, Washington DC, Chicago, Austin, Phoenix, Seattle, and Orange County.NEW YORK CITYRetail Power Broker Pomerantz Joins C&W...
  • Orlando Sentinel - Orlando home sales prices increase, listings down
    10/17/2014 @ 10:59 AM - Orlando home prices climbed 7 percent in September from a year ago as the number of listings dwindled for the first time in months, according to a report by Orlando Regional Realtors Association.
  • designboom - isay weinfeld behind miami’s shore club south beach renovation
    10/17/2014 @ 10:29 AM - working as both the project's architect and interior designer, weinfeld will convert the existing structure into a luxury complex containing 85 condominium residences and 100 hotel rooms. The post isay weinfeld behind miami’s shore club south beach renovation appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine .
  • CP Executive - Chicago’s Bridge Development Partners Opens NJ Office
    10/17/2014 @ 10:13 AM - By Gail Kalinoski, Contributing Editor Jeff Milanaik, Bridge Development Partners Chicago-based Bridge Development Partners, L.L.C., is continuing to expand along the East Coast by opening an office in Parsippany, N.J., and adding two new principals - Jeffrey Milanaik and John Porcek - to run it. It is the third office for...
  • The Telegraph - Interiors: Tommy Hilfiger's new Miami home
    10/17/2014 @ 10:07 AM - For his new pad in Miami, the fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger commissioned a 1960s-inspired design scheme - the perfect backdrop for a modern art collection that spans Warhol to Emin. Photographs by Douglas Friedman
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  • Frugal Rules - Chicago Trip Recap and Blog Updates
    10/20/2014 @ 6:01 AM - Howdy all! As I shared a few weeks back , the family and I went on a short vacation last week to Chicago. We were gone for five days total and returned back this past Monday evening. The drive from Omaha is just shy of seven hours, so its not  too  bad though in our comfy” Altima...
  • Fortune - Why health insurance companies are doomed
    10/20/2014 @ 5:00 AM - Its that time of the year. No, not Halloween, but something almost as scaryopen enrollment season. Its time to choose among the many plans offered through the various health exchanges as part of Obamacare, among the variety of Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans offered by private insurers as part of Medicare (for those who are age-eligible), and, for...
  • Property Wire - Average rental prices down across much of the UK in September
    10/20/2014 @ 4:20 AM - Rental price growth across the UK continued to ease in September, with twice as many regions in the UK seeing rental price falls than those recording an increase in rental prices, the latest figures show. Overall eight regions saw rental prices fall, taking the average monthly price, excluding London to £728 while in London it is now £1,466, according to...
  • Property Wire - Research reveals almost half of UK non-home owners think they will never buy
    10/20/2014 @ 3:04 AM - Almost half of non-home owners in the UK don’t ever expect to own their own place and 1.1 million, or 7%, would consider moving abroad to fulfil their dream of owning a property, new research has found. Those aged 18 to 24 are most likely to take drastic measures to own a home, according to the study from Santander...
  • AOL Real Estate - Lady Gaga Reportedly Buys a House With a 'Batcave' in Malibu
    10/20/2014 @ 2:03 AM - Filed under: News , Celebrity Homes Courtesy of The Agency This entertainment-friendly house across from Malibu's Zuma Beach reportedly was just purchased by Lady Gaga. AP Lady Gaga By Catherine Sherman TMZ reports Lady Gaga has made her first California...
  • Gotham Magazine - Why New Yorkers Will Love Kelly Wearstler's Fall Jewelry & Décor
    10/20/2014 @ 12:00 AM - Kelly Wearstler is California-based, but the decorator and author also captures New York City sensibilities with her latest jewelry and home décor. Below, Wearstler shares her favorite picks for fall and offers insights into why Manhattanites should covet her designs this season. Tephra Stud, Kelly Wearstler ($135). Kelly Wearstler Bergdorf...
  • Calculated Risk - Sunday Night Futures
    10/19/2014 @ 9:01 PM - From Merrill Lynch on Oil: The plunge in oil prices, if it proves persistent, could end up being the big economic story. Energy prices have fallen very sharply in the past three months. Brent oil prices have declined from around $110/bbl in July to $86/bbl as this goes to print. It takes a few weeks for the full...
  • Web Urbanist - 3D-Printed Columns Use Ancient Technique Against Earthquakes
    10/19/2014 @ 9:01 PM - [ By WebUrbanist in Conceptual & Futuristic & Technology . ] Bringing together cutting-edge technologies and an ancient approach to resisting earthquake damage, the so-called Quake Column marries tradition and high-tech to create a bold new structural solution needing no mortar nor...
  • Quartz - Quartz Daily Brief-Asia Edition-Apple Pay and earnings, Petrobas corruption, German apprenticeships, Scrabble
    10/19/2014 @ 6:15 PM - What to watch for today Apple announces results… After showing off a watch, two new phones, and new tablets and desktop computers, the Cupertino-based giant will reveal its latest quarterly results after the close of US trading. Analysts expect 38 million iPhones sold, which would be 12% growth, and an 8% decline in...
  • The Real Deal - 6 beautiful mansions you can buy for cheap
    10/19/2014 @ 5:01 PM - Affordable mansions around the country Turns out you dont necessarily need to be a millionaire to live in a mansion. Low real estate prices in older industrial cities like Cleveland and Baltimore can result in some great deals for a whole lot of space and not a whole lot of money. Typically built during...
  • EV Grieve - Week in Grieview
    10/19/2014 @ 4:51 PM - [ Chewie, Avenue B ] Former Peter Stuyvesant Post Office slated to be demolished ( Monday ) Boarding up the Alamo on Astor Place ( Wednesday ) Out and About with Wasim Lone of GOLES ( Wednesday ) An appreciation: Raquel's garden on First Avenue ( Thursday ) Q-and-A with Richard Ocejo, author of 'Upscaling...
  • ArchDaily - OSPA Wins Competition to Design Brazilian Sports Campus in Canoas
    10/19/2014 @ 12:00 PM - OSPA Architecture and Urbanism  has won a national competition for the new UFCSPA (Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre) Campus Igara in Canoas , Brazil. The goal of the sports campus is to integrate itself within the community so it may serve as both a public institution and a public space. You can learn more about the...
  • Venture Beat - Sharing Economy Series: Insights from a sharing-marketplace CEO after year 1
    10/19/2014 @ 11:00 AM - GUEST POST Above: LawTrades CEO Raad Ahmed. Have you ever wondered what goes through the mind of a sharing-marketplace CEO during the first year of operation? During that first year of growing a peer-to-peer marketplace, the CEO is often faced with the opportunities, the growth, the challenges, and the balancing act that will...
  • Re/code - Re/wind: Apples New Toys, The Big Cable Unbundling and More
    10/19/2014 @ 9:01 AM - Anthony Quintano for Re/code Hello there! If you missed the big headlines from this week, no problem!  Re/code s got you covered: At an event on Thursday, Apple unveiled new, slimmer iPads and iPad Minis  and  a 27-inch iMac with 5K retina display and announced an October 20 launch date for the...
  • San Jose Mercury News - Marin resident denied solar panels by homeowners association
    10/19/2014 @ 8:05 AM - Plans to install solar panels on a home in Kentfield are up in the air after the Kent Woodlands Property Owners Association said the panels are the wrong color.
  • ArchDaily - A House Named Fred / in situ studio
    10/18/2014 @ 1:00 PM - Architects: in situ studio Location: Orange County , NC, USA Area: 2369.0 ft2 Year: 2013 Photographs: Richard Leo Johnson ...
  • San Jose Mercury News - Oakland: Report says 1,300 soft story apartments at risk of collapse in earthquake
    10/18/2014 @ 8:05 AM - Twenty-two thousand rental units in Oakland are at risk of collapsing in an earthquake, according to a memo released by the city to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake Friday.
  • ArchDaily - US Department of Agriculture Launches $2 Million Tall Wood Building Prize Competition
    10/18/2014 @ 8:00 AM - Among the changes in material technology that are constantly altering the architectural landscape, one of the most popular – and most dramatic – is the idea of the timber skyscraper. And with vocal advocates like Benton Johnson of SOM  and  Michael Green  leading the discussion with projects like the Timber Tower Research Project , the wooden highrise...
  • Quartz - Ninety percent of US families are no wealthier than they were in 1986
    10/18/2014 @ 7:01 AM - The long-simmering issue of economic inequality in the US got moved to the front burner yesterday, with Federal Reserve head Janet Yellen noting  in a speech  that the effects of income and wealth disparity greatly concern” her. One key distinction in the debate is whether economic inequality is transient or permanent. Rising income inequality may be a temporary phenomenon,...
  • Remodelista - Current Obsessions: Feeling Moody
    10/18/2014 @ 5:00 AM - Take a look at what's on our radar this week: Above: Commune, one of the most clever design firms around (and members of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory ), has just published a compendium of work, Commune: Designed in California...
  • Orange County Register - Orange County, Los Angeles officials search for open house burglar
    10/17/2014 @ 9:21 PM - He walks in claiming to be a family man looking to buy a new home. He leaves with jewelry and watches.Orange County law enforcement officials are searching for a man suspected of burglarizing upscale homes during 'open house” events.The suspect...
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  • Remodelista - American Gothic: A Hudson Valley Home Reborn
    10/20/2014 @ 7:00 AM - The Scenario: Designers Megan Somerville and Matt Ensner decide to leave Brooklyn to escape rising rents and resettle in the Hudson Valley to launch their furniture and lighting company Materia Designs . The Solution: After looking at more than 40 properties, they buy a dilapidated 1940s Cape Cod-style bungalow in Ulster County with good bones...
  • Brokers Weekly - Fotis has the right recipe for sales success
    10/20/2014 @ 6:18 AM - By Dan Orlando Real Estate was not in Matthew Fotis's plans when he graduated from Penn State University in 2002. Though he's now one of Marcus & Millichap's top multi-family and mixed use producers, Fotis originally had designs on owning his own eatery when he entered the working world. 'I studied hotel restaurant management at Penn State and...
  • ArchDaily - Spotlight: Sir Christopher Wren
    10/20/2014 @ 6:01 AM - Sir Christopher Wren (20 October 1632 – 25 February 1723) is one the most significant architects in England s history, and was a recognized astronomer, scholar, and physicist-mathematician. Wren was classically trained at University of Oxford  in physics and engineering where he developed his interest in architecture. He is perhaps most famous for designing London s iconic...
  • Quartz - Forget Scotland, London is the UK region that deserves the most autonomy
    10/20/2014 @ 5:30 AM - Just one day after the Scottish referendum on independence, mayor of London Boris Johnson grabbed his chance. Now that the decentralization of power had been made a topic of discussion, he announced that it was about time for the government of the United Kingdom to grant greater sovereignty to the city of London. Especially when it comes to the generation and expenditure of...
  • The Telegraph - London: the battle for property in the capital's prime locations
    10/20/2014 @ 5:14 AM - Tom Gibson looks at the fiery battle for hot property locations in central London
  • ArchDaily - San Mames Stadium / ACXT
    10/20/2014 @ 5:01 AM - Architects: ACXT Location: San Mamés, 48013 Bilbao, Biscay, Spain Project Director: Oscar Malo Main Architect: César A. Azcárate Gómez Deputy Architect: Diego Rodríguez Area: 114500.0 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Airtor Ortiz ...
  • Property Wire - Average rental prices down across much of the UK in September
    10/20/2014 @ 4:20 AM - Rental price growth across the UK continued to ease in September, with twice as many regions in the UK seeing rental price falls than those recording an increase in rental prices, the latest figures show. Overall eight regions saw rental prices fall, taking the average monthly price, excluding London to £728 while in London it is now £1,466, according to...
  • Luxury Daily - Global online search for luxury hotels up 7.7pc
    10/20/2014 @ 4:00 AM - Search results for St. Regis on TripAdvisor The United States still accounts for more than half of the online search for luxury hotels, but searches in countries such as China are rapidly increasing, according to a report by the Digital Luxury Group. Search volume has become a statistically significant indicator of sold rooms, making it imperative for...
  • ArchDaily - Haworth Tompkins: Who Are The 2014 RIBA Stirling Prize Winners?
    10/20/2014 @ 4:00 AM - This years  RIBA Stirling Prize  shortlist was  seen by many as the strongest in years . The practice who emerged victorious, beating off competition from internationally recognised practices including  Zaha Hadid Architects ,  Renzo Piano Building Workshop ,  Mecanoo ,  O'Donnell + Tuomey  and  Feilden Clegg Bradley , was  Haworth Tompkins : but who exactly are they? Ellis Woodman...
  • Remodelista - Table of Contents: Dark Shadows
    10/20/2014 @ 3:30 AM - We're readying our rooms for the chill ahead-pulling out woolens, finding a new need for black accents, and allowing a cozy moodiness to rule the roost. With Halloween around the bend, join us as we celebrate the witching hour all week. Above:...
  • ArchDaily - JA House / Filipi Pina + Maria Ines Costa
    10/20/2014 @ 3:01 AM - Architects: Filipi Pina , Maria Ines Costa Location: 6300 Guarda , Portugal Area: 260.0 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Joao Morgado ...
  • AOL Real Estate - Lady Gaga Reportedly Buys a House With a 'Batcave' in Malibu
    10/20/2014 @ 2:03 AM - Filed under: News , Celebrity Homes Courtesy of The Agency This entertainment-friendly house across from Malibu's Zuma Beach reportedly was just purchased by Lady Gaga. AP Lady Gaga By Catherine Sherman TMZ reports Lady Gaga has made her first California...
  • Quartz - Quartz Daily Brief-Europe edition-Reebok-Adidas split, IBM chip giveaway, Apple Pay launch, American pumpkin riot
    10/20/2014 @ 12:45 AM - Good morning, Quartz readers! What to watch for today Apple earnings and Pay.  The company releases  its latest quarterly results after the close of US trading, and analysts expect a 12% increase in iPhone sales, an 8% decline in iPad sales, and a strong forecast for the holiday period. The Apple Pay e-payments system...
  • Web Urbanist - 3D-Printed Columns Use Ancient Technique Against Earthquakes
    10/19/2014 @ 9:01 PM - [ By WebUrbanist in Conceptual & Futuristic & Technology . ] Bringing together cutting-edge technologies and an ancient approach to resisting earthquake damage, the so-called Quake Column marries tradition and high-tech to create a bold new structural solution needing no mortar nor...
  • Forbes - Architecture And Tourism In Beijing And London
    10/19/2014 @ 8:13 PM - Last year I had the pleasure to be one of the examiners of a PhD thesis submitted to the University of Girona in Catalunya (Spain). A German architect turned tourism expert, Jan Specht, defended in the 800 years old rooms of the university his insights into the role of contemporary [...]
  • ArchDaily - Family Box in Beijing / SAKO Architects
    10/19/2014 @ 8:00 PM - Architects: SAKO Architects Location: Beijing, Beijing, China Architect In Charge: Keiichiro SAKO, Kumiko Fukasawa Area: 4150.0 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Ruijing Photo ...
  • Quartz - Quartz Daily Brief-Asia Edition-Apple Pay and earnings, Petrobas corruption, German apprenticeships, Scrabble
    10/19/2014 @ 6:15 PM - What to watch for today Apple announces results… After showing off a watch, two new phones, and new tablets and desktop computers, the Cupertino-based giant will reveal its latest quarterly results after the close of US trading. Analysts expect 38 million iPhones sold, which would be 12% growth, and an 8% decline in...
  • Fortune - Airlines, fast food and Apple - 5 things to watch for this week
    10/19/2014 @ 5:00 PM - Hello friends, and Fortune readers. The height of earning season is here, and this week well see reports from big consumer brands such as Apple and McDonalds. Theres also a host of economic data to look forward to, which will be watched closely for indications about the state of the economy after a roller-coaster ride in the...
  • Dezeen - Taíde House was built over the granite walls of a family's original residence
    10/19/2014 @ 4:01 PM - This Portuguese house has been completely transformed by architects Rui Vieira Oliveira and Vasco Manuel Fernandes, with a new structure that rests on top of the original home's granite walls (+ slideshow). (more...)
  • The Real Deal - Higgs boson physicist picks up UWS apartment
    10/19/2014 @ 4:01 PM - 331 West 84th Street One of the world's top scientists is trading Geneva's CERN laboratory for the Upper West Side. Dr. Tony Liss, one of the scientists who helped discover the Higgs boson the so-called God particle” - has picked up a duplex apartment in a brownstone at 331 West 84th Street for...
  • ArchDaily - K+S Selected to Design New 'Skärvet' Neighborhood in Växjö
    10/19/2014 @ 2:01 PM - Stockholm-based Kjellander + Sjöberg Architects  (K+S) has won first prize in a competition to design the 'Skärvet' urban neighborhood in Växjö, Sweden . A starting point for Bäckaslöv, a long term vision for a sustainable community by developer Skanska, the new neighborhood will take shape along the railway line connecting Växjö to Norra Bergundasjon. ...
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Popular Stories

  • Dezeen - Casa Redux by Studio MK27: the cause of a marriage collapse?
    10/19/2014 @ 1:01 PM - Could this modern concrete and glass house have been the catalyst for the end of a marriage? Yes, according to a black and white movie made by Studio MK27 , the architects behind the project (+ movie). (more...)
  • NY Daily News - Life will be suite at luxury Harlem boutique hotel
    10/19/2014 @ 2:01 AM - West Harlem, welcome to the club.

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  • Houzz - A Peek at 2 Prettily Dressed Fall Porches (13 photos)
    10/19/2014 @ 4:00 AM - Good friends Charlene Miller and Merry Munk enjoy sharing and showing off their salvage style on their central Ohio porches. These two can often be found scouring flea markets, auctions and garage sales in search of their next treasures. Their finds all eventually succumb to the extreme Midwestern weather,...

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  • Curbed - Brooklyn Townhouse Roundup: Bed-Stuy Brownstone Wants $1.425 Million, and More
    10/19/2014 @ 12:35 PM - Welcome to the Brooklyn Townhouse Roundup , where we-you guessed it-take a look at the most notable Brooklyn townhouses on the market. Got tips? Send 'em here . ↑ First up is this three-story brownstone in Bed-Stuy . The home is...

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  • The Real Deal - Higgs boson physicist picks up UWS apartment
    10/19/2014 @ 4:01 PM - 331 West 84th Street One of the world's top scientists is trading Geneva's CERN laboratory for the Upper West Side. Dr. Tony Liss, one of the scientists who helped discover the Higgs boson the so-called God particle” - has picked up a duplex apartment in a brownstone at 331 West 84th Street for...

    Tagged in:    Celebrity   International   New York

  • The Real Deal - Four Michelin-star restaurants put Queens dining on the menu
    10/19/2014 @ 12:01 PM - Danny Brown and his Danny Brown Wine Bar and Kitchen in Forest Hills Rising rents are forcing restaurateurs out of Brooklyn, once an affordable refuge for both chef and diner. And that is a boon to Queens, which is seeing an explosion in innovative dinning. Long known for its cheap ethnic eats, Queens is now...

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  • Curbed - RIP: The first MTA chairman, William Ronan,...
    10/19/2014 @ 1:35 PM - The first MTA chairman, William Ronan , has died at the age of 101 . Stretching back to 1965 when he was appointed chairman of the then-Metropolitan Commuter Transportation Authority by Governor Nelson Rockefeller, Ronan headed numerous landmark projects, such as the purchase of the Long Island Rail Road , the takeover of multiple...

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  • designboom - AZL architects carves a concrete block into the slit house
    10/19/2014 @ 4:00 PM - a truly concrete home formed entirely out of one mold contains a deep split in the facade that responds to interior circulation and enlivens various spaces with natural light. The post AZL architects carves a concrete block into the slit house appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine .
  • EV Grieve - Week in Grieview
    10/19/2014 @ 4:51 PM - [ Chewie, Avenue B ] Former Peter Stuyvesant Post Office slated to be demolished ( Monday ) Boarding up the Alamo on Astor Place ( Wednesday ) Out and About with Wasim Lone of GOLES ( Wednesday ) An appreciation: Raquel's garden on First Avenue ( Thursday ) Q-and-A with Richard Ocejo, author of 'Upscaling...

    Tagged in:    California   New York

  • Curbed - Linkage: Emirati Royals Buy 15 CPW Apartment; Brooklyn Ghost Stories
    10/19/2014 @ 3:16 PM - [Via Sikbug/Curbed Photo Pool ] · Emirati royals bought a 15 CPW unit for $14.3 million [TRD] · Facade revealed at 2239 Adam Clayton Powell [H+B] · Airbnb hosts in Greenpoint and Williamsburg made $39m [FW] · The history of Staten...

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Celebrity Real Estate

  • Frugal Rules - Chicago Trip Recap and Blog Updates
    10/20/2014 @ 6:01 AM - Howdy all! As I shared a few weeks back , the family and I went on a short vacation last week to Chicago. We were gone for five days total and returned back this past Monday evening. The drive from Omaha is just shy of seven hours, so its not  too  bad though in our comfy” Altima...
  • Luxury Daily - Global online search for luxury hotels up 7.7pc
    10/20/2014 @ 4:00 AM - Search results for St. Regis on TripAdvisor The United States still accounts for more than half of the online search for luxury hotels, but searches in countries such as China are rapidly increasing, according to a report by the Digital Luxury Group. Search volume has become a statistically significant indicator of sold rooms, making it imperative for...
  • AOL Real Estate - Lady Gaga Reportedly Buys a House With a 'Batcave' in Malibu
    10/20/2014 @ 2:03 AM - Filed under: News , Celebrity Homes Courtesy of The Agency This entertainment-friendly house across from Malibu's Zuma Beach reportedly was just purchased by Lady Gaga. AP Lady Gaga By Catherine Sherman TMZ reports Lady Gaga has made her first California...
  • AOL Real Estate - Muhammad Ali's Childhood Home Set for Restoration
    10/20/2014 @ 1:01 AM - Filed under: News , Celebrity Homes , Home Improvement The Associated Press Boxing great Muhammad Ali's childhood home in Louisville, Kentucky, as it appeared in 2012. AP Muhammad Ali LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The owner of Muhammad Ali's boyhood home has partnered with a restoration specialist in...
  • Quartz - Quartz Daily Brief-Europe edition-Reebok-Adidas split, IBM chip giveaway, Apple Pay launch, American pumpkin riot
    10/20/2014 @ 12:45 AM - Good morning, Quartz readers! What to watch for today Apple earnings and Pay.  The company releases  its latest quarterly results after the close of US trading, and analysts expect a 12% increase in iPhone sales, an 8% decline in iPad sales, and a strong forecast for the holiday period. The Apple Pay e-payments system...
  • Venture Beat - A 23-year-old VC on young people being smarter
    10/19/2014 @ 5:41 PM - GUEST POST Above: Teens working together at URBAN TxT. Image Credit: URBAN TxT It's been seven years since Mark Zuckerberg infamously (and supposedly) said, Young people are just smarter.” Zuckerberg turned 30 this year so, to me, he's old. I'm 23 - just about the age Zuckerberg...
  • The Real Deal - Higgs boson physicist picks up UWS apartment
    10/19/2014 @ 4:01 PM - 331 West 84th Street One of the world's top scientists is trading Geneva's CERN laboratory for the Upper West Side. Dr. Tony Liss, one of the scientists who helped discover the Higgs boson the so-called God particle” - has picked up a duplex apartment in a brownstone at 331 West 84th Street for...
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Brokerage Tidbits

  • Brokers Weekly - Fotis has the right recipe for sales success
    10/20/2014 @ 6:18 AM - By Dan Orlando Real Estate was not in Matthew Fotis's plans when he graduated from Penn State University in 2002. Though he's now one of Marcus & Millichap's top multi-family and mixed use producers, Fotis originally had designs on owning his own eatery when he entered the working world. 'I studied hotel restaurant management at Penn State and...
  • RE Journals - Gershman Commercial Real Estate sells 50 square feet of land in St. Louis
    10/20/2014 @ 12:39 AM - Tim Balk of Gershman Commercial Real Estate represented Goralink-Muskin Properties in the sale of 50,050 square feet of land at 11040 Midland Blvd. in St. Louis. CGP Acquisition & Development, LLC purchased the land. Jeff Eisenberg and Associates represented CGP.
  • Wall Street Journal: Real Estate - Newmark's Grand Leasing Assignment
    10/19/2014 @ 8:56 PM - Newmark Grubb Knight Frank has landed the high-profile leasing assignment for Grand Central Terminals retail space, a coup for the company which has made retail a priority in its global expansion.
  • Orlando Sentinel - Southern Bank building redo on tap
    10/19/2014 @ 1:45 PM - BishopBeale commercial real estate brokerage leased 7,500 square feet — the entire 15th floor — for the firm's new offices in the Old Southern Bank building on North Orange Avenue in downtown Orlando.
  • Redfin Blog - UnReal Estate of the Week: Billiard Rooms
    10/19/2014 @ 9:01 AM - The 2014 World Billiards Championship officially kicked off on Oct. 17 in Leeds, U.K. As players around the world chalk their cues in anticipation, we searched through listings of homes for sale to find the ultimate places to play. While most of these rooms feature American-style pool tables, they'd be fit for any type of cue sports that you fancy....
  • San Jose Mercury News - Monterey SPCA to get proceeds from sale of late actress' Joan Fontaine home
    10/19/2014 @ 8:24 AM - The SPCA for Monterey County will be receiving even more money from the estate of actress Joan Fontaine. Proceeds from the sale of Fontaine's Carmel home also will be donated to the SPCA. That could be worth between $2 million and $3 million, said Noel Beutel, a Sotheby's International Realty Broker and executor of Fontaine's estate.
  • The Broker List - GPE Commercial Advisors is Pleased to Welcome Laurie Sandau
    10/18/2014 @ 2:00 PM - GPE Commercial Advisors is pleased to welcome Laurie Sandau, Associate Vice President as the newest member of our brokerage team. Laurie brings over 11 years of local and national commercial real estate experience with Lawyers Title NCS, using her many talents to help substantially grow their market share. Her expertise in marketing and business development combined with her knowledge of...
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Mortgage and Markets

  • MoneyWeek - Gamble of the week: A punt on property
    10/20/2014 @ 6:45 AM - The housing market may well fall into a slump, says Phil Oakley. But if the fears are overdone, this property services company could be a good investment. The post Gamble of the week: A punt on property was first published on MoneyWeek .
  • BBC - Housing 'plateau' as rates fall
    10/20/2014 @ 6:08 AM - The housing market is "sitting on a plateau", a lenders' group has said, despite renewed competition between providers on mortgage rates.
  • Fortune - Why health insurance companies are doomed
    10/20/2014 @ 5:00 AM - Its that time of the year. No, not Halloween, but something almost as scaryopen enrollment season. Its time to choose among the many plans offered through the various health exchanges as part of Obamacare, among the variety of Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans offered by private insurers as part of Medicare (for those who are age-eligible), and, for...
  • Property Wire - Research reveals almost half of UK non-home owners think they will never buy
    10/20/2014 @ 3:04 AM - Almost half of non-home owners in the UK don’t ever expect to own their own place and 1.1 million, or 7%, would consider moving abroad to fulfil their dream of owning a property, new research has found. Those aged 18 to 24 are most likely to take drastic measures to own a home, according to the study from Santander...
  • Daily Finance - 5 Tips to Stop the Family Sparring Over Household Finances
    10/20/2014 @ 2:00 AM - Filed under: Family Money , Personal Finance , Financial Education OJO Images Ltd/Alamy If you're the household money manager, you know how hard it can be to get everyone to stick to the family budget. It's time to stop feeling like you're in this fight all by yourself. Follow...
  • AOL Real Estate - A Case for Energy Efficient Housing
    10/20/2014 @ 1:25 AM - Filed under: Design , News , Home Improvement Photo courtesy of Magnus Stark This home cost about $175 a square foot to build and is close to net zero with the addition of more photovoltaic panels. Years ago, it was difficult to build a very energy efficient house because there was...
  • Quartz - Quartz Daily Brief-Europe edition-Reebok-Adidas split, IBM chip giveaway, Apple Pay launch, American pumpkin riot
    10/20/2014 @ 12:45 AM - Good morning, Quartz readers! What to watch for today Apple earnings and Pay.  The company releases  its latest quarterly results after the close of US trading, and analysts expect a 12% increase in iPhone sales, an 8% decline in iPad sales, and a strong forecast for the holiday period. The Apple Pay e-payments system...
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Tips, Tricks & Ideas

  • Remodelista - American Gothic: A Hudson Valley Home Reborn
    10/20/2014 @ 7:00 AM - The Scenario: Designers Megan Somerville and Matt Ensner decide to leave Brooklyn to escape rising rents and resettle in the Hudson Valley to launch their furniture and lighting company Materia Designs . The Solution: After looking at more than 40 properties, they buy a dilapidated 1940s Cape Cod-style bungalow in Ulster County with good bones...
  • Brokers Weekly - Fotis has the right recipe for sales success
    10/20/2014 @ 6:18 AM - By Dan Orlando Real Estate was not in Matthew Fotis's plans when he graduated from Penn State University in 2002. Though he's now one of Marcus & Millichap's top multi-family and mixed use producers, Fotis originally had designs on owning his own eatery when he entered the working world. 'I studied hotel restaurant management at Penn State and...
  • Inman News - 5 self-care tips to hit peak performance
    10/20/2014 @ 6:01 AM - Are you undermining your success with unconscious behaviors that are actually hurting your attention and simultaneously diminishing the gray matter in your brain? If you're ready to shift to peak performance mode, a few simple tweaks may be all you need ...
  • ArchDaily - Spotlight: Sir Christopher Wren
    10/20/2014 @ 6:01 AM - Sir Christopher Wren (20 October 1632 – 25 February 1723) is one the most significant architects in England s history, and was a recognized astronomer, scholar, and physicist-mathematician. Wren was classically trained at University of Oxford  in physics and engineering where he developed his interest in architecture. He is perhaps most famous for designing London s iconic...
  • Frugal Rules - Chicago Trip Recap and Blog Updates
    10/20/2014 @ 6:01 AM - Howdy all! As I shared a few weeks back , the family and I went on a short vacation last week to Chicago. We were gone for five days total and returned back this past Monday evening. The drive from Omaha is just shy of seven hours, so its not  too  bad though in our comfy” Altima...
  • RE Tipster - Deadly Pricing Mistakes Most Real Estate Investors Make
    10/20/2014 @ 6:00 AM - Of all the tricks” I know that can sell a property quickly, Id say the most powerful tactic of all is to simply price your property right in the first place. It may sound like an obvious answer – but there is a lot more to this process than just picking the right number. Even when you have […] The post ...
  • Quartz - Forget Scotland, London is the UK region that deserves the most autonomy
    10/20/2014 @ 5:30 AM - Just one day after the Scottish referendum on independence, mayor of London Boris Johnson grabbed his chance. Now that the decentralization of power had been made a topic of discussion, he announced that it was about time for the government of the United Kingdom to grant greater sovereignty to the city of London. Especially when it comes to the generation and expenditure of...
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