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  • Fortune - Data Sheet-Tuesday, June 28, 2016
    6/28/2016 @ 8:47 AM - You might have missed the coverage amid the Internet's myriad Brexit freakouts, but last Friday, President Obama sat down with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at Stanford University during the seventh Global Entrepreneurship Summit. Obama likes rubbing elbows with tech entrepreneurs. For the last year he's been making the rounds at conferences like South...
  • Fortune - Why President Obama Likes Rubbing Elbows With Tech Entrepreneurs
    6/28/2016 @ 8:30 AM - This essay originally appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune's daily tech newsletter. Sign up here. You might have missed the coverage amid the Internet's myriad Brexit freakouts, but last Friday, President Obama sat down with Facebook fb CEO Mark Zuckerberg...
  • Redfin Blog - Introducing Opportunity Score
    6/28/2016 @ 7:46 AM - Today we're launching Opportunity Score . Built in partnership with the White House Opportunity Project , Opportunity Score is an online tool that helps Americans find homes within a 30-minute car-free commute to nearby jobs. Opportunity Score assigns an address a rating, from zero to 100, that represents how easy...
  • Gant Daily - EU head Juncker to leading Brexiter Nigel Farage: Why are you here?
    6/28/2016 @ 7:15 AM - One of the architects of Britains seismic decision to leave the European Union was given a hostile reception at a special meeting of the EU Parliament called to address the crisis Tuesday. As the leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP), Nigel Farage has been a leading voice calling Britain to leave the European Union since he arrived in...
  • Gant Daily - Prophets of Rages Tom Morello: Why Trump, Sanders are not truly anti-establishment
    6/28/2016 @ 6:30 AM - Tom Morello was raging against the political machine decades before anti-establishment sentiments made their way into 2016 politics. Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a democratic socialist, reflect the ideological span of anti-establishment sentiment. But to the Rage Against the Machine guitarist, neither Trump nor Sanders are the answer because the power lies with...
  • Fortune - Here's How Elizabeth Warren Fudged Facts at Her Clinton Campaign Stop
    6/28/2016 @ 6:29 AM - Hillary Clinton and liberal stalwart Elizabeth Warren campaigned together Monday in Ohio, symbolizing the coming together of the Democratic Party for Clintons presidential campaign. A sampling of their statements and how they compare with the facts: Warren: A lot of America is worried -- worried and angry. Angry that too many times, Washington works for those at...
  • Salon - Trumpism is here to stay: Americas neo-fascist fever dream has only just begun
    6/28/2016 @ 5:45 AM - Donald Trump (Credit: Reuters/Jonathan Drake) The voters vowed to take their revenge at the polls. They'd missed out on the country's vaunted prosperity. They were disgusted with the liberal direction of the previous administration. They were anti-abortion and pro-religion. They were suspicious of immigrants, haughty intellectuals, and intrusive international institutions. And they very much wanted to...
  • Washington Post Real Estate - Builder to hold open house at Poolesville, Md., community
    6/28/2016 @ 5:30 AM - An open house has been scheduled for July 9 at the new Russell Branch Estates in Poolesville, Md., for people interested in learning about newly constructed and custom-designed houses. Eric Tovar, owner and president of Churchill Classics, will be on hand to show their latest models and answer questions at the event, noon to 3 […]
  • Salon - Donald Trumps campaign looks more like a con every day. The press should cover it accordingly
    6/28/2016 @ 5:15 AM - Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event on the day several states held presidential primaries, including California, at the Trump National Golf Club Westchester in Briarcliff Manor, New York, U.S., June 7, 2016 REUTERS/Carlo Allegri - RTSGHCR (Credit: Reuters/Carlo Allegri) Conservatism is a racket for a lot of people to get very, very...
  • Gant Daily - Benghazi report: Clinton should have realized risks
    6/28/2016 @ 5:15 AM - House Republicans are planning to release a long-awaited report Tuesday on the Benghazi terror attacks that killed four Americans on Hillary Clintons watch as secretary of state, reviving the politically charged issue less than five months before the election. The report, parts of which have already been reviewed by CNN, paints a picture of a perfect storm of bureaucratic...
  • Salon - CNN cant sink any lower: Corey Lewandowskis hiring is an affront to our very democracy
    6/28/2016 @ 5:00 AM - Corey Lewandowski (Credit: AP/Mary Altaffer) Suppose you turned to The Onion , America's most pungent guide to the nation's most gripping farce-reality-show hybrid, aka the political process, and saw this headline: 'CNN Rewards Trump's Ex-Campaign Manager for Lying to, Bullying Reporters by Hiring Him.' You'd think: Oh, what a crazy imagination satirists need nowadays just...
  • AOL Real Estate - Poll: Majority of Republicans prefer someone else to Trump
    6/27/2016 @ 8:42 PM - Poll: Majority of Republicans prefer someone else to Trump try{document.getElementById("aol-cms-player-1").style.display="none";}catch(e){} Just 45 percent of Republican voters say they are satisfied with Donald Trump as their party's presumptive presidential nominee, while 52 percent say they would have preferred someone else, according to results from the latest national NBC News/Wall...
  • Realty Biz News - Washington State's Hot Residential Market
    6/27/2016 @ 7:59 PM - Many real estate professionals are aware that Seattle is one of the most expensive cities to live in. In fact, depending on whos numbers you believe, prices may be going up faster than in San Francisco. But thats only part of the story. The State of Washington is among, if not leading the country, in home price increases. That doesnt...
  • Salon - The purity of driven work: Bill Cunningham, model for a committed creative life
    6/27/2016 @ 6:58 PM - Bill Cunningham (Credit: AP/Mark Lennihan) A good friend of mine wears a fedora. He does so without irony, jaunting the hat on his head for runs to the bodega or gambols through the used record shop or sits on the sofa with a book. The fedora is his most enduring sartorial affectation. He is somewhat of...
  • Fortune - Ikea Will Stop Selling a Dresser Cited in the Deaths of Three Children
    6/27/2016 @ 6:44 PM - Ikea will stop selling one of its most iconic items--a low-cost dresser thats a staple of college dorms and starter apartments--and will offer refunds to the millions of customers who have purchased the unit going back as far as a decade, according to a report Monday. The action comes after the Malm dresser was cited in the deaths of...
  • Slate - Is Elizabeth Warren Really the Best Choice for Vice President?
    6/27/2016 @ 6:25 PM - Will America see its first all-female ticket for the White House? The signs are strong. Hillary Clinton is the presumptive nominee of the Democratic Party, and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is most everyone's favorite pick for the vice presidential slot, despite some very good reasons she shouldn't be on the ticket. Not only is she under heavy consideration from the...
  • MacRumors - Apple Pay Expands to More Parking and Hotel Apps
    6/27/2016 @ 4:01 PM - Apple Pay has expanded to an additional trio of parking services and one hotel booking service over the past week. Parking Panda , an app that allows you to find and reserve parking in advance, was updated last week to allow customers to use Apple Pay. Parking Panda is offering customers a...
  • AOL Real Estate - Some high-profile GOP members are skipping the national convention
    6/27/2016 @ 3:03 PM - Some high-profile GOP members are skipping the national convention try{document.getElementById("aol-cms-player-1").style.display="none";}catch(e){} Donald Trump 's campaign and the Republican National Committee are having trouble finding speakers for the party's July convention - at least according to Politico . The outlet reached out to more...
  • Gant Daily - Scott Brown on Elizabeth Warrens heritage: She can take a DNA test
    6/27/2016 @ 3:00 PM - Former Sen. Scott Brown on Monday stepped into the attack dog role for Donald Trump, saying his former Senate opponent Elizabeth Warren should take a DNA test” if she wants to prove her Native American heritage. Shes not Native American, shes not 1/32nd, she has no Native American background, except for what her family told her,” Brown told...
  • Fortune - Hillary Clinton Calls the Supreme Court Abortion Ruling a 'Victory for Women'
    6/27/2016 @ 2:15 PM - Hillary Clinton spoke out about Mondays Supreme Court decision to strike down a Texas law that would have put limits on abortion . In a statement, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president called the decision in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt a victory for women across America” and said that it upheld every woman's right to...
  • Fortune - Warren on Trump: 'He Will Crush You Into the Dirt to Get Whatever He Wants'
    6/27/2016 @ 1:02 PM - CINCINNATI (AP) -- Elizabeth Warren offered an impassioned endorsement of Hillary Clinton on Monday morning, symbolically unifying the Democratic Party behind the presumptive nominee and giving voters a rousing preview of what could be a historic joint ticket. Throwing clasped hands high in the air, the two women promised to go big” and go bold” to level the playing...
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  • Brownstoner - Daily Links: Condo Replacing Gas Station on Henry and Atlantic Gets Funds
    6/28/2016 @ 8:30 AM - In the NewsWalking Dead, Brooklyn Style: Zombie Pub Crawl Celebrates 10th Year [NYT]Brooklyn Borough Hall Goes Rainbow to Honor Orlando Victims [NYDN]Developer Gets Loan to Replace Cobble Hill Gas Station With Condos [Crain's]A Brownsville School's Strategy to Improve Attendance Starts at 7 a.m. [WNYC]K2 Use Reaches "Epidemic" Levels at Bed… Read More > The post Daily Links:...
  • Fortune - How Donald Trump's Plan to Ban Muslims Has Evolved
    6/28/2016 @ 8:15 AM - Donald Trumps proposal to bar foreign Muslims from entering the country was among his most bombastic, helping him stand out in a crowded Republican primary field. Now the presumptive Republican nominee for president, the billionaire businessman appears to be reversing his stance. A timeline of Trumps changing language on the issue: December 2015 The real estate mogul-turned-presidential candidate...
  • The Real Deal - Ex-ballers to NBA stars: Don't let real estate investors scam you
    6/28/2016 @ 8:00 AM - In his final year in the NBA, Danny Granger took home more money from his real estate investments than he did from his Miami Heat paycheck. 'That's when it really, really hit me,' he said Monday. 'What am I doing? My knees hurt, my back is killing me. That was it. I was done.' Granger's audience of professional basketball players erupted...
  • Redfin Blog - Introducing Opportunity Score
    6/28/2016 @ 7:46 AM - Today we're launching Opportunity Score . Built in partnership with the White House Opportunity Project , Opportunity Score is an online tool that helps Americans find homes within a 30-minute car-free commute to nearby jobs. Opportunity Score assigns an address a rating, from zero to 100, that represents how easy...
  • Realtor.com News - Thanks, Brexit! Well-Qualified U.S. Buyers Reap a Windfall
    6/28/2016 @ 6:01 AM - iconeer/iStock The surprise victory in Britain of the campaign to leave the...
  • Salon - Its going to be hot in Cleveland: Why the GOP convention will almost certainly be a trainwreck
    6/28/2016 @ 6:00 AM - Donald Trump (Credit: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst) Nominating conventions are designed to be infomercials for the respective parties. Its three days of pomp and staged celebration. While there are occasionally bitter fights over nominees or platform positions, modern conventions have become highly engineered television spectacles: The nominees are anointed, future stars jockey for stage time, and everyone pretends...
  • Salon - False hope for sale: Trump, Brexit and the irrational response to the very real threat of neoliberal policies
    6/28/2016 @ 5:58 AM - Donald Trump, Boris Johnson (Credit: Reuters/Chris Keane/Peter Nicholls) On Saturday , two days after a slim majority of the United Kingdom's population voted to leave the European Union in a nationwide referendum, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn - who has been very critical of the EU's neoliberal policies, but nevertheless supported remaining in the political...
  • Luxury Daily - Karl Lagerfeld enlisted for celebratory, opulent lobby design at Miami Estate
    6/28/2016 @ 4:31 AM - Villa Acqualina The Trump Group is getting interior design help from one of the world's most acclaimed designers. In a partnership arranged by Leitzes & Co., Karl Lagerfeld will design the lobbies of Trump Groups Estates at Acqualina, a luxury residential development in Miami slated for a 2020 open. Mr. Lagerfeld will bring his own aesthetic to...
  • Gant Daily - GOP seizes on recently surfaced video to hit Hillary Clinton on trade
    6/28/2016 @ 2:15 AM - Its the video that Sen. Bernie Sanders never had: footage of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on camera praising the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership as the gold standard” in trade agreements. The Republican National Committee recently obtained video of Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, on an overseas trip in 2012 praising the TPP, a deal she said...
  • Gant Daily - GOP seizes on new video to hit Hillary Clinton on trade
    6/28/2016 @ 2:00 AM - Its the video that Sen. Bernie Sanders never had: footage of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on camera praising the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership as the gold standard” in trade agreements. The Republican National Committee recently obtained video of Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, on an overseas trip in 2012 praising the TPP, a deal she said...
  • AOL Real Estate - Poll: Majority of Republicans prefer someone else to Trump
    6/27/2016 @ 8:42 PM - Poll: Majority of Republicans prefer someone else to Trump try{document.getElementById("aol-cms-player-1").style.display="none";}catch(e){} Just 45 percent of Republican voters say they are satisfied with Donald Trump as their party's presumptive presidential nominee, while 52 percent say they would have preferred someone else, according to results from the latest national NBC News/Wall...
  • Wallpaper - Wallpaper* & Pullman: Hot in the city
    6/27/2016 @ 7:00 PM - Miami is fast becoming an international hotspot. The allure of South Beach, with its languid sun-kissed lifestyle, iconic art deco buildings, thriving restaurant scene and annual, must-attend Art Basel fair, has been widely documented, but ambitious development and major investment combined with a deeply engrained Latin American ethos has also inspired a cultural renaissance throughout Miami. Architectural projects by Sou...
  • Business Insider - LA's housing prices are 'sky-rocketing'
    6/27/2016 @ 6:46 PM - L.A.’s most well-heeled homebuyers just can’t catch a break. While the average price of luxury homes is beginning to stabilize nationwide in comparison with entry-level homes, prices are sky-rocketing by almost identical margins in every segment of the L.A. market, from starter homes to sprawling mansions, according to a new report by listings website Zillow. The average price...
  • Gant Daily - Is Donald Trump softening his tone?
    6/27/2016 @ 6:45 PM - Donald Trump may be finally gearing up to do what many Republican leaders have hoped: soften his rhetoric and pivot to the center. He hasnt done that yet. But there are growing signs that the presumptive Republican nominee is aiming to make his campaign more palatable to a general election audience. His campaign is putting the finishing touches...
  • Housing Wire - Ex-NFL star Irving Fryar serves only 8 months of 5-year prison term for mortgage fraud
    6/27/2016 @ 5:28 PM - Irving Fryar, who spent 16 years in the National Football League, starring for the New England Patriots, Miami Dolphins and Philadelphia Eagles during his career, is now a free man, after he recently walked out of New Jersey state prison after serving only eight months of a five-year sentence for mortgage fraud.
  • Housing Wire - Florida pastor found guilty of mortgage fraud
    6/27/2016 @ 4:31 PM - A Florida pastor is facing as much as 90 years in prison after being convicted of defrauding multiple mortgage lenders, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Florida announced Monday. Here are the details of the case of Nelson Cristiano Machado, Jr.
  • Realtor.com News - Tiny Homes Spark a Big Controversy
    6/27/2016 @ 3:31 PM - a40757/iStock Tiny-home dwellers arent short on some big opinions. With several TV shows...
  • Brooklyn Magazine - Bloodline: No Golden Age of Television Without Kyle Chandler
    6/27/2016 @ 1:01 PM - Bloodline Seasons 1-2 now streaming on Netflix Among the many members of the Rayburn clan of Key Largo, the one who burns the brightest during the first season of Netflix's immersive and stealthily profound suspense series Bloodline is Danny, the oldest brother and black sheep, played to scurvy perfection by the Australian actor Ben Mendelsohn....
  • Tribeca Citizen - In the News: Liberty Park Opens Wednesday
    6/27/2016 @ 12:45 PM - ••• The New York Times got a preview of Liberty Park at the south side of the World Trade Center, which opens Wednesday at 11:45 a.m. As of Thursday, it will be open to the public from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day.” ••• Chinatown's 80-plus produce markets are cheap because they are connected to a...
  • Inman News - Florida home prices forecasted to keep pace through 2016
    6/27/2016 @ 12:00 PM - CoreLogic's June report finds that loan refinancing doesn't make sense for a lot of current homeowners in the U.S.Forecasts predict mortgage rates will increase this year, so CoreLogic used its data to determine refinancing conditions, mortgage denial rates and the overall health of the housing market throughout the nation ...
  • Curbed - Cuomo Moves to Erect Memorial For Orlando Victims In New York City
    6/27/2016 @ 11:30 AM - The governor has appointed a 10-person panel to find a site and build the memorial Governor Andrew Cuomo has set plans in motion to create a monument in New York City to honor the victims of the attack on the Orlando nightclub, Pulse, the New York Post reports . Cuomo made the announcement right before...
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  • Quartz - Airbnb is suing San Francisco over its new regulations
    6/28/2016 @ 9:57 AM - Airbnb is fighting back. The home-rental site filed a lawsuit Monday (June 27) in federal court alleging rules recently passed by the city of San Francisco violate free speech and privacy laws. On June 7, the citys board of supervisors voted 10-0, with one abstention, to require short-term rental websites, such as Airbnb and VRBO, to post ...
  • Forbes - Home Prices Setting New Highs In More Cities, Says S&P/Case-Shiller
    6/28/2016 @ 9:43 AM - From Portland to San Francisco, it's getting pricier to buy a home than before the financial crisis.
  • Luxury Portfolio - Spanish Colonial Home in Beautiful La Jolla
    6/28/2016 @ 9:08 AM - In the much coveted town of La Jolla, near San Diego in Southern California, the exclusive neighborhood of Lower Hermosa stands out as one of the most beautiful places to be. The area was first developed in the 1920s and 1930s giving this area a classic feel. Dramatic coastal and surf views are within easy reach, Lower Hermosa is located...
  • Realtor.com News - Maroon 5s Adam Levine Selling $17.5M Beverly Hills Estate
    6/28/2016 @ 9:00 AM - Tyler Golden/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Maroon 5 frontman...
  • Fortune - Data Sheet-Tuesday, June 28, 2016
    6/28/2016 @ 8:47 AM - You might have missed the coverage amid the Internet's myriad Brexit freakouts, but last Friday, President Obama sat down with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at Stanford University during the seventh Global Entrepreneurship Summit. Obama likes rubbing elbows with tech entrepreneurs. For the last year he's been making the rounds at conferences like South...
  • Fortune - Why President Obama Likes Rubbing Elbows With Tech Entrepreneurs
    6/28/2016 @ 8:30 AM - This essay originally appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune's daily tech newsletter. Sign up here. You might have missed the coverage amid the Internet's myriad Brexit freakouts, but last Friday, President Obama sat down with Facebook fb CEO Mark Zuckerberg...
  • Fortune - How Donald Trump's Plan to Ban Muslims Has Evolved
    6/28/2016 @ 8:15 AM - Donald Trumps proposal to bar foreign Muslims from entering the country was among his most bombastic, helping him stand out in a crowded Republican primary field. Now the presumptive Republican nominee for president, the billionaire businessman appears to be reversing his stance. A timeline of Trumps changing language on the issue: December 2015 The real estate mogul-turned-presidential candidate...
  • Redfin Blog - Introducing Opportunity Score
    6/28/2016 @ 7:46 AM - Today we're launching Opportunity Score . Built in partnership with the White House Opportunity Project , Opportunity Score is an online tool that helps Americans find homes within a 30-minute car-free commute to nearby jobs. Opportunity Score assigns an address a rating, from zero to 100, that represents how easy...
  • Property Wire - Fewer affordable homes being built in England, latest data shows
    6/28/2016 @ 7:30 AM - There were over 33,300 new homes started in England in the 12 months to March 2016, excluding parts of London, of which the majority were affordable properties but fewer than the year before. Overall there were 33,332 housing starts on site and 25,315 housing completions delivered through programmes managed by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) in England, excluding...
  • Re/code - Why virtual reality matters
    6/28/2016 @ 7:00 AM - As a new medium, VR is in a peculiar predicament: Hailed as a multibillion-dollar industry, it's also still in its creative infancy. Once upon a time, every medium in our incomprehensibly vast modern media landscape - photography, recorded music and radio, cinema, TV, video games, the we - was once just somebody's impossible dream; a laughable absurdity. Movies,...
  • Re/code - Lyft is looking for more money - or a buyout - from carmakers | Recode Daily: June 28, 2016
    6/28/2016 @ 6:58 AM - The ride-hailing service has hired Qatalyst to explore a deal. Uber has raised billions of dollars in recent weeks, and far-back-in-second-place Lyft is now looking to do the same. The ride-hailing service has hired the M&A specialty bankers at Qatalyst Partners to get more funding from an automaker - or sell...
  • AOL Real Estate - Clinton widens lead over Donald Trump in NBC poll
    6/28/2016 @ 6:35 AM - Clinton widens lead over Donald Trump in NBC poll try{document.getElementById("aol-cms-player-1").style.display="none";}catch(e){} Hillary Clinton now leads Donald Trump by 8 points, her highest advantage since the general election match-up question was first asked on May 2, according to the latest NBC News|SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking...
  • Dezeen - George Lucas abandons Chicago museum proposal in favour of California
    6/28/2016 @ 6:28 AM - Filmmaker George Lucas has confirmed that he is pulling his MAD-designed museum from Chicago and plans to move the proposal to America's West Coast. (more…)
  • Property Wire - Spanish property expert says Brexit will affect demand from British buyers
    6/28/2016 @ 6:13 AM - A weak pound, plus the uncertainty about what comes next following the UK's decision to leave the European Union, will undermine British demand for property in Spain, especially in the short term, it is suggested. This should be a concern as British demand has been growing strongly since 2013 and according to Mark Stucklin of Spanish Property Insight there...
  • Realtor.com News - Thanks, Brexit! Well-Qualified U.S. Buyers Reap a Windfall
    6/28/2016 @ 6:01 AM - iconeer/iStock The surprise victory in Britain of the campaign to leave the...
  • Gizmodo - Airbnb Sues San Francisco Over Law It Helped Draft
    6/28/2016 @ 5:45 AM - Are you worried about the San Francisco housing crisis? The city's new law has your back. Are you worried SF's new law might hurt your Airbnb profits? Airbnb has your back. The rental company is suing its hometown for passing a law requiring renters to register with the city, though Airbnb helped draft that very law. Ah, how...
  • Property Wire - UK regional cities see prices surge, led by Liverpool and Bristol
    6/28/2016 @ 5:28 AM - Regional cities in the UK, led by Liverpool and Bristol, have seen house prices surge, helped by rising number of investor buyers, the latest cities index shows. The 20 city index from Hometrack shows that overall prices have increased by 4.4% quarter on quarter and 11.2% year on year, taking the average price to £237,500. Liverpool has seen...
  • Salon - Donald Trumps campaign looks more like a con every day. The press should cover it accordingly
    6/28/2016 @ 5:15 AM - Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event on the day several states held presidential primaries, including California, at the Trump National Golf Club Westchester in Briarcliff Manor, New York, U.S., June 7, 2016 REUTERS/Carlo Allegri - RTSGHCR (Credit: Reuters/Carlo Allegri) Conservatism is a racket for a lot of people to get very, very...
  • Salon - CNN cant sink any lower: Corey Lewandowskis hiring is an affront to our very democracy
    6/28/2016 @ 5:00 AM - Corey Lewandowski (Credit: AP/Mary Altaffer) Suppose you turned to The Onion , America's most pungent guide to the nation's most gripping farce-reality-show hybrid, aka the political process, and saw this headline: 'CNN Rewards Trump's Ex-Campaign Manager for Lying to, Bullying Reporters by Hiring Him.' You'd think: Oh, what a crazy imagination satirists need nowadays just...
  • Property Wire - Survey suggests UK property owners carry out work to create their dream home
    6/28/2016 @ 4:13 AM - British home owners renovate their property for living in for the long term with the majority not doing so to increase the price, new research suggests. Some 67% are planning to stay in their home for over five years and carry out work with the aim of creating their dream home, according to the research by Zopa with...
  • Property Wire - Residential property price growth in Australian capital cities slowing
    6/28/2016 @ 2:44 AM - The pace of growth in residential property prices across Australia’s eight capital cities is slowing amid signs that sales momentum is waning, the latest data shows. In the March quarter of 2016 prices were 6.8% than 12 months previously, according to the figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). But this was slower than throughout 2015 when growth...
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  • Quartz - Airbnb is suing San Francisco over its new regulations
    6/28/2016 @ 9:57 AM - Airbnb is fighting back. The home-rental site filed a lawsuit Monday (June 27) in federal court alleging rules recently passed by the city of San Francisco violate free speech and privacy laws. On June 7, the citys board of supervisors voted 10-0, with one abstention, to require short-term rental websites, such as Airbnb and VRBO, to post ...
  • The Real Deal - Actress Melissa George bought her ex out of their Flatiron pad
    6/28/2016 @ 9:35 AM - From Luxury Listings NYC: Australian actress Melissa George, best known for her roles on 'Grey's Anatomy” and 'The Good Wife,” bought her ex-husband Claudio Dabed out of their Flatiron apartment at 141 Fifth Avenue for $1.3 million, according to property records. [more] … [more]
  • Bedford + Bowery - LES Troll Museum Evicted; Dorm Developer Gets $44M Loan
    6/28/2016 @ 9:26 AM - Police are trying to find Brian Ackwood, a 25-year-old who punched the officer attempting to arrest him for theft on Friday night outside a Bushwick Avenue bodega. [ Gothamist ] After a contentious battle, developer Gregg Singer secured a $44 million loan to turn a former school and community center on E. 9th Street into a...
  • Ars Technica - China's long march to the Moon began with a bang this weekend
    6/28/2016 @ 9:14 AM - The Long March 7 rocket lifts off on Saturday from the Wenchang Satellite Launch Center. (credit: XInhua) Until recently it was fairly easy to dismiss China's space program. Yes, China is one of just three nations to launch humans into space, but its technology has always seemed highly derivative of Russian spaceflight architecture. And when a...
  • Inhabitat - Cocoon-like bamboo pavilion in Saigon celebrates traditional Vietnamese craft
    6/28/2016 @ 9:01 AM - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACgptpA-fJw Completed in April 2016, the undulating paper cocoon pavilion was inspired by the cocoons of insects and assembled similarly to the way lion head paper masks are traditionally crafted by artisans on Hang Ma, a street famed for paper crafts in Hanoi. The project was completed in just 13 days and began with the construction of...
  • The Verge - No corner of your house is safe from Amazon's branded Dash buttons
    6/28/2016 @ 9:00 AM - Ever since Amazon announced its Dash buttons last year, those  little plastic Buy-Me-buttons you're supposed to stick around your house and push to instantly re-order goods, the company has been releasing a steady stream of partner announcements. From  garbage bags to dog food, coffee to condoms , and a whole bunch of stuff in between - you can order...
  • Fortune - Data Sheet-Tuesday, June 28, 2016
    6/28/2016 @ 8:47 AM - You might have missed the coverage amid the Internet's myriad Brexit freakouts, but last Friday, President Obama sat down with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at Stanford University during the seventh Global Entrepreneurship Summit. Obama likes rubbing elbows with tech entrepreneurs. For the last year he's been making the rounds at conferences like South...
  • Gant Daily - EU chief to Brexiter Nigel Farage: Why are you here?
    6/28/2016 @ 8:30 AM - [Breaking news update at 9:40 a.m. ET] Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon tells the devolved Scottish Parliament that Scotland has voted to remain in Europe, and we must now take all the action necessary to ensure that the will of the Scottish people is respected.” Sturgeon said she planned to meet with EU leaders in Brussels Wednesday...
  • Fortune - Why President Obama Likes Rubbing Elbows With Tech Entrepreneurs
    6/28/2016 @ 8:30 AM - This essay originally appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune's daily tech newsletter. Sign up here. You might have missed the coverage amid the Internet's myriad Brexit freakouts, but last Friday, President Obama sat down with Facebook fb CEO Mark Zuckerberg...
  • Daily Mail - Hometrack index says house prices in Bristol outpace London
    6/28/2016 @ 8:28 AM - The average value of a home in the South West city of Bristol rose 14.1 per cent in the year to May, faster than London at 13.8 per cent and Cambridge at 13.4 per cent, according to the analysis by Hometrack
  • Fortune - Why Everyone's Suddenly Talking About Gut Bacteria
    6/28/2016 @ 8:25 AM - Research suggests the microbiome plays a role in determining everything from weight to behavior, but there's much we still don't know. The Internet is full of bizarre, frankly gross corners. Take, for example, the popular YouTube channel devoted to popping giant whiteheads, blackheads and cysts. These videos - which star pus in...
  • Fortune - How Donald Trump's Plan to Ban Muslims Has Evolved
    6/28/2016 @ 8:15 AM - Donald Trumps proposal to bar foreign Muslims from entering the country was among his most bombastic, helping him stand out in a crowded Republican primary field. Now the presumptive Republican nominee for president, the billionaire businessman appears to be reversing his stance. A timeline of Trumps changing language on the issue: December 2015 The real estate mogul-turned-presidential candidate...
  • Salon - WATCH: Samantha Bee enlists the Doctor to tell Trump exactly what the Scottish think of his Brexit gaffe
    6/28/2016 @ 8:05 AM - Samantha Bee (Credit: TBS) On Monday nights edition of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, the Daily Show alum invited David Tennant best known for his role as the Tenth Doctor on Doctor Who to read aloud tweets written by his fellow Scots after Donald Trump mistook them for English. In his press conference...
  • Salon - Socialism or barbarism: Only the left can defeat the rise of the radical right
    6/28/2016 @ 7:59 AM - Nigel Farage (Credit: Reuters/Toby Melville) President Obama pointed to globalization's losers in an effort to explain the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union, which took place just a few weeks before Republicans are expected to officially christen Donald Trump their nominee. Among elites on both sides of the Atlantic, there is...
  • Dezeen - Shakespearean-style wooden theatre by Studio Andrew Todd opens in France
    6/28/2016 @ 7:49 AM - Towering bamboo poles encase this cylindrical wooden  theatre in France, which opened in a fanfare last week, despite suffering vandalism just a few days before (+ slideshow). (more…)
  • Mashable - Osaka aquarium celebrates its sea otter's 20th birthday with a barrage of adorable tweets
    6/28/2016 @ 7:36 AM - This might be one of the cutest tweetstorms ever. The Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan in Japan decided to celebrate its sea otter's milestone 20th birthday on Tuesday with a stream of pictures of the venerable old lady. In human terms, crossing 20 makes the sea otter, named Pata, equivalent to an 80-year-old, the Kaiyukan  said  in a blog post....
  • Property Wire - Fewer affordable homes being built in England, latest data shows
    6/28/2016 @ 7:30 AM - There were over 33,300 new homes started in England in the 12 months to March 2016, excluding parts of London, of which the majority were affordable properties but fewer than the year before. Overall there were 33,332 housing starts on site and 25,315 housing completions delivered through programmes managed by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) in England, excluding...
  • designboom - alejandro aravena discusses his curation of the 2016 venice architecture biennale
    6/28/2016 @ 7:16 AM - designboom recently spoke with the chilean architect who discussed his intentions in further detail. The post alejandro aravena discusses his curation of the 2016 venice architecture biennale appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine .
  • Gant Daily - EU head Juncker to leading Brexiter Nigel Farage: Why are you here?
    6/28/2016 @ 7:15 AM - One of the architects of Britains seismic decision to leave the European Union was given a hostile reception at a special meeting of the EU Parliament called to address the crisis Tuesday. As the leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP), Nigel Farage has been a leading voice calling Britain to leave the European Union since he arrived in...
  • WBALTV - Brexit: EU leaders to meet over UK withdrawal
    6/28/2016 @ 7:08 AM - One of the architects of Britain's seismic decision to leave the European Union was given a hostile reception at a special meeting of the EU Parliament called to address the crisis Tuesday.As the leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP), Nigel Fara...
  • Quartz - The science of why people insist on making idiotic choices
    6/28/2016 @ 7:01 AM - The gap between expert analysis and public opinion seems to be widening by the day. In the US, there is significant popular support for the policies of Donald Trump which the vast majority of experts regards as questionable, to say the least. In the UK, we have seen a broad consensus of economics experts warning that a vote...
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  • The Verge - Airbnb sues San Francisco to avoid thousands of dollars in fines
    6/28/2016 @ 2:41 AM - Airbnb is suing the city of San Francisco in an attempt to block a new law that could see it face hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines. Under the law, which was unanimously voted in by San Francisco's Board of Supervisors earlier in June, platforms like Airbnb would have to remove listings from any unregistered host or pay...

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  • Mashable - Architects claim this 3D-printed house is earthquake-proof
    6/28/2016 @ 4:33 AM - While we've been hearing a lot about 3D-printed structures, this two-storey villa located in Beijing, China, is impressive if it lives up to its claims. The 400-square-metre house, with walls as thick as 2.5 metres, was fully printed in one go, and construction  completed in just 45 days. SEE ALSO: Bullied...

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  • Inhabitat - SunPower nabs record for world's most efficient rooftop solar panel
    6/28/2016 @ 6:01 AM - Solar panel efficiency is the holy grail of the solar power world, and SunPower just propelled the industry further with the " most efficient rooftop solar panel " in the world. They held the previous record, an efficiency of 22.8 percent, but the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) just confirmed their module, made...
  • AOL Real Estate - Clinton widens lead over Donald Trump in NBC poll
    6/28/2016 @ 6:35 AM - Clinton widens lead over Donald Trump in NBC poll try{document.getElementById("aol-cms-player-1").style.display="none";}catch(e){} Hillary Clinton now leads Donald Trump by 8 points, her highest advantage since the general election match-up question was first asked on May 2, according to the latest NBC News|SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking...

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  • WBALTV - Airbnb sues its hometown of San Francisco
    6/28/2016 @ 2:36 AM - Airbnb is taking its hometown to federal court.The company has filed a lawsuit against the city of San Francisco, objecting to short-term rental rule changes approved by its Board of Supervisors.

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  • Washington Post Real Estate - Builder to hold open house at Poolesville, Md., community
    6/28/2016 @ 5:30 AM - An open house has been scheduled for July 9 at the new Russell Branch Estates in Poolesville, Md., for people interested in learning about newly constructed and custom-designed houses. Eric Tovar, owner and president of Churchill Classics, will be on hand to show their latest models and answer questions at the event, noon to 3 […]

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  • EV Grieve - 2 more sidewalk cafe choices for 2nd Avenue
    6/28/2016 @ 4:18 AM - Two Second Avenue restaurants added sidewalk cafes last week... starting with Lions Beer Store on Second Avenue and Sixth Street, which features lamps - and lamp shades! ... ... and San Marzano at Seventh Street... ... which includes a few tables positioned on the Seventh Street...
  • Fortune - Brexit Has Delayed Britain's Plans to Sell Shares in These 2 Banks
    6/28/2016 @ 4:41 AM - Britains government has scrapped plans to sell stakes in Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group this year in the wake of the Brexit vote, sources said, a decision set to leave a multi-billion pound hole in the countrys public finances. The Treasury had planned to further reduce its exposure to the banks it took over during the...

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  • Gizmodo - Airbnb Sues San Francisco Over Law It Helped Draft
    6/28/2016 @ 5:45 AM - Are you worried about the San Francisco housing crisis? The city's new law has your back. Are you worried SF's new law might hurt your Airbnb profits? Airbnb has your back. The rental company is suing its hometown for passing a law requiring renters to register with the city, though Airbnb helped draft that very law. Ah, how...

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  • AM New York - Airbnb illegal listings taking over vacant NYC apartments: Report
    6/28/2016 @ 7:01 AM - The study issued by Share Better said that more than 28,000 Airbnb listings violate housing regulations.

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Celebrity Real Estate

  • 6sqft - Tribeca Triplex With Original Keith Haring Mural Returns for $13M
    6/28/2016 @ 9:41 AM - one moment please... 260 West Broadway, New York, NY, United States + Expand - collapse This Tribeca triplex is a treasure for many reasons. Its size, for one; it occupies an insane 8,000 square feet of the classic, landmarked American Thread Building (among the first of Tribecas luxury...
  • The Real Deal - Actress Melissa George bought her ex out of their Flatiron pad
    6/28/2016 @ 9:35 AM - From Luxury Listings NYC: Australian actress Melissa George, best known for her roles on 'Grey's Anatomy” and 'The Good Wife,” bought her ex-husband Claudio Dabed out of their Flatiron apartment at 141 Fifth Avenue for $1.3 million, according to property records. [more] … [more]
  • Realtor.com News - Maroon 5s Adam Levine Selling $17.5M Beverly Hills Estate
    6/28/2016 @ 9:00 AM - Tyler Golden/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Maroon 5 frontman...
  • Fortune - Data Sheet-Tuesday, June 28, 2016
    6/28/2016 @ 8:47 AM - You might have missed the coverage amid the Internet's myriad Brexit freakouts, but last Friday, President Obama sat down with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at Stanford University during the seventh Global Entrepreneurship Summit. Obama likes rubbing elbows with tech entrepreneurs. For the last year he's been making the rounds at conferences like South...
  • Fortune - Why President Obama Likes Rubbing Elbows With Tech Entrepreneurs
    6/28/2016 @ 8:30 AM - This essay originally appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune's daily tech newsletter. Sign up here. You might have missed the coverage amid the Internet's myriad Brexit freakouts, but last Friday, President Obama sat down with Facebook fb CEO Mark Zuckerberg...
  • Fast Company - How The Space Industry Feels About Our Puny Earthbound Election
    6/28/2016 @ 8:00 AM - The private space sector is booming but for growth to continue, America's next president needs to invest in exploring the universe. At this very moment, two American astronauts are floating in outer space, surveying a little blue planet where Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are duking it out on the campaign trail. But even though they are blissfully distant...
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Brokerage Tidbits

  • 6sqft - Tribeca Triplex With Original Keith Haring Mural Returns for $13M
    6/28/2016 @ 9:41 AM - one moment please... 260 West Broadway, New York, NY, United States + Expand - collapse This Tribeca triplex is a treasure for many reasons. Its size, for one; it occupies an insane 8,000 square feet of the classic, landmarked American Thread Building (among the first of Tribecas luxury...
  • Realtor.com News - Maroon 5s Adam Levine Selling $17.5M Beverly Hills Estate
    6/28/2016 @ 9:00 AM - Tyler Golden/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Maroon 5 frontman...
  • Inman News - Redfin assigns 'Opportunity Scores' to properties in partnership with 'The Opportunity Project'
    6/28/2016 @ 8:00 AM - In partnership with a White House initiative, Redfin has unveiled property ratings designed to help consumers pinpoint homes that offer short, low-cost commutes to lots of jobs. Redfin's "Opportunity Scores" are meant, in part, to promote economic mobility, though whether they actually do may be a matter of debate ...
  • The Broker List - 10 Must-Haves When Choosing A Commercial Real Estate CRM
    6/28/2016 @ 8:00 AM - This post originally appeared on tBL member ClientLooks's blog ClientLook  and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. 10 Must-Haves When Shopping Commercial Real Estate CRMs If you're reading this, it's likely that you understand the importance of a commercial real estate CRM (Customer...
  • Redfin Blog - Introducing Opportunity Score
    6/28/2016 @ 7:46 AM - Today we're launching Opportunity Score . Built in partnership with the White House Opportunity Project , Opportunity Score is an online tool that helps Americans find homes within a 30-minute car-free commute to nearby jobs. Opportunity Score assigns an address a rating, from zero to 100, that represents how easy...
  • The Real Deal - Luxury pads now sitting on the market for an avg. of 9 months
    6/28/2016 @ 7:30 AM - Luxury Manhattan homes are sitting on the market for nearly 20 percent longer and selling for a steeper discount than they did this time last year, according to early data provided to The Real Deal by Olshan Realty. Residential properties priced at $4 million and up sat on the market for an average of 277 days during the first six months...
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Mortgage and Markets

  • Bedford + Bowery - NYC Gets Another Rent Freeze, But Some Tenants Feel Left Out in the Cold
    6/28/2016 @ 9:50 AM - (Photo: Luisa Rollenhagen) The Rent Guidelines Board has voted to freeze the rents on rent-stabilized apartments that are up for a one-year lease renewal between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017, and has agreed on a 2-percent increase for two-year leases. Its the second year in a row that one-year leases will not face a rent increase– a...
  • Forbes - Home Prices Setting New Highs In More Cities, Says S&P/Case-Shiller
    6/28/2016 @ 9:43 AM - From Portland to San Francisco, it's getting pricier to buy a home than before the financial crisis.
  • Curbed - Rent Freeze Approved For Second Consecutive Year In Historic Vote
    6/28/2016 @ 9:15 AM - The Rent Guidelines Board voted for a zero percent increase on one-year leases, and a two percent increase on two-year leases Amid loud chants of "rent go back," and "together, united we'll never be defeated," the city's Rent Guidelines Board approved a rent freeze on one-year leases for rent-stabilized apartments - tenants wanted more, but it was a...
  • Fortune - Data Sheet-Tuesday, June 28, 2016
    6/28/2016 @ 8:47 AM - You might have missed the coverage amid the Internet's myriad Brexit freakouts, but last Friday, President Obama sat down with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at Stanford University during the seventh Global Entrepreneurship Summit. Obama likes rubbing elbows with tech entrepreneurs. For the last year he's been making the rounds at conferences like South...
  • Calculated Risk - Q1 GDP Revised Up to 1.1% Annual Rate
    6/28/2016 @ 8:36 AM - From the BEA: Gross Domestic Product: First Quarter 2015 (Third Estimate) Real gross domestic product -- the value of the goods and services produced by the nation's economy less the value of the goods and services used up in production, adjusted for price changes -- increased at an annual rate of 1.1 percent in the first...
  • Salon - Socialism or barbarism: Only the left can defeat the rise of the radical right
    6/28/2016 @ 7:59 AM - Nigel Farage (Credit: Reuters/Toby Melville) President Obama pointed to globalization's losers in an effort to explain the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union, which took place just a few weeks before Republicans are expected to officially christen Donald Trump their nominee. Among elites on both sides of the Atlantic, there is...
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  • Bedford + Bowery - NYC Gets Another Rent Freeze, But Some Tenants Feel Left Out in the Cold
    6/28/2016 @ 9:50 AM - (Photo: Luisa Rollenhagen) The Rent Guidelines Board has voted to freeze the rents on rent-stabilized apartments that are up for a one-year lease renewal between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017, and has agreed on a 2-percent increase for two-year leases. Its the second year in a row that one-year leases will not face a rent increase– a...
  • AOL Real Estate - Former NFL defensive coach Buddy Ryan dies at 82
    6/28/2016 @ 9:30 AM - Former NFL defensive coach Buddy Ryan dies at 82 try{document.getElementById("aol-cms-player-1").style.display="none";}catch(e){} NEW YORK, June 28 (Reuters) - Former National Football League coach Buddy Ryan died on Tuesday after a long battle with cancer, the league said in a statement. He was 82 years old. Ryan, known as a prodigy defensive strategist,...
  • Bedford + Bowery - LES Troll Museum Evicted; Dorm Developer Gets $44M Loan
    6/28/2016 @ 9:26 AM - Police are trying to find Brian Ackwood, a 25-year-old who punched the officer attempting to arrest him for theft on Friday night outside a Bushwick Avenue bodega. [ Gothamist ] After a contentious battle, developer Gregg Singer secured a $44 million loan to turn a former school and community center on E. 9th Street into a...
  • Dezeen - Brexit could be "like a heart attack" for UK design firms says consultant
    6/28/2016 @ 9:21 AM - Brexit crisis: uncertainty following the Brexit vote could prove "almost terminal" for small architecture design firms in the UK, according to a consultant who advises creative businesses. (more…)
  • Inhabitat - Cocoon-like bamboo pavilion in Saigon celebrates traditional Vietnamese craft
    6/28/2016 @ 9:01 AM - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACgptpA-fJw Completed in April 2016, the undulating paper cocoon pavilion was inspired by the cocoons of insects and assembled similarly to the way lion head paper masks are traditionally crafted by artisans on Hang Ma, a street famed for paper crafts in Hanoi. The project was completed in just 13 days and began with the construction of...
  • Realtor.com News - Maroon 5s Adam Levine Selling $17.5M Beverly Hills Estate
    6/28/2016 @ 9:00 AM - Tyler Golden/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Maroon 5 frontman...
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