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  • Mashable - 'This young man should not be dead': Hundreds protest NY police shooting
    11/22/2014 @ 10:42 PM - NEW YORK Stunned relatives of an unarmed man killed by a rookie police officer in a dark public housing stairwell looked on as the Rev. Al Sharpton and public officials demanded a full investigation Saturday into what law enforcement officials have termed an apparent accident. "We're not demonizing the police," Sharpton said, but "this young man should not...
  • New York Post - New York Citys skyline in 2018 will be radically different
    11/22/2014 @ 8:05 PM - The high times aren't going away in New York. The city of just six years from now will be dramatically taller, with a series of luxury high-rises towering above Central...
  • Times Union - A death can bring money problems
    11/22/2014 @ 7:31 PM - When Catherine DeCarlo's husband, Anthony, died nine years ago at 46, there was enough life insurance to pay off her home mortgage, Social Security survivor benefits for her three young children and some retirement savings. It was by no means a windfall, but it wasn't a complete financial disaster, either. "I had to work full time, so I...
  • The Real Deal - Renée Zellweger sells Hamptons home over ask
    11/22/2014 @ 5:01 PM - From left: Renée Zellweger and 30 Egypt Lane in East Hampton Renée Zellweger has just sold her East Hampton beach mansion for well over its $4.45 million asking price less than a month after she listed it. Zellweger hid her ownership of the East End property by filing documents stating that her famed photographer pal...
  • The Real Deal - Holiday House opens in UES' Academy Mansion
    11/22/2014 @ 4:00 PM - From Luxury Listings NYC: Holiday House New York, an event organized to raise breast cancer awareness in the design industry, has officially opened to the public. [more]
  • Curbed - Linkage: 5 Pointz Documentary; P.S. 8 Overcrowding in Bk Heights
    11/22/2014 @ 3:32 PM - [Via Darren Moore/Curbed Photo Pool ] · Documentary retells 5 Pointz preservation effort [TRD] · Batgirl lives in Gotham City's Williamsburg equivalent [S360] · Vogue's 1WTC office has a rat problem [Gawker] · Pics from atop the Verrazano Bridge on...
  • The Real Deal - Sobro waterfront project one step closer to reality
    11/22/2014 @ 3:01 PM - Ruben Diaz, Jr. and ta rendering of he South Bronx waterfront redevelopment project Its been years in the making, but now Bronx borough president Ruben Diaz Jr.'s South Bronx waterfront redevelopment project is moving forward. The non-profit SoBRO has released another study assessing the feasibility of the massive project, according to Curbed. The new plan...
  • The Real Deal - Documentary remembers the struggle to save 5Pointz: VIDEO
    11/22/2014 @ 2:00 PM - It's been a year since the owners of 5Pointz whitewashed over the beloved graffiti that coated the warehouse. To mark that occasion, the independent filmmaker P.J. Monsanto released an 18-minute documentary about the controversial incident. Titled 'We Don't Need More Rats Here,' the film chronicles the artists' efforts to save the building after the owner, Jerry Wolkoff ,...
  • Curbed - Development Deals: City Plans to Sell $111 Million Far West Side Property for $1
    11/22/2014 @ 1:35 PM - [Rendering of 525 West 52nd Street] The city is hoping to sell a development package on West 53rd Street between 10th and 11th Avenues to the Clinton Housing Development Corporation for just $1, according to the Commercial Observer . If all goes according to plan and city officials approve the deal, the path will be...
  • The Real Deal - From the archives: A profile of Harry Macklowe
    11/22/2014 @ 1:08 PM - Harry Macklowe, surrounded by his empire Harry Macklowe, the developer of 432 Park Avenue, has always been an outsized risk-taker. Today, hes at the top of his game, but in 2007, he was at the cusp of losing a large chunk of his empire, including his prized GM Building. The Real Deal wrote a profile of...
  • Curbed - It Happened One Weekend: Ski Season for New Yorkers; Couple Rents in Downtown Bk
    11/22/2014 @ 12:35 PM - Welcome to It Happened One Weekend, our weekly roundup of The New York Times real estate section... 1) Rich people. What are they spending millions of dollars on? What are they complaining about? This is What's Up With Rich People? As the temperature drops, be...
  • Calculated Risk - Schedule for Week of November 23rd
    11/22/2014 @ 11:57 AM - This will be a short, but busy holiday week. The key reports this week are the second estimate of Q3 GDP, October New Home sales, October personal income and outlays, and September Case-Shiller house prices. For manufacturing, the November Dallas and Richmond Fed surveys will be released this week. Also, the NY Fed Q3 Report on Household...
  • Curbed - Open House Weekend Warriors: Weekend Open House Tour: Upper East Side
    11/22/2014 @ 11:35 AM - This weekend on the Open House Tour, we're checking out what's on the market on the Upper East Side . There are some nice, somewhat affordable offerings, including a two-bedroom on East 69th asking $835,000 and a one-bedroom on East 75th asking $850,000. There's also a four-bedroom on East 60th asking $4.795 million (above). ...
  • Rent.com Blog - Modern Celebrity Homes and How to Get the Look
    11/22/2014 @ 11:01 AM - By Jen Jackowski Oh, to be a celebrity! It would mean being the center of attention, having money (well, usually) and being able to afford the penthouse apartment of your dreamswishful thinking, huh? The lifestyles of the rich and famous certainly do seem glamorous, but they don't have to be out of reach. Before...
  • The Real Deal - Supermodel Gemma Ward lists East Village home
    11/22/2014 @ 11:00 AM - Gemma Ward and and 232 E. 6th Street Australian supermodel Gemma Ward - the youngest model ever to appear on the cover of American Vogue at age 16 has listed her East Village apartment for $2.25 million. Ward bought the three-bedroom home, located at 232 East 6th Street, for $1.5 million in 2007 and...
  • NYT Real Estate - Big Ticket: An Upper East Side Mansion for $50.25 Million
    11/22/2014 @ 11:00 AM - An Italianate palazzo-style mansion on the Upper East Side is the sale of the week.
  • Curbed - Waterfront Watch: Bronx Waterfront Development Could Soon Become Reality
    11/22/2014 @ 10:35 AM - It's been a long time coming, but the South Bronx waterfront redevelopment project may soon be moving forward, with non-profit SoBRO releasing another study assessing the feasibility of the massive project. The plan almost doubles the number of units from 2,100 in the initial March report to 4,000, spread across...
  • EV Grieve - No trees yet, but...
    11/22/2014 @ 10:12 AM - There are holiday wreaths on display outside the Whole Foods Market® Bowery on East Houston Speaking of holiday trees soon, everyone's favorite inflatable Santa should ( oh Lordy we hope! ) return to its familiar holiday home on East 14th Street at First Avenue ...
  • Curbed - Week in Review: Verrazano Bridge Turns 50; NYC Studios for Under $300k
    11/22/2014 @ 9:35 AM - What $1,300/Month Can Rent You in New York City , Here Now, Mapping Where 243 NYC Celebrities Live Right Now , The Verrazano Bridge, America's Longest Span, Is 50 Years Old , 10 Tiny New York Studios You Can Buy for Under $300,000 , SHoP's Revised, Shorter South Street Seaport Tower, Revealed! , Ben Shaoul's...
  • ArchDaily - Opinion: It Doesn't Matter Who Owns Public Plazas
    11/22/2014 @ 9:30 AM - When it comes to public space , many assume that while truly public space is always good, privately owned public space ” is always bad. However, in this article originally published by Metropolis Magazine as A Plaza is No Guarantee of Democracy ,” NBBJs Carl Yost argues that the distinction is not so binary....
  • EV Grieve - Here comes the sun
    11/22/2014 @ 8:30 AM - Tompkins Square Park looking toward East Eighth Street this morning
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  • Bigger Pockets - Bad Behavior and the Self-Destruction of the Middle Class
    11/22/2014 @ 11:30 AM - In my previous article , I argue that a lack of education is a primary cause for income inequality in the United States. Today, I thought Id point out the other primary reason for income inequality: Bad Behavior. I thought that Id use one of my friends as an example and...
  • ArchDaily - Last Is More: The Miesian Lesson
    11/22/2014 @ 6:00 AM - The following is an excerpt from Last Is More: Mies, IBM and the Transformation of Chicago . The Langham Hospitality Group commissioned architectural photojournalists Robert Sharoff and William Zbaren to document the transformation of eminent architect Mies van der Rohe s IBM Building the last skyscraper he designed into The Langham, Chicago...
  • Zillow - 10 Things Non-Pittsburghers Might Not Know About the Steel City
    11/21/2014 @ 6:49 PM - Did you know a Carnegie Mellon computer scientist invented the smiley emoticon? Or that the Steel City is a leader in green building? If you answered no to either of these questions, you may be in for a surprise. We asked a few locals to share what its really like to live in Pittsburgh . Heres 10 fun facts yinz might not know. 1....
  • New York Observer - Jay Suites Signs Seventh Manhattan Space in Grand Central Area
    11/21/2014 @ 6:01 PM - 315 Madison Avenue. Jay Suites , a shared-office space provider capitalizing on the communal space craze, has signed a lease at 315 Madison Avenue , a property owned by the Abramson Brothers between East 41st and East 42nd Streets. First reported by The Real Deal , the company signed a...
  • The Atlantic - Big-City Mayors Line Up Behind Obama's Immigration Order
    11/21/2014 @ 4:46 PM - New York Mayor Bill De Blasio listens to Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed. (AP Images/Paul Beaty) Mayors in some of the nations largest cities are voicing their support for President Obamas executive order that will give protections to some undocumented immigrants and are planning to meet in New York City next month...
  • RE Journals - CBRE Data Center Report ranks Chicago as front runner in market cost comparison
    11/21/2014 @ 3:46 PM - The growing reliance on cloud computing is reshaping traditional network computing and boosting demand for leased data center space in the U.S. For occupiers leasing a data center, Chicago ranks among the markets with the highest total project cost for leasing a data center, according to CBRE Group, Inc. 's latest research report, Leasing a Data Center: U.S. Market...
  • CP Executive - Empty Nesters and Millennials Drive Urban and Suburban D.C. Multifamily Market
    11/21/2014 @ 3:28 PM - The greater Washington D.C. area has more than 30,000 apartment units coming online, and JLL's Christine Espenshade says institutional investors are coming back to the core, but are also starting to target the suburban market for higher yields.
  • Curbed - SPONSORED POST: Corcoran Open House Roundup
    11/21/2014 @ 2:20 PM - Corcoran.com has an exclusive Open House Planner , perfect for weekends. Below, a roundup of some choice picks. Sunday Sales 470 MacDonough St. , 2 Units, 3 Floors, $1.383M [The Corcoran Group] 9 East 96th St. , 2BR, 2BA, $2.065M [The Corcoran Group] 224...
  • Multi-Housing News - Capital One Multifamily Finance Opens Orlando Office, Appoints Senior Vice President Robert Nagel to Head Office
    11/21/2014 @ 2:17 PM - New York-Capital One Multifamily Finance announced that it has opened a new office in Orlando, Florida. The office will be headed by Robert Nagel, newly appointed senior vice president of originations, and will offer Capital One's clients access to Agency financing from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the FHA. Prior to joining Capital One, Nagel worked for financial institutions...
  • Tribeca Citizen - In the News: Deluxe Mancave on White Street
    11/21/2014 @ 1:51 PM - ••• As expected, grand old 1 Wall Street is being converted; it will have approximately 350,000 square feet of retail space on the ground floors and close to 800,000 square feet of residential up top, split evenly between rentals and for-sale properties.” Maybe Tribeca Citizen should rent the Red Room (above) for an office…. Right: a fantastic conference room on...
  • CP Executive - Executive Insights: Bryan Keller, RubinBrown
    11/21/2014 @ 11:58 AM - By Adrian Maties, Associate Editor RubinBrown, one of the  largest accounting and business consulting firms in the United States, with more than 450 team members working in Denver, Kansas City and St. Louis, recently released a new report on the nation's multi-family housing industry. The 2014 Apartment Statistical Data is an annual survey compiled by RubinBrown's Real Estate...
  • Capital - Capital Data-Story Tracker: Nov. 21, 2014
    11/21/2014 @ 11:51 AM - Welcome to Capital Data-Story Tracker, a weekly post highlighting data journalism and research with a New York focus. High rates of preventable hospital admissions for NYC children Capital's Laura Nahmias looked at newly released Medicaid data. According to the data, unusually high numbers of New York City's poorest children are being admitted to hospitals for preventable...
  • Multi-Housing News - KGD Architecture's Arlington Mill Residences Captures Award
    11/21/2014 @ 9:57 AM - By Jeffrey Steele, Contributing Writer Arlington, Va.-Arlington Mill Residences, an affordable housing community in Arlington, Va. has been named 'Best Housing Development in Virginia.' The recognition represents the most prestigious award presented at the recent Virginia Governor's Housing Conference Awards Luncheon. Designed by Rosslyn, Va.-based KGD Architecture, an architectural, interiors and planning firm, the property is a...
  • Brokers Weekly - NEW DEVELOPMENT: Paris-inspired Greenwich Village homes begin leasing, HAP announces newest project
    11/21/2014 @ 9:00 AM - ? Edward J. Minskoff Equities Village gets its own French quarter Edward J. Minskoff Equities has introduced the first luxury homes at its Paris-inspired conversion at 37 East 12th Street. Douglas Elliman's Madeline Hult Elghanayan, Dennis Mangone and Kirk Rundhaug (are handling sales and marketing for the homes, for which prices start at $9 million. 'Greenwich Village...
  • Realty Biz News - White House Resiliency Recommendations Welcomed by SmarterSafer.Org
    11/21/2014 @ 8:31 AM - SmarterSafer. org is a bipartisan coalition which is dedicated to more fiscally and environmentally sustainable disaster response, and has  applauded the White House's recommendations that communities throughout the country should be better equipped to deal with the impacts of increasingly dangerous natural disasters. The coalition released a statement saying 'It is encouraging to see the White House acknowledge that...
  • Realty Biz News - Real Estate Investing Today
    11/21/2014 @ 8:25 AM - There is a long history of real estate investing showing major appreciation in values following a recession. In 1970, the medium price for a house in the U.S. was about $25,000. A decade later, it had doubled to $50,000. In 2000, the priced averaged $125,000. Five times what it was in 1970. By 2006, it had doubled again to $250,000....
  • Fortune - Obama on immigration and China's rate cut - 5 things to know today
    11/21/2014 @ 8:15 AM - Hello friends and Fortune readers. Happy Friday -- the last one before the Thanksgiving weekend. Earnings season is slowing down, but the political season is heating up after the failed Keystone XL vote this week in the Senate, and President Obamas new immigration push. Stock futures are rallying after ECB President Mario Draghi's comments on fighting inflation...
  • Washington Post Real Estate - Virginia open houses Nov. 22-23
    11/21/2014 @ 8:01 AM - Here's a list of open houses taking place this weekend in Virginia. We've divided the list by counties. To learn more about the properties for sale, click on the link underneath the address, which will take you to the listing. As always, feel free to search a listing of properties for sale in the Washington […]
  • The Atlantic - How You Feel About Street Harassment Can Depend a Lot on Where You're From
    11/21/2014 @ 8:00 AM - Hollaback/YouTube Watching the viral Hollaback video posted late last month of a woman receiving unsolicited and unwelcome greetings, attention, and crass comments while navigating New York City on foot, I have to admit that I didnt immediately understand the outrage. I certainly recognized...
  • Washington Post Real Estate - D.C. open houses Nov. 22-23
    11/21/2014 @ 7:55 AM - Here's a list of open houses taking place Nov. 22-23 in the District. We've divided the list by quadrants. To learn more about the properties for sale, click on the link underneath the address, which will take you to the listing. As always, feel free to search a listing of properties for sale in the […]
  • Washington Post Real Estate - Maryland open houses Nov. 22-23
    11/21/2014 @ 7:51 AM - Here's a list of open houses taking place Nov. 22-23 in Maryland. We've divided the list by counties. To learn more about the properties for sale, click on the link underneath the address, which will take you to the listing. As always, feel free to search a listing of properties for sale in the Washington […]
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  • Redfin Blog - UnReal Estate of the Week: Entertainment Rooms
    11/22/2014 @ 12:01 PM - For most of us, holiday gatherings mean setting up folding chairs and squeezing in next to friends and family in the living room. But with any of these homes for sale, you could host a rockin' party that is sure to impress. Warning; these entertainment rooms may cause jealousy. And for some tips on how to host the perfect...
  • Rent.com Blog - Modern Celebrity Homes and How to Get the Look
    11/22/2014 @ 11:01 AM - By Jen Jackowski Oh, to be a celebrity! It would mean being the center of attention, having money (well, usually) and being able to afford the penthouse apartment of your dreamswishful thinking, huh? The lifestyles of the rich and famous certainly do seem glamorous, but they don't have to be out of reach. Before...
  • Daily Finance - These 7 Favorite Tax Breaks Are on the Chopping Block
    11/22/2014 @ 1:00 AM - Filed under: Personal Finance , Income Tax , Tax Laws , Tax Refunds , Financial Education Other Despite their well-known tendencies to procrastinate, American taxpayers always like to have at least some sense of what they're likely to owe on their tax returns. Unfortunately, the government doesn't always...
  • Zillow - 10 Things Non-Pittsburghers Might Not Know About the Steel City
    11/21/2014 @ 6:49 PM - Did you know a Carnegie Mellon computer scientist invented the smiley emoticon? Or that the Steel City is a leader in green building? If you answered no to either of these questions, you may be in for a surprise. We asked a few locals to share what its really like to live in Pittsburgh . Heres 10 fun facts yinz might not know. 1....
  • The Real Deal - NYC apartment complexes worth 35% more than in 2007: Morgan Stanley
    11/21/2014 @ 4:58 PM - Owners of residential towers and Downtown office buildings are seeing great benefits from the real estate rebound, but those who own suburban office buildings are still struggling to cope with low prices, according to a Morgan Stanley analysis of commercial real estate prices. Morgan Stanley analysts say apartment complexes in cities like New York are worth 34.6...
  • Realtor.com News - 2003 Indy 500 Champ Gil de Ferran Selling Florida Home
    11/21/2014 @ 4:05 PM - Boaters looking for a luxury home with easy access to the water might want to check out this  Fort Lauderdale, FL , house: This  beautiful waterfront home is owned by former race car driver Gil de Ferran, and hes asking $2.695 million for the property. The home is located on one of the finger canals of the Las...
  • RE Journals - CBRE Data Center Report ranks Chicago as front runner in market cost comparison
    11/21/2014 @ 3:46 PM - The growing reliance on cloud computing is reshaping traditional network computing and boosting demand for leased data center space in the U.S. For occupiers leasing a data center, Chicago ranks among the markets with the highest total project cost for leasing a data center, according to CBRE Group, Inc. 's latest research report, Leasing a Data Center: U.S. Market...
  • The Real Deal - SoFla market is on fire, industry bigwigs say: VIDEOS
    11/21/2014 @ 2:46 PM - From left: Peggy Fucci, Ron Krongold, Jill Eber and Tony Cho From the South Florida site : Brokers, developers and other key industry players shared market insight and provided a snapshot of their firms business during  The Real Deals  annual forum and showcase, which was hosted in Miamis Design District last month. Hiten Samtani, managing editor of ...
  • Mortgage News Daily - Natural Disasters are now Measurable Default Risks
    11/21/2014 @ 2:38 PM - Growingnumbers of severe weather events throughout the U.S. may be giving new meaningto "location, location, location" in the housing world. CoreLogic senior economist Kathryn Dobbynwrites in the company's blog "housing Pulse" that the $8 billion in propertydamage caused by severe weather in the U.S. in 2013 is causing the housingindustry to think about the risk of any...
  • Fox Business - Foreign buyer boom in Florida's luxury real estate market?
    11/21/2014 @ 2:34 PM - 'Million Dollar Listing Miami's' Samantha DeBianchi on the Florida real estate market and foreign buyers.
  • Multi-Housing News - Capital One Multifamily Finance Opens Orlando Office, Appoints Senior Vice President Robert Nagel to Head Office
    11/21/2014 @ 2:17 PM - New York-Capital One Multifamily Finance announced that it has opened a new office in Orlando, Florida. The office will be headed by Robert Nagel, newly appointed senior vice president of originations, and will offer Capital One's clients access to Agency financing from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the FHA. Prior to joining Capital One, Nagel worked for financial institutions...
  • Property Wire - Sales in Miami soared last month due to increased demand
    11/21/2014 @ 1:32 PM - Sales in the Miami real estate market, one of the most popular US locations with overseas buyers, soared in October, exceeding record activity recorded in 2013. Single family home sales increased by 13.6% compared to October 2013 condominium sales increased 6.5% while combined, residential real estate sales increased 9.5% compared to a year ago. ‘Miami continues to experience...
  • Blue Matter - A Thanksgiving Feast of Homes
    11/21/2014 @ 1:01 PM - The Thanksgiving holiday is all about the feast. So, in that spirit, wed like to serve up a feast of Thanksgiving-themed homes. From Pilgrim Point to Wishbone Way, here are 9 homes where the Thanksgiving spirit lives on year round. 406 Turkey Cove Lane, Knoxville, TN 38003 Potato Canyon Road, Oak Glen,...
  • RE Journals - Paul Rogers: CREs Thriller
    11/21/2014 @ 11:34 AM - Paul Rogers In Paul Rogers' first job out of college, he worked as housing director for a state funded mental health agency located on the north side. He met many landlords including Mel and George Kaplan located in Rogers Park. They told him to get his real estate license and work for them. Rogers did and after 29...
  • CP Executive - Carey Watermark Buys 295-Key Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza
    11/21/2014 @ 11:29 AM - By Barbra Murray, Contributing Editor Carey Watermark Investors Inc. has been on quite the buying binge this year, and the REIT's recent acquisition of the Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza has kept the trend alive.  CWI purchased the 295-room hotel from an affiliate of Noble Investment Group for $56.7 million. With an address...
  • CP Executive - Harrison Street Sells 22 Self-Storage Properties for $223M
    11/21/2014 @ 10:56 AM - By Gail Kalinoski, Contributing Editor Harrison Street Real Estate Capital has sold 22 self-storage properties totaling 1.7 million square feet to CubeSmart as the first part of a $223 million two-tranche deal. NGKF Capital Markets, which represented the seller and secured the buyer, said the properties are located in California, Florida, Illinois, Nevada, New...
  • Brokers Weekly - Virtual reality ready to revolutionize residential sales market
    11/21/2014 @ 9:00 AM - By Konrad Putzier Beyond the balcony of this Miami Beach penthouse, behind beaches lined with palm trees, the Atlantic Ocean glistens in the dark. Inside, a fire is crackling. A quick stroll through the apartment reveals a spacious kitchen, a bowl of fruit placed on the counter, and a bedroom with a magnificent four-poster bed. The...
  • Multi-Housing News - Condo Construction Financing Making a Slow but Steady Comeback in Miami
    11/21/2014 @ 8:54 AM - By Balazs Szekely, Associate Editor Miami-The recent recession hit the real estate industry hard. Miami's multifamily residential construction scene was no exception; however, the condo market is beginning to bounce back. In the last condo boom, many lenders were left with no choice but to foreclose on condo developers who were unable to pay back their construction loans. Buyers...
  • Realty Biz News - Homeowners Haunted by Old Foreclosure Debt
    11/21/2014 @ 8:27 AM - Many people who lost their homes to foreclosure between five and seven years ago have worked hard to repair their credit scores. Unfortunately just as things are getting better some are being chased by debt collectors for sums running into many thousands of dollars. They are being chased for the difference between the amount owed on the house and...
  • designboom - new images released for OMAs park grove condos on miami waterfront
    11/21/2014 @ 4:59 AM - located among a park landscape in the coconut grove district, the scheme has been modified from its competition-winning state and bundles pairs of cylindrical towers together. The post new images released for OMAs park grove condos on miami waterfront appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine .
  • Trulia Trends - Where Do Wild Turkeys Celebrate Thanksgiving?
    11/21/2014 @ 1:01 AM - Ever wonder where turkeys lucky enough to survive Thanksgiving can be found? We set out to find the answer by looking at the annual USGS Breeding Bird Survey . If you'd like to find a turkey someplace other than the dinner table on Thanksgiving, the best place in the US, statistically speaking, is Roger Mills, OK. It averaged over...
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  • Orange County Register - Tour 14 landmark Orange County homes
    11/22/2014 @ 11:00 PM - Some Orange County residences tell compelling stories that transcend the topic of real estate. They are part of the rich fabric of this place and its changing fortunes.The landmark homes featured here couldn't be more different. At the county's...
  • designboom - architecture brio scales down the spiral doll house at 1:6
    11/22/2014 @ 6:01 PM - scaling down an existing home, architecture brio recreates an interactive doll house of a modern dwelling, maintaining down to the last details of a functioning home. The post architecture brio scales down the spiral doll house at 1:6 appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine .
  • U-T San Diego - What $1,500 in rent gets you in 10 cities
    11/22/2014 @ 1:35 PM - The average rent in San Diego County was $1,515. What that will get you in other cities.
  • Venture Beat - Why 'arrogant jerks' become rich and successful in Silicon Valley
    11/22/2014 @ 12:44 PM - Theres a notion that some people become successful company founders because they have the right Startup DNA.” The DNA is comprised of characteristics like resilience” and ability to accept risk.” Another characteristic many top entrepreneurs share is arrogance. Or worse, just being a huge jerk. While reporting a long profile of Travis Kalanick...
  • Venture Beat - A fighting Poland: The birth and growth of Eastern Europe's hottest game industry (Part 1)
    11/22/2014 @ 11:01 AM - FEATURE: GamesBeat goes to Poland Cyberpunk 2077 is CD Projekt Red's Fight Club The Witcher: Battle Arena is the MOBA you can play on the john How This War of Mine draws on real life...
  • Rent.com Blog - Modern Celebrity Homes and How to Get the Look
    11/22/2014 @ 11:01 AM - By Jen Jackowski Oh, to be a celebrity! It would mean being the center of attention, having money (well, usually) and being able to afford the penthouse apartment of your dreamswishful thinking, huh? The lifestyles of the rich and famous certainly do seem glamorous, but they don't have to be out of reach. Before...
  • Daily Finance - No Joke! Kohler Introduces an Odor-Eating Toilet Seat
    11/22/2014 @ 8:23 AM - Filed under: Consumer Goods , Manufacturing , Home & Garden , This Built America David Wallace/Kohler Co. via AP Kohler is introducing a battery-operated deodorizing toilet seat that includes a fan that sucks in air, pushing it through an odor-eating carbon filter and then a scent pack. By M.L....
  • AOL Real Estate - A $140 Million 'Briar Patch' for Sale in the Hamptons
    11/22/2014 @ 6:41 AM - Filed under: Buying , Celebrity Homes , Selling Brown Harris Stevens via Zillow By Catherine Sherman Pricey real estate is nothing new in the Hamptons. But when an 18-acre East Hampton estate sold for $147 million this spring ,...
  • Hot Property - LA Times - Home of the Week: Oceanfront estate in Laguna Beach
    11/22/2014 @ 5:00 AM - This custom-built contemporary, with Balinese-inspired wood-accented interiors, sits along the sand in a gated Laguna Beach community. Three levels of living space take in whitewater and sunset views.
  • Remodelista - Current Obsessions: Giving Thanks
    11/22/2014 @ 5:00 AM - Take a look at what's on our radar this week: Above: To prep for our upcoming Holiday Table issue, we're taking inspiration from an outdoor Friendsgiving feast . Photograph by Jessica Weiser. AirBnb alert: First the company debuts ...
  • Re/code - The Difference Between Uber and Airbnb
    11/22/2014 @ 12:56 AM - Airbnb Uber and Airbnb have a lot in common: They are the tech startup darlings of the moment, they are valued in the tens of billions of dollars and make significant revenue, they connect the convenience of the Internet to the online world, they are unpopular all over the world with incumbents and regulators and they exist by virtue...
  • RE Journals - Essex Realty Group brokers the sale of a 36-unit multi-family building
    11/21/2014 @ 10:01 PM - Essex Realty Group, Inc. announced the sale of 2834 W. Palmer in Chicago, Illinois. The property is a 36-unit corridor style building located in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood. It is situated on the north side of Palmer Street around the corner from California Avenue. This prime tree lined side street location in Logan Square is rarely available. The...
  • Zillow - Skeletons in the Closet: Buying and Selling a Home with a Notorious Past
    11/21/2014 @ 7:48 PM - Every home has a history. Many homeowners ask, Who lived in my house before me?” Todays home buyers, with access to so much information and technology, want to know as much as they can about a homes history before they even sign a contract. Sellers of homes with notorious histories should disclose to buyers what they know particularly if the events occurred...
  • Zillow - Most Expensive Hamptons Home Hits the Market for $140 Million
    11/21/2014 @ 7:19 PM - Pricey real estate is nothing new in The Hamptons. But when an 18-acre East Hampton estate  sold for $147 million this spring , the coveted beach town moved up a rung on the luxury real estate ladder. Continuing the trend, the historic Briar Patch estate just hit the market for $140 million . Not only is it the most expensive home publicly listed in The Hamptons,...
  • Zillow - 10 Things Non-Pittsburghers Might Not Know About the Steel City
    11/21/2014 @ 6:49 PM - Did you know a Carnegie Mellon computer scientist invented the smiley emoticon? Or that the Steel City is a leader in green building? If you answered no to either of these questions, you may be in for a surprise. We asked a few locals to share what its really like to live in Pittsburgh . Heres 10 fun facts yinz might not know. 1....
  • SFGate - Modern Victorian in West Oakland open Sunday
    11/21/2014 @ 6:02 PM - Past meets present in this newly constructed modern Victorian in West Oakland. The interior hosts contemporary ingredients like an open floor plan, as well as traditional design elements such as subway tiles, wainscoting and ceiling medallions. The main level opens to a deep backyard with privacy fences and new plantings. ...
  • SFGate - Seller ushered landmark home into 21st century
    11/21/2014 @ 6:02 PM - Artist Eric Heiser's most ambitious project isn't framed in a gallery or secured behind ballistic glass in a museum.'This home oozes Spanish Colonial charm and exudes soul,' Heiser said of Oakland's 2201 Bywood Drive, a landmark estate designed by Edwin Huddleson in 1934.Though the home was in need of new systems, updated bathrooms and a modern kitchen, Heiser and his...
  • SFGate - Hot Property: Berkeley condo set in timeless Craftsman
    11/21/2014 @ 6:02 PM - In the years immediately following the 1906 earthquake and fire, she began erecting buildings in the East Bay as invitations to those displaced from San Francisco.Situated on the top floor of a brown-shingled Craftsman, the two-bedroom condominium includes an attic space and view deck.'The fact it was designed by Hall is a big plus,' said Kate Phillips of Coldwell Banker,...
  • New York Observer - Jay Suites Signs Seventh Manhattan Space in Grand Central Area
    11/21/2014 @ 6:01 PM - 315 Madison Avenue. Jay Suites , a shared-office space provider capitalizing on the communal space craze, has signed a lease at 315 Madison Avenue , a property owned by the Abramson Brothers between East 41st and East 42nd Streets. First reported by The Real Deal , the company signed a...
  • Multi-Housing News - Westwood Leases 47K SF Space to Publix at Steele Creek Crossing; Northlake Mall Sold in $1.4B Portfolio
    11/21/2014 @ 5:45 PM - By Eliza Theiss, Associate Editor Steele Creek Crossing Westwood Financial Corp. (WFC) recently announced the opening of a Publix grocery store at Steele Creek Crossing, a 77,301-sq.-ft. retail center fully owned by WFC. Publix Super Markets has now brought the 12810 South Tryon Street retail center to full occupancy. Other tenants...
  • Realtor.com News - NHL Defenseman Jack Johnson Selling His SoCal Home
    11/21/2014 @ 5:35 PM - In Manhattan Village, a gated community less than three miles from Manhattan Beach in Southern California, theres a nice townhome for sale , ideal for a single family. But the reason for the sale is a story of family dysfunction. Jack Johnson, a defenseman for the Columbus Blue Jackets of the NHL, is selling the townhouse-which...
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Popular Stories

  • Dezeen - New Pinterest board: copper
    11/23/2014 @ 1:01 AM - Following the popularity of David Chipperfield's office building in China featuring a copper facade , we've collected together all the best copper-based projects from the pages of Dezeen and pinned them to a new Pinterest board » Follow Dezeen on Pinterest | See more copper projects

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  • designboom - odile decqs flying horse takes form in sifang art museum
    11/23/2014 @ 2:01 AM - five rolling rocks embed themselves into the hillside, each containing an individual bedroom manifested through individual concepts. The post odile decqs flying horse takes form in sifang art museum appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine .
  • ArchDaily - Les Océanides Mall / Atelier REC
    11/23/2014 @ 2:01 AM - Architects: Atelier REC Location: Arcachon , France Year: 2013 Photographs: Courtesy of Atelier REC Acoustic Research Unit: acoustic research unitEmacoustic It Research Unit:...

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Celebrity Real Estate

  • The Real Deal - Renée Zellweger sells Hamptons home over ask
    11/22/2014 @ 5:01 PM - From left: Renée Zellweger and 30 Egypt Lane in East Hampton Renée Zellweger has just sold her East Hampton beach mansion for well over its $4.45 million asking price less than a month after she listed it. Zellweger hid her ownership of the East End property by filing documents stating that her famed photographer pal...
  • Venture Beat - Why 'arrogant jerks' become rich and successful in Silicon Valley
    11/22/2014 @ 12:44 PM - Theres a notion that some people become successful company founders because they have the right Startup DNA.” The DNA is comprised of characteristics like resilience” and ability to accept risk.” Another characteristic many top entrepreneurs share is arrogance. Or worse, just being a huge jerk. While reporting a long profile of Travis Kalanick...
  • Rent.com Blog - Modern Celebrity Homes and How to Get the Look
    11/22/2014 @ 11:01 AM - By Jen Jackowski Oh, to be a celebrity! It would mean being the center of attention, having money (well, usually) and being able to afford the penthouse apartment of your dreamswishful thinking, huh? The lifestyles of the rich and famous certainly do seem glamorous, but they don't have to be out of reach. Before...
  • Venture Beat - A fighting Poland: The birth and growth of Eastern Europe's hottest game industry (Part 1)
    11/22/2014 @ 11:01 AM - FEATURE: GamesBeat goes to Poland Cyberpunk 2077 is CD Projekt Red's Fight Club The Witcher: Battle Arena is the MOBA you can play on the john How This War of Mine draws on real life...
  • Curbed - Week in Review: Verrazano Bridge Turns 50; NYC Studios for Under $300k
    11/22/2014 @ 9:35 AM - What $1,300/Month Can Rent You in New York City , Here Now, Mapping Where 243 NYC Celebrities Live Right Now , The Verrazano Bridge, America's Longest Span, Is 50 Years Old , 10 Tiny New York Studios You Can Buy for Under $300,000 , SHoP's Revised, Shorter South Street Seaport Tower, Revealed! , Ben Shaoul's...
  • The Real Deal - 'Fox & Friends,' 'The Five' talk LLNYC: VIDEO
    11/22/2014 @ 9:00 AM - Fox & Friends” talk Kimberly Guilfoyles cover story in Luxury Listings NYC . And heres Luxury Listings again on Foxs The Five”:
  • Buzz Buzz Home - Celebrity billionaires are bankrolling a giant floating park in New York City
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Brokerage Tidbits

  • Times Union - The time is now, right now, to pay back student loans
    11/22/2014 @ 7:31 PM - If you have a recent college graduate in your family, be sure that he or she is alert to student loan repayment schedules — some grads need to start repayments before the end of November, which is just a few days away. The rule is that graduates must begin repaying their federal student loans six months after graduation, explained Mark...
  • Redfin Blog - UnReal Estate of the Week: Entertainment Rooms
    11/22/2014 @ 12:01 PM - For most of us, holiday gatherings mean setting up folding chairs and squeezing in next to friends and family in the living room. But with any of these homes for sale, you could host a rockin' party that is sure to impress. Warning; these entertainment rooms may cause jealousy. And for some tips on how to host the perfect...
  • Rent.com Blog - Modern Celebrity Homes and How to Get the Look
    11/22/2014 @ 11:01 AM - By Jen Jackowski Oh, to be a celebrity! It would mean being the center of attention, having money (well, usually) and being able to afford the penthouse apartment of your dreamswishful thinking, huh? The lifestyles of the rich and famous certainly do seem glamorous, but they don't have to be out of reach. Before...
  • The Real Deal - Supermodel Gemma Ward lists East Village home
    11/22/2014 @ 11:00 AM - Gemma Ward and and 232 E. 6th Street Australian supermodel Gemma Ward - the youngest model ever to appear on the cover of American Vogue at age 16 has listed her East Village apartment for $2.25 million. Ward bought the three-bedroom home, located at 232 East 6th Street, for $1.5 million in 2007 and...
  • Curbed - Week in Review: Verrazano Bridge Turns 50; NYC Studios for Under $300k
    11/22/2014 @ 9:35 AM - What $1,300/Month Can Rent You in New York City , Here Now, Mapping Where 243 NYC Celebrities Live Right Now , The Verrazano Bridge, America's Longest Span, Is 50 Years Old , 10 Tiny New York Studios You Can Buy for Under $300,000 , SHoP's Revised, Shorter South Street Seaport Tower, Revealed! , Ben Shaoul's...
  • AOL Real Estate - A $140 Million 'Briar Patch' for Sale in the Hamptons
    11/22/2014 @ 6:41 AM - Filed under: Buying , Celebrity Homes , Selling Brown Harris Stevens via Zillow By Catherine Sherman Pricey real estate is nothing new in the Hamptons. But when an 18-acre East Hampton estate sold for $147 million this spring ,...
  • RE Journals - Essex Realty Group brokers the sale of a 36-unit multi-family building
    11/21/2014 @ 10:01 PM - Essex Realty Group, Inc. announced the sale of 2834 W. Palmer in Chicago, Illinois. The property is a 36-unit corridor style building located in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood. It is situated on the north side of Palmer Street around the corner from California Avenue. This prime tree lined side street location in Logan Square is rarely available. The...
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Mortgage and Markets

  • Times Union - A death can bring money problems
    11/22/2014 @ 7:31 PM - When Catherine DeCarlo's husband, Anthony, died nine years ago at 46, there was enough life insurance to pay off her home mortgage, Social Security survivor benefits for her three young children and some retirement savings. It was by no means a windfall, but it wasn't a complete financial disaster, either. "I had to work full time, so I...
  • Times Union - The time is now, right now, to pay back student loans
    11/22/2014 @ 7:31 PM - If you have a recent college graduate in your family, be sure that he or she is alert to student loan repayment schedules — some grads need to start repayments before the end of November, which is just a few days away. The rule is that graduates must begin repaying their federal student loans six months after graduation, explained Mark...
  • Calculated Risk - Update: More 2015 Housing Forecasts
    11/22/2014 @ 6:06 PM - Update: I've added the MBA and Goldman Sachs forecasts. Also Wells Fargo updated their forecast (slight changes). Towards the end of each year I collect some housing forecasts for the following year, and it looks like most analysts are optimistic for 2015. Here is a summary of forecasts for 2014 . In 2014,...
  • Venture Beat - Why 'arrogant jerks' become rich and successful in Silicon Valley
    11/22/2014 @ 12:44 PM - Theres a notion that some people become successful company founders because they have the right Startup DNA.” The DNA is comprised of characteristics like resilience” and ability to accept risk.” Another characteristic many top entrepreneurs share is arrogance. Or worse, just being a huge jerk. While reporting a long profile of Travis Kalanick...
  • Calculated Risk - Schedule for Week of November 23rd
    11/22/2014 @ 11:57 AM - This will be a short, but busy holiday week. The key reports this week are the second estimate of Q3 GDP, October New Home sales, October personal income and outlays, and September Case-Shiller house prices. For manufacturing, the November Dallas and Richmond Fed surveys will be released this week. Also, the NY Fed Q3 Report on Household...
  • Bigger Pockets - Bad Behavior and the Self-Destruction of the Middle Class
    11/22/2014 @ 11:30 AM - In my previous article , I argue that a lack of education is a primary cause for income inequality in the United States. Today, I thought Id point out the other primary reason for income inequality: Bad Behavior. I thought that Id use one of my friends as an example and...
  • ArchDaily - Opinion: It Doesn't Matter Who Owns Public Plazas
    11/22/2014 @ 9:30 AM - When it comes to public space , many assume that while truly public space is always good, privately owned public space ” is always bad. However, in this article originally published by Metropolis Magazine as A Plaza is No Guarantee of Democracy ,” NBBJs Carl Yost argues that the distinction is not so binary....
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Tips, Tricks & Ideas

  • ArchDaily - Les Océanides Mall / Atelier REC
    11/23/2014 @ 2:01 AM - Architects: Atelier REC Location: Arcachon , France Year: 2013 Photographs: Courtesy of Atelier REC Acoustic Research Unit: acoustic research unitEmacoustic It Research Unit:...
  • Times Union - A death can bring money problems
    11/22/2014 @ 7:31 PM - When Catherine DeCarlo's husband, Anthony, died nine years ago at 46, there was enough life insurance to pay off her home mortgage, Social Security survivor benefits for her three young children and some retirement savings. It was by no means a windfall, but it wasn't a complete financial disaster, either. "I had to work full time, so I...
  • The Real Deal - Renée Zellweger sells Hamptons home over ask
    11/22/2014 @ 5:01 PM - From left: Renée Zellweger and 30 Egypt Lane in East Hampton Renée Zellweger has just sold her East Hampton beach mansion for well over its $4.45 million asking price less than a month after she listed it. Zellweger hid her ownership of the East End property by filing documents stating that her famed photographer pal...
  • ArchDaily - 'Jellyfish Barge' Provides Sustainable Source of Food and Water
    11/22/2014 @ 2:01 PM - With the earth's population increasing at an exponential rate, sustainable agriculture and access to clean water are becoming desperately important. Cristiana Favretto and Antonio Giraridi of Studiomobile  recognize this and have proposed a solution. Dubbed the Jellyfish Barge for its shape and translucency, this floating greenhouse is capable of growing its own food hydroponically and producing up to 150...
  • Entrepreneur - Gen Z Has Grand Ambitions for Homeownership
    11/22/2014 @ 2:00 PM - A recent Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate survey found strong interest among teens in one day purchasing the roof over their head.
  • Web Urbanist - Architectural Magic: Big Stone Building Breaks Free & Floats
    11/22/2014 @ 1:00 PM - [ By WebUrbanist in Art & Installation & Sound . ] A work of art, genius and incredible effort, half of this replica structure appears to hang in mid-air, seeming at once a perfect aesthetic fit for its surroundings and completely disconnected from the...
  • ArchDaily - Suburbian Villa / Deamicisarchitetti
    11/22/2014 @ 1:00 PM - Architects: Deamicisarchitetti Location: 27027 Gropello Cairoli Pavia, Italy Area: 460.0 sqm Year: 2012 Photographs: L. Bartoli From...
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