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  • SFGate - Hot Property: New construction in nation's most expensive zip code
    11/28/2014 @ 6:02 PM - In the case of Atherton's 87 Nora Way, an owner elected partway through the remodel of a ranch home on the half-acre lot to sell to a local development company.Silicon Valley Development obtained land to build a contemporary luxury residence, and the seller cashed in on property in 94027 - the nation's most expensive ZIP code.'When we bought it, our...
  • Realty Biz News - Real Estate Trust - Protecting Your Business
    11/28/2014 @ 12:18 PM - Structuring your real estate business can be done in many different ways. Like any business, it never comes completely without risk. How you title your properties can determine how much protection your business has. How much protection a real estate trust provides depends on the overall structure of your business. You should consult with a real estate attorney in your...
  • Realty Biz News - Memphis Has Vision
    11/28/2014 @ 12:14 PM - Memphis is a city of vision. One of those visions that is taking on life is improved economic performance. Job losses bottomed out late in 2010 and Memphis is now number 17 in the nation for job growth. The greater metropolitan area has seen consistent growth in gross domestic product over the last couple of years that has exceeded the...
  • Sotheby's International Realty - Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Last Week in November 2014
    11/28/2014 @ 11:30 AM - Highlights from this week's top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home. $29,500,000 USD | Manalapan, Florida | Nestler Poletto Sothebys International Realty I wanted a house where I could have the ocean in front and my boat docked behind me in the back,' said owner Tom Gerrard ...
  • The Atlantic - This Holiday Season, Let's Turn Retail Jobs Into Middle-Class Ones
    11/28/2014 @ 10:30 AM - Shoppers wait outside a New York Macy's for the store's Black Friday opening. (Reuters/Andrew Kelly ) As Americans rush out on Black Friday, its a good time to reflect on the meager wages paid to the people selling us all this stuff. And its high time to turn these low wage jobs in...
  • The Atlantic - The Real Lives of Feral Cats
    11/28/2014 @ 10:00 AM - Elizabeth and Jason Putsché Of the estimated 50 million feral cats currently living in the United States, 185,000 are thought to reside in the City of Baltimore. Photographers Elizabeth and Jason Putsché have encountered more than their fair share. The duo have been following and...
  • The Atlantic - Celebrating D.C.'s Punk 'Salad Days'
    11/28/2014 @ 8:00 AM - A Fugazi show in the late 1980s (Jim Saah) In 2012, Scott Crawford launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a project he'd already begun, a documentary about the heyday of punk music in Washington, D.C., during the 1980s. Crawford was an established music journalist and graphic designer (he edited the now-defunct ...
  • Remodelista - Trending on Gardenista: The Day-After Festivities
    11/28/2014 @ 7:00 AM - Our favorite way to cap off the holiday week? We're laying low, eating leftovers, and getting lost on Gardenista . Above: Go to Laura's Garden-to-Table Recipes for the most tempting day-after-Thanksgiving sandwiches. ...
  • Daily Finance - Better Than Money, #GivingTuesday Changes Culture of Caring
    11/28/2014 @ 1:00 AM - Filed under: Charity mangostock/Shutterstock By Carlton Wilkinson Human compassion may be woefully absent on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but it's set to bounce back the following Tuesday stronger than ever. #GivingTuesday is expected to smash old records for charitable donations as it has...
  • Washington Post Real Estate - House of the Week | Historic rowhouse in Southwest DC for $879K
    11/27/2014 @ 5:30 AM - Built in 1794, this four-story rowhouse in Southwest Washington is one of the oldest residential buildings in the city. Part of 'Wheat Row,' it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. John Greenleaf, often credited as the District's first real estate speculator, bought the land during a visit to Washington in 1793. Greenleaf, […]
  • Daily Finance - Staples Struggles to Supply a Changing Business World
    11/27/2014 @ 1:00 AM - Filed under: Company News , Earnings , Retail , Market News Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Selling office supplies hasn't been a very smart business decision these days. Shares of Staples ( SPLS ) may have popped nearly 7 percent higher after the company posted a larger-than-expected profit a few days...
  • Multi-Housing News - AMC Delancey Sells Radisson Largo-Washington, D.C., for $10.5M
    11/26/2014 @ 11:30 PM - By Adrian Maties, Associate Editor The Radisson Largo-Washington, D.C. A Washington, D.C.-area hotel recently changed hands. Philadelphia-based AMC Delancey sold the Radisson Largo-Washington, D.C., to an unnamed buyer for $10.5 million or $56,800 per room. The six-story hotel is located at 9100 Basil Court in Largo, Md. It has 184 rooms,...
  • Times Union - Data show pace easing
    11/26/2014 @ 10:50 PM - Washington U.S. consumers and businesses spent cautiously last month, a sign that strong growth during the spring and summer may decelerate in the final three months of the year. The figures released Wednesday were a mild disappointment after data the previous day showed the economy had expanded at the fastest pace in over a decade in...
  • NYT Real Estate - House Proud: Taunting the Big Bad Wolf
    11/26/2014 @ 7:18 PM - The house in Maryland was built with abundant varieties of wood but no nails.
  • Multi-Housing News - Halle Cos. Plans 300-Acre Mixed-Use Residential Development off Durham Freeway
    11/26/2014 @ 4:33 PM - by Adriana Pop, Associate Editor A new mixed-use residential development could soon rise on a 300-acre site just off the Durham Freeway at the Ellis Road exit. According to the NewsObserver , the Halle Cos. has recently completed the acquisition of the largely vacant land from 12 different owners for a total of...
  • BuzzFeed - 16 Bookstores To Visit This Holiday Weekend
    11/26/2014 @ 4:23 PM - Black Friday? More like BOOK Friday. Powell's , Portland, Oregon The ever-amazing indie bookseller Powell's isn't waiting for Black Friday to start offering its holiday savings. You can choose two titles from its " Wintersalen " collection and get a third one free; or, for more options,...
  • Realtor.com News - Denver Nuggets JaVale McGee Buys Vegas Bachelor Pad
    11/26/2014 @ 2:26 PM - Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee likes to have fun on and off the basketball court. His outgoing personality and in-game antics have been well documented: Deadspin has a Thats So JaVale ” tag on their blog, and hes a two-time MVP of Shaqtin a Fool . (McGee is also a fan favorite on Twitter and ...
  • The Atlantic - Predicting Travel Patterns in Future Disasters
    11/26/2014 @ 1:00 PM - From AP: This combination of Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 and Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 photos shows commuters in a line which stretched twice around the arena waiting to board buses into Manhattan in front of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York and the site nearly a year later. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) When...
  • Brokers Weekly - WSP engineers acquires ccrd
    11/26/2014 @ 12:37 PM - WSP, the international engineering design and environmental consultancy, has acquired ccrd , a national MEP engineering and commissioning firm. David Cooper, president and chief executive officer of WSP's USA region, said the acquisition expands the national presence of WSP, which has its U.S. headquarters in New York City, bringing its buildings staff to 1,050 employees across 16 offices in...
  • Brokers Weekly - SELLING POINTS: Cohen Equities' $100M shopping spree; Waterbridge Capital buys Broadway building
    11/26/2014 @ 12:12 PM - ?COHEN EQUITIES Cohen Equities acquires $100M in retail across U.S. Cohen Equities, a New York City-based commercial real estate firm, announced that it recently acquired six retail properties across the U.S., contributing to a total of $100 million in new assets in 2014. In total, the firm has purchased 26 properties in 13 states across the...
  • New York Observer - Savannas Chris Schlank on Making Class B Buildings a Thing of Beauty
    11/26/2014 @ 12:00 PM - Savanna founder and managing partner Chris Schlank. (Adam Jones/for Commercial Observer) In a city where Class A properties consistently make headlines, Chris Schlank, a founder and managing partner of Savanna Real Estate Fund, has an eye for less-conspicuous Class B buildings. Throughout his career, Mr. Schlank has led the acquisition and redevelopment of more than 65 real...
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  • Porch - 7 TV Cover Up Design Ideas
    11/28/2014 @ 12:01 PM - A big television may be amazing to feature your favorite movie on a Saturday night, but you may not want it on display every moment of every day. TVCoverUps has created a way to hide your flat screen in a simple and elegant way. Cover your television with a large framed mirror or piece of artwork (you can even use your own!)...
  • Sotheby's International Realty - Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Last Week in November 2014
    11/28/2014 @ 11:30 AM - Highlights from this week's top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home. $29,500,000 USD | Manalapan, Florida | Nestler Poletto Sothebys International Realty I wanted a house where I could have the ocean in front and my boat docked behind me in the back,' said owner Tom Gerrard ...
  • The Atlantic - This Holiday Season, Let's Turn Retail Jobs Into Middle-Class Ones
    11/28/2014 @ 10:30 AM - Shoppers wait outside a New York Macy's for the store's Black Friday opening. (Reuters/Andrew Kelly ) As Americans rush out on Black Friday, its a good time to reflect on the meager wages paid to the people selling us all this stuff. And its high time to turn these low wage jobs in...
  • Dezeen - Landmark architecture helps turn Miami into the "capital of Latin America"
    11/28/2014 @ 8:14 AM - Feature: international architects are leading Miami 's transforming from a retirement resort into a major cultural destination, according to architects and developers working in the city (+ slideshow). (more...)
  • AOL Real Estate - Black Friday and Beyond: Appliance Deals Abound
    11/28/2014 @ 6:13 AM - Filed under: Economy , Home Improvement Associated Press By BobVila.com Black Friday: It's the busiest shopping day in America, with the most eager consumers starting just after midnight. Like so many others, you may have planned to capitalize on...
  • Wallpaper - Daniel Arsham goes undercover at London's Pippy Houldsworth Gallery
    11/27/2014 @ 3:02 PM - Daniel Arsham, artist and one half of design duo Snarkitecture, has recently collaborated with the musician Pharrell Williams and the actor James Franco. That would suggest a number of things, not all of them good (he has also collaborated with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, following in the footsteps of Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg, just by the way of...
  • ArchDaily - Quintana 4598 / intile&rogers arquitectura
    11/27/2014 @ 11:00 AM - Architects: intile&rogers arquitectura Location: Quintana 4598, Buenos Aires , Argentina Project Year: 2013 Photographs: Federico Cairoli Structures: Ing. Ariel Fridman ...
  • Haute Residence - Duplex Penthouse of Faena Hotel Miami Beach to List for a Record $55 Million
    11/27/2014 @ 1:18 AM - Faena Group has announced plans to list a duplex penthouse in the Faena Hotel Miami Beach -the former Saxony Hotel -for a jaw-dropping $55 million.  which will likely make it the priciest condo for sale in the Miami area. One of 13 units on the top floor of an oceanfront building designed by Norman Foster...
  • Realty Biz News - Realty Trac: Median Price of Distressed Homes up 18%
    11/26/2014 @ 10:13 PM - The median price of distressed residential properties, which are those that are either in the foreclosure process or owned by a bank, jumped up by 18 percent year-over-year in October, according to RealtyTracs October 2014 Residential and Foreclosure Sales Report released on Wednesday. The price of non-distressed homes increased at the slower...
  • BuzzFeed - 16 Bookstores To Visit This Holiday Weekend
    11/26/2014 @ 4:23 PM - Black Friday? More like BOOK Friday. Powell's , Portland, Oregon The ever-amazing indie bookseller Powell's isn't waiting for Black Friday to start offering its holiday savings. You can choose two titles from its " Wintersalen " collection and get a third one free; or, for more options,...
  • ArchDaily - Miraflores House / Gerardo Caballero Maite Fernandez Arquitectos
    11/26/2014 @ 1:00 PM - Architects: Gerardo Caballero Maite Fernandez Arquitectos Location: José Hernández 2801-3399, Funes , Santa Fe Province, Argentina Project Architects: Gerardo Caballero , Maite Fernández, Orlando Alloatti Project Area: 800.0 m2 Project Year: 2011 Photographs: Gustavo Frittegotto ...
  • World Property Channel - My Top 10 Winter Caribbean Getaways
    11/26/2014 @ 12:10 PM - As I'm writing this, every state in the U.S. has just experienced - or is still experiencing - temperatures below freezing. And much of the rest of the Northern Hemisphere is also starting to experience snow, ice, and freezing temperatures. There's one place in the world, though, where the skies are blue, the water's green (and crystal-clear), and the...
  • Haute Residence - TopTenRealEstateDeals.coms Top 5 Picks of the Week: Featuring Don Johnsons French Country Farmhouse
    11/26/2014 @ 11:45 AM - TopTenRealEstateDeals.com  offers fresh real estate news for luxury and celebrity listings across the United States. Here's a taste of this week's Top Ten list: Don Johnsons French Country Farmhouse American actor, producer, director, singer, and songwriter Don Johnson has put his sprawling French Country farmhouse in Montecito up for sale for $14.9 million. ...
  • Bigger Pockets - The Power of Gratitude: How to Boost Profits & Spread Joy With Thank You Notes
    11/26/2014 @ 11:31 AM - I am writing this right before Thanksgiving, so gratitude is on my mind. But this topic of gratitude and more specifically of thank you notes is appropriate all year long in our lives and in our real estate businesses. If you apply the use of thank you notes consistently, it can not only boost your real estate profits, but...
  • World Property Channel - My Top 10 Winter Caribbean Getaways
    11/26/2014 @ 11:00 AM - As I'm writing this, every state in the U.S. has just experienced - or is still experiencing - temperatures below freezing. And much of the rest of the Northern Hemisphere is also starting to experience snow, ice, and freezing temperatures. There's one place in the world, though, where the skies are blue, the water's green (and crystal-clear), and the...
  • Rent.com Blog - Naughty or Nice: Nicest Cities for Renters
    11/26/2014 @ 11:00 AM - Is your city naughty or nice ? Here are the Top 10 Nicest Cities for Renters, where every day makes you feel like kissing someone under the mistletoe.   10.  Cleveland, OH  With its wide range of diversified districts and fairly low cost of living, Cleveland is one of the...
  • Property Wire - US commercial real estate activity expected to be on a firmer footing in 2015
    11/26/2014 @ 10:56 AM - Despite a slowing global economy, forward economic momentum in the United States should keep commercial real estate activity on firmer footing, according to the National Association of Realtors. The latest NAR quarterly commercial real estate forecast says that commercial activity should progress at a gradual pace heading into 2015. ‘Solid economic growth in the third quarter proved...
  • CP Executive - MG, Florida East Coast Realty & Corigin Plan 60-Story Condo Tower in Miami
    11/26/2014 @ 10:12 AM - By Keith Loria, Contributing Editor   MG Properties, Florida East Coast Realty and Corigin Real Estate Group, will team to develop 1201 Brickell Bay Drive, a 1.8-million-square-foot, luxury residential development on Biscayne Bay in Miami's financial district. 'The world-class location and an opportunity to partner with two of the strongest organizations in the industry made 1201 Brickell...
  • CP Executive - Economy Watch: Residential Price Increases, Revised GDP Numbers, Household Debt
    11/26/2014 @ 9:58 AM - By Dees Stribling, Contributing Editor The deceleration of residential prices continues apace, according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, which S&P Dow Jones Indices released on Monday. The 10-City Composite gained 4.8 percent year over year in September, down from 5.5 percent in August, while the 20-City Composite gained 4.9 percent year over year, compared to 5.6...
  • Wall Street Journal: Real Estate - Tunnel Vision at an Oceanfront Estate in Florida
    11/26/2014 @ 9:52 AM - The owner of this home built a tunnel to the beach and parking for his antique car collection
  • World Property Channel - Multifamily Investment in U.S. at Record Pace in 2014
    11/26/2014 @ 9:39 AM - According to the latest research from CBRE, multifamily investment in the U.S. is on pace for a record-breaking year, with total sales volume in 2014 on course to surpass the previous high of $105 billion set in 2007. Multifamily sales volume totaled $27.5 billion in Q3 2014--an increase of 28% year-over-year. The total in the first nine months...
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  • SFGate - Hot Property: New construction in nation's most expensive zip code
    11/28/2014 @ 6:02 PM - In the case of Atherton's 87 Nora Way, an owner elected partway through the remodel of a ranch home on the half-acre lot to sell to a local development company.Silicon Valley Development obtained land to build a contemporary luxury residence, and the seller cashed in on property in 94027 - the nation's most expensive ZIP code.'When we bought it, our...
  • ArchDaily - La Tomatina House / Plastik Arquitectos
    11/28/2014 @ 1:00 PM - Architects: Plastik Arquitectos Location: Aguascalientes , Aguascalientes , Mexico Project Architects: Gerardo Carrera Escobar y Eduardo Arellano Garcia Project Year: 2014 Photographs: Oscar Hernández ...
  • Property Wire - New home sales in Australia on the up again, latest HIA data shows
    11/28/2014 @ 12:13 PM - New home sales in Australia experienced a modest rise in October after remaining flat the month before, according to the latest report from the Housing Industry Association (HIA). Total seasonally adjusted new home sales increased by 3% and growth was driven by a growth in the sale of detached houses in Victoria and Western Australia. HIA chief economist...
  • Porch - 7 TV Cover Up Design Ideas
    11/28/2014 @ 12:01 PM - A big television may be amazing to feature your favorite movie on a Saturday night, but you may not want it on display every moment of every day. TVCoverUps has created a way to hide your flat screen in a simple and elegant way. Cover your television with a large framed mirror or piece of artwork (you can even use your own!)...
  • Sotheby's International Realty - Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Last Week in November 2014
    11/28/2014 @ 11:30 AM - Highlights from this week's top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home. $29,500,000 USD | Manalapan, Florida | Nestler Poletto Sothebys International Realty I wanted a house where I could have the ocean in front and my boat docked behind me in the back,' said owner Tom Gerrard ...
  • Venture Beat - The DeanBeat: Thankful for gaming's bubble and those who warn about it
    11/28/2014 @ 11:00 AM - I had a wonderful Thanksgiving and I hope you did too. Thank you for reading GamesBeat, VentureBeat, and my DeanBeat columns. Thanks also for participating in our community through our various events in mobile, games, and growth topics. I fully realize that we wouldnt be in business if there wasnt a vibrant startup industry in Silicon Valley, a strong game...
  • ArchDaily - Compartes Melrose / AAmp Studio
    11/28/2014 @ 11:00 AM - Architects: AAmp Studio Location: Melrose Place, West Hollywood , CA 90069, USA Architects In Charge: Andrew Ashey, Anne-Marie Armstrong Area: 500.0 ft2 Year: 2014 Photographs: Andrew Ashey ...
  • Property Wire - UK govt flagship Help to Buy scheme helps over 70,000 home owners
    11/28/2014 @ 10:38 AM - Help to Buy, the UK government’s flagship scheme, has helped more than 71,000 people across the country buy a new home, the latest official figures show. In total over 66,000 households have been helped by the Help to Buy mortgage guarantee and Equity Loan which was introduced to help those who cannot afford a mortgage to buy a home....
  • The Atlantic - This Holiday Season, Let's Turn Retail Jobs Into Middle-Class Ones
    11/28/2014 @ 10:30 AM - Shoppers wait outside a New York Macy's for the store's Black Friday opening. (Reuters/Andrew Kelly ) As Americans rush out on Black Friday, its a good time to reflect on the meager wages paid to the people selling us all this stuff. And its high time to turn these low wage jobs in...
  • Property Wire - Property prices in England and Wales up 0.1% in Oct, says Land Reg index
    11/28/2014 @ 10:24 AM - Property prices in England and Wales increased by 0.1% in October, taking the average price to £177,377, according to the latest index from the Land Registry. The data for October also shows an overall annual price increase of 7.7% but there are considerable regional variations. London has seen the biggest annual price rise at 18.6% and a 0.7% month...
  • Property Wire - UK estate agents report a better balance between buyers and homes for sale
    11/28/2014 @ 9:30 AM - A better balance between the number of homes for sale and the number of registered home buyers in the UK is emerging, according to the latest report from the National Association of Estate Agents. The October Housing Market survey found that member agents reported an average of 53 properties for sale per branch, some 15% higher than the monthly...
  • MoneyWeek - Sentiment extremes: Gold and Los Angeles real estate
    11/28/2014 @ 9:28 AM - John C Burford looks at how investor sentiment is affecting the gold price, and the price of property in Los Angeles. The post Sentiment extremes: Gold and Los Angeles real estate was first published on MoneyWeek .
  • The Real Deal - London's Hamleys hunting for a NYC location
    11/28/2014 @ 9:01 AM - Hamleys FAO Schwarz could soon face some Holiday competition. Hamleys, the world's oldest toy store, has announced that it is currently searching for U.S. locations in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York. The 254-year-old London-based shop's transatlantic push is being led by chief financial officer Alasdair Dunn, and JLL is advising the company, according to...
  • Wallpaper - The 10th Shanghai Biennale ponders a post-industrial China
    11/28/2014 @ 8:01 AM - All eyes were on Shanghai this weekend as the 10th Shanghai Biennale opened at the Power Station of Art - a converted 40,000 sq m Blade Runner-esque industrial complex that serves as China’s first state-run contemporary art museum. Thanks to the curatorial vision of the young, forward-thinking Anselm Franke, who is based in Berlin, the exhibition was notable for standing...
  • The Atlantic - Celebrating D.C.'s Punk 'Salad Days'
    11/28/2014 @ 8:00 AM - A Fugazi show in the late 1980s (Jim Saah) In 2012, Scott Crawford launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a project he'd already begun, a documentary about the heyday of punk music in Washington, D.C., during the 1980s. Crawford was an established music journalist and graphic designer (he edited the now-defunct ...
  • Bob Vila - In Lake Tahoe, a 1969 A-Frame Gets a Thoughtful Update
    11/28/2014 @ 7:59 AM - [caption id="attachment_55720" align="aligncenter" width="650" caption="Photo: plarch.com"][/caption]Curtis Popp believes in the power of editing. As partner in Sacramento-based Popp Littrell Architects & Interiors, he knows that some projects require gut renovation and that, in some situations, new construction makes good sense. But for his own vacation house, a charming 1969 A-frame situated on Lake Tahoe, he opted for a light, thoughtful approach. He...
  • Quartz - The complete guide to live-in relationships in India
    11/28/2014 @ 2:50 AM - Live-in relationships are still considered beyond the pale in India. But, in a country where parents often murder their children for marrying out of caste , many brave couples do live together without getting married. They face social opprobrium and many legal hurdles. Since I am on the verge of such a relationship, I thought its worth preparing a...
  • Property Wire - Buying a home in an English market town costs £25,000 more, new research shows
    11/28/2014 @ 1:25 AM - House prices in market towns in England are on average £24,766 or 12% higher than their county average, according to research from Lloyds Bank. Two out of three market towns in England have an average house price that is above their county average. Beaconsfield in South Buckinghamshire has the largest house price premium with homes trading at 156% or...
  • Porch - This Los Angeles Home Goes Bold With Color
    11/27/2014 @ 3:00 PM - Bright colors and bold patterns are the new way to make your home stunning, stylish, and personal. But vivid shades can be scary to decorate with. How do you use a rainbow of rich hues, and still get a home thats harmonious? This colorful Los Angeles home, decorated by interior designer Jen Dyer of Jeneration Interiors , shows you how. With fearless...
  • Calculated Risk - WTI Crude Oil Falls Below $70
    11/27/2014 @ 12:48 PM - From the WSJ: OPEC Leaves Production Target Unchanged The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries said its 12 members, who collectively pump around one-third of the world's oil, would comply with its current production ceiling of 30 million barrels a day. That would involve a supply cut of around 300,000 barrels a day based on the...
  • Property Wire - US homes market experiencing a shortage of properties for sale at lower end
    11/27/2014 @ 12:43 PM - More higher priced homes in the US are being put up for sale but there is still a shortage of lower priced homes on the market, new research suggests. Buyers searching for homes will find more homes for sale overall, but supply of lower priced homes is growing more slowly than high priced homes in most of the country,...
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  • Daily Finance - Better Than Money, #GivingTuesday Changes Culture of Caring
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  • The Real Deal - Manhattan's neighborhood amenities ranked
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  • Fortune - Uber suspends activities in Nevada after injunction
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  • ReadWrite - Amazon Gears Up For Cyber Monday
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  • AOL Real Estate - Camille Grammer Cuts Malibu Price by Another $1 Million
    11/27/2014 @ 9:59 AM - Filed under: Celebrity Homes , Lifestyle , Selling Simon Berlyn via Zillow The nearly five-acre estate, originally listed at $17.5 million, has been on and off the market since 2012. By Catherine Sherman If you're Camille Grammer, it's never too late to reunite with...

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  • Orange County Register - Lake Forest Gateway Center remodel underway
    11/27/2014 @ 3:00 AM - LAKE FOREST - Piles of rubble have replaced three office buildings at Rockfield Boulevard and Lake Forest Drive, the start to a long-awaited overhaul of the Gateway Center plaza. The demolition marks the beginning of a complete redevelopment of the...
  • Rent.com Blog - A Renter's Guide to Homesharing
    11/27/2014 @ 11:01 AM - By Lindsay Smith Travelers are a spending a lot less time at hotels and hostels and a lot more time in strangers homes, especially since the launch of Airbnb . The biggest name in homesharing, Airbnb is a website that allows homeowners and renters to offer accommodations in their house or apartment for a short...

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  • designboom - christian de portzamparc adds one57 tower to the new york skyline
    11/27/2014 @ 7:50 AM - the façade's cascading glazed strips become curved sinuous forms as they peel away from the structure - sheltering external terraces, and animating the building's elevations. The post christian de portzamparc adds one57 tower to the new york skyline appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine .

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  • Bigger Pockets - A 3 Step Exercise in Gratitude to Refocus Your Mind for the Holidays
    11/27/2014 @ 1:30 PM - On the heels of Thanksgiving, I starting pondering what Thanksgiving was for our family, our life, and for me personally and I have a confession: Sometimes I allow the little things to drive me crazy. I get really annoyed. My mind spins. I get upset, frustrated, and sometimes I even say things I dont mean. I can lose sight...

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  • Brokers Weekly - TIAA-CREF buys tower in path of progress
    11/27/2014 @ 9:01 AM - TIAA-CREF has purchased 21 Penn Plaza, the midtown Manhattan office property owned by Savanna and The Feil Organization, for an undisclosed amount. Savanna and Feil bought the 16-story office building on the corner of West 31st Street and 9th Avenue for $137.5 million in 2011. They spent close to $5 million on building upgrades and successfully leased over...

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  • designboom - malin persson envisions colorful student housing project in stockholm
    11/27/2014 @ 12:15 AM - the façade is defined by strips of glazing whose rhythm is randomly disrupted bay windows with diagonal portions of pink and yellow. The post malin persson envisions colorful student housing project in stockholm appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine .

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  • designboom - setre marina hotel by ryuichi ashizawa plays sounds like an aeolian harp
    11/27/2014 @ 6:01 AM - the architecture has been arranged to connected man with nature through locally-made industrial and and organic materials. The post setre marina hotel by ryuichi ashizawa plays sounds like an aeolian harp appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine .

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  • designboom - lina bo bardi at 100: brazils alternative path to modernism
    11/27/2014 @ 2:56 AM - 100 years after the acclaimed architect's birth, publishers hatje cantz has released a book chronicling her diverse range of work. The post lina bo bardi at 100: brazils alternative path to modernism appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine .

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  • ArchDaily - Touristic Villa 'S, M, L' / studio SYNTHESIS
    11/27/2014 @ 3:01 PM - Architects: studio SYNTHESIS Location: Tivat, Montenegro Architect In Charge: Sonja Radovic- Jelovac Co Architects : Nikodin Zizic, Marija Jakic Project Team : Ivana Stamatovic, Lela Redzepagic, Bojan Stankovic, Milic Djerkovic Area: 1345.0 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Slaven Vulis ...

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Celebrity Real Estate

  • Gizmodo - Retro Safety Glasses For Style-Conscious Carpenters
    11/28/2014 @ 5:30 PM - Just because you're handy with a hammer doesn't mean you have to look fashionably-challenged while plying your trade. So leave it to Restoration Hardware to stock a pair of retro-styled horn-rimmed safety glasses to keep you looking chic while working on a construction site. Read more...
  • ReadWrite - Amazon Gears Up For Cyber Monday
    11/28/2014 @ 1:40 PM - Amazon’s already sooo over Black Friday. The online retail giant pushes forward with new offers starting Saturday, ahead of Cyber Monday, with new deals launching every 10 minutes. For the first time, it’s also sending mobile-exclusive lightning deals through its app, so users can snag a sweet discount on the go. Amazon says thousands of...
  • Sotheby's International Realty - Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Last Week in November 2014
    11/28/2014 @ 11:30 AM - Highlights from this week's top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home. $29,500,000 USD | Manalapan, Florida | Nestler Poletto Sothebys International Realty I wanted a house where I could have the ocean in front and my boat docked behind me in the back,' said owner Tom Gerrard ...
  • ArchDaily - P House / Cherem Arquitectos
    11/28/2014 @ 9:01 AM - Architects: Cherem Arquitectos Location: Isla del Lago, Bosque Real Country Club, 52770 Huixquilucan, State of Mexico , Mexico Project Architect: Arq. Abraham Cherem Design Team: Arq. Miguel Bravo Project Area: 780.0 m2 Project Year: 2013 Photographs: Enrique Macías ...
  • The Atlantic - Celebrating D.C.'s Punk 'Salad Days'
    11/28/2014 @ 8:00 AM - A Fugazi show in the late 1980s (Jim Saah) In 2012, Scott Crawford launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a project he'd already begun, a documentary about the heyday of punk music in Washington, D.C., during the 1980s. Crawford was an established music journalist and graphic designer (he edited the now-defunct ...
  • Quartz - Quartz Daily Brief-Europe edition-Camerons migrant crackdown, Ferguson Thanksgiving protests, OPEC cuts blocked, Sriracha beer
    11/28/2014 @ 12:04 AM - What to watch for today David Cameron tests the EUs limits. The UK prime minister wants to make EU migrants  ineligible for welfare and housing benefits for their first four years in the UK. The proposed legislation, introduced as the anti-immigration UK Independence Party attracts more popular support, may threaten the UKs position within the EU....
  • Wallpaper - Daniel Arsham goes undercover at London's Pippy Houldsworth Gallery
    11/27/2014 @ 3:02 PM - Daniel Arsham, artist and one half of design duo Snarkitecture, has recently collaborated with the musician Pharrell Williams and the actor James Franco. That would suggest a number of things, not all of them good (he has also collaborated with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, following in the footsteps of Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg, just by the way of...
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Brokerage Tidbits

  • SFGate - Newly built four-bedroom in Los Gatos open Sunday
    11/28/2014 @ 6:02 PM - Graced by three fireplaces, this newly built residence is adorned with architectural details like recessed ceilings, skylights and a welcoming floorplan. The master suite connects to the landscaped backyard, and the home is lined with Acacia flooring. ...
  • SFGate - Two-bedroom condo in SOMA open Sunday
    11/28/2014 @ 6:02 PM - Landmark views through floor-to-ceiling windows and a remodeled kitchen await the next resident of this top-floor corner loft. The unit includes deeded parking and a roof deck, and the building is near highways 80, 101 and 280. ...
  • Blue Matter - Home Tip of the Day: Thanksgiving Leftovers
    11/28/2014 @ 2:31 PM - At a loss for what to do with the massive amounts of leftover turkey you have from Thanksgiving? Here are a few tasty ideas you might want to try out. The following Home Tip of the Day was filmed at  41 Lafayette Dr   Livingston Twp. ,  NJ  listed at $2.95...
  • The Real Deal - Industry comes together to honor Amir Korangy for his support of children with cancer
    11/28/2014 @ 1:01 PM - The industry's leading lights came together last month to honor The Real Deal's Amir Korangy for his commitment to supporting families of seriously ill children. Korangy received the Child's Champion Award from the Ronald McDonald House New York, which provides housing and support services for pediatric cancer patients and their families. Korangy's goal was to raise $100,000...
  • Realty Biz News - Real Estate Trust - Protecting Your Business
    11/28/2014 @ 12:18 PM - Structuring your real estate business can be done in many different ways. Like any business, it never comes completely without risk. How you title your properties can determine how much protection your business has. How much protection a real estate trust provides depends on the overall structure of your business. You should consult with a real estate attorney in your...
  • Realty Biz News - Memphis Has Vision
    11/28/2014 @ 12:14 PM - Memphis is a city of vision. One of those visions that is taking on life is improved economic performance. Job losses bottomed out late in 2010 and Memphis is now number 17 in the nation for job growth. The greater metropolitan area has seen consistent growth in gross domestic product over the last couple of years that has exceeded the...
  • Sotheby's International Realty - Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Last Week in November 2014
    11/28/2014 @ 11:30 AM - Highlights from this week's top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home. $29,500,000 USD | Manalapan, Florida | Nestler Poletto Sothebys International Realty I wanted a house where I could have the ocean in front and my boat docked behind me in the back,' said owner Tom Gerrard ...
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Mortgage and Markets

  • SFGate - Just Approved: Broker helps borrower overcome past foreclosure
    11/28/2014 @ 6:02 PM - Broker helps borrower overcome past foreclosureMortgage broker:Loan type: 5/1 ARM.Sondhi's client wanted to purchase the duplex where he rented a unit, but he had a recent foreclosure in June 2011.Most lenders require at least seven years to have passed before a borrower can again be eligible for a new home loan.Sondhi learned his client's employer at the time of the...
  • Reuters - Lawsuit accuses Wells Fargo of biased lending in Chicago area
    11/28/2014 @ 5:19 PM - Nov 28 (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co was sued on Friday by Cook County, Illinois, which accused the largest U.S. mortgage lender of targeting black, Hispanic and female borrowers with predatory and...
  • Reuters - Come spring, 'For Sale' signs expected in U.S. riot-hit town
    11/28/2014 @ 4:45 PM - Nov 28 (Reuters) - Realty brokers in battered Ferguson, Missouri, are predicting many homes could go up for sale early next year after rioting over the August police shooting of a black teenager...
  • Realty Biz News - Real Estate Trust - Protecting Your Business
    11/28/2014 @ 12:18 PM - Structuring your real estate business can be done in many different ways. Like any business, it never comes completely without risk. How you title your properties can determine how much protection your business has. How much protection a real estate trust provides depends on the overall structure of your business. You should consult with a real estate attorney in your...
  • Property Wire - UK govt flagship Help to Buy scheme helps over 70,000 home owners
    11/28/2014 @ 10:38 AM - Help to Buy, the UK government’s flagship scheme, has helped more than 71,000 people across the country buy a new home, the latest official figures show. In total over 66,000 households have been helped by the Help to Buy mortgage guarantee and Equity Loan which was introduced to help those who cannot afford a mortgage to buy a home....
  • The Atlantic - This Holiday Season, Let's Turn Retail Jobs Into Middle-Class Ones
    11/28/2014 @ 10:30 AM - Shoppers wait outside a New York Macy's for the store's Black Friday opening. (Reuters/Andrew Kelly ) As Americans rush out on Black Friday, its a good time to reflect on the meager wages paid to the people selling us all this stuff. And its high time to turn these low wage jobs in...
  • DS News - Freddie Macs Growth Rate Hits 20-Month High
    11/28/2014 @ 9:31 AM - October marked the second straight month of growth for the portfolio, which has contracted for seven of 2014's first 10 months. Year-to-date, the portfolio has shrunk at an average annualized rate of 0.8 percent. The post Freddie Macs Growth Rate Hits 20-Month High appeared first on DSNews .
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Tips, Tricks & Ideas

  • SFGate - Hot Property: New construction in nation's most expensive zip code
    11/28/2014 @ 6:02 PM - In the case of Atherton's 87 Nora Way, an owner elected partway through the remodel of a ranch home on the half-acre lot to sell to a local development company.Silicon Valley Development obtained land to build a contemporary luxury residence, and the seller cashed in on property in 94027 - the nation's most expensive ZIP code.'When we bought it, our...
  • ArchDaily - Macquarie University Social Learning Space / Bennett and Trimble
    11/28/2014 @ 5:01 PM - Architects: Bennett and Trimble Location: Macquarie University, Sydney NSW 2109, Australia Architects In Charge: Marcus Trimble, Matthew Bennett Collaborator: Cameron Burbidge Year: 2013 Photographs: Peter Bennetts ...
  • ArchDaily - 'Insectarium Metamorphosis' Takes First Place in Montréal's Space for Life Competition
    11/28/2014 @ 4:01 PM - Kuehn Malvezzi ,  Pelletier De Fontenay ,  Jodoin Lamarre Pratte ,  Dupras Ledoux , and the  Canadian Centre for Architecture  (NCK) have won one of three first place positions in Montréal 's Space for Life International Architectural Competition, which seeks to reinvent mankind's relationship with the natural world for the city's...
  • ArchDaily - Timber Frame House / A-ZERO architects
    11/28/2014 @ 3:01 PM - Architects: A-ZERO architects Location: Leighton Buzzard , Leighton Buzzard , Central Bedfordshire LU7, UK Year: 2014 Photographs: James Whitaker Contractor: Philips Build...
  • Porch - 10 Easy DIY Ornaments You Can Make Out of Paper
    11/28/2014 @ 3:00 PM - At long last, its time to break out the holiday decorations and deck those halls! This year, add some handmade flair to your décor with these ten beautiful ornaments that you can make out of paper. These ornaments are lovely enough to find a place in a treasured collection, but easy enough to make with kids. And theyre all easy...
  • Bob Vila - How To: Get Rid of Every Carpet Stain
    11/28/2014 @ 2:47 PM - ["When you spot a spill, get to work quickly to prevent it from turning into a stain. In any of these scenarios, start by scraping away excess material, being careful not to rub in or spread the mess. Then blot the spot with paper towels and water before moving on to other remedies. Thinking about using a commercial spot remover?...
  • Blue Matter - Home Tip of the Day: Thanksgiving Leftovers
    11/28/2014 @ 2:31 PM - At a loss for what to do with the massive amounts of leftover turkey you have from Thanksgiving? Here are a few tasty ideas you might want to try out. The following Home Tip of the Day was filmed at  41 Lafayette Dr   Livingston Twp. ,  NJ  listed at $2.95...
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