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  • Gant Daily - Erica Jong: Why I trust Hillary Clinton
    5/26/2016 @ 7:15 PM - There are two men running for president and one lone woman. Both men have been carried away by the madness of crowds. The truth is we dont know what either of them can or will do. One of the men is a carny barker who is busy proving H.L. Menckens dictum: No one ever went broke underestimating the...
  • Business Insider - Chinese firms are still plowing money into US real estate
    5/26/2016 @ 7:01 PM - Firms based in China spent a hefty $9.3 billion on a total of 47 American commercial real estate properties so far this year, more than doubling the second largest national contingent, Canadians, who spent about $4.2 billion. The Chinese investors’ total already far exceeds last year’s tally of $6 billion spent on U.S. commercial properties, the Wall Street Journal...
  • Salon - Donald Trump, the ultimate Survivor”: How watching Richard Hatch win laid the groundwork for Trump the GOP nominee
    5/26/2016 @ 6:59 PM - Donald Trump / Richard Hatch (Credit: Reuters/L.E. Baskow/AP/Damian Dovarganes/Salon) Donald Trump is the most disliked national politician in America. Hillary Clinton isn't much far behind. For the past twelve years, two French mathematicians, Michel Balinski and Rida Laraki, have been studying presidential elections in the U.S. The fact that 'Trump versus Clinton will almost surely be the choice...
  • Curbed - Charming Townhouse on Private Washington Mews Asking $30,000/Month
    5/26/2016 @ 6:30 PM - The home is located on one of Manhattan's hidden thoroughfares New York is full of lovely little secret streets, many of which actually have residents who are lucky enough to call them home-Warren Mews and Sylvan Terrace are just two that come to mind. And today, a six-bedroom townhouse on another private lane, Washington Mews (between...
  • The Real Deal - Ashkenazy makes bid for Israeli insurer valuing it at $743M
    5/26/2016 @ 6:20 PM - Ben Ashkenazy and Eduardo Elzstain Ashkenazy Acquisition Corporation made a bid for a controlling stake in Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings, the insurance and pension unit of distressed Israeli conglomerate IDB Development. The bid would value Clal at $743 million. Ashkenazy CEO Michael Alpert has not confirmed the bid, but IDB disclosed  Thursday  that it had received a non-binding offer from...
  • Housing Wire - HSBC plans $420M suit against Merrill Lynch, Bank of America for toxic Countrywide loans
    5/26/2016 @ 6:03 PM - HSBC Bank notified a New York state court this week that it plans to file a $420 million lawsuit against Merrill Lynch and Bank of America, claiming that both Merrill Lynch and Bank of America knew a series of Countrywide mortgage loans were toxic and allowed the loans to be securitized nonetheless. Here are all the details.
  • Gothamist - Extra, Extra: The Top 20 Influential New Yorkers Under 12 Months Old
    5/26/2016 @ 5:57 PM - Because Donald Trump lies occasionally, check out today's end-of-day links: Lower East Side escorts, Shakespeare in the Park, car fires on Long Island, meth burritos, influential NYC babies, and Bernese Mountain Dog heaven. Follow Gothamist on Twitter , Instagram , YouTube , and Snapchat , and like us on Facebook . You can also...
  • The Real Deal - VIDEO: Skipped ICSC? Here's what you missed, in 60 seconds
    5/26/2016 @ 5:51 PM - Didnt make it to (literally) the hottest real estate conference of the year? Dont sweat it weve got you covered. The Real Deal was there to witness all of the poolside dealmaking, casino-floor networking and after-dark partying that went down at this years annual RECon in Las Vegas . To see a photo recap of...
  • Curbed - Ranked: Lower Manhattan Neighborhoods With the Most 311 Complaints
    5/26/2016 @ 5:45 PM - Can you guess which neighborhood was the top offender? Lower Manhattan is filled with beautiful architecture, culture, and fascinating history that is constantly building upon itself. But as the saying goes, all that glitters is not gold. A recent analysis, completed by RentHop , compiled 311 complaints in neighborhoods like East Village, Chinatown, West Village, Lower East...
  • Business Insider - The 'Million Dollar Listing' stars name the most memorable deals they've ever closed
    5/26/2016 @ 5:38 PM - How many times have you watched the stars of Bravo's 'Million Dollar Listing: New York' score a six-digit commission after selling a multimillion-dollar property and think, 'I am in the wrong business'? They make it look easy, but Fredrik Eklund, Ryan Serhant, and Luis Ortiz will be the first ones to tell you that money isn't the driving factor...
  • EV Grieve - Beware of the budding sinkhole that nearly swallowed an M8 on St. Mark's Place
    5/26/2016 @ 5:36 PM - @evgrieve have you seen the bus that opened up the earth on st marks? pic.twitter.com/t631XstZFL — EdenBrower (@edenbrower) May 26, 2016 This happened at Avenue A. The bus is gone now, @edenbrower reports... but the potential for sinking remains ...
  • Gant Daily - Obituary Notice: Ida Mae Coble
    5/26/2016 @ 5:35 PM - Ida Mae Coble, 89, of Pleasant Hill, Philipsburg RD, died Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at her home. Born May 23, 1927 in Woodland, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Effie (Turner) Peters. She was a 1945 graduate of Clearfield High School. She retired from the former Philipsburg Hospital after 25 years of service, where she...
  • The Real Deal - Westfield boots tenant Dune London from long-delayed WTC mall project
    5/26/2016 @ 5:31 PM - Rendering of World Trade Center Mall (inset: John Egan)(credit: Doubleshot ) The operator of the delay-plagued shopping mall project at the World Trade Center gave the boot to one of its tenants, and is now claiming the retailer walked away from its $10 million lease by not taking possession of its space last month. ...
  • Newsday - 12 luxury waterfront homes in Montauk to be sold by Gurney's
    5/26/2016 @ 5:19 PM - The homes feature resort-style amenities from neighboring Gurney's Montauk Resort.
  • Gant Daily - Role reversal: GOP unites behind Trump, Democrats in disarray
    5/26/2016 @ 5:15 PM - Just when it seemed that the election could not get any crazier, it has. A month ago, it seemed that the Democrats were sitting pretty. Republicans were in disarray. All the talk revolved around a contested convention in Cleveland as Sen. Ted Cruz kept winning delegates in state conventions who would vote for him on the second round....
  • Brokers Weekly - Mom's the word as star rookie climbs ladder to success
    5/26/2016 @ 5:11 PM - Timur Mone is a creature of habit. Mone, a young broker who recently jumped to Corcoran after being named Rookie of the Year at Platinum Properties, followed a strict regimen as he started his career in the real estate industry. He would wake up at 5 a.m., go to a gym near New Jersey Transit an hour later, and...
  • The Real Deal - Compass taps Sotheby's John Gicking to co-captain Hamptons ops
    5/26/2016 @ 5:11 PM - John Gicking Take a punch, throw a punch. After losing its top Hamptons executive to Sotheby's International Realty, Compass has poached a new manager from within Sotheby's ranks. The firm tapped John Gicking, a former Wall Street executive who managed Sotheby's East Hampton office, as senior managing director of sales, it said Thursday. Gicking will co-lead...
  • Curbed - Architects Propose Turning Area Under the BQE Into Public Space
    5/26/2016 @ 5:00 PM - Ideas include a sports facility and commercial kitchens Architecture firm Buro Koray Duman has released conceptual designs for two sets of projects that could transform an underutilized area under the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, where it passes through Sunset Park, Dezeen reports . The first of the two proposals would see the area converted into a...
  • Brokers Weekly - Woodmont Properties adds pharma leader to roster at 400 Alexander Park
    5/26/2016 @ 4:54 PM - Woodmont Properties announced that a global pharmaceutical company has a signed a 36,600 s/f lease at 400 Alexander Park, an office building in West Windsor Township, NJ, which was recently renovated to attain LEED certification. 400 Alexander Park will serve as U.S. headquarters for this global company, which focuses on acquiring, developing and licensing products primarily in cardiovascular, pain...
  • Brokers Weekly - Hummus giant, Sabra, commits long-term to White Plains
    5/26/2016 @ 4:50 PM - CBRE Group's Westchester/Connecticut office announced that Sabra Dipping Company, LLC has committed to stay long-term and expand their square footage at The Exchange in White Plains, NY. The company leased a total of 36,345 s/f at the 129,475 s/f building owned by Normandy Real Estate Partners. CBRE managed both sides of the transaction. Kevin Langtry, vice president, represented...
  • The Real Deal - New York REIT stock drops 8% in wake of JBG merger
    5/26/2016 @ 4:46 PM - One Worldwide Plaza (inset: W. Matt Kelly and Michael Happel) New York REIT shareholders arent nearly as chuffed about the company's proposed merger with JBG Companies as the executives involved. The companys stock dropped more than 8 percent to close at $9 per share Thursday, one day after the company announced that it...
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  • Salon - I got nothing against him”: Neil Young reverses position on Donald Trump using his music
    5/26/2016 @ 7:00 PM - Neil Young (Credit: AP/John Shearer) If there is a single running joke that never stops being funny-each and every four years!-its  the one about the Republican presidential candidate who tries to use a rock anthem as his (pretty much always his) theme song, only to be shut down by the...
  • Curbed - Charming Townhouse on Private Washington Mews Asking $30,000/Month
    5/26/2016 @ 6:30 PM - The home is located on one of Manhattan's hidden thoroughfares New York is full of lovely little secret streets, many of which actually have residents who are lucky enough to call them home-Warren Mews and Sylvan Terrace are just two that come to mind. And today, a six-bedroom townhouse on another private lane, Washington Mews (between...
  • Gant Daily - Suing Saudi Arabia over 9/11?
    5/26/2016 @ 6:30 PM - The House Foreign Affairs committee held a hearing this week on a controversial bill passed by the Senate that would create rights for victims of the 9/11 terror attacks to sue the country of Saudi Arabia. Its an example of a retroactive statute,” one that imposes new legal consequences for conduct that occurred before the law was enacted....
  • Gant Daily - Donald Trumps energy plan: Regulate less, drill more
    5/26/2016 @ 5:45 PM - Donald Trump has a simple formula to get Americas energy industry back on its feet: stop overregulation and start drilling a lot more for oil and gas. In his first in-depth speech about energy policy, Trump on Thursday promised to make American energy dominance” a strategic economic and foreign policy goal of the U.S. Americas incredible energy potential...
  • Brokers Weekly - Woodmont Properties adds pharma leader to roster at 400 Alexander Park
    5/26/2016 @ 4:54 PM - Woodmont Properties announced that a global pharmaceutical company has a signed a 36,600 s/f lease at 400 Alexander Park, an office building in West Windsor Township, NJ, which was recently renovated to attain LEED certification. 400 Alexander Park will serve as U.S. headquarters for this global company, which focuses on acquiring, developing and licensing products primarily in cardiovascular, pain...
  • The Real Deal - New York REIT stock drops 8% in wake of JBG merger
    5/26/2016 @ 4:46 PM - One Worldwide Plaza (inset: W. Matt Kelly and Michael Happel) New York REIT shareholders arent nearly as chuffed about the company's proposed merger with JBG Companies as the executives involved. The companys stock dropped more than 8 percent to close at $9 per share Thursday, one day after the company announced that it...
  • Slate - Peter Thiel's Revenge Campaign Is a Wakeup Call 
    5/26/2016 @ 4:26 PM - Peter Thiel is an eccentric libertarian and successful tech investor who has had a lot of crazy ideas: that Methuselan life spans are just around the corner , that America's best and brightest should live together on man-made islands floating around the sea , that Donald Trump would be a good president . A multibillionaire,...
  • Realtor.com News - 7 Must-Know Facts About President Obamas New Home
    5/26/2016 @ 3:21 PM - realtor.com Whoever winds up moving into the White House next year is...
  • DNA Info New York - WaHi Supportive Housing Called a 'Blessing' by Formerly Homeless Tenants
    5/26/2016 @ 3:16 PM - The O'Hanlon, a 44-unit supportive housing building, opened on Amsterdam Avenue near 166th Street.
  • Salon - Braves outfielder Hector Olivera suspended through Aug. 1
    5/26/2016 @ 3:09 PM - ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Braves dismal season took another turn for the worse Thursday when outfielder Hector Olivera was suspended through Aug. 1 for his arrest on domestic violence charges. The suspension, announced by commissioner Rob Manfred, is without pay and covers 82 games, retroactive to April 30. Olivera was arrested April 13 at a hotel outside...
  • Salon - Moments from Trumps rise in chaotic GOP race, now settled
    5/26/2016 @ 2:13 PM - WASHINGTON (AP) - The nicknames. The outrage. The rallies - and the protests. The moments history will probably remember from the fight for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination are a procession of rule-breaking clashes, followed by a slow-motion victory assured Thursday by a candidate no one - including himself - was sure would succeed. In the APs delegate...
  • Brokers Weekly - ON THE SCENE: This week's sales & exclusives under $10M
    5/26/2016 @ 1:20 PM - AGENTS EPIC Commercial Realty announced the following exclusive assignments: • The sale of 264 Linden Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located between Knickerbocker Avenue and Irving Avenue, the building a three-story YONA EDELKOPF walk-up which will be delivered vacant with approved plans for a new five-story, five-family...
  • Salon - Trump agrees to debate Sanders; Fox News is interested
    5/26/2016 @ 12:27 PM - WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump is welcoming Bernie Sanders proposal that they meet in a debate but is setting a high price for participating. His condition: The hosting TV network would have to put up millions of dollars for charity. Representatives for Fox News and ABC News say the networks are interested” in hosting such a showdown. The Fox...
  • 6sqft - Colonial Meets Rock Star at Allman Brothers Guitarists Former Nyack Home, Asking $2M
    5/26/2016 @ 12:11 PM - one moment please... 530 North Broadway, Nyack, NY, United States + Expand - collapse Warren Haynes , guitarist for The Allman Brothers Band, may not live in this Upper Nyack home anymore, but it sure does look like its inhabited by a musician. From the outside, the five-bedroom Colonial...
  • Business Insider - The most extravagant places tech billionaires go to vacation
    5/26/2016 @ 11:55 AM - Everyone needs to take a vacation every once in a while, especially during the summer months. But vacation means something a little different when you're a millionaire or even a billionaire. From massive island retreats to private superyachts, these tech executives' second homes take luxury to the next level. SEE ALSO: This luxury appliance...
  • Realty Biz News - More Homes Are Being Remodeled In 2016
    5/26/2016 @ 11:03 AM - Some people are remodeling in preparation for selling their homes while others are remodeling to make the home more livable for them self and their family. But make no mistake, remodeling is one of the hottest activities in the real estate industry right now. This is a real estate story that doesnt change much. Bathrooms continue to be the...
  • Washington Post Real Estate - Mortgage rates rise in anticipation of possible action by the Federal Reserve
    5/26/2016 @ 11:00 AM - Mortgage rates moved up this week, according to data released Thursday, driven by improvements in the economy and the possibility that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates next month. Amid encouraging signs in the job and housing markets, the Federal Reserve in its April minutes left open the prospect of hiking interest rates in […]
  • Seattle Times - Average 30-year US mortgage rate rises to 3.64 percent
    5/26/2016 @ 10:45 AM - WASHINGTON (AP) - Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week but remained at low levels that could entice purchasers amid the current home buying season. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage increased to 3.64 percent from 3.58 percent last week. Its far below its level a year ago of 3.87 […]
  • Business Insider - See inside the $5.3 million Washington, DC, home that the Obamas will reportedly move into after they leave the White House
    5/26/2016 @ 10:09 AM - It's not the White House, but it'll do. The Obamas have settled on a post-Pennsylvania Avenue house to call home after the president leaves office at the end of this year, according to Politico . They will lease the home until their younger daughter, Sasha, leaves high school. The home was listed for sale at...
  • Seattle Times - Pending US home sales hit highest level since February 06
    5/26/2016 @ 10:02 AM - WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans signed more contracts to buy homes in April for the third straight month, driving pending home sales to the highest level in more than a decade. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index surged 5.1 percent last month to 116.3, the highest since […]
  • Realtor.com News - Why Single Womens Homes Appreciate Less Than Single Mens
    5/26/2016 @ 10:00 AM - kupicoo/iStock Single women have it rough enough. They earn less than their...
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  • AOL Real Estate - Marco Rubio willing to speak on Trump's behalf at convention
    5/26/2016 @ 6:38 PM - Marco Rubio willing to speak on Trump's behalf at convention try{document.getElementById("aol-cms-player-1").style.display="none";}catch(e){} Senator Marco Rubio told CNN's Jake Tapper he'd be willing to speak for Donald Trump at the GOP convention, saying he wants to be 'helpful' to the outspoken businessman. Rubio suspended his campaign in March...
  • Zillow - 3 Favorite Outdoor Spaces for Summer Fun
    5/26/2016 @ 3:12 PM - Summer is our favorite time of the year to work with clients. Whether we're curating an outdoor kitchen or styling a beautiful new deck, something about the warm weather makes us want to blur the lines between the indoors and outdoors with thoughtful design and fashion-forward functionality. Here are some of our favorite ways to create an inspirational outdoor space...
  • The Real Deal - Check out TRD's new and improved mobile app
    5/26/2016 @ 2:32 PM - The Real Deal  is bringing a cleaner design and more seamless navigation to our latest mobile update, which is now available for download in Apples App store . The latest version of our app includes a separate feed for our new Los Angeles website, which  joined  The Real Deal s family of news websites in January. An updated navigation bar...
  • Salon - Moments from Trumps rise in chaotic GOP race, now settled
    5/26/2016 @ 2:13 PM - WASHINGTON (AP) - The nicknames. The outrage. The rallies - and the protests. The moments history will probably remember from the fight for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination are a procession of rule-breaking clashes, followed by a slow-motion victory assured Thursday by a candidate no one - including himself - was sure would succeed. In the APs delegate...
  • 6sqft - Design Firm Reimagines Neglected Space Under the BQE as a Food Court and Sports Center
    5/26/2016 @ 2:01 PM - one moment please... Industry City, 36th Street, NY, United States + Expand - collapse NYC-based design firm Buro Koray Duman has come up with a series of plans to use the under-utilized space beneath the BQE in a site near Sunset Park s Industry City ,...
  • Brokers Weekly - ON THE SCENE: This week's sales & exclusives under $10M
    5/26/2016 @ 1:20 PM - AGENTS EPIC Commercial Realty announced the following exclusive assignments: • The sale of 264 Linden Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located between Knickerbocker Avenue and Irving Avenue, the building a three-story YONA EDELKOPF walk-up which will be delivered vacant with approved plans for a new five-story, five-family...
  • Brooklyn Magazine - Brooklyns 50 Funniest People: Bowen Yang
    5/26/2016 @ 1:00 PM - Bowen Yang Bowen Yang's comedic presence is widely varied. Sure, you can see him around Brooklyn in the usual spots; along with Sam Taggart, he has co-created the serial comedy Lake Homo High at the Annoyance and produced the semi-regular Live on Broadgay , a dramatic reading of Sex and the City...
  • Orlando Sentinel - Small conventions make 'kings' of attendees at small hotels
    5/26/2016 @ 10:08 AM - Orlando is considered among the top meeting destinations in the country, and local hoteliers have found a booming market catering to smaller groups that don't want to be lost in the shuffle of it all. "You get a group of 75 people or so people, or under; they pretty much own this place," said Perry...
  • Orlando Sentinel - People on the move: 05/27
    5/26/2016 @ 7:17 AM - Monica Barnes was appointed as a sales associate at Century 21 Carioti, Orlando. Kelly Baylor was hired as a real estate agent at Realty Executives Orlando. Teresa Donaldson was hired as public relations strategist at Say It Loud! Orlando. Submit professional appointments, management-level promotions...
  • designboom - jean nouvels first project in miami features lush man-made lagoon
    5/26/2016 @ 4:50 AM - the two towers will be clad in translucent and porous metallic shields offering solar shade and privacy, with each of the crafted residences capturing the natural light of their surroundings via floor-through views of the bay and beyond. The post jean nouvels first project in miami features lush man-made lagoon appeared first on designboom | architecture...
  • Orlando Sentinel - Orange County combats illegal Airbnb listings
    5/26/2016 @ 4:00 AM - When Brenda White bought her home near Hourglass Lake south of downtown Orlando in 1992, she hoped to get to know her neighbors. In the past year, however, the house next door has become a popular listing on Airbnb, an economy sharing site that can essentially turn a person's house into a hotel...
  • Gant Daily - Hundreds of writers sign anti-Trump open letter and petition
    5/25/2016 @ 8:30 PM - A group of more than 450 writers, including heavy hitters such as Stephen King, Junot Diaz, Cheryl Strayed and Dave Eggers have come out against the presidential candidacy of Donald Trump in an open letter and online petition issued Tuesday. The letter was published on literary news site Lithub, and is addressed to the American people.” As...
  • Gant Daily - Libertarian candidate beefs up fundraising operation
    5/25/2016 @ 8:15 PM - Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson has created a joint fundraising committee with 15 states in hopes of building a larger network to boost the likely nominees name identification in this years general election. The former two-term governor of New Mexico also ran for president in 2012, but only got about 1% of the popular vote. With a sizable amount...
  • Gant Daily - Trump campaign sends anti-Clinton plans to reporter
    5/25/2016 @ 7:00 PM - Donald Trumps private plans to resuscitate the Clintons Whitewater scandal went public after his spokesperson emailed them to a reporter instead of a campaign aide. On Wednesday, Trump campaign adviser Michael Caputo sent an email to a Republican National Committee staffer, ccing campaign spokesperson Hope Hicks. The request: Work up information on HRC/Whitewater as soon as possible. This is...
  • Redfin Blog - IndyCar Real Estate Races: What Are the Fastest Markets?
    5/25/2016 @ 6:47 PM - With the 100th running of the Indy 500 coming up over Memorial Day weekend, speed and history are the names of the game. Will upstart Simon Pagenaud win it this year? Or will Juan Pablo Montoya take the crown? Either way, is Penske now the best team? With the races approaching, we couldn't help but think...
  • Realtor.com News - Racing Legend Nigel Mansell Revs Up to Sell $4.35M Florida Mansion
    5/25/2016 @ 5:00 PM - Mike Hewitt/Allsport It looks like legendary British racer Nigel Mansell ...
  • Fortune - Polls Show Trump Winning in a Clinton Showdown, and They May Be Right
    5/25/2016 @ 4:10 PM - For months, Republican rivals to Donald Trump were proclaiming that nominating him would be an electoral disaster, given the assumption he could not win a general election. Pundits have been saying the same thing, noting that Trump's historically high unfavorable ratings, especially among women and Hispanics, would doom his general election candidacy. But recent polls show that these assessments may...
  • Multi-Housing News - Three Student-Focused Apartments in Florida Refinanced for $22M
    5/25/2016 @ 2:52 PM - Combined, the properties total 114 units and 157,000 square feet.
  • Gant Daily - DNC chair on thin ice
    5/25/2016 @ 12:45 PM - Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz is on increasingly thin ice as she risks losing key support to stay in her job. Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill, one of Hillary Clintons leading supporters on Capitol Hill, told CNN Wednesday that Wasserman Schultz is seen by supporters of Bernie Sanders as part of the problem.” She said the Florida congresswoman...
  • AOL Real Estate - If Ben Affleck wants to win Jennifer Garner back, he's not trying hard enough
    5/25/2016 @ 12:32 PM - If Ben Affleck wants to win Jennifer Garner back, he's not trying hard enough try{document.getElementById("aol-cms-player-1").style.display="none";}catch(e){} Earlier this month, People reported that Ben Affleck was putting his gambling, vaping, nanny-canoodling ways behind him in order to win Jennifer Garner back . How's he doing? According to a recent item...
  • Calculated Risk - Lawler: Table of Distressed Sales and All Cash Sales for Selected Cities in April
    5/25/2016 @ 12:11 PM - Economist Tom Lawler sent me the table below of short sales, foreclosures and all cash sales for selected cities in April. On distressed: Total "distressed" share is down in all of these markets. Short sales and foreclosures are down in all of these areas. The All Cash Share (last two columns) is mostly declining year-over-year. As...
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  • ABC News - Applications for US Unemployment Benefits Fell Last Week
    5/26/2016 @ 8:40 AM - Applications for US unemployment benefits fell last week, a sign companies cut fewer jobs
  • Porch - 5 Last-Minute DIYs For Your Memorial Day Party
    5/26/2016 @ 11:00 AM - Summer will be here before you know it, but this weekend its all about Memorial Day! Whether you are going camping, having a BBQ in your backyard or staying in for the long weekend, these DIY ideas will definitely get you in the patriotic mood. 1. Bandana Utensil Bundles These utensil bundles are perfect for an...

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  • Re/code - Bernie Sanders adds streaming video to 'corporate media' in California push
    5/26/2016 @ 3:49 PM - The Vermont Senator selected Revolt TV and The Young Turks to deliver his get-out-the-vote message. Bernie Sanders has no love for the "corporate media" - in fact, his contempt is almost Cruzian in its disdain. It's no surprise, then, that the Vermont Senator is tapping into alternative forms of media to reach voters - particularly younger voters...

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  • 6sqft - Beth Israel Confirms Closure; Bella and Max Are NYCs Most Popular Dog Names
    5/26/2016 @ 1:30 PM - A stop-work order was issued for the Upper East Side tower where developers used a four-foot-wide lot as a loophole to build taller. [ NYT ] Mount Sinai Beth Israel, the 825-bed hospital thats served downtown Manhattan for more than 125 years, confirms that it will sell off its building and move to a new, 70-bed facility. [ NYT...

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  • Habitat Mag - A Proxy is NOT a Ballot
    5/26/2016 @ 4:00 PM - Contested elections are decided by 'written ballot.'
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    5/26/2016 @ 3:12 PM - Summer is our favorite time of the year to work with clients. Whether we're curating an outdoor kitchen or styling a beautiful new deck, something about the warm weather makes us want to blur the lines between the indoors and outdoors with thoughtful design and fashion-forward functionality. Here are some of our favorite ways to create an inspirational outdoor space...

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  • Gizmodo - 21 YouTube Songs Called "Trump Train," Ranked
    5/26/2016 @ 3:57 PM - Donald Trump's army of supporters are lots of things: violent , racist , musical. Who among them is the most violent? The most racist? Impossible to say. Who among them has written and performed the best musical tribute to the presumptive Republican nominee? I'll tell you. Read...
  • Gawker - 21 YouTube Songs Called "Trump Train," Ranked
    5/26/2016 @ 3:57 PM - Donald Trump's army of supporters are lots of things: violent , racist , musical. Who among them is the most violent? The most racist? Impossible to say. Who among them has written and performed the best musical tribute to the presumptive Republican nominee? I'll tell you. Read...
  • Housing Wire - [Factsheets] It's officially impossible to rent at minimum wage in most of the country
    5/26/2016 @ 3:52 PM - These charts from the National Low Income Housing Coalition break down the information from each state to show how rising rent costs and affordability issues are affecting those that earn minimum wage. What's worse, there are no states where you can work less than 40 hours a week at minimum wage and still afford to rent even a one-bedroom unit.
  • Brownstoner - A Slope Toward the Sky: How Sunset Park Got Its Name
    5/26/2016 @ 3:00 PM - Brownstoner takes on Brooklyn history in Nabe Names, a series of briefs on the origins and surprising stories of neighborhood nomenclature.The outsourcing of American industry in the mid 20th century took a heavy toll on Sunset Park, once a highly productive manufacturing sector. The area experienced a visible deterioration of… Read More > The post A Slope...

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  • Gant Daily - Trump, Ryan call: Good conversation but no endorsement
    5/26/2016 @ 7:45 PM - Donald Trump and Paul Ryan had a good conversation” by phone Wednesday night, but the House speaker didnt offer an endorsement for his partys presumptive nominee. Sources familiar with the call, who spoke on condition of anonymity because it was private, called it a good conversation” but offered few details other than saying Ryan did not endorse Trump....
  • Gant Daily - Erica Jong: Why I trust Hillary Clinton
    5/26/2016 @ 7:15 PM - There are two men running for president and one lone woman. Both men have been carried away by the madness of crowds. The truth is we dont know what either of them can or will do. One of the men is a carny barker who is busy proving H.L. Menckens dictum: No one ever went broke underestimating the...
  • Salon - I got nothing against him”: Neil Young reverses position on Donald Trump using his music
    5/26/2016 @ 7:00 PM - Neil Young (Credit: AP/John Shearer) If there is a single running joke that never stops being funny-each and every four years!-its  the one about the Republican presidential candidate who tries to use a rock anthem as his (pretty much always his) theme song, only to be shut down by the...
  • Salon - Donald Trump, the ultimate Survivor”: How watching Richard Hatch win laid the groundwork for Trump the GOP nominee
    5/26/2016 @ 6:59 PM - Donald Trump / Richard Hatch (Credit: Reuters/L.E. Baskow/AP/Damian Dovarganes/Salon) Donald Trump is the most disliked national politician in America. Hillary Clinton isn't much far behind. For the past twelve years, two French mathematicians, Michel Balinski and Rida Laraki, have been studying presidential elections in the U.S. The fact that 'Trump versus Clinton will almost surely be the choice...
  • AOL Real Estate - Marco Rubio willing to speak on Trump's behalf at convention
    5/26/2016 @ 6:38 PM - Marco Rubio willing to speak on Trump's behalf at convention try{document.getElementById("aol-cms-player-1").style.display="none";}catch(e){} Senator Marco Rubio told CNN's Jake Tapper he'd be willing to speak for Donald Trump at the GOP convention, saying he wants to be 'helpful' to the outspoken businessman. Rubio suspended his campaign in March...
  • Mashable - Trump on climate: He's even worse than we thought
    5/26/2016 @ 6:36 PM - No one expected Donald Trump to give a single energy speech and suddenly pivot to the left on global warming, after a record of expressing skepticism that global warming exists on several prior occasions.  However, few of even the most die-hard, wary environmentalists likely expected what they got on Thursday, when Trump both effectively clinched the nomination and gave...
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Brokerage Tidbits

  • Business Insider - Chinese firms are still plowing money into US real estate
    5/26/2016 @ 7:01 PM - Firms based in China spent a hefty $9.3 billion on a total of 47 American commercial real estate properties so far this year, more than doubling the second largest national contingent, Canadians, who spent about $4.2 billion. The Chinese investors’ total already far exceeds last year’s tally of $6 billion spent on U.S. commercial properties, the Wall Street Journal...
  • Inman News - How a federal interest rate hike impacts mortgage rates
    5/26/2016 @ 6:34 PM - When the Federal Reserve announces a change in interest rates, it makes headlines. But does the federal interest rate directly impact your mortgage rate? See what Windermere's Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner has to say ...
  • Realtor.com News - Fill 'er Up! 'Full House' Home on the Market in San Francisco
    5/26/2016 @ 6:06 PM - ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images The San Francisco home...
  • Business Insider - The 'Million Dollar Listing' stars name the most memorable deals they've ever closed
    5/26/2016 @ 5:38 PM - How many times have you watched the stars of Bravo's 'Million Dollar Listing: New York' score a six-digit commission after selling a multimillion-dollar property and think, 'I am in the wrong business'? They make it look easy, but Fredrik Eklund, Ryan Serhant, and Luis Ortiz will be the first ones to tell you that money isn't the driving factor...
  • Realtor.com News - Blue Jays Star Troy Tulowitzki Still Trying to Sell Colorado Mansion
    5/26/2016 @ 5:31 PM - Richard Lautens/Toronto Star via Getty Images Slugger Troy Tulowitzki may...
  • Brokers Weekly - Mom's the word as star rookie climbs ladder to success
    5/26/2016 @ 5:11 PM - Timur Mone is a creature of habit. Mone, a young broker who recently jumped to Corcoran after being named Rookie of the Year at Platinum Properties, followed a strict regimen as he started his career in the real estate industry. He would wake up at 5 a.m., go to a gym near New Jersey Transit an hour later, and...
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Mortgage and Markets

  • WBALTV - Wells Fargo is offering mortgages with 3% down payments
    5/26/2016 @ 7:18 PM - Another U.S. bank is now offering a low down payment mortgage.
  • Business Insider - Chinese firms are still plowing money into US real estate
    5/26/2016 @ 7:01 PM - Firms based in China spent a hefty $9.3 billion on a total of 47 American commercial real estate properties so far this year, more than doubling the second largest national contingent, Canadians, who spent about $4.2 billion. The Chinese investors’ total already far exceeds last year’s tally of $6 billion spent on U.S. commercial properties, the Wall Street Journal...
  • Inman News - How a federal interest rate hike impacts mortgage rates
    5/26/2016 @ 6:34 PM - When the Federal Reserve announces a change in interest rates, it makes headlines. But does the federal interest rate directly impact your mortgage rate? See what Windermere's Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner has to say ...
  • Housing Wire - Goldman Sachs subsidiary just bought more non-performing loans from Fannie Mae
    5/26/2016 @ 6:34 PM - For the third time in 2016, MTGLQ Investors, L.P., a "significant subsidiary" of Goldman Sachs is the winning bidder for a pool of non-performing loans from Fannie Mae. With this latest NPL purchase, MTGLQ Investors has now purchased more than $2.2 billion in non-performing loans from Fannie Mae this year.
  • Quartz - US nuclear operations are coordinated using decades-old computers and 8-inch floppy disks
    5/26/2016 @ 6:16 PM - The Strategic Automated Command and Control System transmits orders and coordinates information across the US nuclear missile system. It does so using technology that became obsolete during the Reagan administration. The US Department of Defense system runs on IBM Series/1 computers introduced in 1974 and discontinued in 1988. It uses 8-inch floppy disks produced in the 1970s...
  • DS News - Serious Delinquencies Elevated Compared to Pre-Crisis
    5/26/2016 @ 6:05 PM - While 90-plus days overdue mortgage loans have been on the steady decline for six years, they still have some room to go. The post Serious Delinquencies Elevated Compared to Pre-Crisis appeared first on DSNews .
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Tips, Tricks & Ideas

  • Gant Daily - Erica Jong: Why I trust Hillary Clinton
    5/26/2016 @ 7:15 PM - There are two men running for president and one lone woman. Both men have been carried away by the madness of crowds. The truth is we dont know what either of them can or will do. One of the men is a carny barker who is busy proving H.L. Menckens dictum: No one ever went broke underestimating the...
  • Salon - Donald Trump, the ultimate Survivor”: How watching Richard Hatch win laid the groundwork for Trump the GOP nominee
    5/26/2016 @ 6:59 PM - Donald Trump / Richard Hatch (Credit: Reuters/L.E. Baskow/AP/Damian Dovarganes/Salon) Donald Trump is the most disliked national politician in America. Hillary Clinton isn't much far behind. For the past twelve years, two French mathematicians, Michel Balinski and Rida Laraki, have been studying presidential elections in the U.S. The fact that 'Trump versus Clinton will almost surely be the choice...
  • AOL Real Estate - Marco Rubio willing to speak on Trump's behalf at convention
    5/26/2016 @ 6:38 PM - Marco Rubio willing to speak on Trump's behalf at convention try{document.getElementById("aol-cms-player-1").style.display="none";}catch(e){} Senator Marco Rubio told CNN's Jake Tapper he'd be willing to speak for Donald Trump at the GOP convention, saying he wants to be 'helpful' to the outspoken businessman. Rubio suspended his campaign in March...
  • Inman News - How a federal interest rate hike impacts mortgage rates
    5/26/2016 @ 6:34 PM - When the Federal Reserve announces a change in interest rates, it makes headlines. But does the federal interest rate directly impact your mortgage rate? See what Windermere's Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner has to say ...
  • Gant Daily - Suing Saudi Arabia over 9/11?
    5/26/2016 @ 6:30 PM - The House Foreign Affairs committee held a hearing this week on a controversial bill passed by the Senate that would create rights for victims of the 9/11 terror attacks to sue the country of Saudi Arabia. Its an example of a retroactive statute,” one that imposes new legal consequences for conduct that occurred before the law was enacted....
  • Inhabitat - NOAA's LEED Gold marine research facility embodies San Diego's coast
    5/26/2016 @ 6:13 PM - Inspired by the topography of La Jolla Cove, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 's sustainable marine research facility appears to emerge from the contours of the coast, reshaping the relationship between marine scientists and their environment. An outgrowth of the effort to relocate an existing facility that was facing the uncertain effects of coastal erosion, the new building...
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