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19 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

Couple sue estate agent for negligence

A couple who say they were not warned of an "extraordinarily risky" clause in the botched sale of their $6 million property are now suing their real estate agent for negligence. The pair are former owners of an 810 square metre mansion on Muritai Road, Milford Beach, which boasts an indoor pool, wine cellar and five bedrooms.

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Related Topix: Home Listing

4 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Government's affordable home drive protects mainland China jobs

The downturn in the private real estate market continues to weigh on the mainland's economic growth, but hundreds of billions of yuan being invested in government-backed affordable homes is keeping the job market afloat, giving policymakers some wiggle room to push ahead with crucial reforms. Protecting jobs is at the core of a slew of government efforts in recent months to boost economic growth.

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Related Topix: Home Building, Home, Agriculture, Science, Housing, World News, China

8 hrs ago | Investopedia

6 Tips On Selling Your Home In A Down Market

Think about what you'd really like to do on your vacation and create a list to narrow your choices - whether it's hitting the beach, going shopping, climbing a mountain or visiting a museum. Consider whether you can do this somewhere nearby, or whether you know anyone who has done your chosen activities before on a similar budget.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Home Selling

12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Successful real estate agents are talent giants

The real estate agent hired to sell your home or assist in locating your next domicile you will live in must possess multiple areas of expertise. RealtorsA are technically self-employed individuals.

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Related Topix: Home Selling, Home, Home Listing, Marketing

15 hrs ago | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Proposed cesspool rules create a stink

A draft plan by the state Department of Health is raising a stink among local real estate agents and builders who say proposed rules requiring that septic tank systems replace cesspools could add $10,000 to the price of a new home and make buying and selling existing homes less affordable.

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19 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

When staging a home, give every room a role - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 PST

Many of us have one room in the house that doesn't really have a job. Maybe we set it up with an air bed once in a while for guests, or shove out-of-season clothing boxes in there, or use it as a holding zone for stuff we're not sure what to do with.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Overland Park, KS, Park, KS

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Barron's

Ventas Shares Deserve an Upgrade

An aging population and savvy deals helped turn Ventas into one of the nation's largest senior health-care REITs. Plus, the stock has 25% upside.

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Related Topix: Ventas, REIT, Medicine, Nursing

Sydney Morning Herald

Poverty shows no respect for age

For the past four years, Wendy has been living in a double garage. In one corner, the owners have built a bathroom the size of a walk-in-robe,squeezing in a shower, tub and toilet.

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Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Daytona Beach's Volusia Mall looks to expand: More restaurants on way

The owners of Volusia Mall, who expect to complete a nearly $5 million face-lift project next month, aren't done with efforts to revitalize the Volusia-Flagler area's largest shopping center. CBL & Associates officials are considering a plan to add a cluster of restaurants in front of the mall along International Speedway Boulevard in a project whose working title is "Volusia Mall Streetscape."

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Related Topix: Daytona Beach, FL, CBL and Associates Properties, Retail, Dillards, Ormond Beach, FL

Curbed

Celebrity Real Estate: Kirsten Dunst's Soho Penthouse is Renting for $12,500/Month

Dunst bought the place way back in 2007 for $3.09 million and completed a full gut-renovation shortly thereafter.

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Related Topix: Melancholia, Action Movies, Spider-Man, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Kirsten Dunst

Seeking Alpha

Mr. Market Provides Some Early Fall Color For REIT Investors

Yesterday Mr. Market decided that the REIT market was getting a little overheated so he decided to cast a chill on REIT shares. It's clear that interest rates have settled since a sharp upward spike in mid-2013 so rate risk may not be foremost in investors' minds.

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Related Topix: REIT, Personal Finance, Developers Diversified Realty, Simon Group, Transportation

Business Journal

Triangle home sales growth sputters in August

Home sales in the Triangle increased 1 percent in August, according to Triangle MLS, suggesting a slow start to the fall selling season. The Triangle home sales market nearly flatlined in August with the number of closed sales and the price of homes sold about on par with the year prior.

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Related Topix: Housing

Edmonton Real Estate Blog

Weekly Real Estate Market Update, Sept. 12/14

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. . For the past 7 days: New Listings: 452 # Sales: 291 Ratio: 64% # Price Changes: 280 # Expired/Off Market Listings: 143 Net loss/gain in listings this week: 18 Active single family home listings: 2737 Active condo listings: 1571 Homes 4-week running average: $433k Condos 4-week running average: $264k CHMC released a report this week showing builders are getting busy again : "The trend in total housing starts moved higher in August due to an increased pace of multi-family units.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Business Journal

Arabel Camblor named president of Hawaii Association of Realtors

The Hawaii Association of Realtors has chosen Arabel Camblor, vice president and broker-in-charge of Clark Realty Corp.'s Hilo office, as its new president. Camblor, who is a past president of the Hawaii Island Realtors, came to Hawaii nine years ago from Miami and manages 30 agents at Clark Realty Corp., which has six offices in Hawaii.

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Business Journal

200-unit condo site hits central SoMa real estate market

Paltry for-sale housing inventory and insatiable investor appetite for San Francisco has enticed another residential land seller to market. Paltry for-sale housing inventory and investor's insatiable appetite for San Francisco have enticed another residential land seller to market.

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Related Topix: SoMa (San Francisco, CA), Marketing

Benzinga

Zillow Partners with China Real Estate Platform to Tap Potential Buyers of U.S. Properties

Real estate listings giant Zillow, Inc. has partnered with real estate services firm Leju Holdings Limited allowing it to tap China's wealthy pool of property buyers who could be U.S. real estate's next investors, according to a new report on RIS Media. The report said that Zillow will power U.S. real estate searches for Leju's main website as well as the Chinese company's other platforms through a co-branded and mobile-capable Zillow-Leju web site.

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Related Topix: Real Estate, iPhone and iPad App, Housing, Marketing, Home Buying, Home

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Milwaukee existing home sales slip in August

Sales of existing homes in the Milwaukee area slipped just over 2 percent in August, continuing a slower year for the metro housing market. The Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors reports that 1,821 homes were sold last month.

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Related Topix: Home Selling, Home, Housing

Telegram

Former real estate agent in trouble again

However, his lawyer, Rhona Buchan, told Judge Mark Linehan that a few issues have come up and that more time is needed to sort them out. One of the issues, she said, was Martin's Legal-Aid eligibility.

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Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

HCN intends... )--Summit Hotel Properties announced today that Mr. Greg A. Dowell has been appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and T... )--Manning & Napier, Inc. , today reported preliminary assets under management of $53.3 billion at August ... )--Health Care REIT, Inc. announced today that, based on acquisitions closed thus far in the third quarter and potential acquisitions for which HCN has signed... )--Boston Properties, Inc. , a real estate investment trust, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.65 per sha... )--Principal Solar, Inc. a publicly traded solar power company that is building a utility-scale operation, today announced the appointment of Garrett Bo... )--Cherry Hill Mortgage Investment Corporation , today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a dividend of $0.51 per share on the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Visa Inc., Apparel, Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation, Financial Services, Cherokee, Health Care Reit, REIT, Personal Finance

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Rocky Mount Telegram

Judge sides with modern house in NC neighborhood

A Superior Court judge says a local board was wrong to halt construction of a modern home in a historic neighborhood in Raleigh. Architect Louis Cherry and his wife, Marsha Gordon, had nearly completed their 2,100-square-foot house in Raleigh's Historic Oakwood District when the city's Board of Adjustment revoked their "certificate of appropriateness" in February.

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