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Condo from ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

Some people find the erotic novel “Fifty Shades of Grey” offensive, while for others the book is a genuine masterpiece. However, it’s just a matter of personal taste. E. L. James, a British author, posted the book online and it … Continue reading

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Luxury Tech for Your Home

A lot of capital has been invested into the interior design services within the Silicon Valley community within the last ten years. Apartment buildings and penthouses within the San Francisco area have received a bulk of this increase due investments … Continue reading

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Lending Standards Slowing Housing Recovery

Uncertainty Reigns in Housing Forecast After several years of dreadful conditions, the housing market is finally showing signs of a recovery.  Several factors are handicapping the rate at which it is happening.  One critical component is the reluctance among many … Continue reading

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Barry Manilow List Malibu Home for Sale

It may not be the Copa Cabana, but singer Barry Manilow has relisted his Malibu home for sale at $6.950 Million in order to sell his beachfront pad.  The home has seen several price adjustments since originally being listed for … Continue reading

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Jumbo Mortgage Home Buyers Having a Harder Time Getting Loans

Many mortgage brokers are reporting that there is virtually no financing above $1 Million for Jumbo mortgages, a huge shift from 2006.  According to HousingWire, in 2006 Jumbo loans accounted for 50% of the mortgage market, now they represent a … Continue reading

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House Where Babe Ruth Lived For Sale

The Sultan of Swat, baseball legend Babe Ruth lived in quiet suburban Sudbury, Massachusetts after he played for the Boston Red Sox and was infamously traded to the New York Yankees.  Infamous trade was supposedly the curse that kept the … Continue reading

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Fixed Rate Mortgage Markets Hit All-Time Record Lows

Mortgage markets in United States are well developed and have a wide range of mortgage products. Today, mortgage services in United States are being provided by a number of entities including mortgage lenders as well as banks and credit unions. … Continue reading

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Is this the Home of the Future?

Berkeley student Derek Low has created a unique dorm room that has gotten the attention of school officials, and not in a good way.  The space-age setup includes instant mood modifications that can be made remotely by iPhone or iPad.  … Continue reading

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Is the city being held hostage by scaffolding?

Source: Brick Underground Noticing a lot of scaffolding around Manhattan–or, say, right outside your window? You’re not alone. One StreetEasy.com user recently took to the forums to discuss the proliferation of facade-strangling scaffolding and sidewalk enclosures. “Is it true that Local … Continue reading

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MANAR Introduces Certified International Property Specialist Classes

NEW YORK, NY  – The Manhattan Association of REALTORS (MANAR) is holding the first of many International training classes required to become a Certified International Property Specialist.  Classes are being held at The Manhattan Association of REALTORS office in The … Continue reading

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