Monday Link-o-Rama

  • Doug, not blogging today, sends a hearty "G’mar Tov" to TrueGotham’s Jewish readers.
  • Teri Karush Rogers reports: "Two years ago, Heather Beth Johnson, an assistant professor of sociology at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa., interviewed 20 children ranging from 5 to 12 years old in affluent suburban enclaves of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Half of the children attended private schools. ‘When asked how they viewed families who lived in smaller houses, they said, ‘I feel sorry for them that they have a bad house, but if they really wanted to, they could work harder and have a better one.’ They would look down on the parents, and they felt sad for the kids,” said Dr. Johnson, the author of ‘The American Dream and the Power of Wealth’ (Taylor & Francis Group, 2006). ‘We were shocked.’"
  • When it comes to being environmentally friendly, consumers are ahead of contractors.
  • Stricter mortgage guidelines.
  • Carol Lloyd: "The relationship between celebrities and real estate is a long if not always venerable one."
  • Thoughts about why Craig’s List works.
  • I guess this video counts as funny, in the sour context of a bubble blog.
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