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Buying A Home Over The Holidays: The Smartest Real Estate Decision You Can Make

November 16, 2016 7:36 pm

You know that play in football where the quarterback seems to hand the ball off to a running back and the entire defense concentrates on that "runner," only to find…

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Anti-smartphone” Light Phone runs into delays

November 16, 2016 5:45 am

For people who feel that we are a little bit too connected these days, Kickstarter project Light Phone was promising a respite. It was scheduled to ship in May this year, but has seen a number of setbacks. This week, the company issued a statement. It says that while it missed its goal, it hopes […]

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This is why Snapchat didn’t give Spectacles to techies

November 16, 2016 5:45 am

If you want to make something cool, don’t give it to geeks first. Google Glass learned that the hard way. Despite Snapchat’s best efforts, Robert Scoble still got a hold of a pair of the Spectacles camera glasses. He’s the enthusiastic tech blogger above who shot a nude selfie wearing Google Glass in the shower […]

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Houzz Tour: Swiss Style for a Dream Home in Minnesota (13 photos)

November 16, 2016 5:45 am

For years, the wish to design and build a home from scratch topped this couple’s bucket list. So when they moved back to Minnesota after a three-year stint in Switzerland, they dusted off their dream, hired a design team, built their hoped-for home and filled it with a Swiss aesthetic they had grown… Houzz Galleries

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Tricks to Hide Light Switches, Outlets and Toilet Roll Holders (17 photos)

November 16, 2016 5:45 am

Electrical outlets, light switches and toilet paper roll holders are hard to avoid. Often building codes dictate where these can be placed, which can sully otherwise beautiful backsplashes and other features in kitchens and bathrooms. But all hope isn’t lost. If you prefer to preserve the clean lines… Houzz Galleries

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Freddie Mac: Rising rent is not the biggest concern for tenants

November 16, 2016 5:45 am

Rent prices are rising rapidly, and yet tenants have a higher priority of concern, according to a survey from Freddie Mac. It seems this concern is so great, in fact, that renters are even willing to pay higher rent prices to get a break in this area. HousingWire.com Topics

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Corcoran Consulting & Coaching announces new ownership

November 16, 2016 5:45 am

Bob Corcoran announced the sale of his real estate and mortgage business, Corcoran, Consulting & Coaching. Here’s more on the new owner, and what it means to the company’s current employees. HousingWire.com Topics

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Julia Roberts Takes a Bath on Kauai Estate

November 16, 2016 5:45 am

Julia Roberts has finally unloaded her beachfront home in Kauai — for about half what she originally wanted. The 2-acre property, which the “Pretty Woman” initially listed in early 2015 for $29.85 million, has sold for $16.2 million, listing agent Neal Norman of Hawai’i Life Real Estate Brokers told The Wall Street Journal. Norman represented the buyer, […]

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Portrait of a Long-Term Renter: Crossing Generational Divides

November 16, 2016 5:45 am

For many Americans, owning a home is a rite of passage. But not everyone puts homeownership on their priority list. Long-term renters (those who have been renting for more than one year) are opting out of the home-buying game for a variety of reasons, from a desire for mobility to simply not being able to afford a home […]

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The Living Trust: Not For Everyone

November 15, 2016 7:36 pm

Question. Everywhere I go, I hear about the advantages of putting my house into a living trust. However, I do not understand how this works, and would like to learn…

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