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  1. Scorpio

    Tenant sneaks very important clause into his landlord's lease

    Tenant sneaks very important clause into his landlord's lease Brian Koerber,Mashable 4 hours ago Lesson learned: always read your lease in its entirety before signing. When Redditor GloriousGherkins was delivered his lease to sign by his landlord, it was sent in a Word document instead of...
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    Chinese monetary bubble threatens to burst

    STAFF NEWS & ANALYSIS Chinese monetary bubble threatens to burst By Daily Bell Staff - February 29, 2016 Global finance officials promise to shore up sagging growth … Finance officials of the world’s biggest economies promised Saturday to use “all tools” to shore up sagging global growth and...
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    Get your keister out Grandmaw!

    Lawsuit filed to stop eviction of 97-year-old Burlingame woman San Francisco Chronicle By Kevin Fagan and Kimberly Veklerov 12 hrs ago Lawyers for a 97-year-old woman threatened with eviction from her Burlingame home of 66 years filed a lawsuit Friday on her behalf...
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    Mansion prices tumble as oil rout hits Houston's rich

    Mansion prices tumble as oil rout hits Houston's rich 12 / 17 Reuters By Terry Wade and Anna Driver 11 hrs ago Prices for mansions in Houston's swankiest neighborhood have tumbled in lock-step with crude prices. The Houston Opera has offered free season tickets to patrons who lost their...
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    All-cash offers, bidding wars dominate Los Angeles home market

    All-cash offers, bidding wars dominate Los Angeles home market By Edward Fitz Published: Feb 23, 2016 1:33 p.m. ET 1930s hacienda-style home in the foothills of Beverly Hills, once owned by Katharine Hepburn and then by Boris Karloff. It will become more expensive to buy your little piece of...
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    House flipping: Deja vu all over again

    House flipping: Deja vu all over again CNBC Diana Olick 5 days ago House flipping is always hottest when home prices are nearing a peak. That is not the case right now nationally, and so flipping has remained pretty stable overall ... with two very glaring exceptions. Las Vegas and...
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    What the shrinking amount of mortgage debt tells us about the housing market

    What the shrinking amount of mortgage debt tells us about the housing market MarketWatch By Andrea Riquier 23 hrs ago Shadows from the financial crisis and Great Recession still linger in Americans’ personal finances, researchers at the New York Fed found. Mortgage debt outstanding...
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    The apartment boom may be waning

    The apartment boom may be waning By Andrea Riquier Published: Feb 17, 2016 11:34 a.m. ET Builders still say they’re having trouble finding labor and lots Getty Images Housing starts fell unexpectedly in January. A long-awaited shift from building multi-family housing units to...
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    Lead poisoning crisis sends Flint real-estate market tumbling

    Lead poisoning crisis sends Flint real-estate market tumbling By Daniel Goldstein Published: Feb 17, 2016 5:11 a.m. ET Water scandal batters homeowners and realtors in already-depressed Michigan city Zillow.com Kerry Jefferson’s home in Flint, Mich. Kerry Jefferson, a 35-year old...
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    How to sell a luxury property by reverse auction

    Friday, February 12, 2016 How to sell a luxury property by reverse auction Inman News It’s never a fun conversation: Your seller has an elevated idea of the price at which the property should list, and your job is to give them a realistic expectation of what people will pay. Dan Polimino...
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    How The Clintons Enabled The 2008 Economic Crisis And Financial Coup d'Etat

    How The Clintons Enabled The 2008 Economic Crisis And Financial Coup d'Etat Submitted by Tyler Durden on 02/14/2016 20:45 -0500 Submitted by Jesse via Jesse's Cafe Americain blog, "The crash has laid bare many unpleasant truths about the United States. One of the most alarming, says a...
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    What NOT to do when you’re closing on a home

    What NOT to do when you’re closing on a home By Daniel Goldstein Published: Jan 29, 2016 6:40 a.m. ET Avoid these ‘what were you thinking?’ mistakes before you get the keys Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The loan is approved, the contract is signed, the title is clean, the...
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    Chinese stock market woes impacting Bay Area real estate market

    Chinese stock market woes impacting Bay Area real estate market The U.S. stock market isn't the only part of the economy affected by the slide in Chinese markets. By Eric Thomas Friday, January 22, 2016 05:51PM SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The U.S. stock market isn't the only part of the...
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    Auction.com Hopes to Grab Bigger Share of Investment Sales Market by Expanding Beyond Distress

    Auction.com Hopes to Grab Bigger Share of Investment Sales Market by Expanding Beyond Distress Jan 20, 2016 Beth Mattson-Teig Auction.com recently announced some big changes ahead for the company, including a name change to Ten-X and major expansion of its online property sales transaction...
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    Crowdfunding is changing Real Estate

    RealtyShares Now Lets Investors Put Money Into Individual Real Estate Markets Posted Jan 28, 2015 by Ryan Lawler (@ryanlawler), Contributor About a year ago, RealtyShares launched as a new way for investors to put small amounts of money into real estate projects, kind of like a “LendingClub...