Home Renovation: Time for a Hotel?
Jul08

Home Renovation: Time for a Hotel?

Sometimes, creating the home you’ve always desired requires living like a nomad. While many people spend months plotting a renovation, down to the choice of bathroom faucet and finish of hardwood floors, fewer spend that sort of time thinking about w […]

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Marco Rubio’s Adventures in Real Estate
Jun10

Marco Rubio’s Adventures in Real Estate

Sen. Marco Rubio bought a house. Then he bought another house. And another. Then it all went bad! Oh, the glory days of the real estate bubble! The past few days have seen two stories, one from the Associated Press and another from the New York Times […]

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Real estate flipper gets 11 years, ordered to pay $7 million
May06

Real estate flipper gets 11 years, ordered to pay $7 million

A Florida man described as a “mastermind of real estate flipping” was sentenced to more than 11 years in federal prison and ordered to pay more than $7 million. A federal judge in Tampa sentenced Stephen Mayer about three months after he was found gu […]

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Apartment Hunting? 5 Things to Keep an Eye Out For
Apr02

Apartment Hunting? 5 Things to Keep an Eye Out For

Finding the perfect apartment to rent can be a challenging and tiresome process. You want to make sure you’re actually going to be able to afford the place, that it’s in a nice area, and that you’ll be able to bring your pet along as well. Considerin […]

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Zillow’s Agent Finder feels like Yelp for real estate
Mar27

Zillow’s Agent Finder feels like Yelp for real estate

Where the portal misses the mark and competitors could catch up I had just finished writing a post about the lack of interesting consumer innovation this winter in real estate. Then, along came Zillow’s Agent Finder. It’s exactly what you’d expect: a […]

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$90-million apartment complex to rise near former downtown L.A. cathedral
Mar13

$90-million apartment complex to rise near former downtown L.A. cathedral

A $90-million apartment project is underway next to the landmark Spanish-Baroque building that once housed St. Vibiana’s Cathedral in downtown Los Angeles. Developer Holland Partner Group broke ground this month on an eight-story, 237-unit buil […]

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