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What We’re Reading: Feb. 16 – Feb. 22

Buying to rent, asteroids, Google Glasses, and why the Harlem Shake matters Global investors have been active in the US for several years, but recently they’ve moved into a new arena: buying to rent. The Wall Street Journal explores...
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February 22, 2013

What We’re Reading: Oct. 15 – Oct. 21

Housing declines dragging down broader economy, visas for int’l buyers, and why you might suck at twitter The New York Times had an article that diagnoses our national economic gloom to be a result of falling housing prices. The...
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October 21, 2011

What We’re Reading: July 16 – July 22

Debt ceilings, MID, and getting a $300k house for $16 Discussions over raising the debt ceiling have dominated news coverage for the past week. The impact of any failure could be widespread and will include the housing market. NPR talks...
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July 22, 2011

Global interest

International real estate buyers snapped up an estimated $41 billion in real estate in the US last year. With the recent downturn in home prices, the US is becoming a more and more popular location for overseas buyers looking...
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June 22, 2011