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What We’re Reading: Feb. 15 – Feb. 21

Haunted marketing, tax burdens by metro area, and Sir David Attenborough explains curling A New Orleans real estate broker has been getting lots of attention since George Takei posted a photo on social media Monday of a real estate...
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February 21, 2014

What We’re Reading: Aug. 24 – Aug. 30

Harry Potter real estate, Roast Duck Shanghai-style, and Texting If country living is your thing, we have the perfect piece of Harry Potter real estate for you to check out–Ron Weasley’s home. How much could the Weasleys make if...
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August 30, 2013

What We’re Reading: Aug. 17 – Aug. 23

Airport libraries, sprayable energy, and (one of) the world’s oldest professions A real estate broker sounds like a modern profession, right?  Not really, according to a new exhibit at Chicago’s Oriental Institute. “This stone I was photographed with has...
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August 23, 2013

What We’re Reading: July 6 – July 12

eBook pricing, real estate infographics, and a remarkable life rediscovered on Wikipedia Apple lost its ebook price fixing case brought by the Department of Justice. The real winner? Maybe it’s Amazon… The most interesting man in the world? This...
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July 12, 2013

What We’re Reading: June 22 – June 28

Latest SCOTUS property rights case, Vegas is back, and creative ways to stand out from the crowd The Supreme Court handed down a decision Tuesday morning that’s gotten considerably less attention than this term’s blockbuster battles over same-sex marriage...
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June 28, 2013

What We’re Reading: June 15 – June 21

Worst charities, packing a suit, and a royal baby bump (to the economy) It’s time for summer charity walks, runs, bike races, you name it. But not all charities are as equal. Sadly some are little more than slush...
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June 21, 2013

What We’re Reading: March 9 – March 15

The importance of homeownership, death of the check, and buh-bye Google Reader U.S. News & World Report brings together studies discussing the importance of homeownership.  Besides economic benefits, there are also social benefits. “Clearly, for most people there are...
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March 15, 2013

What We’re Reading: March 2 – March 8

2020: the next housing crisis, resilient agents, and a horse in the living room Even as we’re still recovering from the last housing collapse, economists are forecasting the next crisis. Their best guess: 2020, as aging Boomers start leaving...
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March 8, 2013

What We’re Reading: Feb. 2 – Feb. 8

The end of EveryBlock, Monopoly’s new token, and Florida foreclosures If you were an EveryBlock fan, you know that the hyper-local news site is no more. It abruptly shut down this week as owner NBC decided it just wasn’t...
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February 8, 2013

What We’re Reading: Jan. 12 – Jan. 18

The rise of ultraHD TVs, password keys, and Millennial debt Having finally caught up to the 21st century with a plasma tv (or is that still 1990s?), I now see that the latest and greatest is Ultra HD (sometimes...
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January 18, 2013