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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. 31 – Sept. 6

In-your-face rental signs, iPhone 5s next week, and flu shot season How effective are your for sale or for rent signs really? German artist and self-described inventor of useless things, Niklas Roy, makes sure you notice the for rent...
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September 6, 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: May 25 – May 31

Big city revival, new Gmail, Millennial housing preferences, and man’s best friend Big cities could be making a growth comeback after a rocky decade. Their growth rates are rising and, for the second year in a row, they are...
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May 31, 2013

What We’re Reading: April 27 – May 3

One way your email gets on spammers lists, financial spring cleaning, and stolen mobile phones Find out how Move Inc. is fighting scraping of their listings. Real estate listings are a valuable commodity because of the individual information and...
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May 3, 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. 23 – March 1

Content marketing success, interest-only mortgages, and the 5 laws of twitter The New York Times had an interesting article this week on content marketing (also covered by 1000watt blog), interviewing a fiberglass pool maker who turned his business around...
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March 1, 2013

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: 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