Trump legal defense fund raised more than $200,000, spent zero on legal work: Reports

Posted from: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/06/trump-legal-defense-fund-raised-200000-but-spent-zero-on-legal-work.html

The Patriot Legal Expense Fund Trust from the beginning of 2018 through the end of June spent more than $42,000 on "insurance" from an Alabama-based risk management company, and another $6,500 on accounting services from a large accounting firm….

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The Patriot Legal Expense Fund Trust from the beginning of 2018 through the end of June spent more than $42,000 on "insurance" from an Alabama-based risk management company, and another $6,500 on accounting services from a large accounting firm….

Bruce Ratner deal signals decline of New York real estate families

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Many of the renowned families of New York real estate are no longer interested in staying in the business and are looking to the bond markets, The Financial Times reports. …

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Many of the renowned families of New York real estate are no longer interested in staying in the business and are looking to the bond markets, The Financial Times reports. …

Small Kitchen? Try These 9 Tips for Making the Most of Your Limited Space

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Is there some kind of law that requires rental apartments to supply no more than a single square of kitchen counter space to each unit?

Between the white walls, scarce and often outdated cabinets, and a lack of amenities, it’s rare to find a solid kitchen in the world of yearlong leases.

But no good makeover starts with a beautiful subject, right?

All you need to …

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Is there some kind of law that requires rental apartments to supply no more than a single square of kitchen counter space to each unit?

Between the white walls, scarce and often outdated cabinets, and a lack of amenities, it’s rare to find a solid kitchen in the world of yearlong leases.

But no good makeover starts with a beautiful subject, right?

All you need to …

Seattle housing market is under pressure as Chinese buying 'dries up'

Posted from: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/02/seattle-housing-market-is-under-pressure-as-chinese-buying-dries-up.html

The Seattle housing market has benefited greatly from strong Chinese buyer demand, but now weakness in the Chinese yuan, as well as tighter restrictions on money leaving China, are cutting into that demand. …

Posted from: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/02/seattle-housing-market-is-under-pressure-as-chinese-buying-dries-up.html

The Seattle housing market has benefited greatly from strong Chinese buyer demand, but now weakness in the Chinese yuan, as well as tighter restrictions on money leaving China, are cutting into that demand. …

Big guys in commercial real estate gobbling up little guys: Newmark chairman

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Howard Lutnick, BGC Partners CEO and Newmark Group chairman, breaks down why so many commercial real estate companies are going public….

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Howard Lutnick, BGC Partners CEO and Newmark Group chairman, breaks down why so many commercial real estate companies are going public….

Healthy workers tend to be more productive. How to tell if your office is 'healthy'

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Studies show that healthy workers tend to be more productive, a concept that is behind a growing trend in real estate to create offices with measurable wellness benefits, The New York Times reports. …

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Studies show that healthy workers tend to be more productive, a concept that is behind a growing trend in real estate to create offices with measurable wellness benefits, The New York Times reports. …

Consumer sentiment on real estate 'pretty good,' says expert

Posted from: https://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/08/01/consumer-sentiment-on-real-estate-pretty-good-says-expert.html

Justina Chiu of Fortune Reit shares her insights on the real estate market and whether that is affected by movements in the Chinese yuan….

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Justina Chiu of Fortune Reit shares her insights on the real estate market and whether that is affected by movements in the Chinese yuan….

Mortgage applications fall for third week to lowest level in a month

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CNBC's Diana Olick reports on mortgage applications falling as interest rates rise and housing prices remain high….

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CNBC's Diana Olick reports on mortgage applications falling as interest rates rise and housing prices remain high….

Kitchen Countertop Buying Guide: Meet the Main Players & Find Your Best Match

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Your kitchen is the heart of your home, which means your countertops have to be fit for the job.

Sure, it’s nice if your countertops are stylish. But are they durable? Cost-effective? And will they ultimately suit your lifestyle?

In this buying guide, you’ll learn everything you need to know about popular countertop surfaces so you can make an informed choice.

Quartz countertops

Quartz countertops have become increasingly popular due to their solid stone-li…

Posted from: https://www.zillow.com/blog/kitchen-countertop-buying-guide-228027/

Your kitchen is the heart of your home, which means your countertops have to be fit for the job.

Sure, it’s nice if your countertops are stylish. But are they durable? Cost-effective? And will they ultimately suit your lifestyle?

In this buying guide, you’ll learn everything you need to know about popular countertop surfaces so you can make an informed choice.

Quartz countertops

Quartz countertops have become increasingly popular due to their solid stone-li…

The Fed didn't raise rates this time, but will again. Here's how to prepare for the next hike

Posted from: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/01/the-fed-didnt-rates-how-to-prepare-for-the-next-hike.html

The Fed pointed to more rate increases before the end of the year. Here's what you should do about that….

Posted from: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/01/the-fed-didnt-rates-how-to-prepare-for-the-next-hike.html

The Fed pointed to more rate increases before the end of the year. Here's what you should do about that….