Just what is a 'smart home' anyway?

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The definition of a "smart home" is coming under scrutiny. That's because sellers are using the term to boost sales and prices….

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The definition of a "smart home" is coming under scrutiny. That's because sellers are using the term to boost sales and prices….

Microsoft CEO Sells View Home With Lots of Windows

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The views from the hilltop are incredible — vistas of a lake, a snow-capped mountain range and the gleaming city of Seattle.

Not one to upgrade too regularly, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella lived in this mid-century modern home for more than a decade before selling it this month f…

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The views from the hilltop are incredible — vistas of a lake, a snow-capped mountain range and the gleaming city of Seattle.

Not one to upgrade too regularly, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella lived in this mid-century modern home for more than a decade before selling it this month f…

New Yorkers Are Busy During Week So Big Snowstorms Need to Occur On Weekends

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Even though housing market talking heads are known for dramat…

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Even though housing market talking heads are known for dramat…

Mortgage applications up just 0.4%, despite rates near three-year lows

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Despite interest rates hitting recent lows, the number of people applying for a mortgage barely moved last week….

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Despite interest rates hitting recent lows, the number of people applying for a mortgage barely moved last week….

[Video] Providing the right context for Manhattan and Miami housing markets

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I really enjoyed my interview over at Yahoo! Finance this week discussing the release of the Elliman Report: Manhattan Sales 1Q 2016. Love their longer interview format.

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I really enjoyed my interview over at Yahoo! Finance this week discussing the release of the Elliman Report: Manhattan Sales 1Q 2016. Love their longer interview format.

Note the “two comma” reference taken fro…

Ice Cube Drops $7.25M on Jean-Claude Van Damme's California Mansion

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shutterstock_305071508It’s a good day indeed for rapper and actor Ice Cube, who just paid $7.25 million to snag this modern mansion on the California coast that the Los Angeles T…

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shutterstock_305071508It’s a good day indeed for rapper and actor Ice Cube, who just paid $7.25 million to snag this modern mansion on the California coast that the Los Angeles T…

John McEnroe Serves Up Southampton Tennis Estate for Sale

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shutterstock_277809497Tennis legend John McEnroe, who has seven Grand Slam singles titles to his name, is giving up the home court advantage on his Southampton mansion. He’s asking $14.5 million for the property, which, of course, includes a t…

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shutterstock_277809497Tennis legend John McEnroe, who has seven Grand Slam singles titles to his name, is giving up the home court advantage on his Southampton mansion. He’s asking $14.5 million for the property, which, of course, includes a t…

Texas Lures Data Centers, Not for Jobs but for Revenue

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The state is among the country’s leading hosts for the facilities, prized as sources of tax revenue that do not require large infrastructure projects….

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The state is among the country’s leading hosts for the facilities, prized as sources of tax revenue that do not require large infrastructure projects….

Your Super Simple 3-Step Program for Houseplant Maintenance

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There are no one-size-fits-all answers when it comes to houseplants, and a plant tag can only tell you so much. Each species is unique, hailing from climates ranging from dry deserts to Mediterranean landscapes to tropical rainforests, and even two plants of the same species can have totally different needs depending on a number of factors. Fertilizing depends on the type of plant and the label instructions, while pruning times and methods rely on a plant’s blooming time and growth pattern.</…

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There are no one-size-fits-all answers when it comes to houseplants, and a plant tag can only tell you so much. Each species is unique, hailing from climates ranging from dry deserts to Mediterranean landscapes to tropical rainforests, and even two plants of the same species can have totally different needs depending on a number of factors. Fertilizing depends on the type of plant and the label instructions, while pruning times and methods rely on a plant’s blooming time and growth pattern.</…

How Not to Value A Co-op Apartment: Price per Share

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Co-op Boards Cannot Prevent Sales They Think Are Low Without Damaging Shareholder Values

I hav…

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Co-op Boards Cannot Prevent Sales They Think Are Low Without Damaging Shareholder Values

I hav…