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Carl Sammeli, Founder of Bitprop
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Carl Sammeli, Founder of Bitprop

There are currently 30 million people living in South Africa who have no official proof of ownership for the land they reside on, according to Carl...

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Buy-to-Let Properties in London Saw Largest Yields in the U.K.
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Buy-to-Let Properties in London Saw Largest Yields in the U.K.

Buy-to-Let Properties in London Saw Largest Yields in the U. K. Landlords in the U.K. who sold their buy-to-let properties in 2018 made an average...

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As More Millennials Rent, More Startups Want to Lend to Them
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As More Millennials Rent, More Startups Want to Lend to Them

Jennifer Burnes says the paychecks from her work as a model and designer in Hollywood arrive sporadically, posing a challenge to paying monthly...

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Retail’s Latest Challenge
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Retail’s Latest Challenge

Walmart Inc. J. C. Penney Co. The slides could worsen this week, once retailers begin reporting earnings, analysts said. Investors will want...

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Fannie and Freddie Back More Mortgages of Those Deeply in Debt
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Fannie and Freddie Back More Mortgages of Those Deeply in Debt

The gatekeepers of the American mortgage market are increasingly backing loans to borrowers who have heavy debt loads, highlighting questions about...

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Rising Rents for Millennials Give Rise to a New Breed of Lender
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Rising Rents for Millennials Give Rise to a New Breed of Lender

Jennifer Burnes says the paychecks from her work as a model and designer in Hollywood arrive sporadically, posing a challenge to paying monthly...

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Retail Sales, Industrial Production Data
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Retail Sales, Industrial Production Data

In the week ahead, Germany releases growth figures, while China publishes industrial-production data. In the U. S., agencies will release numbers...

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Scotland Boasts U.K.’s Fastest-Moving Housing Market
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Scotland Boasts U.K.’s Fastest-Moving Housing Market

Scotland had the quickest property market in the U. K. in the past year, where homes took an average of 42 days to sell, according to a report...

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Are the New Spider-Like Chandeliers Just Creepy?
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Are the New Spider-Like Chandeliers Just Creepy?

Fans of this fixture say it sets their spidey senses tingling in a good way. Manhattan architect Michael K. Chen, who installed the FLOS Aim...

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Lower Manhattan Reaches Post-9/11 Employment Milestone
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Lower Manhattan Reaches Post-9/11 Employment Milestone

Pedestrians cross Fulton Street in lower Manhattan. The area's private-sector employment rose to 251,334 jobs in the third quarter of 2018....

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Real Estate Exec Snaps Up Second Los Angeles Property To Build Mega-Mansion
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Real Estate Exec Snaps Up Second Los Angeles Property To Build Mega-Mansion

Real estate executive Kurt Rappaport has spent $11.75 million on nearly 1-acre parcel next to this neighboring estate he already owns in the...

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Small Mortgages Are Getting Harder to Come By
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Small Mortgages Are Getting Harder to Come By

Sarah and Joshua Fuller with their children Brendan, 9, Declan, 10 months, and Ryleigh, 7. The Fullers were rejected several times for a $20,000...

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Fifth Avenue Losing Luster as Vacancies Climb, Rents Fall
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Fifth Avenue Losing Luster as Vacancies Climb, Rents Fall

Global retailers once seemed to pay whatever it took to lease space on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue. That doesn't appear to be the case anymore. Cowen...

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Real Estate Startup VTS Joins Unicorn Club After New Funding Round
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Real Estate Startup VTS Joins Unicorn Club After New Funding Round

Nick Romito, left, co-founded VTS with Ryan Masiello. 'We had to spend five to seven years building one central platform. Now we can do all the fun...

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Airbnb, Marriott Battle Upstarts for Short-Term Rental Market
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Airbnb, Marriott Battle Upstarts for Short-Term Rental Market

In the niche between Airbnb Inc.'s home rentals and traditional hotel rooms, a new breed of startup is offering a hybrid option aiming to merge the...

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Lauren H. Cohen of Harvard’s Executive Education Program
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Lauren H. Cohen of Harvard’s Executive Education Program

Several years ago, Lauren H. Cohen, a Harvard University business administration professor teaching in the school's executive education program,...

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Exxon Mobil Sues Cuban Companies Over Seized Property
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Exxon Mobil Sues Cuban Companies Over Seized Property

Exxon Mobil Corp. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, claims that two Cuban companies, Corporación...

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Landlords in England and Wales Shun the Rental Market Amid Sector Changes
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Landlords in England and Wales Shun the Rental Market Amid Sector Changes

The lack of rental property supply across England and Wales could be exacerbated as landlords look to leave the sector, according to a report from...

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Ginnie Mae Moves to Crack Down on Repeated Refinancings
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Ginnie Mae Moves to Crack Down on Repeated Refinancings

Ginnie Mae is taking steps to curb repeated mortgage refinancings that it says are hurting both borrowers and investors. The government-backed firm...

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Where the Land O’Lakes Leader Turns for Challenges With ‘People Moments’
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Where the Land O’Lakes Leader Turns for Challenges With ‘People Moments’

Chief executive, Land O'Lakes Inc. One of around two dozen female CEOs of a Fortune 500 company and head of the third-largest cooperative in the U....

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Rents Drive Higher as Supply Falls Further in London
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Rents Drive Higher as Supply Falls Further in London

Declining inventory is continuing to propel rising rents in prime central London, according to a report Thursday from Knight Frank. The overall...

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England’s Barn Homes Have Highest Prices Per Square Foot
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England’s Barn Homes Have Highest Prices Per Square Foot

Of the many charming and eclectic types of English village homes, barn conversions command the most on a price-per-square-foot basis, according to...

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Who Pays the Property Taxes on a Golf Course Development in Florida?
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Who Pays the Property Taxes on a Golf Course Development in Florida?

Every week, Mansion Global poses a tax question to real estate tax attorneys. Here is this week's question. Q. I am thinking about buying a home on...

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This is what Amazon gets out of its relationship with Kohl’s
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This is what Amazon gets out of its relationship with Kohl’s

Experts say the partnership with Kohl's yields a number of benefits for Amazon, including cost savings on the returns process. Cost savings, bricks...

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‘Authenticity is Luxury,’ Says Half Moon Bay CEO
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‘Authenticity is Luxury,’ Says Half Moon Bay CEO

William Anderson is CEO of Half Moon Bay Antigua, an ultra-luxury resort/residence development on the Caribbean island of Antigua. The crown jewel...

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More States Are Pursuing Rent Control. That’s Bad News for Landlords.
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More States Are Pursuing Rent Control. That’s Bad News for Landlords.

Big apartment owners are forecast to post strong earnings when they start reporting this week, but a number of state-sponsored rent-control...

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During Pullback, Chinese Property Developers Still Love L.A.
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During Pullback, Chinese Property Developers Still Love L.A.

Chinese companies have been pulling back on their real-estate investments from New York to London to San Francisco. But in Los Angeles, they are...

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Compass’s Free-Spending Ways Capsize Real Estate Business
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Compass’s Free-Spending Ways Capsize Real Estate Business

Compass employees at their headquarters in Manhattan, N. Y. The firm has lured top talent with generous commission splits. Compass employees at...

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U.S. Existing-Home Sales Declined in March
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U.S. Existing-Home Sales Declined in March

WASHINGTON-Sales of previously owned U. S. homes sputtered in March, failing to build off strong gains in February, despite lower mortgage rates...

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What It’s Like to Retire in Southern France
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What It’s Like to Retire in Southern France

For nine years, my husband and I lived just north of San Francisco, in Sausalito. We loved the scenery, the weather and the variety of activities...

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