Eugene Burke

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19 Stocks To Play The Housing Recovery

Fundstrat's Tom Lee is bullish on housing in 2015.<p>To play the housing recovery, Lee recommended that investors buy homebuilder stocks.<p>"From 1992 to 2005, homebuilders tracked housing starts pretty closely," Lee wrote in a recent note to clients. "Even the dips and surges were fairly closely …

8 surprising real-estate tips

Looking to buy a home? It’s better to be on a “Way” than a “Street,” pick a female real-estate agent and try to be close to a Starbucks.<p>That’s the …

What is a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) in Real Estate?

<b>What Should A Quality Market Analysis Include In Real Estate?</b><p>What is a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA)<p>Comparable Market Analysis, also known as a …

6 Insiders’ Secrets to Help You Succeed as a Real Estate Photographer

With the recovering of the residential real estate market in the United States in full swing, it’s a great time to learn what it takes be a …

Real Estate

Poisson Cru Recipe

If French Polynesia had a national dish it would surely be poisson cru. While poisson cru literally means "raw fish" in French, it's less daring but …

50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

Dig in.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat …

5 Rules for Decorating Like a Pro

<b>Think Big Picture</b><p>Before you do anything, try to envision the space as you would an Impressionist painting, with its mood imparted by different shades …

How to Deal with the Highly Defensive People in Your Life

"I want your honest opinion," said my friend Joanna, handing me her unpublished manuscript. "Don't whitewash; tell the truth. Promise!"<p>So I …

Should You Finance Your Rental Property Purchase or Pay Cash?

I am currently in the process of buying a rental property and one of the questions that came up was: <b>is it better to buy a rental house with cash, or</b> …

5 Ways to Keep Kitchen-Remodeling Costs Down

Embarking on a kitchen-remodeling project can be daunting. With all the elements—flooring, cabinets, appliances, countertops—you might find yourself getting overly protective with your checkbook.<p><b>There's no way around it</b>: Kitchen-remodeling projects don't come cheap. The national average cost for a …

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Growing anger at landlord lenders

Comment: Critics of the booming buy-to-let market are directing their rage at mortgage providers<p>The boom in buy-to-let is hugely controversial. With house prices high and rising, and the supply of new homes woefully low, the idea that some people own more than one property makes other people seethe.<p>…

Breaking Bad Fan Art: 12 Fantastic and Funny Examples

<b>Jesse Pinkman</b><p>Say it isn't so! One of the best shows on television, Breaking Bad, starts its final season tonight. Part two of season five consists of eight episodes, each of which promises to thrill its viewers to no end. Have you read what cinematographer Michael Slovis said an in interview with …

How Self-Expiring Medicine Packaging Could Change The World

A simple, practical concept changes the color of medicine packaging when it expires, but will big pharma embrace the idea?<p>For most of us, the blister packs our medicines come in are just temporary barriers to be scratched open with our fingernails or popped open like Chiclets. We usually don’t even …

Kickstarting: A Smart System For Learning Chinese With Minimal Pain And Posters

Chineasy uses pared-down graphics to ease the process of learning one of the world’s toughest languages.<p>There are some 20,000 characters in contemporary written Chinese. Knowing about 4,000 is considered educated, while the threshold for standard literacy is 2,000. “Basic” (or just-getting-by) …

Makeup Artist Transforms Herself Into Pop Culture Icons

Self-taught makeup artist Carly Paige transforms herself into various pop culture icons. There are no limitations to her list of subjects as she tackles all shapes, forms, ages, races, and genders. From Angelina Jolie and Pamela Anderson to Michael Jackson and Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow, …

The Lowly Luggage Tag Gets a High-Tech Makeover

We shop for flights on our laptop, book hotels on our tablet, and have a QR code boarding pass on our smartphone. So why are we still walking up to …

Fliike Is An Internet Of Things-Styled Facebook ‘Like’ Counter For Local Businesses

A Facebook phone isn’t cool, you know what’s cool? An Internet of Things-styled ‘Like’ counter for local businesses who want to proudly display their Facebook page metrics. Admittedly, it doesn’t quite have the same ring to it, but the Fliike, from French startup Smiirl, not only looks cool but …

KettlePizza BBQ Insert

Since it’s the time of year when your cooking happens mostly outside of the kitchen, you need to figure out ways to eat things other than burgers and …

GE just invented the first “internet of things” device you’ll actually want to own

Quirky<p>If you’ve always wanted to be able to check, from anywhere in the world, exactly how many eggs are in your fridge at home, the Egg Minder is for you. Sure, it sounds silly. Do we really need an internet-connected device and companion smartphone app to tell us something so inessential? But …

Internet of Things

ShotSpotter Lets Police Pinpoint Exactly Where A Gun Was Fired

In the criminally underrated Schwarzenegger film <i>Last Action Hero</i>, there’s a scene where the villain (played brilliantly by Charles Dance, a.k.a. Tywin Lannister) from a cheesy action movie enters the “real” world. After witnessing a mugging for which there was no consequence, he proceeds to shoot …

Kickstart It: This Ingenious Paper Map Zooms as You Unfold It

With a smartphone, Google Maps, and two fingers, you can summon pretty much any map you want, from a wide view of the seven continents to the handful …

Turning Public Benches Into An Arena Of Good Reads

People in Amsterdam may have lately noticed a red metal clip attached to a few public benches. Tucked into the clip one may then find a book, a …

Buenos Aires

These Incredible New Buses Are Charged Wirelessly by the Road Itself

Imagine an electric vehicle that can travel endless distances without ever needing to stop at a recharging station. That sounds impossible, right? …

Smart Kitchen Thermometer Plugs Into iPhone

You don't have to be a cooking connoisseur to master recipes in your kitchen — especially not when technology is your sous-chef.<p>A team of Austin, …

Wrist Charge hits Kickstarter to end your forgotten cable woes

Ever found yourself out and about and wishing you hadn’t forgotten your smartphone or tablet’s charging cable? Wrist Charge feels your pain, and …

Kickstarter