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The 2 times Comey embarrassed Trump on Capitol Hill

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The White House says President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey because of his treatment of Hillary Clinton. But there's mounting evidence it also had something to do with the continuing investigation by the FBI into the Trump campaign's potential ties to Russia.<p>CNN's …

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What Social Work Taught Me About Selling Real Estate

New York real estate agents take on many roles, particularly when they’re shepherding first-time buyers. They’re accountants, educators (“Remember: The contract isn’t binding until both parties sign it”), decorators (“Just think how the foyer would look with a coat of Dorset Cream”), perhaps even …

Real Estate

This 100-Year-Old Cement Factory Is Now Someone’s Home, And It’s Gorgeous

You’re going to want to see the inside.<p>Imagine taking a vacation to Barcelona, stumbling upon an abandoned World War I-era cement factory … and then …

Why More Americans Are Getting Evicted

Harvard sociologist Matthew Desmond lived in the poorest neighborhoods of Milwaukee for years, studying a seldom-analyzed housing crisis engulfing …

Housing

For Sale: NJ Mansion With a Scandalous Past

It all began with a cheating couple and a secret door.<p>The sun has set, but the Gloria Crest estate is just waking up.<p>Swinging jazz and clinking …

The Home an (Admitted) Perfectionist Built

Sometimes you just want to sip a good Cab in bed.<p>Nicky Hilton used to live at 1307 Sierra Alta Way, but that didn’t stop Cyrus Harouni from leveling …

The Roots of the New Urban Crisis

In an excerpt from his new book, Richard Florida warns of “the central crisis of our times”—the growing cleavage between superstar cities and those left behind.<p>Updated: April 10, 2017<p>Editor’s Note: Listen to Richard Florida discuss <i>The New Urban Crisis</i> on NPR’s <i>Morning Edition.</i><p>Cities, it seems, are …

Los Angeles ranks as the top choice in the U.S. for international real estate investors

Los Angeles is in a sweet spot in its real estate cycle that will make it one of the top choices in the world for buying property this year, a new report says.<p>The L.A. area ranked No. 1 in North America in a survey of global real estate investors who have a combined total of $1.7 trillion to spend …

Panda Express Founders Drop $14 Million on Hawaii Penthouse

The owners of the popular Chinese food chain have bought other homes in Honolulu<p>In their sweep of Hawaiian real estate, the founders of Chinese fast …

New U-Shaped Skyscraper in NYC Could Become World's Longest Building

Maybe the only way isn’t up after all: newly released concept drawings by a Greek architect for a skyscraper in Manhattan bend more than just …

Dreaming of making Hawaii home?

Real estate websites and apps make browsing homes in Hawaii a beachside breeze, but while online resources have become more robust in recent years, a …

Real Estate

This company will double your down payment. What’s the catch?

Lindsay and Trevor O'Keefe are early-30s parents to a growing family. In fact, just hours before Trevor was interviewed, Lindsay had given birth to their third child. Trevor sounded tired. Unsurprisingly, Lindsay didn’t come to the phone.<p>Even before their family’s new addition, the O'Keefes were …

Mortgages

Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers files lawsuit against company co-founder - Pacific Business News

Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers co-founders Matt Beall, left, and Winston Welborn are… more<p>Tina Yuen PBN<p>Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers is suing one …

Thanks for breaking our connected homes, Amazon.

What the s3 outage taught us about the connected home, cloud computing, and how we can avoid that going forward<p>More than a few folks got back from …

This House In Tehran Opens Like A Rubik’s Cube

This House In Tehran Turns Like A Rubik’s Cube<p>The rooms were designed to handle the city’s extreme temperatures.<p>Because it lies between the mountains …

Smart home of the future is now in the Tri-State

Forget <i>The Jetsons</i>. The voice-activated "smart home" of the future is already here, and we got to tour one in Northern Kentucky, just set up by …

Grow Your Own Home: PredicTED by OZY | Fast Forward

The Mother in Law Cottage Is $16,800

If you are on a budget, the Mother in Law Cottage is for you. This small log home is only $16,800 for the 14 foot by 40-foot basic model. For the …

Amish Mennonites

10 Homes to Fuel Your Island Getaway Daydreams

Whether you're longing for an immediate break from winter or planning your summer holiday, these homes offer the perfect setting for escape.<p>As …

House Hunting in ... Barcelona

<b>A DESIGNER LOFT IN A 19TH-CENTURY FACTORY IN BARCELONA</b><p><b>$2.7 MILLION</b><p>This loft is on the top floor of a five-story former textile factory built in 1826 in the Old Town section of Barcelona. The 3,153-square-foot apartment has 16-foot ceilings, exposed beams and windows facing three directions. There …

Real Estate

How Much Are Realtor Fees for Rentals?

What services are included in the fee?<p>According to Norton, real estate agents have a number of responsibilities, which can include any of the …

Real Estate

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Hawai‘i Real Estate Meets Reality TV

It’s not everyday that a real estate agency becomes a TV star, but it’s happened here. The local agency is called Hawaii Life and the television show …

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'Reality finally caught up' with the most important part of the US housing market

Existing home sales in the US booked a weaker-than-expected December but saw their strongest year since 2006.<p>Sales decreased by 2.8% at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.49 million in December, according to the National Association of Realtors.<p>Economists had forecast that sales fell by 1.1% at …

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Selling A Big Island Luxury Home? Accurate Pricing Is Essential

72-131 KUIKAWA PL<br>Kailua Kona, HI 96740<p>Whether you’re selling a home in one of the Big Island’s premier luxury resorts such as Kukio or Kohanaiki, or …

Singapore Home Sales Top 8,000 Units in 2016, Beating 2015 Tally - Bloomberg

Singapore house sales last year topped 2015’s tally as a third straight year of price declines stoked pent-up demand from homebuyers.<p>Developers sold …

Anthony Kiedis's Hollywood Villa

Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis is known for his, ahem, intriguing style choices, which is why we couldn't believe that his Sunset …