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Archive for October, 2013

Mortgages: How To Beat Financial Goblins

Mortgages: How To Beat Financial Goblins

Mortgages shouldn’t be a big worry, but for a lot of Americans that hasn’t been the case during the past few weeks. The national government closed its doors from September 30th through October 16th. More than 800,000 federal workers were not paid as a result — but many, many more outside the government lost hours, […]

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Home Repair Listing Services Raise Consumer Bills

Home Repair Listing Services Raise Consumer Bills

Home repair bills should be lower now that everything can be found online. After all, finding someone to do work around the house would should be easier in the age of online searches. Good luck with that. Search for any service and what you’re most likely to find are a new crop of intermediaries, go-betweens […]

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Real Estate Brokers Losing Prestige Titles

Real Estate Brokers Losing Prestige Titles

Prestige titles for real estate brokers will be a thing of past under recent enforcement actions by New York state regulators. In a decision which could travel to other states, New York says fancy titles for most real estate licensees are out. No longer will you see a salesperson or associate broker claiming such honorific […]

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Tallest Buildings: Has US Lost The Skyscraper Race?

Tallest Buildings: Has US Lost The Skyscraper Race?

Tall buildings used to be the most-visible measure of America’s economic might. New York, in particular, was studded with buildings that touched the clouds and tourists from all over the world came to the great city and looked to the sky in wonder. But those days are gone. Like jobs, corporate headquarters and tax shelters, […]

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