Monthly Archives: February 2014

Google Maps Gallery makes neighborhood info easier to find and understand

A new map-publishing tool introduced by Google could fuel public consumption of neighborhood information by offering an easier way to publish and share granular geographic data online. Google [..]

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Transcripts of 2008 Fed meetings an astounding revelation into a continuing crisis

The big news this week is an astounding historical revelation useful in the present, but before that a few current events. In congressional testimony Janet Yellen acknowledged weakness [..]

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ActiveRain says website redesign will help agents connect to more buyers and sellers

Real estate network and blog host ActiveRain has launched a website redesign the company says will improve the odds of agents who use the site connecting with potential [..]

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SEO setup guide for your real estate website: Rethinking home page keywords, permalinks and images pays off

Whenever you create a real estate website, or any website, for that matter, one question may arise: How will people find it? Remaining competitive in online searches is [..]

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Dear Illinois seller, mind if I carry a concealed firearm into your home?

A new law allowing Illinois residents to carry concealed guns in public has gone into effect. The state began mailing out the first 5,000 or so permits today. [..]

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Bitcoin believers say digital currency will survive Mt. Gox bankruptcy

What was once the world’s biggest Bitcoin exchange, Tokyo-based Mt. Gox filed for bankruptcy protection today, saying hackers stole something like $480 million worth of the digital currency [..]

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Media firm taps young, Brooklyn cool with ‘in-house’ talent

Brooklyn-based marketing firm BKLYN1834 is leveraging the swirling energy of a large Brooklyn Victorian it owns and runs as a communal living space of young artists and musicians to [..]

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Home staging 101: Stash the nudes

When you’re selling a home, you don’t want to put off potential buyers with edgy art like a nude painting on the wall, say a handful of agents [..]

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Affluent millennials and boomers prefer the same cities

Wealthy millennials and baby boomers tend to live in the same cities, with some exceptions, according to a Nielsen report. Washington, D.C., San Francisco and Boston top lists of markets [..]

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Wells Fargo to cut at least 700 more mortgage jobs

The nation’s biggest home lender, Wells Fargo, is set to cut 700 more mortgage jobs with more cuts possible in the coming months due to declining demand for [..]

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