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Capital growth expected for Copenhagen

A property expert has predicted that prices will continue to rise in the Danish capital of Copenhagen. When quizzed on the state of the city’s property market by Reuters, Ivar Tollefsen (who has a portfolio estimated at $7.4 billion) responded that...

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Interactive: Ranking the 20 Most Valuable Cryptocurrencies Over Time

The following interactive visualization sorts and ranks all cryptocurrencies by market capitalization.   Ranking the 20 Most Valuable Cryptocurrencies Over Time Many cryptocurrencies have followed Bitcoin, but none have been able to crack its do...

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10 Waterfront Homes Under $300,000

Finding a budget-friendly house on the water might be easier than you think. We found listings across the country that are easy on the eye and the wallet. Whether you’re ready to land a waterfront home or just daydream, check out these 10 homes und...

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Use Less, Save More: Energy-Efficient Tips for Lowering Your Utility Bills

We all enjoy being warm and cozy in the winter, and cool as a cucumber in the summer – but the energy bills that keep us there can get out of hand quickly. In fact, the average American household spends roughly $200 per month on energy bills, a...

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How Americans Spend Their Free Time, Part 2

Last week, we showed you how Americans spend their free time, as divided by different income groups. This week’s visualization is a continuation of that theme – it also comes from data scientist Henrik Lindberg, and it shows the peak times that A...

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What is the Difference Between the NYSE and Nasdaq?

The NYSE and Nasdaq exchanges are worth a collective $32 trillion in market capitalization, making up a sizable portion of the global equities market. However, while they are both large American stock exchanges containing listings that are household ...

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Vote for Your Favorite Homes of 2017 (So Far)

Each week we shine a spotlight on a home with unusual features, outstanding architecture or a spectacular locale. Take a look at the homes we’ve shared so far, and cast your vote for the best Houses of the Week. At the end of the year, we’ll crow...

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What is the World’s Most Powerful Passport?

The World’s Most Powerful Passports Which passports are travel assets, and which are liabilities? The Chart of the Week is a weekly Visual Capitalist feature on Fridays. Whether you seek to explore distant lands, or you just want to sit on a remote...

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Rehabbing a Home? Be Ready for These 5 Costs

So you want to calculate the price tag on a house rehab, but you have no construction background. How do you go about it? Understandably, this is a common scenario that holds many people back from flipping houses. It’s also one of the most comm...

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Here’s How Americans Spend Their Time, Sorted by Income

Today’s visualization comes from data scientist Henrik Lindberg, and it shows America’s favorite past-times based on the participation of people in different income brackets. It uses data from the American Time Use Survey that is produced by the ...

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Designer Lookbook: Rowland + Broughton’s Aspen Barn Studio

Colorado design firm Rowland + Broughton embraced original architectural elements and added new contemporary finishes to update a beautiful three-story dwelling in Aspen. Located at the base of Red Mountain, the picturesque property consists of four...

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Albemarle to Grow a Lot; Charlottesville a Little

Where should growth in the City of Charlottesville go? Besides, “over there”? Interesting juxtaposition of stories over the weekend from Charlottesville Tomorrow. (bolding mine) Demographers at the University of Virginia are forecasting a sharp...

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Your New, Bigger Space: 5 Ways to Win at Upsizing Your Home

As a new generation graduates from renting to homeownership, they face plenty of uncertainties: How much homeowners insurance is enough? Is a home warranty necessary? How do you fill a 4-bedroom home with the stuff that used to be in a 1-bedroom apar...

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Monthly Note: Market, Storytime, & a Few Thousand Dollars

I write this monthly note for real estate consumers, those with a real estate interest, and specifically *not* for real estate professionals (there’s enough of that stuff out there). Interested? Two clicks (one to subscribe, one to confirm, and the...

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Buying Art Like a Grownup (for Investment or Inspiration)

Bare, white walls are usually the reality when you first move into a new home. But if you want to show off your personality, there’s no better way to do it than with original art. A one-of-a-kind piece transforms a space, makes you feel more at...

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‘House of Cards’ Power Mansion Hits the Market at $500K

Dream of living the lavish life of a Washington, D.C. political power broker? That dream is now within arm’s reach: The Washington, D.C. house best known as Frank and Claire Underwood’s home in the hit Netflix series “House of Cards” ...

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Westchester to Manhattan Commute Time by Housing Cost

Because I’m a little behind, the awesome infographic below by Michael Kolomatsky appeared in the New York Times real estate section a few weeks ago: How Much Is Your House Worth Per Minute?. My original version covering Fairfield County was so ...

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Real Estate Industrial Complex Versus The Appraisal Institute’s Stealth Culture

Over the past couple of weeks there has been extreme outrage expressed by the chapters and membership of the Appraisal Institute towards “National” leadership and their stealth policy culture. The last straw was “The Taking” policy of nearly ...

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Real Estate office Directors and Top Performers now have a simpler method to gain their Full Licence

One of the main reasons why Directors and Top Performers don’t have their Full Licence is due to the massive workload and the time away from work required to complete the Full Licence Course. LinkLearn’s unique WBL process is assisting Directors ...

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Miami Beach Convention Center

The Miami Beach Convention Center, which is home to countless events and trade shows is undergoing a $500 million renovation which is expected to be completed in 2017. Since the mid-1950’s the Convention Center, then know as Miami Beach Exhibition ...

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Miami Design District Rises

Transformed into one of the most cutting edge neighborhoods for high-end fashion, art and design, the Miami Design District is growing exponentially with a third phase beginning in 2016. Within the more recent years there has been a large amount of...

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International Boat Show relocated to abandoned Marine Stadium

After the damaging effects of Hurricane Andrew, the iconic Miami Marine Stadium on Virginia Key has recently been approved to get a multi-million dollar makeover. The graffiti cover structure, originally built in 1963 has been closed for over 20 year...

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Wynwood Named One of the Worlds Coolest Neighborhoods

Highlighted throughout the globe are some of the most chicest cities for fashion street styles and trends and among them was our very own unique Wynwood. The neighborhood that is filled with art, culture and trends was spotlighted in the September ar...

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Turnberry Raises the Bar

Sales have been announced for the new development, Turnberry Ocean Club. The new building has really stepped in the spotlight making a dramatic first impression with features such as having only four residences per floor and have square footage start...

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