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Co-op sale breaks a record (access required)

960 Fifth Avenue

There’s been another record-breaking real estate transaction in New York. A 16-room, full-floor apartment on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan has sold for $70 million. The penthouse apartment at the corner has a wrap-around terrace with panoramic views of Central Park ...

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Market improving, NAHB survey shows (access required)

home builders

Home builder confidence rose in June, a new survey from the National Association of Home Builders-Wells Fargo Housing Market Index shows. After fluctuating for several months, the index is now just one point shy of the threshold considered good for ...

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SBA to offer free business workshop for vets (access required)

The U.S. Small Business Administration will be holding a free two-day entrepreneurship training course for veterans and their spouses on Aug. 25-26 in Charlotte. The “Introduction to Entrepreneurship Class” is intended to teach military veterans the fundamentals of business ownership. ...

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RealtyTrac launches new app (access required)

A new app released by real estate information provider RealtyTrac promises to deliver the real deal on the road. The mobile phone application for use with iPhones and iPads allows users to take a picture of a property and instantly ...

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Cornelius puts the sexy back (access required)

Move over Charlotte, the suburbs are far from boring. Cornelius is one of the sexiest places in America, according to real estate research firm movoto.com. How did Cornelius get ranked the fourth sexiest suburb? Movoto attributes its high ranking for ...

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Sen. Reid sits on a gold mine (access required)

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is doing his part to help the economy. The Nevada Democrat has sold his home in the town of Searchlight, population 569, for $1.75 million. Reid sold the 110 acre property in this dusty town ...

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