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In Real Estate, Conventional Wisdom is Usually Wrong

By James Oaksun | Nov 21
From my time in politics I learned the 'Common Wisdom' is usually wrong. As it is in certain aspects of the real estate business. Here are three examples.

Rising Rents Push Out Artists That Made Portland Cool

By Gosia Wozniacka | Nov 14
Portland has been a magnet for young, creative adults for over a decade. But the city's popularity has had another effect: Those who helped make it cool can't afford to live here anymore.

Homelessness in Hawaii: Defying the Image of Paradise

By Cathy Buzzewitz | Nov 10
Homelessness in Hawaii has grown in recent years, leaving the state with 487 homeless per 100,000 people, the nation's highest rate per capita, above New York and Nevada, according to federal statistics.

Try Out a Tiny House

By Collin Binkley | Nov 9
A business that started at Harvard University rents out tiny houses for $99 a night. The company, Getaway, has drawn visitors from afar who come to sample life in a 160-square-foot house before they dive headlong into the lifestyle.

Manhattan's Largest Apartment Complex Sold For $5.3B

Oct 22
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the deal for Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village on Tuesday.

'Cabin Porn' Flies Off Shelves

By Beth J. Harpaz | Oct 15
A luscious new book of photos called "Cabin Porn" isn't inviting readers to hole up in the woods to look at naked bodies. It is inviting them to look at photos about holing up in the woods.

5 Tips for Easy DIY Home Makeovers

Oct 7
DIY projects have become easier than ever. EDGE offers five makeovers to revamp your home without breaking the bank.

Wright American System-Built House Discovered in Madison

By Scott Bauer | Oct 6
Linda McQuillen long wondered whether her 1917 home had any connection to Frank Lloyd Wright, thinking at best maybe one of his peers designed it as an imitation of the architect's famous Prairie School style. It turns out she's living in the real thing.

Edith Wharton Home Finally Debt Free

Oct 2
Author Edith Wharton's historic Massachusetts home is finally debt-free, seven years after defaulting on a loan and nearly shutting its doors.

P-Town Home Buying Tips From Coldwell Banker Pat Shultz Real Estate

By Matthew Wexler | Oct 1
A weekend in Provincetown can turn into a lifetime with some careful planning and expert insights from Coldwell Banker Pat Shultz Real Estate.

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