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3 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

The trouble with private equity valuations - and why we should care

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now has 40 per cent of its portfolio in private assets, which includes privately held companies, real estate, infrastructure and securities such as private debt.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Business Journal

Residential sales activity cools as summer comes to a close, SABOR reports

After six consecutive months of increasing home prices, the greater San Antonio housing market took a pause in July, according to the latest Multiple Listing Service report by the San Antonio Board of Realtors .

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The CPA Technology Advisor

New Home Sales Drop in Las Vegas

Business continues to slump for Las Vegas homebuilders. Local developers sold 499 new homes last month, down 23 percent from July 2013, according to a report out today from Las Vegas-based Home Builders Research.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Canada.com

Op-Ed: The unfair economics of university textbooks

Throngs of people, dressed completely, elegantly, blindingly, in white showed up to Yaletown's David Lam Park to partake in the biggest Diner en Blanc to hit Vancouver yet.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Opinion

Switched

Why Underwater Homeowners Won't Be Saved By Bank Of America's $17 Billion Deal

Workers fix a large electronic billboard featuring an advertisement for Bank of America on Times Square in New York, February 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Foreclosures, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Fort Myers, FL

Business Journal

South Florida housing sales jump, condo sales slump

Residential real estate prices increased across South Florida in July but, while single-family home sales surged, condo and town home sales fell sharply.

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Related Topix: Real Estate

National Mortgage News

Sales of Previously Owned Homes Climb to 10-Month High

Purchases of previously owned homes unexpectedly rose in July to a 10-month high as low borrowing costs and an increase in inventory drew buyers.

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Related Topix: Home, Home Selling, Real Estate, Financial Markets, 9

Thu Aug 21, 2014

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Existing Home Sales Jump 2.4% in July

Sales of existing homes in the U.S. rose last month to the highest level since last September, a report out Thursday shows.

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Related Topix: Home Selling, Home, Real Estate

USA Today

Home Depot: Menear will become CEO on Nov. 1

Home Depot says Craig Menear, the president of its U.S. retail operations, will become president and CEO of the company Nov. 1. Frank Blake has been Home Depot's chairman and CEO since 2007, Home Depot: Menear will become CEO on Nov. 1 NEW YORK - Home Depot says Craig Menear, the president of its U.S. retail operations, will become president and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Household Products, Home Depot, Retail

News Times

housing recovery appears to be back on track

In this July 30, 2014 file photo, George Limperis, a realtor with Paragon Real Estate Group, walks through the kitchen of a property in the Noe Valley neighborhood in San Francisco.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Real Estate, Noe Valley (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Home Selling

TheStreet.com

Housing Is Heating Up: Does This Change Fed's Thinking?

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Related Topix: Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Home, Home Selling, Real Estate

Prince George Citizen

US existing home sales rise for 4th straight month in latest sign of housing rebound

Sales of existing U.S. homes rose for the fourth straight month in July to their highest level in nearly a year, the latest sign that the housing recovery is picking up after stumbling at the start of the year.

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Related Topix: Home, Home Selling, Real Estate, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Foreclosures

Business Journal

Discount retail landlord Carl Verstanding is adding housing to his latest acquisition

Prolific strip mall buyer Carl Verstandig is making his first foray into residential real estate with the acquisition of an Ocean Pines shopping center that includes 11 acres of land primed for housing.

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Related Topix: Ocean Pines, MD, Pikesville, MD, Worcester County, MD

Wall Street Journal

Economists React: China Set for a Summer Slump After All

Local residents walk out of a supermarket in downtown Shanghai August 20, 2014. China posted mild consumer inflation on August 9, well below the annual target in July, giving authorities room to further relax monetary policy, but deflationary pressure for producers remained stubborn, highlighting a wobbly economic rebound.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Business Journal

Go Realty changes name, joins with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Kevin Woody, left, and Jim Garman, co-owners of Go Realty in the Triangle, address their agents and staff about the agency's new affiliation with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate The owners of the independent and local Go Realty residential real estate company, Jim Garman and Kevin Woody , have joined into the expanding Better Homes and Gardens ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cary, NC, Real Estate, Raleigh, NC

Business Journal

Home prices plateau in the Valley

Home prices in the San Fernando Valley, once rising like the Santa Susana Mountains to the north, have plateaued, research indicates.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Cal State Northridge, Northridge, CA

NewsOK.com

Is a home equity line of credit a fit for you?

The trend, fueled by the two-year housing recovery, has helped spur many borrowers to take out a home equity line of credit against the value of their home.

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Business Journal

Foreclosure rates down, home prices up, CoreLogic reports

The fundamentals of greater San Antonio's housing market continue to bode well for communities like the Woods of Boerne.

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Related Topix: Foreclosures, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Irvine, CA

Brandon Sun

RBC forecasts Canadian housing market will cool in 2015 if interest rates rise

RBC Economics says higher interest rates will put a strain on the Canadian housing market in 2015 and "substantially" moderate prices increases.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, RBC Financial Group, Banking

Business Journal

Commercial real estate brokers will be required to disclose more under new law

Commercial real estate brokers will be required to disclose potential conflicts of interest to parties in any deal they handle, due to a bill that takes effect Jan. 1. Commercial real estate brokers will soon be required to disclose potential conflicts of interest to parties in any deal they handle.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Real Estate

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