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Naked Capitalism
00PM Water Cooleroil prices.” Housing: “Inventory is incredibly tight. You want to buy? Good lu
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted yesterday
oil prices.” Housing: “Inventory is incredibly tight. You want to buy? Good luck with what is out there. This is why large metro areas from Denver, Seattle, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, and New York are all seeing similar trends.... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Single women in Texas more willing to commit ... when it comes to housing purchaseswhen she started looking for a new home. When Maggie Lewis, 28, decided to fin
Single women in Texas more willing to commit ... when it comes to housing purchases
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
when she started looking for a new home. When Maggie Lewis, 28, decided to find a place several years ago, she was in the market for something else: a low-maintenance townhouse, not far from the running trails and yoga studios she’d come to love... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Single ladies in Texas more willing to commit ... when it comes to housing purchaseswhen she started looking for a new home. When Maggie Lewis, 28, decided to fin
Single ladies in Texas more willing to commit ... when it comes to housing purchases
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
when she started looking for a new home. When Maggie Lewis, 28, decided to find a place several years ago, she was in the market for something else: a low-maintenance townhouse, not far from the running trails and yoga studios she’d come to love... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Single ladies in Texas more willing to commit ... to housing purchaseswhen she started looking for a new home. When Maggie Lewis, 28, decided to fin
Single ladies in Texas more willing to commit ... to housing purchases
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
when she started looking for a new home. When Maggie Lewis, 28, decided to find a place several years ago, she was in the market for something else: a low-maintenance townhouse, not far from the running trails and yoga studios she’d come to love... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Republic Act No. 10816of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Sixteenth Congress Third Regu
Republic Act No. 10816
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted yesterday
of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Sixteenth Congress Third Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-seventh day of July, two thousand fifteen. AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND... Read more
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The News & Observer
Doing Better: Diversity will only enhance NC’s appeal to businesseslack diversity Diversity can boost a company’s performance, profitability Eff
Doing Better: Diversity will only enhance NC’s appeal to businesses
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
lack diversity Diversity can boost a company’s performance, profitability Efforts underway in N.C. to reverse these trends By Christopher Gergen and Stephen Martin North Carolina is frequently cited as a great place to do business. Last... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Bay Area posts strong job gains, led by Santa Clara CountyScott Anderson, chief economist with San Francisco-based Bank of the West. San
Bay Area posts strong job gains, led by Santa Clara County
Silicon Valley / Posted 3 days ago
Scott Anderson, chief economist with San Francisco-based Bank of the West. Santa Clara County had the best-performing job market in the Bay Area, adding 6,400 jobs in April. Of those, 53 percent were tech jobs. And the county's upswing produced... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Bay Area posts strong job gains, led by Santa Clara Countyfor California and 4.7 percent for the nation during the same period. Santa Cl
Bay Area posts strong job gains, led by Santa Clara County
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
for California and 4.7 percent for the nation during the same period. Santa Clara County enjoyed the best-performing job market in the Bay Area during April by a wide margin. The South Bay added 6,400 jobs, bolstered primarily by a gain of 3,400... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Aaron M. Renn: Where do black residents matter?their black populations are small, compared with those of eastern cities. Port
Aaron M. Renn: Where do black residents matter?
Dallas Morning News / Posted 7 days ago
their black populations are small, compared with those of eastern cities. Portland is part of the fifth-whitest major metropolitan area in America. Almost 75 percent of the region is white, and it has the third-lowest percentage of blacks, at... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The top San Antonio suburbs to buy a house in 2015If you own a home in San Antonio, then the past year has been filled with good
The top San Antonio suburbs to buy a house in 2015
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
If you own a home in San Antonio, then the past year has been filled with good and bad news, but all those trends have been rolled into one comprehensive list that ranks the best local suburbs to buy a home. Hefty Bexar County tax appraisals didn't... Read more
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Hospitality Net
HSMAI’s Washington DC Chapter to Host Second Sales Academy Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International's Washington DC Cha
HSMAI’s Washington DC Chapter to Host Second Sales Academy
Hospitality Net / Posted 8 days ago
Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International's Washington DC Chapter will host the year's second sales academy, Managing the Corporate RFP Process, May 19 in Arlington,... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
SA’s new graduates facing uphill battleAs an influx of new graduates enter the job market, the South African unemploym
SA’s new graduates facing uphill battle
Daily Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
As an influx of new graduates enter the job market, the South African unemployment rate continues to soar while the economy spirals in the opposite direction. South Africa’s new graduates facing uphill battle – Unemployment rising as economy tumbles... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
The CA at 175: Reporting our own story— sinking to the brink of bankruptcy three times and later soaring to a level o
The CA at 175: Reporting our own story
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 10 days ago
— sinking to the brink of bankruptcy three times and later soaring to a level of profitability rivaling that of any metropolitan daily in the nation. The CA's editorial track record over that period defies easy labels. While the paper... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Disturbing trendRichard said. The paper also studied profitability measures for the seven cong
Disturbing trend
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
Richard said. The paper also studied profitability measures for the seven conglomerates and found similarly disturbing trends, with both return on assets and return on equity being in clear decline over the same period. Richard, in his article... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
The CA at 175: Reporting our own story— sinking to the brink of bankruptcy three times and later soaring to a level o
The CA at 175: Reporting our own story
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 10 days ago
— sinking to the brink of bankruptcy three times and later soaring to a level of profitability rivaling that of any metropolitan daily in the nation. The CA's editorial track record over that period defies easy labels. While the paper... Read more
10d
MLive.com
Michigan tops nation in shrinking middle class, study showsthis week by the Pew Research Center. What makes the Michigan numbers especial
Michigan tops nation in shrinking middle class, study shows
MLive.com / Posted 10 days ago
this week by the Pew Research Center. What makes the Michigan numbers especially distressing: In three-quarters of U.S. metro areas analyzed, the shrinking middle class was partially offset by a rise in affluent households, a trend that didn't... Read more
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11d
Chicago Tribune
area luxury home sales slowing downracing each other to make offers on lower-priced homes and condos in many parts
area luxury home sales slowing down
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
racing each other to make offers on lower-priced homes and condos in many parts of the Chicago area, but the luxury housing market is seeing just the opposite. Buyers are biding their time and questioning prices in the $1-million-plus segment,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Business Highlightsis hollowing out. A widening wealth gap is moving more households into either
Business Highlights
Daily Herald / Posted 12 days ago
is hollowing out. A widening wealth gap is moving more households into either higher- or lower-income groups in major metro areas, with fewer remaining in the middle, according to a report released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center. In... Read more
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Business Wire
KB Home to Exit Metro Washington, D.C. MarketLOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KB Home (NYSE:KBH), today announced it has begun
KB Home to Exit Metro Washington, D.C. Market
Business Wire / Posted 12 days ago
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KB Home (NYSE:KBH), today announced it has begun a transition out of the Metro Washington D.C. market that is expected to be completed over the next 12 months. The company plans to continue constructing and delivering... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Home building trends: Oklahomans still love building with touch of luxury, but prefer smaller footprint livinghomes, available at a far more affordable price.” As a builder who has built h
Home building trends: Oklahomans still love building with touch of luxury, but prefer smaller footprint living
The Oklahoman / Posted 12 days ago
homes, available at a far more affordable price.” As a builder who has built homes for years in this area, he has seen the metro evolve, and with it the preferences of the customers. “As ever, the most important thing in real estate is location,... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Spring Parade of Homes showcases diversity of Oklahoma home buildersby COHBA. Spring has sprung and both home builders and prospective buyers are
Spring Parade of Homes showcases diversity of Oklahoma home builders
The Oklahoman / Posted 13 days ago
by COHBA. Spring has sprung and both home builders and prospective buyers are getting ready for Oklahoma City’s favorite metrowide open house event. For the next two weekends, May 13-15 and May 20-22, the spring Parade of Homes will be open from... Read more
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BC Local News
Foreign buyers crushing home dreams in Vancouver as governments do little: studyare complicit in fuelling Vancouver’s housing crisis as foreign Chinese buyers
Foreign buyers crushing home dreams in Vancouver as governments do little: study
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
are complicit in fuelling Vancouver’s housing crisis as foreign Chinese buyers continue to shut local residents out of the market, a new study says. Josh Gordon is the study’s author and an assistant professor in the School of Public Policy at... Read more
13d
Pilipino Star
A rundown on PLDT Smart SME Nation’s TechIsland 3.0Where the first two catered exclusively to IT managers and business owners, Tec
A rundown on PLDT Smart SME Nation’s TechIsland 3.0
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
Where the first two catered exclusively to IT managers and business owners, TechIsland 3.0 expanded its audience to include Marketing, Sales, Operations and Finance, and more in its four breakout sessions aptly entitled The Captain, The Navigator,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Vancouver housing development booms, while Surrey dropsif a few big projects come through the pipeline in a certain year, Mr. Ferreira
Vancouver housing development booms, while Surrey drops
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 days ago
if a few big projects come through the pipeline in a certain year, Mr. Ferreira said there are also some long-term trends at play. “It’s really the urban markets where we’re seeing the majority of demand,” he said. Developers, knowing... Read more
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Market Watch
Why some suburbs are trying to be more like cities“This is really an upending.” Of course, these changes are still nascent. It’s
Why some suburbs are trying to be more like cities
Market Watch / Posted 13 days ago
“This is really an upending.” Of course, these changes are still nascent. It’s too early to say how the broader market will react to these still largely isolated visions. In the 1990s and early 2000s, many developers bet on “new... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT | Investigating gangs in Louisvillegang is dangerous, and we are focusing efforts on their activities." At the Pu
SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT | Investigating gangs in Louisville
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 14 days ago
gang is dangerous, and we are focusing efforts on their activities." At the Public Safety Committee Meeting, Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad said there are 25 gangs in Louisville, but won't give specifics. "I've spoken with the new... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The foul reign of the biological clock | Moira Weigelin the late 1970s. “The Clock Is Ticking for the Career Woman,” the Washington
The foul reign of the biological clock | Moira Weigel
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 15 days ago
in the late 1970s. “The Clock Is Ticking for the Career Woman,” the Washington Post declared, on the front page of its Metro Section, on 16 March 1978. The author, Richard Cohen, could not have realised just how inescapable his theme would... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
The Julia - celebrating 100 years in business in WIlmingtonthe 1990s, I think we attract people who are looking for what we specifically s
The Julia - celebrating 100 years in business in WIlmington
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 16 days ago
the 1990s, I think we attract people who are looking for what we specifically specialize in,” Rouse added. Founded on Market Street downtown as Akel's in 1916 by the father and aunt of current co-owing sisters Helen Rouse and Corena Akel, The... Read more
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CTV News
Foreign buyers crushing home dreams in Vancouverare complicit in fuelling Vancouver's housing crisis as foreign Chinese buyers
Foreign buyers crushing home dreams in Vancouver
CTV News / Posted 16 days ago
are complicit in fuelling Vancouver's housing crisis as foreign Chinese buyers continue to shut local residents out of the market, a new study says. Josh Gordon, the study's author and assistant professor in the School of Public Policy at Simon... Read more
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MumBRELLA
Fairfax boss Hywood says it is 'inevitable' SMH and The Age will close weekday print editionsclose weekday print editions Fairfax Media CEO Greg Hywood has said it is “ine
Fairfax boss Hywood says it is 'inevitable' SMH and The Age will close weekday print editions
MumBRELLA / Posted 18 days ago
close weekday print editions Fairfax Media CEO Greg Hywood has said it is “inevitable” the company will close its weekday Metro masthead print editions in favour of “weekend only or more targeted printing”. In a speech to the Macquarie Australia... Read more
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Denver Post
Frustration rises as a fifth of Denver home sale deals fall through in Aprillarge share of contracts — as many as 23 percent — falling through, according t
Frustration rises as a fifth of Denver home sale deals fall through in April
Denver Post / Posted 19 days ago
large share of contracts — as many as 23 percent — falling through, according to a report Thursday from the Denver Metro Association of Realtors. "It is unbelievably brutal out there. Tempers are flaring. A lot of buyers are giving up and... Read more
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WA Today
Fairfax flags print editions on weekends onlyFairfax Media chief executive Greg Hywood has told investors that the company's
Fairfax flags print editions on weekends only
WA Today / Posted 19 days ago
Fairfax Media chief executive Greg Hywood has told investors that the company's metropolitan publishing titles will move to a new publishing model in future years with fewer print editions and a 24/7 digital publishing focus. Mr Hywood, who... Read more
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Canberra Times
Fairfax flags print editions on weekends onlyFairfax Media chief executive Greg Hywood has told investors that the company's
Fairfax flags print editions on weekends only
Canberra Times / Posted 19 days ago
Fairfax Media chief executive Greg Hywood has told investors that the company's metropolitan publishing titles will move to a new publishing model in future years with fewer print editions and a 24/7 digital publishing focus. Mr Hywood, who... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Fairfax flags print editions on weekends onlyFairfax Media chief executive Greg Hywood has told investors that the company's
Fairfax flags print editions on weekends only
Brisbane Times / Posted 19 days ago
Fairfax Media chief executive Greg Hywood has told investors that the company's metropolitan publishing titles will move to a new publishing model in future years with fewer print editions and a 24/7 digital publishing focus. Mr Hywood, who... Read more
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The Age
Fairfax flags print editions on weekends onlyconference on Friday Photo: Peter Braig Fairfax Media chief executive Greg Hyw
Fairfax flags print editions on weekends only
The Age / Posted 19 days ago
conference on Friday Photo: Peter Braig Fairfax Media chief executive Greg Hywood has told investors that the company's metropolitan publishing titles will move to a new publishing model in future years with fewer print editions and a 24/7... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Fairfax flags print editions on weekends onlyconference on Friday Photo: Peter Braig Fairfax Media chief executive Greg Hyw
Fairfax flags print editions on weekends only
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 19 days ago
conference on Friday Photo: Peter Braig Fairfax Media chief executive Greg Hywood has told investors that the company's metropolitan publishing titles will move to a new publishing model in future years with fewer print editions and a 24/7... Read more
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19d
New Haven Independent
Impressions of India: New Delhi via New HavenJosiah H. Brown recently traveled to India, where his wife grew up, and returne
Impressions of India: New Delhi via New Haven
New Haven Independent / Posted 19 days ago
Josiah H. Brown recently traveled to India, where his wife grew up, and returned with these reflections on the New Delhi metropolitan region – from the urban economy and environment to social inequalities and history. My wife (Sahar Usmani-Brown),... Read more
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Business Wire
Columbia Property Trust’s Market Square Wins ULI Washington’s Prestigious Legacy AwardMarket Square has long been a leader in D.C. office space, offering distinctive
Columbia Property Trust’s Market Square Wins ULI Washington’s Prestigious Legacy Award
Business Wire / Posted 19 days ago
Market Square has long been a leader in D.C. office space, offering distinctive design and unparalleled location. When it was constructed in 1990, it was at the forefront of the revitalization of Pennsylvania Avenue as well as the surrounding area.... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Act quickly: Chandler, Tempe home sales and prices ticking upof 2016. Of those sales, new home sales increased from 25 to 81 year-over-year
Act quickly: Chandler, Tempe home sales and prices ticking up
The Arizona Republic / Posted 19 days ago
of 2016. Of those sales, new home sales increased from 25 to 81 year-over-year for the quarter.A rebounding housing market means an uptick in sales and selling prices for both resales and new homes in certain areas, according to Street Scout... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Downtown Phoenix condo market ready to rocketdozen of the nearby en Hance Park condominiums, with roughly four months of con
Downtown Phoenix condo market ready to rocket
The Arizona Republic / Posted 20 days ago
dozen of the nearby en Hance Park condominiums, with roughly four months of construction left on the 49 units. A booming market for new for-sale real estate is likely on the horizon for Phoenix’s urban core — the numbers just don’t show it... Read more
21d
The Arizona Republic
5 things to know about Scottsdale home valuesprice your house right. We knew we overpriced." While home values in many Vall
5 things to know about Scottsdale home values
The Arizona Republic / Posted 21 days ago
price your house right. We knew we overpriced." While home values in many Valley cities raced upward in 2015, the luxury market in north Scottsdale and Paradise Valley appeared to soften, according to Street Scout Home Values, an annual analysis... Read more
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The Advocate
Economic outlook and real estate forecast seminar set Fridayeconomy will be the focus of the first panel. Quentin Messer Jr., of the New Or
Economic outlook and real estate forecast seminar set Friday
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
economy will be the focus of the first panel. Quentin Messer Jr., of the New Orleans Business Alliance, will discuss the metro area’s economy, and Linda Prudhomme, of the Port of South Louisiana, will discuss the River Region. Williams also will... Read more
22d
Market Watch
Don’t play ‘leapfrog with a unicorn’ as market enters bleak seasonthe GDP report, the latest short interest update was released,” he wrote in his
Don’t play ‘leapfrog with a unicorn’ as market enters bleak season
Market Watch / Posted 22 days ago
the GDP report, the latest short interest update was released,” he wrote in his “Closing Print” email update. “The risk-on trends that commenced at the March FOMC continued and are reaching levels where they are getting extended.” The longs... Read more
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CTV News
Rent prices among the casualties of hot housing marketsThe effects of a red-hot housing market are having a wide-reaching effect in To
Rent prices among the casualties of hot housing markets
CTV News / Posted 25 days ago
The effects of a red-hot housing market are having a wide-reaching effect in Toronto and Vancouver, where more millennials are delaying homeownership as prices continue to rise. A Bank of Montreal report released Tuesday shows while 60 per cent of... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Summit County compromises in complex Keystone land dealin Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary in Kansas where he’ll be serving his senten
Summit County compromises in complex Keystone land deal
Summit Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
in Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary in Kansas where he’ll be serving his sentence for another 40-plus years. Minnwest Bank Metro, which loaned Petters the money to buy Brown’s Cabin in 2007 (and, in 2006, also loaned him $9.1 million for an... Read more
28d
ajc.com
Case-Shiller says your house is worth morerising 6.1 percent during the past year, according to a closely-watched report
Case-Shiller says your house is worth more
ajc.com / Posted 28 days ago
rising 6.1 percent during the past year, according to a closely-watched report issued this morning. The overall rise in market values here continued, albeit at a modest past, as Atlanta’s average price was up 0.4 percent in February, which was... Read more
28d
TheStreet.com
Short-term homebuyers fuel house-flipping frenzynational survey from Chase, roughly 75% of homebuyers don’t plan to stay in the
Short-term homebuyers fuel house-flipping frenzy
TheStreet.com / Posted 28 days ago
national survey from Chase, roughly 75% of homebuyers don’t plan to stay in their homes long-term. Chase suggests that such trends indicate that “today’s consumer is always searching for the next best thing” and that “digital is also changing the... Read more
28d
dna
Delhi-NCR housing prices down 1% during in Jan-Mar: 99acresby realty portal 99acres. Rentals also fell by 1% during the last one year. T
Delhi-NCR housing prices down 1% during in Jan-Mar: 99acres
dna / Posted 28 days ago
by realty portal 99acres. Rentals also fell by 1% during the last one year. The report captures capital and rental price trends of the residential realty market on quarterly basis across seven major cities of India. "Property prices per sq ft in... Read more
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Business Standard India
Housing prices down 1% during March quarter in Delhi-NCR: 99acresby realty portal 99acres. Rentals also fell by 1% during the last one year. T
Housing prices down 1% during March quarter in Delhi-NCR: 99acres
Business Standard India / Posted 28 days ago
by realty portal 99acres. Rentals also fell by 1% during the last one year. The report captures capital and rental price trends of the residential realty market on quarterly basis across seven major cities of India. Read more from our special... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Arizona's 100 top employers grow slowly, change with the timesThere was no official celebration when Arizona's job market finally closed the
Arizona's 100 top employers grow slowly, change with the times
The Arizona Republic / Posted 29 days ago
There was no official celebration when Arizona's job market finally closed the book on the recession — no confetti raining down from central-Phoenix high-rises, no ticker-tape parades along Camelback Road or other special fanfare. Rather, federal... Read more
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