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10 Most Expensive Cities for RentersIt's good news for landlords that mortgage applications fell to their lowest level in a year last month because people have to live somewhere and if they can't or won't buy, they'll have to rent.Here are the nation's 10-most-expensive cities for renters and the...
"He who rushes ahead doesn't go far."-- Lao-Tzu (~500 B.C.E), Tao Te ChingConsider This:The benefit of rushing is largely an illusion. The advantage it provides in the short term pales in comparison to the long term damage it can do. Rushing undermines critical thinking, dialogue, & learning proc...
How many of these did you know about?   A sealed envelope - Put in the freezer for a few hours, then slide a knife under the flap. The envelope can then be resealed. (hmmmmmm...) ============================================ Use Empty toilet paper roll to store appliance cords. It keeps them neat ...
Real estate professionals and police on Long Island, N.Y., where there have been a string of burglaries at open houses, offer this advice for homeowners and practitioners concerned about security at these events.Before the open house, start at the front door and imagine you're the criminal coming...
Your Pre 2008 ChecklistPlanning for your best year ever... Well, 2008 arrived a lot faster than we expected didn't it?  Let's call 2007 a year of education.  What did we learn in 2007 that can insure a successful 2008?  Here is your checklist.  Please complete before 2008 begins.•ü      Solidify ...
Each morning in Africa the sun comes up, and the Gazelle awakes with the knowledge that he must run faster than the fastest Lion or he will be killed. The Lion also wakes up with the knowledge that he must run faster than the slowest Gazelle or he will starve to death. SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO---- It do...
OK folks.  For those of you who think the New York market is in a worlds of its own..... You are right.  All of the media are now telling a different story about the NY market despite the "Credit Crunch".  AM New York just reported last week that the NY market is still soaring, and it was on the ...
Can you believe that more than 1.3 million new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in the United States this year? Those are staggering statistics, but there is hope. Each of us can do something to save lives and help those already fighting this disease. That's why I've decided to take acti...
New York Times  By JOSH BARBANEL Published: May 23, 2007In an era of ever more expensive apartments in Manhattan, a triplex penthouse condominium in the Plaza Hotel has gone into contract for $56 million, in what would quite likely be the most expensive Manhattan apartment sale to date when it cl...
Here I am in the most hectic city in the world.... New York City.  I am right in the heart of the Times Square area of Theater District.  I was actually talking to a client on the phone and with out my knowledge, My girlfriend took a picture of me "in action".  I was in route to pitch a exclusive...

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