Credit markets sat immobilized in August, waiting for Janet Yellen’s speech this morning at the annual Economic Policy Symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. This conference of central bankers has been sponsored by the Kansas City Fed since 1978 -- so very appropriate this morning because the K.C. Fed never does anything useful (for the last 25 years ...Read More
Limestone is what we are made of here in Austin. It is indigenous to our area and plentiful. Limestone has been used for decades on all types of houses. Today, we see traditional limestone updated to compliment the simple lines of contemporary homes .....Read More
Located at 601 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, the Oronoco (pronounced "or-oh-no-co") was once touted as one of the ugliest buildings in the city. However, it got an extreme makeover by EYA builders from 2012 to .....Read More
One of the biggest benefits to living in a big city is the transportation. In fact, a Harris Poll survey revealed easy commutes rank second only to safety in terms of neighborhood choice.
For Windy City residents, the hunt for faster travel might be significantly easier, given Chicago ranked third in the nation for public transit in a Trulia study...Read More
In 2016, is it still socially embarrassing to be (or have) an adult child living with parents? Or roommates? Some new information released this week by Pew Research Center indicates that multigenerational households are more prevalent than we thought -- "A record 60.6 million Americans live in multigenerational households," reads the headline .....Read More
How does a top luxury residential real estate brokerage -- with 430 agents who speak over 15 languages -- find common ground among clients? A video that came out in July from Surterre Properties somehow does just that .....Read More
The 13th annual run of MarketplaceLIVE, the networking event from Digital Realty, is closely approaching. On September 22, the San Francisco-based technical real estate provider is hosting its networking event at Spring Studios in New York City under the theme, “Learning from Unexpected Places.” .....Read More
Throughout the nation"s largest metros, each has a gem of a neighborhood filled with some of the most luxurious real estate. Engel & Völkers North America decided to rank them, recently releasing its top 10 list of the most expensive suburbs in America .....Read More
This November, the people of this nation will decide on a new chief executive officer for our country. The stakes are high, and all the candidates are out to prove they are the best fit for the job .....Read More
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Naxos, Greece, isn’t one of the better known islands, but it’s a lot of fun… especially when you rent a 96hp rear-engined buggy to explore it. Here’s what it looks like from behind the 4-point harness and beyond...Read More
Enthusiasm generated by the avalanche of news apparently heralding the age of the driver-less car has obscured the fact that the technology may not be ready for prime time. Robot cars may appear within 5 years, but they might well be severely limited in range to small, safe and predictable areas, they will be slow, and might not appear if the weath...Read More
A common complaint of Chinese outbound travelers is a lack of Chinese signage within attractions like museums but also on street signs in cities. Many service providers have reacted to this demand. Auckland Airport, for example, displays all signs within the airport in English and Chinese characters only. That will make it easier to navigate the pl...Read More
LONG ISLAND, New York – Elly Truesdell, the local forager for Whole Foods Market Northeast and our go-to source for food trends everywhere, tells us where to shop for food in the Hamptons and on the North Fork...Read More
Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, must really like Pacific Palisades. Or at least they did! The A-list couple are now willing to part with two of the three homes they own in this Los Angeles enclave...Read More
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