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The Appraisal: Standing Out Amid Monotony in Residential Design

Some owners and designers are doing different and interesting work, highlighting Williamsburg’s industrial past while adding modern elements.
    





Kourtney Kardashian's Calabasas casa for sale

BankRate - Sun, 02/16/2014 - 19:00
Keeping up with the Kardashians? On the heels of Khloe's home listing, Kourtney's is up for grabs.

Does employer match count toward 401(k) limit?

BankRate - Sun, 02/16/2014 - 19:00
There's a limit on your 401(k) contributions, but your employer's don't count toward that limit.

Maine landlords must have radon tests on their rental units by March 1 - Press Herald

Radon Tesing News - Sun, 02/16/2014 - 00:12

Press Herald

Maine landlords must have radon tests on their rental units by March 1
Press Herald
Northeast Lab Services owner Rodney Mears holds trays of water samples that will be tested for radon, a colorless, odorless gas that is the second-leading cause of lung cancer after smoking. The Winslow company now tests 6,000 samples each month.
Landlords across Maine scrambling to test for radonKennebec Journal

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Woman buys Habitat for Humanity house contaminated with radon - Chicago Tribune

Radon Tesing News - Sat, 02/15/2014 - 16:01

Woman buys Habitat for Humanity house contaminated with radon
Chicago Tribune
Ask Tonja Davis about Habitat for Humanity and she gushes. "It's a beautiful organization," said Davis, who purchased her two-bedroom, one-bathroom house from Habitat's Chicago South Suburbs chapter in late 2012. "They have beautiful volunteers.".

The New Domestics

Forget the butler and the ladies’ maid. Those who serve today’s super-rich are more likely to have titles like videographer, curator and horticulturist.
    





On the Market in Los Angeles, Calif.

This week’s properties are in Venice Beach; Brentwood; West Hollywood; Hollywood Hills; and Beverly Hills. Prices range from $999,000 to $8,145,000.
    





On the Market in Los Angeles

Homes in Venice Beach; Brentwood; West Hollywood; Hollywood Hills; and Beverly Hills, priced from $999,000 to $8,145,000.
    





Exclusive: Fancy Face-Lift

A combination unit that transformed a modern bachelor pad into a contemporary showplace with spectacular East River vistas.
    





Exlcusive | 845 United Nations Plaza

A four-bedroom unit on the 32nd floor of the Trump World Tower underwent a total makeover.
    





From Hugo França, Nature Sculpted

Burned pequi wood left over from deforestation at a rain forest in Brazil gets new life.
    

The History of a Luxury Financial District Rental

A reinvention emblematic of the changes afoot in a downtown neighborhood.
    





Crowd Pleasers for Feb. 14, 2014

Palos Area News - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 13:33

Suggestions include the Beverly Theatre Guild's "The Glass Menagerie" in Chicago and Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra's "Passion and the Stars" in Frankfort and Joliet.

Racial Discrimination in Renting?

Also addressed: Property easements and a problem with a broken key in a rental.
    





Big Ticket: Two Floors of Flourishes for $23.4 Million

A 10-room penthouse duplex with a pair of terraces on the Upper East Side was the most expensive sale of the week.
    





Living in Bedford Park, the Bronx: Attention Priced-Out Shoppers

A neighborhood in the north-central section of the Bronx with good public transportation, parks and an interesting and affordable housing stock.
    





What I Love: Adriana Trigiani Follows the Map of Her Heart

Adriana Trigiani lives where many of her novels are set, in Greenwich Village.
    

What I Love | Anna Trigiani

A visit to the West Village townhouse of the best-selling author and movie director.
    

Manhattan Rents Down, Incentives Are Up

Rents have declined across Manhattan over the past few months, and vacancies are up. But that has not stopped some ambitious rental projects.
    





Anti-radon school bill advances in Iowa House - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Radon Tesing News - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 10:07

Anti-radon school bill advances in Iowa House
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
The bill approved Thursday by a House Education subcommittee would require schools test their facilities for radon by 2025 and once every 10 years after or following any construction, renovations or repairs. If levels of the cancer-causing gas are ...


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