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Reading Between the Lines: Why Eurozone Improvement Is Being Ignored

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 04.08.2013 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

Rising demand for German goods, an improving business climate and stability in Spanish housing should have given markets cause for celebration. However, after the substantial rally we've seen, and the headwinds yet to be tackled within the region, caution has crept back into markets.

Letter to Europe: Concering Toleration

Paul Schwennesen | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics
Paul Schwennesen

Citizens of a liberal state should expect (no, demand) the right to believe, say, and do what they wish, according to the dictates of their conscience. But that right ends, forcefully if necessary, when property is trespassed.

New Players In Short-Term Vacation Rentals

Doug Lansky | Posted 07.21.2012 | Travel
Doug Lansky

There's a new kid on the vacation rental block.

PHOTOS: Inside The World's First $1 Billion Home

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 05.21.2012 | World

The first pictures showing the interior of what is believed to be the world's most expensive residence have been made public in Vanity Fair magazine. ...

Why Would A Divorce Attorney Break The Law?

Henry Gornbein | Posted 06.04.2012 | Divorce
Henry Gornbein

An attorney has a duty to advocate for his/her client, but this situation is clearly beyond the bounds of advocacy.

How To Thank The Women Who Paved The Way

Kristen Houghton | Posted 03.12.2012 | Women
Kristen Houghton

The next time you sign a legal document that makes you a property owner or receive a degree, stop for a moment and say a silent thank you to the women who came before you.

Women Own 1% of the World's Property -- Occupy That

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 01.04.2012 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

How much poorer do we want women to get in the world? It's really hard to imagine. Despite the successes of feminists during the past century, even in the U.S. we have a persistent and growing feminization of poverty.

UNESCO: Libya's Cultural Sites In 'Serious Danger'

Posted 10.26.2011 | Arts

The current political and social upheaval in Libya has brought worries the destruction of its cultural property. Libya has five UNESCO World Heritage ...

Bankruptcy, Equalization and Rule of Law

Andrew Feldstein | Posted 09.26.2011 | Divorce
Andrew Feldstein

The Supreme Court of Canada's recent decision in Schreyer v. Schreyer has made an important point on the interaction of bankruptcy claims and equalization payments.

Maintaining San Francisco's Trees -- Lots to Do and No Money

Scott Wiener | Posted 09.17.2011 | San Francisco
Scott Wiener

Two-thirds of street trees are the responsibility of adjacent property owners, even if they didn't plant the trees, don't know how to care for them, and don't want them. It's not surprising that maintenance by property owners is spotty.

Saab Attempts To Avoid Bankruptcy With Big Property Deal

AP | By LOUISE NORDSTROM | Posted 08.28.2011 | Business

STOCKHOLM -- Crisis-hit car maker Saab has struck a $40 million deal to sell and lease back property in an effort to improve its ailing finances that ...

Have It Your Way: Prepare A Will

Theodore R. Daniels | Posted 07.25.2011 | Healthy Living
Theodore R. Daniels

I have recently attended a number of funerals. After each funeral, the question often asked: "Did the deceased have a will?" It may not surprise yo...

It's Cheaper To Rent In Only 4 Big U.S. Cities

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Thanks to the foreclosure crisis, buying a two-bedroom home is cheaper than renting in most big cities. In its quarterly Rent vs. Buy Index, real est...

'STEALING' My Stuff Back Post-Split

Joan Weis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Joan Weis

Many years ago, I decided I could no longer be married to my husband. Unbeknownst to me, my leaving meant that my things in the house suddenly became his.

The Faithful Shopper: Fun Furnishings

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Whether you're looking for just a few new goblets or linens, or you're planning a major room overhaul, here are some home furnishings and housewares stores to plan your next big to-do.

5 Places Where Land Is Free

Wallet Pop | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In the spirit of settling the wild, wild West, some communities are giving away free land lots. What's the catch? You have to agree to build a house (...

Turkey and Northern Cyprus Still Represent a Sound Property Investment

Richard Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Powell

Confidence in the property potential of Istanbul is at an all-time high. And across the Mediterranean, sun shines on Northern Cyprus a total of 300 days a year.

BP Oil Spill May Cost Housing Market $4.3 Billion

bloomberg.com | John Gittelsohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

June 11 (Bloomberg) -- BP Plc's oil spill may drive down Gulf Coast property values by 10 percent for at least three years, according to a forecast by...

Commercial Real Estate: Why Hasn't It Crashed?

money.cnn.com | Heidi N. Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Oddly, however, there is one sector that has been outrunning the reaper since 2007, and it's the last place you'd expect to have survived so long: com...

Changes in the D.C. Housing Market

John Vardas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Vardas

Even with the troublesome market and the secondary mortgage failures plaguing the country over the past year, this city has, remarkably, been weathering the storm.