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September 22, 2016 • Real Estate History

The Brangelina Breakup – Who Gets What?

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were the fairytale Hollywood couple… together for ten years and married for two, with a blended family of six children they had or adopted together. No-one saw their breakup coming. Jolie has filed for custody of the kids, but who gets the houses? Here’s a look at the estates at …

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September 16, 2016 • Real Estate News

Home Automation and Star Trek – 50 Years Down the Line

Which of us didn’t point to the flip-open communicators on Star Trek and dream of the day when communication would work as easily as the flip of a wrist and the push of a button?  “One day, we’ll have those,” we said – and then, we did. With the 50 year anniversary of Star Trek …

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September 13, 2016 • Environment

Hurricane vs. Tornado, Which is more Catastrophic to your Home?

It’s a natural disaster throwdown – hurricanes vs. tornadoes. Whether you live in the heartland or by the coast, there are always weather events that can turn your town upside down! But which is worse? Hurricanes If you live anywhere on the southern or southeastern coastlines of the US, you have probably endured at least …

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September 8, 2016 • Real Estate News

15 Years Later Ground Zero is Still Recovering – a Monument to the Spirit of the U.S.A.

In the wake of the 9/11 terror attack, the site of the World Trade Center was immediately christened “Ground Zero”; a term normally used to describe the epicenter of sites where destruction has been caused by the detonation of a nuclear weapon. Of course, the attack that took nearly 3,000 lives and two of the …

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September 2, 2016 • Real Estate News

2016 Continues its Cull of Legendary Artists with Death of Gene Wilder

Prolific actor Gene Wilder, well known for his starring roles in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Young Frankenstein, and Blazing Saddles, died in his Stamford, Connecticut home on August 29th. The loss is felt keenly by greats in the film industry, including producer / director Mel Brooks, who said on the Jimmy Kimmel show …

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