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Harvard’s 5 Financial Reasons to Buy a Home

Harvard’s 5 Financial Reasons to Buy a Home | Real Estate | Scoop.it

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Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's curator insight, August 13, 2014 9:58 AM

 Personally I'm more of   #Stanford person but sometimes #Harvard  has their moments

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Why Redfin, Zillow, and Trulia Haven't Killed Off Real Estate Brokers

Why Redfin, Zillow, and Trulia Haven't Killed Off Real Estate Brokers | Real Estate | Scoop.it
Unlike travel agents, real estate brokers are still prevalent.
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David Siegel, Cocoa Beach mapping out plans for future pier resort - Orlando Business Journal (blog)

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David Siegel, Cocoa Beach mapping out plans for future pier resort
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Why Disney's Parks and Resorts Are Second to None - Motley Fool

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Why Disney's Parks and Resorts Are Second to None
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... a resort and spa, the entertainment giant holds substantial ownership interests in Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, and Shanghai Disney Resort.
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American Dreams: Richest U.S. Families With Immigrant Roots

American Dreams: Richest U.S. Families With Immigrant Roots | Real Estate | Scoop.it
Seventeen of America's wealthiest families owe their fortunes to an industrious immigrant.
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Road Trip Declared Americans' Favorite Vacation - The Providence Journal

Road Trip Declared Americans' Favorite Vacation - The Providence Journal | Real Estate | Scoop.it
Road Trip Declared Americans' Favorite Vacation
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Other configurations utilize a sealed radiator and pressure tank with integrated pressure cap.
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Westgate Resorts Announces The Acquisition Of The LVH - Las Vegas Hotel ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Westgate Resorts Announces The Acquisition Of The LVH - Las Vegas Hotel ...
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LVH sign officially comes down as part of transition to Westgate - KTNV

LVH sign officially comes down as part of transition to Westgate - KTNV | Real Estate | Scoop.it
LVH sign officially comes down as part of transition to Westgate
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Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The LVH is officially no more. It became the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino on Tuesday.
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Westgate chief plans to convert portion of LVH into timeshares - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Westgate chief plans to convert portion of LVH into timeshares - Las Vegas Review-Journal | Real Estate | Scoop.it
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The LVH has been acquired by David Siegel, the 79-year-old CEO of Westgate Resorts.
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Do Real Estate Websites Violate Fair Housing? | Realtor Magazine

Do Real Estate Websites Violate Fair Housing? | Realtor Magazine | Real Estate | Scoop.it

The National Fair Housing Alliance is reportedly investigating whether the use of neighborhood-level racial, ethnic, linguistic, and similar demographic information on real estate brokerage and property search websites ...

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Play It Safe When Traveling with Pets This Summer - Wall Street Journal

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Play It Safe When Traveling with Pets This Summer
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Eight out of 10 pet owners will travel with their pets on vacation this year, according to Bark Buckle UP, an organization that promotes pet safety.
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Global Warming Threat: Florida could be overwhelmed by Sudden ...

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It is amazing for me to see the very aggressive building boom underway in south Florida; on the beaches and barrier islands, throughout downtown and in the low western areas bordering the Everglades. They are building ...
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Who will inherit your family cottage? Seven questions to ask - The Globe and Mail

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Who will inherit your family cottage? Seven questions to ask
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The young man approached the woman of his dreams and told her that his father was ill, and that in just a few days he would inherit vacation properties worth millions.
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5 Reasons Real Estate Is, Once Again, a Prudent Investment

5 Reasons Real Estate Is, Once Again, a Prudent Investment | Real Estate | Scoop.it
The wreckage of the burst housing bubble has largely been cleared and mortgages are still historically low. America is ready to go home.
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What You Need to Know About Buying a Vacation Home - Credit.com News (blog)

What You Need to Know About Buying a Vacation Home - Credit.com News (blog) | Real Estate | Scoop.it
Credit.com News (blog) What You Need to Know About Buying a Vacation Home Credit.com News (blog) As with a primary residence, the total price of vacation home ownership includes property taxes, insurance, carrying costs as well as maintenance and...
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David Siegel's tourists, employees to generate new sports revenue

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While Westgate Resorts' David Siegel continues his trek for Tim Tebow in an Orlando Predators jersey, it's safe to say the team will already be successful with or without the former University of Florida star.
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Westgate Resorts' Siegel buys Orlando Predators

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The owner of a Florida timeshare resort firm is jumping into the world of arena football. Westgate Resorts founder and CEO David Siegel announced the purchase of the Arena Football League's Orlando Predators at a news conference Tuesday.
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Ernest Hemingway kept Florida retreat; sun also rises on one in Cuba

Ernest Hemingway kept Florida retreat; sun also rises on one in Cuba | Real Estate | Scoop.it
KEY WEST, Fla., and HAVANA, Cuba — Ernest Hemingway spent a lifetime cultivating a masculine image and personas. War correspondent, cigar lover, big-game hunter, deep-sea fisherman, boxer, drinker — all done to maximum effect.

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Charles Tiayon's curator insight, July 6, 2014 11:12 AM

 Ernest Hemingway spent a lifetime cultivating a masculine image and personas.

War correspondent, cigar lover, big-game hunter, deep-sea fisherman, boxer, drinker — all done to maximum effect.

Predictably, evidence of his adventures fills the writer’s tropical homes in Key West and Havana. Hunting and fishing trophies stare down from the walls in almost every room, as well as photos of his exploits and famous friends.

But the island retreats are markedly different. Venetian chandeliers and Spanish and European antique furnishings decorate the Key West home he shared with his second wife, Pauline Pfeiffer, and their two sons, Patrick and Gregory.

He met her in Paris while still married to first wife Hadley Richardson. He and Pfeiffer were married and moved to Key West in 1931. The Spanish colonial-style house was built in 1851 and bought for the Hemingways by her uncle.

Today, it is a museum and wedding venue often filled with camera-toting tourists.

According to the tour guides, the author was interested in unusual furniture. In the master bedroom, two twin beds are pushed together and a gate from a Spanish monastery serves as the

headboard.

The second-floor wraparound porch, lined with arched windows, has ceiling fans to keep the rooms comfortable in the heat. The real escape from the heat is the in-ground swimming pool, the first in Key West.

The guides like to point out a penny embedded in the concrete near the pool. The story goes that Hemingway was unhappy with the soaring cost and tossed it into the wet cement, saying something to the effect of “you might as well take my last penny.”

Above the pool house is his writing room, preserved just as it was when he wrote there.

It could be said that it was Hemingway’s philandering that brought him to Cuba. While married to Pfeiffer, he met fellow writer, novelist and journalist Martha Gellhorn at Sloppy Joe’s bar in Key West.

Shortly after, they went to Spain together to cover the Civil War and the rise of Franco. He divorced Pfeiffer not long after.

Gellhorn and Hemmingway lived together in Finca Vigia — Lookout Farm — about 12 miles outside of Havana.

From the tower that adjoins the house, he could see the Gulf of Mexico, Havana and the horizon.

Their marriage ended in 1945, but he kept the house and lived there with his fourth and final wife, Mary Welsh, until 1960.

The Cuban guides say that everything is left as it was the day he walked out the door. The home isn’t open for tours, but guests are welcome to peer through the windows. His study and desk are visible, and so is a typewriter on top of a bookshelf. He liked to write standing up.

The property includes a pool and tennis courts. Today the pool is empty and the Pilar — the fishing boat he outfitted with guns during World War II to hunt Nazi submarines — sits in dry dock on the tennis courts.

Along with the tropical settings and mounted animal heads, both homes have cats in common. They wander the grounds at Finca Vigia and are found sleeping on the furniture at the Key West home. In Florida, the guides say they are direct descendants of Hemingway’s cat Snowball.

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Westgate Resorts buys former Las Vegas Hilton - Salt Lake Tribune

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Hilton Head Island Packet Westgate Resorts buys former Las Vegas Hilton Salt Lake Tribune Las Vegas • The storied former Las Vegas Hilton, famous for staging Liberace and more than 800 sold-out Elvis Presley concerts in the 1960s and 1970s, has a...
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New owner for former Vegas Hilton where Elvis sang - Greenwich Time

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New owner for former Vegas Hilton where Elvis sang
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Florida-based timeshare company Westgate Resorts announced it purchased the LVH hotel from Goldman Sachs and Gramercy Capital and would rename it Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino.
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Timeshare company buys former Las Vegas Hilton, where Elvis performed ... - Newser

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Timeshare company buys former Las Vegas Hilton, where Elvis performed ...
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Construction workers lower part of the LVH sign Tuesday, July 1, 2014 in Las Vegas.
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Florida gets grayer as baby boomers retire - Sun-Sentinel

Florida gets grayer as baby boomers retire - Sun-Sentinel | Real Estate | Scoop.it
Florida gets grayer as baby boomers retire
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Florida, long the nation's premier retirement haven, has the highest share of senior citizens in the country and is gradually growing older as the giant baby-boom generation retires.
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These cities are the next big thing for rich real estate investors

These cities are the next big thing for rich real estate investors | Real Estate | Scoop.it
Forget New York, London and Hong Kong. These 12 cities should give wealthy real estate investors the best returns over the next few years, according to Savills, Candy & Candy, and Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management.
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Westgate Resorts: 10,000 Guestrooms Across the US | Corporate Review

Westgate Resorts: 10,000 Guestrooms Across the US | Corporate Review | Real Estate | Scoop.it
Westgate Resorts: 10,000 Guestrooms Across the US: Founded in 1982, Westgate Resorts is one of the largest res... http://t.co/s8Wgb1D42n
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To work better, take a vacation | The Manila Times Online

To work better, take a vacation | The Manila Times Online | Real Estate | Scoop.it
One thing that may help you get yourself that gift is a vacation ownership. Here are three reasons: 1. Your vacation is paid for in advance. Because of the prepaid nature of a timeshare, you never have to think about finding or ...
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