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Starbucks reconsiders their policy against baristas showing ink

(Business News) Starbucks is often regarded as an example of setting policies and inspires other brands, so what does this change mean? Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at AGBeat

Shocking survey shows 63% of Millennials don’t have a single credit card

(Economic News) For a generation that grew up with credit cards and debit cards, consumers born after 1980 seem to be rejecting them. Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at AGBeat

Property Portal Accelerators Launched to Help Portals Grow Faster

Property Portal Accelerators is a new business launched to provide property portals around the world with a one stop shop to find the market leading “plug and play” products and services to accelerate their growth.

Northwood Realty Services Pulls Listings From Zillow Due to Inaccuracy

Northwood Realty Services announced Wednesday it will immediately pull all of its real estate listings from Zillow, one of the nation’s top real estate websites, due to what it called inaccurate and outdated information used to calculate home values in Western Pennsylvania.

propertyfinder.ae Online Media Partner at Cityscape Global 2014

Hot on the heels of launching a fresher and faster website, propertyfinder.ae, the UAE’s number one property site, has announced that it is on board as the online media partner at Cityscape Global, the Middle East's most influential trade show.

On the Racked: Wildfox Arrives in WeHo, LA's Best Yoga, Glasses in Venice

WEST HOLLYWOOD: Explore Wildfox's first-ever flagship at Sunset Plaza. In addition to hosting all of the LA label's best-selling knitwear, sunwear, and denim, the space also includes a jewelry bar and a terrace inspired by both the Chateau Marmont...

GentrificationWatch: As the hipness quotient in Silver...

As the hipness quotient in Silver Lake and Echo Park climbs ever upwards, more and more small businesses in the area are anticipating (or already seeing) similarly upward trends in the rent. Two such stores defecting from Echo Park and...

Bikeification: The Best Bike Network in LA is Somehow in Wilmington

A non-scientific investigation by Streetsblog LA finds that Wilmington—that pollution-choked neighborhood sandwiched between the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach—has the most extensive bike lane network in Southern California, and possibly the state. The numbers don't lie: the...

Week in Review: Micro-Units, Nouveau Richmonders, and a Heartbroken Manse

· How to fit two people into a micro-unit. · The original Real World: SF apartment is up for rent, but the price almost sent us running crying from the room. · Bad ro-manse: Does this house look heartbroken...

Cornerspotter: Cornerspotted: Ebell of Los Angeles and Wilshire Ebell Theatre

Three cheers for PostModJo, who was the first commenter to correctly identify this wonderful and historic compound as the Ebell of Los Angeles and its 1,270-seat Wilshire Ebell Theatre. Designed by architect Sumner P. Hunt (the Bradbury Building, the...

Comment of the Day: "I imagine this is what dropping...

"I imagine this is what dropping acid at the Madonna Inn would feel like." —mercury613

Eater Tastings: La Taqueria Named America's Best Burrito; Le Marais Opens Its Bistro; Cafes to Relax and Unplug; More!

Welcome to Eater Tastings, where Eater SF editor Allie Pape shares the best restaurant and bar news of the week. Le Marais Bistro. MISSION—Via an exhaustive bracket sponsored by Nate Silver and the FiveThirtyEight folks, El Farolito has earned the...

Monochromes: Inside an Utterly Perfect 1940s Brooklyn Department Store

Welcome back to Monochromes, a Friday mini-series wherein Curbed delves deep into the Library of Congress's photographic annals, resurfacing with an armful of old black-and-white photos of architecture and interior design. Have a find you want to share? Hit up...

Our Heritage Trees

Visitors to the Northwest will often marvel at how green it is here. Magnificent trees will stretch their great boughs skyward, seemingly oblivious that they’ve taken root in a densely populated urban area. There’s a reason we’re so fortunate to have such amazing Portland trees: we protect them. Nearly 300 “Heritage Trees” stand tall throughout […]

Sneak Peeks for Sept 2014

This month’s sneak peeks highlight a variety of homes across Portland, Wilsonville and Hillsboro, including an owner-occupied duplex that will be a fantastic investment property. In this rapid-fire market, it helps to have a jump on listings before they’re available to the general public. Take an exclusive sneak peek at these upcoming properties before they […]

Six Californias Measure Deep-Sixed: Venture capitalist and one-man jigsaw-puzzle interest...

Venture capitalist and one-man jigsaw-puzzle interest group Tim Draper's Six Californias ballot initiative did not gather enough voter support to actually make it onto the 2016 ballot. Draper submitted 1.37 million signatures by today's deadline, but the secretary of state's...

Rentally Deranged: 10 Quotes to Explain the Good and Bad of LA Rent Control

Los Angeles's Rent Stabilization Ordinance, aka rent control, covers 880,581 apartments in the city of Los Angeles, and fewer all the time as landlords find new ways to push out rent-controlled tenants. Under the law, landlords can only raise...

It Came From Craigslist: Sublet Wyatt Earp's 1912 Craftsman in Hollywood Heights

While most people associate the legendary Wyatt Earp with Tombstone, AZ and its OK Corral, according to a 2000 feature in the LA Times, the frontiersman and his common-law wife, Sadie Marcus,...

Mortgage Rates Explained

Brent Lucas of Guild Mortgage, M Realty’s featured partner, offers some industry insight into what drives Mortgage Rates. “Should I Lock or Float?” Locking in a good home loan rate weighs heavily on the minds of most homebuyers, and rightly so. Each fraction of a percent could represent huge savings over the life of a […]

Success Stories for Sept 2014

Properly presented, homes at all price points are seeing swift movement. Each of these wonderful homes sold less than a week after becoming available on the market. TrueView is the perfect marketing system to present your home to the world. Now is a fantastic time to sell. Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you […]

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