< Is life-as-a-servie efficient or lazy? I say yes.Life delivered, or rented, on-demand. What does “life as a service” mean? It means one’s lifestyle needs are sent to you on-demand, or as a subscription, rather than me having to purchase or owning them through traditional commerce models. To best understand the collaborative economy market, I’m trying [...]
Some suspension of disbelief is required when watching sitcoms, including whether or not the characters could afford their homes. Real estate blog Movoto used real data to estimate which were spending 30% or under on their rent or mortgage. READ MORE »
This article was originally published on Better After 50. The other day, my husband and I received the following email from our 20-year-old daughter, who will be a senior at NYU continuing to live off campus: "Hi wonderful parents, I'm starting to look for apartments again. Here's the required paperwork I will probably need from you as Guarantors: 1. Show More Summary
Every parent has a different idea of when and if it is appropriate to charge an adult child rent. I can only go based off my own personal situation and what I have seen with a few friends. More » It Will Be A Cold Day In Hell When I Charge My Adult Kids Rent is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
Zero rent. Zero equity. Twelve months. That’s a promise from Matt Harrigan and Charlie Bonello, the duo behind the soon-to-launch Grand Central Tech (GCT) accelerator. Backed by the legendary Milstein family and housed in Facebook’s former NY office (a 15,000 …
Having a great cornerback completely changes the complexity and ability of a defense. Just ask the San Francisco 49ers and Dallas Cowboys—as each rented Deion Sanders and won Super Bowl rings in the mid-'90s. The same goes for the Seattle...Show More Summary
For rent and utilities to be considered affordable, they are supposed to take up no more than 30 percent of a household’s income. But that goal is increasingly unattainable for middle-income families as a tightening market pushes up rents ever faster, outrunning modest rises in pay. The strain is not limited to the usual high-cost […]
As discussed yesterday, Los Angeles is in a rental crisis: rents are staggeringly high and trying to find a place that's actually affordable on a normal income (and that isn't disgusting) is becoming more and more difficult. New high-end...
Italy is so broke they're auctioning off a 99-year lease for a small, scary island near Venice. read more
Churches across New York City were celebrating last weekend. Not only because it was Palm Sunday, but because, after a 19-year legal battle, they were allowed to stay in the rented public school buildings where they meet. Even though the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the city’s right to ban religious services in […]
Already coping with flat pay, many people find that rent consumes more and more of their income
Living in a multi-family home while renting other units is a great way to build wealth, but it's not as simple as some make it sounds. Read this before you even consider buying a duplex or other multi-family unit. So, You Wanna Buy a Duplex? 5 Things to Know About Multi-family Homes appeared first on Money Under 30. © Moneyblogs, LLC.
Matt Boesler posted an interesting chart today showing a leading relationship between house price appreciation & owners' equivalent rent (OER). Expounding on this idea and data set results in some interesting conclusions about the likely trajectory of core inflation in the U.S. Show More Summary
Mayor Bill de Blasio is the first New York City mayor to release his tax returns in 12 years, according to the WSJ. de Blasio earned $165,000 as public advocate last year and brought in an additional $52,000 in rent on a second home he owns in Park Slope, according to his 2013 tax returns. Show More Summary
The Real Housewives of New York City star Sonja Morgan, is broke. She's also basically homeless since she's renting her Upper East Side townhome to the tune of $25,000 a month to make ends meet. And that $25,000 a month? Yeah, that only covers the property taxes on the home and doesn't even make a dent in the millions the former wife of heir to J.P. Show More Summary
Purchasing a multifamily building or apartment isn’t as simple as buying a neat little home and renting it to a single person or family. It can, however, be extremely more profitable when it’s done right. Even if you’ve purchased single...Show More Summary
Dubai’s real estate landscape is changing. Whilst prices and rents are surging, market fundamentals and regulation are also stronger than at any other period in the UAE’s property industry.
Photo by Flickr user khrawlings Consumer prices in the U.S. ticked upward this March, climbing more than expected as Americans paid slightly more for food and rental housing. The hike suggests improving consumer demand, and may alleviate...Show More Summary
The anti-capitalist activists behind the Counterforce finally released footage of the protest they staged outside the San Francisco home of Google Ventures investor Kevin Rose. The video confirms that the anonymous people I interviewed were part of the protest , but it's hard to muster much empathy for either side. Read more...
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