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Airbnb offers $250 cash incentive to first-time hosts in Metro Vancouver

Airbnb offers $250 cash incentive to first-time hosts in Metro Vancouver

CBC - Capitalizing on the highly competitive housing market, the company recently announced a $250 cash bonus to first-time hosts in Metro Vancouver and Toronto through an email campaign and website promotion.…

Can a real estate agent protect you from biker gangs?

CBC - In the advertisement, a parade of tattooed motorcyclists rumbles onto the driveway of a fresh…

Realtor suspended over association with Chinese website

Realtor suspended over association with Chinese website

CBC - A Richmond real estate agent has been suspended for a year for paying more than $200,000 for …

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  • Airbnb offers $250 cash incentive to first-time hosts in Metro Vancouver
    Airbnb offers $250 cash incentive to first-time hosts in Metro Vancouver CBC

    Capitalizing on the highly competitive housing market, the company recently announced a $250 cash bonus to first-time hosts in Metro Vancouver and Toronto through an email campaign and website promotion. …

    Airbnb offers $250 cash incentive to first-time hosts in Metro Vancouver

    Capitalizing on the highly competitive housing market, the company recently announced a $250 cash bonus to first-time hosts in Metro Vancouver and Toronto through an email campaign and website promotion. Short-term rentals have come under fire in the city as the vacancy rate remains low, but local host Kyle MacDonald sees …

  • Landmark Phelan building sold in San Francisco for $375 million Reuters

    New York-based developer Thor Equities has sold the historic Phelan building in San Francisco for $375 million to a member of the prominent Hotung family with deep roots in Hong Kong, sources said. A …

    New York-based developer Thor Equities has sold the historic Phelan building in San Francisco for $375 million to a member of the prominent Hotung family with deep roots in Hong Kong, sources said. A limited liability company, The Phelan Building LLC, has purchased the 11-story landmark at 760 Market Street, according …

  • Detroit’s Most Expensive Home Is a Fully Restored Victorian Masterpiece
    Detroit’s Most Expensive Home Is a Fully Restored Victorian Masterpiece Realtor.com

    Detroit is known for its bargain prices. But what about its most expensive home, which is listed for $2.99 million? It's a meticulously renovated Victorian. The post Detroit’s Most Expensive Home Is …

    Detroit’s Most Expensive Home Is a Fully Restored Victorian Masterpiece

    Detroit is known for its bargain prices. But what about its most expensive home, which is listed for $2.99 million? It's a meticulously renovated Victorian. The post Detroit’s Most Expensive Home Is a Fully Restored Victorian Masterpiece appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice - realtor.com.

  • Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions Reuters

    (Adds Alere, Fiat Chrysler; updates Rackspace) Aug 26 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitionsand disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Friday: ** Cloud services provider Rackspace Hosting …

    (Adds Alere, Fiat Chrysler; updates Rackspace) Aug 26 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitionsand disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Friday: ** Cloud services provider Rackspace Hosting Inc said it agreed to be taken private by Apollo Global ManagementLLC in a deal valued at $4.3 billion, as theprivate-equity …

  • Factbox - UK economy suffers little immediate Brexit hit, tests to come Reuters

    By Ana Nicolaci da Costa LONDON (Reuters) - Two months after Britain decided to leave the European Union, consumers seem to have taken the result in their stride but there are some signs that the challenge …

    By Ana Nicolaci da Costa LONDON (Reuters) - Two months after Britain decided to leave the European Union, consumers seem to have taken the result in their stride but there are some signs that the challenge for the economy has barely begun. Below is a summary of various measures of the economy's performance since the country …

  • Office workers turn urban gardeners on Paris luxury store rooftops Reuters

    By Geert De Clercq PARIS (Reuters) - Le Bon Marche and La Grande Epicerie, two landmark Paris luxury stores have turned their joint rooftops into an urban garden for staff who can grow their own crops …

    A tomato plant is seen in among planter boxes on  the 700 square metre rooftop of the Bon Marche, where the store's employees grow some 60 kinds of fruits and vegetables such as strawberries, zucchinis, mint and other herbs in their urban garden in Paris

    By Geert De Clercq PARIS (Reuters) - Le Bon Marche and La Grande Epicerie, two landmark Paris luxury stores have turned their joint rooftops into an urban garden for staff who can grow their own crops in their free time. In the past months, the LVMH-owned adjoining stores on Paris's residential left bank have built planter …

  • A Home Seller's Guide to Pocket Listings U.S.News & World Report

    A good real estate agent will have a marketing plan for your property. While most sellers choose the traditional route of marketing their home on the local multiple listing service, pocket listings -- …

    A good real estate agent will have a marketing plan for your property. While most sellers choose the traditional route of marketing their home on the local multiple listing service, pocket listings -- or private listings -- are becoming a bigger part of the conversation. Here's what you need to know about the option of …

  • Can a real estate agent protect you from biker gangs? CBC

    In the advertisement, a parade of tattooed motorcyclists rumbles onto the driveway of a freshly sold home to hand the horrified new owner his leather vest. Welcome to the Satan's Undertakers!

    In the advertisement, a parade of tattooed motorcyclists rumbles onto the driveway of a freshly sold home to hand the horrified new owner his leather vest. Welcome to the Satan's Undertakers!

  • Hong Kong tribunal finds short seller Citron culpable of misconduct Reuters

    U.S.-based short-seller Citron Research was culpable of market misconduct with the publication of a research report in June 2012, a Hong Kong tribunal said on Friday, in a ruling that could redefine the …

    A labourer gestures to his colleague outside their dormitory at a residential construction site of Evergrande in Guangzhou

    U.S.-based short-seller Citron Research was culpable of market misconduct with the publication of a research report in June 2012, a Hong Kong tribunal said on Friday, in a ruling that could redefine the boundaries of company research reports. The decision by Hong Kong's Market Misconduct Tribunal (MMT) is also likely to …

  • German economy set fair on growth path despite Brexit risk Reuters

    By Michael Nienaber BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's domestic economy is set fair for further growth, with robust household and government spending propelling a self-reinforcing cycle of activity, though …

    A worker is seen behind scaffoldings at a construction site near the Fernsehturm TV tower in Berlin

    By Michael Nienaber BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's domestic economy is set fair for further growth, with robust household and government spending propelling a self-reinforcing cycle of activity, though Britain's Brexit vote has unnerved German companies trading abroad. The private sector is holding back investment due to …

  • BRIEF-Shanghai Lujiazui Finance & Trade revises asset acquisition plan Reuters

    Aug 26 (Reuters) - Shanghai Lujiazui Finance & Trade ZoneDevelopment Co Ltd * Says it revises asset acquisition plan, to acquire 88.2percent stake in financial firm for 9.5 billion yuan ($1.42billion) …

    Aug 26 (Reuters) - Shanghai Lujiazui Finance & Trade ZoneDevelopment Co Ltd * Says it revises asset acquisition plan, to acquire 88.2percent stake in financial firm for 9.5 billion yuan ($1.42billion) via cash Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2bSqzmv Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.6687 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting …

  • Citron Research's Andrew Left to consider appealing Hong Kong ruling Reuters

    In a emailed statement, Left said the ruling marked a step backwards for fair and open markets in Hong Kong and that the research firm stood by its journalistic integrity. "This court's opinion simply …

    In a emailed statement, Left said the ruling marked a step backwards for fair and open markets in Hong Kong and that the research firm stood by its journalistic integrity. "This court's opinion simply stifles negative commentary.

  • BRIEF-Gree Real Estate's unit wins land auction for 1.25 bln yuan in Zhuhai city Reuters

    Aug 26 (Reuters) - Gree Real Estate Co Ltd * Says unit wins land auction for 1.25 billion yuan ($187.44 million) in Zhuhai city Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2bUuyhR Further company coverage: ($1 …

    Aug 26 (Reuters) - Gree Real Estate Co Ltd * Says unit wins land auction for 1.25 billion yuan ($187.44 million) in Zhuhai city Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2bUuyhR Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.6687 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)

  • Shipowners slash costs, leaving some crews unpaid, unsafe as downturn bites Reuters

    By Keith Wallis, Aradhana Aravindan and Rajendra Jadhav HONG KONG/SINGAPORE/MUMBAI (Reuters) - Unpaid, underfed, and thousands of miles from home on a rusting tanker, captain Munir Hasan says he is a …

    A ship is loaded with coal at the RG Tanna Coal Terminal located at the town of Gladstone in Queensland

    By Keith Wallis, Aradhana Aravindan and Rajendra Jadhav HONG KONG/SINGAPORE/MUMBAI (Reuters) - Unpaid, underfed, and thousands of miles from home on a rusting tanker, captain Munir Hasan says he is a victim of a shipowner who has slashed costs in the face of an eight-year shipping downturn. Marooned on the medium-sized …

  • This Week’s Most Popular Home Is a Double Shotgun in New Orleans Realtor.com

    This week's most popular listing is a shotgun home in need of love in New Orleans. However, this shotgun's different because it's a double. The post This Week’s Most Popular Home Is a Double …

    This Week’s Most Popular Home Is a Double Shotgun in New Orleans

    This week's most popular listing is a shotgun home in need of love in New Orleans. However, this shotgun's different because it's a double. The post This Week’s Most Popular Home Is a Double Shotgun in New Orleans appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice - realtor.com.

  • BRIEF-Oceanwide Holdings' H1 net profit up 24.5 pct Reuters

    Aug 26 (Reuters) - Oceanwide Holdings Co Ltd * Says H1 net profit up 24.5 percent y/y at 910.5 millionyuan ($136.54 million) Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2c10t3v Further company coverage: ($1 …

    Aug 26 (Reuters) - Oceanwide Holdings Co Ltd * Says H1 net profit up 24.5 percent y/y at 910.5 millionyuan ($136.54 million) Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2c10t3v Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.6684 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)

  • BRIEF-Thaihot Group's unit wins land auction for 2.8 bln yuan in Xiamen city Reuters

    Aug 26 (Reuters) - Thaihot Group Co Ltd * Says unit wins land auction for 2.8 billion yuan ($419.88million) in Xiamen city Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2bMtnTo Further company coverage: ($1 = …

    Aug 26 (Reuters) - Thaihot Group Co Ltd * Says unit wins land auction for 2.8 billion yuan ($419.88million) in Xiamen city Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2bMtnTo Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.6685 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)

  • China Resources Land raises FY sales target by 10 pct after strong H1 Reuters

    * Core profit up 25.5 pct to HK$6.4 bln * To focus land purchases on major third-, second-tiercities * To buy mixed-use, car park projects (Adds new sales target, company comments, context) HONG KONG, …

    * Core profit up 25.5 pct to HK$6.4 bln * To focus land purchases on major third-, second-tiercities * To buy mixed-use, car park projects (Adds new sales target, company comments, context) HONG KONG, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Property developer ChinaResources Land Ltd raised its full-year sales targetby 10 percent on Friday, …

  • UK consumers powered growth in second quarter despite approach of Brexit vote Reuters

    By William Schomberg and Andy Bruce LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's consumers and businesses showed no sign of reining in their spending ahead of the country's Brexit vote in June, official data showed on …

    Workers walk in the rain at the Canary Wharf business district in London

    By William Schomberg and Andy Bruce LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's consumers and businesses showed no sign of reining in their spending ahead of the country's Brexit vote in June, official data showed on Friday, adding to signs that the economy went into the referendum in strong shape. Households increased their spending …

  • China Resources Land H1 core profit up 25.5 pct Reuters

    HONG KONG, Aug 26 (Reuters) - State-backed propertydeveloper China Resources Land Ltd said on Friday coreprofit jumped 25.5 percent in the first half, citing stronggrowth in housing sales amid market recovery. …

    HONG KONG, Aug 26 (Reuters) - State-backed propertydeveloper China Resources Land Ltd said on Friday coreprofit jumped 25.5 percent in the first half, citing stronggrowth in housing sales amid market recovery. China's ninth-largest homebuilder said core profit, whichexcludes investment properties' fair value gains …

 
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