Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Top 3

Because it’s Friday and the dawn of yet another long weekend, we thought we would reward you with something that has the potential to become a Friday blog tradition… Here are the top 3 stories we found in our search.Interesting: We didn’t think real estate made for a very popular book topic. Of course you...

Is Real Estate Changing?

In the daily browse for updates in the real estate biz, we came upon an article in the Toronto Star about new real estate companies. These start-ups are not just new brokerages, but they introduce a new type of real estate option to the public that may change the face of the industry. We...

An Upside Down Skyscraper?

We came across this post about an architecture graduate Stephen Sobl who designed a skyscraper to hang upside down from a concrete cantilever over the Colorado river. With a space-age Jetsons feel, this building  would change the meaning of the word skyscraper since it really goes in the opposite direction... groundscraper? (We'll work on...

Save Money This Summer, Part II: Eco-Renovate Your Home

Eco renovations are a useful consideration for realtors and could be a good selling point for a home that may have these extra features. The savings in utilities will appeal to potential owners and make it that much more sellable. The main objective is to save money, so maybe invest a little bit into the...