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  1. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Affordable New York office space is going fast

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:39am by Bloomberg

    ... B and C offices, she said. Latecomers "are going to be forced to go into a little higher quality space and pay up for it, while realising what they're paying is still significantly less than what ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US geologists find ‘probable’ link between small earthquakes and fracking in Ohio

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 05:28pm by Associated Press in Columbus, Ohio

    ... to be the likely cause of a series of quakes in 2012. Under Ohio’s new permit conditions, all new drilling sites within 3 miles of a known fault or seismic activity of 2.0 magnitude or higher ...

  3. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    US housing industry shows signs of warming up after brutal winter

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 04:28am by Reuters

    ... now." Another factor that could energise the housing market is homebuyers seeking to capitalise on low interest rates before those rates potentially spike higher. Take Renee Barrett, ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    California senator Leland Yee accused of corruption, plot to deal firearms

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 09:18pm by AP

    ... as a shock to Chinese-Americans who see the senator as a pioneering leader in the community and a mainstay of San Francisco politics, said David Lee, director of the Chinese American Voters Education ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    30 hurt as train derails and shoots up escalator at Chicago airport

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 01:38am by NYT

    ... to this incident... We will be looking at everything- equipment, signals, the human factor, any extenuating circumstances," he said. Steele did say the train was "apparently travelling at a higher ...

  6. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Dismantling Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would dent US housing recovery

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 05:14am by Bloomberg

    ... on Sunday, would replace the two financiers with a government-backed mortgage-bond insurer. It would cover losses only after private capital bears the first 10 per cent, leading to higher mortgage ... and higher prices shut out increasing numbers of first-time buyers. "It certainly slows the rate of recovery," said Kevin Chavers, a managing director at BlackRock and a member of its ...

  7. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Blackstone's buy-to-rent binge over as prices surge in the US market

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 05:14am by Bloomberg

    ... started their buying spree, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller index. The rate of US foreclosure starts fell to its lowest level in eight years in the fourth quarter as higher prices allowed ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Powerful storm lashes northeastern US with snow, arctic cold

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 01:54pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... a conservation alert due to expected higher demand, and heavy sleet left about 30,000 homes and businesses in Memphis, Tennessee, out of power, Memphis Light, Gas and Water reported. The storm shrouded ...

  9. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Sales of US homes cool along with the weather

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 05:24am by Bloomberg

    ... was played by lower inventories, higher mortgage rates, slightly higher prices and tighter credit," said Robert Rosener, an economist at Credit Agricole CIB in New York, who correctly projected ... of supply, while demand for higher-priced properties was climbing, reflecting the rebound in wealth generated by rising stock prices, Yun said. The split was also evident in the composition ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US scientists say natural-gas system leaks more methane than estimated

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 09:16pm by AFP

    ... and other sources. Our best guess [is] emissions are 50 per cent higher than EPA estimates PROFESSOR ADAM BRANDT But a single culprit was not easily found, and not enough evidence existed to point ... that methane emissions are something like 50 per cent higher than EPA estimates, and our uncertainty range is 25 to 75 per cent," said lead author Adam Brandt, assistant professor ...




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