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Landmark Links July 24th – Misaligned

  Quick programming note: I’m taking off this afternoon for my annual east coast family lake trip tonight which means that I’m going to be on a news and social media diet (including writing this blog) for a couple of weeks.  I posted about why I do this last year if you’re interested.  See you […]

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Landmark Links July 20th – Alternative Use

  Lead Story…. Every once in a while I like to write about real estate related startups that seem interesting – either in a good or bad way. As I’ve written previously, restaurants are facing a difficult business environment as upward wage and rent pressures mount and delivery services continue to eat away at the […]

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Landmark Links July 17th – Virtue Signaling

  Lead Story…  If you were following the news last week, you may have noticed that WeWork, co-working’s $20 Billion behemoth, made an announcement that it will no longer let employees expense meals that include meat.  Via Time Magazine (emphasis mine): The startup has told its 6,000 global staff that they will no longer be […]

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Landmark Links July 13th – Risky Business?

  Lead Story…. During the mid-aughts housing bubble, there was a very common business plan regularly deployed by housing speculators.  It roughly followed this script: Buy a house as an “investment.” When that house appreciates in value, either refinance or take out a line of credit against it. Use the proceeds as the down-payment for […]

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Landmark Links July 10th – Balancing Act

  I’m busy cramming for my broker exam so haven’t had a lot of time to put together a lead story.  However, there is still a ton of interesting things happening the the world, real estate and otherwise so here’s your Tuesday linkfest: Economy Living On The Edge: Most rate forecasts indicate that the Federal […]

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