Hilary Duff and Hailey Bieber’s Go-To Brand for Cozy Basics Is Having a Huge Sale Right Now

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We’ve all pined over a trend—think ‘90s jewelry, tie-dyed clothing, or white booties—and been crushed when sky-high prices prevented us from experimenting with the style. With Stylish Steals, we bring you the best weekend sales and deals so you can find affordable versions of the latest trends spotted on the runway, on Instagram, in stores, and on the street. Consider us your new, price-savvy personal shoppers.

During quarantine, we’re wearing more basics than ever. Soft hoodies, roomy joggers, cozy cardigans—we’ll take them all. Comfortable, casual, and cute are all traits that lie high on our priority list when we’re scanning our closets these days, and Michael Stars is a celeb-loved brand that offers high-quality pieces that meet these needs.

It’s loved by the likes of Hilary Duff, Jessica Alba, Hailey Bieber, and Gigi Hadid, to name a few big-name fans. You’ll

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Your Daily Digest for Real Estate Investing, 10/22/2020

Bracing for unrest by boarding up storefronts, WeWork says ‘We’re well,’ tech tenants still employ huge numbers, residential sales soar but some markets look more vulnerable than others.

In Today’s News

U.S. Retailers Secure Stores as Election Unrest Worries Mount

Reuters reports that as security experts warn that the U.S. presidential election could spark renewed civil unrest, some stores remain clad in plywood from recent troubles and insurers and risk experts report more are boarding up, or should.

Why it matters: Because, well, 2020. Not a happy read here but information that property investors might want to know.

WeWork Says Company’s Balance Sheet As Strong As Any Tenant’s

The co-working space giant has cut its selling, general, and administrative expenses, jettisoned “unnecessary systems,” and rightsized its labor force.

Why it matters: WeWork itself occupies a lot of rented office space around the country. Its recovery could bode well for those

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Luxury SoCal Estate Listed for $65M Is Headed for Auction With No Reserve

Hold your horses! One of Southern California’s most luxurious estates is headed for the auction block with no reserve price, but that doesn’t mean a bidder will walk away with the place for pocket change.

This high-end spread near Montecito, CA, currently sits on the market for $65 million. An auction set to take place next month will determine the home’s true value—the no-reserve auction means that the home will sell, regardless of price.

Theoretically, the auction could bring out bargain hunters interested in scoring a grand mansion for pennies on the dollar.

But the auction process won’t exactly be a free-for-all: There is a significant barrier to entry. Potential owners will need to pony up $100,000 just for the privilege of bidding.

So what makes this estate so extraordinary?

For starters, it has its own world-renowned polo grounds. An owner can simply sit on the terrace and watch the

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Ever want to live in a castle? Now’s your chance to buy one in OKC

“Our castle represents years of hard work that allowed us to build it as we wanted to and not worry about cost,” Milam said in a news release and on the Supreme Auctions website. “We tried to think of everything that would fit a large family and succeeded in the perfect house with its own unique style.

“I can’t even tell you what I love the most about this house, there are too many things to list. The large garage that you can pull into and then completely turn around is great. The main living room that holds all of our large family at Christmas with room to ride any toys or gifts. We have also been able to open up our home for many different guests that truly appreciated what it has to offer.”

Heal said the Milams have held “some incredible family events, including high school proms, church

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Topsham Housing Authority wins bid on condos

TOPSHAM — The Topsham Housing Authority won bids for two tax-acquired condominiums the town put up for sale, which director John Hodge said should allow the organization to keep the current tenants in their homes who faithfully paid rent.

Tax liens were placed on the two condo units at 55 and 88 Munroe Lane in August 2017 and matured in February 2019, according to Assistant Town Manager Mark Waltz. These condos are located off Route 201. The high bid was $76,000 for 55 Munroe Lane and $50,000 for 88 Munroe Lane. The Topsham Housing Authority bid $40,000 on both properties.

Selectmen unanimously awarded the bids from Topsham Housing Authority last week. Waltz said while the housing authority didn’t provide the highest bids, it covers the town’s costs and it also increases the level of affordable housing in town. That is a focus of the town’s comprehensive plan, a vision for

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Hedge Fund Magnate Is Moving His $41 Billion Firm From N.Y. to Florida

While its New York office will remain open, Elliott is also setting up a new office in Greenwich, Conn., the wealthy enclave northeast of the city. The new offices in Florida and Connecticut are expected to open before next July, the earliest date its employees could return to the office, the person said.

“It’s certainly not a positive signal,” said E.J. McMahon, an adjunct fellow at the Manhattan Institute, a conservative think tank that Mr. Singer has chaired since 2008. Mr. McMahon described the city’s tax base as “enormous but also fragile.”

For wealthy taxpayers, moving to Florida can provide a significant windfall.

Unlike New York State, Florida has no individual income tax, estate tax or capital gains tax, which the state has promoted in a concerted effort to recruit financial firms from New York.

Still, Ben Friedland, a New York real estate broker who specializes in hedge funds and

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Existing-Home Sales Soar 9.4% to 6.5 Million in September

Existing-Home Sales Soar 9.4% to 6.5 Million in September

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2020

Key Highlights

– Existing-home sales grew for the fourth consecutive month in September to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 6.54 million – up 9.4% from the prior month and nearly 21% from one year ago.

– The median existing-home price was $311,800, almost 15% more than in September 2019. Total housing inventory declined from the prior month and one year ago to 1.47 million, enough to last 2.7 months – a record low – at the current sales pace.

– More than 7 in 10 homes sold in September 2020 – 71% – were on the market for less than a month.

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Existing-home sales grew for the fourth consecutive month in September, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Each of the four major regions

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Plano office buildings sell to Florida investor

A Florida-based investor – TerraCap Management LLC – has purchased a Plano office campus.

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TerraCap just bought Preston Park, a 200,000-square-foot office property located near Preston Road and Park Boulevard.

The two-building development was built in 1998 and was sold by Libitzky Property Co.

California-based Libitzky and Sunwest Real Estate Group had owned the building since 2017.

“We ended up with five offers to buy the buildings,” said Creighton Stark, executive vice president with commercial property firm Colliers International.

Stark said the previous owner originally planned to market the buildings for sale in March but held back with the start of the pandemic.

“Because of COVID, we hit he pause button,” Stark said. “We decided to go ahead in June, when there was nothing else of quality on the market.

“We were one of the few deals out there,” he said. “We had a tremendous response with groups

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Animal Rescue League of Boston offering foster homes for pets put out by evictions

The Animal Rescue League of Boston plans to try to keep a roof over the heads of the Boston area’s animals, offering anyone now facing eviction the chance to temporarily put their furry friends up in a foster home.



a person talking on a cell phone: BOSTON MA. - OCTOBER 22:  Aimee Christian, vp animal welfare and veterinary medicine, speaks as the Animal Rescue League announces a program to temporarily house pets during these trying times and went pet owners get beyond the tough time, reunite the pets with their pet owners, rather than pet owners abandoning their pets, on October 22, 2020 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Stuart Cahill/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)


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BOSTON MA. – OCTOBER 22: Aimee Christian, vp animal welfare and veterinary medicine, speaks as the Animal Rescue League announces a program to temporarily house pets during these trying times and went pet owners get beyond the tough time, reunite the pets with their pet owners, rather than pet owners abandoning their pets, on October 22, 2020 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Stuart Cahill/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

“At the core of its mission, ARL believes in keeping people and pets together, and is offering temporary shelter for animals whose owners may be experiencing housing instability or may be at imminent risk of homelessness,” the organization said

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September Residential Sales Soar In South Florida

Residential sales experienced a surge in September

Residential sales experienced a surge in September

Residential sales experienced a surge in September throughout South Florida, according to the Miami Association of Realtors.

Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties all experienced double-digit jumps, year-over-year, in total sales.

While the months of supply for single-family homes decreased in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, the inventory of condos increased in all three counties. Pricing continued to rise across the board.

Miami-Dade

Residential sales grew by 12.5 percent in Miami-Dade County last month, year-over-year, to 2,521 closings. Single-family home sales surged to 1,288, a 19.3 percent annual increase. Condo sales rose by 6.3 percent to 1,233.

Closed dollar volume of single-family homes grew by 55 percent, up to $975.8 billion. Condo sales volume totaled $490.8 million, up 26.3 percent.

Median prices of single-family homes increased 15.2 percent, year-over-year, to $435,000, while condo prices increased 8.2 percent to $265,000.

Broward

Total home

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