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For sellers, auctions give them a chance to sell the property in a fixed time frame. And Concierge’s data-base of over 500,000 potential buyers and sellers and real-estate contacts worldwide gives sellers a bigger buying pool. Bidding on Playa Vista Isle started Monday on ConciergeAuctions.Com and concludes Thursday night. Technically there is no reserve, meaning
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The number of women-owned businesses is on the rise. Four in 10 businesses in the U.S. are now majority-owned, operated and controlled by women, according to the latest State of Women-owned Businesses report from American Express. That’s a total of 12.3 million companies — or 58 percent more than the number that existed just over
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Goop, the lifestyle brand owned by actress Gwyneth Paltrow, has been reported to the U.K.’s trading standards and advertising watchdogs over allegations that it makes misleading claims about its products. The Good Thinking Society, a non-profit charity that campaigns against pseudoscience, confirmed to CNBC Monday that it had submitted the complaint about Goop to the
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Amid increasingly intense hurricanes and other weather events, real estate owners are trying to get ahead of the curve by constructing new homes that can handle extremes. Some of the latest examples in high-end real estate include disaster-prepared and energy efficient properties — but ones that don’t mean retreating underground or building a bunker into
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The impact of the ongoing trade spat between Washington and Beijing is going to have a “minimal” impact for now on China’s luxury shoppers, according to a partner at consulting firm OC&C Strategy Consultants. Most of the impact will be indirect, with the trade tariffs likely affecting the overall Chinese economy and the capacity for
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The guidance comes just weeks before the midterm elections. The GOP has struggled to sell its tax law to voters as the party tries to hold onto its House majority. The proposed regulations clarify that only capital gains are eligible for preferred tax treatment. Investors who can participate include individuals, corporations, businesses, REITs, and estates
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