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Compass agent accuses ex-assistant of stealing secrets to launch career

Compass agent Cindy Ambuehl claims ex-assistant Christina Collins used insider knowledge to launch her own career in luxury real estate.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Compass, Securities And Exchange Commission, Robert Shapiro, Select, News Brief, Hilton & Hyland, Neville Johnson, Christina Collins, Cindy Ambuehl, The Real Deal, Chritina Collins

The post-coronavirus office: more air purifiers, less open floor plans

In the past few weeks, demand for air purification systems has jumped in an effort to provide safer work environments for employees. A shift away from open-concept offices may not be far behind.
Tags: Google, Facebook, Design, China, Lifestyle, Radio, WeWork, Co-working, Office Environment, Select, News Brief, Air Purifiers, Open Floor Plan, Coronavirus, Social Distancing, AtmosAir

The Empire State Building’s new siren display is freaking people out

Meant to honor health and emergency workers amid the crisis, the latest display of lights at New York City's most iconic property didn't land quite as expected.
Tags: Twitter, Technology, New York City, Lifestyle, Radio, Alicia Keys, Empire State Building, Nyu, Markets & Economy, News Brief, Empire State Realty Trust, Debbie Mia

This Massachusetts mansion is the oldest home for sale in the US

A 380-year-old Massachusetts home not far from Plymouth Rock is now officially the oldest home avilable for sale in the country.
Tags: Massachusetts, Listings, US, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Plymouth Rock, News Brief,, William Raveis, John Barstow, Syd Elliott

‘It feels like an even better decision now’: Living in a tiny home during a pandemic

As confirmed coronavirus cases rise nationwide, a tiny house can be a refuge from the world — or a place to go stir-crazy at lightning speed.
Tags: Technology, Youtube, Lifestyle, Radio, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, Dan Dobrowolski, Allwood Outlet, Ko Bush, Marek Bush, Moline Nelson-Shraeder, Pekkala

This luxury agent is sheltering in place with girlfriend Ariana Grande

Aaron Kirman real estate agent Dalton Gomez reportedly began dating the pop star several months ago.
Tags: Instagram, Lifestyle, Radio, Ariana Grande, Agent, Miley Cyrus, Los Angeles Times, Aaron Rosenberg, Kunal Nayyar, News Brief, Aaron Kirman, Dalton Gomez

Amid pandemic, Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard waive rent for LA tenants

Because of the coronavirus outbreak, actress Kristen Bell and her husband Dax Shepard are not going to make the tenants in their Los Angeles buildings pay April rent.
Tags: Nbc, Abc, La, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Radio, Tmz, Kristen Bell, Dax Shepard, News Brief, Coronavirus, Pringus Property LLC

Toronto Regional Real Estate Board tells Realtors to avoid open houses, client meetings

"The real estate industry has been declared an essential service BUT it is NOT business as usual," TRREB President Michael Collins said.
Tags: Agent, Lifestyle, News Brief, Select, Technology, Michael Collins, Toronto Regional Real Estate Board

Christmas lights shine for hope amidst coronavirus fears

Amidst fear and uncertainty, homeowners have begun hanging Christmas lights back up to signal their health and well being while spreading hope to passersby.
Tags: Lifestyle, Spain, Radio, Italy, Christmas Lights, News Brief, Coronavirus, Social Distancing

Moving during coronavirus: ‘This is like what they say don’t do’

Individuals in the process of moving and moving industry companies are beginning to feel the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
Tags: Storage, New York City, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Moving, Select, News Brief,, Coronavirus, Andrew Kalish, Moving Companies

Kids stuck indoors? Let these celebrities take care of story time

Actors Jennifer Garner, Amy Adams, Josh Gad and Reese Witherspoon recorded videos of themselves reading children's classics.
Tags: Twitter, Technology, Instagram, Reese Witherspoon, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Jennifer Garner, Amy Adams, Shel Silverstein, Josh Gad, Jan Brett, News Brief, Darren Le Gallo, Mac Barnett, Reese Witherspon

Enjoy these online concerts from the comfort of your own home

Artists including John Legend and Neil Young are offering free virtual concerts from their social media accounts for music lovers who are social distancing.
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Instagram, Lifestyle, Neil Young, Radio, Chris Martin, The Guardian, Agent, Coldplay, Dropkick Murphys, John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, David Foster, Death Cab For Cutie, Ben Gibbard

Even during spread of coronavirus, New York luxury sales soar

Even as coronavirus rates soar and states rush to impose closures and lockdowns, New Yorkers are sealing the deal on luxury apartments.
Tags: New York, Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, News Brief, Donna Olshan, Olshan Realty

A house made to survive a nuclear war listed for $30M

A house built during the height of the Cold War during the 1950s and meant to survive an atom bomb has hit the market in Los Angeles for $29.995 million.
Tags: Listings, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Radio, Agent, The Wall Street Journal, Prince, News Brief, Peter Cornell, Mary Fitzgerald, Julian Omidi, Jason Oppenheim, The Oppenheim Group, Charles Boozer, Cindy Omidi, Hal B. Hayes

The best real estate TV episodes to watch while you’re social distancing

If you're waiting out the virus this weekend, it may as well be with "House Hunters," "Fixer Upper" and "Million Dollar Listing."
Tags: Amazon, Technology, Lifestyle, Apple TV, Bbc, Netflix, Radio, Bravo, Agent, Hgtv, Jonathan Scott, Luis Ortiz, Drew Scott, Egypt Sherrod, Joanna Gaines, Hilary Farr

Charles Barkley to sell Olympic medal and trophies to fund affordable housing

Barkley, who was inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame after a 16-year career, wants to build affordable housing in his Alabama hometown.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Alabama, Radio, Nba, Zillow, Barkley, Charles Barkley, NBA Hall Of Fame, Markets & Economy, News Brief, Panini, WJOX 94.5

‘Sanitizer and power of attorney’: How luxury is bracing for the virus

Some clients with private jets have begun asking about buying homes on islands and in other isolated areas that they can flee to in case of disaster.
Tags: Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Compass, Cnbc, National Association of Realtors, Douglas Elliman, Boutique Real Estate Group, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, McKenzie Ryan, Raj Qsar, Senada Adzem, California Assocition of Realtors, Larence Yun

New York real estate firm closes after coronavirus scare

TripleMint, a technology-forward brokerage based in New York City, temporarily shuttered its doors on Monday after one of its agents was exposed to the coronavirus.
Tags: New York, Technology, New York City, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Andrew Cuomo, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, News Brief, Triplemint, The Real Deal, Coronavirus, Phillip Lang

Posh homes in Boston may be rotting to the ground

In some of the historic city's most picturesque neighborhoods simmering problems have been exacerbated by depleting groundwater levels.
Tags: Boston, Lifestyle, Radio, Uma Thurman, Agent, Carly Simon, John Kerry, David Lee Roth, Select, News Brief, Beth Damon, Boston Groundwater Trust, Boston Proper Real Estate, Christian Simonelli, Koby Kempel, Marc Savatsky

Here’s a first look at the Waldorf Astoria’s new luxury condos

As the iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel moves forward with the conversion of 375 rooms into luxurious new condos, the property owner released the first photos of the units.
Tags: Technology, Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Waldorf Astoria, Andrew Miller, News Brief, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Dajia Insurance Group

Pharrell Williams lists glass Beverly Hills house for $17M

Kurt Rappaport and Drew Meyers of Westside Estate Agency have the listing.
Tags: Agent, Lifestyle, Listings, News Brief, Drew Meyers, Kurt Rapaport, Pharrell Williams, Tyler Perry, Westside Estate Agency

Michael Jackson’s 18-year-old son Blanket buys $2.6M home

Michael Preis of RE/MAX One worked with Jackson, best known for his nickname 'Blanket,' while David Emanuel of Compass held the listing.
Tags: Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Compass, Jackson, Michael Jackson, Variety, News Brief, RE/MAX, David Emanuel, Bigi Jackson, Michael Preis

Agent dresses up as Joker clown in marketing video

An agent put on face paint and a clown suit to show why so many first-time agents fail not long after joining the industry.
Tags: Video, Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, News Brief, AJ Powers, Powers Premiere

Broker dresses up as Joker clown in marketing video

Broker AJ Powers put on face paint and a clown suit to show why so many agents fail not long after joining the real estate industry.
Tags: Video, Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, News Brief, AJ Powers, Powers Premiere

Boy can’t play outside: New York State Division of Human Rights

The New York State Division of Human Rights sided with a Long Island condo board that wants to fine Robert and Angelica Parker $150 every time their four-year-old son plays on the sidewalk outside their home.
Tags: New York, Lifestyle, Radio, Long Island, Robert, Condo Association, New York State Division of Human Rights, Select, News Brief, Bylaws, Liability Issues, Residential Discrimination, Angelica Parker

Florida brokerage sued for sending spam about homebuying process

Palm Beach County resident Ryan Millward claims the owner of So Flo Real Estate Group sent him unsolicited text messages about buying a home.
Tags: Florida, Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Palm Beach County, Select, News Brief, National Do Not Call Registry, The Real Deal, RE/MAX Presidential, Garrett Berg, La Rosa Realty, Ryan Millward, Scott Edelsberg, So Flo Real Estate Group

Green 1970s home left untouched for 40 years hits the market

A groovy, 1970s-style condo that hasn't been changed for 40 years just hit the market for $375,000 in Ramona, California.
Tags: Listings, Lifestyle, Green, Radio, San Diego, Agent, News Brief,, Nancy Maranan

Scammer poses as detective, targets female real estate agents

The man told the agents they were in legal trouble and needed to meet with him.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, DAN ELLIOTT, News Brief, Battle Creek police department, Battle Creek Association of Realtors, Jacqua Realtors

Court upholds $6.75M award for graffiti destroyed at 5Pointz

Twenty-one artists will be awarded $6.75 million seven years after suing developer Gerald Wolkoff for whitewashing their work at graffiti art mecca 5Pointz.
Tags: Lawsuit, Design, Steve Jobs, Lifestyle, Radio, Queens, President Barack Obama, Time Magazine, Demolition, Graffiti, Long Island, Select, News Brief, Jonathan Cohen, Gerald Wolkoff, 5pointz

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