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money.cnn.com — In order to get in on hot housing markets, amateur investors are buying up homes and taking risky measures -- like tapping their retirement accounts -- to fund the deals. "We're seeing many people cash out 401(k)s or IRAs because they want to take advantage of the market," said Sean Galaris of financial services firm LM Funding, based in New York and Miami.
nytimes.com — (Reuters) - Home Depot Inc reported higher-than-expected quarterly results and raised its sales and profit outlook for the year as the world's largest home improvement chain benefited from a nascent recovery in the U.S. housing market. The news on Tuesday boosted Home Depot shares by 3.9 percent to $79.75 in premarket trading.
wikipedia.org — Two Harbors, colloquially known as " The Isthmus", is a small unincorporated island village on Santa Catalina Island, California with a population of 298 ( Census of 2000). It is the second center of population on the island, besides the city of Avalon. It is mainly a resort village.
utsandiego.com — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (right) walked through the Steelman Estates Mobile Home Park on Monday. Associated Press Roger Pierce, meteorologist-in-charge of the National Weather Service San Diego, is a veteran tornado chaser. He is scheduled to go tornado chasing over the Memorial Day weekend.
nytimes.com — In Luke Clark Tyler 's last New York City apartment, his shoes had some unusual companions in the closet. The shoes sat, in neat pairs, on a rack, directly below his dishes and right next to the microwave. A few inches away, a hip-high refrigerator lived beneath his desk.
utsandiego.com — A neighborhood in Carmel Valley. - Howard Lipin / Union-Tribune staff Near record-low mortgage rates have been luring potential homebuyers to the real estate market. But are you armed with the basics to take on the commitment of a home loan?
utsandiego.com — Trainer Susan Patch carries an exhausted Haui-san, while background left, Charmaine Hook watches over Riki-san. | Peggy Peattie/U-T San Diego file - Peggy Peattie The San Diego Zoo's Australian Outback exhibit opens this week, giving patrons more to see than last summer. The price has gone up, too.
utsandiego.com — HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington in December 2012. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) Sequestration cuts have pushed the federal housing agency to close its offices nationwide on May 24 and possibly six additional days, the department said Friday. The announcement from the U.S.
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