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$10 Million for Your Own Island Within Boating Distance of NYC

$10 Million for Your Own Island Within Boating Distance of NYC

Fine, it's actually $10.995 million. But according to real estate website Zillow, Tavern Island's 3.5-acre property was "allegedly named for its use as a speakeasy during Prohibition." So that's basically the best thing ever. And if you've got ten mil, you can...
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China’s Richest Man Lost $14 BILLION in Half an Hour Yesterday

It wasn’t a happy hump day for the richest man in China yesterday. In just half an hour, Li Hejun found himself $14 billion poorer thanks to an end-of-the-day crash yesterday. Apparently, shady business practices could be to blame
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A Couple in Houston is Selling Their $400K House for $150 and a 200 Word Essay

Selling your $400,000 house in Houston's most desirable neighbourhood for $150 and an essay seems like a pretty illogical move – until you consider how this couple is taking very innovative approach to real estate that'll probably fetch them more than market value
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This Startup Gives Employees a Free Ticket to Anywhere in the World on Their One Year Anniversary

You probably have some pretty sweet perks at your company. Free parking, company meals every few weeks, a Nespresso machine – that sort of thing. But does your boss send you anywhere you want to go in the world on your one-year anniversary?
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Toronto Was Just Ranked the Hottest Luxury Real Estate Market in the World

A new report by Christie’s International Real Estate ranks the Toronto luxury real estate market as the hottest in the world. While the sale of luxury homes has slowed down nine of the other world’s top property markets, Toronto saw a 37 per cent increase in luxury home sales for 2014
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