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Technology

Say What? Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Buys a Funeral Home

The young Yahoo CEO has purchased the property that houses Palo Alto's oldest funeral parlor, according to reports.
Franchises

How Housing Franchises Got Back on Their Feet

The subprime mortgage crisis wreaked havoc on the U.S. housing market, but several franchises that operate in the sector managed to weather the storm.
Marketing

Facebook Facepalm: In Big Real-Estate Buy, Mark Zuckerberg Seeks Personal Privacy, Then Removes Online Privacy Feature

As Facebook makes it more difficult for users to maintain privacy, its co-founder is taking drastic measures to protect his own.
Finance

Why You Should Be Investing Your Money In Real Estate

The way you invest your profits is key to your future success. Real estate investing should be a key part of your portfolio. Here's why.
Growth Strategies

Friday the 13th and Other Unlucky Numbers From Around the World (Infographic)

If you do business globally, here's a look at several numeric superstitions you might want to avoid.
Technology

Zillow Buys Rival StreetEasy to Corner the New York Market

Real-estate information powerhouse Zillow said it will buy StreetEasy for $50 million and also announced a secondary stock offering.
Growth Strategies

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Takes Surprise Tumble

U.S. consumer sentiment unexpectedly fell in August while housing starts for July also missed estimates.
Starting a Business

The Best and Worst U.S. Cities for Renting Office Space

Looking to set up shop? Find out where office rent prices are rising the fastest, and where they're falling.
Finance

Looking to Bolster Your Cashflow With a Home Mortgage Refinance? Consider These Tips

With interest rates at record lows, refinancing your home mortgage is one way to create some wiggle room in your budget. Here's how to be prepared.
Starting a Business

Philip Romano, Restaurant Artist

With his incubator in Dallas, longtime restaurateur Philip Romano is looking to usher in a new generation of restaurants.
Growth Strategies

Preparing for a Housing Recovery

With the housing market showing new signs of life, it's time to prepare your business to ride the rising tide.
Marketing

5 Ways to Land Celebrity Clients

Jason Abrams, realtor to celebrity athletes and star of the new HGTV show 'Scoring the Deal,' shares five tips for how to get (and keep) famous clients.
Technology

App Aims to Satisfy Real-Estate Lust

A photo of any house reveals treasure troves of app-generated info.
Commercial Real Estate

5 Things Entrepreneurs Should Know About Real Estate

Angel investor and real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran shares her tips for entrepreneurs looking to rent an office, retail space, or even a restaurant.
Starting a Business

5 Young Millionaires Instigating Innovation

Our annual look at high-earning entrepreneurs aged 30 or younger with the creativity, smarts and guts to disrupt their industries.