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Construction industry jobless rate falls below double digits - Baltimore Business Journal

Construction-Google News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 20:38

Construction industry jobless rate falls below double digits
Baltimore Business Journal
The unemployment rate for workers who last worked in construction declined to 9.8 percent from 12.8 percent in June 2012, not seasonally adjusted, and the number of unemployed construction workers dropped by 214,000 to 825,000. The latest numbers ...
Construction unemployment rate dips below 10% for first time in 5 yearsPhoenix Business Journal
Construction unemployment falls to lowest June level in five yearsAlbuquerque Business First
Nation's Construction Industry Adds 13000 Jobs in JuneAmerisurv
Dayton Daily News
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. . . But Make Sure It's A Charity - Forbes

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 20:18

. . . But Make Sure It's A Charity
Forbes
The first article questioned the wisdom of leaving property to individuals, and urged instead the making of charitable gifts. This article prescribes basic due diligence in charitable giving. Charitable giving should be encouraged. Before giving to a ...

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Calif. officials probe deaths of farm, construction worker - abc7news.com

Construction-Google News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 19:43

Calif. officials probe deaths of farm, construction worker
abc7news.com
The 55-year-old construction worker, employed by Cooper Construction, died last Friday in Yuba City, north of Sacramento. The temperature at the time of his death was reported at 101 degrees. Cal-OSHA issued an Order Prohibiting Use against Cooper ...

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A new exit strategy for agents? - Inman.com


A new exit strategy for agents?
Inman.com
Editor's note: This is the final installment of a four-part series on a new model for real estate brokerages, in which brokers would invest in their agents. Read Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. Renwick Congdon will explore his vision at Real Estate Connect ...

'Obamacare' implementation moving forward with employer mandate on hold - Inman.com


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'Obamacare' implementation moving forward with employer mandate on hold
Inman.com
This week the White House announced that it was delaying by one year implementation of the “Obamacare” employer mandate. The mandate will now go into effect on January 1, 2015 instead of 2014. This delay means nothing to the vast majority of ...

Now is the time to invest in 'mobile-first' real estate tech - VentureBeat

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 18:48

Now is the time to invest in 'mobile-first' real estate tech
VentureBeat
In addition, there are millions of professionals employed in the real estate industry: 2.8 million agents and 500,000 construction professionals as well as 120 million commercial and multi-family properties managed. Nearly all of these professionals ...

Help buyers see the potential of modest homes - Inman.com


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Help buyers see the potential of modest homes
Inman.com
If you have worked long enough as a real estate agent to have sold a few houses, you have probably sold homes that are unusual or less than perfect. You know that there is a lot more to being a real estate agent than iPads and smartphones. Most agents ...

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Help buyers see the potential of modest homes - Inman.com


Help buyers see the potential of modest homes
Inman.com
If you have worked long enough as a real estate agent to have sold a few houses, you have probably sold homes that are unusual or less than perfect. You know that there is a lot more to being a real estate agent than iPads and smartphones. Most agents ...

Construction worker killed by falling pipes on Governors Island - New York Post

Construction-Google News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 16:37

New York Daily News

Construction worker killed by falling pipes on Governors Island
New York Post
A construction worker was killed today on Governors Island when he was crushed by falling pipes, officials said. The man was helping to unload a truck along with some other workers near the ferry terminal at around 8:30 a.m.when some large pipes ...
Hardhat horror: Construction worker, 55, crushed to death in front of his son ...New York Daily News
Pipe falls from truck, crushing Staten Island construction worker to death on ...SILive.com
Construction Worker Killed On Governors IslandGothamist
Beaumont Enterprise
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BuyerMLS Named a Finalist for the Prestigious Inman News Innovator Awards - PR Newswire (press release)


BuyerMLS Named a Finalist for the Prestigious Inman News Innovator Awards
PR Newswire (press release)
PHILADELPHIA, July 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- BuyerMLS CEO and Founder Charles (Chuck) Williams IV is proud to announce that the firm has been named one of eight finalists for Inman News Innovator Awards' Real Estate Agent App, Tool or ...
Imprev Named as a Finalist for Two 2013 Innovator Awards Inman News Selects ...Consumer Electronics Net
Imprev Named as a Finalist for Two “2013 Innovator Awards” Inman News ...Watch List News (press release)

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Positive jobs report raises odds of Fed pullback - Inman.com


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Positive jobs report raises odds of Fed pullback
Inman.com
The economy added more jobs in June than expected, making it unlikely that the Federal Reserve might delay plans to begin tapering its stimulus program later this year. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment increased by 195,000 ...

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Richmond archaeological dig to continue during bridge construction - WCSH-TV

Construction-Google News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 14:25

Richmond archaeological dig to continue during bridge construction
WCSH-TV
RICHMOND, Maine (AP) - An archaeological dig at the site of the new bridge across the Kennebec River between Richmond and Dresden will be allowed to continue even as construction starts. Archaeologists had feared that their work on two colonial-era ...

Duke Energy CEO wants pay-as-you-go construction - MiamiHerald.com

Construction-Google News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 13:33

Dividend.com (blog)

Duke Energy CEO wants pay-as-you-go construction
MiamiHerald.com
North Carolina and Florida basically follow a build-now, collect-later process in which utilities must show regulators their costs and justify requested profit margins. The cost of new power plants can't be passed on to customers until construction is ...
Duke Energy CEO Seeks Pay-As-You-Go Construction (DUK)Dividend.com (blog)

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Ask Your Home Inspector: State keeps its eye on home inspectors - Wausau Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 09:35

Ask Your Home Inspector: State keeps its eye on home inspectors
Wausau Daily Herald
When selecting a home inspector, never choose by the price. Prices might range all over the board on a standard inspection. Ask how many years of experience the inspector has, whether he or she is licensed and whether he or she belongs to any home ...

Change-of-value notices mailed to Kitsap property owners - Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 07:18

Change-of-value notices mailed to Kitsap property owners
Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal
Any property characteristic changes noted in that inspection are reflected in the new value. ... Potential appellants should first contact the assessor's office at 360-337-7160 to review property characteristics and receive property-specific valuation ...

5 water-saving ideas that can go straight to bottom line - Inside Tucson Business

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 07:02

5 water-saving ideas that can go straight to bottom line
Inside Tucson Business
The majority of their contact with business owners and managers usually involves water discharging from a property. Education, through a visit and walk-through inspection with the owner, manager, and landscape contractor, normally resolves any issues; ...

State eyes east Sacramento sites for possible new railyard, maintenance facility - Sacramento Bee

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 07:01

State eyes east Sacramento sites for possible new railyard, maintenance facility
Sacramento Bee
The property is commonly known as Centrage, after one of several failed projects there. Sacramento City Councilman Steve Cohn, whose district ... A new facility would provide inspections and repair, along with refueling, food restocking and cleaning of ...

Rescue Mission buildings shift after Sound Transit construction - TheNewsTribune.com

Construction-Google News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 02:53

Rescue Mission buildings shift after Sound Transit construction
TheNewsTribune.com
Rescue Mission buildings shift after Sound Transit construction. When Sound Transit announced it planned to run its Sounder commuter trains just a stone's throw away from the dining hall and sleeping rooms at the Tacoma Rescue Mission, the main concern ...

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2 workers hurt in construction accident near Orting - KOMO News

Construction-Google News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 02:21

2 workers hurt in construction accident near Orting
KOMO News
Two workers were injured in a construction accident just before noon Thursday morning. A vehicle popped out of gear at a rock pit near Brooks and Orvile Roads and began rolling downhill. The vehicle rolled over one man's ankle while another guy jumped ...

AUD / USD Looks Past Australia Construction Data , Eyes US Employment Data - DailyFX

Construction-Google News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 01:09

AUD / USD Looks Past Australia Construction Data , Eyes US Employment Data
DailyFX
The Australian Dollar traded slightly lower against the US Dollar as the Australia's construction industry showed signs of improvement in June. The Performance of Construction Index provided by AiG printed an improved 39.5 from the prior 35.3 but still ...

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