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Business Mogul Mansions For Sale

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When it comes to real estate, in some ways, the lords of corporate America are as mortal as the rest of us. Buying may be easier, but no matter how deep your pockets, selling can be a challenge. With the help of Zillow.com and Trulia.com, we tracked 10 business moguls with homes they’re trying to sell and others they’ve recently bought. Some are dropping their stellar asking prices; many have moved on before selling. Others, on the brink of losing membership in the exclusive one percent club, had no choice but to sell. All are worth a king’s ransom.
Arthur Blank, Home Depot Co-Founder

Mogul: Arthur M. Blank, co-founder Home Depot and owner, Atlanta Falcon
Location: […]

Atlanta is Forbes' Top Ranked City To Retire In

Submitted by Bonnie Majher
Zack O’Malley Greenburg, 10.15.09, 06:00 PM EDT
Please click here for the entire article on Forbes.com on the best recession –proof places to retire.
 
These affordable metro areas offer sunny weather, jobs and rosy economic outlooks.
The Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., metro area–which includes Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties–has gained a reputation as a mecca for retirees. The south Florida sun shines on scores of condos that jut like vertical cruise ships from the emerald-tinged shoreline. Near the most luxurious of these residences, golf courses dot the landscape, poolside sunbathers enjoy the company of other seniors and gourmet meals are available via room service.

Yet Miami isn’t quite the paradise it’s thought to be. Thanks in part to a battered real […]

Forbes.com features Dean Gardens

America’s Strange Homes For Sale 
Excerpts of the story are below. Please click here for the full story.
By Francesca Levy, 10.13.09

 

These are not cookie-cutter colonials. Instead, in some parts of the country, cliff-side compounds and remodeled lighthouses are being listed.

Perhaps after sailing into your home port after an international cruise, you wished that you could have stayed on the boat–permanently.
Maybe you’re irritated by the walk from your car to your front door. You’d rather step from your vehicle right into your room.
Sneak A Peek: America’s Strange Homes For Sale (slide show)
They aren’t the only homes that inspire double-takes. The inclination to buck homebuilding conventions extends to property owners who have custom-built castles, installed ice cream parlors and occupied lighthouses to meet their […]

Atlanta the sixth-best singles city

Submitted by Natalie Ransom, REALTOR®
Atlanta fell from being the best place in America to be a single guy or gal last year to the sixth-best in 2009, according to Forbes.com.
“Atlanta’s got a lot going for it, from the low cost of living — the average one-bedroom apartment costs between $500 and $700 — to cultural events in Piedmont Park as well as a vibrant music scene,” the magazine noted.
The list, which debuted in 2001, annually ranks 40 of the largest U.S. cities by several factors including “coolness,” cost of living, culture, job growth, online dating participation, nightlife and ratio of singles to the total population of the metro area. Data came from the research firm Harris Interactive (NASDAQ: HPOL), the […]