This is what a $2.7 million 'fixer-upper' looks like in San Francisco

One of San Francisco's iconic "Painted Ladies" Victorians is for sale for $2.7 million. But there's a catch. Despite it's seven-figure price tag, the 1890s, three-story house needs head-to-toe restorations, according to its listing agent Jeremy Rushton. While Rushton could not comment on the cost to gut the house as the price tag would depend on taste, it could easily […]

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Hunter Biden is 'biological and legal father' of child with former stripper, judge rules

Op-ed warns Hunter Biden is the new Hillary Clinton email server Could President Trump could make a scandal out of Hunter Biden’s Ukraine connection in the same way he did with Hillary Clinton’s emails; reaction from Fox News politics editor Chris Stirewalt. Hunter Biden, the son of presidential candidate Joe Biden, is the "biological and legal father" of a child […]

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‘Cost is an issue’: Environmental concerns hit Christmas shopping

Christmas is still big business but the (yule) tide is turning. A growing social trend against excessive consumerism is making Christmas less commercial than it used to be – and retailers are feeling the pain. Christmas shopping is still worth about $10 billion a year to the Australian economy but consumers are embracing second-hand shopping, swapping quantity for quality, and […]

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Is selling your home without an agent worth the risk? Here’s our breakdown for FSBO wannabes

In 2017, Stephanie and Tim Moore tried to sell their Wilmington, North Carolina, home on their own to avoid the real estate commission that would cut into the slim profit they hoped to make. But after about four months without an offer, they opted to hire an agent. The Moores, who are in their early 50s, sold their home less than a […]

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'Is she serious?': Dan Bongino says Lisa Page, other 'deep-staters' are in panic mode

Dan Bongino: More evidence that the deep state ‘is in a panic’ Former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino said on Monday that ex-FBI lawyer Lisa Page breaking her silence to push back on President Trump’s name-calling is more evidence that the “deep-staters” are in a panic. “You understand the panic these deep-staters are in right now? That’s why they are […]

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More regulation is not the solution to Westpac revelations

Yet another scandal among Australia’s banks suggests the industry is in dire need of a clean-out. Westpac has committed one of the most startling failures of corporate governance in Australian history. After a year-long investigation, the bank stands accused of failing to report, as required by law, 23 million transactions that it had facilitated, and, in particular, failing to notice […]

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General election: Is this a popularity contest of who the public dislike least?

The Brexit election or the NHS/austerity one? Both leaders have very different hands to play in this campaign and both are finding that in general elections they can quickly get pulled off their game. For Jeremy Corbyn, the chief rabbi’s assertion that the Labour leader was responsible for the “new poison” of anti-semitism in his party knocked his campaign sideways […]

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