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Exxon Mobil donates $5m to North Dakota housing fund

North dakota housing fund

North Dakota, United States – Exxon Mobil donates $5m to North Dakota housing fund A subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corp donated $5 million on Monday to a North Dakota government housing fund that subsidizes construction of low-cost apartments for teachers and emergency personnel in the state’s oil patch. XTO Energy will receive a 100 percent tax write-off for its donation ...

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AfDB approves $243m for road project in Southern Africa

Road project in Southern Africa

The Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a sum of $243m for road project within the Southern African, Zambia. The AIIB, with authorized capital of 100 billion U.S. dollars, is designed to finance infrastructure construction, as many countries do not have the capacity to fund the infrastructure upgrades they need. Impressed with the proposal to establish a China-Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank ...

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Top 10 Weirdest Buildings on Earth

top 10 weirdest buildings on earth

We are about to share with you amazing and weird pictures and details of buildings/places you never thought existed. The only way you would have come across buildings in this article is probably watching a Hollywood movie. These pictures and info will hold you spellbound! If you are opportuned to take a tour round one of the buildings displayed below, ...

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Firm reaffirms steady growth in Dubai’s real estate market

growth in Dubai’s real estate market

Global Firm reaffirms steady growth in Dubai’s real estate market Dubai continued to see steady supply growth during the first six months of the year, as performance within the residential and hospitality markets began to soften after a three year period of sustained growth, according to the Q2 2015 Dubai MarketView by global property consulting firm CBRE. According to the ...

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Labour London Mayoral candidate to ban ‘poor doors’ in London housing development

London housing development

Sadiq Khan pledges to ban ‘poor doors’ in London housing development. A Labour London mayoral candidate has pledged to ban so-called poor doors, where private and social housing tenants have separate entrances. Sadiq Khan said he had discussed with charities the need for a new approach to dealing with the capital’s chronic housing crisis. The use of separate doors to ...

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Top five things to think about before you make a buy

buying a house

Buying a house is generally an exciting adventure and could be painstaking for some when it looks like you are left with no funds after the buy. The thrill of finding a home that you and your family can enjoy, where you will raise your children, make friends – all the good things that home ownership entails. But there are ...

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To Renovate or not to Renovate before selling?

renovate before selling

A lot of people sell their properties without getting the right returns on investment probably because they leave renovations to the buyer which invariably reduces the value of such property. Once a decision is been made on the sale of a property, returns on investment should be top priority. To renovate or not to renovate? This is indeed the huge ...

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Despite tighter foreign investment rules, ‘Foreigners ‘increasingly buying existing property’

foreign investment rules

AUSTRALIA: Despite tighter foreign investment rules, foreign buyers are snapping up existing Australian property at a faster rate A few months ago, the federal government announced new measures to make it harder for foreigners to get into the local housing market, but according to NAB, it hasn’t halted activity just yet. NAB’s latest Residential Property report reveals total foreign demand ...

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