June 11, 2012

Spotted: 1st Twin Cities Electric Car Charging Station

OK, so I have no idea if the charging station — at the BP gas station just northwest of Minneapolis’ Lake Calhoun — is the first such station in the Twin Cities. But, it’s the first one I’m aware of — and I’m pretty sure it wasn’t there even a month ago. Here’s hoping that there...
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The Fluctuating Discount for “Sweat Equity”

2005 vs. 2012 Once upon a time, when the housing market was overheated — like 2005 — a home that needed $100k in updates might be discounted only $50k -$75k. Today? The same home might easily be discounted twice the projected updating cost, or $200k or more. Why the shift? Explanation I see two main...
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