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Older households drive rentals

Demand for rentals has been increasing across the board, according to the Pew Research Center. Since 2001, the share of households that rent has increased...

State threatens to sue Cupertino over housing policy

Cupertino, often criticized by activists over a perceived reluctance to build homes, is now officially on notice—the city must shape up its housing efforts...

High-end homeowners love biometric tech—but should they?

A slew of new, biometric home technology has hit the market in recent years, letting homeowners unlock doors and access apartments with nothing more...

The superstar paradox: 3 reasons overachievers miss the mark

In today’s fast-paced business climate where nothing is certain but rapid-fire change, masses in business and work life have surrendered themselves to “overachievement” in...

To win support for your idea, think like a marketer

Workplaces are much like marketplaces. They’re filled with people pitching—effectively, trying to “sell”—ideas and competing to get the go-ahead from their bosses, the “buyers.”...

How to avoid groupthink when hiring

When it comes to hiring, democratic decisions lead to better outcomes. There is wisdom in crowds when it comes to spotting talent. When Google...

Your gut instinct is no longer a competitive differentiator

As data becomes easier to attain, the relationship aspect of commercial real estate is becoming less of a competitive differentiator. Despite the long-awaited and much-heralded...

How to respond to “So, tell me about yourself” in a job interview

The toughest job interview question may seem like a softball from the interviewer’s perspective: “So…tell me about yourself.” It seems easy because it feels like a...

Better ways to predict who’s going to quit

Companies know that employee turnover is expensive and disruptive. And they know that retaining their best and brightest employees helps them not only save...

How to say no at work without making enemies

You define the contours of your character and the shape of your life by what you say “no” to. For example, saying no to...

New York City’s rent control laws erase property rights and worsen housing supply

Owning property means more than having your name on a deed. Lawyers and judges often refer to property ownership as a “bundle of rights,”...

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