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Original Disneyland map sells for $708K at auction

Disneyland—arguably the world's most famous theme park—very nearly didn't get built at all. Back in 1953, even Walt Disney's own production company refused to put up the money needed to build the park. But when Walt's brother Roy set up a big meeting with potential investors in New York, Disney and imagineer Herb Ryman worked for two days on a large-format illustration of the park to woo executives at ABC. And it worked. RENT APARTMENT    BUY APARTMENT...

Facebook's Zuckerberg is suing hundreds of Hawaiians to force them to sell property to him

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is suing hundreds of Hawaiians to compel them to sell the billionaire small plots of land they own that lie within a 700-acre property that Zuckerberg purchased on the island of Kauai two years ago for $100 million. In a statement posted hours after CNBC's story on the properties was first published, Zuckerberg wrote: "For most of these folks, they will now receive money for something they never even knew they had. No one will be forced off the land."...

The U.S. priciest house for sale is a Bel-Air mansion that includes 7 staffers and a helicopter

Լօs Angeles has just reached new heights in over-the-top real estate opulence. The city now boasts the most expensive home for sale in the country: a newly built Bel-Air mega-mansion listed Wednesday at a quarter billion dollars. It has all the hallmarks of a Big Deal house: 38,000 square feet spread across four floors, 12 bedrooms, 21 bathrooms, three kitchens, a 40-seat movie theater, an infinity pool with a swim-up bar and 270-degree hilltop views from downtown to the ocean. That'...

Stephen Hawking: This will be the impact of automation and AI on jobs

Artificial intelligence and increasing automation is going to decimate middle class jobs, worsening inequality and risking significant political upheaval, Stephen Hawking has warned. In a column in The Guardian, the world-famous physicist wrote that"the automation of factories has already decimated jobs in traditional manufacturing, and the rise of artificial intelligence is likely to extend this job destruction deep into the middle classes, with only the most caring, creative or superviso...

Chinese have built ''fake hills'' community in Beihai

MAD architects has revealed the first images of its much-anticipated ‘fake hills’ development, a dense residential community in coastal china. Located in beihai, a southern port city, the project seeks to capture the region’s scenic character with an undulating man-made topography. the design, the first phase of which is now complete, forms a mountainous profile along the waterfront. the photographs of ‘fake hills’ were first presented in MAD works, a new monograph...

The distribution of global wealth according to Credit Suisse

The distribution of global wealth has stayed just as skewed as last year, according to a huge study by Credit Suisse. The bank compiled data showing that just 0.7% of the world's adult population owns almost half of the world's wealth, while the bottom 73% have less than $10,000 each. Here is Credit Suisse: "The 3.5 billion adults with wealth below $10,000 account for 2.4% of global wealth. In contrast, the 33 million millionaires comprise less than 1% of the adult populati...

Real estate estimation

According to evaluation theorem is appraised not the object of real estate or right to it. The real estate assessment is one of the most common types of evaluation activity and includes determination of cost of property rights or other rights (for example,  lease right, use right, construction right and etc...). Estimation of  real estate – is a difficult process, which purpose is to determine such type of real estate, which is fixedly connected to the plot and its moving is impo...

16th issue of bonds by National Mortgage Company placed at NASDAQ OMX Armenia

On November 09, 2016 placement of nominal coupon bonds (NMCCB2G) issued by “National Mortgage Company” Refinancing Credit Organization CJSC (RCO CJSC) took place at NASDAQ OMX Armenia. The Company submitted for placement 180,000 coupon bonds for the amount of AMD 1,800,000,000 with nominal value of AMD 10,000 and maturity period of 36 months. Five transactions were concluded during the placement, as a result of which bonds (ISIN:AMNMCCB2GER4) for a total amount of AMD 1,171,160,371....

Real Estate in Armenia Has Depreciated

The decline in property prices can be seen both in Yerevan and in other regions of the country. Prices for apartments in Yerevan fell 4% on average. For example, 1 sq/m in multi-blocked house costs 649 dollars, when in 2011 the price was $675. With the decrease in prices in parallel the prices on the purchase and sale of apartments obviously dropped. 

The annual Realtor award 2015 winners for the realty industry are announced

The traditional award presentation for the realty industry was held on January 15. This award was established in 2009 by My Corp company and previews several  nominations/categories. The winners by categories are as follows: Viva realty, a realty agency - “The most professional company”   Rentals, a realty agency - The most recognizable company Safe House, a realty agency - The fastest-growing company D.G.A Realty, a realty agency - The most active company Vordi Levon...

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