Category Archives: Maps

First Home Buyers can save a lot of time and grief with Google Street View

A few years ago I was looking for low cost houses that I could invest in as rental properties and I found one that sounded great, going by the story the Real Estate Agent told in their book of current … Continue reading

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Buying your First Home and Commuting To Work, 400 Times a Year!

Research Before You Buy You’d think it was easy right? You have your deposit, you buy your house, you go to work and you pay the mortgage, just like when you were paying rent. No big deal. But there are other … Continue reading

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Top 10 American Cities for Working Moms

Can one really have it all? We set out to find where in the U.S. a career woman can find the best opportunities for herself and her kids. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.realtor.com We still live in a world where … Continue reading

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This Haunting Animation Maps the Journeys of 15,790 Slave Ships in Two Minutes

Usually, when we say “American slavery” or the “American slave trade,” we mean the American colonies or, later, the United States. But as we discussed Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.slate.com This use of a map on the Slate platform is … Continue reading

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Panama Papers: where the money is hiding

Companies in Mossack Fonseca database “connected” to a particular country by address. The data also shows clients, beneficiaries, and shareholders by country. Source: ICIJ — Map created by Brian Kilmartin in CartoDB Sourced through Scoop.it from: briankilmartin.cartodb.com When I heard … Continue reading

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RedZone, Breakthrough App For Navigation And Real-time Crime Reporting, Launches On Apple App Store

MIAMI, March 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — RedZone, Breakthrough App For Navigation And Real-time Crime Reporting, Launches On Apple App Store. New clas Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.prnewswire.com When I wrote my book on Buying a House – Using Real Estate … Continue reading

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Facebook can map more of Earth in a week than we have in history

Facebook’s incredible mapping feat shows that neural networks are starting to do serious volumes of work seriously fast. Here’s why it matters Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.newscientist.com Facebook is changing how we live and relate. It’s power is immense and … Continue reading

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