More pounds in your pocket for Spain

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THE good news is that the pound in the tourist pocket – and the spending power of British pensioners living in Spain – has been boosted in recent days. The European Central Bank’s decision to splash out €1.1 trillion on ‘quantitative easing’ to flood the money markets with cash has weakened the Euro, meaning more… Read more »

Are you covered on insurance if winter weather damages your property

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In addition to the health and safety dangers of sub-zero temperatures, blinding snowstorms and inconspicuous ice sheets, winter weather can also be incredibly dangerous to your home. Homeowners must consider a number of winter weather issues, including legal liabilities to watch out for and knowing whether your homeowners insurance policy has you covered. Winter damage… Read more »

Marc Anthony with 2 Mansions for sale

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Marriage has made salsa phenom Marc Anthony want to “Vivir Mi Vida” with two fewer mansions. The singer has listed two homes, one on each coast, since he wed Venezuelan model Shannon De Lima last November. The most recent listing asks $12 million for a compound in Long Island’s exclusive Brookville area. The centerpiece, as… Read more »

Frank Sintra’s former penthouse under contract

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UPDATE: After years on the market, multiple brokers and an overall price drop of $2.7 million, Ol’ Blue Eyes’ former penthouse is finally under contract, as first reported by the New York Post. People close to the deal say it’s going for its current asking price of $4.995 million. The new listing agent, Suzanne Miller… Read more »

Tyra Banks Manhattan apt. $ 3,795,000

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Supermodel and “America’s Next Top Model” host and executive producer Tyra Banks is asking $3.795 million for the Manhattan apartment she’s owned for a decade. Banks’ Soho apartment measures 2,063 square feet and has 2 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and a study. Large picture windows in the living and dining rooms look out on the midtown… Read more »

Tracey Ullmans Brentwood home $ 3,200,000

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UPDATE: Tracey Ullman has sold her Los Angeles home for $3.2 million. The actress is part of the star-studded cast of Disney’s “Into the Woods,” which is currently in theaters. ORIGINAL POST 12/1/14: The NY Daily News said it all when they wrote “the acclaimed British comedian will be everywhere this season.” Tracey Ullman is… Read more »

Euro to Pound Outlook: EUR/GBP Exchange Rate Weekly Roundup January 19 to 23

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The Euro’s movements last week were dominated by the European Central Bank and market speculation as to whether the bank’s policy would have the nerve to announce measures large enough to tackle the malaise in the Eurozone economy. With the 19-member currency bloc sliding into deflation and the economies of France, Germany and Italy all… Read more »