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Commercial Real Estate Leases

Gross vs. Net Agreements Commercial real estate leases typically fall into one of two major categories: gross or net leases. The two are distinctively different, and one may be more preferable than the other for your business, depending on the age, condition, and costs associated with the leased property. Under a gross lease, the lessor…

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Can You Profit from Real Estate?

Can You Profit from Real Estate? Possible tax breaks and the potential for capital gain may tempt you to consider becoming a landlord, but be cautious: there are multiple responsibilities. Real estate investments may be less of the instant “winners” they once were. Whether the property you rent to others is a vacation cottage or…

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The Gentle Practice of Reiki

The Gentle Practice of Reiki Reiki is a gentle, therapeutic modality that originated in Japan to promote stress reduction and relaxation for the natural healing of the body. Reiki is a technique centered on the placing of hands on or above certain areas of the body to release blocked energy, which creates the body’s own…

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What a Government Shutdown Means

  What the Government Shutdown Means A historical perspective for investors In the three weeks leading up to the U.S. government shutdown, many economists suggested that the markets had already priced in such a scenario, but others were not so sure. And it’s really hard to tell because the S&P 500 leapt 2.6% in the…

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