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    5 Properties that Prove Fractional Ownership Is Real Estate’s Hidden Gem

    Fractional ownership—also referred to as joining a private residence club—is one of the most misunderstood and unknown sectors of the real estate market, according to Steve Dering, the founder of Elite Alliance, a company that consults on and sells luxury fractional real estate. “People often mix up fractional ownership with timeshares where consumers buy a certain amount of time in a vacation home but don’t actually own the property,” he says. “With fractional ownership, you own real estate that can be sold, placed in a trust, gifted, or inherited.” Joining a private residence club is ideal for buyers who don’t  

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    Spring Valley dream home blends modern and traditional design with stylish kid-friendly touches

    Space was tight in Blaire and Scott Hocking’s 1950s-era, 2,100-square-foot Spring Valley home, where they lived with their two young sons, John, now 9, and Eli, who soon will be 6. They couldn’t comfortably have friends over for parties, and they didn’t have the backyard they wanted. Rather than relocate to a place that suited their needs, they opted to build their 4,600-square-foot dream house with a great backyard that includes a covered patio and summer kitchen, swimming pool and always-perfect artificial turf lawn. They demolished the original home in early March 2020 and moved in just before the February  

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    Lokithor x FRANCESCA LIBERATORE crossover fashion design is released

    Published: Oct. 12, 2021 at 10:05 AM MDT|Updated: 3 hours ago LIVERMORE, Calif., Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Last month marks the end of the much hyped Milan Fashion Week 2021 as well as the beginning of a cross-industry cooperation between Grepow Ltd. (Lokithor‘s parent company) and famous Italian designer Francesca Liberatore. Location: Gate 13 of Malpensa International Airport, Milan, Italy (Billboard); Time Period: 1st September to 1st October, 2021 Even though last year’s Milan Fashion Week 2020 was changed to an online show, this year’s show was in-person, and participants, models, and designers  

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    Family of 14-Year-old Who Was Found Drowned Under City Pool Cover Files $70M Lawsuit

    A 14-year-old Oregon girl was found drowned under a public swimming pool cover after a team practice in 2019. Now, her family is suing the city, the school district and pool equipment businesses for negligence that led to her wrongful death. The Maazouz family’s $70 million lawsuit comes almost two years after the death of their daughter Nabila Maazouz, who was a freshman at Oregon Episcopal School and a member of the Liberty High School swim team. On November 20, 2019, the team held an outdoor practice at Shute Park Aquatic and Recreation Center in Hillsboro. When practice was over,  

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    October 2021 Book Signings at Just Fabulous in Palm Springs

    In conjunction with the Palm Springs Modernism Week Preview taking place October 14-17, 2021, Just Fabulous hosts renowned modernist authors Adele Cygelman, Tim Street-Porter, Annie Kelly, Catherine Cody, Joe Lauria and Steven Keylon at Just Fabulous. Arthur Elrod: Desert Modern Design by Adele Cygelman Arthur Elrod was the most successful interior designer based in Palm Springs from 1954 to 1974. Working tirelessly for his A-list clientele such as Lucille Ball and Walt Disney, Elrod utilized his forward thinking Mid-Century designs in many homes, country clubs, and experimental house in the Coachella Valley and across the United States. In fact, the  

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    The Pink Closet’s Artisanal Designs Inspired By The Amalfi Coast Are Now Available Online

    Set in the hilltop town of Ravello, Palazzo Avino is one of Italy’s most coveted luxury hotels. Palazzo Avino An idyllic retreat set in the hills of Ravello, Palazzo Avino is a veritable pink mirage perched above Italy’s legendary Amalfi Coast. The 12th century palazzo, now a family-run hotel, is owned and operated by Mariella and Attilia Avino, two young sisters with a strong sense of style and savoir-faire. With its blush-colored walls, terraced gardens and sunlit rooms, the property is one of the most coveted destinations on the Amalfi Coast – one that blends history and heritage with feminine  

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    Piedmont’s new pool complex coming along swimmingly so far

    PIEDMONT — Plans are on track for Piedmont’s long-awaited new community pool, city officials say. A firm has been chosen to do the design, planning and engineering for the swim complex. Former City Administrator Paul Benoit, who is consulting for the pool project, said the name of the firm will be released after the City Council has reviewed their proposal at the council’s Oct. 18 meeting. Greg Cost, left, of Piedmont, plays with his son Felix, 2, during the annual pool pumpkin patch for kids Oct. 21, 2017, at Piedmont’s now-closed community pool. The old pool complex provided recreation, swim  

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