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Donald Trump Barters Property For Gold

Apmex, one of the nation's largest and most active precious metal dealers has traded three 32-ounce gold bars with Donald Trump in exchange for a 10-year lease for 40 Wall Street’s 50th floor valued at a security deposit of about $176,000. This trade also sets a record as it is the first time the Trump Organization has accepted 99.9% pure gold bullion. Read More


Study Reveals That Nearly Half of All Brazilian Homebuyers in Florida Spend Less Than $200k

While Brazilian buyers have been scooping up property, particularly in downtown Miami, there are a significant number of buyers from Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo simply looking for a Miami bargain. Armed with a stronger-than-ever real currency, Brazilians are the second-largest buyer demographic in Florida after Canadians -- but 30 percent of their purchases in Florida are for $99,999 or less, according to data spanning July 2010 to July 2011 that was recently released by Florida Realtors. Read More