How Rupert Grint became a £13million property wizard: Harry Potter star, 24 …

Harry Potter star sets up new company Eevil Plan PropertiesRupert Grint, 24, has a £12.9million property portfolio in HerfordshireIncludes his own £5.4million mansion and his parents' boutique hotel By Alasdair Glennie PUBLISHED: 23:52 GMT, 28 June 2013 | UPDATED: 23:52 GMT, 28 June 2013 299 View comments Mischief managed: Rupert Grint is investing his Potter millions wisely After rising to fame as Harry Potter’s sidekick, it seems Rupert Grint is working some Read more [...]

How Rupert Grint became a £13million property wizard: Harry Potter star, 24 …

Harry Potter star sets up new company Eevil Plan PropertiesRupert Grint, 24, has a £12.9million property portfolio in HerfordshireIncludes his own £5.4million mansion and his parents' boutique hotel By Alasdair Glennie PUBLISHED: 23:52 GMT, 28 June 2013 | UPDATED: 23:52 GMT, 28 June 2013 299 View comments Mischief managed: Rupert Grint is investing his Potter millions wisely After rising to fame as Harry Potter’s sidekick, it seems Rupert Grint is working some Read more [...]

George Zimmerman Trial Over Trayvon Martin Shooting Enters Fifth Day

SANFORD, Fla. -- A neighbor of George Zimmerman who had perhaps the best view of the struggle between the neighborhood watch volunteer and Trayvon Martin has taken the witness stand in Zimmerman's murder trial. Jonathan Good was the second person to take the witness stand on Friday, the fifth day of testimony. CLICK HERE FOR LIVE UPDATES Good says he heard a noise in back of his townhome in February 2012, and he saw what Read more [...]

George Zimmerman Trial Over Trayvon Martin Shooting Enters Fifth Day

SANFORD, Fla. -- A neighbor of George Zimmerman who had perhaps the best view of the struggle between the neighborhood watch volunteer and Trayvon Martin has taken the witness stand in Zimmerman's murder trial. Jonathan Good was the second person to take the witness stand on Friday, the fifth day of testimony. CLICK HERE FOR LIVE UPDATES Good says he heard a noise in back of his townhome in February 2012, and he saw what Read more [...]

George Zimmerman Trial Over Trayvon Martin Shooting Enters Fifth Day

SANFORD, Fla. -- A neighbor of George Zimmerman who had perhaps the best view of the struggle between the neighborhood watch volunteer and Trayvon Martin has taken the witness stand in Zimmerman's murder trial. Jonathan Good was the second person to take the witness stand on Friday, the fifth day of testimony. CLICK HERE FOR LIVE UPDATES Good says he heard a noise in back of his townhome in February 2012, and he saw what Read more [...]

Investors question performance of listed firms despite adverse conditions

In the last 10 years, the average returns of equities, savings certificates, dollar and commodities have been 17%, 10.8%, 5.5% and 15%. KARACHI:  The question that most potential investors gathered at the head office of Elixir Securities to attend an equity trading training session seemed to have was a simple one: how in God’s sweet name do the companies listed on the Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) post such magnificent returns every year despite a crippling energy crisis, poor governance Read more [...]

Investors question performance of listed firms despite adverse conditions

In the last 10 years, the average returns of equities, savings certificates, dollar and commodities have been 17%, 10.8%, 5.5% and 15%. KARACHI:  The question that most potential investors gathered at the head office of Elixir Securities to attend an equity trading training session seemed to have was a simple one: how in God’s sweet name do the companies listed on the Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) post such magnificent returns every year despite a crippling energy crisis, poor governance Read more [...]

Calgary home buyers, sellers in muddy legal waters after flood

For people buying or selling a home, having the property flood in the midst of a transaction can create a whole new set of headaches.Who's responsible for the cleanup? Whose insurance to use? What happens on the date of possession?The Calgary Real Estate Board is urging people in the midst of residential real estate transactions to consult their lawyers to find out the impact of the devastating floods that hit the city."Those who have closings or sales that were affected by the flooding in Calgary Read more [...]

Fireworks: July in the North State Garden & Calendar of Gardening Events

Walking around the garden in the cool of morning last week, it occurred to me how much flowers remind me of fireworks – their colorful explosions, forces of nature demanding that we look at them: Here! Here! Here!Photo above: This week's article features photos of flowers that remind me of fireworks - and yes, if you follow closely you will see there is a decided RED WHITE BLUE theme. Here - RED: the orange-red flowers atop a tall spike of fuzzy-leaved Echevaria harmsiis.Photo: WHITE Hydrangea Read more [...]