Why lawns are terrible for the environment, smart home tech can intimidate buyers, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | August 12, 2019 - 11:00AM 

Get a look at the $12,000-a-month rental at the American Copper Buildings. It’s on top of the skybridge that connects the two buildings (Curbed)

The lasting financial impact of the Great Recession on Millennials: Ongoing struggles with housing and healthcare (Business Insider)

Two giant emojis—one with a zipper over its mouth—appeared on the façade of a duplex in Manhattan Beach, CA, after neighbors reported the owner’s short-term rentals (Inman)

A video looks at why Americans lavish so much time and attention on the climate-killing lawns (The New York Times)

New record: One in seven Americans filing for bankruptcy is 65 or older (Considerable)

Too much smart home tech can make your listing intimidating to buyers (Business Insider)

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