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    Followup: Cameron's house from Ferris Bueller finally sells for $1M
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    We don't typically report on real estate here at Autoblog, but what we have here is no ordinary building or plot of land. This Chicago-area house was immortalized in the 1986 classic Ferris Bueller's Day Off as the childhood home of Cameron Frye, Bueller's best friend, but more importantly, as ...

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    Report: Cameron's iconic house from Ferris Bueller's Day Off is for sale. Again.
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    We can't fathom why somebody didn't swoop up this famous house in Highland Park, Illinois, when it was first offered for sale in 2009, and again in 2011 – especially considering its role in the hit 1986 film Ferris Bueller's Day Off. But if shoppers were holding off due to the price, it's ...

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    Report: Tesla buys test track adjacent to its factory
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    Two months ago, Tesla hired Chris Porritt to be the vice president of its vehicle engineering program. Tesla's purchase last week of a 35-acre parcel abutting its factory in Fremont, California will give Porritt, formerly the boss of Aston Martin's Vehicle Engineering team (he's the father of the ...

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    Report: Former GM site in Pontiac to get track, car condos?
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    Michigan entrepreneur Brad Oleshansky, working with private partners and the RACER Trust, is planning to purchase the 80-acre parcel in Pontiac, MI that once housed four General Motors factories. Instead of the vacant lot there now, Oleshansky plans to build the M1 Concourse car country club that ...

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    Report: Single parking spot being offered for $1M in New York City
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    That's right a parking spot for $1 million! Well, that's not quite fair. It's a one-space, 12x23 foot parking garage with 15-foot ceilings that would allow the space to be "duplexed" to allow storage of two cars. The garage comes with its own deed and the owner will still pay monthly maintenance ...

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    Official: Pininfarina designing luxury condos in Miami [UPDATE]
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    Didn't get your deposit down in time to secure a condo in Porsche Design Tower? Not to worry, because just across town – that town being Miami – Pininfarina has been contracted to design another building. Developed by the Related Group, 1100 Millecento Residences (pictured) is being ...

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    Bernie Ecclestone's daughter buying most expensive house in the U.S.
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    Petra Ecclestone is the daughter of Bernard Charles Ecclestone, better known to the motorsports world as Bernie. Mr. Ecclestone is the president and CEO of Formula One Management, and his reported net worth is around $1.5 billion. Petra must get to play with a fair amount of that cash, because ...

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    Study: Are gas prices changing home buying habits?
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    Rising gas prices have an affect over many aspects of our lives. Besides increasing the cost of operating automobiles, more expensive fuel leads to an increase in the cost of shipped goods, food and airline tickets. Can gas prices also create changing attitudes amongst home shoppers? Coldwell ...

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    What to do with all those empty car dealerships? Why, build a yoga studio, of course!
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    One needn't be an Autoblog regular to be aware of the fact that the car industry has taken quite a drubbing over the past few years. The slump in our nation's economy has slaughtered sales, leading automakers to shutter thousands of dealerships nationwide. Chrysler Group LLC slashed 789 ...

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    One-Stop Miami Vice Living: Lux development offers free Lamborghini with purchase
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    Having just returned from the well-heeled shores of Miami for last week's Kia Soul drive, we know that exotic machinery stacks up on the city's streets like so much cordwood. In fact, we saw upwards of ten newer Ferraris in the course of an afternoon's drive (not to mention untold Bentley ...

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    GM building luxury condos in Detroit
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    GM, delivering on promises to make Detroit all it can be, is getting into the development game. The General has given Hines Real Estate, out of Houston, a 6-acre riverfront plot next to the Renaissance Center where Hines plans to build 600 luxury condominiums. The condos, to be built in three ...

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