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Real estate odds and ends: Look for more Realtors, smaller apartments, and Bruce Wayne in Chicago

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Glimpses (and confirmed sightings) across a very broadly defined real estate landscape:He's a 1 percenterThat's one interesting way to get a tax deduction: Facebook.com founder Mark Zuckerberg refinanced the mortgage on his Palo Alto, Calif., home in April with a 1.05 percent adjustable-rate mortgage on a loan of $5.95 million, according to the San Jose Mercury News.Boldface names department If Wayne Manor were real, it would list for $32.1 million, calculates Movoto.com. The blog on the online brokerage's site, inspired by the release of the latest Batman flick, "The Dark Knight Rises," decided, inexplicably, that Gotham City is really Chicago, and created a listing for the imagined home of the Caped Crusader's alter ego, Bruce Wayne. In this fantasy listing, the house sits on 150 acres (we're wondering how far out from the city Mr. Wayne would have to go in order to nail 150 contiguous acres in Chicagoland, but never mind); the house boasts 42,500 square feet of sp...

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