It’s actually closer to October than it is to August. The time is flying and the leaves will soon be falling. That reminds me I need to get my gutters looked at.  While I’m doing that here are some real estate headlines for this Monday morning:

Yahoo and Money Magazine have a list of the best places to retire. Marquette, Michigan tops the list.

Inman News looks at the President’s jobs plan and asks, “What’s in it for real estate?

Agent Genius posts a video from a Harvard Graduate School of Design alum that looks into the future at how interactive buildings are a real possibility.

And finally, LXTV Open House spoke with Coldwell Banker broker, Diann Patton, about first time home buyers in today’s market.