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The government-sponsored enterprise announced that it is partnering with DocuSign to provide an “easy, fast, and secure way” to execute agreements with Fannie Mae by allowing electronic signatures on several of its documents
Besides looking neat and being cozy, earth-covered homes like these also offer a practical advantage – the soil covering provides excellent insulation, helping to keep the structure warm in winter and cool in the summer. The window and door arches protrude from the sides, so they won't be covered when the soil is heaped on top.
If you’re like me, you probably use Google many times a day. But chances are, unless you're a technology geek, you probably still use Google in its simplest form. If your current use of Google is limited to typing in a few words and changing your query until you find what you’re looking for, then I’m here to tell you that there’s a better way -- and it’s not hard to learn.
With mortgage rates remaining below 4 percent for the third straight month, existing-home sales in October were at a healthy pace but failed to keep up with September's jump, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All four major regions saw no gains in sales in October.
Sir Issac Newton didn’t write much about real estate, but for much of the past year it has seemed like existing home sales have been governed by the esteemed British physicist’s Third Law of Motion: For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.
71% believe that technology has improved the overall quality of their lives and 68% say it encourages people to be more creative. At the same time, 73% believe technology is creating a lazy society, 69% say too distracting, and 59% say technology is having a negative impact on literacy.
Agent Ace, a data-driven real estate agent recommendation service, announced this week that it acquired fypio, a real estate company that provides homebuyers with a personalized, lifestyle-driven search experience.
When it was built in 1983, the hulking Chinatown mall in downtown Tainan, Taiwan, was briefly popular. Now it's almost completely abandoned, filled with shuttered stores, empty karaoke bars, and broken skylights. And next year, the city plans to tear it down and turn the ruins into a park.
"The wireless carriers' practices of blocking, throttling, and imposing discriminatory content restrictions on messaging services traffic is not only a daily occurrence, but an increasing threat to the ubiquity and seamlessness of the nation's telephone network," Twilio says in its petition.
Statewide pending home sales increased in October, with the Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI)* rising 2.5 percent from a revised 110.7 in September to 113.4 in October, based on signed contracts. The month-to-month gain was better than the average increase of 0.9 percent from September to October observed in the last seven years.
"It appears the Fed is going to raise interest rates in December, and that's particularly good for community banks,” Jack Shubitowski, president and CEO of Huron Valley State Bank, told Crain’s Detroit Business. “We should become more profitable in a rising interest rate environment."
LendingTree®, the nation's leading online loan marketplace, has launched an integration with Google Compare for Mortgages, the latest addition to a suite of Google Compare products designed to help consumers make confident, more informed financial decisions.
Today, the September S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices showed that the10- and 20-City Composites rose 5 percent and 5.5 percent, respectively, on a year-over-year basis. Year-over-year growth in the 10-city index was up from 4.7 percent in August. Annual growth in the 20-city index was also up slightly from July’s 5.1 percent pace. The U.S. National Index rose 4.9 percent year-over-year, up from 4.6 percent in August.
The statewide median price in October 2015 rose to $168,000, a 6.3 percent gain over October 2014’s statewide median price of $158,000. The median is a typical market price where half the homes sold for more and half sold for less.
The result is what the researchers, from Loughborough University, call the compensation effect. When switched away from normal sitting desks to workstations that could be quickly adjusted between sitting and standing positions, subjects were found to spend a little more time sitting in the evening—perhaps because the poor lambs were tired.
After two consecutive months of increases, the total delinquency rate finally reversed course and declined by nearly 2% from September and nearly 12% from last year, the “first look” report for October 2015 from Black Knight Financial Services showed.
Move, Inc., a subsidiary of News Corp [NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA] [ASX: NWS, NWSLV] and operator of leading online real estate services destination realtor.com®, today announced the appointment of Suhail Ansari as chief technology officer. In this role, Ansari is responsible for overseeing the company's technology strategy focused on accelerating innovation to empower people by making all things home simple, efficient and enjoyable.
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