This change represents 38 months of consecutive year-over-year increases in home prices nationally. On a month-over-month basis, home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased by 2.7% in April 2015 compared with March 2015.
SanDisk, whose flash memory offerings are usually in the form of memory cards and SSDs for laptops, desktops and enterprise applications, has now expanded into the portable SSD market. Its new Extreme 900 and Extreme 500 lines of portable SSDs were revealed alongside its highest capacity USB flash drive and the world's smallest 128 GB thumb drive at Computex in Taiwan.
These days just about everyone has a smartphone, so it’s no wonder that text message based services are on the rise. What the Jetson family achieved at home – on-demand services at the touch of a button – real life technology has achieved by connecting cell phone users to service providers via text messaging.
The nonbank market share of agency purchase mortgage originations is growing at an astronomical pace, moving from 27% in mid-2012 to 48% in late 2014, according to a new study by a senior fellow and a researcher at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at Harvard’s Kennedy School.
Senate Bill 364, defeated in the state legislature last week, would have allowed San Francisco to prevent property owners from taking rental units off the market, unless the property owner had owned the units for at least five consecutive years.
The mortgage industry faces tremendous challenges in the years ahead. The regulation that has squeezed so many in our space, combined with a still sluggish economy, means we need leaders who are innovative and proactive like never before. That’s why HousingWire is proud to recognize some of the brightest and most accomplished leaders under 40 with our Rising Stars program.
Five years ago today, Uber launched its first service in San Francisco. Since then, the taxi-hailing app has expanded at an incredible pace — it’s now available in 311 cities across 58 countries worldwide.
Internal marketing starts with this: do it intentionally, as intentionally as you would market your project outside the organization. Every memo, email and presentation you do inside is a marketing effort, and it should be treated that way.
A new public park and trail system will open in the US city of Chicago this weekend. The 606, so-called because of the Chicago ZIP code prefix, is built on the former route of the Bloomingdale Line railway track. Its centerpiece is a 2.7-mi (4.3 km) elevated recreation and culture trail.
The Supreme Court of the United States held in a unanimous decision announced today that a debtor in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceeding may not void a junior mortgage lien when the debt owed on a senior mortgage lien exceeds the current value of the collateral if the creditor’s claim is both secured by a lien and allowed under the bankruptcy code.
In its annual “Out of Reach” report, the National Low-Income Housing Coalition has broken down exactly how many hours a household would need to work and how much they would need to earn per hour to afford a basic rental today.
RealtyTrac has announced the recent appointment of sales executive Lesley Churchill as Director of Online Ad Sales. In this role, Lesley is tasked with expanding the online ad sales revenue and market share for the company.
Suppose that later this evening, after you have stepped away from your keyboard, put on your coat, and traveled home for supper, your organization underwent a magical transformation, reshaping itself into the world’s best workplace.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development appears to have found a replacement for former HUD Senior Advisor Edward Golding, who recently took over as head of the Federal Housing Administration.
“It’s been ten years literally to the day since we incorporated the company,” Flint told Re/code. “The ten-year mark is a good time to reassess whether you’re the right person for this role and if the role is right for you.”
The traditional classroom-based model of higher education has been under attack for being overly expensive and deficient in providing students with employable knowledge and skills. Advanced degrees in business also have been scrutinized for the opportunity cost of being away from the workforce, questions concerning the relative usefulness of the education, and, of course, the expense.
A local recycling center is searching for a woman who dropped off an extremely rare Apple I computer, and then left without providing her contact information. The facility later sold the computer for $200,000, and is now looking for the mystery woman, so they can split the money.
This primer on the science of choice will help you understand the role of bias, priming, and other psychological quirks in decision-making. Not only will you be able to make better decisions yourself, but you'll also gain valuable selling and positioning tips that will make your audience more likely to choose your offering over a competitors.
With the growth of wearable technology, car manufacturers are pushing to integrate support for devices into their vehicles. With similar capabilities to the apps released by VW and BMW, Volvo has jumped aboard with an update to its On Call app, which now works with Android Wear and Apple Watch.
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