Existing home sales increased in July to their highest annual pace of the year, but are down 4.3% year over year, and the ongoing decline in distressed sales reached an important milestone, according to the National Association of Realtors.
One of the nation's largest multiple listing services, Chicago area-based Midwest Real Estate Data LLC (MRED), has incorporated responsive design into the online property portals its members share with their clients.
When it comes to battery life, there are many little rules for what you can and can't do with your smartphone. While plenty of real rules exist, there are several rumored ones you can simply ignore. Phone batteries have evolved so much over the years, becoming smarter and easier to manage.
Today near its Seattle headquarters, Amazon released its long-rumored Amazon Fire smartphone. Like Amazon’s Fire tablets, the Fire phone runs a modified version of Android and ties deeply into Amazon's services—but that’s where the similarities end.
WikiRealty, for all its complicated backend code, offers a very user-intuitive interface, allowing visitors to share and explore knowledge with relative ease. It should be said that while all are welcome on WikiRealty and have the option to post tips and ask questions, the website hopes all submissions will follow the guidelines it has laid out. WikiRealty asks that posts are honest and based off first-hand local knowledge.
Phil Maloof, a member of a prominent Las Vegas hotel family, is selling his massive penthouse in Las Vegas for $38 million, making it the most expensive home on the market in the city, according to Curbed.
The most talked about demographic in America is the baby-boomers, who are rapidly entering their retirement years. But the baby-boomers also had children who have been characterized as the echo boom. Like their parents, the echo-boomers will have a material impact on the the economy.
If you are running a PC with the Windows operating system on it, you may want to consider another backup--security experts fear the return, perhaps as early as this week, of a vicious computer virus that locks people out of their computers and demands ransom.
Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. (NYSE: NSM) (“Nationstar”), a leading residential mortgage services company, today announced the hiring of Kevin Dahlstrom as Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer. In this new role for the company,
Speaking to CNBC, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO said he believes landing the first humans on Mars will be possible within the next decade. SpaceX is focusing on developing technology to ferry large groups of people to Mars, and the new Dragon V2 -- which will eventually be used to take astronauts to the International Space Station -- is the first phase of the project.
Clayton Homes’ 1,200-square-foot Concept House was built to respond to the special demands of Generation Y buyers. It was designed using market research into the preferences of this demographic, which is known for embracing individuality and modern design.
According to data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the real estate industry, particularly agents and brokers, should expect a slight 11 percent increase in the number of jobs over the next eight years. The same cannot be said for Illinois.
Every month Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED), the Chicagoland multiple listing service (MLS), reviews how many people are accessing their property database. Early on, MRED realized how prolific the use of mobile devices was among both Realtors® and consumers.