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FHA delinquencies increase for first time since January | HousingWire

FHA delinquencies increase for first time since January | HousingWire | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
FHA serious delinquencies rose for the first time since the beginning of the year, a bad sign for its still ailing emergency fund.
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FTC Commissioner Warns Against Classifying Broadband As Common Carrier Service

FTC Commissioner Warns Against Classifying Broadband As Common Carrier Service | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Maureen Ohlhausen, a Republican commissioner with the Federal Trade Commission, doesn't seem to agree with net neutrality advocates who want to see broadband service reclassified as a utility.

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DHL launches delivery-by-drone pilot project in Germany

DHL launches delivery-by-drone pilot project in Germany | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Although Amazon has announced plans to launch a drone-based delivery service, it looks like DHL Parcel is about to get there first. This week, the courier c...
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Housing’s Share of GDP: 15.5 Percent for the Second Quarter

Housing’s Share of GDP: 15.5 Percent for the Second Quarter | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Housing is an important source of economic growth. As of the second quarter of 2014, housing’s share of gross domestic product
(GDP) was 15.5 percent, with home building and remodeling yielding 3.1 percentage points of that total.

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Seth's Blog: Two purposes of user feedback

Seth's Blog: Two purposes of user feedback | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
What's a customer worth? A customer at the local supermarket or at the corner Fedex Print shop might spend $10,000 or even $25,000 over the course of a few years. That's why marketers are so willing to spend so much...
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Pending home sales slowed in August

Pending home sales slowed in August | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Pending home sales slowed modestly in August but contract signings remain at their second-highest level over the past year, according to the National Association of Realtors. All major regions experienced declines except for the West, which rose for the fourth consecutive month.
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New single-family home sales see biggest jump in 22 years

New single-family home sales see biggest jump in 22 years | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Sales of new single-family houses in August 2014 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 504,000, up from July’s printing of 427,000, the fastest rate in six years and the biggest monthly jump since January 1992.
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Black Knight: Delinquency rate jumps almost 5% to highest since February

Black Knight: Delinquency rate jumps almost 5% to highest since February | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The mortgage delinquency rate jumped nearly 5% in August, reaching its highest point since February, the Data and Analytics division of Black Knight Financial Services reported in its “first look” at August 2014.
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CoreLogic: Nearly 1 million houses return to positive equity

CoreLogic: Nearly 1 million houses return to positive equity | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Borrower equity is important because home equity constitutes borrowers’ largest investment segment and, as a result, is driving forward the rise in wealth for the typical homeowner, said Sam Khater, deputy chief economist for CoreLogic.
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Alibaba's Sales Volume Is Staggeringly Higher Than Amazon's

Alibaba's Sales Volume Is Staggeringly Higher Than Amazon's | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

But if you thought Alibaba's revenue was explosive, get this: Based on estimates from The Economist charted for us by Business Insider Intelligence, Alibaba shoppers spend an average of $9,368 each second. 

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3 burning appraisal questions for the CEO of Veros

3 burning appraisal questions for the CEO of Veros | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
During a recent panel at the Bipartisan Housing Summit, Darius Bozorgi, the CEO of Veros, indicated that he felt the technological approach of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Housing Administration should be extended to the rest of the housing industry. Here's what he meant.
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A Speed Test That Compares Every iPhone Ever

A Speed Test That Compares Every iPhone Ever | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Watch the speed differences between the original iPhone and every other iPhone model, including the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
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Eerie Video Shows Masdar City--The Sustainable City Of The Future--Has No One In It

Eerie Video Shows Masdar City--The Sustainable City Of The Future--Has No One In It | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
What happens when you spend billions to build a renewable-energy powered, entrepreneur-fueled city in the middle of the Arabian desert? As this video...
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The Next Big Thing In Responsive Design

The Next Big Thing In Responsive Design | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Responsive design has to go beyond optimizing for different screen sizes. It has to suffuse an organization's entire culture.
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Coke machines to serve as Wi-Fi hotspots in South Africa

Coke machines to serve as Wi-Fi hotspots in South Africa | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Coca-Cola South Africa has partnered with bottler Coca-Cola Fortune and communications company BT Global Services to provide underserved South African commu...
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Carrington Real Estate Services Presents Webinar for Agents Looking to Build Brands, Businesses and Futures

Carrington Real Estate Services Presents Webinar for Agents Looking to Build Brands, Businesses and Futures | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Carrington Real Estate Services, LLC (Carrington) recently announced that it’s presenting a series educational webinars for residential real estate agents, featuring successful strategies for taking their businesses to the next level. 

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The Newest GoPro Models Are More Approachable Than Ever

The Newest GoPro Models Are More Approachable Than Ever | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Today, GoPro is launching a new lineup of its durable cameras that promises to be the most approachable the now-public camera and lifestyle company has..
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CENTURY 21 Real Estate Signs National Marketing Agreement As First Real Estate Sponsor Of SeniorHousingNet.com

CENTURY 21 Real Estate Signs National Marketing Agreement As First Real Estate Sponsor Of SeniorHousingNet.com | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

CENTURY 21 Real Estate, the iconic brand and franchisor of the world's largest residential real estate sales organization, today announced a marketing agreement to be the inaugural real estate sponsor of SeniorHousingNet.com. Operated by Move, Inc., 

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Warren Buffett's real estate franchise set to fly its flag over 1,000 offices

Warren Buffett's real estate franchise set to fly its flag over 1,000 offices | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
A year to the day after welcoming its first affiliate, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices announced the addition of the 1,000th office to its network with the conversion of Torrance, California-based Prudential California Realty.
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Freddie Mac: Top 5 improving metro markets for housing

Freddie Mac: Top 5 improving metro markets for housing | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Despite the majority of the housing market losing momentum, there are a handful of divergent regions that haven’t slowed. But they all have something in common: they are the hardest hit markets.
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Are appraisers holding back housing?

Are appraisers holding back housing? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Although a new study indicates that inflated appraisals are less common today, the impact of low appraisals may be problematic in its own right — higher levels of loan rejections that put a damper on the housing market.
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BEA final 2Q GDP estimate prints at unbelievable 4.6%

BEA final 2Q GDP estimate prints at unbelievable 4.6% | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The second quarter gross domestic product grew at an annualized rate of 4.6%, according to the third and final estimate from the government Bureau of Economic Analysis.
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Fannie: Housing still trying to get traction amid consumer caution

Fannie: Housing still trying to get traction amid consumer caution | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Fannie Mae predicts the second half of 2014 will pick up steam, according to the September Outlook report compiled by its Economic & Strategic Research Group.
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USRealty.com acquires national real estate brokerage

USRealty.com acquires national real estate brokerage | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
USRealty.com announced it has acquired national real estate brokerage Housepad, which will enable it to offer cost-effective property sales for homeowners, commercial brokers, home-selling websites and institutional real estate portfolio managers.
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Where In The World Is The Fastest Broadband?

Where In The World Is The Fastest Broadband? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Here's a sobering fact: Many of the most important innovations we depend on hinge on a fast Internet connection. And yet not all countries are delivering on the speed we need now—let alone what we'll require in the future. 

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In big setback for digital radio, court says SiriusXM must pay Turtles for pre-1972 recordings

In big setback for digital radio, court says SiriusXM must pay Turtles for pre-1972 recordings | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
In a ruling that could put major new costs on digital radio services, a judge ruled that the music industry can claim additional copyright in pre-1972 recordings under state law.
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