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Your Company Needs An Enemy, And Here's The Data To Prove It

Your Company Needs An Enemy, And Here's The Data To Prove It | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Your antagonist doesn't necessarily need to be another business. Positioning yourself against an idea could in fact be the most durable approach.
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Existing Home Sales To Decrease Slightly In June According To Latest Ten-X Residential Real Estate Nowcast

Existing Home Sales To Decrease Slightly In June According To Latest Ten-X Residential Real Estate Nowcast | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Ten-X Residential Nowcast Model also projects another increase in median sales price
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Hey homebuilders, Canadian lumber tariffs could jump nearly 30%

Hey homebuilders, Canadian lumber tariffs could jump nearly 30% | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced a new proposed Canadian lumber tariff in addition to the tariff the Trump administration recently announced on Canadian softwood lumber imported into the U.S.
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New Fla. laws go into effect July 1

New Fla. laws go into effect July 1 | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Seven real estate laws drafted by the 2017 Florida Legislature and signed by Gov. Rick Scott go into effect Saturday, including a Florida Realtors priority: estoppel fee caps.
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Americans regain confidence in June

Americans regain confidence in June | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The Consumer Confidence Index increased to 118.9 in June, up from 117.6 in May. The Present Situation Index increased from 140.6 to 146.3 but the Expectations Index dropped from 102.3 last month to 100.6 in June.
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Home prices climb 5.5% in April

Home prices climb 5.5% in April | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Home prices increased 5.5% in April, slightly slower than last month’s 5.6% increase, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, which covers all nine U.S. Census divisions.
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Bob Goldberg Named CEO of National Association of Realtors®

Bob Goldberg Named CEO of National Association of Realtors® | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Bob Goldberg has been named CEO of the National Association of Realtors®. Goldberg currently serves as NAR senior vice president of Sales & Marketing, Business Development & Strategic Investments, Professional Development and Conventions for NAR.
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Black Knight Home Price Index Report: U.S. Home Prices Continue to Hit New Highs in April, Rising 1.2 Percent from March, Up 6.0 Percent Year-Over-Year

Black Knight Home Price Index Report: U.S. Home Prices Continue to Hit New Highs in April, Rising 1.2 Percent from March, Up 6.0 Percent Year-Over-Year | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Tuscaloosa, Ala., was the only metro area to see a decline, with prices falling another 5.1 percent in its fifth consecutive month as the country’s worst-performing metropolitan area


Home prices in nine of the nation’s 20 largest states and 18 of the 40 largest metros hit new peaks in April

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What Caused Real House Prices to Decline for the First Time in 8 months?

What Caused Real House Prices to Decline for the First Time in 8 months? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
“The decline in real, purchasing-power adjusted house prices between March and April was the largest month-over-month decline since July 2016 and a respite from the 8-month-long trend of increasing real house prices.”
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From the Quill to the Stylus: 7 Historical Moments that Led up to National ESIGN Day

From the Quill to the Stylus: 7 Historical Moments that Led up to National ESIGN Day | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
All these historical facts beg the question: What’s next for the signature? While only time will tell, we’ve created the following infographic to show just how much momentum the eSignature has gathered. We anticipate it will only continue to accelerate as we continue on on the Digital Age — and for many National ESIGN Days to come.
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Real Estate Agent Rankings - REAL Trends, The Thousand

Real Estate Agent Rankings - REAL Trends, The Thousand | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Each year REAL Trends ranks the top sales professionals in the United States by transaction sides and sales volume. This ranking is done in partnership with The Wall Street Journal.
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University of Michigan launches its own self-driving shuttle service

University of Michigan launches its own self-driving shuttle service | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The University of Michigan is trialling its own self-driving shuttle service, taking students on a two-mile trip from the North Campus Research Complex to the Lurie Engineering Center.

The Navya Arma shuttle will take 15 passengers at a time, and students ride for free. To start, the university is running two shuttles on the route, on regular business hours.
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New home sales rebound

New home sales rebound | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Sales new single-family homes rose 2.9 per cent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 610,000, the Commerce Department reported Friday. That followed a 7.9 per cent drop in sales in April which was the biggest monthly decline in eight months.
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Designing The Perfect Accordion 

Designing The Perfect Accordion  | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
There is a good reason why the accordion is probably the most established workhorse in responsive design. It’s an immensely useful pattern for progressive disclosure — highlighting important details of a section and revealing more details upon a tap or click, if necessary.
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California Pending Home Sales Up, but Down

California Pending Home Sales Up, but Down | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Year-over-year California pending home sales fell for the fifth straight month in May on a seasonally adjusted basis, with the Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI)* declining 3.9 percent from 123.0 in May 2016 to 118.1 this May, the California Association of Realtors reported Wednesday. On a sequential basis, however, pending home sales increased 3.9% from the April index of 113.7.
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NAR - Pending Home Sales Tumble in May for Third Straight Month

NAR - Pending Home Sales Tumble in May for Third Straight Month | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The Pending Home Sales Index,* www.nar.realtor/topics/pending-home-sales, a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, decreased 0.8 percent to 108.5 in May from a downwardly revised 109.4 in April. The index is now 1.7 percent below a year ago, which marks the second straight annual decline and the most recent since November and December of last year.
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[Charts] CFPB: Here's a state-by-state breakdown of consumer complaints

[Charts] CFPB: Here's a state-by-state breakdown of consumer complaints | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Mixing it up from the standard monthly complaint report, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s June snapshot presented a detailed breakdown of consumer complaints in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
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Redfin Housing Demand Index Hit a New High in May

Redfin Housing Demand Index Hit a New High in May | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Compared to April, the seasonally adjusted number of buyers requesting tours was up 9.0 percent in May, and the seasonally adjusted number of buyers writing offers was up 15.4 percent. In a stark contrast to the surge in demand, inventory was 11.8 percent lower in May than a year earlier across the 15 metros covered by the Demand Index. May marked the 24th consecutive month of year-over-year inventory declines despite a 4.2 percent increase in the number of homes newly listed for sale. This means that people are buying up homes faster than they are being listed.
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A massive new ransomware attack is spreading around the globe

A massive new ransomware attack is spreading around the globe | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
As reports emerge, today’s attack paints a picture of businesses and governments around the world held hostage by a second major wave of ransomware, a kind of software that hijacks computerized systems and demands payment, often in bitcoin, to unlock them.
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NAR - 71 Percent of Homeowners Believe It’s a Good Time to Sell; Economic and Financial Confidence Dips: Realtors® HOME Survey

NAR - 71 Percent of Homeowners Believe It’s a Good Time to Sell; Economic and Financial Confidence Dips: Realtors® HOME Survey | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Existing housing inventory has declined year over year each month for two straight years, but new consumer findings from the National Association of Realtors® offer hope that the growing number of homeowners who think now is a good time to sell will eventually lead to more listings.
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Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway just became one of the largest shareholders in obscure real estate firm

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway just became one of the largest shareholders in obscure real estate firm | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Store Capital announced on Monday that Berkshire invested $377 million in the company, which represents a 9.8 percent stake in the real estate investment trust.
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From a beach house to a luxury treehouse: Britain's best new homes

From a beach house to a luxury treehouse: Britain's best new homes | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has unveiled its longlist for 2017's House of the Year competition. The selection highlights the cream of British residential design and includes stunning luxury pads, sustainable renovations, a beach house raised on stilts, and a treehouse for two accessed by suspension bridge.
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Samsung’s Classy New TV Moonlights as a Work of Art

Samsung’s Classy New TV Moonlights as a Work of Art | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
“The fact that these shiny, techy objects are just there, not doing anything, is an obstacle to the technology being a discreet part of your home,” he says Behar. His solution? Another screen, of course. One that moonlights as a work of art.
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Federal Reserve: All banks passed stress tests again

Federal Reserve: All banks passed stress tests again | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
For the second year in a row, all of the nation’s largest financial institutions passed their stress tests, meaning each company has enough capital on hand to survive a “severe recession.”

On Thursday, the Federal Reserve announced the results of the annual stress testing, which showed that all 34 participating financial institutions are adequately capitalized and could withstand another economic downturn.
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Canadian lender heads South

Canadian lender heads South | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce will operate newly acquired PrivateBank under the CIBC banner rather than as a standalone entity, and the Chicago-based lender will ultimately be a platform for further U.S. expansion, Chief E
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