The Takhini Hot Springs provide incentive to channel Jack Nicholson in The Shining every February when they host a hair freezing contest. Visitors simply have to submit a photo of their icy coif for the chance to walk away with a $150 cash price.
Real estate veterans Lonnie Plaster and Karen Kidwell have been named as the new Senior Vice Presidents and Regional Managers for the Northern Virginia and West Virginia region of Long & Foster Real Estate, the largest independent residential real estate company in the United States. Kidwell, who currently leads Long & Foster’s Annandale and Falls Church offices, and Plaster, who’s the leader at the company’s McLean location, bring a wealth of real estate and sales experience to their new positions.
Dropbox is rolling out a new feature called Groups and a related API that should make it easier for businesses to manage all of their content stored in Dropbox, the file-sync-and share company is set to reveal on Thursday. The new feature is now available for Dropbox for Business customers and was supposedly the most…
The size of the gap can probably best be summarized by the dramatic fact that “more than a third of U.S. households live in housing that exceeds their means,” the report says. In addition to the financial burdens this gap places on families and communities, numerous studies have found direct links between affordable housing and positive health, education, economic and other outcomes
Scams on real estate listings are nothing new, of course. Craigslist has been plagued with them for years, and Trulia’s own website contains multiple warnings about listings that take would-be renters or buyers for a ride. Usually, the scammer copies a real listing to make a fake post, and when consumers call, they are told a convoluted story explaining why the “landlord” can’t immediately show off the home.
It’s beginning to look like Google launching a mortgage payment calculator was the first step in a much larger plan to expand the online giant’s footprint in the mortgage market. According to a report from Gigaom, Google is preparing to launch a mortgage comparison tool via its Compare service.
Zillow®, the leading real estate and home-related information marketplace, today announced that 25 new multiple listing services have joined the Zillow Partnership Platform over the month of February, bringing thousands of new listings directly to the site.
By bringing onboard Channel, Auction.com will be able to hasten the expansion of its online presence to begin selling more move-in ready homes by using Channel’s transaction platform, the company said in a statement.
Julie Joyce wrote a very interesting article on Search Engine Land about an hour ago on Google and natural links. We always tend to think of natural links as the prize or reward for creating engaging content. You didn’t pay for them, you did not manipulate the system, someone just liked your content and either included it in an article or on a forum or blog comment.
In late 2012, Google launched its mortgage comparison tool viaCompare in the U.K. and now, it appears the search giant is bringing it stateside. Compare is aimed at helping users find deals on mortgages, credit cards, auto insurance and travel.
GuestEmail might not be the flashiest digital marketing channel, but it’s definitely the most likely to succeed. So what’s the future of email, and how can marketers innovate on this tried-and-true channel?
Onboard Informatics, the largest and most trusted Local Data as a Service provider, announced the launch of their new Data Services and Analytics (DSA) Division today. The division will leverage Onboard’s local data technology to develop content for publishers, media outlets, and other companies looking to drive brand exposure through content.
Stanford startup Kumu Networks didn’t receive much notice at Mobile World Congress this week as the giants of the mobile industry revealed their plans for 2015, but it did get the attention of two rather important mobile carriers. At their separate booths, Telefónica and SK Telecom were showing off a Kumu-built radio transmission system called…
The national unemployment rate dropped to 5.5% due with the number of people dropping out of the labor for rising by 354,000 in February to a record 92,898,000, which is the highest number of Americans not in the labor force in history.
Yesterday’s Bloomberg report on big iPad delays seems to have gotten a few people in Apple’s supply chain talking. On Thursday, the Wall Street Journal and Digitimes both followed up with their own stories on the rumored “iPad Pro” with a 12.9-inch screen. However, some of the details in the WSJ report are bewildering. For instance: Apple is…
In a move that will broaden the company's reach and deepen its line-up of market-intelligence products and services, Metrostudy has acquired Real Estate Economics (REE), a research firm specializing in economic and housing information and statistics.
Investors are cheering the announced $4.25 billion purchase of Citigroup's OneMain Financial by former AIG unit SpringLeaf. The deal shows that subprime remains big business years after it helped spur a global crisis.
Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.
Real Estate Digital (RED), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Solutionstar, announced it has launched its new rDocs document management system and reached an agreement with HER Realtors to become the first user of this new, online, paperless management system for its brokerage and agents.
Mortgage servicer Ocwen Financial Corp (OCN.N) said it would sell residential mortgage servicing rights on $45 billion f Fannie Mae loans to an undisclosed buyer, sending its shares up 5.5 percent in extended trading.
Scientists have developed targeted, biodegradable nano "drones" to deliver anti-inflammatory drugs that heal and stabilize arterial plaque in mice. Their work could pave the way for more effective prevention of heart attack and stroke in humans caused by atherosclerosis, in which artery walls thicken and suffer reduced plasticity due to an accumulation of white blood cells.
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