With cash-paying investors in a full retreat, existing home sales dropped 1.8% in August, according to the National Association of Realtors. On the positive side, first-time buyers have a better chance of purchasing a home now that bidding wars are receding and supply constraints have significantly eased in many parts of the country,” said Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist.
HUD secretary Julian Castro addressed key housing industry stakeholders at the Bipartisan Policy Center’s 2014 Housing Summit on Tuesday, calling on advocates to keep pushing until housing finance reform is taken “over the finish line."
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.
I’m hardly the only one with this misconception of sales. Twenty years later, with two stints as an executive vice president of sales along the way, I often see that despite the obvious need to sell their products, many companies encounter some form of resistance to “sales.”
A nonprofit trade group comprised mostly of multiple listing services has launched an initiative it says will help consumers cut through the noise and identify which listings come from the most high-quality source out there: the MLS.
Home Depot continues to investigate its massive credit card breach, which is shaping up to be bigger than Target’s breach back in December 2013. And the true financial costs of the breach have yet to be determined.
The new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus cameras still capture the same 8 megapixels as the iPhone 5s but this video footage against the backdrop of Iceland compared old and new iPhones shows a noticeable difference.
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.