The Earth Awaits is a search engine that tells you where in the world you can afford to live, given your budget. The site's creator is a Silicon Valley engineer with a sideline blog about thrifty traveling, a blog which itself grew from a plan to eliminate debt, save every penny, and retire at 40 to travel the world.
Twitter, SoundCloud, Spotify, Shopify, and other websites have been inaccessible to many users for most of the morning. The outages are the result of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on the DNS provider Dyn, the company confirmed. The outage was first reported on Hacker News.
The statewide median sales price for single-family existing homes last month was $222,500, up 11.3% from the previous year, according to data from Florida Realtors research department in partnership with local Realtor boards/associations. The statewide median price for townhouse-condo properties in September was $160,000, up 6.7% over the year-ago figure.
As the U.S. housing market nears full recovery and the Millennial generation matures, 47 percent of people buying and 63 percent of those selling a home are doing so for the first time. These new buyers, sellers, and homeowners have old-fashioned aspirations, seeking a home that is both a good investment and a reflection of themselves. And they instinctively turn to internet research and social networks on and offline, approaching home ownership with both savviness and caution.
When you're one of the world's top symphony orchestras, it's only right that you should play in one of the world's best concert halls. That was the basis upon which MAD Architects worked when designing a new translucent, glowing, lotus-flower-inspired home for the China Philharmonic Orchestra.
For as long as we've been keeping records, human beings have been on alert for the differences that divide us. Then we fixate on those differences, amplifying them, ascribing all sorts of irrelevant behaviors to them. Until, the next thing you know, we start referring to, "those people."
Nineteen states saw their foreclosure timetables shorten from a year ago, led by Nevada (down 22 percent); Massachusetts (down 22 percent); Michigan (down 21 percent); Oregon (down 20 percent); and Texas (down 20 percent).
The error messages urge users to call hotlines operated by the scammers for help fixing bogus computer problems, and call center workers charge them inflated prices for basic services like running antivirus scans and clearing software caches, or for essentially nothing at all, says Malwarebytes CEO Marcin Kleczynski.
When considering the right time to buy or sell a home, an important factor in the decision should be the market’s overall health, which is largely a function of supply and demand. Knowing how close the market is to a healthy level of activity can help consumers determine if it is a good time to buy or sell, and what might happen to the market in the future.
Though posting a typical seasonal dropoff from August, September’s U.S. home sales represented the most of any September in the 9-year history of the RE/MAX National Housing Report. Home sales dropped 11.7% from August to September – nearly the same as the 11.0% average decline over the previous eight years of the Report. But sales increased 2.0% over September 2015 which had previously been the best September.
The company introduced a new feature on Thursday that will tag and help find "fact checking in large news stories." Tagged articles will show up in the new story box on news.google.com, as well as in the Google News and Weather app for iOS and Android in the US and UK.
MetroList®, Northern California’s largest multiple listing service (MLS), announced today that Bill Miller has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Under Bill’s new leadership role, he will assume the day-to-day operational management of MetroList Services, Inc.Bill is a seasoned executive, and has been with MetroList for the 20 years, serving most recently as its Vice President and Corporate Secretary.
Total existing-home sales 1, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, hiked 3.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.47 million in September from a downwardly revised 5.30 million in August. After last month's gain, sales are at their highest pace since June (5.57 million) and are 0.6 percent above a year ago (5.44 million).
The statewide median price in September was $180,000, up 5.0 percent from September 2015 when the median price was $171,350. The median is a typical market price where half the homes sold for more and half sold for less.
Contracting for-sale inventory continues to weigh on the housing market, pushing up home value appreciation and weighing on home sales. Since January 2015, existing home sales have grown year-over-year in every month save one. But that growth is flagging as the number of homes actually for sale stays low.
Those worried about their personal information leaking over the internet may already fear keystroke logging software, but a new study cautions against typing while Skyping. By analyzing the acoustic signals of key presses, hackers may be able to untangle typed text through the clickety-clack of a keyboard itself, with an alarming accuracy of over 90 percent.
The 2017 home buying season will be characterized by a large increase in first time home buyers, increasing affordability issues among buyers, and high demand for suburban homes, according to realtor.com®'s Active Home Shopper Report released today.
The September figure was up 1.3 percent from the revised 420,360 level in August and up 0.8 percent compared with home sales in September 2015 of a revised 422,360. Home sales remained above the 400,000 pace for the sixth straight month, and the year-over-year increase was the first since January.
Move, Inc., a foremost provider of real estate information, tools and professional expertise and the operator of leading online real estate services destination realtor.com, has aligned with residential real estate software giant Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies, Inc. to integrate Move's Reesio transaction management system with Lone Wolf's brokerage enterprise system.
Real estate pros have long bemoaned an apparent hesitancy on the part of millennials to enter the housing market. But a new study indicates that millennial first-time homebuyers may be a bigger part of the market than anyone suspected.
According to a study released today by Zillow, half of US homebuyers are under 36, and 47% of those buying and 63% of those selling a home are doing so for the first time.
We analyzed data describing the behavior of 3,492 participants in a development program designed to help managers become better coaches. As part of this program, their coaching skills were assessed by others in 360-degree assessments.
On a narrow, empty lot in San Francisco’s Glen Park neighborhood, local firm Michael Hennessey Architecture managed to squeeze in an elegant home that—despite its small footprint—covers nearly 4,000 square feet over four floors. Floor-to-ceiling windows open the spaces to the outside, and the smart placement of the straight-run staircase at the northern edge of the home allows for expansive open floor plans on each level.
New research released this week from the content delivery network Akamai takes a closer look at how hackers are abusing weaknesses in a cryptographic protocol to commandeer millions of ordinary connected devices—routers, cable modems, satellite TV equipment, and DVRs—and then coordinate them to mount attacks.
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