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Geometric Sand Sculptures by Calvin Seibert

Geometric Sand Sculptures by Calvin Seibert | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
  Using a variety of 3D geometric shapes such as prisms, pyramids, cylinders, spheres and cones; artist Calvin Seibert creates wonderful sand sculptures that are not quite 'castles' but much m...
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25 photos of luxurious private islands you can rent for your next vacation

25 photos of luxurious private islands you can rent for your next vacation | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
If you're planning a tropical getaway with a large group, it may make sense to find a beach house to rent. 

If you can afford the upgrade, however, a private island makes for an infinitely more luxurious vacation. 
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Nationstar gives $30 million for distressed homeowners in Milwaukee

Nationstar gives $30 million for distressed homeowners in Milwaukee | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The plan includes a commitment to provide an increased level of mortgage loan modifications to Nationstar customers in the city and a $500,000 donation to support the City of Milwaukee’s Strong Homes loan program from 2016 through 2018.
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6 Inventions That Will Turn Your Breakfast Into A Pee-Wee Herman Fever Dream

6 Inventions That Will Turn Your Breakfast Into A Pee-Wee Herman Fever Dream | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Dominic Wilcox is like a deranged Thomas Edison, known for creating wild and whimsical inventions, ranging from giant binoculars for your ears, to wingtips that point you home, to toothbrush maracas. And then there are the things he doesn’t actually build, but will sketch out anyway.
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What Parents Should Tell Their Kids About Finding a Career

What Parents Should Tell Their Kids About Finding a Career | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The truth is, it’s difficult to advise kids about how careers really work today and how to get any job, much less a great job. All parents love their kids and want to set them up for a life of self-sufficiency, meaning, and happiness.
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Survey -- Are You Guilty of these Behaviors that Drive Your Co-Workers Crazy?

Survey -- Are You Guilty of these Behaviors that Drive Your Co-Workers Crazy? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Or, perhaps you’ve recently discovered that your office antics have become the subject of watercooler talk. Despite assuming that you were on friendly terms with your co-workers, you now realize they find your behavior aggravating or your personality incompatible. So, how can you redeem this reputation and salvage professional relationships?
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NAR-Pending Home Sales Inch Forward in July

NAR-Pending Home Sales Inch Forward in July | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, marginally increased 0.5 percent to 110.9 in July from an upwardly revised 110.4 in June and is now 7.4 percent above July 2014 (103.3). The index has increased year-over-year for 11 consecutive months and is the third highest reading of 2015, behind April (111.6) and May (112.3).
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IoT Connected Devices Triples To 38 Billion By 2020

IoT Connected Devices Triples To 38 Billion By 2020 | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
According to new data from Juniper Research, the number of IoT (Internet of Things) connected devices will number 38.5 billion in 2020, up from 13.4 billion in 2015: a rise of over 285%, driven by a surge in connected industrial applications.
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RealtyTrac: Share of in-foreclosure sales hits 15-year low

RealtyTrac: Share of in-foreclosure sales hits 15-year low | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Sales of properties in-foreclosure and cash sales were down from a year ago to multi-year lows while year-to-date U.S. home sales in 2015 are at an eight-year high, and the U.S. median home price in July was at an 82-month high, according to the July report from RealtyTrac.
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AT&T Intercepts WiFi Traffic To Inject Ads

AT&T Intercepts WiFi Traffic To Inject Ads | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
AT&T on Wednesday confirmed that it recently intercepted Web traffic at WiFi hotspots in order to inject ads into the pages that users were visiting.
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MBA: Housing demand to surge over next 10 years

MBA: Housing demand to surge over next 10 years | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The Mortgage Bankers Association believes that between 13.9 and 15.9 million additional households will be formed by 2024, making the next decade one of the strongest in housing in U.S. history.
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Philips Just Made It Stupid Simple To Install Smarthome Lighting

Philips Just Made It Stupid Simple To Install Smarthome Lighting | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
A lot of intelligent people believe that a platform like Apple’s HomeKit will be the way we control the smart home of the future. But I'd bet on it looking a lot more like the new wireless dimming kit from the Philips Hue line—subtle technology that eliminates the need for electricians and apps at the same time.
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Auction.com Names Former eBay Executive Kristine Chin Vice President Of Customer Engagement

Auction.com Names Former eBay Executive Kristine Chin Vice President Of Customer Engagement | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
 Auction.com, LLC, the nation's leading online real estate marketplace, today announced the appointment of former eBay executive Kristine Chin as vice president of customer engagement reporting to CEO Tim Morse.
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Calif July pending sales and Market Pulse Survey

Calif July pending sales and Market Pulse Survey | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI)* climbed 17 percent on an annual basis to 122.3 in July, based on signed contracts. The July 2015 index was up from the 104.5 index recorded a year ago and marked the eighth straight month of year-to-year gains and the sixth straight month of double-digit advances.
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This is true and I can say I contributed to this % of closing sales in the month. 

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zipLogix, Realty Pilot partner to enhance real estate solution

zipLogix, Realty Pilot partner to enhance real estate solution | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
zipLogix and Realty Pilot, a developer of enterprise software and data analytics for the real estate industry, entered into a strategic partnership, integrating Realty Pilot’s OfferRunway.com technology to zipForm Plus,  zipLogix said in a press release.   
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How Google Stealthily Prepared Users For A New Smartwatch UI

How Google Stealthily Prepared Users For A New Smartwatch UI | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
A traditional watch face is the logical homescreen for any smartwatch. After all, we’ve worn watches specifically to glance at the time for over a hundred years. But thus far, Apple and Google have mostly leveraged the smartwatch face as a means of self-expression to add stylistic variety rather than extra functionality—all the while hiding more functional features deeper in the OS.
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Microsoft cleared of patent infringement charge

Microsoft cleared of patent infringement charge | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Last April a trial judge ruled in favor of a patent troll InterDigital but that was overthrown by the ITC who have decided not to enforce the decision. This comes as good news to Microsoft who have been battling to compete with Samsung Electronics and Apple devices, according to Rapid News Network.
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The hidden costs of the on-demand economy

The hidden costs of the on-demand economy | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The fact is, people are willing to pay more — often a lot more — for services that are pleasant to use. Uber, Zipcar, Munchery, and Washio all prove the point. They cost more than old-school alternatives that have been around for years, but make up for that by offering an experience that just feels nicer.
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Here’s what top housing economists think about pending home sales today

Here’s what top housing economists think about pending home sales today | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
“Despite the ebbs and flows, the housing market is on solid footing that’s being bolstered by strong, broad-based job growth and more millennials creating their own households,” Hepp says. “As we saw earlier this week, the slowing of home sales price appreciation means that the frenzied and competitive markets that we’ve seen in recent years are finally calming down.”
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Facebook Is Adding A Personal Assistant Called “M” To Your Messenger App

Facebook Is Adding A Personal Assistant Called “M” To Your Messenger App | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Today we’re beginning to test a new service called M. M is a personal digital assistant inside of Messenger that completes tasks and finds information on your behalf. It’s powered by artificial intelligence that’s trained and supervised by people.
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Seth's Blog: The strawberry conundrum

Seth's Blog: The strawberry conundrum | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
A local grocer turned the problem upside down: He got rid of the boxes and just put out a pile of strawberries. People picked their own. He charged more, sold more and made everyone happier.
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Lead Scoring 101: How to Use Data to Calculate a Basic Lead Score

Lead Scoring 101: How to Use Data to Calculate a Basic Lead Score | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
That's where lead scoring comes in. Lead scoring lets you assign a value (a certain number of points) to each lead based on the professional information they've given you and how they've engaged with your website and brand across the internet. It helps sales and marketing teams prioritize leads and increase efficiency.
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C.A.R. inaugural Homeowner Survey findings

C.A.R. inaugural Homeowner Survey findings | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
C.A.R.’s inaugural Survey of California Homeowners also found that more than half (59 percent) of homeowners have not seriously considered selling their home in the past year, with more than half (60 percent) saying their current home will be their retirement residence. For those who have been in their home 15 years or more, that figure rises to 70 percent who indicated they have not considered selling because their current residence will be their retirement home.
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DocMagic names Gavin Ales chief compliance officer

DocMagic names Gavin Ales chief compliance officer | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
DocMagic, a provider of compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced the addition of Gavin Ales as the company’s new chief compliance officer.
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Programmer Drives His Tesla Model S A Record-Breaking 452.8 Miles On A Single Charge

Programmer Drives His Tesla Model S A Record-Breaking 452.8 Miles On A Single Charge | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Tesla’s Model S, a “premium performance” sedan with dual-motor, all-wheel drive, is advertised as having a 265-mile range, according to the company. But Bjørn Nyland, a programmer at the University of Oslo who lovingly calls his two-year-old Tesla “The Millennium Falcon” (he also has a YouTube channel dedicated
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Trulia: Is housing shifting to a homebuyer's market?

Trulia: Is housing shifting to a homebuyer's market? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The online real estate listings service, Trulia, calculated how long homes are staying on the market by measuring the share of homes for sale on its site over a two-month period.
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