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Amazon and Google as Mortgage Brokers?

Amazon and Google as Mortgage Brokers? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
A new study shows that about 40 percent of young adults would be willing to do their banking, including getting a mortgage, with non-bank technology players such as Google, Amazon, or Apple.
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Why 'sourceMLS' badges could soon be all the rage

Why 'sourceMLS' badges could soon be all the rage | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
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.
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Zillow says it doesn't want stripped-down listing feeds

Zillow says it doesn't want stripped-down listing feeds | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Zillow will no longer accept listings from Nashville-area multiple listing service RealTracs Solutions starting next week, according to RealTracs CEO Stuart White.
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Home Depot credit card breach surpasses Target's

Home Depot credit card breach surpasses Target's | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
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.
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How impressive is the camera in iPhone 6 and 6 Plus? Let Iceland show you

How impressive is the camera in iPhone 6 and 6 Plus? Let Iceland show you | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
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.
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This Portable Standing Desk Lets You Stand And Work Anywhere You Bring Your Laptop

This Portable Standing Desk Lets You Stand And Work Anywhere You Bring Your Laptop | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Picture yourself being "that standing desk guy" not just at the office, but at a coffee shop, library, and wherever else you happen to be.
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Existing home sales reach 2014 high

Existing home sales reach 2014 high | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
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.
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HomeSearch.com preparing to relaunch with 'huge inventory' of MLS listings

HomeSearch.com preparing to relaunch with 'huge inventory' of MLS listings | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
With industry veteran Russ Bergeron aboard as vice president of licensing and compliance at Real Estate Digital, HomeSearch.com is weeks away from relaunch with "a huge inventory" of MLS listings.
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MRED spiffs up online consumer portals with responsive design

MRED spiffs up online consumer portals with responsive design | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
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.
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5 Phone Charging Myths, Debunked

5 Phone Charging Myths, Debunked | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

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.

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Amazon Fire Phone vs. Galaxy S5 vs. iPhone 5S: how they stack up

Amazon Fire Phone vs. Galaxy S5 vs. iPhone 5S: how they stack up | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Now that Amazon announced the Fire Phone at an event in Seattle on Wednesday, it’s time to compare it to the other phones in its price range: the iPhone 5S, the Galaxy S5, and the Nokia Lumia Icon. 

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Amazon Launches The Fire Phone, Glutted With Clever Bells And Whistles

Amazon Launches The Fire Phone, Glutted With Clever Bells And Whistles | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Today near its Seattle headquarters, Amazon released its long-rumored Amazon Fire smartphone. Like Amazon’s Fire tablets, the Fire phone runs a modified version of Android and ties deeply into Amazon's services—but that’s where the similarities end.

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Move, Inc. Hit By Major Denial Of Service Attack

Move, Inc. Hit By Major Denial Of Service Attack | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Move, Inc., which runs realtor.com, the official site of the nation's realtors, and other big listing properties, was hit by a major distributed denial of service attack at midday on Tuesday, June 17. 

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WikiRealty Launches in Chicago

WikiRealty Launches in Chicago | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

WikiRealty, for all its complicated backend code, offers a very user-intuitive interface, allowing visitors to share and explore knowledge with relative ease. It should be said that while all are welcome on WikiRealty and have the option to post tips and ask questions, the website hopes all submissions will follow the guidelines it has laid out. WikiRealty asks that posts are honest and based off first-hand local knowledge.

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HUD Secretary Castro Calls for Change

HUD Secretary Castro Calls for Change | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
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."
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Trulia Offers Bundled Lender, Realtor Marketing

Trulia Offers Bundled Lender, Realtor Marketing | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Trulia, a San Francisco-based online marketplace, is offering mortgage lenders and agents the ability to coordinate their marketing efforts with real estate agents.
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Real Estate Prices Advance in July Amid Rising Transaction Volume and Improving Liquidity Measures

Real Estate Prices Advance in July Amid Rising Transaction Volume and Improving Liquidity Measures | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
This month's CoStar Commercial Repeat Sale Indices provides the market's first look at July 2014 commercial real estate pricing. CCRSI National.
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Patent trolls reel as court smackdowns lead to collapse in share price

Patent trolls reel as court smackdowns lead to collapse in share price | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
There is broad contempt for patent trolls in the tech industry, but that has done little to deter them. Now, however, it looks like the market is getting tired of them too.
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Ben Graboske leaves the Matrix and joins Black Knight as CTO

Ben Graboske leaves the Matrix and joins Black Knight as CTO | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Ben Graboske has left CoreLogic and now at Black Knight as their CTO. Ben had previously been CTO of MOVE, Inc. , and First American RES. Besides having great taste is software Ben is well liked in...
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Nationstar Announces Appointment of Its First Chief Marketing Officer

Nationstar Announces Appointment of Its First Chief Marketing Officer | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

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, 

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Sneak (property) preview: Zillow's 'coming soon' feature

Sneak (property) preview: Zillow's 'coming soon' feature | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The whispering between real estate agents and to buyers about properties that aren't listed for sale, but soon will be, just got a whole lot louder.
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SpaceX's Elon Musk: Humans will be on Mars in 10 years

SpaceX's Elon Musk: Humans will be on Mars in 10 years | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

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.

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Modular Concept House Caters to Young Buyers

Modular Concept House Caters to Young Buyers | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

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.

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Double storey container site disguises a modern office space

Double storey container site disguises a modern office space | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Located on the corner of a small alley in Torigoe, Tokyo, one can find two shipping containers that appear to have been carelessly stacked on top of one ano...
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International buyers are looking for more than just vacation homes

International buyers are looking for more than just vacation homes | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Potential buyers from outside the United States are looking more to urban areas instead of the traditional vacation areas. Maybe the beach isn't enough anymore.
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Shocking: Verisign Backed Study Shows 80% Of Small Businesses Prefer .Com over New gTLD’s

Shocking: Verisign Backed Study Shows 80% Of Small Businesses Prefer .Com over New gTLD’s | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

The results of a survey of small- and medium-sized (SMB) business owners which already conduct business online, was released today by SCORE and Verisign, the registry of the .Com and .Net registries.

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