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State Farm to hike homeowner rates

State Farm to hike homeowner rates | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The relentless string of price hikes for homeowners insurance continues.
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What’s the Real Discount on a Foreclosure?

What’s the Real Discount on a Foreclosure? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

We’ve noticed several recent analyses that report the discount associated with foreclosure sales.

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Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell, Prudential Tropical Among 33 Additional Brokerages to Join Zillow Pro for Brokers Program

Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell, Prudential Tropical Among 33 Additional Brokerages to Join Zillow Pro for Brokers Program | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real estate information marketplace, today announced that 33 real estate brokerages, in addition to the 15 original partners, will participate in Zillow Pro for Brokers™. The program, which is in the beta version, now includes 48 brokerages from across the country.

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Consumer Sentiment in U.S. Increases More Than Forecast

Consumer Sentiment in U.S. Increases More Than Forecast | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Confidence among U.S. consumers climbed to a five-year high in November, improving the prospects of bigger spending gains that will help spur the expansion.
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NAR Ready to Fight for Homeownership Future | realtor.org

NAR Ready to Fight for Homeownership Future | realtor.org | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

The next few years will be pivotal for the future of homeownership in this country, according to 2013 National Association of Realtors® President Gary Thomas

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National Association of Realtors® Annouces First-Ever Strategic Technology Accelerator, REach

National Association of Realtors® Annouces First-Ever Strategic Technology Accelerator, REach | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The National Association of Realtors® announces REach™, a new type of Accelerator program developed to introduce innovative technology companies to the real estate marketplace.
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LPS: mortgage delinquencies see largest monthly increase in five years

LPS: mortgage delinquencies see largest monthly increase in five years | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

As the total loan delinquency rate is at 7.4 in its most current reading, the most recent month reported one of the highest spikes seen in many years.

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Touch me, feel me? | 1000watt

Touch me, feel me? | 1000watt | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

You obsess on product, tweaking it to perfection. You slave over your service, honing it to deliver a razor sharp slice of delight. You market your goods, crafting the most inviting offer.You think you’ve nailed the customer experience.    Not so fast Timmy.

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Life After Real Estate: Former CEO Transitions to NHL and Beyond

Life After Real Estate: Former CEO Transitions to NHL and Beyond | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Siegel Enterprises, founded by Stu Siegel, has recently acquired ISS Hockey, a hockey scouting company that collects data on children and prospects ages 14-19. But before this former CEO of the Florida Panthers got into the scouting sector of hockey, he was a CEO of several technology-based real estate companies.

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NAR - Metro Area Home Prices Show Stronger Increases in Third Quarter, Sales Up

NAR - Metro Area Home Prices Show Stronger Increases in Third Quarter, Sales Up | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Growth in metropolitan area median home prices increased in the third quarter, and more areas are showing gains, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors®.

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The Day That Albert Einstein Feared May Have Finally Arrived

The Day That Albert Einstein Feared May Have Finally Arrived | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Sad but true

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Hope Now reports 219,333 third-quarter mortgage modifications

Hope Now reports 219,333 third-quarter mortgage modifications | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Hope Now sees 2% increase in loan modifications for the month of September.
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Seth's Blog: The whiner's room

Seth's Blog: The whiner's room | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

When my friend Elly taught in a middle school, he never hung out in the teacher's room. He told me he couldn't bear the badmouthing of students, the whining and the blaming.

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Lawmakers Target Operations of Data-Mining Firms | TIME.com

Lawmakers Target Operations of Data-Mining Firms | TIME.com | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A group of lawmakers say data-mining companies that collect and sell personal information about consumers should make their operations more transparent.
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Georgia MLS Becomes the First to Launch LPS' reInsight MLS™

Georgia MLS Becomes the First to Launch LPS' reInsight MLS™ | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Lender Processing Services, Inc. (NYSE: LPS), a leading provider of integrated technology, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, today announced that Georgia Multiple Listing Service (GAMLS) successfully launched LPS' new reInsight MLS™ to its more than 25,000 members.

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Mortgage Rates Settle in Near Record Lows - Nov 8, 2012

Mortgage Rates Settle in Near Record Lows - Nov 8, 2012 | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

...fixed mortgage rates mixed following the monthly employment report but continuing to hover near their record lows over the past six weeks.

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Median home prices to increase; inflation to edge up in year ahead

Median home prices to increase; inflation to edge up in year ahead | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

What’s 2013 hold in store for the housing market? According to Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of REALTORS®, inflation will increase as much as 6 percent. Among the reasons: Payroll taxes will increase 2 percent as the result of expiring payroll tax cuts, rents will rise due to a lack of housing stock and median home prices will edge up, too.

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Housing Market Uptrend Expected Through 2014

Housing Market Uptrend Expected Through 2014 | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The housing market recovery should continue through the coming years, assuming there are no further limitations on the availability of mortgage credit or a "fiscal cliff," according to forecast presentations at a residential forum here at the 2012...
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FindLaw Survey – Americans Encouraged by Housing Market

FindLaw Survey – Americans Encouraged by Housing Market | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
A new FindLaw survey found that American homebuyers are much more encouraged by the housing market in 2012 than in 2010.
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Foreclosure discounts falling as home prices rise

Foreclosure discounts falling as home prices rise | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Housing has shifted in the last year, with home prices rising, despite competitive pricing from foreclosures, but now, the discount buyers can get on foreclosures is falling.

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Housing Scorecard

Housing Scorecard | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Each month, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury produce a monthly scorecard on the health of the nation's housing market.

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Mortgage Insurers Agree to Forego Prior Approval on Short Sales

Mortgage Insurers Agree to Forego Prior Approval on Short Sales | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Mortgage insurers have agreed to forego prior approval on short sales and deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure for mortgage loans backed or owned by the government-sponsored enterprises, Freddie Mac announced Oct. 31.

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Fannie Mae reports net income of $1.8 billion for Q3

Fannie Mae reports net income of $1.8 billion for Q3 | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
For the third quarter, Fannie Mae earned $1.8 billion in net income, compared with its net loss of $5.1 billion a year prior. The government-sponsored enterprise expects to report annual net income for the first time since 2006.
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The Ugly Truth

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Donuts domain name grab stirs worries

Donuts domain name grab stirs worries | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Donuts, backed by more than $100 million in venture capital, is spending $56 million to bid for 307 of the 1,400 new so-called generic top-level domain names, or TLDs, that will shape how the Web will soon evolve.
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