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Five Questions To Shape Your Automated Email Content 10/18/2012

Five Questions To Shape Your Automated Email Content 10/18/2012 | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Once you decide to expand your broadcast email program to include a growing number of low-volume, high-ROI automated messages, you'll confront a new set of challenges, including, "Where am I going to get all of the content I need to populate these emails?"

 

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Realtors pushing for pre-emptive bans on transfer taxes | Inman News

Realtors pushing for pre-emptive bans on transfer taxes | Inman News | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
After backing constitutional amendments in 4 other states, NAR turns its attention to Oregon.
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Fannie Mae sees housing improving despite economic uncertainty

Fannie Mae sees housing improving despite economic uncertainty | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
"The U.S. fiscal cliff and debt ceiling debate as well as the weakened global economic environment are likely to create the strongest headwinds facing any real improvement this year," said Fannie Mae chief economist Doug Duncan.
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Mortgage rates hover near record lows as home construction picks up

Mortgage rates hover near record lows as home construction picks up | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage for the week ending Oct. 18 hit 3.37%, which is down from 3.39% a week earlier and from 4.11% last year.
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Nobody “Goes Online” Anymore

Nobody “Goes Online” Anymore | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
People say they spend less time going online than a year ago, but the reality is they don't realize how pervasive the Internet has become, says a Forrester analyst.
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Mobile Websites: Are They a Fad or Should Businesses Invest in Them | Web Hosting Blog | myhosting.com

Mobile Websites: Are They a Fad or Should Businesses Invest in Them | Web Hosting Blog | myhosting.com | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Mobile websites represent a trend in internet access which is fueled by the rising speed of wireless internet access and the increasing capabilities of smart...
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In U.S., Unadjusted Unemployment at 7.3% in Mid-October

In U.S., Unadjusted Unemployment at 7.3% in Mid-October | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
U.S. unemployment, as measured by Gallup without seasonal adjustment, is 7.3% in mid-October. This is down considerably from 7.9% at the end of September and at a new low since Gallup began collecting employment data in January 2010.
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BPO Check from CoreLogic Efficiently Verifies Data and Identifies Valuation Risk

BPO Check from CoreLogic Efficiently Verifies Data and Identifies Valuation Risk | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
CoreLogic introduced BPO Check, a new product specifically designed to reduce the cost of broker price opinion (BPO) reviews, improve BPO accuracy, and manage short sale fraud.
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Equifax reports home credit lending at three-year high

Equifax reports home credit lending at three-year high | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The total balance of severely delinquent first mortgages reached $419 billion in the first nine months of 2012, a 41% drop from March 2010.
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Feds look to unload Fannie, Freddie loans

Feds look to unload Fannie, Freddie loans | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
By JEFFREY SPARSHOTT and AL YOON --Treasury's Miller highlights use of special mortgage servicers --Special servicers have entered into agreements with GSEs, banks --Special servicers are often quicker in resolving defaulted loans...
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25 Best Places to Retire

25 Best Places to Retire | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Whether you dream of retiring to a big city, small town, resort area or college town, these great places offer reasonably priced homes, low crime and tax rates, quality health care, and more.
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What a housing recovery will look like

What a housing recovery will look like | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
New data point to better days ahead for beleaguered housing market, with big implications for the economy.
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Trulia's Housing Misery Index Hints at What's to Come During -- and After -- the Election -- AOL Real Estate

Trulia's Housing Misery Index Hints at What's to Come During -- and After -- the Election -- AOL Real Estate | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

In our last update of Trulia's Housing Misery Index before the election, we look at which states have the highest housing misery. The top two -- Nevada and Florida -- are both swing states. However, both have also seen prices rise sharply in the last year, so their misery is mixed with some relief.

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Foreclosure slowdown pushing home prices higher

Foreclosure slowdown pushing home prices higher | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Home buyers looking for bargains on foreclosed houses are having a harder time finding them.
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Housing starts jump to fastest pace in 4 years

Housing starts jump to fastest pace in 4 years | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
UPDATED 11:36 a.m. EDT: Groundbreaking on new U.S. homes surged in September to its fastest pace in more than four years, a sign the housing sector's budding recovery is gaining traction and supporting the wider economic recovery.
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Home remodeling spending on track to accelerate through next year

Home remodeling spending on track to accelerate through next year | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The index predicts that the stage has been set for a powerful remodeling recovery, with annual homeowner improvement spending expected to reach double-digit growth in the first of 2013.
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Foreclosures Scarce In 2013 After Selling At Deep Discounts

Foreclosures Scarce In 2013 After Selling At Deep Discounts | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Foreclosure volume sinks to a 5-year low, returning to pre-recession levels. For today's home buyer, it means fewer foreclosure opportunities in 2013.
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3 Tips for Better Mobile Email Marketing

3 Tips for Better Mobile Email Marketing | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Once upon a time, you could launch mass email campaigns with the assumption that a significant portion of the emails would find their way to a desktop computer. But no longer. Smartphones have changed the game.
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Worldwide Smartphone Population Tops 1 Billion in Q3 2012

Worldwide Smartphone Population Tops 1 Billion in Q3 2012 | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

According to the latest research from our Wireless Smartphone Strategies (WSS) service, the number of smartphones in use worldwide surpassed the 1 billion-unit mark for the first time ever in the third quarter of 2012. It has taken 16 years for the smartphone industry to reach this historic milestone.

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Housing Starts Jump 15% to Four-Year U.S. High: Economy

Housing Starts Jump 15% to Four-Year U.S. High: Economy | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Housing starts in the U.S. surged 15 percent in September to the highest level in four years, adding to signs of a revival in the industry at the heart of the financial crisis.
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Benefico, Roberts Join Baird & Warner

Benefico, Roberts Join Baird & Warner | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Baird & Warner has announced the addition of Len Benefico and Patrick Roberts as broker associates for its Edgebrook office on 5430 W. Devon Ave., as stated in an issued press release.

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FHFA should help pursue Fannie, Freddie strategic defaulters: Report

FHFA should help pursue Fannie, Freddie strategic defaulters: Report | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
In 2011, the recovery rate for the GSEs stood at 0.22%, which is equal to $4.7 million. This is out of a potential pool of 35,321 deficiency accounts worth $2.1 billion.
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Seth's Blog: The no-problem problem

Seth's Blog: The no-problem problem | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

An organization that's run on emergencies and reaction to incoming doesn't know what to do when there are no problems.

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Kitchen most dangerous place for iPhones, says SquareTrade

Kitchen most dangerous place for iPhones, says SquareTrade | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
According to data recently doled out by warranty provider SquareTrade, about 21 percent of iPhone-destroying calamities occur in the kitchen. While the kitchen is tops in terms of smartphone destruction, other rooms which come awfully close are the...
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John R. Wood creates gathering spots for mobile real estate agents

John R. Wood creates gathering spots for mobile real estate agents | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
John R. Wood Realtors Inc., has set up cyber cafes in three of its sales offices, clearing out cubicles to create a more open, social atmosphere with more flexible seating.
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