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Appraisers Warn: Bad Neighbors Can be Very Costly

Appraisers Warn: Bad Neighbors Can be Very Costly | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Bad neighbors with annoying pets, unkempt yards, unpleasant odors, loud music, dangerous trees and limbs, or poorly maintained exteriors can cost homeowners big time.

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Method and system for managing real property transactions having internet access and control - now owned by Berkshire Hathaway?

Method and system for managing real property transactions having internet access and control - now owned by Berkshire Hathaway? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
A system and method for managing real estate transactions over the Internet are disclosed.

 

Patent number: 7333943
Filing date: Aug 11, 2000
Issue date: Feb 19, 2008
Application number: 09/637,296

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HGTV FrontDoor Real Estate - April 2013 - Big Changes

HGTV FrontDoor Real Estate - April 2013 - Big Changes | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
HGTV's FrontDoor is about to change. On April 1, 2013, you'll see us focus more on what our millions of visitors love: in-depth looks at amazing properties.
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Adios Listings

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RE/MAX Marks 40 Years of Real Estate History

RE/MAX Marks 40 Years of Real Estate History | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

RE/MAX LLC is marking its 40th year by celebrating extraordinary growth and success at a time when the recovery in the nation’s housing market is gaining momentum, the company has announced. As the real estate industry overcomes market challenges, RE/MAX continues as a leader in market share, agent productivity and international expansion. 

 
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The 5 Questions Every Company Should Ask Itself

The 5 Questions Every Company Should Ask Itself | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
“One does not begin with answers,” the legendary business consultant Peter Drucker once said. “One begins by asking, ‘What are our questions?’”The notion that questions may at times be more valuable to a business than answers is counterintuitive.
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Zillow Launches Zillow Digs, A New Home Improvement Marketplace

Zillow Launches Zillow Digs, A New Home Improvement Marketplace | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Seven years ago, Zillow revolutionized real estate by providing deep data and Zestimate™ home valuations for nearly all homes in America, empowering home shoppers with information to help them
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Super Bowl 47 at NFL.com - Official Site of the National Football League

Super Bowl 47 at NFL.com - Official Site of the National Football League | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Complete Super Bowl History including winners, box scores, MVPs, haltime performers...
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Vringo subsidiary sues Microsoft, claims patent infringement

Vringo subsidiary sues Microsoft, claims patent infringement | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

A subsidiary of intellectual property firm Vringo is suing Microsoft for allegedly infringing two of its patents, the firm said in a press release this  orning.Wholly owned subsidiary firm I/P Engine filed the suit in the Southern District of New York against Microsoft.

 

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The Biggest Websites In The United States

The Biggest Websites In The United States | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

You know Google is huge. Facebook, too. You probably remember Yahoo.

Amazon is massive, of course. And oh yeah, eBay! But we bet you can't name the other 15 biggest Internet Web sites … in order.



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Employment numbers edge up in January

Employment numbers edge up in January | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Employment grew modestly in January and gains in the prior two months were bigger than initially reported, supporting views the economy's sluggish recovery was on track despite a surprise contraction in output in the final three months of 2012.

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Largest-Ever Survey of U.S. Companies Finds Top 150 Companies to Work for in America

Largest-Ever Survey of U.S. Companies Finds Top 150 Companies to Work for in America | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
What’s the Top Workplace in America? According to a survey by WorkplaceDynamics, the U.S.’s fastest-growing employee survey company, Quicken Loans is number one on the list, follow
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Fewer foreclosures done in December: CoreLogic

Fewer foreclosures done in December: CoreLogic | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Lenders seized fewer U.S. homes in December, while the number of properties awaiting foreclosure also declined in a sign the housing marketis working through one of its biggest challenges, data from CoreLogic showed on Friday.

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Chicago-area foreclosure activity jumps in 2012

Chicago-area foreclosure activity jumps in 2012 | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Home foreclosure filings rose 30 percent in the Chicago area last year, a sign that the region's mountain of distressed residential property isn't going away anytime soon.

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The Met's new yearlong web series explores art in 100 two-minute videos

The Met's new yearlong web series explores art in 100 two-minute videos | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has launched a year-long web series, 82nd & Fifth, that lets the museum’s curators talk about “100 works of art that changed the way they see the world.”

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Building A Brand Is No Longer Enough--You Must Create A Movement

Building A Brand Is No Longer Enough--You Must Create A Movement | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Whether you’re designing athletic shoes, a new iPhone application, or multi-million dollar wind turbines, the goal of every founder is to get off the ground, grow, and graduate from bootstrapped startup to the next phase with real customers and...
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157K New Payrolls Added In January, But HUGE Upward Revisions To December And November

157K New Payrolls Added In January, But HUGE Upward Revisions To December And November | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

The jobs report is out for January, and on the headline it's a slight miss.  

157K new jobs is below the consensus estimates of 165K. The unemployment rate ticked up to 7.9%. But the report had a lot of good news as well. Last month was revised higher, from 155K to 196K. And November was revised even higher, from 161K to 247K!

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Facebook Doesn't Need A Phone. It Wants Them All

Facebook Doesn't Need A Phone. It Wants Them All | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
What do you use to send instant messages, maintain your calendar, take and share photos, check your email inbox, leave voice messages, look up restaurants nearby, and store your contacts when you’re away from your desktop computer?
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CoreLogic and Smarter Agent Announce Patent License Agreement

CoreLogic and Smarter Agent Announce Patent License Agreement | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading residential property information, analytics and services provider, and Smarter Agent, a global leader in creating real estate mobile search and discovery apps, today announced the companies have entered into a licensing agreement.

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Redfin Launches Offer Insights To Show You Real Time Data On Real Estate Bidding Wars

Redfin Launches Offer Insights To Show You Real Time Data On Real Estate Bidding Wars | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Online real estate broker Redfin just launched a new feature called Offer Insights, which not only tells you what houses are on the market, but also what the actual purchase process was like for homes its agents sold in a given neighborhood.
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America’s Most Expensive Home Listed for $135 Million

America’s Most Expensive Home Listed for $135 Million | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
For a cool $135 million, you too could live on this historic 42,500-sq.-ft. estate in a ritzy Dallas subdivision
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More Chicagoans are creditworthy, Equifax study finds

More Chicagoans are creditworthy, Equifax study finds | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Chicagoans are becoming more creditworthy than borrowers in 24 other major metropolitan areas nationwide. The Windy City has had the largest decline in consumers with Equifax credit scores below 620, the Atlanta-based credit-reporting agency announced Thursday.

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CoreLogic: National foreclosure inventory falls 19.5%

CoreLogic: National foreclosure inventory falls 19.5% | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
"The most encouraging foreclosure trend reported here is that the inventory of foreclosed properties is almost 20% smaller than a year ago," said Mark Fleming, chief economist for CoreLogic.
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Frank Lloyd Wright's Furbeck House Lists In Oak Park

Frank Lloyd Wright's Furbeck House Lists In Oak Park | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Read about Frank Lloyd Wright's Furbeck House Lists In Oak Park and more Unique Homes on REALTOR.com.
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Four mobile device makers investigated for patent infringement in US

Four mobile device makers investigated for patent infringement in US | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has launched a probe involving Samsung, Nokia, Huawei and ZTE for patent infringement in certain wireless devices with 3G or 4G capabilities.
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CASE-SHILLER: Home Prices Rise 5.52%, The Most Since August 2006

CASE-SHILLER: Home Prices Rise 5.52%, The Most Since August 2006 | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
November Case-Shiller home prices are up 5.5 percent, rising for the 10th straight month and posting the highest print in over six years.
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