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Multifamily sector activity remains strong: REIT | HousingWire

Multifamily sector activity remains strong: REIT | HousingWire | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The multifamily sector is expected to remain in positive territory for the foreseeable future, according to an industry executive interviewed by REIT.com.
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Decline in REOs blamed for sagging California home sales | Inman News

Decline in REOs blamed for sagging California home sales | Inman News | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
CAR: Distressed properties accounted for 42 percent of pending deals in June.
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Zillow providing incentives to 15 brokerages for listings | Inman News

Zillow providing incentives to 15 brokerages for listings | Inman News | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Pilot 'zPro for Brokers' program aimed at boosting accuracy of listings data.
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Changes to MetroList (Sacramento) will reclassify short sales, show fewer properties on market - The Sacramento Bee

Changes to MetroList (Sacramento) will reclassify short sales, show fewer properties on market - The Sacramento Bee | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Think it's hard to find a house to buy now? Next week, it may look even harder.
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It’s an amazing time to be a Realtor | 1000watt

It’s an amazing time to be a Realtor | 1000watt | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

In the last 14 years, there has not been a single agent fatality due to technology. But the rows of headstones strewn across the landscape of the dot-com cemetery run for miles.

 

September 1995 - SoCalMLS/HomeSeekers

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California notices of default down to lowest level since early 2007 | HousingWire

California notices of default down to lowest level since early 2007 | HousingWire | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Both Notices of Default and Trustees Deeds were down to their lowest level since the second quarter of 2011 in California, further showing evidence of a gradually improving housing market in the state.
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Fannie Mae calls housing bright spot in sluggish economy | HousingWire

Fannie Mae calls housing bright spot in sluggish economy | HousingWire | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Home sales increased by 9% in the most recent Fannie report while single-family starts are up almost 20% year-over-year.
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BofA/ML: Improved supply & demand healing housing market | HousingWire

BofA/ML: Improved supply & demand healing housing market | HousingWire | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Several years of extraordinarily slow construction, delayed processing of foreclosures and reduced housing turnover is significantly restricting the inventory of homes for sale.
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Wells Fargo to Cut Realtor Joint Ventures

Wells Fargo to Cut Realtor Joint Ventures | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

With its recent announcement that it would stop wholesale lending, Wells Fargo has yet another announcement: the company will also start cutting its Realtor joint ventures that engage in mortgage banking activities due to regulation changes.

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Seth's Blog: Commander Obvious chimes in with Tip #3 for effective web marketing...

Seth's Blog: Commander Obvious chimes in with Tip #3 for effective web marketing... | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Hey Kids: Professional web site marketers understand that you should treat different people differently. I'll be really specific—if you run a store in the real world, every single person who walks into that store sees the same windows, the same...
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Realtors® Support Setting Deadline for Subordinate Lien Holder Short Sale Decisions

Realtors® Support Setting Deadline for Subordinate Lien Holder Short Sale Decisions | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (July 19, 2012) - A proposed bill may soon help speed up the approval process for homeowners selling their home through short sale by requiring subordinate lien holders to review and respon...
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@properties Establishes Highland Park Office

@properties Establishes Highland Park Office | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Co-founders of Chicago-based real estate firm @properties Thaddeus Wong and Michael Golden have announced the addition of their new office in Highland Park in an issued press release.

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FHFA home prices rise 0.8% in May | HousingWire

FHFA home prices rise 0.8% in May | HousingWire | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Home prices grew a slight 0.8% from April to May, showing some signs of stability in the housing market. Meanwhile, the previously reported 0.8% home price increase for April was revised down to 0.7%.
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Home values rise for first time in 5 years

Home values rise for first time in 5 years | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Home prices nationwide have hit a bottom, and home values are finally on the rise.
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NAR hires 2 social media experts | Inman News

NAR hires 2 social media experts | Inman News | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Nobu Hata, Heather Elias are former Realtors known for marketing expertise .
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Chicago Real Estate Firm @properties Names Kevin Van Eck Director Of Agent Development | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

Chicago Real Estate Firm @properties Names Kevin Van Eck Director Of Agent Development | Virtual-Strategy Magazine | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Van Eck will concentrate on training, coaching and business development for Chicago real estate agents | Virtual Strategy Magazine is an online publication devoted entirely to virtualization technologies.
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CoreLogic reports higher 2Q earnings, revenue

CoreLogic reports higher 2Q earnings, revenue | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Data analytics and business services provider CoreLogic Inc. said Monday that its second-quarter net income grew 35 percent, helped by higher revenue in all of its segments and by ongoing cost-cutting measures.

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Apartment Rents: No Place But Up, Setting the Foundation for Rising Home Values

Apartment Rents: No Place But Up, Setting the Foundation for Rising Home Values | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that the U.S. is adding 2.8 million people each year (and that is predicated on an assumed low net-in migration scenario). New residential building permits have averaged less than 600,000 per year for the past 48 months....

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Ivan Choi voted chair-elect of AREAA | HousingWire

Ivan Choi voted chair-elect of AREAA | HousingWire | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Ivan Choi was voted chair-elect of the Asian Real Estate Association of America, which represents 12,000 members.
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Housing market picks up speed: Goldman Sachs | HousingWire

Housing market picks up speed: Goldman Sachs | HousingWire | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Goldman Sachs says the housing recovery is picking up speed although worries over unemployment and the European fiscal crisis remain an ongoing issue.
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Second Circuit Ruling May Have Important Consequences for Drafting Licensing, Settlement and Other Agreements Containing ‘Covenants Not to Sue’ | Bracewell & Giuliani

Second Circuit Ruling May Have Important Consequences for Drafting Licensing, Settlement and Other Agreements Containing ‘Covenants Not to Sue’ | Bracewell & Giuliani | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

On July 12, 2012, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously held that patent licensing agreements reached before litigation cannot be used to bar a licensee from later challenging the validity of a patent, even if the deal is styled as a legal settlement or covenant not to sue. The Second Circuit ruling clarified a well-known 1969 United States Supreme Court case, Lear v. Adkins, and rejected a proposed limitation on its scope.

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Referly Gets More Social, Launches API: Now Any Site Can Have A Referral Program | TechCrunch

Referly Gets More Social, Launches API: Now Any Site Can Have A Referral Program | TechCrunch | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Some more developments for Referly, the Y-Combinator/500 Startups company co-founded by Twilio's ex-head of marketing, Danielle Morrill.
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Unsung Partners | Real Trends

Unsung Partners | Real Trends | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

While we don’t often write about the men and women who run Realtor® associations and/or MLS’s at the state and local level, through a group of CEO’s of 14 such organizations, we have had the opportunity to get to know them intimately and to critique their operations and management....

 

Calling out NSBAR's Terry Penza

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U.S. Home Values `Have Bottomed,' Zillow CEO Says

U.S. Home Values `Have Bottomed,' Zillow CEO Says | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
July 19 (Bloomberg) -- Spencer Rascoff, chief executive officer of Zillow Inc., talks about the U.S. housing market.
Rascoff also discusses Zillow's growth and initial public offering.
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