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Prudential Rubloff Receives Gibraltar Circle Award at the Prudential Real Estate National Convention!

Prudential Rubloff Receives Gibraltar Circle Award at the Prudential Real Estate National Convention! | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Chris and Michael want to congratulate everyone at Prudential Rubloff. Today the company was named the #7 firm nationally in the Prudential Real Estate Network and received the prestigious Gibraltar Circle Award at the national convention in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Catylist Partners with the Realtors Property Resource (RPR)

Catylist Partners with the Realtors Property Resource (RPR) | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Catylist, the nation’s #1 provider of Commercial Information Exchange (CIE) software, recently announced a partnership with Realtors Property Resource, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Association of REALTORS®, to bring RPR’s national commercial property database to their REALTOR® members.

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Sun eruption supercharges northern lights displays

Sun eruption supercharges northern lights displays | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
By Tariq Malik, SPACE.com A massive eruption on the sun Friday unleashed a wave of intense solar particles at Earth that may spark a geomagnetic storm and boost weekend aurora displays. The Earth-directed solar storm occurred Friday at 2:54 a.m.
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Too Scared to Shop Online

Too Scared to Shop Online | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

50% of Americans are too scared to purchase products online due to security risks, and 39% of Americans are too frightened to share information on a website that requires personal information to create an account, such as a discussion group or social media site.

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Science agrees: Annual reviews are waste of time

Science agrees: Annual reviews are waste of time | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The universally reviled practice is bad for morale and actually dulls brains of employees.

 

So, why then, pray tell, do we still do performance reviews?
One answer: We always have.

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Uber, Data Darwinism and the future of work

Uber, Data Darwinism and the future of work | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Uber, a San Francisco-based personal transportation oriented startup, is facing a backlash from a few of its drivers. But the confrontation is less about Uber and more about the challenges facing a society being rebuilt because of connectedness.
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How much did Dropbox pay for Mailbox?

How much did Dropbox pay for Mailbox? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Dropbox this morning announced that it was buying Orchestra, the company behind the red hot Mailbox app. The question is how much did it pay for the Palo Alto-based startup with 13 employees. We have the answer.
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The 25 CEOs Who Are Most Loved By Employees

The 25 CEOs Who Are Most Loved By Employees | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Although founder Mark Zuckerberg is often described as awkward, employees love working for him. There's a learning curve, but once people understand how to work with Zuckerberg, they become loyalists. 

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Just missed the cut again this year.

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JWL Consulting's comment, March 18, 2013 11:31 AM
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JPMorgan raises home price forecast, sees long road to recovery

JPMorgan raises home price forecast, sees long road to recovery | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
JPMorgan Chase expects home prices to rise 7% in 2013 as investors continue to take interest in nonperforming loans and distressed properties. The forecast for 2013 is more optimistic than initially expected.
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February foreclosure filings plummet 25%

February foreclosure filings plummet 25% | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
In February, 154,281 properties faced some type of foreclosure notice, suggesting one out of every 849 U.S. housing units is in some state of distress, RealtyTrac said.
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California median home price remains strong, but buyers confront listings shortage.

California median home price remains strong, but buyers confront listings shortage. | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

California’s median home price marked a full year of annual price gains, propelled by strong sales of higher-priced homes in February, while a lack of inventory constrained total home sales for the month, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) reported.  Also, consistent with a rebenchmarking conducted by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (NAR) in December 2011, C.A.R. released today benchmark revisions to historic single-family existing-home sales.

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Frozen phones give up data secrets

Frozen phones give up data secrets | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Putting an Android phone in a freezer for an hour can help get at its confidential contents, find German security researchers.
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7 Costliest Retirement Destinations

7 Costliest Retirement Destinations | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
High cost of living, housing, and taxes make these cities some of the most expensive places to retire, according to U.S. News & World Report.
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Luis Cano's curator insight, March 14, 2013 9:11 PM

I was thinking of San Diego, great place. But lots of people are leaving California too expensive and too crowded...lots of people are heading south Florida has a lot of space and great weather and many others are going to South America…great places very inexpensive but have to be adventurous…  

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New President Takes Helm at Listingbook

New President Takes Helm at Listingbook | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Kenneth Johnson – a visionary entrepreneur and business leader – has been named President of Listingbook LLC, a software-as-a-service real estate platform that connects nearly 200,000 real estate agents to their clients in 70 real estate markets throughout the United States.

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Zillow: The most comprehensive list of real estate for sale in America.

Zillow: The most comprehensive list of real estate for sale in America. | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Don't kill me. I'm trying to make a point. I've dropped, drowned or lost more iDevices than anyone I know. So I often find myself on Craigslist, looking for a replacement. It seems like half the ph...
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Meet an 18-year-old real-estate agent

Meet an 18-year-old real-estate agent | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

It started in fifth grade, when he wrote silly slogans such as "fuzzy hot dogs" and "green bananas" on masking tape affixed to rubber bands. He sold the novelty wristbands for 25 cents each to his classmates at Cedar Wood Elementary School.

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5 Ways To Get More Productive Today

5 Ways To Get More Productive Today | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
There might be some productivity-minded part of you that scoffs at the whole idea of reading about how to be more productive. After all, why would you read about doing when you could do?
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7 Lessons From the World's Most Captivating Presenters

7 Lessons From the World's Most Captivating Presenters | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
7 things you can learn from world-class communicators like Steve Jobs, Gary Vaynerchuck, and Scott Harrison about speaking.
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Google acquires an infrastructure startup Talaria. Will it help Google crush AWS?

Google acquires an infrastructure startup Talaria. Will it help Google crush AWS? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Google has acquired stealthy startup Talaria, in what looks like a deal that will help the search giant compete for cloud business with Amazon.
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1 in 3 U.S. Counties Are Losing People, Census Data Show

1 in 3 U.S. Counties Are Losing People, Census Data Show | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
A record number of U.S. counties -- more than 1 in 3 -- are now dying off, hit by an aging population and weakened local economies that are spurring
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Is your cloud drive really private? Not according to fine print

Is your cloud drive really private? Not according to fine print | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
If you upload a copy of a legally bought DVD to your cloud drive, could your provider label it as a copyright violation? What about a honeym...
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Pocket Listings: Helpful or Harmful?

Pocket Listings: Helpful or Harmful? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Pocket listings—listings sold outside of the MLS—are gaining heat inside the real estate industry. Far from a new concept, they are one of real estate’s biggest in-house controversies, with professionals from across the country taking different stances as to whether or not they help or hinder the market.

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The Housing Market Is Experiencing 'Dangerous Foreclosure Flare-Ups'

The Housing Market Is Experiencing 'Dangerous Foreclosure Flare-Ups' | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Foreclosure filings rise in February driven by states like Maryland and Washington, according to RealtyTrac. This raises questions about the housing recovery.
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Monetizing Listing Data…Is It Possible? Let’s Find Out in 2013

Monetizing Listing Data…Is It Possible? Let’s Find Out in 2013 | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Point2 Technologies, a division of Yardi, is moving forward with an initiative started at the end of 2012, referred to as Contract Alignment. Point2 is clarifying all aspects of its data contracts with both MLSs and destination sites such as Zillow, Trulia, and the rest.

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Is Point2 going to start paying MLSs and brokers for their listings?  Or are they going to be collecting money from republishers of the MLS and broker data?

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Fewer jobless claims filed this past week

Fewer jobless claims filed this past week | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Jobless claims fell this past week as economists pointed to signs of a strengthening job market.  A total of 322,000 claims were filed, down from 342,000 applications a week earlier. 

 

Econoday added, "Strength in the labor market would explain ongoing signs of strength in other economic data, especially yesterday's retail sales report. Today's report is a major positive for today's session."

 


 

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