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Kill the 30-Year Mortgage?

Kill the 30-Year Mortgage? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
After a devastating cycle of bubble and bust, the U.S. housing sector is on the road to recovery. New homes are being built at the fastest rate in years and prices are increasing across the country.
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70 Percent of Mobile Searches Lead to Online Action Within an Hour

70 Percent of Mobile Searches Lead to Online Action Within an Hour | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
If you received traffic from a search engine today, send a thank you card to Alan Emtage. He built the very first computer search engine bac
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Facebook Asks You To Please Select Your Emotion

Facebook Asks You To Please Select Your Emotion | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

It could make us more willing to express how we feel. Or you could say it over-simplies our complex moods and lives. But today the Facebook status update box began offering the option to “share how you’re feeling or what you’re doing” through a drop-down menu of emoticons and media.

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Do Not Track Legislation Makes a Comeback

Do Not Track Legislation Makes a Comeback | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Do Not Track legislation is poised to make a big comeback this Congress, and marketers who managed to hold it off for the past two years are taking nothing for granted.
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@properties Welcomes Rick Richker

@properties Welcomes Rick Richker | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Chicago real estate company @properties announced that Rick Richker has recently joined the firm as a broker associate in its Winnetka office.
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New Ill. foreclosure rules to be broadly applied starting May 1

New Ill. foreclosure rules to be broadly applied starting May 1 | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The Illinois Supreme Court announced Monday that new mortgage foreclosure rules will take effect May 1, and borrower outreach requirements will apply to all cases that have not received judgments, regardless of when they were filed.
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America's Most Post-Industrial Metros

America's Most Post-Industrial Metros | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

The American economy has long been transitioning from goods-producing to service. But how has this transition occurred across America's cities and metro areas? What does its geography look like?

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The Canadian Real Estate Association and DocuSign Partner to Provide an Electronic Signature Solution

The Canadian Real Estate Association and DocuSign Partner to Provide an Electronic Signature Solution | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

DocuSign, the real estate industry standard for eSignature, announced that it has entered into an agreement with The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) for DocuSign to become a provider of electronic signatures for its more than 105,000 members nationwide.

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RISMedia’s Power Broker Report: The Top 500: Rallying Around Recovery

RISMedia’s Power Broker Report: The Top 500: Rallying Around Recovery | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

While there is still plenty of room for improvement in our current economic and housing climate, Power Brokers are advancing full speed ahead toward recovery. The door to the downturn has been shut and there’s nowhere to go but up.

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Why your Chrome browser is about to get smartphone-like rich notifications

Why your Chrome browser is about to get smartphone-like rich notifications | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Google prepped developers on how to create rich, actionable notifications in Chrome for web apps back in February. Now, the supporting code is in the browser for Windows and Chrome OS devices. Is Google Now next?
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New website lets sellers see proposals from listing agents

New website lets sellers see proposals from listing agents | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

People who don't like to negotiate might prefer to come to an agreement through a more structured process when selling a home -- one that slices the bargaining aspect of hiring a real estate agent out of the equation.

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No chance of collusion or anti-trust here.

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Analyst: Google Will Spend $84M Building Out KC’s Fiber Network To 149K Homes; $11B If It Went Nationwide

Analyst: Google Will Spend $84M Building Out KC’s Fiber Network To 149K Homes; $11B If It Went Nationwide | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
With Austin, Texas expected to be named as the next city for the Google Fiber project, possibly as soon as tomorrow, the analysts at Bernstein Research have published some estimates on how the economics are shaping up for the only place where...
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7-Year-Old Boy Fighting Brain Cancer Scores 69-Yard Touchdown [VIRAL VIDEO]

7-Year-Old Boy Fighting Brain Cancer Scores 69-Yard Touchdown [VIRAL VIDEO] | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
It's not every day that you see players and fans from both teams cheer when a player scores a touchdown, but that's what happened when Jack Hoffman scored.
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Heartstrings tugging moment of the day

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Would ‘Do Not Track’ Legislation Impact Your Marketing Efforts?

Would ‘Do Not Track’ Legislation Impact Your Marketing Efforts? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

According to an article from AdWeekthere is some renewed interest in getting ‘Do Not Track’ legislation pushed through that would give consumers the chance to sign up for a ‘Do Not Call’ type exemption from online tracking.

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Would You Give Up Your Personal Data for $25 Dollars?

Would You Give Up Your Personal Data for $25 Dollars? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Every consumer has a price, which is good news for marketers. And according to Rodney Mason, CMO of Parago, that ...
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Is It Good for Publishers When Advertisers Are Distributors?

Is It Good for Publishers When Advertisers Are Distributors? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Advertisers want their ads to be more relevant. And (most) publishers have an audience monetization problem. So a new crop of ad formats offers to solve both problems by letting advertisers benefit from social sharing by distributing editorial content to prospective customers. But are they safe for publishers?

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EBay Opens Up Its Data for Ad Targeting

EBay Opens Up Its Data for Ad Targeting | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Retailers possess a crazy amount of really valuable data for advertisers—e.g., what products someone has bought or have browsed through and may one day buy, potentially sooner if they’re shown an ad for that item.
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Pocket Listings Generate Controversy and Definitely Require Disclosure

Pocket Listings Generate Controversy and Definitely Require Disclosure | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Pocket listings have never really been gone - they occur in all kinds of markets - but they seem to be back now in a big way. And a lot of people - real estate agents in particular - are not happy about it. Articles debating their value and impact have appeared on the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) web site,Realtor®.org,

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@properties Welcomes Emily Nieman

@properties Welcomes Emily Nieman | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Chicago real estate company @properties announced that Emily Nieman has recently joined the firm as real estate consultant in its Winnetka office.
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Greatest Concern About Facebook Home? You Guessed It, Privacy

Greatest Concern About Facebook Home? You Guessed It, Privacy | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

If there is one thing that we have been conditioned to do over the years whenever Facebook so much as hiccups is to wonder just what they have or have not done to the privacy of Facebook users.

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Why Direct Mail In a Digital World?

Why Direct Mail In a Digital World? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Digital world? Well, yes, but we're also a world of people who still appreciate personal touches, tangible visibility and human interaction. Here are six powerful reasons to put mail into your spring marketing plan.
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Filocity's curator insight, April 9, 2013 6:59 PM
Still the fastest and most affective way to increase sales. We still host about 9 million emails in various industries through our sister company activedevelopment.com. Have to say that customers love it!
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Can You Patent A Steak?

Can You Patent A Steak? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The world now knows how to cut a Vegas strip steak out of a dead cow. Still unclear: Whether researchers will be granted a patent on the steak.
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Google Lays Out Plans For A "Dotless .Search" New gTLD

Google Lays Out Plans For A "Dotless .Search" New gTLD | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
In a letter to ICANN today Google laid out its plan on how it plans on operating 4 new gTLD that it applied for as a closed Registry with the most interesting being plans for .Search which is plans...
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Helen Jaeger Roth Joins Prudential Rubloff's Magnificent Mile Office

Helen Jaeger Roth Joins Prudential Rubloff's Magnificent Mile Office | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Helen Jaeger Roth, a Senior Broker with career sales in excess of $650 million, has joined Prudential Rubloff Properties's Magnificent Mile office.
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LinkMe Displays Texts, Social-Media Alerts on Your Wrist [VIDEO]

LinkMe Displays Texts, Social-Media Alerts on Your Wrist [VIDEO] | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

LinkMe is a Bluetooth-enabled device that lets users view incoming text messages or social-media alerts on their wrist. They send a message with their smartphone via an app, which in turn, will be displayed on LinkMe.

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Makes reading texts easier while driving - just rest your hand on the steering wheel.

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