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Building Relationships: There Isn’t An App for That

Building Relationships: There Isn’t An App for That | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

We have all gotten sucked into this world of technology. We do everything we can to stay on top of what’s new and hot and purchase the latest iAnything. Even I can’t help but admit that that I do like the “shiny” things in life.

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Anne Brahin Will Lead @properties's Winnetka Office

Anne Brahin Will Lead @properties's Winnetka Office | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
@properties announced that Anne Brahin will be the new vice president of brokerage services for the company's Winnetka office
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Friday Flash: WTF RPR? 1000watt

Friday Flash: WTF RPR? 1000watt | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
It's time for a little inside baseball, folks. Please bear with me, because who wins the game matters... This week, RPR, NAR's property database spin-off, announced that it is sending the real esta...
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gTLD Objection Period Closing 13 March 2013 | ICANN

gTLD Objection Period Closing 13 March 2013 | ICANN | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Objections to new gTLD strings must be submitted by 13 March 2013 at 23:59:59 UTC in order to be considered by Dispute Resolution Service Providers (DRSPs).

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Zillow Opens Office In San Francisco

Zillow Opens Office In San Francisco | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Zillow, Inc. (Z), the leading real estate information and home-related marketplace, today announced the opening of its newest office in San Francisco. Located in the heart of the city’s financial district at 225 Bush St., the office is home base for team members from Zillow® Rentals, HotPadsTM and other sales, engineering and corporate services.

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Condo.com / Houses.com Partners With Point2 and CREA - Expands U.S. and Canadian Property Listings

Condo.com / Houses.com Partners With Point2 and CREA - Expands U.S. and Canadian Property Listings | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Condo.com and Houses.com have partnered with Point2 and CREA (Canadian Real Estate Association) in order to expand their U.S. and Canadian property inventory on their websites. Thousands of Canadian real estate listings will be added to the sites.
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Freddie Mac $11 billion annual net income shows improving housing market

Freddie Mac $11 billion annual net income shows improving housing market | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The government-sponsored enterprise also reported net income of $4.5 billion for the fourth quarter of 2012, compared to net income of $2.9 billion from the previous quarter. 
 
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Embedding Negative Equity Maps

Embedding Negative Equity Maps | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Last week we released our fourth quarter negative equity report. With that, we also updated our negative equity visualization, which can be found here . New this time around is that we added the feature to be able to embed a certain map view on other sites. On the visualization click on “Embed this map” – shown below by the large black arrow and circle – and then a popup will let you choose the exact view you want to embed.

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Freddie Mac calls 2012 a golden year for multifamily

Freddie Mac calls 2012 a golden year for multifamily | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Freddie Mac announced it posted a record $28.8 billion in multifamily business volume last year. That volume includes both loan purchase and bond guarantees. 

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Why Innovation By Brainstorming Doesn't Work

Why Innovation By Brainstorming Doesn't Work | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Eleven men and women file into a conference room and take their places around a large table. Coffee cups and pastries are assembled in front of them.
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CEO Andrew Mason is out at Groupon

CEO Andrew Mason is out at Groupon | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Groupon CEO Andrew Mason will be leaving the company he announced Thursday after a disastrous company earnings call on Wednesday.
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You can't change everything or everyone, but you can change the people who matter

You can't change everything or everyone, but you can change the people who matter | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Marketing is about change--changing people's actions, perceptions or the conversation. Successful change is almost always specific, not general. You don't have a chance to make mass change, but you can make focused change.
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FHA Plays Vital Role for American Homeowners, Realtors® Testify

FHA Plays Vital Role for American Homeowners, Realtors® Testify | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
NAR President Gary Thomas testified before the Senate Banking Committee that without the FHA, the housing downturn and economic recession would have been far worse for the nation. 
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IHDA to host Illinois Homebuyer Expo on March 23

IHDA to host Illinois Homebuyer Expo on March 23 | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

If you are thinking of buying an Illinois home this spring, then you’ll want to mark your calendar for the State of Illinois Homebuyer Expo being held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 23 at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. - See more at: http://www.iarbuzz.com/2013/03/quinn-announces-expo/#sthash.9PdiKIOy.dpuf

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Coldwell Banker Announces Top 2012 Year-End Award Winners

Coldwell Banker Announces Top 2012 Year-End Award Winners | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The Coldwell Banker Real Estate 2012 year-end award recipients have been announced: Jennifer Ames, Patricia Furman, Frank DeNovi, and Mary Wallace.
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New syndication platform focused on high-end listings

New syndication platform focused on high-end listings | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Listing-Feed.com streamlines distribution to select sites. Brokers and agents who want to promote their listings on several high-end real estate websites have a new option -- Listing-Feed.com.
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Just what the world needs - another syndication site.  Send us your IDX feed and we will charge you to send your listings to sites where they already appear.

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RealtyTrac: Foreclosure sales uneven across the nation

RealtyTrac: Foreclosure sales uneven across the nation | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
RealtyTrac, the leading online marketplace, reported a 6% decline in foreclosure of properties sold in 2012 from 2011. Foreclosure-related sales accounted for 21% of all sales in 2012, which is down from 23% in 2011.
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Corpus Christi Association of REALTORS Joins Zillow Partnership Platform

Corpus Christi Association of REALTORS Joins Zillow Partnership Platform | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real estate and home-related information marketplace, today announced that the Corpus Christi Association of REALTORS® has joined the Zillow® Partnership Platform and will begin syndicating listings directly to the Zillow Real Estate Network.

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LPS: U.S. loan delinquency rate falls 2.03%

LPS: U.S. loan delinquency rate falls 2.03% | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
About 3.5 million properties are 30 days or more past due, but not in foreclosure, while the number of mortgages that are 90 or days more delinquent reached 1.5 million, LPS said.
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Netflix, Target, Macy’s Sued For Patent Infringement

Netflix, Target, Macy’s Sued For Patent Infringement | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Netflix, Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX), Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) and Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) are the latest companies to face a lawsuit.
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Foreclosures fall 17.8% from year ago levels

Foreclosures fall 17.8% from year ago levels | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
"The backlog of distressed assets continues to fade as the foreclosure inventory has fallen to a level not seen since mid-2009, with less than 3% of all mortgages in foreclosure," said Mark Fleming, chief economist for CoreLogic.
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Oracle investigating after two more Java 7 zero-day flaws found

Oracle investigating after two more Java 7 zero-day flaws found | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Polish security researchers have discovered yet more zero-day vulnerabilities in Java, the beleaguered Web plug-in, that led to the successful intrusion of Facebook, Apple and Microsoft in recent weeks.
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The Disappearing Chinese Artist That Advertisers Can’t Get Enough Of

The Disappearing Chinese Artist That Advertisers Can’t Get Enough Of | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Liu Bolin is neither a magician nor a mafia hitman, but one of his great talents is making people disappear.Liu Bolin "The Invisible Man"Over the years, with his ongoing "Hiding in the City" series, Bolin has blended himself seamlessly into the...
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A Myriad of Issues Result in Flawed Appraisals

A Myriad of Issues Result in Flawed Appraisals | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The budding housing revival driven by pent-up consumer demand still faces a number of obstacles, including tight credit for builders along with a stretched lot and building supply system in many markets that are barely keeping up with demand.
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'Jumbo' home loans returning

'Jumbo' home loans returning | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Home sales and prices are rising briskly in those neighborhoods where the well-heeled like to plant their mailboxes: along Chicago's North Shore, in the San Francisco Bay Area and in the haute Hamptons

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