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June Existing-Home Prices Rise Again, Sales Down with Constrained Supply

June Existing-Home Prices Rise Again, Sales Down with Constrained Supply | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (July 19, 2012) - Existing-home prices continued to show gains but sales fell in June with tight supplies of affordable homes limiting first-time buyers, according to the National Associati...
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Housing no longer busted, but far from booming

Housing no longer busted, but far from booming | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
A steady trickle of upbeat housing numbers has some analysts and pundits rendering a stunningly cheery verdict on the housing market.
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Survey: Percentage of users saying they opt out of targeted ads has nearly doubled

Survey: Percentage of users saying they opt out of targeted ads has nearly doubled | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Amid debates over Do Not Track and increased activity in ad tech, a report released Monday from privacy management firm TRUSTe signals that consumers are increasingly taking actions to protect their online privacy.
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Seth's Blog: It's easier to love a brand when the brand loves you back

Seth's Blog: It's easier to love a brand when the brand loves you back | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Worth thinking about that the next time you're annoyed at a customer. Or when you're dreaming up a policy designed to punish a few outlier customers while it actually annoys all of them. Tell me again why the gift certificates...
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Internet scams use Re/Max brand | Inman News

Internet scams use Re/Max brand | Inman News | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Franchisor warns consumers of email account phishing, rental schemes. The Re/Max real estate brand name has been used in at least two recent online scams, one an email account phishing ploy, the other a false rental scheme.
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Rental Payments May Now Count Towards Good Credit and a Good Credit Score. Get Your New Report Says American Financial Solutions

Rental Payments May Now Count Towards Good Credit and a Good Credit Score. Get Your New Report Says American Financial Solutions | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Rental Payments May Now Count Towards Good Credit and a Good Credit Score. Get Your New Report Says American Financial Solutions

 

On July 10th, 2012, FICO® and CoreLogic® introduced a new consumer credit score model aimed at increasing the number of people who qualify for mortgage loans.

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RentSFNow and J.Wavro Associates Partner With Trulia to Deliver Rental Listings in San Francisco - HispanicBusiness.com

RentSFNow and J.Wavro Associates Partner With Trulia to Deliver Rental Listings in San Francisco - HispanicBusiness.com | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/11/12 -- Trulia, a leading online marketplace for homebuyers, sellers, renters and
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Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Agents Named To REAL Trends The Thousand Report

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Agents Named To REAL Trends The Thousand Report | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Fran Broude, president and COO of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, has announced that several of the brokerage’s agents have been named to the 2012 The Wall Street Journal/REAL Trends The Thousand Report, according to an issued press release.

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Rockford REALTORS® and IAR Governmental Affairs stall push for rental property licensing

Rockford REALTORS® and IAR Governmental Affairs stall push for rental property licensing | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

According to an iReport from IAR Local Government Affairs Director (GAD) Conor Brown: “City of Rockford Alderman Ann Thompson-Kelly stood up on council floor last week to again push for requiring rental property owners to obtain a certificate of registration (licencing), a mandatory inspection and pay fees.”

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RealtyTrac: 2Q foreclosure activity rises as some states see reboot | HousingWire

RealtyTrac: 2Q foreclosure activity rises as some states see reboot | HousingWire | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Foreclosure starts increased in more markets during the first half of 2012, most notably in the second quarter, with 31 states posting year-over-year increases.
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Mortgage rates dip to new lows | HousingWire

Mortgage rates dip to new lows | HousingWire | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Following a lackluster employment report for June, long-term U.S. Treasury bond yields eased somewhat this week, allowing fixed mortgage rates to fall to unseen depths.
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Barbara O’Connor joins Move.com as EVP Marketing from Yahoo!

Barbara O’Connor joins Move.com as EVP Marketing from Yahoo! | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
At Yahoo!, O'Connor led significant initiatives that drove measurable increases in revenue, online audience reach and engagement, app downloads and overall reputation. Prior to Yahoo!, O'Connor helped launch Kontiki, Inc.
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CoreLogic® Reports Negative Equity Decreases in First Quarter Of 2012

CoreLogic® Reports Negative Equity Decreases in First Quarter Of 2012 | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

CoreLogic CLGX -0.30% , a leading provider of information, analytics and business services, today released new data showing that 11.4 million, or 23.7 percent, of all residential properties with a mortgage were in negative equity at the end of the first quarter of 2012.

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June home sales in Illinois up 18.0 percent from a year ago; Median prices also post year-over-year increases

June home sales in Illinois up 18.0 percent from a year ago; Median prices also post year-over-year increases | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Home sales surged 18 percent over previous year levels, with data released today by the Illinois Association of REALTORS® showing signs that the state’s housing market is strengthening.

 

Statewide home sales (including single-family homes and condominiums) in June 2012 totaled 13,111 homes sold, up 18.0 percent from 11,108 home sales in June 2011. This was the best June performance since 2010 when 13,144 homes were sold in Illinois.

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DocuSign Raises $47.5 Million To Accelerate Growth

DocuSign Raises $47.5 Million To Accelerate Growth | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
DocuSign, the global leader in electronic signature, announced today that the company has secured $47.5 million in funding from premier investors, public funds, and strategic tech-industry leaders.
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CoreLogic Exceeds First Quarter Earnings Estimates - Forbes

CoreLogic Exceeds First Quarter Earnings Estimates - Forbes | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
CoreLogic shares reached their 52-week high earlier this week after raising its full-year outlook late last month.
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Rising home prices bring 700,000 homeowners above water | Inman News

Rising home prices bring 700,000 homeowners above water | Inman News | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
CoreLogic: Negative equity concentrated among homes under $200,000.
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RE/MAX Suburban Receives Top Honors In Northern Illinois Network

RE/MAX Suburban Receives Top Honors In Northern Illinois Network | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

The RE/MAX Suburban team of Bob Baker, Jim Nelson, Sr. and Jim Nelson, Jr. were recently honored with the Distinguished Service Award for the brokerage’s performance in 2011 by the RE/MAX Northern Illinois real estate network.

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Rental Search Now Live on coldwellbanker.com | Coldwell Banker Blue Matter

Rental Search Now Live on coldwellbanker.com | Coldwell Banker Blue Matter | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
We've upgraded coldwellbanker.com with thousands of rental properties for you to search through.
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Chase analysts expect home prices to rise 12% by 2016 | HousingWire

Chase analysts expect home prices to rise 12% by 2016 | HousingWire | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Home prices are hitting bottom, and could rise by as much as 12% over the next four years, according to the latest forecast from bank analysts. However, much remains uncertain about a still sizeable shadow inventory.
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Jobless claims decline as auto factories push back shutdowns | HousingWire

Jobless claims decline as auto factories push back shutdowns | HousingWire | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Jobless claims experienced a steep, isolated decline last week as auto factories pushed back their summer shutdowns to offset declining inventory levels.
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MediaPost Publications Some Do Most Browsing Only on Cell Phone 07/11/2012

MediaPost Publications Some Do Most Browsing Only on Cell Phone 07/11/2012 | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Some Do Most Browsing Only on Cell Phone - 07/11/2012...
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Movoto Launches SpotProperty: The First Daily Deal Website for Homes

Movoto Launches SpotProperty: The First Daily Deal Website for Homes | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

SpotProperty Identifies Deals Priced 10-20% Below Market Value

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