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|The week in industry hires and promotions: February 13-17, 2017 |
- Sat, 18 Feb 2017 12:00:10 +0000
Who got hired or promoted this week? Here's our weekly rundown, in chronological order ...
|Top 10 posts from last week |
- Sat, 18 Feb 2017 11:00:56 +0000
Here were the most popular stories on Inman this past week ...
|Real estate market recap, February 13-17, 2017 |
- Sat, 18 Feb 2017 10:00:39 +0000
Here's what happened this week in the real estate market ...
|Facebook formally launches new jobs functionality |
- Fri, 17 Feb 2017 22:00:53 +0000
Over the past year, Facebook has been rolling out update after update, which included features such as Facebook Live and Facebook Marketplace, a Craigslist-esque function that allows users to sell items. Now, the social media giant has officially launched its newest feature -- job listings ...
|Inman launches image contributor program |
- Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:52:15 +0000
The phrase “Inman is its readers” isn’t just a marketing slogan; it’s something we live every day. But one of the areas where we knew we could do better living this mantra is with the images we use on inman.com and elsewhere ...
|The best real estate digital marketing plan you’ve ever seen |
- Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:45:01 +0000
Some of the top brokers and executives in the industry talk about digital marketing -- what it is, what its impact can be and how to create a plan that will work for your business ...
|Inman Demo Day Webinar: Become the go-to agent in your farm and sphere |
- Fri, 17 Feb 2017 20:27:57 +0000
In this webinar, you learn how SmartTargeting helps you maximize business in your farm and sphere ...
||National Association of Realtors - Real Estate Education, Information, Marketing Resources
|Best Cell Phone Plans for Seniors |
- Wed, 28 Oct 2015 17:37:52 GMT
Cell phones are important, especially for seniors who can live, driving and spend a lot of time alone. The benefits of owning a cell phone safety are obvious; call for help can be a necessity. Many wireless companies have changed their marketing efforts to push wireless packages for seniors that offer many of the same standard features as other wireless plans and similar and monthly
|Best Cell Phone Plans |
- Tue, 27 Oct 2015 12:32:12 GMT
As a wide variety of mobile phone plans and deals are coping up these days, sometimes the mobile phone buyers feel helpless and confused rather than finding the comfort of shopping. This happens just because right after entering into a shop for buying a handset you get loaded with a bunch of offers and deals knowing about all of those in detail and then deciding to go for one on the
|Best Prepaid Cell Phone Plans |
- Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:57:22 GMT
Nowadays having a Smartphone is simply another one of life basic needs. Understanding all too well about reliance on those devices, mobile phone service providers are capable to charge high costs for monthly data plans and all of the other extras. For people who just need a simple wireless plan or don't like the idea of joining a 2 or 3 years agreement, a prepaid cell phone is a good
|Best Cell Phone Companies |
- Sun, 25 Oct 2015 21:37:32 GMT
Getting the best cell phone plan on a fresh cell phone deal is far from simple], and you are forgiven for purchasing the impression that cell phone companies are intentionally making it complicated. As soon as you have chosen what phone you desire, you still need to choose which service provider to sign up with, at which purpose you might ask whether it makes sense to purchase a
||RISMedia Real Estate News, Industry Trends, Marketing - Residential & Commercial
|On the House: A Crowdfunded Alternative to House-Flip Financing |
- Sat, 18 Feb 2017 05:00:17 +0000
(TNS)—Back when house-flipping was the major fad of the mid-2000s, Matt and Elizabeth Faircloth were not like most. As tens of thousands of people across the nation were securing mortgages they never should have received to fund flips, the New Jersey couple were tapping into money for projects in any way they could find: personal […]
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|Commerce Department: Home-Building Down in January, but Permits Up |
- Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:23:47 +0000
Home-building overall stalled in January, but more permits indicate construction will pick up in the months ahead. Single-family construction rose 1.9 percent in January to a rate of 823,000, up from 808,000 in December, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Privately-owned construction fell 2.6 percent to […]
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|Mortgage Rates Tick Down as ‘Year Full of Surprises’ Continues |
- Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:21:39 +0000
Mortgage rates on average ticked down for the second straight week, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), with the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage posting 4.15 percent with a 0.5 point. The trend, says Freddie Mac Chief Economist Sean Becketti, is off-track from its usual movement. “For the last 46 years, the 30-year […]
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|Realogy and Guaranteed Rate Form Mortgage Origination Joint Venture |
- Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:19:50 +0000
Realogy Holdings Corp. and Guaranteed Rate, Inc. have agreed to form a new joint venture, Guaranteed Rate Affinity LLC, which is expected to begin operations in June 2017. Guaranteed Rate Affinity will originate and market its mortgage lending services to Realogy’s real estate brokerage subsidiary NRT and relocation subsidiary Cartus, as well as to other […]
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|Home Prices Climb in Unseasonable Winter |
- Wed, 15 Feb 2017 21:12:35 +0000
It has been an unseasonably hot winter in housing as home prices hike higher, according to Clear Capital’s recently released Home Data Index (HDI) report, showing national quarterly home price growth at 0.9 percent. Regional quarterly price growth, per the report, was mixed: 0.7 percent in the Northeast, an increase; 0.8 percent in the Midwest, […]
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|Pets Have Pull for Homebuyers and Renters |
- Wed, 15 Feb 2017 21:00:31 +0000
Three bathrooms? Check. Garage? Check. Doggy door? Check. Pets are family—and homes have to accommodate family. According to a recently released report by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), 81 percent of Americans say their pets play a role in their housing situation—so much so that 89 percent say they would not give up their […]
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|Gary Keller: ‘These Are Good Times’ for Real Estate |
- Tue, 14 Feb 2017 21:20:36 +0000
Addresses Critical Factor in State of Housing Market From a stalled homeownership rate to uncertainty out of the White House, the real estate industry is facing a host of challenges and opportunities informing the future of the business, and the market. One critical factor, however, according to Gary Keller, co-founder and chairman of the board […]
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||The Wall Street Journal Real Estate News
|Greece Impact on Property Limited But Investors Are Concerned About Spain |
- Tue, 07 Jul 2015 14:55:04 +0000
So far, commercial real-estate analysts looking at Europe’s booming market are not too concerned that Greece’s turmoil will spread further afield.
|Blessing in Disguise: Greece Crisis Could Cool Property Market |
- Fri, 03 Jul 2015 20:59:57 +0000
Greece appears to be slipping ever closer to an exit from the euro zone. While a potential catastrophe for the country, it might actually be a good thing for Europe's booming commercial real-estate markets.
|Millennials Just Like the Rest of Us When it Comes to Home Renovations |
- Fri, 26 Jun 2015 21:19:44 +0000
Contrary to popular perception, younger people aren’t more keen on trendy upgrades such as green materials and smart technology when it comes to renovating their homes, a new survey finds.
|Economists Assign Blame For Housing Shortage |
- Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:43:07 +0000
The national supply of homes for sale is getting squeezed by the small amount of equity millions of would-be sellers have in their properties and relatively weak output from home builders, according to economists speaking Friday at a real-estate conference in Miami.
|Low Income and Underwater |
- Thu, 25 Jun 2015 20:14:09 +0000
Even in places where negative equity has mostly vanished, areas with lower median incomes are doing worse.
|Economists: Home Builders Neglecting Entry-Level Market |
- Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:56:46 +0000
Nela Richardson, chief economist for brokerage Redfin Corp., and Selma Hepp, chief economist for Zillow Group’s Trulia real-estate website, both said builders aren’t constructing enough entry-level housing to meet demand. They’re focusing more of their resources instead, the economists said, on building pricey homes for buyers with ample credit.
|Principal Reduction: A Mortgage Quandary With No Easy Answers |
- Wed, 24 Jun 2015 19:34:59 +0000
Pretty much ever since he took the helm in January 2014, Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Melvin Watt has been under pressure from housing advocates and some lawmakers to allow mortgage-finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to reduce the mortgage principal on at least some home loans.