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Opendoor will now let any builder sell new homes through its ‘trade-up’ program

3 hours 23 min ago

Customers for this program visit a homebuilder office, find a home from a builder that they want to move into right away or find a lot in progress that's expected to be ready in a certain timeframe. They get an estimate for how much Opendoor would buy their existing home for in 24 hours...

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West USA Realty, Inc. Among Nation's Best for Sales Production - PR Newswire (press release)

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West USA Realty, Inc. Among Nation's Best for Sales Production
PR Newswire (press release)
PHOENIX, May 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- West USA Realty, Inc. has been named the 14th highest production real estate brokerage in the Nation, according to the Real Trends 500 ranking and reporting published by Real Trends, Inc. In 2017, West USA ...

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Do these tender Instagrams from Bristol Palin, Dakota Meyer indicate their divorce is off? - USA TODAY

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USA TODAY

Do these tender Instagrams from Bristol Palin, Dakota Meyer indicate their divorce is off?
USA TODAY
But is a reconciliation entirely out of the picture? Perhaps not, if recent Instagram posts are any indication. Monday Meyer "couldn't be prouder" of Palin for passing a real estate exam. "Congratulations," he captioned a photo of Palin smiling. "I ...

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Elliott Adds Steel to European Bets on Coffee, Property, Telcos - Bloomberg

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Bloomberg

Elliott Adds Steel to European Bets on Coffee, Property, Telcos
Bloomberg
Elliott increased its position in real-estate company Hammerson Plc to 1.73 percent last month, according to a filing. Hammerson's chairman, CEO and CFO should all probably resign, Jefferies analyst Mike Prew said in an April 23 note, a day before they ...

Categories: Europe

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Barings buys office asset in Sweden for institutional investors - IP Real Estate

4 hours 20 min ago


IP Real Estate

Barings buys office asset in Sweden for institutional investors
IP Real Estate
Barings Real Estate is buying an office asset in Sweden on behalf of institutional investors for over €100m. The investment manager said it acquired Härolden 44 in Stockholm as part of its pan-European core investment strategy from Swedish fund manager ...

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European Semester 2018 Spring Package explained - EU News

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European Semester 2018 Spring Package explained
EU News
Housing is generally the main asset held by households, and real estate is also routinely used as collateral for loans by companies. Preventing booms and busts would thus increase the resilience of economies to potential shocks, especially if there is ...

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Are your social media posts hurting your real estate business?

6 hours 53 min ago

International relations, climate change, gun control, health care and natural disasters are just of few of the topics in the news on any given day. We are overexposed to news and information via our social media networks. 

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10 tips for making a first-time home purchase go smoothly

7 hours 9 min ago

Able real estate agents know the first step with first-time (and really all) buyers is to get them pre-qualified — preferably with a lender who is accustomed to working with this group of buyers and who has the patience to explain (early and often) all the costs related to a property purchase.

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6 cryptocurrency questions investors should ask real estate agents (and how to answer)

7 hours 23 min ago

There’s a new way to invest in real estate — cryptocurrency. Some forward-thinking investors have already used the digital currencies, the most famous of which is bitcoin, to buy real estate. Blockchain — the secure, distributed ledger that permanently records crypto transactions — is the underlying technology that enables cryptocurrencies, and it's playing a growing role in the industry as well.

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Smart parking for companies and individuals - Fleet Europe

8 hours 51 min ago


Smart parking for companies and individuals
Fleet Europe
At a recent trade fair dedicated to real estate in Brussels, some companies were exhibiting which operate in the domain of intelligent parking and car sharing. The first of these – BePark – says that it provides parking management software for modern ...

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Why Mark Zuckerberg's Trip to Europe Was Not Reassuring - Inc.com

Tue, 2018-05-22 19:57


Inc.com

Why Mark Zuckerberg's Trip to Europe Was Not Reassuring
Inc.com
And maybe he was in fact feeling cheerful in the knowledge that his visit was destined to be a success, conveying a vague sense of transparency and accountability without carrying any real risk of unwanted disclosure. That much was assured ... It was ...

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Facebook's Zuckerberg grilled by EU lawmakers over privacy, data - MarketWatch

Tue, 2018-05-22 18:47


Facebook's Zuckerberg grilled by EU lawmakers over privacy, data
MarketWatch
But, Zuckerberg didn't answer some of the tougher questions or stray beyond the public relations blueprint established during his trip to Washington D.C. Despite the re-hashed responses, Zuckerberg made an effort to reassure European leaders that the ...

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NAR drops congressman from donor program over anti-LGBTQ stance

Tue, 2018-05-22 17:10

The National Association of Realtors has officially dropped Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, a Republican from Orange County, California, from its President's Circle donation program, NAR confirmed to Inman Tuesday afternoon.

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8 Tech Companies in 2018 REach® Class

Tue, 2018-05-22 15:01

NAR PULSE—NAR’s strategic investment arm, Second Century Ventures, will work with eight companies that show promise in the real estate industry as part of its REach® accelerator program. The companies offer an automated email platform, local marketing system, compliance checklist, transaction management system, income goal tracking program, lead routing app and transaction coordination platform.

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The states where buyers can get the most bang for their buck

Tue, 2018-05-22 14:57

With home prices steadily rising, buyers are spending more for less space, and in some cases, they're dropping nearly $1 million for fire-damaged or dilapidated homes in desirable locales. But, not all hope is lost, according to GoBankingRates latest home price analysis.

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HomeServices Acquires Ebby Halliday in Latest Move

Tue, 2018-05-22 14:54

HomeServices of America, Inc. is acquiring Ebby Halliday Real Estate, Inc., a legacy North Texas powerhouse. The acquisition includes the brands Ebby Halliday, REALTORS®, Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate and William Trew Real Estate, as well as affiliates Home Team Mortgage and Texas Premier Title. As has been customary with HomeServices, the brand’s names will remain the same. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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