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Mobile App Introduced by Real Estate Marketing Company

Hubzu, an online real estate marketing platform, announced the launch of new mobile technology features including a mobile app and SMS notifications. These features allow Hubzu users to further engage and interact during the search and online auction phases by receiving real-time notifications regarding auction outbids, auction end times, foreclosure auction alerts, auction bid prices, … The post Mobile App …

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New Employees Announced for Fintech Startup

Iowa-based fintech startup LenderClose has expanded its staff, adding three new employees. To meet demand from its growing client base of community lenders nationwide, LenderClose has increased its workforce by more than 15 employees in the first half of 2019. Joining the LenderClose team in July are sales representatives Troy Allen and Kathy Bell, and … The post New Employees …

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Studying the Decline of Single-Family Housing Authorizations

BuildFax’s latest Housing Health Report revealed year-over-year declines in single-family housing authorizations, as they have fallen 2.75% since 2018. Also seeing declines are existing housing maintenance volume (0.75%) and existing remodel volume (0.33%).  The report uses U.S. property condition and history data to deliver economic trends, includes information on the states that had the largest … The post Studying the …

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Forecasting Appreciation Rates Across the Nation

The average appreciation rate for residential real estate in the nation’s 100 largest markets is forecasted to be 3.7% over the next year ending on June 1, 2020, according to a Veros Real Estate Solutions.  Veros states that anticipated rate of 3.7% is unchanged from the rate predicated in Q1 2019, and signified a “leveling … The post Forecasting Appreciation …

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Which Housing Markets Face a Possible Bubble in 2019?

A new report by Financial Planning studies the housing markets at danger for a bubble during the summer.  The report, which studied markets with a minimum population of 100,000, at least 100 quarterly home sales, and a median sales price above the national rate of $255,000, found Hawaii County, Hawaii, to be most at risk … The post Which Housing …

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The Best Large Cities to Live in

Although urban settings account for fewer than 3% of the U.S. landmass, they contain around 80% of the nation’s population. WalletHub’s latest survey studied the best large cities to live in, with Virginia Beach, Virginia, coming out on top.  Virginia Beach ranked No. 1 in affordability, high homeownership rates, and had the lowest percentage of … The post The Best …

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Flood Damage Could Impact More Than 300,000 Homes

Analysis by CoreLogic shows that 339,480 homes in Louisiana face the danger of flood damage due to Tropical Storm Barry.  The report states that 32.6% of homes in the state are located within a Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA), and homeowners are required to purchase flood insurance in these designated areas when their mortgages are … The post Flood Damage …

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