Here's a Harvard Business Review post from Dennis Crowley, founder and CEO of Foursquare, on the future of the social map. Crowley's thoughts shed light on what housing pros might make of future map app solutions.
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National Association of Home Builders economist Rob Dietz comments that builders and developers continue to report easing credit conditions for acquisition, development, and construction (AD&C) loans.
Reuters staffer Jason Lange reports on a Reuters poll that shows that stronger job creation in the United States is making economists more optimistic about the outlook for home resales--albeit at flat price appreciation rates--over the next two years.
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta research economists John Robertson and Ellyn Terry give a thorough going-over to data on people working part-time for economic reasons (PTER), which means people who want full-time work but have not yet been able to find it.
Calculated Risk post-man Bill McBride notes that Freddie Mac reported that the Single-Family serious delinquency rate declined in July to 2.02% from 2.07% in June. This is the lowest level since January 2009, but it should be below 1%.
NerdWallet analyst Divya Raghavan crunched the numbers to find the best cities for working parents, based on affordability, child care costs, school quality and the community..
HomeUnion wants to level the playing field for smaller investors, helping them compete with institutional giants to identify bargain-priced single-family rental properties in markets around the country, and then buy and manage them from afar.
For consumers, good cheer hasn't translated to stronger spending. As has been the case throughout most of this recovery, the spirit is willing but the wallet is weak.
NerdScholar does a research country-by-country census of the origins of the United States college and university foreign students.
Mortgage applications increased 2.8% from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 22, 2014.