Items Tagged with 'EBay'


  • adds former eBay executive as VP of customer engagement

    Kristine Chen to serve in newly created role
    Continuing a recent trend of hiring high-level executives with extensive web experience, announced the addition of Kristine Chin to serve in the newly created role of vice president of customer engagement. Chin joins, the online real estate marketplace, after spending 12 years with eBay.
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  • Attend an Auction in Your Pajamas

    Seven minutes. A keyboard, a bowl of cereal and $100. That’s all a buyer needs to have a shot at a discounted condo on On July 27th, an online auction will open for a sleek condominium in the Beat condos on the south side of Dallas, TX. A seat at the eBay-like auction room costs $100, but the last property went for $86,840. The winner probably fell out of his or her computer chair, because the Austin condo was valued at $690,000. So, who’s crazy enough to let a property go for a fraction of the valued price?
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  • What $21.9m Used to Buy

    Come one, come all! There are bargains out there, and for the right circles, none may represent that more than East Coconut Palm Road in Boca Raton. The mansion, previously listed for $21.9m, found no buyer. So folks, it's auction time! And the 25,000 square foot mansion may be purchased for a song, as only $250,000 is needed in earnest money. On July 11 Concierge Auctions are putting 450 East Coconut palm under the hammer in an effort to attract some high-fliers, as Sotheby's International Realty is participating in the sell as well.
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  • More Servicers Turning to REO Auctions: Fitch

    As REO inventory piles up nationwide, more and more servicers are turning to auctions as a disposition method despite the higher loss severity usually associated with the process, Fitch Ratings said in a report released late Monday. By the end of 2007, 60 percent of the nation's servicers had used auctions to liquidate REO holdings, underscoring the widespread acceptance the model has gained among the servicing and default industry.
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  • You can almost smell the eBay dollars already

    Via DealBreaker's inimitable Bess Levin, comes news that Bear Stearns is making available -- for one last time -- items from its company store. "This is your last chance to get a Bear Stearns hat, fleece, umbrella, duffel bag, teddy bear, etc." the memo reads.
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  • Report: Calif. Housing Market Slowing Dramatically

    Sales of existing single-family homes fell 23 percent during 2006 in California, according to a report released late Tuesday by the California Association of Realtors. The survey, which examined trends in buyer and seller behavior during 2006, found that nearly 43 percent of borrowers in 2006 used a second mortgage to finance their purchases, more than triple the amount reported in 2001 and the highest percentage since 1982.
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