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  • Most homebuyers would sacrifice a big yard for a shorter commute, says

    New filter allows users to search for properties by their commute added a new filter that allows people to look at homes for sale based on the commuting distance to their work. The new search option, created in response to user feedback, is designed to help buyers understand how long it will take to drive to and from work before pulling the trigger on a home purchase, said in a statement.
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  • Ryan O'Hara is out as CEO of Move Inc., parent of

    Microsoft alum Tracey Fellows is named acting CEO
    Ryan O’Hara, the CEO of Move Inc. since January 2015, is leaving the company, owner News Corp announced today. Move is the operator of Tracey Fellows, president of global digital real estate at News Corp, will serve as Move’s acting CEO during the search for O’Hara’s replacement. In the past, she was CEO of Microsoft Australia for four years.
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  • From HW Magazine

    2019 Rising Star: ​​​​​​​Brad Sivert

    General Manager and Head of Mortgage,
    With more than 17 years of experience in the digital lending space, product development and marketing and UI/ UX design, Brad Sivert has built his career on empowering consumers to make smart financial decisions in today’s digital age.
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  • From HW Magazine

    2019 Rising Star: ​​​​​​​Danielle Hale

    Chief Economist,
    Danielle Hale is a recognized expert in the residential housing market. As chief economist for, Hale provides real estate market insight to major media outlets, translating trends to highlight how the data impacts consumers.
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  • These are the least affordable U.S. housing markets

    Study pinpoints the 10 most expensive cities for housing
    Inventory for moderately priced starter homes is tight, and it's driving up home prices, making homes less affordable for America's middle class. A recent study by sought to pinpoint where homes were the least affordable, analyzing the monthly median cost of housing in 500 metros, and here's what it found.
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  • Affordability divides America's cities

    Buyers in large metros see listing prices decline, while smaller markets see prices increase
    In November, while home sales in large U.S. metros cooled off, smaller affordable markets continued to heat up, according to the latest Housing Report. Chief Economist Danielle Hale said the housing market is a "tale of two cities" as the divergence widens between these markets.
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  • New home sales retreat, signaling trouble ahead

    Sales of new single-family down 12% from last year
    New home sales retreated in October, according to the latest report from the Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. One expert said this report makes it clear that we are well into a correction period for the new home market.
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  • Amazon announces HQ2 locations in New York and Virginia

    Housing industry reacts to potential impact
    Amazon announced Tuesday the locations for its second headquarters, naming Long Island City, New York, and Arlington, Virginia, as the winners of its year-long search. HQ2 is expected to bring 50,000 jobs and more than $5 billion in investments, and while this will be a boost to the local economies, some are critical of the tech giant’s impact on property values and infrastructure.
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  • works to increase agent visibility

    Company's new product will utilize social media to extend agent reach
    Realtor dot com recently announced plans to launch a new product, that will allow agents to place customized, branded ads on its website and social media. The website's senior vice president, Deepak Thakral, said Local Expert helps real estate professionals build visibility and awareness with buyers who are looking for homes in their markets of expertise.
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