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  • Foreclosure Activity Drops to Lowest Quarterly Level...

    Wednesday Apr 15 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate 

    Foreclosure filings-default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions-were reported on 313,487 U.S. properties in the first quarter of 2015, down 7 percent from the previous quarter and down 8 percent from the first quarter of 2014 to the lowest quarterly total since the first quarter of 2007, according to the recently released RealtyTracA Q1 and March 2015 U.S. Foreclosure Market Reporta . There were a total of 122,060 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings in March, a 20 percent jump from a 104-month low February and up 4 percent from a year ago-the first month with a year-over-year increase in overall foreclosure activity since September 2010.

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  • RealtyTrac: Foreclosures see first year-over-year in...

    Wednesday Apr 15 | via Housing Wire 

    Foreclosure activity - which includes default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions - rose 4% in March over the previous year's total, according to a new report from RealtyTrac . The jump marked the first year-over-year increase in foreclosure activity since September 2010.

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  • Commuters Moving to Stateline

    Monday Apr 6 | via WIFR 

    Dropping oil prices lowers the costs of driving and heating our home and with those costs being cheaper here than in Chicago, homebuyers are relocating to the Stateline. "It's pretty much a win-win."

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  • New forward-looking quarterly measure says housing i...

    Tuesday Mar 31 | via Housing Wire 

    A new and forward-looking index of the U.S. housing market published by financial services and insurance firm Nationwide says that according to its survey of 373 metro area housing markets, the housing market is "at its healthiest" since 2001. The new, quarterly " Health of Housing Markets Report " offers regional and local breakdowns, and Nationwide's economists offer contextual analysis and commentary.

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  • Big data tools = Realtor results

    Jan 3, 2015 | via Inman Real Estate News 

    Murray, who owns the Rockford, Illinois-based brokerage KeyRealty Inc. and runs his own team, credits his success to his proprietary system that analyzes vast amounts of data to help him generate high-quality leads. Access to the insights made possible by the massive amount of data around housing, demographics, school rankings, social media and other sources of "big data" now available on a scale not seen before is changing the way brokers and agents prospect for sellers.

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