San Marcos Real Estate News
5 hrs ago | via Housing Wire
Realogy Holdings Corp. reported a first quarter loss of $0.22 per share, still $0.02 better than analyst expectations of a $0.24 loss as revenues rose 5.5% year over year to $1.1 billion. Realogy's franchise, RFG, and company-owned business, NRT, segments achieved a 10% increase in combined home sale transaction volume compared to first quarter 2014. Comment?
Yesterday | via Christian Science Monitor
They huddled around the Army colonel who commands the sprawling Fort George G. Meade, Md., base that's home to the National Security Agency and the US military's cyberwarfare command. He told them that protecting the country from adversaries over computer networks is now just as crucial as protecting it on land, in the air, at sea, and in space. Comment?
Yesterday | via Denton Record-Chronicle
The Dallas-Fort Worth area has the hottest housing market in the country, according to a new report by Realtor.com. Analysts rated the top markets in April based on demand for housing and how long it takes to sell a property. Comment?
Saturday | via Inman News
Former LinkedIn and Yahoo! engineer Lawrence Yuan was named senior director of engineering for Auction.com. "User experience has always been a top priority for Auction.com in our mission to make online real estate transactions as easy, transparent and secure as possible for an audience that is becoming increasingly mobile," said Auction.com chief technology officer Ravi Keswani in a statement. Comment?
Friday | via JD Supra
This afternoon, Reps. Kevin Brady and Joseph Crowley re-introduced in the House of Representatives a bill to significantly reform the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act . Comment?
7 min ago | via Fox News
With the recent appreciation in home prices, this spring might be a good time to sell your home. But which is the smarter way to do it, hire a realtor or list it yourself? With sites such as Zillow and Trulia available on demand, the for-sale-by-owner process is increasingly popular today as more information is readily available online, and as smartphone photography has made marketing ridiculously easy. Comment?
11 min ago | via Building Operating Management
Jay Black is now leading the charge for high performance and for sustainability as a competitive differentiator at SL Green , which bills itself as New York's largest commercial-office landlord. There he is using such tools as "active retrofits," real-time energy-use monitoring, and retrocommissioning. Comment?
19 min ago | via The China Post
Shares in Australian banking heavyweight Westpac slumped Monday after a worse than expected first-half net profit of AU$3.61 billion , with solid mortgage lending growth offset by its institutional arm taking a hit. The cash profit of Australia's second largest bank, the industry's preferred measure which strips out volatile items, was AU$3.77 billion in the six months to the end of March. Comment?
29 min ago | via Boston.com
A Plymouth man and his investment firm have been charged by Secretary of State William F. Galvin's office with deceiving elderly customers about its security offerings. Charles Nilosek and his company, Position Benefits, were accused of acting as unregistered investment advisers and selling unregistered securities to at least 144 Massachusetts residents since 2012. Comment?
37 min ago | via The Winnipeg Free Press
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Monday's auction with rates on three-month bills dropping to the lowest point since last October. The Treasury Department auctioned $24 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.015 per cent, down from 0.020 per cent last week. Comment?
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