Archive for March, 2013


Real Estate Association Debuts Startup Accelerator

By Daniel Ford / Mar 28, 2013 (iStockphoto/Thinkstock) Six companies jumped on board the National Association of Realtors’ new startup accelerator. What does it mean for the real estate industry? We want to help companies get an investment at the end. But the way we want to do it is by increasing the value of […]

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NAR Selects Six Start-Ups to Join REach™ Accelerator Program

REach™,  an Accelerator program developed by Second Century Ventures (SCV), the strategic investment arm of the National Association of REALTORS® to introduce innovative technology companies to the real estate marketplace, today named six companies to join its 2013 class. SCV developed REach™ to offer technology startups premier access to the more than 1 million Realtors® […]

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Pending home sales decline in February

Want to see how this story relates to your portfolio? Just add items to create a portfolio now: Add Create Portfolio or Cancel Already have a portfolio? Log In By Ruth Mantell WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Pending sales of homes declined 0.4% in February, while longer-term trends showed continuing growth, the National Association of Realtors reported […]

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Association of Realtors Offers Tips Home Owners

LUBBOCK, Texas, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Attention to detail and proper preparation can alleviate much of the stress and save time for first-time home buyers. Coby Crump , President of the Lubbock Association of Realtors said to keep in mind personal finances, the bigger picture, and professional assistance to make for a smooth sale. […]

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US Stock Futures Signal Slightly Higher Open Ahead Of Pending Home Sales Report

U.S. stock index futures point to a slightly higher open on Wednesday ahead of the publication of the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) Pending Home Sales Index report.

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Investors vs. Occupants in the Housing Recovery

CATHERINE RAMPELL Dollars to doughnuts. One of the big questions about the sustainability of the housing recovery is whether it’s being driven by owner-occupants — the people who live in the houses they buy — or speculators. In the last year or so, after all, some of the big institutional investors have bought up a […]

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Workface is Selected to Join National Association of Realtor’s REach™ Tech Accelerator Program as the “Digital …

Program mentors best and brightest in tech to buoy $1 Trillion real estate market. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) March 26, 2013 The National Association of Realtors® (NAR), along with Second Century Ventures, today announced that Workface®, a prospect relationship management (PRM) software platform, has been selected to join its REach™ accelerator program. REach accepts less than […]

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7 Reasons Your House Isn’t Selling

Housing is back. The market is starting to hum again–even roar in some areas, with demand outstripping supply. A new report from the National Association of Realtors shows that sales of existing homes in February saw the most growth in more than three years. But a stronger market isn’t a guarantee that you can sell […]

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NAR Selects Six Start-Ups to Join REach(TM) Accelerator Program

WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwire – Mar 26, 2013) –  REach™, an Accelerator program developed by Second Century Ventures (SCV), the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors® to introduce innovative technology companies to the real estate marketplace, today named six companies to join its 2013 class. SCV developed REach™ to offer technology startups premier access to […]

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Rising interest rates projected by National Association of Realtors economist

Lawrence Yun Cole Epley Staff writer- Memphis Business Journal Email  | Twitter Recent figures out of the housing sector look promising: U.S. home sales hit a three-year high in February. But Lawrence Yun, chief economist with the National Association of Realtors, said there are challenges ahead. They include a low housing inventory, as well as rising […]

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