Today’s news that may be of interest to you:
Summer Home Price Gains Fall Short of Winter Declines
HousingWire | August 3, 2011
Home prices gained 4.1% in the second quarter from the previous period but the summer growth was not enough to bounce back to levels measured one year ago, according to the data provider Clear Capital.
The Biggest Hotel Projects Started This Year
The Wall Street Journal | August 3, 2011
It’s not the ripest time to start building a hotel in the U.S., but a few hearty developers are turning dirt this year in the hope that the economy will be better when their hotels open.
America’s 10 Sickest Housing Markets
Business Insider | August 4, 2011
For three years, the real estate market has been going in one direction – primarily down. Some areas, however, have begun to recover.
Most Facebook Fans Not Local
The Wall Street Journal | August 2, 2011
Only 15%of the average local business’s fans are in the city where the business is located.
From the National Association of Realtors®:
Real Estate OK in Debt Deal But Risks Remain
While the immediate debt deal doesn’t touch the real estate industry, the next 100 days are crucial.
Rural Buyers Can Get No-Down Payment Loans
For home buyers looking to buy in a rural area, they may be eligible for a loan that offers 100 percent financing or closing cost assistance.
Misuse of QR Codes: Are You Using Them Right?
Find out why one Forbes columnist is calling QR codes “the most abused technology of 2011.”
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