Years later, Wells Fargo will have to cough up cash for “reckless” mortgages

Homeownership Feb 11, 2016 0

Wells Fargo allegedly gave out a bundle of reckless home mortgage loans between 2001 and 2010, then misled the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) about the likelihood of those loans being repaid. Read more

Why Realtor Associations might need a social listing service powered by HipPocket

Associations Feb 11, 2016 0

Think about it:  Without the collaboration of the existing MLS, brokers would have to... Read more

Security flaw in “smart bear” toy for kids left kids’ and parents’ info vulnerable #InternetOfThings

Tech Feb 11, 2016 0

While Fisher-Price’s website claims that “no personally identifiable data is transmitted by Smart Toy,”... Read more

Home prices and home sales are up, meaning buyers must now act quickly to get a good deal

Data Feb 10, 2016 0

Home prices are on the rise, and it looks like the big challenges... Read more

Homeowner wins groundbreaking case, is awarded over $200,000 in damages (even compensation for emotional distress)

Advocacy Feb 10, 2016 0

In a groundbreaking new case, mortgage and loan holder Cenlar has been found guilty... Read more
Security flaw in “smart bear” toy for kids left kids’ and parents’ info vulnerable #InternetOfThings
While Fisher-Price’s website claims that “no personally identifiable data is transmitted by Smart Toy,”...
How other industries are cashing in on the Industry of Things
The entertainment and media industry is poised to maximize the advantages of the Internet...
The real reason people aren’t buying into Internet of Things devices
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Brands are using 360-degree video and the possibilities are endless
With the rise in popularity of VR, 360-degree videos are becoming more and more...
Security flaw in “smart bear” toy for kids left kids’ and parents’ info vulnerable #InternetOfThings
While Fisher-Price’s website claims that “no personally identifiable data is transmitted by Smart Toy,” researchers at Boston-based security company Rapid7 nonetheless found several failings...
How other industries are cashing in on the Industry of Things
The entertainment and media industry is poised to maximize the advantages of the Internet of Things, and the real estate industry should take some...
The real reason people aren’t buying into Internet of Things devices
I always wonder just how much interaction with the internet do we really need? Is it absolutely necessary for me to talk to my...
Brands are using 360-degree video and the possibilities are endless
With the rise in popularity of VR, 360-degree videos are becoming more and more mainstream.  Last March, YouTube launched support of 360-degree videos, but...
News Corp performing well, led by 35% growth at Move, Inc.
More buyers will use the Internet than agents and even the home buyers using...
In shady news of the day, JPMorgan Chase fined $48 mil for not complying with robosigning settlement
JPMorgan Chase & Co. has been fined $48 million for not complying with the...
Guyzar, LLC sues Zillow, Redfin, ESPN, and more – could you be this new patent troll’s next lawsuit?
Guyzar, LLC is on the war path to defend their patent. But are they...
For the first time ever, realtor.com will pipe in third party real estate agent ratings and reviews
Realtor ratings is a hot button issue, but NAR has set standards, and realtor.com...
News Corp performing well, led by 35% growth at Move, Inc.
More buyers will use the Internet than agents and even the home buyers using agents still use the Internet to supplement their home search....
In shady news of the day, JPMorgan Chase fined $48 mil for not complying with robosigning settlement
JPMorgan Chase & Co. has been fined $48 million for not complying with the terms of a 2013 settlement, over fraudulently endorsed affidavits.
Guyzar, LLC sues Zillow, Redfin, ESPN, and more – could you be this new patent troll’s next lawsuit?
Guyzar, LLC is on the war path to defend their patent. But are they really the newest patent troll on the block, and are...
For the first time ever, realtor.com will pipe in third party real estate agent ratings and reviews
Realtor ratings is a hot button issue, but NAR has set standards, and realtor.com announces how they're meeting, perhaps exceeding those standards.
Massive Canadian real estate scam is shocking, echoes of problems in U.S.
Here’s a tale of two countries (and at least as many cities) and the...
Life after Bararsani v Coldwell Banker: Brokers must proceed with caution
The recent Bararsani v Coldwell Banker lawsuit has the real estate industry on edge,...
LeadFuze can save anyone’s sales numbers from the gutter
The amount of time and effort that goes into gathering relevant leads can be...
Jury selection began today for Realtor Beverly Carter’s alleged murderer
Realtor, Beverly Carter's murder in 2014 dominated headlines and shook up the entire...
Massive Canadian real estate scam is shocking, echoes of problems in U.S.
Here’s a tale of two countries (and at least as many cities) and the scam real estate deals that tenuously bind them together.
Life after Bararsani v Coldwell Banker: Brokers must proceed with caution
The recent Bararsani v Coldwell Banker lawsuit has the real estate industry on edge, feeling our way through murky waters. Let's take a look...
LeadFuze can save anyone’s sales numbers from the gutter
The amount of time and effort that goes into gathering relevant leads can be exhausting. LeadFuze is a software that searches and finds...
Jury selection began today for Realtor Beverly Carter’s alleged murderer
Realtor, Beverly Carter's murder in 2014 dominated headlines and shook up the entire industry. Jury selection began today in the trial against her...
Why you must care that the Feds will now monitor secret real estate deals
The government will now monitor secret real estate deals in two cities, perhaps nationwide as of next year -...
What is the extent of NAR’s role in the Presidential election?
All eyes are focused squarely on the upcoming presidential election, but what exactly is the National Association of Realtors'...
HAMP: Obama administration program that hurt homeowners is finally ending
The HAMP program, for all its intentions, has hurt homeowners more than aiding them and it's finally coming to...