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Who will buy a $10,000 Apple Watch Edition?

This is Apple's Vertu<p>They actually did it.<p><b>Update:</b> Read our Apple Watch review.<p>The Apple Watch Edition will start at $10,000 and will go all the way up to $17,000, Apple’s most expensive consumer-focused product ever. It’s undeniably pricy, but Apple is going after the high-end Swiss watch market, …

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How To: Decorate with Unicorns

I have a unicorn in my living room. It is pretty much the first thing people notice when they walk in. Some of them don't say anything, but they …

Homesnap Uses Big Data and New Snap Feature to Build a Mobile Real Estate Platform

Washington, DC-based Homesnap is set to unveil a powerful new mobile real estate platform at SXSW Interactive. The company, which was formerly …

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How Google Plus Can Help The Real Estate Industry - Massachusetts Real Estate News

<b>Using Google+ As a Real Estate Agent</b><p><i>The following article is written by David Amerland who is one of the foremost experts on the subject of search</i> …

100 Real Estate Pages and Accounts to "Like" on Facebook - RealtyBizNews: Real Estate News

<b>About Violeta-Loredana Pascal</b><p>Violeta-Loredana Pascal has over 10 years of experience in PR, marketing and communication, and has been running her own …

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Facebook making photos more prominent

TECHNOLOGY Facebook rolls out changes to boost News Feed visuals<p><b>MENLO PARK</b> --<p>Facebook Thursday showed off a major face-lift for its centerpiece News Feed, placing greater emphasis on the photos and other visual elements that members of the social network are increasingly posting.<p>The company's …

Trulia's 'Real Estate Lab' Reports Home Listing Code Words That Could Mean Trouble

If you see these words in a real estate or rental listing, run like the wind.<p>We always suspected the real estate world had its own lingo, but Trulia confirmed our suspicions in its latest Real Estate Lab report.<p>The site looked at over a million home listings and found a correlation between certain …

Facebook News Feed Redesign Seeks To Give Each User A 'Personalized Newspaper' -- Again

On Thursday, Facebook announced some major changes to its News Feed, the stream of content on the social network's homepage that first launched in 2006.<p>CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg introduced the new News Feed as a "personalized newspaper" at a press event in Menlo Park, using that …

5 Best Practices for Real Estate Pros on Facebook

According to recent research by Postling, nearly 80% of real estate agents are using Facebook to market their practice and properties.<p>“Social media …

Will nervous first-time buyers make this spring housing market bloom?

With the spring selling season approaching, all eyes are on a crucial segment of the real estate market – the first-time home buyer.<p>It's a group that includes people such as Tyler Padley and his wife Jamie McGovern, who have been renting in the west end of Toronto and are now looking to buy their …

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Real Estate Search Company Trulia Brings Its Rentals App To iPhone

Real estate search company Trulia is adding to its mobile lineup today with the launch of Trulia Rentals for iPhone. The app joins its Android rentals-only counterpart, which launched back in September. Like the former, the new iPhone app will also offer a dedicated view of nearby rentals, …

Mapping the Most Unneighborly Real Estate Grinches of 2012 - Curbed

Real estate news has been rife with a crotchety, curmudgeonly, cranky, and crabby cast of characters this year, which may either be pure coincidence or, as some studie have suggested, part of a growing American trend. Take the billionaire owner of the country's largest private home (a stalled …

Holy Homes! 20 Chic Converted Churches Seeking a Buyer - Curbed

If there's one thing real estate nerds love, it's modern homes carved from buildings with fascinating backstories, particularly when there's gut-reno potential lurking within interesting bones. Churches, especially, are great for home-conversion buffs, and luckily there's an abundance of homes that …

21 Unstoppable Real Estate Hotshots

These 21 young real estate agents are the newest hotshots in real estate.<p>They're selling multi-million dollar homes, giving back to their communities, and reshaping the nature of the business with their innovative approaches to social media and technology. From Miami to New York to Los Angeles to …

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Real Estate Site Trulia Files For $150M Follow-On Offering For More Acquisitions, Possibly Mergers

Get ready for some more M&A activity in the real estate sector. This morning, the real estate search engine Trulia announced that it is looking to raise up to<p>$100.3 million $150 million in a follow-on offering, with “some or all of such net proceeds to acquire or invest in complementary businesses, …

See All The Players Powering The Real Estate Industry Online

The residential real estate industry has moved online — real estate-related searches on Google have grown more than 250 percent in the past four years, and 90 percent of house hunters now look online, according to a recent report from the National Association of Realtors.<p>As a result, there are now …

10 Phrases That Are Found In The Most Expensive Home Listings

Leave out a key phrase like "hardwood flooring" and you could easily get passed over by buyers would have found your listing in a search otherwise.<p>Real estate tracker Trulia recently began studying the psychology and strategy behind online home listings -- namely, the buzzwords that are used to …

The 10 Fastest-Growing (and Fastest-Declining) Cities in the World

A new survey from the Brookings Institution ranks the world's 200 largest metropolitan economies -- which account for half of global GDP -- from 1-200. And the winners are ...<p><i>A new survey from the Brookings Institution ranks the world's 200 largest metropolitan economies -- which account for half</i> …

What first-time buyers really need: affordable housing prices

While mortgage brokers are pressing the federal government to bring back 30-year mortgages and give first-time buyers a bigger tax break, Globe and Mail readers are not convinced that easing mortgage rules is the answer to the problem.<p>When the Globe and Mail asked readers in an online poll whether …

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Doing The Math On Real Estate Agent Commissions

One of the biggest learning curves when it comes to buying or selling a house for the first time has to do with the huge subculture of working with real estate agents. The industry has decades of practices that are all but set in stone for things like contracts, home inspections, and the commission …

Open Threads: Midtown Real Estate Guru Answers Questions

We fielded questions about a segment of Atlanta with boundless cosmopolitan potential: Midtown. Chiming in today is <b>Thom Abbot,</b> of Thomas Ramon Realty. He's been selling Midtown real estate since 2004, and he operates the site MyMidtownMojo.com. Some thoughtful questions, and insightful answers, …

Different Types of Real Estate Investments

Real estate is one of the oldest and most popular asset classes. Most new investors in real estate know that, but what they don't know is how many …

17 Bizarre Real Estate Listing Photos

All of these photographs instantly surprised us.<p>The search for a home can be quite an adventure. On the hunt for a house or condo with the proper amenities, you never know what you may come across. By digging through thousands of real estate listings each week it's amazing some of the things we …

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