Author: RT

One in Four U.S. Properties Now “Equity Rich”

ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database, released its Q2 2017 U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report, which shows that at the end of the second quarter of 2017 there were more than 14 million (14,038,372) U.S. properties that were equity rich — where the combined loan amount secured by the property was 50 percent or less of the estimated market value of the property — up by nearly 320,000 properties from the previous quarter and up by more than 1.6 million properties from a year ago. The 14 million equity rich U.S. properties represented...

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Adwerx Announces Partnership With RE/MAX

Unique strategic alliance with Adwerx Enterprise brings the power of digital advertising to participating RE/MAX Affiliates in the U.S. and Canada RE/MAX, LLC, one of the leading franchisors of real estate brokerage services, and Adwerx, the top provider of localized digital advertising for real estate agents and brokers, have launched a program to run digital ads for new RE/MAX listings from participating regions in the U.S. and Canada.  The announcement was made at the RE/MAX Broker Owner Conference on August 21 in San Francisco, California. “RE/MAX has a commitment to provide their Affiliates with the best tools, but also...

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Another Recession Will Start Within Three Years, According to Experts

Geopolitical crisis is the most commonly expected cause among surveyed experts There is a 73 percent chance the next U.S. recession will begin by the end of 2020, according to a panel of experts surveyed for the 2017 Q3 Zillow Home Price Expectations Surveyi. But the experts don’t anticipate the housing market would play as big a role as in past recessions. Instead, they anticipate a geopolitical crisis could trigger the next recession. The quarterly survey, sponsored by Zillow® and conducted by Pulsenomics LLC, asked more than 100 real estate experts and economists about the next national recession, its...

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CoreLogic Completes Platform Consolidation For SmartMLS

CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, announced today it has unified the platforms of two multiple listing clients that recently merged to form a new organization called SmartMLS. SmartMLS uses Matrix™ by CoreLogic to serve 17,000 real estate professionals across all eight Connecticut counties, making it among the twenty largest multiple listing organizations in the nation. With more than 700,000 end users, Matrix is North America’s most popular multiple listing platform. The formation of SmartMLS involved the legal merger of the Connecticut Multiple Listing Service and the Greater Fairfield County Consolidated Multiple...

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Malta: A Strong Economy & Great Residential House Price Growth

  The Republic of Malta is an archipelago situated in the middle of the Mediterranean 50 miles south of Italy. By Peter Gilmour, chief foreign correspondent The Republic of Malta has two large islands, Malta and Gozo, and covers 122-square-miles with a population of nearly 450,000 making it one of the world’s smallest and most densely populated countries. In a survey entitled “The Best and Worst Places to Live for Expats” by Expat Insider in 2016, Malta ranked second-best in the world after Taiwan. Malta became a republic in 1974 and was admitted into the European Union in 2004,...

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