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Bundle-and-Save Auctions Pump Up Your Purchasing Power

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By Michael Jansta, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Auction.com Have you come across a property on Auction.com that’s included in something called a “Bundle-and-Save” event? Or have you noticed a Bundle-and-Save event on the Auction Calendar? It’s more likely that you haven’t heard of this type of auction at all, but that’s not going to stop me from telling you how popular these auctions are with professional investors and institutional buyers. To begin, let’s start with the fact that you don’t […]

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June 2015 NAR Sales and Price Nowcast Blog

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By Peter Muoio, Chief Economist, Auction.com Research The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released existing home sales and median existing home price data for May that demonstrated significant strength for the US housing market. The Auction.com sales and price nowcasts correctly predicted the surge last month. The nowcast sales point estimate of a 5.31 million annual rate was within a hair’s breadth of the sharp jump to 5.35 million reported by NAR and beat the consensus estimate of 5.25 million […]

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#LifeAtAuction: Lawrence Yuan, Senior Director of Engineering

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By Cynthia Badiey, Editor, Auction.com Blog For the latest installment of our regular #LifeAtAuction feature, I spoke with Lawrence Yuan, Auction.com’s new senior director of engineering. Lawrence joined Auction.com in February 2015 after spending the last four years leading various engineering teams within LinkedIn, including those responsible for the LinkedIn homepage, news feed, notification and email products. CB: Why did you decide to leave LinkedIn for Auction.com? LY: It was an extremely difficult decision for me. LinkedIn is such a special […]

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Buying Investment Property at Auction

Buying Investment Real Estate at Auction: The Basics

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By Cynthia Badiey, Editor, Auction.com Blog If you’re interested in buying real estate as an investment, the local multiple listing service isn’t your only option. Real estate auctions are growing in popularity, especially for people looking for a bargain. Experienced investors often buy property this way, but technology has simplified the process and has made it less intimidating to new investors—as long as you do your homework. What Types of Properties are Sold at Auction? While virtually any type of […]

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May Housing Round-Up: Strong Home Price Run-Up Putting Pressure on Sales to Break Out of Current Range

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By Matthew Schreck, Quantitative Research Analyst, Auction.com Research Existing-home sales pulled back in April following their March upward pop, while April new-home sales increased after declining the previous month. As a result, total home sales declined slightly for the month but continue to trend within the mid-5-million annual rate range, where they’ve bounced around since mid-2014. But though sales remain range-bound, prices are climbing unabated. In our view, this burgeoning strength in home prices will help boost sales out of […]

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The Future of Real Estate and Technology

The Future of Real Estate and Technology

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By Joel Cone, Special to Auction.com This is the third in a three-part series on the impact technology is having on the real estate industry. Read the previous installments, “How the Internet Changed The Real Estate Industry Forever,” and “The Changing Role of the Real Estate Agent in a Technology-Driven World.” Over the last two decades, technology has had a profound effect on the way real estate information is analyzed and disseminated. But while the information delivery vehicle has changed—with […]

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May 2015 NAR Sales and Price Nowcast

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By Dr. Peter Muoio, Chief Economist The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released March existing home sales and median existing home price data for April today and the key takeaways are: sales remain within the 5.1 million annual rate range where they have bounced around since mid-2014. However, prices are marching strongly upward. Sales in April were at a 5.04 million annual rate according to NAR, down 3.3% from the March pop in sales. But with the pop in sales, […]

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The Changing Role of the Real Estate Agent in a Technology-Driven World

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By Joel Cone, Special to Auction.com This is the second in a three-part series exploring the impact of technology on the real estate industry. Click here to read Part I: “How the Internet Changed the Real Estate Industry Forever.” The Internet has forced the real estate industry into a paradigm shift—one that’s changed the fundamental way business is done. Transparency has become the rallying cry of the high-tech generation. Consumers can access information that was previously the sole domain of […]

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April Housing Round-Up: U.S. Housing Market Shows a Spring in Its Step

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By Matthew Schreck, Quantitative Research Analyst, Auction.com Research A significant jump in existing-home sales propelled the overall U.S. housing market forward in March, despite a modest contraction in new-home sales on the heels of their spike in February. Median existing-home price growth, according to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR®), also surged 7.8% from a year ago to $212,100, and inventory conditions loosened from a month ago. As we transition to spring, current housing indicators offer more room for optimism. […]

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How the Internet Changed the Real Estate Industry Forever

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By Joel Cone, Special to Auction.com This is the first of a three-part series exploring the evolution of, and adoption of, technology in the real estate industry. From the MLS to personal networks, the real estate industry thrives on the timely dissemination of information. Until recently, real estate professionals were the exclusive custodians of that information, and they held it close to the vest so that prospective buyers and sellers had to seek them out. But the Internet changed everything. […]

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