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  1. Homeowners in S.C. Beach Community Cover Cost for Video Surveillance SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Security Sales & Integration

    Video surveillance cameras record people traveling into Litchfield Beach, S.C. The installation of several cameras were paid for by area residents in hopes the system will act as a crime deterrent. LITCHFIELD BEACH, S.C. - Residents in this coastal community have organized an effort to foot the bill to research, fund and install a network of video surveillance cameras with a goal to record everyone coming into the community in order to crack down on crime.

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  2. Pending U.S. home sales hit 9-year high in April, website reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | NOLA.com

    ... houses under contract for a sale in April rose to a nine-year high as buyers compete in a market with limited housing inventory, Forbes reported Thursday (May 28). "Realtors are saying foot traffic remains elevated this spring despite limited -- and ...

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  3. Locally Owned Pointe South Rebrands Under Southern NameRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | PRWeb

    With this rebranding, Pointe South Vacation Rentals, Pointe South Residential Leasing and Pointe South Real Estate will now operate as Southern Vacation Rentals, Southern Residential Leasing and Southern Real Estate Sales, respectively. "This is an exciting time," said Susan Carleton, Owner/Broker of Southern Real Estate Sales, formerly Pointe South Real Estate.

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  4. MRIS Joins Home Energy Information Accelerator and Commits to Expand...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | PRWeb

    Mid-Atlantic Multiple Listing Service to Enhance Green Listing Fields and Help Real Estate Professionals Better Inform Consumers of a Property's Energy Efficiency To better inform consumers regarding a property's energy efficiency, MRIS is adding 14 new MLS high performance home fields. We want to make it easier for real estate professionals to help sellers promote the green features in their listings and to help buyers identify these homes which are more energy efficient and eco-friendly.

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  5. Average US rate on 30-year mortgage up to 3.87 pct.; 15-year at 3.11; highest levels this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Brandon Sun

    Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week to their highest level so far this year as new data showed strength in the housing market. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage increased to 3.87 per cent from 3.84 per cent a week earlier.

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  6. Homestay.com Launch First International Brand CampaignRead the original story

    28 min ago | Canada NewsWire

    Homestay.com , the digital marketplace for hosted accommodation, today launched its first international brand marketing campaign. A 90-second short film targets international consumers through paid placements on social media, and aims to raise awareness of Homestay.com and its point of difference in the market - that, unlike its competitors, with Homestay.com the host is always present.

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  7. Pending home sales jump 3.4% in April, capping a great week for housingRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... which are seen as a barometer of future purchases, on Thursday, May 28, 2015. Last week wasn't a good one for the housing market. You wouldn't know it this week, and the spate of good reports bode well for the months ahead. Pending home sales, a ...

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  8. US pending home sales hit nine-year high in April.Read the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | The Peninsula

    ... the April data added to evidence that home sales were trending higher, signalling better growth for the economy. "Housing is an important reason why the trend in growth looks much stronger for non-manufacturing -- and the overall economy -- than for ...

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  9. Pending U.S. home sales jump to strongest level in 9 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | KIMA

    ... consecutive monthly gain. The index now stands at its highest level since May 2006. "The confidence has returned to housing, not only as shelter but as a good long-term investment," said Ron Peltier, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway's real estate ...

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  10. Pending home sales hit highest level since 2006Read the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Business Journal

    ... There's a limit, however, as to how high prices can go since mortgage interest rates are beginning to rise. "The housing market can handle interest rates well above 4 percent as long as inventory improves to slow price growth and underwriting ...

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  11. Outside the Box: Your house is no key to Warren Buffett-like richesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MarketWatch

    Now that the housing crisis is six years past, there's evidence that people again regard single-family housing as an excellent investment. While one could view this as healthy resilience, it could also be an unhealthy denial of the longer-term facts.

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  12. Delaying homeownership could be costly decision for potential buyersRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Philadelphia Weekly

    Potential homebuyers who are renting while they put off buying a home could lose thousands of dollars by not taking advantage of current interest rates and home prices, according to a recent realtor.com report ...

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  13. South Boston beaches are cleaner than Miami Beach, and local realtors are excited.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Local realtors are excited about a recent study that found South Boston beaches to be cleaner than other iconic U.S. urban beaches like Miami Beach and Waikiki Beach. Conducted by Boston-based environmental group Save the Harbor/Save the Bay, the study found the water quality of South Boston beaches like City Point, M Street Beach, and Carson Beach outscored Coney Island Beach, Santa Monica Beach, Virginia Beach, and Honolulu Beach.

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  14. Capitol Report: Why a jump in pending home sales may not mean more closingsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    There was good news for the U.S. housing market Thursday morning: A gauge of upcoming sales of existing homes rose last month to the highest level in nine years, the National Association of Realtors reported. Typically, the pending-home-sales index is a good guide to upcoming closings, leading final sales by a month or two.

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  15. What $2 million buys around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CNN

    In notoriously-expensive Manhattan, $2 million doesn't go very far when it comes to square footage. The median home price in the borough climbed to $955,000 in the first quarter of this year -- the highest level in more than six years, according to Corcoran.

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  16. Stocks Extend Losses After Pending Home Sales Hit Nine-Year HighRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TheStreet.com

    Stocks extended early losses in midday trading Thursday after U.S. pending home sales hit a nine-year high, concerning some investors that the latest sign of a robust housing recovery may be further incentive for the Federal Reserve to raise rates this year. Pending home sales rose in April for the fourth straight month, reaching a better-than-expected high of 112.4, according to the National Association of Realtors.

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  17. Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.87 pct.Read the original story

    1 hr ago | KDWN

    Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week to their highest level so far this year as new data showed strength in the housing market. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage increased to 3.87 percent from 3.84 percent a week earlier.

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  18. Pending home sales hit 9-year high, capping a great week for housingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... which are seen as a barometer of future purchases, on Thursday, May 28, 2015. Last week wasn't a good one for the housing market. You wouldn't know it this week, and the spate of good reports bode well for the months ahead. Pending home sales, a ...

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  19. Home Performance Coalition Joins Home Energy Information Accelerator...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    The U.S. Department of Energy announces new Better Buildings Accelerators to convene leaders to focus on key solutions to expanding energy efficiency in the residential sector. "...HPC's work is a natural fit for this partnership as the organization strives to strengthen the residential energy efficiency industry," said Brian T. Castelli, president and CEO of the Home Performance Coalition.

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  20. Stocks Fall but Oil Pares Losses on Drop in InventoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TheStreet.com

    Stocks moved off of lows, though remained in the red, as oil prices pared losses on a drop in weekly inventories. Energy had been under pressure earlier Thursday as signs of an impending rate hike from the Federal Reserve pushed safe-haven assets such as the U.S. dollar higher and crude oil prices lower.

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