Can political views impact home buying decisions?; CoreLogic’s record Q3; New MLS launches in Louisiana

Can political views impact home buying decisions?; CoreLogic’s record Q3; New MLS launches in Louisiana

CORELOGIC REPORTED STRONG OPERATING AND FINANCIAL RESULTS for the third quarter. Net income from continuing operations increased $71 million year-over-year, up nearly 70% to $102 million, primarily driven by a strong housing market. Adjusted earnings-per-share (EPS) also increased 70% to $1.21, while diluted EPS from continuing operations were…

EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y., BASED, NATIONWIDE MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE (MLS) STATE LISTINGS INC. is introducing new opportunities for Louisiana’s real estate industry through its newly launched LA State MLS. Covering the entire state of Louisiana and surrounding areas, the new addition to the company’s nationwide My State MLS, LA State MLS responded to local demand from real estate brokers and agents. It features streamlined listing options, ownership of…

A NEW REDFIN SURVEY REVEALS HOW POLITICAL DIFFERENCES HAVE BECOME DIVISIVE enough to affect housing preferences. Up to 42% of U. S. residents would be hesitant to move to an area where most people have political views different from their own, up from 32% in June. Similarly, the share of people who are hesitant to relocate to an area where they would be in the racial, ethnic or religious minority also increased to…

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#NEXTraordinary People: Julie Lane

#NEXTraordinary People: Julie Lane

JULIE LANE HAS “COMPLETED” 10 MARATHONS. She’s very precise about it. Not “run.” Not “raced” in. But completed. She’s telling me this like I’m going to go back and check the footage or something. But that’s not it at all. It’s just that she has a thing for very precise information. It’s all about having good data. (That’s just the way she is.)

So she tells me that she did not, in fact, run all 26.2 miles of those 10 marathons. Nope, that’s not what happened. Non-stop running did not occur. She “definitely ran some, but there was a lot of walking in there, too.” And just to make sure I totally got her approach, she says: “I never run for ‘times’ but rather for the goal and the love of running and training…

#NEXTraordinary People: Keosha Burns

#NEXTraordinary People: Keosha Burns

KEOSHA BURNS IS A TOTAL EXTROVERT. SHE LOVES THE BIG CITY. Even her dog is a big city kind of guy. They found their happy place in the heart of New York City.
That is, until the pandemic hit. Now, New York City is locked down tight. So, they are taking a break down south. On March 14, Burns and her French Bulldog, Winston Charles IV, headed to Charlottesville, Virginia, to find a little breathing room, away from the pandemic. We reached her on April 9, on her cell, out in the garden, working remotely.

Like most of us she’s been living life under quarantine, far from New York, in a strange state (geographically speaking), missing the buzz of the big city.
When they are home, Winston, a 3-year old, 31-pound Frenchie, loves his walks in Marcus Garvey Park (where he’s something of a celebrity.) On good days (say, two/three months ago), they would stroll down 125thStreet near their place, past the Whole Foods, on the way to the park.

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