Android App for Loopnet

For those of us in this business who are Droid users welcome the introduction of the Droid app for loopnet, available in Market or the link below.  http://blog.loopnet.com/2011/07/introducing-loopnet-android-app.html I’ve loaded it, but haven’t used it much yet.  From what I can tell, it seems to work fine.

Central Ohio – Longaberger Estate For Sale

At 57,000 square feet this is no starter home, but is the largest private home in Central Ohio, just east of Columbus, reports the Columbus Dispatch and is available for a paltry $15,000,000.   Seller, Tami Longaberger is the CEO of the Longaberger basket-making company.  Cool video too. The Columbus Dispatch – Longaberger Estate For Sale

CoStar – iPad App for Commercial Real Estate Brokers

Real Estate information provider CoStar Group just introduced its first ever app for Apple’s iPad “This is completely different,” said Andrew Florance, the firm’s founder and CEO, speaking to industry officials and reporters at an information session in Manhattan on Wednesday, where he introduced the app. “This takes instant information to the situation (brokers are) […]

Post # 200

For my 200th post, I’ll put up something fun instead of the gloomy news that’s accidentally been the focus of my last few posts. There’s a very fun event coming up on August 20, 2011,  and that’s Detroit’s Dream Cruise – the largest one day car event on the planet.  Actually, the fun nights are the […]

America Moves Toward Renter Society

This one ties in closely with what I posted yesterday regarding the decline in home ownership in the country.  The national rate, which stood at 66.4% at the end of March would be just under 60% when you deduct the 7 ½ million delinquent home owners who may be forced into renting.  The lowest home […]

Housing Starts Rise

Considering that this one originates from the NRA, you’d expect a little positive spin here and you get a bit.  Good news is that single family starts rose 9.4% last month, and the bad news is that it’s still about half the 1.2 million starts that is considered a healthy market.  Still though, we’ll take […]