All posts by Tara Steele

Tara Steele is the News Director at AgentGenius, covering real estate news, technology news and everything in between. If you'd like to reach Tara with a question, comment, press release or hot news tip, she frequently checks her email, simply click the link below.

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Mozilo actually says he has no regrets and ...

Sep 02, 20141 Comment2027 Views

(Mortgage) Despite his role in the most colossal mortgage company failures in history, the mysteriously orange Mozilo claims the world wants to punish him for being good at business. Oh, okay...

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Entire town of Swett, South Dakota for sale...

Jun 30, 2014No Comments830 Views

(Housing News) Swett, South Dakota is a tiny town that you can own for the low price of $400k, but what all does it come with besides ultimate power and an ego trip?

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Are we about to have another housing bubble...

Jun 24, 2014No Comments4790 Views

After the housing market completely crashed, many of us remain braced for the next shoe to fall, but should we be freaked out or relaxed? Let's look at the data.

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Considering renting retail or office space?...

May 27, 2014No Comments2087 Views

(Financial News) New data out could help your business pick the winner between office and retail space, as both are posting gains, but not at the same pace.

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Pending home sales picking up, still down f...

Apr 28, 20141 Comment3649 Views

(Housing News) According to the National Association of Realtors, pending home sales have improved, calling the gain inevitable.

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ActiveRain, Trulia merging into one URL, ma...

Apr 09, 20141 Comment3702 Views

(Business News) Trulia welcomes ActiveRain into their fold in an official way, which they say will offer agents even more exposure.

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Top 10 most rapidly recovering housing mark...

Apr 07, 20144 Comments11878 Views

(Housing News) Housing is recovering in America at an uneven pace, with these 10 large and 10 small cities recovering at a very rapid pace.

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Investment purchases fell 8.5%, vacation ho...

Apr 02, 20142 Comments2081 Views

(Housing News) Real estate investment purchases declined last year, nearly half of which were distressed. Vacation home purchases dipped 29.7% in the same period.

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Real estate couple gets jail time for massi...

Mar 28, 20142 Comments3751 Views

(Business News) When a well known Realtor and his loan officer wife get rich off of $50 million in falsified loans and wash profits through shell companies, judges aren't very sympathetic.

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BofA exec to pay $10M penalty, is barred fr...

Mar 27, 2014No Comments1506 Views

(Business Finance) Bank of America has seen the fallout from bad choices leading up to the economic crash, and one executive is facing the $10 million music.

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Zillow launches Mortgage Pre-Approval tool:...

Mar 19, 20141 Comment3939 Views

(Housing News) Zillow has launched a new pre-approval tool which claims to be the first of its kind. How does this benefit the entire industry, including competitors?

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Where are the 10 best downtowns right now?

Mar 17, 2014No Comments3117 Views

(Business News) The best downtowns in the world have a certain je ne sais quoi, an energy, a vibe. Livability.com has compiled their top 10 list - does your city rank?