Home prices in steepest quarterly drop

February 14th, 2008

Realtors say prices fell faster and in more places over last part of 2007.
BY Les Christie, CNNMoney.com staff writer
February 14 2008: 11:01 AM EST
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — Home prices continued their plunge during the last three months of 2007, setting a real estate trade group’s record for the biggest-ever quarterly drop. .
The national median price […]

Pending home sales fall 1.5% in December

February 7th, 2008

Pending home sales fall 1.5% in December
By Ruth Mantell, MarketWatch
Last update: 10:41 a.m. EST Feb. 7, 2008
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Sales contracts on previously owned U.S. homes fell 1.5% in December, the National Association of Realtors reported Thursday, and economists expect further declines in sales and pricing.
The pending home sales index, based on contracts signed but […]

35 Things To Avoid At Your Job Interview

February 7th, 2008

Here are 35 Things To Avoid At Your Job Interview
1. Show up unprepared: Most candidates have several days to prepare for a job interview. This is plenty of time to freshen up your resume and references, and learn everything you can about the company and job for which you’re applying. Knowing the business and its […]

Housing Slump Starts to Hit Stronger Cities

February 1st, 2008

It’s getting harder to hide from the housing bust.
Tight credit, fragile consumer confidence and a weakening economy are slowing sales and depressing prices even in some places — such as the Pacific Northwest and North Carolina — that until recently had avoided the housing slump afflicting most of the country.
Even Manhattan, where prices continued to […]