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Home Price Appreciation Growth Rate Slows

first_imgSign up for DS News Daily Share Save Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Foreclosure, Headlines, Market Studies, News The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Black Knight Financial Services released its July Home Price Index, which utilizes public records and data sets to determine the valuation of home prices on 90 percent of residential properties in the United States.According to the report, the national HPI rose to $281,000, an increase of 5.9 percent since the beginning of the year. It also marked a slight increase of 0.5 percent month-over-month and a year-over-year increase of 6.2 percent. Appreciation rates, however, have continued to slow since March, when they peaked at 1.3 percent.On a regional scale, New York home prices experienced the highest rate of appreciation, at 1.8 percent since last month. San Jose, California has grown 11.1 percent since the beginning of the year, and the average home price is now over $1 million.Conversely, Virginia was the only state of the 20 largest states that had a month-over-month decline, although the drop was nominal at 0.2 percent. Delaware also showed negative appreciation, at 0.1 percent.  On a smaller metro level, Virginia Beach, Virginia; Los Angeles, California; and Washington D.C. experienced small declines in appreciation, at 0.3 percent, 0.2 percent, and 0.1 respectively.The top five states that showed the highest appreciation rate—all over 1 percent—aside from previously mentioned New York were Rhode Island, Montana, Utah, and Nevada. West Virginia and North Carolina were unmoved month-over-month.In the top 40 metros, half hit new peaks in July, including hot markets which the industry has kept a watchful eye on, including Dallas, Texas, Austin, Texas, and Denver, Colorado.To read the full report, follow this link. Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Subscribe Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago About Author: Joey Pizzolato Home Price Appreciation Growth Rate Slows 2017-09-25 Joey Pizzolato  Print This Post Related Articles September 25, 2017 1,500 Views Home / Daily Dose / Home Price Appreciation Growth Rate Slows Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Joey Pizzolato is the Online Editor of DS News and MReport. He is a graduate of Spalding University, where he holds a holds an MFA in Writing as well as DePaul University, where he received a B.A. in English. His fiction and nonfiction have been published in a variety of print and online journals and magazines. To contact Pizzolato, email [email protected] Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Previous: Week Ahead: Case-Shiller Home Price Index Next: JPMorgan Chase: Assisting in 4 Economic Growth Areas Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days agolast_img read more

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A look forward to Syracuse’s 1st-ever NCAA tournament appearance

first_img Published on November 28, 2018 at 11:56 pm Contact Eric: [email protected] Comments Sunday night, Syracuse crowded into a film room in the back of Manley Field House to watch itself qualify for the NCAA Division I women’s volleyball tournament for the first time in program history. Senior Amber Witherspoon jumped out of her chair while most other players threw their hands up in celebrations. Many whipped out their phones to take pictures of Syracuse in the bracket on the screen. But Monday, the fun stopped.“It’s a business trip,” senior and All-ACC second team member Witherspoon said. “Ultimately it’s a great memory and it’s great that we can go down in history, but at the end of the day it’s still a business trip, we have to do what we have to do.”Syracuse (18-8, 14-4 Atlantic Coast) will play eight-seeded Yale (19-4, 13-1 Ivy League) at 5 p.m. on Nov. 30, at Penn State, the first of what the Orange is determined to make several tournament games. The winner of Penn State vs. Howard at 7:30 p.m. will play the winner of Syracuse’s game on Dec. 1 at 7 p.m.Laura Angle | Digital Design EditorAdvertisementThis is placeholder textSyracuse, which is 36th in rating percentage index, matches up with Ivy League champions Yale, which rank 41st in RPI. But nothing about SU’s opponent stuck out to Orange head coach Leonid Yelin.“Every team you know who has made the 64 from my previous experience, they are good,” Yelin said. “Otherwise, they wouldn’t make it. Even some people think, ‘Yale is in the Ivy League’ but they are dominating in that league and they are getting a lot of really good players from all over the nation.”The only opponent Yale and Syracuse have had in common this season is New Hampshire. On Aug. 31, Syracuse beat New Hampshire in straight sets 3-0. On Sept. 7, New Hampshire beat Yale 3-1.“You don’t want to have people feel pressure,” Yelin said. “I said, ‘Enjoy this moment, guys. You got it, out of almost 360 teams, you’re there. Be happy. Just go there, lose there, just have fun playing … And whatever happens, happens. But please, you will be able to play the way  you know how to play. Don’t think it happens if you’re going to be tight. You’re not going to demonstrate what you’re actually capable of.’”While SU boasts All-ACC first team member senior Santita Ebangwese, the Orange have largely been driven by fellow first team member and ACC Freshman of the Year Polina Shemanova.Shemanova leads the Orange in kills with 425, almost 200 ahead of Ebangwese who has the second most with 237.“As a freshman, this is all new for me but I’m really excited because it’s the first time we made the NCAA tournament,” Shemanova said. “We did our best and it worked.”Despite the historic year for the program, the Orange still enter the tournament as an underdog. In Syracuse’s region alone stands No. 1 Stanford, No. 8 Penn State, No. 9 Creighton and No. 16 Washington State. Ebangwese said the role is something she loves.And for the seniors it’s not about just making the tournament. It’s not even about trying to win one game. The Orange want to prove something about the program and put the team on a path to make the tournament on a consistent basis.“We don’t want to make this just a one time thing, a Cinderella story,” Ebangwese said. “We want to create a legacy.”center_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

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Ishmael Addo set to join Edubiase

first_imgFormer Hearts of Oak striker and three time Ghana Premier League goal king Ishmael Addo, is set to join MTN FA Cup winners New Edubiase United by close of the week.The 1999 Fifa U-17 World Cup top scorer had a failed career in Europe after warming benches of clubs in France, Israel, Greece and Cyprus.The 30year has been on holidays in Ghana since 2008 after a loan spell with India football club East Bengal but the Bekwai side is optimistic of his exploits.Meanwhile President of the club, Abdul Salam Yakubu in an interview with Asempa sports ” my side would need experienced players like Addo next season in our quest to make an impact in the Ghana premier league and Africa cup campaign come next season”.New Edubiase will represent Ghana in next year’s CAF Africa confederations Cup competition and Abdul Salam believes his side’s new signings like Samed Oppong, Addo Quaye Addo ,Fuseini Nuhu, Fuseini Alhassan will boost the club’s performance in every competition it finds itself come next season.last_img read more

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A Guide to Developing Questions During Documentary Interview Shoots

first_imgHere are a few helpful questions and tips for conducting interesting, orderly documentary interviews that develop naturally.There is an odd mix of both excitement and terror that comes with starting a documentary project. Whether it’s a short, one-day project or the beginning of a multi-year endeavor, documentaries (by nature) are unpredictable and often tricky. Shooting interviews, in particular, can be difficult.Ideally, a good documentary interview shoot should be a nice balance between pointed, on-topic discussions and open-ended prompts for exploring new themes and questions that pop up. This gets tricky for the shooter, director, or producer who’s asking the questions, as you need to be prepared to keep things on track but also be receptive to new information and directions.For those looking for advice for tackling documentary interviews, and for those who need a starting point for their interviews, we have some advice on finding the right balance for your documentary interview shoots.Basic Documentary Interview QuestionsImage by Haider Y. Abdulla.So, before we give you a list, we need to preface this article by saying that every documentary project is going to be different — sometimes vastly different. In my own experience, I’ve interviewed cowboys, CEOs, Elvis impersonators, and world-famous athletes. And, while there might be a few crossover examples, they’ve all ended up being completely different interviews.The best way to plan is to focus on those opening questions. You can write these out and even rehearse them. These simple, boilerplate questions will not only get you off on the right foot, but they can also help both you and your interviewee get comfortable and settled before you dive into more open-ended questions and conversations.Can you state your name and occupation for the camera?How do you spell your name (and occupation if it’s tricky)?Can you introduce yourself, as if we’ve never met before?Why are you here today?These are basically the first three or four questions I’ve asked at the beginning of every documentary shoot. The first ones are to make sure you have their information correct. You can always review this later to make sure you have all the correct spellings and their exact titles.Basic Information — Who/What/When/Where/WhyImage by Quality Stock Arts.I’ve also found it very helpful to have footage of interviewees introducing themselves to you — or directly to the camera. You can quickly learn about how they view themselves. The “Why are you here today?” question can be another great trick for getting them to talk about some themes they might be interested in exploring during your conversation.Overall, I’ve often tried to start off with a variation of this question (or questions) — “Who are you, what’s going on, and why does that matter?” — as a means to getting the who/what/when/where/why out of the way, early. The more basic information you can get from a documentary interviewee early on the better, as you’ll often need much of this background information when cutting your documentary together.Here are some additional guides for conducting documentary interviews:Interview Tips Every Documentary Filmmaker Should Know7 Reasons Why You Need a Producer for Your DocumentaryInterview: Tips for Blending Documentary and Narrative in “The Drug Runner” Discussion vs. QuestionsImage by Valmedia.Once you’ve gotten your basic information out of the way — and as much expository material as you can get — your real goal is to focus on discussion rather than just asking questions. Avoid “yes” or “no” questions at all costs! Instead, I’ve often found it best to view yourself more as a conversation moderator.In many ways, the idea of “scripting your documentary” becomes more important than the questions. Write out ideas, concepts, events, or themes that you’d like to have your documentary subject touch on, then lead them to those points.At the end of the day, conducting a good documentary interview comes down to just how prepared and knowledgeable you are — as well as how confident you are in the interview. Be an active listener, take good notes, and ask open questions that encourage active responses.Cover image by Valmedia.For more documentary filmmaking advice, as well as practical filmmaking tips and tricks, check out these articles:A Complete Guide to Documentary FilmmakingHow to Shoot Gorgeous Documentary InterviewsDocumentary Editing Tips for Working with Lots of FootageSundance 2019: Tips for Shooting Verité Documentary FootageThe 5 Tenets of Capturing Good B-Roll for Your Documentarylast_img read more

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TFA Announces Australian Open Squads

first_imgThe camp will be held at the Sydney Academy of Sport, Narrabeen from 11th – 13th September, 2009.Congratulations to all players and good luck for the upcoming camp.The Australian Men’s, Women’s and Mixed Open Squads are as follows:Men’s OpenAnthony ZiadeJason StantonSteve RobertsStuart BriertyMatt ProwseChris FarrowDan WithersJamie StoweRobert NakhlaDrumayne Dayberg-MuirNathan JonesDylan HennessyMatt TopeAndrew BaggioTroy MalcolmScott BuckleyAsh FarrowNick GoodTerry DeeganChris LukinsWomen’s OpenBo De La CruzEmily HopkinSamantha HopkinKelly McGennityKristy JuddClaire WinchesterLouise WinchesterStacey LaphamPeta RogersonRoxanne WinderTeena McIlveenKelly WoodsAmanda JuddNicky AlberyNicole McHughAshleigh DobbinsAli BrigginshawStephanie HalpinMixed OpenCandice AshleySarah SpacieNikki EtheridgeHayley McAnellyZoe Dacey-AikenKristen BossRachael CleaveCobie MorganJess McCallMelissa PitfieldElin MortimerTony EltakchiBen MoylanRyan PollockJamie ChanChristian FrostBrett HughesMichael BaartzMichael SinghDylan ThompsonDean SpringfieldPeter NormanCameron NichollsNathan WongPotatau Berrymanlast_img read more

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18 days agoSpalletti shadow looms for AC Milan boss Giampaolo

first_imgSpalletti shadow looms for AC Milan boss Giampaoloby Carlos Volcano18 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveMarco Giampaolo is fighting for his job at AC Milan.Despite victory over Genoa this weekend, Milan coach Giampaolo’s future remains on the line.Corriere della Sera says to replace Giampaolo, the Rossoneri wants a coach who knows Serie A and has experience. The board does not want to change anything radically and for this it wants to make the right choice, with the name of Luciano Spalletti being discussed.The former Inter Milan coach is available after being squeezed out at the end of last season. TagsTransfersAbout the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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