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U.S. Home Sales Were Up in January Except in One Unexpected Region

U.S. Home Sales Were Up in January Except in One Unexpected Region

The year kicked off with buyers across the country racing to lock in rising mortgage rates and close on homes—except in one surprising region. Sales of existing homes, which have previously been lived in, rose 3.3% from December to January, according to the most recent National Association of Realtors® report. The 5.69 million purchases also represented a [...]

April 19, 2017 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on U.S. Home Sales Were Up in January Except in One Unexpected Region

Notional loss: MMR lost ₹9,100cr in real estate sales from Oct to Dec 2016

Notional loss: MMR lost ₹9,100cr in real estate sales from Oct to Dec 2016

The real estate sector of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) suffered a loss of around Rs9,100 crore as the residential market sales fell in the last three months after demonetisation. The state government too lost at least Rs460 crore as stamp duty during the period between October and December 2016, claimed market sources. The estimates [...]

January 19, 2017 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Notional loss: MMR lost ₹9,100cr in real estate sales from Oct to Dec 2016

50% fall in queries by homebuyers, sales slow after demonetisation

50% fall in queries by homebuyers, sales slow after demonetisation

The demonetisation drive by the Modi government has had an impact on the real estate sector with the number of enquiries and walk-ins by homebuyers falling by almost half as they postpone purchase decisions and wait for a further fall in prices. A substantial decrease in enquiries and walk-ins has been noticed – by as [...]

December 7, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on 50% fall in queries by homebuyers, sales slow after demonetisation

Sobha Posts Sales Growth Of 5% In September Quarter

Sobha Posts Sales Growth Of 5% In September Quarter

New Delhi: Realty firm Sobha Ltd’s sales bookings rose by five per cent during the July-September quarter to Rs. 518 crore on increase in volume as well as realisation. The Bengaluru-based firm expects to achieve a sales target of Rs. 2,000 crore this fiscal year. According to a company presentation, it sold 8,55,662 square feet during the July-September quarter of [...]

October 18, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Sobha Posts Sales Growth Of 5% In September Quarter

Lego continues to build up sales

Lego continues to build up sales

Lego enjoyed an 11% increase in sales in the first half of this year compared with the same period in 2015. The Danish toy company, best known for its building bricks, had a turnover of 15.7bn Danish kroner (£1.8bn). However, net profit fell slightly to 3.5bn DKK (£393m) from 3.6bn DKK in the first half [...]

September 6, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Lego continues to build up sales

Samsung stops Galaxy Note 7 sales after battery explosions

Samsung stops Galaxy Note 7 sales after battery explosions

Samsung says it is suspending sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after finding batteries of some of the gadgets exploded while they were charging. Koh Dong-jin, president of Samsung’s mobile business said Friday that customers who already bought Note 7s will be able to swap them for new smartphones, regardless of the purchasing date. [...]

September 4, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Samsung stops Galaxy Note 7 sales after battery explosions

Autobytel Launches Latest Video Education Series to Help Dealers Improve Customer Service and Increase Car Sales

Autobytel Launches Latest Video Education Series to Help Dealers Improve Customer Service and Increase Car Sales

Autobytel Inc. (Nasdaq:ABTL), a leading provider of online automotive services connecting consumers with dealers, today announced it has launched the fifth installment of the Autobytel Dealer Insight Series. The video education series is a quarterly training program designed to help dealers increase sales and improve the car buying experience for consumers. The full Autobytel Dealer [...]

August 3, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Autobytel Launches Latest Video Education Series to Help Dealers Improve Customer Service and Increase Car Sales

Whole Foods sales continue to struggle

Whole Foods sales continue to struggle

Whole Foods sales continue to struggle with the company reporting its forth consecutive quarter of declining sales at stores open at least a year. Just a year since the grocer was accused of price-gouging, profits have dropped 22 percent from 2015 and sales, while growing overall 2 percent, were still below expectations, leading to Wednesday’s [...]

August 1, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Whole Foods sales continue to struggle

Tailoring Your Sales Pitch to Your Customer’s Personality

Tailoring Your Sales Pitch to Your Customer’s Personality

A few years ago, Polly gave a speech to a Fortune 500 company’s national sales force. Her topic was how to tailor your sales pitch to the personality type of your prospective customer. The technique she described was, and is, a powerful one once you get the basics down. The technique focuses on the personality type you’re dealing [...]

July 26, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Tailoring Your Sales Pitch to Your Customer’s Personality

London real estate sales jump after Brexit vote

London real estate sales jump after Brexit vote

Sales of prime London real estate jumped 38 percent in the week after the U.K. voted to leave the European Union, as a slide in the British pound attracted bargain hunters seeking a rare opportunity to buy the city’s property at a discount. The number of residential real estate sales in London during the last [...]

July 25, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on London real estate sales jump after Brexit vote

US existing home sales hit 9-year high

US existing home sales hit 9-year high

A real estate agent shows a prospective buyer a home that is listed as a short sale as he shops for a house in Coral Gables, Florida. U.S. home resales rose in May to a more than nine-year high as improving supply increased choice for buyers, suggesting the economy remains on solid footing despite a [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on US existing home sales hit 9-year high

Despite Challenges, Existing-Home Sales Continue to Rise

Despite Challenges, Existing-Home Sales Continue to Rise

The lack of residences on the market, leading to price jumps and bidding wars, isn’t stopping buyers from closing on the homes of their dreams. In April, the number of existing homes sold shot up 4.9% year over year, to 471,000 purchases across the great U.S. of A., according to a recent report from the [...]

June 1, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Despite Challenges, Existing-Home Sales Continue to Rise