Tag: Pricing Mistakes

‘Anything Goes’ Pricing Strategy ‘No Longer Working’ | Realtor Magazine

‘Anything Goes’ Pricing Strategy ‘No Longer Working’ | Realtor Magazine

While pending home sales were on the rise in June, closed sales of existing and newly built properties dropped. Home prices, too, showed signs of slowing growth, though they are still increasing. Some housing experts say the fall in sales may be tied to the rapid run-up in home prices. In Southern California, for example, […]

DENNIS ZINK: My two cents on pricing | Herald-Tribune

DENNIS ZINK: My two cents on pricing | Herald-Tribune

According to Wikipedia, pricing is the process whereby a business sets the price at which it will sell its products and services and may be part of the business’s marketing plan. In setting prices, the business will take into account the price at which it could acquire the goods, the manufacturing cost, the market-place, competition, […]

Rising Property Prices, Gambling Restrictions Among Reasons Why Cryptocurrency Is Alluring to South Koreans | EconoTimes

Rising Property Prices, Gambling Restrictions Among Reasons Why Cryptocurrency Is Alluring to South Koreans | EconoTimes

A strict stance on gambling, the difficulty in investing in the stock exchange, the rising prices and interest rates of properties, and the alluring emergence of cryptocurrency. These are some of the leading reasons why digital cash rose like a phoenix in South Korea. … The fiery demand, along with the smothering regulatory framework placed […]

‘Unfair estate agent pricing costs sellers millions’ | The Times

‘Unfair estate agent pricing costs sellers millions’ | The Times

A lack of transparency among estate agents is damaging competition and costing homesellers hundreds of millions of pounds a year, according to research. Only one in every 50 estate agents list the commission they charge on their websites while nearly two thirds also fail to provide a quote over the phone, making it hard to […]

Unpaid Internships Are Pricing Young People Out Of The Best Jobs | Forbes

Unpaid Internships Are Pricing Young People Out Of The Best Jobs | Forbes

Young people are being priced out of some of the more desirable careers by the proliferation of unpaid internships, according to a new report. The cost of undertaking an internship means young people from low income families are effectively being blocked from entering some careers, hampering social mobility and reinforcing existing divides. Internships have become […]

11 Common Misconceptions Homeowners Believe About Selling Their Property | Forbes

11 Common Misconceptions Homeowners Believe About Selling Their Property | Forbes

2. Early Preparation Is Key Many sellers don’t realize they need to begin the process 60 days in advance of when they want their home on the market. If you are aiming to list in April, begin the process in February. Start by meeting with a few agents to decide who you are most comfortable […]

Website, app for I-66 tolls failed to display price, some drivers paid $39 for trip | The Washington Post

Website, app for I-66 tolls failed to display price, some drivers paid $39 for trip | The Washington Post

Michelle Holland, a spokeswoman for VDOT, said there was a “maintenance issue” that a vendor, Transcore, which operates the tolling system, had with the system. The tolls are in place along a roughly nine-mile stretch of I-66 inside the Beltway, operating on a dynamic pricing system that changes every six minutes based on demand. Since […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods now honors World Series merchandise… | Click2 Houston

DICK’S Sporting Goods now honors World Series merchandise… | Click2 Houston

HOUSTON – Online shoppers awoke the day after Christmas to find World Series Astros gear priced astronomically low on the DICK’S Sporting Goods website. Customers thought it was a sale, but it appears it was a glitch and now the athletic store is canceling those orders. “Very upset because if it was a mistake and it would have […]

A few musings from 2017 that still hold good | GulfNews.com

A few musings from 2017 that still hold good | GulfNews.com

Aspirational real estate pricing My friend Jonathan Miller came up with this phrase three years ago and it continues to entertain. Listings for $25 million going for less than $10 million, or a $135 million listing selling for $100 million below the asking price! Before you mock the practice as egotistical stupidity — and surely […]

Markets, Music and a Defense of Wall Street: Barry Ritholtz | The Washington Post

Markets, Music and a Defense of Wall Street: Barry Ritholtz | The Washington Post

Twitter’s Improvements: Everyone’s favorite social-media punching bag is starting to get its act together. It has figured out that the quality of experience for new users is the key to future growth. Protecting the Twitter community from bullies, trolls, Nazis and other undesirables isn’t censorship; it’s protecting valuable private intellectual property. If you don’t like […]