The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant net leased 7-Eleven property located at 11065 Main Street in Frisco, Texas for $5,295,894.
Nick Lehnert, KTGY Executive Director, Design Strategies, Honored by Building Industry Association of Southern...
International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that Nick Lehnert, Executive Director, Design Strategies, has been honored with the Volunteer of the Year Award by Building Industry Association of Southern California (BIASC) Council on SAGE (Shaping Advancements in Generational Environments), formerly known as the 55+ Housing Council. The Volunteer of the Year Award recognizes Lehnert’s outstanding service and dedication to the association.
The National Institute of Building Sciences Off-Site Construction Council (OSCC) still wants to know how you are using off-site construction practices and methods in your commercial construction work.
During a lapse in government funding, Ginnie Mae will reduce staffing to essential personnel levels. Importantly, Ginnie Mae will continue to remit timely payment of principal and interest to investors. There will also be no disruption of essential functions like the granting of commitment authority and support for continued issuance of Ginnie Mae-guaranteed Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS) and REMICs.
LOW-COST, RAPID-RESPONSE FINANCING FROM CDFIS NOW AVAILABLE FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND COMMUNITY FACILITIES RECOVERING...
Affordable housing providers and community facilities in communities damaged by recent disasters can now apply for rapid-response financing available at favorable terms. Three community development financial institutions (CDFIs) — Enterprise Community Loan Fund (Enterprise), Mercy Loan Fund and NeighborWorks Capital — are partnering to offer $15 million in capital
The Federal Trade Commission has charged a mortgage loan modification operation with deceiving financially distressed homeowners by falsely promising to prevent foreclosure and make their mortgages more affordable. A federal court temporarily halted the scheme and froze the defendants’ assets at the FTC’s request.
David H. Stevens, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), released the following statement regarding FHFA's paper entitled, "Federal Housing Finance Agency Perspectives on Housing Finance Reform"
This past Thursday, January 11, 2018, attendees at the National Institute of Building Sciences’ annual FEDCon® Breakfast learned about the WBDG Whole Building Design Guide® and joined in the celebration of its 20th anniversary. The Institute’s online research site, WBDG hosts federal design specifications and criteria, as well as education programs, design recommendations and case studies.
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced a new grant program designed to create and sustain humanities infrastructure. Cultural institutions are eligible to receive up to $750,000 grants.
EPA Hurricane Maria Update for January 18, 2018: Hazardous Household Materials Collection Program Underway...
Continuing its Hurricane Maria response efforts, the U.S Environmental Protection Agency is collecting hazardous household materials, orphan containers and e-waste items in Vieques, Puerto Rico. Vieques, an island seven miles off the eastern coast of Puerto Rico, was one of the hardest hit areas and has presented exceptional challenges, from a logistics and communications standpoint, to response and recovery efforts on Vieques.
Nationwide housing starts fell 8.2 percent in December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.19 million units after an upwardly revised November reading, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department.
CoreLogic®(NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today announced that two of its key Real Estate Solutions leaders have been recognized in the Swanepoel Power 200 list. Chris Bennett, executive, and Gregg Larson, principal, Business Development, were both named to the list for 2018. The Swanepoel Power 200 is an annual ranking of residential real estate’s top leaders published by the Swanepoel T3 Group.
The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 60 in the fourth quarter of 2017, up three points from the previous quarter and only the second time since 2001 the reading has reached 60. For 19 consecutive quarters, the RMI has been at or above 50, which indicates that more remodelers report market activity is higher compared to the prior quarter than report it is lower.
The DC Housing Finance Agency (DCHFA) issued financing for both a new construction project and a preservation development all on the same day. On January 11,DCHFA issued $11.1 million in bond financing to construct 1164 Bladensburg Apartments (1164 Bladensburg Road, NE).
NeighborWorks network organizations across the U.S. last year provided $39.2 million in down payment assistance to consumers, helping thousands of people become homeowners. Many of the purchasers were first-time homebuyers with low and moderate incomes, who without the support of NeighborWorks organizations would not have been able to buy a home.