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Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.

Fla.’s Housing Market: Median Prices, Inventory Rise in Feb. 2019

Florida’s housing market reported higher median prices and increased inventory (active listings) in February compared to a year ago, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors

Mayor London Breed Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Affordable Housing in the Mission

Mayor London N. Breed today joined community leaders to celebrate the groundbreaking of future affordable housing at 1950 Mission Street. Once completed, the project will offer 155 affordable apartments for families
NeighborWorks America

NeighborWorks America provides $70 million in flexible grants to 242 nonprofits

The Neighborhood Reinvestment Corp., dba NeighborWorks America, will award $70 million in flexible grants to 242 nonprofit organizations, all members of the NeighborWorks network.
NAR

Existing-Home Sales Surge 11.8 Percent in February

Existing-home sales rebounded strongly in February, experiencing the largest month-over-month gain since December 2015, according to the National Association of Realtors
FEMA

Free Rebuilding and Repair Advice Available in Lee County

As Alabamians repair or rebuild their homes damaged by the March 3 tornadoes and straight-line winds, FEMA and home-improvement stores in Lee County are teaming up to provide free information and literature on making homes stronger and safer
Appraisal Institute

Appraisal Institute Debuts Rural Valuation Seminars

The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, debuted a seven-hour classroom seminar on rural valuation issues today in Nashville, Tennessee.
ABC National

Milwaukee Tool Signs on as Platinum Sponsor of ABC Convention, Official Tool Sponsor for...

Associated Builders and Contractors announced today that Milwaukee Tool is a platinum-level sponsor for its 2019-2021 ABC conventions and the official tool sponsor of the National Craft Championships.
DOI

Acting Secretary Bernhardt Signs Order to Ensure Public Access is Considered in Land Transactions

Acting Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt signed a secretarial order directing that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) adequately weigh public access for outdoor recreation – including hunting and fishing
ABC National

January Construction Unemployment Rates Down in 48 States Year Over Year, Says ABC

Estimated January not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 48 states on a year-over-year basis, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today by Associated Builders and Contractors.
NYU Furman Center

NYU Furman Center Names Matt Murphy Executive Director

The NYU Furman Center announced today the appointment of Matt Murphy as its new Executive Director. He will join the Furman Center on April 15 after an eight-year stint in City government
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Makes Historic $138 Million Investment in Affordable Housing

Mayor Bowser announced the selection of 11 projects that will receive $138 million in DC Government funding to produce or preserve housing for more than 2,600 Washingtonians—including residents experiencing homelessness.
Habitat

LEVOLOR donates $1 million in cordless window blinds to Habitat for Humanity homeowners, keeping...

TLEVOLOR, a supplier of window coverings in North America, and Habitat for Humanity announced its partnership and the company’s donation of cordless blinds and shades valued at $1 million to Habitat homeowners across the country
Ginnie Mae

Ginnie Mae’s Senior Vice President of Enterprise Data and Technology Solutions Joins Panels at...

Barbara Cooper-Jones will be attending and speaking at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) 2019 Technology Solutions Conference and Expo (TECH19). The conference, scheduled for March 24-27 in Dallas
MBA

Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications increased 1.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending March 15, 2019

National Fair Housing Alliance Settles Historic Lawsuit with Facebook: Transforms Facebook’s Ad Platform Impacting...

The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA), Fair Housing Council of Greater San Antonio (FHCGSA), Fair Housing Justice Center of New York (FHJC), and Housing Opportunities Project for Excellence, Inc. of Miami (HOPE, Inc.)
NAR

Vast Majority Think 2019 First Quarter is Good Time to Buy Home, says Realtor®...

New findings from a National Association of Realtors® survey show that more Americans believe that now is a good time to purchase a home. Consumer opinions about home buying bounced back
Housing Partnership Network

Housing Partnership Fund and 15 Housing Partnership Network members received 50 percent of $142.9M...

Last week, 15 of Housing Partnership Network’s (HPN) social-mission driven affordable housing members and HPN’s own Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI)

INTERIOR AUTHORIZES EXPANSION OF URANIUM RECOVERY PROJECT IN WYOMING

The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management today approved the expansion of the Lost Creek uranium in-situ recovery project, an existing uranium mine operated by Lost Creek ISR in Sweetwater County, Wyo. The Record of Decision, signed by Interior’s Assistant Secretary for Lands and Minerals Joseph Balash,

BRING HOME YOUR VERY OWN SADDLE-TRAINED WILD HORSE FROM THE NORTHERN NEVADA CORRECTIONAL CENTER

On Saturday, March 30, the Bureau of Land Management and the Nevada Department of Corrections – Silver State Industries are hosting a saddle-trained wild horse adoption at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center located at 1721 Snyder Avenue, south of Carson City, Nevada.

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Maybe you have plans to get married and need to secure your first home so you have a place to move into after your honeymoon. Other first time homebuyers have rental leases that are soon to expire. While finding the first piece of residential property that you are to own and live in

South Cove, First New For-Sale Residential Development in Dana Point to...

South Cove
International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce the recent opening of the KTGY-designed residential models at South Cove in Dana Point, California. Built by San Diego-based real estate development company Zephyr, this is Dana Point’s first new for-sale residential development to open in decades. South Cove is a unique, barefoot community that exudes laid-back luxury in a highly-coveted coastal setting at the southern gateway of Dana Point.

Norton Reelected as Top Democrat on Highways and Transit Subcommittee

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) was elected by her fellow Democrats on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to return as the Ranking Member of its Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.

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Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.

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Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.