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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.
ABC National

Construction Contractors Confidence Strong in February, Says ABC

Construction industry leaders remained confident regarding nonresidential construction prospects in February 2019, according to the latest Construction Confidence Index released by Associated Builders and Contractors today
AGC

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 38 STATES FROM MARCH 2018 TO MARCH 2019 WHILE 29...

Thirty-eight states added construction jobs between March 2018 and March 2019, while construction employment increased in 29 states between February and March, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America
Ginnie Mae

Ginnie Mae launches Platinum product for HECM Securities

Ginnie Mae announced today that investors in Ginnie Mae mortgage securities backed by Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECMs) can now take advantage of a new Platinum securities execution — the Home Equity Conversion Mortgages Backed Security (HMBS) Platinum securitization channel.
MBA

Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (RealEstateRama) — Mortgage applications decreased 3.5 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications...
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton Introduces Bill to Permit Marijuana Use in Public Housing, Will Speak at National...

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that today she introduced the Marijuana in Federally Assisted Housing Parity Act of 2019, which would permit the use of marijuana in federally assisted housing

Software to Boost Your Profits & Career in Property Management

The way that your day to day role as a property management employee should be changing at this moment as the industry has taken a completely new twist in the short-term lease area of the job. I would really like to share with you my experiences in on the big changes that have been happening in my company.
NAHB

Remodelers’ Confidence Falls Three Points in First Quarter of 2019

The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 54 in the first quarter of 2019, falling three points from the previous quarter. The RMI has been consistently above 50—indicating that more remodelers report market activity is higher compared

Investing For the Beginner and The Best Place to Put Your Money

There is no doubt that we all look for some kind of passive income to add to our regular salaries we take in each year. That being said, we have to consider new things as times change and we want to be on top of it. Anyone investing in real estate should do their own research as everyone's situation is different.
ABC National

ABC Members Invest $1.6 Billion in Workforce Development Annually, New Survey Finds

According to the results of Associated Builders and Contractors’ 2019 Workforce Development Survey, ABC members invested $1.6 billion to educate their employees in 2018, up from $1.1 billion in 2013.

POAH, Housing and YMCA Foundations will Preserve Senior Housing in Chicago and Harvey, IL

Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) announced today that it is acquiring six senior housing facilities financed by HUD and previously or currently owned by YMCA Foundation entities.
Center for American Progress

Phoenix Home to 31,000 Dreamers and TPS/DED Holders Eligible for the Dream and Promise...

As Congress prepares to debate H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, a new Center for American Progress analysis provides estimates on the local impact of Dreamers and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) recipients
MBA

Independent Mortgage Bankers’ Production Volume and Profits Down in 2018

Independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks made an average profit of $367 on each loan they originated in 2018, down from $711 per loan in 2017, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) reported today in its Annual Mortgage Bankers Performance Report.
Buying a Restaurant

Questions to Ask Before Buying a Restaurant

A combination of affordable asking prices and low entry barriers have led to continued interest in restaurant acquisitions. But, it’s important to bear in mind that there is quite a large difference between purchasing a restaurant and buying a restaurant that includes all of the crucial components for sustained growth and profitability. If you’re considering investing in your own restaurant
NAHB

Builder Confidence Edges Higher in April

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose one point to 63 in April, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. Sentiment levels have held in the low 60s for the past three months.
DOI

Acting Secretary Bernhardt Statement on President Trump’s Executive Orders Promoting Energy Infrastructure and Economic...

President Trump signed two Executive Orders promoting energy infrastructure and economic growth. Acting U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt released the following statement. "Today’s executive orders to streamline permitting processes will further remove barriers to responsible development.

BLM SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT ON PROPOSED LINCOLN COUNTY LAND SALES

The Bureau of Land Management Ely District, Caliente Field Office is proposing to offer six parcels (totaling approximately 248 acres) of public lands in Lincoln County, Nevada through a competitive sale. All parcels are located within five miles of the following communities: two parcels near Alamo, three parcels near Panaca

Trump Administration Signs Executive Orders to Fast Track Energy Infrastructure Permitting

The Trump Administration is expected to sign two executive orders making significant revisions to how the government regulates the transportation of energy across state and international lines.
ABC National

Making Tax Deductions Permanent Will Expand Economic Growth, Says ABC

According to Associated Builders and Contractors, the U.S. construction industry is still benefiting from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which has helped small business owners grow their companies and workforce since its passage in December 2017.
MBA

Mortgage Bankers’ Commercial/Multifamily Originations Rise to Record $573.9 Billion in 2018

Commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers closed a record $573.9 billion in loans in 2018, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) 2018 Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Annual Origination Volume Summation.

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CREELiT LAUNCHES AMARKI MARKETING PLATFORM FOR REAL ESTATE BROKERS AND FRANCHISES

CREELiT
Creel Information Technology, Inc (CREELliT), Inc., a leading digital marketing platform solutions provider, today announced the launch of a new platform for enterprise real estate brokers and franchises, Amarki.

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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.