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Washington, D.C. - (RealEstateRama) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) decided not to continue providing housing assistance to thousands of Puerto Rican families...
House Passes Water Resources Bill that Benefits National Park Waterways and Restoration Projects Across...
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), also known as the water resources bill, to advance projects that maintain and restore the nation’s waterways and water infrastructure, including several projects critical to improving the health of waterways in and around America’s national parks.
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.
If you feel that the time has arrive to sell your home, you will no doubt want to ensure not only that you can in fact sell your home, but also that you can do so for the most amount of money possible.
On International Overdose Awareness Day, Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett announced that USDA has formalized an innovative agreement in which a nonprofit organization will purchase homes from the Department and convert them to transitional housing for people recovering from opioid misuse.
There has been a big debate in recent years in the real estate market as to whether or not open houses are necessary. With things being virtual, interested parties can view pictures and take virtual tours of homes they wish to buy. Though there’s a lot of benefits to virtual tours, but if your home has been on the market for months or you don’t have the time to keep scheduling individual tours, sometimes, allowing a group of buyers to get a firsthand experience of what it would be like to live in the home can make a big difference.
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) released its Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) to seek public input on how the agency should update Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) procedures. A coalition of civil rights and consumer advocacy organizations has signaled to the OCC that any changes to the CRA must strengthen -- not weaken -- banks’ obligation to meet the needs of low-income communities and communities of color and that changes must result in expanded access to credit in historically redlined areas.
MITCH LANDRIEU WILL BE KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS INSTITUTE’S 2019 LAW SEMINAR, JAN....
The annual event explores current trends and best practices in community association law for attorneys, insurance and management professionals, and other industry leaders.
If you are considering a career in real estate, there are some things that you need to know and do before you can attain a high level of success. Let’s talk about the education, licensing, skills, and other things that you will require in order to get started with listing, selling, and managing properties for sale.
If you can sell your house and move back to renting, research shows that it may not be such a bad idea. In many areas, living in a luxurious apartment is much cheaper than owning a home even before considering repairs, landscaping, and other house-specific factors. We’re going to take a look at a few reasons why you should stick to an apartment home for the foreseeable future.
Would you rather rent or buy a house? This is the most pressing issue nowadays. However, the right answer lies on the particular circumstances of the person such as the current financial situation. In making a decision, let's take a look at the pros and cons first. This is the necessary first step so you won't fall into the common renting or buying pitfalls.
Do you think you may need to have your roof repaired? It is not always to tell if certain types of repairs are a necessity unless you are physically on the roof and are looking around for evidence of any damage. Even if you were to go out on the roof and look around, you may not know exactly what to look out for, especially if you do not have much roofing experience.
Managing a property is hard work. But, it is hard work that pays off in the end, especially when you invest in affordable real estate properties like those found in Florida. With much of the recovery from Hurricane Irma complete, many investors are deciding to break into the property management business in Florida.
One thing that needs to be stressed is that of looking into an inspector that is high quality and experienced. Do not use the inspector that your realtor or lender pressures you to hire. These inspectors might overlook certain details in the home that you will not find out until a few years later were problems during the inspection phase.
Staying ahead of a market driven by equal parts logic and emotion makes real estate a business of solid forethought with just a pinch of social awareness and luck thrown in for good measure. If you've ever watched a property remain unsold for a decade over a stubborn owner with their eye set on an inflated number, you know just how frustrating market uncertainty can be.
Costa Rica is a tropical Central American gem with year-round sunshine and a Caribbean and Pacific coast. So it’s no wonder it’s a prime pick for UK residents looking to swap warm beer and soggy sandwiches for poolside guaro cocktails and gallo pinto.
The Bureau of Land Management has completed the Preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed Bently Land Acquisition Project of 14,522 acres of environmentally sensitive lands owned by Bently Family Limited Partnership. The Secretary of the Interior approved funds for this project as part of Round 15 of the Southern Nevada Public Lands Management Act.
We are deeply disappointed that the court did not recognize the importance of immediately and fully reinstating the mechanisms needed to implement the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule.
Whenever marketing commercial properties the marketers understand the fact that it is really important to build a lucrative and really long-lasting reputation. Modern promotion methods rely on much more than just advertising, mainly because of the fact that those interested in buying such properties are different than those buying homes.
The New Hanover County Tax Department will begin mailing real estate tax bills to property owners later this week. Personal property tax bills will be mailed by the end of August. Property taxes are due on September 1, 2018 but can be paid without interest until January 7, 2019.