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Kathy Kraninger, the current Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Associate Director and President Donald Trump’s nominee for Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), is scheduled to have her nomination hearing tomorrow before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
Your home is most likely your biggest financial investment, and it's important to do whatever you can to increase its value. Even if you have no plans on selling your home any time soon, investing in projects to increase the value of your home can pay off in other ways. Your home will be more beautiful, more comfortable, and more enjoyable for you, your family, and any visitors to your property.
In virtually every major city around the world, one trend stays constant: the cost of living increases every year. At the heart of this is the cost of housing - which in some cities like New York or Los Angeles will almost invariably consume the overwhelming portion of a person’s income.
Community Leaders Call for Legislative Action to Redevelop Clarendon Hill Public Housing Development in...
Dozens of community leaders and statewide supporters of affordable housing pushed for the redevelopment of Somerville’s Clarendon Hill public housing at a State House hearing today before the Joint Committee on Housing.
EPA Prepares for 2018 Hurricane Season, Building on Lessons Learned from Sustained Emergency Responses...
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has joined partners across federal, tribal, state, and local governments in preparation for the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season....
In a decades-long practice that has systemically preserved racial segregation across Chicago communities, aldermen calculatingly use their aldermanic prerogative to block affordable housing developments, according to a new report released today by the Chicago Area Fair Housing Alliance and the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
If you are interested in property investments, there is definitely no information shortage. There are countless ways in which you can get the information you need to make great investments but so many fail because of really simple mistakes. You should always look for information and educate yourself about everything associated with real estate investments.
Buying a land is a strenuous process involving a lot of decisions and research into various factors which affect the price of a land. Foresight is of great importance when determining the future value of the property and the potential development and expansion that it can support. Buying property is an investment and must be treated as such, professionals must be hired and every nook and cranny of the land and of the law that governs
The real estate market is constantly evolving and the next step in evolution seems to be connected to blockchain technology as a growing number of companies are now developing solutions that can be used to leverage different parts of the market. Solutions are now being created for the benefits of real estate agents and clients. The problem is that the technology is not properly understood. With this in mind, here are some things everyone should be aware of.
Findings from Illinois’ Customary and Reasonable Fee Survey are now available online, according to the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR). The voluntary survey of Illinois licensed real estate appraisers began in January with assistance from the Office of Real Estate Research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
The Office of Management and Budget released a report entitled, “Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century: Reform Plan and Reorganization Recommendations.” This 132-page document
Urban Land Institute to Advise the Jacksonville Transportation Authority on Connectivity and Downtown Revitalization
Nationally Renowned Real Estate and Urban Development Experts to Visit City June 17-22 WASHINGTON (June 18, 2018) — A group of nationally renowned land use...
The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) today announced the availability of up to $75,000 in grant funding for projects that help reduce the stigma often associated with mental illness.
The real estate developers and property experts based in Singapore have some good news after enduring a lackluster market for four years. But some of the investors are still doubtful about spending a lot in the private properties. The scenarios for buying a personal home or apartment in Singapore must be discussed for making a quintessential plan.
Insurance is one of those things that you can't really appreciate until you need it. In fact, it's probably crossed your mind a few different times—especially as you were writing that monthly check to your insurance agency—to just do away with coverage entirely. While doing so could save you money upfront, it could come back to haunt you in the long run