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Real estate prices are rising in many of the metropolitan areas across the United States, and that’s got some thinking about a better quality of life. Tech is thriving and very portable, so many workers can relocate across state lines without jumping through a lot of hoops. It sounds like a great dream, and it is, but there are some real factors to consider first.
Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) issued the following statement in response to a report in the New York Times that the owners of the nation’s largest government-subsidized residential property, Starrett City, may be selling the development in a deal that could personally benefit President Trump:
Insurance is something that has evolved over the years, to encompass a much larger area. That being said, it has also gotten very specific about what exactly it is that you’re insuring. As for what it means, the definition is in the name. Insurance is something that guarantees you will be reimbursed if something bad happens to whatever it is that you’ve insured.
If you are planning on selling a house you should know that some things that are paramount for the success of the sale. No matter what anyone tells you, houses don’t sell themselves. It takes a bit of work to convince people to check out your sale and invest in your property.
The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant net leased MobilityWorks property located at 9207 N Milwaukee Avenue in Niles, Illinois for $2,490,000.
Frank Lloyd Wright is undoubtedly one of the greatest American architects that ever lived. He was a true visionary that wasn’t afraid to push boundaries and let nature influence his designs. His work blended the latest techniques and technology with old world craftsmanship
The Forex market is, by its very nature, an unpredictable beast. Its volatility is what makes trading so rewarding, giving traders the opportunity to make quick gains within as little as one day. But with the right tools, you can make pretty accurate predictions. If you use a platform like MetaTrader 4 (MT4), you'll have access to all the indicators you need. Using the RSI indicator on MT4 is an excellent means of technical analysis.
There are many steps in the home buying process, even after the contract has been signed. Many real estate agents would agree getting a signed contract is only half the battle. Then you have a month or two to get everything lined up and approved before the deed can be transferred
“McMasion” is a term that came into existence in the mid-1990s to describe certain types of housing. It was not, and is not, a term of endearment but rather derision. Most suburban areas have a development or two that exemplifies this type of house that share several commonalities. That being said, there was an appeal to the marketplace that included these features
On Wednesday, Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement on the Dakota Access Pipeline: "I strongly support the thousands of Standing Rock Sioux tribe and Native American activists at the Standing Rock water protector camps who have vowed to remain steadfast in their protests to halt construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline and secure their only source of clean water, and sacred burial grounds.
The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a McDonald’s ground lease located at 6126 Hickory Flat Highway in Canton, Georgia for $1,370,000. More...
The new Rutgers Business School in Piscataway, N.J., has earned national recognition in the 2016 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2. In honor of this achievement, members of the project team will be presented with awards from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) during a ceremony to take place at the building on Tuesday, November 22, at 4 p.m.
The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Inc. (Endowment) today announced a new Memorandum of Understanding with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). The partnership will provide $7,520,000 to landowners in Mississippi, Georgia, and North Carolina for conservation easements and habitat restoration projects.
DCHFA Down Payment /Closing Cost Assistance Program Aids 689 Homeowners in D.C. Washington, D.C. - (RealEstateRama) -- DC Open Doors is celebrating a milestone of...
Sacramento City Council Member Steve Hansen, County Supervisor Phil Serna, SHRA Executive Director La Shelle Dozier and other local and federal officials and representatives will participate in the official launch for $2.7 million HUD Jobs Plus Pilot Program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Apartment markets softened across all four indexes in the October 2016 National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) Quarterly Survey of Apartment Market...
Be one of the first to own an original Yusuf Ibrahim. How about a oneof-a kind Anya Baker? Those are just a couple of the artists whose work will be featured in the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) Educational Foundation poster auction during the association’s fall meeting in October. Besides the auction, the three-day event includes the keynote luncheon, educational panels, committee meetings and networking opportunities. Preregister before Sept. 30 and save $50
The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) monthly Drilling Productivity Report (DPR), released today, now includes a supplement that provides monthly estimates of the number of drilled but uncompleted wells (DUCs) in the seven key oil and natural gas producing regions covered by the DPR.
Public Hearings This Week on WSSC’s Proposed Capital Improvements Project Budget in Montgomery and...
Public hearings for WSSC’s Proposed Capital Improvements Project Budget (CIP) for Fiscal Years 2018 – 2023 will be held on September 7 and 8, respectively in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties
Located in Phoenix, Cedar Crossing is a 74-unit complex developed by National Equity Fund partner, Native American Connections. It is a unique multiphase housing community that encompasses numerous supportive services followed up with access to transitional and ultimately permanent affordable housing.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today awarded approximately $300 million more in grants under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program to help thousands of very low-income Veteran families around the nation who are permanently housed or transitioning to permanent housing. The SSVF grant program provides access to crucial services to prevent homelessness for Veterans and their families.
New Policy Brief Finds Decline in Supportive Housing Placements Alongside Rise in Homelessness Among...
The Coalition for the Homeless released a policy brief today citing the lack of supportive housing in New York City as one of the primary drivers of the marked increase in homelessness among single adults. The report, “A Growing Crisis for Single Adults: Supportive Housing Placements Decline as Homelessness Among Single Adults Remains High,” says failure by the State government to move more quickly on creating the 20,000 supportive housing units promised by Governor Andrew Cuomo is his January 13th budget address is exacerbating the crisis.
On August 26, HUD published a notice in the Federal Register announcing the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Fair Market Rents (FMRs). FMRs are used to determine payment standards for a number of housing assistance programs, including the Housing Choice Voucher and the Project-Based Section 8 programs.
Capital Impact Partners Increases Access to Health Care, Education and Housing Through Strong Performance...
Capital Impact Partners announced today that it provided $52.5 million in financing to projects delivering social impact for underserved communities across the U.S. during the first half of 2016. In particular, second–quarter loans increased 55 percent over the same quarter in 2015. These loans support projects that increase access to housing, health care and education for low-income communities while also creating hundreds of jobs.
Buying a condominium may become easier in the near future, thanks to recent changes in the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgage program. The new FHA mortgage rules, applying specifically to condominiums, became effective August, 2016 with the passage of Bill H.R. 3700.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced a second round of funding to help provide permanent homes to an estimated 108 veterans experiencing homelessness in seven states. The rental assistance announced today is provided through the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Program which combines rental assistance from HUD with case management and clinical services provided by VA (see attached list of HUD's voucher awards below).
Woodstock Institute joined together with 280 consumer, civil rights, labor, community, and non-profit organizations to emphasize strong and broad-based support for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB’s) proposed rule to restrict the financial industry’s use of forced arbitration – a tactic used by Wall Street banks and predatory lenders to block consumers from challenging illegal behavior in court.
Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), the exclusive global certification body forLEED projects and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), announced The LEED Performance Challenge today, which enables Indian cities to competitively share their latest performance data and benchmark it against other cities locally, nationally and globally. The LEED Performance Challenge aims to develop more sustainable, healthy buildings, communities and cities and to benchmark how they are planned, developed and measured against global standards.
The Energy Department announced today it is investing $19 million to improve the efficiency of our nation’s homes, offices, schools, hospitals, restaurants and stores. These projects will develop advanced building technologies that will help American consumers and businesses save money on their utility bills, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and create jobs
Federal Financial Institutions Regulatory Agencies Announce Availability of 2015 Small Business, Small Farm, and...
The three federal banking agency members of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) with Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) responsibilities — the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency — announced today the availability of data on small business, small farm, and community development lending reported by certain commercial banks and savings associations, pursuant to the CRA.