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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.
The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public input on actions that would allow the proposed development of the Desert Quartzite Solar Project, a 450-megawatt solar development in eastern Riverside County.
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced $13.2 million in awards to 29 U.S. cultural institutionsthat will leverage federal funds against private investment to help create and sustain the nation’s humanities infrastructure.
There are many ways to evaluate the rental potential of a property. A quick online search can give you all the calculators and cost analysis you need to run the numbers, but that’s not the whole story. What other factors are important in evaluating a potential rental property? Read on for the top six things to consider or do before investing in a rental property.
The Black Mountain Golf and Country Club (BMGCC), a non-profit corporation that holds a patent on 140 acres of public land in Clark County, Nevada under the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, has applied to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for a direct sale of the reversionary interest in its R&PP patent. The BLM Las Vegas Field Office seeks public comments on the proposal, which will be accepted until September 20, 2018.
CHICAGO (Aug. 3, 2018) - (RealEstateRama) -- Rodman Schley, MAI, SRA, of Denver, was elected 2019 vice president of the nation’s largest professional association of...
With the threat of wildfire danger increasing rapidly throughout many parts of north central Idaho, local land management agencies will implement Stage 1 Fire Restrictions in the Grangeville Fire Restrictions Area, Riverbreaks Zone 1 and Hells Canyon National Recreation Area beginning at 12:01 a.m.on August 3, 2018