Yearly Archives: 2014

Fannie Mae Releases Monthly Loan-Level Disclosure for Single-Family Mortgage-Backed Securities

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 2, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- As part of its continued efforts to provide greater transparency to the marketplace, Fannie Mae has commenced publication of monthly loan-level disclosure for single-family mortgage-backed securities (MBS). The data will be updated monthly and will provide loan-level details for loans underlying single-family MBS with issue dates beginning on or after January 1, 2013. The loan-level disclosure files are accessible via PoolTalk®, Fannie Mae’s online disclosure application.

Pending Home Sales Edge Up in November

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 01, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Pending home sales stabilized in November with a slight gain, according to the National Association...

HUD AWARDS $57 MILLION TO HUNDREDS OF PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITIES TO PROMOTE FAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCY

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 2, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded nearly $57 million in grants to help residents receiving housing assistance through the Housing Choice Voucher Program to gain access to education, job training and employment. HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher Family Self-Sufficiency Program (HCV-FSS)helps public housing authorities across the country to hire or retain more than one thousand service coordinators who will work directly with families to connect them to the supportive services that meet their individual needs and to become gainfully employed.

HUD CHARGES BRONX LANDLORDS WITH DISCRIMINATION FOR REFUSING TO ALLOW RESIDENTS WITH DISABILITIES TO...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 2, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it has charged Dardania Properties, LLC, in New York, NY, and its owner Hamid Nezaj with violating the Fair Housing Act by denying the requests of two disabled residents of a Bronx apartment building to keep a medically prescribed service and emotional support animal. HUD’s charge alleges that the owners denied multiple requests by the residents and threatened to evict them if they did not remove the animal.

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASED IN 211 OUT OF 339 METRO AREAS BETWEEN NOVEMBER 2012 &...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 2, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Construction employment expanded in 211 metro areas, declined in 67 and was stagnant in 61 between November 2012 and November 2013, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said the employment gains were encouraging, but cautioned that future gains were dependent on continued economic growth and new investments in aging domestic infrastructure

An Open Letter to the Leaders of Every Government Around the World: Please, Just...

Please Help This Message Go Viral! An Open Letter to the Leaders of Every Government Around the World: Please, Just Tell us the Truth in 2014! As a society, the human collective has been treated with such huge disrespect by you, our leaders, for way too long. Be it through saying you will do something while trying to get us to vote for you – and then not delivering or changing your mind. Be it through hiding some erroneous error you or your staff has made.

Sahba Samimi of Keller Willims Realty Selects iHomefinder’s IDX Solution

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- iHomefinder is pleased to announce that Sahba Samimi of Keller Williams Arlington has selected iHomefinder IDX for his website. Sahba is a forward thinking entrepreneur, who has a gift for making complex real estate situations refreshingly simple. His market knowledge and strong negotiation skills are the backbone of his successful real estate practice. Sahba represents real estate clients in Maryland and Virginia. With iHomefinder WordPress IDX on his website, Sahba offers his clients and website visitors a fast, accurate online search experience. iHomefinder has been an industry leader in secure IDX solutions and compliant MLS data management for over fourteen years. Enhanced Property Details pages, Saved Search pages and Featured Listings pages are just a few of the ways in which iHomefinder WordPress IDX makes Sahba's website a more an informative resource for home buyers and sellers alike.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.