Yearly Archives: 2017

5 Neighborhoods to Check Out: Real Estate Listings in Toronto

There’s no doubt that Toronto is a fun place to live in. It offers numerous employment opportunities, and the diverse cultural landscape offers exciting adventures and experiences. But if you’re browsing real estate listings in Toronto, you have to know that some communities in this city are simply better than others.
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The Boulder Group Publishes 4th Quarter Net Lease Market Research Report

The Boulder Group’s Research Department has released a new research report providing comprehensive numbers and analysis of the 4th quarter activity in the National Net Lease Market

Choosing Green Building Over Traditional Construction Methods

Are you getting ready to embark on new home construction? Or maybe you’re going to be expanding your existing property with a new addition. One thing to consider is how green your new building space is going to be. With new advanced technology, utilizing green construction practices can help you live a cleaner, greener lifestyle. Here are just a few reasons as to why you might want to choose these building practices over traditional construction methods.
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The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Net Leased Family Dollar

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant Family Dollar located at 200 Bruner Road in La Fontaine, Indiana for $1,368,478. The 8,320 square foot building is strategically located on a 1.2 acre parcel at the corner of Bruner Road and Indiana Route 15.
NIBS

Building Innovation 2018: Three Days Left to Save

If you're planning to attend Building Innovation 2018: The National Institute of Building Sciences Sixth Annual Conference & Expo, January 8-11, 2018, at the Mandarin Oriental in Washington, D.C., you have one last chance to save on registration.
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton Says Congressional Budget Process Ironically Allows D.C. Homeowners to Avoid New Property Tax...

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said that in one of the great ironies of the onerous District of Columbia budget process, D.C. residents can prepay their 2018 property taxes by December 31, 2017, to avoid the $10,000 state and local tax deduction cap that takes effect next year.

Learn How to Make the Largest Profit You Possibly Can on Your First House...

Flipping houses has quickly become a way for people to make a hefty profit with very little investment. There are many pitfalls that can come along the way when flipping houses if you do not know what you are doing, though. The following guide walks you through a few tips to use to ensure that your first time flipping a house goes as smoothly as it possibly can.
ULI

Connections Unbound: The Urban Land Institute’s Latest Annual Report Showcases the Impact of Members...

The successful efforts of the Urban Land Institute’s 40,000-plus members to lead the future of global urban development through the creation of vibrant, sustainable communities are documented in the Institute’s latest annual report, which showcases member impact during fiscal year 2017 (July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017).
NIBS

Institute to Unveil Mitigation Saves Interim Report during Building Innovation 2018

The National Institute of Building Sciences will unveil the Natural Hazard Mitigation Saves: 2017 Interim Report at a presentation luncheon Thursday, January 11, 2018, from 12:00 to 1:30 pm, during Building Innovation 2018 Conference & Expo. The report, which highlights the significant savings that result from implementing mitigation strategies in terms of safety, and the prevention of property loss and disruption of day-to-day life, builds on the well-known
2018 Jim Murrett

Jim Murrett to Become President of Appraisal Institute on Jan. 1

James L. Murrett, MAI, SRA, of Hamburg, New York, will begin his one-year term as president of the Appraisal Institute on Jan. 1. The Appraisal Institute is the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers with nearly 19,000 professionals in almost 60 countries
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Pending Home Sales Inch Up 0.2 Percent in November

Pending home sales were mostly unmoved in November, but did squeak out a minor gain both on a monthly and annualized basis, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Heading into 2018, existing-home sales and price growth are forecast to slow, primarily because of the altered tax benefits of homeownership affecting some high-cost areas.
DCHFA

DCHFA Financing Preserves Affordable Housing in Chinatown

On December 21, the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency (DCHFA) issued $39 million in bond financing for the preservation of Wah Luck House Apartments (800 6th Street NW). The 153 unit apartment building is located in Chinatown, within blocks of Capitol One Arena. Wah Luck House is home to one the city’s largest communities of Chinese residents.
NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Granger MacDonald on DOI’s Reversal of Controversial Interpretation of MBTA

Granger MacDonald, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Kerrville, Texas, issued the following statement regarding the Department of the Interior’s reversal of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA)
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NAHB Applauds Signing of Tax Bill into Law

Granger MacDonald, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Kerrville, Texas, issued the following statement after President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law
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New Home Sales Hit Post-Recession High in November

Sales of newly built, single-family homes in November rose 17.5 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 733,000 units from a downwardly revised October reading, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. This is the highest sales pace since July 2007. Year-to-date, new home sales are 9.1 percent above their level over the same period last year
Speaker Paul Ryan

The Biggest Tax Reform In A Generation Is Now Law

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement on enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “The biggest tax reform in a generation is now the law of the land. As promised, the American people will begin the new year with a new tax code.
Capital Impact Partners

Capital Impact Partners Continues to Expand Innovation and Lending Support for Underserved Communities in...

?Capital Impact Partners announced today that it provided more than $51 million in project financing during the third quarter of 2017, supporting increased access to health care, education, affordable housing, and healthy food for underserved communities around the United States.
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Norton Commemorates 44th Anniversary of Home Rule Act, Today

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) issued the following statement today on the 44th anniversary of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, which was signed into law by Republican President Richard Nixon on December 24, 1973.
AGC

CONSTRUCTION JOBS INCREASE IN 40 STATES BETWEEN NOVEMBER 2016 AND NOVEMBER 2017; 39 STATES...

Forty states added construction jobs between November 2016 and November 2017, while 39 states added construction jobs between October and November, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released today. Association officials noted that firms in most states are adding jobs amid expectations that demand will continue to grow thanks to new tax cuts and regulatory reforms.
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APPEALS COURT MAKES “DISSAPOINTING” DECISION TO UPHOLD SILICA RULES AS ASSOCIATION CONTINUES WORKING WITH...

The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, released the following statement regarding the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit's decision to uphold federal silica rules as part of an association-backed legal challenge to the measure

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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Winning Photos Share the Joy in the “Art of Living Better”

What started as a simple employee photo contest at Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Reliance Partners in its East Bay region quickly became a celebrated event. Its real estate agents and staff submitted more than a hundred pictures capturing “heartwarming moments in time” as part of its “Art of Living Better” contest.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

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Winning Photos Share the Joy in the “Art of Living Better”

What started as a simple employee photo contest at Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Reliance Partners in its East Bay region quickly became a celebrated event. Its real estate agents and staff submitted more than a hundred pictures capturing “heartwarming moments in time” as part of its “Art of Living Better” contest.