Yearly Archives: 2019

HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD OFFERS $112 MILLION TO EXPAND AFFORDABLE HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOW-INCOME PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that there is a combined $112 million available to expand the supply of permanent affordable housing for very low-income persons with disabilities.

BLM NAMES VETERAN LAND MANAGER TO LEAD CALIFORNIA STATE OFFICE

California
The Bureau of Land Management today announced that Karen Mouritsen has been named the new California State Director—a key leadership position based in Sacramento. As State Director, Mouritsen will direct a team that manages lands encompassing 15% of the Golden State’s total land mass
EPA

EPA commemorates $640 million in water infrastructure loans to Tualatin Valley Water District and...

National
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator for the Pacific Northwest Chris Hladick joined the Tualatin Valley Water District (TVWD) and the city of Hillsboro
SEIA

Over 300 Communities in 40 States Now “Open for Solar Business”

National
From Anchorage, Alaska, to Sarasota, Florida, more than 300 local governments have now met national benchmarks for encouraging the growth of solar energy and removing barriers to solar market development.
NAR

Rising Financial Wealth Boosts Demand for Vacation Homes

National
Increased financial wealth and low mortgage rates boosted the demand for and price of vacation homes, according to the National Association of Realtors® 2019 U.S. Vacation Home Counties Report
Enterprise Community Partners

ENTERPRISE LAUNCHES UNPRECEDENTED DISASTER RECOVERY AND RESILIENCE MANUAL

National
 Keep Safe: A Guide for Resilient Housing Design in Island Communities, a first-of-its-kind illustrated manual developed in response to the devastation of Hurricane Maria in collaboration with over 150 experts from across Puerto Rico

Houston’s Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene Launches New iBuyer Platform

National
Zavvie announces new partnership with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene (“Gary Greene”), the top real estate brokerages in the Greater Houston Metropolitan
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Hanley Investment Group Completes Sale of New-Construction Single-Tenant Bank of America and CRAVE at...

National
Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that the firm arranged the sale of a two-tenant retail property occupied by Bank
Why Is My House Not Selling

Why Is My House Not Selling and What Can I Do?

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If you are most people—having your home sitting on the market, not selling, and becoming a real estate white elephant is a source of stress and concern. It can also be highly inconvenient, which of course leads you to ask 'why is my house not selling'?
Property Management Company

Benefits of Working With a Property Management Company

National
Yes, owning a rental property can be a great investment. It’s a way to build wealth over the long term, and can potentially provide regular income on a monthly basis.

Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

National
Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.
USDOJ

California Real Estate Developer Convicted of Making Conduit Contributions in Two U.S. Congressional Campaigns

California
Today, a federal jury found an Oakland-area real estate developer guilty for funneling tens of thousands of dollars through straw donors into two consecutive congressional campaigns
MBA

Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

National
Mortgage applications increased 5.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 4, 2019.
MBA

Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in September

National
Mortgage credit availability increased in September according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from Ellie Mae's AllRegs® Market Clarity® business information tool.
CSBS

State Mortgage Regulators Call for Simplified Data Transfer Process for Loan Origination Software Users

National
Washington, DC -- State regulators are encouraging industry to integrate state-developed data standards with mortgage loan origination systems, said the Conference of State Bank...
VA

VA completes home loan funding fee refund initiative

National
WASHINGTON - (RealEstateRama) - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently completed an aggressive initiative to process home loan funding fee refunds to Veteran borrowers,...
USDA

USDA Invests in Rural Electric Infrastructure Improvements in 13 States

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Investments will Benefit Nearly 231,000 Residents and Businesses WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2019 - (RealEstateRama) - U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald...
5 Services Homeowners

5 Services Homeowners Need to Know About

National
Owning a home is a huge responsibility. There is no landlord responsible for fixing any problems. It’s in the owners’ hands which means keeping a house clean and maintained is up to the homeowners.  

6 Things You Should Know Before Shopping for a Home

National
Life is filled to the brim with big decisions. Buying a home — especially if it’s your first — is one of the biggest ones there is — emotionally and financially. Unless you’re buying a newly built home, the home you are considering buying could have had one or a whole string of previous owners before you came along.

NYS OASAS ANNOUNCES OPENING OF NEW RECOVERY CENTER IN NEW YORK CITY

New York
The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) today announced the opening of the new JLC Recovery and Wellness Center in New York City. JLC is operated by Exponents Inc. and provides free help and support services for people affected by addiction and for their families.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD OFFERS $112 MILLION TO EXPAND AFFORDABLE HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOW-INCOME...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that there is a combined $112 million available to expand the supply of permanent affordable housing for very low-income persons with disabilities.