Yearly Archives: 2020

5 Steps to Take Before Buying a Home

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Buying a home is a significant investment and a personal achievement you should be proud of. Before you make that all-important offer, however, there’s a lot to do and think about. The following advice should help you ensure that you have a smooth and successful home-buying process.

New Home Construction Choices That Are Totally Worth It

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When you are building with new construction, you are tasked with making a lot of important and expensive decisions. If you’re planning to customize your home, you have to factor in the cost of upgrades as well as the value that you will be able to reap if/when you do ultimately sell your home.

Best Property Management Company In Delray Beach, Florida

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Real estate investments usually appreciate with time. With such an investment, you can set up a comfortable future for yourself. However, a common misconception is that property management companies are all equal and that they provide a similar quality of service. This is, however, not true. If you have ever had previous distasteful experience with any property management company, then you know this too well

Preparing to Buy Property for First-Timers

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Real estate can be an excellent investment whether you plan to own several properties or you are simply looking for a home of your own. However, if you have always been a renter, you might feel like the hurdles to buying your own home or starting to invest in real estate are overwhelming. You might not know how to find the right property, how you will afford it or what kind of steps you need to take to put the whole process in motion.
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SECRETARY BEN CARSON’S AFFORDABLE HOUSING BUS TOUR ARRIVES IN SAN DIEGO

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today visited San Diego, California, as part of his “Driving Affordable Housing Across America” Bus Tour.
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RE/MAX Alliance Launches New iBuyer Service to Benefit Front Range Homeowners

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RE/MAX Alliance, one of the largest RE/MAX franchises worldwide with over 850 licensed Realtors and 24 office locations across Colorado's Front Range, announced a new iBuyer service
FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

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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.
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Mortgage Delinquencies Decrease in Fourth Quarter of 2019

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The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-fourunit residential properties decreased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 3.77 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the fourth quarter of 2019

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You List Your House

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Selling your home is a big decision and can be a massive undertaking. If you are thinking or planning on listing your home in the future, here are five questions to ask yourself before you register your home.

The Benefits of Using a VA Realtor

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If you are currently in the military or even retired from the military, there are many benefits to using a VA realtor when moving around.  The city of Glendale in Arizona is a gorgeous city to live in, and when relocating there are many reasons to use a Luke AFB VA realtor.
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NeighborWorks America awards more than $74 million in flexible grants to 239 nonprofits

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NeighborWorks America announced that it awarded more than $74 million in flexible grants to 239 nonprofit organizations, all members of the national NeighborWorks network. This fiscal-year (FY) 2020 grant funding
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser to Lead Conversation on Housing Equity in the District at Howard Theatre

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On Saturday, February 8, at 10 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser, led by the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, the DC Office of Planning, the DC Department of Housing and Community Development
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Metro Home Prices Rise in 94% of Metro Areas in Fourth Quarter of 2019

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The vast majority of metro areas saw price gains and very small increases in inventory in the final quarter of 2019, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors
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Department of Energy Invests $74 Million in Building and Construction Technologies and Innovations

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $74 million for 63 selected projects to research, develop, and test energy-efficient and flexible building technologies, systems
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Alliance Urges Congress To Reject Shortsighted Energy Efficiency Cuts

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The Alliance to Save Energy called on Congress Monday to reject drastic cuts to federal energy efficiency initiatives proposed by the Trump administration.
FEMA

FEMA Grants $3M to Improve Flood Protection for Marin County Homes

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted $3 million to the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and Marin County
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CRA/LA Agrees to Pay $3.1 Million to Resolve Alleged Misuse of Federal Funds for...

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CRA/LA agreed to pay $3.1 million to resolve allegations that its predecessor violated the False Claims Act by knowingly failing to comply with federal accessibility laws when it financed and assisted
Capital Impact Partners

Partnership for the Bay’s Future Marks One-Year Anniversary: Public-Private Partnership Exceeds Initial $500 Million...

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Bay Area elected officials, community, faith, and business leaders, and philanthropic funders marked the first anniversary of the Partnership for the Bay’s Future by announcing the recipients
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton Announces Highways and Transit Subcommittee Hearing on Transportation and Infrastructure Needs on Tribal,...

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Chair of the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing titled
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Awards Grants to Local Organizations to Provide Housing Counseling, Small Business Assistance,...

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Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) announced awards of nearly $13.5 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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RE/MAX Alliance Launches New iBuyer Service to Benefit Front Range Homeowners

RE/MAX Alliance, one of the largest RE/MAX franchises worldwide with over 850 licensed Realtors and 24 office locations across Colorado's Front Range, announced a new iBuyer service

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

5 Steps to Take Before Buying a Home

Buying a home is a significant investment and a personal achievement you should be proud of. Before you make that all-important offer, however, there’s a lot to do and think about. The following advice should help you ensure that you have a smooth and successful home-buying process.