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SRR settles SAFE MLO Test questions lawsuit

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The Conference of State Bank Supervisors subsidiary that operates the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System (NMLS) settled a lawsuit against four defendants who were alleged to have misused and reproduced copyrighted questions from the national exam

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERIOR DESIGNERS ANNOUNCES LINE-UP OF CEU EDUCATION SPEAKERS & SESSIONS FOR...

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 The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has announced its full line-up of CEU sessions for DOMOTEX USA at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center, February 5-7, 2020. Developed as part of the Society’s new partnership with DOMOTEX, these six CEU sessions will provide industry insight on a rich selection of pertinent topics that touch on everything from sustainable materials to client relationships and beyond.

HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS, CONDOMINIUM COMMUNITIES, AND HOUSING COOPERATIVES TO CONTINUE UPWARD TREND IN 2020

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An estimated 66% of all new home construction in 2020 will be built in one of the three types of community associations — primarily in a planned community (also called a Homeowners Association or HOAs), in a condominium community
McCormick Construction

National Statistics and Trends Can Augment Local Multifamily Appraisals: The Appraisal Journal

National
CHICAGO (Jan. 2, 2020) - RealEstateRama - Opinions of value can recognize both local and national indicators when appraisers value multifamily rental properties, according to...
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Breaks Ground on Shepherd Park Community Center Modernization

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Mayor Muriel Bowser, Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon Todd, the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), and the Department of General Services (DGS) broke ground on the modernization of Shepherd Park Community Center.
NIBS

Early Bird Registration Opens for Building Innovation 2020 Conference

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Registration has opened for the Building Innovation 2020 Conference & Expo, the premiere event for the built environment and annual meeting of the National Institute of Building Sciences.

Master the Reserve Study and Make Your Association Successful

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Anytime soon, the budget season is going to start again. Each association is now going to require various levels of involvement from its board for the budgeting process. Even though a professional community association manager is going to assist you especially when getting started, it is also important for the boards to see to it that that manager is able to understand the long-term vision of the community by being able to share any future plans so that the community is not going to encounter any unexpected financial conundrum.
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Before Veterans Day Weekend, Norton to Introduce Veterans Legal Support Act

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced today she will introduce the Veterans Legal Support Act of 2019, which would allow the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
FTC

FTC Acts to Shut Down Companies Operating Real Estate Seminar Scheme

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The Federal Trade Commission and the Utah Division of Consumer Protection sued Nudge, LLC and affiliated companies, alleging that they make empty promises
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser to Announce New Homebuyer Program for DC’s Public Educators

National
On Wednesday, October 30, at 11:30 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will join District officials and representatives from Landed to announce a new homebuyer program that will offer financial assistance and guidance to teachers, school administrators, and staff at DC Public Schools and public charter schools.
Right Roof Color

7 Ways to Choose the Right Roof Color to Match Your Siding

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You don't have to stick with the same old roof color when you get a new roof. You have options! However, not every roof color works well with your siding or trim colors. Before you choose your neighborhood's new eyesore roof
McCormick Construction

Distribution Facilities Drive Growth in Industrial Market: Valuation Magazine

National
 Demand for distribution facilities is primarily driving growth in the healthy industrial real estate market, according to an article in Valuation magazine’s third quarter 2019 issue.
NIBS

International Code Council Secures Title Sponsorship for NIBS Annual Meeting

National
The International Code Council aims to put a big stamp on the Building Innovation 2020 Conference & Expo in April.The National Institute of Building Sciences recently signed with ICC for the presenting sponsorship of BI2020.

4 Reasons Real Estate Businesses Love Sign Riders

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Sign riders are small signs that are placed close to a larger main sign. They usually contain information that the sign owner wants to highlight or use to help make a sale easier.. The real estate industry is by far the biggest user of sign riders today, for a number of good reasons. Laymen may not realize it, but there is a sophisticated art behind the design
Child In Middle School

Top 5 Tips On How To Support Your Child In Middle School

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Parental support is significant when it comes to assisting teens in succeeding in middle school. Since a child can choose to grow independently, it can be difficult for you as a parent to know the kinds of situations that call for your involvement. Nevertheless, through paper helper

Replacement windows

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Buying new windows for your home comes with many options, some good, some not so good. It starts with your goals for replacement windows, and that should be what drives your selection. If you are on a budget, you may not buy windows that are filled with gas or have a Low-E coating on them or a glazed window.
Millennials Want Their Homes to Be Different

Millennials Want Their Homes to Be Different

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The media has complained about millennials killing this industry or ruining that industry for so long that the millennial generation has long moved out of their parents’ basements and are starting to look for homes of their own.
NIBS

NIBS Opens Call for Abstracts to Present at Building Innovation 2020

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The National Institute of Building Sciences is gearing up for the industry’s only conference for the entire building community to connect, collaborate, and design solutions for the built environment

What Should You Look for in Calabasas Real Estate Agents

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The term luxury real estate is too often abused to include a cookie cutter suburban home with an outdoor fireplace and a sauna in the master bathroom. In reality, luxury real estate refers to homes that are worth several times more than the average home in a given area. For example, the luxury market starts at around a million dollars where the average home is worth 250K.
NIBS

NIBS Wins Award for National Guidelines to Reduce Earthquake Risk

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The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) earned a 2019 Power of A Silver Award for its National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program (NEHRP) Seismic Provisions.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Sutter Square

Meridian Sells 175,000 SF Office Building in Concord for $30.9M

Meridian, a full-service real estate developer and owner of general and medical office real estate, is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of Sutter Square, a 174,689-square-foot, nine-story office building located at 1800 Sutter Street

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

AGC

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 34 STATES AND D.C. FROM DECEMBER 2018...

Thirty-four states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between December 2018 and December 2019, while construction employment increased in 29 states from November