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EPIC’s National Real Estate Practice Donates Thousands of Dollars to Low-Income Students’ Education

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Mercy Housing, the nation’s largest affordable housing organization, partnered with the National Real Estate Practice of EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants to provide students in need with this grant for their hard work and vision.
Making the Move to Sydney

Making the Move to Sydney

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Sydney is Australia’s largest city, with over 4.5 million residents. It is also Australia’s oldest city, and the most multicultural too. It is the city of opportunities, where you can find high paying jobs, new opportunities that wouldn’t exist in the smaller cities, or other countries, a growing economy, and an atmosphere that is hard to beat in any city.

4 Important Questions to Ask Before Buying a New Home

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Finding a new home is overwhelming, with many things to think about and many questions to be asking. When you are viewing a new property, there will be so much to take in that you usually might forget to ask important questions and later wish you had done so.
MBA

MBA Expands Path to Diversity Scholarship Program Eligibility to Select Conferences

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced that scholarships awarded under its popular Path to Diversity (P2D) Scholarship Program 

How Homeowners Can Improve Their Chances of Making a Sale

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It doesn’t matter the market, homeowners always have to work a little harder when trying to sell their house. While there is no way to guarantee that you will make a sale, there is quite a lot that you can do to improve your chances. In this article, below
NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde on Association Receiving HUD Grant

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Greg Ugalde, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Torrington, Conn., issued the following statement after NAHB received a $110,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to fight housing discrimination

New Study Evaluates Shared Equity Housing Program Performance, Nationwide Impact

Shared equity homeownership promotes sustainable wealth-building opportunities and lasting affordability for lower-income households, according to new research published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy in partnership with Grounded Solutions Network.

SMACNA Announces Internship Program in Partnership with the American Institute of Architecture Students

The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) today announced the launch of its architectural internship program in collaboration with the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS). The program pairs leading architectural sheet metal contractors with promising architecture students to give them
NIBS

New NIBS-NBI Energy Tool to Help Cities Set Framework to Achieve Performance Goals

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) and New Buildings Institute (NBI) have developed a new tool, with support from the U.S. Department of Energy and the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance
NIBS

New NIBS-NBI Energy Tool to Help Cities Set Framework to Achieve Performance Goals

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) and New Buildings Institute (NBI) have developed a new tool, with support from the U.S. Department of Energy
Architect skills

Five Other Important Skills All Architects Need

The primary skill expected of an architect is of course the actual ability to design structurally sound infrastructure. As important as this skill is, it is far from the only one that will be required to have a successful and noteworthy career in this field.
NIBS

National Institute of Building Sciences to Host BECx Workshop at CxEnergy 2019

Attend the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) Building Enclosure Commissioning (BECx) Workshop April 16 and earn credits toward a joint NIBS/ASTM certificate in BECx. Held
NAR

National Association of Realtors® Unveils “That’s Who We R®,” a Campaign to Distinguish Realtors®...

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While many people know that a Realtor® helps buy and sell homes, what they may not know is that only a Realtor® is a member of the National Association of Realtors® and subscribes
NIBS

National Institute of Building Sciences to Host Session, Meeting, Booth at NFMT

Attend the National Facilities Management and Technology Conference (NFMT) 2019 and discover the latest facility trends on improving operations; construction, renovation and retrofit; and staffing

Dems plan $100B to rebuild schools

Democrats introduced the Rebuild America’s Schools Act on Wednesday with $100 billion for schools in high-poverty areas of our nation. Schools in the Marianas and other U.S. insular areas are particularly in need of repair and rebuilding.
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser to Receive the Official 2018 Stanley Cup Championship Ring and Host District...

On Monday, February 4, at 5 pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser will receive the official 2018 Stanley Cup Championship Ring. This ceremony will take place as part of the 2019 Wilson Building Open House, where Mayor Bowser
Environment America

Environment America Partners With Students and Faculty to Urge Colleges and Universities to Shift...

Environment America, along with students across the country, will launch 50 campaigns in 15 states this year, imploring colleges and universities to generate 100 percent of their energy from renewable sources.
NIBS

Institute Recognizes 2018 Beyond Green Award Winners

The National Institute of Building Sciences recognized the winners of the 2018 Beyond Green™ High-Performance Building and Community Awards Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at its Annual Awards Banquet, held during Building Innovation 2019: The National Institute of Building Sciences Seventh Annual Conference and Expo at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C.
NIBS

National Institute of Building Sciences Issues Interim Report on the Value of Mitigation

Four years after the National Institute of Building Sciences Off-Site Construction Council (OSCC)conducted an initial survey to gain an understanding of how the U.S. construction sector is using off-site construction techniques and technologies
Appraisal Institute

Stephen Wagner to Become President of Appraisal Institute on Jan. 1

Stephen S. Wagner, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, of West Lafayette, Indiana, 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 more than 18,000 professionals in nearly 50 countries.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

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.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

NAHB

Single-Family Starts Increase in June

Single-family gains helped offset a drop in multifamily production as total housing starts edged 0.9 percent lower in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.25 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department