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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.
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NIBS Wins Award for Major Study to Reduce the Effects of Natural Disasters

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The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) earned a 2019 Power of A Silver Award for its Mitigation Saves Study, a multi-year study on natural hazard mitigation.
MBA

MBA and Fannie Mae’s Future Housing Leaders Program Partner to Promote Diversity and Inclusion...

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and Fannie Mae's Future Housing Leaders program today announced a new partnership to promote diversity and inclusion in the housing finance industry.
Mercy Housing

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

Business Real Estate Press Releases

BHGRE-Winans

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Winans Empowers Home Sellers with...

Real estate powerhouse Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Winans announces the launch of their Flex MoveTM Program. With Flex Move, homeowners get multiple instant offers on their home with the push of a button and can easily compare iBuyer

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

BHGRE-Winans

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Winans Empowers Home Sellers with...

Real estate powerhouse Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Winans announces the launch of their Flex MoveTM Program. With Flex Move, homeowners get multiple instant offers on their home with the push of a button and can easily compare iBuyer