IRVINE, CA - May 5, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- RealtyTrac® (, the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, and SmartZip Analytics (, a leader in real estate analytics, today announced that SmartZip’s HomeScore™ has been integrated on nearly 2 million foreclosure and for-sale properties posted on the RealtyTrac website, allowing users to instantly locate properties that have the best potential for appreciation over time

Smart remodeling adds value to your home

Des Plaines, IL - May 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Spring is in the air, and homeowners are starting to plan their dream home remodeling projects. To commemorate May as National Home Improvement Month, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) offers homeowners a few words of advice for getting the most value out of your remodeling investment.

Midwest Megadeal Includes Premiere Industrial Properties. Major Portfolio Sale Highlights Momentum in the Industrial...

Chicago, IL - May 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Cushman & Wakefield of Illinois, Inc. (C&W) announces the largest industrial portfolio sale in the Midwest since the economic downturn began in 2008. The portfolio, which includes seven buildings in northwest Chicago and one in the Milwaukee, WI, area, totals more than two million square feet. Jim Carpenter, Senior Director, and Ken Szady, Executive Director, from C&W’s Capital Markets Group, represented the seller, a joint venture between Interstate Partners and Towne Investments, in the marketing and sale of the portfolio. In addition, Cushman & Wakefield Sonnenblick Goldman, the firm’s debt and equity finance division, secured permanent financing of the portfolio for the buyer, Stockbridge Real Estate Funds.

HOPE NOW: Mortgage Industry Completed 210K Proprietary Loan Mods for Homeowners in 1Q 2011

WASHINGTON, DC - May 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- HOPE NOW, the voluntary, private sector alliance of mortgage servicers, investors, mortgage insurers and non-profit counselors, released its March 2011 loan modification data, which shows that an estimated 210,000 homeowners received permanent, proprietary loan modifications from mortgage servicers for the first quarter of 2011. This estimate does not include loan modifications through Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), and industry totals will be updated once official government reports are published.

The Taj Mahal Medical Center Signs 10-Year 6,700 SF Medical Lease

LAGUNA HILLS, CA - May 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Muller Company, a full service real estate company specializing in management, investment and development of commercial real estate in the western United States, announced today that the leasing team at the Taj Mahal Medical Center located in Laguna Hills, Calif. has signed its first medical lease since the start of construction and the official rebranding of the project in March, 2011

Smart remodeling adds value to your home

Des Plaines, IL - May 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Spring is in the air, and homeowners are starting to plan their dream home remodeling projects. To commemorate May as National Home Improvement Month, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) offers homeowners a few words of advice for getting the most value out of your remodeling investment

Paradise Valley, Arizona Foreclosures, Short Sales, Bank Owned Homes, and REO Properties For Sale

Scottsdale, AZ - May 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- You can view all short sales, bank owned homes, short sales, and REO properties for sale for free by going to then click property search. There, you can search by price range, zip code, school district, square footage, number of bedroom, number of bathrooms, and much more for free.

Wealth Building Conference with Dave Lindahl

West Hartford, CT - April 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) Wealth Building Conference with Dave Lindahl June 4-5, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Comfort Inn. 900 East Main Street. Meriden, CT

Connecticut Real Estate Investors Assn. (CT REIA) Announces 2011 Business And Entrepreneur Summit

West Hartford, CT - April 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Connecticut Real Estate Investors Association, or CT REIA, is announcing its 1st annual Business and Entrepreneur Summit. This event will take place on Saturday May 21, 2011, from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm at the Rocky Hill Marriott, 100 Capitol Boulevard in Rocky Hill, CT. Pricing for this event varies and is dependent on which ticket option is chosen. For ticket options, please visit

“Point of Sale” repeal would create 35,000 jobs, spur South Carolina’s economy

COLUMBIA, S.C. - April 27, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Repeal of Point of Sale reassessments will increase investment in South Carolina real estate upward of $2.4 billion, resulting in a direct impact on jobs and the economy, according to an economic analysis commissioned by the South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR).

NeighborWorks America Receives $2 Million Grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Washington, D.C. - April 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) --NeighborWorks America, one of the nation’s leading nonprofit community development corporations, today announced that it received a two-year, $2 million grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to support a variety of initiatives including affordable homeownership and training for local nonprofit professionals.

Investment in Resource Efficiency One of Many Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- On the 41st anniversary of Earth Day, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reminds consumers that an investment in energy and resource efficiency can pay real dividends by reducing a home's energy use and the associated costs.This year, the Earth Day Network is encouraging people all over the world to contribute to "a billion acts of green."

Realtors Learn How Investors Help Housing Recovery

Phoenix, AZ - April 19, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- After the worst downturn in decades, a U.S. real estate recovery could happen more quickly than most economists predict, RE/MAX Chairman and Co-Founder Dave Liniger told over 300 attendees in a video at the recent 2011 RE/MAX Excalibur Sales Rally held in Phoenix, Ariz. His message was simple, real estate investors will play a key role in this recovery.

“Fair Housing in Siouxland” Event

Sioux City, IA - April 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Sioux City Human Rights Commission in partnership with the Siouxland Human Investment Partnership (SHIP) and Midtown Family Community Center will host an educational event “Fair Housing in Siouxland” on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at the Midtown Community Center, 525 14th Street, between 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

In the Wake of Enforcement Actions Against Mortgage Servicers, Brown Introduces Bill to Keep...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- In the wake of a settlement between 14 U.S. mortgage servicers and foreclosed homeowners, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) introduced landmark legislation to prevent future servicer fraud and errors, improve foreclosure counseling and prevention, and reform oversight of mortgage-based investing.

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Jewel-Osco in the Chicago MSA

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Single Tenant Net Leased Jewel-Osco...

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, completed the sale of a single tenant net leased Jewel-Osco property located at 12803 Harlem Avenue, Palos Heights, IL for $15,500,000.

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