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Energy Department Recognizes Better Plants Partner TE Connectivity for Energy Efficiency Leadership

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognized Better Buildings, Better Plants partner, TE Connectivity, for energy productivity advances made in its Lickdale, Pennsylvania plant.

HUD Secretary Ben Carson Announces New Initiative to Promote FHA Lending

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson announced today that his agency reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on the use of the False Claims Act for Federal Housing Administration single family loans.
NAHB

NAHB Announces Finalists for Multifamily Awards

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The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) has announced the finalists for the 2019 Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Awards. A panel of 12 industry experts narrowed the entries down to 74 finalists in 24 categories.
MBA

MBA Statement on FHFA Director Mark Calabria’s Remarks on Housing Finance Reform

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Statement from Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), on Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Mark Calabria's remarks delivered today at MBA's 2019 Annual Convention and Expo
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Ginnie Mae Solicits Feedback on its Digital Collateral Guidelines

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - (RealEstateRama) - Ginnie Mae published a Request for Input (RFI) on the requirements that address the acceptability of digital promissory notes and other electronic...
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ONE-YEAR EXTENSION OF TPS FOR SALVADORANS WILL PREVENT IMMEDIATE DISRUPTIONS TO MANY DEVELOPMENT AND...

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Administration’s Decision to Extend Temporary Protected Status for Salvadorans in the U.S. Will Avoid Damaging Loss of 37,000 Construction Workers, But Long-Term Uncertainty Remains a Problem
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Pending Home Sales Rise 1.5% in September

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WASHINGTON (October 29, 2019) - (RealEstateRama) - Pending home sales grew in September, marking two consecutive months of increases, according to the National Association of...
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National Association of Realtors® Commends HUD, DOJ False Claims Act Decision

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National Association of Realtors® President John Smaby issued the following statement after the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Justice this afternoon announced its decision to ease the use of the False Claims Act.
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Buy Properties To Let In Birmingham And Other Investment Options

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Buy to let investment refers to the process of purchasing a property with the main intent of earning a return on the investment regularly. This is typically in the form of rent or capital gains as a result of its sale in the future.

The Pros and Cons of Owning Rental Property

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In terms of real estate debates, there is perhaps none bigger than the constant “Rent vs. Buy” debate. The answer to that age-old question often hinges on the current state of the market, where the prospective renter/buyer is in their life, and what their work situation is like at the moment.
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Construction Contractors Remain Confident in August, Says ABC

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U.S. construction industry leaders remained confident in August 2019, according to the Construction Confidence Index released today by Associated Builders and Contractors. While contractors were less upbeat regarding sales growth

HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES MADE EQUAL OF VIRGINIA (HOME) AND FORMER TENANTS SUE TO PROTECT HOUSING...

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Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia (“HOME”), a civil rights organization with the mission to ensure equal access to housing for all, along with individuals Mara Kniaz and Kuir Phillips
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 on Sept. 17-23, can visit local home improvement stores in Kingwood and Orange to get rebuilding tips from mitigation experts. 
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BHHS Drysdale Properties Launches New iBuyer Service for Homeowners

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Drysdale Properties, Northern California’s and Nevada’s fastest-growing, full-service and 100% woman-owned real estate brokerage, today announced its launch of Drysdale Properties Offer Optimizer
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Real Estate Agent Sets New Guinness World Record

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America’s No. 1-ranked real estate agent, Ben Caballero of HomesUSA.com in Dallas, Texas, has been honored by Guinness World Records, the global authority on record-breaking achievements, for selling 5,801 homes last year.
Real Estate Remodeling Strategies

Great Real Estate Remodeling Strategies to Get Your Home Market Ready

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Are you trying to decide whether to sell your home now or wait until 2020 or even 2021 to do it? Most experts would tell you to sell it now. Interest rates are still on the relatively low side
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KTGY 55+ National Practice Area Leader, Manny Gonzalez, Announces Firm’s New 75+ Service-Enriched National...

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KTGY Architecture + Planning announced today that the firm is expanding its 55+ practice area, led by Manny Gonzalez, FAIA, LEED AP, principal, naming Ben Seager, AIA, LEED AP, director
USDA

USDA and DOE Join Forces to Increase Energy Technology Development and Deployment in Rural...

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2019 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary Donald “DJ” LaVoy and U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary of Energy...
MBA

MBA Releases New White Paper: The Basic Components of an Information Security Program

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released a new white paper, The Basic Components of an Information Security Program, which gives an overview of current information security

Port Workers Victorious in L.A. City Council Decision

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After years of protests, legal actions, and strikes by warehouse workers and port truck drivers at  NFI Industries/California Cartage – which had a lease to operate on public property at America’s largest seaport

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

Appraisal Institute

Appraisal Institute Premieres Solar Photovoltaic Seminar

The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, premiered a four-hour classroom seminar on developing the value