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WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 20, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Building on President Obamaâ€™s Climate Action Plan and the Administrationâ€™s efforts to expand clean energy innovation, the Energy Department announced today nearly $67 million in nuclear energy research and infrastructure enhancement awards. 83 projects were selected from across the country based on their potential to create scientific breakthroughs that both help strengthen the nationâ€™s energy security and reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions.
WASHINGTON – August 19, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The National Association of RealtorsÂ®â€™ new .REALTOR top-level domain will be available October 23, 2014 to members of NAR and the Canadian Real Estate Association.
ATLANTA – August 19, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — More than 34,000 Atlanta residents are potentially eligible to reduce their mortgage payments under the Home Affordable Refinance Program, or HARP, according to Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt and the National Association of RealtorsÂ®, who are participating in a special town hall meeting in Atlanta today for community leaders and real estate professionals.
BOSTON – August 19, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — In two separate grants, EPA is awarding $120,000 to two organizations working to clean up the Mystic River Watershed, just outside Boston, Mass. The two Mystic River Watershed grants are part of $2.1 million EPA awarded nationally to 37 organizations in 17 states and Puerto Rico to help restore urban waters, improve water quality, and support community revitalization and other local priorities.
Tampa, FL – August 19, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — CBRE has been selected by the Ryan Companies as the exclusive leasing agent for Southern Oaks at Telecom Park, a two-building Class A office complex with a total of 230,000 rentable square feet, located at 7810-7860 East Telecom Parkway in Temple Terrace, Florida. This pre-lease/build-to-suit property is registered for LEED certification and offers large, collaborative floor plates of 28,750 rentable square feet
SANFORD – August 19, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, who also serves as Floridaâ€™s State Fire Marshal, today announced the arrest of Sanford resident Curtis Smith on arson charges related to a recent mobile home fire in Sanford and asked for the publicâ€™s help to locate Smithâ€™s half-brother, Steven Angle, as he may have information to assist in the investigation surrounding 10 other fires set in Sanford and the surrounding rural areas. The CFO also announced the reward for information leading to a conviction in the Sanford fires has been increased to $11,000
Reston, Virginia, – August 19, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. today announced that the U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming dismissed without prejudice the plaintiffsâ€™ wrongful foreclosure claims
WASHINGTON – August 12, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Home-price growth continued to moderate in many metropolitan areas in the second quarter and national year-over-year price appreciation is now at its slowest pace since 2012, according
WASHINGTON – August 11, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The following is a statement by National Association of RealtorsÂ® President Steve Brown:
MOSES LAKE, Wash. – August 7, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Homeowners in three â€śmobile-home parksâ€ť in this city of about 20,000 took control of the land beneath their homes when they formed three cooperatives and became not just homeowners, but landowners, too.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 5, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Each $1,000 increase in the cost of a new median-priced home price forces 206,000 prospective buyers out of the marketplace, according to a new study by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).
CHICAGO – July 29, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Updater and zipLogix, both investments of the National Association of RealtorsÂ®, announced a partnership to help real estate professionals streamline the moving process for their clients from within zipFormÂ®. The technology collaboration will enable zipLogix users to seamlessly offer their clients Updaterâ€™s personalized and guided experience for completing moving-related tasks. Updaterâ€™s web application helps clients update their new address across all accounts and subscriptions, transfer utilities, forward mail with the U.S. Postal Service, and much more
WASHINGTON – July 29, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — RealtorÂ® leaders are hearing from the nationâ€™s foremost experts on environmental risk management during the National Association of RealtorsÂ® first environmental summit. The slate of distinguished speakers includes Dan Glickman, who served as the Secretary of Agriculture under President Clinton, and Tom Ridge, first Secretary of U.S. Department of Homeland Security, former Governor of Pennsylvania, president and CEO of Ridge Global and partner at Ridge-Schmidt Cyber.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 28, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — July 28, 2014 â€“ Due to the weather-related slow start in the nonresidential building market during the first part of the year, and the prolonged weakness in the institutional sector, construction spending projections for the rest of the year have been lowered slightly. The commercial construction sector is still looking at solid spending increases throughout the remainder of 2014, paced by high levels of demand for hotels and office buildings. The American Institute of Architectsâ€™ (AIA) semi-annual Consensus Construction Forecast, a survey of the nationâ€™s leading construction forecasters, is projecting that spending will see a 4.9% increase in 2014 â€“ down from the previous estimate of 5.8%, with next yearâ€™s projection holding at 8%
WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 28, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — After three consecutive months of solid gains, pending home sales slowed modestly in June, according to the National Association of RealtorsÂ®.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 23, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Existing-home sales increased in June and reached an annual pace of 5 million sales for the first time since October 2013, while rising inventory continues to push overall supply towards a more balanced market, according to the National Association of Realtors
WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 23, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston is now accepting nominations to fill five vacancies on its 2015 Advisory Council. The vacant seats will be filled by individuals actively involved in providing or promoting housing and community lending in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
WASHINGTON – July 14, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — As a new generation of home buyers enters into recovering real estate markets across the country, the National Association of RealtorsÂ® today announced the launch of a major national advertising campaign in conjunction with realtor.comÂ®, as well as a comprehensive public relations effort, â€śReal Insight,â€ť which together will showcase the value of the local knowledge and accurate data available to consumers through RealtorsÂ® and
WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 11, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The following is a statement by National Association of RealtorsÂ® President Steve Brown: â€śThe National Association of RealtorsÂ® commends the U.S. Senate today for approving the nomination of San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development
WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 8, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Favorable exchange rates, affordable home prices and rising affluence abroad continue to drive international buyers to the U.S. to purchase properties and make real estate investments