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WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 18, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Led by a steep 31.7 percent decline in multifamily production, nationwide housing starts fell 14.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 956,000 units in August, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. Single-family housing starts dropped 2.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 643,000 units.
DENVER – September 2, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — RE/MAX, LLC has been named among the leading low-cost U.S. franchises for 2014 by Entrepreneur magazine. The global real estate leader ranked the highest among real estate brokerage franchises, and 11th overall on this yearâ€™s list, which included 95 franchises â€śthat can be started for less than $50,000.â€ť The list appeared in the magazineâ€™s August edition.
WASHINGTON – August 28, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Pending home sales rebounded in July and have now risen in four of the last five months, according
WASHINGTON – August 28, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The National Association of RealtorsÂ® has recognized 10 RealtorsÂ® as finalists for REALTORÂ® Magazineâ€™s 2014 Good Neighbor Awards. This award honors RealtorsÂ® who help build communities, often supporting causes that enrich and improve neighborhoods and volunteering their time to better the lives and homes of community members
WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 27, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Buying a home is one of the most significant personal and financial commitments most Americans ever make. To give today’s home buyers and sellers the information they need to succeed, the National Association of RealtorsÂ® has launched Real Insights
DENVER – August 26, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — RE/MAX will award one winner a cash prize to find their right home while raising awareness and support for national charity organization Childrenâ€™s Miracle Network HospitalsÂ® (CMN HospitalsÂ®). #TheRightHome kicked off Aug. 18, as a month-long consumer sweepstakes
WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 26, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Sales of new single-family houses in July 2014 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 412,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This is 2.4 percent (Â±11.9%)* below the revised June rate of 422,000 and is 12.3 percent (Â±14.4%)* above the July 2013 estimate of 367,000.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 26, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The strong rebound in economic growth during the second quarter and ongoing job creation are gradually improving the outlook for all of the major commercial real estate sectors, according to the National Association of RealtorsÂ® quarterly commercial real estate forecast.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 21, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Existing-home sales increased in July to their highest annual pace of the year, and the ongoing decline in distressed sales reached an important milestone, according to
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).