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Christine King

Christine King Joins KTGY Architecture + Planning in Denver as Regional Development Director

Christine King, FSMPS, CPSM, has joined the Denver office of KTGY Architecture + Planning as regional development director. In her new role, King is responsible for strengthening and growing client relationships in the Mountain States market and contributing
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Breaks Ground on New Housing at the Parks at Walter Reed

Mayor Muriel Bowser celebrated the groundbreaking of The Brooks and Vale Buildings, two new housing developments that will deliver 390 new market-rate and affordable housing units and the first new construction on the historic Walter Reed campus

MBA Releases 2018 Rankings of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Firms’ Origination Volumes

According to a set of commercial/multifamily real estate finance league tables prepared by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), the following firms were the top commercial/multifamily mortgage originators in 2018

Habitat for Humanity welcomes Wells Fargo’s Mary Mack to its international board of directors

Habitat for Humanity International’s board of directors has elected Mary Mack, Wells Fargo & Company’s senior executive vice president and head of Consumer Banking to join the board and lend her expertise to the leading global housing nonprofit.

April is National Financial Capability Month

Throughout the month of April, FEMA, in partnership with the Financial Literacy and Education Commission (FLEC), is celebrating National Financial Capability Month. Personal financial planning helps individuals and families prepare for disasters both big and small. Many people have experienced the challenges of rebuilding their lives after a disaster.

EPA Administrator Wheeler Announces New WIFIA Funding for Water Infrastructure Projects

Funding could leverage $6 billion in public and private investment for construction-ready projects to protect drinking water from lead and emerging contaminants, upgrade aging infrastructure, promote water recycling and reuse

First-Time Home Buyers Battle Rising Prices, Seek Better Homes

As the housing industry celebrates New Homes Month in April, recent data from the American Housing Survey (AHS) confirms nearly two-thirds of first-time home buyers say a better home is the top reason for moving, followed by household formation, 61 percent and a better neighborhood, 49 percent.

NAR President John Smaby issued the following statement after District Court of Columbia Judge...

One in six Gen Xers purchased a multi-generational home, overtaking younger boomers as the generation most likely to do so; with 52 percent of those Gen X buyers indicating that they did so because their adult children have either moved back or never left home.

Realtors® Denounce Federal Court Decision to Strike Down AHP Expansion

NAR President John Smaby issued the following statement after District Court of Columbia Judge John Bates struck down a Department of Labor attempt to expand association health plans earlier this week.
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Hanley Investment Group Arranges Sale of Grocery-Anchored Shopping Center in South Gate for $29.5...

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, has completed the sale of The Crossroads @ Firestone in South Gate, Calif.

New Home Sales Show Solid Growth in February

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 667,00 units in February after an upwardly revised January report, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. This is the highest sales pace since March 2018

Statement from NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde on NAFTA Panel Ruling

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 the NAFTA Binational Panel agreed to allow NAHB to file an amicus brief regarding the U.S.-Canada softwood lumber trade dispute:
ABC National

ABC Backs Bill to Increase Competition on Taxpayer-funded Construction Contracts

Associated Builders and Contractors today voiced its strong support for the Fair and Open Competition Act (H.R. 1858/S. 907), which will benefit taxpayers by encouraging more qualified construction companies to compete for federal and federally funded construction projects. The bill, introduced by Rep. Ted Budd (R-N.C.) and Sen.
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser to Break Ground on New Housing and Commercial Development on Walter Reed’s...

On Friday, March 29, at 3 pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser will break ground on The Brooks and Vale Buildings at the Parks at Walter Reed, located at the southwest corner of Georgia Avenue and Aspen Street, NW.
Rent Appeal of Your Property

Improve the Rent Appeal of Your Property

You’ve got a property. Check. You’re looking for renters. Check. You’re getting viewing. Check. But nobody is renting. Hmmmm, With a flow like this it is pretty easy to see where you are going wrong. Now the last thing we want to do is criticise your style choices for the property but there is clearly one let down.
Reputable Real Estate Investing Coach

How to Find a Reputable Real Estate Investing Coach

Jumping into real estate investing without any experience could be a recipe for disaster. Sure, you may have purchased a home or two to live in with your family and maybe you accidentally timed the market right and made a few shekels. Do you know how to replicate your success or was it pure luck?

Free Press: HUD Action Against Facebook Just a First Step in Protecting Users’ Civil...

On Thursday, the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that it would charge Facebook for violating the Fair Housing Act by “encouraging, enabling, and causing housing discrimination through the company’s advertising platform.”
ABC National

ABC Announces National Diversity Excellence Award Winners

March 28—Associated Builders and Contractors has named the winners of the National Diversity Excellence Awards, an annual recognition of ABC members that display exemplary diversity leadership in their workforce, supply chain and community with best-in-class recruitment policies
U.S. Department of the Treasury

Statement by Secretary Mnuchin on Presidential Memorandum on Federal Housing Finance Reform

U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven T. Mnuchin issued the following statement today on the Presidential Memorandum on federal housing finance reform: “I look forward to working with FHFA, HUD, Congress, and other stakeholders to address the need for housing finance reform

Realtors® Respond as Trump White House Calls for Plan to End Conservatorship

This week, the Senate Banking Committee advanced conservations on GSE reform by welcoming various housing industry leaders to testify before their committee, including NAR President-Elect Vince Malta. Also on Wednesday, the White House announced that President Trump

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

Software to Boost Your Profits & Career in Property Management

The way that your day to day role as a property management employee should be changing at this moment as the industry has taken a completely new twist in the short-term lease area of the job. I would really like to share with you my experiences in on the big changes that have been happening in my company.