WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- A torched office building injures seven firefighters; a nose doctor buys a yacht with insurance money from damaging and worthless surgeries; cohorts cut off a mentally disabled man’s hand for an insurance payout.
Vancouver, WA - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The average Clark County resident sends 3.1 pounds of waste to a landfill every day.
365 Connect Integrates Its Online Leasing and Marketing Syndication Platform with the Zillow Rental...
NEW ORLEANS, LA - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- 365 Connect, the New Orleans based, award-winning online technology platform provider for the multifamily industry, announced today the integration of its Marketing Syndication Platform with Zillow®, the leading real estate information marketplace. The integration automatically distributes all of the marketing data from apartment communities using the 365 Connect Technology Platform to Zillow
WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Industry leaders believe that the housing market is on the road to recovery, according to a new survey conducted by Keystone Analyticsamong leaders of the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors®.
Anoka, Minn. - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Michele Bachmann released the following statement today reaffirming her support for the Second Amendment.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nina Hatvany, the top individual residential real estate agent in San Francisco, has joined the Pacific Union Internationalfamily.
Jan Langford - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- a longtime Newport Beach resident and real estate professional with an award-winning record of success in the luxury coastal and view market — and the Langford Properties team promise the area’s most discerning clientele personal service in addition to measureable results.
Rumson, NJ - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Reaffirming Gloria Nilson REALTORS, Real Living’s position in the New Jersey residential real estate industry, the company’s Rumson office closed more than $240M last year and was named the top producing office in Monmouth County in 2012 out of more than 560 individual real estate offices operating in the county
WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- If home is where the heart is, then real estate savant Rob Thom son has left many hearts fulfilled. In 2012 alone, Thomson has sold $136 million in homes, putting dozens of families into their dream houses as well as selling beloved houses for strong market value. For Thomson, it’s not these numbers that get his gears going; instead, it’s the tender relationships he’s built over the years that make him one of the area’s most trusted real estate agents.
Houston, TX - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Duke Realty Corporation’s (Duke Realty) Houston office announces that it has leased 108,639 square feet in Sam Houston Crossing Two, its new, speculative suburban office building, to Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FET), a global provider of manufactured technologies and applied products for the energy industry. Scheduled for completion in May 2013, Sam Houston Crossing Two, a 159,056-square foot office building, is more than 68 percent preleased to Forum, who will occupy the second and third floors beginning in July 2013.
MCLEAN, VA - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) announces its highest-producing multifamily mortgage sellers of 2012. These are the lenders who transacted the most financing volume with Freddie Mac. Through these and other lenders, the company settled a record $28.8 billion in new multifamily volume last year, comprising 435,000 rental units, and resulting in over $21 billion in mortgage securitizations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Spanning five decades, Suzi Karr Realty has set the standard of excellence within Central Florida real estate. Headquartered in Windermere, Florida, Suzi Karr Realty covers the greater Orlando area, specializing in premiere marketing of Luxury homes. Suzi Karr Realty associates average in excess of 15 years of experience, offering customers and clients the very highest level of knowledge and service.
Miami, FL - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Trattoria DaLeo, located at 819 Lincoln Road in Miami Beach, one of the best restaurant locations on the road, was sold by Alejandro Amador of Majestic Properties on January 24 of this year. E.V. Restaurant Group (owners of the Segafredo Brickell and Bal Harbour, O Mexico and Nuvo) purchased the business. They have ambitious plans to rebuild and rebrand with a new, modern concept.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Surterre Properties® agents Chris Valli and Bruce Clark ended 2012 on a stellar note, closing the sale on a luxurious Shady Canyon® homesite in late December. Showcasing serene views of the canyons and hillsides, the sprawling lot boasts a picturesque canvas on which the client’s dream home was built – a perfect venue to enjoy the opulent lifestyle that’s unique to Irvine’s prized Shady Canyon enclave.
Naples, FL - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gulf Coast International Propertiesis proud to announce the opening of our second office in Olde Naples, located at 707 12th Avenue South, Naples, FL 34102. Naples' premier luxury boutique real estate firm has created a state-of-the-art facility for both operations and client interaction with a full viewing room for clients on an interactive, big-screen TV, wireless throughout, full kitchen and even a rooftop retreat for clients wishing to stay a night or two.
Chicago, IL - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Duke Realty Corporation (Duke Realty), a leading nationwide REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) specializing in the ownership, management and development of bulk industrial facilities, announced today that it has acquired 335 W. Crossroads, a 288,000-square-foot industrial building, and has leased 190,080 square feet in the building to RTC Industries.
MCLEAN, VA - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) released the results of its fourth quarter refinance analysis showing homeowners who refinance continue to strengthen their fiscal house. This release also contains annual statistics on refinances for the ten largest metropolitan areas and four Census regions of the U.S.
NEW YORK, NY - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency understands that some survivors may need additional temporary rental assistance to help them achieve their permanent housing goals
San Diego, CA - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- $119.5 billion, eight percent of the outstanding balance, of commercial and multifamily mortgages held by non-bank lenders and investors will mature in 2013, a 21 percent decline from the $150.6 billion that matured in 2012, according to today’s release of the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) 2012 Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Survey of Loan Maturity Volumes
New York, NY - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy was saddened to learn of the passing of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch last Friday.
Thirty-four states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between December 2018 and December 2019, while construction employment increased in 29 states from November
Selling a home is not always the right move financially as a home can increase in value and provide rental income. A home that is in an area that has had a bad housing market recently is wise to wait out. Taking a huge loss on a home due to selling after a few years can put the homeowner behind financially for years. Staying in a current home could be the best move or a great option would be to rent the space out. The rent from your current home could cover or nearly cover a mortgage on a new home.
Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that its Construction Backlog Indicator fell slightly to 8.8 months in November, a 1.5% decline from October’s reading.
ADMINISTRATION’S NEW WATERS RULE WILL PROTECT VITAL WATERWAYS WHILE ELIMINATING CONFUSION THAT THREATENED TO...
Trump Administration's Navigable Waters Protection Rule Will Provide Permitting Clarity For Needed Infrastructure
The annual meeting of the National Institute of Building Sciences includes 46 sessions on resilience, building technology and workforce
Ginnie Mae announced that issuance of its mortgage-backed securities (MBS) totaled $54.74 billion in December, providing financing for more than 214,999 homeowners and renters.
Atlanta REALTORS® Association (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its December 2019 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metropolitan Atlanta.
The State of North Carolina and FEMA are announcing an additional $2.9 million to reimburse expenses to restore hurricane- and tropical storm-related beach damage
Meridian, a full-service real estate developer and owner of general and medical office real estate, is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of Sutter Square, a 174,689-square-foot, nine-story office building located at 1800 Sutter Street
Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.
Statement by MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit about the CFPB's letter to senior members of Congress regarding the Bureau's plans for a revised Qualified Mortgage standard
The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 58 in the fourth quarter of 2019, up three points from the previous quarter.
Single-family starts should continue on a gradual, upward trajectory in 2020, fueled by solid job growth and low mortgage rates that will keep demand firm, according to economists speaking at the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas today
If you want to be as helpful as possible as a real estate agent, you don’t only strive to ease the process of finding a new home for your clients but try to make the moving stress-free and efficient. How to do that? We got you covered with this guide that contains various tips that will really help your clients with everything relocation-wise.
Proposal from HUD to Effectively Eliminate Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule Weakens Enforcement of Fair Housing Laws, Reinforces Decades of Discriminatory Practices
The Bureau of Land Management is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction and/or civil prosecution of the person(s) responsible for the vandalism and theft of government property stolen from Desert Springs Remote Automated Weather Station (RAWS) near Hungry Valley, NV
Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that the firm has arranged the sale of a single-tenant net-lease property occupied
CHICAGO - RealEstateRama - The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, today announced that the organization will seek in 2020 to...
Following a vote by its board of directors, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the nation’s leading solar advocacy organization, announced that George Hershman, president of Swinerton Renewable Energy
Enterprise Community Partners and Wells Fargo Launch the Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge
Competition will award $12 million in grants for six innovative proposals that advance creative housing affordability solutions. Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise)
Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that the firm has completed the sale of a brand-new, single-tenant Starbucks
A Houston-area mom is sharing her Hurricane Harvey recovery story this holiday season, along with the importance of always being prepared for flood events.
Fast-growing Florida has been a favorite of real estate investors for many years. With so much interest having been focused on the state, though, investors need to take care to seek the best available opportunities.
Office of General Services Commissioner RoAnn Destito today announced that the Senator Walter J. Mahoney State Office Building located at 65 Court Street in Buffalo will be sold at auction in 2020. A work group formed earlier this year made up of City, County, and State officials working with professional real estate consultants CBRE, determined that in the current competitive and robust Buffalo real estate market
The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) recently identified 10 markets expected to outperform over the next three to five years. In alphabetical order, the markets are
Eviction is a dirty word for both tenants and the landlords that believe the time has come to remove one or more parties from an apartment. The process anywhere can lead to a strained relationship at best and a bitter acrimonious fight that ends up in the judicial system.
Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Katy, Houston and Spring from Monday, Dec. 9, to Saturday
Associated Builders and Contractors released its 2019 Merit Shop Scorecard today, an annual ranking based on state policies and programs that encourage workforce development, career and technical education
Ribbon Cutting Celebrating New Affordable Apartments in the Bronx for Low-Income Families and Domestic...
New Destiny was joined by supporters and colleagues to celebrate the opening of its newly constructed service-enriched affordable housing project - The Jennings - located in the Crotona Park East
U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today awarded $1.5 million to nearly a dozen housing authorities to assist young people aging out
The Bureau of Land Management today announced that Karen Mouritsen has been named the new California State Director—a key leadership position based in Sacramento. As State Director, Mouritsen will direct a team that manages lands encompassing 15% of the Golden State’s total land mass
California Real Estate Developer Convicted of Making Conduit Contributions in Two U.S. Congressional Campaigns
Today, a federal jury found an Oakland-area real estate developer guilty for funneling tens of thousands of dollars through straw donors into two consecutive congressional campaigns
The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) today announced the opening of the new JLC Recovery and Wellness Center in New York City. JLC is operated by Exponents Inc. and provides free help and support services for people affected by addiction and for their families.
In spite of a robust U.S. economy, a strong employment rate, and steadily increasing 401(k) plan earnings, Black homeownership rates continue to drop. Drawing from the 2019 release of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt inspected a key piece of national water infrastructure at Morrow Point Dam, located on the Gunnison...
South Carolina REALTOR® (SCR) member, past president and Realtor® at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Columbia, was named the association’s 2019 REALTOR® of the Year at its annual conference at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston on September 11, 2019.
Mississippi households in eight counties impacted by the storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding beginning on February 22 and continuing to March 29, 2019 are eligible to apply for federal disaster assistance to help
Last week CREW Miami (Commercial Real Estate Women) held its September lunch program, The Wizards of OZ hosting a panel of experts who discussed and answered questions about recent Opportunity Zone transactions
GCAAR is pleased to present its market information through a partnership with ShowingTime RealEstate Business Intelligence (RBI). Look to GCAAR as your source for comprehensive market data on the Washington, DC metro area market.
Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 7.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 626,000 units in May, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.
Water-loving outdoor recreationists and local communities in 27 states will have additional resources to help boaters keep America’s waters clean, thanks to more than $17 million in Clean Vessel Act program grants from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Texas SandFest drew a record 35,000 people April 26-28, encouraging business owners that Port Aransas is on its way to recovery. With nearly all the city’s retailers and restaurants re-opened, residents are beginning to feel like things are getting back to normal.
OJO Labs, a leading-edge technology company on a mission to empower consumer decision-making through its conversational AI assistant, OJO, won the highly coveted 2019 A-List Award among mid-sized companies from the Austin Chamber of Commerce in partnership with SXSW
Listing property on Airbnb has become a popular way to make extra money, meet new people, and provide some freedom, but there are a few key things to think about when you are considering listing your property. It is key to know what you’re getting yourself into.
The Rockefeller Foundation Launches $5.5 Million Opportunity Zone Community Capacity Building Initiative for Select...
The Rockefeller Foundation today announced an initiative to help U.S. cities attract responsible private investment in economically-distressed communities through Opportunity Zones created in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This effort will help ensure new investment delivers sustainable benefits for more than 30 million low-income Americans living in Opportunity Zones
Eden Housing and City of Fremont Celebrate Grand Opening of KTGY-Designed Affordable Senior Housing...
Pauline Weaver Senior Apartments is located in the Warms Springs area of Alameda County and features 90 apartment homes for very low and extremely low-income seniors, near I-880 freeway, BART, shopping, services and other amenities.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced May 13 that Veterans who qualify for a VA Home Loan funding fee waiver are now being notified in their home loan eligibility certificate and disability compensation award letter.
The nation's third-largest Multiple Listing Service, My Florida Regional MLS, will become Stellar MLS on June 4, 2019, in a move that totally reimagines the MLS. Currently serving 58,000 customers
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) will co-host the Department's inaugural "Innovative Housing Showcase." The Innovative Housing Showcase will be held on the National Mall June 1-5, 2019
Yesterday, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), ranking member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, asked the Department of the Interior about its commitment to the Yakima River Basin during a hearing on the president’s FY 2017 budget request. Deputy Secretary of the Interior Michael Connor agreed with Sen. Cantwell that the Yakima River Basin plan “is a model for the rest of the nation in water management.”
“Consumers Energy is thankful to be a part of holiday celebrations across the state as warm Thanksgiving memories are being made, and we are committed to providing many more generations of Michigan families with reliable, affordable energy in all seasons,” said Garrick Rochow, Consumers Energy’s vice president and chief customer officer
Agencies Issue Final Rule to Exempt Subset of Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans from Appraisal Requirements
WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Six federal financial regulatory agencies today issued a final rule that creates exemptions from certain appraisal requirements for a subset of higher-priced mortgage loans. The exemptions are intended to save borrowers time and money while still ensuring that the loans are financially sound
Atlanta, Georgia - November 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance (“Department”) entered into a Consent Order with Equity Loans, LLC, License Number 23300, located at 1150 Hammond Dr., Building E, Suite 650, Atlanta, Georgia 30328, to resolve allegations pertaining to violations of the Georgia Residential Mortgage Act