One Year In, Realtor® University’s Graduate Real Estate Program Thrives

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today marks the one-year anniversary of Realtor® University’s Master of Real Estate degree program. The National Association of Realtors® created Realtor® University to help Realtors® bring value to home buyers, sellers and investors.

Lee & Associates Brokers $9M Cash Sale of Cotton Center Industrial Building

PHOENIX, AZ - February 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Industrial Metal Supply Co. building at 5150 S. 48th St. in Phoenix sold to a Newport Beach, CA buyer for $9 million in cash. Price per square foot for the 82,742 SF building was reported at $10...

Turner Reintroduces Tax Credit for Historic Preservation

Washington, DC - February 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Mike Turner, Co-chairman of the Historic Preservation Caucus, reintroduced the Historic Homeownership Revitalization Act of 2013. Enactment of this legislation would create jobs in t...

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen Announces Mortgage Settlement Relief to Wisconsin Residents Tops $143...

MADISON - February 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced today that $143,628,842 in loan-related relief has reportedly been provided to 3,065 Wisconsin borrowers under the National Mortgage Settlement. This represents an average savings of $46,861 for each borrower receiving benefits. In addition, 184 Wisconsin borrowers have been offered $13 million worth of savings in approved mortgage modifications. These benefits apply to borrowers who did not lose their homes to foreclosure but to consumers struggling to make payments, or to consumers who owed more than their home was worth.

Freddie Mac Announces Third Multifamily Securities Offering of the Year, K-502

MCLEAN, VA - February 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ("K Certificates") backed exclusively by multifamily mortgages with a 5-year term. The company expects to offer approximately $900 million in K Certificates ("K-502 Certificates"), which are expected to price on or about March 1, 2013, and settle on or about March 14, 2013. This is Freddie Mac's third K Certificate offering this year.

OPIC and TPC Support Expansion of Home Improvement Loans for Low-Income Cambodians with Historic...

Phnom Penh - February 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and Thaneakea Phum (Cambodia), Ltd. (TPC) today announced the closing of a US$ 5 million term loan to fund the expansion of TPC’s portfolio of microfinance loans for low-income borrowers

Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mortgage applications decreased 3.8 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending February 22, 2013 This week’s results did not include an adjustment for the Presidents’ Day holiday.

January Pending Home Sales Up in All Regions

WASHINGTON, DC - February 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Pending home sales rose in January, and have been above year-ago levels for the past 21 months, according to the National Association of Realtors®. There were healthy monthly gains in all regions but the West, which is constrained by limited inventory but was slightly improved.

Arlington 2013 Home Show and Garden Expo

ARLINGTON, VA - February 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Looking for home renovation ideas? Have code enforcement or zoning questions? Ask the experts – from both Arlington County staff and industry – at the Saturday, March 9, 2013

New poll shows massive public support for wind power in Vermont: Support goes up...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- A new poll released today by the Castleton Polling Institute continues to show overwhelming public support for building renewable wind energy turbines on Vermont ridgelines. Further, the poll ...


NEW YORK, N.Y. - February 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- City Comptroller John C. Liu today announced that four of the five New York City pension funds have voted to invest $500 million in residential and commercial real estate, focused in areas affect...

Reps. Heck, Renacci Introduce Bill to Reduce Veteran Homelessness

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- In keeping with the stated goals of the House of Representatives and the Obama Administration, Congressmen Joe Heck (NV-03) and Jim Renacci (OH-16) today introduced legislation to reduce homele...

The road to prosperity should NOT be paved with a tax on commissions!

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- As the legislature continues to look at ways to fund this proposal, many ideas have been presented. Recently, a sales tax on services has been thrown into the mix of funding mechanisms being di...

ERA-Liberty Realty provide comprehensive online search to West Virginia home seekers

EUGENE, OR - February 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. is pleased to announce Charles Town, West Virginia Realtor John Kilroy of ERA-Liberty Realty has become the latest real estate professional to adopt a custom IDX solution for his website. A...

IDX solution upgrades search capabilities on the real estate website of agent Chris Remsen

EUGENE, OR - February 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Arizona Regional MLS (ARMLS) listings are now available for Scottsdale, Arizona home seekers to search through conveniently, on the website constructed by Chris Remsen and supported by IDX, Inc. With...

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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Kamran Charmsaz Becomes Shareholder of KTGY Architecture + Planning

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce the addition of Kamran Charmsaz, CSI, CCCA, LEED AP, as a shareholder. Charmsaz, formerly an associate principal with KTGY, was also named a principal. Charmsaz is based in the firm’s Tysons, Virginia office and joins other KTGY Tysons shareholders: Rohit Anand, AIA, NCARB, principal; and Smita Anand, AIA, principal

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Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 4.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending February 9, 2018. The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, decreased 4.1 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier.