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Custom IDX solution provides dynamic Map Search feature on Paragon Equity Partners website

EUGENE, OR - February 25, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. and Douglas Cross are pleased to announce the addition of an innovative IDX solution to the Paragon Equity Partners website. IDX Broker software extracts raw listing data directly from the Regional Multiple Listing Services (RMLS) and displays it on the search function Cross hosts. Portland, Oregon home seekers can now experience a truly unique online property search with more dynamic tools than have ever been available to real estate agents and brokers to customize their professional website

Freddie Mac Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2010 Financial Results

McLean, VA - February 25, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Freddie Mac (OTC:FMCC) today reported its fourth quarter and full-year 2010 financial results and filed its 2010 annual report on Form 10-K with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Commercial Real Estate Vacancy Rates to Decline but Rent Recovery Delayed

Washington, DC - February 25, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A stabilization trend is taking place in commercial real estate sectors, but in most...

Unclaimed Property List Delivered Under Budget

February 24, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that the state’s annual Unclaimed Property list has been produced under budget this year. The list of 21,000 names, with total claims worth about $9.7 million, is also reaching Rhode Islanders earlier than in past years

REALTORS®HONOR AFFILIATES OF THE YEAR

February 24, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kim Armanini of Apollo Home Mortgage and Carole Morgan of StageRight Home Staging were named Affiliate of the Year. The Association cites their outstanding contribution to their industry by participating in local Association and community activities

Oahu Realtor Tehane Wurdeman integrates IDX Broker software onto dynamic Hawaii real estate website

EUGENE, OR - February 24, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Tehane Wurdeman, real estate professional with Century 21 All Islands, has teamed with IDX, Inc. to create an easy-to-use real estate search page for all potential Oahu, Hawaii buyers. The versatile tools and search features Wurdeman now displays on her website make the online property search monumentally easier for home seekers and real estate professionals alike. Hawaii Central MLS (HiCentralMLS) are synced to her search page, giving her website a competitive advantage in the market.

House Price Index Falls 0.8 Percent in Fourth Quarter 2010; House Prices Decline in...

WASHINGTON, DC - February 24, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. house prices fell in the fourth quarter of 2010 according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) seasonally adjusted purchase-only house price index (HPI). The HPI, calculated using home sales price information from Fannie Mae- and Freddie Mac-acquired mortgages, was 0.8 percent lower on a seasonally adjusted basis in the fourth quarter than in the third quarter of 2010. The unadjusted national decline was 2.2 percent. Over the past year, seasonally adjusted prices fell 3.9 percent from the fourth quarter of 2009 to the fourth quarter of 2010

Charles Dunn Company Closes $9.7 Million Retail Sale

Torrance, CA - February 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Michel Hibbert, senior managing director of Charles Dunn Company’s West Los Angeles office, has closed on the sale of a 14,820-squarefoot Walgreens at 123 E. Belleview Ave., in Englewood, Colo. T...

Homeside Properties, Inc. Announces Client Expansion

Alpharetta, GA - February 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Homeside Properties, Inc., an Associa company, recently expanded its already diverse company profile by adding six new community associations to its client portfolio.

Karen O. Gould Joins Turner as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

February 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Turner Construction Company announced Karen Gould, 46, has joined the company as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. As the leader of Turner’s finance organization; Karen is responsible for building upon the finance teams’ strengths and keeping them consistent with the company’s focus and commitment towards people and customer service. In addition, Karen is responsible for maintaining the company’s strong balance sheet and providing strategic evaluations of growth opportunities and creating value for stakeholders

Existing-Home Sales Rise Again in January

Washington, DC - February 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The uptrend in existing-home sales continues, with January sales rising for the third consecutive month with a pace that is now above year-ago levels, according to the National Association of REALTORS

Hire A contractor To Renovate Your Home

February 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A home is a vital component for many families and single individuals alike. A home consists of many different components and regions, all of which must be put together immaculately and in perfect order to make your home as comfortable as it can be. Hire-a-contractor-now.com is a website which is capable of advising and selling products with which one can complete home repairs and improvements.

Census Bureau Releases Detailed Data on Seattle Metro Area Housing

February 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Homeowners in the Seattle-Tacoma, Wash., metro area paid a median of $1,576 in monthly housing costs in 2009, compared with $1,019 for renters, according to data released today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Renters, however, typically paid a higher percentage of their household income on housing costs than did owners (30 percent compared with 23 percent). These figures come from the 2009 American Housing Survey (AHS), which provides extensive data on the quality and characteristics of the housing supply in selected metropolitan areas around the nation. Data for these areas are published on a rotating basis. In addition to Seattle, data were released today for the New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Northern New Jersey, and Detroit metro areas.

HomeAway Launches Vacation Rental Search Application for Android™ Users

AUSTIN, TX - February 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- HomeAway® , Inc. – the world’s leading network of online vacation rentals – today announced the launch of its HomeAway Vacation Rental Search Application for Android. The app, developed by Mobiata, creators of the popular travel applications FlightTrack and TripDeck, enables travelers to search, filter and share the more than 230,000 global vacation rental listings available on HomeAway.com. Android users can now download the application for free from the Android Market.

ForRent.com Unveils Exclusive Partnership with Oodle

NORFOLK, VA - February 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- For Rent Media Solutions™, a leading resource for searching apartments nationwide and a division of Dominion Enterprises, announced today that ForRent.com, the company’s anchor web site, has entered into an exclusive partnership with Oodle, whose Marketplace on Facebook and Oodle.com has more than 14 million monthly unique users. Under this partnership, ForRent.com customers will enhance its presence within the Marketplace by having its listings integrated with its Facebook Page and social graph of fans. This enhanced exposure on Facebook and in Marketplace will drive new leads and referrals to ForRent.com customers.

The Consensus Builds as Three More Organizations Join the ConsensusDOCS Coalition Construction Contracts Built...

Washington, D.C. - February 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Three construction industry associations announced that they have joined the ConsensusDOCS Coalition, which creates standard contract documents for use by all participants in the construction industry.

Sante Fe online real estate search simple with IDX Broker software on website of...

EUGENE, OR - February 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Santa Fe, New Mexico home seekers can now experience the innovative online real estate search made possible by IDX, Inc. on the website of Broker Tom Trujillo. The IDX solution Trujillo now employs h...

Tom Hoch Selected as Design Consultant for Carlton Landing

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - February 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Tom Hoch -- a pioneer in revenue-based design and turn-key, design-build interior design solutions -- has been selected as design consultant for Carlton Landing, a 1600-acre resort community o...

CB RICHARD ELLIS NO. 1 IN U.S. INVESTMENT SALES ACTIVITY IN 2010

Los Angeles, CA - February 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc (CBRE) was the No. 1 firm in U.S. investment sales activity for commercial property, according to Real Capital Analytics (RCA) data. CB Richard Ellis led the RCA list for the 10th consecutive year with a 14.8% market share in 2010.

USAA Real Estate Company Affiliate Acquires 1.1 Million SF Distribution Center In Charleston

San Antonio, TX - February 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- US Industrial REIT III, an affiliate of USAA Real Estate Company, announces the acquisition of a 1.1 million-square-foot, Class A bulk distribution facility located in Charleston, South Carolina. The property was acquired from sellers The Rockefeller Group and MeadWestvaco Corporation, joint venture partners. Andrew Merin and Stewart Calhoun of Cushman & Wakefield represented the seller in the transaction with local assistance from Colliers Keenan. The purchase price was not disclosed.

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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.

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Property Management Services: A Real Estate Investor’s Best Friend

Hiring a property management service for your rental property can be a huge asset when it comes to maintaining your rental property. The decision to hire a property management company is something to carefully consider but there are many pros