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Private Sector and Government Working Together to Promote Sustainable Building Practices

FALLS CHURCH, VA. - February 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Noblis, in collaboration with CTG Energetics and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is pleased to announce the release of the U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA’s) Sustainable Facilities Tool

Riverfront Park Expert Dena Pastorini Joins Kentwood City Properties as Broker Associate

DENVER, CO - February 7, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Dena Pastorini, a leading real estate professional, has joined Kentwood City Properties in downtown Denver as a Broker Associate. Pastorini brings a wealth of sales and marketing experience to Ken...

Opinion Poll Shows Divide on Foreclosures

Destin, FL - February 7, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Despite the financial hardship it would trigger, Americans are divided on whether the U.S. government should take action to halt the foreclosure crisis. The stunning result was delivered in a new opinion poll taken by Housing Predictor.

Realtors® Praise FHFA for Proposed Rule to Prohibit Private Transfer Fees

Washington, DC - February 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The National Association of Realtors® applauds the Federal Housing Finance Agency for moving ahead with a proposed rule to restrict government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the 12 Federal Home Loan Banks from investing in mortgages encumbered by private transfer fee covenants

RIEMA Warns that Roof Collapse Threats Will Likely Increase with Projected Snow Event for...

Cranston, RI - February 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- With forecasters predicting another significant winter weather event for Saturday, RI Emergency Management officials are warning that roof collapse incidents may increase

MAMCO Property Management Donates Funds from Associa Cares to Families in Need

Mt. Laurel, NJ - February 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- MAMCO Property Management, an Associa company, with the help of Associa Cares, recently donated funds to six local families who lost their homes in a fire.

IDX, Inc. brings advanced search capabilities to Denver real estate website of Marybeth Kramer

EUGENE, OR - February 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Real estate broker Marybeth Kramer has adopted the premier IDX Broker software on her website, giving her the ability to supply her clients with a unique and comprehensive online property search. Kram...

Apartment Groups Welcome Obama “Better Buildings Initiative”

WASHINGTON, DC - February 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The National Multi Housing Council (NMHC) and the National Apartment Association (NAA) released the following statement concerning the Better Buildings Initiative announced by President Obama today. The statement was issued by NMHC/NAA's Vice President of Energy and Environment, Eileen Lee.

Chase Expands Efforts to Keep People in Their Homes, Increases Number of Chase Homeownership...

NEW YORK, NY - February 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Chase announced today plans to add 25 new Chase Homeownership Centers in 19 states this year, expanding its program to provide borrowers in the hardest-hit communities with the knowledge and resources they need to explore all the ways they can stay their homes. This investment will bring the total number of Chase Homeownership Centers to 76 nationwide

Judy Fahrenkrog Returns to Kentwood City Properties as Top-Producing Broker Associate

DENVER, CO - February 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Judy Fahrenkrog, a leading real estate professional since 1981, has rejoined the top-producing team at Kentwood City Properties as a Broker Associate. Fahrenkrog has spent the past year as the on-s...

NANA First Private Employer to Fund RurAL CAP’s Energy Wise in Alaska NANA Region...

Anchorage, AK - February 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- In response to the energy crisis in northwest Alaska, NANA Regional Corporation, Inc.'s (NANA) board of directors approved NANA's participation in an exciting new partnership with the Rural Alas...

Freddie Mac Prices New $4 Billion Two-Year Reference Notes® Security

McLean, VA - February 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) --Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) announced today that it priced its new 0.75% $4 billion two-year USD Reference Notes® security due on March 28, 2013. The issue, CUSIP number 3137EACS6, was priced at 99.758 to yield 0.864%, or 21.5 basis points more than two-year U.S. Treasury Notes. The issue will settle on Friday, February 4, 2011

ENVIRONMENTAL PRESERVE COMMUNITY POSTS STRONG 2010 REAL ESTATE SALES

Bluffton, S.C. - February 1, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A strong finish to the year boosted closed and pending real estate sales at Palmetto Bluff to $44.5 million, a 42 percent increase over 2009 sales of $26.3 million. The 20,000-acre environmental preserve and residential community in South Carolina’s Lowcountry had a particularly strong fourth quarter with $14.3 million in sales, more than half of its total sales in 2009.

RE/MAX CELEBRATES 38 YEARS

DENVER, CO - February 1, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- One of the largest real estate franchises in the world is celebrating its 38th anniversary and a year of significant success despite a challenging housing market. This month, RE/MAX and its Co-Founders, Dave and Gail Liniger, celebrate a year of remarkable achievements and Founder’s Day, the day RE/MAX was created.

CB RICHARD ELLIS ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF PROPRIETARY, ONLINE REAL ESTATE LOAN AUCTION SERVICE

Los Angeles, CA - February 1, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. (CBRE) today announced the launch of a new, proprietary online real estate loan auction service. This new platform expands the company’s capabilities for assisting sellers in the disposition of commercial real estate loans.

NARI Announces Regional Winners of the 2011 CotY Awards

Des Plaines, IL - February 1, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- One hundred and forty Regional “Contractor of the Year” (CotY) Winners were named by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) during this year’s regional competition. Judging for the regional projects took place at NARI’s national headquarters in Des Plaines, Illinois, in the first week of January.

Freddie Mac Announces the Issuance of a New Two-Year Reference Notes® Security

McLean, VA - February 1, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) announced today that it plans to issue a new two-year USD Reference Notes® security, CUSIP number 3137EACS6, due on March 28, 2013. The issue will be priced on Wednesday, February 2, 2011, and will settle on Friday, February 4, 2011, at benchmark size

Redfin Opens in Denver

Denver, CO - February 1, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Redfin, a technology-powered brokerage that seeks to change the whole real estate game in consumers' favor, today expanded to the Denver metropolitan area, bringing to Colorado the company's trademark combination of consumer advocacy, transparency and value

Congressional Oversight Panel to Hold Hearing on Commercial Real Estate’s Impact on Bank Stability

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 1, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- On Friday, February 4, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., the Congressional Oversight Panel will hold a hearing in room 538 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building to examine the current state of the commercial real estate market and its implications for bank stability and returns to the Troubled Asset Relief Program.

Lennar Homes to Build in Springfield

Fort Mill, S.C. - January 31, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lennar Homes has committed to purchasing 40 homesites in Springfield from Crescent Resources, LLC, prompting Crescent to start development of a new section within the community. Lennar Homes has developed a new collection of home plans specifically designed to complement Springfield and will open a model home/design center in late-summer.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

CHRIS HELLER

Accelerating OJO Labs’ ambitions to deliver exceptional consumer experiences, Chris Heller...

OJO Labs, which empowers consumers to make better decisions through its conversational AI (artificial intelligence) platform, “OJO,” announced today that two top industry leaders who have led at the highest levels in real estate

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

CHRIS HELLER

Accelerating OJO Labs’ ambitions to deliver exceptional consumer experiences, Chris Heller...

OJO Labs, which empowers consumers to make better decisions through its conversational AI (artificial intelligence) platform, “OJO,” announced today that two top industry leaders who have led at the highest levels in real estate