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Denver B-cycle Announces Partnership with Kentwood City Properties

DENVER, CO - December 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Denver B-cycle today announced its partnership with Kentwood City Properties. In addition to branded B-cycles and annual memberships for employees, Kentwood City Properties will also have the capabilities to utilize B-cycles when showing property, a convenient option to get to downtown properties. Kentwood City Properties’ sponsorship support of Denver B-cycle arrives as the bike sharing system closes down for the winter in its inaugural season. Denver B-cycle reopens March 2011.

Man Convicted of Killing Northwest Washington Couple

WASHINGTON, DC - December 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Jose Portillo, 22, was convicted by a jury today of first degree felony murder and other charges in the November 2008 slayings of Virginia and Michael Spevak, who were attacked while in their Northwest Washington home, U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Machen Jr. and Cathy L. Lanier, Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department announced.

Peterson Companies and The Bozzuto Group Announce Partnership to Bring First Apartment Development to...

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Peterson Companies and The Bozzuto Group, two D.C. area-based and family-owned development companies, announced today a joint venture that will bring the first apartment community to National Harbor

Denver home search made easy with IDX enabled real estate website and search function

EUGENE, OR - December 10, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- A custom IDX solution is now available on the Denver, Colorado real estate website of Carl Borrmann. Thanks in part to the revolutionary IDX, Inc. technology, thousands of Metrolist Denver MLS (MTOMLS) listings are seamlessly integrated onto the search page Borrmann represents. With IDX Broker software, Borrmann can utilize a dynamic set of search functions online, in an effort to supply his clients with a comprehensive and complete property search conveniently on his website.

Luxury Real Estate Announces Partnership with Luxury Financial Solutions

SEATTLE, WA - December 10, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Luxury Real Estate announced today its expansion with Richard Provost of Luxury Financial Solutions. Having begun his career in the mortgage industry, Provost continued onward to provide financing for Resorts such as the Ritz-Carlton and Trump Tower.

Ken L. Ross, Jr., FAIA, FACHA, Named Vice President of Design and Practice

Washington, D.C. - December 10, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ken L. Ross, FAIA, FACHA, joined the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in the newly created position of Vice President, Design and Practice. Mr. Ross, who recently retired as Senior Principal and former President of WHR Architects, Inc., a 170-person Houston-based full service architecture, interior design and technology planning firm, will serve in this position on an interim basis

Homeownership Aspiration Remains Strong Among Americans

WASHINGTON, DC - December 9, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- A new study released today by Fannie Mae finds that most Americans — both those who currently own their homes and those who rent — strongly aspire to own a home and to maintain homeownership, despite ongoing turmoil in the housing market. However, demographic trends such as fewer married couples and less families with children resulting in shrinking households — combined with financial caution among consumers — are contributing to an increased willingness to rent.

Karen Brinckerhoff Joins Kentwood Real Estate as Broker Associate in Denver Tech Center Office

DENVER, CO - December 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Karen Brinckerhoff, a top-producing real estate professional and fourth generation Denver native, has joined Kentwood Real Estate as a Broker Associate in the company’s Denver Tech Center office. Known for her exceptional marketing and negotiation skills, Brinckerhoff was among her former company’s top 10 real estate agents in Colorado in 2004 and 2007. Brinckerhoff brings more than 17 years of experience and achievements to Kentwood Real Estate, including numerous awards recognizing superior sales production. She is a member of the Denver Board of Realtors and holds several special designations recognizing the successful completion of stringent continuing education courses in real estate.

Kentwood Real Estate Surpasses $1 Billion in Sales Volume for 2010 in mid-November

DENVER, CO - December 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kentwood Real Estate, Colorado’s Premier Real Estate Company, has surpassed $1 billion in total sales volume for 2010. The landmark milestone, recorded in mid-November, was the leading real estate firm’s tenth such accomplishment and firmly establishes Kentwood Real Estate as a national leader in marketing expertise and customer service. Kentwood’s total sales volume through mid-November was $1,050,247,563 representing a total of 2,404 real estate transactions. After nine consecutive years of posting more than $1 billion in sales, Kentwood Real Estate recorded more than $900 million in total sales volume in 2009, which still ranked 95th in the United States with only 157 real estate agents

Freddie Mac to Provide New PC Pool-Level Delinquency Disclosures on Monthly Basis

McLean, VA - December 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) announced today that it expects to begin providing on a monthly basis pool-level delinquency disclosures on its single-family Mortgage Participation Certificate (PC) and Giant PC securities

Governor Orders Flags on State Property at half-staff for Trooper David DeLaittre

HELENA, MT - December 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Brian Schweitzer has ordered that all flags on property of the State of Montana be flown at half staff on Tuesday, December 7th, 2010, to honor the memory of Montana State Highway Patrol T...

Winterize your home to avoid unnecessary damage

Des Plaines, IL - December 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Homes react to weather changes, too, and the National Association of the Remodeling Industry has tips that can help homeowners protect their homes this winter and prevent minor trouble spots from becoming major repairs

CB RICHARD ELLIS CEO BRETT WHITE NAMED SERVICE COMPANY EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR BY...

Los Angeles, CA - December 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Brett White, Chief Executive Officer of CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc., has been selected as Service Company Executive of the Year in Commercial Property Executive's 2010 CPE Executive of the Year Awards. This year’s selection marks Mr. White’s third time receiving this prestigious award

Morris Property Management, Inc. Announces New CMCA Designations

Nashville, TN - December 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Morris Property Management, an Associa company, is proud to announce that Bill Chance, Michael Hagewood, Matthew Purvis and Bethann Saggese have all earned their Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) designations. The CMCA designation is issued by the National Board of Certification for Community Association Managers (NBC-CAM).

FTC Action Puts Deceptive Marketer Out of the Debt Relief Business

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- A deceptive advertising operation has been banned from the debt relief business under a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission. As part of a continuing crackdown on scams that target consumers in financial distress, the FTC charged the defendants with deceptively claiming they could save consumers thousands of dollars by reducing their credit card debt.

Apartment Insurance Cost Fell 6% In 2010, NMHC Finds

WASHINGTON, DC - December 3, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Apartment firms benefited from lower insurance costs in 2010, according to the National Multi Housing Council’s annual

Colliers International Recruits Industrial Leasing Team to its Torrance, Calif. Office

Torrance, CA - December 3, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Colliers International, the second largest real estate services organization globally, has recruited Jeff Smart, Josh May, Blake Tippett and Kyle Degener to its Torrance, Calif. office. Specializing in the representation of industrial landlords and tenants throughout the South Bay and Mid-Counties markets, the team will add additional strengths to Colliers’ industrial platform in Greater Los Angeles

“Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” to feature Pella® products

PELLA, IA - December 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Sun., Dec. 5, episode of ABC television network's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (EMHE) will include energy-efficient Pella windows and doors windows donated by Pella Corporation. The episode will air at 8 p.m. Eastern/7 p.m. Central on ABC-TV

Home for the Holidays… But Don’t Stay Too Long: New HomeAway Survey Finds There’s...

AUSTIN, TX - December 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Spending time with a cranky uncle or an overbearing mother-in-law during the holidays has long been a source of discomfort for hosts and guests alike, but a new survey from HomeAway®, Inc. – the world’s leading online vacation rental marketplace – finds some relatives can overstay their welcome in less than a day.

Strong Rebound in Pending Home Sales

Washington, DC - December 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Pending home sales jumped in October, showing a positive uptrend since bottoming in June, according to the National Association of REALTORS

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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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Appraisal Institute Opens Registration for 2019 Annual Conference

The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, today announced it has opened registration for its 2019 Annual Conference, July 22-24, in Denver.