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Kentwood Real Estate Earns Website Quality Certification

DENVER, CO - February 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kentwood Real Estate, Colorado’s Premier Real Estate Company, has earned the Website Quality Certification (WQC) presented by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (LeadingRE) to member com...

REALTOR® Magazine’s Good Neighbor Awards Now Accepting Nominations

Washington, DC - February 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The National Association of Realtors® is currently accepting applications for the 12th annual REALTOR® Magazine Good Neighbor Awards. The awards recognize Realtors® for their dedication to volunteer service

Fannie Mae’s Latest National Housing Survey Shows Key Changes in Americans’ Attitudes Toward Housing...

WASHINGTON, DC - February 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Fannie Mae's latest national housing survey finds that Americans are more confident about the stability of home prices than they were at the beginning of 2010, even though they lack confidence in the strength of the economy:

Pending Home Sales Decline in January

Washington, DC - February 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Pending home sales eased moderately in January for the second straight month, but remain 20.6 percent above the cyclical low last June, according to the National Association of Realtors

Karla Casey and IDX Broker bring iPhone enabled property search to Hawaiian Islands real...

EUGENE, OR - February 25, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The premier IDX technology, IDX Broker software, has seamlessly integrated thousands of Oahu, Hawaii properties onto the professional website of Broker Karla Casey. Hawaii Central MLS (Honolulu) listings are easily accessible to home seekers with multiple search tools that makes the search page Casey hosts efficient and effective. Karla Casey has truly revolutionized the online property search experience for her clients, potential buyers and even herself.

IDX, Inc. keeps Colorado Realtor Philip Mervis connected to Summit County clients

EUGENE, OR - February 25, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Omni Real Estate, IDX, Inc. and Realtor Philip Mervis have teamed up to bring home seekers in Breckenridge, Colorado an innovative online property search. With his customized IDX solution, Mervis has...

Crescent Resources Names Well-Known Real Estate Attorney General Counsel

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - February 25, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- … Crescent Resources, LLC hired Charlotte real estate attorney Nina Shor to serve as general counsel and create the company’s in-house legal department. Shor brings more than 25 years of experience to the new post

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.

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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.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

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DOE and NOAA Announce Prize Competition to Power Ocean Observing Platforms...

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), along with NOAA, announced a $3 million prize competition to generate innovation in marine energy-powered ocean observing platforms.