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Multifamily Rentals: NAHB Sees Rising Demand, Insufficient Supply

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- New job creation amid a slowly recovering economy is creating increased demand by new renters seeking to move into apartments. However, the lack of credit needed to finance the development of apartments is already causing rents to increase and is likely to lead to a shortage of available apartments in the next few years.“Although we are forecasting construction of 133,000 new multifamily residences in 2011,” said the National Association of Home Builders’ chief economist, David Crowe, “that is far short of the 250,000 to 300,000 units that would be required to keep supply and demand in balance

Kentwood City Properties Records Highest Historic Volume Since Opening in 1999

DENVER, CO - January 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kentwood City Properties, one of three strategically-located offices that comprise Kentwood Real Estate, has recorded its highest historic residential real estate sales volume since the office was formed in 1999. The office and its leading real estate professionals posted total sales volume of nearly $340 million for 2010, approximately $35 million more that its previous high sales volume.

Leading Real Estate of the World® Celebrates Successful Recruiting Year

CHICAGO, IL - January 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE), the world's largest network of leading independent real estate brokers, continued to expand in 2010, with over 50 new offices and 2,300 sales associates added during the year. A strong pipeline of new member candidates ensures additional growth in early 2011.

reOneSpot™ Named Preferred Partner of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®

CHICAGO, IL - January 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® has selected reOneSpot™ as a preferred partner to provide its network of 600 brokerage firms worldwide a low-cost, intelligent, web-based enterprise solution that securely enables collaboration and sharing of activities, documents, feedback and communications between brokers, agents and their clients in one easy-to-use integrated location. This all-in-one solution platform helps real estate brokers and associates improve efficiency and productivity with tools that enhance and streamline the regular, day-to-day activities involved in today’s business of real estate.

CRE Consulting Corps Panel to Map Strategy for School Board Properties

New Orleans, LA - January 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A panel of distinguished national real estate experts from the Consulting Corps of The Counselors of Real Estate (CRE) will be working with the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) this week to map strategy for 37 properties in the school board’s portfolio

ZipRealty Announces Bold Changes to Focus on Core Strengths in Technology, Online Marketing and...

EMERYVILLE, CA - January 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- ZipRealty, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZIPR) announced today a series of changes to enhance the Company’s focus on core strengths in technology, online marketing and its most attractive local real estate markets. The restructuring and organizational changes are expected to position ZipRealty to achieve positive cash flow in 2011 and provide a solid platform for long-term growth.

HOME LISTINGS SEE MORE THAN TWO REDUCTIONS ON AVERAGE AS SELLERS SLASH PRICES, ACCORDING...

EMERYVILLE, CA - January 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The number of price-reduced homes on the market this December remained at high levels compared to 2009, rising 23.4 percent according to a report surveying 26 US markets issued by national real estate brokerage, ZipRealty (www.ziprealty.com; NASDAQ: ZIPR)

Beautiful southwestern homes displayed on IDX synced real estate website

EUGENE, OR - January 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. is pleased to announce Michael D'Alfonso's addition of a customized IDX solution to his Santa Fe, New Mexico based real estate website. The IDX Broker software now on D'Alfonso's page extrac...

Realtor® Volunteer and Mentor Program Seeks Nominations

Washington, DC - January 11, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- REALTOR® Magazine’s Good Neighbor Society is seeking entries for Volunteering Works, a program that matches Realtors® who would like to expand their community service outreach with a mentor who is already a successful volunteer leader.

MAMCO Properties Achieve Gold Star Status

Mt. Laurel, NJ - January 11, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- MAMCO Property Management, an Associa company, is proud to announce that Woodlake Condominium Association and Birchfield CSA have been named Community Associations Institute (CAI) Gold Star communities

Housing Predictor Releases New 2011 Forecasts

Destin, FL - January 11, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Housing Predictor, the online real estate forecast company, is releasing its annual housing market forecasts for 2011. The firm issues more than 230 local housing market forecasts in all 50 U.S. states, and updates them throughout the year as local market conditions warrant.

Rental Resurgence: Owners of Vacation Rentals Optimistic About Their Rental Business in 2011, According...

AUSTIN, TX - January 11, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- As leisure travel continues to rebound, owners of vacation rentals are expressing optimism about their bookings in 2011. In fact, HomeAway®, Inc. – the world’s leading online vacation rental marketplace – finds in its latest “HomeAway Vacation Rental Marketplace Report” that eight of 10 vacation rental owners anticipate their rental business this year will be stronger or about the same as it was in 2010.

SL Green Realty Corp. to Release Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results...

New York, NY - January 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE: SLG) announced today that it will release earnings for the fourth quarter and full year 2010 on Monday, January 24, 2011 after market close

Gumbiner Savett’s Savoy Joins California Board of Accountancy

Torrance, CA - January 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gumbiner Savett Managing Director Michael Savoy, CPA, has been appointed to the California Board of Accountancy (CBA), the entity that regulates the state’s accounting profession for the public interest. Savoy’s appointment was one of Governor Schwarzenegger’s final acts before his term ended Jan. 2.

Donotrent.com – New Apartment Review and Social Networking Website

Chicago, IL - January 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The newest user review and social networking website donotrent.com went live late November 2010. The review platform is based on tenant experiences, past or present, renting apartments, on or off campus student housing, rental homes, vacation rentals and more. The site allows users to search and post reviews in every city in the United States. Users can also post pictures of the apartment and rate it using a unique 5-star rating system that ranges from “Not That Bad” to “Absolute Nightmare.” Although the name, donotrent.com, implies and actually encourages negative reviews, users can also post positive reviews.

Simple and easy-to-use online search capability integrated onto the website New Mexico Realtor

EUGENE, OR - January 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Searching the Santa Fe MLS (SFARMLS) just got easier for home seekers, thanks to the partnership between IDX, Inc. and real estate agent Teddie Sue Mooday. Potential buyers can now experience an online home search unlike any other with the IDX solution now employed by Mooday. By utilizing the unique search features on search page Mooday hosts, home seekers can engage in a thorough and comprehensive online property search. Never before has a simpler or easier to use real estate website been available to Los Alamos, New Mexico buyers.

CEDIA Brings Education to 2011 International Builders’ Show

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - January 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) will deliver industry-leading educational sessions at the 2011 NAHB International Builders' Show January 12–15 in Orlando. CEDIA will offer three of its most popular courses for design and build industry professionals and will exhibit in booth #W5047.Visitors to the CEDIA booth can learn about working with a professional electronic systems contractor (ESC) to execute home technology projects. CEDIA representatives will also share information about the Home Technology Alliance, of which CEDIA is a founding partner. In addition, visitors to CEDIA’s booth can enter to win tickets to the 2011 Indianapolis 500

NUMBER OF HOME LISTINGS DECLINES MORE THAN FIVE PERCENT IN DECEMBER, ACCORDING TO ZIPREALTY...

EMERYVILLE, CA - January 7, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The number of home listings within 26 major U.S. metropolitan areas slipped 5.27 percent in December 2010, compared to a month prior, according to a monthly report of homes listed for sale on Multiple Listing Services (MLS) in the markets surveyed by national real estate brokerage, ZipRealty (www.ziprealty.com; NASDAQ: ZIPR).

Real Estate Today Celebrates 100th Show

Washington, DC - January 7, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Real Estate Today, the national talk radio show produced by the National Association of Realtors®, celebrates its 100th show this weekend. Now the fastest growing real estate show in the country, Real Estate Today can be heard on more than 120 stations across the U.S, including in every top-10 market.

Pulte Homes Unveils First Community in Portland Market

PORTLAND, OR - January 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Pulte Homes is opening its first community in the Portland market, offering homebuyers a prime location, distinctive homes and great value. The public is invited to tour the new model homes at the grand opening of Summer Creek by Pulte Homes from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, January 15 and Sunday, January 16.

Recent NAHB Press Releases

NAHB

New Guide Provides Answers to Common Code Questions

A new guide co-published by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the International Code Council (ICC) helps industry professional navigate the 2018 International Residential Code. Available through BuilderBooks, NAHB’s publishing arm

Random NAHB in News

Forbes

I Want A Better House

Before anyone was talking "green," our company, I Want a Better House, was delivering the capabilities to make beautiful buildings that were safe, healthy, energy efficient and