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The Pros and Cons of All the 3 Driveway Materials

Every house that can have a driveway should have one, but it can be a bit confusing to choose the right material though. In case you are about to build a new driveway, here are the pros and cons of the three materials which are generally used for the job.
CoreLogic

CORELOGIC TO OFFER NEW CRM AND MOBILE SOLUTIONS TO MULTIPLE LISTING CLIENTS

CoreLogic®(NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today announced an agreement with Prospects Software Inc. to offer their advanced CRM and mobile solutions to its multiple listing clients as powerful new tools that help real estate brokers and agents better manage their leads, clients, past clients and their day-to-day business.
CoreLogic

CORELOGIC ENHANCES TRESTLE FOR BROKERS AND MATRIX CLIENTS

CoreLogic®(NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today announced that real estate brokers can now use Trestle™ to receive listing data feeds from participating multiple listing organizations (MLOs). CoreLogic also announced that clients of its Matrix multiple listing platform can now use Trestle to manage their existing RETS data feeds in addition to RESO platinum-certified data feeds.

6 Areas to Check Before the Home Inspector Does

Getting your home ready for sale is easier said than done. It takes time, patience, and bit of money to get everything in order for your sale. Before you sell, you should get a home inspection for your potential clients to review, but before you do that, you should embark on one of your own.
Performing Home Maintenance or Repairs

Useful Tips When Performing Home Maintenance or Repairs

When you own a home, dealing with maintenance, repairs, improvements and remodeling projects never seems to end. You love that you own a place, but the larger the property, the more that goes wrong with it. To make life as a homeowner a little easier, here are some useful tips to make maintenance less of a challenge.

How to Secure Your Home and Everything In It

Imore important than ever to secure your home and everything that's inside. With advancements in technology, criminals have yet another way to get at your personal information. In addition to installing a home security system, a strong fence, and locks on your windows and doors, you now have to safeguard your electronic devicest's

Nadel Architects Hires Mark Brower as Studio Director

March 20, 2018 – Nadel Architects (Nadel), an international architectural design firm headquartered in Los Angeles, has hired Mark Brower as studio director, spearheading the firm’s education, health care and Native American community design studios. Based in Sacramento, Brower brings more than 30 years of experience in architecture and construction, specializing in facilities for education, health care and Native American communities, broadening Nadel’s range of expertise and further bolstering the firm’s presence in Northern California.

VA Awards More Than $496,000 to Improve IT Infrastructure as Part of ‘Buy vs....

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the award of a $496,405.35 task order to Favor TechConsulting (FTC) LLC to provide Identity and Access Management (IAM) services to improve and maximize cost savings to VA’s current information technology (IT) infrastructure.

BLM SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT ON DESERT SOLAR PROJECT

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on the proposed Crimson Solar Project, located near Blythe in eastern Riverside. Sonoran West Solar Holding LLC., has requested a rights-of-way authorization to construct, operate, maintain, and decommission an up to 350-megawatt photovoltaic facility along with necessary ancillary facilities

How to Have a Successful Real Estate Open House

It makes sense that it is a good idea to expose your home to the largest number of potential buyers. However, how you get those buyers to walk through your door and inside your house can be a challenge, but not an insurmountable one.
5 Wall Mural Ideas

5 Wall Mural Ideas for Industrial-Themed Living Spaces

As more and more people flock to trendy re-purposed industrial areas, loft and condo styles are shifting to embrace industrial décor. If you’re lucky enough to be able to afford a living space in one of these areas (e.g. Cabbagetown in Toronto) you’ll benefit from several stylish décor features such as exposed brick, concrete, reclaimed wood and worn-out textures.
Michael Gabriel Owner

Gabriels Technology Solutions Emerges as Leading Tech Provider to World’s Most Prestigious Luxury Real...

The world’s leading provider of internet technologies and services for major news media outlets across the globe, Gabriels Technology Solutions (gabriels.net), has emerged as the leading technology provider to the most prestigious luxury real estate brands worldwide. Today, Gabriels provides advanced real estate technology solutions to Sotheby’s International Realty and Christie’s International Real Estate and other major regional luxury brands, serving brokerage firms and major media companies in 42 states and over 30 countries worldwide.
Elm Street Technology

ELM STREET TECHNOLOGY ANNOUCES ACQUISITION OF AGENTJET

Today, Elm Street Technology (EST) announced the acquisition of Agentjet, Inc., a digital marketing, lead generation and technology provider for top producing agents and teams. Today’s announcement marks the fourth transaction in the company’s two-year history and provides a scalable lead generation compliment to the company’s Elevate productivity suite of technology and client servicing platforms
myPlanit

myPlanit Receives First Ever 5-Star Product Rating from Inman

myPlanit, the patented personal data platform that delivers the Internet of You, receives the first ever 5-star product rating from Inman News. The mobile app automatically interconnects and contextualizes data scattered across calendars, contacts, places, videos and photos, notes and MLS listings into a single map- and time-based user experience.
DOE

Department of Energy Announces $35 Million for Emerging Research Projects to Address Manufacturing Challenges

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $35 million for 24 projects to support early-stage, innovative technologies and solutions in advanced manufacturing. These projects were selected under an Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Advanced Manufacturing Office funding opportunity, focused on advanced materials, advanced processes, and modeling and analysis tools for materials and manufacturing.

How to Set Up Your Own Home Library

Quite a few people prefer having a whole room in their home as a library. Although for some, the very idea of a book collection may seem quaint, as thousands of ebooks can be stored in the memory of a mobile device. It’s a great place to have some peace and quiet, and it can function as a home office and as a study hall for the children.
Blinds Canada

Blinds Canada- The home of Window Coverings

What do you look for when you have to get some good, nice window coverings? It is quality, price, and reputation that helps you to make up your mind and select a Blinds Canada company. What customers look for is a reliable quality having a competitive price and good reviews from the previous customers. Many times, we have noticed that customers have to pay some hidden charges as well that seems very inconvenient.

6 Benefits of Using Protective Coverings for Painting Projects

Most home improvement professionals know the benefits of utilizing protective materials to avoid damage from spills and paint spatter. The quality of those elements can make a massive difference in results. Below are six ways that the right protective coverings help with any interior painting project

Smart Renovations for Pet Lovers

Whether the market favors buyers or sellers, the latest reports confirm that real estate is going to the dogs, the cats, and everything that falls into the category of pets. If your house is an animal house, there is a good chance you are making purchasing and renovation decisions, in part, based on your pet.
NREL

Multi-model Effort Highlights Progress, Future Needs in Renewable Energy Modeling

Models of the U.S. electricity sector are relied upon by sector stakeholders and decision makers, but the recent surge in variable renewable energy (VRE), such as wind and solar, led a team of modeling experts to examine how these models would represent scenarios with high penetrations of VRE. Four agencies, including the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Palo Alto Housing

Planning for Inclusive Housing in Palo Alto and Mountain View

Palo Alto Housing and Housing Choices will host an information session on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at 7 p.m. at the Mitchell Park Community Center in Palo Alto.  The purpose of the event is to educate the community about inclusive and affordable housing for people with developmental disabilities

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR CALIFORNIA FIRE VICTIMS

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced it will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of California and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes in areas affected by wildfires