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FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

National
Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.

CHA and Operation Warm distribute 7,500 coats to residents at COVID-safe event

National
The 2020 event looked a little different due to COVID-19, but the Chicago Housing Authority and Operation Warm nevertheless partnered for the 13th consecutive year, distributing 7,500 new winter coats over four days last week to the children of pre-registered families living in public housing and who participate in the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program at Credit Union 1 Arena

Consumer Alert: New York State Division of Consumer Protection Offers Fire Safety Tips During...

National
The New York State Division of Consumer Protection (DCP), in partnership with the United States Consumer Product and Safety Commission (CPSC), advises New Yorkers to “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen” during Fire Prevention Month.
Benefits of Home Ownership

The Far-Reaching and Little-Known Benefits of Home Ownership

National
Today, more than ever before, your home is a crucial part of your life. Your house is much more than the place you live in. In the COVID-19 era, today, your house has been transformed into your office, school for your children, and a safe haven that offers

Why You Should Hire a Professional Realtor!

National
Contracting a realtor is a fundamental decision you would make when buying or selling a property. You will make lots of contacts and spend a lot of time with your realtors. So find someone who suits you. It is imperative to keep in mind that there are many things within the real estate market and within the industry that the ordinary individual does not know
New Home During COVID

Your Guide to Moving to a New Home During COVID

National
The coronavirus has made everything far more difficult. From picking up your weekly groceries to commuting to the office, life contains many new challenges that simply weren’t a part of our routines just mere months ago.

USDA Home Loan

National
Most people desire to have a home of their own, but only a few can truly afford it, but with a USDA Rural housing loan, your dreams of becoming a home owner can be achieved. This program is backed by the United States Department of Agriculture and is widely popular.

Increasing Mopeds and E-scooters Road Protections

National
Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 27th, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chairman of the Transportation Committee will be holding an oversight hearing on Shared Mopeds and E-scooters. The Transportation Committee will be hearing testimonies and addressing all issues related to shared mopeds and e-scooters
AGC

Officials to Release New Data Showing the Ongoing Impacts of the Coronavirus on the...

National
 the Associated General Contractors of America will release new data showing the ongoing impacts of the coronavirus on the construction sector and its impacts on metro area construction employment.
Recently Sold map

Delta Media helps brokerages provide consumers a “Recently Sold” map to help unlock local...

National
Homeowners are naturally curious about their homes’ value, and for years they’ve been able to use an AVM (automated valuation model) on real estate websites to get a home value estimation.
Financial Real Estate

Financial Real Estate – How to Add Value Before You Sell Your Home

National
Ever hear that saying “when life gives you lemons…?”. Over the past few months, many of the world’s population has had to make some drastic changes to their lifestyle due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sell Your House Fast: Kansas City Cash For Homes

National
Days. Weeks. Months. How long do you have before you need to sell your home? Most people list their home with high hopes that it will sell fast. But what if you are really in a time crunch or simply don’t want to wait on the market? There are options for selling your house faster.
Real Estate APIs

Six Crucial Information Pieces that Real Estate APIs Can Retrieve

National
Comparing information for different real estate properties can be a stressful job when performed manually. But real estate APIs can take the hassle out of the task. Rather than searching for and gathering data, you can use an application programming interface
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR SAFETY TIPS

5 PLUMBING CONTRACTOR SAFETY TIPS

National
Now, more than ever, is a risky time to be in business. How can you strengthen your plumbing business so that it is less vulnerable? For all small business owners, including plumbing contractors

Kansas Housing Establishes Kansas Eviction Prevention Program, Announces $35 Million in Statewide Rental...

National
TOPEKA - RealEstateRama - Tenants and landlords experiencing financial hardship as a result of the COVID pandemic may receive up to $5000 in rental assistance...
Appraisal Institute

Appraisers Must Identify The Scope of Work, New Book Says

National
The scope of work concept is fundamental to appraisal, and its proper application ensures that appraisers can provide various services and maintain flexibility in their assignments, which has become increasingly important in our rapidly changing business

Transportation Chairman Rodriguez and Brooklyn Borough President Call On The Federal Government To Rescue...

National
Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chairman of the Transportation Committee alongside Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams will be distributing face masks to the surrounding Northern Manhattan community. The recent rising COVID-19 cases have prompted many electeds and community leaders to increase PPE distribution to ensure every New Yorkers is protected.

Glass Walls

National
Glass walls gain more and more popularity among residential and commercial building owners. Glass is a beautiful material that allows creating unique designs. The glass wall is widely used in commercial projects, however, apartment and house owners try to keep up with contemporary projects and implement glass into their interior and exterior designs.
AGC

ONLY EIGHT STATES TOP FEBRUARY PEAK IN CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT DESPITE GAINS IN 32 STATES...

National
California and Vermont Post Worst Losses since February as Virginia and South Dakota Add the Most; Illinois and Iowa Have Worst One-Month Job Losses, While New York and Vermont Post
INCREDIBLE MODERN EQUIPMENT

BUILT A NEW HOME? HERE’S A LIST OF INCREDIBLE MODERN EQUIPMENT YOU SHOULD HAVE

National
Moving into a new place is an exciting time in life. There must be a lot of questions going through your mind when you move. Will I get along with the neighbors? Will I be happy here?
CHA

CHA to distribute 7,500 coats to families, children at 13th annual Operation Warm

National
It will look a little different this year because of COVID-19, but CHA is partnering with the national non-profit Operation Warm for the 13th consecutive year to give away 7,500 new winter coats to children living in public housing and participants of the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program

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CHA and Operation Warm distribute 7,500 coats to residents at COVID-safe event

National
The 2020 event looked a little different due to COVID-19, but the Chicago Housing Authority and Operation Warm nevertheless partnered for the 13th consecutive year, distributing 7,500 new winter coats over four days last week to the children of pre-registered families living in public housing and who participate in the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program at Credit Union 1 Arena

Consumer Alert: New York State Division of Consumer Protection Offers Fire Safety Tips During...

National
The New York State Division of Consumer Protection (DCP), in partnership with the United States Consumer Product and Safety Commission (CPSC), advises New Yorkers to “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen” during Fire Prevention Month.
Benefits of Home Ownership

The Far-Reaching and Little-Known Benefits of Home Ownership

National
Today, more than ever before, your home is a crucial part of your life. Your house is much more than the place you live in. In the COVID-19 era, today, your house has been transformed into your office, school for your children, and a safe haven that offers

Why You Should Hire a Professional Realtor!

National
Contracting a realtor is a fundamental decision you would make when buying or selling a property. You will make lots of contacts and spend a lot of time with your realtors. So find someone who suits you. It is imperative to keep in mind that there are many things within the real estate market and within the industry that the ordinary individual does not know
New Home During COVID

Your Guide to Moving to a New Home During COVID

National
The coronavirus has made everything far more difficult. From picking up your weekly groceries to commuting to the office, life contains many new challenges that simply weren’t a part of our routines just mere months ago.

USDA Home Loan

National
Most people desire to have a home of their own, but only a few can truly afford it, but with a USDA Rural housing loan, your dreams of becoming a home owner can be achieved. This program is backed by the United States Department of Agriculture and is widely popular.

Increasing Mopeds and E-scooters Road Protections

National
Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 27th, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chairman of the Transportation Committee will be holding an oversight hearing on Shared Mopeds and E-scooters. The Transportation Committee will be hearing testimonies and addressing all issues related to shared mopeds and e-scooters
AGC

Officials to Release New Data Showing the Ongoing Impacts of the Coronavirus on the...

National
 the Associated General Contractors of America will release new data showing the ongoing impacts of the coronavirus on the construction sector and its impacts on metro area construction employment.
Recently Sold map

Delta Media helps brokerages provide consumers a “Recently Sold” map to help unlock local...

National
Homeowners are naturally curious about their homes’ value, and for years they’ve been able to use an AVM (automated valuation model) on real estate websites to get a home value estimation.
Financial Real Estate

Financial Real Estate – How to Add Value Before You Sell Your Home

National
Ever hear that saying “when life gives you lemons…?”. Over the past few months, many of the world’s population has had to make some drastic changes to their lifestyle due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sell Your House Fast: Kansas City Cash For Homes

National
Days. Weeks. Months. How long do you have before you need to sell your home? Most people list their home with high hopes that it will sell fast. But what if you are really in a time crunch or simply don’t want to wait on the market? There are options for selling your house faster.
Real Estate APIs

Six Crucial Information Pieces that Real Estate APIs Can Retrieve

National
Comparing information for different real estate properties can be a stressful job when performed manually. But real estate APIs can take the hassle out of the task. Rather than searching for and gathering data, you can use an application programming interface
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR SAFETY TIPS

5 PLUMBING CONTRACTOR SAFETY TIPS

National
Now, more than ever, is a risky time to be in business. How can you strengthen your plumbing business so that it is less vulnerable? For all small business owners, including plumbing contractors

Kansas Housing Establishes Kansas Eviction Prevention Program, Announces $35 Million in Statewide Rental...

National
TOPEKA - RealEstateRama - Tenants and landlords experiencing financial hardship as a result of the COVID pandemic may receive up to $5000 in rental assistance...
Appraisal Institute

Appraisers Must Identify The Scope of Work, New Book Says

National
The scope of work concept is fundamental to appraisal, and its proper application ensures that appraisers can provide various services and maintain flexibility in their assignments, which has become increasingly important in our rapidly changing business

Transportation Chairman Rodriguez and Brooklyn Borough President Call On The Federal Government To Rescue...

National
Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chairman of the Transportation Committee alongside Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams will be distributing face masks to the surrounding Northern Manhattan community. The recent rising COVID-19 cases have prompted many electeds and community leaders to increase PPE distribution to ensure every New Yorkers is protected.

Glass Walls

National
Glass walls gain more and more popularity among residential and commercial building owners. Glass is a beautiful material that allows creating unique designs. The glass wall is widely used in commercial projects, however, apartment and house owners try to keep up with contemporary projects and implement glass into their interior and exterior designs.
AGC

ONLY EIGHT STATES TOP FEBRUARY PEAK IN CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT DESPITE GAINS IN 32 STATES...

National
California and Vermont Post Worst Losses since February as Virginia and South Dakota Add the Most; Illinois and Iowa Have Worst One-Month Job Losses, While New York and Vermont Post
INCREDIBLE MODERN EQUIPMENT

BUILT A NEW HOME? HERE’S A LIST OF INCREDIBLE MODERN EQUIPMENT YOU SHOULD HAVE

National
Moving into a new place is an exciting time in life. There must be a lot of questions going through your mind when you move. Will I get along with the neighbors? Will I be happy here?
CHA

CHA to distribute 7,500 coats to families, children at 13th annual Operation Warm

National
It will look a little different this year because of COVID-19, but CHA is partnering with the national non-profit Operation Warm for the 13th consecutive year to give away 7,500 new winter coats to children living in public housing and participants of the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program

U.S. States


FEMA

President Donald J. Trump Approves Emergency Disaster Declaration for Texas

Texas
FEMA announced federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Hanna from July 25, 2020, and continuing
FEMA

FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted for the Numbers Fire

California
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of Nevada in combating the Numbers Fire burning in Douglas County.
Start An LLC In Texas

How Much Does It Cost To Start An LLC In Texas?

National
In the process of setting up your Texas LLC, you'll be faced with quite a few expenses. Some of these are required by legislation, and others are just recommended. We'll cover the costs of setting up an LLC in Texas and also provide you with the informatio
Registered Agent In Texas

5 Benefits Of Using A Registered Agent In Texas

Texas
The services of a registration agent began as part of due process in the US Constitution. A lawsuit includes the legal right to be notified of claims or other legal matters. Here are some brief things that will help explain what a Registered Agent Service In Texas 

Avoid TV Tip-Over Incidents During Super Bowl LIV with Safety Tips

New York
The New York State Division of Consumer Protection (DCP) is alerting consumers about the dangers of television (TV) tip-over hazards. Millions of New Yorkers will watch the Super Bowl this Sunday either on TVs at home or at parties with friends. DCP is taking this TV-focused occasion to remind consumers of critical TV safety tips.
Starbucks_Fresno

Brand-New Single-Tenant Starbucks Drive-Thru Trades in Fresno, Calif. for $1,345 PSF

California
Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that the firm has completed the sale of a brand-new, single-tenant Starbucks
FEMA

Rosenberg family home for the holidays – and prepared for future hurricanes

Texas
A Houston-area mom is sharing her Hurricane Harvey recovery story this holiday season, along with the importance of always being prepared for flood events.

5 Cities in Florida: Which One Makes for the Best Real Estate Investment Opportunity...

Florida
Fast-growing Florida has been a favorite of real estate investors for many years. With so much interest having been focused on the state, though, investors need to take care to seek the best available opportunities.

WALTER J. MAHONEY STATE OFFICE BUILDING TO BE SOLD

New York
Office of General Services Commissioner RoAnn Destito today announced that the Senator Walter J. Mahoney State Office Building located at 65 Court Street in Buffalo will be sold at auction in 2020. A work group formed earlier this year made up of City, County, and State officials working with professional real estate consultants CBRE, determined that in the current competitive and robust Buffalo real estate market
SCR

Charleston South Carolina expected to outpace national real estate market averages through 2025

National
The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) recently identified 10 markets expected to outperform over the next three to five years. In alphabetical order, the markets are
Peter Evering

WHAT IS THE EVICTION PROCESS IN CALIFORNIA?

California
Eviction is a dirty word for both tenants and the landlords that believe the time has come to remove one or more parties from an apartment. The process anywhere can lead to a strained relationship at best and a bitter acrimonious fight that ends up in the judicial system.
FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Texas
Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Katy, Houston and Spring from Monday, Dec. 9, to Saturday
ABC National

Florida Tops ABC’s Annual Merit Shop Scorecard State Ranking for Second Year in a...

Florida
Associated Builders and Contractors released its 2019 Merit Shop Scorecard today, an annual ranking based on state policies and programs that encourage workforce development, career and technical education
Top 4 Places to Buy a Second Home

Top 4 Places to Buy a Second Home in the US

National
There are about 7.4 million homes owned as a second home in the United States. For many people, their second home is a vacation home. This gives them a chance to get away and break routine while also having all of the comforts of being in their own home.
Carol Corden cuts the ribbon

Ribbon Cutting Celebrating New Affordable Apartments in the Bronx for Low-Income Families and Domestic...

New York
New Destiny was joined by supporters and colleagues to celebrate the opening of its newly constructed service-enriched affordable housing project - The Jennings - located in the Crotona Park East
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD AWARDS $1.5 MILLION TO PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITIES TO ASSIST YOUNG PEOPLE AGING OUT...

National
U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today awarded $1.5 million to nearly a dozen housing authorities to assist young people aging out

BLM NAMES VETERAN LAND MANAGER TO LEAD CALIFORNIA STATE OFFICE

California
The Bureau of Land Management today announced that Karen Mouritsen has been named the new California State Director—a key leadership position based in Sacramento. As State Director, Mouritsen will direct a team that manages lands encompassing 15% of the Golden State’s total land mass
USDOJ

California Real Estate Developer Convicted of Making Conduit Contributions in Two U.S. Congressional Campaigns

California
Today, a federal jury found an Oakland-area real estate developer guilty for funneling tens of thousands of dollars through straw donors into two consecutive congressional campaigns

NYS OASAS ANNOUNCES OPENING OF NEW RECOVERY CENTER IN NEW YORK CITY

New York
The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) today announced the opening of the new JLC Recovery and Wellness Center in New York City. JLC is operated by Exponents Inc. and provides free help and support services for people affected by addiction and for their families.

Robust U.S economy not a boost for black homeownership

National
In spite of a robust U.S. economy, a strong employment rate, and steadily increasing 401(k) plan earnings, Black homeownership rates continue to drop. Drawing from the 2019 release of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers

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NAHB

New Home Sales Decline in May

National
Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 7.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 626,000 units in May, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.
DOI

$17+ Million in Grants Will Help States, Local Communities Keep Waters Clean, Economies Thriving

National
Water-loving outdoor recreationists and local communities in 27 states will have additional resources to help boaters keep America’s waters clean, thanks to more than $17 million in Clean Vessel Act program grants from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
FEMA

Port Aransas ready for return of summer tourism

Texas
Texas SandFest drew a record 35,000 people April 26-28, encouraging business owners that Port Aransas is on its way to recovery. With nearly all the city’s retailers and restaurants re-opened, residents are beginning to feel like things are getting back to normal.
OJO Labs - Eight Major Awards

OJO Labs: Five Months, Eight Major Awards

National
OJO Labs, a leading-edge technology company on a mission to empower consumer decision-making through its conversational AI assistant, OJO, won the highly coveted 2019 A-List Award among mid-sized companies from the Austin Chamber of Commerce in partnership with SXSW
Property on Airbnb

Should I Rent Out my Property on Airbnb?

National
Listing property on Airbnb has become a popular way to make extra money, meet new people, and provide some freedom, but there are a few key things to think about when you are considering listing your property. It is key to know what you’re getting yourself into.
Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation Launches $5.5 Million Opportunity Zone Community Capacity Building Initiative for Select...

National
The Rockefeller Foundation today announced an initiative to help U.S. cities attract responsible private investment in economically-distressed communities through Opportunity Zones created in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This effort will help ensure new investment delivers sustainable benefits for more than 30 million low-income Americans living in Opportunity Zones
PaulineWeaver

Eden Housing and City of Fremont Celebrate Grand Opening of KTGY-Designed Affordable Senior Housing...

National
Pauline Weaver Senior Apartments is located in the Warms Springs area of Alameda County and features 90 apartment homes for very low and extremely low-income seniors, near I-880 freeway, BART, shopping, services and other amenities.
VA

VA’s Home Loan Guaranty program notifies Veterans of potential loan fee waivers

National
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced May 13 that Veterans who qualify for a VA Home Loan funding fee waiver are now being notified in their home loan eligibility certificate and disability compensation award letter.
Merri Jo Cowen - headshot

A Stellar Idea: My Florida Regional MLS Reimagines the Multiple Listing Service

The nation's third-largest Multiple Listing Service, My Florida Regional MLS, will become Stellar MLS on June 4, 2019, in a move that totally reimagines the MLS. Currently serving 58,000 customers
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS TO CO-HOST HUD INNOVATIVE HOUSING SHOWCASE

National
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) will co-host the Department's inaugural "Innovative Housing Showcase." The Innovative Housing Showcase will be held on the National Mall June 1-5, 2019

Department of the Interior: Yakima Water Plan Is a “Model” and “Holistic”

Yesterday, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), ranking member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, asked the Department of the Interior about its commitment to the Yakima River Basin during a hearing on the president’s FY 2017 budget request. Deputy Secretary of the Interior Michael Connor agreed with Sen. Cantwell that the Yakima River Basin plan “is a model for the rest of the nation in water management.”

Energy Costs to Cook Thanksgiving Meal Up to 25% Lower in 2015

“Consumers Energy is thankful to be a part of holiday celebrations across the state as warm Thanksgiving memories are being made, and we are committed to providing many more generations of Michigan families with reliable, affordable energy in all seasons,” said Garrick Rochow, Consumers Energy’s vice president and chief customer officer

Agencies Issue Final Rule to Exempt Subset of Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans from Appraisal Requirements

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Six federal financial regulatory agencies today issued a final rule that creates exemptions from certain appraisal requirements for a subset of higher-priced mortgage loans. The exemptions are intended to save borrowers time and money while still ensuring that the loans are financially sound

Department Enters into Consent Order with Equity Loans, LLC and its owners Eduardo Gutierrez...

Atlanta, Georgia - November 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance (“Department”) entered into a Consent Order with Equity Loans, LLC, License Number 23300, located at 1150 Hammond Dr., Building E, Suite 650, Atlanta, Georgia 30328, to resolve allegations pertaining to violations of the Georgia Residential Mortgage Act

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Why You Should Hire a Professional Realtor!

Contracting a realtor is a fundamental decision you would make when buying or selling a property. You will make lots of contacts and spend a lot of time with your realtors. So find someone who suits you. It is imperative to keep in mind that there are many things within the real estate market and within the industry that the ordinary individual does not know

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

CHA and Operation Warm distribute 7,500 coats to residents at COVID-safe...

The 2020 event looked a little different due to COVID-19, but the Chicago Housing Authority and Operation Warm nevertheless partnered for the 13th consecutive year, distributing 7,500 new winter coats over four days last week to the children of pre-registered families living in public housing and who participate in the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program at Credit Union 1 Arena