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Yearly Archives: 2013

By Building Stronger, One Family’s Home Withstood the Storm

NEW YORK, NY - January 04, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- When Thomas O’Grady decided to build a house on East Atlantic Beach, the neighborhood he grew up in, he wasn’t very happy learning that he couldn’t build his main floor because of new local bu...

HUD AND CENSUS BUREAU EXPAND ACCESS TO DETAILED INFORMATION ON NATION’S HOUSING

WASHINGTON, DC - January 04, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nearly 20 percent of recent movers identified “convenience to job” as the most important factor in their choice of neighborhood in 2011, according to the 2011 American Housing Survey (AHS), the definitive source of information on the quality of housing in the United States. For the first time ever, the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development have made survey results available on the Census Bureau’s

RE/MAX Buys Master Franchise for Texas

DENVER, CO - January 04, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- As of December 31, 2012, RE/MAX of Texas, with its 4,300 agents and 260 offices, becomes the 11th Company Operated Region owned by RE/MAX, LLC of Denver. Richard and Jeanne Filip, owners of RE/MAX of ...

CRIMSON REAL ESTATE FUND AND USAA REAL ESTATE COMPANY ANNOUNCE BUILD-TO-SUIT FOR TGS

Houston, TX - January 03, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Crimson Real Estate Fund, L.P. (CREF), and its co-investment partner, USAA Real Estate Company, have acquired eight acres of land in west Houston to build a new headquarters for TGS-Nopec Geophysical Company (TGS). At approximately 97,500 rentable square feet, the 3-story office building and 408 surface parking spaces will be built on Clay Road, near Beltway 8.

National Mortgage Servicing Settlement Claims Deadline Approaching

AUGUSTA - January 03, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General William J. Schneider announced that eligible Maine borrowers who lost their homes due to foreclosure between January 1, 2008 and December 31, 2011 must file a National Mortgage Settlemen...

Statement by Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos on Hurricane Sandy Relief

New York, NY - January 03, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The failure of Congress to act on the federal assistance legislation to help the millions of people impacted by Hurricane Sandy is absolutely unconscionable.

Assessor’s office seeks college applicants for a unique internship propgram

January 03, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The city’s Office of the Assessor of Real Estate is seeking applicants for the 2013 Real Estate Assessment Internship Program. Undergraduate and graduate college students are encouraged to apply for this unique ...

NORTH DAKOTA HOUSING INCENTIVE FUND CAPITALIZED

BISMARCK - January 03, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Industrial Commission of North Dakota has reported that more than 600 private investors have successfully capitalized the $15 million state Housing Incentive Fund (HIF).

Housing and Urban Development and Census Bureau Expand Access to Detailed Information on Nation’s...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 03, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nearly 20 percent of recent movers identified “convenience to job” as the most important factor in their choice of neighborhood in 2011, according to the American Housing Survey, the definitive source of information on the quality of housing in the United States. For the first time ever, the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development have made survey results available on the Census Bureau’s American

Mortgage Applications Decrease in Final Two Weeks of the Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 03, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released its Weekly Mortgage Application Survey for the two weeks ending December 21, 2012 and December 28, 2012.

Mayor Menino Issues No Heat Advisory

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 02, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Thomas M. Menino and the Inspectional Services Department today issued a reminder to Boston residents to prepare for frigid temperatures by making homes weather tight, and ensuring heating...

H.R. 4212 Protects Homeowners and Their Families from Dangerous Chinese Drywall

Washington, D.C. - January 02, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) released the following statement in response to the passage of H.R. 4212, Drywall Safety Act of 2012.

Attorney General Bondi’s Statement on Tax Relief Extension for Distressed Homeowners

TALLAHASSEE, FL - January 02, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Pam Bondi issued the following statement on Congress’ one-year tax relief extension for consumers who have mortgage debt canceled or forgiven due to financial hardship or a dec...

Amid Fiscal Cliff Stalemate, Congress Passes Rep. Deutch’s Chinese Drywall Bill

Washington, DC - January 02, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- This evening, Congress passed bipartisan legislation introduced by Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL) and Rep. Scott Rigell (R-VA) to address the plight of homeowners suffering from contaminated drywall from ...

California pending home sales decline in November; share of equity sales expands, C.A.R. reports

LOS ANGELES, DC - January 02, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Seasonal factors sent California pending home sales lower in November, while equity home sales continued their upward trend, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) reported today.

CONSTRUCTION SPENDING SLIPS IN NOVEMBER BUT RISES FROM YEAR-AGO LEVEL; ASSOCIATION OFFICIALS PREDICT MORE...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 02, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Construction spending dipped from October to November, but resolution of the uncertainty regarding federal taxes for 2013 should unleash more private construction investment, according to an analysis of new federal data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials warned, however, that unresolved issues about federal construction spending, including storm relief for northeastern states, will hold down public construction spending.

HUD ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT WITH BANK OF AMERICA TO SETTLE LGBT DISCRIMINATION CLAIM

WASHINGTON, DC - January 02, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced an agreement with Bank of America (BOA) to settle a claim that the mortgage lender refused to provide financing to a lesbian couple. The agreement is the first enforcement action taken against a lender involving HUD’s recent rule ensuring that the Department’s core housing programs be open to all eligible persons, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status.

CT REIA January 2013 Monthly Meeting – Reverse Wholesaling

- January 02, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) - Joe Metcalfe is the right hand man, and top manager for Kent Clothier, CEO and founder of FindCashBuyersNow, National Speaker, and Real Estate Investor. Joe has been working alongside Kent for over 3 years, and h...

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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Construction is Underway on Affordable Apartment Community in Denver

KTGY, a leading full-service architecture, branding, interior and planning firm focused on residential, hospitality, mixed-use developments and neighborhood revitalization, announced today that construction is underway on Capitol Square Apartments

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

WHITEHOUSE STATEMENT ON BIDEN’S JOBS AND INFRASTRUCTURE PROPOSAL

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, a senior member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, today released the following statement regarding President Biden’s Build Back Better proposal: