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Yearly Archives: 2019

EPA

EPA Completes Nine Agreements to Settle Clean Water Act Violations from Biosolids Land Application...

National
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it completed nine federal enforcement actions in 2019 to settle Clean Water Act violations that resulted from land application
Habitat

Wells Fargo contributes more than $11.5 million to Habitat for Humanity

National
Wells Fargo & Company is teaming up with Habitat for Humanity to help families stay in their homes and neighborhoods, and to champion advocacy work that helps people meet basic shelter needs
MBA

MBA Opens Doors Foundation Announces Alliance with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

National
The MBA Opens Doors Foundation (Opens Doors) today announced a new alliance with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), establishing Opens Doors' first collaboration
NAHB

Single-Family Starts Increase in November

National
Total housing starts increased 3.2 percent in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.37 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department.
NAR

Realtors® Join MBA, NAHB to Stress Need for Stability during CFPB Supreme Court Battle

National
With the Supreme Court set to consider a constitutional challenge to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in the coming months, the National Association of Realtors
NAR

House Federal Funding Legislation Brings Certainty, Stability to Housing Market

National
National Association of Realtors® president Vince Malta issued the following statement after the House of Representatives today passed a spending package funding the federal government
NAR

NAR Recognizes 59 Realtors® for Service, Industry Contributions with National Commercial Award

National
The National Association of Realtors® today announced the 59 winners of this year’s National Commercial Award. These NAR members, previously recognized for professional achievement
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Breaks Ground on Shepherd Park Community Center Modernization

National
Mayor Muriel Bowser, Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon Todd, the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), and the Department of General Services (DGS) broke ground on the modernization of Shepherd Park Community Center.
AGC

THREE OUT OF FOUR CONSTRUCTION FIRMS PLAN TO ADD WORKERS TO MEET STRONG DEMAND...

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Contractors Expect Demand to Expand in Every Market Segment Next Year despite Signs of a Slowing Economy As They Increase Compensation and Adopt Productivity-Boosting Technologies

TEXAS NEW HOME MARKETS BRING BUILDERS A HOLIDAY GIFT

National
New home sales in Texas eked out a new record for 2019 in November, holding steady at or near record levels for average monthly new home sales in Houston, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Austin and San Antonio
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Hanley Investment Group Arranges Sale of Single-Tenant Starbucks in Mammoth Lakes for $4.7MM, $1,065...

National
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

New York State Department of State Announces Designation of Eight New Brownfield Opportunity Areas

New York
Secretary of State Rossana Rosado today announced the designation of eight new Brownfield Opportunity Areas (BOAs) in communities in five regions across New York State, which gives the localities tools to fast-track neighborhood revitalization efforts and foster redevelopment of blighted sites, transforming them from liabilities to catalysts for economic growth.
Selling a Home in Nevada

5 Tips for Selling a Home in Nevada

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There is no better time to be selling a property in Nevada than right now. With property values in the silver state rising 2.7% in the past year, you can be confident that you will get a good deal on your home.
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AerialSphere and iFoundAgent partner to provide “addictive” 360-degree, interactive, immersive mapping technology for websites

National
AerialSphere, an innovative tech startup creating immersive and interactive 360-degree maps, is offering real estate agents the opportunity to add what some consumers are calling

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

Recreational vs. Residential Property Markets Compared

National
According to a recent survey conducted by RE/MAX brokers, retirees were the main players in 91% of Canadian recreational property markets. This covers established recreational areas such as Comox Valley and Prince Edward County. More Canadian retirees and individuals nearing retirement are buying recreational properties further away from the cities to be used as retirement homes.

Recent Property Trends in 2019

National
2019 has been a good year for the property market, with many exciting innovations changing the way that houses are constructed now and in the new year. Additionally, issues such as climate change have led to significant changes within the sector, leaving the houses that are currently being built looking astonishingly different than they did in 2018, or will in 2020.
NAHB

Builder Confidence Ends Year Strong on Solid Economic Fundamentals

National
Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes increased five points to 76 in December off an upwardly revised November reading

OCC, FDIC New CRA Reform Proposal Misses the Mark

National
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) announced a proposal to reform the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)—the landmark
NHC

National Housing Conference calls the Community Reinvestment Act proposal a ‘missed opportunity’ to modernize...

National
In response to the proposed Community Reinvestment Act rules released today by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Business Real Estate Press Releases

FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

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.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Atlanta REALTOR® Wins National Award

The National Association of Realtors® last week presented Ennis Antoine with a Meritorious Service Award for his legislative and regulatory accomplishments as one of NAR's Federal Political Coordinators. During each Congressional term, NAR selects 535 FPCs to serve as a conduit between Members of Congress and his or her respective real estate market.