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Yearly Archives: 2021

MBA

Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 5.37 Percent

National
The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased from 5.46% of servicers' portfolio volume in the prior week to 5.37% as of January 10, 2021.
NAHB

Remodeling Industry Confidence Is Strong Despite COVID-19

National
National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) released its Remodeling Market Index (RMI) for the fourth quarter of 2020, posting a reading of 79. The finding is a signal of residential remodelers’ strong confidence in their markets, for projects
NAHB

Housing Starts End 2020 Strong; Risks Ahead

National
While housing starts ended the year on a strong note, rising lumber prices and increasing regulatory cost concerns could affect future production. Led by a solid, double-digit gain in single-family starts, overall housing starts increased 5.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.67 million units

Signs That Show You Need Better Shoe Storage

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If you love shoes, you need to have proper storage. You may already be owning a big closet and entryway, but that doesn’t mean they’re the most suitable storage. If you’re always in a hurry to pick shoes to wear while going out, they’ll pile up at the front of the closet or door in a very random way. Sometimes, they may even get tossed to the end of your wardrobe.
UK Property Market

2021 Predictions for the UK Property Market: Daniel Chard from Bird and Co. Discusses

National
With the new year right around the corner, what will the property sector look like come 2021? Daniel Chard from UK conveyancing solicitors, Bird and Co., explores.
Dream Home in Celebration

Pro Tips to Find Your Dream Home in Celebration, Florida

National
Everyone has a dream home. Regardless of when you would love to purchase your home, you can start the house-hunting process now. Below are tips to guide you in the house-hunting process. They will prepare you for the right time to find the best homes

Thinking About Selling Your Home: Consider These Factors Beforehand

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Selling a home might be the last thing on your mind until the current pandemic subsides. There are a number of people selling their homes in large cities to move to less urban areas. The implementation of remote work by a number of employers has led to people moving to areas that are more affordable.

Atlanta REALTORS® Releases December 2020 Statistics on Housing Market

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Atlanta REALTORS® Association (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its December 2020 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metropolitan Atlanta. The Market Brief, compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS)
Appraisal Institute

New Appraisal Institute Text Demonstrates Essential Valuation Techniques

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Since problem-solving is the foundation of an appraiser's skill set, "The Student Handbook to The Appraisal of Real Estate, 15th Edition," includes practice problems that allow users of the handbook to test the knowledge they have acquired every step

Tips for Using Your Greenhouse During Autumn

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Having a greenhouse makes gardening though the autumn winter months much more doable, which is perfect for those wanting to stay active in the garden all year round. With the right tools and careful planning, you can really make the most out of your greenhouse and work on some great projects throughout the colder days.

Simple Yet Effective Kitchen Updates

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Giving your kitchen a revamp is a great way to keep the space feeling fresh and on-trend. The kitchen is now seen to be the heart of the home, with most of the daily activity taking place here, so it’s essential that it’s a space the whole family can utilise and enjoy. From simple decorative changes to practical new features to make everyday life more organised, continue reading to find out which simple yet effective kitchen updates would work best for your home
Big Move

How To Pack Your Things Ready For A Big Move

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Moving to a new home can be exciting and overwhelming. It’s an exciting experience, especially when you’re moving to your first owned home. However, it can also be stressful when you have plenty of items you need to pack and think about.

Radon Testing in Your Home Can Save Your Life

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Radon testing is done to measure Radon's presence in your home. Radon is a radioactive gas that comes from the natural extraction of uranium in many soils. This gas enters the air from the floor and can enter through the wall or the house's basement cracks. Radon is a hazardous substance that can cause cancer and other health problems.

Could You Use New Residential Windows? The Answer is Yes!

National
Nothing lasts forever. That includes residential windows. Even the best eventually need replacing. That’s why it pays to contact Canadian Choice windows and other top window companies in Vancouver when you notice that the windows aren’t providing the same degree of function as in the past.

4 Reasons Why Finishing and Renovating the Basement Makes Sense

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How well are you using every square foot of the home? While the main floor is laid out nicely and you make the most of it, there’s the basement to consider. Unlike other parts of the house, you haven’t done much with it other than use the basement for storage

Is Now the Right Time to Refinance My Mortgage?

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It’s not that you’re unhappy with the current mortgage. In fact, it’s easy for you to make the installment payments and they always post quickly. Even so, you wonder if refinancing would be a good idea. Since it never hurts to look, contact one of the certified Toronto mortgage brokers and agents and get an idea of what sort of deal you could get.
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Meridian Acquires El Dorado Medical Plaza in Tucson, Arizona

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Meridian, a full-service real estate developer and owner of medical real estate, is pleased to announce that the firm has closed escrow on the purchase of El Dorado Medical Plaza, a 187,690-square-foot, three-story combined Class-B medical office

When Should You Schedule an Open House for Your Property?

National
If you’re planning to hold an open house, timing is paramount. You need to ensure that you can gain enough traction for people to check your property.  This helps ensure that the time and effort you put in preparing the house for homebuyers can land you a successful deal.
House for Sale

Reasons to Sell Your Home to A Home Buying Company

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People sell their homes for different reasons. Some sell their homes to move to a new town or city, while others have their personal reasons for selling their homes. Whichever your reason for selling your home, one thing is for sure- you want to get done
Appraisal Institute

Appraiser Diversity Workshop Scheduled

National
The Appraisal Institute is collaborating with the National Urban League and Fannie Mae to host a free virtual Appraiser Diversity Initiative workshop, "How to Become a Real Estate Appraiser," Saturday, Jan. 30, noon- 1:15 p.m. EST

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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Mark A. McLaughlin Partners with WAV Group

Real estate entrepreneur Mark A. McLaughlin just deepened the bench for the Mergers and Acquisitions advisory team at the WAV Group. The industry’s leading real estate consulting and research firm announced a partnership today with McLaughlin Ventures

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Mark A. McLaughlin Color - June 2021 (Headshot)

Mark A. McLaughlin Partners with WAV Group

Real estate entrepreneur Mark A. McLaughlin just deepened the bench for the Mergers and Acquisitions advisory team at the WAV Group. The industry’s leading real estate consulting and research firm announced a partnership today with McLaughlin Ventures