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Appraisal Institute

Appraiser Diversity Workshop Scheduled

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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

CHA begins accepting applications for 250 college scholarships

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The application period for the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) Scholarship starts today. The program allows CHA students to apply for one of more than 250 college scholarships of $1,000 each. It came in handy for Brianna Bussell.
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Alta Housing Breaks Ground on City of Palo Alto’s Newest Affordable Apartment Community

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PALO ALTO, Calif. - RealEstateRama - Alta Housing (formerly Palo Alto Housing), a nonprofit affordable housing developer, virtually celebrated the groundbreaking of Wilton Court, a new 100%...
Appraisal Institute

Appraisal Institute Helps Tackle Unconscious Valuation Bias: Valuation Magazine

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The Appraisal Institute is addressing unconscious valuation bias while also expanding opportunities for aspiring appraisers, according to an article

MGL PARTNERS SELECTS RAINBOW HOUSING ASSISTANCE CORPORATION AS SERVICE PROVIDER FOR AFFORDABLE COMMUNITY...

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Durango, CO - RealEstateRama - Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation (Rainbow), a nonprofit organization that provides service-enriched housing programs for residents of rental housing communities throughout...
NAHB

As Cases Surge, NAHB Calls for Another COVID-19 Safety Stand Down

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 The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is encouraging members, and all residential construction companies, to halt work for at least 10 minutes the week of Jan. 11-15 for a COVID-19 Jobsite Safety Stand Down to remind workers

Why Anyone Would Want to Live in Burnaby

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Burnaby is among the largest cities in British Columbia, behind Surrey and Vancouver. The city has transformed over the previous years from its rural setup to an impressive urban center. Called after the pioneer Robert Burnaby, the town is culturally assorted, with its residents originating from Southeast Asia, China, Korea, and India.
FEMA

What to Expect after Applying with FEMA

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Residents affected by Hurricane Zeta in Clarke, Dallas, Marengo, Mobile, Perry, Washington and Wilcox counties may want to know what comes next after applying for FEMA assistance. Residents who haven’t applied yet should first file a claim with their insurance company
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Construction Sector Adds 51,000 Jobs In December, But Gains Are Likely Temporary As New...

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Few Construction Firms Expect the Industry to Recover to Pre-Pandemic Levels Anytime Soon, While Demand for Most Types of Projects is Likely to Fall amid Growing Project Delays

Steps You Need to Take to Find a Pet-Friendly Housing

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Often the definition of a pet-friendly house may be a little unclear to most of us as it is not straightforward, and clear whether to bring your pet with you or not. In some of the ads, you may find the words 'Pet-Friendly or Dog-Friendly,' and you may rent such property. This means that the landlord is open to pets, however, you may also have to meet specific criteria
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BARELY ONE-THIRD OF METROS ADD CONSTRUCTION JOBS IN LATEST 12 MONTHS AS DWINDLING LIST...

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Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Mass. Have Worst Year-over-Year Losses, While Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, Ariz. and Walla Walla, Wash. Register Largest
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NONRESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION SPENDING SHRINKS FURTHER IN NOVEMBER AS MANY COMMERCIAL PROJECTS LANGUISH, EVEN WHILE...

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Association Urges Quick Action on Infrastructure Funding and Protection from Meritless Lawsuits; Industry Survey Finds
Appraisal Institute

Rodman Schley to Become President of Appraisal Institute on Jan. 1

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Rodman Schley, MAI, SRA, of Arvada, Colorado, will begin his one-year term as president of the Appraisal Institute on Jan. 1. The Appraisal Institute is the nation's largest professional association of real estate appraisers
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How to Repair a Damaged Driveway

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The process to repair a damaged driveway requires a different approach depending on what type it is. Some are more repairable than others, and the finishes are often much better than you’d imagine too.
FEMA

FEMA Home Inspection Part of Disaster Assistance Process

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If you applied to FEMA and said you are unable to live in your home because of disaster damage caused by Hurricane Zeta, FEMA will contact you to set up a remote home inspection or an exterior-only inspection.
NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke on $900 Billion Stimulus Package

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Chuck Fowke, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from Tampa, Fla., issued the following statement after Congress passed a $900 billion economic relief package
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Affordability and Lack of Supply Put a Dent in New Home Sales

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New home sales dipped in November, but remained at a solid level as builders struggled to meet demand and gain access to building materials. Sales of newly built, single-family homes in November fell 11 percent to an 841,000 seasonally adjusted

MELBOURNE AIRPORT PARKING OPTIONS – PARK AT TULLAMARINE AT A CHEAPER RATE

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Parking in airports is a necessary consideration when constructing to cater to parking areas for the customers. Options available for parking depending on the length of period desired and the amount of money an individual has budgeted to spend. For drop-offs or pick-ups, passengers need areas to park their vehicles and load or offload their luggage.
AGC

NEW CORONAVIRUS RECOVERY MEASURE WILL PROVIDE SOME NEEDED RELIEF FOR CONTRACTORS COPING WITH PROJECT...

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Measure's Modest Amount of Funding for Infrastructure Projects and Clarification that PPP Loans May Not be Taxed Will Help Offset Some of the Challenges Facing the Construction Industry

Soul Children turn XS Tennis into Winter Wonderland for CHA children TODAY

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The parking lot of XS Tennis will be transformed into "Soul Santa's Village" as the Soul Children Choir of Chicago host a drive-through holiday experience and toy giveaway for families of the Chicago Housing Authority

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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Meridian Acquires El Dorado Medical Plaza in Tucson, Arizona

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

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Radon Testing in Your Home Can Save Your Life

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.