Friday, December 3, 2021

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VA

VA accesses resources to increase housing assistance for vulnerable Veterans

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The Department of Veterans Affairs updated regulations Nov. 10 governing the Supportive Services for Veteran Families grant program to provide a more effective subsidy to Veterans in high-cost rental markets and to increase the cap in general housing assistance available to the most vulnerable Veteran families.
FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

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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.
MBA

IMB Production Profits Increase in Third Quarter of 2021

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Independent mortgage banks (IMBs) and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of $2,594 on each loan they originated in the third quarter of 2021, up from a reported gain of $2,023 per loan in the second quarter of 2021
GSA

GSA Administrator Statement on Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

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U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Administrator Robin Carnahan released the following statement following President Biden signing into law the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act:
NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke on Sen. Capito’s Clean Water Act Legislation

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Chuck Fowke, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from Tampa, Fla., today issued the following statement on Sen. Shelley Moore Capito’s (R-W.Va.) legislation to codify the 2020 Clean Water Act

Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation Triumphant in Stand Against Eviction

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Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation (Rainbow), a national nonprofit organization providing award-winning services for low-income housing tenants, will continue “Lifting Lives”. This announcement comes shortly after successfully securing $503,683.66, to provide aid to those in danger of eviction and homelessness.
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zavvie releases new iBuyer and Power Buyer Report

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Homebuyers and sellers contended with historical challenges in markets across the U.S. this July through September — and turned toward innovative solutions as a result. When available homes for purchase were scarce, average home prices hit record highs, and multiple offers with escalating bids became the norm

The Benefits of Selling Your Home with a Quick Sale Company

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You will earn a good profit when you sell your house at the right time. It can be difficult to determine this right time. Sell to a company that offers quick cash for house. It does not require you to fix the damaged or problematic parts of the house. It will buy your home in as-is condition. Do not wait for the property prices in your area to increase. The opposite can happen and the prices can move downward.

Real Estate Branding Tips for New Agencies

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As a new real estate agent, your primary aim is to make a name for yourself starting from day one.  Your reputation and recognition are largely determined by your branding.  Invest your time and effort in building your brand and you will make a lasting impression on target clients that sets the stage for continued business.

5 Reasons Why You Should Get Renters Insurance

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At some point in our lives, a majority of us have faced rents in some or another way. One of the more popular kinds of rents includes home rents where the tenants pay monthly, quarterly, half-yearly, or annually for owning a homeowner's property, temporarily. Before we get into the hows & whys, let's talk about the whats of rental insurances.
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Landis and zavvie team up to offer real estate brokers and agents innovative home...

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Zavvie, the nation’s first real estate brokerage marketplace that connects broker-agents to buyers and sellers, announced it is teaming up with Landis, a company that uses technology

Checklist for Those Looking to Sell Their Homes Next Spring

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If you are serious about selling your home next spring, you should begin preparing it right now. You have to make some significant decisions so your home looks as good as possible without spending too much money. One of the most important things you can do is make a checklist of the things you need to get done and a timeline for doing them. That checklist should include the following things

State to release results of first housing study in nearly three decades

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A year-long comprehensive statewide housing needs assessment—the first of its kind undertaken in 27 years—is nearing completion, and Kansans are invited to learn about preliminary findings in a series of regional community meetings. The study identifies current housing needs and growth opportunities, including goals to guide the state’s future housing development efforts.
How to Avoid Losing Your Home to Foreclosure

How to Avoid Losing Your Home to Foreclosure

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When your financial situation changes, one of the first things you might worry about is your home. Mortgage payments might account for a significant percentage of your outgoing costs, which means it may no longer be feasible to pay the total amount each month. 

Rent your home or sell it out? Key questions to ask before deciding this

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You have bought a property where you are currently living with your hard-earned money and it has everything you want in a house but then you need to shift. Maybe your work is forcing you to relocate or you want to stay closer to your family. Either way, you need to decide what to do with your existing house.

Real Estate Investment in Sydney: What the future holds

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Sydney is a high-value city in Australia when it comes to investing in real estate. It is home to one of the largest financial centers in the world. There are 500 multinational companies in Sydney. 90 banks have their headquarters in Sydney. A city is also a great place for tourists
First-time homebuyer in Spokane

Are you a first-time homebuyer in Spokane, here is how to go about it?

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Investing in property is considered a major milestone and a commitment, which needs lots of consideration and planning, especially if you are doing it for the first time.

5 Reasons to Live in Summerlin, NV

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On the map as one of the best places to live is Summerlin in Las Vegas, Nevada. This outstanding community has it all, no matter your age or interests. From a prime location and great weather to outdoor recreation and its own downtown area, there’s something for everyone in Summerlin.
Real Estate Agent in New York

How to Start a Career as a Real Estate Agent in New York

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Starting a new career can be hard for anyone, and it’s even trickier when that career demands as much out of you as being a real estate agent does. Unless you’re working with an agency, your income depends solely on your ability to close deals
ARRP

AARP Survey Shows 8 in 10 Older Adults Want to Age in Their Homes,...

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>AARP’s new 2021 Home and Community Preferences survey found that while more than three-quarters of adults ages 50 and older want to stay in their homes (77%) and communities (79%) as they age

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

VA

VA accesses resources to increase housing assistance for vulnerable Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs updated regulations Nov. 10 governing the Supportive Services for Veteran Families grant program to provide a more effective subsidy to Veterans in high-cost rental markets and to increase the cap in general housing assistance available to the most vulnerable Veteran families.