Thursday, April 15, 2021

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NeighborWorks America

NeighborWorks America housing scam experts available for interviews

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In a matter of days, moratoriums are set to expire as millions of people are still struggling to pay their mortgage and rent. Meanwhile, scammers are selling them false solutions. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau advises that as many as 11

Home Features Affect Buying Decisions: Things You Need to Check When Buying a House

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A house is a huge investment which means that you have to make proper choices and decisions so that you will not end up wasting your financial resources on a home that you might not end up liking. Buying a home requires research and your commitment to your goal of buying the perfect home for you and your family.

10 Essential Packing Tips for Moving House

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It is exciting to move to a new place, but the stress that comes with packing is something most people fear the most. You have to ensure your home is clean, reach out to utility companies, pack your belongings and hire a firm to help you remove some of your properties. The stress isn’t something to look forward to.
Habitat

Simpson Strong-Tie donates $450,000 to Habitat for Humanity to build resilient, decent and affordable...

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Simpson Strong-Tie today announced it is going into its 14th year of partnership with Habitat for Humanity International. To commemorate this, the company is donating $450,000
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

Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 4.96 Percent

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The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 9 basis points from 5.05% of servicers' portfolio volume in the prior week to 4.96% as of March
NAHB

Interest in New Homes Increases Among First-Time Buyers

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As the housing industry celebrates New Homes Month in April, recent data from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), reveals that first-time home buyers account for almost half (43 percent)
New-build boom

Is a new-build boom home right for you?

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The home-building business is booming, and it’s not just because of home renovation projects during the pandemic. Wannabe homeowners are turning more and more to new-build homes. Look at why new-build homes are so popular, why one might be right for you
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Wood Investments Companies Buys 197,000 SF Shopping Center in Idaho for $35 Million

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Wood Investments Companies, Inc., a leading California commercial real estate investment and management company specializing in retail, announced today the acquisition of CentrePoint Marketplace, a 100%-occupied, 197,288-square-foot
DOE

Energy Secretary Granholm Announces Ambitious New 30GW Offshore Wind Deployment Target by 2030

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National Offshore Wind Goal To Support 77,000 Jobs, Power 10 Million Homes, Cut 78 Million Metric Tons in Carbon Emissions
GSA

GSA Continues ACE Mentor Program of America Partnership

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The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and the ACE Mentor Program of America (ACE) are continuing their partnership to expand awareness of the design and construction industry among high school students and share a commitment to diversity
U.S. Department of Commerce

Secretary Gina M. Raimondo Statement on her Meeting with a Bipartisan Delegation from the...

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Following a meeting with a Bipartisan Delegation from the U.S. Conference of Mayors, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement

HOW TO FIND THE BEST REALTOR TO WORK WITH

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If you are buying or selling a house, it is a good idea to work with an experienced realtor to simplify the process and benefit from their skills and extensive knowledge of the industry. To succeed, you have to find the best realtor in town and one that you can trust. An excellent way to find one is through referrals
NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke on President Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

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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 President Biden’s infrastructure proposal
MBA

Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquencies Decreased in March

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Delinquency rates for mortgages backed by commercial and multifamily properties decreased again in March, reaching the lowest level since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest monthly CREF
NAR

NAR Thanks Biden Administration for Commitment to Housing in Infrastructure Proposal

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National Association of Realtors® President Charlie Oppler issued the following statement on Wednesday thanking the Biden administration for emphasizing housing availability and broadband
NBI

Net Zero Buildings Week culminates with #NetZeroNow Twitter chat

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For the last week, energy and environmental industry groups have been participating in Net Zero Buildings Week, a social media promotion running from March 29-April 2, to showcase zero energy and carbon neutral resources.

Top Window Air Conditioners in 2021

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A window AC is supposed to be the most common and popular form of the air conditioner. It is very easily seen in every household without any complaints. It is excellent for easy cooling and if your space is small, nothing can be better than this. It is a small and compact white-box model that has no aesthetic value and will not add any décor to your room.

7 Dos and Don’ts of Getting a Mortgage

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One of the best experiences in a person's life is buying that first house. The process can be complicated and even disappointing if a person is not prepared for financing the home purchase. Not many people can pay cash for the first house. Most of us need to secure a home mortgage to buy a home. After planning and saving for years, it is time to buy a home.
Real Estate Market

THE REAL ESTATE MARKET OUTLOOK FOR 2021

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Nobody could ever foresee a global pandemic moving into 2020. It’s spread has left a global economic crisis, businesses counting losses and not forgetting the countless government initiatives to enforce lockdown measures such as social distancing and travel restrictions in aid to tackle the spread

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: