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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT DECLINED IN 39 STATES BETWEEN AUGUST 2019 AND 2020 WHILE 31 STATES...

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Thirty-nine states lost construction jobs between August 2019 and August 2020 while 31 states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between July and August according
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.

How to Know How Much a Home You Can Afford

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Buying a home is one of the most significant purchases of your life. Apart from giving you a roof over your head, it also provides you with a foundation to grow your family and fulfill your dreams. But before you become a homeowner and complete this milestone, you have plenty of decisions to make.
Investing in Apartments

Investing in Apartments? Understanding the Role of Body Corporate

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Investing in property is a smart financial decision for your future and an exciting new step. If you’ve chosen to invest in an apartment, you may find yourself looking for services providing body corporate management in Melbourne.
Selling your Property

Selling your Property? Real Estate Agent-Finding Solutions

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We all know how difficult it can be to sell a property, and finding the best real estate agent is most definitely a challenge, with so many agents, all promising the best service.
FEMA

Plan Ahead Before Returning Home

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As Hurricane Laura survivors begin to reenter their homes, FEMA stresses the importance of following guidance from your local officials. Local officials stress the need to be prepared. Many areas still do not have electricity.
NAR

National Association of REALTORS® Promotes Shannon McGahn to Chief Advocacy Officer; Announces Retirement of...

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The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) today announced the retirement of Bill Malkasian, CAE, Chief Advocacy Officer and Senior Vice President of the Advocacy Group, and Joe Ventrone
MBA

Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Declines to 7.16%

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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 4 basis points from 7.20% of servicers' portfolio volume in the prior week to 7.16%
MBA

Mortgage Credit Availability Decreased in August

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Mortgage credit availability decreased in August according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from Ellie Mae's AllRegs® Market Clarity® business information tool
NAR

As CDC, White House Unveil Eviction Moratorium Executive Order, NAR Urges Immediate Congressional Action...

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National Association of Realtors® President Vince Malta, along with CCIM and the Institute of Real Estate Management, released the following statement Tuesday evening in response
Appraisal Institute

Appraisal Institute Seeks to Expand Diversity, Combat Alleged Bias in Valuation

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As our nation continues reflecting on important matters of racial justice, the nation's largest professional association of real estate appraisers today reiterated its efforts to expand opportunities for aspiring appraisers and help combat alleged bias in valuation.

Three Government Loan Programs for First time Home Buyers

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A growing concern among millennials who want to purchase a home is that they cannot afford it. In fact, according to a recent poll by The Urban Institute, 53% of millennials say they cannot afford to buy a home because of the high down payment required. In the same poll it also states that 33% of millennials don’t purchase a home because they believe that they can’t qualify for a mortgage.
NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke on CDC’s Rental Eviction Moratorium

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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 regarding the U.S. Centers for Disease Control
MBA

IMB Production Profits Soar in Second Quarter of 2020

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Independent mortgage banks (IMBs) and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of $4,548 on each loan they originated in the second quarter of 2020, up from a reported gain of $1,600 per loan in the first quarter of 2020
NAR

Forsyth County, Georgia, Leads NAR’s Top “Work from Home” U.S. Counties List

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Forsyth County, Georgia, ranks as the top “Work from Home” county in the United States, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors® measuring several factors of increasing relevance amidst the COVID-19 pandemic
FEMA

Keep in Touch—Update Information with FEMA to Avoid Delays

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Louisiana homeowners and renters who registered for FEMA disaster assistance after Hurricane Laura should stay in touch with FEMA to ensure the disaster assistance process stays on track.
NAR

NAR Sr. VP of Talent Development and Resources Named a 2020 “Housing Wire Insider”

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Donna Gland, Senior Vice President of Talent Development and Resources at the National Association of Realtors®, has been named a “HousingWire Insider” for 2020. Each year, the real estate publication identifies 50 individuals
MBA

Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquency Rates Affected by the Pandemic, but Impact Differs by...

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Delinquency rates of mortgages backed by commercial and multifamily properties reveal the various impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has had on different types of commercial real estate, according to two reports released jointly
MBA

Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Remains Flat at 7.20%

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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 remained unchanged relative to the prior week at 7.20%
NAHB

2021 International Builders’ Show Registration Opens with Discounts Offered Through September

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The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) officially opened online registration today for the 2021 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS), the premier event of the residential

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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KTGY Architecture + Planning Wraps Up its Inaugural Virtual Summer Internship...

Award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning announced today that it recently completed its first virtual summer internship program. The 2020 program marks KTGY's 28th summer

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Save Your Property From Depreciation With These Smart Tips

Whether it be for your use or for selling purposes, you would always want your property to remain in top shape. After all, you always want to get your money’s worth. Won't you also like to make a profit when you do decide to part with your property in Melbourne?