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5 Steps to Owning Your Dream Home

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Buying your dream home does not have to be a daunting experience, even during COVID-19. While there is a lot for you to prepare for as a buyer, purchasing a home should be an exciting time.
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KTGY Architecture + Planning Wraps Up its Inaugural Virtual Summer Internship Program and 28th...

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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

Is Malloy Funding a Good Option for Home Improvement Financing During Covid?

National
We all know there's no place like home. But Covid has pushed us to take that to extremes. We are now working from home. The kids are attending school from home. We are doing our shopping from home. We are even eating out from home. Some people are only getting out of the house to walk the dog, providing yet another reason why a dog is a person's best friend.
Managing Your Property Temperature

Top Tips for Managing Your Property’s Temperature Under the Arizonan Sun

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Moving to Arizona can be a dream come true for many, but it is also worth noting that it can be difficult to live here. Arizona gets hot, there is no getting away from that, and you need to be able to cope with this heat in some way.
DIY REMODELING TIPS

DIY REMODELING TIPS: DOS AND DON’TS

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Remodeling your home is out of the question when you’re on a tight budget, or is it? With access to limitless information and ideas, you can easily make up for the low budget with some creativity. DIY ideas are known for doing just that.
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The Land Broker Co-op Partners with RealX to Modernize Solar, Wind, and Mineral...

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RealX, America’s first and largest online property rights exchange, and The Land Broker Co-op (the “Co-op”), have agreed to provide a turnkey solution for transacting property rights for the Co-op’s 16,000 land-focused real estate agents.
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Meridian and Harrison Street JV Purchase 110,400 SF Building for Medical Office Conversion in...

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eridian, 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 a 110,400-square-foot

How to Know How Much a Home You Can Afford

National
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

National
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

National
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...

National
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%

National
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

National
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

House Flipping 101 -What You Need To Know Before You Get Started

National
House flipping can make you thousands of dollars in profits. It can also leave you with less than nothing if you aren’t careful. Flipping houses is for the professional (beginner and expert) with the right experience and knowledge.
PROPER MOVE-OUT

HOW TO ACHIEVE A QUICK AND PROPER MOVE-OUT?

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Got the keys to your dream house? Everyone wants to enjoy the comforts of luxurious and cozy homes. Some people think of it as a shelter or roof above their heads, but home is nothing less than a paradise for others.

Some People Buy a Property, Others Become a Lender. Which One Are You?

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Real estate investments are a great way to diversify your portfolio. The best part is that there are several ways of getting into the market. You can go the traditional route of purchasing a rental property and hiring a property manager, or the modern method of investing in someone else’s property. The latter has the added benefit of having a stake in the property (through lien) without any accompanying hassles.
AllHands-Best Places

Central Valley Builders Supply Named ‘Best Places to Work’ in San Francisco North Bay

National
Central Valley, a U.S. top-100 building supply company, announced today that it was been honored to be named one of "The Best Places to Work in the North Bay" by the North Bay Business Journal.
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Hanley Investment Group Arranges Sale of 26th Midwest Retail Transaction This Year

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Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that the firm arranged the sale of two freeway-adjacent, brand-new construction
NAR

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

National
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

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NAR

Existing-Home Sales Hit Highest Level Since December 2006

National
Existing-home sales continued to climb in August, marking three consecutive months of positive sales gains, according to the National Association of Realtors®.
FEMA

Federal Aid for Utah Quake Tops $2 Million

National
Six months after the Magna Earthquake shook Salt Lake and Davis counties, federal agencies have provided more than $2.2 million in loans and grants to help Utahns recover from the March 18 disaster and its aftershocks.
FEMA

Louisiana Renters Can Apply for FEMA Assistance

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Renters whose home or property was damaged by Hurricane Laura can apply for federal disaster assistance. Federal grants can help pay for temporary housing if a renter or homeowner is unable to return to a disaster-damaged home.
FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

National
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

MBA Opens Doors Foundation Kicks Off 2021 Fundraising Season with More Than $2.7 Million...

National
The MBA Opens Doors Foundation (Opens Doors) today announced it received $2.71 million in corporate and individual donations during its two-day FY 2021 fundraising campaign
NAHB

Single-Family Housing Continues Growth in August

National
Single-family starts showed continued growth in August but overall housing production fell 5.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.42 million units due to a double-digit percentage decline in multifamily production

Ten Things You Should Consider Before Renting Luxury Apartments

National
Thanks to all the new luxury apartments in California, you don’t have to pay for a down payment anymore to live in a nice building with great amenities. You can easily rent a luxury apartment and enjoy things like a screening room, a catering kitchen, a state-of-the-art gym, an indoor lap pool, a pet spa, and more!
Best Tenants as a Landlord

How to Attract the Best Tenants as a Landlord

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As a landlord, you want to ensure your property stays in good standing and get paid on time. This means you need to find good tenants that are responsible. Investing in real estate can be risky, and choosing the wrong tenants can make this business venture a nightmare.
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Rare Single-Tenant Amazon Occupied Property Sells in Chicago

National
Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that the firm has arranged the sale
Appraisal Institute

Appraisal Institute Honors 17 National Award Winners

National
Sandra K. Adomatis, SRA, of Punta Gorda, Florida, was honored Monday with the Appraisal Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award, and James L. Henderson, SRA, of Lakeland, Florida; Charles R. Mills, MAI, SRA
Refinance Your Mortgage

3 Reasons Why You May Want to Refinance Your Mortgage

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Purchasing a home is a major financial transaction, and usually involves the potential homeowner becoming a borrower as well. Most homeowners secure mortgages that last for 30 years
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Wood Investments Companies Purchases 99 Cents Stores-Occupied Building in Chino Hills, California for $2.5...

National
Wood Investments Companies, Inc., a leading California commercial real estate investment and management company specializing in retail, announced today the acquisition
WORKPLACE REDESIGN

HOW WORKPLACE REDESIGN INCREASES MORALE AND EFFICIENCY

National
Is your business suffering too because of a lack of motivation from your workers? And are you wondering why this is happening and how you can change it? Well, fear no more as you have come to the right place to gain the optimum tactics to boost
Real Estate Agents

4 Things Real Estate Agents Get Wrong

National
The real estate profession can be very rewarding and for many reasons. It offers a flexible schedule, uncapped income potential, and the ability to help others. But the high upside potential is not without risks.

Save Your Property From Depreciation With These Smart Tips

National
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?

4 Ways to Detect a Leak Within the Walls

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Homeowners will find that defective plumbing, missing or damaged roof tiles and a cracked foundation can lead to water leaks. The longer a leak continues without being addressed by a Provo plumber, the greater the risk of structural damage to the house. Leaks that occur within the walls can also create harmful mold growth.
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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
Post-Divorce Property Purchase

How to Fund a Post-Divorce Property Purchase

National
When a marriage breaks down, it can cause emotional turmoil for everyone involved. However, it isn’t just the emotional fallout you’ll need to consider when you separate from a partner; if you’re getting divorced
Refinancing and Remortgagin

Exploring the 2020 Craze of Refinancing and Remortgaging

National
Across the United States, not only are financial institutions noting the fluctuating state of mortgages, but homeowners are also looking to take advantage of the situation.
Dream house

5 Steps to Owning Your Dream Home

National
Buying your dream home does not have to be a daunting experience, even during COVID-19. While there is a lot for you to prepare for as a buyer, purchasing a home should be an exciting time.

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FEMA

President Donald J. Trump Approves Emergency Disaster Declaration for Texas

Texas
FEMA announced federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Hanna from July 25, 2020, and continuing
FEMA

FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted for the Numbers Fire

California
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of Nevada in combating the Numbers Fire burning in Douglas County.
Start An LLC In Texas

How Much Does It Cost To Start An LLC In Texas?

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In the process of setting up your Texas LLC, you'll be faced with quite a few expenses. Some of these are required by legislation, and others are just recommended. We'll cover the costs of setting up an LLC in Texas and also provide you with the informatio
Registered Agent In Texas

5 Benefits Of Using A Registered Agent In Texas

Texas
The services of a registration agent began as part of due process in the US Constitution. A lawsuit includes the legal right to be notified of claims or other legal matters. Here are some brief things that will help explain what a Registered Agent Service In Texas 

Avoid TV Tip-Over Incidents During Super Bowl LIV with Safety Tips

New York
The New York State Division of Consumer Protection (DCP) is alerting consumers about the dangers of television (TV) tip-over hazards. Millions of New Yorkers will watch the Super Bowl this Sunday either on TVs at home or at parties with friends. DCP is taking this TV-focused occasion to remind consumers of critical TV safety tips.
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Brand-New Single-Tenant Starbucks Drive-Thru Trades in Fresno, Calif. for $1,345 PSF

California
Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that the firm has completed the sale of a brand-new, single-tenant Starbucks
FEMA

Rosenberg family home for the holidays – and prepared for future hurricanes

Texas
A Houston-area mom is sharing her Hurricane Harvey recovery story this holiday season, along with the importance of always being prepared for flood events.

5 Cities in Florida: Which One Makes for the Best Real Estate Investment Opportunity...

Florida
Fast-growing Florida has been a favorite of real estate investors for many years. With so much interest having been focused on the state, though, investors need to take care to seek the best available opportunities.

WALTER J. MAHONEY STATE OFFICE BUILDING TO BE SOLD

New York
Office of General Services Commissioner RoAnn Destito today announced that the Senator Walter J. Mahoney State Office Building located at 65 Court Street in Buffalo will be sold at auction in 2020. A work group formed earlier this year made up of City, County, and State officials working with professional real estate consultants CBRE, determined that in the current competitive and robust Buffalo real estate market
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Charleston South Carolina expected to outpace national real estate market averages through 2025

National
The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) recently identified 10 markets expected to outperform over the next three to five years. In alphabetical order, the markets are
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WHAT IS THE EVICTION PROCESS IN CALIFORNIA?

California
Eviction is a dirty word for both tenants and the landlords that believe the time has come to remove one or more parties from an apartment. The process anywhere can lead to a strained relationship at best and a bitter acrimonious fight that ends up in the judicial system.
FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Texas
Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Katy, Houston and Spring from Monday, Dec. 9, to Saturday
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Florida Tops ABC’s Annual Merit Shop Scorecard State Ranking for Second Year in a...

Florida
Associated Builders and Contractors released its 2019 Merit Shop Scorecard today, an annual ranking based on state policies and programs that encourage workforce development, career and technical education
Top 4 Places to Buy a Second Home

Top 4 Places to Buy a Second Home in the US

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There are about 7.4 million homes owned as a second home in the United States. For many people, their second home is a vacation home. This gives them a chance to get away and break routine while also having all of the comforts of being in their own home.
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Ribbon Cutting Celebrating New Affordable Apartments in the Bronx for Low-Income Families and Domestic...

New York
New Destiny was joined by supporters and colleagues to celebrate the opening of its newly constructed service-enriched affordable housing project - The Jennings - located in the Crotona Park East
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HUD AWARDS $1.5 MILLION TO PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITIES TO ASSIST YOUNG PEOPLE AGING OUT...

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U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today awarded $1.5 million to nearly a dozen housing authorities to assist young people aging out

BLM NAMES VETERAN LAND MANAGER TO LEAD CALIFORNIA STATE OFFICE

California
The Bureau of Land Management today announced that Karen Mouritsen has been named the new California State Director—a key leadership position based in Sacramento. As State Director, Mouritsen will direct a team that manages lands encompassing 15% of the Golden State’s total land mass
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California Real Estate Developer Convicted of Making Conduit Contributions in Two U.S. Congressional Campaigns

California
Today, a federal jury found an Oakland-area real estate developer guilty for funneling tens of thousands of dollars through straw donors into two consecutive congressional campaigns

NYS OASAS ANNOUNCES OPENING OF NEW RECOVERY CENTER IN NEW YORK CITY

New York
The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) today announced the opening of the new JLC Recovery and Wellness Center in New York City. JLC is operated by Exponents Inc. and provides free help and support services for people affected by addiction and for their families.

Robust U.S economy not a boost for black homeownership

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In spite of a robust U.S. economy, a strong employment rate, and steadily increasing 401(k) plan earnings, Black homeownership rates continue to drop. Drawing from the 2019 release of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers

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New Home Sales Decline in May

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Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 7.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 626,000 units in May, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.
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$17+ Million in Grants Will Help States, Local Communities Keep Waters Clean, Economies Thriving

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Water-loving outdoor recreationists and local communities in 27 states will have additional resources to help boaters keep America’s waters clean, thanks to more than $17 million in Clean Vessel Act program grants from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
FEMA

Port Aransas ready for return of summer tourism

Texas
Texas SandFest drew a record 35,000 people April 26-28, encouraging business owners that Port Aransas is on its way to recovery. With nearly all the city’s retailers and restaurants re-opened, residents are beginning to feel like things are getting back to normal.
OJO Labs - Eight Major Awards

OJO Labs: Five Months, Eight Major Awards

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OJO Labs, a leading-edge technology company on a mission to empower consumer decision-making through its conversational AI assistant, OJO, won the highly coveted 2019 A-List Award among mid-sized companies from the Austin Chamber of Commerce in partnership with SXSW
Property on Airbnb

Should I Rent Out my Property on Airbnb?

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Listing property on Airbnb has become a popular way to make extra money, meet new people, and provide some freedom, but there are a few key things to think about when you are considering listing your property. It is key to know what you’re getting yourself into.
Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation Launches $5.5 Million Opportunity Zone Community Capacity Building Initiative for Select...

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The Rockefeller Foundation today announced an initiative to help U.S. cities attract responsible private investment in economically-distressed communities through Opportunity Zones created in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This effort will help ensure new investment delivers sustainable benefits for more than 30 million low-income Americans living in Opportunity Zones
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Eden Housing and City of Fremont Celebrate Grand Opening of KTGY-Designed Affordable Senior Housing...

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Pauline Weaver Senior Apartments is located in the Warms Springs area of Alameda County and features 90 apartment homes for very low and extremely low-income seniors, near I-880 freeway, BART, shopping, services and other amenities.
VA

VA’s Home Loan Guaranty program notifies Veterans of potential loan fee waivers

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced May 13 that Veterans who qualify for a VA Home Loan funding fee waiver are now being notified in their home loan eligibility certificate and disability compensation award letter.
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A Stellar Idea: My Florida Regional MLS Reimagines the Multiple Listing Service

The nation's third-largest Multiple Listing Service, My Florida Regional MLS, will become Stellar MLS on June 4, 2019, in a move that totally reimagines the MLS. Currently serving 58,000 customers
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS TO CO-HOST HUD INNOVATIVE HOUSING SHOWCASE

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) will co-host the Department's inaugural "Innovative Housing Showcase." The Innovative Housing Showcase will be held on the National Mall June 1-5, 2019

Department of the Interior: Yakima Water Plan Is a “Model” and “Holistic”

Yesterday, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), ranking member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, asked the Department of the Interior about its commitment to the Yakima River Basin during a hearing on the president’s FY 2017 budget request. Deputy Secretary of the Interior Michael Connor agreed with Sen. Cantwell that the Yakima River Basin plan “is a model for the rest of the nation in water management.”

Energy Costs to Cook Thanksgiving Meal Up to 25% Lower in 2015

“Consumers Energy is thankful to be a part of holiday celebrations across the state as warm Thanksgiving memories are being made, and we are committed to providing many more generations of Michigan families with reliable, affordable energy in all seasons,” said Garrick Rochow, Consumers Energy’s vice president and chief customer officer

Agencies Issue Final Rule to Exempt Subset of Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans from Appraisal Requirements

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Six federal financial regulatory agencies today issued a final rule that creates exemptions from certain appraisal requirements for a subset of higher-priced mortgage loans. The exemptions are intended to save borrowers time and money while still ensuring that the loans are financially sound

Department Enters into Consent Order with Equity Loans, LLC and its owners Eduardo Gutierrez...

Atlanta, Georgia - November 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance (“Department”) entered into a Consent Order with Equity Loans, LLC, License Number 23300, located at 1150 Hammond Dr., Building E, Suite 650, Atlanta, Georgia 30328, to resolve allegations pertaining to violations of the Georgia Residential Mortgage Act

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

NAR

Existing-Home Sales Hit Highest Level Since December 2006

Existing-home sales continued to climb in August, marking three consecutive months of positive sales gains, according to the National Association of Realtors®.