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Why Is Purchasing a Luxury Home in Toronto a Good Investment?

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Luxury homes are well-known as both a compelling investment and a primary residence. As a result, there has been an increase in the demand for luxury homes in Toronto, especially among permanent residents and non-residents. This category is also popular with first-time homebuyers, which is surprising
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YOUR OFFICE RELOCATION SHOULDN’T BE HARD. READ THIS TO MAKE IT EASIER

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So it's finally happening! The company worked their best, and the whole gang's now able to bag a shiny new office. Sweet! This is such an exciting time for everyone, and it seems that nobody can wait to move into a new and better-looking workplace.
Appraisal Institute

New Appraisal Institute Book Explores Valuation of Restaurants

National
The restaurant business can be tricky, and while owners and operators of those establishments know the associated risks, appraisers also need to be aware how these factors impact real property value, according to a book published by the Appraisal

First Ever, A PropTech Franchise

National
Through its automated data capture and delivery platforms, the first PropTech franchise emerges from a likely source, MooveGuru. For five years MooveGuru has been perfecting the consumer experience during their moving process, now the robust platform supports consumers throughout the homeownership lifecycle.

4 Reasons Every Real Estate Agency Needs Tailored Business Insurance

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Anyone who owns and operates a business of any kind should understand the very real need to protect that business. Insurance coverage is going to be your best armor when defending yourself and your company from what could amount to as the literal death of your company. So it is with the real estate business, and if you want to see tomorrow and all the tomorrows after that, it’s time to think about all the layers of protection business insurance can offer you.
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Delta Media breaks through tech clutter with new “Delta Fresh” ads

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Digital marketing experts estimate that the average person encounters up to as many as 10,000 ads every single day. The daily bombardment has increased some twenty times from an estimated 500 ads per day in the 1970s.
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RealSource Arranges Sale of New Single-Tenant LA Fitness in Richmond, Texas for Record-Low Cap...

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RealSource Group, a national commercial real estate brokerage company focused on retail, healthcare, automotive and education properties, announced the sale of a new single-tenant net lease
AGC

CONSTRUCTION SPENDING STALLS BETWEEN JULY AND AUGUST AS DECREASE IN NONRESIDENTIAL PROJECTS NEGATES ONGOING...

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Total construction spending was flat between July and August, as a decrease in nonresidential projects offset continuing gains

Increasing the value of your property from the outside

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Real estate can be quite tricky and challenging for individuals who are not familiar with it. When buying or selling a home, individuals normally approach real estate firms with an offer in mind. For those selling, it is advised to evaluate your home to have a rough idea of the exact offer to place on the negotiation table.

Hart Island Finally Under The Department of Parks & Recreation’s Jurisdiction!

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"On December 2019, I was proud to join Mayor de Blasio, Melinda Hunt, President of the Hart Island Project, family and loved ones of people currently buried at Hart Island, and advocates as we signed into law Intro. 906-A, a bill I introduced to the Council transferring the jurisdiction and control over Hart Island, the City’s public burial ground, from the Department of Corrections (DOC) to the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR).
Sell My House Fast in San Diego

Sell My House Fast in San Diego

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San Diego is a city in California, United States of America. It is one of the most populated and beautiful cities in America. San Diego is famous for its flattering climate and many beaches. Its attractions include its zoo, parks, beaches, estates, and a variety of other interesting attractions for all age groups

Things you should know about barn doors

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The popularity of barn doors is skyrocketing these days. The trendy barn door style in the design industry is not only pleasantly aesthetic but also extremely functional. A barn door is a single or double door set that is usually suspended over the entryway on a rolling track. The look of a track can range from exceedingly rugged/industrial to elegant and modern.

Situations you may need a real estate lawyer

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The battle is on. Between, ‘I need a real estate lawyer’, and ‘I can figure this one out myself’. Sure, we’ve heard all the benefits of  hiring a real estate lawyer. But does your situation warranty the help of one? Having a lawyer on payroll to handle a real estate transaction makes this much easier for an individual, but let’s not forget it is not cheap.
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Hanley Investment Group Arranges Sales of Three Single-Tenant Taco Bell Investments Totaling $7.4 Million,...

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
Best Home School Space for Productivity

How to Create the Best Home School Space for Productivity

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Whether due to the COVID-19 pandemic or simply the parents’ choice, more students than ever are learning from home. This is a very new process for many. As a parent, you may be wondering how to set up your homeschooling space to ensure a productive

What to Do if You’re Moving with Pets

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Moving to a new house is a big undertaking and it can become even more daunting if pets are involved. However, with careful planning and packing, moving with pets can be an efficient and seamless experience. Below are a few tips to get you started.

7 Enticing Tips On Property Restoration Like Nobody Else

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Several factors affect and cause severe damages to your property, and these damages are sometimes overwhelming. One has to purpose and prepare ways of restoring their property after such storms, and there are steps one can professionally follow and have their property repaired.

5 VITAL ATTRIBUTES TO LOOK FOR IN A REAL ESTATE AGENT

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Whether you want to sell or buy a new home, working with the right real estate agent greatly influences the process. A brilliant real estate agent can help you find your dream home quickly or help sell your property in the least time possible. Buying property is such a significant investment, so it's best to take your time researching and vetting real estate agents to find the best one.
Spray Foam

The Advantages And Costs To Insulating Your Home With Spray Foam

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Spray foam insulation seals the room and helps insulate it from air and water. The material is versatile, and it can be used on floors, lofts, walls, and crawl spaces. It's usually applied during the construction phase of a house and can be put into your rim
Seeking Real Estate Education

Seeking Real Estate Education? Everything You Need to Know

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On average, real estate agents are making over $40,000 per year. For the top real estate agents, however, $40,000 is a drop in the bucket. How can you become a top real estate agent? Why should you consider pursuing real estate education?

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Earn Your Real Estate License to Start a Flexible and Lucrative Career!

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If you love working with people, having a flexible work schedule, and unlimited income potential, then you may find that a career as a real estate agent is perfect for you!
Capital Impact Partners

Development Initiative to Increase the Development Capacity of Developers of Color Across the San...

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Innovative Program Provides Critical Training to Help Developers of Color Overcome Systemic Issues and Spearhead Affordable Real Estate Projects
NAR

Second Century Ventures Selects 10 Tech Companies for 2022 REACH Canada Program

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Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®, announced Thursday the 10 companies selected for its 2022 REACH Canada program. These firms operate within a diverse range of market segments
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.
Sell Your House

How to Know It’s Time to Sell Your House

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Purchasing a house is one of the most significant decisions you might ever make in life, but selling it can be equally as momentous. Sometimes, a unique set of circumstances requires you to part with it, even if you’re not quite ready to. If you’re having a hard time knowing that now is the right time
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Unveils Unprecedented $400M Investment in Housing Production Trust Fund

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This Investment Brings the Total Investment in the Housing Production Trust Fund to $1 Billion in Her Time as Mayor, EquityRFP Also Announced for 1234 Good Hope Rd SE to Create Homeownership Opportunities
MBA

Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 2.62 Percent

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - RealEstateRama - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in...
Rental Property

5 Key Rental Property Maintenance Tips

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Besides the loss of rental income and handling uncooperative tenants, one of the top pain points for many landlords is rental maintenance. This does not come as a surprise, as the maintenance of rental property's value requires close vigilance and takes up quite a significant amount of time and money.
NAHB

New Home Sales Edge Higher in August

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Strong demand, low interest rates and fewer existing homes for sale helped contribute to an uptick in new home sales in August even as home prices continue to rise. Sales of newly built, single-family homes in August rose 1.5% to a 740,000 seasonally adjusted annual rate from an upwardly revised reading in July
AGC

CHICAGO-BASED PEPPER CONSTRUCTION NAMED THE MOST INNOVATIVE COMPANY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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Chicago-based Pepper Construction was named the most innovative construction firm in the country for developing a virtual reality safety training program by leveraging tools and staffing

5 Things You Should Know About the Chicago Business Real Estate This Year

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The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic fundamentally changed real estate around the country, including in Chicago. Changed doesn’t mean ruined or destroyed, though, it simply means that the Chicago business landscape looks very different in 2021 than it did in 2019. That is why it is important to know there five things about Chicago business real estate this year.
DOE

DOE Sets 2025 Community Solar Target to Power 5 Million Homes

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced a new National Community Solar Partnership (NCSP) target: to enable community solar systems to power the equivalent of five million households by 2025 and create $1 billion in energy bill
NAHB

August Housing Starts Lifted by Multifamily Development

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Strong multifamily production helped push overall housing starts up in August as single-family starts edged lower due to ongoing supply chain issues and labor challenges. Total starts increased 3.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.62 million units
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Meridian Buys 67,510 SF Medical Office Building in Beverly Hills for $81.5 Million in...

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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 Beverly Hills Medical Plaza, a 67,510-square-foot, three-story Class-A medical office building
3 Financial Plans for 2022

3 Financial Plans for 2022

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The last 18 months or so have been hectic for everyone. It definitely divided the world into three types of people. There are those of us still working away in our old positions, those of us suddenly unemployed and retraining, and then there are those of us who have a little set aside to make some investments with
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Hanley Investment Group Sells Two Single-Tenant Burger King Investments for $6M at Record-Low Cap...

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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 has arranged
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Meridian Sells Newly Renovated 53,500 SF MOB in Orange County for $29.9 Million

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Meridian, a full-service real estate developer, operator and owner of medical real estate, is pleased to announce that the company has closed escrow on the sale of its newly renovated, 53,574-square-foot medical office building in Santa Ana, California
AGC

ATMORE, ALABAMA’S ROLIN CONSTRUCTION WINS DIVERSE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION...

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Associated General Contractors of America Also Recognizes Austin Commercial, Gilbane Building Company, KAI Enterprises, Trinity Subsurface, LLC, Hilti North America, and the Nevada Contractors

WALTER J. MAHONEY STATE OFFICE BUILDING IN DOWNTOWN BUFFALO SELLS FOR $4.1 MILLION AT...

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New York State Office of General Services (OGS) Commissioner RoAnn M. Destito today announced the sale of the Senator Walter J. Mahoney State Office Building at public auction for $4.1 million to Douglas Development, whose founder and president, Douglas Jemal, stated he is considering developing the property as a hotel.
Self Storage

Five Reasons Self Storage Can Be Useful When Moving To A New Home

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Nowadays, more people are relying on self storage services whenever they plan on moving out. They also consider the option when they run out of space at their place. Self storage units not only provide extra space but protect your belongings from getting

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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
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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
SCR

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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SIXTY PERCENT OF FIRMS WORKING ON HIGHWAY UPGRADES EXPERIENCED CARS CRASHING INTO THEIR WORK...

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Annual Survey by HCSS and Associated General Contractors of America Finds Drivers and Passengers are at Greater Risk of Injury and Death in Work Zone Crashes As Officials Urge Drivers
NAHB

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.
DOI

$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.
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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
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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

Earn Your Real Estate License to Start a Flexible and Lucrative...

If you love working with people, having a flexible work schedule, and unlimited income potential, then you may find that a career as a real estate agent is perfect for you!