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New Property in Australia

6 Essential Tips for Buying a New Property in Australia

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There are plenty of properties available for sale in Australia, but not all of them are suitable for you. Some may lack the features you’re looking for, while some require hefty loans.
Property Dispute

9 Reasons Your Neighbour Might File a Property Dispute

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No one wants to get involved in a dispute with their neighbour, right? So, understanding the reasons your neighbour might file a property dispute is incredibly important. Take a look…
Furnished Apartment

What Is a Furnished Apartment – How To Choose A Reliable Renter Of Furnished...

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Do you need to rent an apartment that is ready for instant move in? Consider the already furnished options. This guide will help you to make the right choice and rent a property from a reliable landlord.
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Hanley Investment Group Brokers Sale of Shoppes on Route 31 Shopping Center in Chicago...

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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
AGC

NONRESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION OUTLAYS DROP IN APRIL TO TWO-YEAR LOW AS PUBLIC AND PRIVATE WORK...

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Construction Officials Say New Infrastructure Funding, Tariff Relief and Measures to Reduce Manufacturing and Delivery Delays for Key Materials Needed to Jump Start Nonresidential Activity
Neighborhoods in Carolina Forest

Top 4 best neighborhoods in Carolina Forest

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Carolina forest, Myrtle beach is a very fast growing market. It can often be disorienting when looking for a neighborhood to suit you and your family. There are just over 20 Carolina Forest neighborhoods to choose.
Beachfront foreclosure this summe

Why buy a beachfront foreclosure this summer

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A foreclosure is 2 things combined, the first thing is a property and the second is a process. So property and process. Let's go over what the process consists of. If a tenant is living in a property and misses approximately 2 or 3 payments, they will fall into what is called default.
Invest in Myrtle beach

3 reasons to invest in Myrtle beach

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Myrtle beach has had a lot of attention recently, But why is that? That's what I'm gonna talk about here in this article. Myrtle beach has a massive range of condos available to rent or even buy straight up.
FEMA

FEMA Assistance Can Help if Insurance Doesn’t Cover Losses

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Homeowners and renters who suffered damage from the March 25-26 severe storms and tornadoes in Bibb, Calhoun, Clay, Hale, Jefferson, Perry, Randolph, and Shelby Counties should apply to FEMA for federal disaster assistance even if they have insurance.
NAR

Pending Home Sales Drop 4.4% in April

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Pending home sales took a step backward in April, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All four U.S. regions recorded year-over-year increases, but only the Midwest witnessed month-over-month gains in terms of pending home sales contract transactions.
MBA

Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 4.19 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 3 basis points from 4.22% of servicers' portfolio volume in the prior week
NAHB

New Home Sales Soften in April with Growing Housing Affordability Concerns

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Rising building materials costs and low inventory have caused new home sales prices to jump 20 percent on a year-over-year basis, harming housing affordability and driving down the pace of new home sales.
AGC

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

National
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

Reasons You Should Consult A Mortgage Broker Before Buying A Home

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Buying a home is one of the most exciting life events. It’s also an expensive endeavor that can be riddled with unexpected obstacles and challenges. Before you commit to buying, it’s wise to consult local mortgage advisors or a mortgage broker for advice on your financing options.

How Much Does It Cost to Repair a Garage Door?

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The cost of repairing a garage door depends on the scope of the damage or the cause for its malfunction. Sometimes, this is obvious, like when a vehicle has been accidentally reversed into the door and it is now bent out of shape. Other times, it’s not as clear cut and requires examination to determine the cause.

What are the traits of the best real estate agent Laguna Niguel, CA?

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The residential real estate world has several players such as government agencies, mortgage loan offices, bankers, contractors, property managers, home inspectors, appraisers, and also prospective sellers and buyers. The main backbone of the real estate industry and who help in making the transaction happen is – the real estate brokers and agents.

Which is the best for sale by owner website

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Searching for a best for sale by owner listing provided company is a whole new struggle. Many websites are providing for sale by owner services. Different websites mean different packages. FSBOs practice is getting familiar with the time many people are interested in these kinds of services

On a Budget in L.A.? Try Coliving

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Coliving is one of the top trends in modern housing, particularly in urban environments. It’s well-suited to Angelenos, who are often looking for ways to economize when living in what’s considered to be one of the country’s most expensive cities. Here’s why living in a shared space may be the right choice for you and your budget
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Wood Investments Companies Purchases Fresno Shopping Center for Value-Add Opportunity

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Wood Investments secures signed leases with Raising Cane's and Dutch Bros to occupy new single-tenant pads at Kings Canyon Pavilion shopping center 

5 Things To Remember Before Starting a Cross Country Move

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Cross-country moving can be challenging. It is not an easy task to pack up your entire household and coordinate the move to your new location. This process needs a calm mind that will help you stay organized throughout. To help you out, here are five vital things you should remember before starting a cross-country move.

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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.

Real Estate Company Leaders Collaborate to Launch Broker Resource Network

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Broker Resource Network ("BRN"), the broadest real estate brokerage-focused network in North America, announces its successful launch and now is welcoming new brokers to join the network. Combined, the early participants in the network already include close to 100 leading real estate firms from the United States and Canada.
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton Announces Application Process for Defense Community Project Funding Requests

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced the process for entities in the District of Columbia to apply to her office for fiscal year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act community project funding, formerly known as earmarks.

National Fair Housing Alliance Praises Biden-Harris Administration’s New Efforts to Narrow Racial Wealth Gap

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Lisa Rice, President and CEO of the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA), issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s historic announcement today in Tulsa, Oklahoma regarding new actions to build Black wealth and narrow the racial wealth gap

NYU Furman Center Launches National Effort to Address Housing Needs of Small and Midsize...

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The New York University Furman Center announced today the launch of the Housing Solutions Lab, a new initiative to help cities to plan, implement and evaluate promising local housing policies that advance racial equity, increase opportunity, and improve health and wellbeing for local residents

Your Guide to MLO Online Courses in Utah

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Becoming a mortgage loan originator (MLO)—sometimes called a mortgage loan officer—enables you to help clients find the right mortgage and then assist them in completing the application process for their loan. While mortgage loan originators do not need a specific degree to become eligible for the position, they usually have training in finance and business, as well as working experience in mortgage companies or banks.
AGC

PRODUCER PRICES FOR CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND SERVICES JUMP 24 PERCENT OVER 12 MONTHS, THREATENING...

National
Construction Association Calls on President to Immediately End Tariffs and Quotas on Steel, Aluminum, and Lumber as First Step to Easing Pressure on Construction Costs and Supply-Chain

Atlanta REALTORS® Releases May 2021 Statistics on Housing Market

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The Atlanta REALTORS® Market Brief examines sales, prices in 11-county metro area - RealEstateRama - Atlanta REALTORS® Association (ARA), the largest association of its kind in...

BE FIRE AWARE: FIRE RESTRICTIONS IN EFFECT ON BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT PUBLIC LANDS...

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As the weather warms and fire danger increases, Bureau of Land Management Medford District officials are implementing public use restrictions on BLM-managed lands in southern Oregon. Starting June 4, 2021 at 12:01 a.m., certain activities on BLM-managed lands in Jackson and Josephine Counties will be restricted to prevent human-caused fire and reduce wildfire potential.

GCAAR housing stats

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The average time residential properties in the region were available on the market dropped to 19 days in April, as REALTORS® continue to help homebuyers in a market faced with limited inventory. The median sold price for residential properties was $590,000, up 10.6% compared to April 2020
NAREE

National Association of Real Estate Brokers Announces New Interim Director

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The National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) announces the departure of Executive Director Antoine Thompson as of Monday, May 17, 2021. Mr. Thompson served in this role since 2015, during which time he worked toward

Wyden Statement on Republican Infrastructure Counteroffer

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Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today released the following statement on Republicans’ infrastructure counteroffer: “Combatting the climate crisis in a jobs and infrastructure package is non-negotiable.
NHC

Statement of NHC President and CEO David M. Dworkin on the reintroduction of the...

National
The National Housing Conference (NHC) applauds U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) for introducing the Yes in My Backyard (YIMBY) Act. This important legislation was passed by the House in 2020 with bipartisan support.

Tips for All Real Estate Buyers

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If you are looking to buy a new home, or even if you're just researching your options, it's important to know the basics. This article will cover what you need to know about mortgages, down payments and more so that you can feel confident in your decision.

Former Property Manager Pleads Guilty to Theft from Federally Subsidized Housing Complexes

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Leonard C Boyle, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that ALICIA GARDNER, 51, of Griswold, waived her right to be indicted and pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Victor A. Bolden in Bridgeport to embezzling money from federally subsidized housing complexes that she had managed

HOUSE DEMOCRATS OUTLINE CRITICAL CARE ECONOMY INFRASTRUCTURE IN PRESIDENT BIDEN’S AMERICAN JOBS PLAN

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This week, the House Democratic Caucus Task Force on Aging and Families (TFAF) held a roundtable to discuss the need for critical investments in infrastructure for aging and disabled communities. Task Force Co-Chair Schakowsky, Co-Chair Matsui
Invest in Commercial Real Estate

Now Is a Good Time to Invest in Commercial Real Estate (Here’s Why)

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The real estate market, in general, had been less affected by the pandemic when compared to other markets. Naturally, this is a result of the balance between demand and supply remaining in or close to expected dimensions, even throughout the global economic slowdown.
Mercy Housing

Mercy Housing California to Receive $100,000 Our Town Grant from the National Endowment for...

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Mercy Housing California has been approved for a $100,000 Our Town grant to support The Community Stories Project, a public art initiative and partnership with the San Francisco Arts
USDOJ

Justice Department Settles Disability Discrimination Claims Against 19 Building Owners

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The Justice Department today announced that it reached a single agreement with 19 building owners* who rent space in their buildings to stores and restaurants. The agreement requires

Biden-Harris Administration Launches Relief Program to Improve Access to Affordable Water Services

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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), announced the official launch of the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP). This first-of-its-kind water assistance program will expand access to more affordable water and help low-income households affected by the COVID-19 pandemic pay their water and wastewater bill

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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
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
Peter Evering

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.
Carol Corden cuts the ribbon

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
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

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
USDOJ

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...

National
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

National
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
PaulineWeaver

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.

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