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GFP Real Estate and Its Tenants Raise More Than $200,000 to Support Ukrainian Refugees

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GFP Real Estate is pleased to announce that its "Support Ukraine in Crisis" campaign raised more than $200,000 to support humanitarian relief efforts on the ground in Ukraine.
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Pending Home Sales Slumped 7.7% in April

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Pending home sales in April fell 7.7%, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. All four U.S. regions registered month-over-month and year-over-year decreases. The Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI)* – a forward-looking indicator of home
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Existing-Home Sales Retreated 1.9% in April

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Existing-home sales receded in April, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. All four major U.S. regions posted month-over-month declines. Year-over-year, sales decreased in the Northeast, Midwest and South but increased in the West
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Second Century Ventures Announces Eight Companies for REACH LATAM 2024 Cohort

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Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®, has announced the selection of eight companies for the second annual REACH Latin America
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Higher Interest Rates Keep Single-Family Housing Starts Flat in April

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Single-family starts remained flat in April as interest rates moved above 7% last month and builders were dealing with tighter lending conditions. Overall housing starts increased 5.7%
Essential Plumbing Checks Before Buying a Home

Essential Plumbing Checks Before Buying a Home

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When embarking on the exciting journey of buying a home, it's easy to be swept off your feet by a charming facade or an inviting interior. However, it's crucial to look beyond the surface

Kelly Ballinger wrote her name on rent payments, altered renters’ incomes to steal funds

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PORTLAND, Maine: A Glenburn woman pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Portland to embezzling from an organization receiving federal funds and conspiring to alter money orders. According to court records, Kelly Ballinger, 57, was a former property manager for a Portland apartment complex with residences funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
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Revive CTO Mansoor Bahramand Named 2024 “Future Leader in Real Estate”

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Revive, the leading provider of pre-sale home renovation solutions, announced that Mansoor Bahramand, its Chief Technology Officer, has been named a 2024 “Future Leader in

How Great Landscaping Can Help Boost Home Property Value

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A home's value is determined by several elements, and landscaping is important for improving a property's curb appeal and overall attractiveness. Well-designed landscaping, such as verdant gardens, tidy lawns, and eye-catching outdoor living areas, may dramatically raise a home's value.
Why Roofing Materials Matter When Fixing Up Your Home For Resale

Why Roofing Materials Matter When Fixing Up Your Home For Resale

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When preparing your home for resale, attention to detail is key to maximizing its value and appeal to potential buyers. While many aspects of home improvement are important, the choice of
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Pending Home Sales Ascended 3.4% in March

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Pending home sales in March climbed 3.4%, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. The Northeast, South and West posted monthly gains in transactions while the Midwest recorded a loss. Year-over-year, the Northeast and South
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Existing-Home Sales Descended 4.3% in March

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Existing-home sales slipped in March, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Among the four major U.S. regions, sales slid in the Midwest, South and West, but rose in the Northeast for the first time since November 2023. Year-over-year
How to Fix and Flip a Property in 8 Steps

How to Fix and Flip a Property in 8 Steps

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House flipping involves purchasing a property, making improvements, and then selling it at a higher price. This venture not only offers financial gains but also the satisfaction of transforming an underappreciated home into a desirable

CONSUMER ALERT: THE NEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF STATE’S DIVISION OF CONSUMER PROTECTION REMINDS NEW...

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For this week’s “Tuesday’s Tips,” the New York Department of State’s Division of Consumer Protection is sharing tips to help New Yorkers identify and avoid rental scams. Rental scams are executed in a variety of different ways, but the goal is the same: bilk potential tenants out of as much money as possible or steal their personal information.

Effective Marketing Strategies for Spring Rentals: Attracting Seasonal & Year-Round Tenants

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Spring brings fresh opportunities for property owners to attract seasonal and year-round tenants. This period is crucial for making your rental stand out in a crowded market. But how do you ensure your property catches the eye of potential renters?
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National Association of Realtors® Announces Partnership With SoFi

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The National Association of Realtors® today announced SoFi as a new partner with NAR REALTOR Benefits®. As part of the agreement, NAR members and their clients can receive exclusive
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MBA Opposes Biden Administration’s Rent Control on LIHTC-Financed Multifamily Properties

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MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, released the following statement on the Biden administration’s planned
Why Choose a Quality Realtor Over FSBO

Why Choose a Quality Realtor Over FSBO

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As you consider selling your home, you will technically begin with an all-important choice: find a listing agent, or opt for the “FSBO” route. Short for “for sale by owner,” FSBO is a relatively niche direction for home sellers.
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Pending Home Sales Rose 1.6% in February

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Pending home sales in February grew 1.6%, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. The Midwest and South posted monthly gains in transactions while the Northeast and West recorded losses. All four U.S. regions registered year-over

The Atlanta REALTORS® Association Celebrates Exceptional Achievements at the 2024 Top Producers Gala

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The Atlanta REALTORS® Association (ARA) hosted its highly anticipated annual Top Producers Awards Gala at the Cobb Galleria Centre on March 16th. REALTORS® from across Atlanta gathered to honor the outstanding achievements of their peers in a night filled with glamour and celebration.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Support Ukrainian Refugees

GFP Real Estate and Its Tenants Raise More Than $200,000 to...

GFP Real Estate is pleased to announce that its "Support Ukraine in Crisis" campaign raised more than $200,000 to support humanitarian relief efforts on the ground in Ukraine.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

U.S. Department of the Treasury

U.S. Department of the Treasury Announces More Than $1 Billion in...

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and IRS announced consumers have saved more than $1 billion in upfront costs on their purchase of more than 150,000 clean vehicles since January 1, 2024, marking a