Tuesday, January 18, 2022

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Is a Career In Real Estate Right For You?

National
A career in real estate is something many Canadians have considered, and with good reason. In Ontario, the average income for real estate agents is $100,000, with an average entry-level income of $75,000. However, the obvious appeal of real estate means it is a highly competitive field, with Canada having 108,000 agents, implying one in every 245 people over the age of 19 is following the same career path.
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.
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

FHA EXPANDS REAL-ESTATE OWNED PROPERTY PURCHASE OPPORTUNITIES FOR OWNER-OCCUPANT BUYERS

National
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) on Thursday announced it is increasing its exclusive listing period on certain
MBA

Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in December 2021

National
Mortgage credit availability increased in December 2021 according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)

CONSUMER ALERT: NYS DIVISION OF CONSUMER PROTECTION WARNS NEW YORKERS OF CARBON MONOXIDE AND...

National
The New York State Division of Consumer Protection today issued a consumer alert about the dangers of carbon monoxide and fire hazards in extreme cold weather. The winter months pose the most risk for these hazards—as the temperatures drop, consumers may turn to dangerous heating alternatives to stay warm. Propane heaters, generators, space heaters and/or outdoor grills all pose lethal risks of carbon monoxide poisoning and fire hazards when used improperly
AGC

MATERIALS PRICES SOAR 20 PERCENT IN 2021 DESPITE MODERATING IN DECEMBER; MOST CONTRACTORS IN...

National
Construction Officials Say Biden Administration's Plan to Double Tariffs on Canadian Lumber, Leave Other Ones in Place
AGC

CONSTRUCTION FIRMS FORESEE GROWING DEMAND FOR MOST TYPES OF PROJECTS, AS 74 PERCENT OF...

National
New Industry Outlook Shows Contractors Expect a Boost from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill and Broad-Based Private-Sector

RAINBOW HOUSING ASSISTANCE CORPORATION EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP WITH RELATED AFFORDABLE TO BRING CUSTOM SERVICES TO...

National
Residents at Winter Gardens and Park Place Apartments in St. Louis Can Now Benefit from a Library of Services including Fitness and Computer Training that are Complementary to the Properties’ Recent Renovations
NAHB

NAHB Announces Finalists for Best of IBS™ Awards

National
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has announced the finalists for its ninth annual Best of IBS™ Awards for the 2022 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) in Orlando.
AGC

Construction Group to Release 2022 National and State* Hiring and Business Forecast for Commercial...

National
Forecast Provides Insight into Contractors' Plans to Hire, Invest in New Equipment and Technology, What Types of Construction Projects will be in Demand During 2022
USDOJ

Justice Department Awards $34 Million to Support Community Crisis Response

National
The Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) today announced grant awards totaling $34 million to help communities address crises involving homelessness, mental health and substance use disorders, and other public health
NAR

Pending Home Sales Subside 2.2% in November

National
Pending home sales slipped in November, receding slightly after a previous month of gains, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Each of the four major U.S. regions witnessed contract transactions decline month-over-month.
MBA

MBA Loan Monitoring Survey: Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 1.67 Percent

National
The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) new monthly Loan Monitoring Survey revealed that the total number of loans now
NAHB

New Home Sales Jump in November on High Consumer Demand

National
New home sales posted a solid gain last month, driven by strong buyer demand, low existing home inventory and buyers' anticipation of future higher mortgage rates. Sales of newly built, single-family homes in November rose 12.4% to a 744,000
NAR

Existing-Home Sales Continue Upward, Increasing 1.9% in November

National
Existing-home sales rose in November, denoting three consecutive months of increases, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Three of the four major U.S. regions reported growth in monthly sales, while the fourth region
AGC

TWO OUT OF THREE METRO AREAS ADD CONSTRUCTION JOBS FROM NOVEMBER 2020 TO NOVEMBER...

National
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, Calif. and Sioux Falls, S.D. Score the Largest 12-Month Increases; Nassau County-Suffolk County, N.Y. and Evansville, Ind.-Ky.

State releases results of first housing study in 27 years

National
Kansas Housing and the state’s Office of Rural Prosperity announced the results of the state’s first comprehensive statewide housing needs assessment undertaken in nearly 30 years. The report’s release marks the culmination of a year-long project to evaluate current housing needs and growth opportunities, including goals to guide future housing development efforts
USGBC

U.S. Green Building Council Announces RELi System to be Managed and Operated by the...

National
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced that the Institute for Market Transformation to Sustainability (MTS) has assumed ownership and management of the RELi resilient
NeighborWorks America

NeighborWorks America Expert Available to Discuss ‘Shared Ownership’ Housing Models

National
Now, as low inventory has caused home prices to soar and many people have spent a large part of the year unsuccessfully searching for an affordable home, nontraditional times call
MBA

MBA Opens Doors Foundation Topped $4.24 Million in Housing Assistance to Families in 2021

National
The MBA Opens Doors Foundation (Opens Doors) today announced that it granted $4.24 million in assistance to 1,784 families with critically ill or injured children in 2021. Opens Doors provides mortgage and rental payment assistance grants

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

Is a Career In Real Estate Right For You?

A career in real estate is something many Canadians have considered, and with good reason. In Ontario, the average income for real estate agents is $100,000, with an average entry-level income of $75,000. However, the obvious appeal of real estate means it is a highly competitive field, with Canada having 108,000 agents, implying one in every 245 people over the age of 19 is following the same career path.

Landlord Tax Tips