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Realtors® graduate from 2021 SC REALTORS® Leadership Academy Class

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South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) Leadership Academy class graduated September 9, 2021, at SCR's Leadership Summit Retreat at Wild Dunes Resort in Isle of Palms, South Carolina.

Freddie Mac Research Explores Causes for the Appraisal Valuation Gap for Homeowners in Minority...

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Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released an analysis showing that appraisal values are more likely to fall below the contracted sale price of a home in census tracts with a higher share of Black and Latino households, resulting in an appraisal gap. The extent of that gap increases as the percentage of Black and Latino individuals in the census tract increases

Atlanta REALTORS® Releases August 2021 Statistics on Housing Market

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Atlanta REALTORS® Association (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its August 2021 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metropolitan Atlanta. The Market Brief, compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS), provides the only regionally-focused synopsis of monthly sales and home prices for single-family residential properties.
NeighborWorks America

NeighborWorks America Housing Stability Counseling Program (HSCP) awards more than $88 million in grants...

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NeighborWorks America announced that it has awarded more than $88 million in support of 131 organizations to address foreclosure and eviction prevention counseling efforts
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.
NAR

Student Loan Debt Holding Back Majority of Millennials from Homeownership

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Sixty percent of non-homeowning millennials say student loan debt is delaying their ability to buy a home, by far the most affected population, according to a new poll released today by the National Association of Realtors
AGC

AUGUST CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT LAGS PRE-PANDEMIC PEAK IN 39 STATES AS DELTA VARIANT OF CORONAVIRUS,...

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Texas, Wyoming Have Worst Job Losses Since February 2020, Utah and South Dakota Add the Most; Kansas Registers Most Severe Losses in August, While Nevada and New Hampshire Lead

Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation Joins Related Affordable to Revitalize Two Senior Apartment Communities in...

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The nonprofit is providing impactful resident services to senior residents while each property undergoes a comprehensive renovation to modernize units, improve energy efficiency, and much more
AGC

PRICES FOR KEY CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS CONTINUE TO INCREASE IN AUGUST WHILE CONTRACTORS STRUGGLE TO...

National
Construction Officials Call for Immediate Removal of Tariffs on Key Construction Materials, Urge Congress and the Administration to Take Steps to Repair "Every Level" of the Supply Chain

RAINBOW HOUSING ASSISTANCE CORPORATION PARTNERS WITH RELATED AFFORDABLE TO DELIVER QUALITY RESIDENT...

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Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation (Rainbow), a national nonprofit organization which provides award-winning services for low-income housing tenants throughout the country, has been selected by Related Affordable, one of the largest developers, financiers and preservationists of affordable and workforce housing in the United States, as the service provider for three affordable housing communities in South Carolina
NAHB

Fastest Home Building Activity Continues in Suburban, Exurban Communities

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Residential construction continued to shift toward the suburbs and lower-cost markets, and this trend is especially pronounced within the multifamily sector, according to the latest Home Building Geography Index (HBGI) released today by the National
NeighborWorks America

NeighborWorks America offers tips to empower homeowners and renters during National Preparedness Month and...

National
As National Preparedness Month approaches, NeighborWorks America urges homeowners and renters to apply some essential tips to prepare for potential emergencies and natural disasters.
MBA

Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Remains Unchanged at 3.25 Percent

National
The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance remained unchanged relative to the prior week at 3.25% as of August 22, 2021. According to MBA's estimate, 1.6
GSA

GSA Administrator Carnahan, Senator Leahy Promote Infrastructure Investments at Highgate Springs (Vt.)

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U.S. General Services Administration Administrator Robin Carnahan joined Senator Patrick Leahy (Vermont) at the Highgate Springs Land Port of Entry to discuss the importance
NAR

Realtors® Encouraged by White House Plan to Expand Housing Supply

National
National Association of Realtors® President Charlie Oppler issued the following statement Wednesday after the White House unveiled plans to expand affordable housing.
AGC

CONSTRUCTION WORKFORCE SHORTAGES REACH PRE-PANDEMIC LEVELS EVEN AS CORONAVIRUS CONTINUES TO IMPACT PROJECTS &...

National
Eighty-Nine Percent of Contractors Are Having a Hard Time Finding Craft Workers, While 88 Percent of Firms Are Experiencing
Habitat

Habitat for Humanity surveys homes amid destruction left by deadly earthquake in Haiti

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Habitat for Humanity crews have fanned out in Haiti’s southwestern peninsula to survey homes in the wake of a powerful earthquake that has killed at least 1,297 people and caused thousands of structures to the crumble to the ground.
AGC

THREE OUT OF FOUR METRO AREAS ADD CONSTRUCTION JOBS FROM JULY 2020 TO JULY...

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Three-fourths of all metro areas added construction jobs between July 2020 and last month, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data released today.
ASE

Alliance Applauds Senate Passage Of Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

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The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from President Paula Glover following today’s vote in the U.S. Senate to advance the bipartisan infrastructure package
ABI

Changing Real Estate Landscape, Small Business Reorganization and Great Debates Among Featured Sessions at...

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ABI’s popular Bankruptcy 2021: Views from the Bench program will take place on Sept. 24 and will feature the views of more than 20 sitting and retired bankruptcy judges during a full day

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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Hanley Investment Group Represents Institutional Client in Sale of Grocery-Anchored Shopping...

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

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

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Hanley Investment Group Represents Institutional Client in Sale of Grocery-Anchored Shopping...

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