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NAHB

As Cases Surge, NAHB Calls for Another COVID-19 Safety Stand Down

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 The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is encouraging members, and all residential construction companies, to halt work for at least 10 minutes the week of Jan. 11-15 for a COVID-19 Jobsite Safety Stand Down to remind workers
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Upgrading to a Smart Home? Here’s a List of IoT Devices You Should Have

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The Covid 19 pandemic has significant effects on the economy and people's lifestyles. From job losses to the closure of most businesses, millions of people are now forced to stay at home. For the lucky few who still have their jobs

Tips For Finding A Home During COVID-19

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Realistically speaking, moving can entail a fresh start wherein you can make new memories in your new location. However, along with your moving tasks, finding a home is one of the important things to do before your upcoming relocation. Unfortunately, things today aren’t the same as before.
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Despite COVID, Delta Media hits record growth in 2020, poised for a ‘breakout’ year...

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No one expected real estate to experience a record-setting year in 2020, with the economic slowdown and banning of a number of real estate activities, including open houses. Yet existing-home sales jumped nearly 27%
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5 Signs You Have Bad Air Quality in Your Home

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No one wants to live in a home where the indoor air quality is poor. But like many things that develop over time, the quality might have dropped so gradually that it has been difficult to notice.

When to Expect the Highest Value of Any Property

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Real estate has, for a long time, been a safe way of investing. However, recessions and unforeseen disasters like the COVID-19 pandemic always test that statement.

How Property Values in Brisbane Compare to Other big Cities in Australia

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Brisbane has been in the eyes of many savvy investors as the next big city to dominate the property market in Australia. It's a beautiful city with an accelerating growth rate and has one of the most popular tourist attractions in the whole country.
NAR

Property Managers Discuss Rental Assistance, Industry Challenges Brought by COVID-19

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As it continues to push for nationwide rental assistance programs, the National Association of Realtors® today welcomed representatives from the Institute of Real Estate Management to discuss how industry professionals are addressing rent

NYS OASAS Announces Approximately $24 Million in Funding to Expand Addiction Treatment Facilities in...

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The New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) today announced approximately $24 million in capital funding for expansions of addiction treatment facilities in the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes Regions. The Binghamton Evaluation Center is receiving more than $13 million to add 50 new stabilization and rehabilitation beds, and the Rochester Evaluation Center for Medically Supervised
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CHA resident-owned businesses awarded grants to aid in COVID-19 relief efforts

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Seven Chicago Housing Authority resident- owned businesses were recently awarded $5,000 grants from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago's "Targeted Impact Fund" to support relief efforts for populations hardest hit by COVID-19.

Transportation Chairman Rodriguez Introduces Bills Suspending Certain Parking Violations Given to New Yorkers And...

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Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez Introduced two bills aimed to help New Yorkers and essential workers during these challenging times. The first bill is in relation to suspending parking violations issued to essential workers during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. "No monetary liability shall be imposed upon essential workers for any parking violation issued from the effective date of the COVID-19 state disaster emergency through September 30, 2020.
Benefits of Home Ownership

The Far-Reaching and Little-Known Benefits of Home Ownership

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Today, more than ever before, your home is a crucial part of your life. Your house is much more than the place you live in. In the COVID-19 era, today, your house has been transformed into your office, school for your children, and a safe haven that offers
New Home During COVID

Your Guide to Moving to a New Home During COVID

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The coronavirus has made everything far more difficult. From picking up your weekly groceries to commuting to the office, life contains many new challenges that simply weren’t a part of our routines just mere months ago.
Financial Real Estate

Financial Real Estate – How to Add Value Before You Sell Your Home

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Ever hear that saying “when life gives you lemons…?”. Over the past few months, many of the world’s population has had to make some drastic changes to their lifestyle due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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CHA to distribute 7,500 coats to families, children at 13th annual Operation Warm

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It will look a little different this year because of COVID-19, but CHA is partnering with the national non-profit Operation Warm for the 13th consecutive year to give away 7,500 new winter coats to children living in public housing and participants of the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program
APPS FOR REAL ESTATE AGENTS

5 LESSER-KNOWN APPS FOR BUSY SUCCESSFUL REAL ESTATE AGENTS

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Even as many industries and markets struggle with the COVID 19 pandemic impacts, it doesn't mean that businesses have stopped. With various technologies in place and people adopting virtual means of facilitating things, business is still ongoing as economies

What to Watch Out for During Virtual Property Tours

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Virtual property tours are yet another nugget of life online during the COVID-19 pandemic. Between March and April alone, video tours jumped by over 130% when lockdowns began in New York. Six months later, virtual visits of properties have become a staple for realtors, with advanced techniques ranging from ultra-high resolution images to 3D models side-by-side with 2D floor plans.

NYS Office of General Services Celebrates 60 Years of Service to New York and...

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New York State Office of General Services (OGS) Commissioner RoAnn Destito today announced that OGS is celebrating is 60th birthday with an online exhibit titled “OGS: Stronger at 60.” The virtual exhibit at www.ogs.ny.gov takes viewers from the beginning of agency operations on October 1, 1960, through its participation in New York State’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic this year.
Invest in Rental Properties

Is It Actually the Best Time to Invest in Rental Properties?

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Following the COVID-19 economic shake-up witnessed in 2020, uncertainties in the real estate sector had not been so elevated since the 2008 financial crisis. Considering the world is facing the first global pandemic in a century

Is Malloy Funding a Good Option for Home Improvement Financing During Covid?

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We all know there's no place like home. But Covid has pushed us to take that to extremes. We are now working from home. The kids are attending school from home. We are doing our shopping from home. We are even eating out from home. Some people are only getting out of the house to walk the dog, providing yet another reason why a dog is a person's best friend.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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George Slusser to head new M&A Advisory Division at WAV Group

George Slusser, one of the real estate industry’s most experienced and well-known valuation experts, will join WAV Group to head its new Mergers and Acquisition Advisory Division, real estate’s leading consulting and research firm announced
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Yes MLS becomes MLS Now

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Appraisal Institute

Appraiser Diversity Workshop Scheduled

The Appraisal Institute is collaborating with the National Urban League and Fannie Mae to host a free virtual Appraiser Diversity Initiative workshop, "How to Become a Real Estate Appraiser," Saturday, Jan. 30, noon- 1:15 p.m. EST