Anchorage, Alaska - October 31, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Sean Parnell today announced appointments to the Alaska Aerospace Corporation Board of Directors, Board of Certified Real Estate Appraisers, Alaska Community and Public Transportation Advisory Board, Alaska Public Broadcasting Commission, and the Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety Commission
WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 4, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Are we worth it? There have always been buyers and sellers who want to go it alone. They are sure that they can save money by not paying a commission. In my experience the reality is somewhat diffe…
CHANDLER, AZ - October 30, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Last Thursday, October 23, the Chandler City Council approved the Planned Area Development (PAD) zoning request and site plan approval for Chandler Airport Center, a general industrial park at the SWC of Germann and Cooper Roads in Chandler.
LOS ANGELES - October 30, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- California pending home sales rose higher in September to post the first increase in six months, reversing the sales drop usually observed between August and September. Meanwhile, equity home sales made up nine in 10 home sales for the fourth straight month, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today
San Francisco CA - October 28, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, 41 California organizations join with the California Reinvestment Coalition (CRC) in calling on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to strengthen the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) through greater transparency.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 28, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- A new supportive housing project in the Bronx is helping advance national efforts to end homelessness among veterans. Bridge Gardens, opened last week, is providing high-quality apartments and social services to chronically homeless, mentally ill veterans who are trying to reclaim their independence. It is the latest project supported by LISC's national Bring them HOMES initiative—a collaboration with National Equity Fund that has supported, 2,500 apartments for veterans across the country. It came to life thanks to the commitment of The Bridge, which developed the project, and a mix of public and private funding, including a critical grant from Citi Community Development.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 27, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- New York University’s Center for Urban Science & Progress (CUSP) today unveiled its Urban Observatory, a project that will persistently observe and analyze New York City in an effort to better understand the “pulse of the city” in various states, such as mobility, energy use, communications and economics. The data gathered from the Urban Observatory will ultimately be used to improve various aspects of urban life, including energy efficiency, detecting releases of hazardous material, tracking pollution plumes, aiding in post-blackout restoration of electrical power, and more
Rocky Hill, Conn., - October 27, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) received a national award for Program Excellence from the National Council of State Housing Authorities (NCSHA) at the Council’s annual conference last week. More than 2,000 units of affordable rental housing have been financed by leveraging funds from this CHFA program since 2011. CHFA’s Small Multifamily Rental Housing Development Program works with Community Development Finance Institutions (CDFIs) and local partners to revitalize and develop small affordable multifamily rental housing developments (between 5 and 19 units), in communities across the state.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 27, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski (both D-Md.) today announced Kent County and the Town of Galena have been awarded $7,308,000 in federal funds through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development to upgrade critical water and wastewater infrastructure.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 27, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Permits for new single family homes are holding steady as home builders prepare for fall and winter construction, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (HBA) monthly Residential Building Permit Statistics report. Three hundred, seventy-seven permits for single family homes were issued in September, an increase of 30 permits over August. Year-to-date total permits are the highest in seven years with 3,126 single family permits compared to 2013 with 3,093. Multi-family construction continues to grow, with 897 units permitted during September, bringing the year-to-date total to 3,168.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 24, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers named Tim Ellis, CAPS, CGR, MCGP, president of T.W. Ellis LLC in Bel Air, Md., the 2014 NAHB Remodeler of the Year in recognition of his professional remodeling achievements. The announcement was made at the NAHB Remodelers’ gala on Oct. 23 during the Remodeling Show in Baltimore