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Pending home sales reverse five-month decline to tick higher in September

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…

Illinois median home prices increase 4.5 percent in September

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – October 23, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Tighter inventory was a factor driving home prices higher in September while home sales showed an annual decline, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS®.

California home sales maintain pace in September as price gains temper and market balances

LOS ANGELES – October 23, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — California home sales remained steady in September, as home price gains eased back from an unusually high increase in August, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today.

Community Advocates Ask: How Much Welfare Can One Bank Receive?

San Francisco – October 17, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — As part of a five-day public awareness campaign, activists in California are asking bank regulators questions about possible impacts of a Too Big To Fail Bank merger that would combine CIT Group an…

CalHFA Introduces Additional Down Payment Assistance for First-Time Homebuyers Agency Makes Home Buying Process More Accessible

SACRAMENTO, – October 15, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The California Housing Finance Agency announced today that it will begin providing an additional $6,500 in down payment assistance through its CalPLUS Conventional program. The change is part of the …

New Jersey Apartment Association Announces Fall Education Programs

MONROE TOWNSHIP, N.J., – October 7, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The New Jersey Apartment Association (NJAA) will host educational programs in October and November designed to help industry professionals gain knowledge and elevate their skills. NJAA offe…

CBRE ARRANGES 510,443 SF LEASE FOR NEW GE OIL & GAS MANUFACTURING PLANT IN JACKSONVILLE, FL

Jacksonville, FL – October 2, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — CBRE arranged a 510,443-square-foot lease for GE Oil & Gas to occupy a new advanced manufacturing plant in the Alliance Florida at Cecil Commerce Center in Jacksonville, FL. GE Oil & G…

Randy Harrison named 2014 REALTOR® of the Year

COLUMBIA, S.C. – September 30, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — South Carolina REALTOR® (SCR) member and president, Henry M. “Randy” Harrison, was named the association’s REALTOR® of the Year at Sale Away, its 2014 annual conference and expo in Myrtle …

South Carolina REALTORS® hold record-breaking conference, elect 2015 leadership

COLUMBIA, S.C. – September 26, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) last week hosted Sale Away, its 2014 annual conference and expo in Myrtle Beach. The conference was a big success with more than 500 Realtors® registered.

CBRE TAPPED TO MARKET WEST PALM APARTMENT COMMUNITY

West Palm Beach, FL – September 23, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — CBRE has been engaged to market a 202-unit apartment community with resort-style amenities in West Palm Beach, FL. Spanning 11.6 acres at 2111 Brandywine Road, Village Place offers an oppor…