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Real Estate and Housing News from Mortgage & Finance News magazine

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Real Estate and Housing News from Mortgage & Finance News magazine

News: Global DMS Integrates EVO Appraisal Management Software with ProxyPics, Enabling Remote Real Estate Inspections

Mortgage and Finance News: (LANSDALE, Pa.) Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based appraisal management software, announced that it has integrated its new EVO platform, an innovative valuation technology that shatters the constraints of yesteryear software designs, with ProxyPics to provide its clients with a secure method of facilitating the delivery of photographs of a subject property when access to the property is unavailable.

News: The Future of Appraisal Form Filling Has Arrived with Nexus Level Forms

Mortgage and Finance News: (RED DEER, Alberta) Anow is excited to announce the launch of Nexus, a simple, but sophisticated cloud-based form filler that's designed to help licensed real estate appraisers collectively work on appraisals in a live, multi-collaborative nature.

News: The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Names Steiner Realty, Inc a Winner of the Pittsburgh Top Workplaces Award for the Second Year in...

Mortgage and Finance News: (PITTSBURGH, Pa.) Steiner Realty, Inc. announces their designation as one of Pittsburgh's 2020 Top Workplaces. Steiner Realty has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2020 honor by The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for the second year in a row.

News: New Phoenix Real Estate Podcast Empowers Homeowners by Educating Them About The Local Market

Mortgage and Finance News: (PHOENIX, Ariz.) Jeffrey Buettner, a real estate marketing expert and Phoenix native, today announced the launch of two new online resources for consumers looking to buy or sell real estate in the Phoenix Metro area.

News: Executives Call for Congressional Action to Prevent Homelessness

Mortgage and Finance News: (WASHINGTON, D.C.) Faith Schwartz, President, Housing Finance Strategies, Washington, D.C. and Lee Raagas, CEO, Skid Row Housing Trust, Los Angeles, Calif., issue statement on housing crisis.

News: Coldwell Banker Elite Debuts Home Safe™ Certification

Mortgage and Finance News: (FREDERICKSBURG, Va.) Buying or selling a home is not easy, even in the best of times, but it's especially difficult during a global pandemic. In order to mitigate the myriad of risks that come with viewing homes, meeting with clients and in-person closings, Coldwell Banker Elite has launched Home Safe Certification.

News: A New Measure of Home Condition Without Inspections – Pomar Lane Completes Condition Scores for 90,000 Homes

Mortgage and Finance News: (SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) Pomar Lane, a data analytics firm specializing in real estate modeling, today completed a demonstration project that estimated condition scores for over 90 thousand homes. Home condition is represented by the Pomar Condition Score, the first measure of home condition based on advanced analytics rather than expensive inspections or appraisals.

News: New How-to Guide Provides Key Tips for South Florida Home Sellers During COVID-19

Mortgage and Finance News: (MIAMI, Fla.) The All Florida Home Team, powered by Keller Williams Realty, has published a guide that dispels concerns and misconceptions around selling a home in South Florida during the pandemic. The "Guide to Selling Your Home During COVID-19" shows sellers why now is actually the best time to make a move.

News: SimpleNexus and MobilityRE Enhance Mobile Integration with Push Notifications, More Powerful Home Search Features

Mortgage and Finance News: (LEHI, Utah) SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, has enhanced its integration with MobilityRE with new features that improve the home search experience for borrowers and enable lenders and Realtors to respond more swiftly to borrower requests.

News: One of a Kind 6.5-ACRE CAPE COD ESTATE now available to the Market at $1.5 MILLION

Mortgage and Finance News: (ORLEANS, Mass.) Cape Living Now with Beach Road Properties is proud to announce this peaceful Cape Cod retreat in the center of BREWSTER, Massachusetts. Close to Cape Cod Bay Beaches, Kettle Ponds and all the beauty, shopping and dining of BREWSTER. Offered at $1.5 million, this exceptional property is being marketed by Guy Tunnicliffe, Broker/Real Estate Sales of Beach Road Properties in ORLEANS, Massachusetts.

News: Ursula Weinkauff and Focus Group are Joining Local Real Estate

Mortgage and Finance News: (BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.) Local Real Estate, LLC., today announced that Ursula Weinkauff and Focus Group are joining Local Real Estate, a business pairing that promises to be successful for years to come.

News: The Alliven Group Names Yehuda Newman as Vice President of Acquisitions

Mortgage and Finance News: (LAKEWOOD, N.J.) The Alliven Group, a leading New Jersey-based real estate firm, has announced the arrival of Yehuda Newman as Vice President of Acquisitions. Mr. Newman will be focusing on all aspects of new transactions with Joint Venture partners.

News: Top of Mind Networks partners with MobilityRE to fuel mortgage loan officer/real estate agent collaboration through SurefireCRM

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, has added game-changing real estate market intelligence, collaboration and analytics tools from MobilityRE to its flagship SurefireCRM.

News: The 64th Annual Parade of Homes is Officially Live as a Virtual Event

Mortgage and Finance News: (AUSTIN, Texas) The Home Builders Association of Greater Austin and The Reserve at Lake Travis, a McCombs Properties development, along with the Parade builders release the first-ever virtual Parade of Homes video tours. The Parade of Homes, which is typically held over consecutive weekends and draws over 6,000 visitors, was reimagined for the current climate to ensure the homes could be viewed in a safe way.

News: Crawford Entertainment Announces an All New Season of ‘Flip My Florida Yard’ and They’re Looking for Yards to Flip

Mortgage and Finance News: (LAKE MARY, Fla.) Crawford Entertainment, producers of the television series "Flip My Florida Yard" are currently searching for Florida homeowners and their family members to be on the show and have a portion of their yard replaced with a Florida-Friendly landscape.

News: Beycome joins the LAB Ventures studio

Mortgage and Finance News: (MIAMI, Fla.) LAB Miami Ventures announced today that Beycome has joined its Startup Studio program, making it the sixth studio company in the studio's portfolio. Beycome is a flat-fee MLS listing service that is disrupting residential real estate.

News: The Alliven Group Announces Sell Out of Latest Development

Mortgage and Finance News: (LAKEWOOOD, N.J.) The Alliven Group, a New Jersey-based real estate firm, has announced that Prospect Vines, the firm's latest development in Lakewood, has sold its final units for a total sell out of $65 million. With 159 townhouses spread across 12-plus acres, this is the sixth residential project in Lakewood completed by The Alliven Group since 2009.

News: The Home Builders Association of Greater Austin and The Reserve at Lake Travis to Hold Virtual ‘Parade of Homes’

Mortgage and Finance News: (AUSTIN, Texas) In an effort to help contain the spread of Covid-19, The HBA of Greater Austin, McCombs Properties and the Parade builders made the decision to cancel live public tours of the Parade of Homes this year and hold virtual tours instead.

News: Stalking Horse Bid Set as Green Mountain College Campus Goes to Auction

Mortgage and Finance News: (CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y.) Maltz Auctions, a premier full-service auction company serving the Continental United States and Caribbean, announced it has a well-qualified, interested party who placed a $3m stalking horse bid for the idyllic 155-acre Green Mountain College Campus, anchoring Main Street, in the Historic downtown of Poultney, Vermont, which was previously listed at $23m.

News: Current Builders Announces New Affordable Senior Housing Project in Manatee County

Mortgage and Finance News: (SARASOTA, Fla.) Current Builders today announced their newest project Reef at Riviera, located in Manatee County, Florida. The general contractor has formed a joint venture with the developer Dominium Inc., based in Plymouth, Minnesota, to build a new affordable senior housing project in the City of Palmetto.

News: National Community Stabilization Trust Announces Leadership of Two National Initiatives

Mortgage and Finance News: (WASHINGTON, D.C.) oday, the National Community Stabilization Trust (NCST) announced its leadership of two national initiatives. First, NCST announced the formation of the Homeownership Alliance, which will advocate for more resources and better policies to increase affordable homeownership opportunities for American families.

News: Cindy Clare Joins Move For Hunger’s Board of Directors

Mortgage and Finance News: (RED BANK, N.J.) Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization that has created a sustainable way to reduce food waste and fight hunger, announced today that Cindy Clare, Chief Operating Office of Bell Partners, has joined its Board of Directors.

News: Going, Going, Gone: Established Real Estate Agent Leaves Brokerage World During a Pandemic to Embrace the Advantages of Auctions

Mortgage and Finance News: (CHESAPEAKE, Va.) In a pandemic-ravaged economy that's left few industries untouched - with many having had to completely rethink and reorient operations within a short window of time - one might question why someone would leave an established career to set off on a new venture. However, that's exactly what Seth A. White chose to do, noted real estate auction firm Tranzon Fox has announced today.

News: George Koser Joins Realty ONE Group Restore Leadership Team

Mortgage and Finance News: (COLLEGEVILLE, Pa.) Realty ONE Group Restore is proud to announce the recent hiring of George Koser to the leadership team. George will be working out of the Blue Bell and Conshohocken offices as the company's first Non-Selling Sales Manager. In his role, he will play an integral role in supporting the company's real estate agents to work smarter, not harder, and grow their businesses.

News: The 2020 Black Hole Recession – COVID-19 Effect on Metro Denver Home Values

Mortgage and Finance News: (DENVER, Colo.) Clear Realty and their real estate technology division Sell-Star released today an in-depth report on how the economic freefall triggered by fear of death from COVID-19 instantly formed the 2020 Black Hole Recession and now affects Metro Denver home values and the safety of 250,000 or so families and individuals wishing to sell or buy a home over the next two-and-a-half years.

News: SROA Capital Pays Quarterly Distributions – Sees Market Opportunity Ahead

Mortgage and Finance News: (WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) SROA Capital, LLC ("SROA"), a West Palm Beach-based vertically-integrated real estate investment management firm with $1 billion of assets under management and owner/operator of Storage Rentals of America, announced today that it has paid its first quarter distribution.

News: Texoma Real Estate Firm 580 Realty Combines Digital Marketing with Independent Agility Through Acquisition with Okie Land & Home

Mortgage and Finance News: (TEXOMA, Okla.) Okie Land & Home Monica Lambert are joining 580 Realty, a successful association which will bring together an independent firehouse to a stellar realty team, expanding the service area by an additional five counties. This now includes Coal, Pontotoc, Pittsburg, Latimer, Pushmataha, Hughes and McIntosh. From Lake Eufaula to Lake Texoma! Kiamichi Wilderness to Arbuckle Mountains!!!

News: Certain Lending Launches Major Survey of Real Estate Investors

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) Certain Lending released a national survey of real estate investors. A majority of real estate investors expect COVID-19 will cause home prices to decline up to 20%. The survey of 569 real estate investors across the U.S., conducted between April 20 and 24, is the first of its kind.

News: Current Builders Announces New Florida West Coast Residential Project

Mortgage and Finance News: (SARASOTA, Fla.) Current Builders today announced they have been selected as the general contractor for the Gallery 3100 residential project in St. Petersburg, Florida. The $20 million, 122-unit residential project is being developed by Mosaic at Grand Central and the architectural firm is Baker Barrios.

News: Rittenhouse Appraisals Sees Resilience In Philadelphia Region’s Real Estate Market Despite Covid-19

Mortgage and Finance News: (PHILADELPHIA, Pa.) The COVID-19 crisis could create opportunities for the Philadelphia region to thrive as a real estate market going forward, and buttress its reemergence as a center for business, according to an expert at Rittenhouse Appraisals.