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Real Estate and Housing News from Mortgage & Finance News magazine

Real Estate

Real Estate
Real Estate and Housing News from Mortgage & Finance News magazine

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.

News: 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 will pursue buyers for the idyllic 155-acre Green Mountain College Campus, anchoring Main Street, in the Historic downtown of Poultney, Vermont.

News: New Technology Connects Homeowners and Property Appraisers

Mortgage and Finance News: (RED DEER, Alberta) veryone has been economically impacted by COVID-19 in one way or another and property appraisers are no exception. However, Anow, an appraisal management software developer, is excited to announce the launch of Anow Walkthrough a sophisticated, but straightforward homeowner inspection product.

News: Spice Homes Cures Real Estate Blues with Video Calls Built into Property Listings

Mortgage and Finance News: (ST. GEORGE, Utah) The real estate market, with its reliance on in person contact, is struggling as a result of social distancing. To help solve this challenge, Shimmer Media LLC today announced the latest Homes edition of its Spice mobile app. Spice Homes puts owners back in touch with buyers by integrating live video calls directly into each real estate property listing.

News: In Uncertain Times, Olerio Homes Breaks Ground on New Development in North Dallas

Mortgage and Finance News: (DALLAS, Texas) In uncertain times, Lou Olerio, President of Olerio Homes safely continues forward breaking ground on Modella Park, a gated neighborhood with 24 soft-contemporary patio homes.

News: Vista Park Developers Have Secured Full Project Team for New Residential Development in Lamesa, Texas

Mortgage and Finance News: (AUSTIN, Texas) Vista Park, LLC developers, Ron Smith, President at Smith Wealth Advisors, and Myles Richards, announced today that they have signed agreements with all of the key development team members, moving the Vista Park, LLC residential development project closer to an anticipated ground-breaking in June or July of 2020, pending City of Lamesa approval.

News: Brisk sales at Kokes Properties’ Townhomes at Eden & Main

Mortgage and Finance News: (SOUTHINGTON, Conn.) Interest is soaring at The Townhomes at Eden & Main as buyers wanting a new, quality-built townhome choose Kokes Properties' walkable community in vibrant Southington, Connecticut.

News: CityView Commercial and Jacobs Real Estate purchase Gaviidae Commons in Minneapolis, MN

Mortgage and Finance News: (MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.) CityView Commercial and Jacobs Real Estate, led by Jack Friedler and Sholom Jacobs, have successfully closed on 651 Nicollet Mall which is part of Gaviidae Commons, a 443,000 SF mixed use office and retail complex in Downtown Minneapolis.

News: Kokes Properties Expands to Build In-House Services

Mortgage and Finance News: (BRIELLE, N.J.) Kokes Properties welcomes two new executives to the full-service real estate organization led by founder and third-generation developer Michael J. Kokes. Matthew Stephens has been named Vice President of Development and Paul Kavka is Project Manager.

News: Economic Growth and Public Policy Propel Homeownership Rates

Mortgage and Finance News: (WASHINGTON, D.C.) In the first of a three-part series on the impact of economic growth and public policy on homeownership rates, housing policy consultant Allen Jones, Managing Director, Housing Finance Strategies, provides commentary on the drivers of recent increases.

News: UpsideHōM Launches In South Florida

Mortgage and Finance News: (FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) UpsideHōM has officially launched in the United States. The fully managed, shared living concept for senior citizens is an entirely new approach to senior living. The company utilizes standalone single-family homes in lively neighborhoods and provides a turnkey and frictionless living experience for those who desire simplified living, later in life.

News: Silk Title Co. Focuses on Digital Mortgage Closing Experience, Triples Client Base, Achieves Single-Month Record in 2019

Mortgage and Finance News: (PROVIDENCE, R.I.) Silk Title Co., the leading provider of digitally-driven mortgage closing services, announced it achieved record growth in 2019, enabling the firm to deliver on its "service at scale" promise to its institutional bank and independent mortgage lender clients nationwide.

News: Palm Beach Premier Real Estate Lists Rare Find on Boca Raton Waterfront Point Lot

Mortgage and Finance News: (BOCA RATON, Fla.) Palm Beach Premier Real Estate has just listed an intracoastal dream estate in the heart of Boca Raton. Built in 2002, this Tuscan-inspired villa is situated on a rare-to-find, oversized point lot that boasts panoramic views and a south side location, showering it with sun all day long. With 233 feet of water frontage, this modern-day estate is an absolute gem.

News: Jim McCann Announces a Prime Location Palm Beach Monterey Style Residence

Mortgage and Finance News: (PALM BEACH, Fla.) Luxury Palm Beach Agent, Jim McCann, lists an incredible Palm Beach residence offered for $6.7 Million. The tree-lined avenues of Palm Beach are home to some world's most iconic luxury properties, delivering a lifestyle of privilege and style. And now, it's your turn to experience this sought-after way of life with this stunning Monterey style home.

News: Atlanta Luxury Realtor Debra Johnston Lists an Exquisite Luxury Listing with Colossal Car-collector Steel Showroom

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Debra Johnston of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties presents Georgia's best custom masterpiece estate offered for $15.5 Million. For the epitome of sprawling sophistication, indulgent luxury, and decadent opulence there is none that rival this exceptional Atlanta estate.

News: Luxury Condominium Project by Forest Development Approved For Lake Park

Mortgage and Finance News: (LAKE PARK, Fla.) Lake Park, Florida-based Forest Development has received unanimous approval from the Town of Lake Park to build Nautilus 211, a 332-unit, 1.15 million sq. ft. luxury condominium project with mixed use components that will rise along the Intracoastal Waterway, overlooking the Lake Park Harbor Marina.

News: Mold Inspection Sciences Texas and Blackmon Mooring and BMS CAT Collaborations Deliver New Mold Response Efficiencies

Mortgage and Finance News: (AUSTIN, Texas) "The Secret Life of Mold," a podcast released by Mold Inspection Sciences Texas, recently sat down with Robby Jackson, general manager of Blackmon Mooring & BMS CAT Austin, to discuss the solution for a more efficient response to mold.

News: Vermont Company Jamaica Cottage Shop Ships 10 Thousandth Building

Mortgage and Finance News: (SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt.) Jamaica Cottage Shop has hit a milestone. After 25 years of being in business, it's excited to announce it just shipped its 10 thousandth building. And, considering the company's owner first started out building dog houses, that's a pretty impressive accomplishment.