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News: Armadillo x Beycome: Expanding the real-estate ecosystem
Mortgage and Finance News: (MIAMI, Fla.) Pioneering homeowner-centric tech startups Armadillo, a modern tech-enabled home warranty platform, and beycome, a leading tech-enabled digital real estate platform, have launched a partnership to provide homeowners and soon-to-be homeowners with an additional tool to facilitate the home selling experience.
News: 78.9% of metro Atlanta residential housing inventory is eligible for down payment assistance – offsetting price and interest rate impact...
Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) As metro Atlanta homebuyers encounter the challenging trifecta of sharply rising home prices, elevated interest rates and institutional investor depletion of starter home inventory, Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, released a comprehensive report on the 46 active metro Atlanta homebuyer assistance programs.
News: Percy announces agenda for fifth annual National Home Valuation Week
Mortgage and Finance News: (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) Percy, maker of pre-mover data intelligence-driven client engagement and retention tools for real estate brokers and mortgage lenders, today announced the agenda for its annual National Home Valuation Week (NHVW) event, which will be held virtually on April 3-7, 2023.
News: Mytc.ai Launches Innovative Subscription-Based AI-Powered Transaction Coordination Service for Real Estate Agents
Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) Mytc.ai™ has officially launched its revolutionary subscription-based transaction coordination service for real estate agents in California. By blending expert licensed transaction coordinators with cutting-edge artificial intelligence (AI) technology, Mytc.ai offers a cost-effective solution that saves agents up to 60% on transaction coordination costs.
News: Timber Ridge at Talus, a thriving senior living community in the Cascade Mountain foothills, makes living a quality 100-year life...
Mortgage and Finance News: (ISSAQUAH, Wash.) Timber Ridge at Talus, a thriving 62+ community, announced that despite the life expectancy decline in the U.S. during the last several years, largely due to COVID, the number of centenarians is increasing at the same time, which means many will be planning for the 100-year life in 2023.
News: Historic Lancaster Tavern – Almost As Old as the United States Itself – Heads to Auction
Mortgage and Finance News: (LANCASTER, Va.) Might America's first president have quenched his thirst at the Lancaster Tavern and Inn, which was built circa 1790 in the Virginia town where George Washington's mother, Mary Ball Washington, resided? While we will probably never know for sure, he did visit the area five times during his presidency. Since the Tavern was the only public house at the time, it's quite likely Mr. Washington bellied up to the bar and dined here. And now, it can be yours as it hits the market via online auction, with bids closing the morning of February 22, 2023, says the auction firm, Tranzon Fox.
News: Percy CEO Charles Williams honored as RISMedia 2023 Real Estate Newsmaker for the second consecutive year
Mortgage and Finance News: (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) Percy, maker of market intelligence-driven client engagement tools for real estate brokers and mortgage lenders, today announced that CEO Charles Williams has been named an RISMedia 2023 Real Estate Newsmaker. Williams was honored in the Futurist category for innovation in the property technology (proptech) field that has enabled real estate brokerages to close more deals and strengthen client relationships.
News: Sequoia Real Estate Hires Regional Sales Manager to Grow Business and Maintain Unique Culture
Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) Statewide growth and local expertise - while that may sound like a bit of an oxymoron - it's actually what Sequoia Real Estate has in mind for its future. And Jim Enes, a Bay Area native, is the right person to propel its growth. He's been hired as the company's Regional Sales Manager and brings more than 32 years of experience to the table.
News: We Inspect Acquires Certified Mold Inspections and The Mold Guy: Customers Benefit
Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) We Inspect, LLC, a global mold inspection, consulting and health technology company, recently acquired Certified Mold Inspections and The Mold Guy. Its acquisitional goal is to unify these individually-owned family businesses under one name and to better serve the community as a whole.
News: Down Payment Resource’s Q4 2022 Homeownership Program Index shows homebuyer assistance programs have increased in number for fifth consecutive quarter
Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), the nationwide database for U.S. homebuyer assistance programs, today announced findings from its latest Homeownership Program Index (HPI). The firm's analysis of 2,351 homebuyer assistance programs in its DOWN PAYMENT RESOURCE® database revealed that the net number of homebuyer assistance programs increased by 1.82% from Q3 to Q4 2022.
News: World’s Only Truly Immersive Sports AirBnB Gets Visits – and Competition – from Pro Athletes
Mortgage and Finance News: (ORLANDO, Fla.) A massive 54 acre sports-themed AirBnB style resort near Orlando is defying what market experts are calling the "AirBnBust," Orlando Area Luxury Rentals LLC announced today. The Lake Louisa Chateau, adjacent to the beach at Central Florida's Lake Louisa State Park, is a dream come true for sports lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.
News: Down Payment Resource presents Richmond Association of REALTORS® CEO Laura Lafayette with 2022 Beverly Faull Affordable Housing Leadership Award
Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that it selected Laura Lafayette, CEO of the Richmond Association of REALTORS® (RAR), as the winner of its 2022 Beverly Faull Affordable Housing Leadership Award.
News: AIRBNBUST? Nope! Thousands are Busting Down Doors To Get To Stay At This One
Mortgage and Finance News: (ORLANDO, Fla.) During what market analysts are calling the "AirBnBust," at least one savvy host has found a way to thrive. While thousands of AirBnB owners are bemoaning losses and contemplating selling off their properties, Orlando Area Luxury Rentals' "Great Escape Parkside" is already 86% sold out for 2023. In fact, this game-themed AirBnB now has a waiting list for June and July.
News: Choyce Peterson Negotiates 39,649 SF Lease for Triton International’s Largest Global Office to Remain in Purchase, NY
Mortgage and Finance News: (NORWALK, Conn.) Choyce Peterson, Inc. (choycepeterson.com), a full-service commercial real estate brokerage firm, announced the successful conclusion of lease negotiations on behalf of Triton International (Triton) (tritoninternational.com), an intermodal container leasing corporation, for a 39,649 square foot (SF) office at 100 Manhattanville Road in Purchase, N.Y.
News: OneKey® MLS introduces resource to help New Yorkers find homebuyer assistance programs
Mortgage and Finance News: (FARMINGDALE, N.Y.) OneKey® MLS, the largest multiple listing service (MLS) in New York, has enhanced its consumer-facing listing site to help New Yorkers find homebuyer assistance programs they may be eligible for, such as down payment and closing cost assistance. This functionality is made possible through a partnership with Down Payment Resource, a technology company helping the housing industry connect homebuyers with homebuyer affordability programs.
News: McCaw Property Management proudly announces the anniversary of following staff members
Mortgage and Finance News: (KELLER, Texas) McCaw Property Management, a full-service management company providing professional property management services throughout Texas specializing in single-family rentals, today announced the anniversary of their following staff members.
News: Swift Homes Honored in IMN’s Single Family Rental Awards
Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) The Information Management Network (IMN) recently announced its Single Family Rental (SFR) Awards and named Swift Homes to the shortlist for Online Marketplace of the Year. The awards celebrate excellence in the single-family rental industry.
News: MMI named 2022 Inc Power Partner in Real Estate and Proptech
Mortgage and Finance News: (SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) Mobility Market Intelligence (MMI), a leader in data intelligence and market insight tools for the mortgage and real estate industries, announced today that it has been named a 2022 Inc. Power Partner in Real Estate and Proptech. The inaugural list recognizes more than 250 business-to-business companies in 22 categories.
News: McCaw Property Management Named to the 18th Annual Aggie 100™, Honored as Fastest-Growing Company
Mortgage and Finance News: (COLLEGE STATION, Texas) McCaw Property Management of Keller, Texas is among the top 100 companies from around the world selected for the 18th annual Aggie 100™ which honors the fastest-growing companies owned by former students of Texas A&M University. McCaw Property Management was recognized as number 58 with a compound annual growth rate of 49.87%.
News: Beycome.com announces its expansion in Texas
Mortgage and Finance News: (AUSTIN, Texas) Beycome.com, a no-agent digital real estate brokerage, is thrilled to announce that its platform is now available in Texas as of October 5, 2022. With the aim of integrating with all 44 multiple listing services by the end of the year, Beycome.com will first integrate with Houston MLS (HAR), Austin MLS (ACTRIS), North Texas Real Estate Info Systems (NTREIS), San Antonio MLS (SABOR), Central Texas MLS (CTXMLS) and Greater El Paso MLS (GEPAR), covering 86% of the state.
News: San Antonio Board of REALTORS® implements Down Payment Resource to raise Realtor and homebuyer awareness of down payment assistance programs
Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) The San Antonio Board of REALTORS® (SABOR) today announced that it has partnered with Down Payment Resource (DPR) to provide its approximately 16,000 multiple listing service (MLS) subscribers with access to DPR's toolset that helps real estate agents connect clients with programs that can help save on down payments and closing costs.
News: Swift Homes Makes It Easy for Georgia Homeowners to Sell Their Homes Fast
Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Swift Homes, a nationally-recognized enterprise that facilitates home sales for customers across the United States, has worked on many transactions in the State of Georgia. The company is composed of experienced and highly knowledgeable individuals committed to helping homeowners sell their properties as swiftly as possible for competitive cash offers.
News: The Hyde Park Homes Tour Showcases Century-Old Homes this October
Mortgage and Finance News: (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) Five historic homes and one historic stone chapel, will open their doors for tours during the biennial Hyde Park Historic Homes Tour. The Tour hosted by The Hyde Park Neighborhood Association (HPNA) will be held Saturday, October 1 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
News: McWhirter Names Pamela J. McCabe as Vice President of Property Management Promotes Austin Purvis to Senior Property Manager
Mortgage and Finance News: (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) Today, McWhirter, a leading commercial real estate services firm in the southeast, announces Pamela J. McCabe joins the Birmingham office as Vice President of Property Management. Additionally, Austin Purvis is promoted to Senior Property Manager.
News: Millionaire Mastermind Academy Now Accepting Applications for Fall Real Estate Accelerator Program for Minority Women
Mortgage and Finance News: (TAMPA, Fla.) Further expanding access to careers in the real estate industry, the Millionaire Mastermind Real Estate Accelerator Program is now accepting applications for its upcoming fall 2022 program, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today. Welcoming up to 50 diverse women applicants, the 12-week hybrid program consists of virtual classes plus two in-person days of intensives.
News: Down Payment Resource releases Q2 2022 Homeownership Program Index
Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), the nationwide database for U.S. homebuyer assistance programs, today announced findings from its latest Homeownership Program Index (HPI). The firm's analysis of 2,273 homebuyer assistance programs in its DOWN PAYMENT RESOURCE® database revealed that the net number of homebuyer assistance programs increased by 1.6% from Q1 to Q2 2022.
News: System4 Opens 6th New Office in Florida, in the Fort Lauderdale Area
Mortgage and Finance News: (FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) System4 Facility Services Management, an industry leader in facility management solutions that specializes in customized commercial cleaning, disinfection and repair and maintenance services announced opening its sixth office in Florida. The new Florida office is in the Fort Lauderdale area.
News: Hero Homes Solutions acquires 30 homes in Urbana, Ohio
Mortgage and Finance News: (URBANA, Ohio) Hero Homes Solutions LLC, has acquired a 30-home subdivision in Urbana, Ohio located in Champaign County, Ohio from Waltco Investments LLC. To date the company has purchased over 500 homes in Ohio with a goal of getting to 1,000 homes within 24 months.
News: Trion Properties Makes Largest Acquisition To Date With $108.75 Million Off-Market Acquisition In Highly Desirable Denver Submarket
Mortgage and Finance News: (EDGEWATER, Colo.) Trion Properties, a multifamily investment sponsor and private equity real estate firm based in West Hollywood, California and Miami, Florida, has successfully completed the off-market acquisition of Terra Village, a 402-unit multifamily community in Edgewater, Colorado, a rapidly gentrifying urban submarket of Denver, for $108.75 million.
News: Hero Homes Solutions acquires 98 homes in Lima, Ohio
Mortgage and Finance News: (The acquisition of the four single family homes marks the company's 98th home purchase in Lima Ohio) Hero Homes Solutions LLC, one of the fastest-growing single family owner-operators in Ohio, announces it has acquired four additional single family rental homes in Lima Ohio and is under contract to purchase an additional 22 with options to purchase an additional 60.