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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: Coldwell Banker Elite Unveils Updated Global Luxury Look

Mortgage and Finance News: (FREDERICKSBURG, Va.) Today, Coldwell Banker Elite debuts the sleek modern update to our prestigious Global Luxury program branding, in alignment with the Coldwell Banker network's "Project North Star" visual transformation. Coldwell Banker Elite is deploying all new yard signs, agent and listing marketing materials and more as part of the full network-wide rebrand which will continue into 2021.

News: NotaryCam Certifies Compliance with MISMO RON Standards for Real Estate Transactions

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.) NotaryCam, the pioneering leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that it has completed the Mortgage Industry Standard Maintenance Organization (MISMO) Remote Online Notarization (RON) Software Compliance Certification Program.

News: AVE Renews Partnership with Move For Hunger

Mortgage and Finance News: (PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa.) AVE by Korman Communities, a leading hospitality-driven residential real estate brand, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, announced they have renewed their formal partnership for a sixth year to fight hunger and reduce food waste nationwide.

News: Paramount Property Tax Appeal Offers Free Consultation to California Property Owners, RE: ‘Tax-Reduction Solutions & Overcoming Changes Limiting Tax Breaks’

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Wes Nichols, president of Paramount Property Tax Appeal Service, is reminding California property owners that property tax relief will be severely limited by changes to the Proposition 58 Parent-to-Child Exemption, as Prop 19 will soon become law.

News: Nation’s Largest Hero Savings Program Homes for Heroes Establishes Local Website and Expands Service

Mortgage and Finance News: (STOCKTON, Calif.) Inspired by the tragic events of 9/11, Homes for Heroes was started in Minneapolis, Minn. at the beginning of 2002. In 2009 it grew to become a national organization that has since helped over 40,268 heroes and given back over $68.4 million.

News: Iowa Manufactured Homes Stand Up to ‘Inland Hurricane’

Mortgage and Finance News: (DES MOINES, Iowa) One thing Iowans are familiar with is wild weather, says the Iowa Manufactured Homes Association (IMHA). Positioned in the heart of the Midwest, Iowa's weather ranges from extreme cold and snow to temperatures in the triple digits.

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.