Real Estate News

Real Estate News – including property development, luxury homes, REALTOR® news, home auctions, and related real estate industry news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


The Alliven Group Names Ari Rosenblum as Vice President of Asset Management

LAKEWOOD, N.J., Dec. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Alliven Group, a leading New Jersey-based real estate firm, has named Ari Rosenblum Vice President of Asset Management. Mr. Rosenblum will play a crucial role in strategy execution for joint venture partners and The Alliven Group’s investment portfolio of multifamily properties across the United States.

Coldwell Banker Elite Unveils Updated Global Luxury Look

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Nov. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

NotaryCam Certifies Compliance with MISMO RON Standards for Real Estate Transactions

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Nov. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

AVE Renews Partnership with Move For Hunger

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Nov. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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

STOCKTON, Calif., Oct. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

Iowa Manufactured Homes Stand Up to ‘Inland Hurricane’

DES MOINES and CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Sept. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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

LANSDALE, Pa., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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

RED DEER, Alberta, Sept. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Sept. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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

PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

Executives Call for Congressional Action to Prevent Homelessness

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

Coldwell Banker Elite Debuts Home Safe™ Certification

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Sept. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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

MIAMI, Fla., Aug. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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

LEHI, Utah, Aug. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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

ORLEANS, Mass., Aug. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

Ursula Weinkauff and Focus Group are Joining Local Real Estate

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., July 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

The Alliven Group Names Yehuda Newman as Vice President of Acquisitions

LAKEWOOD, N.J., July 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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

ATLANTA, Ga., July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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

AUSTIN, Texas, July 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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

LAKE MARY, Fla., July 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

Beycome joins the LAB Ventures studio

MIAMI, Fla., July 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

The Alliven Group Announces Sell Out of Latest Development

LAKEWOOOD, N.J., July 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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

AUSTIN, Texas, July 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., July 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

Current Builders Announces New Affordable Senior Housing Project in Manatee County

SARASOTA, Fla., July 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

National Community Stabilization Trust Announces Leadership of Two National Initiatives

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, 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.

Cindy Clare Joins Move For Hunger’s Board of Directors

RED BANK, N.J., June 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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

CHESAPEAKE, Va., June 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

George Koser Joins Realty ONE Group Restore Leadership Team

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., June 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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

DENVER, Colo., May 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

SROA Capital Pays Quarterly Distributions – Sees Market Opportunity Ahead

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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

TEXOMA, Okla., May 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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!!!

Certain Lending Launches Major Survey of Real Estate Investors

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

Current Builders Announces New Florida West Coast Residential Project

SARASOTA, Fla., April 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., April 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

Green Mountain College Campus Goes to Auction

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., April 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

New Technology Connects Homeowners and Property Appraisers

RED DEER, Alberta, April 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Everyone 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.

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

ST. GEORGE, Utah, April 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.