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.


Will Victims of Irma Also Be Subject to Insurance Policy Renewal Surcharges?

BRADENTON, Fla., Feb. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nearly 500,000 residential property owners across the State of Florida have already incurred substantial out-of-pocket expenses due Irma losses because of high hurricane claim deductibles, according to Consumer Insurance Trust LLC (ClaimForward.com). The standard hurricane deductible across most insurers is usually 2 percent of the dwelling value.

Addition of 23 Jurisdictions in the Eastern U.S. Pushes Simplifile E-recording Network Past the 1,700th Mark

PROVO, Utah, Jan. 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that 23 additional recording jurisdictions throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeast have adopted Simplifile’s e-recording platform.

Bank of Southern California N.A. announces new SBA and Commercial Real Estate Lending Group Led by Steve Pollett

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), announced that Steve Pollett has joined the company as SVP, SBA and Commercial Real Estate Lending Group Manager. With more than 30 years’ experience in SBA and Commercial Real Estate lending, Pollett will be responsible for leading a team to provide financing to small and medium-sized businesses throughout the Southern California region. Prior to joining Bank of Southern California, Pollett was Senior Vice President and Group Manager of Commercial Lending with Plaza Bank.

Smaller Originators Will Follow Top Lenders’ Lead in Making Homeowner’s Insurance Part of the Digital Mortgage, Says Matic CEO

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Jan. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Integrating homeowner’s insurance into the mortgage origination process is a relatively new idea – and one Matic CEO Aaron Schiff anticipates will gain traction in 2018. His firm expects small and mid-sized mortgage operations will follow the lead of several marquee lenders that added homeowner’s insurance to their origination workflows last year.

Treasure Coast Real Estate and Home Expo is a free event at the Port St Lucie Civic Center

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., Jan. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Treasure Coast Opportunity Network today announced that the 2018 Treasure Coast Real Estate and Home Expo will be open Saturday Jan. 20, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free to attend for all businesses, and all ages, at The Port St. Lucie Civic Center in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

Philadelphia Commercial Capital Advisory CEO Discusses the Current State of the Commercial and Multifamily Finance Market

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Jan. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rittenhouse Capital Advisors (RCA) is a commercial real estate finance advisor with over 60 years of combined banking experience. Currently in its fourth year of operation, Rittenhouse Capital has increased its loan production volume by a minimum of 30 percent year-over-year by delivering creative commercial financing solutions for their real estate investor clients.

VLP Law Group Continues Its Growth with the Addition of Real Estate Partner Debra Schiff

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Debra Schiff has joined the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group as a partner based in Los Angeles, California. Ms. Schiff is the second Los Angeles based attorney to join the firm’s growing Real Estate Practice Group in recent weeks. Los Angeles attorney Craig P. Wood joined the firm as a Partner in December.

Miami Mold Specialist Launches Advanced Robotics Division

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — South Florida mold removal co., Miami Mold Specialist, integrates state of the art robotics into new line of upgraded mold inspection and mold removal equipment. Cutting edge robotics and mold inspection? Remaining on the edge of technological innovation within the indoor air quality and mold remediation industries is what Miami Mold Specialist well specializes in.

Retired Las Vegas 911 Dispatcher Turns Successful Realtor and Pays it Forward in K-9 Community

HENDERSON, Nev., Dec. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bentley Realty Group is proud to make the North Las Vegas Police Department’s (NLVPD) K-9 unit its community partner. It’s pledged to donate $100 from every real estate transaction that it closes. In October, it started out by donating $2,800 to account for all the deals made prior to the partnership.

VLP Law Group Continues Its Growth with the Addition of Real Estate Partner Craig P. Wood

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Craig P. Wood has joined the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group as a partner based in Los Angeles, California. Mr. Wood’s practice encompasses the representation of institutional investors, private equity sponsors, high net-worth individuals, pension funds, pension fund advisors and private companies in a broad range of real estate projects throughout the U.S.

DocMagic’s Jonathan Kearns Appointed to MISMO Residential Standards Governance Committee

TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that Jonathan Kearns has been appointed to the Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization (MISMO) Residential Standards Governance Committee.

Homebuyer Advisors, LLC of Fort Lauderdale announces the ideal community for Empty Nesters, Sky230 luxury townhomes in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Florida

LAUDERDALE BY THE SEA, Fla., Nov. 27, 2017, (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Homebuyer Advisors, LLC announced today that luxury townhomes in Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida, Sky230 townhomes located at 230 Shore Court, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Florida 33308, are now in phase 3 of construction and will feature move-in ready contemporary townhomes to be delivered in the Fall of 2018. Sky230 is the ideal luxury villas by the sea for Empty Nesters starting at one million dollars.

Homebuyer Advisors, LLC of Fort Lauderdale announces the completion of Marine by the Sea Townhomes in Pompano Beach, Florida

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Homebuyer Advisors, LLC announced today that new construction, Marine by the Sea, townhomes located at 3232 Marine Drive, Pompano Beach, Florida 33062 and 3230 Marine Drive Pompano Beach, Florida 33062 are move-in ready townhomes and available for occupancy. Marine by the Sea townhomes are elegantly custom designed 3-bedroom and 2.5 townhomes with 1-car garages.

Coalition for Responsible Community Development Expands Executive Leadership Team

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Coalition for Responsible Community Development (CRCD), a South LA based non-profit serving the community through youth, workforce and economic development initiatives, is proud to announce the addition of two members to their executive leadership team, Chief Operating Officer Angela LoBue and Chief Real Estate and Economic Development Officer Alejandro Martinez. The increase in senior staff will allow CRCD to develop new programs and initiatives while expanding their footprint.

31 Jurisdictions Across Eastern U.S. Join Simplifile E-recording Network

PROVO, Utah, Oct. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that 31 additional recording jurisdictions throughout the Northeast, Southeast and Mid-Atlantic have signed on to Simplifile’s e-recording platform.

NAMB Releases Housing Outlook: Congress Needs to Make Key Changes

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NAMB, an association that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, has announced its housing outlook and its plans to advocate for change.

National Appraisal Management Company (AMC) Strengthens Market Position

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo., Oct. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pendo, a nationwide appraisal management company (AMC), announced that Paul Wholley has been hired as VP of Sales, responsible for leading the company’s national sales team.

Pendo Makes Enhancements to Its Appraisal Review Tool

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo., Oct. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pendo, a nationwide appraisal management company (AMC), has made enhancements to their Appraisal Review Tool, which is part of their proprietary technology solutions for appraisal management.

Local Castle Featured On WMUR’s Mansion Monday

BEDFORD, N.H., Sept. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bedford, New Hampshire’s Castle on the Hill has caught the attention of WMUR’s Mansion Monday. Recently listed for sale, this luxury residence sits on top of a hill with breathtaking panoramic mountain views. The home got its name from the two stone turrets that grace the front. Molly B. Miller, owner of Mountain Side Properties and listing agent for the Castle on the Hill, was surprised to see the home on Mansion Monday.

MEDIA ADVISORY: ReverseVision Experts Available to Discuss HUD Changes to HECM Reverse Mortgage Program

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The following ReverseVision experts, whose expertise on the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) ranges from HUD guideline interpretation to market analysis to education, are available for interviews regarding HUD’s planned changes to the HECM program.

A Shift in Philly Suburbs Real Estate: Independent Brokerages on the Rise Over Franchises

EXTON, Pa., Sept. 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Springer Realty Group is an up-and-coming independent brokerage that serves clients throughout Pennsylvania. This year alone, they have grown by nearly 50-percent, and they recently opened their fourth office in Blue Bell. Top Chester County PA Realtor Don Dowd is one of the agents that has joined SRG during the past year.

Kennett Square, PA Commercial Real Estate Market is Booming, Says Local Broker

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Aug. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chester County commercial real estate broker Jeff Dowd, an (Associate Broker) at Zommick McMahon Commercial Real Estate, Inc. does about 50 deals a year. This makes him one of the top commercial real estate agents in the greater Philadelphia areas. Jeff has nearly two decades of experience in the industry, and he has done numerous multi-million dollar deals in cities and towns throughout the region.

Southeastern Oklahoma’s Brewer Realty Group Welcomes Brian Allen, Ashley McCain and Olivia Booth to Its Growing Team of Real Estate Agents

DURANT, Okla., Aug. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brewer Realty Group, a fast-growing, local real estate group started in 2013, announces the addition of Brian Allen, Ashley McCain and Olivia Booth to its Durant, Oklahoma team of REALTORS. Brewer Realty Group has continued to attract the attention of the local community it serves by luring the “best in the business” to their group.

Simplifile, Title Guaranty Complete First-Ever E-recording of Hawaii Land Court Document

PROVO, Utah and HONOLULU, Hawaii, Aug. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that Title Guaranty has completed the first-ever e-recording of a Land Court document in the state of Hawaii using Simplifile’s E-recording service. The document, a mortgage, was submitted into the public record on July 26 in a process that took only minutes.

Seventeen Counties Across Midwest, Western United States Join Simplifile E-recording Network

PROVO, Utah, Aug. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced today that 17 additional counties throughout the Midwest and Western United States have joined the Simplifile e-recording network.

EPIC’s National Real Estate Practice Invests in Upgrading Computer Lab for Residents of Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Historic Pullman Wheelworks Apartments

DENVER, Colo., and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Real Estate Practice of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants has contributed $32,000 to Mercy Housing Lakefront to upgrade the computer lab at the Pullman Wheelworks Apartments, offering residents state-of-the art online tools to advance their educational and career goals.

Mid America Mortgage Promotes Kara Lamphere to Chief Operating Officer

ADDISON, Texas, Aug. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today it has promoted former Chief Compliance Officer and Director of Correspondent Lending Kara Lamphere to Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Simplifile’s Vicki DiPasquale Named One of Mortgage Professional America’s Elite Women in Mortgage

PROVO, Utah, July 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that Vice President of Sales Vicki DiPasquale is one of Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine’s 2017 Elite Women in Mortgage.

The John Maxwell Company held The 5 Levels of Leadership Workshop at WorkSocial

JERSEY CITY, N.J., July 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WorkSocial, Jersey City’s premier coworking and shared office space, is excited to announce they were the official host of John Maxwell’s leadership workshop. On June 28, 2017, The John Maxwell Company brought “The 5 Levels of Leadership” Workshop to the area. The event was held in WorkSocial’s newly-opened training space.

Dania Beach CRA Issues RFQ for Real Estate Developer for Downtown City Center

DANIA BEACH, Fla., July 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Dania Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (DBCRA) invites interested parties to participate in a public private partnership and submit qualifications (RFQ) for the redevelopment of property known as the Dania Beach City Center. This 4.5-acre site is owned by the City of Dania Beach.