Real Estate News - Page 10

Page 10 of Real Estate News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Ben Itkin Joins Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc.

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, has announced the hiring of Ben Itkin as Senior Trade Desk Executive. In this role, Mr. Itkin will be responsible for co-managing MCT’s Trading Desk operations along with Head Trader and COO, Philip Rasori, as MCT continues to expand its team of mortgage traders due to growth in new client engagements.

United Wholesale Mortgage Implements HARP 2.0

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Dec. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced today that it has successfully implemented the government’s enhancements to the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP 2.0) that went into effect December 1, 2011.

Drumbeat Networks Grows with New Investment

BUFFALO, N.Y., Dec. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Drumbeat Networks, a Buffalo, N.Y.-based service provider of digital lifestyle services, including internet, video and voice services to the multi-family industry, announced today that it has completed its second round of funding.

Searching Moving Companies Made Easy at Got Movers with Its Relaunch

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Searching movers has never been easy for customers who wish to relocate but do not have any information about moving companies. However, thanks to GotMovers.com things have become quite easy as it offers the most professional, appropriate information about moving companies that are operating locally and nationally.

Rental Prices Soaring as Home Values Stay Low

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure Deals, a leading provider of foreclosure listings, news and information, has released new research on home prices and rent values across the nation. Drawn on data collected from regional and local real estate markets, the numbers demonstrate the relationship between the average cost of rent and the average cost of a home purchase in each state, which can help homebuyers choose the best markets in which to invest.

United Wholesale Mortgage Rolls Out Jumbo Loan Product up to $2.5 Million

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Dec. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced today that it has a unique jumbo product with loan amounts up to $2.5 million and LTV’s up to 80 percent. This product is exclusive and has extremely competitive low fixed rates in the mid 4s along with multiple ARM options if the borrowers choose.

Property Management Growth Creates New Jobs

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Dec. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) announced that the company’s 12 percent growth in units managed across Southern California and Southern Nevada, created 55 more jobs and promoted 28 employees, seven of whom now serve on the executive team.

Blue City Chicago Apartments, An Apartment Locating Service Has New Website

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 23, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blue City Chicago Apartments, Inc. has recently launched a re-designed website that offers Chicago apartment renters an easier and faster means to help them find their next apartment.

Conservatory Craftsmen Hired to Restore Splendor to Capitol Hill’s Old Naval Hospital

WASHINGTON D.C., Nov. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Conservatory Craftsmen is honored to have been chosen to work on the Hill Center project with Bell Architects to restore the Old Naval Hospital on Capitol Hill.

*CORRECTED* – Melbourne Florida Property – Commercial Land Auction November 29

MELBOURNE, Fla., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Myers Jackson of United Country Certified Real Estate and Auction, in Cooperation with Bobbie Bockman, D.Basile Real Estate, LLC of Brevard County will offer 47+/- Acres of Melbourne Florida Property in Viera Boulevard Commerce Park at Live Auction On-Site, Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 11 a.m.

Survey4Water Announces New Use for Active Sonar in Finding Underground Water

WILLITS, Calif., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Survey4Water, a full service water resource company, announced this week that it is taking an old technology – active sonar – and applying it to a new use – locating underground water.

United Wholesale Mortgage Launches ‘Easy Qualifier’ Solution for Brokers

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced that it has implemented a proprietary decisioning solution within its broker portal that was custom developed in-house. The new functionality returns accurate pricing and product eligibility on up to ten programs at once with the click of a mouse.

Upland Architects Helps Bring New Life to Tired Retail Center

SWANSEA, Mass., Nov. 11, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Upland Architects, Inc. announced today that it has finished the last in a series of architectural design plans for the comprehensive renovation of RK Swansea Place, located in Swansea, Massachusetts.

Fantastic Pricing on Unbeatable Buda and Austin Homes for Sale from Your Local Builder

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 2, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, the leader in Austin Texas and Central Texas real estate for over forty years, is excited to announce the release of their Capital Series in Meadow Park. This boutique community offers the exceptional quality found in Buffington’s popular Austin homes for sale, the excitement and convenience of metropolitan living with the affordability of suburban pricing – and all that within one of the lowest property tax rates of any community in Buda!

Angry Homeowner Files Lawsuit Against Bank of America as a Pro Se Litigant – Launches OccupyTheCourts.org and ProSeAction.org

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jay Fenello, a homeowner who has been working on a mortgage modification with Bank of America for over 18 months, today announced that he has filed a pro se legal action against the bank, alleging 13 causes of action including Fraud, Bad Faith, Equitable Estoppel, and violating numerous state and local laws, including the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Truth In Lending Act (TILA), and the Real Estate Settlements Procedure Act (RESPA).

Title Insurance Becomes an Important Client Retention Tool for Real Estate Pros

TOMS RIVER, N.J., Oct. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Counsellors Title Insurance Agency, Inc. founder Ralph Aponte sees new value and significance emerging for the role of title insurance, especially within real estate markets that have been impacted by pressures of the recent economic trend.

Quandis Releases New Short Sell Application

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Sept. 29, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management mortgage technology solutions, announced it has released a Web-based short sell application that automates short sell workflows and streamlines communications between servicers, lenders, borrowers and real estate agents. The result is the efficient, effective processing of short sale transactions that can be executed in roughly 60 days.

Buffington Homes Offers Highly Desirable North Austin Homes for Sale at Villages of Hidden Lake

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, a leader in Central Texas and Austin real estate, is excited to offer north Austin homes for sale in Pflugerville’s fastest growing community, Villages of Hidden Lake. Buffington Homes offers new homes in Villages of Hidden Lake from the $130’s to $300’s and home sizes range from 1400 sq. ft. up to 4500 sq. ft. All Buffington Homes are Energy Star certified and tested, meaning Buffington homes use at least 15 percent less energy than a non Energy Star home.

Foreclosure Follows Unemployment in Alabama and Georgia in the First Half of 2011

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank Owned Properties (BankOwnedProperties.org) reports that Alabama and Georgia showed a drop in bank foreclosures in March of 2011 but then spiked upwards in April and continues to grow in both states. Behind this activity is the cumulative effect of foreclosure processing delays which masked the reality of the foreclosure effect. The August numbers reveal what lies behind that veneer.

A Way to Solve the New Home Sales Crisis

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new book, ‘Why People Don’t Buy New Homes’ (ISBN: 978-0-692-01438-7), proposing a solution to improve the numbers of new homes being sold, has just been announced by Sales Superiority Publishing. Written by Steve Weston, a new home salesperson with 30 years experience, this book makes the case that it is possible for builders and their own salespeople to re-energize their sales efforts and improve their sales.

Title Insurance Providing Stability and Continuity to New Jersey Real Estate Industry

TOMS RIVER, N.J., Sept. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Counsellors Title Agency, Inc. principal Ralph Aponte sees title insurance providing a stabilizing force within the New Jersey real estate industry through its function of insuring property title. Consequently, with greater scrutiny being given to each and every aspect of the real estate transaction, increased attention is coming upon the role of title agent in New Jersey and the fiscal position of the insurance carrier.

Professional Community Management of California, Inc. Signs Park Paseo

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Sept. 12, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM), one of the nation’s largest managers of common-interest residential developments, will manage Park Paseo in Irvine, CA. With 625 single-family homes and nine acres of greenbelt space and walking paths, it is one of the largest homeowner associations in the city.

Responsible, Energy Star Certified Homes for Sale in Austin TX

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, the leading builder of homes for sale in Austin TX for over forty years, is excited to announce their devotion to constructing energy efficient homes across Central Texas. With Energy Star Certified and Tested Homes in fifteen communities in central Texas, one does not need to look far to find Austin Texas homes for sale capable of providing an energy efficient, and environmentally friendly, life style while saving thousands in utility bills.

EPIC adds Kathleen Holmes as Senior Account Executive

IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Kathleen ‘Kathy’ Holmes as a senior account executive in its Employee Benefits Division. Kathy brings nearly 25 years of experience in the health insurance and employee benefits industry. She will be based in EPIC’s Irvine, Calif. branch office and report to Steve Vilas, Employee Benefits Division, Chief Operating Officer.

Buffington Homes is Austin’s Largest Locally Owned Homebuilder

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When searching for Austin home builders you will not find many that are locally owned, says Buffington Homes. Austin home builders primarily consist of the large public builders found in any big city USA and very few of these big builders understand Austin Texas real estate and building in central Texas.

Lisa Glenn Joins 360 Mortgage Group as Account Executive for Southeast Region

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately-owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Lisa Glenn to its ranks as an account executive in the Southeast region. Glenn brings more than 20 years of mortgage origination experience.

Professional Community Management of California, Inc. Expands Portfolio to Las Vegas

LAKE FOREST, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM), one of the nation’s largest managers of resort-style living homeowner associations, has expanded into Southern Nevada. PCM was chosen by eight association boards to professionally manage Pulte Group’s Southern Nevada communities in the greater Las Vegas Valley and Mesquite Region that will total nearly 11,000 homes at build-out.

Buffington Homes Offers Energy Star Certified Austin TX Homes for Sale in Silver Leaf

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, the leader in building Energy Star Certified Austin Homes and Austin TX homes for sale has 5 homes available in Silver Leaf. The available homes range in size from 1938 square feet to 3593 square feet and are priced from $194,900 to $269,990. In addition to the 5 available homes, Buffington Homes has added a new floor-plan in Silver Leaf – the Burleson.

Borrowers Fighting June Foreclosure Rise in California and Arizona

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California, Florida, Michigan, Arizona, and Nevada made up more than half of the foreclosure activity in May. According to ForeclosureListings.com, there were 8,828 California foreclosure listings in May and 10,506 in June; an increase of 19.0 percent.

Buffington Homes Offers Unbeatable Homes for Sale in Austin TX at the Highlands at Crystal Falls

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, the leading builder of homes for sale in Austin TX, has 5 homes available in the Highlands of Crystal Falls. These Austin Texas homes for sale range in size from 2,254 square feet to 3,425 square feet and are priced from $249,990 to $305,110. All of the homes are 3 to 4 bedroom homes with 2 to 3 1/2 bathrooms and 2 to 3 car garages.

Los Angeles Home Surveying by Martin Engineering and Surveying

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — You should not buy a residential / commercial property without first obtaining a professional opinion from an engineer/surveyor. ‘In recent years, I have seen many tragic situations resulting from property line assumptions that could be caught in minutes by a professional doing a simple review,’ says Peter Martin of Martin Engineering. Los Angeles County Department of Public Works has recently completed a document scan of their entire survey records; placing them on-line and available at no cost to the public.

Buffington Homes offers Premier Austin Texas Real Estate for Sale in Southpark Meadows

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, a leader in Austin Texas real estate and Austin TX homes for sale, has 7 homes available in Southpark Meadows. These homes range in size from 1,384 square feet to 2,010 square feet and are priced from $203,140 to $221,790. All of the homes are 3 to 4 bedroom homes with 2 to 2 1/2 bathrooms and 2 car garages.

Statewide New York Foreclosures Rise Slightly While New Jersey Drops

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In some of the top cities in United States the underlying unemployment problem shows the impact on homeowners that face foreclosures, despite government programs to help hundreds of thousands nationwide keep their homes. According to BankOwnedProperties, the foreclosure listings showed both drops and rises in the states of New Jersey and New York.

Family Homes at Shadow Creek from the Leader in Austin Real Estate, Buffington Homes

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, the leader in Austin, Texas new homes for sale, is pleased to announce the new Capital Series in Shadow Creek. The Capital Series offers exciting new designs from 1,242 to 2,372 square feet, and pricing from $115,900 to $146,990. Every Buffington Home in Shadow Creek is Energy Star Certified.

Austin Real Estate Company Really Moves – Realty Austin Revolutionizes Movers’ Search for Austin Homes

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As other cities and states are crawling at a snail’s pace toward economic recovery, Austin, Texas has been deemed ‘recession proof’ and boasts the ‘second-strongest job market in the nation.’ The capital of the Lone Star state continues to attract people from all over the world. The city’s fastest growing real estate company, Realty Austin, is shaking up the way these relocators embark on their Austin home search.

Foreclosure Crisis Falling and Rising in Major Cities

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureListings has noticed falling and rising trends in foreclosures in recent months. Why? When the supply of homes outweighs the demand for them, the prices shrink. When the values are attractive enough to investors with enough money to withstand the smaller return on the investment, the supply is reduced and the prices sustain at a present level until the next surge of depressed properties are on the market available at discounted prices.

Foreclosure Drop in Florida and California Does Not Show Recovery

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureWarehouse reports that Florida foreclosed homes in April were down 14.81 percent in Florida than a month ago, and California was down 8.46 percent. Florida had 9,353 Listings in March versus 7,968 listings in April of 2011.

Colorado and Georgia Lead Highest U.S. Foreclosure Listings Increase

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureDataOnline reports that Colorado and Georgia had the highest increase in foreclosure listings, considered the most in the United States from April to May of 2011, reflecting more accurate statistics and reasons challenging the overall appearance of a downward trend over the previous year.

Real Estate Investors Move to Invest in Oil, Breaking Ground for Innovative Investment Niche

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Domestic Development Company announces a compelling real estate investment product that allows people to invest in oil, while yielding the greatest payback, superior tax benefits and long-term cash flow.

Buffington Homes Wins Grand MAX Awards for 2011

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, May 14, 2011, Buffington Homes was awarded the Grand MAX Award for Volume Homebuilder of the Year by the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin, the highest honor a homebuilder in Austin, Texas can receive. This year’s ceremony, at the Renaissance Hotel at the Arboretum, marked the 20th year of recognizing marketing and advertising excellence by the Homebuilders Association of Greater Austin.