Real Estate News - Page 11

Page 11 of Real Estate News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Premier Real Estate in Austin, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes is the market leader for energy efficient new homes for sale in Austin TX. As of April 1, 2011, all new homes for sale in Austin built by Buffington Homes are Energy Star rated and certified by a third party inspector.

Arizona and Colorado Home Foreclosures Rise 10 Percent in April

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureWarehouse.com recently reported that in April, the top five states with more foreclosure opportunities were California, Florida, Colorado, Arizona, and Georgia. From March to April, only Florida saw a decrease at -12.07 percent in foreclosures. California foreclosures increased 4.95 percent, Colorado was up 13.98 percent, Arizona was up 11.96 percent, and Georgia was up 7.22 percent.

Foreclosures in Florida Drops 12 Percent in April – Slowdown Resulted from Robo-sign Problems

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureDataOnline reports that the state of Florida saw a decline in the number of foreclosures from 9,353 in March to 8,224 in April of this year; a 12 percent drop. Of the ten top Florida cities of foreclosures, only Jacksonville had an increase; 1.3841 percent from March to April.

As California Foreclosures Rise, Foreclosure Investment Flourishes

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureDeals, an online leader in the foreclosure listings and foreclosure news industry, revealed that while California foreclosures are up significantly since the beginning of the year, foreclosures in California are taking up to a year to reach the market.

More Expensive Houses Entering Foreclosures

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureListings reports foreclosure home statistics and the average price of a foreclosure home in states and cities that had higher home prices entering foreclosures in the first quarter of 2011.

Premier Real Estate at Silver Leaf in Round Rock

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, leading Central Texas home builders and Austin custom builders for over forty years, is excited to announce the release of their Capital Series homes in Silver Leaf.

More Florida Foreclosures Rejected by Courts

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureDeals, an online leader in the foreclosure listings and information industry, reports that new developments in the Florida foreclosure market could slow the rate of foreclosures drastically statewide. As courts become more reluctant to approve foreclosures and more properties get caught up in lengthy foreclosure proceedings, less homes are going to foreclosure sale.

Property in Costa Rican Paradise Starting at $70K – La Montana at Coco Bay

GUANACASTE, Costa Rica (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Costa Rica Development Group (CRDG) announces the opening of its newest community, La Montana at Coco Bay. La Montana makes the dream of home ownership in a tropical setting a reality. Located along the Pacific Coast between Ocotal and Playas del Coco, La Montana is the latest addition to CRDG’s established residential community of Coco Bay Estates.

Premier Real Estate at Meadow Park in Buda – Buffington Homes Helps New Home Buyers Find Their New Home in Austin Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, the leader in new home Austin Texas and Central Texas construction for over forty years, is excited to announce the release of their Capital Series in Meadow Park. This boutique community offers the excitement and convenience of metropolitan living with the affordability of suburban pricing and one of the lowest property tax rates of any community in Buda.

11 Georgia Business Brokers Named to Million Dollar Club with $40 Million Sold

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a difficult year for business transactions, 13 members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers helped enough business owners buy and sell $40 million worth of businesses to earn membership to the organization’s prestigious Million Dollar Club for 2010.

Premier Austin Texas Real Estate at Southpark Meadows

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, the leader in Austin Texas real estate for over forty years, is excited to announce the release of their new Capital Plus series homes in The Reserve at Southpark Meadows, a master planned community offering the excitement and convenience of urban living with the affordability of suburban pricing.

Changing Market Indicated It Could Be the Best Time to Buy a Foreclosure

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureDeals, an online leader in the foreclosure listings and foreclosure information industry, reports that rising mortgage costs and declining foreclosures in many areas signals that now could be the best chance homebuyers have to save money on discount foreclosure homes.

Some States Provide Best Value for Foreclosure Properties

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureWarehouse.com calls attention to future homeowners to some states with the best price values of foreclosure properties. Foreclosure Warehouse statistics show that the top states that had the lowest prices in the beginning of the 2011 compared to the same time in 2010 reveal advantageous situations for those who are looking for a new property.

California’s Top Cities with Homes in Foreclosure – 2011 A Record Year?

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure Data Online reports data for the top California cities and the change since the previous month. Facing more foreclosures, California, already the region’s number one State for foreclosures reveals the top 10 cities that made the state number one in foreclosures (and its difference between second places).

Top 5 States with More Foreclosures in 2011 from 2010

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureListings.com reports data that shows alarming statistics about five states that had more foreclosures in them from 2010 to 2011 and the average price of a home in foreclosure. Struggling with job losses and loans worth more than their home’s value, almost 5 million borrowers are at least two months behind on their mortgages.

Data Supports Specter of Unemployment Keeping Foreclosures High in Some States

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to The Associated Press’ monthly analysis, higher unemployment and foreclosure rates, especially in South Atlantic and Mountain states, raised the nation’s economic stress in November. This supports the findings from Foreclosure Data Online that confirms Colorado and Florida have more of the top 10 cities listed for the number of foreclosures because these states rely on hard hit tourism, and have recently lost drilling, mining, or construction jobs.

Building Engines and eSight Energy Partner to Provide Real Estate & Facilities Operators Integrated Energy Data Management, Tracking and Response Tools

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Building Engines, provider of a comprehensive web-based operations management solution for owners and managers of all property types, and eSight Energy, developer of a sophisticated energy management software platform, today announced a partnership that enables real estate and facilities managers to measure, track, and act on energy related data.

Dwindling Home Equity Forces Homeowners to Examine Options

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ABCD Publishing announced this week the release of RemodelOrMove.com’s U.S. Homeowner Sentiment Report for Spring 2011. It reveals that homeowners who are interested in remodeling or expanding their homes have limited options. Of the 5,000 homeowners surveyed, today the average amount of home equity is $106,000 compared to $176,000 in 2009.

Eric Gagnon of We Sell Restaurants Named President of Georgia Association of Business Brokers

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Georgia Association of Business Brokers has elected Eric Gagnon of Atlanta, President of We Sell Restaurants as 2011 president of the state’s only professional organization and Multiple Listing Service dedicated to buying and selling businesses and franchises.

Residents of Shelby County May Be at Risk for Mine Subsidence

TOWER HILL, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF) is expanding its consumer education campaign to make residents of Shelby County aware of the possibility that their homes may be built over abandoned mines, which would make them at risk for possible mine subsidence.

West Auctions Announces Industrial Rack Manufacturing Bankruptcy Sale

LODI, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — West Auctions, a commercial and industrial auction company, announces the bankruptcy auction of Excel Storage Products to take place on January 19, 2011. Interested bidders may register to bid from now until 9:00 a.m. PST that same day.

Foreclosure Filings 2010 Statistics Show No Shortage of Foreclosed Homes

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Record numbers of foreclosures hit the market in 2010, as well as record numbers of people looking to buy them, reports Foreclosure Deals, a leading online provider of foreclosure news and information, in a year-end Foreclosure Filings 2010 review. The record-breaking trend of 2009 continued throughout the year, as foreclosures have remained high and many experts are expecting them to climb even higher in 2011.

Finding an Apartment in New York with RealDealNY.com is Now Effortless and Effective

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Finding an apartment in Manhattan just got easier. Real Deal Solutions Inc. announced today the release of its innovative Web site, located at RealDealNY.com, which gives buyers, renters, and agents a real time search platform for locating apartments for rent or sale in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island and the Tri-State area.

U.S. Residential Group Picks Up CMBS Special Servicing Assignment in Texas

CARROLLTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Another CMBS special servicing assignment has been awarded to U.S. Residential Group, Inc. through its Real Estate Services division. The assignment is for management services on Eagles Landing, a recently foreclosed 200 unit garden style apartment community located in Garland, Texas, a suburb of Dallas.

Industry Report Reveals Home Remodeling Projects Shrink as Homeowners Worry; But News Is Not All Bad

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent report released by Remodelormove.com revealed that homeowners continue to scale back on remodeling projects in response to concern over the economy. ‘We release these industry reports every six months based on a survey of 5,000 homeowners who are considering changing their home – either remodeling or moving,’ says Dan Fritschen, founder.

A Hidden Peril in Woodford and Marshall Counties

ROANOKE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Residents of Woodford and Marshall counties are being warned about the possibility of mine subsidence damage occurring to homes built over abandoned, underground mines. The warning is being issued by the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund. According to Kathy Moran of IMSIF, ‘There are three things consumers in these counties should know: the first is that their homes may be at risk for mine subsidence.’

Homes in Livingston County at Risk for Mine Subsidence

PONTIAC, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The risk of mine subsidence is present for many homeowners in Livingston County, and the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF) has initiated a consumer education initiative to address the issue. Mine subsidence occurs in an abandoned mine when a mine roof or pillar collapses, causing the ground above to sink or subside.

U.S. Residential Group Expands Property Base Throughout The United States

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Residential Group – a full-service, fee-based multi-family management company with corporate offices in Texas, California and Connecticut – has been awarded the contracts on over 8,300 units over the last 60 days. Located coast-to-coast, these properties represent the full spectrum of conventional, affordable and special services properties and include both large and small multi-family communities.

McLean County Illinois Property Owners Alerted to Mine Subsidence Risk

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Some homes in McLean County may be at risk for mine subsidence, according to the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF). Mine subsidence occurs in an abandoned mine when a mine roof or pillar collapses, causing the ground above to sink or subside. Homes built in close proximity to these mines are subject to foundation or structural damage, which may cost thousands of dollars to repair.

Hardin and Pope Counties Targeted for Mine Subsidence Education

ROSICLARE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In its continuing effort to educate Illinois property owners, the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF) announced that residents of Hardin and Pope Counties should be aware of the possibility that their homes may be built over abandoned, underground mines, which would make them at risk for possible mine subsidence.

Residents of Henry County May Be at Risk for Mine Subsidence

KEWANEE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF) is expanding its consumer education campaign to make residents of Henry County aware of the possibility that their homes may be built over abandoned mines, which would make them at risk for possible mine subsidence. Mine subsidence occurs in an abandoned mine when a mine roof or pillar collapses, causing the ground above to sink or subside.

PowerFlite Launches Next Stage of Windsor Place Intro Campaign

QUINCY, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advertising, branding and design firm PowerFlite Communications has launched the next stage of its comprehensive brand introduction campaign for Windsor Place of Wilmington, a premium assisted living residence in Wilmington, Massachusetts. Beginning with developing the name and core identity, PowerFlite’s original campaign included everything from radio, print, and sales kits.

Bondroff Realty International Merges into Elite Pacific Properties

HONOLULU, Hawaii (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Elite Pacific Properties, a fast-growing boutique Oahu real estate firm specializing in mid- to high-end real estate, announced today that it has merged with Bondroff Realty International. Christine Bondroff, President of Bondroff Realty, has joined Elite Pacific Properties as Director of Business Development.

Number of Foreclosures in August, 2010 Still Falling

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure Deals, an online leader in the foreclosed homes for sale listings and information industry, announced today that foreclosures increased by 4 percent nationwide during July and still have fallen in the month of August. The month’s total of 325,225 homes represents a 10 percent decrease from foreclosure totals in June 2009, and indicate that the trend of rising bank repossessions is continuing well into the summer.

Prominent REALTOR Kelly Mitchell Joins Elite Pacific Properties as Partner

HONOLULU, Hawaii (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Elite Pacific Properties, a fast-growing boutique Oahu real estate firm specializing in mid- to high-end real estate, added Kelly Mitchell as Partner on August 24, 2010. Mitchell, who ranks among Oahu’s top 3 percent of real estate agents, is a nationally recognized social media enthusiast.

Bank Repossessions Hit Record High

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure-Support, a market-leading source of foreclosed home listings and foreclosure market analysis, reported today that bank repossessions during the second quarter of 2010 topped out at 269,962 properties, the highest ever quarterly total since the foreclosure crisis began. The figure was up 5 percent from the previous quarter, and 38 percent from the second quarter of 2009.

Bank Foreclosure Homes Up 38 Percent in Past Year

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank Foreclosures Sale, an online leader in the bank owned homes listings and foreclosure information industry, announced today that bank foreclosures were up 5 percent in the second quarter of 2010. With 269,960 bank repossessions recorded, a new quarterly record was set for bank repossessions, which are up a staggering 38% from the second quarter of 2009.

Foreclosures Dip 5 Percent in First Half of Year

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure Listings Nationwide, a leading provider of foreclosure listings and foreclosure investment information, announced a nationwide 5 percent decrease in foreclosure properties over the past six months. Much of the decrease occurred during the second quarter of 2010, when foreclosures fell 4 percent from the previous quarter and were up only 1 percent from the second quarter of 2009.

U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode Challenges Kirsten Gillibrand to Debate Across the State

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode (D-NY) today challenged her primary opponent, Kirsten Gillibrand, to a series of debates around New York State prior to the Democratic primary on September 14. Goode will appear on the Democratic primary ballot.

Sandlin Custom Homes Breaks Ground on New Homesites in the Dallas-Fort Worth Market

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Signs of a recovering market are becoming more evident. The number of homes and developed lots continues to decrease steadily. One of Dallas-Fort Worth’s major homebuilders is doing what seemed impossible 18 month ago – rolling out an entire new phase in one of their most popular north Texas communities.