Real Estate News - Page 12

Page 12 of Real Estate News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Foreclosure Listing Website Helps Real Estate Investors to Find Best Bargains

MIAMI, Fla., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many Americans have been awaiting the results of the recent bank stress tests which served to clarify banks’ capital needs. The results revealed that many banks won’t get a high enough price for their mortgage-related debt. As a result, Bank Foreclosures Sale has an extensive database of bank foreclosures and cheap houses for sale.

ForeclosureDeals Reacts to the Current Home Foreclosure Crisis

MIAMI, Fla., April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureDeals announces that their comprehensive foreclosure listing website continues to provide people with significant foreclosure listing leads. The most recent move to meet the foreclosure crisis was the Treasury Department’s announcement that it is taking the first steps of action in addressing the loan modification program.

Nation’s Top Foreclosure Site Reports New Foreclosure Rate Data

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure Listings has been carefully following the effects of the economic package and reports that foreclosure numbers continue to surge. The most recent news was the president’s introduction of the Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan.

4Sale4Now.com Introduces First-of-its-Kind Method of Selling Real Estate

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reflecting the theme of the innovative web site, sellers set a starting price for their property, and the price gradually drops over time if it is not sold. Sellers also place a sign of their online listing in their front yard. The foreclosure crisis continues to escalate, and the real estate market remains sluggish like the economy. Believing that traditional sales methods are not working, Joe Elias has created an innovative way for sellers to market their homes via 4Sale4Now.com.

Foreclosures Increase Over 80-percent in 2008

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure Listings, one of the largest foreclosure listings providers, reports a total of 3,108,364 foreclosure filings in 2008 – auction sale notices, bank repossessions, and default notices – 1,275,791 U.S. Properties over the course of the year; an 82-percent increase in all properties from 2007, and a 240-percent increase in the total number of properties from 2006.

President Obama Brings Hope to Home Foreclosure Market

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — President Obama is now in the oval office and the time to begin delivering on campaign promises begins now. That’s why BankForeclosuresSale, an online foreclosure listing provider, announces they are ready for action.

Rebuilding America Twenty Dollars at a Time

DENVER, Colo., Dec. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The nation is at an economic crossroads. Rebuilding the country’s infrastructure is being considered to jump start jobs and the economy. So, where does the average person fit in to this equation? Rebuilding of America announces an ambitious program that joins Americans together. Anyone with $20 can join in multi-million dollar Rebuilding of America projects.

SaleAMP’s Breakthrough Pay-for-Performance Marketing Service to Fuel Real Estate Rebound

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SaleAMP(TM), a cutting-edge marketing and software company, today announced a unique pay-for-performance real estate marketing service for condo developers, large home builders and real estate related banks, nationwide. The service, based on proprietary internet marketing tools and techniques, has produced tens of thousands of buyer prospects and sales in a matter of months.

Savvy Homeowners Are Turning the Table on Lenders

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — National Loan Audits announced today that since only a fraction of distressed homeowners needing a loan modification are getting the help they need, borrowers should obtain a Forensic Loan Document Audit to determine if their lender complied with all federal and state regulations when preparing their loan documents.

Agent Influence Meets Market Demand for Local Knowledge

LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After years of managing national interactive marketing campaigns for some of the largest real estate firms in the country, Agent Influence’s seasoned management team knew that making tested high end web applications, technologies and tools available to local agents would provide them with an extraordinary advantage in their own communities.

Lone Star Brewery to Reopen as Mixed-Use Living Destination

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — B. Knightly Development, an Austin-based residential and mixed-use development company today announced completion of the purchase of the historic Lone Star Brewery and the commencement of development operations. Plans are already underway to convert the massive 23-acre site into a modern living destination complete with 190 residential units, an Olympic size pool and on-site amenities.

Two American Families Passionate About Costa Rica’s Guanacaste Gold Coast are Creating an Innovative Residential Resort Community Overlooking the Pacific

Playas del Coco, Costa Rica, July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On 139 acres of lush, forested mountainside looking out on the Pacific Ocean in Costa Rica’s spectacular Guanacaste Province, Jim and Gina Correll and their CR Development Group partners Julian and Karen Rembert are developing Coco Bay Estates.

IntroIn.com Beta Release Invites Apartment Seekers and Renters to Exchange Information

MCLEAN, Va., June 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iSquare, Inc. announces the launching of a public beta web site that promises to make apartment seeking and dwelling more fun and effective. The new web site, introin.com, provides existing renters with referral bonuses from their community management company while providing apartment seekers with the inside scoop and consolidated listings of referrals and sublets in a single click.

Title Data Settles Dispute with the Texas Attorney General

HOUSTON, Texas, May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Title Data, Inc. of Houston, Texas today announced the amicable resolution of an inquiry into its business model by the office of the Texas Attorney General. In December of 2005 the Texas Attorney General began an examination of Title Data to determine whether its method of operation of automated land title evidence plants constituted anticompetitive conduct.

Flagler County, Florida: All Indications Now is the Time to Invest

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., April 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Schaffer Realty Group is recommending to retirees, second home and vacation home purchasers, investors and home buyers to take a close look at Flagler County/Palm Coast as now is the time to purchase. The window of opportunity for smart home buyers and real estate investors to own property in Flagler County/Palm Coast Florida at the bottom of the market is now.

BidaBingers Sell Faster with Real Estate Auctions

MIAMI, Fla., April 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The team at BidaBing Corporation announces the launch of a new real estate auctioning application and nicknames their agent members ‘BidaBingers.’ REALTORS(R), buyers, lenders and sellers are all invited to list and bid on foreclosures, short sales, estate sales and other distressed properties.

Hundreds of Philadelphia-area Homeowners to Receive Foreclosure Prevention Help at Free, Walk-in Workshops with Mortgage Lenders and Counselors

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., March 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Philadelphia-area homeowners at risk of foreclosure will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with their mortgage lender at the free HOPE NOW Home Preservation Workshop on Tuesday, April 1. Philadelphia is one of the early stops of this campaign offering the HOPE NOW workshops, co-sponsored by NeighborWorks(R) America.

Selling Your Business is Possible in Tough Times

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The California economy may be struggling, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to sell a business. Members of the California Association of Business Brokers (CABB) are seeing a strong future for business sales within the state.

Hundreds of Ohio Homeowners to Receive Foreclosure Prevention Help at Free, Walk-in Workshops with Mortgage Lenders and Counselors

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio homeowners at risk of foreclosure will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with their mortgage lender at the free HOPE NOW Homeownership Preservation Workshop this Sunday, March 30. Ohio is the second state offering the HOPE NOW workshops, co-sponsored by NeighborWorks(R) America, as part of a national tour aimed at giving struggling homeowners face time with their lender to develop a possible loan modification or financial plan to avoid foreclosure.

Whisper Mountain Property Chosen for Southern Living Magazine’s Eco-Friendly 2008 Green Idea House

MARSHALL, N.C., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whisper Mountain, located outside of the city of Asheville in the heart of western North Carolina, is a community where conservation and preservation meet. That’s why Southern Living has chosen this community as the location for their first 2008 green Idea House.

SE Florida Better Business Bureau Buys New Digs!

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Feb. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Better Business Bureau of Palm Beach County closed on the recent acquisition of an 11,000 square foot office complex in West Palm Beach. ‘This property is the perfect location for the Bureau, as it is centrally located and has exceptional access to Interstate 95 which is the main North-South corridor,’ noted Keyes Company Realtors Commercial Broker Gary Vonk, who represented the seller.

Thomas J Bradley and Associates to Acquire Approximately $30,000,000 in Restaurants

CHICAGO, Ill. – Feb. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As Chicago’s specialist for restaurant and tavern transactions, Tom Bradley, Broker, will be seeking a ‘multi-location transaction’ or the purchase of a small restaurant chain. Thomas J Bradley & Associates owns and operates the BradleyBrokers.com website which generates Illinois’ largest, most targeted, web traffic in this brokerage segment.

Martha Rose Construction, Inc. Joins U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Bodman to Launch Builders’ Challenge in Orlando, Fla.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Martha Rose Construction, Inc., joined today with U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman to announce a new national energy-saving initiative – the U.S. Department of Energy’s Builders Challenge. Martha Rose was at the Builders Challenge kick-off event held at the International Builders Show in Orlando, Florida.

Global Quarters Launches World’s First Fractional Ownership Brokerage

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Jan. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global Quarters, Inc. has announced its formation as the world’s first fractional ownership brokerage, addressing changing trends in the international real estate marketplace. ‘Three things are changing where and how Americans buy real estate: retiring baby boomers, inherited wealth and technology,’ says Global Quarters’ founder and veteran real estate broker Paula Gold-Nocella.

U.S. Facilities, Inc. Announces New COO

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Facilities, Inc. (USF), a leading facilities maintenance and infrastructure support services firm based in Philadelphia, has announced Mr. William H. McAfee, III as its new Chief Operating Officer. The announcement, which was issued on Tuesday by the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, James C. Dobrowolski, will take effect immediately.

Parents Will Pay For Better Neighborhoods, But Can They Find Them?

PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Parents are concerned that their children are not playing outside, and they are willing to pay a lot of extra money for a house in a better neighborhood. That’s the conclusion of a new survey published on Playborhood.com, an online community for parents who want their children to play outside in their neighborhoods.

American Business Advantage Partners with Loan Service to Save People’s Homes

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – July 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New troubles in the sub-prime segment of the U.S. housing market have made some Americans fearful of losing their homes. As a result, American Business Advantage has partnered with the Community Loan Service Center to launch a national foreclosure prevention program.

Realty Austin Innovators Shape Agency for Success in Austin’s Fast-moving Luxury Home Sales Market

AUSTIN, Texas – June 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One of the first things you notice about Jonathan and Yvette Boatwright is how genuinely cool they are. Owners of the fast-emerging luxury residential marketing organization Realty Austin, the Boatwrights are quintessential Austin A-listers, affable, intelligent, entrepreneurial and passionate about the business they run.

Value of Eco-Friendly Homes Heats Up With Discussion of Global Warming

SEATTLE, Wash. – May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With global warming at center stage in the current political debate, many homeowners are debating over ways to make their own homes more environmentally friendly. ‘The good news for buyers and sellers who is that green homes cost less to operate and maintain,’ reports real estate expert Adrian Willanger.

PropertyNut Agent Members Find PropertyNut.com VERY Valuable

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Mar. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PropertyNut LLC announced today that, after two years of development, PropertyNut.com launched in the Arizona market in February as ‘the Internet Real Estate Marketplace.’ The design of PropertyNut.com is intuitive, un-intimidating and has generated an amazing return visitor rate (RVR) of over 50 percent.

U.S. Facilities, Inc. Awarded Contract for Management Services at the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Jan. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) awarded U.S. Facilities, Inc. (USF) a five-year contract for facilities management and maintenance services at the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building (TMFJB) in The District of Columbia.

U.S. Facilities, Inc. Awarded Contract to Manage New Unified Communications Center in District of Columbia

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Oct. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The District of Columbia Government awarded U.S. Facilities, Inc. (USF) a five-year contract to manage the Unified Communications Center. The UCC is one of the nation’s premier large, integrated call centers and public safety/emergency response facilities.

Imaginative Development Brings New Homes, Resort Living, Event Center and 4-Diamond Lodge to Wimberley, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas – Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Homebuyers looking for a weekend getaway or active retirement residence can end their search in Wimberley, Texas, just 45 minutes southwest of Austin. There, a partnership of commercial and residential builders and developers will bring RiverRock Resort & Residences to market in the next two months.

Yuvie, Inc. Announces New Website That Helps Home Buyers Find Open Houses and Home Owners and Realtors(R) List Open Houses

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Sept. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new site on the World Wide Web, YUVIE.com, enables prospective home buyers to search for open houses – and request a private showing. Yuvie.com allows homebuyers to identify personalized searches and store them for future reference all from the comfort of home. No more wasting gas, scouting neighborhoods and driving all weekend searching for that perfect house.

LocaModa Announces StreetSurfer for Real Estate Dashboard

BOSTON, MA – July 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LocaModa, Inc., a technology company powering ‘The Web Outside,’ today announces the release of StreetSurfer for Real Estate Dashboard. StreetSurfer for Real Estate allows consumers to use any mobile phone like a remote control to browse internet-connected screens in real estate brokerage front windows.

Unique Conservation Development Project Launched in the North Carolina Mountains Near Asheville

ASHEVILLE, NC – May 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the midst of rapid real estate development growth in Western North Carolina, one person has come up with a novel approach for keeping this magnificent mountain land wild and natural. John Myers of Hickory Nut Forest, LLC, who has spent the past 18 years protecting over 20,000 acres for parks and trails, has designed a unique conservation development project in Hickory Nut Gorge, just 17 miles from Asheville.

Marion Freedman, Realtor(R) Announces That She is now an Associate with Keller Williams(R) Realty Blue Bell

UPPER DUBLIN, PA – Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marion Freedman, Realtor(R) is pleased to announce that she is now an associate with Keller Williams(R) Realty Blue Bell. Ms. Freedman, a licensed real estate broker has been successfully servicing the Montgomery county community for three years. Marion Freedman has recently acquired the Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR) designation is now even better equipped to handle a real estate customer’s needs.

Top U.S. Converter Montecito Enters Medical Properties Market with Major Multi-Property MOB Acquisition

JACKSONVILLE, FL and NEWPORT BEACH, CA – Apr. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Montecito Medical Investment Realty, LLC, the medical property acquisition affiliate of Montecito Property Company, LLC, in a joint venture with Buchanan Street Partners of Newport Beach, CA has acquired a 14-building, 583,912 square foot medical office portfolio in a deal which closed on Monday. Montecito acquired the portfolio from the Florida-based Greenfield Group. The properties, which are on campus and adjacent to hospital complexes, are located in Florida, Virginia, Arizona and Indiana.

Sell Outs Take More than 90 Minutes in Today’s Market, But Developer Predicts 80% of Latest Phoenix Condo Project Will Sell Opening Weekend

PHOENIX, AZ – Mar. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Confident anticipation is running high as the grand opening approaches for the impressive La Terraza at Biltmore community. The development is Montecito Property Company’s latest upscale Phoenix condominium conversion. Montecito is nationally recognized as the fastest growing and second-largest condo conversion company in the U.S.

MyHalfHouse.com Launches Matchmaking Service for Real Estate Investment Partnerships

SAN LUIS OBSIPO, Calif. – August 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MyHalfHouse.com today announced the launch of their premier real estate investor destination – www.MyHalfHouse.com – a web-based business designed to connect individual investors from around the world for the purpose of forming successful real estate investment partnerships.