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Page 8 of Real Estate News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



VLP Law Strengthens its Real Estate Practice with the Addition of Jane Imperatore and Michael Kass

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Jane Imperatore and Michael Kass as partners with an emphasis on Construction Law and Affordable Housing.

FirstClose Announces Expanded Portfolio Review Service

AUSTIN, Texas, May 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FirstClose, an Austin, Texas-based mortgage technology service provider, announced today the expansion of its Portfolio Review Service for current home values, liens and encumbrances. Lenders can now access a detailed asset valuation that meets compliance requirements, but also exceeds expectations with a summary of the featured properties’ transactional histories.

Wisconsin Home and Land Buyers Can Get Paid: The IDX Store Returns 100 Percent of Their Commission

OMRO, Wis., April 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The IDX Store, a division of Great White Enterprises, LLC, will return 100 percent of its commission that is collected at Wisconsin home and land closings.

United Wholesale Mortgage Launches Non-QM Program to Accommodate Jumbo Borrowers

TROY, Mich., April 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation’s largest wholesale lenders, announced that it launched a new program called ‘Big and Easy Plus,’ which is designed for non-QM Jumbo loans.

Spring Home Sales Grow with Top RE/MAX REALTOR – Newsome Team REALTORS

TIPP CITY, Ohio, April 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On March 24, 2014, Newsome Team REALTORS(R) was awarded the prestigious award as one of the Top Ten Teams of RE/MAX of Southern Ohio for 2013. This area includes the Dayton, Cincinnati, and Northern Kentucky area and a total of 64 REALTOR(R) teams.

The Future for Real Estate is Here: The IDX Store in Wisconsin Leads the Way

OMRO, Wis., April 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Traditionally, when buyers purchase a home, they enter into a Buyer Agency Representation Agreement with a real estate brokerage. Upon purchase, the broker, Buyer’s agent, will receive the compensation offered by the owner or owner’s agent, the listing broker. Not anymore. Paul Landig, broker, president Great White Enterprises, LLC, had a vision that’s now become a reality: The IDX Store.

Radisson Hotel Corning to be sold by HVS Capital

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HVS Capital Corp (HVSCC) has been exclusively appointed to sell the 177-room Radisson Hotel Corning, located in the picturesque Finger Lakes Region of New York. This full-service hotel possesses more than twice the meeting capacity of any other hotel in the market, spacious guest rooms and a full-complement of services and amenities. Guests can dine at the three-meal Grill 1-2-5 or enjoy a cocktail at Steuben Bar.

Midland Resort and Convention Center to be Sold

MIDLAND, Mich., March 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HVS Capital Corp has been exclusively appointed to sell the 235-room Midland Resort and Convention Center in Midland, Michigan. This full-service hotel possesses nearly double the meeting space of any other property in the market, along with a sizable indoor recreation area that includes a lap pool, a whirlpool, a fitness room, a children’s play area and a game room.

IDS Mortgage Document Preparation System Now Fully Supports E-Signatures for FHA Documents

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS) announced its flagship doc prep system idsDoc is fully capable of supporting electronic signatures for Federal Housing Administration (FHA) documents. The FHA announced on Jan. 30 that it would accept e-signatures on documents associated with FHA-insured loans.

Home Owners Now Can Build the Loan They Want with Shore Mortgage ‘Flex Term’

TROY, Mich., Feb. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Right now, loan officers at Shore Mortgage – one of a select group of home lenders operating in all 50 states – are counseling clients on a new mortgage option that allows home owners to customize both the length of the loan and the payment like never before imagined.

Forsythe Appraisals Successfully Utilizing Global DMS’ eTrac Platform for Appraisals

LANSDALE, Pa., Feb. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, the leading provider of Web-based compliant valuation management software, announced that Forsythe Appraisals, LLC, the largest independent provider of residential real estate appraisals in the United States, is leveraging the eTrac Enterprise platform to manage appraisal ordering, tracking and review for all of its branch offices covering 40 major metropolitan areas across the country.

EPIC’s Jim Gillette Honored as a 2014 Risk and Insurance Retail Industry Power Broker

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a nationally expanding retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that Jim Gillette has been named as a 2014 Risk and Insurance Retail Industry Power Broker. In addition to Gillette, Kathleen Felderman, managing principal and the leader of EPIC’s national real estate practice, was also recognized as a 2014 Real Estate Industry Power Broker Finalist.

United Wholesale Mortgage Launches UWM Track, an Innovative Communication Tool for Brokers and REALTORS

TROY, Mich., Feb. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), the nation’s largest wholesale lender, today announced that it rolled out UWM Track, which assists brokers in providing current status on loans to REALTORS(R). The efficiency and visibility the solution offers eliminates communication issues and facilitates the broker’s ability to forge stronger relationships with REALTORS(R), thus increasing business.

Halo Companies, Inc. Taps Titan Lenders Corp. for Secure REO Collateral/Document Custody

DENVER, Colo., Feb. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage fulfillment outsource services expert Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan) announced it has been selected by nationwide distressed asset firm Halo Companies, Inc. (OTCQB: HALN), to retain custody of documents and collateral related to distressed asset purchases for its clients.

Vanguard Funding LLC Vice President, Robert Jayne, Earns Prestigious National Mortgage Industry Certification

GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Jan. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Robert Jayne, Vice President of Vanguard Funding LLC, has joined the elite group of mortgage professionals to attain standing as a nationally recognized Certified Reverse Mortgage Professional (CRMP). The National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association (NRMLA) has granted Jayne this distinguished certification as he has demonstrated he is confident in his skills, competent in practice, educated, ethical and involved in the advancement of the reverse mortgage industry.

The So-Cal Remodelers Council Releases Their 2014 Schedule

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In looking ahead to the New Year, the BIA Southern California Remodelers Council and staff are excited to announce their up-coming educational programs as well as their business building opportunities for 2014.

From Coast to Coast, Shore Mortgage Now Offering Home Loans in All 50 States

TROY, Mich., Oct. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Shore Mortgage, a fast-growing, direct-to-consumer online mortgage lender focused on service and speed, today announced that the firm is licensed to originate and service mortgages in all 50 states. This makes Shore Mortgage, a division of United Shore Financial Services, part of a select group of direct lenders with nationwide coverage.

Quandis Expands its Footprint in the Valuations Space via System-to-System Integrations

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Oct. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, announced that it developed a number of different new integrations between its clients and the technology platforms that are used to place and securely transmit data on completed valuation orders.

Josh Ream Joins Wholesale Trading Co-Op in Atlanta

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) announced today that property brokerage veteran Josh Ream has joined the firm as Vice President/Property Broker.

Miller-Valentine Group Proudly Welcomes US Senator Chuck Grassley at the Grand Opening of Meadow Vista Communities in Iowa

ALTOONA, Iowa, Aug. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Miller-Valentine Group is proud to announce the grand opening of Altoona’s most desirable affordable housing development, Meadow Vista Communities. The ceremony will be held on Friday, August 9, 2013. A pre-event reception will start at 2:30 p.m. and the Grand Opening Event will start at 3:30 p.m. at 1806 28th Avenue SW in Altoona, IN 50009.

Global DMS Integrates its Valuation Management Platform with DataQuick’s Collateral Validation Solution

LANSDALE, Pa., July 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, the leading provider of Web-based compliant valuation management software for the mortgage industry, announced that its valuation management software is integrated with DataQuick(R), a provider of advanced real estate information solutions powered by data, analytics and decisioning. The integration taps DataQuick’s Collateral Validation (CV) analytics to render accurate valuations by utilizing in-depth area-based metrics.

Appraisal Nation Grows Business by more than 1,000 Percent in Just 12 Months with the Help of Global DMS

LANSDALE, Pa., June 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, the leading provider of Web-based compliant valuation management software, announced that Appraisal Nation, one of the country’s fastest growing national appraisal management companies (AMCs), reported that since implementing Global DMS’ eTrac platform it has increased the number of appraisals it was able to process by more than tenfold.

EPIC adds Power Brokers Kathleen Felderman and Jonathan Griffiths and launches Denver office

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that brokers Kathleen Felderman and Jonathan Griffiths have joined the firm. Felderman, who has received national recognition as a Real Estate industry ‘Power Broker’ in 2008, 2010, and 2011 joins EPIC as national real estate practice leader and managing principal.

Biscayne Bay to Expand its International Real Estate Activity into Palm Beach County

MIAMI, Fla., May 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Biscayne Bay, an international broker headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil, announced its intention to expand its real estate activity to include Palm Beach County, starting today.

Sioux City Hotel and Conference Center to Be Sold

SIOUX CITY, Iowa, May 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HVS Capital Corp has been exclusively appointed to sell the Sioux City Hotel and Conference Center in Sioux City, Iowa, a 193-room hotel connected by skyway to the Convention Center and Mercy Medical Center. The property is 12 stories tall and includes 13,300 square feet of meeting space, featuring the best views in town from its top floor ballroom.

Interthinx 2012 Yearly Report Highlights Geographical Shift in Mortgage Fraud Risk

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., April 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interthinx, a leading provider of comprehensive risk mitigation solutions for the financial services industry, has released its annual Mortgage Fraud Risk Report, a report covering data and trends based on analysis of loan applications processed in 2012 by the Interthinx FraudGUARD(R) system.

Vermont Company Launches New Product Line of Tiny Houses

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt., April 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamaica Cottage Shop announced this week that it’s not just about sheds and storage spaces anymore…its new line of eco-friendly, tiny houses is getting attention from around the country.

Titan Lenders Corp. Adds Platinum Data RealView Automated Appraisal Underwriting Solution

DENVER, Colo., April 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage fulfillment outsource services expert Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan) now offers Platinum Data Solution’s RealView automated underwriting appraisal tool to its growing clientele of mortgage lenders and related residential finance service providers, including servicers, investors and state housing finance agencies (HFAs).

Barski-Katinsky Real Estate Announces Virtual Open Houses

COLLINGSWOOD, N.J., April 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to a recent study, 78 percent of homebuyers begin their search online. With ever-improving technology, this number is growing rapidly. Barski-Katinsky Real Estate, a tech driven, South Jersey real estate company, focused on creating an outside the box approach to buying and selling real estate, announces the recent launch of its Virtual Open House platform.

International Document Services Breaks Its Mortgage Document Preparation Volume Records in 2012

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International Document Services (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, saw an unprecedented period of record month-over-month volume in 2012. In addition, the firm also experienced increased demand for its initial disclosure services.

Lodge and Spa at Breckenridge to be Sold

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo., March 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HVS Capital Corp has been exclusively appointed to sell the Lodge and Spa at Breckenridge in Colorado, a 45-room Lodge that has been lauded by Conde Nast, Expedia and Fodor’s.

Bank of Southern California Acquires Bank Building

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After more than two years of leasing their La Quinta office, Bank of Southern California announced that they have acquired the space permanently from the FDIC. At the end of 2010, Bank of Southern California began leasing the space, as well as another location in Palm Springs, when it acquired the two branch offices from Palm Desert National Bank.

1000th Single Family Residence Purchased by Citivest Inc.

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Citivest Inc., a leading full service real estate investment company, has recently purchased its one thousandth single family residence (SFR) for its short term flip and long term rental property investment program.

Sterling McGregor joins Dealpoint Merrill as Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dealpoint Merrill (subsidiary of The Merrill Group of Companies), a regional owner and operator of ‘value added’ adaptive reuse properties, retail conversions and investments, is proud to announce Sterling McGregor has joined the company as Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer.

Interthinx National Mortgage Fraud Risk Index Now at Highest Level since 2009

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Feb. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interthinx, a leading provider of comprehensive risk mitigation solutions for the financial services industry, has released its quarterly ‘Mortgage Fraud Risk Report,’ covering data collected in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Industry Veteran Launches New Home Nexus

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Home building industry veteran Elliot Light announced today the formation of New Home Nexus (www.newhomenexus.com). New Home Nexus is a marketing, sales and advertising firm that connects buyers and builders, maximizing consumer satisfaction and builder success. From initial due diligence to final sale, New Home Nexus will serve homebuilders, investors, asset managers and financial institutions throughout Southern California.

PCM of California, Inc. Nominated for 17 Prestigious Community Association Industry Awards

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Feb. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PCM of California, Inc. (PCM), an Associa company, announced today that eight employees as well as nine volunteers in company-managed communities have been nominated for ‘Orange County Excellence in Community’ Awards presented by the Orange County Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAIOC).

Charleston SC Real Estate Website Focuses on Buyers

CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Carolina One and the Historic Charleston Group announced this week the launch of a new website that promises to deliver valuable and practical information to buyers in the Charleston, South Carolina real estate market.

Texas Mortgage Bankers Association Announces 2013 Southern Secondary Market Conference

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Texas Mortgage Bankers Association (TMBA) today announced that its annual Southern Secondary Market Conference – dubbed ‘Connections Focused on Your Future’ – will be held at the Marriott Woodlands Waterway Hotel and Convention Center in Houston, Texas on February 12-14, 2013.

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

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nine members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers helped entrepreneurs buy and sell more than $40 million worth of small and medium businesses in 2012. ‘The Georgia market for buying and selling businesses remains strong with a large number of buyers with the financial ability to make significant purchases,’ said GABB’s 2013 President Matt Slappey.