Real Estate News - Page 8

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



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.

New Book Outlines How to Make Money in This Economy

CALIFON, N.J., Dec. 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the real estate market in flux and money for property investment tight as a drum, this might not be the best time to publish a book on property investment or on ‘how to be a landlord.’ DJV Murphy considered the current market conditions as the backdrop to his latest book ‘So You Want To Be A Landlord: Tales From The Crypt’ (ISBN-13: 978-1461087014). He ventures there is no bad time to invest in property.

Interthinx Hosts Beltway Series Examining the Postelection Housing Outlook

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Dec. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interthinx announced today the success of its second in a series of Washington, D.C., ‘beltway breakfast’ forums dedicated to building confidence in the mortgage markets through a renewed focus on data integrity. ‘The Housing Outlook Postelection’ explored how the Administration and Congress can work together on the future development of solutions and policies that affect the real estate finance industry.

PCM of California, Inc. to Manage San Clemente’s New Providence Community

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Dec. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PCM of California, Inc. (PCM), an Associa company, announced today that it has acquired management duties of San Clemente’s New Providence Community Association, effective December 1.

VLP Expands Real Estate Practice with Addition of Tarun Chandran

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its real estate practice with the addition of Tarun Chandran, who joins as a partner based in Chicago. Mr. Chandran brings considerable experience in commercial real estate and real estate finance transactions to VLP.

Realty AZ Central Seeks ‘Best of the Best’ Real Estate Agent Nominees

PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Realty AZ Central is currently seeking nominees for their 2013 ‘Best of the Best’ real estate agent directory. The company features local market experts that have been nominated by the public and who agree to adhere to Realty AZ Central’s standards of excellence.

PCM of California, Inc. to Manage Mission Viejo’s Highland Park Community

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Nov. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PCM of California, Inc. (PCM), an Associa company, announced today that it has assumed management of Mission Viejo’s Highland Park Homeowners’ Association, effective November 1. The 208-home community is the fifth to be added to PCM’s Orange County management portfolio in recent months. PCM now manages 18 associations in the city of Mission Viejo.

PCM of California Employees Raise $16,230 to Support those in Need this Holiday Season

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Nov. 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Donny Disbro, chief executive officer of PCM of California, Inc. (PCM), announced today that company employees raised more than $16,230 during a series of charitable fundraisers over the past several weeks.

The Compliance Group Provides Mortgage Servicer Risk Management Solutions Including Audit Preparation, Servicing QC, GSE, HUD and CFPB Compliance

SAN MARCOS, Calif., Nov. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading mortgage compliance services provider, The Compliance Group, Inc. (TCG), is offering mortgage servicers its expert compliance and risk services, including regulatory audit preparation, Servicing QC, enterprise risk management (ERM) QC and servicing risk management.

Real Estate Website Empowers Investors Worldwide Via Unbiased Research

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Joe Iannuzzi, founder and CEO of Greatest Boom Ever (GreatestBoomEver.com), always had an interest in the ‘unbiased economic fundamentals’ of real estate. Why is a market good? Why is a market bad? So, he began his research and this educational real estate portal was born.

PCM of California, Inc. to Manage RSM’s Traditions Homeowners’ Association

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Oct. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PCM of California, Inc. (PCM), an Associa company, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to manage the Traditions Homeowners’ Association located in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.

PCM CEO Donny Disbro Offers Best Practices on Mediation for Community Associations at CAI Legal Conference

TEMECULA, Calif., Oct. 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) chief executive officer Donny Disbro addressed community association professionals on Friday on the benefits and pitfalls of mediation as an alternative to costly litigation.

United Wholesale Mortgage Reports Huge Uptick in Originations for Q3

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Oct. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 49 states, announced that it grew its residential lending volume from $1.245 billion in Q2 to $2.019 billion in Q3, representing a 62 percent increase.

Hotel Near Humboldt State University to be Sold – Conversion Opportunity to Brand the Hotel in a Strong Market

ARCATA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HVS Capital Corp (www.hvscapital.com) has been exclusively appointed to sell the former Days Inn in Arcata, Calif. The 78-room property was built in 1975 and operated as an unflagged hotel under the name ‘North Coast Inn.’ The hotel was purchased for $5 million in January 2007 and underwent a refurbishment at that time.

The Crucial Relationship Between Home Ownership Rates and Household Income

MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Analysts and real estate market experts at BankForeclosuresSale.com have just released a revealing new infographic providing home buyers and investors with valuable insight into the causes and effects of the recent housing crisis.

Ramada Plaza Riverside Hotel and Convention Center in Casper, WY to be Sold

CASPER, Wyo., Oct. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HVS Capital Corp (www.hvscapital.com) has been exclusively appointed to sell the Ramada Plaza Riverside Hotel and Convention Center in Casper, WY. The full-service, 200-room property is located in the heart of scenic Casper, Wyoming along the North Platte River, just off Interstate 25.

Luxury is Back for Home Remodeling

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The RemodelOrMove.com Fall 2012 Remodeling Sentiment Report documents a continuing increase in the scale of planned remodels for homeowners.Multi-year highs in the stock market, home prices that are inching up, record low interest rates and pent-up demand for home maintenance are fueling this increase.

Bank of America Violating Multi-State Settlement, Homeowner Alleges

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jay Fenello, a homeowner currently suing Bank of America to prevent an illegal foreclosure of his home, today announced that he has reported the bank to state and Federal regulators for allegedly continuing to violate the terms of the Multi-State settlement.

The Hyde Park Historic Homes Tour Showcases Century-Old Homes this October

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nine homes in the historic Hyde Park Neighborhood will open their doors to the public for the 30th Hyde Park Historic Homes Tour. The homes include mansions, shirtwaists, and an Arts and Crafts bungalow. The tour will be held Friday, October 5 from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, October 6 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and is hosted by the Hyde Park Neighborhood Association (HPNA).

Historic Hotel Durant in Bay Area to Be Sold

BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HVS Capital Corp (www.hvscapital.com) has been exclusively appointed to sell the Hotel Durant in Berkeley, Calif. The 143-room property is a historic, contemporary, boutique hotel adjacent the University of California at Berkeley, within walking distance of all student housing, the newly renovated football stadium and the basketball arena.

Professional Community Management of California, Inc adds Palm Springs Villas II to Management Portfolio

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Aug. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) announced they are managing Palm Springs Villas II Homeowners Association. The community of 476 condominiums offers six large pools, eight spas, tennis courts and a practice putting green.

PCM Employee Builds Home Through Mutual Self Help Project for Color Country Community Housing

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Aug. 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) announced that employee Jeremy Blakely built and moved his family into a new home in Mesquite, NV. The project was through Mutual Self Help by Color Country Community Housing (CCCHI), in partnership with the USDA Rural Development Agency. Blakely works in the facilities department at Sun City Mesquite, which is managed by the company.

PCM’s Sydney Young Earns PCAM(R) Designation

LAS VEGAS, Nev., July 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) announced that Sydney Young, general manager of Sun City Mesquite was awarded the prestigious Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) designation by the Community Associations Institute.