Real Estate News - Page 8

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



DocMagic Selected by PHH Mortgage to Further Enhance its Compliance Capabilities

TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced that PHH Mortgage (PHH), one of the largest providers of residential mortgages in the United States, has signed a multi-year license agreement to use its expansive set of products to help ensure compliance with the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule.

VLP Law Group Continues Growth with the Addition of Affordable Housing Partner Tamara L. Osborne

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Tamara L. Osborne has joined the firm’s Affordable Housing and Community Development Practice as a partner based in Los Angeles.

ReverseVision Spotlights Directors Mortgage for HECM Reverse Mortgage Origination to Portland, Oregon Sports Executive

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, Inc. today announced it is spotlighting a HECM reverse mortgage origination by Oregon-based Directors Mortgage, a Pacific-Northwest focused full service mortgage banking firm, as it illustrates an ideal application of the product that allows qualified homeowners age 62 or older to access a portion of their home equity as a financial resource, and eliminates the need to make house payments.

Eco-Friendly Sprinkler Systems Save Water and Avoid Drought Violations

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sprinkler Repair Guy keeps customers green by being green. How? They set customers up with automated sprinkler systems that are 100 percent water efficient and ensure that residential and commercial customers are not in violation of California drought violations.

EPIC’s National Real Estate Practice presents Mercy Housing with $26,000 to fund summer youth program and improvements

DENVER, Colo., Aug. 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Thursday, July 30, the National Real Estate Practice of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants presented its charity of choice, Mercy Housing, with a check for $26,000.

Homewood Suites – Seattle/Lynnwood Sold to RLJ Lodging Trust

SEATTLE, Wash., July 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kennedy and Mohn announced today that they represented Legacy Hospitality, an Albuquerque based hotel development and operating company, in the sale of the 170-room Homewood Suites by Hilton, Seattle/Lynnwood. The hotel was acquired by RLJ Lodging Trust for $37.9 million or approximately $223,000 per key.

John Cannon Homes sells ‘The Avianna’ at The Concession for $2.3 million

SARASOTA, Fla., July 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Avianna, a luxury model home built by John Cannon Homes at The Concession Golf Club and Residences, has sold for $2.3 million. The 4,954-square-foot estate opened as a model in November 2014.

United Wholesale Mortgage Launches Interest-Only Financing for Homeowners

TROY, Mich., July 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing wholesale lenders, has announced an interest-only financing program available to qualified borrowers who utilize UWM’s extensive broker network for their mortgage needs.

Local RE/MAX Agent Recognized as Among Top 1 percent in National Report

CHICAGO, Ill., July 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mike Kravitz with RE/MAX Premier Properties is among 2,090 RE/MAX agents and teams featured in the 2015 REAL Trends ‘America’s Best Real Estate Agents’ report. The agents included in the survey represent less than 1 percent of all real estate practitioners in the United States. Kravitz has more than 20 years of experience in the Chicago market.

Mortgage Market Index Enhanced with OpenClose Data

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. and DALLAS, Texas, July 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose(R), an enterprise-class, multi-channel, end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider, announced that it is now delivering weekly data for the U.S. Mortgage Market Index, an indicator of upcoming mortgage originations that is published by Mortgage Daily, a leading online news and data source for the mortgage industry.

Mountain America Credit Union and Pavaso Host July 16 TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) Boot Camp for Salt Lake City REALTORS

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, July 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mountain America Credit Union (MACU) and Pavaso, a provider of innovative real estate technology, are co-hosting a ‘boot camp’ for Salt Lake City area REALTORS(R) about how the CFPB’s TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule will affect both their business and the home buying experience of their customers.

Residential Market Sustains Strength Predicted by Veros’ Latest 12-Month Forecast Update

SANTA ANA, Calif., July 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Veros Real Estate Solutions (Veros), an award-winning industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, reports that the residential market continues in a positive trajectory, with a greater percentage of markets expected to increase in value over the next 12 months, moving upwards to 90% from last quarter’s 86%.

ShortSave Adds Mortgage Servicer Dashboard Tools, Borrower Document Fulfillment/eSignatures

MONUMENT, Colo., June 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ShortSave, Inc., the provider of an award-winning borrower-facing mortgage default servicing system, announced it has made several upgrades to its platform to improve analytics and compliance tracking for servicers, as well as enhancements to the borrower experience.

The Mortgage Collaborative Enters Partnership with Fannie Mae to Support Small, Mid-Sized Mortgage Originators

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), an independent lending cooperative serving small and mid-sized mortgage lenders and community-based lending institutions, and Fannie Mae agreed upon enhancements to the benefits offered to TMC members that were announced earlier in the year through a strategic partnership agreement.

IDS, Pavaso Partner to Create End-to-End Digital Mortgage Closing Environment

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah and PLANO, Texas, May 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS) and Pavaso, a provider of innovative real estate technology, announced the two firms have entered into a partnership. Through this alliance, the two firms will develop an integration between Pavaso’s Digital Close(TM) electronic closing platform and IDS’s flagship doc prep system idsDoc.

Veros Delivers First Direct Connection to FHA’s Electronic Appraisal Delivery Portal

SANTA ANA, Calif., May 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Veros Real Estate Solutions (Veros), an award-winning industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, announced today that lenders and technology vendors interested in the option of implementing a direct connection to FHA’s recently announced Electronic Appraisal Delivery (EAD) portal for electronic appraisal submission can connect through Veros’ proprietary product, PATHWAY.

420+ Acres: The ‘Ponderosa’ of Florida, Russell Cattle Ranch to be auctioned Saturday, May 2

MIAMI, Fla., April 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The famous Russell Cattle Ranch, a 420+ acres working cattle ranch in Bonifay in north Florida just minutes from I-10, will be auctioned May 2 in a special ‘retirement auction,’ Auction Company of America announced today.

Market Showing Increasing Signs of Strengthening, Says Veros’ Latest 12-Month Forecast Update

SANTA ANA, Calif., April 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Veros Real Estate Solutions (Veros), an award-winning industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, reports that the residential market is gaining momentum with a greater percentage of markets expected to increase in value over the next 12 months, moving upwards to 86% from last quarter’s 82 percent.

John Cannon Homes, ‘Best Builder’ in Sarasota-Manatee County ‘Reader’s Choice’ award, for 23rd consecutive time

SARASOTA, Fla., April 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When John Cannon first started building luxury homes in the Sarasota-Bradenton area, gasoline was 89 cents a gallon, disposable contact lenses had just come onto the market and the ‘Simpsons’ made their television debut. A lot has changed since 1987. But one constant is John Cannon Homes as a finalist in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune’s Reader’s Choice poll for ‘Best Builder.’

United Wholesale Mortgage Launches Freddie Mac’s Home Possible Mortgage Program

TROY, Mich., March 25, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing wholesale lenders, announced today the availability of Freddie Mac’s new Home Possible(R) Mortgage program, which enables first-time home buyers and low- to moderate-income borrowers to achieve home ownership with only a three percent down payment.

Oakwood Management Company Selects Katz Marketing Solutions for Brand Marketing Strategy

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oakwood Management Company, one of Columbus’ leading apartment community and commercial property management companies, announced the selection of Katz Marketing Solutions to provide brand marketing and strategic planning services.

John Cannon Homes Wins 24 Awards – Most Honored Custom Home Builder in 2015 Parade of Homes

SARASOTA, Fla., March 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Winning 24 awards at the annual Parade of Homes Awards Presentation, John Cannon Homes was the most recognized custom home builder in this year’s competition of 93 single family home entries.

TALCB Concludes Investigation – Finds Appraisals Prepared for CEO of American International Industries, Inc. Violate 17 USPAP Provisions

AUSTIN and KEMAH, Texas, March 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB) held its February meeting on February 20, 2015. At the meeting, the TALCB entered an ‘Agreed Final Order’ in the matter of an investigation of Complaint Nos. 13-321 and 13-325 filed by Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American International Industries, Inc. (OTCBB: AMIN / OTCQB: AMIN) located in Kemah, Texas.

Veros Real Estate Solutions Delivers First Direct Connection to FHA EAD Portal

SANTA ANA, Calif., Feb. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Veros Real Estate Solutions (Veros), an award-winning industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, announced today that lenders interested in utilizing FHA’s recently announced Electronic Appraisal Delivery (EAD) portal can achieve a direct connection for electronic appraisal submission through Veros’ PATHWAY.

Veros CEO Darius Bozorgi Speaking at 2015 ABS Vegas Conference

SANTA ANA, Calif., Feb. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Veros Real Estate Solutions (Veros), an award-winning industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, is pleased to announce that president and CEO Darius Bozorgi will be a panelist at the 2015 ABS Vegas conference, the largest capital markets conference in the world.

Houston Hosts The Nation’s Largest Real Estate Investment Expo

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Investors from all over Texas and the nation will be gathering at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston to learn from the nation’s leading experts. On Jan. 31, 2015, Lifestyles Unlimited, a Houston based real estate education company, will be hosting a Wealth and Passive Income Expo that is expected to have over 2,500 people from all over the world in attendance.

Titan Capital Solutions Purchasing ‘Scratch and Dent’ Mortgage Loans

DENVER, Colo., Jan. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Titan Capital Solutions (TCS), a wholly-owned correspondent investment subsidiary of mortgage services provider Titan Lenders Corp., today announced it has begun purchasing lenders’ ‘scratch and dent’ production – loans rejected by the GSEs and private investors due to data, document and compliance errors with varying degrees of severity.

McWhirter Realty Partners Moves to Atlanta Galleria Office Park

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — McWhirter Realty Partners, a comprehensive real estate services firm offering brokerage, property management and development service, today announced its relocation to the Atlanta Galleria Office Park in Cobb County, Georgia. The company also announces a significant increase in business during 2014, attributing the growth to financial institutions writing down REO assets, a rebound in residential real estate and land development, and increased management business.

Margate Seeking Developers to Build ‘City Center’

MARGATE, Fla., Jan. 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Margate Community Redevelopment Agency (MCRA) is seeking qualified developers to develop all or a portion of a 36 acre future City Center site. Since 2003, the MCRA has engaged in assembling the properties surrounding the intersection of State Road 7 and Margate Boulevard (including the former Swap Shop) with the goal of creating a vibrant mixed use City Center which would be a destination for both City and Northwest Broward residents.

United Wholesale Mortgage Announces Conventional Financing up to 97 Percent LTV

TROY, Mich., Dec. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing wholesale lenders, announced that it launched a product which offers conventional financing on up to 97 percent loan to value (LTV).

United Wholesale Mortgage Enhances its Exclusive Broker Tools

TROY, Mich., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing wholesale mortgage lenders, announced that it has created a new Marketing Center and also completely reskinned its mobile app, UMobile.

HECM Reverse Mortgages Have Less Risk for Lenders says ReverseVision Board Member, Industry Expert Jeffrey Taylor

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage lenders offering the HUD-insured Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) will find that originating reverse loans carries fewer risks than traditional mortgages. Recent HUD changes have made these loans even better suited to serve their intended purpose, according to reverse mortgage expert Jeffrey Taylor, a ReverseVision board member and president of Wendover Consulting.

Reverse Mortgage Volumes Trend Up in Closed Loan Data, FHA Endorsements a Lagging Indicator, says ReverseVision’s Rob Katz

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Contrary to what has been reported for the past six months, reverse mortgage originations have been trending up according to ReverseVision, the leading provider of reverse mortgage lending solutions. ReverseVision’s RV Exchange (RVX) is the leading reverse loan origination system (RLOS) and lending system of record for the majority of reverse lenders.

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.