Real Estate News - Page 9

Page 9 of Real Estate News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Quandis Launches New Vendor Module to Connect Clients and Vendors

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., April, 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management mortgage technology solutions, announced it launched a solution that connects mortgage service companies with a nationwide network of real estate vendors. The module provides a centralized Web portal that creates a medium for vendors to list the services and expertise they provide, and for mortgage companies to locate vendors based on their business needs.

Professional Community Management of California Inc. to Manage Tuscany Hills in Lake Elsinore

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif., March 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) was selected by the home owners association board of directors to manage Tuscany Hills, a master-planned community located in Lake Elsinore, California. The master-planned community is comprised of 1,148 single-family homes, pools, clubhouse, playgrounds and sports fields as well as Tuscany Hills Elementary School.

United Wholesale Mortgage Expands Product Profile to Include USDA Loans

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., March 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced the addition of USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) loans to enhance its existing government platform of FHA and VA loan programs. UWM is currently recognized throughout the broker community as a top government lender and one of the largest-producing wholesale lenders in the country.

CityView Commercial Announces the Acquisition of Glynn Place Mall

BRUNSWICK, Ga., March 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York based CityView Commercial LLC, led by Jimmy Khezrie and Jack Friedler, has purchased Glynn Place Mall in Brunswick, Georgia. BlueGate Partners, LLC, in conjunction with White Oak Real Estate Advisors, LLC advised Douglas Wilson Companies in its capacity as Receiver in this transaction.

PCM’s Las Vegas Executive to Chair Nevada State Commission

LAS VEGAS, Nev., March 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Randolph Watkins, Vice President of Nevada Management at Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) was appointed Chair of the State of Nevada Commission for Common Interest Communities and Condominium Hotels.

360 Mortgage Group Now Licensed in Washington, D.C.-Metro Area – New markets include Maryland, Virginia

AUSTIN, Texas, March 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the goal of expanding its wholesale services to all fifty states, 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, is announcing that they are now licensed to provide mortgages to residents in the Mid-Atlantic region of Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

VLP Expands Real Estate Practice with Addition of San Francisco Partners

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is very pleased to announce that Stephen Wright and Patrick Valentino have joined its Real Estate practice as partners based in San Francisco. Mr. Wright joins VLP from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP based in San Francisco. Mr. Valentino was previously a partner of the San Francisco office of Corporate Counsel Group LLP. The partners bring considerable real estate and project finance transactional experience to VLP.

Long-Time Internet Company, FreeMovingQuote.com, Taking Steps to Reach More Movers than Ever

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The moving facilitator, Free Moving Quote (FreeMovingQuote.com), has not only weathered the recession, they have found ways to thrive in this difficult environment. FreeMovingQuote.com strives to be a one-stop shop for movers looking to find moving companies both at their departure locale and their destination.

Wave of Deferred Bank Repossessions Expected in 2012

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Bank Owned Properties, some 600,000 properties in the U.S. are reported to begin the foreclosure process as the foreclosure industry begins to function more normally.

Professional Community Management of California, Inc. to Manage Audie Murphy Ranch Community Association

MENIFEE, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) announced an agreement with Brookfield Residential to manage the Audie Murphy Ranch Community Association, a new master-planned community located in Menifee, California surrounded by rolling acres of the San Jacinto and San Bernardino Mountains with 2,300 homes projected at build out.

Georgia Association of Business Brokers Leader Expects Stronger Business Sales in 2012

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales of Georgia businesses should be much stronger in 2012, predicts C. David Chambless, a top-selling broker and the incoming president of the GABB, the state’s only professional association dedicated to buying and selling businesses.

PCM Staff Honored by Community Associations Institute Orange County Regional Chapter (CAI-OCRC)

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Feb. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Community Management (PCM) proudly announced General Manager Jerry Storage, Towers Director Judie Zoerhof and Government and Governmental and Public Affairs Manager Wendy Bucknum at Laguna Woods Village were honored at the California Associations Institute Orange County Regional Chapter Excellence in Community Awards Dinner on Friday, February 3.

Michelle Thomson Promoted to Regional Director West Coast Associa Services

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Jan. 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) and Associa announced the promotion of Michelle Thomson to Regional Director of West Coast Associa Services.

MCT Trading’s COO to Speak on Risk Management Panel

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading hedging and risk management firm, announced that its COO, Philip Rasori, will speak on a panel session on the subject of risk management advisory in the secondary market at the Texas MBA’s Southern Secondary Market Conference. The panel is being held at the Marriott Woodlands Waterway Hotel and Convention Center in Woodlands, Texas on Wednesday, January 18 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

United Wholesale Mortgage Experiences Explosive Growth and Product Expansion

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Jan. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced that in 2011 it significantly expanded its business in all functional areas, hired top executives, increased its workforce, implemented new technology and launched several new products. UWM plans to continue with its aggressive growth strategy as they remain focused on originating high quality loans in excess of $3.5 billion in 2012 and upwards of $8 billion by 2014.

Six Georgia Business Brokers Named to Million Dollar Club with $42 Million Sold

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite the somewhat stagnant business economy in Georgia, six members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) helped entrepreneurs buy and sell more than $42 million worth of small businesses in 2011.

Ben Itkin Joins Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc.

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, has announced the hiring of Ben Itkin as Senior Trade Desk Executive. In this role, Mr. Itkin will be responsible for co-managing MCT’s Trading Desk operations along with Head Trader and COO, Philip Rasori, as MCT continues to expand its team of mortgage traders due to growth in new client engagements.

United Wholesale Mortgage Implements HARP 2.0

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Dec. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced today that it has successfully implemented the government’s enhancements to the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP 2.0) that went into effect December 1, 2011.

Drumbeat Networks Grows with New Investment

BUFFALO, N.Y., Dec. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Drumbeat Networks, a Buffalo, N.Y.-based service provider of digital lifestyle services, including internet, video and voice services to the multi-family industry, announced today that it has completed its second round of funding.

Searching Moving Companies Made Easy at Got Movers with Its Relaunch

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Searching movers has never been easy for customers who wish to relocate but do not have any information about moving companies. However, thanks to GotMovers.com things have become quite easy as it offers the most professional, appropriate information about moving companies that are operating locally and nationally.

Rental Prices Soaring as Home Values Stay Low

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure Deals, a leading provider of foreclosure listings, news and information, has released new research on home prices and rent values across the nation. Drawn on data collected from regional and local real estate markets, the numbers demonstrate the relationship between the average cost of rent and the average cost of a home purchase in each state, which can help homebuyers choose the best markets in which to invest.

United Wholesale Mortgage Rolls Out Jumbo Loan Product up to $2.5 Million

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Dec. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced today that it has a unique jumbo product with loan amounts up to $2.5 million and LTV’s up to 80 percent. This product is exclusive and has extremely competitive low fixed rates in the mid 4s along with multiple ARM options if the borrowers choose.

Property Management Growth Creates New Jobs

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Dec. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) announced that the company’s 12 percent growth in units managed across Southern California and Southern Nevada, created 55 more jobs and promoted 28 employees, seven of whom now serve on the executive team.

Blue City Chicago Apartments, An Apartment Locating Service Has New Website

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 23, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blue City Chicago Apartments, Inc. has recently launched a re-designed website that offers Chicago apartment renters an easier and faster means to help them find their next apartment.

Conservatory Craftsmen Hired to Restore Splendor to Capitol Hill’s Old Naval Hospital

WASHINGTON D.C., Nov. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Conservatory Craftsmen is honored to have been chosen to work on the Hill Center project with Bell Architects to restore the Old Naval Hospital on Capitol Hill.

*CORRECTED* – Melbourne Florida Property – Commercial Land Auction November 29

MELBOURNE, Fla., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Myers Jackson of United Country Certified Real Estate and Auction, in Cooperation with Bobbie Bockman, D.Basile Real Estate, LLC of Brevard County will offer 47+/- Acres of Melbourne Florida Property in Viera Boulevard Commerce Park at Live Auction On-Site, Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 11 a.m.

Survey4Water Announces New Use for Active Sonar in Finding Underground Water

WILLITS, Calif., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Survey4Water, a full service water resource company, announced this week that it is taking an old technology – active sonar – and applying it to a new use – locating underground water.

United Wholesale Mortgage Launches ‘Easy Qualifier’ Solution for Brokers

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced that it has implemented a proprietary decisioning solution within its broker portal that was custom developed in-house. The new functionality returns accurate pricing and product eligibility on up to ten programs at once with the click of a mouse.

Upland Architects Helps Bring New Life to Tired Retail Center

SWANSEA, Mass., Nov. 11, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Upland Architects, Inc. announced today that it has finished the last in a series of architectural design plans for the comprehensive renovation of RK Swansea Place, located in Swansea, Massachusetts.

Fantastic Pricing on Unbeatable Buda and Austin Homes for Sale from Your Local Builder

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 2, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, the leader in Austin Texas and Central Texas real estate for over forty years, is excited to announce the release of their Capital Series in Meadow Park. This boutique community offers the exceptional quality found in Buffington’s popular Austin homes for sale, the excitement and convenience of metropolitan living with the affordability of suburban pricing – and all that within one of the lowest property tax rates of any community in Buda!

Angry Homeowner Files Lawsuit Against Bank of America as a Pro Se Litigant – Launches OccupyTheCourts.org and ProSeAction.org

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jay Fenello, a homeowner who has been working on a mortgage modification with Bank of America for over 18 months, today announced that he has filed a pro se legal action against the bank, alleging 13 causes of action including Fraud, Bad Faith, Equitable Estoppel, and violating numerous state and local laws, including the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Truth In Lending Act (TILA), and the Real Estate Settlements Procedure Act (RESPA).

Title Insurance Becomes an Important Client Retention Tool for Real Estate Pros

TOMS RIVER, N.J., Oct. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Counsellors Title Insurance Agency, Inc. founder Ralph Aponte sees new value and significance emerging for the role of title insurance, especially within real estate markets that have been impacted by pressures of the recent economic trend.

Quandis Releases New Short Sell Application

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Sept. 29, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management mortgage technology solutions, announced it has released a Web-based short sell application that automates short sell workflows and streamlines communications between servicers, lenders, borrowers and real estate agents. The result is the efficient, effective processing of short sale transactions that can be executed in roughly 60 days.

Buffington Homes Offers Highly Desirable North Austin Homes for Sale at Villages of Hidden Lake

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, a leader in Central Texas and Austin real estate, is excited to offer north Austin homes for sale in Pflugerville’s fastest growing community, Villages of Hidden Lake. Buffington Homes offers new homes in Villages of Hidden Lake from the $130’s to $300’s and home sizes range from 1400 sq. ft. up to 4500 sq. ft. All Buffington Homes are Energy Star certified and tested, meaning Buffington homes use at least 15 percent less energy than a non Energy Star home.

Foreclosure Follows Unemployment in Alabama and Georgia in the First Half of 2011

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank Owned Properties (BankOwnedProperties.org) reports that Alabama and Georgia showed a drop in bank foreclosures in March of 2011 but then spiked upwards in April and continues to grow in both states. Behind this activity is the cumulative effect of foreclosure processing delays which masked the reality of the foreclosure effect. The August numbers reveal what lies behind that veneer.

A Way to Solve the New Home Sales Crisis

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new book, ‘Why People Don’t Buy New Homes’ (ISBN: 978-0-692-01438-7), proposing a solution to improve the numbers of new homes being sold, has just been announced by Sales Superiority Publishing. Written by Steve Weston, a new home salesperson with 30 years experience, this book makes the case that it is possible for builders and their own salespeople to re-energize their sales efforts and improve their sales.

Title Insurance Providing Stability and Continuity to New Jersey Real Estate Industry

TOMS RIVER, N.J., Sept. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Counsellors Title Agency, Inc. principal Ralph Aponte sees title insurance providing a stabilizing force within the New Jersey real estate industry through its function of insuring property title. Consequently, with greater scrutiny being given to each and every aspect of the real estate transaction, increased attention is coming upon the role of title agent in New Jersey and the fiscal position of the insurance carrier.

Professional Community Management of California, Inc. Signs Park Paseo

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Sept. 12, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM), one of the nation’s largest managers of common-interest residential developments, will manage Park Paseo in Irvine, CA. With 625 single-family homes and nine acres of greenbelt space and walking paths, it is one of the largest homeowner associations in the city.

Responsible, Energy Star Certified Homes for Sale in Austin TX

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, the leading builder of homes for sale in Austin TX for over forty years, is excited to announce their devotion to constructing energy efficient homes across Central Texas. With Energy Star Certified and Tested Homes in fifteen communities in central Texas, one does not need to look far to find Austin Texas homes for sale capable of providing an energy efficient, and environmentally friendly, life style while saving thousands in utility bills.

EPIC adds Kathleen Holmes as Senior Account Executive

IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Kathleen ‘Kathy’ Holmes as a senior account executive in its Employee Benefits Division. Kathy brings nearly 25 years of experience in the health insurance and employee benefits industry. She will be based in EPIC’s Irvine, Calif. branch office and report to Steve Vilas, Employee Benefits Division, Chief Operating Officer.