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.
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.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb. 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International Document Services (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, has compiled the results of its 2011 annual client survey to determine lender experiences and expectations regarding initial disclosure documents, an element of mortgage origination targeted by new regulations in recent and coming years.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
VERO BEACH, Fla., Dec. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Second Street Capital, Inc. (SSCI), a publicly traded company, that suffered through the housing and credit crises beginning in 2007, has recently begun the process of recapitalizing and will soon begin operating as a specialty finance company, providing working capital to small and medium size local businesses and entrepreneurs. SSCI is headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale; however, Jack Rodgers, Maria Caldarone, and Laura Camisa all members of the management team will operate from a Vero Beach office.
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.
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.
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.
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.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 18, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Calton, Inc. (CTON.PK) announced today that The Company has raised $600,000 in a private offering of Common Stock and The Company’s corporate name has been changed to Second Street Capital, Inc.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
VIENNA, Ohio, Sept. 23, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Litco International’s (www.litco.com/litkit) One Kit Fit® alternative to bolting a frontload or top loading washing machine drum in place during transit is now available to moving professionals through a nationwide network of distributors.
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.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Ayesha Kleinjan as an account executive. Vanderliet brings more than eight years of experience in residential lending.
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.
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The financial crisis continues to loom and stock market uncertainty lurks at every turn. Traditional investors are watching their money disappear. That’s why Domestic Development Company is conducting a weekly investment webinar series designed to show investors how to invest in oil with a self-directed real estate IRA.
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.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When searching for Austin home builders you will not find many that are locally owned, says Buffington Homes. Austin home builders primarily consist of the large public builders found in any big city USA and very few of these big builders understand Austin Texas real estate and building in central Texas.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately-owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Lisa Glenn to its ranks as an account executive in the Southeast region. Glenn brings more than 20 years of mortgage origination experience.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM), one of the nation’s largest managers of resort-style living homeowner associations, has expanded into Southern Nevada. PCM was chosen by eight association boards to professionally manage Pulte Group’s Southern Nevada communities in the greater Las Vegas Valley and Mesquite Region that will total nearly 11,000 homes at build-out.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, the leader in building Energy Star Certified Austin Homes and Austin TX homes for sale has 5 homes available in Silver Leaf. The available homes range in size from 1938 square feet to 3593 square feet and are priced from $194,900 to $269,990. In addition to the 5 available homes, Buffington Homes has added a new floor-plan in Silver Leaf – the Burleson.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California, Florida, Michigan, Arizona, and Nevada made up more than half of the foreclosure activity in May. According to ForeclosureListings.com, there were 8,828 California foreclosure listings in May and 10,506 in June; an increase of 19.0 percent.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, the leading builder of homes for sale in Austin TX, has 5 homes available in the Highlands of Crystal Falls. These Austin Texas homes for sale range in size from 2,254 square feet to 3,425 square feet and are priced from $249,990 to $305,110. All of the homes are 3 to 4 bedroom homes with 2 to 3 1/2 bathrooms and 2 to 3 car garages.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — You should not buy a residential / commercial property without first obtaining a professional opinion from an engineer/surveyor. ‘In recent years, I have seen many tragic situations resulting from property line assumptions that could be caught in minutes by a professional doing a simple review,’ says Peter Martin of Martin Engineering. Los Angeles County Department of Public Works has recently completed a document scan of their entire survey records; placing them on-line and available at no cost to the public.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, a leader in Austin Texas real estate and Austin TX homes for sale, has 7 homes available in Southpark Meadows. These homes range in size from 1,384 square feet to 2,010 square feet and are priced from $203,140 to $221,790. All of the homes are 3 to 4 bedroom homes with 2 to 2 1/2 bathrooms and 2 car garages.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In some of the top cities in United States the underlying unemployment problem shows the impact on homeowners that face foreclosures, despite government programs to help hundreds of thousands nationwide keep their homes. According to BankOwnedProperties, the foreclosure listings showed both drops and rises in the states of New Jersey and New York.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, the leader in Austin, Texas new homes for sale, is pleased to announce the new Capital Series in Shadow Creek. The Capital Series offers exciting new designs from 1,242 to 2,372 square feet, and pricing from $115,900 to $146,990. Every Buffington Home in Shadow Creek is Energy Star Certified.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As other cities and states are crawling at a snail’s pace toward economic recovery, Austin, Texas has been deemed ‘recession proof’ and boasts the ‘second-strongest job market in the nation.’ The capital of the Lone Star state continues to attract people from all over the world. The city’s fastest growing real estate company, Realty Austin, is shaking up the way these relocators embark on their Austin home search.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureListings has noticed falling and rising trends in foreclosures in recent months. Why? When the supply of homes outweighs the demand for them, the prices shrink. When the values are attractive enough to investors with enough money to withstand the smaller return on the investment, the supply is reduced and the prices sustain at a present level until the next surge of depressed properties are on the market available at discounted prices.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureWarehouse reports that Florida foreclosed homes in April were down 14.81 percent in Florida than a month ago, and California was down 8.46 percent. Florida had 9,353 Listings in March versus 7,968 listings in April of 2011.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureDataOnline reports that Colorado and Georgia had the highest increase in foreclosure listings, considered the most in the United States from April to May of 2011, reflecting more accurate statistics and reasons challenging the overall appearance of a downward trend over the previous year.
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Domestic Development Company announces a compelling real estate investment product that allows people to invest in oil, while yielding the greatest payback, superior tax benefits and long-term cash flow.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, May 14, 2011, Buffington Homes was awarded the Grand MAX Award for Volume Homebuilder of the Year by the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin, the highest honor a homebuilder in Austin, Texas can receive. This year’s ceremony, at the Renaissance Hotel at the Arboretum, marked the 20th year of recognizing marketing and advertising excellence by the Homebuilders Association of Greater Austin.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, the leading builder for Austin Texas new homes for sale and central Texas new homes for sale, is excited to be building new homes in Pflugerville’s fastest growing community, Villages of Hidden Lake. Buffington Homes offers new homes in Villages of Hidden Lake from the $130s to $300s and home sizes range from 1,400 sq. ft. up to 4,500 sq. ft.
AMARILLO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buyers have the opportunity of a lifetime to purchase a prime Dallas commercial property located in Lewisville, Texas during an upcoming multi-parcel auction Thursday, May 26, 2011. 17.355 +/- acres will be offered in five tracts or in any combination of tracts during the auction event, which will be conducted by United Country – Alliance Auction and Realty of Amarillo, Texas.
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Illinois foreclosures dropped sharply in the first quarter, reports ForeclosureDeals, a leading provider of foreclosure news and foreclosure listings. In addition, new measures to fight foreclosures by the state could lead to higher prices for Illinois foreclosures in the near future, making the foreclosure discounts investors are used to harder to come by.
PHOENIX, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureDeals.com, a leader in the foreclosure listings and foreclosure information industry, reports that Arizona foreclosures are becoming hot commodities. New statistics show home sales in the metro Phoenix area growing at a rate not seen since before the Arizona foreclosure crisis in 2005.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes is the market leader for energy efficient new homes for sale in Austin TX. As of April 1, 2011, all new homes for sale in Austin built by Buffington Homes are Energy Star rated and certified by a third party inspector.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureWarehouse.com recently reported that in April, the top five states with more foreclosure opportunities were California, Florida, Colorado, Arizona, and Georgia. From March to April, only Florida saw a decrease at -12.07 percent in foreclosures. California foreclosures increased 4.95 percent, Colorado was up 13.98 percent, Arizona was up 11.96 percent, and Georgia was up 7.22 percent.