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MoistureShield Introduces New CoolDeck Colors for Vision™ Composite Decking

  ATLANTA/ MARCH 18, 2019 (STL.News) MoistureShield Introduces New CoolDeck Colors for Vision™ Composite Decking MoistureShield has introduced two new colors of composite decking featuring CoolDeck® technology for spring decking projects! Unveiled last month at the International Builders Show in Las Vegas, VIsion with CoolDeck minimizes heat absorption by up to 35% versus traditional capped … Continue reading MoistureShield Introduces New CoolDeck Colors for Vision™ Composite Decking

Top U.S. Builders Revealed at Quality Built’s 2019 Awards Ceremony

  FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA./ MARCH 18, 2019 (STL.News) On February 19, 2019, over 185 international builders, product manufacturers, and insurance companies gathered at the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower (“The Strat”) in Las Vegas, NV for the unveiling of this year’s QB Builder Awards winners, based on inspection data collected by Quality Built (QB) in … Continue reading Top U.S. Builders Revealed at Quality Built’s 2019 Awards Ceremony

Fordham Real Estate Institute Adds Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Finance

  NEW YORK/ MARCH 18, 2019 (STL.News) The landscape of commercial real estate finance is ever-changing. The ability to properly analyze markets, evaluate income-producing properties, assess financing options, calculate investment returns, and ultimately make informed real estate investment decisions is integral to industry professionals. To help these professionals refine skills in finance and investment, the … Continue reading Fordham Real Estate Institute Adds Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Finance

Attic Construction Boasts 6 Years of Excellence

SAN DIEGO, CA (STL.News) – Joe and Yahav, founders of Attic Construction, consider themselves to be much more than your friendly neighborhood attic insulation installation business. When asked, “What makes Attic Construction special?  What should people know about Attic Construction?”, their answer is simple, yet confident: “We’re good at keeping customers happy.” -Yahav The origins of … Continue reading Attic Construction Boasts 6 Years of Excellence

Evolve Social Dubbed ‘Secret Ingredient’ for Brokers and Advisors with Engel & Völkers in Florida

  NAPLES, FLA./ MARCH 18, 2019 (STL.News) Engel & Völkers Florida is pleased to announce it’s progress with Evolve Social, an artificial intelligence powered digital listing advertising solution launched in partnership with Adfenix in Q4 2018. Evolve Social is quickly becoming the secret ingredient to further increasing digital property marketing campaign reach for clients. Engel … Continue reading Evolve Social Dubbed ‘Secret Ingredient’ for Brokers and Advisors with Engel & Völkers in Florida

Leader in Monthly and Vacation Rentals Integrates with American Snowbird Network

  FAIRHOPE, ALA./ MARCH 18, 2019 (STL.News) The Snowbird Company, has partnered to integrate MonthlyRentalsByOwner.com, a product of sister-company Clearle Rental Niches, into it’s core ‘American Snowbird Network’ of websites. The Snowbird Company’s Founder and President, Sean Beckham said that “a huge increase in inquiries from non-Snowbird monthly vacationers through our system, was the reason … Continue reading Leader in Monthly and Vacation Rentals Integrates with American Snowbird Network

Las Vegas Realtor Terri Gamboa Shares Home-Selling Secrets

  LAS VEGAS/ MARCH 18, 2019 (STL.News) The Realty One Group team leader has seen many people go it alone and sell their home without a Realtor, and explains why using a real estate professional can save them more than just a headache. Homeowners across the nation can often relate when asking themselves if they … Continue reading Las Vegas Realtor Terri Gamboa Shares Home-Selling Secrets

CAMO’S New Stand Up Drive™ Tool Speeds Decking Installations by Up to 5X

  GRAND RAPID, MICH./ MARCH 13, 2019 (STL.News) National Nail’s CAMO® brand has launched its new CAMO® Drive™ tool for spring decking projects! Unveiled at the International Builders Show (IBS) in Las Vegas last month, CAMO Drive won Best IBS Show Outdoor Living Product. Engineered with insight from decking professionals, the CAMO Drive tool was … Continue reading CAMO’S New Stand Up Drive™ Tool Speeds Decking Installations by Up to 5X

Dart Real Estate Shares Key Takeaways from Trio of Elite Financial Conferences Held in the Cayman Islands

  GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS/ MARCH 13, 2019 (STL.News) The Cayman Islands continued to strengthen its position as a financial services leader and one of the world’s top financial centres with three noteworthy and well-attended industry conferences in February: STEP 2019, CAIS19, and Royal Fidelity CEO. “These conferences collectively drew over 300 international speakers and … Continue reading Dart Real Estate Shares Key Takeaways from Trio of Elite Financial Conferences Held in the Cayman Islands

Summit Empowers Women to Achieve Financial Freedom through Real Estate Investment

  DALLAS/ MARCH 13, 2019 (STL.News) For Noelle Randall, a high-energy real estate entrepreneur from Dallas, being involved in the real estate industry is much more than just about flipping houses. Randall is focused on changing the face of the real estate investment world, and it all starts with equipping women with the self-belief and … Continue reading Summit Empowers Women to Achieve Financial Freedom through Real Estate Investment

CPA Tom Wheelwright Uncovers 5 Reasons for 2018 Business Tax Extensions

  TEMPE, ARIZ./ MARCH 13, 2019 (STL.News) CPA, Tax-Free Wealth Author and CEO of WealthAbility Tom Wheelwright urges all business owners to file a business tax extension for 2018 returns for five reasons by the business filing tax deadline this Friday, March 15, 2019. As a result of mass confusion over the Tax Cuts and … Continue reading CPA Tom Wheelwright Uncovers 5 Reasons for 2018 Business Tax Extensions

Celebrity Homes: Christie Brinkley Sells One of Her Hamptons Homes

  POMPANO BEACH, FLA./ MARCH 13, 2019 (STL.News) Christie Brinkley is one step closer to saying goodbye to her super real estate investments in the Hamptons. Savvy about the Hamptons real estate market, she owns two exceptional residences now for sale: a 20-acre, 11,037-square-foot family compound, Tower Hill, in Bridgehampton listed at $29.5 million, and … Continue reading Celebrity Homes: Christie Brinkley Sells One of Her Hamptons Homes

Concierge Auctions Announces March/early April Lineup Spanning Six Countries and Seven U.S. States

  NEW YORK/ March 12, 2019 (STL.News) Concierge Auctions has announced its March/early April lineup of top-tier properties featuring five properties currently listed for more than $15 million, most selling Without Reserve to the highest bidder. Available across seven U.S. states and six countries, the lineup includes three sprawling Floridian estates: a 14,000-square-foot minimalistic estate … Continue reading Concierge Auctions Announces March/early April Lineup Spanning Six Countries and Seven U.S. States

New HPC Fire Pits with Bluetooth App

  DAYTON, OHIO/ MARCH 12, 2019 (STL.News) HPC, the leading Bluetooth App, has just launched the first outdoor gas fire pit that uses a Smart Phone App to fully manage its operation, turning it on or off, high or low; as well as including a convenient turn-off timer and advanced built-in diagnostics that help in … Continue reading New HPC Fire Pits with Bluetooth App

Having Your Solar and Storing it Too – Today’s Power Breaks the Solar + Storage Mold for the Southeast US

  LITTLE ROCK, ARK./ MARCH 12, 2019 (STL.News) Today’s Power Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc., announced today that it will be deploying two 6MW/13MWh lithium ion energy storage systems (ESS) in the City of Fayetteville, Arkansas. The systems, which will operate under a long term agreement between Today’s Power and … Continue reading Having Your Solar and Storing it Too – Today’s Power Breaks the Solar + Storage Mold for the Southeast US

NAIOP San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Names Prologis, Inc. its First Diversity Champion of the Year

  SAN FRANCISCO/ MARCH 12, 2019 (STL.News) Founded in 2012, the Best of the Bay Awards is the annual flagship event for NAIOP SFBA. The program recognizes Bay Area commercial real estate companies and professionals that distinguish themselves among their peers for a wide range of accomplishments. New on the slate of award categories this … Continue reading NAIOP San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Names Prologis, Inc. its First Diversity Champion of the Year

iTrip Vacations Hollywood Property Management Company Launches in California

  BRENTWOOD, TENN./ MARCH 12, 2019 (STL.News) iTrip Vacations has added a new California market to its vacation rental management portfolio. Vacation property owners and guests in Los Angeles and Hollywood now benefit from world-class property management and customer service. iTrip Vacations Hollywood – owned and managed by Lilly Zabat and Danny Rood – has … Continue reading iTrip Vacations Hollywood Property Management Company Launches in California

SimpleNexus Selected to the 2019 Seminole 100

  TALLAHASSEE, FLA./ MARCH 12, 2019 (STL.News) SimpleNexus, a leading provider in digital mortgage solutions, named to the 2019 Seminole 100 by Florida State University’s Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship. SimpleNexus is known primarily for its private-label digital mortgage platform and mobile app. The platform connects mortgage lenders with borrowers and real estate agents, … Continue reading SimpleNexus Selected to the 2019 Seminole 100

TD Bank Ramps up Commercial Real Estate Lending and Funds Affordable Housing Communities

  CHERRY HILL, N.J./ March 11, 2019 (STL.News) Despite a muted Federal Reserve report stating loan demand for U.S. businesses flattened over 2018, TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, bucked the trend during its 2018 fiscal year and expanded its commercial real estate lending by 6.8 percent, issuing a total of $6.6 billion in new … Continue reading TD Bank Ramps up Commercial Real Estate Lending and Funds Affordable Housing Communities

ComplianceTech Today Announces Enhancements to LendingPatterns™ that Includes Expanded Analysis of 2018 HMDA Data Fields

  MCLEAN, VA./ MARCH 11, 2019 (STL.News) ComplianceTech today announces enhancements to LendingPatterns™ in advance of the 2018 HMDA data release by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). LendingPatterns™ now includes the ability to analyze mortgage lending activity using the expanded HMDA data fields, such as applicant age, debt-to-income, combined loan-to-value and property value. “The … Continue reading ComplianceTech Today Announces Enhancements to LendingPatterns™ that Includes Expanded Analysis of 2018 HMDA Data Fields

Perkins Heirloom Homes Brings New Life to the North Mississippi Custom Home Building Market

  HERNANDO, MISS./ MARCH 11, 2019 (STL.News) Throughout his seven year term with ALSAC/St. Jude, Scott had the chance to build genuine relationships with specialty vendors around the country – allowing him to offer his clients access to a regional network of suppliers and expert craftsman that others cannot. “During my time at St. Jude, … Continue reading Perkins Heirloom Homes Brings New Life to the North Mississippi Custom Home Building Market

Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty Taps Top Tier Communications and Marketing Strategist to Lead Next Phase of Growth

  BEND, ORE./ MARCH 11, 2019 (STL.News) Changes in the current real estate market demand an enhanced level of marketing expertise and leadership to strategically guide brokers to continued market success. In response to industry and market dynamics, Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty has invested in a marketing and communications leader with luxury and lifestyle brand … Continue reading Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty Taps Top Tier Communications and Marketing Strategist to Lead Next Phase of Growth

South Carolina Realtor® Mike Hill Shares Essential Home-Staging Tips

  MYRTLE BEACH, S.C./ MARCH 11, 2019 (STL.News) Setting the right stage for selling a home is an essential aspect of a fast sale, especially in spring when buyers are out in droves. “If your home is not ready for a showing, whether because the yard is in disarray, the house is cluttered or because … Continue reading South Carolina Realtor® Mike Hill Shares Essential Home-Staging Tips

Greenberg Traurig is a Leader in Capital Markets, M&A, Private Equity, and Real Estate in Chambers Europe 2019

  NEW YORK/ MARCH 11, 2019 (STL.News) Greenberg Traurig is listed Band 1, the highest possible position, in Poland in Capital Markets Equity, Corporate/M&A, Private Equity, and Real Estate according to the 2019 edition of Chambers Europe, published by Chambers and Partners. Greenberg Traurig is ranked Band 2 in Tax, and Band 3 in Banking … Continue reading Greenberg Traurig is a Leader in Capital Markets, M&A, Private Equity, and Real Estate in Chambers Europe 2019

Amortization Calc Releases Official Mortgage Payment Calculator for Mortgage Repayment Estimations

  HAWTHORNE, CALIF./ MARCH 10, 2019 (STL.News) Amortization Calc, a popular mortgage, loan, and payment configuration platform, working to provide people everywhere with quick and accurate estimates for life’s biggest purchases, this week announced they have released their latest calculator: the Mortgage Payment Calculator. Now a conveniently available resource that will help simplify the financial … Continue reading Amortization Calc Releases Official Mortgage Payment Calculator for Mortgage Repayment Estimations

Indecomm Named Ellie Mae Experience 2019 Preferred Exhibitor

  EDISON, N.J./ MARCH 10, 2019 (STL.News) Indecomm Global Services, a leading provider of business process as a service (BPaaS), software as a service (SaaS) technology, and learning solutions for the mortgage industry, announced that it is an exhibitor of Ellie Mae Experience 2019. The annual conference will be held March 10-13, 2019 at Moscone … Continue reading Indecomm Named Ellie Mae Experience 2019 Preferred Exhibitor

Ahern Recognized for Safety Excellence

  FOND DU LAC, WIS./ MARCH 10, 2019 (STL.News) On March 6, 2019, Ahern was presented with the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) and CNA Insurance Safety Excellence Award in Category 5 – More than 1 Million Work Hours. Participating companies were judged on the quality of their safety programs, innovative safety initiatives, and … Continue reading Ahern Recognized for Safety Excellence

Top California Realtor Craig Martin Educates Sellers on How to Get Top Dollar

  VALENCIA, CALIF./ MARCH 08, 2019 (STL.News) “As a Realtor I am always surprised by how many homes I see that can sell quickly and for more money if only the seller spent a little time and money to prepare the home for sale,” said Martin. “I seldom walk out of a home I just … Continue reading Top California Realtor Craig Martin Educates Sellers on How to Get Top Dollar

US mortgage rates increased this week; 30-year at 4.41 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates rose modestly this week, but they remain slightly lower than they were a year ago. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on the benchmark 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage increased to 4.41 percent from at 4.35 percent during the prior week. The average was 4.46 percent a year … Continue reading US mortgage rates increased this week; 30-year at 4.41 pct.

US new-home sales rose 3.7 percent in December

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes climbed in December to their highest pace in seven months, a sign that lower mortgage rates are helping the real estate market. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that new-home sales rose 3.7 percent in December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 621,000. November’s sales were revised … Continue reading US new-home sales rose 3.7 percent in December