News: Real Estate

News: Real Estate
Real Estate Industry News, including SFR and Commercial Development

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 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.

SANTA ANA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Veros Real Estate Solutions, 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%.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: ReverseVision, Inc. has announced the launch of its new RV Support Portal designed to improve the support experience for users of RV Exchange (RVX), ReverseVision's flagship reverse loan origination system (RLOS) platform.

MONUMENT, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Colorado's 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.

ADDISON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Mid America Mortgage, Inc. owner and CEO Jeff Bode has announced the lender has hired former Fannie Mae underwriting consultant David Tracy as National Underwriting Manager. A 20+-year residential and commercial mortgage veteran, Tracy will be responsible for revitalizing Mid America's underwriting operations nationwide.

SANTA ANA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Veros Real Estate Solutions, an 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 portal for electronic appraisal submission can connect through Veros' proprietary product, PATHWAY.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 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.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 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.

TOLEDO, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Residential Renovations, a leading exterior remodeler and certified metal roofer in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan, is pleased to announce DECRA's Shake XD, a stone coated steel roofing panel, will be the next metal roof showcased in their energy efficient roof line-up.

MIAMI, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Auction Company of America announced today that 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, 2015 in a special 'retirement auction.'

HOUSTON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Arbitration hearings have been scheduled for May 8, 2015 and May 13-15, 2015 regarding breach of contract, defamation and fraud claims for at least $131,081.21 filed against American International Industries, Inc. ('American'; OTC:AMIN / OTCMKTS:AMIN), and its CEO, Daniel Dror, by Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American, and Maria T. Wolinsky, his wife.

SANTA ANA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Veros Real Estate Solutions, 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.

SARASOTA, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 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.

TROY, Mich. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: United Wholesale Mortgage, one of the nation's largest and fastest growing wholesale lenders, today announced 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.

HOUSTON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American International Industries, Inc. ('American'; Ticker 'AMIN' / OTCMKTS:AMIN), and Maria T. Wolinsky, his wife, have agreed to the consolidation of their defamation and fraud claims that were pending in two separate civil lawsuits against American and its CEO, Daniel Dror, in the Harris County District Courts into the ongoing Houston arbitration proceeding announced by American on December 17, 2014.

COLUMBUS, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Oakwood Management Company, one of Ohio's leading apartment community and commercial property management companies, announced the selection of Katz Marketing Solutions to provide brand marketing and strategic planning services.

SARASOTA, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Winning 24 awards at the annual Parade of Homes Awards Presentation, John Cannon Homes in Sarasota, Fla., was the most recognized custom home builder in this year's competition of 93 single family home entries. 'Our award-winning models showcase our attention to architectural details and feature different levels of finish,' said John Cannon, President.

AUSTIN and KEMAH, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB) held its February meeting on Feb. 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 / OTCMKTS:AMIN).

DALLAS, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: MorVest Capital, a specialized investment firm focused on providing strategic capital and analytics solutions to the mortgage banking and residential finance industry, is drawing mortgage servicers' attention to the impact two recent changes will have on mortgage servicing rights fair value for FHA loans.

SANTA ANA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Veros Real Estate Solutions, an award-winning industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, today announced 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.

SANTA ANA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Veros Real Estate Solutions, an award-winning industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, announces that CEO Darius Bozorgi will be a panelist at the 2015 ABS Vegas conference, the largest capital markets conference in the world.

HOUSTON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 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, Inc., a Houston-based real estate education company, is hosting the Wealth and Passive Income Expo that is expected to have over 2,500 people from all over the world in attendance.

ATLANTA, Ga. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 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, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 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 with the goal of creating a vibrant mixed use City Center which would be a destination for both City and Northwest Broward residents.

TROY, Mich. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 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).

DENVER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Native Americans with a tribal enrollment card have been eligible for a specialized Home Loan Guarantee Program (HUD Section 184) since 1992 to assist in the purchase of a new home, says Morgan Pennington, a Section 184 Licensed Mortgage Consultant at Universal Lending Corporation. Beginning this year, there are some new changes went into place that will make it even more attractive to Native American Indian homeowners.

TROY, Mich. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation's largest and fastest growing wholesale mortgage lenders, today announced that it has created a new Marketing Center and also completely 'reskinned' its mobile app, UMobile.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: According to reverse mortgage expert Jeffrey Taylor, a ReverseVision board member and president of Wendover Consulting, mortgage lenders offering the HUD-insured Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) will find that originating reverse loans carries fewer risks than traditional mortgages.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Contrary to what has been reported for the past six months, reverse mortgage originations have been trending up according to ReverseVision, Inc., a 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.

PALO ALTO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: VLP Law Group LLP today announcd the addition of Jane Imperatore and Michael Kass as partners with an emphasis on Construction Law and Affordable Housing. VLP's Real Estate Practice Group represents real estate owners, developers and investors in a broad array of transactions.

LANSDALE, Pa. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Global DMS, a leading provider of Web-based compliant valuation management software, and Collateral Analytics, a leading provider of real estate analytics and valuation products, announced they formed a strategic alliance that integrated various components of their software valuation solutions.

AUSTIN, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: FirstClose, an Austin, Texas-based mortgage technology service provider, today announced 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.

OMRO, Wis. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 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. 'So, just how does this work and how do Buyers get paid? As most would imagine, Buyers have questions and we have the answers,' Paul Landig, broker, president, says.

TROY, Mich. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Michigan-based United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation's largest wholesale lenders, today announced that it has launched a new program called 'Big and Easy Plus,' which is designed for non-QM Jumbo loans. UWM's originators can log into its broker portal, EASE (Easiest Application System Ever), to review the full set of guidelines and parameters.

TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 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.

OMRO, Wis. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 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 in Wisconsin, had a vision that's now become a reality: The IDX Store.

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 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.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: ReverseVision, Inc. today announced an agreement to add CoesterVMS's appraisal services to RV Exchange - ReverseVision's Reverse Loan Origination System (RLOS) platform. Reverse mortgage lenders use RV Exchange for the full lifecycle of the loan-from initial proposal through application, underwriting, closing and post-closing.

MIDLAND, Mich. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: HVS Capital Corp today announced that it has been exclusively appointed to sell the 235-room Midland Resort and Convention Center in Midland, Michigan. This full-service hotel possesses nearly double the meeting space of any other property in the market, along with a sizable indoor recreation area that includes a lap pool, a whirlpool, a fitness room, a children's play area and a game room.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. today announced that its flagship doc prep system idsDoc is fully capable of supporting electronic signatures for Federal Housing Administration (FHA) documents. The FHA announced on Jan. 30 that it would accept e-signatures on documents associated with FHA-insured loans.