News: Real Estate

News: Real Estate

Real Estate Industry News, including SFR and Commercial Development

News: Real Estate

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

Realty Austin Innovators Shape Agency for Success in Austin's Fast-moving Luxury Home Sales Market

Jonathan and Yvette BoatwrightAUSTIN, Texas -- One of the first things you notice about Jonathan and Yvette Boatwright is how genuinely cool they are. Owners of the fast-emerging luxury residential marketing organization Realty Austin, the Boatwrights are quintessential Austin A-listers, affable, intelligent, entrepreneurial and passionate about the business they run.

Buildium Adds Flexible Check Printing Options to Popular Online Property Management Software

BuildiumBOSTON, Mass. -- Buildium, LLC announced today the introduction of two new check printing options designed to help streamline accounts payable for landlords and property managers; customers can now independently print MICR-encoded checks on blank check stock or they can outsource check printing and mailing using Buildium's online EZ Mailer(TM) service.

Value of Eco-Friendly Homes Heats Up With Discussion of Global Warming

Adrian WillangerSEATTLE, Wash. -- With global warming at center stage in the current political debate, many homeowners are debating over ways to make their own homes more environmentally friendly. "The good news for buyers and sellers who is that green homes cost less to operate and maintain," reports real estate expert Adrian Willanger. "And even modest eco-friendly improvements can significantly increase the value of a home," he says.

Despite New Construction Woes Altamont Homes Continues to Grow and Diversify

MARTINEZ, Calif. -- There has been much recent press about the decline in new homes sales for the first part of 2007, but Altamont Homes, Inc., a licensed general contractor, has not been negatively affected; the company has recently expanded to seven western states - California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Arizona.

Real Estate Agent Members Find PropertyNut Very Valuable for Property Listings

PropertyNutPHOENIX, Ariz. -- PropertyNut LLC announced today that, after two years of development, launched in the Arizona market in February as "the Internet Real Estate Marketplace." The design of is intuitive, un-intimidating and has generated an amazing return visitor rate (RVR) of over 50%.

OnBoard LLC Introduces Navigator CoPilot Agent Edition

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- OnBoard LLC expands its Navigator product family to include Navigator CoPilot Agent Edition - an enterprise application that empowers real estate and relocation professionals to quickly respond and cultivate leads through the creation and delivery of custom community and school reports. Agents and users will find Navigator CoPilot to be a tremendous support in managing prospect requests utilizing user defined templates to generate customized content reports based on desired geographic input.

Wisconsin Dells Resort adds 30 Condominium Units with its Phase III Development

Renaissance RetreatWISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. -- Renaissance Resort and Spa, luxury vacation condominium resort on Lake Delton, will add thirty additional units with its phase III addition, "Renaissance Retreat," scheduled for June 2007 completion. Renaissance Resort & Spa is a thirty million-dollar development located on prime waterfront property on one of Wisconsin's most desirable lakes.

U.S. Facilities, Inc. Awarded Contract for Management Services at the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building in District Of Columbia

US Facilities IncPHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) awarded U.S. Facilities, Inc. (USF) a five-year contract for facilities management and maintenance services at the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building (TMFJB) in The District of Columbia.

U.S. Facilities, Inc. Awarded Contract to Manage New Unified Communications Center in District of Columbia

DC Unified Communications CenterPHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The District of Columbia Government awarded U.S. Facilities, Inc. (USF) a five-year contract to manage the Unified Communications Center. The UCC is one of the nation's premier large, integrated call centers and public safety/emergency response facilities.

Imaginative Development Brings New Homes, Resort Living, Event Center and 4-Diamond Lodge to Wimberley, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas -- Homebuyers looking for a weekend getaway or active retirement residence can end their search in Wimberley, Texas, just 45 minutes southwest of Austin. There, a partnership of commercial and residential builders and developers will bring RiverRock Resort & Residences ( to market in the next two months. The developer group is creating an amenity-rich resort community of 65 casually rustic, yet elegant homes and condominiums, a state-of-the art conference and retreat center, spa and boutique resort lodge aimed at a 4-Diamond rating.