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Jan 20, 2020 12:43 AM ET

RE/MAX National Housing Report for December 2019

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 20, 2020 - DENVER-- December posted a record finish to a year and a decade, with a year-over-year increase in home sales of 13.5% in the 54 metro areas covered by the report. That was the highest increase of any month in 2019, and the highest for the month of December since 2009. Also posting a record for 2019 was the inventory decline of 14.5% year-over-year, accompanied by corresponding drops in Months Supply of. [more...]

Redfin Report: U.S. Home Prices Up 7% in December
Jan 20, 2020 12:36 AM ET

Redfin Report: U.S. Home Prices Up 7% in December

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 20, 2020 - SEATTLE-- (NASDAQ: RDFN) -- U.S. home-sale prices increased 6.9% year over year in December to a median of $312,500, according to a new report from Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. Home prices were also up 1.1% month over month on a seasonally-adjusted basis, the largest increase since February 2018. "Low mortgage rates and a strong economy fueled homebuyer demand in December, which boosted both home sales and prices," said Redfin chief economist Daryl Fairweather. "Prices. [more...]

Healthpeak Properties™ Announces Tax Treatment of 2019 Distributions
Jan 19, 2020 4:49 AM ET

Healthpeak Properties™ Announces Tax Treatment of 2019 Distributions

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 19, 2020 - IRVINE, Calif.-- Healthpeak Properties, Inc. (NYSE: PEAK) announced today the tax treatment of its 2019 distributions.  The following table summarizes, for income tax purposes, the nature of cash distributions paid to stockholders during the calendar year ended December 31, 2019: Common Stock (CUSIP # 42250P103)         Ordinary Dividends   Capital Gains   Record Date Payment Date Distribution Per Share Total Non-Qualified Qualified   Total Long Term UnrecapturedSection 1250 Nondividend. [more...]

Monitor Report: Goldman Sachs Completes 86% of $1.8B Target for Consumer-Relief Under Mortgage Settlements
Jan 19, 2020 4:46 AM ET

Monitor Report: Goldman Sachs Completes 86% of $1.8B Target for Consumer-Relief Under Mortgage Settlements

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 19, 2020 - BOSTON-- Goldman Sachs has successfully completed 86% of the consumer relief required of it under its 2016 settlements with the U.S. Department of Justice and three states as of December 18, 2019, according to the January 15 report by the Independent Monitor of the settlements, Professor Eric D. Green. According to Professor Green, Goldman Sachs is continuing to make steady progress towards fulfilling its obligation to provide $1.8 billion in consumer relief under those settlements. It is. [more...]

Sotheby
Jan 18, 2020 4:46 AM ET

Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Expands in Boston

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 18, 2020 - MADISON, N.J.-- Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced that its independently owned and operated affiliate, Gibson Sotheby's International Realty in Massachusetts, has acquired local firm, Benoit Mizner Simon & Co., which has achieved more than $4 billion in sales revenue since its inception. The company will now operate as Gibson Sotheby's International Realty. "Boston is a region that continues to see tremendous growth year-over-year," said Philip White, president and chief executive officer, Sotheby's International Realty. "Over the past. [more...]

Keller Williams Encino-Sherman Oaks Completes Record $1.3 Billion Sales Volume and 1,342 Units Closed in 2019
Jan 18, 2020 4:39 AM ET

Keller Williams Encino-Sherman Oaks Completes Record $1.3 Billion Sales Volume and 1,342 Units Closed in 2019

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 18, 2020 - LOS ANGELES-- Keller Williams Encino-Sherman Oaks (the "Company" or "KWESO") today announced closing sales volume over $1.3 Billion for the 2019 fiscal year, the highest volume total ever accomplished by any single real estate brokerage in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles County. The Company closed 1,342 units overall during that timeframe. KWESO is also announcing that two of its top-performing agents set milestone records in 2019: Stephanie Vitacco, Realtor, achieved the #1 individual. [more...]

Fannie Mae Multifamily Closes 2019 with Record Volume of More Than $70 Billion
Jan 17, 2020 5:03 AM ET

Fannie Mae Multifamily Closes 2019 with Record Volume of More Than $70 Billion

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 17, 2020 - WASHINGTON-- Fannie Mae (OTCQB: FNMA) provided more than $70 billion in financing to support the multifamily market in 2019, the highest volume in the history of its Delegated Underwriting and Servicing (DUS®) program. Fannie Mae continues to build a broad and diverse investor base, while providing financing that meets the needs of our customers in all multifamily market segments in the United States. "Our DUS program is well positioned to support the secondary market and. [more...]

Plymouth Housing Breaks Ground on Affordable Housing for Formerly Homeless in Seattle
Jan 17, 2020 4:52 AM ET

Plymouth Housing Breaks Ground on Affordable Housing for Formerly Homeless in Seattle

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 17, 2020 - SEATTLE-- Plymouth Housing today celebrated the groundbreaking of an affordable housing development in downtown to deliver 91 permanent housing apartments for adults who have previously experienced homelessness. The nonprofit housing developer was the recipient of low income tax credits early last year as part of an expansion to the Affordable Housing Tax Credit program championed by Sen. Maria Cantwell and Rep. Suzan DelBene. The project closed on financing in December. Plymouth Housing broke ground on. [more...]

Callahan Construction Expands to New York
Jan 17, 2020 4:49 AM ET

Callahan Construction Expands to New York

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 17, 2020 - BOSTON-- Callahan Construction Managers (Callahan) announces today that it has officially opened a new office in White Plains, New York expanding its presence throughout the northeast. Callahan is a full-service construction management company with more than 65 years of experience serving local, regional, and national clients. The company is headquartered in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, and the new White Plains location marks Callahan's second office. "This is a very exciting time for our company. Callahan has been growing steadily. [more...]

Real Estate Leaders in Florida Named to SP200 Power List
Jan 17, 2020 4:32 AM ET

Real Estate Leaders in Florida Named to SP200 Power List

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 17, 2020 - ORLANDO, Fla.-- Florida Realtors® congratulates several leaders in Florida real estate for being named to the 2020 Swanepoel Power 200 list of the most powerful leaders in residential real estate. Those recognized in the power rankings include: Mike Pappas, CEO, The Keyes Company, at 72 on the list Michael Saunders, founder and CEO of Michael Saunders & Company, at 88 Budge Huskey, CEO, Premier Sotheby's International Realty, at 100 Teresa King Kinney, CEO, Miami Association of. [more...]

Aragon Holdings Sells Apartment Portfolio to Harbor Group International for $1.85 Billion
Jan 16, 2020 4:55 AM ET

Aragon Holdings Sells Apartment Portfolio to Harbor Group International for $1.85 Billion

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 16, 2020 - LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK-- Aragon Holdings, LLC ("Aragon"), and Harbor Group International, LLC ("HGI"), announced today that affiliates of HGI have purchased a portfolio of 36 apartment properties comprising of 13,243 units from Aragon for $1.85 billion. The acquisition is the 5th largest apartment portfolio sale ever, and the largest since 2016. The deal is part of Aragon's broader $2 billion sale of its entire apartment portfolio consisting of 15,000 units located in 12 cities and. [more...]

Beyond Housing: A National Conversation on Child Homelessness and Poverty
Jan 16, 2020 1:24 AM ET

Beyond Housing: A National Conversation on Child Homelessness and Poverty

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 16, 2020 - NEW YORK-- Children are the invisible face of homelessness. Most Americans are unaware that an estimated 2.8 million children experience homelessness in communities across the country every day. In addition to housing, these children face instability in the form of hunger, chronic health problems, difficulty in school, and anxiety about their family's future. Beyond Housing: A National Conversation on Child Homelessness and Poverty presents a timely opportunity for policy and program leaders to come together and examine the issues of child and family homelessness from. [more...]

FMLS and MGMLS Announce Partnership to Greatly Extend Listing Exposure, Software Capabilities and Training Offerings
Jan 16, 2020 12:59 AM ET

FMLS and MGMLS Announce Partnership to Greatly Extend Listing Exposure, Software Capabilities and Training Offerings

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 16, 2020 - ATLANTA and MACON, Ga.-- First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS) and the Middle Georgia Multiple Listing Service (MGMLS) announced a new agreement today that benefits homebuyers, sellers and real estate professionals throughout the state of Georgia. Under the partnership, property listings will be shared in the native MLS system throughout the expansive FMLS network as well as the middle Georgia network. This dramatically increases exposure throughout the state, which helps agents and brokers market and sell. [more...]

Cardax, Inc. Announces Reverse Stock Split of Common Stock
Jan 15, 2020 2:39 AM ET

Cardax, Inc. Announces Reverse Stock Split of Common Stock

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 15, 2020 - HONOLULU-- Cardax, Inc. (OTCQB:CDXI) today announced it will effect a 200-for-1 reverse stock split of its issued and outstanding common stock. Pursuant to the Certificate of Amendment to the Company's Certificate of Incorporation filed with the Secretary of State of Delaware, the reverse stock split will be effective at 12:01 AM, Eastern Standard Time, on January 15, 2020. Cardax expects that upon the opening of trading on January 15, 2020, its common stock will trade. [more...]

Realogy Continues to Lead Industry in 2020 Swanepoel Power 200
Jan 15, 2020 2:34 AM ET

Realogy Continues to Lead Industry in 2020 Swanepoel Power 200

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 15, 2020 - MADISON, N.J.-- Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY) remains home to more of the most powerful people in residential real estate than any other company in the industry, according to the 2020 Swanepoel Power 200 (SP200), released today by the management consultants at T3 Sixty. In the seventh edition of the industry's premier ranking of 200 powerful and influential leaders, Realogy accounts for 29 executives, affiliated agents and brokers, and the company also continues to claim. [more...]

VEREIT® Announces Closing of New Office Partnership and Fourth Quarter 2019 Activity
Jan 15, 2020 2:19 AM ET

VEREIT® Announces Closing of New Office Partnership and Fourth Quarter 2019 Activity

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 15, 2020 - PHOENIX-- VEREIT, Inc. (NYSE: VER) ("VEREIT" or the "Company") announced today it has closed on an office partnership which will include three VEREIT office assets totaling approximately $137.5 million and 582,000 square feet. This partnership allows VEREIT to reduce balance sheet office exposure while utilizing the Company's in-house infrastructure to manage and increase the value of the enterprise. The office partnership was formed with an institutional client of Arch Street Capital Advisors. VEREIT was represented. [more...]

Florida Realtors® 2020 Real Estate Trends: What
Jan 15, 2020 2:09 AM ET

Florida Realtors® 2020 Real Estate Trends: What’s Ahead for Fla. Real Estate?

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 15, 2020 - ORLANDO, Fla -- Real estate helps drive Florida's growth, and figuring out what lies ahead in 2020 is a key question for policymakers, residents and Realtors. That's the focus of this year's Florida Realtors® 2020 Real Estate Trends summit, which also will feature a panel discussion on the latest trends in construction and development. Two highly respected economists, Florida Realtors Chief Economist Dr. Brad O'Connor and Dr. Sean Snaith, director of the University of Central Florida's Institute for Economic Competitiveness,. [more...]

Healthpeak Properties™ to Report Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2019 Financial Results and Host Conference Call/Webcast
Jan 15, 2020 2:03 AM ET

Healthpeak Properties™ to Report Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2019 Financial Results and Host Conference Call/Webcast

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 15, 2020 - IRVINE, Calif.-- Healthpeak Properties, Inc. (NYSE: PEAK) is scheduled to report its fourth quarter and year-end 2019 financial results after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. PEAK will host a conference call and webcast on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time (12:00 p.m. Eastern Time) in order to review its financial performance and operating results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31,. [more...]

Waypoint Real Estate Investments Continues To Expand Affiliated Broker Deal Team With Strategic New Hires
Jan 15, 2020 1:41 AM ET

Waypoint Real Estate Investments Continues To Expand Affiliated Broker Deal Team With Strategic New Hires

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 15, 2020 - BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Waypoint Real Estate Investments ("Waypoint") today announced five strategic additions to its affiliated broker/dealer team to continue expanding the distribution of Waypoint's real estate offerings to broker/dealers and registered investment advisors ("RIAs"). Todd Brewer will serve as Senior Vice President, Central Region; Conan Porter will join as Senior Vice President, West Coast Region; Owen Mulvaney will assume the role of Senior Vice President, Northeast Region; and Bryan Yvon will assume the role of Senior. [more...]

LISC names top Richmond economic development official to ramp up local investments in housing, businesses and jobs
Jan 15, 2020 1:08 AM ET

LISC names top Richmond economic development official to ramp up local investments in housing, businesses and jobs

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 15, 2020 - RICHMOND, Va. -- A national community investment organization that has raised more than $32 million locally, leveraging investments of $639 million into Richmond-area housing, businesses and jobs, has named a new executive director to fuel its expanding economic development agenda. The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) has named Jane Ferrara, who most recently served as the city of Richmond's senior deputy director for economic development, to lead LISC Virginia—a program that raises capital, creates innovative programs, and provides policy. [more...]

FirstEnergy
Jan 15, 2020 1:00 AM ET

FirstEnergy’s Ohio Utilities Remind Customers of Available Assistance Programs to Help with Winter Bills

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 15, 2020 - AKRON, Ohio-- With cold weather now affecting the region, financial assistance programs are available for FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) customers in Ohio who need help with winter heating bills. FirstEnergy's Ohio utilities include Ohio Edison, The Illuminating Company and Toledo Edison. Assistance to qualifying customers is available through the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), Percentage of Income Payment Plan Plus and the $175 Winter Reconnection Option. HEAP is a federally-funded grant program administered by the Ohio Development Services. [more...]

Feld Entertainment® Expands Partnership with St. Jude Children
Jan 15, 2020 12:44 AM ET

Feld Entertainment® Expands Partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® Across Multiple Feld Motor Sports Tours for 2020

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 15, 2020 - ELLENTON, Fla.-- Feld Entertainment®, the global leader in live touring family entertainment playing stadiums and arenas around the world, and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® are expanding their partnership to continue to support the St. Jude mission: Finding cures. Saving children.®   Over the past three seasons, Supercross has raised more than $300,000 for St. Jude through various activations including the This Shirt Saves Lives campaign. New this season, Monster Jam will join the movement and help. [more...]

Sam Circle Sets Up i4 Center in Detroit, Michigan
Jan 15, 2020 12:37 AM ET

Sam Circle Sets Up i4 Center in Detroit, Michigan

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 15, 2020 - DETROIT-- Sam Circle has set up India International Innovation Institute (i4) to co create & commercialize venture development program with partner universities and healthcare systems in USA. It currently has 14 institutional partners & plans to expand this to 100 universities & healthcare systems in the next 10 years.  i4 acts as a collaborative exchange engaged in monetization of R&D from US universities and healthcare systems. The collective i4 ecosystem currently. [more...]

Welltower to Present at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
Jan 14, 2020 2:21 AM ET

Welltower to Present at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 14, 2020 - TOLEDO, Ohio-- Welltower Inc. (NYSE: WELL) will participate in the 38th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference to be held at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, California.  Thomas J. DeRosa, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Tim McHugh, Chief Financial Officer, will present during a session scheduled for Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Topics covered in the presentation will include: Welltower's announced collaborations with CareMore and Philips A view of Welltower's transformational partnerships. [more...]

Elevation Announces Largest Property Acquisition in Company History
Jan 14, 2020 2:19 AM ET

Elevation Announces Largest Property Acquisition in Company History

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 14, 2020 - ORLANDO, Fla.-- Elevation Financial Group is pleased to announce the acquisition by Elevation Real Property Fund VII of Crestwood Village East for a purchase price of $20 million or $40,300 per unit.  The transaction represents Elevation's first purchase in the state of Indiana. It is also the largest acquisition to date in terms of both unit count and price. The 496-unit 55+ senior property sits on over 20 acres and is located five miles from. [more...]

Mold Expert Provides Honest Mold Testing and Mold Inspections in San Diego, CA
Jan 14, 2020 1:55 AM ET

Mold Expert Provides Honest Mold Testing and Mold Inspections in San Diego, CA

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 14, 2020 - SAN DIEGO-- Robert Armstrong of EZ Mold Inspections returned to Southern California after a few years away. Along with his expertise, Mr. Armstrong is known for genuinely caring for his customers, honest answers, and ethical business practices. Furthermore, Mr. Armstrong can accurately interpret mold testing results while many San Diego mold inspectors cannot. "I'm happy to return to Southern California, and my previous clients will be happy to know that I'm back providing mold inspections in San Diego," stated Robert. [more...]

Realtors® Announce Partnership with Census Bureau in Promotion of 2020 Census
Jan 14, 2020 1:52 AM ET

Realtors® Announce Partnership with Census Bureau in Promotion of 2020 Census

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 14, 2020 - WASHINGTON-- The United States Census Bureau has designated the National Association of Realtors® as a National Partner for the upcoming 2020 Census. With the Bureau seeking to enlist the support of various national organizations, NAR is asking the 1.4 million Realtors® nationwide to help drive Census participation in their respective communities. "NAR is able to provide tremendous value to our members because of the research we produce examining trends in communities across this. [more...]

One-Of-A-Kind 2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible To Be Auctioned For Charity At Barrett-Jackson
Jan 13, 2020 1:48 AM ET

One-Of-A-Kind 2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible To Be Auctioned For Charity At Barrett-Jackson

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 13, 2020 - SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.-- They say good things comes to those who wait, but "they" clearly weren't thinking about the new V8-powered Lexus LC 500 Convertible. Introduced at the Los Angeles International Auto Show, the 2021 LC Convertible will go on sale this summer, but those champing at the bit can place a bid on a one-of-a-kind LC Convertible as quickly as next week at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. The auction will take. [more...]

Liberty Mutual Insurance Announces 19 Grants in $5 Million Effort to Address Youth Homelessness in Boston
Jan 13, 2020 1:39 AM ET

Liberty Mutual Insurance Announces 19 Grants in $5 Million Effort to Address Youth Homelessness in Boston

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 13, 2020 - BOSTON-- Liberty Mutual Insurance today announced the first round of recipients of a $5 million philanthropic effort to support organizations in greater Boston working to reduce and end youth homelessness. Nineteen local non-profit organizations are among the first round of grant recipients announced today. Organizations awarded grants today were acknowledged during a ceremony in Boston's South End at the More Than Words Liberty Bookstore, an organization previously supported by Liberty Mutual and a grant recipient. Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Liberty. [more...]

Government Health Programs Expert John Gorman Announces Formation Of Nightingale Partners, The First Opportunity Zone Fund To Invest In Social Determinants Of Health
Jan 13, 2020 1:33 AM ET

Government Health Programs Expert John Gorman Announces Formation Of Nightingale Partners, The First Opportunity Zone Fund To Invest In Social Determinants Of Health

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 13, 2020 - WASHINGTON-- John Gorman, founder and former Chairman of Gorman Health Group and a former Clinton appointee to the Health Care Financing Administration (now the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services), today announced the formation of Nightingale Partners LLC, the first Opportunity Zone Fund to invest in social determinants of health with Medicare Advantage and Medicaid health plans. Based in one of DC's Opportunity Zones (OZs), Nightingale will leverage the OZ statute. [more...]