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First Command Reports: Financial readiness key challenge for military families

Financial readiness is a key challenge for career service member families, particularly among the military spouses who bear primary responsibility for managing household finances, according to the latest findings of the First Command Financial...

FHA extends foreclosure moratorium for Hurricane Maria victims

For the second time since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today announced that the agency is extending its 180-day foreclosure moratorium for FHA-insured homeowners...

2018’s best & worst cities at money management

With 43 percent of U.S. adults grading their knowledge of personal finance a C or lower, the free credit score website WalletHub today released its report on 2018's Best & Worst Cities at Money...

CA Ventures plans $500 million investment in European housing

Chicago-based CA Ventures today announced plans to invest $500 million over the next five years in the European housing market, specifically across the purpose-built student housing and multifamily apartment sectors. A vertically integrated owner, developer and operator of apartments spanning all adult life stages, CA Ventures has a $6.7 billion portfolio...

M/I Homes grand opens new model townhome at Brentwood in Barrington, Ill.

M/I Homes, one of the most active builders in the Chicago area, announces the unveiling a new decorated townhome model at Brentwood, its new community of 61 townhomes at South Grove Avenue and Dundee...

New home sales drop 7.8 percent in January

Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 7.8 percent in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 593,000 units after an upwardly revised December reading, according to newly released data by the U.S....

HUD and Census Bureau report new residential sales in January 2018

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential sales statistics for January 2018: New Home Sales Sales of new single-family houses in January 2018...

On-campus student housing sees expansion and modernization

Over the past couple of years, on-campus student housing has seen an overall expansion through initiatives to renovate existing facilities and expand a generally more modern housing concept. In contrast to the old and...

The Grand at SkyView Parc offers exclusive in-house spa services

The Grand at SkyView Parc, located in Flushing, Queens, offers a unique amenity that is uncommon among developments. Residents have exclusive access to The Grand Club, an onsite health and wellness escape offering full-service...

Crisis management 101: How to recover your brand after a crisis

It happened, that crisis you never thought you needed to prepare for, so you didn’t. Big or small, it’s critical that you jump into action when a crisis occurs so you can recover fast....

IWAE alerts geothermal heat pump owners regarding new federal tax rebate

IWAE.com issued an alert to property owners who purchased and installed a geothermal heat pump in the United States on or after January 1, 2017. Such persons who are also United States citizens are...

NAHB commends Trump infrastructure plan

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) today commended President Trump's $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan to rebuild and revitalize the nation's aging transportation network. "This package includes a number of provisions that are designed to...

Demand surge puts Houston on top in 4Q

Houston was the nation’s leader for apartment demand in 4th quarter 2017 as a flurry of leasing activity following Hurricane Harvey drove up the metro’s overall numbers. The big surge in demand provided a...

2-Year Delay of WOTUS Rule a Much-Needed Step, NAHB Says

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) applauds today's announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency mandating a two-year delay of the Obama-era "waters of the United States" (WOTUS) Rule. "This delay gives the agency more...

Garden apartments lead rent growth

Rents in low-rise garden apartments continue to rise faster than pricing in taller residential structures. Garden apartments, defined as properties of one to three stories, register 3.1 percent rent growth for 2017, versus 1.4...
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