Residential Building & Real Estate

Broadway Bank and FHLB Dallas to Award $7,500 to San Antonio Community Organizations

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 8:45pm

Broadway Bank will award $2,500 each to Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio, Boysville and George Gervin Youth Center, which the organizations will use to further their missions.

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  • Broadway Bank will award $2,500 each to Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio, Boysville and George Gervin Youth Center, which the organizations will use to further their missions.
  • Broadway Bank received the 2019 FHLB Dallas CARE Award in October from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas).
  • An acronym that stands for Community Area Revitalization Efforts, the CARE Award recognizes Broadway Banks commitment to affordable housing and community revitalization.
  • As part of the award, Broadway Bank received $7,500 to donate to support community-based organizations of its choice.

California American Water Offers Sonoma County Customers Help after Evacuations

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 7:30pm

California American Water was able to continue operating both water systems to support first responders during the evacuations and has been providing normal water service to customers as they return to their homes and businesses.

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  • California American Water was able to continue operating both water systems to support first responders during the evacuations and has been providing normal water service to customers as they return to their homes and businesses.
  • Some of these disaster relief measures include:
    About California American Water: California American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), provides high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to more than 690,000 California residents.
  • About American Water: With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company.
  • American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to make sure we keep their lives flowing.

Brenda Lee Szlachta Named 2020 President of the National Association of Women’s Council of Realtors®

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 7:25pm

The National Association of Womens Council of Realtors named Brenda Lee Szlachta, vice president of Agent Development for Real Living Kee Realty in Clinton Township, MI, as the organizations 2020 president.

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  • The National Association of Womens Council of Realtors named Brenda Lee Szlachta, vice president of Agent Development for Real Living Kee Realty in Clinton Township, MI, as the organizations 2020 president.
  • She will be inaugurated Nov. 8 at a ceremony held in conjunction with the National Association of REALTORS National Conference in San Francisco.
  • I am humbled and honored to serve as the 2020 National Association of Womens Council of Realtors president, said Szlachta.
  • She served The Womens Council of REALTORS as a local president in 2012 and 2013 and as the organizations Michigan president in 2016.

Bull Springs Skyline Forest Adjacent to Bend, Oregon For Sale

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 6:52pm

Bull Springs Skyline Forest, located just minutes west of Bend, is an active privately held tree farm and recreational wilderness covering 32,995+/- contiguous, deeded acres bordering the Deschutes National Forest.

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  • Bull Springs Skyline Forest, located just minutes west of Bend, is an active privately held tree farm and recreational wilderness covering 32,995+/- contiguous, deeded acres bordering the Deschutes National Forest.
  • F1 Forest Use Zone permitted uses include forest operations or forest practices, provisions for wildlife and fishery resources, and other farm uses.
  • Bull Springs Skyline Forest combines productive timberlands, conservation and development opportunities together with privacy.
  • Bull Springs Skyline Forest is one of Americas legacy properties without question.

Verdantix Benchmark Reveals Seven Leaders In The Highly Competitive IoT Platforms For Smart Buildings Market

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 5:09pm

Seven vendors Siemens, Schneider Electric, Johnson Controls, iviva by Eutech, Switch Automation, Accruent and Spacewell lead the market for IoT platforms for Smart Buildings software, reflecting the highly competitive market environment.

Key Points: 
  • Seven vendors Siemens, Schneider Electric, Johnson Controls, iviva by Eutech, Switch Automation, Accruent and Spacewell lead the market for IoT platforms for Smart Buildings software, reflecting the highly competitive market environment.
  • Independent research firm Verdantix assessed the capabilities of the 13 most prominent vendors in the market on their ability to meet customer demands for monitoring, analysing and controlling building services.
  • The Verdantix Green Quadrant IoT Platforms For Smart Buildings 2019 is the only independent benchmark of IoT platforms for Smart Buildings software vendors available.
  • The IoT market is entering a new phase of growth with customers just at the start of the journey, continued Callaghan.

Sachem Capital Corp. Announces Closing of Public Offering of $30.0 Million of 6.875% Notes

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 4:10pm

Sachem Capital Corp. (NYSE American: SACH) today announced the closing of its previously announced public offering of $30.0 million of 6.875% unsecured, unsubordinated notes due 2024 (Notes).

Key Points: 
  • Sachem Capital Corp. (NYSE American: SACH) today announced the closing of its previously announced public offering of $30.0 million of 6.875% unsecured, unsubordinated notes due 2024 (Notes).
  • The Notes rank pari passu with all Sachem Capital Corp.s unsecured, unsubordinated indebtedness, whether currently outstanding or issued in the future.
  • The Notes may be redeemed, in whole or in part, at any time, or from time to time, at Sachem Capital Corp.s option on or after November 7, 2021.
  • Except as required by law, Sachem Capital Corp. undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statement made herein.

Wyndham Capital Mortgage Builds the Modern Mortgage Company, Launches Online Closings with Notarize

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 2:00pm

Wyndham Capital Mortgage , a direct-to-consumer mortgage lender, today announced that it completed its first fully online digital closing with Notarize , the first company to enable an entirely online mortgage closing process.

Key Points: 
  • Wyndham Capital Mortgage , a direct-to-consumer mortgage lender, today announced that it completed its first fully online digital closing with Notarize , the first company to enable an entirely online mortgage closing process.
  • Our first closing went as smooth as it could have gone with Notarize, said Daphne Beumer, Director of Closing and Post Closing at Wyndham Capital Mortgage.
  • To truly be the modern mortgage company, companies need to use technology to make the last mile of the closing better.
  • Notarize is the first platform to empower thousands of people each day to sign and notarize documents online.

Millennial Home Refinance Boom Reaches New Heights, According to the Latest Ellie Mae Millennial Tracker

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 2:00pm

According to the latest Ellie Mae Millennial Tracker , refinances represented 33% of all loans closed by millennials in September 2019 as interest rates continued to drop.

Key Points: 
  • According to the latest Ellie Mae Millennial Tracker , refinances represented 33% of all loans closed by millennials in September 2019 as interest rates continued to drop.
  • This marks the highest share of refinance activity since Ellie Mae began tracking the data in January 2016.
  • The Ellie Mae Millennial Tracker focuses on Millennial mortgage applications during specific time periods.
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Root Insurance Company Launches New Renters Insurance

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 6:23pm

Root Insurance, the largest property casualty InsurTech in the country, has launched an affordable, streamlined renters insurance designed and personalized around real consumer need, for as low as $6/month.

Key Points: 
  • Root Insurance, the largest property casualty InsurTech in the country, has launched an affordable, streamlined renters insurance designed and personalized around real consumer need, for as low as $6/month.
  • In addition to covering customers personal property and liability from accidents, Root renters insurance pays for things like temporary living expenses and theft of items outside of the home.
  • The launch of renters insurance marks the expansion of the Root insurance portfolio.
  • With renters insurance, Root is bringing high-level customer service and app-based functionality to the home.

Angel Oak Home Loans Expands in Georgia With Opening of New Branch

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 2:30pm

Angel Oak Home Loans (Angel Oak), a leading full-service retail mortgage lender, has opened a new branch in Acworth, Georgia, and continues to rapidly expand its presence in the Peach State.

Key Points: 
  • Angel Oak Home Loans (Angel Oak), a leading full-service retail mortgage lender, has opened a new branch in Acworth, Georgia, and continues to rapidly expand its presence in the Peach State.
  • Weve found tremendous opportunity within the state of Georgia, says Mac Cregger, SVP regional manager of Angel Oak Home Loans.
  • About Angel Oak Home Loans, LLC
    Angel Oak Home Loans is a full-service mortgage lender.
  • In addition to offering traditional mortgage products, Angel Oak Home Loans and the Angel Oak family of companies specialize in innovative alternative lending options.