Residential Building & Real Estate

Startup Brokerage Evolution Properties Joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 3:09pm

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, part of the HSF Affiliates LLC family of real estate brokerage franchise networks, today announced that local real estate veteran Julie Etter formed real estate brokerage Evolution Properties and entered the network as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Evolution Properties.

Key Points: 
  • Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, part of the HSF Affiliates LLC family of real estate brokerage franchise networks, today announced that local real estate veteran Julie Etter formed real estate brokerage Evolution Properties and entered the network as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Evolution Properties.
  • Evolution Properties is the 19th brokerage to join Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices this year.
  • We are proud to welcome Julie Etter and her Evolution Properties team to our network, said Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices CEO Chris Stuart.
  • Evolution Properties agents will begin training this week on the tools and resources provided by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices.

EarthTronics Introduces New High Output LED PAR Lamps

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:28pm

EarthBulb LED PAR lamps combine optimal color with smooth dimming technology to less than 5 percent on standard control applications, and a color rendering index of greater than 80.

Key Points: 
  • EarthBulb LED PAR lamps combine optimal color with smooth dimming technology to less than 5 percent on standard control applications, and a color rendering index of greater than 80.
  • The LED PAR lamps are ideal for interior and exterior architectural, office, retail, house of worship and residential applications where high lumen output is required.
  • Available in 3000k and 5000k, EarthTronics designed the EarthBulb LED PAR30 and PAR38 lamps to deliver 2300 and 3000 lumens at a 25 beam angle providing an excellent replacement for 150- and 250-watt halogen PAR lamps.
  • All EarthTronics LED products provide energy savings with a solid return on investment for energy retrofits, renovation projects and new construction.

New Data Product from Zonda & Metrostudy Pinpoints What is Next in Master Planned Communities

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:00pm

The Report provides real-time data featuring more than one thousand master planned communities with nearly 4,400 new home projects across the country.

Key Points: 
  • The Report provides real-time data featuring more than one thousand master planned communities with nearly 4,400 new home projects across the country.
  • Statistical reports for the news media, with national and regional data, will be available regularly during 2020 featuring unique attributes of the Report.
  • As the leader in new home data, Zonda and Metrostudy have the most comprehensive information available in the new home construction and residential real estate industry.
  • The companys newest report tracks contract sales, new home pricing, amenity and land details of master plan communities across the country.

First Launches Personal Network Efficiency for Its Intelligent Coaching Platform

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:00pm

First, an intelligent coaching platform for the real estate market, today introduced a major enhancement to its First mobile application Personal Network Efficiency.

Key Points: 
  • First, an intelligent coaching platform for the real estate market, today introduced a major enhancement to its First mobile application Personal Network Efficiency.
  • Personal Network Efficiency completes the sales funnel - reporting how much listing business has actually been won and lost.
  • With our contact cleanup and enhancement and the Personal Network Efficiency metric, we are giving agents a tool to track their network and win more deals every year.
  • First continues to provide agents with enhanced tools to build and strengthen relationships with their personal network and win more listings.

Finance of America Reverse Reduces Eligibility Age for Proprietary HomeSafe Offerings to 60 Years Old

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:00pm

Finance of America Reverse LLC (FAR), one of the largest reverse mortgage lenders in the US and a leading provider of retirement solutions, today announced that the eligibility age for borrowers is now 60 years old for its HomeSafe Standard, HomeSafe Flex and HomeSafe Second products.

Key Points: 
  • Finance of America Reverse LLC (FAR), one of the largest reverse mortgage lenders in the US and a leading provider of retirement solutions, today announced that the eligibility age for borrowers is now 60 years old for its HomeSafe Standard, HomeSafe Flex and HomeSafe Second products.
  • FAR is the leading provider of propriety reverse mortgage products and offers the most diverse suite of products including; HomeSafe Standard, HomeSafe Flex, HomeSafe For Purchase, HomeSafe Second and HomeSafe Select.
  • As one of the largest reverse mortgage originators, Finance of America Reverse is committed to empowering adults age 60 and over with the tools they need to achieve financial independence and get to work on retirement.
  • Finance of America Reverse LLC is known as FAReverse LLC in NY in lieu of true name Finance of America Reverse LLC.

Four Seasons Private Residences at 706 Mission Street, San Francisco Celebrates Topping Off

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:00pm

Four Seasons Private Residences at 706 Mission Street, San Francisco is pleased to announce the projects topping off, a major construction milestone that celebrates the final cement pour.

Key Points: 
  • Four Seasons Private Residences at 706 Mission Street, San Francisco is pleased to announce the projects topping off, a major construction milestone that celebrates the final cement pour.
  • The Penthouse Collection at Four Seasons Private Residences at 706 Mission Street, San Francisco comprises 12 unique homes and a spectacular 10,000-square-foot, dual-level Grand Penthouse.
  • Four Seasons Private Residences at 706 Mission Street is part of an exclusive collection of standalone Four Seasons Private Residences, offering a luxurious, amenity-rich lifestyle in one of the worlds most sought-after destinations.
  • Four Seasons Private Residences at 706 Mission, San Francisco is developed and built by 706 Mission Street Co. LLC, an affiliate of Westbrook Partners.

Advantage Systems’ Brian Lynch Receives PROGRESS in Lending Association’s Inaugural Lending Luminary Award

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:00pm

Advantage Systems , a provider of accounting and financial management tools for the mortgage industry, announced today that Brian Lynch, President of Advantage Systems, was named a Lending Luminary Award winner by PROGRESS in Lending Association.

Key Points: 
  • Advantage Systems , a provider of accounting and financial management tools for the mortgage industry, announced today that Brian Lynch, President of Advantage Systems, was named a Lending Luminary Award winner by PROGRESS in Lending Association.
  • In the midst of an ever-changing lending market, PROGRESS in Lending Association honored the industrys mortgage bankers, lenders, servicers, technology executives and consultants with the Lending Luminary Awards at its annual ENGAGE event in Austin, Texas.
  • In developing the Lending Luminary Award, we were looking to honor true industry experts, said Tony Garritano, founder of PROGRESS in Lending.
  • Im honored to have received the Lending Luminary Award alongside some of the brightest in the industry, said Lynch.

Post-Car Real Estate Developer, Culdesac, Announces First Car-Free Neighborhood Built From Scratch in the U.S.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 1:30pm

The worlds first post-car real estate developer, Culdesac , today announced the company and its plans to build the countrys first car-free neighborhood from scratch in Tempe, AZ.

Key Points: 
  • The worlds first post-car real estate developer, Culdesac , today announced the company and its plans to build the countrys first car-free neighborhood from scratch in Tempe, AZ.
  • Culdesac believes that real estate innovation has failed to keep up with fast-paced changes in mobility.
  • Culdesac is changing this paradigm and today announced detailed plans for its first neighborhood, a $140 million project called Culdesac Tempe.
  • Culdesac is the worlds first post-car real estate developer, building and managing the first car-free neighborhood built from scratch in the U.S.

The Zigbee Alliance Augments Its Green Power Program – Saving Time, Money & Energy for Smart Home/Building Installations

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 1:05pm

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191119005383/en/

Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191119005383/en/
    The Zigbee Alliance's Green Power gets new branding and certification measures.
  • (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The new Zigbee Alliance Green Power logo is now a required mark for all Green Power certified devices.
  • The updated certification process provides refined guidelines around the use of the new Green Power logo, and builds on the prestigious family of Zigbee Alliance brands and logo portfolio.
  • For information about Zigbee Green Power, smart lighting control, the Alliance, and benefits of being Zigbee Certified, visit www.zigbee.org .

Mountain Sky Properties Joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 1:00pm

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, part of the HSF Affiliates LLC family of real estate brokerage franchise networks, today announced that independent brokerage Mountain Sky Properties has joined its network operating as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Mountain Sky Properties.

Key Points: 
  • Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, part of the HSF Affiliates LLC family of real estate brokerage franchise networks, today announced that independent brokerage Mountain Sky Properties has joined its network operating as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Mountain Sky Properties.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191119005357/en/
    The Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Mountain Sky Properties team gathers outside its headquarters.
  • Were proud to welcome Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Mountain Sky Properties as our brand ambassador to the incredible Blue Ridge Mountains, said network CEO Chris Stuart.
  • With their brand transition, Mountain Sky Properties agents gain access to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices active referral and relocation networks, and its FOREVER Cloud technology suite, a powerful source for lead generation, marketing support, social media, video production/distribution and more.