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Avenu Insights & Analytics Unveils Groundbreaking Short-Term Rental Compliance Solution: Avenu | STR

CENTREVILLE, Va. /ScoopCloud/ -- Avenu Insights & Analytics, a leading provider of revenue recovery and software solutions for state and local governments, proudly announces the launch of Avenu | STR, an innovative SaaS solution designed to streamline short-term rental (STR) compliance and enhance local government revenue management.

Change.org Petition Launched for Harlem Grandmother, Sherri Culpepper, in 12 Year Battle with NYC Over Squatters

HARLEM, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- A fourth generation Harlemite, Sherri Culpepper took over her family's brownstones in 2012 and has been in a twelve-year wrangle with varying New York City agencies to maintain ownership of her two properties. In the process, numerous freeloading individuals are now "legally" housed in one of her brownstones and have been residing there for twelve years without paying rent and utilities or upkeeping any maintenance! Culpepper, has filed a formal legal complaint (Supreme Court Index #159115 /2022) against numerous New York city agencies.

Osceola, Iowa’s Housing Boom: Working to Meet All Levels of Housing Needs

OSCEOLA, Iowa /ScoopCloud/ -- At the beginning of the year, another call into the Clarke County Development Corporation's (CCDC) offices rang, telling Executive Director, Bill Trickey, the Osceola Building Incentive Program is still connecting with home builders and developers. Since its inception in early 2019, the lot program, originally referred to as the "Free Land Program," has resulted in more than a half dozen lots exchanged with developers and home builders in lieu of standard homeowner tax abatements.

Realfinity and OnCourse Learning to Make Dual-Licensing a Reality for Real Estate Professionals

MIAMI, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- Realfinity, a platform that facilitates dual-licensing for real estate agents, and OnCourse Learning, a comprehensive financial services education provider, are excited to unveil a strategic partnership to redefine mortgage education, training, and testing. This alliance presents a career opportunity for real estate agents to become dual-licensed mortgage loan originators. The combination of both roles aims to provide consumers with increased opportunities and full transparency in their residential real estate transactions.

Click n’ Close Expands DPA Mortgage Product Suite to Include Option for Shared Appreciation

ADDISON, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- Click n' Close, a multi-state mortgage lender serving consumers and mortgage originators through its wholesale and correspondent channels, announced it has expanded its suite of down payment assistance (DPA) loan products to include a shared appreciation option to help address the affordability challenges facing homebuyers.

beycome.com expands Its R/EVOLUTIONARY Real Estate Services to Michigan, Empowering Homeowners and Buyers

DETROIT, Mich. /ScoopCloud/ -- In a groundbreaking move that's set to change the Michigan real estate landscape forever, beycome (beycome.com), the innovative platform that's already redefined real estate in 9 states, announces its arrival in Michigan. This expansion is more than just a new market; it's a new dawn for Michigan homeowners and buyers, offering them unparalleled control and savings in their real estate transactions.

Heartland Multiple Listing Service implements Down Payment Resource to raise homebuyer awareness about down payment assistance programs in the Greater Kansas City community

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting homebuyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that Heartland Multiple Listing Service (MLS) has implemented its tools to notify real estate agents when homebuyers may be eligible for down payment assistance. According to a DPR analysis, 87% of Heartland MLS's listings are eligible for one or more homebuyer assistance programs.

Experience the Epitome of Center-Stage Senior Living

ROCKVILLE, Md. /ScoopCloud/ -- Charles E. Smith Life Communities (CESLC) announced today a series of fun and enriching LifeLAB events for March and April 2024. Offering a glimpse into the vibrant senior living lifestyle at CESLC, these complimentary events promise to engage, educate and entertain attendees on a variety of captivating subjects. LifeLAB events range from delightful musical performances and fun, engaging social events to insightful panel discussions on the unique essence of residing at Charles E. Smith Life Communities.

Avatar Construction Announces Multi-Family / Hotel Expansion

WATERTOWN, Mass. /ScoopCloud/ -- Avatar Design & Construction, a leader in the construction industry, has announced the next phase of expansion in its Multi-Family & Hotel Design-Build Construction Division. Guiding this monumental growth is Chief Operations Manager Nazar Vincent, a visionary with a track record of executing innovative construction strategies.

Click n’ Close Announces One-Time Close Program to Address Home Buyer Challenges in Rural America

ADDISON, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- Click n' Close, a multi-state mortgage lender serving consumers and mortgage originators through its wholesale and correspondent channels, announced its latest mortgage product, One-Time Close (OTC) loan programs for government-insured mortgage products. This product is designed to aid homebuyers in rural America with down payment assistance, with availability in select markets.

NotaryCam Achieves Record RON Growth in 2023

HOUSTON, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- NotaryCam®, a Stewart-owned company and leading remote online notarization (RON) provider for real estate and legal transactions, announced significant growth in 2023, expanding its independent notary platform customer base by 46% and the number of loss mitigation-related RON transactions by 115%. The company also increased its medical credentialling remote notarizations by 45%, executing transactions in 160 out of 192 countries worldwide.

Down Payment Resource presents Housing and Education Alliance Founder and Executive Director Sylvia Alvarez with 2023 Beverly Faull Affordable Housing Leadership Award

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that it selected Sylvia Alvarez, founder and executive director of Housing and Education Alliance (HEA), as the winner of its 2023 Beverly Faull Affordable Housing Leadership Award.

Bridgewater Development & Avatar Construction Collaborate to Announce Several New Real Estate Development Investment Opportunities

WATERTOWN, Mass. /ScoopCloud/ -- Bridgewater Development and Avatar Construction announced today they are seeking investors to partner on several current and future development projects across New England. Bridgewater Development offers a unique opportunity to work with a leader in design build construction and land development.

Grand Maison: Your New Home in the Heart of the City is Coming Soon to Downtown Manchester NH

MANCHESTER, N.H. /ScoopCloud/ -- Avatar Construction of Watertown, MA announced today that construction is ready to commence for Grand Maison, a six-story, 223-unit apartment complex and retail space located at 533 Elm Street. This project, set to open in 2026, will transform the current aging commercial space into a modern living destination for both families and individuals.

iEmergent CEO Laird Nossuli to present at Seattle’s inaugural Black Homeownership Symposium on January 26

SEATTLE, Wash. /ScoopCloud/ -- iEmergent, a forecasting and advisory services firm for the financial services, mortgage and real estate industries, today announced that its CEO Laird Nossuli will present at Seattle's inaugural Black Homeownership Symposium on January 26. Dr. Courtney Johnson Rose, president of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB), one of the oldest minority trade associations in the nation and its foremost network of Black real estate professionals, will unveil the findings of the first-ever Washington state edition of the State of Housing in Black America (SHIBA) report.

Realfinity Launches Dual-License Program for Real Estate Agents

MIAMI, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- Real-Finity, Inc. ("Realfinity") is excited to announce the availability of its Dual-License Program enabling the integration of mortgage services for real estate agents. In the dynamic and increasingly challenging environment of real estate, agents are now able to take advantage of this innovative solution to combat pressure on their commissions and enhance their value proposition by offering mortgage services.

Grand Central Suites: The Ultimate Modern Living Experience is Coming Soon to Downtown Manchester NH

MANCHESTER, N.H. /ScoopCloud/ -- Avatar Construction of Watertown, MA announced today that construction is underway for Grand Central Suites, the newest apartment complex in downtown Manchester, New Hampshire. Located at 21 Central Street, this 77-unit complex is set to transform the current aging commercial space into the premier living destination for families and individuals.

Murray Homes Wins At The NARI CotY 2023 Awards!

SARASOTA, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- Each year, NARI of Tampa Bay presents Contractor of the Year Awards to members who have demonstrated outstanding work through the submission of their remodeling projects. The CotY Awards are the highest form of recognition by industry leaders and peers and celebrate members committed to design, best practices, integrity, high standards, and professionalism.

ImpactAZ 2025 documents economic strides of statewide supplier-diversity accelerator

PHOENIX, Ariz. /ScoopCloud/ -- Thinkzilla Consulting Group today announced that ImpactAZ 2025, a statewide supplier-diversity accelerator serving black and other minority business owners, has announced the results from its inaugural cohort. Thirty-five participants selected for the accelerator completed the program, with 75% attending all technical assistance programming.

NotaryCam Authorized to Provide Remote Online Notarization Services for California Transactions in 2024

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- NotaryCam®, a Stewart-owned company and leading remote online notarization (RON) provider for real estate and legal transactions, announced today it will support remote online notarial acts in California beginning in 2024 following the passage of CA Senate Bill 696, which was signed into law by California Governor Gavin Newsom on September 30, 2023. Stage 1 of the bill takes effect on January 1, 2024.

Down Payment Resource donates $10,000 to help an Atlantan buy a home this holiday season

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced a $10,000 donation to the Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership to be used as a grant to help an eligible homebuyer working with the local nonprofit housing agency.

Lawyers Title and Simply Adorable Jewelry & Gifts hosts a Holiday Shop-A-Palooza Event in Amarillo, Texas, to Benefit the Chris Paddock Family

AMARILLO, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- Lawyers Title is excited to announce its collaboration with Simply Adorable and other esteemed vendors to organize the much-anticipated Holiday Shop-A-Palooza event. The event, which aims to support the Chris Paddock family, will take place at the Amarillo Country Club on November 30, 2023, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Homebuilding Veteran Mitchell Bradford Joins Diversified Pacific

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Real estate veteran Mitchell Bradford has joined the talented team at Diversified Pacific. His 35 years of experience and leadership in the industry as a homebuilder and multi-family investor/owner will play a key role in the company as it seeks to grow and expand its reach and focus.

Real Estate Auction Firm is Now Tranzon Key

FAIRFAX, Va. /ScoopCloud/ -- For over 30 years, across thousands of auctions, Tranzon Fox has been the key to unlocking the value of its clients' real estate by providing expertise in property evaluation and competitive auction sales. The firm's new name reflects our essential role in helping sellers achieve success. Still short and sweet, Tranzon Fox is now known as Tranzon Key, according to the firm.

Dojo Networks® Partners with A2D to Bring Managed WiFi to Underserved Communities

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- Dojo Networks, a leading national provider of high-speed internet services, is bringing Managed WiFi for multi-tenant housing (apartment buildings) to underserved communities through a new partnership with A2D. As a Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC), A2D develops, owns, and operates open access networks with a focus on improving infrastructure in underserved urban and rural communities.

Reinventing Real Estate: Pioneering Redevelopment of 6709 Ridge Road Embodies the Future of Property Investment

PORT RICHEY, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- Lincoln Financial Services, an Orlando, Florida developer and visionary in the realm of property development, has announced the completion of its latest landmark project, the stunning transformation of 6709 Ridge Road. It was originally purchased out of receivership and reinvented through a $2.6 million investment.

Tampa Transformation: LRR Property Investments Makes Strategic Acquisition at 3655 Henderson Blvd, Plans for Major Improvements

TAMPA, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Phoenix Property Group, an Orlando, FL based developer and AMJ Group Inc., a Gainesville, FL based developer have recently partnered to create LRR Property Investments. As a new dynamic player in the real estate market, they are proud to announce the successful acquisition of a prime building located at 3655 Henderson Boulevard in Tampa, Florida.

Hero Homes expands Cleveland footprint with 82 home purchase, targets Cleveland suburbs for future acquisitions

CLEVELAND, Ohio /ScoopCloud/ -- Affiliates of Hero Homes, have expanded its portfolio in the Cleveland, Ohio, metro area with the acquisition of the 27 unit Superior apartments in Cleveland Heights and 55 scattered site single family rental homes throughout the Cleveland Metro area. The 82 units will be added to its existing 36 homes already owned and operated in the Cleveland metro market.

Prime Goochland County, Virginia Development Land Up for Grabs at Auction

RICHMOND, Va. /ScoopCloud/ -- Town hall meetings focused on the future of Centerville in Goochland County reveal neighbors who are keenly aware of inevitable growth and development, with an expressed desire to "grow gracefully," according to Tranzon Key. Local residents are already seeing residential developments springing up - Reader's Branch and Mosaic are a couple of the newer ones.

Prime Kilmarnock, Va. Retail Space Up for Bid August 29 as Local Chef Retires After Over 20 Years of Service

KILMARNOCK, Va. /ScoopCloud/ -- In the riverine coastal community of Kilmarnock, Jackie Brown is a fixture, known as the head chef and shop proprietor of the Main Street establishment, "Carried Away Cuisine" kitchen and shoppe. What she's known for are her glass cases filled with delectable delights, according to auction firm Tranzon Key, whom Ms. Brown has hired to sell the real estate, kitchen equipment, furniture, and equipment as a package.

Revolutionizing Timeshare Cancellation: Introducing Online Courses as the Affordable and Transparent Alternative to Costly Services

PENANG, Malaysia /ScoopCloud/ -- Timeshare Cancellation Mastery, an innovative venture led by Wayne C. Robinson, a seasoned expert in the timeshare industry, has successfully completed its pilot program, marking a pivotal moment in the realm of timeshare cancellation solutions. With over 220 enthusiastic timeshare owners enrolled in their cutting-edge timeshare cancellation course, Robinson's brainchild is poised to redefine the industry.

The Alliven Group announces new hiring

LAKEWOOD, N.J. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Alliven Group, a leading New Jersey-based real estate firm, has hired Sheya Herzberg as a Senior Analyst. Mr. Herzberg will play a crucial role in assisting senior leadership in the oversight and management of the Alliven portfolio as well as the underwriting of new opportunities.

Seaside Consultants Offers Timeshare Exit Services to People in the U.S.

ENCINITAS, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- When they first sign up, a timeshare can feel like a dream to the person putting pen to paper. But as the reality of the cost sets in, it can start to look more like a nightmare. Fortunately, there's help. Seaside Consultants Group supports people in exploring their timeshare contract termination options.

LenderLogix Q2 2023 Homebuyer Intelligence Report Data Shows Slight Increase in Homebuying Activity Despite Affordability and Inventory Challenges

BUFFALO, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks, and brokers, today announced the latest release of the Homebuyer Intelligence Report, a quarterly summary of insights into borrower behavior during the home buying process based on data collected by the LenderLogix suite of tools.

Down Payment Resource Reports on Homebuyer Assistance Programs for People with Disabilities for Disability Pride Month

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- In celebration of Disability Pride Month, Down Payment Resource (DPR) has issued a report on the 23 U.S. homebuyer assistance programs that are specifically designed to support people with disabilities and their family caregivers on their journey towards homeownership. While people with disabilities may be eligible for any of the 2,300-plus U.S. homebuyer assistance programs, this report sheds light on programs specially developed to promote accessibility and inclusivity for aspiring homeowners with disabilities.