Every Commercial Real Estate Broker knows the equation: if you want to increase demand, you need more jobs. Simple, right? Not really, especially not in this economy. Yet some cities are outpacing their neighbors — adding the good jobs that fuel demand for office, retail, and multifamily. What secrets do these mid-sized cities (1.5 to 2.5 million in population) share?
On Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, NAR submitted comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on the CFPB's strategic plan for the next five years.
On Oct. 22, 2012, NAR filed individual and joint comments on proposed banking capital standards and risk weighting proposals as part of the Basel III rulemaking by the Federal Reserve, OCC, and FDIC.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that it would begin accepting consumer complaints about credit reporting agencies and individual credit report problems.
Last week, the Department of Veterans Affairs celebrated their 20 millionth loan under the loan guaranty program.
George S. Wonica, a broker/appraiser/manager for Wonica Realtors & Appraisers in Staten Island, participated in the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Residential Real Estate Appraisal Summit on Oct. 24, 2012.