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Nobody knows how healthy housing really is - Inman.com


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Nobody knows how healthy housing really is
Inman.com
Today's sleepy, semiholiday dawn was interrupted by news of a surge in new jobs, up 195,000 in June plus 70,000 in upward revisions of prior months. Every bond big shot is at the beach, heard the news through hangover fog, and then barked or texted ...

A new exit strategy for agents? - Inman.com


A new exit strategy for agents?
Inman.com
Editor's note: This is the final installment of a four-part series on a new model for real estate brokerages, in which brokers would invest in their agents. Read Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. Renwick Congdon will explore his vision at Real Estate Connect ...

'Obamacare' implementation moving forward with employer mandate on hold - Inman.com


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'Obamacare' implementation moving forward with employer mandate on hold
Inman.com
This week the White House announced that it was delaying by one year implementation of the “Obamacare” employer mandate. The mandate will now go into effect on January 1, 2015 instead of 2014. This delay means nothing to the vast majority of ...

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BuyerMLS Named a Finalist for the Prestigious Inman News Innovator Awards - PR Newswire (press release)


BuyerMLS Named a Finalist for the Prestigious Inman News Innovator Awards
PR Newswire (press release)
PHILADELPHIA, July 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- BuyerMLS CEO and Founder Charles (Chuck) Williams IV is proud to announce that the firm has been named one of eight finalists for Inman News Innovator Awards' Real Estate Agent App, Tool or ...
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Positive jobs report raises odds of Fed pullback - Inman.com


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Positive jobs report raises odds of Fed pullback
Inman.com
The economy added more jobs in June than expected, making it unlikely that the Federal Reserve might delay plans to begin tapering its stimulus program later this year. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment increased by 195,000 ...

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Ask Your Home Inspector: State keeps its eye on home inspectors - Wausau Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 09:35

Ask Your Home Inspector: State keeps its eye on home inspectors
Wausau Daily Herald
When selecting a home inspector, never choose by the price. Prices might range all over the board on a standard inspection. Ask how many years of experience the inspector has, whether he or she is licensed and whether he or she belongs to any home ...

Introducing: 2013 Innovator Awards finalists - Inman.com


Introducing: 2013 Innovator Awards finalists
Inman.com
Inman News is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2013 Innovator Awards in eight categories, and the opening of voting for the “People's Choice” Innovator Award. Winners chosen from the list of finalists below will be announced during the Real ...

Fuel Cells Finding Their Niche - Engineering News Record (subscription)

McGraw Hill Construction - Wed, 07/03/2013 - 22:01

Fuel Cells Finding Their Niche
Engineering News Record (subscription)
That plant is seven months into a tight construction schedule. "When we did the schedule for the plant, it had 50% of tasks on critical path," says Mark D. Dickinson, Hill vice president and owner's rep. Both projects use a mix of design-bid-build ...

Everyday People: Home inspector stays nimble on the job - OregonLive.com

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 07/03/2013 - 16:11

Everyday People: Home inspector stays nimble on the job
OregonLive.com
He trained as a home inspector through the National Institute of Building Inspectors and worked for a franchise for six years before starting his own business, Eagle Eye Inspections. Giblin's construction days taught him a lot about how to build a home ...

Don't let funding issues derail international deals - Inman.com


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Don't let funding issues derail international deals
Inman.com
In a previous article, I explored some factors that shape the expectations of Chinese clients when investing in real estate, and reviewed a few “rules of thumb” for capturing and nurturing business with this market segment. As a follow-up, I want to ...

Memories of the first Real Estate Connect - Inman.com


Memories of the first Real Estate Connect
Inman.com
Real Estate Connect, said Brad Inman, the founder of the conferences and a real estate journalist at the time, was a chance to get a community of his readers together to talk about real estate and technology. The 55-person guest list included Joel ...

Properties must be inspected for ADA compliance - Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:05

Properties must be inspected for ADA compliance
Santa Clarita Valley Signal
As of Monday, any time a lease is executed for commercial property, the property owner must disclose whether the property has been inspected by a Certified Access Specialist — and whether the property was found to be in compliance with the ADA act.

Fix for broken brokerage model is within industry's grasp - Inman.com


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Fix for broken brokerage model is within industry's grasp
Inman.com
Editor's note: This is the second of a four-part series on a new model for real estate brokerages, in which brokers would invest in their agents. Read Part 1. Renwick Congdon will explore his vision at Real Estate Connect San Francisco, during a ...

Pipeline Conglomerate Buys Contractor Brinderson - Engineering News Record (subscription)

McGraw Hill Construction - Mon, 07/01/2013 - 20:21

Pipeline Conglomerate Buys Contractor Brinderson
Engineering News Record (subscription)
“What most attracted us to Brinderson, was its successful transformation from a project-based construction business into a much stronger maintenance service oriented company,” Burgess said. Aegion confirms that Brinderson senior management will remain ...

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Commercial Real Estate: Specialty contractor plans Mare Island plant - North Bay Business Journal

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Mon, 07/01/2013 - 15:25

Commercial Real Estate: Specialty contractor plans Mare Island plant
North Bay Business Journal
But as of July 1, commercial real estate leases must state whether the property has been inspected for ADA violations and, if so, what the inspection found. Inspections must be performed by a state-certified access specialist, or CASp, but owners aren ...

Half Of All US Retail And Hotel Projects To Be Green Buildings By 2015 - CleanTechnica

McGraw Hill Construction - Mon, 07/01/2013 - 13:09

Half Of All US Retail And Hotel Projects To Be Green Buildings By 2015
CleanTechnica
Green building projects over time image via McGraw Hill. Tremendous green growth has occurred in these building sectors, roughly doubling from 2011 to 2013, according to McGraw Hill Construction's Green Retail and Hospitality SmartMarket Report. Green ...

Home inspector gets ASHI certification - Herald & Review

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 07/01/2013 - 12:08

Home inspector gets ASHI certification
Herald & Review
Home inspector gets ASHI certification. Print Email. 2013-07-01T07:00:00Z Home inspector gets ASHI certification Herald-Review.com. July 01, 2013 7:00 am. (0) Comments. DECATUR — Jason Warnick of Pristine Inspections & Testing, a local firm that ...

West Milford home inspector tells sellers what they need to know - NorthJersey.com

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 07/01/2013 - 05:10

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West Milford home inspector tells sellers what they need to know
NorthJersey.com
Radon testing, insect inspections, chimney assessment…oh, my! These are just part of a routine day for Mark E. Noble, owner of West Milford's Nobility Home Inspection Services. But for homeowners selling their home, a home inspection doesn't have to ...

Green Building Is Growing Rapidly in the Retail and Hospitality Sectors ... - Wall Street Journal (press release)

McGraw Hill Construction - Tue, 06/25/2013 - 18:37

Green Building Is Growing Rapidly in the Retail and Hospitality Sectors ...
Wall Street Journal (press release)
NEW YORK, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report released today by McGraw Hill Construction in partnership with Waste Management, entitled Green Retail and Hospitality SmartMarket Report: Capitalizing on the Growth in Green ...

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IndiSoft Enters Commercial Real Estate Market, Helps Brillion Asset Solutions ... - EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Tue, 06/25/2013 - 12:18

IndiSoft Enters Commercial Real Estate Market, Helps Brillion Asset Solutions ...
EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)
The portal supports several of Brillion's valuation products, such as its commercial property inspection and broker opinion of value (BOV) services. “Based on the positive effect that RxOffice has had on the residential real estate industry, making the ...

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