Yearly Archives: 2011

N.C. Housing Finance Agency Announces Appointments to Board of Directors

October 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The North Carolina Housing Finance Agency announces four new members for its Board of Directors. Board members for the self-supporting public agency are appointed to serve two- to four-year terms by the Governor, the Speaker of the N.C. House of Representatives, and the President of the N.C. Senate. The Board elects a 13th member.

Living Shoreline Project at Marshes Light in Historic Manteo, NC

Kitty Hawk, NC - October 25, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- About a month ago, the Town of Manteo provided a dump truck load of fossil/spent oyster shells to Marshes Light. This past Saturday (October 15) a group of volunteers bagged the shells for placement along the marsh to help stabilize an eroding expanse of coastal marsh - one of the last of its kind in Town limits. The bagged shells will be used much like rip rap or wood and vinyl bulkheads; however, this method utilizes natural materials.

North Carolina Realtor Christina Ward integrates IDX Broker software onto dynamic real estate website

EUGENE, OR - October 25, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Christina Ward, real estate professional with Keller Williams Realty, has teamed with IDX, Inc. to create an easy-to-use real estate search page for all potential New Bern, North Carolina buyers. The versatile tools and search features Ward now displays on her website make the online property search monumentally easier for home seekers and real estate professionals alike. Neuse River MLS (NRRAR) are synced to her search page, giving her website a competitive advantage in the market.

Outer Banks CSI Campus Starts to Take Shape

Devil Hills, NC - October 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Outer Banks is about 1 year away from opening its University of North Carolina’s Coastal Studies Institute CSI Campus, giving it all its constructional needs to develop the research programs conducted since 2003.

Coldwell Banker Fountain Realty makes decision to sync North Carolina MLS listings with real...

EUGENE, OR - October 5, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Terri Alphin Smith and IDX, Inc. have teamed up to simplify the real estate website Smith hosts, with the dynamic IDX Broker software. By creating an easy-to-use search page, Smith can give her clients and other Jacksonville, North Carolina home seekers the thorough online property search experience they deserve. Syncing Jacksonville NC MLS (JBORMLS) listings with the search results page Smith supports, means thousands of detailed JBORMLS listings are instantly available to potential buyers. The once complicated and stressful online home search is now simple and effective, thanks to the IDX enabled website of Smith.

FEMA Temporary Housing Units Arrive in Eastern North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. - September 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency will be installing temporary housing units as a short-term solution for eligible Hurricane Irene survivors in North Carolina. The first unit is scheduled to be installed in Chocowinity in the next few days.

North Carolina real estate professional employs IDX Broker software on his website, integrating thousands...

EUGENE, OR - September 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Richard Drecksler and IDX, Inc. announce the newly IDX enabled website of Drecksler and Prudential Lifestyle Realty. Asheville, North Carolina home seekers can now experience a simple and effective online real estate search, conveniently on the website of Drecksler. IDX Broker software has revolutionized the way potential buyers around the country find their dream home online. Now, the same innovative IDX solutions that have worked to bring ease to the online real estate market, simplifies the property search process for North Carolina homes seekers and clients of Drecksler.

Durham Seeks Home Energy Savings Program Applicants

Durham, NC - August 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Approximately 200 Durham homes will soon be saving energy and money thanks to the Durham Home Energy Savings Program. The Durham Home Energy Savings Program, overseen by the Durham City-County Sustainability Office and the City's Community Development Department, works to increase energy efficiency to save homeowners on their energy bills while reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions into Durham's environment. The program, offered for a limited time on a first-come, first-served basis, is currently seeking 200 applicants who live in either the city or county.

City Provides Fair Housing Outreach to Arabic Community on July 23

GREENSBORO, NC - July 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The City of Greensboro’s Human Relations Department and the Human Relations Commission’s International Advisory Committee are offering a free educational workshop on fair housing to Sudanese and other Arabic speaking residents at 2 pm Saturday, July 23, at the Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Ave. The workshop is being conducted in partnership with the Sudanese Community Organization

Westwood Financial Corp. Purchases Retail Center in Southeast

Morrisville, NC - July 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Westwood Financial Corp., one of the largest owner-operators of shopping centers in the U.S., has purchased McCrimmon Corners, an 86,267-square-foot retail center in Morrisville, N.C., from seller Crosland. The acquisition of the center falls in line with Westwood Financial’s strategy to use funds from numerous 2011 dispositions to invest in Southeastern markets.

Foreclosure Loan Fund Now Assists Re-Employed Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Even after they find a new job, many North Carolinians who have been unemployed during the economic downturn still struggle to hold onto their homes. They may have either missed payments when they were between jobs or their new job may pay less than they were earning in the past. If a second mortgage is making their monthly payments unaffordable, these homeowners may now be able to get help through the N.C. Foreclosure Prevention Fund™

State to Gain More Than $300 Million in Affordable Apartments

July 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Federal tax credits and other financing awarded last week to build affordable apartments is expected to support 6,900 jobs statewide. More than $300 million in development will result from the federal tax credits, bonds, and loans approved by the Tax Reform Allocation Committee and the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency.

Luxury Northern California properties synced with BAREIS listings database with IDX Broker software

EUGENE, OR - June 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Marin County, California real estate agent Marilyn Rich has teamed up with IDX, Inc. to enable her website with the revolutionary IDX Broker software. Rich, a member of the Bay Area Real Estate Info Services (BAREIS), has had the ability to access thousands of area listings as a benefit of being a subscriber to the BAREIS board. Now, her clients can experience the same levels of unprecedented access to detailed BAREIS listings on the IDX enabled website Rich hosts. IDX Broker software extracts raw listing data directly from the BAREIS database and seamlessly integrates it onto the website of Rich, creating a thorough, comprehensive and concise online real estate search page for Marin buyers.

North Carolina real estate search simplified for agents, brokers and potential buyers with IDX...

EUGENE, OR - June 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. and Wendy Richards have joined forces to revolutionize the online North Carolina real estate search. As a member of the Carolina MLS (CMLS), Richards has long had access to thousands of detailed property listings. Now, the same level of accessibility once reserved only for real estate agents and brokers can be experienced by clients of Richards conveniently on her website. IDX Broker software affords Richards the unique ability to sync her thorough and comprehensive search page directly to the CMLS database of listings. Never before has finding a Charlotte, North Carolina home been easier online, thanks to the IDX solution Richards has customized and employed for her professional realty website


CHARLOTTE, NC - June 24, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Real Estate Mortgage Network, Inc. (REMN), is pleased to announce that mortgage industry veteran, Richard Lester, is joining the company. Taking on the newly created role of Area Manager for the Carolinas region, Lester will be charged with growing REMN’s presence across both North and South Carolina. Lester will report directly to Greg Janicki, REMN’s Southeast Regional Manager, who joined the company in February.


How One Agent Is Surviving In Today’s Market

Raleigh, NC - May 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- For the 3rd consecutive year in a row Rupert Bryan has not only won all the top awards in the Coldwell Banker Falls Office, but he is also ranked as one of the Top Agents in the Triangle (#18 Triangle Business Journal Residential Realtor)


Public input opportunities for Project Grace proposal

New Hanover County will host two public meetings to share information about Project Grace and the redevelopment proposal that was submitted by Zimmer Development Company.