Yearly Archives: 2011

Mitigation Tips to Build Fire-Resistant Homes

AUSTIN, TX - December 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Though the embers from the Texas wildfires have cooled, many survivors in the 23 affected counties still face the heavy task of rebuilding. With a new wildfire season under way, now is the time to rebuild safer and stronger homes, and more wildfire-resilient communities.

Housing Subcommittee Unanimously Approves Congressman Al Green’s Homes for Heroes Act.

Washington, DC - December 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- This week, the House Financial Services Committee, Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity passed H.R. 3298, the Homes for Heroes Act. The bill establishes a Special Assistant for Veterans Affairs and an annual report on veterans’ homelessness. Congressman Al Green (TX-09) introduced the Homes for Heroes Act with Congressman Michael Grimm (NY-13) on November 1, 2011

iPhone enabled property search by IDX Broker synced to Texas real estate resource of...

EUGENE, OR - November 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. welcomes Leeza Morris to the ever-expanding networks of agents and brokers dedicated to transforming the online real estate search on their professional websites. As a member of the North Texas Real Estate Info Sytems MLS (NTREIS), Morris has long had access to thousands of detailed property listings. Now, her clients and other Denton, Texas home seekers can experience the same level of accessibility to the NTREIS. IDX Broker has forever changed the way potential buyers search for homes online.

Realtor Alison Shuman integrates dynamic IDX solution onto professional real estate blog

EUGENE, OR - November 24, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Alison Shuman has become the latest real estate professional to integrate a customized IDX solution onto her website, thanks to IDX, Inc. and the extraordinary IDX Broker software. Shuman, an Austin, Texas-based Realtor, now hosts a dynamic search page which extracts raw listing data from the Austin MLS (ACTRIS) database and seamlessly syncs it to the comprehensive listings database she supports on her website. Potential buyers and clients are able to scan the ACTRIS listings knowing they have the most up-to-the-minute data from ACTRIS right on Peters' website.

Congressman Al Green Hosts Town Hall Meeting on the New Texas Voter ID...

Houston, TX - November 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman Al Green (TX-09) hosted a town hall meeting in Houston to inform the residents of the Ninth Congressional District about the new requirements established by the Texas Voter Identification Act of 2011.

Green Your HomeOffers Specialized Focus on Green Practices at Home

AUSTIN, TX - November 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Keller Williams Realty, Inc. announced that it has published Green Your Home, a book for green-conscious home buyers and homeowners. Serving as an easy guide to make the greenest impact, Green Your Home provides tips drawn from the collective experience of home buyers and homeowners, sustainability experts and thousands of top real estate professionals.

Congressman Al Green Holds Press Conference on the Texas Voter ID Law

November 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) - Press conference to discuss the requirements of the Texas Voter Identification Act of 2011. After the press conference, the Congressman will host a town hall meeting

House Financial Services Committee Approves Green Amendment Targeting Runaway Executive Pay at Fannie Mae...

Washington (DC) - November 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Yesterday, the House Financial Services Committee approved an amendment sponsored by Congressman Al Green (TX-09) that would target executive compensation abuses at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac by requiring that the pay of their senior executives be similar to that of other federal banking regulators.

Lee & Associates Closes on $7.3 Million Retail Sale

Torrance, CA - November 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates, the nation’s largest broker owned commercial brokerage firm, has closed on the $7.3 million sale of a 14,820-square-foot retail property leased by Walgreens, located at 8996 Stacy Road in McKinney, Texas.

Austin MLS listings integrated onto search page of Dan Castro with custom IDX solution

EUGENE, OR - November 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. welcomes Dan Castro to the growing network of agents and brokers dedicated to serving their clients by adopting the dynamic IDX Broker software for their professional websites. With the search tools Castro has synced to his website with his IDX solution, the online property search is easier than ever for home seekers. Austin MLS listings are seamlessly displayed on Castro’s EXIT Options Realty website, giving potential buyers thousands of listings to search

Attorney Alejandro Padua and His Team Solve a Complex Commercial Real Estate Issue

Houston, TX - November 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Alejandro L. Padua, Esq., of Padua Law Firm in Houston, with his excellent drafting of real estate related contracts and related lawyering, together with his brother Antonio J. Padua, head broker of Padua Realty Company has significantly improved their client’s property cash flow.

State invests $950,000 to expand senior rental housing choices in Midlothian

AUSTIN, TX - November 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) and State Representative Jim Pitts today announced a funding award to private developers constructing a new affordable rental property in Midlothian that will help bring stability to the lives of older tenants while providing a shot in the arm to the local economy.

State/FEMA Working With Wildfire Survivors on Housing Solutions as Hotel Program Draws to Close

AUSTIN, TX - November 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program is drawing to a close in Texas, but FEMA and the state are working closely with wildfire survivors in the program to help them find suitable housing before the Dec. 9 end date.

IDX Broker supplies iPhone-enabled property search to Texas clients of Tanya Raba

EUGENE, OR - November 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. and real estate professional Tanya Raba of Raba Realty have enabled a remarkable IDX solution on her professional website with the premier IDX Broker software. San Antonio MLS (SABOR) listings are displayed directly on the search page Hager hosts online, giving area home seekers a comprehensive and efficient way to search through thousands of properties on the market without ever leaving the convenience Raba’s website.

Texas properties synced with dynamic IDX solution on Jacob Delgado website

EUGENE, OR - November 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. has enabled the revolutionary IDX Broker software on the website of real estate professional Jacob Delgado, of Home Team of America, making thousands of San Antonio MLS (SABOR) listings properties available for San Antonio, Texas home seekers. Potential buyers can now experience an unprecedented level of access to MLSListings and the IDX-supported tools Delgado hosts. With so many unique options, the real estate website of Delgado now reflects his dedication to serving his clients and their every real estate need.

Texas listings displayed with ease on the IDX-enabled website of Realtor Bonnie Bauer

EUGENE, OR - October 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today IDX, Inc. is pleased to welcome Dallas, Texas agent Bonnie Bauer of Dave Perry Miller & Associates to the growing group of real estate professionals adopting a customizable IDX solution for their realty websites. The incredible IDX Broker software syncs to the North Texas Real Estate Info Systems (NTREIS) database to extract raw listing data and seamlessly integrate it onto Bauer’s website, displaying thousands of Dallas, Texas area properties directly on her website. With the dynamic search Bauer now hosts, it is monumentally easier to find a home online in or around the city.

Broker supplies iPhone-enabled property search to Frisco, Texas clients of Jan Richey

EUGENE, OR - October 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. and real estate professional Jan Richey of Keller Williams Realty have enabled a remarkable IDX solution on her professional website with the premier IDX Broker software. North Texas Real Estate Info Systems MLS (NTREIS) listings are displayed directly on the search page Richey hosts online, giving area home seekers a comprehensive and efficient way to search through thousands of properties on the market without ever leaving the convenience Richey’s website.

Search capabilities expanded for Texas home seekers on the IDX-enabled website of Dana Vasquez

EUGENE, OR - October 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. is pleased to announce Harker Heights, Texas Realtor Dana Vasquez has joined the elite group of real estate agents and brokers who have adopted a customizable IDX solution. As a subscriber to IDX Broker software, Vasquez can synchronize her website automatically with both MLS she is a member with, including Temple Belton MLS (TBBOR) and Fort Hood MLS (FHMLS), displaying thousands of properties instantly on the website she hosts. With her IDX solution, Texas home seekers can explore an immense database of detailed property listings without ever leaving the convenience of Vasquez’s website. The online property search has been simplified forever for Vasquez’s and her clients, thanks to her IDX solution.

Temporary Housing Operation Begins For Eligible Texas Wildfire Survivors

AUSTIN, TX - October 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Temporary housing units are rolling out this week to eligible Texans whose homes were severely damaged or destroyed during the recent wildfires, officials from the state and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said Tuesday.

Innovative IDX Broker software revolutionizes online real estate search for Texas home seekers, agents...

EUGENE, OR - October 7, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Austin MLS (ACTRIS) listings are now easier than ever to search for, thanks to the innovative IDX Broker software IDX, Inc. has incorporated onto the website of Esmeralda Lira. As an Austin, Texas real estate broker with Nextage Captex Reatly, Lira has continuously made the right decisions for the growth of her business and the satisfaction of her clients, and her adoption of a customized IDX solution is no different. As an ACTRIS affiliate, Lira has long had access to thousands of Austin area properties, and with her addition of IDX Broker software to her website. The same convenience and accessibility that was once restricted to only agents and brokers is now readily available to all her clients. Finding a home in Texas has never been easier, with the IDX-enabled website of Lira.

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