Bloomberg TV 2-14-19 & 2-15-19: Amazon Pulls Plug on Queens' HQ2 (Amazon Gone)

Miller Samuel

Here are two call-ins I did (with my high school graduation-like photo) on Bloomberg (lol) - file photo was taken around 2003: Thursday afternoon 3:10pm: Friday morning 6:05am: Queens Bloomberg TV Affordability, Affordable Housing Explainer Zoning , Land Use, Location, Transportation Amazon HQ2 Escape from New YorkOn Thursday I was climbing up a ladder in an old Brownstone to access to roof area (hey, I'm an appraiser too) when my iPhone blew up.

Cost of Materials Restricting Home Construction Growth

Appraisal Buzz

The demand for home inventory continues, despite contractors being impacted by cost increases, supply shortages, and transport bottlenecks. The post Cost of Materials Restricting Home Construction Growth appeared first on theMReport.com.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Home prices accelerating in areas without mass transit

Housing Wire

With remote work, buyers can prioritize the actual home above its proximity to transportation.” ” The report is based on data that rates locations based on how convenient they are to public transportation.

Unemployment Rate Fell to 4.6 Percent in October 

Appraisal Buzz

Industry sectors that saw the strongest job gains in October included leisure and hospitality, professional and business services, manufacturing, and transportation and warehousing. The U.S.

Unemployment Fell to 4.8 Percent in September; Construction Sector Growth Lagging

Appraisal Buzz

Sectors that saw the greatest job gains in September included leisure and hospitality, professional/business services, retail, and transportation/warehousing. The U.S.

Residential construction jobs slowly return

Housing Wire

The lion’s share of the month’s employment growth came in the professional and business services (90,000 jobs), and transportation and warehousing (50,000 jobs), sectors. Transportation and warehousing now had 210,000 more jobs than its pre-pandemic level.

ATTOM integrating its ‘noise’ data to expand real estate transparency

Valuation Review

ATTOM, a recognized property database, recently integrated transportation noise data into its U.S. property data warehouse. This move expands the ATTOM Table of Data Elements even further with yet another layer of details to enhance property valuations and deliver deeper insights into the housing market

Commercial firm key in Supreme Court case

Valuation Review

New York Supreme Court Queens County Judge Carmen Velasquez ruled in April that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), which took possession of the property through an eminent domain action six years ago, must pay $15.43

HG Holdings acquires National Consumer Title

Housing Wire

North Carolina-based HG Holdings Inc agreed last week to acquire 100% of the equity of Florida-based National Consumer Title Insurance Company — owned by Southern Fidelity — and 100% of the interest in National Consumer Title Group LLC. HG Holdings will pay Southern Fidelity $5.5

ProTip: Use Online Forms to Collect School Activity Registrations

GoForrmz

Use case: High school sport specific waivers and transportation forms Paper stacks up quickly when registering high school students for school, especially when those students intend to play high school athletics.

Investors turn their eyes to affordable housing opportunities

Housing Wire

State and local officials concur: the unusual confluence of public health, faltering businesses of all sizes and dramatically different use of public services, such as transportation, will almost surely force creative strategies for expanding affordable housing.

The Top 5 Digital Forms for Daycare Centers

GoForrmz

Daycare Transportation Form Oftentimes, parents/guardians are limited with the ability to get children to and from daycare centers. Fortunately, various daycare providers offer transportation services to alleviate the challenges certain families face with transportation.

HUD allocates $472 million of CARES Act funding for low-income households

Housing Wire

” Some of the eligible coronavirus-related activities covered under the funding are relocation of families to health units or other designated units for testing, hospitalization, or quarantine, or transportation to said locations for limited exposure.

Mortgage rates remain steady, rise to 2.81%

Housing Wire

Strong purchase demand is helping to lift the construction, manufacturing and transportation industries that build new homes and it is also leading to more consumer spending for owners, who are selling or improving their homes,” said Khater. The average U.S. mortgage rate for a 30-year fixed loan remained steady this week, gaining one basis point to 2.81%, Freddie Mac said in a report on Thursday.

What’s The Size of Your Driveway?

Cleveland Appraisal Blog

On the other hand, in other high-density neighborhoods, many homeowners may use public transportation. One appraiser reports a driveway to be two cars in size. Another says the same driveway is six cars in size and another says the driveway is an eight-car driveway. They may all be correct!

Buyers 209

LIBOR is being phased out in 2021. What now?

Housing Wire

It’s similar to comparing a bike to a car – they both are different modes of transportation, and it’s better than having no bike or no car.”. Mortgage lenders are preparing for the end of LIBOR , which is set to be phased out by the end of 2021.

What Omicron, bond market and jobs mean for housing

Housing Wire

Notable job gains occurred in professional and business services, transportation and warehousing, construction, and manufacturing. Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 210,000 jobs were created in November — a miss from estimates.

Rocket Companies’ public debut underwhelms but execs insist they are ‘in it for the long haul’

Housing Wire

They have warehouses and are transporting goods and linking it all together in the analog world digitally,” Walters said. “We’re Rocket Companies , parent company of Quicken Loans , underwhelmed in its public debut on Thursday.

Increasing Diversity in Appraisal Profession.

Appraisal Buzz

Perhaps one neighborhood may have easy access to public transportation versus one that does not.

“Human infrastructure” is about jobs and housing

Housing Wire

They enjoy attractive homes, open spaces, access to transportation and services, and most of all, a sense of pride and hope. The wrangling in Congress over infrastructure is upon us. The underlying tension continues to be around the fundamental definition of the word. Lawmakers are grappling with whether infrastructure should be considered a more inclusive category of societal needs, or viewed as it has been more commonly portrayed, as roads, bridges, and tunnels.

Robert “Bob” Weiler Honored with the C-Suite Lifetime Achievement Award 2020 from Columbus Business First

The Robert Weiler Company

Each year, Columbus Business First recognizes industry executives who stand at the forefront of the Central Ohio business by embodying exemplary leadership qualities.

6 Mixed-Use Development Trends Embracing The Jetsons’ Lifestyle [2021]

The Robert Weiler Company

National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) provides great insight through their National Community and Transportation Preference Surveys. Small shops and local restaurants are all the rage today; younger people often prefer to travel by foot or via public transportation.

Some Financial Institutions Care About The Safety Of Appraisers, While Most Do Not

Miller Samuel

Our staff relies on public transportation to get around including buses, subways, and commuter rail. [ Johns Hopkins University ]. As co-owner of an appraisal firm for 34 years, while based in Manhattan, we generally don't drive to appraisal inspections.

Hopes for generational investment in housing fade in DC

Housing Wire

Kyrsten Sinema, a conservative Democrat and a member of the group developing the framework, gave a rundown of its contents: $110 billion for transportation, $65 billion for high-speed broadband internet, $73 billion to upgrade the power grid and $25 billion for airport upgrades.

Kingston is latest hot housing market for those leaving NYC

Housing Wire

The proximity to New York City — and the abundance of public transportation that can take you there — is also a factor. The Hudson Valley of New York has gone from a dream retirement location to a housing hot spot for those leaving New York City.

ProTip: Dynamically Route Forms Based On Input Form Data 

GoForrmz

Adding to these frustrations, paper forms are often delivered to the wrong contacts or lost in transport, risking critical data and communications.

Missing Middle Housing in Victoria, BC

D Fritz Appraisals

Proximity to public transportation options was also a key point. Victoria’s Missing Middle Housing Initiative.

The “Science” Behind Residential vs. Commercial Real Estate Appraisal

The Robert Weiler Company

We are also pre-approved to work with the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), the City of Columbus, and many banks in the Central Ohio area.

Increase in COVID cases holding back employment numbers

Housing Wire

Private employment gains were largely driven by some of the industries hit hardest by the pandemic – with rises in transportation and warehousing (+145,000) and professional and business services (+60,000), as well as an increased demand for those in the health care sector (+104,000).

Retail 244

Investors’ Guide to Mixed-Use Property for Sale: Understanding the Live-Work-Play Hybrid [2021]

The Robert Weiler Company

According to the National Community and Transportation Preference Survey by the National Association of REALTORS®, 53 percent of Americans prefer walkable communities. It’s easy to be mixed-up about mixed-use property for sale!

Commercial Marijuana Operation

Mores Appraisal Group

MMRSA creates a comprehensive state licensing system for commercial cultivation, manufacture, retail, sale, transport, distribution, delivery, and testing of medical cannabis, all subject to local control.

Medical Professionals Moving Guide: Healthcare Relocation Resources

Raleigh Realty

Emergency Medical Technician - EMTs are medical professionals equipped with the skills and expertise to safely stabilize and transport patients from accident scenes to hospitals or emergency care facilities.

Living in Knightdale, NC: 11 Tips Before Moving to Knightdale

Raleigh Realty

One of the reasons for this affordability may simply be that it is only 8 minutes from Raleigh, forcing the real estate market to be more competitive to bring in younger people who are more likely to flock to the large cities for housing and transportation.

Pre-Appraisal Checklist for Homeowners

D Fritz Appraisals

Public transport locations. Be Prepared for an Appraisal for a Positive Impact on Your Home’s Valuation. Whether you’re selling, refinancing, dividing assets, settling an estate, or determining capital gains on an income property , it pays dividends to be prepared for your home appraisal.

From Industrial to Retail: A Deep Dive into Evaluating Commercial Real Estate

The Robert Weiler Company

Planes, Trains, Automobiles, and More: Transportation links are essential for any industrial space or commercial properties for lease.

Retail 116

How to Create Digital Forms to Capture Electronic Signatures

GoForrmz

Once the form has been signed, teams are then faced with further transportation, delivery, and processing demands, wasting time and budget.

Why Buy Commercial Real Estate? Deep Dive Into 6 Sought-After Property Types!

The Robert Weiler Company

Planes, Trains, Automobiles, and More: Transportation links are essential for any industrial space or commercial properties for lease. Lastly, perform a parking lot check and note the parking ratios of employees’ spots as well as their proximity to other forms of transportation.

Where Are the Warehouses for Rent in Columbus Ohio? The Industrial Real Estate Wave Continues

The Robert Weiler Company

Is there access to public transportation? Looking at warehouses for rent in Columbus, Ohio might leave you empty-handed or, at the very least, with an unflattering representation from the good old Oxford English dictionary.

What Biden’s infrastructure plan does for housing

Housing Wire

” Other elements of the American Rescue Plan include $621 billion toward transportation infrastructure, $400 billion for elderly and disabled care, $300 billion into drinking water and electric grid improvements, and $580 million invested into domestic manufacturing.

The surprising future of mortgage technology

Housing Wire

Collecting that information into documents, printing them out, transporting them to the underwriting department and then scanning (or worse, keying) that information back into the LOS is something we should never do again.

High Housing Costs and the Consequences

DataMaster

Less money to cover transportation, food, education, entertainment, and healthcare; Lower homeownership rates; Unsanitary conditions that can negatively affect mental health; Elevated pollution; Increases in homelessness; Loss of skilled labor due to an exodus from crowded areas.

5 Reasons Why Banking on the Future of Retail Rental Space is a Brainy Choice

The Robert Weiler Company

This will help reduce transportation costs and also heighten customer satisfaction, helping physical stores remain competitive with online competitors.

How to Create Digital Forms to Capture Electronic Signatures

GoForrmz

Once the form has been signed, teams are then faced with further transportation, delivery, and processing demands, wasting time and budget.