Will Victims of Irma Also Be Subject to Insurance Policy Renewal Surcharges?

BRADENTON, Fla. — Nearly 500,000 residential property owners across the State of Florida have already incurred substantial out-of-pocket expenses due Irma losses because of high hurricane claim deductibles, according to Consumer Insurance Trust LLC (Claim Forward). The standard hurricane deductible across most insurers is usually 2 percent of the dwelling value.

Addition of 23 Jurisdictions in the Eastern U.S. Pushes Simplifile E-recording Network Past the 1,700th Mark

PROVO, Utah — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that 23 additional recording jurisdictions throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeast have adopted Simplifile’s e-recording platform.

Bank of Southern California N.A. announces new SBA and Commercial Real Estate Lending Group Led by Steve Pollett

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), announced that Steve Pollett has joined the company as SVP, SBA and Commercial Real Estate Lending Group Manager. With more than 30 years’ experience in SBA and Commercial Real Estate lending, Pollett will be responsible for leading a team to provide financing to small and medium-sized businesses throughout the Southern California region.

Smaller Originators Will Follow Top Lenders’ Lead in Making Homeowner’s Insurance Part of the Digital Mortgage, Says Matic CEO

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. — Integrating homeowner’s insurance into the mortgage origination process is a relatively new idea – and one Matic CEO Aaron Schiff anticipates will gain traction in 2018. His firm expects small and mid-sized mortgage operations will follow the lead of several marquee lenders that added homeowner’s insurance to their origination workflows last year. Wider availability of cutting-edge digital capabilities like online bind will also make integrated homeowner’s insurance more attractive for lenders, Schiff says.

Treasure Coast Real Estate and Home Expo is a free event at the Port St Lucie Civic Center

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — The Treasure Coast Opportunity Network today announced that the 2018 Treasure Coast Real Estate and Home Expo will be open Saturday Jan. 20, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free to attend for all businesses, and all ages, at The Port St. Lucie Civic Center in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

Philadelphia Commercial Capital Advisory CEO Discusses the Current State of the Commercial and Multifamily Finance Market

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Rittenhouse Capital Advisors is a commercial real estate finance advisor with over 60 years of combined banking experience. Currently in its fourth year of operation, Rittenhouse Capital has increased its loan production volume by a minimum of 30 percent year over year by delivering creative commercial financing solutions for their real estate investor clients.

VLP Law Group Continues Its Growth with the Addition of Real Estate Partner Debra Schiff

PALO ALTO, Calif. — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Debra Schiff has joined the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group as a partner based in Los Angeles, California. Ms. Schiff is the second Los Angeles based attorney to join the firm’s growing Real Estate Practice Group in recent weeks. Los Angeles attorney Craig P. Wood joined the firm as a Partner in December.

Miami Mold Specialist Launches Advanced Robotics Division

MIAMI, Fla. — South Florida mold removal co., Miami Mold Specialist, integrates state of the art robotics into new line of upgraded mold inspection and mold removal equipment. Cutting edge robotics and mold inspection? Remaining on the edge of technological innovation within the indoor air quality and mold remediation industries is what Miami Mold Specialist well specializes in.

Retired Las Vegas 911 Dispatcher Turns Successful Realtor and Pays it Forward in K-9 Community

HENDERSON, Nev. — The Bentley Realty Group is proud to make the North Las Vegas Police Department’s (NLVPD) K-9 unit its community partner. It’s pledged to donate $100 from every real estate transaction that it closes. In October, it started out by donating $2,800 to account for all the deals made prior to the partnership.

VLP Law Group Continues Its Growth with the Addition of Real Estate Partner Craig P. Wood

PALO ALTO, Calif. — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Craig P. Wood has joined the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group as a partner based in Los Angeles, California. Mr. Wood’s 37 years of experience includes not only the legal representation of clients but also business counselling, guiding clients in transaction structuring and techniques to maximizing their opportunities in various transactions.