A Timely Solution For Home Sellers Who Are Also Home Buyers To Bid Competitively

Knock Home Swap™ is a timely solution for home sellers who are also home buyers to bid competitively in today’s market.  By using Knock Home Swap homeowners can buy their new home before selling their old home knowing with approved Knock financing, they are essentially cash buyers.

In August Matt Thedford of Grapevine, Texas, and his wife decided to look for a new home with a swimming pool. A suburb of Forth Worth the Grapevine market is very competitive. “When we started looking for a new house, we spoke with our agent about how it would work since we had to sell our old house to move forward,” Thedford recalls.

Knock solves that stressful situation. “We were told about Knock then got pre-approved for a bridge loan and new mortgage at the same time. Then we could essentially make an all-cash offer

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Real Estate Rumors: O’Reilly Auto, GlenLine, GME Alliance

Law360 (November 23, 2020, 4:58 PM EST) — Real estate firm Elion Partners has picked up a Pompano Beach, Florida, warehouse for $11.65 million, the South Florida Business Journal reported on Monday. The deal is for 3141 S.W. 10th St., and the seller of the 93,873-square-foot property is an affiliate of O’Reilly Auto Parts, according to the report. The warehouse sits on 5.3 acres and was built in 2002, according to the report.

Industrial real estate firm GlenLine Investments has picked up a Maryland industrial property for $8.4 million, Commercial Observer reported on Monday. The deal is for 700 Evelyn Ave. in Linthicum Heights, Maryland, and the property has…

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The Providence Group Sells 15 Homes During Ellington VIP Weekend

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The Providence Group of Georgia, LLC, a Green Brick Partner, is thrilled to announce strong sales at Ellington, its new Suwanee community, during the first VIP weekend ahead of the official model opening. Comprised of 250 homesites in a gated setting, 15 homebuyers have already claimed their home at Ellington.

With townhomes priced from the mid-$300,000s and single-family homes from the low $400,000s, this collection of new Suwanee homes is walkable to Peachtree Ridge Park and zoned for desirable Peachtree Ridge High. Townhomes offer 1,903 square feet of living space with three bedrooms

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Millions of Americans expect to lose their homes as COVID-19 rages

Millions of Americans expect to face eviction by the end of this year, adding to the suffering inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic raging across the US.

About 5.8 million adults say they are somewhat to very likely to face eviction or foreclosure in the next two months, according to a survey completed Nov. 9 by the US Census Bureau. That accounts for a third of the 17.8 million adults in households that are behind on rent or mortgage payments.

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The CARES Act, signed into law last March, allows homeowners to pause mortgage payments for up to a year if they experience hardship as a result of the pandemic. Borrowers who signed up at the start of the program could face foreclosure by March.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s nationwide temporary suspension on evictions — aimed at stemming the spread of

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Concerns raised after contractor creates cloudy plume in Ann Arbor-area creek

SCIO TOWNSHIP, MI — As construction continued on a new Miller Road bridge over Honey Creek on Friday, Nov. 20, some residents grew concerned as the water turned murky.

Peter Baker, whose home sits along the Huron River tributary just outside Ann Arbor, documented cloudy discharges where the Washtenaw County Road Commission’s contractor was pumping unknown material into the creek.

It turned the creek opaque all the way out to Barton Pond, where Ann Arbor draws its drinking water, Baker said, sharing photos of it online.

He reported it to the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy, which responded and contacted the Road Commission, halting the discharges.

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A cloudy-looking Honey Creek in Scio Township near where the Washtenaw County Road Commission’s contractor was working on a new Miller Road bridge over the creek on Nov. 20, 2020.Peter Baker

Road Commission spokeswoman Emily Kizer explained Monday what residents

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The Moon Is for Sale (Some Restrictions May Apply)

You’ve probably seen the reports about the coronavirus driving people out of the cities to more-open spaces, but the quest for remote real estate is leading some buyers to the most desolate suburb of all: the moon. 

For as little as $25 an acre, sites like LunarEmbassy.com will sell you a deed to a chunk of Earth’s lone satellite. Lunar Embassy owner Dennis Hope says he claimed the entirety of the moon in 1980, and millions of people already have certificates saying they own lunar land. But though moon deeds might make cute novelty gifts, sadly for would-be space settlers, there’s no evidence they’re in any way valid legal documents.

The international community’s view is that nobody owns the moon, because everybody does. Triggered by the alarming specter of nuclear weapons in space, a 1967 United Nations treaty brought more than 100 nations together to agree that no country could

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Iran security forces raid homes of dozens of Baha’is in several cities: Report

Security forces in multiple Iranian cities on Sunday raided the homes of dozens of Baha’i citizens – the most persecuted religious minority in Iran – confiscating their personal belongings, the Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) reported.

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Security forces searched the homes of dozens of Baha’i citizens in at least four provinces, including Tehran, Alborz, Isfahan and Mazandaran, HRANA, a news site run by a collective of Iranian human rights advocates, said.

Between 30 to 50 Baha’i households were searched during Sunday’s raids that were apparently coordinated, according to HRANA.

Electronic gadgets and books on the Baha’i faith were confiscated during the raids, the rights group added.

The reason behind the raids and whether any arrests were made remain unclear.

The Baha’i faith is not a recognized religion in Iran. Baha’is are often faced with

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The best Home Depot deals

Black Friday 2020: The Home Depot (Photo: ARIA, Dyson, Maytag)

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There’s no surprise that the holiday season may feel a lot different than previous ones. In a year of unprecedented events, one thing we know for sure is that this year’s Black Friday sales are huge, and you can score major discounts on products earlier than ever before. 

For discounts on everything home, The Home Depot is running its first round of price drops through Wednesday, November 25. This includes everything from major appliances, mattresses and bedding, to must-have kitchenware. We’ve rounded up the best Black Friday picks, so you can save big without the hassle of combing through the store. See below for the biggest Black Friday savings at The Home Depot this year.

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Pfizer, Inc. (NYSE:PFE) – How One Contractor Is Trying To Help Detroit Recover From The Pandemic

The construction business has boomed during the coronavirus pandemic. 

That’s according to Seth Helfman, the president at City Contracting Services, one of the biggest contractors in Michigan.

Over almost 20 years, Helfman has witnessed countless economic cycles and their impact on construction firsthand.

The recent financial crisis surrounding the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic was a boon to the construction industry, Helfman said, referencing his firm’s work on schools, medical centers and athletic facilities.

“Historically, construction has been one of those industries that’s like a market indicator,” he told Benzinga “I’m not seeing a slowdown in construction or pullback in projects.”

“We’re seeing things continuing to push forward, and more things coming out, whether it is public entities like schools that have tremendous amounts of bond dollars that are out bidding, or private companies that are still looking to get their office suites built out, or restaurant owners that are still forging

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Armstrong House in Indiana Now Available for $1.2M

At some point in his career, Frank Lloyd Wright strayed over the Illinois border and started designing houses in the neighboring state of Indiana.

One of those rare seven—a Usonian-style home in Ogden Dunes, IN—is now on the hunt for a buyer. Known as the Andrew F.H. Armstrong House, the residence is on the market for $1,195,000.

Measuring 3,669 square feet, the four-bedroom, four-bathroom property is being sold as is—which is usually a bad sign. However, the listing notes that the home “has been meticulously maintained” and that it has multiple elements of Wright’s signature aesthetic, for which it would be difficult to find a comparable.


It was built in 1939 into a slight slope on the wooded property and, thanks to the efforts of the most recent owner, appears to be in excellent condition.

There are two fireplaces, an expansive living room, a carport, numerous built-ins, red-brick exterior walls,

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