Sunday, July 31, 2011

First California Mortgage Company Has New Leadership in the Retail Division

Petaluma, CA, July 31, 2011 --( First California Mortgage Company (First Cal) is pleased to announce a change in the role of Director of Retail Production.

First Cal has promoted industry veteran Steve Majerus to be the new director.

“The company has expanded the reach of its Retail Division to 10 states, 26 offices and will continue to grow. First Cal is dedicated to the success of our Loan Officers and with this change we will accelerate our Retail growth,” according to President, Christopher K. Hart (top right photo).

Majerus said, “I am excited to be stepping into this new leadership role. With the support at First Cal and the direction we are headed we will succeed and continue to grow the Retail Division at First Cal. The Loan Officers we have now are extremely capable and well equipped to provide the best home buying experience in the industry. I will see to it that we do.”

 Steve’s previous role with First Cal was Regional Vice President of Northern California. Another change in the Retail Division is Jay Talbert who is now the new Vice President of Production and Operations. Jay Talbert’s previous role with First Cal was Regional Vice President in the fast growing Southern California region. Both Steve and Jay have been extensively involved in growing the Retail Division for First Cal and will now take their leadership to the next level.

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First Cal
Doug Thomas

Energy Efficient New Homes for Sale in Austin, TX

 Austin, TX, July 31, 2011 --( Buffington Homes is the market leader for energy efficient new homes for sale in Austin, TX. As of April 1, 2011, all new homes for sale in Austin built by Buffington Homes are Energy Star rated and certified by a third party inspector.

 With Energy Star certified homes in 16 communities, today’s homebuyer does not need to look far to find Austin Texas homes for sale that are capable of providing an energy efficient and environmentally friendly lifestyle, while saving thousands in utility bills.

Buffington Homes is a local Austin home builder currently building in 16 communities in the Austin and Central Texas Area. To learn more about Energy Star certified Buffington Homes for sale in Austin TX, please visit or call Shawn Goodwin at (512) 913-0220.

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Buffington Homes
Dow Wright
3600 N. Capital of Texas Highway, Bldg B., Suite 170, Austin, TX 78746, USA

Signature Listings Now Providing Clients No Cost Option to Advertise Residential Real Estate for Sale

Naperville, IL, July 31, 2011 --( Naperville, Illinois based real estate specialists Signature Listings have announced that they are now providing home sellers with the opportunity to advertise their residential real estate for sale at no cost.

The company hopes that by providing this exceptional service they will allow homeowners more selling opportunities as they put their property in front of the millions of Americans who now utilize online networks to search for new real estate property.

Once a home seller places their residential real estate for sale within the site’s listings, their property will be added to the site’s dynamic property database through which home buyers can set their unique buying parameters as they search for the home that meets their personal purchase requirements.

When the housing crisis hit, many were left questioning why homebuyers didn’t have the market understanding to see that they couldn’t afford the homes that they had bought.

To combat this lack of market understanding and help prevent any further problems with the American housing market, real estate specialists like Signature

Listings are now providing those who are in the market for a new home with resources that will help them to calculate how much home they can afford while also determining what are their home “must haves.” complete high value deals that secure them against fluctuating market conditions.

The company hopes that by providing both invaluable market information and real estate resources, they can play a supportive role in getting the American real estate market back on track.

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Signature Listings
George Kolar
(888) 999-9091

MERJS Announces Grade A SW1 Office Spaces Will Soon be Available at Artillery House in London Following Substantial Refurbishment


London, United Kingdom, July 31, 2011 --( Acting on behalf of a charitable trust, MERJS have been instructed to let 13,800 sq ft of offices at Artillery House (top left photo), 11-19 Artillery Row, London, SW1 comprising two self-contained office suites on the 3rd and 4th floors.

The SW1 offices are currently undergoing substantial refurbishment to provide modern Grade A office accommodation. For further information visit or call +44 20 7079 3976.

"We know the commercial property available in Artillery House very well, having successfully let over 40,000 square feet of office space in the property already," said Colin Becker (middle right photo), Equity Director for MERJS
  "With air-conditioning and the current refurbishment bringing these offices up to grade A standard, the offices will a very pleasant working environment." Colin added;

 "Tenants also benefit from a Commissionaire, passenger Lift and under floor and perimeter trunking. There are excellent transport connections with St James's Park and Westminster Underground Stations and Victoria British Rail/Underground within easy walking distance."

"There is a great deal of flexibility with regards to this office accommodation," Colin added.

"The office suites can be acquired together or separately and either in their current condition or fully refurbished to a Grade A standard.

 “ The floors are available on an individual basis or in their entirety. On the third floor approximately 6,900 sq ft (641 sq m) are available and on the fourth floor approximately 6,900 sq ft (641 sq m). The floor areas will be confirmed once refurbishment is complete," Colin concluded.

MERJS is one of London's leading commercial property agencies, and is actively involved in selling and letting commercial property throughout Central London (London skyline photo lower left).

MERJS helps to identify and negotiate the most suitable office space to let for commercial tenants; including serviced office space requirements, refurbished offices in Central London, or a new commercial property development.

MERJS also advises a number of high profile organizations such as property companies, commercial developers, institutions and private commercial property landlords on acquiring and selling commercial investment property for sale. This involves access to a wide range of commercial investment opportunities and a detailed understanding of the Central London commercial property market.

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Colin Becker
+44 20 7079 3976
8-10 Hallam Street
United Kingdom

Rohit Communities’ New Homes in Edmonton, Canada Recognized by 2011 Alberta Awards of Excellence in Housing

Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA, July 31, 2011 --( Among the 283 entries across the province and only 21 finalists named in Edmonton, three Rohit homes were selected, one of which was a local winner at CHBA Edmonton’s Awards of Excellence in March of this year, where Rohit Communities took home the coveted Multi-Family Builder of the Year title.

The refreshingly named Peach and the award winning Starfruit floor plans from the Infusion apartment condominium in Ambleside are two of just three finalists in the Multi-Family Apartment under $325,000 category.

The luxury ravine-backing duplexes, aptly coined The Villas at Callaghan Ravines (middle left and lower right photos)  also placed in Multi-Family Townhome/Duplex over $325,000.

From curb appeal and special features to creative use of space, the competition among industry leaders has never been so tight for the recognition of the Province.

“This is an amazing way to follow up our local awards and be recognized at the next level,” said Russell Dauk (top right photo), Vice-President of Land & Communities for Rohit Group of Companies.

“With so many home builders from across the province being represented as finalists, it shows health and diversity in our industry which provides the consumers with an excellent range of choices. We are proud and grateful each time we are recognized by our peers and each time a customer chooses one of our homes."

Winners are announced September 17 in Jasper, British Columbia, as part of the BUILD 2011 CHBA – Alberta Conference. Stay tuned.

Rohit Communities, a division of the Edmonton-based Rohit Group of Companies, is an award winning developer and builder of new homes in Edmonton offering new condos, townhomes, duplexes and single family homes.

 It also offers new homes in Fort McMurray and luxury condos for sale in Kelowna. Rohit Communities’ newest addition to the group is Copper Point Resort.

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Rohit Communities
Amy Power