MoistureShield Introduces New CoolDeck Colors for Vision™ Composite Decking

MoistureShield Introduces New CoolDeck Colors for Vision™ Composite Decking

 

ATLANTA/ MARCH 18, 2019 (STL.News)

MoistureShield Introduces New CoolDeck Colors for Vision™ Composite Decking

MoistureShield has introduced two new colors of composite decking featuring CoolDeck® technology for spring decking projects! Unveiled last month at the International Builders Show in Las Vegas, VIsion with CoolDeck minimizes heat absorption by up to 35% versus traditional capped composite boards, for a more comfortable deck. The newest colors, Mochaccino and Cathedral Stone, have been added to the MoistureShield® Vision™ composite decking line with the CoolDeck option.

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Top U.S. Builders Revealed at Quality Built’s 2019 Awards Ceremony

Top U.S. Builders Revealed at Quality Built’s 2019 Awards Ceremony

 

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA./ MARCH 18, 2019 (STL.News)

On February 19, 2019, over 185 international builders, product manufacturers, and insurance companies gathered at the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower (“The Strat”) in Las Vegas, NV for the unveiling of this year’s QB Builder Awards winners, based on inspection data collected by Quality Built (QB) in 2018.

The annual QB Builder Awards is hosted by Quality Built, LLC, the nation’s leader in third-party quality assurance (QA) inspections and risk management solutions for new building construction.

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Fordham Real Estate Institute Adds Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Finance

Fordham Real Estate Institute Adds Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Finance

 

NEW YORK/ MARCH 18, 2019 (STL.News)

The landscape of commercial real estate finance is ever-changing. The ability to properly analyze markets, evaluate income-producing properties, assess financing options, calculate investment returns, and ultimately make informed real estate investment decisions is integral to industry professionals. To help these professionals refine skills in finance and investment, the Fordham Real Estate Institute (REI) is pleased to announce the third addition to its growing Graduate Certificate component: a Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Finance.

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Attic Construction Boasts 6 Years of Excellence

Attic Construction Boasts 6 Years of Excellence

SAN DIEGO, CA (STL.News) – Joe and Yahav, founders of Attic Construction, consider themselves to be much more than your friendly neighborhood attic insulation installation business. When asked, “What makes Attic Construction special?  What should people know about Attic Construction?”, their answer is simple, yet confident:

“We’re good at keeping customers happy.” -Yahav

The origins of Attic Construction are described by the founders as “just us and a truck”.  Fast forward 6 years, the company has serviced over 5,500 homes and expanded their size exponentially. 

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Evolve Social Dubbed ‘Secret Ingredient’ for Brokers and Advisors with Engel & Völkers in Florida

Evolve Social Dubbed ‘Secret Ingredient’ for Brokers and Advisors with Engel & Völkers in Florida

 

NAPLES, FLA./ MARCH 18, 2019 (STL.News)

Engel & Völkers Florida is pleased to announce it’s progress with Evolve Social, an artificial intelligence powered digital listing advertising solution launched in partnership with Adfenix in Q4 2018. Evolve Social is quickly becoming the secret ingredient to further increasing digital property marketing campaign reach for clients. Engel & Völkers Florida first partnered with global digital advertising platform Adfenix, which specializes in the niche market of digital real estate marketing, to create the Evolve Social solution for their agents and customers.

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Leader in Monthly and Vacation Rentals Integrates with American Snowbird Network

Leader in Monthly and Vacation Rentals Integrates with American Snowbird Network

 

FAIRHOPE, ALA./ MARCH 18, 2019 (STL.News)

The Snowbird Company, has partnered to integrate MonthlyRentalsByOwner.com, a product of sister-company Clearle Rental Niches, into it’s core ‘American Snowbird Network’ of websites. The Snowbird Company’s Founder and President, Sean Beckham said that “a huge increase in inquiries from non-Snowbird monthly vacationers through our system, was the reason we thought this addition would be beneficial to all Snowbird advertisers. It allows more leads to come in through an interface targeted more toward the general public, not just the snowbird demographic.” The shift allows for more visibility for the vacation rental property owners and vacation rental managers that advertise on The American Snowbird Network, to non-Snowbird monthly guests that often seek even more-profitable higher rate shoulder-season months, allowing more potential for profitability, and broader visibility.

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Las Vegas Realtor Terri Gamboa Shares Home-Selling Secrets

Las Vegas Realtor Terri Gamboa Shares Home-Selling Secrets

 

LAS VEGAS/ MARCH 18, 2019 (STL.News)

The Realty One Group team leader has seen many people go it alone and sell their home without a Realtor, and explains why using a real estate professional can save them more than just a headache.

Homeowners across the nation can often relate when asking themselves if they need an agent to sell their home. While the thought of potentially saving money can be exciting, most sellers fail to realize the fine details that are involved with the home selling process.

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Sugar spikes : Fluctuations in the price of sugar

We watch oil prices fluctuate all the time. Of course, oil gets a lot of attention because it has visible and sometimes significant consequences for the rest of the economy. Other commodities may not enjoy the same status, but they often suffer the same fate of volatile prices. The FRED graph above tells the recent story of sugar. It’s remarkable that the price of a commodity produced and used across the globe can almost double for a while and then return to its original level. In fact, as the graph below shows for an earlier period, this volatility can be even more extreme.
What does it take to generate price spikes like these?

Supply issues, such as a world war
Poor harvests in the major producing regions
Political issues (For example, Cuba is a major producer of sugar cane.)
New uses, such as ethanol produced from sugar
Attempts at manipulating markets

In a way, all these factors

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