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Guest Randy Rhoads is an Architect with more than 28 years of experience in the design of residential, commercial/retail, educational, and governmental/ institutional projects.
Randy is a Vice President / Project Architect at McCormack Baron Salazar where his main responsibility is to guide the physical plan from initial master plan conception through construction in order to guarantee a solution of a high-functioning, high-quality, well-designed, safe, connected community.
Randy was the lead architect on a number of notable projects including:
6 North in St. Louis, MO, the first multi-family, mixed-income building in the U.S. to incorporate universal design features into every unit. He was the lead project architect
Tremont Pointe in Cleveland, OH, which was one of the first affordable housing developments to be awarded the Green Communities Criteria Certification
University Place Homes in Memphis, TN, which achieved LEED for Homes Certification in 2009 and LEED-ND certification in 2010.
Most recently, Mr. Rhoads led the design work on Legends Park West in Memphis, TN, which was awarded funding in 2009 under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s competitive ARRA 2009 Green Communities Program. Legends Park West has received Enterprise Green Community Criteria Certification and has earned Energy Star for Homes Certification.
For mor information visit www.mccormackbaron.com
Most indicators point to substandard housing performance in 2015. Many variables such as affordability, foreclosure trends, demographics, among others, will play a role nationally and regionally in presenting opportunities and pitfalls.
Joining the broadcast today to discuss the 2015 housing market is Daren Bloomquist with RealtyTrac.
Daren joined RealtyTrac in 2001 and has been instrumental in many facets of the company’s business as it transformed into the industry leader it is today. Daren is RealtyTrac’s primary media spokesperson and resident go-to expert on housing and foreclosure statistics and trends.
Daren is also managing editor of RealtyTrac’s Foreclosure News Report, which was named the “Nation’s Best Newsletter” by the National Association of Real Estate Editors, and is directly responsible for the creation of the company’s U.S. foreclosure market and sales reports. The report is cited by thousands of media outlets nationwide — including all the major news networks and leading publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and USA TODAY.
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On this episode of Community Investor, Host Larry Muck sits down with Jay Mason, President of Classic Carriage Development, discussing solutions to providing excellent housing alternatives for baby boomers. Learn about his plan to end the trend of reliance on reverse mortgages and an improved lifestyle.
To ask a question or to learn more drop Larry a note. Send your email to Larry@larrymuck.com
I'm hosting another one of my popular Get It Done Days on April 2nd (read more about it on the blog here), and I've been talking to several of you about how to pick an awesome project you can really complete in one day. Whether you join me for my virtual Get It Done Day or not, learn what types of projects you can knock out and feel great about when you can commit at least 6 hours to it! I'll cover email campaigns, press kits, ops manuals, website copy, lead gen, follow ups and much more!
Lara is an author, speaker and business coach. Hire her when you need the clarity and confidence to make big decisions and changes in your life or business, or have her speak to your group. Learn more at www.LaraGalloway.com or www.MomBizCoach.com. Grab a copy of her book, Moms Mean Business: A Guide to Creating a Successful Company and a Happy Life as a Mom Entrepreneur, just published by Career Press at www.MomsMeanBusinessBook.com.
This past week, Vice President Joe Biden and Julián Castro, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development were out promoting homeownership for low income families and encouraging lenders to loosen credit standards. After watching David Lykken appeared as a guest on FOX Business discussing this topic ( http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/4159595330001 ), many mortgage lenders wrote him saying they are FOR the loosening credit standards. David asked and we will be discussing, "Wasn't it the loosening of credit standards that got us into the last housing crisis and resulted in the U.S. getting into the 'Great Reccession'?"
To put this all in perspective, Logan Mohtashami will be returning to the broadcast sharing his thoughts on this important topic. You can read his latest blog on this topic at http://loganmohtashami.com/ (Logan Mohtashami | Financial Truth ). He has recently been challenging the assumptions and assertions of many housing experts. Tune in to today's broadcast to hear Logan's latest housing market predictions, things you won't hear from other housing experts.
Created BY mortgage professional FOR mortgage professionals, Lykken on Lending is a weekly 60-minute radio program hosted by mortgage veteran, David Lykken and joined by Alice Alvey, Andy Schell, Joe Farr, Paul Muolo and Sam Garcia all discussing the latest industry news.
Listen to Living Education eFair Housing Today Radio , with host Michel Davis Robinson, Founder and CEO of Forest Of The Rain Productions on May 28, 2014 from 11:00am-12:00pm as she discusses "The Importance of Equal Housing Opportunity and Access to a Qualtiy Education. Ms. Davis Robinson's guest will be Stella Adams.
Stella Adams is a civil rights professional with over 20 years experience with civil rights enforcement. She has worked tirelessly to provide equal access and equal opportunity to all. Her specialties include:Fair Housing Investigations, Fair Lending Investigations, Fair Housing Policy, Fair Lending Policy, Mortgage Fraud Investigations, Analysis of Impediment studies, Foreclosure Prevention/Loss Mitigation, Civil Rights Education and Advocacy.
Stella Adams, is the Founder and CEO of SJ Adams Consulting; a full service civil rights research and consulting firm located in Durham, NC. S J Adams Consulting provides a broad range of services to non-profit community based organizations, government and industry to assist them in meeting their fair housing, fair lending, diversity or environmental justice goals. These services include Fair Housing/Lending audits, Fair Housing Planning, Research, Mystery Shopping, Civil Rights Investigations, Mortgage Fraud Investigations, Compliance Programs, Training Programs, and Independent Assessments.
S J Adams Consulting is dedicated to the creation of equal housing opportunity and equal access to financial services for all citizens regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, familial status, disability or source of income.
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Doing the right thing and helping others is something that comes easily to best selling author, LJ Sellers. Tonight LJ will share her path in life in serving her local community in the Eugene-Springfield, Oregon.
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Housing Help is devoted to keeping families from being homeless. We offer assistance to people with temporary housing crises. With the support of small public donations, we pool our resources and make a huge difference in the lives of individuals. Our primary focus is Lane County, Oregon, but we are not limited in our scope.
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In the last half of the show, Celebrity Chef, Bernie Guzman shares his January Facebook Challenge:
Be a better person in 2015! Through the end of January, I will bake any personal dessert request, even Macaroni & Cheese. Simply make a donation to my "AIDS LIFE CYCLE" or "HOMELESS YOUTH SHELTER" charities. Your donation helps service homeless young people including meals, laundry, access to a clothing closet, emergency phone, transportation tokens and a bed to sleep in a loving environment.
Host Cyrus Webb welcomes actress Chrystee Pharris to #ConversationsLIVE to discuss her love of acting and what it's been like to bring various characters to life. The two will also discuss her new projects including the movie STEPS OF FAITH.
Our March guest will feature Matt Wolfe from Madera Energy. Madera specializes in developing Combined Heat & Power (CHP) projects and works closely with area utilities in securing energy efficiency incentives for their customers. Matt will discuss how Madera navigates through the utility incentive and interconnection process while meeting their customer's financial requirements when considering CHP.
When it comes to filmmaker Rob Hill, he is all about telling a great story and making the viewer think. He talks with #ConversationsLIVE host Cyrus Webb about his journey to sharing stories on film and what projects like REPLAN IT and FORT FISHER HERMIT mean to him and have meant to others