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US home construction jumps 15.7 percent in July

...sign that home construction and sales of newly built homes could pick up after stalling in recent months.The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index rose in August to 55, up two points from a revised 53 for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-19/us-home-construction-jumps
Commercial real estate outlook shining brighter

...shopping centers in the Southeast in 2014 and are on track to close $100 million by year end," he said.The National Association of Realtors sees each major commercial real estate sector improving on a slight scale despite slow economic growth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-15/commercial-
Property Transfers

...Nominee Services IN to Franconias International LLC, Lot 2, Block D, Harwood, $22,300JPMorgan Chase Bank National Association to Department of Housing and Urban Development, Foreclosure Deed recorded at Deed Book B1428 Page 1646, Lot 101...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/real-estate/2014-08-15/property-transfers
Augusta mayor proclamations top 1,100 in nine years

...school anniversaries and city sports championships and honored the Augusta Red Cross, American Legion and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's Freedom Fund.Among the people he has recognized include George "Al...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-10/augusta-mayor-proclamations-
US Postal Service loses $2 billion this spring despite uptick in revenue

...mandated $5.7 billion annual payment for future retiree health benefits.Fredric Rolando, president of the National Association of Letter Carriers, agrees that Congress should get rid of the 2006 mandated payment but says it would be "irresponsible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-11/us-postal-service-loses-2-
Property transfers

...Mount Auburn St., $8,000JPMorgan Chase Bank National Association to Department of Veterans Affairs, Section 13...TerraceFirst Union National Bank, Wachovia Bank National Association and Wells Fargo Bank NA to Conrex Residential Property...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/real-estate/2014-08-09/property-tranfers
Biz Bits

...Brokerage Council of the National Association of Realtors.Details: She...Brokerage Council of the National Association of Realtors.Details: She...Specialist designation from the National Association of Auctioneers.Details...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-09/biz-bits
Local resale and rental investments picking up

...something high quality. It's always going to sell if you do it right."On a national level, figures from the National Association of Realtors show that investment-home sales dropped by 8.5 percent to about 1.1 million in 2013 from 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-08/local-resal
Business news

...signed contracts to buy homes in June, as the real estate market appears to have cooled off this summer. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index slipped 1.1 percent to 102.7...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-28/business-news
Experts offer advice to boost students' organization

...dysfunction," the technical term for the problem. Some earn certification from groups such as the New Jersey-based National Association of Professional Organizers or the St. Louis-based Institute for Challenging Disorganization.Often, professional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-07-26/experts-offer-advice-boost-students