TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - July 28, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Pam Bondi joined the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Trade Commission and 15 other states in a joint federal-state enforcement sweep targeting scam operations that prey on delinquent homeowners or those facing foreclosure. This sweep highlights recent enforcement actions and resolutions of the federal and state participants against operators of fraudulent mortgage rescue or loan modification schemes that scammed consumers into paying large upfront fees but did little or nothing to help them stay in their homes and avoid foreclosure. Florida is announcing four actions as part of this joint effort including lawsuits filed against Hoffman Law Group, Remedy Group, Law & Associates and Thomas E. Law, II, and Mark Bushee
WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 4, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Are we worth it? There have always been buyers and sellers who want to go it alone. They are sure that they can save money by not paying a commission. In my experience the reality is somewhat diffe…
TAVARES - July 28, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lake County’s Housing Services Division, with the support of federal funding, is offering eligible citizens help with obtaining mobility ramps for their homes.
LANSING, Mich. - July 28, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Community Development Division (CDD) of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) has announced six recipients will receive Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2 (NSP2) funding income. The $2.55 million awarded in the first funding round will help financeblight demolition and senior housing projects in Berrien, Calhoun, Genesee, Ingham and Kalamazoo counties.
TALLAHASSEE - July 28, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jeff Atwater today announced the arrest of Donald Gilles on arson charges after he allegedly set fire to a tractor trailer parked on the property of a Clermont convenient store.
Reston, Virginia - July 28, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. today announced two recent decisions in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (MERS) from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Both decisions affirmed MERS’ role as mortgagee, as well as the validity of its assignments.
TAVARES - July 24, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lake County’s residential curbside garbage collection is changing on Monday, Oct. 6 for all unincorporated areas of the county. As part of the new program, households who currently receive collection services from the county will be given free county-issued trash and recycling carts between August and October. Below are the delivery dates by service area and hauler
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - July 24, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Pam Bondi and the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, obtained an emergency temporary restraining order and appointment of a receiver in a joint lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida against Florida-based Hoffman Law Group (“HLG”) and related entities. The order prohibits HLG defendants from doing business with consumers and freezes HLG’s bank accounts.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 24, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- A 32-year-old man was convicted today of a dozen counts for residential robberies in the San Gabriel Valley, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 24, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) congratulated Yuba, Sutter, and Glenn counties after they secured a number of federal grants this week. Sutter County Airport and Yuba County Airport received almost $170,000 from two Federal Aviation Administration grants. The Yuba-Sutter Economic Development Corporation and 3CORE, Inc. which operates in Glenn, Butte, and Tehama counties, both received $75,000 from the Economic Development Administration
WASHINGTON, DC - July 23, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Third District communities Gardner and Methuen will receive $900,000 and $417,295, respectively, in federal Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to support housing rehabilitation, public service projects and local infrastructure.