NEW ORLEANS, LA - August 27, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, at Gallier Hall, located at 545 St. Charles Avenue, a small piece of the stone cornice fell from the building's front façade and damaged the granite steps below. The City has secured the area in front of the building with barricades and is assessing the condition of the building. No one was injured and no construction was underway before or during this incident. Gallier Hall will remain open and assessable through the side door on Lafayette Street.
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…
SAN DIEGO, CA - August 27, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement regarding the Administration’s new actions for servicemembers, veterans, and their families:
FRANKFORT, Ky. - August 26, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Reminiscent of the final warehouse scene in Raiders of the Lost Ark, more than 190,000 cardboard boxes being relocated to the new Kentucky State Records Center in Frankfort are filled with history of the Commonwealth.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - August 26, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Justice Department announced today that Massillon, Ohio landlords John and Mary Ruth have agreed to pay $850,000 to settle lawsuits filed by the Justice Department and other parties alleging that the Ruths discriminated on the basis of race and familial status at properties they formerly owned in Massillon. The settlement must still be approved by United States District Judge John R. Adams in the Northern District of Ohio.
LANSING, Mich. - August 22, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Michigan State Housing Development Authority Board of Directors today voted unanimously to appoint Deputy State Treasurer Wayne Workman as Acting-Executive Director for the Housing Authority, effective immediately
NEW ORLEANS, LA - August 22, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the City of New Orleans announced plans to complete the redevelopment of the historic St. Roch Market located at 2382 St. Claude Avenue. The City, through its public benefit corporation the New Orleans Building Corporation which manages the St. Roch Market, has selected Bayou Secret, LLC to operate the building. Bayou Secret is a company which includes founding members of Launch Pad, an entrepreneurial workspace founded in 2009 in the Central Business District. Bayou Secret’s redevelopment plan for St. Roch Market includes operating a fresh foods market utilizing multiple vendors along with a neighborhood restaurant. The City recently completed at $3.5 million renovation of the building which was damaged during Hurricane Katrina.
TRUMBULL, CT - August 22, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today visited Insports Trumbull to highlight the recent energy efficiency upgrades to the 108,000 square-foot indoor athletic complex. Insports used Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) financing from Connecticut’s Green Bank - the Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority - to incorporate the latest energy saving technology that will reduce its carbon footprint
TOPEKA, Kansas - August 22, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Kansas Housing Resources Corporation received a $1.2 million contribution for weatherization services to qualifying low-income Kansas Gas Service customers.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - August 21, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Illinois home prices rose again in July, marking nearly two years of annual gains. Home sales dipped as tight credit standards and lower, but improving inventory levels continue to affect the market, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS®
Baltimore, MD - August 21, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced today that multiple governmental entities and pension programs (Maryland and local governments) will share an estimated $75 million settlement secured by his Securities Division from Bank of America (BOA) and its subsequent acquisitions, Merrill Lynch and Countrywide Financial Corporation. Maryland, joined by five other states and multiple federal agencies, reached a $16.65 billion settlement that resolves allegations against the banking and securities giant for unlawfully packaging, marketing, issuing and selling residential mortgage backed securities (RMBS) that contained toxic mortgages