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Wicker Calls for Better Green Building Standards for Defense Department on Senate Floor

WASHINGTON, DC - December 6, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) Tuesday discussed on the Senate Floor an amendment he filed to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to help ensure military construction projects avoid unne...

MID URGES COAST HOMEOWNERS TO PROTECT PROPERTY BEFORE EVACUATING

Jackson - August 27, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- When packing up to evacuate the coast Mississippi Commissioner of Insurance Mike Chaney urges homeowners to take steps to protect their homes until the danger of Tropical Storm Isaac has passed and they c...

Attorney General Jim Hood Announces Formation of the Mississippi Foreclosure Prevention Consortium

Jackson, MS - July 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Jim Hood today announced that his office has created the “Mississippi Foreclosure Prevention Consortium” to assist homeowners who are struggling as a result of the foreclosure crisi...

Madison Couple Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud and Money Laundering in Real Estate Investment...

JACKSON, MS - April 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Demetrius Mathis, 49, and Jacqueline Mathis, 45, husband and wife from Madison, each pled guilty in federal court on Thursday, March 29, 2012 to charges relating to a real estate investment scheme, U.S....

Congressman Thompson ANNOUNCES $1,037,535 in HUD Grants to the Mississippi Second Congressional District

BOLTON, MI - March 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $1,037,535 in Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance funds to th...

Town of Utica Makes Flood Insurance Available to its Residents and Property Owners

ATLANTA, GA - February 24, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The town of Utica in Hinds County, Miss. is now a participating community in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which means those living and working in the town can purchase federally-unde...

Mississippi Joins $25 Billion Joint State-Federal Mortgage Servicing Settlement on Foreclosure

Jackson, MS - February 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Jim Hood today announced Mississippi is part of the $25 billion joint federal-state agreement with the nation’s five largest mortgage servicers over foreclosure abuses and fraud, ...

PREPARE YOUR HOME FOR AN EARTHQUAKE

PEARL - February 1, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and local emergency management offices encourage residents to check for potential hazards in their homes in case of an earthquake.

CONGRESSMAN THOMPSON ANNOUNCES HUD GRANTS TO THE MISSISSIPPI SECOND CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

BOLTON, MS - December 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded FY 2011 Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance awards ...

Katrina Contractor Ordered to Refund Home Repair Fraud Victims Over $87,000

Jackson, MS - November 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A three day trial of a Hurricane Katrina contractor has ended with the defendant entering a guilty plea, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today.

Two Sentenced for Mortgage Fraud

JACKSON, MS - November 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Michael Lance Persac, 37, of Canton, was sentenced in federal court today to serve 30 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for mortgage fraud, U.S. Attorney John Do...

Four Sentenced for Mortgage Fraud

JACKSON, MS - November 7, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Bobby F. Fisher, John W. Emory, III, Joni Lynn Goss, and Matt Howard were sentenced by U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate in federal court for crimes involving mortgage fraud, U.S. Attorney John M....

Cold Weather Preparations Include Practicing Home Heating Fire Safety

Jackson, MS - October 19, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Finding ways to stay warm with the arrival of the first cold weather of the year greatly increases the risk for home heating fires. Commissioner of Insurance and State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney urges ...

CONGRESSMAN THOMPSON ANNOUNCES $164,000 TO THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF YAZOO CITY

BOLTON, MS - September 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $164,000 to the Housing Authority of Yazoo Ci...

COCHRAN: $1.35 MILLION AWARDED TO IMPROVE STATE VETERANS HOMES IN JACKSON AND COLLINS

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today reported that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has approved two grants worth $1.35 million to carry out improvements to the State Veterans...

Thompson Announces funds awarded to The Housing Authority of the City of Jackson

BOLTON, MS - July 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded the Housing and Urban Development- Veterans Affairs Suppo...

DISASTER SURVIVORS: BE SURE THAT CONTRACTORS ARE LICENSED

CLINTON, MS - June 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Contractors are critical to the recovery of Mississippi residents from this spring’s tornadoes, storms and flooding, but before hiring one homeowners should make sure a contractor is licensed.

Call FEMA Inspector When Property Is Accessible

CLINTON, MS - June 7, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) --Many Mississippians are just getting access to their property since the devastating May floods. Now is the time to call the FEMA inspector.

Wicker Introduces Flood Insurance Reform to Provide Certainty for Homeowners

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today introduced the Consumer Option for an Alternative System to Allocate Losses (COASTAL) Act to reform the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) by using increased data during the claims process. Wicker’s legislation would provide greater certainty to homeowners and the insurance market, ensuring certain losses from future storms are settled in a timely and equitable manner

MID stresses checking Flood and Homeowners Policies for Hurricane Preparedness Week

Jackson, MS - May 24, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- While other parts of the state are dealing with the aftermath of the flooding and tornado natural disasters, Commissioner of Insurance Mike Chaney and the Mississippi Insurance Department (MID) remind coastal Mississippians that hurricane season begins in a little over a week. Preparations for a forecasted active, 2011 Hurricane season need to begin now, during National Hurricane Preparedness Week, May 22-28, 2011.

MHC Announces Program to Help Unemployed Mississippians Who are Behind on Mortgage Payments

Jackson, MS - May 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Mississippi Home Corporation (MHC) today announced its Home Saver program to help unemployed Mississippians bring their mortgages current and make monthly mortgage payments for up to 12 months while they look for work. The program’s Education Option assists homeowners for up to 12 additional months if they enroll in a certificate or degree-seeking program to improve their job skills and employability.

State Fire Marshal Stresses Home Fire Safety In Light of Tragic Panola County Fire

JACKSON, MS - February 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mississippi Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney is expressing his condolences to the families of the victims of Friday morning’s tragic home fire that claimed four lives and he continues to stress home fire safety

Coast Contractor Pleads Guilty to Home Repair Fraud

Jackson, MS - February 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A Coast Contractor has been sentenced on charges of Felony Home Repair Fraud, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today. William Wesley Mohr, age 41, of Picayune, MS, appeared before Judge Lisa P. Dotson, Harrison County 2nd Judicial District, on Tuesday, February 8 and plead guilty to Felony Home Repair Fraud.

Stay Fire Smart During Extreme Temperatures

Jackson, MS - February 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- As the temperature falls to sub-freezing levels in Mississippi, the risk of someone dying in a fire increases significantly. Careless or improper uses of heating sources continue to be the second leading cause of fire deaths in the state. Ten of the eighty-one fire deaths in 2010 were attributed to heating sources. Commissioner of Insurance and State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney cautions all Mississippians that heating safety should become a high priority in all homes

Miss. Gov. Haley Barbour Joins Enterprise Community Partners, American Express Center for Community Development...

WAVELAND, MS - January 31, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- More than five years after Hurricane Katrina destroyed all of Hancock County’s public housing, seniors in Waveland now have an affordable place to call home thanks to Oak Haven Apartments, which features 80 affordable, cottage-style apartment homes. Gov. Haley Barbour today joined the Bay Waveland Housing Authority, Centerpointe Regional Housing Development, Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. (Enterprise), American Express Center for Community Development, and other local housing partners for a grand opening celebration with senior residents

EastGroup Properties Announces Fourth Quarter 2010 Conference Call and Webcast

Jackson, MS - January 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- EastGroup Properties (NYSE-EGP) announced today that it will hold its Fourth Quarter Conference Call and Web Cast on Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. Eastern Time. On the call, David Hoster, President and CEO, and Keith McKey, CFO, will review the fourth quarter results and discuss EastGroup's current operations

Protect Your Home and Family Before, During and After the Holidays

Jackson MS - December 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- As family and friends gather to celebrate the season Commissioner of Insurance and State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney encourages all Mississippians to take the time to contemplate potential fire hazards, home mishaps and understand how your insurance might apply

‘Tis the Season to Decorate Safely

Jackson, MS - December 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mississippians show their holiday spirit with colorful lights, and decorated Christmas trees. While decorations bring great joy to many, Commissioner of Insurance and State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney reminds everyone that from the standpoint of fire safety, the holidays are also the time people need to be most fire safety conscious

MHC to Host Homebuyer Fair in Doddsville

Doddsville, MS - November 17, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Residents of Doddsville and the surrounding area are invited to attend a free homebuyer fair on November 30, 2010, at the Doddsville Community Center, 133 Eastland St., from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. hosted by the Mississippi Home Corporation (MHC), BDT Housing Services Enterprise, USM Institute for Disability Studies, ECD/Hope Community Credit Union, and the City of Doddsville. The homebuyer fair will be open to the public and provide attendees the opportunity to learn more about the benefits of homeownership and details of the home buying process.

EastGroup Properties Announces Presentation at REIT World 2010: NAREIT’s Annual Convention for all Things...

Jackson, MS - November 11, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- EastGroup Properties (NYSE-EGP) announced today that it is scheduled to present at REIT World 2010: NAREIT's Annual Convention for All Things REIT. EastGroup's presentation is scheduled for Monday, November 15, 2010 at 8:40 a.m., EST

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