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HOPE NOW Reports More Than 476,000 Loan Modifications in First Quarter of 2010

WASHINGTON, DC - May 10, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- HOPE NOW, the private sector alliance of mortgage servicers, investors, mortgage insurers and non-profit counselors announced today that its first quarter 2010 data shows a surge in solutions for troubled homeowners, including completed loan modifications, trial modifications and other workout plans

Frank Introduces National Flood Insurance Program Bill

Washington, DC - May 10, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA) introduced legislation that is the second piece of a two-pronged approach to assure continuity and stability in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and the nation’s housing markets while also focusing on the comprehensive reform and long-term reauthorization of the NFIP.

Chase plans multi-day, foreclosure-prevention events

NEW YORK, NY - May 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Building on its success in helping Florida homeowners, Chase today announced that it will host multi-day Homeowner Assistance Events exclusively for struggling Chase homeowners in eight major U.S. markets this year.

US Labor Department announces $4 million grant competition for incarcerated veterans at risk of...

WASHINGTON, DC - May 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Service today announced a $4 million competition to fund at least 12 Incarcerated Veterans Transition Program grants designed to assist eligible veterans who are currently incarcerated and/or transitioning out of the justice system who are at risk of homelessness. VETS is collaborating with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to better assist our nation's incarcerated veterans and help prevent their recidivism

FREE WORKSHOPS PROVIDE MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE TO MORE THAN 2,300 STRUGGLING HOMEOWNERS IN NEW YORK

Events Hosted by Obama Administration’s Making Home Affordable Program, HOPE NOW and NeighborWorks® America at Nassau Coliseum. Washington, DC - May 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Representatives from sixteen mortgage servicers, plus more than a dozen local HUD-approved housing counselors, were on hand last week in Uniondale, New York to assist struggling homeowners with their mortgages

Urban Land Institute Terwilliger Center Announces a Call for Entries for Workforce Housing Models...

WASHINGTON, DC - May 4, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Terwilliger Center for Workforce Housing is collecting entries for a competition to recognize leadership and creativity in the provision of housing for America’s working families

Jones Lang LaSalle Named Highest Ranked Real Estate Services Firm on IAOP 2010 Global...

CHICAGO, IL - May 4, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Jones Lang LaSalle announced today that it has been named the highest ranked commercial real estate services firm on the 2010 Global Outsourcing 100®, the annual ranking of high-quality service providers across all industries as determined by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®)

Total Mortgage Sees Continued Home Buying Opportunity Despite Expired Tax Credit

Housing affordability and mortgage rates near record lows, while inventories are close to record highs. Mortgage lender experienced an over 50 percent increase in purchase loans in April compared to March. MILFORD, CT - May 3, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Leading mortgage lender and broker Total Mortgage announced today that even though the first-time home buyer tax credit and repeat home buyer tax credit have expired, there are still a number of favorable market dynamics present in the housing market that continue to offer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for potential home buyers.

LINCOLN PROPERTY COMPANY CLOSES LEASE AT BRIDGEWATER CORPORATE CENTER

Washington, D.C. - April 30, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lincoln Property Company, one of the country’s largest commercial real estate firms, has closed a 10-year lease with Balfour Beatty Construction, LLC for the entire fifth floor at Bridgewater Corporate Center in Fairfax, Va

New Report Identifies Immediate Opportunities for Obama Administration to Green U.S. Buildings

WASHINGTON, DC - April 30, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Obama Administration is authorized to play a more active and supportive role in progressing the energy efficiency and sustainability of America’s multifamily and commercial building stock, according to a report released today by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and other leading organizations in energy, housing, environment and real estate.The legal analysis, “Using Executive Authority to Achieve Greener Buildings: A Guide for Policymakers to Enhance Sustainability and Efficiency in Multifamily Housing and Commercial Buildings,” concludes that under current executive authority, the Obama Administration has the ability to use more than 30 existing federal programs worth $72 billion to enhance efficiency in commercial buildings and multifamily housing, with no new legislation

USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Improve the Quality of Rural Housing

WASHINGTON, DC - April 29, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA is accepting applications for grants to help low- and very-low-income rural residents repair their homes

FinCEN Warns Lenders to Guard Against Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Fraud Schemes New Guidance...

VIENNA, VA - April 28, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today released new guidance, Advisory to Financial Institutions on Filing Suspicious Activity Reports Regarding Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Fraud Schemes, to assist financial institutions in guarding against fraud schemes perpetrated against senior citizens who use the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA’s) Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) program, a form of reverse mortgage.

Additional Housing Tax Credit Contribution Program (HTCC) Application Overview Session Added

April 28, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Due to the overwhelming response for the Housing Tax Credit Contribution Program (HTCC) Application Overview Session, the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) has added a second overview on Monday, May 24, 2010 from 9:00-11:00 AM

Value-Driven Education Headlines the 2010 BOMA International Conference

WASHINGTON, DC - April 28, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International will feature a comprehensive educational program at the 2010 BOMA International Conference & The Every Building Show® in Long Beach, California, June 27-29, focusing on strategies for optimizing performance and creating value in today’s challenging commercial real estate market. The program, featuring nearly 40 sessions built around five strategic tracks, will include sessions on high performing buildings, reducing operating costs, maintaining tenants and keeping top-notch management teams in place

FinCEN Warns Lenders to Guard Against Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Fraud Schemes

VIENNA, Va. - April 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today released new guidance, Advisory to Financial Institutions on Filing Suspicious Activity Reports Regarding Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Fraud Schemes, to assist financial institutions in guarding against fraud schemes perpetrated against senior citizens who use the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA’s) Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) program, a form of reverse mortgage.

Innovation and Energy Efficiency Distinguish Winners of the SIPA Building Excellence Awards

April 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA) recognized five of the most energy-efficient and unique buildings constructed with structural insulated panels during the SIPA Annual Meeting & Conference in Chicago, Illinois. Now in its eighth year, the SIPA Building Excellence Awards highlight innovative projects using high performance structural insulated panels (SIPs) as the basis for energy-efficient, green buildings

Fannie Mae Extends 3.5 Percent Seller Assistance on its Real Estate Owned Properties

WASHINGTON, DC - April 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Fannie Mae (FNM/NYSE) today announced the extension of its seller assistance incentive on all Fannie Mae-owned HomePath properties. Buyers will receive 3.5 percent of the final sales price to be used toward closing cost assistance or their choice of selected appliances. The offer is available to any owner-occupant who closes on the purchase of a property listed on www.HomePath.com by June 30, 2010.

First American Title Announces AgentFirst Real Estate App For iPhone and iPad

April 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- First American Title Insurance Company, a leading provider of title insurance and settlement services and the largest subsidiary of The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF), today announced that its AgentFirst™ app for iPhone®, iPad™ and iPod touch® devices is now available for free download from the App StoreSM.

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