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After Lengthy Investigation, District of Columbia Area Mortgage Fraudsters Indicted

Washington, DC - August 25, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Commissioner Gennet Purcell, Esq., of the DC Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB) today announced the indictment of Renaldo D. Gillis and Afolasade Orekoya for their leadership in an extensive mortgage fraud “flipping” scheme in the District of Columbia after a joint investigation with federal law enforcement.

Chase’s Mortgage Modification Offers Exceed 900,000

NEW YORK, NY - August 25, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Chase announced today that it has offered more than 900,000 mortgage modifications to struggling homeowners since the beginning of 2009 through a wide range of government and Chase initiatives to address the housing crisis.

Municipalities and States Adopt MERS® System to Ease Foreclosure, Vacant Property Registration

RESTON, Va. - August 24, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- This month, the City of Los Angeles joined the Commonwealths of Virginia and Massachusetts, and the State of Connecticut, in accepting the MERS® System as an alternative to the City’s registry of foreclosed properties and property preservation contacts for vacant properties.

Secretary Napolitano Announces Over $25 Million in Additional Gulf Coast Rebuilding Projects

Washington, D.C. - August 24, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate today announced over $25 million in newly approved Gulf Coast rebuilding projects to assist communities as they continue to recover from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita—the latest in a series of Gulf Coast recovery projects that have totaled more than $2.5 billion since the start of the Obama administration.

Wells Fargo Tops U.S. Commercial/Multifamily Servicers in MBA Mid-Year Rankings Report

Washington, DC - August 24, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) — The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released its mid-year ranking of commercial and multifamily mortgage servicers as of the end of June 30, 2010. Topping the list of firms is Wells Fargo with $462.8 billion in U.S. master and primary servicing, followed by PNC Real [...]

VA Reaches Out to Homeowners Affected by Gulf Oil Crisis

WASHINGTON, DC - August 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Veterans in the Gulf States impacted by the recent oil spill may qualify for delayed mortgage payments if their mortgages are already guaranteed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

TMS Funding Hires Two New Account Executives To Support Growth

MILFORD, CT - August 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- TMS Funding, the wholesale residential lending platform of Total Mortgage Services, LLC, announced today the hiring of Robin Buttner and Stephen Jaser as Wholesale Account Executives. Ms. Buttner and Mr. Jaser are being hired to develop new business relationships and consult, educate, train and support high quality mortgage brokers in their respective markets

Roundtable Endorses The Rebuilding Together “Fifty for Five” Initiative

Washington, D.C. - August 20, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Financial Services Roundtable is proud to endorse the Rebuilding Together “Fifty for Five” initiative. “Fifty for Five” will take place August 24 - 29, and consists of rebuilding fifty homes in Gentilly, Louisiana, to commemorate the fifth anniversary of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. “Fifty for Five” is Rebuilding Together’s biggest housing rehabilitation project in its 21 year history as a national organization.

Roundtable Endorses The Rebuilding Together “Fifty for Five” Initiative

Washington, D.C. - August 20, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Financial Services Roundtable is proud to endorse the Rebuilding Together “Fifty for Five” initiative. “Fifty for Five” will take place August 24 - 29, and consists of rebuilding fifty homes in Gentilly, Louisiana, to commemorate the fifth anniversary of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. “Fifty for Five” is Rebuilding Together’s biggest housing rehabilitation project in its 21 year history as a national organization.

Veterans More Likely to Avoid Foreclosure with VA-Backed Loan

WASHINGTON, DC - August 20, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mortgage loans guaranteed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) continue to have the lowest rate for serious delinquency and foreclosures in the industry

Follow North Tahoe’s Green Home This Month

Incline Village, NV - August 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- North Lake Tahoe’s first LEED®-registered home is well underway in Incline Village and eco-curious individuals and home aficionados can get a sneak-peek of the project August 28

Follow North Tahoe’s Green Home This Month

Incline Village, NV - August 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- North Lake Tahoe’s first LEED®-registered home is well underway in Incline Village and eco-curious individuals and home aficionados can get a sneak-peek of the project August 28

Follow North Tahoe’s Green Home This Month

Incline Village, NV - August 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- North Lake Tahoe’s first LEED®-registered home is well underway in Incline Village and eco-curious individuals and home aficionados can get a sneak-peek of the project August 28

U.S. Census Bureau Releases Detailed Information on Nation’s Housing; Monthly Housing Costs Reach $1,000...

August 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The nation's homeowners paid a median of $1,000 in monthly housing costs in 2009, compared with $808 for renters, according to data released today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. However, renters usually paid a higher percentage of their household income on these costs than did owners (31 percent compared with 20 percent). These new figures come from the 2009 American Housing Survey, the definitive source of information on the quality of housing in the United States. Statistics are provided for apartments, single-family homes, manufactured housing, new construction and vacant housing units.

Luxury Real Estate Board of Regents Announces Top Sales for First Two Quarters of...

SEATTLE, WA - August 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Luxury Real Estate announced today the top luxury home sales for the first half of 2010, as reported by Board of Regents members. The Board of Regents is the governing body of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, the worldwide network of luxury real estate brokerage firms that have access to LuxuryRealEstate.com, the most-viewed luxury real estate website in the world.

Luxury Real Estate Board of Regents Announces Top Sales for First Two Quarters of...

SEATTLE, WA - August 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Luxury Real Estate announced today the top luxury home sales for the first half of 2010, as reported by Board of Regents members. The Board of Regents is the governing body of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, the worldwide network of luxury real estate brokerage firms that have access to LuxuryRealEstate.com, the most-viewed luxury real estate website in the world.

Luxury Real Estate Board of Regents Announces Top Sales for First Two Quarters of...

SEATTLE, WA - August 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Luxury Real Estate announced today the top luxury home sales for the first half of 2010, as reported by Board of Regents members. The Board of Regents is the governing body of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, the worldwide network of luxury real estate brokerage firms that have access to LuxuryRealEstate.com, the most-viewed luxury real estate website in the world.

Homebuyers Benefit as Fed Finalizes Rules Aimed at Mortgage Overcharges

August 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- "For years, consumer advocates have been deeply troubled by 'yield-spread premiums (YSPs),' the routine payments to brokers and lenders that essentially function as kickbacks for overcharging on home loans. The Federal Reserve's final rules on YSPs, issued yesterday, mark a welcome milestone that will finally end this practice—saving money for home buyers and making it easier to shop for the best loan

Homebuyers’ Interest in Green Home Features Increases with Energy Efficiency Cited as Top Priority

EMERYVILLE, CA - August 17, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- More than half of all home shoppers report that green home features, from energy efficient appliances to solar panels, are an important part of their purchasing decision, though only one percent of home listings market these features to buyers, according to results of a national survey announced today by real estate brokerage ZipRealty (www.ziprealty.com; NASDAQ: ZIPR).

Financial Regulators Adopt Guidance on Reverse Mortgage Products

August 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) released guidance today on reverse mortgage products. The guidance, adopted by each of the financial regulators,1 emphasizes the consumer protection concerns raised by reverse mortgages and the importance of financial institutions mitigating the compliance and reputation risks associated with these products.

“Unusually Uncertain” Outlook Tamping Down Economic Activity According to Fannie Mae’s Economics & Mortgage...

WASHINGTON, DC - August 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Uncertainty in the economy confirms lower expectations for economic growth and a slower-than-normal recovery, according to the August 2010 Economic Outlook released today by Fannie Mae's (FNMA/OTC) Economics & Mortgage Market Analysis Group

Design Professional Input Into ConsensusDOCS Standard Construction Contracts Increases as CSI Joins the ConsensusDOCS...

Washington, D.C. - August 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) announced that it has joined the ConsensusDOCS Coalition. “CSI is excited to join the ConsensusDOCS Coalition. We look forward to bringing a diverse project team perspective to the process of creating standard contract documents for use by all participants in the construction industry. CSI’s participation with the Coalition aligns nicely with its mission of advancing building information management and education of project teams to improve facility performance,” states Walt Marlowe, CEO of CSI.

Center for Neighborhood Technology to Provide Its Innovative Transportation Cost Data to Walk Score

CHICAGO, IL - August 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) announced today that it is providing its ground-breaking transportation cost information to the popular website WalkScore.com.

Jeff Goodman Joins Harbor Bay Realty

Alameda, CA - August 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Harbor Bay Realty is pleased to welcome Jeff Goodman, REALTOR®, to its sales team. With over 8 years of residential and commercial real estate experience in Alameda and the East Bay, Goodman is a well-respected real estate agent in the community.

Alain Pinel Realtors Among The Wall Street Journal Top 400 Rankings for 2010

August 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Wall Street Journal announced the 2010 rankings of the top real estate professionals in the country based on 2009 sales volume. Seven Alain Pinel Realtors (APR) sales professionals were included in these prestigious rankings, with three individuals and two teams listed as the top agents among the over one million REALTOR®’s in the country.

Nearly 100 South Florida Properties to be Auctioned at Community Homebuyer Event

WASHINGTON, DC - August 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- As part of its neighborhood stabilization efforts in South Florida, Fannie Mae (FNMA/OTC) will hold private and public community homebuyer auctions for nearly 100 of its HomePath® REO (real-estate owned) properties in Florida's Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties at the Miami Beach Convention Center on Saturday, August 14

30-Year, 15-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgages Drop Again

5-Year Adjustable Also Sets New Low McLean, VA - August 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) — Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), and again, the fixed-rate mortgages reaching, along with the 5-year adjustable rate, set record lows for this survey. (The 30-year fixed-rate survey began [...]

GLORIA NILSON, REALTORS, REAL LIVING IN SHREWSBURY HOSTS FREE SHORT SALE SEMINAR

August 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Shrewsbury office of Gloria Nilson, REALTORS®, Real Living will be hosting a free Short Sale Seminar at the Monmouth County Library on Wednesday August 18th, to help sellers understand the complexities of a short sale, and to give buyers information on pursuing short sales and foreclosures

Workforce Housing Forum Aims to Help Working Families Achieve Homeownership

Washington, DC - August 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The National Association of Realtors® and the National Housing Conference partnered to host a regional forum in Austin, Texas, today to discuss workforce housing issues and help create more affordable housing opportunities for public and private sector workers in the south central region

Greg Moesser, ACA Achieves Membership in GLOBAL Real Estate Network

Beverly Hills, CA. - August 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Greg Moesser of Rodeo Realty, Beverly Hills, CA was awarded the esteemed Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation and joins a worldwide network of elite global real estate practitioners with expertise in working with international clients. The CIPS Designation has been awarded to fewer than 2% of the National Association of REALTORS, the official real estate trade association of the United States. Members of the CIPS Network are crucial players in today’s global real estate market. The CIPS designation recognizes members who have achieved the necessary training and experience to work successfully with international clients and properties. To earn the CIPS designation, REALTORS complete rigorous coursework devoted to learning cultural differences and international business practices.

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