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Illinois home sales see slight gain in October;

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – November 20, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Illinois home sales inched higher in October and median home prices continued upward with a statewide year-over-year increase of 6.0 percent, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS

$100 Million Mortgage Initiative for Homebuyers in Prince George’s County

Hyattsville, MD – November 20, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Acting Secretary Clarence Snuggs, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker III and Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler today announced the launch of the Maryland Mortgage Program TripleP…

Consumer Alert: Attorney General Horne Warns Consumers About Super Bowl Rental Scams

Phoenix, AZ – November 20, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Attorney General Tom Horne and Real Estate Commissioner Judy Lowe are today warning consumers to be cautious of businesses who say they can help you earn money by renting your home during the 2015 S…

Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities Earns Bank, Mortgage Supervision Reaccreditations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 20, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) and the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators (AARMR) announced today that the Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securitie…

MassHousing Awards $292,200 for Affordable Sober Housing

BOSTON – November 19, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — MassHousing has awarded $292,200 to support affordable sober housing programs for men, women and veterans in Framingham, Holyoke, Leeds, Tewksbury and Worcester.

City Activates Freeze Plan for Homeless

NEW ORLEANS, LA – November 18, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The weather forecast indicates the temperature or wind chill factor in New Orleans is expected to fall to 35 degrees or below overnight on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. All citizens should take approp…

Schakowsky, Gutiérrez, Quigley send letter to Director Mel Watt about Affordable Housing in Chicago

CHICAGO – November 17, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Today, Representatives Jan Schakowsky, Luis Gutiérrez and Mike Quigley sent Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Mel Watt a letter asking that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac not sell foreclosed p…

New York Real Estate Executive Robert White, Jr., CRE, Receives Prestigious Award from Industry Group

CHICAGO – November 17, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — In recognition of his outstanding professionalism and commitment to service both within the real estate industry and the community, Robert M. White, Jr., CRE, founder and president of Real Capital Analy…

CFO Atwater Announces Arrest of Miami Bail Bondsman on Grand Theft Charges

TALLAHASSEE – November 7, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Florida CFO Jeff Atwater today announced the arrest of Miami bail bondsman David Rodriguez, 47, on grand theft charges. The arrest follows a joint investigation by the Department of Financial Service…

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Hosts Town Hall Meeting Tonight to Address Escalating Violent Crime at a Miami-Dade County Housing Project

Miami, FL – November 7, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) will host a town hall meeting tonight at 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Liberty Square Community Center to talk with residents about the Miami-Dade County and C…