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Illinois median home prices increase 4.5 percent in September

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – October 23, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Tighter inventory was a factor driving home prices higher in September while home sales showed an annual decline, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS®.

Weatherizing homes can save Michigan families $450 annually in heating costs

Lansing, Mich. – October 23, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — As another Michigan winter approaches, the state Department of Human Services (DHS) and Gov. Rick Snyder are encouraging residents to weatherize their homes now to save on heating costs later

MassHousing Sponsoring Free Homebuyer Fair at the Dartmouth Mall on Oct. 25 in Conjunction with the Fall River/New Bedford Housing Partnership

BOSTON – October 23, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — MassHousing is sponsoring a free Homebuyer Fair, this Saturday, October 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Dartmouth Mall in conjunction with the Fall River/New Bedford Housing Partnership

California home sales maintain pace in September as price gains temper and market balances

LOS ANGELES – October 23, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — California home sales remained steady in September, as home price gains eased back from an unusually high increase in August, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today.

Cheryl Howell, Housing Services Manager, receives Timex Award for public service dedication

TAVARES – October 23, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Cheryl Howell, Lake County Housing Services Manager, was recently given the Michael D. Smith Timex Award at the Florida Community Development Association’s Annual Conference for her dedication to impro…

FEMA Housing Team Concludes Successful Mission in New Jersey

EATONTOWN, N.J. – October 23, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy, FEMA officials marked the conclusion of their housing mission in New Jersey.On September 11, 2014, FEMA returned the last of the Fort Monmouth properties t…

Michigan Residents Warned of Fake Building Contractors

WARREN, Mich. – October 17, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — With more than $69.3 million in disaster recovery assistance approved for Michigan homeowners and renters, fake building contractors are angling to get their hands on some of it, state and federal …

Kirkpatrick announces $2.9 million TIGER grant for Hopi Tribe

FLAGSTAFF – October 17, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., is pleased to announce that the Hopi Tribe will receive a $2.9 million grant to fund a transportation and infrastructure project for tribal roadways

Governor Parnell Announces Appointments

Anchorage, Alaska – October 17, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Governor Sean Parnell today announced appointments to the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation Board of Directors, Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation Board of Directors, Alaska Municipal Bond Bank…

Pryor, Boozman, Griffin Announce Grant for Little Rock Homeless Veterans Shelter

WASHINGTON – October 17, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senators Mark Pryor and John Boozman, along with Congressman Tim Griffin (AR-2), today announced that St. Francis House received a grant for $183,750 from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) …