News

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) …

CT Delegation Announces $77 MIillion In Home Heating Relief

ARTFORD – October 17, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Today, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), and U.S. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), U.S. Congressman John Larson (D-Conn.), U.S. Congressman Joe Courtney (D-Conn….

Community Groups Question OneWest’s Foreclosure Record As Part of Too Big To Fail Bank Merger

San Francisco – October 17, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — As part of a five-day awareness campaign about the potential impacts of a new, Too Big To Fail bank merger, a nonprofit bank advocacy coalition raised questions today about OneWest’s track record…

Community Advocates Ask: How Much Welfare Can One Bank Receive?

San Francisco – October 17, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — As part of a five-day public awareness campaign, activists in California are asking bank regulators questions about possible impacts of a Too Big To Fail Bank merger that would combine CIT Group an…

CalHFA Introduces Additional Down Payment Assistance for First-Time Homebuyers Agency Makes Home Buying Process More Accessible

SACRAMENTO, – October 15, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The California Housing Finance Agency announced today that it will begin providing an additional $6,500 in down payment assistance through its CalPLUS Conventional program. The change is part of the …

Mayor Walsh releases “Housing a Changing City: Boston 2030″

BOSTON – October 15, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Mayor Martin J. Walsh today released “Housing a Changing City: Boston 2030,” the administration’s housing plan. The plan, which aims to create housing across demographics and neighborhoods, outlines…

South Carolina REALTORS® Release September Market Numbers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 15, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR), the largest professional trade association in the state, serves as the voice of real estate for 14,000 members involved in all aspects of the residential and com…