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CIty Announces that Highly Successful “Soft Second” Mortage Homebuyer Assistance Initiative is Nearly Complete

NEW ORLEANS, LA – June 23, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced that the City of New Orleans’ $52.3 million “soft second” mortgage homebuyer assistance initiative has now issued over 700 commitments to first time homeb…

Dept. of Revenue reminds businesses that unclaimed property reporting period ends June 30; due diligence begins June 1

Helena – June 18, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The Montana Department of Revenue would like to remind businesses throughout the state that the current reporting period for unclaimed property, which began on July 1, 2013, ends on June 30, 2014. The depart…

Snyder signs bill lightening rental property tax burden

LANSING, Mich. – June 18, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Gov. Rick Snyder today signed bipartisan legislation lessening property tax obligations for owners of rental properties.

California home sales and price gains temper in May as buyers confront housing affordability constraints and low inventory

LOS ANGELES – June 17, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — California home sales eased slightly in May as a shortage of homes and housing affordability concerns held back would-be home buyers, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today.  Mean…

South Carolina REALTORS® Release May Market Numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. – June 16, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its May Statewide Market Reports, which indicate that while the American Dream of Homeownership is alive and well, it must continue to contend with mark…

Estimate your property taxes at tax.idaho.gov

BOISE, IDAHO – June 13, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Residents in 17 Idaho counties can estimate their 2014 property taxes by visiting the Idaho State Tax Commission’s website at tax.idaho.gov. The “Quick Picks” section on the home page links to a …

CHF|CIRB Releases April 2014 Housing Statistics

WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 12, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Statistics for April 2014 have exceeded total housing units from the previous month by 36%. Single-family units produced a 5% increase in month-over-month activity, while increasing annually by 2% …

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES THE STATE PASSES THE 100 MARK ON POST-SANDY HOME BUYOUTS

TRENTON – The Superstorm Sandy Blue Acres Program has completed 107 closings on Sandy-damaged homes in Sayreville and South River, and is moving towards the first home purchases this spring and early summer in Woodbridge, East Brunswick and Newark, D…

2nd Kirkpatrick bill signed into law this session

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 28, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — On Saturday, the president signed into a law a bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., to correct a decades-old land-survey error that placed private properties inside the boundaries …

Montana Department of Revenue Holds Online Auction of Unclaimed Property

Helena – May 26, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Starting in June 2014, the Department of Revenue will hold an auction to sell unclaimed safe deposit box contents. For the first time, the state will auction the items online rather than in a physical locatio…