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First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit For Military Members Serving Overseas Could Have Significant Impact On...

WASHINGTON, DC - October 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Representative Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) applauded legislation that grants a one-year extension of the first-time homebuyer tax credit for members of the Armed Forces who served overseas in 2009.

First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit For Military Members Serving Overseas Could Have Significant Impact On...

WASHINGTON, DC - October 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Representative Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) applauded legislation that grants a one-year extension of the first-time homebuyer tax credit for members of the Armed Forces who served overseas in 2009.

First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit For Military Members Serving Overseas Could Have Significant Impact On...

WASHINGTON, DC - October 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Representative Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) applauded legislation that grants a one-year extension of the first-time homebuyer tax credit for members of the Armed Forces who served overseas in 2009.

Lowey Announces Federal Funding for Affordable Housing

WASHINGTON, DC - October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswomen Nita Lowey (D-Westchester/Rockland) today announced that organizations in Westchester and Rockland Counties will receive tens of thousands in federal funding to support a variety of housing and homeownership services, and the City of White Plains will receive more than $900,000 in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Lowey Announces Federal Funding for Affordable Housing

WASHINGTON, DC - October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswomen Nita Lowey (D-Westchester/Rockland) today announced that organizations in Westchester and Rockland Counties will receive tens of thousands in federal funding to support a variety of housing and homeownership services, and the City of White Plains will receive more than $900,000 in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

HUD Announces $2.9 Million in Housing Counseling Grants to15 Housing Counseling Organizations in Texas

FORT WORTH, TX - October 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Texas families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of $2,934,197 in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD Announces $76.5 Million for Affordable Housing and Community Development in Texas

FORT WORTH, TX - October 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced that 31 cities and four counties in Texas will receive a total of $76,571,141 to support community development and produce more affordable housing.

HUD awards $143,401 in Housing Counseling Grants to 5 housing counseling organizations in West...

CHARLESTON, WV - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Charleston families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of $143,401 in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

HUD awards $143,401 in Housing Counseling Grants to 5 housing counseling organizations in West...

CHARLESTON, WV - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Charleston families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of $143,401 in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

HUD awards $143,401 in Housing Counseling Grants to 5 housing counseling organizations in West...

CHARLESTON, WV - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Charleston families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of $143,401 in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

HUD awards $143,401 in Housing Counseling Grants to 5 housing counseling organizations in West...

CHARLESTON, WV - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Charleston families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of $143,401 in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

HUD awards $143,401 in Housing Counseling Grants to 5 housing counseling organizations in West...

CHARLESTON, WV - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Charleston families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of $143,401 in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

HUD awards $143,401 in Housing Counseling Grants to 5 housing counseling organizations in West...

CHARLESTON, WV - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Charleston families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of $143,401 in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

FHLBank Pittsburgh Awards $3.4 Million in Affordable Housing Grants

Pittsburgh, PA - October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Board of Directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank) has approved $3,446,246 in grants under its Affordable Housing Program (AHP).

Max Spann to Auction 14 New Waterfront Residences in Crisfield, MD on Saturday, Nov....

CRISFIELD, MD - October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Enjoy sunsets over the Chesapeake Bay in your newly constructed waterfront vacation home in the heart of a charming coastal getaway. Max Spann Real Estate & Auction Co., a national auctioneer of elite properties, has scheduled a builder’s close-out auction on 14 units in the Harbour Light community in Crisfield on Saturday, Nov. 14 at 11 a.m. at the Loews Annapolis Hotel, 126 West Street, Annapolis, MD.

KEEP WARM, KEEP SAFE! Risks of Home Heating Fires Rise as Temperatures Drop

Jackson, MS - October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- With temperatures in Mississippi forecasted to fall into the 30’s and 40’s this week, Commissioner of Insurance and State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney urges the public to be mindful of the fire risks associated with home heating.

BOND ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $200,000 IN HOUSING, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUNDS HEADED TO BLUE SPRINGS

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Kit Bond, ranking member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee that funds our nation’s housing programs, today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will release more than $200,000 in federal funds to the City of Blue Springs.

BOND ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $200,000 IN HOUSING, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUNDS HEADED TO BLUE SPRINGS

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Kit Bond, ranking member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee that funds our nation’s housing programs, today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will release more than $200,000 in federal funds to the City of Blue Springs.

BOND ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $200,000 IN HOUSING, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUNDS HEADED TO BLUE SPRINGS

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Kit Bond, ranking member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee that funds our nation’s housing programs, today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will release more than $200,000 in federal funds to the City of Blue Springs.

Mayor Menino Celebrates $100,000 Award to Build Green Schools

Roosevelt School the gold standard in sustainability October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Mayor Menino today celebrated the Franklin D. Roosevelt K-8 School in Hyde Park and the City receiving $100,000 to build additional green school buildings. The award is from the US Green Building Council (USGBC), which gave the Roosevelt School [...]

Mayor Menino Celebrates $100,000 Award to Build Green Schools

Roosevelt School the gold standard in sustainability October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Mayor Menino today celebrated the Franklin D. Roosevelt K-8 School in Hyde Park and the City receiving $100,000 to build additional green school buildings. The award is from the US Green Building Council (USGBC), which gave the Roosevelt School [...]

Eligible Residents Are Urged to Apply For Property Tax Relief Prior to Deadline; This...

October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Eligible Montgomery County residents are encouraged to apply for the Maryland Homeowner’s Property Tax Credit program, which limits the amount of property taxes a homeowner must pay based on income. The deadline has been extended to November 2.

Biggert to Cut ACORN’s ‘HUD-Approved’ Status: Introduces Bill to Keep Scandal-Plagued Group Out of...

Washington, DC - October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Representative Judy Biggert (R-IL-13th) today introduced legislation, the Suspend ACORN Certification (SAC) Act, aimed at preventing the misuse of public resources designated for federally-approved housing counseling activities

Biggert to Cut ACORN’s ‘HUD-Approved’ Status: Introduces Bill to Keep Scandal-Plagued Group Out of...

Washington, DC - October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Representative Judy Biggert (R-IL-13th) today introduced legislation, the Suspend ACORN Certification (SAC) Act, aimed at preventing the misuse of public resources designated for federally-approved housing counseling activities

Govenor Ritter Announces New Way to Track Recovery Act Projects

October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Bill Ritter Jr. today announced the release of new reports that outline how funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act are being used in every county across Colorado. The 64 reports can be found at here and are the first of several new sources of data that will be released in the next few weeks to help Coloradans track Recovery Act dollars.

Govenor Ritter Announces New Way to Track Recovery Act Projects

October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Bill Ritter Jr. today announced the release of new reports that outline how funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act are being used in every county across Colorado. The 64 reports can be found at here and are the first of several new sources of data that will be released in the next few weeks to help Coloradans track Recovery Act dollars.

Govenor Ritter Announces New Way to Track Recovery Act Projects

October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Bill Ritter Jr. today announced the release of new reports that outline how funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act are being used in every county across Colorado. The 64 reports can be found at here and are the first of several new sources of data that will be released in the next few weeks to help Coloradans track Recovery Act dollars.

Govenor Ritter Announces New Way to Track Recovery Act Projects

October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Bill Ritter Jr. today announced the release of new reports that outline how funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act are being used in every county across Colorado. The 64 reports can be found at here and are the first of several new sources of data that will be released in the next few weeks to help Coloradans track Recovery Act dollars.

STARK INTRODUCES BILL OPENING MORE HOMES TO FOSTER CHILDREN

Legislation would prohibit discrimination against adoptive and foster parents based on sexual orientation, marital status. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Pete Stark (D-CA), Chairman of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, today introduced H.R. 3827, the "Every Child Deserves a Family Act." In the same manner that we ended race discrimination in adoption, this legislation would prohibit states and child welfare agencies from denying or delaying adoption or foster care placements solely based on the sexual orientation or marital status of the potential parents.

Congresswoman Maxine Waters Expresses Ongoing Concerns About New Orleans Housing

Washington, DC - October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the Housing and Community Opportunity Subcommittee and a leading advocate for Gulf Coast recovery efforts, issued the following statement today after President Obama visited New Orleans to assess the city’s progress and heard from residents about the challenges they continue to face:“More than four years after Hurricane Katrina, I remain concerned about the recovery of the Gulf Coast in general, and the City of New Orleans, in particular. Katrina was one of the deadliest storms in our nation’s history, taking over 1,800 lives, displacing more than one million people, severely damaging over 300,000 housing units, and causing at least $81 billion in damages.

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Hanley Investment Group Completes Sale of Brand New Two-Tenant Retail Property...

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally-recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that the firm completed the sale of a two-tenant retail building occupied by T.J. Maxx and ULTA Beauty at 78-825 Highway 111 in La Quinta, Calif. The 33,708-square-foot pad building is part of Washington Park Shopping Center, which includes major tenants Target, Lowe’s, Trader Joe’s, ALDI, Stein Mart and Century Theatres. The sale price was $8,862,500