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Cleveland Area Board of Realtors (CABOR) Recognized by Ohio Association of Realtors for RPAC...

Cleveland, OH - October 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Cleveland Area Board of Realtors (CABOR) was presented with the RPAC Award by the Ohio Association of Realtors (OAR) on September 23, 2009 for meeting and exceeding their 2009 goal. The Cleveland area was among the top Ohio contributors to the RPAC, generating $37,958 between January 1, 2009 and August 17, 2009 in voluntary member funds.

Greenest State of Michigan Facility to Activate Wind Turbine in Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony and Receive...

BAY CITY, MI - October 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Bay City Business Center, recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council as the first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold-Certified State of Michigan facility, will be the site of a ribbon-cutting ceremony to introduce its newly constructed wind turbine. The Michigan Department of Environment Quality (DEQ); the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth (DELEG); and ProVisions, LLC will host the ceremony at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 27 at 401 Ketchum Street in Bay City. Free tours allowing the public to view the wind turbine will be offered from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

CONGRESSMAN PETERS CALLS FOR EXTENSION OF FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER TAX CREDIT

$8,000 Credit, Which Is Helping Home Sales Rebound, Is Set to Expire at the End of Next Month. Washington, D.C. - October 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Gary Peters today urged House leadership to extend the first-time homebuyer tax credit, a measure enacted in February that saves new homebuyers thousands of dollars and has helped the U.S. housing market rebound in recent months. The credit is set to expire November 30th. Congressman Peters, along with a bipartisan group of colleagues, today sent a letter (text below) to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader John Boehner expressing their desire to extend the credit’s deadline.

Castor Requests Housing Loan Modification Details

Washington, DC - October 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- As thousands of Floridians continue losing their homes to foreclosure, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor is calling on the Treasury Department to provide detailed information about the number of trial loan modifications offered to at-risk homeowners. Castor joined with Chairwoman Maxine Waters demanding that Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner provide the requested information about the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) by next week. Waters, of Los Angeles, is chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity

40 Mortgage Counseling Agencies Receive Aid, Hire More Counselors

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - October 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mortgage counseling agencies will receive $2.6 million to hire more counselors over the next two years, and help the hundreds of thousands of California homeowners facing interest rate resets and the threat of foreclosure. The California Reinvestment Coalition (CRC), along with financial institutions and two foundations, today announced grant awards to 40 nonprofit mortgage counseling agencies through the California Home Ownership Preservation Initiative to help them better respond to the overflow of clients their offices are serving

County Commissioners to host workshops on comp plan

TAVARES, FL - October 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Lake County Board of County Commissioners is hosting three public workshops on Nov. 2, 5 & 9 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. to give stakeholders — residents, property owners, business owners, municipalities and other local and regional entities — an opportunity to voice concerns, questions and suggestions about the proposed Lake County Comprehensive Plan, titled Planning Horizon 2030.

County Commissioners to host workshops on comp plan

TAVARES, FL - October 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Lake County Board of County Commissioners is hosting three public workshops on Nov. 2, 5 & 9 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. to give stakeholders — residents, property owners, business owners, municipalities and other local and regional entities — an opportunity to voice concerns, questions and suggestions about the proposed Lake County Comprehensive Plan, titled Planning Horizon 2030.

County Commissioners to host workshops on comp plan

TAVARES, FL - October 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Lake County Board of County Commissioners is hosting three public workshops on Nov. 2, 5 & 9 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. to give stakeholders — residents, property owners, business owners, municipalities and other local and regional entities — an opportunity to voice concerns, questions and suggestions about the proposed Lake County Comprehensive Plan, titled Planning Horizon 2030.

Tax relief programs available for Kaua’i homeowners

LIHUE, HI - October 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- County officials are encouraging homeowners to take advantage of the county’s real property tax relief programs. “We want to remind everyone that there are a number of tax relief programs available to Kaua'i homeowners and urge them to apply for these programs,” said Director of Finance Wallace Rezentes, Jr

Reps. Courtney and Calvert Lead Bipartisan Effort To Extend First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit...

163 Bipartisan Members Sign Courtney-Calvert Letter Seeking Extension of Home Purchase Incentive. WASHINGTON, DC - October 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Representatives Joe Courtney (D-CT) and Ken Calvert (R-CA) delivered a bipartisan letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader John Boehner urging an extension of the First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit. Including the authors, 165 bipartisan Members of Congress have signed the Courtney-Calvert letter.

House Financial Services Committee Passes Rep. Miller’s Amendment to Sunset the Home Valuation Code...

Washington, DC - October 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- During the House Financial Services Committee mark-up of H.R. 3126, the Consumer Financial Protection Agency Act, the Committee approved an amendment offered by Rep. Gary Miller (R-CA) to sunset the Home Valuation Code of Conduct (HVCC).

CTREIA Monthly Meeting with Nick Sidoti – Get 3 Times More Rental Income with...

West Hartford, CT - October 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Get 3 Times More Rental Income with Special Needs Housing Guest Speaker: Nick Sidoti (Buffalo-based landlord who's been buying and managing properties since 1989 By targeting a little-known but very in-demand niche called “special needs housing”, Nick Sidoti, aka Dr. Cashflow, has tripled his rental income while virtually avoiding competition. He’ll share how to rent to college students, veterans, government agencies, and other customers who will pay you big bucks (2-3 times more than market rent) for providing a few extra key conveniences.

2009 New England Real Estate Investors Conference and Trade Show

West Hartford, CT - October 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Whether you are an experienced, beginning, active or passive investor, you will find extensive information to further your investing during the "Real Estate Investing - Making it Work for You!'" Conference & Expo. Virtually everything that happens at the Real Estate Conference and Expo is for or about you.

Congressman Hodes Urges Extension of First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit

Washington, DC - October 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Paul Hodes today wrote to House leadership in support of an extension of the first-time homebuyer tax credit.

Congressman Hodes Urges Extension of First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit

Washington, DC - October 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Paul Hodes today wrote to House leadership in support of an extension of the first-time homebuyer tax credit.

BB&T Signs Lease at Riverfront Plaza in Richmond, VA

RICHMOND, VA - October 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Washington, D.C. office of Hines, the international real estate firm, announced today that Branch Banking and Trust Company (BB&T) has signed a long-term lease for 140,000 square feet of office space at the 951,616-square-foot Riverfront Plaza in downtown Richmond.

Governor Douglas and VHFA Applaud Treasury Action on Housing Finance Agency Assistance

Montpelier, Vt. - October 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. James Douglas and the Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) applauded the U.S. Treasury Department announcement yesterday to bolster state Housing Finance Agencies (HFAs) and their efforts to stimulate home buying for low and moderate-income homeowners, and provide affordable rental homes.

Governor Douglas and VHFA Applaud Treasury Action on Housing Finance Agency Assistance

Montpelier, Vt. - October 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. James Douglas and the Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) applauded the U.S. Treasury Department announcement yesterday to bolster state Housing Finance Agencies (HFAs) and their efforts to stimulate home buying for low and moderate-income homeowners, and provide affordable rental homes.

The Ohio Housing Finance Agency releases 2010 housing tax credit application guidelines

COLUMBUS, OH - October 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) released the 2010 Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) that guides the development of affordable housing throughout the state.

HMFA Breaks Ground on Barrier-Free Affordable Housing Community in Woodstown, Salem County

WOODSTOWN, N.J. - October 20, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (HMFA) Executive Director Marge Della Vecchia today joined local officials to break ground on Freedom Village, a 60-unit affordable housing development located on Woodstown-Alloway Road in Woodstown.

Rehberg Fights For Critical Extension of the Homebuyer Tax Credit

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Montana’s Congressman, Denny Rehberg, today sent a letter to House leaders urging them to extend the home buyer tax credit. He has also cosponsored the Homebuyer Tax Credit Act of 2009.

OFIR Announces Participation in Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System

LANSING, MI - October 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation today announced that, starting January 4, 2010, Michigan mortgage broker, lender, and servicer licensees and registrants will begin participation in the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS). The new electronic system was developed by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) and the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators (AARMR).

OFIR Announces Participation in Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System

LANSING, MI - October 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation today announced that, starting January 4, 2010, Michigan mortgage broker, lender, and servicer licensees and registrants will begin participation in the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS). The new electronic system was developed by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) and the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators (AARMR).

OFIR Announces Participation in Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System

LANSING, MI - October 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation today announced that, starting January 4, 2010, Michigan mortgage broker, lender, and servicer licensees and registrants will begin participation in the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS). The new electronic system was developed by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) and the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators (AARMR).

Pennsylvania Banking Department Modernizes Mortgage Examination Processes

Washington, DC - October 20, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators (AARMR) and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) announce another milestone in the modernization of state mortgage supervision as the Pennsylvania Department of Banking notified all licensed mortgage lenders on October 15 that the agency will be using sophisticated computer software to analyze loan level data as part of Pennsylvania's examination program.

Delahunt Announces Foreclosure Assistance To South Shore

Funds to Help Homeowners at Risk of Losing Homes. WASHINGTON, DC - October 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Bill Delahunt today announced the award of $115,823 in Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants to Quincy Community Action Programs (QCAP) and the Plymouth Redevelopment Authority.

Delahunt Announces Foreclosure Assistance To South Shore

Funds to Help Homeowners at Risk of Losing Homes. WASHINGTON, DC - October 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Bill Delahunt today announced the award of $115,823 in Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants to Quincy Community Action Programs (QCAP) and the Plymouth Redevelopment Authority.

Delahunt Announces Foreclosure Assistance To South Shore

Funds to Help Homeowners at Risk of Losing Homes. WASHINGTON, DC - October 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Bill Delahunt today announced the award of $115,823 in Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants to Quincy Community Action Programs (QCAP) and the Plymouth Redevelopment Authority.

Lewis Announces Hearing on Administration of the First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit

October 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman John Lewis (D‑GA) today announced that the Subcommittee on Oversight will hold a hearing on administration of the first‑time homebuyer tax credit. The hearing will take place on Thursday, October 22, 2009, at 10:00 a.m., in the main Committee hearing room, 1100 Longworth House Office Building.

Lewis Announces Hearing on Administration of the First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit

October 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman John Lewis (D‑GA) today announced that the Subcommittee on Oversight will hold a hearing on administration of the first‑time homebuyer tax credit. The hearing will take place on Thursday, October 22, 2009, at 10:00 a.m., in the main Committee hearing room, 1100 Longworth House Office Building.

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Mississippi Real Estate Investors Plead Guilty to Conspiring to Rig Bids...

Real estate investors Kevin Moore, Chad Nichols, and Terry Tolar pleaded guilty today for their roles in a conspiracy to rig bids at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Mississippi, the Department of Justice announced.