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CT REIA Announces 10th Annual New England Real Estate Expo In Connecticut

West Hartford, CT – September 24, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — The Connecticut Real Estate Investors Association, or CT REIA, is announcing its 10th Annual New England Real Estate Expo. This event will take place from October 4th to October 6th at the Fo…

West Virginia Banks Launch 2013 Mortgage Grants Program

Charleston, W.Va. – April 24, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — The Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank) and three West Virginia Banks – CNB Bank Inc., WesBanco Bank and West Union Bank – had some good news today for first-time homebuyers: they …

FHLBank Pittsburgh Awards $86,000 in Grants to Blueprint Communities

Wilmington, DE – January 14, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — The Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank) has awarded five Blueprint Communities in Delaware a total of $86,000 in grant money for the next phases of neighborhood renewal and community p…

Annual Bowl-A-Thon Grants 3 Wishes for Make-A-Wish Foundation

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – January 10, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Three wishes will come true for Atlanta area children with severe medical conditions this holiday season thanks to the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Harry Norman, Realtors’ Young …

Coldwell Banker’s Michael Campbell Selected as Finalist for REALTOR® Magazine’s Good Neighbor Award

Torrance, CA – September 12, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Realtors® are the backbone of their communities, often supporting local causes large and small, and volunteering their time to help improve the communities in which they live and work. Such is th…

KELLER WILLIAMS NYC ANNOUNCES TWO NEW HIRES

New York, NY – March 19, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Keller Williams NYC (www.kwnyc.com) today announced the appointments of Grant Braswell and Daniel Geller as licensed real estate salespersons. Braswell will specialize in residential sales and rentals…

Pella® Windows & Doors donates $30,000 to Homes for Our Troops

PELLA, IA – February 20, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) –Energy-efficient window and door manufacturer Pella donated $30,000 to the non-profit organization Homes for Our Troops (HFOT) and helped raise additional cash, building materials and labor to support …

RE/MAX Northern Illinois Agents Donated More Than $100,000 to Children’s Memorial Hospital in 2011

Chicago, IL – February 14, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Agents affiliated with RE/MAX offices in the northern Illinois real estate network donated more than $100,000 to Children’s Memorial Hospital of Chicago in 2011.

Gainesville Homes For Sale Reports About One-time Bonus For Full-time Gainesville Government Employees

Gainesville, FL – November 22, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Gainesville Homes For Sale reports news of a one-time bonus worth $1,000 to be given to full-time employees of Gainesville local government. On November 15, 2011, Tuesday, the City Council membe…

Congresswoman Capito Announces New Affordable Housing Funds for WV: More than $1.4 million in grants for 141 units in seven projects across the state

Charleston, WV – November 14, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito (WV-02) announced today that affordable housing projects in Charleston, Fairmont, Martinsburg, Wayne, Wheeling, and White Sulphur Springs have been awarded more…

University of Missouri Extension Program Promotes Healthy Choice the Easy Choice

Columbia, MO – October 5, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Nowadays, Americans are facing obesity issues due to low physical ability and huge intake of unhealthy foods. According to the National Cancer Institute, the country does not have enough imports of v…

Governor Jindal Issues Executive Order for Homeowner Protections in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

BATON ROUGE, LA – August 22, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Governor Bobby Jindal issued an Executive Order today detailing homeowner protections for the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.

FHLBank San Francisco Awards $28.4 Million in Grants for Affordable Housing

San Francisco, CA – June 8, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — The Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco (FHLBank San Francisco) awarded $28.4 million in Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grants in the first round of its 2011 funding competition. The grants approved by the Bank’s Board of Directors in AHP Round A were awarded to 45 projects that address the diverse housing needs of communities in Arizona, California, Illinois, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Washington, and will produce or preserve 2,787 housing units that are affordable to lower-income individuals and families.

Grant funding available from US Labor Department for workforce investment boards, organizations to provide employment services for homeless veterans

WASHINGTON, DC – June 8, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today announced a competition for grants totaling more than $5 million through the U.S. Department of Labor’s Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program to provide approximately 3,000 homeless veterans with job training and other services to help them succeed in civilian careers

Grand Rapids, Michigan real estate resource syncs to IDX enabled search page, transforming the online property hunt

EUGENE, OR – May 31, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Cheryl Grant and IDX, Inc. have joined forces to bring thousands of Grand Rapids, Michigan property listings instantly to online property seekers. Adopting IDX Broker software allows Grant to sync her search page to the Southwest Michigan MLS (SWMRIC) database of listings, giving her clients a comprehensive list of all area properties on the market. The IDX solution Grant has customized to meet her real estate needs seamlessly integrates thousands of local listings, making it so easy for potential Michigan buyers to find the home of their dreams online

Houston Celebrates National Community Development Week

Houston, TX – April 28, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Every year, Houston receives more than $35 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, as well as millions of dollars from other Federal funding sources to stabilize and revitalize neighborhoods across the City. These funds are made available by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and support an array of vital activities and projects benefiting thousands of Houstonians. Activities include the development of community centers, health clinics, schools, parks and multi-family housing, as well as providing home repairs for the elderly and down payment assistance to help families achieve the American dream. In addition, funding is used to provide crucial social services to countless community organizations serving the homeless, at-risk youth, seniors and persons with disabilities

Congresswoman Capito Announces New Affordable Housing Funds for WV: Nearly $800,000 in grants are made to six housing projects across the state

Charleston, WV – April 27, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito (WV-02) announced today that affordable housing projects in Fairmont, Fayette County, Huntington, McDowell County, Wheeling and White Sulphur Springs have been awarded nearly $800,000 in Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grants.

US Department of Labor announces 2 grant competitions to provide career training and housing to farmworkers

WASHINGTON, DC – March 16, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Department of Labor today announced two grant competitions for the National Farmworker Jobs Program. One competition will fund organizations that will provide training, the other housing services, to migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families

Lee & Associates Promotes Grant Fulkerson to Principal

CALABASAS, CA – March 3, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Lee & Associates-LA North/Ventura, Inc., a full-service brokerage and member of the Lee & Associates group of companies, has elevated Grant Fulkerson to Principal status

HOBOKEN BROWNSTONE COMPANY SPONSORS THE NEW JERSEY ENTRY TO THE US DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY SOLAR DECATHLON

HOBOKEN, N.J. – March 3, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Hoboken Brownstone principals Daniel Gans and George Vallone are proud sponsors of the New Jersey entry in the US Department of Education’s (DOE) biennial Solar Decathlon, a worldwide competition that challenges collegiate students from across the globe to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are affordable, highly energy-efficient, attractive, and easy to live in.