Monthly Archives: September 2011

Michigan Selected as Nation’s First Housing Authority to Launch Federal Rental Alignment Effort to...

MT. PLEASANT, MI - September 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDA-RD) and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Developm...

Governor Bobby Jindal Announces the Appointment of Sterling Joe Ory to the Louisiana Real...

BATON ROUGE, LA - September 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced the appointment of Sterling Joe Ory to the Louisiana Real Estate Commission.

Eight Defendants Charged in Mortgage Fraud Scheme in California

SACRAMENTO, CA - September 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A federal grand jury returned an indictment on Sept. 28, 2011, charging Valeri Mysin, 31, of Citrus Heights, Calif.; Angela Shavlovsky, 52, of Sacramento, Calif.; Nikolay Katinskiy, 28, of Lynwo...

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS NOW REQUIRED FOR REAL ESTATE LICENSURE

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - September 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Effective immediately, the New Jersey Real Estate Commission (NJREC) requires that licensed real estate professionals, including brokers, broker-salespersons and salespersons, complete cont...

Custom IDX Tools Help Real Estate Agent Fernando Terry Provide a Custom Search Experience...

EUGENE, OR - September 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. is excited to announce the inclusion of Fernando Terry with Doric Realty in the expanding database of real estate agents and brokers adding custom IDX software to enhance their website. Th...

Michael Arcuri brings ease and simplicity to online real estate search for North Syracuse,...

EUGENE, OR - September 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Potential buyers in North Syracuse, New York now have a great resource for finding homes online: Michael Arcuri and IDX, Inc. The newly IDX enabled website features thousands of New York State Allia...

Temporary Housing Units To Help Flood Survivors

ALBANY, N. Y. - September 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has initiated a program, in coordination with State and local governments, to provide Temporary Housing Units (THUs) to New York communities hard hi...

Colliers International Completes a 45,560-Square-Feet Industrial Sale for $4.055 Million in Brea, Calif.

Brea, CA - September 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Colliers International, the second largest global real estate services organization, has completed the sale of a 45,560-square-feet industrial property located at 1425 Moonstone Street, Brea Calif. Th...

MISMO® Presents Leendert Bijnagte with Staff Appreciation Award

Washington, DC - September 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- MISMO, the not-for-profit data standards subsidiary of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), presented its Staff Appreciation Award to Leendert (Leo) Bijnagte, Business Systems Consultant at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. The award, which was announced on September 12th at the MISMO September Trimester Meeting in Broomfield, Colorado, was presented to Bijnagte for his outstanding commitment and service to MISMO.

Blair and Kearns of Cushman & Wakefield Join Leasing Team at W&H’s 250 West...

NEW YORK CITY, NY - September 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- W&H Properties has appointed Harry F. Blair and Sean Kearns, senior director and director of Cushman & Wakefield, respectively, to the leasing team at 250 West 57th Street, announces ...

EXIT Hawaii Dream Realty Associate Earns NAR Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource Certification

Luise Palaita (RA) - September 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- CHS with EXIT Hawaii Dream Realty has earned the nationally recognized Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource (SFR) certification. The certification program includes training on how to qualify...

Paul Welch displays Nashville homes on IDX synced real estate website with more search...

EUGENE, OR - September 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Real estate agent Paul Welch has adopted the IDX, Inc. dynamic IDX Broker software. With the tools his IDX solution supplies his website with; Welch can sync thousands of Metropolitan Regional MLS (...

Balfour Beatty Communities Breaks Ground on Housing Redevelopment at Fort Leonard Wood Project

Newtown Square, PA - September 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Balfour Beatty Communities, LLC announced that it recently broke ground on its Fort Leonard Wood military housing public-private partnership (PPP or P3) project within the U.S. Department of the Army’s Residential Communities Initiative (RCI) Program on the redevelopment construction phase of 160 duplex homes at Fort Leonard Wood. Balfour Beatty Communities will oversee the design, construction, and overall management, maintenance and operational responsibilities for the housing units, which are expected to be completed in 2013.

Comprehensive property search made simple with the IDX solution adopted by agent Felix Portman

EUGENE, OR - September 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The iPhone enabled IDX Broker software is now also available on the website of Felix Portman with Onyx Management Group of Feasterville, Pennsylvania, thanks to his collaboration with IDX, Inc. Now ...

Simple and easy-to-use online search capability integrated onto the website Florida Realtor

EUGENE, OR - September 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Searching the Fort Myers MLS (FORTMYERS) just got easier for home seekers, thanks to the partnership between IDX, Inc. and real estate agent Lerin Byrd with Gulfcoast Consulting Group Inc. Potential...

HUD AWARDS $600,000 TO EXPAND JOBS AND TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOW INCOME RESIDENTS

WASHINGTON, DC - September 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded $600,000 to increase hiring of low-income individuals and public housing residents. HUD is awarding twelve housing authorities, cities, and states $50,000 each to hire full-time Section 3 Program Coordinators for one year. These grants will maximize a HUD program that ensures HUD dollars are used to hire low-income individuals and to contract with businesses that hire them.

What Does The Bank Consider a Legitimate Short Sale Hardship?

Las Vegas, NV - September 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- After closing hundreds of short sale properties in Nevada, the biggest question we get asked from homeowners is, “Do I have a hardship and will I qualify for a short sale?” While each person?...

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Releases “State Foreclosure Prevention Efforts in New England: Mediation...

BOSTON, MA - September 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Foreclosure initiations spiked in all the New England states during the recent economic downtown, ranging from a peak of less than 3.0% of outstanding mortgages in Vermont in 2010 to a peak of 5.5% ...

Webster Man Sentenced for Bilking More Than $7 Million from Mortgage Lenders

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - September 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Earlier today in federal court in St. Paul, a 28-year-old Webster man was sentenced for bilking more than $7 million from at least 15 real estate mortgage lending companies between 2005 and 200...

Udall Calls on CO Homebuilders to Use Beetle-Killed Timber

September 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Mark Udall called on Colorado homebuilders to use beetle-killed trees from our forests to build homes, thus clearing local forests of hazardous trees and creating homegrown jobs in the process. At an eve...

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Affordable Housing Comes to U Street with the Funding of Portner...

On July 7th, the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency (DCHFA) closed on the financing of an affordable housing development in one the District’s most sought after neighborhoods, the U Street Corridor. The Agency issued $27 million in short term DCHFA tax exempt bonds providing a portion of the funding for the acquisition of Portner Place and construction of Portner Flats (1440-1450 V Street, NW) located in Ward 1, one block west of The Frank D. Reeves Municipal Center at 14th and U Streets, NW

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Profit Dixon Delivers First Units at Peyton Stakes; Apartment community is...

Proffitt Dixon Partners, a Charlotte-based multifamily investment and development firm, said today Peyton Stakes is nearing completion in Nashville and their first residents began moving in last week. The apartment community is comprised of 249 units between two connected buildings.