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FACEBOOK SUED BY CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS FOR DISCRIMINATION IN ONLINE HOUSING ADVERTISEMENTS

The National Fair Housing Alliance (“NFHA”) and three of its member organizations filed a lawsuit against Facebook, Inc. in federal court in New York City, alleging that Facebook’s advertising platform enables landlords and real estate brokers to exclude families with children, women, and other protected classes of people from receiving housing ads. With almost 2 billion users,

Gov. Rick Snyder awards Flint $2 million in ‘distressed municipalities’ grants for water system...

LANSING, Mich. - February 4, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Rick Snyder today awarded Flint $2 million in grants for water system infrastructure improvements, part of an overall $8 million plan to help municipalities through the Financially Distressed Cities, Villages, and Townships Grant Program.

MiNeighborhood Program Accepting Applications Through March 27

LANSING - January 29, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) will begin accepting applications for the 2015 MiNeighborhood program Jan. 26 through March 27 from eligible neighborhood associations.

Gov. Rick Snyder issues executive order to reduce homelessness in Michigan

LANSING, Mich. - January 19, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Rick Snyder today signed two executive orders working to support Michigan residents who are homeless or facing mental health issues “It’s important to provide all Michiganders with the support they need to improve their quality of life,” Snyder said. “These executive orders help ensure that advancing mental health and wellness and ending homelessness remain priorities moving forward.”

Continuing Education Changes for Real Estate Brokers & Salespersons Effective January 1, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 15, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- A new law which becomes effective January 1, 2015, impacts real estate brokers and salespersons, and real estate education sponsors by removing continuing education preapproval and reporting requirements. Gov. Rick Snyder signed Senate Bill 641 into law on April 7, 2014, which became Public Act 106 of 2014

Senate Passes Hunter Bill to Combat Blight, Auction Abuse

LANSING - December 12, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Michigan Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 295 today, legislation sponsored by Senate Minority Floor Leader Tupac A. Hunter (D-Detroit) that is designed to improve neighborhoods and reduce blight by banning certain landowners with delinquent blight fines from bidding in county tax foreclosure auctions.

MSHDA: Michigan housing industry poised for best year since Great Recession

LANSING, Mich. - April 29, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Michigan’s housing industry is bracing for its best year since the start of the Great Recession in 2008, including projected increases in new housing starts, rising home prices and a decline in foreclosures, the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) announced today during the kickoff of the 16th annual Building Michigan Communities Conference.

Governor Snyder Proclaims October 6-12 as Fire Prevention Week; “Get Cookin’ With Fire Safety”...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Rick Snyder has proclaimed October 6-12 as Fire Prevention Week in Michigan with the theme “Prevent Kitchen Fires.” Cooking is the leading cause of home fires, and a significant cont...

Snyder makes appointments to Michigan State Housing Development Authority Board

LANSING, MI - October 2, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointments of Scott Wierda, of Georgetown Township, and Tyrone Hamilton, of Belleville, to the Michigan State Housing Development Authority Board

Make plans to attend the upcoming Commercial REALTOR® Day in Lansing!

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Join us on October 10th for a visit to Lansing! Connect with Michigan’s top elected officials and discuss public policy issues important to commercial real estate. Lunch and a networking recep...

Bill signed to help fill funding gap for affordable housing projects

LANSING, Mich. - September 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Rick Snyder today signed a bill that will help fill a gap between what a developer can pay and what banks are willing to lend for commercial mixed-use and multifamily residential developments

Huizenga Talks PATH Act, Consumer Mortgage Choice Act In Financial Services Sunday Video Message

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 24, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Yesterday, Monetary Policy & Trade Subcommittee Vice Chairman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) delivered the Sunday Video Message and discussed the positive solutions Republicans on the House Financ...

MPSC and Michigan Energy Office Issue Draft Report on Renewable Energy, Public Comment Sought

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) Chairman John D. Quackenbush and Michigan Energy Office Director Steve Bakkal today issued a draft reporton renewable energy and are seeking public co...

Snyder makes appointments, reappointment to Board of Real Estate Brokers

LANSING, MI - September 20, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointments of Deborah Beaulieu, of West Bloomfield; Ronald Zupko, of Brighton; and the reappointment of Lola Audu, of Grand Rapids, to the Michigan Board of R...

Schuette Marks One-Year Anniversary of Homeowner Protection Fund: Announces New Victim Restitution Program

LANSING - August 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Bill Schuette today marked one-year since the historic Homeowner Protection Fund was signed into law with the announcement of a new victim restitution program designed to help residents ac...

MSHDA Awards Community Development Grant to Alpena County

LANSING, MI - July 31, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Scott Woosley, executive director of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), today announced that Alpena County will receive a $200,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).

How to Turn Online Home Searchers into New Clients

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) --Do you know what time Michigan home hunters are online? According to HomeFinder.com, buyers in the U.S. are online home searching most frequently from 8–9 p.m. However, the majority of Michigan ho...

Schuette Files Charges Against Phony Oakland County Mortgage Banker

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 19, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today announced the arrest of Eric Lamarr Drake, 37, of Detroit, for allegedly operating a fraudulent mortgage banking business under false pretenses by prom...

Rep. Bentivolio’s Statement on VA’s New Initiative to End Veteran’s Homelessness

WASHINGTON, DC - July 12, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the Deparment of Veterans Affairs announced a new grant initiative to help end veteran’s homelessness. Congressman Kerry Bentivolio released the following statement on the initiative

Legislation Preserving the Foreclosure Redemption Period Signed by Governor

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 9, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- This week, Senate Bill 383, now Public Act 104 of 2013, was signed into law by Governor Snyder. As you may recall, the initial legislative proposal was to shorten Michigan’s 6 month redemption period down to 2 months. With the signing of the new law, homeowners will still have the benefit of the 6 month redemption period in order to pursue short-sales and other transactions that provide for homeowner-to-homeowner transfers.

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Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.

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Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.