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DHS Issues Waiver to Expedite Border Construction Project in New Mexico

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it has issued a waiver to ensure the expeditious construction of barriers and roads in the vicinity of the international border in the state of New Mexico, near the Santa Teresa, New Mexico port of entry.  The waiver was published in the Federal Register today.

Tennessee Court of Appeals Rules MERS Qualifies as Interested Party

Reston, Virginia, - January 14, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. today announced that the Court of Appeals of Tennessee at Jackson ruled that under applicable Tennessee law, MERS is a “party interested” in the foreclosure of a senior mortgage lien, and that the trustee who conducted a nonjudicial foreclosure of the senior lien was liable to MERS for damages resulting from the breach of her “affirmative duty to identify MERS as an interested party in the notice of foreclosure sale.” In reaching its decision, the Court recognized MERS’ interest in the junior lien as owner of legal title to the security interest and beneficiary of a recorded deed of trust

State Housing Agency Announces Below-Market Interest Rate

Nashville, TN, - April 30, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Just in time for Spring, Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) has reduced its mortgage loan interest rate to 3.99% (5.71% APR).

Corker Statement on Housing Finance Reform Markup

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 29, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, issued the following statement today after Chairman Tim Johnson (D-S.D.) and Ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) announced the committee will continue discussions on the Housing Finance Reform and Taxpayer Protection Act (S.1217), legislation introduced last year by Corker and Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) and cosponsored by a bipartisan group of 10 senators:

City Program Aims to Help Modest-Income Homeowners

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 24, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Karen Jackson can't wait to start hosting big Sunday family dinners at the newly remodeled Speedway Circle house where she grew up.

Cohen Announces More Than $900,000 in Funding for Catholic Charities of West Tennessee to...

WASHINGTON, DC - July 24, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced a $907,000 grant to the Catholic Charities of West Tennessee (CCWTN) to help prevent an estimated 160 local veterans and their families from falling ho...

Cohen Announces $422,000 in Funding to Fight and Prevent Veteran Homelessness

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 15, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) announced today that Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc., has been awarded $422,000 in funding to help prevent an estimated 100 local veterans and their families from ...

Corker Statement on House Financial Services Committee Plan to Reform Housing Finance System, Wind...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 12, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Bob Corker, R-Tenn., a member of the Senate Banking Committee, released the following statement on reports of progress in the House Financial Services Committee to reform the system of...

June Market Report

MEMPHIS, Tenn., - July 8, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Memphis-area home sales for June increased 6.7 percent from a year ago, with 1,459 total...

Banking Committee Senators Introduce Legislation to Modernize and Reform America’s Broken Housing Finance System

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 26, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Bob Corker, R-Tenn., Mark Warner, D-Va., Mike Johanns, R-Neb., Jon Tester, D-Mont., Dean Heller, R-Nev., Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., Jerry Moran, R-Kan., and Kay Hagan, D-N.C., all member...

Banking Committee Senators Garner Broad Support for Bipartisan Housing Finance Reform Bill

WASHINGTON, DC - June 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Bob Corker, R-Tenn., Mark Warner, D-Va., Mike Johanns, R-Neb., Jon Tester, D-Mont., Dean Heller, R-Nev., Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., Jerry Moran, R-Kan., and Kay Hagan, D-N.C., all members ...

HUD Provides Grant for Housing Counselors

NASHVILLE, TN - June 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced last Tuesday they will provide $40 million in additional funding to housing counseling agencies across the country. The HUD grants ...

May Market Report

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - June 10, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Memphis-area home sales for May increased 1.6 percent from a year ago, with 1,473 total sales recorded in the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS® MAARdata property records database. Total sales in...

THDA Mortgages Ready for Homeownership Month – Funds Available Statewide through Lenders

NASHVILLE, TN - June 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Saturday marked the beginning of National Homeownership Month- an annual recognition of the important role housing plays in creating jobs, maintaining viable communities, providing stability for famili...

Cohen Announces $350k Housing Grants for Memphis-area Homeless Veterans

MEMPHIS, TN - June 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) announced today that HUD will provide $358,506 in grants to the Memphis VA Medical Center to offer permanent supportive housing to homeless veterans.

Morgan, Cates Receive Top Pinnacle Award Honors

MEMPHIS, TN - April 29, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Memphis Area Association of REALTORS® Commercial Council honored the top performers in commercial real estate for 2012 at the 12th Annual Pinnacle Awards gala held April 25 at the Memphis Country ...

Congressman Fincher Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Affordable Housing

Washington, D.C. - April 29, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today U.S. Representative Stephen Fincher (R-Frog Jump) introduced the Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act – a bipartisan bill to protect the availability of financing for affordable m...

March Market Report

MEMPHIS, TN - April 8, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Memphis-area home sales for March dropped 9.8 percent from a year ago, with 1,164 total sales recorded in the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS® MAARdata property records database. Total sales incre...

Corker Says Fannie and Freddie Income No Excuse for Inaction; Housing Finance Reform Still...

NASHVILLE, TN - April 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- In response to reports of increased income at mortgage finance agency Fannie Mae, U.S. Senator Bob Corker, R-Tenn., a member of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, reiterated his ...

Open House for Formerly Blighted Property

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 2, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- As part of Community Development Week, City staff are holding an open house from 2-3 p.m. for a formerly blighted home in the Holston Hills neighborhood located at 4508 Plymouth Drive.

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Distinctive Single-Family Homes in Costa Mesa Win Design Award

International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that KTGY’s excellence in residential design and planning has been recognized by the Building Industry Association’s (BIA) Greater Sales and Marketing Council’s 2018 SoCal Awards program. Vitae in Costa Mesa received the SoCal Award for “Best Design Detached Home Under 2,000 SF.” This year’s competition drew more than 500 entries.

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Number of Real Estate Teams is Growing, NAR Survey Finds

Teams are becoming more common in the real estate industry as an increasing number of Realtors®, members of the National Association of Realtors®, consider themselves a member of a real estate team, according to a new survey by NAR.