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Lisa DeBrock to lead Commission’s Homeownership team

SEATTLE, Wash. - February 9, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Washington State Housing Finance Commission has named Lisa DeBrock to lead its Homeownership division, overseeing more than $800 million in home loans and downpayment assistance each year throughout the state

Mayor endorses additional responses to homelessness crisis

SEATTLE - December 22, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- As the number of people without access to emergency shelters grows, and as tents continue to pop up on public right-of-way and vacant lots throughout Seattle, Mayor Ed Murray is proposing additional shelter capacity and a new look at permitted encampments within the city

Seattle invests $22 million in affordable housing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 16, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today Mayor Ed Murray announced $22 million for the development and preservation of affordable housing in Seattle. The long-term loans through the Office of Housing will support the City’s priorities of reducing homelessness, supporting transit-oriented development and providing options for families of all incomes to live in Seattle

Construction to begin on two new parks delayed by economic slowdown

Vancouver, WA - May 5, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- With warmer weather arriving and the economy improving, Clark County is moving forward with new and improved services in its expanding parks program.

Tacoma’s Agreements With BNSF Railway to Enhance Future Economic Growth

Tacoma, Wash. - April 29, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The City of Tacoma worked closely with BNSF Railway over the last seven years to reach agreements on donations of BNSF properties to the City and property access to BNSF’s site in South Tacoma.

U.S. Senate Passes Congressman Denny Heck’s First Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - August 2, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Senate approved Congressman Denny Heck’s first bill last night by a unanimous, bipartisan voice vote. The bill, cosponsored by Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA), gives the Federal Hou...

City announces funding award for services for homeless children

SEATTLE - July 15, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Mayor Mike McGinn announced the award of $105,500 to Sound Mental Health for behavioral health services to homeless families with young children

HOMELESS VETERANS: Murray Announces More Than $7 Million for Homeless Prevention in Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 12, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray, Chairman of the Senate Housing Appropriations Subcommittee and senior member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, announced that nine state non-profit comm...

Community Cleanup in Tacoma on June 22

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Single-family and duplex homeowners and renters in Tacoma’s Stafford, East Stafford and Shaska neighborhoods are preparing to dispose of unsightly debris from 10 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. on June 22 at So...

King County Housing Authority installs electric-vehicle charging station at its adminstrative offices in Tukwila

Tukwila, WA - June 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The King County Housing Authority has installed an electric-vehicle charging station at its administrative offices in Tukwila, Wash. KCHA is the first housing authority in the nation to do so. KCHA’...

Latest National Mortgage Settlement report shows progress made, more work to be done

OLYMPIA - June 20, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) - Attorney General Bob Ferguson said the latest report by the national monitor on the progress of five servicers subject to the National Mortgage Settlement shows success, but much work remains.

Affordable apartment complex in works near Mill Creek

SEATTLE - June 18, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Thanks to financing from the Washington State Housing Finance Commission, 228 affordable apartments will soon be built in unincorporated Snohomish County—including four- and five-bedroom units for large f...

Reverse Mortgage Reform Bill To Be Considered By The U.S. House Tomorrow

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 12, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- A bill sponsored by Congressman Denny Heck (D-WA) to enact commonsense reforms to fix the federal reverse mortgage program will be considered by the U.S. House tomorrow. The bill is co-sponsored by...

Homeowners association workshop slated for June 28

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- OLYMPIA...The Office of Secretary of State’s Corporations & Charities Division is sponsoring a homeowners association workshop in Tumwater on June 28.

RODNEY JOYNER AND BILL LUCKS ATTEND THE REALTORS MIDYEAR MEETING IN WASHINGTON, DC

WASHINGTON, DC - June 10, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rodney Joyner and Bill Lucks, both advisors with Sperry Van Ness – Miller Commercial Real Estate recently attended the National Association of Realtors Midyear Meeting & Trade Expo in Washingt...

16,765 Washington State Borrowers Receiving $1,480 Checks through National Mortgage Settlement

OLYMPIA, WA - June 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Borrowers who submitted a valid foreclosure payment claim through the National Mortgage Settlement will receive a check this month for approximately $1,480, much higher than the amount of $840 first anno...

Washington Low Income Housing Alliance Announces Housing and Homelessness Advocacy Awardees for 25th Anniversary...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Washington Low Income Housing Alliance (Housing Alliance) has announced the 2013 awardees for their annual advocacy awards dinner

Hearing to consider election to start home rule effort this year

Vancouver, WA - May 31, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- A proposal for election of a 15-member Board of Freeholders to draft a home rule charter is on the June 4 hearing schedule for the Board of County Commissioners

HOMELESS VETERANS: Senator Murray Announces Veterans Funding to Help House Veterans Across Washington State

Washington, D.C. - May 29, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray, Chairman of the Senate Housing Appropriations Subcommittee and senior member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, announced that 260 housing vouchers will b...

Murray Introduces Bills to Help Homeless Families Access Child Care, Remove Barriers to Education...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 26, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Thursday, April 25th, 2013, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) announced the introduction of the Improving Access to Child Care for Homeless Families Act of 2013, legislation which aims to ad...

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Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

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Appraisal Institute

Jim Amorin Named Appraisal Institute CEO

The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, today announced it has hired Jim Amorin, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, of Austin, Texas, as its chief executive officer after a nearly year-long search.