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Nevada Short Sale Expert – Free Help Now

Las Vegas , NV - October 4, 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’...

Two California Real Estate Investors Agree to Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging at Public...

WASHINGTON, DC - October 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Two California real estate investors have agreed to plead guilty today for their roles in a conspiracy to rig bids and to commit mail fraud at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Northern Ca...

Survey Shows U.S. Expects Riots

Destin, FL - October 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Not only are Americans aware of what’s going on with the U.S. economy and the housing market downturn, but a new Housing Predictor survey shows that nearly 2 out of 3 surveyed expect riots to break-out across the nation as a result of the troubles.

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...

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% ...

Leggett Urges Homeowners to Attend One-on-One Foreclosure Prevention Counseling Event; County and City of...

September 27, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- County Executive Isiah Leggett today joined Richard Nelson, director of the County’s Department of Housing and Community Affairs, and local homeowners to urge residents who are falling behind in their mortgage...

Coldwell Banker Military Specialists Help Vet Buy Back Parents’ Foreclosed Home

Phoenix, AZ - September 27, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Real estate veterans G-II Varrato and Lori Klindera have seen it all in their 25 years in the real estate industry – until recently. The husband-wife duo, both military specialists with Coldwell ...

GoFightForeclosure.com/Blog Reveals Best Foreclosure Help Resources

Atlanta, GA - September 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- GoFightForeclosure.com/Blog today announced foreclosure help resources for homeowners wanting to stop foreclosures. Detailing a variety of foreclosure help and foreclosure assistance programs offering help for foreclosures. Homeowners may access a special page that provides information on the varies programs, application forms, and more.

Faris Lee Investments Completes Receivership Sale of $3.7 Million Multi-Tenant Retail/Office Property in Aliso...

Irvine, CA - September 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Faris Lee Investments, the nation’s largest retail-specialized investment sales and advisory firm, has completed the $3.7 million sale of The Shops at Pacific Park, a 15,195 square foot multi-te...

REALTORS® Call for Increased Lending, Pre-Foreclosure Efforts to Reduce High Inventories

Washington, DC - September 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Increased lending to creditworthy home buyers and more loan modifications and short sales are necessary to reduce the rising inventory of foreclosed homes and help stabilize and revitalize the housing industry and economy, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

HOPE NOW Assists Homeowners at Kansas City Black Expo

KANSAS CITY, MO - September 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- HOPE NOW, the voluntary, private sector alliance of mortgage servicers, investors, mortgage insurers and non-profit counselors, articipated in the Kansas City Black Expo this past weekend as ...

HUD SECRETARY ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR NEW JERSEY STORM VICTIMS

WASHINGTON, DC - September 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of New Jersey and provide support to homeowners and low-incom...

U.S. Department of the Treasury, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the...

WASHINGTON, DC - September 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ad Council, in partnership with the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), have joined together to launch a new phase of their Foreclosure Prevention Assistance Public Service Advertising (PSA) Campaign. The campaign aims to increase awareness of the Making Home Affordable® Program’s free resources and assistance for homeowners who are struggling with their mortgage payments.

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Increases 7 Percent in August, Defaults Surge 33 Percent

IRVINE, CA - September 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today released its U.S. Foreclosure Market Report™ for August 2011, which shows foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions — were reported on 228,098 U.S. properties in August, a 7 percent increase from the previous month, but still down nearly 33 percent from August 2010. The report also shows one in every 570 U.S. housing units with a foreclosure filing during the month.

HUD SECRETARY ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR NEW YORK STORM VICTIMS

WASHINGTON, DC - September 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State Of New York and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes following Tropical Storm Lee.

U.S. Department of the Treasury, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the...

WASHINGTON, DC - September 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ad Council, in partnership with the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), have joined together to launch a new phase of their Foreclosure Prevention Assistance Public Service Advertising (PSA) Campaign. The campaign aims to increase awareness of the Making Home Affordable® Program’s free resources and assistance for homeowners who are struggling with their mortgage payments.

Las Vegas Nevada Luxury Short Sales – Get Help Now

Las Vegas, NV - September 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A recent report released by IMS Advanced Realty Data Services named The Myers Team the #1 Short Sale Real Estate Team in Nevada. Number one status was determined by actual short sale listings ...

HUD SECRETARY ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR PENNSYLVANIA STORM VICTIMS

WASHINGTON, DC - September 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and provide support to homeowners and ...

More than 1.1 Million Homeowners Counseled for Foreclosure According to Latest NFMC Program Report

Washington, DC - September 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) --Today NeighborWorks America, the administrator of the National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling (NFMC) Program, announced that more than 1.1 million homeowners across the nation have received foreclosure counseling through the NFMC Program, according to the Program’s sixth Congressional report.

Home Prices Will Not Hit Old Highs Again

Destin, FL - September 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Home prices won’t hit the stratospheric highs they did during the real estate boom again, according to a just released opinion poll. There’s too much going against them, including financial reform with Dodd-Frank in Congress, new banking guidelines and red-tape to allow that to happen, respondents to the survey figured.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Joel MacIntosh WolfNet CEO

WolfNet Helps Customers Set A Real Estate Property Alert “Speed Record”

WolfNet®, the real estate industry’s most trusted MLS data standardization provider and leading innovator of IDX solutions and website services, announced the launch of its new data loader dubbed “PropertyPipeline” to significantly increase its data refresh speed that will benefit more than 250,000 real estate agents

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Appraisal Institute

Appraisal Institute Opposes Bills Raising Thresholds for SBA Loans

Citing significant risks to taxpayers, the Appraisal Institute on Monday urged the U.S. House of Representatives to turn back legislation that would virtually eliminate appraisal requirements for the Small Business Administration’s two largest loan programs. Votes on two related bills are expected today in the full House