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Treasurer McCord: Unclaimed Property Owed to Food Banks, Shelters, Charities Can Help Make Season Brighter for Needy PA Families
Harrisburg – December 18, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — More than $224,000 in unclaimed property is owed to food banks, shelters, missions and other charitable organizations throughout the commonwealth, including Goodwill Industries and the Salvation Army, State Treasurer Rob McCord reported today. The treasurer and his Return Team urged these groups and others like it to search patreasury.gov to find out if Treasury holds property belonging to them
Salem, OR – December 18, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Governor Kitzhaber and Oregon Housing and Community Services are pleased to announce the awarding of funds to build or preserve 14 apartment complexes across Oregon, providing critical housing to low-income Oregonians. The State Housing Council on Friday approved grants and tax credits across Oregon ā from St. Helens to Medford, and from Hillsboro to Prineville to LaGrande.
SAYREVILLE, NJ – December 18, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — A day after the United States Senate approved a one-year extension of a series of tax breaks, Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker today met with Sayreville homeowners to discuss the important of extension of mortgage debt reduction tax relief, especially for Sandy victims still struggling to recover. They also announced more than $3 million in federal funding to continue the acquisition and demolition of 196 flood prone properties in Sayreville.
Architects Issue Statement on Congressional Extension of 179D Energy Efficient Commercial Building Tax Deduction
WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 18, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today praised the Senateās vote to extend the 179D energy efficient commercial building tax deduction just prior to adjourning for the year
LOS ANGELES – December 18, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Slower price gains and the lowest interest rates in nearly two years did little to spur November home sales as low housing affordability and tight supply conditions remained obstacles to entering the market for would-be buyers, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORSĀ® (C.A.R.) said today
WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 18, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The following is a statement by National Association of RealtorsĀ® President Chris Polychron āThe package of tax extensions approved by the U.S. House and Senate, and headed to the Presidentās desk for signature, includes important provisions that will help distressed homeowners and commercial property investors with transactions made during 2014. NAR applauds Congressional leaders in both chambers for their effort to pass this legislation before adjournment
WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 18, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The following is a statement by National Association of RealtorsĀ® President Chris Polychron:
Treasurer McCord: This Holiday Season, Treasury Has List of Pennsylvanians Owed Unclaimed Property, So Make Sure to Check it Twice
Harrisburg – December 17, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Santa Claus isnāt the only one with a list this holiday season, State Treasurer Rob McCord reminded Pennsylvanians today as he urged them to check the stateās unclaimed property list at patreasury.gov. The treasurer highlighted holiday-themed names in his departmentās database to encourage residents to check the list (more than twice) to find out if Treasury holds lost or forgotten money and items for them or their family and friends
Atlantic City, N.J. – December 16, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — On December 9, New Jersey Realtors held its Presidentās Installation and Gala during the fourteenth annual Realtors Triple Play Convention & Trade Expo, where Eugenia K. Bonilla was named 2015 president
FAIRBANKS, Alaska – December 16, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Every year, the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) receives questions focused on two areas of driveway plowing
Dorchester, Mass. Landlords Will Remove Lead Hazards from Residential Properties under EPA Settlement
BOSTON – December 16, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Two Boston-area landlords will perform health-protective improvements on five Dorchester, Mass. properties to settle EPA claims that they failed to follow federal lead paint disclosure laws.
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
WASHINGTON, – December 12, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a national leader in efforts to increase affordable housing, welcomed a move today that could free up hundreds of millions of dollars to expand affordable rental housing nationwide
WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 12, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — NAIOP President and CEO Thomas Bisacquino spoke with Fox Business News on behalf of the industry in a call for Congress to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA), passed overwhelmingly in the House with a vote of 417-7 and is now in the Senate for their immediate consideration. This legislation is key to preventing disruption in the CRE markets
WASHINGTON – December 11, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Congress and the administration must address key policy issues in order to facilitate a healthy real estate market that serves current and future homeowners and drives the national economy forward, said the National Association of RealtorsĀ® today in testimony before the U.S. Senate Banking Subcommittee on Housing
WASHINGTON – December 11, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Metro areas with a lower cost of living and sunnier weather are poised to see an increased number of baby boomers moving in and buying a home as some delay retirement and remain participants in the labor market, according to new research
New ULI Book, āThe Investorās Guide To Commercial Real Estate,ā Provides Deep Dive Understanding of an Asset Class Sparking Renewed Interest
WASHINGTON – December 11, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — A better understanding of commercial real estate along with its various investment strategies and benefits is the subject of a new publication from the Urban Land Institute (ULI).
Landmarks Preservation Board to consider two properties for landmark nomination in South Lake Union neighborhood
WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 10, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Seattleās Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of the Eberharter Garage/Antique Liquidators property (503 Westlake Avenue N) and the Henry R. Wold Building (413 Fairview Avenue North) at its meeting on Wednesday, January 7 at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, 40th Floor, Room 4060.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 10, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Attorney General Jack Conway, the Kentucky Real Estate Commission, and the Kentucky County Clerks Association are joining together to warn recent Kentucky homebuyers to be vigilant of official-looking mailings being sent by āRecord Transfer Servicesā that attempt to sell homebuyers copies of their property deeds for an excessive fee.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 3, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Area home builders are preparing for the spring buying season as they plan for winter construction.Ā With 465 single family residential permits issued during October, the total for 2014 stands at 3,591ā129 units more than last year at this time according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas Cityās (HBA) monthly Residential Building Permit Statistics report. Ā Ā Multi-family housing production continues to climb as October added another 78 units, bringing the yearly total to 3,246. Combined single family and multi-family permits take the year-to-date total to 6,837