On Staten Island, Landrieu Examines Rebuilding After Hurricane Sandy

STATEN ISLAND, NY - March 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The chair of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., today convened a field hearing to examine Hurricane Sandy rebuilding efforts. Held at t...

Governor Jindal Breaks Ground on New Culinary Arts Instruction Building at Nicholls State University’s...

THIBODAUX - March 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Bobby Jindal broke ground today on a new culinary arts instruction building at Nicholls State University’s John Folse Culinary Institute. Governor Jindal said, “All over the world, we are kno...

Mayor Menino Releases Results of 2012 Homeless Census

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Thomas M. Menino today released the results of the 33rd Annual Homeless Census, conducted by city officials, community leaders, and more than 350 volunteers. On the night of the census, Decem...

Bahram Motamedian Joins USAA Real Estate Company as Managing Director, Portfolio Management

San Antonio, TX - March 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- USAA Real Estate Co. is pleased to welcome Bahram Motamedian as managing director of portfolio management. Mr. Motamedian will join the team leading the USAA Eagle Real Estate Fund, a diversified open end fund investing in all major property types throughout the United States. In addition, he will direct separately managed accounts and will work closely with executive leadership to advance the company’s international investment strategy.

Additional Information Regarding Fannie Mae’s Purchase of Certain FHA-Insured and VA-Guaranteed Mortgage Loans Backing...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- On March 16, 2011, Fannie Mae (FNMA/OTC) announced its intention to exercise its right to purchase from Fannie Mae REMIC and structured grantor trusts certain securitized FHA-insured and VA-guaranteed mortgage loans for which the seller has failed in its obligation to make required interest shortfall payments. In August 2011, Fannie Mae exercised its right to purchase certain of the eligible mortgage loans from a number of the affected trusts.

March 11 Press Call to Announce New Data on Affordable Rental Housing Shortage

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- This annual research report is the source of the often-cited Housing Wage, or the hourly wage that an individual must earn to afford a modest market-rate rental home. Out of Reach highlights this data for every state, metropolitan area and county in the country, and provides additional data about housing affordability such as local wages and housing costs

HUD AND THE NETHERLANDS AGREE TO COLLABORATE ON DISASTER MITIGATION AND SUSTAINABLE PLANNING

WASHINGTON, DC - March 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan and Melanie Schultz van Haegen, the Kingdom of the Netherlands’ Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, today signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation between their two countries on issues related to disaster mitigation, sustainable and integrated planning and water management infrastructure.

LOAN MODIFICATION SCAM PREVENTION NETWORK SUPPORTS NATIONAL CONSUMER PROTECTION WEEK BY REMINDING HOMEOWNERS TO...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Loan Modification Scam Prevention Network (LMSPN), a national anti-scam effort comprised of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF), and NeighborWorks America, along with national government agencies including the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury

LMSPN Supports National Consumer Protection Week

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Loan Modification Scam Prevention Network (LMSPN), a national anti-scam effort comprised of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF), and NeighborWorks® America, along with national government agencies including the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury, supports National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), March 3 - 9, by informing homeowners about the latest trends in loan modification scams and directing them to legitimate foreclosure prevention resources, including HPF’s HOPE Hotline for free housing counseling at 888-995-HOPE (4673).

Don’t Miss Out on FEMA Help

PURVIS, MS - March 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Homeowners, renters and businesses in Forrest, Jefferson Davis, Lamar, Marion and Wayne are eligible for federal disaster assistance. But not everyone affected by the storm’s destruction has registered...

NAREE’s BRUSS Real Estate Book Competition Entry Deadline Is April 1, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- If you wrote a real estate-related book that was published 2012, postmark and mail your entry for NAREE's prestigious Robert Bruss Book Awards by April 1, 2013. Entries must be received by April 5, 2013

The Boulder Group Publishes Net Lease Drug Store Research Report

Northbrook, IL - March 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Boulder Group’s Research Department has released a new research report providing comprehensive numbers and analysis of the activity in the National Net Lease Drug Store Market.

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES FEDERAL FUNDS WILL BE USED TO REBUILD VITAL PROTECTION ALONG STATEN ISLAND...

New York, NY - March 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin working with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation on short-term protective measures alon...

SCHUMER: WITH INITIAL FEMA AND INSURANCE PAYMENTS TO HOMEOWNERS RUNNING OUT, THOUSANDS OF SANDY...

New York, NY - March 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today called on banks to extend the mortgage payment delay period, also known as a forbearance period, for homeowners who are still feeling the effects of Sandy. After S...

Senate Republicans Unveil Family Tax Relief Act

News York, NY - March 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos and members of the Senate Republican Conference today unveiled the Family Tax Relief Act, a package of tax relief and reform measures designed to provide a major e...

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Cotton Medical Center

Meridian Receives Two National Awards for Excellence in Healthcare Real Estate

Meridian, a full-service real estate developer and owner of medical real estate, is pleased to announce that it has received two prestigious 2017 HREI Insights Awards in the categories of “Best Renovated or Repurposed Healthcare Facility” and “Best New Medical Office Buildings and Other Outpatient Facilities under 25,000 square feet.”

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Cotton Medical Center

Meridian Receives Two National Awards for Excellence in Healthcare Real Estate

Meridian, a full-service real estate developer and owner of medical real estate, is pleased to announce that it has received two prestigious 2017 HREI Insights Awards in the categories of “Best Renovated or Repurposed Healthcare Facility” and “Best New Medical Office Buildings and Other Outpatient Facilities under 25,000 square feet.”