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April 24, 2013 Posted by RealEstateRama
WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 24, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Two months after the legal deadline, President Obama finally submitted his budget recently â€”one that never, ever balances and includes new spending. And yesterday the non-partisan Tax Policy Center provided the â€ścherry on top.â€ť
April 12, 2013 Posted by RealEstateRama
New York City, NY – April 12, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Build Up New York Cityâ€™s Middle Class Maria will visit Starwood Capital Group (STWD) properties in New York City to highlight the generous support the company receives from taxpayers for its highly profitable developments. She will demand that Starwood use the billions in tax dollars it receives to create public good, not just profits for the owner. Maria will then deliver a taxpayer lien to STWD at its corporate headquarters in Greenwich, Connecticut for â€śfeasting at the public trough and not creating good middle class jobs!â€ť
April 12, 2013 Posted by RealEstateRama
Reston, Virginia – April 12, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. today announced that a five-justice panel of the Rhode Island Supreme Court held that Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (MERS), being named as the mortgagee as the agent of the promissory note-owner of the mortgage, is consistent with Rhode Island law.
April 9, 2013 Posted by RealEstateRama
Reston, Virginia – April 9, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. today announced that Judge John C. Brown of the Montana 18th Judicial District Court ruled in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (MERS) and other defendants, rejecting a multi-count wrongful foreclosure complaint
March 29, 2013 Posted by RealEstateRama
WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 29, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — The Morris County Freeholders have unanimously adopted a 2013 county budget that contains a zero percent increase in taxes while maintaining critical county services.
February 20, 2013 Posted by RealEstateRama
Reston, Virginia – February 20, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. today announced that a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit issued a ruling favorable to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.â€™s role and authority as mortgagee by affirming a U.S. District Court dismissal in Culhane v. Aurora.
Nixon Peabody Elects 13 Attorneys to Partnership; Female Partners Make Up More than 60% of the 2013 Clas
January 15, 2013 Posted by Nixon Peabody
Boston, MA – January 15, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Nixon Peabody LLP will promote 13 attorneys, including eight female lawyers, to its partnership effective February 1, 2013.
July 16, 2012 Posted by RealEstateRama
Washington, DC – July 16, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — In anticipation of its likely publication in the Federal Register on July 19, 2012, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) released today its 2012 Notice of Allocation Availability (NOAA) which officially opens the 2012 round of competition under the New Markets Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program)
CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT REMAINS NEARLY FLAT IN APRIL BUT RISES 1.1 PERCENT FROM A YEAR AGO; UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FALLS TO 14.5 PERCENT, A FOUR-YEAR LOW
May 7, 2012 Posted by RealEstateRama
WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 7, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — The construction industry lost 2,000 jobs in April, following similar declines of 3,000 in March and 1,000 in February, but still added 63,000 jobs over the past year as the industry unemployment rate shrank to 14.5 percentâ€”the lowest April level in four years, according to an analysis of new federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said that lack of long-term federal highway and transit funding, along with other infrastructure budget cuts, threatens to limit construction job growth.
ABA Symposia to Feature Trends, New Developments Related to Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Practice
April 25, 2012 Posted by RealEstateRama
WASHINGTON, D.C. WASHINGTON, D.C. The economic downturn and the unprecedented changes confronting the real estate industry have created significant new challenges for lawyers practicing real property law and trust and estate law. The American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law 23rd Annual Spring Symposia will focus on industry trends and expert guidance to help lawyers meet the challenges and opportunities of the new practice environment. The symposia will be held May 3 â€“ 4, at the Grand Hyatt New York.
February 1, 2012 Posted by Alexa Nicole
Las Vegas, NV – February 1, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — If youâ€™ve been thinking about doing a short sale on your Nevada home, you might want to hurry up. The time is limited for homeowners who want to ensure they arenâ€™t hit with a big tax bill becau…
January 13, 2012 Posted by Arizona RealEstateRama
Phoenix, AZ – January 13, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — GPE Commercial Advisors is pleased to announce that Amy Dattilo has joined their Brokerage Division as Associate Vice President specializing in office sales & leasing as well as tenant & la…
January 5, 2012 Posted by The Hoyt Organization
Torrance, CA – January 5, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Michael Seiden has joined the national real estate law firm Pircher, Nichols & Meeks in its Los Angeles office. Seiden is an addition to Pircherâ€™s real estate department.
December 20, 2011 Posted by RealEstateRama
LAGUNA HILLS, CA – December 20, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — From rental restrictions to electric vehicles and electronic meeting notices, Californians living in homeowners associations will see several new laws governing their communities starting Janua…
December 20, 2011 Posted by MBA
WASHINGTON, DC – December 20, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today urged members of the U.S. House of Representatives to vote against the Senate-passed bill that would extend the payroll tax holiday for two months by adding an additional tax on most homebuyers for the next ten years.
December 12, 2011 Posted by Christy Tapia
Aliso Viejo, CA – December 12, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Point Center Financial, Inc., retained Dale A. Martin as In-House Corporate Counsel. In his current role, Mr. Martin will serve as counsel to Point Center Financial and its executive management team on all legal matters including commercial real estate finance, corporate, litigation, and general risk management relative to the companyâ€™s operations and duties. In addition, he will monitor changes in the law to proactively define and develop corporate strategies, policies, procedures and programs.
U.S. Green Building Council Commends the White House and USGBC Member Companies for Announcing Nearly $4 Billion Investment in Energy Upgrades to Public and Private Buildings
December 5, 2011 Posted by USGBC
Washington, D.C. – December 5, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — President Barack Obama and former President William J. Clinton along with representatives from more than 60 organizations as part of the Better Buildings Challenge today announced nearly $4 billion in combined federal and private sector energy upgrades to buildings over the next two years. This investment includes a $2 billion commitment, made through the issuance of a Presidential Memorandum, to energy upgrades of federal buildings using long-term energy savings to pay for up-front costs, at no cost to taxpayers. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) pushed for this action in its 2010 report that encourages using executive authority to achieve greener buildings.
November 21, 2011 Posted by Alexa Nicole
Las Vegas, NV – November 21, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — There was a significant decline in the number of mortgage default notices served on homeowners in the Las Vegas metro area and in Nevada in October, but not because of a sudden recovery in the hou…
November 14, 2011 Posted by Texas RealEstateRama
Houston, TX – November 14, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Alejandro L. Padua, Esq., of Padua Law Firm in Houston, with his excellent drafting of real estate related contracts and related lawyering, together with his brother Antonio J. Padua, head broker o…
October 26, 2011 Posted by New York RealEstateRama
NEW YORK CITY, NY – October 26, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Carlos M. Velazquez & Associates, LLP, a growing real estate and real property tax law firm, has leased office space at 551 Madison Avenue on the corner of 55th Street, according to Barbar…