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Colorado Housing Agencies Win $400,000 to Help Families Avoid Scams, Reduce Risk of Foreclosure

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 20, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet congratulated two housing agencies in Colorado for winning almost $400,000 in competitive grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)...

U.S. REP. RON BARBER COMPLETES BUSY AND PRODUCTIVE FIRST YEAR IN OFFICE

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 20, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today completed his first year in office – a year in which he introduced 28 bipartisan pieces of legislation and his staff provided direct assistance to more than 2,500 peopl...

Senators Stabenow, Heller Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Eliminate Tax that Hits Underwater Homeowners

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 19, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Dean Heller (R-NV) today introduced the Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act to ensure that underwater homeowners, those who owe more on their mortgages than...

Brown Urges Kasich to Balance Important Priorities of Housing Counseling, Demolition When Submitting Housing...

Tuesday, - June 19, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ohio has nearly $375 million remaining in its allotment through the Hardest Hit Fund, federal funds which U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) helped secure in 2010. Today, Brown urged Gover...

Northern California Real Estate Investor Agrees to Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging at Public...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 19, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- A Northern California real estate investor has agreed to plead guilty for his role in conspiracies to rig bids and commit mail fraud at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Northern Californi...

Northern California Real Estate Investor Agrees to Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging at Public...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 18, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- A Northern California real estate investor has agreed to plead guilty for his role in conspiracies to rig bids and commit mail fraud at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Northern Californi...

House Passes Cummings Amendment to Help Protect Servicemembers, Veterans, and Their Families from Foreclosure

Washington, DC - June 17, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act with an amendment introduced by Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the top Democrat on the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, that sign...

Schuette Announces Michigan Residents to Receive $107.2 Million Through National Mortgage Settlement

LANSING - June 10, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today announced checks will go out this week to Michigan borrowers who submitted a valid foreclosure payment claim through the National Mortgage Settlement. Eligible ...

Brown: $27 Million Settlement Will Help Rebuild Dayton Neighborhoods Affected By Housing Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 7, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- A settlement announced today will provide $27 million in funding to rebuid communites affected by the housing crisis in 19 cities, including Dayton. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) welcomed the news, noti...

Surry County real estate seller banned from installment sales, AG says

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Raleigh: A North Carolina company that nearly cost more than 20 Surry County residents their homes has been barred from selling real estate in installments, Attorney General Roy Cooper announced today

Homeownership Month: Foreclosure Prevention Loans Help Save Homes

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- As National Homeownership Month begins, thousands of North Carolinians are still struggling to hold onto their homes due to job loss. These families may find relief, however, through a state-designe...

Ranking Member Waters Joins Sen. Blumenthal, Rep. Capps to Urge Obama Administration to Protect...

Washington, DC - June 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Ranking Member Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), joined U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Lois Capps (D-Calif.), in sending a letter to eight executive agencies urging them to protect survi...

More Than 72,000 Floridians Who Lost Homes to Foreclosure Will Receive $1,480 Checks

TALLAHASSEE, FL - June 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Pam Bondi announced today that more than 72,000 eligible Floridians who lost their homes due to foreclosure between 2008 and 2011 and who submitted valid foreclosure claims through t...

A.G. Schneiderman Sues HSBC For Holding Hundreds Of Struggling Homeowners In Legal Limbo

BUFFALO - June 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Eric T. Schneider­­man today filed a lawsuit against HSBC Bank USA and HSBC Mortgage Corporation (USA) for failing to follow state law related to foreclosure actions, putting homeowners at...

APPROXIMATELY 22,965 CHECKS AVERAGING $1,480 COMING TO COLORADO BORROWERS THROUGH NATIONAL MORTGAGE SETTLEMENT

DENVER - June 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Colorado borrowers who submitted a valid foreclosure payment claim through the National Mortgage Settlement will receive a check this month for an average of $1,480. To date, the total cash payments for mortg...

Attorney General’s Foreclosure Workshop Set for Fort Hall

Boise - June 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division has rescheduled an informational presentation on foreclosure issues in Fort Hall, Attorney General Lawrence Wasden said. The Fort Hall presentation originall...

Eligible Connecticut Borrowers Who Lost Homes to Foreclosure To Receive Nearly $7 Million from...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General George Jepsen said today that as a result of the national mortgage foreclosure servicing settlement, nearly $7 million is being distributed in Connecticut to approximately 5,000 Con...

More Than 14,000 Wisconsin Borrowers Who Lost Their Homes to Foreclosure to Receive Payments...

MADISON - June 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced today that more than $21.85 million dollars will be distributed to 14,723 Wisconsin residents who lost their homes to foreclosure. Payments are expected to be at le...

National Mortgage Settlement to Begin Payments to Eligible Borrowers Who Lost Homes to Foreclosure

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Over 50,000 Georgia borrowers who submitted a valid foreclosure payment claim through the National Mortgage Settlement will receive a check this month for approximately $1,480. The total amount to b...

Statement of Sen. Warner on VOICE and Prince William County Housing Initiative

WASHINGTON, DC - June 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) today issued a statement welcoming the announcement of Virginians Organized for Interfaith Community Engagement, or VOICE, on a neighborhood revitalization and affordab...

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Movember

Hanley Investment Group Raises $30,000­­­ for Movember, Totaling $243,000

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that the firm has raised $29,401 during its annual Movember campaign.

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Safeguard Your Seasonal Home

Safeguard Your Seasonal Home

Closing down your cabin for the season is truthfully never as exciting as opening it up, but it’s an important process that helps protect your property during periods of extended non-use. Most owners guard against common incidentals like water leaks, potential fire hazards and temperature changes when shutting down for the season