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Long and Smith Secure Field Hearing to Examine Blueways, Private Property Rights

WASHINGTON D.C. - July 16, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Billy Long (MO-7) and U.S. Rep. Jason Smith (MO-8) today announced the House Natural Resources Committee will conduct a field hearing in West Plains, Missouri, on Monday, July 29th, to lea...

SCHUMER: CLOSE TO HALF OF WESTCHESTER VETS DON’T UTILIZE PROPERTY TAX BENEFITS AVAILABLE TO...

New York, NY - July 15, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- With More Young Vets Returning Home From Iraq & Afghanistan, It’s Time for the Feds to Ensure That Vets Use Local Property Tax Benefits – Worth Thousands a Year in Westchester County – And O...

Committee Leaders Announce PATH Act to End Taxpayer Bailout and Create Sustainable Housing Finance...

Washington, DC - July 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Leaders on the Financial Services Committee today announced the PATH Act – the Protecting American Taxpayers and Homeowners Act – to create a sustainable housing finance system. The proposal

R.I. Property Management Company Fined for Failing to Notify Tenants about Lead Paint Hazards...

Boston, MA - July 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Private Reserve Properties, LLC, a Rhode Island property management company, will pay a penalty of $21,857, and perform an additional project valued at $210,000 to settle EPA allegations that it violated...

State Property Tax Rate Remains Unchanged for 2013

FRANKFORT, KY - July 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Kentucky Department of Revenue has set the 2013 State Real Property Tax Rate at 12.2 cents per $100 of assessed value. Kentucky Revised Statute 132.020 requires the Department of Revenue to set t...

Treasurer McCord Says $232 Million in Property Tax, Rent Rebates to be Issued July...

Harrisburg - June 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- About $232 million in property tax and rent rebates will soon be headed to nearly half a million Pennsylvania seniors, widows, widowers and people with disabilities, according to State Treasurer Rob McCord

Udall Introduces Bill to Encourage Colorado Communities to Develop Solar Energy Projects

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mark Udall, who serves on the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, re-introduced his Solar Uniting Neighborhoods (SUN) Act today. The bill, developed based on ideas from Udall's 2010...

Banking Committee Senators Introduce Legislation to Modernize and Reform America’s Broken Housing Finance System

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 26, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Bob Corker, R-Tenn., Mark Warner, D-Va., Mike Johanns, R-Neb., Jon Tester, D-Mont., Dean Heller, R-Nev., Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., Jerry Moran, R-Kan., and Kay Hagan, D-N.C., all member...

Maloney welcomes Senate introduction of Corker-Warner GSE reform bill

WASHINGTON, DC - June 26, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee, issued the following statement upon today’s introdu...

Reps. Nadler, Conyers Push for Sweeping Reform of Nation’s Housing Discrimination Laws

WASHINGTON, DC - June 26, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), the top Democrat on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, along with Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers (D-MI), intr...

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

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

Rep. Paul Gosar’s Legislation to Protect Property Rights Passes U.S. House of Representatives

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 18, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation, the Mountainaire Relief Bill (H.R. 862), introduced by U.S. Congressman Paul Gosar, D.D.S (R-AZ) and Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick (D-AZ...

SCHUMER: OVER 40 PERCENT OF DUTCHESS COUNTY’S 20,000 VETS DON’T UTILIZE PROPERTY TAX BENEFITS...

New York, NY - June 17, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, at the Dutchess County Office Building, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer launched a two-pronged plan to help ensure that veterans returning home to Dutchess County from Iraq and Afghanistan are rece...

Count Ciattarelli as those Jacked up over League’s Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli, R-Somerset, Hunterdon, Middlesex and Mercer, is outraged by the report recently issued by the League of Municipalities’ Property Tax Reform Task Force. The report re...

Some Idahoans can estimate their property taxes at tax.idaho.gov

BOISE, IDAHO - June 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Residents in 14 Idaho counties can estimate their 2013 property taxes by visiting the Idaho State Tax Commission’s website at tax.idaho.gov. The “Quick Picks” section on the home page links to a ...

OHFA Announces Recipients of the 2013 Housing Tax Credit Program

COLUMBUS - June 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) announced the recipients of the 2013 Housing Tax Credit (HTC) program to fund the construction, acquisition and rehabilitation of affordable housing units in Ohio. A ...

Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Protect Private Property Rights

Washington, DC - June 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The House Judiciary Committee today approved legislation by voice vote that prohibits state and local governments that receive federal economic development funds from using eminent domain to transfer...

Protecting Property Rights for All Americans

Washington, DC - June 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) prepared the following statement for today’s House Judiciary Committee markup on H.R. 1944, the Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2013:

Reverse Mortgage Reform Bill To Be Considered By The U.S. House Tomorrow

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 12, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- A bill sponsored by Congressman Denny Heck (D-WA) to enact commonsense reforms to fix the federal reverse mortgage program will be considered by the U.S. House tomorrow. The bill is co-sponsored by...

Senate Approves Bills to Cut Red Tape That Hurts Job Creation

New York, NY - June 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State Senate passed 14 regulatory reform bills today as the first part of a major initiative, that includes statewide public forums, to identify and eliminate thousands of costly and unnec...

Business Real Estate Press Releases

FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

SCR

Charleston South Carolina expected to outpace national real estate market averages...

The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) recently identified 10 markets expected to outperform over the next three to five years. In alphabetical order, the markets are