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DeCroce-Webber Bill Exempting Local Government from Highlands Act Released by Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- A bill sponsored by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce and Assemblyman Jay Webber, both R-Morris, Essex and Passaic, that would provide an exemption to local governments from certain provisions of the ...

O’Scanlon & Casagrande Advance Proposal Extending Veterans’ Property Tax Deduction

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 10, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Assembly Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee advanced bipartisan legislation to extend the eligibility for the veterans’ property tax deduction to residents of continuing care retireme...

Tenants Rally and Testify for Stronger Rent Law Enforcement

- June 10, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- NYC Tenants and grassroots organizations from around the city will gather at a rally in support of stronger regulations for rent law enforcement, in order to prevent illegal overcharges, harassment and eviction. Im...

Senate Majority Coalition Announces Major Initiative to Eliminate State Regulations That Cost Money and...

New York, NY - June 7, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senate Republican Conference Leader Dean Skelos and Independent Democratic Conference Leader Jeff Klein today announced that the Senate Majority Coalition will begin an unprecedented initiative to ident...

Andrew M. Ouvrier Joins Pircher, Nichols & Meeks as Associate

Torrance, CA - June 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Andrew M. Ouvrier has joined the national real estate law firm Pircher, Nichols & Meeks (Pircher) as an associate in its Los Angeles office. Ouvrier, who brings over 11 years of experience in real ...

Governor Shumlin signs law to strengthen Vermont’s downtowns

RUTLAND - June 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Peter Shumlin today signed a bill into law that improves the state’s Downtown, Village Center, and Neighborhood Designation programs, as well as reducing the cost to develop new housing in and around ...

Casagrande-Muñoz-Simon-O’Scanlon: Possible Jersey City payouts should prompt action on sick leave reform

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 29, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Citing the pending retirements in the Jersey City Police Department that could cost taxpayers $5 million in terminal leave payouts, Assembly Republicans Caroline Casagrande, Nancy Muñoz, Donna Simo...

HOUSING INCENTIVE FUND READY TO ACCEPT APPLICATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS

BISMARCK - May 29, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Industrial Commission today approved the biennial allocation plan for the state’s Housing Incentive Fund (HIF), allowing the North Dakota Housing Finance Agency (NDHFA) to accept applications from mul...

Jump in New Listings a Positive Sign as Massachusetts Home Sales Down Again in...

WALTHAM, MA - May 29, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® (MAR) reported today that the lack of homes for sale over the past several months once again pushed the number of closed home sales down in April. However, a b...

MAYOR BLOOMBERG AND FINANCE COMMISSIONER FRANKEL ANNOUNCE $90 MILLION IN PROPERTY TAX REDUCTIONS FOR...

New York, NY - May 28, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Finance Commissioner David M. Frankel today announced a $90.3 million reduction in property taxes for homes and businesses impacted by Hurricane Sandy. The reduction is a ...

Senate Passes Measure to Encourage Environmentally Friendly Home Building

New York, NY - May 21, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State Senate today passed legislation to encourage the building of more “green” homes by creating a property tax exemption. The bill (S1710), sponsored by Senator Mark Grisanti (R-I, No...

Alexandria’s First Half Real Estate Tax Bills Mailed May 14

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 20, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The City of Alexandria has mailed bills for the first half 2013 real estate tax and refuse fee to all property owners and/or mortgage companies. Although the residential refuse fee was decreased to ...

Governor Cuomo Announces Landmark Agreement Between State, Oneida Nation, and Oneida and Madison Counties

Albany, NY - May 17, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a comprehensive agreement settling multiple, long-standing disputes between the State of New York, the Oneida Nation of Indians, Oneida County and Madison County

NYS Taxpayer Advocate Reminds Property Owners to Review Assessments During Grievance Period

New York, NY - May 17, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- New York State Taxpayer Rights Advocate Camille Siano Enders today encouraged homeowners, businesses and others who own property to review their assessments before the deadline, which is May 28 in most ...

Connors, Rumpf & Gove Praise Governor’s Absolute Veto of Controversial EMS Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Christopher J. Connors, Assemblyman Brian E. Rumpf and Assemblywoman DiAnne C. Gove praised Governor Christie’s decision to veto S-1650/A-2463, a controversial measure which would revise r...

State Board of Real Property Tax Services Will Meet May 21

New York, NY - May 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The State Board of Real Property Tax Services will meet at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2013. The meeting will be held in Conference Room A on the second floor of Building 9 on the W.A. Harriman State C...

Sensenbrenner Reintroduces the Private Property Rights Protection Act

Washington, DC - May 10, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) reintroduced the Private Property Rights Protection Act today. This bill would provide American citizens with the means to protect their private property from inap...

Hampton Council approves 2014 budget, trims tax ...

May 9, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Hampton City Council approved a budget of $448,602,259 for fiscal year 2014, raising the property tax rate by 20 cents but trimming 3 cents off the maximum rate that was recommended last month. The year-over-year inc...

Attorney General DeWine Seeks Restitution for Consumers Harmed by Toledo Loan Modification Business

TOLEDO, OH - May 7, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against N.M.M.S.R. Incorporated, doing business as Making Home Affordable USA, and its owner Jason Keating of Maumee. The lawsuit charges Keating...

SCHUMER: ONLY HALF OF CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY’S VETS UTILIZE PROPERTY TAX BENEFITS AVAILABLE TO THEM–...

New York, NY - May 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, at the Chautauqua County Veterans Services Office, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer launched a two-pronged plan to help ensure that veterans returning home to Chautauqua County from Iraq and Afghan...

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KTGY Receives 2019 SAGE Honors for Regency Palms in Long Beach,...

KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that the firm’s excellence in residential design and planning has been recognized by the Building Industry Association of Southern California’s Council on Shaping Advancements

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HARDEST HIT FUND RECIPIENT PLEADS GUILTY TO EMBEZZLING HOUSING ASSISTANCE

Raymond Cawthorne, 57, pleaded guilty today to embezzlement of public funds, Special Inspector General Christy Goldsmith Romero and U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced