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Waters Calls for Investigation of Mortgage Servicers Who Benefitted by Misleading Borrowers Eligible for...

Washington, DC - June 21, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, sent a letter today to Christy L. Romero, Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTA...

RESIDENTIAL EXPERTS SHARE TRADE SECRETS AND INSIGHT AT REBNY ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

New York, NY - June 20, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) - The Real Estate Board of New York’s (REBNY’s) Annual Breakfast Roundtable Discussion hosted by the Downtown Committee on Friday, June 14 drew in residential real estate professionals eager for insig...

Latest National Mortgage Settlement report shows progress made, more work to be done

OLYMPIA - June 20, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) - Attorney General Bob Ferguson said the latest report by the national monitor on the progress of five servicers subject to the National Mortgage Settlement shows success, but much work remains.

CRC Comments on New Report from Monitor of Attorney General Mortgage Settlement

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 20, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, in response to the release of a new reportfrom the Monitor of the national mortgage settlement, California Reinvestment Coalition’s Associate Director Kevin Stein released this statement:

AG Kilmartin Comments on National Mortgage Settlement Report on Compliance with Servicing Standards

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 19, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today reported on the nation's five largest mortgage service providers' compliance with the servicing standards required by the national mortgage settlement.

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...

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...

Statement From A.G. Schneiderman Regarding The National Mortgage Settlement Monitor’s Finding That Wells Fargo...

NEW YORK, NY - June 19, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- National Mortgage Settlement Monitor Joseph A. Smith, Jr. today released a progress report evaluating the compliance of Ally Financial/GMAC, Bank of America, Citi, JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo with ...

Attorney General Bondi’s Statement on the National Mortgage Settlement Monitor’s Report

TALLAHASSEE, FL - June 19, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Pam Bondi released the following statement on the National Mortgage Settlement Monitor’s Report concerning the Monitor’s review of the banks’ compliance with the settlement’...

Ros-Lehtinen Supports House Bill to Help Seniors in Reverse Mortgage Loan Protection Program

Washington, DC - June 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Cong. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) is pleased that the House has passed the Reverse Mortgage Stabilization Act (H.R. 2167) which provides more protections for seniors using the Federal Housing Administ...

AG Tom Horne: Millions of Dollars Being Released to Assist Arizonans Hit by Mortgage...

Phoenix, AZ - June 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Tom Horne is today announcing in a press conference millions of dollars of resources to assist struggling homeowners made possible from the settlement reached with banks. The funds to ...

Fitzpatrick Helps Seniors Keep Homes Through Retirement

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Reverse Mortgage Stabilization Act of 2013 [HR 2167] – introduced by Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick (PA-8) and Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) – passed the House Wednesday by a voice vote.

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...

Using Eminent Domain to Address Underwater Mortgage Debt

NEW YORK, NY - June 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- With more than 11 million homes still “underwater,” the mortgage debt overhang caused by the housing bubble remains an impediment to economic growth and a burden on communities across the country. ...

NJBA to Host Financing the Sandy Rebuild Seminar

Hamilton, NJ - June 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New Jersey Builders Association (NJBA), the voice of New Jersey’s building industry, is pleased to announce that it is hosting a seminar entitled “Financing the Sandy Rebuild” on Tuesday, Jun...

WCDA Announces the 2013 Mortgage Lender Award Recipients

Casper - June 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Wyoming Community Development Authority (WCDA) presented awards to 18 mortgage lenders at the Wyoming Mortgage Lenders Association’s Annual Conference in Casper May 16 – 17. The awards went to indivi...

Judy Lane Receives Mike Brown Service Award

Casper - June 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Wyoming Community Development Authority (WCDA) is pleased to announce long-time mortgage professional and WCDA Board Member Judy Lane has been presented the Michael (Mike) Brown Service Award by the Wyom...

GOVERNOR PATRICK ANNOUNCES MASSACHUSETTS HOME OWNERSHIP COMPACT

DORCHESTER - June 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Deval Patrick today kicked-off Commonwealth Housing Week by announcing a new compact that creates a goal of providing 10,000 mortgage loans to first-time homebuyers over the next five years. The...

MassHousing Announces Loan Closing of $1.9 Million to Preserve Affordable Housing for Seniors in...

BOSTON - June 10, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- MassHousing announced a loan closing today of $1.9 million to preserve affordability for senior citizens at the 30-unit St. Mathieu's Apartments in Fall River.

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 ...

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit 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.