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Latta Leads Letter to Regulators on “Rural” Definition

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 10, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) led a letter, signed by members from the Ohio delegation, to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) regarding the definition of "rural" counties as ...

6,000 Idaho Borrowers to Share More Than $9 Million from National Mortgage Settlement

Boise, ID - June 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- 6,564 Idahoans will receive a check this month for approximately $1,480, Attorney General Lawrence Wasden said. The payments to borrowers are a result of the National Mortgage Settlement negotiated by stat...

Maryland Mortgage Program Offers Special Interest Rate for Homes Purchased in Maryland’s Targeted Areas

CROWNSVILLE, MD - June 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) announced yesterday that the Maryland Mortgage Program is offering reduced interest rates in Targeted Areas around the State. The ...

TWO-THIRDS OF RENTERS INTERESTED IN HOMEOWNERSHIP

ROCKY HILL, CT - June 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- June is National Homeownership Month and while families today face numerous challenges when it comes to obtaining their first home, a recent survey conducted for the Connecticut Housing Finance Author...

AG Gansler Announces More than 10,000 Maryland Borrowers to Receive $1,480 Checks Through National...

Baltimore, MD - June 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced today that more than 10,000 Maryland borrowers who submitted a valid foreclosure payment claim through the National Mortgage Settlement will receive a chec...

TWO ATTORNEYS AMONG FOUR DEFENDANT S INDICTED IN TWO SEPARATE MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEMES INVOLVING...

CHICAGO, IL - June 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Two attorneys are among four defendants who have been indicted in two separate mortgage fraud cases, federal law enforcement officials announced today. In one case, an attorney, a real estate investor, a...

Attorney General Bondi Applauds Governor Scott for Signing Bill Allocating Remaining $200 Million of...

TALLAHASSEE, FL - June 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Pam Bondi today joined Governor Rick Scott for the signing of Senate Bill 1852, which appropriates the remaining $200 million of Florida’s portion of the national mortgage settleme...

Attorney General Koster announces National Mortgage Settlement payments to Missouri borrowers

Jefferson City, MO - June 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Chris Koster today announced that Missouri borrowers who submitted a valid foreclosure payment claim through the National Mortgage Settlement will receive a payment this month for...

16,765 Washington State Borrowers Receiving $1,480 Checks through National Mortgage Settlement

OLYMPIA, WA - June 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Borrowers who submitted a valid foreclosure payment claim through the National Mortgage Settlement will receive a check this month for approximately $1,480, much higher than the amount of $840 first anno...

More than 2,600 West Virginians to Receive Checks from National Mortgage Settlement

CHARLESTON - June 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Many West Virginians who experienced a foreclosure sale between Jan. 1, 2008, and Dec. 31, 2011, may be receiving a check in the mail for approximately $1,480 over the next few weeks from the National Mor...

$30.6 million going to NC homeowners, AG Cooper announces

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Raleigh: More than 21,000 North Carolinians will get checks this month totaling $30.6 million as part of a landmark agreement reached last year with the nation’s five largest mortgage servicers, A...

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...

N.J. Borrowers Impacted by National Mortgage Settlement to Receive $1,400-Plus Claim Checks This Month

TRENTON - June 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced today that New Jersey borrowers who submitted a valid foreclosure payment claim through the National Mortgage Settlement will receive a check this month for appro...

Ohio Claimants to Receive Payments from the National Mortgage Settlement by June 17th

COLUMBUS, OH - June 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that eligible Ohioans who lost their homes to foreclosure will be sent settlement payments by June 17th. The payment checks will be worth approximately ...

THDA Mortgages Ready for Homeownership Month – Funds Available Statewide through Lenders

NASHVILLE, TN - June 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Saturday marked the beginning of National Homeownership Month- an annual recognition of the important role housing plays in creating jobs, maintaining viable communities, providing stability for famili...

AG Kilmartin Announces National Mortgage Settlement Checks to Be Mailed this Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that approximately 2,737 Rhode Island homeowners who submitted a valid foreclosure payment claim through the National Mortgage Settlement will rec...

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...

Attorney General Bondi Will Join Governor Scott for Bill Signing Following Governor and Cabinet...

TALLAHASSEE, FL - June 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Pam Bondi will join Governor Rick Scott for the signing of Senate Bill 1852, which appropriates the remaining $200 million of Florida’s portion of the national mortgage settlement ...

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...

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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.

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EPA

EPA Announces $2.7 Billion for Infrastructure to Protect Surface Waters and...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of $2.7 billion for State Revolving Funds (SRFs). This funding assists states, tribes and territories with infrastructure projects that help protect surface water