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Launched in 2008 to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, Fairhousingblog.com explores housing discrimination issues that are important, interesting, and relevant but that don't necessarily get much press. Fairhousingblog.com is part of Fair Housing Helper's family of three Web sites, which also includes Fairhousingresources.com, a comprehensive housing discrimination information portal, and Fairhousinghelper.com, dedicated to compliance training for multifamily professionals.

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FinCEN Reissues Real Estate Geographic Targeting Orders for 12 Metropolitan Areas

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The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced the renewal of its Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) that require U.S. title insurance companies to identify the natural persons behind shell companies used in all-cash purchases of residential real estate.  The purchase amount threshold remains $300,000 for each covered metropolitan area.

Vicki Been, Katherine O’Regan Return to NYU Furman Center

The NYU Furman Center, one of the nation’s preeminent research centers on housing, neighborhoods, and urban policy, announced additions to its leadership team today.

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

Why You Should Use a Realtor to Buy and Sell Your...

We’ve all seen the For Sale By Owner signs, and even the websites.  “Wow,” you might think to yourself. “That sounds like a great way to save on the realtor’s commission and up my profit.”  or “Hey, if I buy straight from the owner, it will cut out all the extra stuff and make the process easier and cheaper.”  You may want to think again.