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Lautenberg Presses Obama Administration to Expand Housing Options for New Jersey Residents Displaced By...

NEWARK - November 12, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg wrote to President Obama expressing concern about the availability of housing options for New Jersey residents displaced by Hurricane Sandy. While the Federal Emergency ...

After Superstorm Sandy, State Insurance Regulators Must Protect Consumers From Unjustified Out-of-Pocket Costs.

Washington D.C. - November 8, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governors of nine states and the mayor of Washington D.C. moved quickly to protect consumers from high insurance deductibles associated with their wind damages claims caused by Superstorm Sandy. Today in a letter to elected officials the Consumer Federation America warned that state insurance regulators must closely monitor how insurance companies determine claims deductibles to ensure that consumers are not subject to unjustified, higher out-of-pocket costs.

Storm Leads to Decrease in Mortgage Applications

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 7, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mortgage applications decreased 5.0 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending November 2, 2012.

HUD SECRETARY ANNOUNCES FORECLOSURE PROTECTION FOR DISPLACED RHODE ISLAND STORM VICTIMS

WASHINGTON, DC - November 6, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of Rhode Island and provide support to homeowners and low-income ...

Returning to Your Home After Hurricane Sandy

New York, NY - November 6, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Hurricane Sandy resulted in many residents of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut being evacuated from their homes during the worst parts of the storm. These residents, especially those who reside in coastal areas, are now returning to homes filled with sand, water, and debris. Many others opted to ride out the storm at home and have exhausted emergency supplies, and are only now able to assess the extent of the damages to their property. Taking a calm and measured approach towards evaluating your losses will ensure that insurance claims are processed quickly and that your family can move on and rebuild as soon as possible.

Weekly Address: Recovering and Rebuilding After the Storm

WASHINGTON, DC - November 5, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- In this week’s address, President Obama thanked the brave first responders and National Guardsmen for their tireless work through one of the worst storms in our nation’s history, and reassured the millions of Americans affected by Sandy that our country will be there for them as we work towards recovery.

Survivors of Tropical Storm Debby May Qualify for FEMA Rental Assistance

TALLAHASSEE, FL - July 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- While survivors finish repairs to their homes or find a new place to live, money may be available to help them pay for a clean and safe place to stay.

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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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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.