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New York State home prices rise for 7th consecutive month

Albany, NY - June 20, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) - Robust buyer activity across New York State in May resulted in a 12-percent growth in the statewide median sales price from May 2012, according to the housing market report released today by the New York ...

Arlington County Board Authorizes Joint Venture with MWAA on Firearms Training Facility

ARLINGTON, Va. - June 19, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Arlington County Board on Tuesday authorized the County Manager to proceed with a joint venture on a new state-of-the-art firearms training facility. The 25-year agreement with the Metropolitan W...

CBRE COMPLETES $12.1 MILLION SALE OF THREE SHOPPING CENTERS IN CENTRAL FLORIDA

Orlando, FL - June 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- CBRE closed a complex transaction on behalf of Century Retail affiliates involving the sale of three retail properties to Baltimore-based America's Realty for $12.1 million. The seller, three separate e...

BH Properties Acquires 205 Condo Units of Arizona Multifamily Complex for $5.6 Million

Torrance, CA - June 7, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Coming on the heels of its recent multifamily purchase of the Terrace Park Apartments in Phoenix, BH Properties, LLC, a Los Angeles-based commercial real estate investment firm, has purchased the 205 un...

Chicago Real Estate Consultants Win Prestigious Ballard Award from The Counselors of Real Estate

CHICAGO, IL - May 30, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Three executives from Clarion Associates, Inc., Chicago, a national land-use and real estate consulting firm, have been honored with a 2012 William S. Ballard Award from The Counselors of Real Estate® (...

HOMELESS VETERANS: Senator Murray Announces Veterans Funding to Help House Veterans Across Washington State

Washington, D.C. - May 29, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray, Chairman of the Senate Housing Appropriations Subcommittee and senior member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, announced that 260 housing vouchers will b...

MERS Wins Important Property Tax Foreclosure Case in Arizona

Reston, Virginia - May 15, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. today announced that a three-judge panel of the Arizona Court of Appeals reversed a trial court decision, which granted quiet title, or outright ownership, of an Arizona prop...

Los Angeles Visionaries Honored at LA Headquarters Association’s 52nd Annual Awards Luncheon

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 2, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- More than 300 business and community leaders gathered at The California Club Wednesday, April 24 to celebrate those dedicated to improving the City of Los Angeles at the Los Angeles Headquarters Asso...

Congressman Peters Introduces ‘Shelter Our Servicemembers’ Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Late yesterday Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced another piece of legislation: the Shelter Our Servicemembers (SOS) Act to help address San Diego’s significant elderly homeless veteran...

Massachusetts Sales Down and Prices Up as Number of Homes for Sale Continued to...

WALTHAM, MA - April 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® (MAR) reported today that for the second straight month a shortage of homes to buy pushed the number of closed home sales down in March. Median home prices w...

Regional Fair Housing Summit to discuss ‘approaches to creating inclusive communities’

TAVARES - April 9, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lake County is cosponsoring the second-annual Regional Fair Housing Summit, with the theme of “One Community, Growing Together: Regional Approaches to Creating Inclusive Communities.” The featured speak...

Help StarTran “Stuff the Bus” for Friendship Home

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The public is invited to help StarTran "Stuff the Bus" by donating new items needed by women and children at the Friendship Home, a 24-hour emergency shelter for women and their children experienci...

Christie Administration to Host Rental Fair for Low-Income Families Displaced by Superstorm Sandy

TRENTON, N.J. - April 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Demonstrating its commitment to assisting New Jersey’s most vulnerable families in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, the Christie Administration will host a rental fair focusing on Sandy-displaced ...

Connecticut Real Estate Rehab Meeting

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 2, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Come join us as we walk through this newly renovated 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom cape. This is CT REIA member Frank Forzano's first renovation.

Senate Agrees to Heller Amendment for Children of Homeless Veterans

Washington DC - March 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today the Senate agreed to the Heller Dependents of Homeless Veterans Amendment by unanimous consent. This amendment ensures that children of homeless veterans are eligible to receive services provid...

With One-Third Of Montgomery County Homeowners Underwater On Their Mortgages, Brown Unveils Plan To...

DAYTON, OH - March 15, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- With one-third of Montgomery County homeowners underwater on their mortgages, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) unveiled a plan that would improve the housing market by addressing “short sale” home sal...

Costa Announces Almost $390,000 to Fight Homelessness in Merced County

Washington, DC - March 15, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rep. Jim Costa announced that$388,144has been awarded to Merced County organizations from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The funds were made available through the Contin...

Pennsylvania Awarded $5.7 Million for Rental Assistance to Help Low-Income People with Disabilities

Harrisburg - March 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Department of Public Welfare and the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency will use $5.7 million in federal rental assistance to make some accessible housing more affordable for 200 low-income individ...

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Arrest Of Bronx Affordable Housing Contractor For Cheating Workers Out Of...

NEW YORK - March 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the arrest and arraignment of Mohammad T. Riaz, the owner of Applied Construction Inc., and two of his employees for failing to pay hundreds of thousan...

Governor Cuomo Announces Review of Banks’ Post Sandy Mortgage Practices

Albany, NY - March 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the Department of Financial Services is initiating a review of practices by banks and mortgage servicers to determine whether homeowners hit hard by Supersto...

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Appraisal Institute

New Appraisal Institute Dictionary Updated to Advance Appraisers’ Knowledge

"The Dictionary of Real Estate Appraisal," seventh edition, published this week by the Appraisal Institute, is a landmark text that reflects the depth and breadth of appraisal knowledge.