Yearly Archives: 2009

Homeless Family Gets A Home for the Holidays

DURHAM, NC - December 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- A homeless family of seven will wake up in their own apartment this Christmas Eve, thanks to the efforts and generosity of a public-private partnership with the City of Durham.

Financial Services Company to Create 1,002 Jobs in Charlotte

RALEIGH, NC - December 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Bev Perdue announced today that Zenta Mortgage Services will expand its Charlotte presence significantly, creating 1,002 jobs over the next five years and investing $2.19 million.

AG Cooper stops Kannapolis foreclosure scam

Raleigh, NC - December 5, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- A Kannapolis foreclosure rescue operation is barred from collecting any money from consumers for foreclosure assistance or loan modifications, Attorney General Roy Cooper announced Friday.

Gov. Perdue Requests Federal Disaster Declaration for Dare County

Raleigh, NC - November 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Perdue today requested assistance from the federal government for homeowners and businesses in Dare County affected by the recent nor'easter.

AG stops scheme to sell overpriced manufactured housing

Raleigh, NC - November 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- An elaborate scheme deceived consumers into buying overpriced manufactured homes and agreeing to loans they couldn’t afford, Attorney General Roy Cooper says in a lawsuit filed this week.

American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Funds Aid in Construction of Affordable Apartments in...

RALEIGH, NC - November 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor’s Office of Economic Recovery & Investment (OERI) Director Dempsey Benton, Wilson Mayor Bruce Rose and Bob Kucab, Executive Director of the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency will participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for affordable apartments at the Springbrook Apartments construction site in Wilson on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 11:00 a.m. The site is located on Cresent Drive, off Forest Hills Road.

Hotel Indigo Opens in Asheville, N.C

ATLANTA, GA - November 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The newest Hotel Indigo opened its doors today in downtown Asheville, N.C. Nestled near the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the 100-room new-build boutique hotel is the second of five properties planned for the state; additional deals are signed in Charlotte, Wilmington and Winston-Salem.

Coble Praises Extension Of Homebuyers Tax Credit

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 5, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- As the author of one of the first bills to extend the tax credit for home buyers, U.S. Rep. Howard Coble (R-NC) today praised passage of a bill that will extend the credit through next April and will make additional home buyers eligible for the tax credit.

Housing North Carolina Awards Recognize Five Excellent Developments

Raleigh, NC - November 4, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Five affordable housing developments received Housing North Carolina Awards on Nov. 3 during the N.C. Affordable Housing Conference at the Raleigh Convention Center.

Five N.C. Towns Share $1.23 Million in Housing Funds

RALEIGH, NC - November 4, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Commerce Secretary Keith Crisco today announced that five North Carolina communities will receive $1.23 million in Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Tax Credit Housing Development funds to provide housing and related needs for low- and moderate-income residents.

N.C. Housing Finance Agency Wins Third National Foreclosure Mitigation Grant

Raleigh, NC - October 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Foreclosure prevention efforts that have helped more than 1,100 North Carolinians save their homes got a boost earlier this month when the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency was awarded an additional $895,350 of federal funds from the National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling Program.

North Carolina Awarded $1.7 Million In Housing Counseling Grants

GREENSBORO, NC - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- North Carolina families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of $1,781,863 million in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Two Defendants in Home Mortgage Fraud Scheme Sentenced

RALEIGH, NC - October 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- United States Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that in federal court on October 5, 2009, United States District Judge W. Earl Britt sentenced CINDY TILLEY GREER, 51, of Clarendon, North Carolina, to 36 months’ imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release and on October 6, 2009, STANLEY GARFIELD WILLIAMS, JR., 38, of Bolivia, North Carolina, received 70 months’ imprisonment followed by five years supervised release. Also GREER was imposed a fine of $6,000.

Duke Energy to Purchase “Green Energy” Credits

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - October 2, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Duke Energy today announced it will purchase “green energy” credits from two North Carolina companies that will use solar power to produce hot water and to heat and cool buildings.

New protections from foreclosure, unfair debt collectors start today

Raleigh, NC - October 1, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- North Carolinians who face the loss of their homes through foreclosure or harassment from unfair debt collectors now have new protections under the law, Attorney General Roy Cooper said Thursday.


How One Agent Is Surviving In Today’s Market

Raleigh, NC - May 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- For the 3rd consecutive year in a row Rupert Bryan has not only won all the top awards in the Coldwell Banker Falls Office, but he is also ranked as one of the Top Agents in the Triangle (#18 Triangle Business Journal Residential Realtor)


Public input opportunities for Project Grace proposal

New Hanover County will host two public meetings to share information about Project Grace and the redevelopment proposal that was submitted by Zimmer Development Company.