Yearly Archives: 2010

Trail-Building Workshop Set for January 8 & March 5

GREENSBORO, NC - December 29, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Greensboro residents can start off the New Year by helping to build North Carolina’s Mountains-to-Sea Trail in Guilford and Alamance counties as participants in a two-part workshop on January 8 and March 5.

Attorney General stops scheme to rig bids on foreclosure auctions

Raleigh, NC - December 28, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- A Virginia man and his company are barred from rigging bids on public auctions and must pay civil penalties and consumer refunds for trying to fix foreclosure sales of properties in Durham and Mecklenburg counties, Attorney General Roy Cooper announced today.

Four Sentenced in Mortgage Fraud Case

GREENVILLE, NC - December 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The United States Attorney Office announced that in federal court yesterday three defendants were sentenced in a mortgage fraud conspiracy. The fourth man involved in the conspiracy, BRIAN KEITH CAUSEY, was sentenced today. Senior United States District Judge Malcolm J. Howard sentenced CAUSEY, 37, of Wilmington, North Carolina to 18 months' imprisonment followed by three years' supervised release


Signifying positive momentum in the Charlotte housing market, Crescent Resources, LLC announced that Standard Pacific Homes plans to purchase 33 homesites in Chapel Cove. Standard Pacific has acquired five homesites and is committed to purchasing an additional 28 homesites. This will establish a new section within the existing community

Renovated Melvin Municipal Office Building Ushers in New City Services

GREENSBORO, NC - December 9, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Greensboro residents and contractors have a new business ally with the formation of the City’s Development Services Center, at 300 W. Washington St. Celebrating its grand opening January 3, the office makes the building permit and planning process more efficient by offering customers’ convenient access to City representatives and technology involved in reviewing submissions

IDX solution allows potential buyers to experience concise online real estate search

EUGENE, OR - December 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) --Green Fox Realty and IDX, Inc. have joined forces to deliver potential Cary, North Carolina buyers with an innovative and updated IDX enabled website. As a member of the Triangle MLS (TMLS), real estate agent Aaron Lee has long had access to the detailed property listings TMLS has. But now, the revolutionary IDX solution Lee has integrated onto his website displays TMLS listings directly on the convenient real estate search page he supports. Home seekers can experience a thorough and comprehensive online real estate search without leaving the comfort of their homes or the convenience of the search page Lee hosts

New Foreclosure Prevention Fund Expected to Help 21,000 Unemployed North Carolina Homeowners

December 1, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Beginning today, financial help is available for North Carolina homeowners who are struggling to pay their mortgages because they’ve lost their jobs or experienced other temporary hardships.The N.C. Housing Finance Agency announced today that its new N.C. Foreclosure Prevention Fund is now available statewide through participating HUD-approved counseling agencies. The new program is financed by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s “Hardest Hit Fund.”

Natural Disasters Happen…Take Steps To Minimize Home Damage

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. - November 11, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Weather happens. Sometimes it's severe enough to be a disaster, like the flooding and wind damage Tropical Storm Nicole caused in eastern North Carolina. You can take steps before the next disaster to protect your family and minimize property damage. It's called "hazard mitigation."

Learn Ways To Protect Your Home

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. - November 9, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Repairing or rebuilding a flood-damaged home? Working on ways to make your home more disaster-resistant? Have questions about flood insurance?

North Carolina to break foreclosure record this month

RALEIGH, NC - November 8, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- North Carolina will break last year’s foreclosure filing record later this month, according to a data analysis released today by the NC Justice Center.


CHARLOTTE, N.C. - October 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Crescent Resources earned a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) silver rating from the U.S. Green Building Council for Circle at South End. Silver is the highest level of certification among existing North Carolina apartment communities. Circle at South End also received the Green Project of the Year merit award from Multifamily Executive magazine.

Free Advice On Building Smarter And Stronger At Lowe’s

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. - October 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mitigation specialists are in North Carolina assisting residents as a result of the severe storms and flooding from Tropical Storm Nicole

Gov. Perdue Announces $1.6 Million to Two North Carolina Organizations

October 20, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Bev Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has selected two North Carolina organizations – the Land-of-Sky Regional Council in Asheville and the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation in Greensboro – as recipients of $1.6 million each in grant awards to support more livable and sustainable communities.

Gov. Perdue Receives Disaster Declaration for Eastern N.C. Flooding

October 20, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) --Gov. Bev Perdue this afternoon received a federal disaster declaration from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the flooding that devastated homeowners in six eastern North Carolina counties following Tropical Storm Nicole earlier this month. The declaration makes available low-interest loans or grants to storm survivors to help them repair their homes in Beaufort, Bertie, Craven, Hertford, Onslow and Tyrrell counties.

Expected to Help 21,000 Struggling North Carolina Homeowners

October 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) --Please note that the assistance described in this press release will be available statewide in December. If you are not in a pilot county and you have lost your job and are having problems paying your mortgage, the state’s Home Protection Program may be able to help you. Participating local agencies will help determine if you are eligible, help you apply, and can also help you choose the best course of action if you are not eligible.


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.