Yearly Archives: 2010

Miller, Ellison Introduce Bill to Address Conflict of Interest in Mortgage Companies

Washington, D.C. - August 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Just moments before the House adjourned last week, Reps. Brad Miller (D-NC) and Keith Ellison (D-MN),

U.S. Treasury Approves North Carolina’s Plan to Help Unemployed Avoid Foreclosure

Raleigh, NC - August 4, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The North Carolina Housing Finance Agency announced today that the U.S. Treasury Department has approved the Agency’s plan to use $159 million of federal Hardest Hit Program funds to help North Carolinians who have suffered job loss or other financial hardships to save their homes from foreclosure.

Mortgage lender to pay $4.5 million to settle housing allegations

Raleigh, NC - August 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- A mortgage lender will pay $4.5 million for its role in a scheme to sign consumers to loans they couldn’t afford on overpriced modular and manufactured homes, Attorney General Roy Cooper announced today.

City’s Human Relations Department Exceeds Federal Fair Housing Standards

GREENSBORO, NC - July 20, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The City of Greensboro’s Human Relations Department has met and exceeded the US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) standards for fair housing assistance and enforcement in fiscal year 2009-10.

State Program Will Make New Homes More Energy Efficient

RALEIGH, NC - June 29, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The N.C. Energy Office is launching a $3.7 million program to improve energy efficiency in new single-family homes and multi-family housing under construction.

Affordable Senior Living Apartments and Park for Kids Open in Durham’s West End

DURHAM, N.C. - June 24, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Three non-profit development partners are joining together with the City of Durham, Duke University, and the West End neighborhood to celebrate the grand opening of Maplewood Square Apartments and Maplewood Park.

AG Cooper cracks down on foreclosure assistance outfit

Raleigh, NC - June 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- A Charlotte foreclosure rescue operation, which previously operated in Colfax, NC, is barred from collecting any money from consumers for foreclosure assistance or loan modifications, Attorney General Roy Cooper announced Friday.

North Carolina Realtor Chris Allen updates his real estate website to with IDX Broker...

EUGENE, OR - June 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Box Realty, Inc. and IDX, Inc. have joined forces to give residents of Charlotte, North Carolina the best online home search experience on the web. As a member of the Carolina MLS (CMLS), broker Chris Allen is able to provide his clients access to the thousands of CMLS listings from the convenience of Allen's website. The IDX technology utilized on Allen's website gives home seekers the unique ability to search all area homes to find the right property for them.

Coastal Carolina Home Search easier than ever with custom IDX Broker Software

EUGENE, OR - May 31, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) - Precision Development Inc. and IDX, Inc. are pleased to announce their partnership in delivering a simple and easy-to-use real estate website to home seekers in the Wilmington, North Carolina area. Realtor and owner of Precision Development Inc., Rhonda Schoolfield, has chosen to give her clients the very best property search available by utilizing IDX Broker software. With the unique technology of this custom IDX solution, Wilmington Regional MLS (WRARMLS) raw listing data can be extracted and displayed on Schoolfield's website, giving potential Wilmington buyers the most comprehensive search capabilities around

Duke Energy Commercial Solar Power Project Producing Electricity in Shelby, N.C.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - May 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- A one-megawatt solar power project owned and operated by a Duke Energy commercial business unit is now producing clean, renewable electricity for North Carolina Municipal Power Agency Number 1 (NCMPA1), which serves the city of Shelby, N.C.

Justice Center urges lawmakers to protect North Carolina’s homes from abusive practices on Tuesday

RALEIGH, NC - May 24, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Homeowners struggling with the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression shouldn't have to worry about scams designed to rob them of hard earned equity in their home or put them in costly contracts that promise but do not deliver homeownership.

Keller Williams agent chooses IDX Broker software to update her website and the simplify...

EUGENE, OR - May 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Michelle Roberts of Keller Williams joins with IDX, Inc. to revolutionize her professional real estate website for both clients and agents. Now, thanks to IDX Broker software, Roberts' online home search tools enable home seekers in the Cary, North Carolina area to explore thousands of listings from the convenience of her website. The integrated IDX technology extracts raw listing data from the Triangle MLS (TMLS) listings and displays them on Roberts' site. Home seekers have more access than ever to up-to-the-minute TMLS area listings, a freedom never before afforded to potential home buyers through the online property search.

North Carolina Beach Front Properties are Now Displayed on Darren Bouleys Site With the...

EUGENE, OR - April 30, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. is pleased to welcome the newest addition, Darren Bouley with Silver Coast Properties, to the growing number of real estate professionals creating an easy-to-use online property search experience for their clients. IDX Broker allows Bouley to display Brunswick County MLS (BRWC) listings right on his personal professional website. Customizable searches help potential home buyers find the property of their dreams on Bouley's website. Never before has it been easier to find the perfect home online

Durham Hosts Fair Housing Forum April 27

Event to Educate on Federal and City Fair Housing Rights

Customizable IDX Broker Software Gives Real Estate Professionals Control Over their Websites

EUGENE, OR - April 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, IDX Inc. is proud to announce that Doug Patterson of Park Place Real Estate in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, has joined the large group of real estate professionals changing the way people search for houses online. As a member of the Triad MLS (Triad), Patterson's website now actively incorporates listed properties in the area with homes he is a broker of, to supply home seekers with the most effective and accurate list of homes. Along with these listings, there are unique search tools, which can help cut down the time spent on an online home search. These features help make Patterson's website a quick and concise tool throughout the home search process.


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.