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.

Rise in foreclosure scams calls for national crackdown, says AG Cooper

Washington, DC - September 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Foreclosure rescue scams are pushing more struggling homeowners deeper into debt, and state and federal law enforcement must work together to stop them, Attorney General Roy Cooper told officials in Washington on Thursday.

Durham Hosts Foreclosure Prevention Workshop for Unemployed Residents and Small Business Owners Sept. 17

DURHAM, N.C. - September 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Durham residents and small business owners facing foreclosure or bankruptcy due to job loss and the current economic crisis can now seek specialized assistance to save their homes and their businesses thanks to a City of Durham-sponsored workshop next week.

Governor Signs Bill to Protect Consumers from Home Foreclosures

RALEIGH, NC - September 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Bev Perdue today signed Senate Bill 974, The Consumer Economic Protection Act Of 2009 (CEPA),which will help homeowners facing foreclosure, preserve communities, and protect consumers from unfair debt collectors.

Durham Hosts Foreclosure Prevention Workshop Aug. 13

Workshop Will Provide One-on-One Counseling Sessions for Residents Facing Foreclosure or Bankruptcy; Pre-Registration Is Required

Gov. Perdue Announces State Home Foreclosure Prevention Project Prevents More Than 1,000 Foreclosures in...

Raleigh, NC - June 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) - Governor Bev Perdue and the N.C. Office of the Commissioner of Banks (“NCCOB”) today announced that the State Home Foreclosure Prevention Project (“NC Foreclosure Project”) has helped more than 1,000 North Carolina homeowners avoid foreclosure since the program’s inception in November 2008.

Durham Responds to Continuing Housing Crisis With Foreclosure Workshop

Workshop Will Provide Homeownership Counseling and Purchase Opportunities, Foreclosure and Prevention Tips, and Assistance for Unemployed

Foreclosure Prevention Resources Available Statewide

Raleigh, NC - December 15, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) – The holidays may not be as bleak for families facing foreclosure thanks to new federal money coming...

Governor Briefs National Attorneys General Association On N.C. Foreclosure Prevention Program

Raleigh, NC - December 4, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) – Gov. Mike Easley today briefed National Attorneys General Association members at a conference in Fort Lauderdale...

AG Cooper goes after Charlotte foreclosure rescue scams

Firms take struggling homeowners’ money, fail to save their homes Charlotte, NC - October 30, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Attorney General Roy Cooper is taking legal action...

NC, 10 other states reach agreement with Countrywide to help nearly 400,000 homeowners facing...

Raleigh, NC - October 8, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Mortgage lender Countrywide Financial Corporation has agreed to provide approximately $8 billion in home loan and...

Tips for avoiding foreclosure frauds and scams:

• Beware of so-called foreclosure rescue companies that contact you after the foreclosure has been filed in court and promise to help you in...

First of its Kind Program Aims to Drastically Reduce North Carolina Foreclosure Actions

Raleigh, NC - August 18, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Raleigh - Gov. Mike Easley has signed into law legislation that he expects will reduce...

Cooper applauds new laws to fight crime, help struggling homeowners

Raleigh, NC (RealEstateRama) July 18, 2008 - The General Assembly agreed to major initiatives to fight crime and gangs and help North Carolina homeowners...

Durham Launches Campaign to Prevent Home Foreclosures June 26

10 a.m. News Conference Immediately Followed by Roundtable Discussion Durham, N.C. – Tony and Mary Garrett were facing foreclosure and the loss of their home...


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.