WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 24, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Securities and Exchange Commission today filed fraud charges against a former Florida-based stock promoter currently serving a two-year prison sentence for lying to SEC investigators.
EUSTIS - April 15, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Lake County Solid Waste Division is encouraging Lake County residents to dispose of unwanted household hazardous materials in a safe and environmentally conscious way at an upcoming collection event. The county’s Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Unit will be collecting items from 9 a.m. - noon on Thursday, April 24 at the Eustis Square Shopping Center, located at 218 W. Ardice Ave., Eustis.
Statement from CFO Jeff Atwater Regarding House Regulatory Affairs Committee Passage of Legislation that...
TALLAHASSEE - April 14, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater issued a statement following the passing of HB 743 by the House Regulatory Affairs Committee, moving the bill closer to a vote before the full Florida House.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 1, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Seven individuals have been indicted in the Southern District of Florida for their alleged participation in a mortgage fraud scheme in the Miami area.
CLERMONT - March 20, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Lake County Solid Waste Division, in partnership with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, is encouraging Lake County residents to dispose of unwanted household hazardous materials and medications in a safe and environmentally conscious way at an upcoming collection event. The county’s Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Unit will be collecting items from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, March 27 at the Lake County Sheriff’s Office South Substation, located at 15855 State Road 50, Clermont
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - March 18, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Joseph A. Smith, Jr., Monitor of the National Mortgage Settlement, filed with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia final credit reports on Bank of America, Chase, Citi, Rescap, and Wells Fargo announcing over $20 Billion in creditable relief to distressed homeowners. These reports confirm that the banks have satisfied their consumer relief and refinancing obligations under the Settlement. A summary report can be downloaded here, and a fact sheet is available here
Congressman Garcia’s Statement On Today’s Senate Passage of the Homeowner’s Flood Insurance Affordability Ac
WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 17, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Tonight, the Senate passed the House version of the flood bill, the Homeowner’s Flood Insurance Affordability Act, by an overwhelming majority in a 72-22 vote
Attorney General Bondi Announces Deadline Extension for Florida Homeowners to Request Mineral Rights from...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - March 13, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Pam Bondi today announced that the deadline for eligible Florida homeowners to receive the mineral rights under their properties which were originally reserved by home builder D. R. Horton, Inc. at the time of sale has been extended. In January, D. R. Horton notified approximately 18,000 homeowners that they had the option to request their mineral rights by submitting forms by Feb. 28. However, only about 25-percent of eligible homeowners have responded, so the deadline has been extended to no later than March 31, 2014
Helping Lower Flood Insurance Premiums for South Floridians, Ros-Lehtinen Votes for the Homeowner Flood...
Miami, Florida - March 12, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen voted for the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act. The bill, which Ros-Lehtinen co-sponsored, will work to make flood insurance more affordable for South Floridians and nationwide. Some of the bill’s notable provisions are
WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 6, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) released the following statement after the passage of H.R. 3370, The Homeowner Flood Insurance Act of 2014:
TALLAHASSEE - March 5, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today announced that the Florida Department of Financial Services helped recover more than $253 million for Floridians during 2013. The recoveries were made possible by investigative and consumer-driven efforts led by the divisions of Agent and Agency Services and Consumer Services, along with the Bureau of Unclaimed Property.
BOSTON - February 27, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- A Florida man was sentenced today to serve 13 months in prison for defrauding thousands of homeowners in a $4 million nationwide home loan modification scheme.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 21, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Two Florida men were sentenced today to serve 84 months in prison for defrauding thousands of homeowners in a $4 million nationwide home loan modification scheme.
ORLANDO, Fla. - February 20, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates, the largest broker-owned commercial real estate firm in the country, has brokered the $7.65 million sale of the Atrium Tower office building in Orlando, Fla.
TAVARES - February 17, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Lake County Public Works Department is announcing that Alfred Street from State Road 19 to Sinclair Avenue in downtown Tavares will re-open to traffic on Tuesday, Feb. 18.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - February 10, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- As a result of an inquiry by Attorney General Pam Bondi on behalf of Florida homeowners, D. R. Horton, Inc. is sending letters to approximately 18,000 Floridians notifying them that they have the option to receive their mineral rights. To qualify, a homeowner must have purchased the home from D. R. Horton and must still reside in the home
TAVARES - February 10, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- All offices of the Lake County Board of County Commissioners, Clerk of Courts, Property Appraiser, Supervisor of Elections and Tax Collector will be closed Monday, Feb. 17 for Presidents Day. Offices will reopen with regularly scheduled hours on Tuesday, Feb. 18
WASHINGTON, DC - February 10, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Joe Garcia joined House Democrats as they attempted to use a procedural move to bring a strongly bipartisan flood insurance reform bill, the Homeowner’s Flood Insurance Affordability Act, to a vote.
Mica to Hold Congressional Hearing: Assessing NASA’s Underutilized Property Assets at the Kennedy Space...
Maitland, Fla. - February 10, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman John L. Mica announced: "With NASA's changing mission, the House Oversight panel that I chair will convene at Kennedy Space Center on Monday to review plans for putting vacant buildings and excess property to their best and most productive use. We will hear from the top officials at Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Port Canaveral and Space Florida.