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Florida Realtors® Present $5,000 Scholarships to College-bound Students

ORLANDO, FL - September 8, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- For three recent Florida high school graduates now starting college classes, their freshmen year may be a little easier thanks to the $5,000 state scholarship awards each received from Florida Realtors®. The students’ winning essays were written on the topic “How Does a Realtor Professional Benefit the Community?”

Predevelopment Loan Program (PLP) to Hold Rule Development Workshop

TALLAHASSEE, FL - September 3, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Florida Housing's Predevelopment Loan Program (PLP) will hold a rule hearing on September 17, 2009 in Tallahassee. This hearing concerns the 2009 PLP Rule.

Universal Cycle to Hold Application Workshop in Tallahassee

Tallahassee, FL - July 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Florida Housing will hold a Universal Cycle Application Workshop on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 in Tallahassee. The purpose of the workshop is to present basic information about using the 2009 Universal Application and discuss the changes between the 2008 and 2009 Universal Applications. The workshop is open to the public.

SHIP Program to Hold Rule Development Workshop in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, FL - July 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Florida Housing's State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) Program will hold a rule development workshop on July 23, 2009 in Tallahassee. The workshop will be held to receive comments and suggestions from interested persons relative to program requirements as specified in Rule Chapter 67-37, Florida Administrative Code.

Florida Association of Realtors® Announces District Scholarship Winners

ORLANDO, FL - May 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Thirteen talented seniors from public and private high schools across the state each have been awarded a $1,000 scholarship as district winners of the Florida Association of Realtors® (FAR) 2008-2009 Scholarship/Essay Contest for High School Seniors

Martinez Announces First-Time Homebuyer Forum in Miami

WASHINGTON - March 20, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Mel Martinez (R-FL) today announced a First-Time Homebuyer Forum Saturday, March 28th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to be held at Miami Dade College in Miami, FL. The seminar will provide information about down payment assistance programs, applying for a FHA loan, first-time homebuyer tax credits, the Neighborhood Stabilization Program, buying a HUD home, and credit counseling.

CFO SINK’S FLORIDA HOUSING HELP INITIATIVE TO JOIN PASCO COUNTY ORGANIZATIONS TO HOST FORECLOSURE...

TALLAHASSEE, FL - March 11, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Florida Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink announced today that the Florida Housing Help Initiative she launched last year to assist Floridians facing foreclosure is joining forces with Pasco County Community Development, Community United Methodist Church of Holiday, and the United Way, to host a Florida Housing Help Workshop this Saturday from 9am to 2pm in Holiday.

Housing & Rehab Funds to Charlotte County

March 06, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Charlotte County is in the process of preparing for the Neighborhood Stabilization Program, which will bring approximately $6.7 million to the County for use in getting foreclosed homes back on the market.

IBHS Provides Property Protection Tips for Severe Winter Weather

TAMPA - March 02, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) is offering guidance to help home and business owners protect their property from severe winter weather, including roof collapse from the weight of heavy snow and water damage due to ice dams.

FLORIDA PARTNERSHIP RECEIVES $1,000,000 AFFORDABLE HOUSING PRESERVATION GRANT AWARD FROM THE MACARTHUR FOUNDATION

The grant will help to preserve affordable housing for 5,000 families, seniors and people with disabilitie TALLAHASSEE, FL - February 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — At a press conference today, representatives from the Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing), the Florida Housing Coalition (FHC)

Ventas to Present at the Citi 2009 Global Property CEO Conference

CHICAGO, IL - February 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) ("Ventas" or the "Company") announced today that management will make a presentation regarding the Company at the Citi 2009 Global Property CEO Conference in Naples, Florida on Monday, March 2, 2009 at 8:25 a.m. Eastern Time

IBHS Chooses Odell Associates to Design World Class Disaster Research Facility

TAMPA, FL - January 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) announced that Odell Associates Inc., based in Charlotte, NC, has been chosen to lead the architectural/engineering design team for its world class disaster research facility

Florida Association of Realtors Offers Seniors a Chance to Win Up to $6,000 in...

ORLANDO, FL - January 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Attention Florida high school seniors: Time is running out for you to win up to $6,000 to help pay for college tuition next year.

Planning for college? The Florida Association of Realtors® offers a total of $28,000 in...

ORLANDO, FL - November 17, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Florida high school seniors: Are you filling out college applications and poring over potential scholarship...

Florida Association of Realtors Presents $5,000 Scholarships to College-bound Students

ORLANDO, FL - October 06, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — As three recent Florida high school graduates return to college, their classes may be a little...

Florida Association of Realtors Enlists Community Leaders to Judge Scholarship Essay Contest

ORLANDO, Fla., April 17, 2008 – What do a number of educators, Realtors, business executives, media representatives, civic organizers and elected officials across Florida...

Popular Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

Colombia tops all Foreign Searches for Miami Real Estate

Colombia continues to lead all foreign countries searching for South Florida real estate, according to new data from the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI). The South American nation finished as the top international country using MIAMI’s search portal, www.Miamire.com, in May 2016. Colombia has now led the rankings for six consecutive months

Recent Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

MIAMI International Real Estate Congress to Feature Delegates from 12 Countries

Delegates from 12 foreign countries will participate in the 24th annual MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) International Real Estate Congress on Oct. 28-30 at the Biltmore Hotel. More than 300 real estate professionals will attend the prestigious event, which will feature 20 industry speakers, numerous panels and marketing sessions.