Crystal Beach, FL - February 9, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- As a Pinellas County short sale Realtor, I do my best to keep updated about local events to share with past and present clients. As a result, I often find myself amazed at the exciting number of events available for all ages on any given day in this wonderful place. Today, I’m delighted to invite locals and visiting home buyers in their golden years to take a little time off in order to be a part of the Shuffleboard Club in St. Petersburg.
December 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lake-Sumter Community College (LSCC), in partnership with Lake County under the County’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) project, is offering a Community-Based Outreach Program for Lake County homeowners. This outreach project features an educational session for residents and homeowners, and is designed for presentation to homeowner associations, neighborhood groups, and other civic organizations as a means to promote actions property owners can take to reduce energy consumption and promote energy sustainability directly within their own homes
Crystal Beach, FL - December 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Pinellas County Short Sale Realtor, Wendy Smith, shares free programs that appeals to nature lovers, history fans, and environmentalists in Pinellas County. Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center is a well-known destination for nature lovers for all ages. Programs it offers vary from exhibit Windows, environmental programs, wildest places to hike, and many more that are all offered for free.
Crystal Beach, FL - November 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The funds from the Area Agency on Aging of Pasco / Pinellas Inc will be used to assist senior residents of Pinellas County (age 60 and older) who are having difficulties of paying their electricity bill and are in danger of having their electricity disconnected during the heating and cooling season where the rate and demand are usually higher than normal.
Crystal Beach, FL - November 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The University of Florida and Pinellas County Extension partners with the James and Heather Gills YMCA in St. Petersburg to guide those with diabetes take charge. The program will provide 8 sessions headed by certified health professionals and educators. The series will focus on essential steps that can be done to control diabetes, like improving hemoglobin A1C, making healthy meal plans and lowering blood pressure.
September 5, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Hillsborough County’s Office of Neighborhood Relations is offering FREE training to help homeowner association (HOA) board members become knowledgeable leaders and build strong communities.
ORLANDO, FL - May 24, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Hearing “the check is in the mail,” is welcome news for 113 well-deserving young people who live in communities across Florida. Why? It’s because the announcement means that these students — high school graduates about to enter their first year of college and others already enrolled in a college, or university — recently were notified they are recipients of scholarships through the Florida Realtors® Education Foundation Inc.A not-for-profit corporation established by the state Realtor association, the Florida Realtors® Education Foundation Inc. provides real estate-related educational scholarships and grants. The Foundation’s Board of Directors awarded $263,000 in scholarships to help pay for higher education expenses for these students in the 2011-2012 school year. All recipients are Florida residents and will be attending community colleges, four-year universities, graduate programs or law schools. Many students said they hope to pursue careers in real estate.
WASHINGTON, DC - April 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Fannie Mae today announced the opening of the Tampa Mortgage Help Center to provide free education and counseling services to struggling homeowners in the Greater Tampa Bay area. The Tampa Center, the seventh Mortgage Help Center to open across the country, is part of Fannie Mae's nationwide initiative to educate families about the options and tools available to help them stay in their homes.
Request for Proposals for New Construction and Rehabilitation of Multifamily Housing and Housing &...
February 11, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Deadline to submit a Multifamily Rental Housing New Construction and Rehabilitation RFP is Friday, February 25, 2011, no later than 3:00 p.m. A Technical Workshop will be held on February 14, 2011, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. at the Affordable Housing Department, 1208 Tech Blvd, Ste 300, Tampa, FL 33619.
ORLANDO, FL - January 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Do you have kids currently in college, or maybe one who is about to graduate high school? Are they interested in a possible real estate-related career? Then find out more about the Student Scholarship Program offered through Florida Realtors® Education Foundation Inc., a not-for-profit corporation established to provide real estate-related educational scholarships and grants. But act fast: The application deadline for this year's program is Feb. 28, 2011.
Tampa, FL - January 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- In recognition of the bicentennial of the 1811-1812 New Madrid Earthquakes, the Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) are teaming with state and local partners to bring residents and organizations in the affected region an educational campaign to help reduce their earthquake risk.
ORLANDO, FL - December 8, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Florida high school seniors: Are you filling out college applications and poring over potential scholarship programs? Then make plans to enter the Florida Realtors®' 2010-2011 Scholarship Essay Contest for High School Seniors for a chance to win up to $6,000 in scholarship funding.
TALLAHASSEE, FL - December 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Bill McCollum and the Florida Interagency Mortgage Task Force today hosted a community forum in Kissimmee to discuss the housing crisis. The event was designed to present a comprehensive approach for dealing with housing-related issues and provide information and assistance to consumers. Participating agencies included state agencies, law enforcement and regulatory authorities.
Tampa, FL - October 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- This is Fire Prevention Week (October 3-9) and, with 85 new wildfires burning today throughout the United States, and many areas of the country under fire watches, the Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) offers effective ways to reduce the risk of wildfire-related property damage.
PALM HARBOR, FL - May 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Gus M. Bilirakis (R-Fla.), representing Florida’s 9th Congressional District including portions of Pasco, Pinellas and Hillsborough counties, will be hosting a home foreclosure assistance workshop on Saturday, May 22, 2010.
ORLANDO, FL - May 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Hearing “the check is in the mail,” is welcome news for 40 well-deserving young people who live in communities across the Sunshine State. Why? It’s because the announcement means that these students, some recent high school graduates about to enter college and others already enrolled in a college or university, recently were notified they are the first-ever recipients of scholarships from the new Florida Realtors® Education Foundation Inc
Stuart, FL - April 9, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Tom Rooney (R-Fla.) today advised struggling homeowners in South Florida to take advantage of an opportunity this month for free counseling and guidance to help reduce their monthly mortgage payments. The event, hosted by the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA), will take place in Miami from April 15-19.
Washington, DC - October 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Vern Buchanan (FL-13) will hold a foreclosure assistance workshop on Saturday, October 10, 2009. Lenders, federal agencies, and local housing and counseling agencies will help assist residents of Florida’s 13th District from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the student union at State College of Florida, 5840 26th St. West, Bradenton, Florida
TAVARES, FL - September 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- As part of the Annual Fire Prevention Week (Oct. 4-10), the Lake County Department of Public Safety, Fire Rescue Division, is stepping up its public-education efforts to remind residents how to keep homes fire safe and prevent painful burns.
Lenders, Federal and Local Agencies to Provide Free Assistance October 10. Washington, DC - September 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Vern Buchanan (FL-13) announced today that he will hold a foreclosure assistance workshop on Saturday, October 10, 2009. In attendance will be several lenders, federal agencies, and local housing and counseling agencies, which will be available to assist residents of Florida’s 13th District from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the student union at State College of Florida, 5840 26th St. West, Bradenton, Florida.