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Hank helps homeowners prevent foreclosures with 2nd HomeSafe GA event in 2013

LITHONIA, GA - October 7, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Local homeowners participated in Saturday’s HomeSafe Georgia foreclosure prevention event at Salem Bible Church in Lithonia hosted by Rep. Hank Johnson along with representatives from credit counseling agency CredAbility.

Rep. Johnson fighting foreclosures with 2013 ‘Save the Dream’ event

LITHONIA, GA - October 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- On Saturday, Oct. 5, Congressman Hank Johnson is hosting a community event to help struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure

Hank holds HomeSafe Ga. foreclosure prevention event in Conyers

CONYERS, GA - September 30, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- More than 100 homeowners participated in Saturday’s HomeSafe Georgia foreclosure prevention event at Springfield Baptist Church in Conyers hosted by Rep. Hank Johnson, along with representatives from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs and HUD-approved counseling agency D&E

Rep. Johnson fighting foreclosures with 2 ‘Save the Dream’ events in fall of 2013

LITHONIA, GA - August 30, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- On Saturday, Sept. 28 and Saturday, Oct. 5, Congressman Hank Johnson is hosting community events to help struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure.

National Mortgage Settlement to Begin Payments to Eligible Borrowers Who Lost Homes to Foreclosure

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Over 50,000 Georgia borrowers who submitted a valid foreclosure payment claim through the National Mortgage Settlement will receive a check this month for approximately $1,480. The total amount to be paid to Georgia borrowers is $75,828,288.90.

Rep. Johnson No. 1 in helping constituents save their homes

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman’s office assisted in HomeSafe GA outreach, helping nearly 700 homeowners prevent foreclosures in the Fourth Congressional District

Reps. Lewis, Scott, Johnson to Governor Deal: Invest mortgage settlement funds in foreclosure prevention

ATLANTA, GA - June 25, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Representatives John Lewis, David Scott, and Hank Johnson today urged Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, Community Affairs Commissioner Michael Beatty, and Economic Development Commissioner Chris Cummiskey to ensure that the $104 million awarded to Georgia from the National Mortgage Settlement be invested in foreclosure prevention.

Joint Statement of Reps. Lewis, Scott, Johnson regarding use of mortgage settlement funds

June 25, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Yesterday, U.S. Reps. John Lewis, David Scott, and Hank Johnson sent a letter to Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, Community Affairs Commissioner Michael Beatty, and Economic Development Commissioner Chris Cummiskey urging that the *$104 million the State of Georgia received from the National Mortgage Settlement be invested in foreclosure prevention.

Helping Atlanta Homeowners Avoid Foreclosure

Jonesboro, - June 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Last week, in College Park, 1,478 homeowners attended the “Help for Homeowners Event” at the Georgia International Convention Center. It was the fourth time the Obama Administration has sponsored an event for struggling homeowners in the Atlanta area. In total, 8,065 homeowners have been helped at events in Metropolitan Atlanta, and more than 275,000 families in the area have received assistance through government and mortgage servicer programs

House Bill on Foreclosed Real Property Registration Passes Senate

ATLANTA, GA - March 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Sen. Jesse Stone (R-Waynesboro) presented HB 110 to standardize state-wide vacant property registries in the Senate today. The bill passed with a vote of 33-15.

Sen. Mike Crane Encourages Constituents to Review Foreclosure Settlement

ATLANTA, GA - February 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- In light of the recent announcement from Attorney General Sam Olens, Sen. Mike Crane (R-Newnan) is providing his constituents with the necessary information to determine eligibility for receiving benefits from a landmark federal-state foreclosure settlement. Georgia’s estimated share of the $25 billion agreement with Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citi and Alli/GMAC is $817.7 million

Two Master-Planned Communities Outside of Atlanta Hope to Boost Development with Online Auction

Newport Beach, CA - December 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- In the suburbs about 25 miles outside of Atlanta sit two promising residential developments with an opportunity that many homebuilders, developers and real estate investors are finding difficult to ignore. The two groups of finished lots on the Freedom Realty Exchange (FRE.com) auction website are priced for a quick sale through a fair and competitive online bidding process.

Georgia Department of Banking and Finance’s Order to Cease and Desist Issued to Mortgage...

Atlanta, GA - August 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- On August 16, 2011, an Order to Cease and Desist issued by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance (“Department”) to Mortgage Foreclosure Experts, LLC dba www.mortgageforeclosureexperts.org located at 1950 Old Cuthbert Road, Suite 1, Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08034 became final.

GoFightForeclosure.com Best Foreclosure Practice How-to Challenge Mortgage Note and Win

Atlanta, GA - August 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- GoFightForeclosure.com today announced how homeowners cheat foreclosure and beat the bank. Citing today homeowners have a major advantage to avoid foreclosures by using reckless bookkeeping as a foreclosure defense.

Georgia Department of Banking and Finance’s Order to Cease and Desist Issued to Xcelerated...

Atlanta, GA - June 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- On May 31, 2011, an Order to Cease and Desist issued by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance (“Department”) to Xcelerated Financial Solutions, LLC fka Georgia Foreclosure Center fka Foreclosure Crisis Center, LLC located at 6505 Shiloh Road, Suite 301, Alpharetta, Georgia 30005 became final.This Order to Cease and Desist was issued by the Department after it obtained evidence that Xcelerated Financial Solutions, LLC fka Georgia Foreclosure Center fka Foreclosure Crisis Center, LLC engaged in residential mortgage brokering activities without a license or under an applicable exemption in violation of O.C.G.A. § 7-1-1002.

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Atlanta REALTORS® Releases February 2018 Statistics on Housing Market

Atlanta REALTORS® (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its February 2018 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metropolitan Atlanta. The Market Brief, compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS), provides the only regionally-focused synopsis of monthly sales and home prices for single family residential properties