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Atlanta Regains Class 2 ISO Rating; Effects Will Be Felt in Insurance Premiums

ATLANTA - August 30, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Kasim Reed announced today that the City has regained its Class 2 ISO rating. The rating, provided by Insurance Services Office, can affect the cost of homeowners’ insurance, with a lower rating meaning lower premiums. Insurance companies have 90 days to respond to the lowered rating, meaning that homeowners could begin to see changes in their insurance costs in December.

‘Shop Home Insurance’ Offering Free Home Insurance Quotes Comparison Service

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 26, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Shop Home Insurance announces the availability of freehomeowners insurance quotes comparison service. Calling on the contact number as present on their site helps one get in touch with the licensed agent of the company and get free home insurance quotes from up to five providers free of cost. Some of the insurance providers that the company has tied up with include Travelers Home Insurance, Safeco Home Insurance, Hartford Home Insurance, Liberty Mutual Home Insurance, Ask Royal Home Insurance and ASI Home Insurance among others

Husband and Wife Realtor Team Earn Community Service Award

Marietta, GA - March 5, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Long-time RE/MAX Greater Atlanta husband-wife team Rosalee and Earl Whitley were honored with a community service award from the Cobb Association of Realtors at the organization’s year-end meeting.

Westmoreland Named to Two Subcommittees on Financial Services

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 19, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Lynn Westmoreland today was named to two influential subcommittees on the House Financial Services Committee: the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee and the Insurance, Housing, and Community Opportunity Subcommittee.

House Passes National Flood Insurance Program

Washington, DC - July 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The US House passed H.R. 5114, the Flood Insurance Reform Priorities Act of 2010. H.R. 5114 will reauthorize and improve the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which is the primary source of reliable, affordable flood insurance coverage for millions of American homes and businesses. The bill includes an amendment by Congressman Scott to allow NFIP premiums to be paid in installments.

HOUSE VOTES TO EXTEND FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 24, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- With the support and backing of area Congressman Jack Kingston (R-GA), the U.S. House of Representatives today voted to extend the National Flood Insurance Program through September 30, 2010. The program, which lapsed on June 1, allows property and business owners as well as renters to purchase insurance against flood losses.

HUD Approves $84.7 Million Deal to Construct 65-Bed Hospital in Vidalia, Georgia

First FHA-Insured Hospital Loan in the State of Georgia. WASHINGTON - April 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced a commitment to insure a loan to Meadows Regional Medical Center (MRMC) in Vidalia, Georgia to construct a new 65-bed hospital to replace an existing 45-year-old facility. The $84.7 million loan is made possible through the Federal Housing Administration's Section 242 Hospital Mortgage Insurance Program and is the first FHA-insured hospital loan in the state of Georgia.

Two Ponzi Scheme Operators Plead Guilty In Massive Insurance and Securities Fraud Prosecution

Lee Cash and Joey O’Kelly pled guilty today to charges arising out of a Ponzi scheme operated by the two men that focused on...

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Mayor Kasim Reed Advances $380 Million in New Transportation Infrastructure Spending...

Mayor Kasim Reed announced today that the Atlanta City Council has voted 13 to 1 to approve a measure to put a special local option sales tax (TSPLOST) referendum on the November ballot to fund transportation related infrastructure projects throughout the City of Atlanta. The ballot referendum will ask Atlanta voters to authorize a 0.4 percent sales tax increase for a five-year period. The TSPLOST is projected to generate approximately $260 million, which will be leveraged to generate additional matching funds.

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Atlanta REALTORS® Releases February 2017 Statistics on Housing Market

Atlanta REALTORS® (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its February 2017 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.