Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that 13 Georgia cities were recently awarded for outstanding achievement in urban design, economic development, organizational projects and downtown promotions at the annual Georgia Downtown Conference Awards of Excellence ceremony. The ceremony, held Aug. 21 in Decatur, was the culmination of a week-long conference for the state’s downtown developers.
Reston, Virginia - July 23, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. today announced two recent decisions from the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, upholding MERS’ authority to assign security deeds as the grantee of record
U.S. Representative John Lewis (D-Ga.) announced today that the 5th District was granted $700,000 in affordable housing funding from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (FHLBank Atlanta), one of the 12 district banks in the Federal Home Loan Bank System.
MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. today announced that the United States District Court of the Northern District of Georgia dismissed a challenge to the validity of a MERS assignment and granted a motion to dismiss.
Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced today that there are now more ways to qualify for HomeSafe Georgia, which helps homeowners who are unemployed or underemployed through no fault of their own with up to two years of mortgage payments.
USDA representatives today joined elected officials and supporters here to celebrate the opening of a Second Harvest of South Georgia regional food distribution facility.
U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) today announced DeKalb County-area groups will receive more than $3.2 million from the Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) to fight homelessness.
Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement announcing the awarding of a new $293,125 grant from the NeighborWorks national organization to assist NeighborWorks Columbus during the 2014 fiscal year. The funding is appropriated through the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 and will support NeighborWorks Columbus in their efforts to revitalize and sustain communities, promote and preserve affordable housing options, and create and sustain jobs in Columbus, Georgia
A Georgia real estate investor pleaded guilty today for her role in conspiracies to rig bids and commit mail fraud at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Georgia, the Department of Justice announced
This week, the City of Atlanta was one of seven local governments to be recognized by the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) for leadership in implementing policies and practices that contribute to efficient and sustainable use of resources in metro Atlanta.
Lee & Associates, one of the largest commercial real estate firms in the country, has named H. Allen Brown senior director in the firm’s Atlanta office. Brown brings more than 40 years of experience providing real estate investment counseling and transaction services to corporate, private and institutional owners.
On Friday, January 10, 2014, a Fulton County Grand Jury indicted Edmund Chatham, of Roswell, Ga., and Steven Connelly, of Alpharetta, Ga., on one count of Racketeering (O.C.G.A. §16-14-4(a)) for their role in a scheme using senior citizens to fraudulently obtain payouts from mortgage lenders for reverse mortgages
On Thursday, January 9, 2014, a Cobb County Grand Jury charged five individuals with Racketeering (O.C.G.A. § 16-14-4(c)) for their role in a home improvement scam targeting senior citizens. Helen Johnson, Larry McGill, Nicholas Mitchell, Rocky Mitchell and Gidget Williams are accused of conspiring to defraud 25 elderly victims of over $74,500 in Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, Gwinnett and Walton Counties.