Atlanta’s Top-Producing Real Estate Team Partners with Keller Williams Realty North Atlanta

Alpharetta, GA - May 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Realtor Mark Spain and his award-winning team of 14 agents and staff have partnered with Keller Williams Realty North Atlanta. They are based out of the Keller Williams located at 5780 Windward Parkway in Alpharetta. The Mark Spain Team had been with RE/MAX International since 1997 and was annually honored as one of the top-producing real estate teams in Georgia and the entire United States. In addition, the team has been the #1 team with the several-thousand-member Atlanta Board of Realtors for the last seven consecutive years


Washington, DC - March 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to end the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP). The NSP provides funding to help local communities deal with large numbers of foreclosures and abandoned properties. Congressman Scott opposed this effort to abandon neighborhoods in his district.

Westmoreland Votes to End Unnecessary Housing Program, Return $1 Billion to US Taxpayers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- This week, the House of Representatives voted to terminate the Neighborhood Stabilization Program, saving $1 billion of taxpayer money. The Neighborhood Stabilization Program was created in the 2008 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac bailout bill and allocated federal taxpayer dollars to state and local governments to purchase, renovate, rebuild, and resell abandoned and foreclosed property.

Rep. John Lewis Defends Need for Mortgage Refinance and Forclosure Assistance

Washington D.C. - March 11, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) --Yesterday Rep. John Lewis spoke out on the floor to help save the American Dream for millions of families. Rep. John Lewis made this impassioned statement on the floor of the House yesterday in an effort to defeat this termination of support for people who need it the most. The U.S. House of Representatives was preparing to vote on the Emergency Mortgage Relief Program Termination Act (H.R. 836) and the FHA Refinance Program Termination Act (H.R. 830).

Foreclosure Fraud Bill Passes Out of House Committee; Attorney General Unveils Mortgage and Foreclosure...

March 1, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Sam Olens applauded today’s action by the House Judiciary (Non-Civil) Committee to recommend “Do Pass” on HB 237. HB 237, introduced by Representative Rich Golick, would prohibit misstatements with the intent to defraud during the foreclosure process. The bill would also give law enforcement, including the Attorney General, sufficient authority to investigate and prosecute violations

Free Weekly Atlanta Foreclosure Bus Tour Debuts in Atlanta September 18, 2010

Roswell, GA - September 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Award-winning Realtor Cindy Lawson, who ranks #1 in her company of 1,200 agents for annual closings and who has specialized exclusively in the REO/foreclosure market for more than 20 years, wanted to do something to both educate and help metro Atlanta home buyers. After more than six months of preparation and research, the Atlanta Foreclosure Bus Tour concept was born. Unlike some area tours that have come and gone or that charge a fee, this weekly bus tour is free to the public and features numerous experts on hand to help with every question possible, from financing to home inspections to real estate contracts Seeks to Expand Its Industry Coverage

Atlanta, GA - August 17, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Short Sale Daily News, an online real estate industry resource to keep up with the frequent changes and current events in the industry, is seeking additional industry experts to be contributors to the site.

Atlanta Congressmen Join Forces with HUD and Treasury to Prevent Home Foreclosures

Atlanta, GA - July 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressmen John Lewis, David Scott, and Hank Johnson are proud to announce their upcoming event to assist Atlanta area homeowners who may be struggling with their mortgages. The three members are joining forces with the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, The Hope Now Alliance and NeighborWorks America for the "Help for Homeowners" project scheduled for Friday, July 30th 1:00PM to 7:30PM and Saturday, July 31st from 8:30AM to 3:00PM, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, 265 Peachtree Center Avenue. HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan will also be in attendance on Saturday, July 31st.

Intown Foreclosure Team Joins Prudential Georgia Realty’s Midtown Office

Atlanta,GA - July 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Prudential Georgia Realty is pleased to announceRealtors Francine Bethune and Kris Kolarich, who work together specializing inthe Atlanta foreclosure market, have joined its sales team. They are based outof Prudential Georgia Realty’s Midtown office, located on Peachtree Street a few blocks from the High Museum.

Ashley Erbesfield Battleson Rejoins Prudential Georgia Realty

Atlanta, GA - May 31, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) - Atlanta real estate professional AshleyErbesfield Battleson has rejoined Prudential Georgia Realty. She is based out of Prudential’s newBuckhead office at 3221 Peachtree Road, just south of the Peachtree andPiedmont Road intersection.

Top Atlanta Real Estate Team on a Mission to Help Atlanta Homeowners Avoid Foreclosure

Atlanta, GA - May 10, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Atlanta real estate agent Mark Spain and his team, who annually rank as oneof the top 20 RE/MAX teams in the world for closings, wanted to do somethingmore to help metro Atlanta homeowners, especially those in danger of losingtheir homes. In the last year, the Mark Spain Team has taken numerous steps to informthemselves so they could, in turn, educate and help homeowners

Dr. Aileen Szabo Joins Prudential Georgia Realty

Kennesaw, GA - May 4, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Dr. Aileen Szabo recentlyjoined Prudential Georgia Realty. Sheis based out of Prudential Georgia Realty’s Northwest office, located on2414 Dallas Highway in Marietta RecentlyLaunched to Keep Atlanta Home Buyers and Sellers Informed aboutthe Local Real...

Atlanta, GA - March 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Atlanta real estate continues to be a hot topic for current homeowners and potential buyers. Conflictingor incomplete information abounds about the local real estate market, homevalues, foreclosures and whether to buy or wait until the economy improves


Atlanta, GA - July 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Mark Spain, the top-producing Realtor® with RE/MAX Greater Atlanta, has earned the prestigious Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) designation, having completed extensive training in foreclosure avoidance and short sales. This is invaluable expertise to offer at a time when the area has numerous “distressed” homes in the foreclosure process.

New FICO Credit Score for Mortgage Lenders Debuts

BEACON Mortgage Score from Equifax offers unprecedented predictive power to help mortgage lenders and loan servicers make smarter mortgage decisions


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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