Real Estate News – June 10-12, 2011



May home sales and prices: Up and up (via StarTribune.com): http://bit.ly/lEm0YD


Collection fees bury homeowners late on association dues (via orlandosentinel.com): http://thesent.nl/kAOWuq


The federal disaster declaration for Hennepin and Anoka counties resulting from a May 22 tornado will trigger a range of federal housing assistance, including limited foreclosure relief (via StarTribune.com): http://bit.ly/jIIW9r


Alter: Foreclosure Mess Made Worse by Politics (via Bloomberg.com): http://bloom.bg/jqmKcz


Oregon Dad Facing Foreclosure as Senator Tries to Help in Time for Soldier’s Homecoming (via abcnews.go.com): http://abcn.ws/it0tfj


Distressed Homeowners In Mediation Get Reprieve From Foreclosure Litigation (via loansafe.org): http://bit.ly/k4xB2q


Twin Cities housing market: Closed sales down, pending sales up (via finance-commerce.com): http://bit.ly/kmx4xI


Excelsior entrepreneur Robert Atkinson is hoping his Real Estate Network will be to real estate what ESPN has been to sports (via StarTribune.com): http://bit.ly/k5zleG


A shore-area lawyer and a real estate developer have admitted to roles in a scheme to embezzle funds from investors in commercial real estate projects in New Jersey (via NJ.com): http://bit.ly/kX1ST1


Cornerstone Mortgage has agreed to settle a federal complaint that it discriminated against home loan applicants on maternity leave, the Department of Housing and Urban Development said (via NewsOK.com): http://bit.ly/kslBV7


After four months of lobbying, hearings, amendments, wrangling, horse trading and fiery floor debates, the biggest homeowners association bill of the Nevada legislative session got “postponed to a later agenda” with minutes left before the final gavel fell (via lvrj.com): http://bit.ly/mewuLT


The Juneau woman who had her home foreclosed by Wells Fargo Bank was granted a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the bank and foreclosure trustee Alaska Trustee LLC on Friday in Juneau Superior Court (via JuneauEmpire.com): http://bit.ly/kx0z1i


 



 

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