Real Estate News – March 19 & 20, 2011

Real estate news is a bit scarce this weekend with all the world events taking center stage, but here are a few gems from the headlines:

A former Bank of America employee agreed to pay restitution for misrepresenting himself as an attorney and charging illegal fees to homeowners seeking his assistance in an attempt to avoid foreclosure, the Massachusetts attorney general’s office said (via

Dozens of students at Capital Law School in Columbus are trying to help homeowners facing foreclosure keep their properties as part of a pro-bono program (via

St. Paul’s plans for Schmidt Brewery are coming to life (via

St. Paul has sold its first home — to El Salvadoran refugee Maria Villeda — under Neighborhood Stabilization Program to counter foreclosures (via