Real Estate News – March 30, 2011

Green Acres Repeal Clears House, on Second Reading in Senate:  area legislators have thrown their weight behind the repeal of a 2008 law that virtually ended Green Acres, a program that had huge participation in Wright County (via

U.S. state and local property-tax collections dropped in the last three months of 2010 by the most since home prices peaked more than four years ago, slowing the overall growth in government revenue (via

The Complete FHA Streamline Refinance Guidelines (via

The House voted Tuesday to end the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), the Obama administration’s flagship program for foreclosure aid (via REALTORMag):

Access to mortgage loans may be severely restricted if a new rule proposed by U.S. regulators isn’t amended, say mortgage industry executives (via

New SBA program for commercial real estate owners (via