Real Estate News – March 7, 2011

The “Don’t Tread On Me” flag caused a huge flap between a homeowner and his Home Owner’s Association. The homeowner felt he had the right to fly it, but the HOA said according to its rules, he did not have that right. Now, state lawmakers are taking up the fight over the “Don’t Tread On Me” flag (via

Federal prosecutors have identified 75 to 100 co-conspirators, including judges, attorneys and former police officers, at various levels of a massive fraud scheme involving Las Vegas Valley home­owners associations, the Las Vegas Review-Journal has learned (via

New law requires energy efficiency (via

A national mortgage modification and foreclosure rescue firm that operates under several names has been accused of making bogus claims to consumers (via

The Green Bay Packers have spent more than $27 million in the last five years to acquire more than 28 acres near Lambeau Field for what the organization hopes will become part of a multi-jurisdictional sports and entertainment district (via