Yearly Archives: 2010

Sen. Carper Applauds Administration’s Efforts to Improve Home Energy Efficiency

WASHINGTON, DC - November 10, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) praised the White House's announcement of several new federal agency actions related to the Recovery through Retrofit initiative, which is an interagency effort designed to lay the groundwork for a strong, self-sustaining home energy efficiency retrofit industry, and to provide homeowners with the necessary information to make cost-effective decisions about home energy improvements

“SEU” Wants YOU to Win a $5,000 Home Energy Makeover

WILMINGTON, DE - October 25, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The SEU’s Energize Delaware officially launched an online Home Energy Makeover Facebook contest today, which will award a free home energy audit (worth $400) and up to $5,000 in home energy efficiency improvements. One winner from each Delaware County (Sussex, Kent and New Castle) will take home this opportunity… just in time for winter. Winners will enjoy lower energy bills and a more comfortable, healthier home for years to come.

Attorney General’s office joins multistate review of bank foreclosure practices

Wilmington, DC - October 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Beau Biden announced that his office is participating in a coordinated national effort by state Attorneys General and state mortgage regulators to investigate the foreclosure review and verification procedures used by the mortgage servicing industry. Officials from 50 states have joined together to review allegations that affidavits or other documents used in foreclosure proceedings were improperly submitted as well as other issues regarding irregularities or abuses by mortgage lenders and loan servicers. Last week, Biden urged Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, and Ally Financial to suspend foreclosure proceedings while they review their foreclosure procedures and announced that his office is reviewing the banks’ foreclosure practices. Bank of America responded two days later by halting foreclosure proceedings in all 50 states

Biden reacts to Bank of America’s decision to suspend foreclosures nationwide

Wilmington, DC - October 11, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Beau Biden, who on October 5th called on Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, and Ally Financial to stop foreclosure actions in Delaware amid questions about their foreclosures procedures, made the following statement following Bank of America’s announcement today that they are suspending foreclosure proceedings nationwide:

Biden calls on three banks to halt Delaware foreclosures

Wilmington, CO - October 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Beau Biden has called on three banks to stop foreclosure actions in Delaware amid questions about their foreclosures procedures. The banks have announced they are delaying foreclosure proceedings in 23 other states while they review whether their staff signed foreclosure documentation in thousands of cases without verifying the accuracy of those documents

Carper, Kaufman Announce $5 Million Grant to Stabilize Delaware Neighborhoods Hard Hit by Foreclosure

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 10, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Ted Kaufman (both D-Del.) announced $5 million in funding to help reverse the effects of the foreclosure crisis in Delaware. The funding was made possible through the U.S. Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Neighborhood Stabilization Program and will provide targeted emergency assistance to state and local governments to acquire, redevelop or demolish foreclosed properties.

Carper Honors WSFS Bank Executive for Excellence in Community Investment as Delaware’s Blueprint Communities...

Wilmington, DE - August 30, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Thomas Carper (D-DE) today honored Michael D. Skipper, Vice President and Community Development Manager at WSFS Bank, for his lifetime commitment to community investment at a statewide meeting of neighborhood leaders.


August 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Six Delaware emergency and transitional shelters for the homeless received a financial boost from the Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) to continue to bring needed services to the homeless in lower Delaware. A total of $100,348 in federal funds was awarded to homeless providers through a competitive application process in which DSHA has participated for twentythree consecutive years


August 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) is pleased to announce that 335 affordable housing units will be created and/or preserved thanks to awards being made through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program. The 2010 LIHTC Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) included incentives for developers to construct fully accessible units, as well as a new category to encourage developers to build new units that will add 83 affordable apartments to the statewide inventory.


Wilmington, DE (New Castle County) - June 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Metro Commercial Real Estate, Inc., the Philadelphia region's premier full-service retail real estate company, has negotiated a sublease for the region’s largest home furniture and manufacturing company, Ashley Furniture, to occupy the former 21,827 square foot Lane Home Furnishings at the Brandywine Town Center located in Wilmington, DE.

Attorney General Biden’s Mortgage Fraud Task Force announces June 8-9 housing workshops

Wilmington, DE - June 3, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- On June 8th and 9th, Delaware homeowners are invited to attend free statewide housing workshops sponsored by the Delaware Attorney General’s Mortgage Fraud Task Force, in conjunction with the Delaware State Housing Authority and the Office of the State Bank Commissioner. The workshops are aimed at facilitating loan modifications, reducing foreclosures, and providing educational information to help resident stay in their homes.

Name Your Own Price for a Resort Home in Millsboro, DE

Clinton, NJ - May 28, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Luxury living on a signature Jack Nicklaus golf course could cost as little as $95,000 when condo units are auctioned on June 13. Max Spann Real Estate & Auction Co., an industry-leading, full-service national auctioneer, will auction off 20 luxury condominiums at Windswept at the Peninsula on the Indian River Bay. The gated, resort community is located in Millsboro, DE.

Carper, Collins Bill to Safeguard Investment in Federal Green Buildings Wins Key Committee Approval

WASHINGTON, DC - May 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today the Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) unanimously approved Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) and Senator Susan Collins's (R-ME) legislation designed to ensure that federal employees who operate and maintain our federal facilities have the training and resources they need to safeguard our nation's significant investment in energy efficient buildings. The bill will now go to the full Senate for consideration.

Carper Urges Review of Federal Building Efficiency Measures to Save Taxpayer Dollars and Improve...

In Letters to GAO and OMB, Senator Highlights Green Building Council Report Detailing Opportunities for Increased Energy Efficiency in Federal Buildings. May 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) urged the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Peter Orszag and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) Acting Comptroller General Gene Dodaro to review the federal government’s energy use in order to save taxpayer dollars and improve energy efficiency. In his letters, Sen. Carper highlighted a recent United States Green Building Council report, “Using Executive Authority to Achieve Greener Buildings: Guide for Policymakers to Enhance Sustainability and Efficiency in Multifamily Housing and Commercial Buildings,” that detailed ways for the federal government to increase sustainability and efficiency in federal buildings.

Sens. Carper, Collins and Reps. Carnahan and Biggert Introduce Legislation to Safeguard Investment in...

WASHINGTON, DC - April 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- As Americans celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day and in recognition of the federal government's continuing commitment to saving energy and taxpayers' money, Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) along with Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), Rep. Russ Carnahan (D-MO), and Rep. Judy Biggert (R-IL) introduced legislation today to ensure that federal employees who operate and maintain our federal facilities have the training and resources they need to safeguard our nation's significant investment in energy efficient buildings.



WILMINGTON, DE - June 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Real Estate Mortgage Network, Inc. (REMN), a national mortgage lender based in River Edge, N.J., is pleased to announce the opening of its latest branch in Wilmington, DE. As REMN’s first branch in the state of Delaware, this new location will help the company better service the needs of region’s home buyers and real estate professionals, including those that live or work in and around the southeastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and eastern shore of Maryland areas, including the regions surrounding Philadelphia and Camden


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