Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden announced today that the national shadow mortgage registry known as MERS, which was at the center of the housing crisis, has agreed to implement important reforms – including regular reports on the accuracy of its records – as part of a settlement of a lawsuit Biden’s office filed against it last year. Biden filed the suit after hearing from homeowners throughout Delaware who were unable to have meaningful conversations about saving their home and who were unable to find out who owned their mortgage.
Brent Miller, CCIM, CPM, Wesley Cox, CCIM and Rick Tilghman, CCIM of Sperry Van Ness – Miller Commercial Real Estate in Salisbury, MD are pleased to announce the sale of the brewery equipment and real estate of the former Evolution Craft Brewery in Delmar, DE at 501 Bi-State Boulevard to Suellen Vickers and Lori Clough, owners of 3rd Wave Brewing Company. 3rd Wave will initially brew an IPA, a porter and pale ale at the 3500 square foot facility. 3rd Wave Brewing Co. is a dream between two friends that has become a reality. Their mission is to produce a quality of tastes that can be shared at the beach and wherever their friends may gather. 3rd Wave Brewing Company is scheduled to open mid summer. Please visit www.3rdwavebrewingco.com for more information
Delaware Gov. Jack Markell and Attorney General Beau Biden announced a plan today that will use the funds the state is receiving from the National Mortgage Foreclosure Settlement to help Delawareans who have been hurt by the housing crisis
WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 22, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Long-time local builder and developer Kevin Kelly, president of Leon N. Weiner and Associates, met recently with HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to discuss problems affecting the home building industry and policies that will help the housing market recover.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kevin Kelly, a Delaware builder and developer with more than 30 years of experience in the building industry, was elected as the 2012 Second Vice Chairman of the Board of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) during the association’s International Builders’ Show in Orlando.
Wilmington, AR - February 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The men and women serving in America’s military will gain important new protections under the multistate mortgage foreclosure settlement reached this week, Delaware Attorney General Beau and two federal officials said today. Biden, whose office took the lead in advocating for and negotiating the new military protections in the landmark settlement, was joined on a national media call by Assistant U.S. Attorney for Civil Rights Tom Perez, and Holly Petraeus, Assistant Director for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office of Servicemember Affairs.
Wilmington, DE - January 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Beau Biden was joined by a bipartisan coalition of legislators and advocates today to mark the launch of Delaware’s mandatory foreclosure mediation program. The program, which becomes operational Thursday, was established last year as part of a legislative package developed by Biden’s office and legislators to respond to the foreclosure crisis in Delaware. It is modeled after successful programs in other states and jurisdictions, including the City of Philadelphia and the state of Connecticut.