TRENTON, N.J. - May 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Christie Administration announced today the launch of the New Jersey HomeKeeper Program, a foreclosure prevention initiative that will assist New Jersey homeowners who have a track record of making their mortgage payments on time but are now at risk of losing their homes to foreclosure as a direct result of unemployment or underemployment.
Hackettstown, NJ - May 5, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Investors looking for excellent cash flow and capital appreciation investment properties will find them in the two properties being offered at auction by Fiedler AM, LLC., on June 4, 2011. Both properties need substantial renovations prior to occupancy and are expected to be priced accordingly.
NEWARK, NJ - March 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Office of the Attorney General and State Division of Consumer Affairs this week filed administrative actions against 11 unlicensed businesses offering “mortgage loan modification” services for homeowners in dire financial straits. State law requires that anyone providing these services in New Jersey be licensed as a Debt Adjuster by the Department of Banking and Insurance, or be otherwise authorized
WASHINGTON, DC - December 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-8) today announced a U.S. Housing and Urban Development grant of $42,866 to the Paterson Housing Authority for the agency’s housing counseling program.
CHAIRMAN OF SENATE HOUSING SUBCOMMITTEE AND 16 COLLEAGUES URGE TREASURY TO IMPROVE FORECLOSURE PREVENTION...
WASHINGTON, DC - November 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- A group of 17 U.S. Senators, led by Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), are urging Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to make a series of alterations to the federal foreclosure prevention program so that more responsible but struggling homeowners can modify their mortgages. Menendez, who chairs the Senate Banking Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation and Community Development, and his colleagues wrote Geithner to express concern over the slow pace of mortgage modifications and the reluctance of some banks to cooperate in the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). They suggested specific changes to the program, including
Westfield, NJ - October 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- A 53-acre equestrian estate in the heart of horse country in Millstone and two building lots with more than 200 feet of road frontage in Matawan are to be sold at auction in November.
Attorney General Announces Settlement of Fraud Case with Mortgage Rescue Firms; Principal Defendant Agrees...
TRENTON, NJ - October 20, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced today that the owner of several New Jersey loan modification companies has agreed to pay the state $805,000 and stay out of the foreclosure rescue business to resolve allegations he defrauded struggling homeowners who sought help in staving off foreclosure.
TRENTON, N.J. - October 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Christie Administration announced today that New Jersey will receive an additional $188 million in federal funding for anti-foreclosure assistance to help struggling homeowners. The additional funding means that $300 million is now available for homeowners facing foreclosure.
NEWARK, NJ - October 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Office of the Attorney General, through the Division of Consumer Affairs, is assessing whether the state’s Consumer Fraud Act has been violated by companies that have admitted to not properly reviewing, factually verifying and signing foreclosure filings submitted to the courts.
Trenton, NJ - September 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Christie Administration announced today that New Jersey will receive $112 million in federal funding for anti-foreclosure assistance to help struggling homeowners.
Menendez, Lautenberg Applaud Nearly $12 Million In Additional Funding For Nj Communities Affected By...
WASHINGTON, DC - September 9, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- New Jersey's U.S. Senators, Robert Menendez and Frank Lautenberg, today applauded the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's announcement that it has awarded New Jersey communities $11,641,549 million in additional funding to help minimize the negative effects of the foreclosure crisis.
NEWARK, NJ - June 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Three members of an alleged mortgage fraud scheme that falsely promised to help homeowners facing foreclosure keep their homes and repair their damaged credit were arrested this morning on wire fraud conspiracy charges, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
Westfield, NJ - June 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Seven commercial properties throughout the New Jersey, including four former bank branches, will hit the auction block simultaneously on July 15
Clinton, NJ - May 28, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- More than $4 million in real estate notes secured by commercial and residential properties in New Jersey and Pennsylvania will be sold in an on-line auction on June 8 and 9
TRENTON, N.J. - May 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- New Jersey Department of Community Affairs’ (DCA) Acting Commissioner Lori Grifa today announced that the New Jersey Housing Mortgage Finance Agency (HMFA) has been awarded a $966,407 federal grant to support foreclosure prevention efforts statewide.
Attorney General, DOL Director Announce Settlement in Mortgage Fraud Case; Loan Modification Company, Individuals...
TRENTON, NJ - April 29, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Division of Law Director Robert Hanna announced today that a New Jersey loan modification company and its owners have agreed to an $11.45 million judgment to settle civil charges they defrauded homeowners who sought help in staving off mortgage foreclosure.
WASHINGTON, DC - April 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced nearly $1 million in funding for two New Jersey organizations to provide counseling to families and individuals facing foreclosure.
WASHINGTON, DC - April 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to 12 counties in New Jersey and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes following last month’s severe storms and flooding.
TRENTON, NJ - October 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- More than 2,600 New Jersey homeowners have received counseling assistance through the State's Foreclosure Mediation Program, Governor Jon S. Corzine said today.
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - September 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Jon S. Corzine today announced that since 2006, the State has created, preserved, or rehabilitated 30,284 affordable housing units for New Jersey's working families.