Education & Training

Education & Training

Owosso to Host Historic Preservation Tax Credit Workshop for Commercial Property Owners

LANSING, MI - March 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Owners of historic commercial properties are encouraged to attend a workshop on maximizing the use of Federal and State Historic Preservation Tax Credits on, Thursday, March 24. The workshop will be presented by the City of Owosso, Owosso Main Street/DDA, the Michigan Historic Preservation Network/National Trust for Historic Preservation and the State Historic Preservation Office.

DELEG Announces Home Seminars and Tours Grant Winners DELEG Awards $75,000 Total to Five...

December 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth's (DELEG) Bureau of Energy Services Director Amy Butler, today announced that DELEG is awarding five different grants $15,000 each for Home Seminars and Tours projects. Home Seminars and Tours projects provide hands on examples for citizens on how to make homes more energy efficient

Housing Resource, Inc. of Kalamazoo Executive Director Ellen Kisinger-Rothi Receives Top MSHDA Honor for...

Lansing, MI - October 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) announced today Ellen Kisinger-Rothi, Executive Director of Housing Resource, Inc. in Kalamazoo, is the recipient of the 2010 Carla Javits Award for her dedicated service and forward thinking in the Campaign to End Homelessness in Michigan

FHA Regulations, Condominium Management, MBA and Law

Troy, MI - October 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- In the interest of encouraging law students and MBA students, the Board of the United Condominium Owners of Michigan (UCOM) has set aside four registrations for students of law and management schools in the Detroit area.

City of Monroe Offers Workshop on Historic Preservation Tax Credits for Residential and Commercial...

February 17, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Historic Preservation Office architect Bryan Lijewski will meet with Monroe property owners and developers at a free workshop on Thursday, February 18. The event is being presented by the Monroe Historic District Commission.

WORKSHOPS FOCUS ON INSURANCE, MORTGAGES, INVESTMENTS

LANSING, Michigan - September 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Senator Martha G. Scott (D-Highland Park), along with the Office of Financial & Insurance Regulation (OFIR), is offering three free financial workshops in October where consumers can learn about auto and home insurance, mortgage and consumer finance, and investor protection

Take Advantage of Fun & Functional Networking Events at MAR’s 2009 Convention & Expo

August 11, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The 2009 MAR Convention & Expo is offering more networking opportunities than ever. Being held October 7-9 at the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa, there is no better place to make connections, have fun, and increase your successful business solutions. In addition to your knowledge sessions, attend these events for fun & functional networking opportunities

OFIR Announces Free Mortgage Licensee Seminars

LANSING, MI - April 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation (OFIR) today announced that it is holding quarterly free seminars for the state's first and second mortgage licensees and registrants as well as for consumer financial services licensees. The next seminar takes place on May 6, 2009 at Western Michigan University's Grand Rapids Graduate Center.

MDOT to hold Safe Routes to School project open house in Muskegon Heights

March 03, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — WHAT:Open House to learn more about the Safe Routes to School project on 6th Street and Barney Avenue that will take place this construction season. Everyone in attendance will have the opportunity to speak directly with staff from the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and officials from the city of Muskegon Heights.

Sen. Pappageorge co-hosts property tax seminar with Weir Manuel Realtors

LANSING - February 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — To help Oakland County homeowners understand how property taxes work and when they should appeal their property tax assessment, State Sen. John Pappageorge, R-Troy, is co-hosting a complimentary “Everything You Need to Know About Property Taxes” seminar Tuesday, Feb. 24 with Rep. Chuck Moss, R-Birmingham, and Weir Manuel Realtors.

Sen. Pappageorge co-hosts property tax seminar with Weir Manuel Realtors

February 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Briefing: Property owners across the state and country have seen their property values decrease while their property taxes have increased. According to news reports, the average residential assessment in Birmingham has dropped by almost 15 percent

Byrd Honors Scholarship Now Available to Home-Schooled Students

February 09, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship, a federally funded program administered by the State of Michigan, Office of Scholarships and Grants (OSG), is now available to home-schooled students in Michigan.

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New shorelands program helps waterfront homeowners improve shorelines, inland lakes

The Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership recently launched a program to help lakefront homeowners understand best practices to protect their shoreland and inland lakes. The Michigan Shoreland Stewards Program will recognize inland lake property owners who are using healthy property management practices to protect their inland lake and offer tips to improve the shoreline further.

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Gov. Rick Snyder signs legislation extending deadline to apply for personal...

Employers with eligible manufacturing personal property can now file for tax exemptions until May 31, 2017, under legislation signed today by Gov. Rick Snyder. Manufacturing personal property is defined as personal property located on land used for industrial processing.