Governor Granholm, MSHDA Announce Over $7.5 Million for 15 Michigan Entitlement Cities Two additional...
LANSING, MI - April 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor Jennifer M. Granholm together with Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Executive Director Keith Molin today announced over $7.5 million in grants to be distributed to 15 cities across the state through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP). The grants are the first round of NSP funding in Michigan that could total as much as $22 million over the next six to nine months. This initial funding will support the redevelopment of 116 residential units and the demolition of 276 blighted units throughout the state.
LANSING, MI - April 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Sen. Randy Richardville has been appointed to serve on a joint Senate and House conference committee regarding legislation that would help Michigan homeowners who are facing foreclosure.
April 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Last year, you may recall the Passage of Public Act 96 of 2008, which enables home sellers to retain 2 principal resident exemptions for property still on the market after the seller has moved elsewhere in the state. To obtain the exemption, home sellers need to submit the “Conditional Rescission of Principal Residence Exemption Form #4640".
April 20, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Briefing: Sen. Van Woerkom will participate in a tree planting ceremony with the Michigan Nursery and Landscape Association as part of the group’s “Plant Michigan Green Initiative.” Held during the week of Earth Day, the ceremony will promote how plants can contribute to keeping Michigan’s environment healthy.
April 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Michigan's Energy Future Today, a new cable show designed specifically for Michigan residents, will air on cable stations statewide beginning in April, Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth (DELEG) Communications Director Mario L. Morrow announced today. The new program will cover a wide range of topics including renewable energy, green jobs, advanced energy technologies, and energy efficiency
WARREN - April 08, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Attorney General Mike Cox today announced that the City of Warren will receive a $250,000 grant to help fight the devastating effects of the home foreclosure crisis. The grant comes as a result of a settlement with Countrywide Financial that also provides $6.7 million in direct payments to nearly 3,700 former Michigan Countrywide customers who lost their homes to foreclosure under certain circumstances.
April 07, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — MAR’s seventh annual Broker Summit is only two weeks away, and has an agenda that is addressing challenges for brokers in today’s market. Being held April 22-23, at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, the Broker Summit is an event not to be missed by brokers, managers and leaders in the industry who want to stay up to date on the current industry trends, and how to increase success.
April 07, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) today released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for up to $8.5 million in Michigan energy efficiency grants. The grants are funded by the Low‑Income and Energy Efficiency Fund.
April 07, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Homeowners, neighborhoods and communities are best served when people are able to remain in their homes. Families across our state are struggling to do just that, and I want to make sure they have a fighting chance. That’s why I am working on measures to protect homeowners from property tax increases that are out of step with their home’s actual value
LANSING, MI - April 03, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The state Senate today approved legislation that would help Michigan homeowners who are facing foreclosure, said Sen. Randy Richardville, who voted for the measures.
April 02, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor Jennifer M. Granholm and Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth (DLEG) Director Stanley "Skip" Pruss today announced that five Michigan builders have been awarded federal grants from the Energy Star Home Grant Program to construct energy-efficient houses. "As the demand for energy efficiency in home building goes up, so too, does the demand for the technologies and products that are critical to Michigan's new energy economy and the jobs that come along with it," said Granholm.
April 01, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth Deputy Director Liesl Eichler Clark will present Energy Star Home Grants of $5,000 to five builders from across the state at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 1 at Urban Options in East Lansing.
Earth Day Ceremony: New LEED Gold-Certified Building Ribbon Cutting and Groundbreaking Offer Renewable Energy...
BAY CITY, MI - March 31, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — A ribbon-cutting ceremony will welcome the Michigan Department of Environment Quality (DEQ) and the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth (DELEG) to their new location at the Bay City Business Center, a building with LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Murray D. Wikol - President and CEO of ProVisions, LLC, the facility's developer and owner - will host this ceremony at 2 p.m. on Earth Day, April 22, at 401 Ketchum Street.
East Lansing, MI - March 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Coldwell Banker Hubbell BriarWood\'s Concierge Program offers homeowner services to those looking to buy and sell homes in the Lansing area.
March 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Michigan homeowners are in desperate need of relief. That’s why recently the Michigan Senate overwhelmingly passed a resolution designed to help homeowners with rising property taxes and declining home value.