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New Michigan Product Saves in Costly Basement Repairs

Novi, MI - January 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mr. Sponge Waterproofing, Inc., of Novi Michigan released their new patent pending product for consumers that saves in costly basement repairs. The new "TRX Compressed Swell Plug," is designed for consumers or property maintenance personnel to repair leaking rod holes. Rod Holes are the most common leak in poured concrete walls with an average contractor repair cost of $125.00 for one hole.

Quicken Loans Inc. Named #1 in Detroit Free Press’ Top Workplaces in Michigan 2010...

Detroit, MI - November 15, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Quicken Loans Inc., the nation’s largest online lender and top-five retail mortgage lender, and Quizzle LLC, a free online tool that helps consumers better manage their home, money and credit, today announced they ranked #1 in the Detroit Free Press’ Top Workplaces in Michigan 2010 list

DELEG Warns Consumers of Furnace Cleaning Scams Offers Do’s and Don’ts of Winterizing Your...

October 1, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- This is the time of year to get your furnace cleaned and ready for winter. Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth (DELEG) Acting Director Andrew S. Levin offers some sensible tips to avoid getting burned by furnace fixing "scam artists."

Quicken Loans and Sister Companies Move to Downtown Detroit

Detroit, MI - August 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, downtown Detroit became home to 1,700 new faces as energized team members from Quicken Loans Inc, and its sister companies, One Reverse Mortgage LLC, Fathead LLC, In-House Realty LLC and Quizzle LLC began moving into their new home in the heart of Detroit’s rising technology district. The companies occupied the remainder of the vacant space in Detroit’s newest business complex, the Compuware building, on the North edge of Campus Martius. The building will now house a total “brainforce” of nearly 4,000 technology and web-based workers.

Waterfront property search just got easier for Michigan residents with a custom IDX solution...

EUGENE, OR - July 29, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- David Evich of Real Estate One has joined with IDX, Inc. to incorporate their dynamic MLS search tool, IDX Broker, on to his real estate website. Traverse City, Michigan is host to many lake front properties, now home seekers can find these homes conveniently by searching on his Traverse MLS (TRVMLS) synced website. The unique technology provided by the IDX Broker software pulls raw listing data from the TRVMLS database and displays it on the search pages. The adoption of such a revolutionary tool demonstrates on his website shows the dedication of Evich to his clients and home seekers around Traverse City

Midwest realty group upgrades real estate website with a customizable IDX solution

EUGENE, OR - July 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Steve Volkers Group, out of Grand Rapids, Michigan, has created a unique real estate website with the help of their customized IDX Broker software. This software allows real estate agent Steve Volkers and Grand Rapids residents and home seekers to utilize the Grand Rapids MLS (GRAR) quickly and efficiently in searching for properties online. The website of Volkers now hosts one of the most comprehensive online real estate searches in the nation, thanks to the IDX Broker software.

A Custom IDX Solution Simplifies Downing Frye Realtors Online Home Search for Clients

EUGENE, OR - April 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX Inc. is please to welcome Downing Frye Realtor Kerrie Novak to the growing team of real estate professionals choosing to update their websites with IDX Broker software. By doing so, Novak is integrating her website with the Sunshine MLS (SSMLS) listing information, previously unavailable to online home seekers. The innovative IDX Broker software extracts raw listing data from SSMLS and embeds it on Novak's website. Potential home buyers all around Naples, Florida now have access to a full, up-to-date database of listing information right on Novak's site.

MPSC: Home Heating Credits Now Being Processed

February 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) today noted that the Michigan Department of Treasury is now processing Michigan Home Heating Credits (HHC) for the 2009 tax year. The credit assists low-income customers with winter energy bills

Camp Introduces Solar Jobs Creation Legislation

Washington, D.C. - November 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, U.S. Representatives including Rep. Dave Camp, R-MI, introduced bipartisan legislation to boost solar panel manufacturing in the United States.

DELEG Warns Consumers of Furnace Cleaning Scams Offers Do’s and Don’ts of Winterizing Your...

October 2, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- This is the time of year to get your furnace cleaned and ready for winter. Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth (DELEG) Director Stanley "Skip" Pruss offers some sensible tips so you do not get taken to the cleaners

Legislature approves SMC renovation and expansion plans

LANSING, MI - June 4, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Southwestern Michigan College is one step closer to renovating its Kairis Technology Building today after the Joint Capital Outlay Subcommittee approved the planning documents, announced Sen. Ron Jelinek and Reps. Sharon Tyler and Matt Lori.

‘Seeking Michigan’ Web Site Employs Today’s Technology to Deliver Michigan’s History to Information Seekers

March 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Department of History, Arts and Libraries today announced the launch of the Seeking Michigan Web site (www.seekingmichigan.org), a growing collection of unique historical information that - through digitized source documents, maps, films, images, oral histories and artifacts - creatively tells the stories of Michigan's families, homes, businesses, communities and landscapes.

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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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Congresswoman Lawrence Statement on Bills to Combat Human Trafficking

Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) released the following statement after the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure approved of two bills to combat human trafficking on our nation’s highways. “As the Vice Chair of the Congressional Bipartisan Caucus for Women’s Issues