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Alabama Remodeling Excellence Awards Entry Deadline Extended

January 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The deadline for submitting entries for the 2009 Alabama Remodeling Excellence Awards (AREA) has been extended to Friday, January 23, 2009. The awards competition, which salutes the best of Alabama's remodeling industry, is open to all remodelers, contractors, kitchen and bath designers, architects, and other remodeling industry professionals

Builders Testify Before Congress On Use Of TARP Funds

January 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — As Congress considers releasing the second half of the Treasury's $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) today urged lawmakers to use a portion of the funds to stem the rising tide of foreclosures and increase the flow of credit for housing production. NAHB also urged passage of legislation to stimulate housing demand

Builders Converge On Capitol Hill To Urge Housing Stimulus

January 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Less than 24 hours after members of the 111th Congress were sworn into office, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) launched an all-out effort to make housing a centerpiece of the massive economic stimulus package that lawmakers are expected to complete by mid-February.

Finding Design Ideas for Your Remodeling Project

January 09, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — You want to change the look and feel of your house, but you also want your remodeling job to look fresh for a number of years while complementing the existing features of your home. How do you choose the right project and design for you and your family?

Free Rebuilding and Repair Advice Available in Lee County

As Alabamians repair or rebuild their homes damaged by the March 3 tornadoes and straight-line winds, FEMA and home-improvement stores in Lee County are teaming up to provide free information and literature on making homes stronger and safer