Brookwood Man Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Mortgage Fraud Scheme

BIRMINGHAM - July 5, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- A federal judge today sentenced a Brookwood man to 18 months in prison on false statement charges related to an almost $750,000 mortgage fraud scheme in the Birmingham area, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and FBI Special Agent in Charge Patrick J. Maley.

PCCP, LLC and B&M Management Company Form Joint Venture for the Acquisition of a...

New York, NY - August 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- PCCP, LLC announced today it formed a joint venture with Montgomery, AL-based B&M Management Company to acquire The Reserve at Research Park, a 736-unit Class B multifamily property located at 6200 Rime Village Dr. in Huntsville, AL. The property was purchased in an off-market transaction.

Birmingham Man Faces Mortgage Fraud Charges for Selling Houses He Did Not Own

BIRMINGHAM, AL - June 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Federal prosecutors on Monday charged a Birmingham man for running a mortgage fraud scheme in which he sold houses that he did not own, U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance announced.

MLS database synced to IDX enabled website of Birmingham Realtor Dawn Kirkland

EUGENE, OR - June 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Birmingham, Alabama home seekers can now experience a dynamic real estate search, thanks to IDX, Inc. and real estate agent Dawn Kirkland. Birmingham Area MLS (BHAMMLS) listings have never been more accessible by potential Alabama buyers as they now are on the convenient real estate website Kirkland hosts. IDX Broker software extracts raw listing data directly from the BHAMMLS and integrates it onto the search page of Kirkland, creating a thorough and comprehensive database of property listings. Finding the perfect home online has never been easier, with the IDX enabled website Kirkland supports

Brookwood Man Faces 34-Count Federal Indictment in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

BIRMINGHAM, AL - February 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A federal grand jury today indicted a Brookwood man on wire fraud and false statement charges related to a more than $1 million mortgage fraud scheme in the Birmingham area, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance.

State Banking Department of Alabama Announces Its Participation in the CSBS/AARMR Nationwide Mortgage Licensing...

MONTGOMERY, AL - July 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- John Harrison, Superintendent of Banks, today announced that, starting October 1 the State Banking Department will begin participation in the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System that was developed by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) and the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators (AARMR).

Grand Opening of Jordan’s Gate Creates 48 Affordable, Single-Family Homes for Families in Opelika,...

OPELIKA, AL - June 3, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Local families showcased their new homes as part of the grand opening celebration for Jordan’s Gate, a 26-acre, newly built community of 48 single-family homes for low-income residents in Opelika, Ala. Located in the Jeter neighborhood, the $9.3 million development is the result of a partnership between Enterprise Community Partners, Enterprise Community Investment, Inc. (Enterprise), The Bennett Group LLC, the Greater Peace Baptist Church and the Greater Peace Community Development Corporation (GPCDC). In addition to the homes, the site includes a clubhouse, playgrounds, and fitness and computer centers for residential use.

ALABAMA HOME BUILDERS FOUNDATION AWARDS 85 SCHOLARSHIPS TO STUDENTS THROUGHOUT ALABAMA

April 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Alabama Home Builders Foundation, the charitable arm of the Home Builders Association of Alabama, recently awarded scholarships to 85 students in Alabama. The scholarships were given to students who desire to study the building trades or construction-related curricula at two-year, four-year and technical colleges throughout the state.

Annual ‘Best Places to Live in Rural America’ Rankings Released

The Progressive Farmer magazine crowns Maryland's Kent County and nine other best rural places to live based on their ability to thrive-even during struggles-among other quality-of-life statistics.

Nordstrom to Open First Alabama Store at Riverchase Galleria in Birmingham

SEATTLE, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN), a leading fashion specialty retailer, announced it has signed a letter of intent with General Growth Properties and Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC to open a new Nordstrom store at Riverchase Galleria in Birmingham.

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