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Real Property Tax Foreclosure Auction – 2/5/2010

Vancouver, WA - January 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Doug Lasher, Clark County Treasurer, announced that a Property Tax Foreclosure Auction will be conducted on Friday, February 5, 2010, at 9 a.m. on the 6th Floor Hearing Room, Clark County Public Service Center Building, 1300 Franklin Street, Vancouver, Washington. Lasher stated, “As of January 25, there are 12 parcels subject for sale this year; however, this could change daily.”

Free mortgage help available at foreclosure prevention event

SEATTLE, WA - December 3, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Are you struggling to pay your mortgage because of a subprime loan, a job loss or a one-time financial crisis like an illness or divorce?

McKenna co-chairs effort to unite state and federal authorities against mortgage scams

OLYMPIA, WA - August 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mortgage scammers and others seeking to prey on homeowners had better watch their backs. Attorney General Rob McKenna and Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller are co-chairing a new State-Federal Task Force on Mortgage Enforcement which is an unprecedented partnership to target fraudsters.

DFI Applauds The FHA’s Efforts To Assist Homeowners Facing Foreclosure In Obtaining Loan Modifications

OLYMPIA, WA - August 5, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- “I am encouraged by recent steps taken by the Federal Housing Administration to meet the needs of homeowners struggling to keep their homes,” Washington State Department of Financial Institutions Director Scott Jarvis said today.

Money available for foreclosed Countrywide borrowers

SEATTLE, WA - July 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nearly 1,000 Washington residents who lost their homes to foreclosure are a step closer to receiving some money to ease their pain, Attorney General Rob McKenna announced today.

Free workshop to help homeowners avoid foreclosure

SEATTLE, WA - July 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Greg Nickels invites homeowners who may be having trouble paying their mortgages to attend a free workshop where they can get assistance from lenders and counselors to help avoid foreclosure.

State, federal sweep slams loan-mod scams

SEATTLE, WA - July 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- In the aftermath of the mortgage industry shakedown, a new type of bottom-feeder is chomping at homeowners struggling to keep up with their loan payments.

Project to provide free legal assistance to homeowners facing foreclosure

SEATTLE, WA - June 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) is pleased to announce that its Home Foreclosure Legal...

Pay time for notorious foreclosure rescue scammer

SEATTLE, WA - May 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Washington Attorney General’s Office declared a major victory for consumers today in response to a judge’s order that a notorious foreclosure rescue scammer must pay more than $3.2 million to victims he wronged plus $179,000 in penalties for violating the Consumer Protection Act.

Attorney General’s foreclosure rescue fraud and online promotions bills scheduled for public hearings this...

OLYMPIA, WA - January 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – Two bills requested by Attorney General Rob McKenna that would protect Washington consumers are scheduled for public hearings this week.

Property tax foreclosure sale – February 6

January 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – Doug Lasher, Clark County Treasurer, announced that a Property Tax Foreclosure Auction will be conducted on Friday, February 6, 2009, at 9 a.m. in the 6th Floor Hearing Room, Clark County Public Service Center Building, 1300 Franklin Street, Vancouver, Washington. Lasher stated, “It is anticipated that there will be six parcels subject to sale this year.”

States want Congress to amend bankruptcy code

OLYMPIA, WA - January 6, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna is joining attorneys general from 21 other states plus the District of Columbia in an effort to convince Congress to loosen bankruptcy rules so judges can modify home loans to help reduce foreclosures.

Florida company accused of charging homeowners for empty promises

SPOKANE, WA - October 16, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — They call themselves “United Home Savers” and pledge to help homeowners facing foreclosure. But the...

Dirty deeds: Attorney General’s Office raises the red flag on foreclosure fraud

OLYMPIA, WA - September 05, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Rising mortgage payments have paved the way for scammers who peruse foreclosure listings. Grasping at...

New law helps protect distressed homeowners

 SEATTLE - A new state law to help protect financially strapped homeowners from equity skimming and foreclosure rescue scams becomes effective in Washington on June 12....

City partners with two nonprofits to help struggling families facing foreclosure

SEATTLE - January 29, 2008 - Mayor Greg Nickels today announced a new pilot program aimed at helping Seattle families facing foreclosure keep their homes...

Attorney General’s foreclosure rescue fraud and identity theft bills scheduled for public hearings tomorrow

 OLYMPIA – Two bills requested by Attorney General Rob McKenna that would protect Washington residents from mortgage foreclosure scams and make it easier to...

Property Tax Foreclosure Auction – February 1, 2008

Doug Lasher, Clark County Treasurer, announced that a Property Tax Foreclosure Auction will be conducted on Friday, February 1, 2008, at 9 a.m. in...

Washington Realtors praise Congressional action to expand access to home loans

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Dec. 14, 2007 - More low-income families will be able to buy homes under new legislation approved by the U.S. Senate...

HUD Secretary announces disaster assistance for Washington State flood victims

Foreclosure protection offered to displaced families in Evergreen State WASHINGTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson today announced HUD will speed federal...

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KCHA spearheads successful effort to preserve nine subdized apartment complexes in...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- When a portfolio of nine privately owned Section 8-assisted housing complexes located in five counties scattered across Washington state was offered for sale last spring, the King County Housing Authority spearheaded a collaborative effort to purchase it. The housing authorities of Bremerton, Grays Harbor County, Yakima, and Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee participated in assuring the preservation of a total of 337 homes within the various communities.

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Calmwater Capital Originates $7.6 Million Loan for WSU Student Housing

Calmwater Capital, a leading national direct real estate lender, has provided $7.6 million in senior debt to Nelson Brothers Professional Real Estate, LLC to acquire and upgrade a student housing complex near Washington State University. The 184-bed property, known as College Crest Apartments, is located at 1555 NE Merman Drive in Pullman, Washington.