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Lead defendant in $50M mortgage fraud scheme gets 11 years - Inman.com


Lead defendant in $50M mortgage fraud scheme gets 11 years
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A San Antonio man who paid straw buyers kickbacks as part of a mortgage fraud scheme involving more than $50 million in loans has been sentenced to 11 years in prison. An attorney for Robert Brooks, 45, said banks were to blame for not doing due ...

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HC seeks construction details - Calcutta Telegraph

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 23:53

HC seeks construction details
Calcutta Telegraph
The court also observed that the encroachment of the road abutting the building should also be taken into consideration while measuring the actual width of the road. The detailed report based on site inspections and review during the next 28 days would ...

Some Detroiters fear impact of losing neighborhood to I-94 construction - Detroit Free Press

Construction-Google News - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 23:35

Some Detroiters fear impact of losing neighborhood to I-94 construction
Detroit Free Press
The service drives enable people to be off the freeway and get to the next available ramp where they can get back on and not have to be detoured into the neighborhoods.” Morosi stressed that current designs could change before construction begins ...

Supes conduct varied business - Bolivar Commercial

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 22:39

Supes conduct varied business
Bolivar Commercial
"The tax rolls are open to the public for inspection during the month of July," said Havens. "That time is the only time you can make protest as to the value of your property. Call the Bolivar County Tax Assessor's office to check the value we have on ...

Buying an 'Affordable' Home - Wall Street Journal- India

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 22:09

Buying an 'Affordable' Home
Wall Street Journal- India
To market the home, you must inform the city in writing of your intent to sell and then hold a 30-day "open market" period with at least two open houses. If multiple offers come in during this time, you cannot accept any of ... Once you do get a buyer ...

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Gotti associate grandson investigated in connection with Hell's Kitchen ... - New York Post

Construction-Google News - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 22:08

Gotti associate grandson investigated in connection with Hell's Kitchen ...
New York Post
Sasso, whose granddad of the same name was a Teamsters president and known go-to man for John Gotti and Sammy the Bull, was spotted at the construction site on Ninth Avenue and West 49th Street yesterday around the time the foreman Louis ...

Sources: Two In Police Custody Thought To Be Involved In Construction Site ... - NY1

Construction-Google News - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 21:01

Sources: Two In Police Custody Thought To Be Involved In Construction Site ...
NY1
Then come back here and refresh the page. Sources tell NY1 that two suspects who were recently arrested are believed by authorities to have been involved in yesterday's shooting of a foreman of a construction site in the Hell's Kitchen section of ...

Labor union protests wages at five construction sites - WANE

Construction-Google News - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:57

Labor union protests wages at five construction sites
WANE
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - A labor union is protesting some Fort Wayne businesses and construction companies that it said aren't paying workers the area standard wages and benefits. Hired hands hold signs in front of five different locations across ...

Construction begins at new industrial park in Shawnee - Kansas City Star

Construction-Google News - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:48

Construction begins at new industrial park in Shawnee
Kansas City Star
Shawnee & Lenexa · Construction begins at new industrial park in Shawnee. By KEVIN COLLISON The Kansas City Star. Updated: 2013-07-02T20:45:11Z. July 2. By KEVIN COLLISON. The Kansas City Star. Airtex Inc. has begun work on a $9.5 million ...

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FEMA Reps Begin Sandy Damage Inspections in Silverton - Patch.com

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:23

FEMA Reps Begin Sandy Damage Inspections in Silverton
Patch.com
At the time of the Ortley inspections, some residents called the mayor's office and said that they denied FEMA inspectors access to their storm-damaged properties, “as required by federal law and regulation.” "Although that is certainly their ...

AmeriBid LLC to Conduct Owner Ordered Auction of 260+/- Acres Selling in 16 ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:36

AmeriBid LLC to Conduct Owner Ordered Auction of 260+/- Acres Selling in 16 ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
GLENPOOL, Okla., July 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AmeriBid LLC (www.ameribid.com) announces the owner ordered auction of 260+/- acres of land selling in 16 tracts, including two tracts with homes already on them and a commercial building. The property ...

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Fix for broken brokerage model is within industry's grasp - Inman.com


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Fix for broken brokerage model is within industry's grasp
Inman.com
Editor's note: This is the second of a four-part series on a new model for real estate brokerages, in which brokers would invest in their agents. Read Part 1. Renwick Congdon will explore his vision at Real Estate Connect San Francisco, during a ...

Questions about Cordray's appointment could undermine regulator's authority - Inman.com


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Questions about Cordray's appointment could undermine regulator's authority
Inman.com
What happens to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's far-reaching regulations and disclosure mandates governing the mortgage and real estate markets if it turns out that Richard Cordray's appointment as director was illegal? That's developing ...

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Housefax launches home reports service - Inman.com


Housefax launches home reports service
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Housefax, a service that a former realtor.com CEO is helping to steer, has launched what it says is the first property data service that offers “comprehensive, consolidated” reports on homes. The company, which unveiled its product today, lays bare ...

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Massive fire guts motel under construction - Houston Chronicle

Construction-Google News - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 11:30

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Massive fire guts motel under construction
Houston Chronicle
Firefighters battled a massive blaze early Tuesday morning as flames engulfed a motel under construction in northwest Harris County. The blaze broke out about 3 a.m. at the unfinished building along Hempstead Highway near FM 1960, officials said.
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Action required! New commercial lease disclosure concerning disability access ... - Lexology (registration)

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 11:13

Action required! New commercial lease disclosure concerning disability access ...
Lexology (registration)
Specifically, California Civil Code Section 1938 requires that all commercial leases (regardless of the size of the premises) executed on or after July 1, 2013 state whether the property being leased or rented has undergone inspection by a Certified ...
California Lease Disclosure Requirements Regarding ADA Accessibility Now in ...Linex Legal (press release) (registration)

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Pound Little Changed Versus Dollar Before U.K. Construction Data - Bloomberg

Construction-Google News - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 06:33

Pound Little Changed Versus Dollar Before U.K. Construction Data
Bloomberg
The pound was little changed against the dollar and euro before a report that economists said will show U.K. construction expanded for a second month. A Markit Economics and the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply gauge of the building ...

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Building inspectors take aim at Spitzer hotel - The Morning Journal

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 05:22

Building inspectors take aim at Spitzer hotel
The Morning Journal
Lorain officials have bolstered building code enforcement around the city, Ritenauer said. Meanwhile, residents call the mayor's office and ask why the city has not taken action to clean up code violations on the closed hotel, which sits across the ...

Indoor range set to go - Times Daily

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 04:14

Indoor range set to go
Times Daily
Mark Pyle, who lives on Brookfield Place, said he knew his home adjoined commercial property when he purchased it, but never expected an indoor firing range to be across the fence from his backyard. “I had been a proponent of this until I found out ...

Parking Woes In Alton Road Construction Zone Prompts Compromise - WBFS

Construction-Google News - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 02:44

Parking Woes In Alton Road Construction Zone Prompts Compromise
WBFS
MIAMI BEACH (CBS4) – In an effort to help alleviate parking issues along Alton Road during an ongoing construction project, Miami Beach officials will allow drivers to park within the work zone at spots where a white bag covers the parking meter.

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