Nov 20th, 2015 by RealEstateRama
The PTC Elimination Act this week received its 50th cosponsor. The bill, authored by U.S. Congressmen Kenny Marchant (TX-24) and Mike Pompeo (KS-04), would make the tax code simpler, fairer and more competitive through a phase-out and repeal of the renewable energy Production Tax Credit, or PTC.
Oct 22nd, 2015 by RealEstateRama
Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) and the city of Laredo welcomed Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL-25) for a tour of the World Trade Bridge as well as the Laredo airport and other parts of the city.
Oct 14th, 2015 by RealEstateRama
“The purpose of this loan is to provide bridge financing so the borrower can refinance the maturing existing loan, and then complete a property renovation to achieve operational upside before obtaining a new permanent loan,” explained Vic Clark, Managing Director at Hunt Mortgage Group.”
Oct 14th, 2015 by RealEstateRama
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, announces a grant of over $12 million in federal funds to improve an existing storm water detention basin and provide for the construction of a new storm water detention basin. The project when completed will lower flood water surface elevations and reduce structure flooding.
Oct 8th, 2015 by RealEstateRama
The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) today announced the availability of $8.5 million in grant funding to assist nonprofit groups and local governmental agencies through the Texans Feeding Texans: Home-Delivered Meal Grant Program. More than 18 percent of our state’s elderly population is facing the threat of hunger. With that in mind, the 84th Texas Legislature increased funding for this vital grant program.
Oct 7th, 2015 by RealEstateRama
Home sharing has become popular as homeowners in areas near seasonal festivals and events discover a ready source of additional income in short-term rentals. Before renting out your home, it is important to find out if your homeowners insurance policy will cover such arrangements.
Faced with a long local history of dangerous tornadoes, Cooke County officials wanted to help residents protect themselves. They achieved that goal by offering homeowners financial incentives to build tornado shelters and safe rooms.
Sep 25th, 2015 by RealEstateRama
The New Hope Center of Paris received a total of $20,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) awards today from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas), and its member institutions, First Federal Community Bank and Liberty National Bank. The funds will be used to cover operational expenses and for finish-out of the Center's new thrift store, slated to open in late 2015 or early 2016.
Sep 24th, 2015 by RealEstateRama
The Texas Association of REALTORS® installed its 2016 officers this month during the Texas REALTORS® Conference in Fort Worth. Set to take office on Jan. 1, 2016, these officers have more than a century of combined leadership experience, serving in the Texas real estate industry and their local communities. Incoming officers include Chairman Leslie Rouda Smith of Collin County, Chairman-Elect Vicki Fullerton of The Woodlands, Secretary/Treasurer Kaki Lybbert of Denton, and Immediate Past Chairman Scott Kesner of El Paso.
Sep 21st, 2015 by RealEstateRama
Hunt Mortgage Group, a commercial real estate lender, announced today it has closed its first loan in the healthcare sector through its Proprietary Loan Group, the firm’s new balance sheet lending platform launched earlier this year
Gallego Announces $4 Million Infrastructure Project to Provide Fresh Water for the City of Big Lake
San Antonio, TX: – December 19, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Representative Pete P. Gallego (TX-23) today announced a $4,281,450 federal grant to replace water piping, rehabilitate ground storage tanks and renovate a pump station in Reagan County. The funds are made available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development division. more »