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Arizona Using Uniform Mortgage Test; 47 State Agencies Now Using the Test

The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) announced today that the Arizona Department of Financial Institutions (the Department) began using the National SAFE Mortgage Loan Originator (MLO) Test with Uniform State Content on July 15, bringing the total number of state agencies that use the test to 47.

Wells Fargo grants $500,000 to help revitalize Tucson

Community Food Bank of S. AZ, Pima Council on Aging, Tucson Clean and Beautiful-Trees for Tucson, Tucson Urban League, Old Pueblo Community Services, Our Family Services, Pima Community College Foundation to benefit from NeighborhoodLIFT program funds

Attorney General Horne Files Lawsuit In Joint Federal-State Mortgage Rescue Fraud Sweep

Attorney General Tom Horne today filed a lawsuit against Brent Randall Phillips, an Arizona-licensed attorney, and Phillips Law Center, P.L.C. d/b/a Randall Law Group, a California-based law firm, for allegedly participating in a deceptive mortgage rescue or loan modification scheme

Attorney General Tom Horne Awards Job Training Grants From National Mortgage Settlement Funds

Attorney General Tom Horne today announced the award of over $600,000 to fund job training and employment search services programs for individuals impacted by foreclosure. These programs are funded by the national mortgage settlement reached with the nation’s five largest mortgage loan servicers (Ally/GMAC, Bank of America, Citi, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo). The Attorney General’s Office bargained hard to the last minute, and bought $2 billion into Arizona from this settlement, to keep people in their homes and help the Arizona economy

Attorney General Tom Horne Obtains $470,000 Judgment In Consumer Fraud Case

Phoenix, AZ - November 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Tom Horne is announcing the settlement of a consumer fraud case against Stan Nii-Addo Allotey, Jr., owner of Mortgage Relief Group, d.b.a. Mortgage Assistance Group, for engaging in deceptive loan modification services. Mr. Allotey and his company are now barred from conducting any foreclosure consulting business and engaging in telephone solicitation sales.

Scottsdale, Arizona Silverleaf and DC Ranch Luxury Foreclosures For Sale

Scottsdale, AZ - October 31, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Scottsdale, Arizona Coldwell Banker Luxury Real Estate has no problem offering 30% below asking price for people considering buying real estate here in Arizona. This is your hard earned money at stake. When making the biggest investment of your life, you need aggressive representation. Every single day Realtors offer 3% to 7% below asking price. This is, simply states, not representing your best interests. If we see properties listed at 4 million dollars, rest assured we will make an initial offer at 2.8 million

Attorney General Tom Horne Sues Mortgage Services Company Targeting Spanish Speaking Victims

Phoenix, AZ - September 18, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Tom Horne has filed a consumer fraud lawsuit against Phoenix-based Making All Homes Affordable, LLC (MAHA), its owner and manager, Albert Figueroa, and one of its salespersons, Steve Villanueva.

Attorney General Tom Horne Announces Results of First Compliance Report from the National Mortgage...

Phoenix, AZ - August 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- This summer, the Office of Mortgage Settlement Oversight released its first report detailing results of their findings around the five largest servicers’ compliance with servicing standards established by the National Mortgage Settlement (NMS). Attorney General Tom Horne is today releasing some of the highlights gathered from the report, specific to Arizona. This report demonstrates the first public step in a monitoring process that will continue for the next several years, providing the public with a new and transparent look into how banks are treating homeowners.

AG Tom Horne: Millions of Dollars Being Released to Assist Arizonans Hit by Mortgage...

Phoenix, AZ - June 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Tom Horne is today announcing in a press conference millions of dollars of resources to assist struggling homeowners made possible from the settlement reached with banks. The funds to help keep Arizonans in their homes are part of the settlement with the nation's five largest mortgage loan servicers (Ally/GMAC, Bank of America, Citi, JPMorgan Chase, and Wells Fargo), along with the separate settlement with Bank of America.

U.S. REP. GABRIELLE GIFFORDS’ OFFICE HELPS CONSTITUENT STAVE OFF FORECLOSURE

TUCSON, AZ - March 7, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ office worked with a homeowner to successfully communicate with a mortgage company to reduce home loan payments for the Tucson woman who was facing foreclosure and eviction.

Small Business Administration Will Offer Small Business Real Estate Refinancing Loans in New Program...

Washington, D.C. - February 25, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Small businesses facing maturity of commercial mortgages or balloon payments before Dec. 31, 2012, may be able to refinance their mortgage debt with a Small Business Administration (SBA) loan through a new program that begins Monday, Feb. 28.The program, authorized under the Small Business Jobs Act, will be in effect through Sept. 27, 2012

Scottsdale, Arizona Horse Property For Sale and Short Sale Specialist

Scottsdale, AZ - October 8, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- If you are thinking about buying or selling horse property, you first step is to visit http://www.nicholasmcconnell.com. There, you can get in contact with an experienced Realtor to help you with all of your Arizona Horse Property needs. If you have been thinking about selling a home in Arizona, this is the first place you will want to start. Pricing your home correctly may be the most important factor when putting your home on the market with a Real Estate professional with the current market conditions. Many home owners wonder how to price their home correctly.

Scottsdale, Arizona Desert Mountain Foreclosures, Short Sales, and Bank Owned Property Specialist

Scottsdale, AZ - October 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- It is of extreme importance to higher a Realtor that has been in this type of market before. You may visit at any time to contact an experienced, aggressive Realtor with Coldwell Banker that will help you buy or sell propery in Desert Mountain. The guidelines have changed along with the time frames, and paperwork needed to execute a purchase or sale of a property here in Arizona

Scottsdale, Arizona Foreclosures and Short Sales For Sale

Scottsdale, AZ - October 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- If you are thinking about buying a foreclosure in Scottsdale, Arizona please visit http://www.nicholasmcconnell.com for all of your Arizona Real Estate needs. The difference between a good Realtor and a bad Realtor can cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars. Purchasing a home may be the single most important investment of your life, and possibly the largest purchase you will ever make. When you are dealing with hundreds of thousands of dollars, it may be a good idea to use a Realtor with experience, a fine knowledge of the area, education, and aggressiveness. An aggressive Realtor that knows how to negotiate the price of the home with you effectively may be the single most important factor when getting a good price on a home.

Scottsdale, Arizona Horse Property For Sale and Real Estate Advice

Scottsdale, AZ - September 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- If you or any one you know is looking to purchase or sell horse property in Arizona, look no further. Please visit the website below at any time to view all horse property for sale in Arizona free, or to contact an experienced Realtor to answer any questions you might have.

Scottsdale, Arizona Gainey Ranch Foreclosures, Short Sales, and Bank Owned Property Real Estate

Scottsdale, AZ - September 24, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- If you are a home owner facing foreclosure, or need to execute a short sale, you are in the correct place. If you are a buyer looking to purchase a home in the Gainey Ranch area of Scottsdale, Arizona, you are in the correct place. Please visit http://www.nicholasmcconnell.com for more information.

Grijalva Congratulates Ariz. On $45 Million in Mortgage Grants, Calls for Right-to-Rent Suppor

Tucson, AZ - September 9, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Arizona received approximately $45.4 million yesterday from the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP), which the state can use to purchase foreclosed homes at a discount and rehabilitate or redevelop them. The money was authorized by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Loan Officer Sentenced to Prison for Role in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

PHOENIX, AZ - May 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- April J. Lucero, 46, of Phoenix, Ariz. was sentenced on May 10, 2010 to two years in prison for her conviction in August 2009 for her involvement in a mortgage fraud scheme in Phoenix, Ariz. Lucero pleaded guilty to one count of Conspiracy to Commit Mail, Wire and Bank Fraud, a felony, related to her participation in a two year conspiracy involving the purchase of 37 properties using fraudulent loan documents. Seven other co-conspirators were also charged and have pleaded guilty for their involvement in the conspiracy

Quicken Loans and Junior Achievement Partner on Job Shadow Initiative to Help Prepare Phoenix...

May 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest online retail mortgage lender, and Junior Achievement of Arizona recently partnered in a job shadowing day with Metro Tech High School of Phoenix. Quicken Loans team members from the company’s Scottsdale office hosted 23 students, during a day designed to give students a unique and up-close look at the workplace

Terry Goddard, Eric Holder Pledge Aggressive Fight against Mortgage Fraud

Phoenix, AZ - March 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder today pledged a broad and intensified fight to prevent, prosecute and punish mortgage fraud in Arizona, aided by an additional $1.7 million in federal funding

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Strong Bipartisan Support for Gosar Grand Canyon Bison Management Act

“This legislation should be the gold standard for developing practical, bipartisan solutions at the local level without spending a dime of taxpayer dollars.” Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after introducing H.R. 3005, the bipartisan Grand Canyon Bison Management Act

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Strong Bipartisan Support for Gosar Grand Canyon Bison Management Act

“This legislation should be the gold standard for developing practical, bipartisan solutions at the local level without spending a dime of taxpayer dollars.” Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after introducing H.R. 3005, the bipartisan Grand Canyon Bison Management Act