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Governor Highlights Awardees of Community Development Block Grants

AUGUSTA, ME - June 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor John E. Baldacci today highlighted five of the 56 communities who have benefited from Community Development Block Grants over the past year. The Governor participated in a press conference to acknowledge the work done around Maine through the CDBG program.

Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Maine will present first President’s Award to MaineHousing...

PORTLAND, ME - June 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Maine will present its first ever President’s Award to MaineHousing Director Dale McCormick at the Association’s annual meeting Wednesday at the Holiday Inn West in Portland.

Providing permanent housing for homeless in rural areas reduces cost, improves quality of life

AUGUSTA, ME - May 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Providing permanent supportive housing for homeless people in rural Maine is less expensive than serving them while they are homeless, and provides a better qualify of life at the same time, according to the results of a new study.

Bureau of Financial Institutions Releases Fourth Quarter 2008 Home Foreclosure Data

Professional & Financial Regulation - Financial Institutions. April 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Foreclosures and Loan Delinquencies Continue to Trend Upward but the Number of Completed and Initiated Foreclosure Proceedings Declines in Fourth Quarter

Federal recovery act will create jobs in housing sector

AUGUSTA - March 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Federal recovery funds coming to Maine through MaineHousing will create and retain housing jobs, but it is impossible to determine how much employment will be created until more federal guidelines are provided, MaineHousing Director Dale McCormick told a meeting of about 300 housing professionals Monday

Agreement Signed Formalizing Plan for Aroostook County Highway Projects

AUGUSTA, ME - March 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor John E. Baldacci announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to formalize the process by which specific transportation projects in Caribou and Presque Isle will be completed. The MOU was signed by the Governor, Maine Department of Transportation Commission David Cole and the managers of the cities of Caribou and Presque Isle

ENERGY STAR Mortgages now offered in Maine

AUGUSTA - February 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — MaineHousing and several Maine lenders are now offering ENERGY STAR mortgages, a benefit for Maine families who own or are buying homes.

Ice Storm Aid to Maine Tops $1 Million

AUGUSTA, ME - February 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — More than $1 million in federal aid has been disbursed to help Maine communities recover from last December's ice storm after the presidential disaster declaration on January 9 made local governments and municipalities in seven counties eligible for federal assistance.

Bureau of Insurance Encourages Consumers to Protect their Property with Flood Insurance

Waiting Period for Insurance to Take Effect Means NOW is the Time to Act to be Covered for Spring Flooding February 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Insurance Superintendent Mila Kofman is urging all Maine residents to evaluate their need for flood insurance, especially with spring approaching and a typical 30-day waiting period before a new flood insurance policy takes effect.

Recreational Trail Grants Announced

AUGUSTA, ME - February 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — More than $1.4 million in Recreational Trails Program grants has been announced for local and state trail projects, according to the Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands

If Your Property is Close to Water, Think about Flood Insurance

Maine Residents Urged to Purchase Flood Insurance Before Spring Thaw A Message from the Maine Floodplain Management Program and the Maine Emergency Management Agency

Governor Marks Next Step for Florence House

PORTLAND - January 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor John E. Baldacci tonight joined supporters of Florence House to mark the next step toward the project starting construction. Florence House will provide permanent, supported housing to chronically homeless women in Portland. The project is a partnership between Avesta Housing and Preble Street

Treasurer Lemoine Joins Investors’ Call for a ‘Green Recovery’

Augusta, ME - January 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Maine Treasurer Dave Lemoine joined a group of 43 public and private investors calling upon Congress to include significant funding for energy efficiency, clean energy and clean transportation in the economic stimulus bill being debated this week on Congress.

MaineHousing will use Trust money to expand weatherization efforts

AUGUSTA, ME - January 20, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — "I am very pleased the Energy and Carbon Savings Trust decided to award us $500,000 to expand our efforts to make homes of low-income Maine residents more energy efficient," MaineHousing Director Dale McCormick said in a statement today.

Project Canopy Grants Available to Support Community Forestry Projects

AUGUSTA, ME - January 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Maine’s Project Canopy will award $100,000 in grants this spring to local municipalities, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations that support community efforts to develop and maintain long-term community forestry programs


Maine Real Estate & Development Association Names New President and Announces...

Paul Peck, attorney at Drummond & Drummond and real estate developer with LWS Development LLC is the new president of the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA), a statewide organization of commercial real estate owners, developers and related service providers. Founded in 1985, MEREDA promotes responsible development and ownership of real estate in Maine through legislative advocacy, educational programs and professional networking opportunities.


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