Yearly Archives: 2012

Construction Begins on New Sheppard Square

LOUISVILLE - December 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) and Mayor Greg Fischer announced that Louisville’s $101 million redevelopment of Sheppard Square begins with new construction in the Smoketown neighborhood.

Kentuckiana Man Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison for His Role in a Mortgage...

LOUISVILLE, KY - November 26, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- A Jeffersonville, Indiana man was sentenced in United States District Court this week by District Judge Charles R. Simpson, III to 15 months in prison and ordered to pay $487,111 in restitution after pleading guilty to engaging in a conspiracy, with five indicted co-defendants, to commit bank and wire fraud. In court, Dane Little admitted to intentionally devising a scheme to defraud various banks and mortgage lenders by submitting fraudulent mortgage loan information in the purchase of 19 properties in Louisville, Kentucky and Jeffersonville, Indiana, totaling nearly $5 million dollars announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

House Approves Yarmuth Amendment to Expand Foreclosure Protection for Troops and Their Families

WASHINGTON, DC - May 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment sponsored by Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) that expands foreclosure protections for members of the military and their families. The amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act approved by a 394-27 vote.

Gov. Beshear, Congressman Rogers Announce $100,000 to Develop Plans for Rebuilding City of West...

FRANKFORT, KY - April 6, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Steve Beshear and Congressman Hal Rogers today announced $100,000 in Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)...

Kentucky Arts Council presents architectural artists at Central Kentucky Home, Garden & Flower Show

FRANKFORT, KY - April 6, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Visitors to the 37th Annual Central Kentucky Home, Garden & Flower Show will have the opportunity to see the work of artists who create architectural elements, sculptures, custom-made fixtures and uniquely crafted installations for residential and commercial interior and exterior spaces. The Kentucky Arts Council’s exhibit of architectural artists will be prominently featured at the show, April 12-15, in Heritage Hall, Lexington Convention Center.

Kentucky and Oregon help local HBAs cash in to Beat 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 2, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- NAHB’s new Beat 2011 program created a lot of excitement for local HBAs. Building on that buzz, some state HBAs are also chipping in to encourage locals to beat their 2011 Builder and Associate membership totals. In addition to the incentives being made available by NAHB, both the Home Builders Association of Kentucky and the Oregon Home Builders Associationare offering additional cash back to their HBAs that Beat 2011.

DFI Joins Historic State-Federal Mortgage Servicing Settlement

FRANKFORT, KY - February 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today the Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) announced it is participating in the $25 billion national mortgage settlement reached in response to significant and far-reaching problems discovered in the residential mortgage servicing industry.

Meeting of the State Property and Buildings Commission

FRANKFORT, KY - February 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The State Property and Buildings Commission (SPBC) will hold a meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2011 at *10:15 a.m. in Room 386 of the Capitol Annex, Frankfort, Ky.

Administrative Office of the Court signs lease-to-purchase contract on Home Depot property in Frankfort

FRANKFORT, KY - January 30, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Administrative Office of the Courts will move its facilities to a new location in Frankfort under a lease-to-purchase contract signed last week with Home Depot. The agreement will allow the AOC to purchase the vacant 14-acre Home Depot property at 1001 Vandalay Drive in Frankfort and consolidate its facilities into one building from seven.

Homeownership Opportunities Still Available Through State Housing Agency

FRANKFORT, KY - January 4, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Steve Beshear today announced that the Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC), the state housing finance agency, is offering the lowest rates in its 40-year history. “With rates this low and down payment and closing costs assistance, Kentuckians who thought they would not be able to own a home now have an opportunity,” said Gov. Beshear. “I encourage potential homeowners to contact KHC to learn more about this unique financing opportunity. These low rates will not last.”

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AmeriSave Mortgage Corporation Continues Growth with New Loan Origination Center in...

AmeriSave Mortgage Corporation, NMLS ID #1168, announces today it plans to establish an office in Louisville, Kentucky, and offer jobs to approximately 125 employees and support personnel formerly employed by Discover Home Loans, Inc., which is winding down its mortgage origination operations there

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EPA Awards Tompkinsville, Kentucky $184,000 for Safe Drinking Water Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the City of Tompkinsville a water infrastructure grant for $184,000 to assist in improvements to the water treatment plant. The grant will be used, along with $496,850 in matching funds from the city, to fund the removal of existing sludge from the lagoon, expansion of the lagoon, and the installation of equipment that will allow the lagoon to perform its most critical functions