Governor Beshear Signs Consumer Protection Measure

April 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Steve Beshear was joined today by Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway as he signed into law HB 166, a consumer protection bill that addresses debt-adjusting contracts that are often entered into by desperate homeowners who have fallen behind on their mortgage payments and are seeking a quick, easy solution to their financial problems

Kentucky Mortgage Regulator Achieves Accreditation

FRANKFORT, KY - March 1, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading mortgage regulators, as Gov. Steve Beshear accepted DFI’s certificate of mortgage accreditation.

Online Tool Provides Information on Mortgage Lenders

FRANKFORT, KY - January 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kentucky consumers considering a mortgage now have a new online resource to make sure their lender is licensed.

Regulator Issues Order Against Taylor, Bean & Whitaker

FRANKFORT, KY - August 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) has issued a cease and desist order against Taylor, Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corp. (TBW).

Attorney General Conway Announces Plan To Pay $1.64M to Qualifying Kentucky Countrywide Mortgage Borrowers

July 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Jack Conway today announced that some Kentucky consumers who had home mortgage loans with Countrywide Mortgage Company will be able to make claims beginning this week as part of the settlement agreement with Countrywide over allegations of predatory lending practices

Gov. Beshear Announces $1.3 million for Neighborhood Stabilization in Purchase Region

MAYFIELD, KY - May 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Gov. Steve Beshear today announced that the Purchase Area Housing Corporation (PAHC) has been awarded $1,372,500 from the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) to help stabilize communities in southwestern Kentucky that have suffered from foreclosures and abandonment.

Bunning Statement Opposing Housing Bill

May 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Jim Bunning today issued the following statement opposing S. 896, the Housing Bill. "I opposed the FHA...

Affordable Housing Trust Fund Advisory Committee to Meet

April 09, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund Advisory Committee will hold a regularly scheduled meeting at 1:30 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time, on Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at Kentucky Housing Corporation, 1231 Louisville Road, Frankfort

House Bill 106 Will Improve Mortgage Regulation

FRANKFORT, KY - March 31, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) stands ready to implement the changes called for in House Bill 106, which was signed by Gov. Steven L. Beshear on Friday.

DFI Recognizes the Anniversary of the Mortgage Licensing System

FRANKFORT, KY - January 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — One year ago, Kentucky was one of the first states to join the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS). Today, the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions (DFI), the state mortgage regulator, continues to be at the forefront of improving mortgage regulation

Attorney General Conway Settles Allegations Of Predatory Lending With Countrywide Mortgage Company

KY - January 08, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Attorney General Jack Conway today announced a settlement resolving allegations of predatory lending practices against Countrywide Financial Corporation. Kentucky has joined other states requiring this sub-prime lender to provide loan modifications to assist up to 395,000 borrowers nationwide from a foreclosure relief fund of $150 million

Foreclosure Prevention Efforts Aren’t Keeping Up With Trends

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Industry measures to keep homeowners out of foreclosure are barely keeping pace with the rising rate of homeowners in trouble, according to...

Governor Signs Bill to Help an Additional 25,000 Home Buyer Households

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 11, 2008) – Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear today signed House Bill 373, which doubles the debt ceiling of Kentucky Housing Corporation...

Kentucky Housing Corporation Honors Top Lenders

Lending Partners Enable Kentuckians to Secure Safe Home Loans Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC), the state housing finance agency, recognized the top lending partners in affordable...

Kentucky Housing Market May Benefit From Fed Rate Cut

Lexington, KY, 01/22/2008 – The recent announcement from the Federal Reserve to slash the federal funds rate by three quarters of a point was an...


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


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