Events

PHFA announces foreclosure help for homeowners in Monroe County

HARRISBURG – January 22, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency, in collaboration with the American Society of Certified Housing Executives (ASCHE) and the National Real Estate Training Institute (NREI), today announced a day-long event and free educational workshops for Monroe County residents in danger of losing their homes. This special event will be held Feb. 1 at the Innovation Center, Room 336, East Stroudsburg University, 562 Independence Road in East Stroudsburg from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m

An opportunity to showcase your organizations hard work in vacant property strategy

Philadelphia – January 21, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — The Center for Community Progress is pleased to announce the selection of Philadelphia as the host city for the fifth national Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference. The conference, to be held Sept. 9-11, 2013, is themed “Investing in the Future: Unlocking Hidden Values.” Sessions and speakers will pay particular attention to the ways in which the nation’s communities are recognizing and capitalizing on the value from their vacant and distressed properties in order to reduce costs, increase revenues, return equity to individuals and create a stable foundation for future prosperity

FEMA Experts Continue to Provide Free Rebuilding Advice

HARRISBURG, PA – November 10, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — The FEMA Hazard Mitigation Outreach teams currently providing storm-damage repair and rebuilding advice in Lancaster, Philadelphia, and Montgomery counties will continue doing so for another week.

OCT. 12: SOLAR ROOF DEVELOPMENT’S ADAM PUTTER TO MODERATE AT ICSC IDEA EXCHANGE

PHILADELPHIA, Pa./FORT LEE, N.J. – October 5, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Adam Putter, president of Solar Roof Development, will moderate a panel titled “Crunch Time for Solar,” slated for Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The discussion is part of the three-day 2011 Pennsylvania/New Jersey/Delaware Idea Exchange, produced by the International Council of Shopping Centers. Founded in 1957, ICSC is the global trade association of the shopping center industry, with over 50,000 members in more than 80 countries.

Desiderio Presents at Annual Pennsylvania Housing Conference

Upper Marlboro, MD – February 23, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Tomorrow, Michelle Desiderio, director of green building programs for the NAHB Research Center, will present a program on “Marketing Green Building to Customers” at this year’s Pennsylvania Housing & Land Development Conference at Penn State University. Desiderio will also conduct a roundtable discussion on the National Green Building Standard and the NAHB Research Center’s national certification program based on the Standard

Press Conference, Dec. 7 – Housing Leaders to Urge Quick Approval of National Housing Trust Fund

December 7, 2010 – (RealEstateRama) — State housing leaders will hold a press conference Tuesday, December 7 at 3:00 pm in the Capitol Media Center to urge quick approval of federal funding for the National Housing Trust Fund.

Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate at the Villanova School of Business Hosts Largest Undergraduate Real Estate Competition

VILLANOVA, PA – April 5, 2010 – (RealEstateRama) — The Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate at the Villanova School of Business will host the first annual Villanova Real Estate Challenge on April 8 – 9.

2009 Homegrown PA Award Winners

Glenside, PA – August 20, 2009 – (RealEstateRama) — The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania is proud to announce the recipients of the 2009 Homegrown PA Awards, which recognize exceptional efforts and leadership in working for a home within reach of all Pennsylvanians. This year’s slate of nominees was particularly competitive, with over thirty worthy candidates.

Congressman Doyle, Community Leaders Convene Homelessness Forum: September 3 Event at CMU to Focus on the Increasing Rate of Homelessness

Pittsburgh, PA – August 19, 2009 – (RealEstateRama) — Congressman Mike Doyle (PA-14) will be the keynote speaker at a September 3 community forum, which has been called to address the increasing incidence of homelessness in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. FHLBank Pittsburgh is a cosponsor of this event.

HUD to host neighborhood networks workshop in Philadelphia, July 15 – 17

WASHINGTON, DC – July 8, 2009 – (RealEstateRama) – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will hold a Neighborhood Networks Regional Technical Assistance Workshop in Philadelphia on July 15 – 17. The event themed Neighborhood Networks: A Community Asset will feature Carol Galante, the new Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Multifamily Housing Programs at HUD who will speak during the opening ceremony.

Do you have questions on the revised USPAP? – April 16, 2009
Appraisal Continuing Education classes

This course reviews the current uses of Automated Valuation Models in the real estate industry as a whole, and specifically in the appraisal end of the business.

Rep. Dent hosts housing foreclosure seminar in Allentown, April 15

Washington, DC – April 8, 2009 – (RealEstateRama) — Congressman Dent will host “Weathering the Foreclosure Storm,” a housing foreclosure seminar, on Wednesday, April 15th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Community Room at the Allentown Public Library, 1210 W. Hamilton Street in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

MLS Symposium

Harrisburg, PA – March 11, 2009 – (RealEstateRama) — The Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS® is pleased to announce its third MLS Symposium. This event is designed to facilitate Multi-Listing Services’ response to the vast array of issues and challenges relating to our industry and MLSs.

You’re Invited to Help Plan Homes within Reach

Harrisburg, PA – March 10, 2009 – (RealEstateRama) — It’s planning time for Homes within Reach 2009, and you’re invited to join our planning efforts! This year’s conference is scheduled for December 9-11, once again at the Hilton in Harrisburg.