Yearly Archives: 2009

Dodd Announces Over $28.7 Million for Connecticut Homeless Assistance Programs

December 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT) announced today that several agencies throughout Connecticut will receive a total of over $28.7 million to support local homeless assistance programs. The funds were awarded from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Continuum of Care grant program.

CFO of Real Estate Development Firm Admits Role in Fraud Scheme

December 8, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nora R. Dannehy, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that PAUL MAYOTTE, 69, of Brookfield, the CFO of Girouard Associates, Inc. and RRG Investments, LLC, both of which are owned by Connecticut real estate developer Richard Girouard, pleaded guilty today before Senior United States District Judge Alfred V. Covello in Hartford to one count of an indictment charging MAYOTTE with conspiring with Girouard to commit wire fraud related to a scheme to defraud an investor out of money.

Free Webinar with Robert Shemin: 7 Keys To Making Your Fortune In Real Estate

Watch Robert Shemin's personal invitation to you for this event: West Hartford, CT - December 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Once considered "least likely to succeed," Robert overcame severe learning disabilities and seemingly insurmountable odds to become a real estate millionaire and one of the most charismatic and sought-after lecturers and motivational speakers in the country. He's helped thousands of hardworking Americans of all different backgrounds attain total financial freedom for life even though most of his proteges had no investment experience, no financial savvy, and zero money in the bank. Robert will share the wealth lessons he's learned in nearly 20 years of successful real estate investing. Robert Shemin has been featured in dozens of national magazines and TV shows, and is the author of ten best-selling books on real estate and wealth-building.

CT REIA Free Teleseminar for new members and investors

Get your Real Estate Investing career started off right! FREE Teleconference! Attention all new members and new investors! We will holding a free teleconference to help get you pointed in the right direction so you can begin making money through real estate right away!

CT REIA 6th Annual Real Estate Investors Holiday Dinner

Come Network with other Real Estate Investors and Professionals in the spirit of the holiday season.

CT REIA Real Estate Rehab Meeting – Ansonia, CT

CT REIA Rehab Subgroup Meeting with Jason and George Chiodo. Then be sure to attend this Rehab Subgroup. Fabio Silva with Top Quality LLC and Jason and George Chiodo with CT Housing Services LLC will show you the new house they are rehabbing

Real Estate Developer Admits Role in Bank Bribery Scheme

November 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nora R. Dannehy, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that RICHARD R. GIROUARD, 55, a Connecticut real estate developer residing in Norwalk, Connecticut and Stuart, Florida, pleaded guilty today before Senior United States District Judge Alfred V. Covello in Hartford to one count of an indictment charging GIROUARD with conspiring to commit financial institution bribery

Real Estate Appraiser Charged with Making False Statement on Mortgage Loan Application

November 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nora R. Dannehy, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that a federal grand jury sitting in Bridgeport has returned an indictment charging THOMAS PRESTON, 49, of Norwalk, with one count of making a false statement on a mortgage loan application.

Lieberman Applauds More Than $125,000 for Green Building Training in Connecticut

WASHINGTON, DC - November 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Joe Lieberman (ID-CT) today praised the release of $129,827 to two Connecticut corporations to help individuals acquire the skills needed to enter and advance in a clean energy economy. The grants will be used for green building training programs in Hartford and Bridgeport. The funds were released by the U.S. Department of Labor as a part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Daily Welcomes New Housing, Economic Development in East Haddam

November 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Senator Eileen M. Daily (D-Westbrook), Senate Chair of the legislature’s Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee, took part in an East Haddam groundbreaking ceremony today to formally begin construction of a new Goodspeed Musicals initiative. The $5.5 million project represents significant economic development for the town and region.

Senate Majority Leader: Democrats’ Home Energy Assistance Web Page Can Help Families Save This...

Web site provides one-stop shop for families seeking help with heating expenses, furnace upgrades and home weatherization. Hartford, CT - November 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Senate Majority Leader Martin Looney (D-New Haven) announced today that the Senate Democrats have released an update to their home-heating assistance Web page to help provide Connecticut families with a convenient location on the Web for information on a wide variety of home-heating assistance programs.

Represenative Votes To Extend Unemployment Insurance, First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit and Provide Tax...

Washington, DC - November 6, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Joe Courtney announced that he has voted in favor of H.R. 3548, the Unemployment Compensation Extension Act, which extends an additional 14 weeks of unemployment assistance to all states, including Connecticut, and extends the homebuyer tax credit for first-time buyers and military families. The legislation also provides relief to businesses by extending a five year net operating loss carryback to 2009. The bill passed 403-12.

Murphy Votes for Additional Unemployment Assistance and Help for the Housing Market in Connecticut

WASHINGTON, DC - November 6, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Chris Murphy (CT-5) voted for the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act to provide Connecticut families hit hardest by the recession a 14 week extension of unemployment benefits. And to strengthen Connecticut's housing market, the bill includes an extension of the first-time homebuyer tax credit through next spring, expands eligibility for the homebuyer credit, and provides housing tax relief for Connecticut's military families. This legislation will not add to the deficit, and President Obama is expected to sign it quickly.

Dodd, Murphy Call for Better Affordable Housing for Seniors, People with Disabilities; Murphy Testifies...

WASHINGTON, DC - October 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman Chris Murphy (CT-5) testified on how to expand affordable housing options for seniors and Americans living with disabilities at a Senate Banking Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development hearing. Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT), Chairman of the Banking Committee, joined Murphy in calling for the modernization of federal housing assistance programs to ensure they can meet the needs of low-income residents of Connecticut and the rest of the nation

Reps. Courtney and Calvert Lead Bipartisan Effort To Extend First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit...

163 Bipartisan Members Sign Courtney-Calvert Letter Seeking Extension of Home Purchase Incentive. WASHINGTON, DC - October 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Representatives Joe Courtney (D-CT) and Ken Calvert (R-CA) delivered a bipartisan letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader John Boehner urging an extension of the First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit. Including the authors, 165 bipartisan Members of Congress have signed the Courtney-Calvert letter.


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