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GOV. RITTER & LAWMAKERS ANNOUNCE NEW PLAN TO PROTECT COLORADO NEIGHBORHOODS FROM ABANDONED HOMES

LAKEWOOD, CO - December 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Bill Ritter and state lawmakers today announced a major step forward in tackling Colorado’s high foreclosure rate, unveiling legislation that will speed up the sale of abandoned homes and protect neighborhoods from vandalism and declining property values.

Gov. Ritter Signs Bills to Help Struggling Families

June 02, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Gov. Bill Ritter and more than a dozen state agencies, nonprofits and service providers today hosted an opportunity and help fair at the Capitol for working families struggling to survive the economic downturn.

Bennet Joins President Obama at White Housing Signing Ceremony for Helping Families Save Their...

Washington, DC - May 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today joined President Obama and congressional leaders at a ceremony at the White House to sign the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act into law. The legislation, which received overwhelming support in Congress, will help to keep Colorado families in their homes and strengthen the housing market by providing more tools to homeowners and loan servicers to stem the tide of home foreclosures

Bennet Votes to Help Keep Struggling Colorado Families From Losing Their Homes

Senate Approves The Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009. Legislation Will Stem Tide of Home Foreclosures, Provide Relief to Struggling Homeowners and Hasten Housing Sector Recovery. Washington, DC - May 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today voted in favor of the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009, legislation that will help keep struggling Colorado families in their homes by providing more tools to homeowners and loan servicers to stem the tide of home foreclosures.

GOV. RITTER ANNOUNCES FORECLOSURE ASSISTANCE

February 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Gov. Bill Ritter joined Colorado Attorney General John Suthers to announce a $6 million settlement with Countrywide Financial Corp. that will assist Coloradans facing foreclosure. Gov. Ritter and Rep. Mark Ferrandino also announced that a foreclosure-deferment bill will be introduced this week

CHFA Receives $1.7 Million Grant to Continue Foreclosure Prevention Efforts in 2009

DENVER, CO - December 17, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Gov. Bill Ritter, Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA), and 12 non-profit housing counseling partners announced that Colorado has been awarded a $1.7 million federal grant from NeighborWorks America to continue foreclosure prevention efforts in the state through 2009

REALTYTRAC’S RICK SHARGA ADDRESSES COLORADO MORTGAGE BROKERS CONFERENCE

IRVINE, CA - September 30, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Rick Sharga, senior vice president at RealtyTrac™, the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, will be a featured speaker during the Colorado Association of Mortgage Brokers Convention & Expo Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at the Marriott Denver Tech Center.

CHFA Purchases Over $100 Million in Home Mortgages for Customers Seeking Previously Foreclosed Properties

DENVER, CO – September 4, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — CHFA announces that it has closed over $100 million in mortgage loans for REO, Real Estate Owned, or previously foreclosed and bank-owned properties.

Consumers Win Greater Protections Thanks to Legislation Signed by Gov. Ritter Today

Colorado consumers won greater protections today thanks to six bills signed into law by Gov. Bill Ritter, including measures to keep homeowners out of foreclosure, prevent health-care fraud and stop competition-killing business practices.

Colorado Foreclosure Prevention Task Force

DENVER, – The Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA), Gov. Bill Ritter, and the Colorado Foreclosure Prevention Task Force announced today that CHFA has been awarded a $1.5 million federal grant to increase foreclosure prevention counseling services across the state

Coloradosecures $1.5 Million Federal Grant for Foreclosure Prevention

The Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA), Gov. Bill Ritter, and the Colorado Foreclosure Prevention Task Force announced today that CHFA has been awarded a $1.5 million federal grant to increase foreclosure prevention counseling services across the state.

Local housing market still growing in value

A veteran local real estate broker, Greg Hahn, co-owner and co-founder of ReMax of Pueblo, says the Pueblo foreclosure filing rate doesn't actually reflect the local real estate market.

Auction Fever in Colorado

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (December 19, 2007) – Kennedy Wilson Auction Group, a division of the national real estate services and investment firm Kennedy Wilson, conducted an auction of single family homes located in various communities of Denver, Colorado on December 16, 2007.

Data: U.S. Rep. Perlmutter Can Act to Save 1,094 Homes in Congressional District From...

Estimate of Number of Homeowners Who Could Save Home Based on Publicly Available Data from Center for Responsible Lending; Rep. Perlmutter Urged to Support Pending Bills to Eliminate Unfairness in Mortgage Foreclosure Process

Price May be Right for Buyers at Auction of 131 Denver Homes

DENVER, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Erupting across the country like a contagion, foreclosures continue to hobble the nation's housing market, fueling the glut of homes for sale and further deflating prices. While economists portend bleak news in the months ahead, there is a silver lining to the slumped housing market -- buyers can find bargains, particularly at foreclosed property auctions.

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Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) released the following statement on the Obama Administration’s announcement of new guidelines for families to install renewable energy and water conservation projects in their homes.

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