South Carolina Begins Using Uniform Mortgage Test; 57 State Agencies Now Using the Test
The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) announced today that the South Carolina State Board of Financial Institutions and the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs will begin using the National SAFE Mortgage Loan Originator (MLO) Test with Uniform State Content starting today, bringing the total number of state agencies that use the test to 57.
Sunrun Brings Affordable Home Solar and New Jobs to South Carolina
This year, the company expects to generate at least 50 permanent jobs, ranging from sales consultants to installers to project managers, and plans to open a local office and warehouse facility in Columbia. http://mortgageloans.co
FROM AN AGENT’S SITE
North Charleston, SC - July 19, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Janet Kuehn of Southern Breezes Real Estate was named one of America's top real estate sales professionals and is now a member of the "REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal Top Thousand,” a national award ranking measured by REAL Trends and featured in a special advertising section of The Wall Street Journal. The “Top Thousand” honors the top 1,000 residential agents and agent teams in the following four categorie
SC Housing Salutes “Palmetto Heroes” with 3% Mortgage Rate Offer
Columbia, S.C. - March 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority (SC Housing) announced it is once again making funds available to help South Carolina’s heroes – law enforcement officers, correctional officers, teachers, firefighters, nurses, veterans and EMS personnel – that want to become homeowners. The 2013 Palmetto Heroes Program, a $7.7 million initiative, offers qualified homebuyers a low interest rate of 3% and $5,000 in down payment assistance – some buyers may even qualify for up to $8,000 in down payment assistance on newly constructed homes
Lexington Man Sentenced for Mortgage Fraud
COLUMBIA, SC - November 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated today that Robert C. Sasser, age 32, of Lexington, was sentenced in federal court in Columbia for wire fraud, a violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1343. United States District Judge Margaret B. Seymour sentenced Sasser to three years’ imprisonment and ordered him to pay approximately $1.6 million in restitution to Wells Fargo bank
South Carolina REALTORS® Release October Market Numbers
COLUMBIA, S.C. - November 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its October 2011 statewide market reports. Record low mortgage rates, affordable prices and favorable negotiating leverage seem to be driving purchases.
South Carolina REALTORS® helps keep housing top of mind in Nation’s Capital
COLUMBIA, S.C. - May 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) was among more than 8,000 Realtors® in Washington, D.C., last week advocating to keep housing first on our nation’s public policy agenda during the National Association of Realtors® 2011 Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. SCR members and leadership also met with policymakers on Capitol Hill to address today’s real estate challenges.
Republicans Push to End President’s Failed Mortgage Program
March 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, U.S. Senators Jim DeMint (R-South Carolina) and Bob Corker (R-Tennessee), both members of the Senate Banking Committee, and Tom Coburn, M.D. (R-Oklahoma), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, introduced legislation to end the Housing Affordable Modification Program (HAMP).The program was intended to help over 7 million homeowners modify their mortgages to avoid foreclosure. Instead, HAMP has only permanently modified just over half a million loans while leaving thousands Americans worse off. A record 2.9 million homes were foreclosed on in 2010 with a projected 20% increase expected in 2011. In contrast, the Financial Services Roundtable reports that the private sector has completed nearly 9.8 million mortgage modifications since 2007, and over 1.2 million in 2010 alone.
Charlotte Man Pleads Guilty to Aiding and Abetting Mortgage Fraud
COLUMBIA, SC - March 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- nited States Attorney KEVIN F. MCDONALD stated today that BRAD L. GREENBERG, age 53, of Charlotte, pled guilty today to Misprision1 of a Felony, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 4. United States District Judge Cameron McGowan Currie accepted the plea and has scheduled sentencing for May 25th.