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Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act Expires Dec 31 2012!

Las Vegas, NV - February 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- If you’ve been thinking about doing a short sale on your Nevada home, you might want to hurry up. The time is limited for homeowners who want to ensure they aren’t hit with a big tax bill because they had to walk away from a mortgage obligation. The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act is set to expire on December 31, 2012.

The Ballen Group introduces, The Ballen Method, A Process for Las Vegas Short Sales

Las Vegas, NV - October 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ballen Group, a top team of Las Vegas Short Sale Specialists under the brokerage Keller Williams Realty Las Vegas has put together a comprehensive Las Vegas Short sale system for sellers. Homeowners who are facing Las Vegas foreclosure can request a Las Vegas Short Sale Agent, Henderson Short Sale Agent, or North Las Vegas Short Sale Specialist to consult with them about their needs. In addition, The Ballen Group has created a custom hardship package allowing the homeowner to complete the documents required by the bank to ease the process. Although The Ballen Group never encourages a Las Vegas Short Sale, many homeowners in Las Vegas and surrounding areas are facing true hardships that force them to attempt a Short Sale rather than face Las Vegas Foreclosure.

FREE Community Event Provides ‘Life-line’ Solutions to Drowning Southern Nevada Homeowners

Las Vegas, NV - October 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- On Wednesday, October 19, 6-7pm, real estate professionals will gather to provide answers and offer possible solutions to struggling Southern Nevada homeowners. Coldwell Banker Premier Realty (CBPR) will facilitate a FREE public roundtable taking place at the Veteran’s Memorial Leisure Services Center, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive, Las Vegas 89144. This is a rare opportunity for consumers to ask questions directly of real estate experts all under one roof, regarding their housing options.

U.S. Vets Awarded $230,000 Department of Labor Grant

Washington D.C. - August 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Shelley Berkley today announced that Nevada will receive nearly $230,000 in federal grant funding to provide homeless veterans with job training. The funding was awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor to U.S. Vets in Southern Nevada

The Ballen Group, Does it Again! Another CLOSED Las Vegas Short Sale in Nevada....

Las Vegas, NV - June 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ballen Group, Las Vegas Short sale Agents who use a comprehensive Las Vegas Short Sale System, has closed another Las Vegas Short Sale saving the Nevada Homeowner from Foreclosure.

City Of Las Vegas To Use Federal Grants To Fund Homeless Services, Affordable Housing...

April 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The city of Las Vegas will use more than $6.8 in grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for affordable housing, community development and homeless assistance. The Las Vegas City Council at last week’s meeting approved plans for the grants to be used to fund at least 39 projects/programs including:

Reid, Brown: Extreme GOP Spending Plan Denies Housing to Nevada, Ohio Homeless Veterans

Washington, D.C. - March 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, during a news conference call, Nevada Senator Harry Reid and Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown joined by a former homeless veteran to denounce the extreme Republican spending proposal that slashes 10,000 housing vouchers that would keep homeless veterans off the streets next year in Ohio, Nevada and across the country.

The Ballen Group, Short Sale Agents in Nevada, has hired Sean Bahr Realtor as...

Las Vegas, NV - October 29, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Sean Bahr has an extensive background in Customer Service and is great with people. Sean is always warn and friendly and wears a smile from ear to ear. Formally with Coldwell Banker Premier in Las Vegas, Sean brings a vibrant energy to this team of "go - getter" experienced Nevada Short Sale Agents at Keller Williams Realty Las Vegas. “We are truly lucky to have Sean Bahr join us here at Keller Williams Realty Las Vegas ,” says The Ballen Group Leader Lori Ballen. “Keller Williams Realty offers its associates unparalleled career growth and lifelong learning opportunities in the real estate industry. We know that Sean will be a great fit and that it is our customers who will truly benefit from him joining us.” “We love Keller Williams Realty because of its reputation for integrity and its agent-centric business model,” says Lori Ballen, “We want to continue to grow our real estate business, and Keller Williams Realty Las Vegas is providing what we need to rea ch our goals.”

Las Vegas man beats the odds and cheats death twice

Las Vegas, NV - October 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Given his success with trying to purchase a piece of the American dream, the doom and gloom of the current Las Vegas real estate market didn’t offer much hope to 30-year old homebuyer Jose Bernal. In 2004, a near fatal motorcycle crash wiped out Bernal’s savings, left him under a huge pile of medical bills and debt and crushed his goal of ever owning his own home. Then in 2005, after tremendous sacrifice Bernal set out again to find his dream house, when he fell asleep at the wheel after a day on Lake Mohave, totaling his truck. This time when Jose woke he had not only lost the bid on a house, but was paralyzed from the waist down. At just 25 years old, Jose had ‘crapped out’.

Titus Announces Additional $57 Million for Nevada in Hardest Hit Funds

Washington, D.C. - September 29, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s Third District announced today that Nevada is receiving an additional $57 million through the Hardest Hit Fund to help address the foreclosure crisis.

The Ballen Group of Coldwell Banker Wardley Las Vegas Real Estate creates comprehensive Las...

Las Vegas, NV - September 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ballen Group, a top team of Las Vegas Short Sale Specialists under the brokerage Coldwell Banker Wardley Las Vegas Real Estate has put together a comprehensive Las Vegas Short sale system for sellers. Homeowners who are facing Las Vegas foreclosure can request a Las Vegas Short Sale Agent, Henderson Short Sale Agent, or North Las Vegas Short Sale Specialist to consult with them about their needs. In addition, Coldwell Banker Wardley has created a custom hardship package allowing the homeowner to complete the documents required by the bank to ease the process. Although The Ballen Group never encourages a Las Vegas Short Sale, many homeowners in Las Vegas and surrounding areas are facing true hardships that force them to attempt a Short Sale rather than face Las Vegas Foreclosure

Richard Ballen, Las Vegas Short Sale Agent, obtains Bank of America Nevada Short Sale...

Las Vegas, NV - August 30, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Richard Ballen, Las Vegas Short sale Specialist uses comprehensive Las Vegas Short Sale System for Las Vegas, Henderson, and North Las Vegas Short Sales leading to Bank of America Short Sale Approval waiving the deficiency for the seller

The Ballen Group of Coldwell Banker Wardley Las Vegas Real Estate creates comprehensive Las...

Las Vegas, NV - August 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ballen Group, a top team of Las Vegas Short Sale Specialists under the brokerage Coldwell Banker Wardley Las Vegas Real Estate has put together a comprehensive Las Vegas Short sale system for sellers. Homeowners who are facing Las Vegas foreclosure can request a Las Vegas Short Sale Agent, Henderson Short Sale Agent, or North Las Vegas Short Sale Specialist to consult with them about their needs. In addition, Coldwell Banker Wardley has created a custom hardship package allowing the homeowner to complete the documents required by the bank to ease the process. Although The Ballen Group never encourages a Las Vegas Short Sale, many homeowners in Las Vegas and surrounding areas are facing true hardships that force them to attempt a Short Sale rather than face Las Vegas Foreclosure.

Lori (Ballen) Wekerle of Coldwell Banker Wardley Real Estate creates Dynamic Team of Las...

Las Vegas, NV - August 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lori Ballen Wekerle of Coldwell Banker Wardley Las Vegas Real Estate creates Dynamic Team of Las Vegas Short Sale Specialists who offer a comprehensive Las Vegas Short Sale System for Las Vegas, Henderson, and North Las Vegas Short Sales

Extreme Heat Prompting Opening of Additional Cooling Stations For The Homeless

Las Vegas, NV - June 4, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- As temperatures are expected to reach or exceed 105 degrees through June 9, additional cooling stations will be open to the public in an effort to move the homeless and other individuals out of the heat and keep them hydrated so they do not get sick.

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Nevada Short Sale Information – FTC Cracks Down on Loan Modification...

Las Vegas, NV - January 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Effective January 31, 2011, The Federal Trade Commission has banned loan modification companies from charging up-front fees for negotiating modifications of residential mortgage loans. According to Eric Witksoki, Chief of the Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, and the state consumer advocate, “Money spent on mortgage modification consultants is a bad bet for consumers.” Additionally, Witkoski commented that spending money on loan modification is “worse than some of the odds at the casino tables.”

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BLM PROPOSES TO SELL 754.88 ACRES OF PUBLIC LAND IN CLARK...

The Bureau of Land Management Las Vegas Field Office is seeking public comments on a proposal to sell 40 parcels totaling 754.88 acres of public land in Clark County, Nevada. The competitive sale would be by sealed and oral bidding in accordance with the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act (SNPLMA). A Notice of Realty Action published in today’s Federal Register opens a 45-day comment period which will close January 8, 2018.