Reid Applauds New Assistance For Underwater Homeowners In Nevada

Washington, D.C. - March 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nevada Senator Harry Reid today applauded the administration’s announcement of a new initiative that will provide much-needed relief to responsible Nevada homeowners who are underwater and struggling to make payments on their mortgage.

Federal Mortgage Fraud Charges Filed Against Owner and Employees of Former Nevada Investment Companies

LAS VEGAS, NV - March 10, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- A man who owned and operated numerous now-defunct Nevada investment companies, and two of his former employees, were indicted by the federal grand jury today on mortgage fraud charges, announced Daniel G. Bogden, United States Attorney for the District of Nevada.

Big Wall Street Bonuses Highlight Need for Financial Reform

Washington, D.C. - January 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Dina Titus released the following statement today on news reports that Wall Street banks are expected to again give out large bonuses this year.

Reid’s Call To Help Struggling Nevada Homeowners Answered By Bank Of America

WASHINGTON, DC - December 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- In an effort to bring much needed assistance to Nevada homeowners who are struggling with their mortgages, Nevada Senator Harry Reid recently sent a letter to Bank of America urging the bank to direct more resources toward Nevada.

Titus: Financial Reform Will Protect Consumers by Reigning in Wall Street Banks and Streamlining...

Washington, D.C. - December 11, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s Third District voted today for critical financial regulatory reform that will help ensure that the financial crisis leading to the worst economic recession since the Great Depression will not happen again.

Titus Amendment to Financial Reform Will Protect Nevada Seniors from Predatory Mortgage Agreements

Washington, D.C. - December 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada joined with Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky of Illinois to introduce an amendment to the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009 that will help protect seniors from predatory practices by lending agencies

Reid Brings Together Local and National Organizations to Fight Mortgage Fraud in Nevada

Las Vegas, NV - November 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nevada Senator Harry Reid today joined Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz, Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto, Assistant U.S. Attorney General Tony West, NeighborWorks Program Director Marietta Rodriguez and the members of the Nevada Foreclosure Task Force to raise awareness about mortgage fraud and law enforcement efforts in Nevada to prosecute it.

Former Las Vegas Resident Charged with Committing Mortgage Fraud in Nevada

LAS VEGAS NV - November 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- A former Las Vegas resident has been charged with federal conspiracy and fraud charges for his involvement in a Nevada mortgage fraud scheme involving straw buyers and falsified mortgage loan documents, announced Daniel G. Bogden, United States Attorney for the District of Nevada.

City Teams With Other Agencies For Foreclosure Prevention Forums

Las Vegas, NV - June 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The city of Las Vegas, Community Services of Nevada, the Department of Housing and Urban Development and Fannie Mae are teaming up to provide information sessions designed to help homeowners in danger of losing their home to foreclosure.

Reid Introduces Amendment to Help Nevada Homeowners Recognize and Avoid Mortgage Scams

Washington, D.C. - April 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Nevada Senator Harry Reid today introduced an amendment to the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009 that will provide resources to promote HUD-approved counseling services in English and Spanish, and help homeowners recognize and avoid mortgage modification scams.

Governor Thanks Banks for First Steps in Resolving Mortgage Problems

Carson City, NV - December 24, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) – Comments from Governor Gibbons to the banking industry: “I appreciate the recent conversations we have...

Governor Leading Effort to Keep People in Their Homes

Carson, City, NV- December 11, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) – Governor Jim Gibbons today spoke with leaders of several major banks and mortgage lending companies to try...

Foreclosure Prevention Help Available In Las Vegas To Loan Holders With Countrywide Or Bank...

Las Vegas, NV - December 8, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) – Las Vegas homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure, have missed one payment and...

New Law Will Aid Nevada Families Caught in Mortgage Crunch

Washington D.C. - July 30, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — President Bush today signed legislation supported by Congresswoman Shelley Berkley that will help address the...

Reid Provides Update On Efforts To Address Foreclosure Crisis

Letter to subcommittee highlights efforts to keep Nevadans in their homes Washington, D.C. - January 28, 2008 - Nevada Senator Harry Reid sent a letter to...


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.”



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.