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SEEC Statement on the Clean Water Rule
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps) finalized the Clean Water Rule. SEEC Members released the following statement:
Former Short Sale Specialist Convicted of Mortgage and Tax Fraud
An Ashburn, Virginia resident was convicted today by a federal jury on 13 charges related to mortgage fraud, passing fictitious financial instruments, and tax fraud, the Department of Justice announced.
VIRGINIA HOME SALES TRENDING UP FOR SPRING SELLING SEASON
The Virginia Association of REALTORS® (VAR) released its April 2015 Home Sales Report, which confirmed that the spring selling season is well underway. Home sales increased by 5.72 percent from March to April and will likely continue to increase through June, based on historic seasonal trends
HUD AND VIRGINIA LANDLORD SETTLE ALLEGATIONS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST TENANTS WITH DISABILITIES
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today an agreement with Roanoke, Virginia-based Retirement Unlimited, Inc. resolving allegations of discrimination against residents with disabilities in two of the company’s rental properties.
HIGHS & LOWS OF APPRAISING: 6.4 HERNDON
The Northern Virginia Association of Realtors® and the Northern Virginia Chapter of National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers bring to you the 10th Annual Appraisal Summit! Attend this cornerstone event to stay abreast of current real estate appraisal trends, plus get valuable tips on appraising in today’s fluid market
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Set for Sat., May 30, 2015
The Rappahannock Regional Landfill invites Stafford and Fredericksburg residents to dispose of their household hazardous wastes - for free - on Saturday, May 30, 2015. The collection runs from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the landfill, located at 489 Eskimo Hill Road, Stafford, VA 22554.
Alexandria First Half Real Estate Tax Bills Mailed
The City of Alexandria has mailed bills for the first half 2015 real estate tax and refuse fee to all property owners and/or mortgage companies. The 2015 real estate tax rate is $1.043 per $100 of assessed value.
New Type of Apartment Living in Crystal City
The Arlington County Board today took another step toward revitalizing Crystal City as a technology hub with the approval of a plan to include two floors of office space as part of the conversion of the former Crystal Plaza 6 into a residential building.
Hampton: Master plan open house postponed
An open house scheduled for Tuesday, May 12 to discuss proposed changes to the Coliseum Central Master Plan has been postponed. Residents and interested parties will be notified when the meeting is rescheduled.
Warner, Wyden, Rubio Introduce the Student Right to Know Before You Go Act
U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) introduced legislation that would provide college-bound students powerful new tools for comparing colleges and universities on measures such as total cost, likelihood of graduating, and potential earnings.