Property, Rentals, Transactions

Property, Rentals, Transactions

Your Tax Dollars…Down the Drain: Taxpayers Spend Billions on Unused Federal Property

Washington, D.C. - March 3, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) today released the following statement in a monthly series highlighting Washington’s wasteful spending during a time of record debt and deficits:

Hamilton County Property Cleared for Redevelopment

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 17, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- A Cincinnati-area brownfield is ready for redevelopment after undergoing an investigation and remediation through Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP), thanks to the voluntary efforts of Garrett Wood LLC, Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. and the village of Woodlawn

Licking County Property Cleared for Redevelopment

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 24, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- A Newark brownfield is ready for redevelopment at the former Newark Processing property, 1367 E. Main St., thanks to the partnership of Ohio EPA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (U.S. ACE) and the city of Newark. Together, they helped protect the Licking River, prevent exposure to solid waste and prepare the site for reuse

Attorney General DeWine Warns of Scams Targeting Sales Consultants

COLUMBUS, Ohio - December 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned independent sales consultants and at-home sellers to beware of scam artists posing as hearing-impaired customers in a twist to the counterfeit check scam.

Attorney General DeWine Announces Lawsuits Against Northeast Ohio Contractors

ELYRIA, OH - November 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced lawsuits against two Northeast Ohio home improvement contractors. The lawsuits accuse Mark Walker of Avon, and his business, All American Restoration, and Wayne Given of Silver Lake, doing business as Basement Waterproofing Solutions, of failure to deliver and performing shoddy work.

Cuyahoga County Properties Receive Covenants Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Through the voluntary efforts of Cleveland property owners, two more urban brownfields have been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s

Taylor Encourages Ohioans to Prepare Homes and Vehicles for Winter, Review Insurance Coverage

COLUMBUS - November 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Last on most peoples’ lists of how they want to spend time during the bitter cold of winter are dealing with clogged gutters, a leaky roof or the potential hazards of driving on icy roads with worn tires.

Cleveland Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Through the voluntary efforts of a Cleveland property owner, another local brownfield has been investigated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) and is ready for redevelopment.

HER Realtors Becomes an Exclusive Member of the RealtyTrac Network in Columbus, Cincinnati and...

IRVINE, CA - October 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- RealtyTrac (www.realtytrac.com), the nation’s leading source for comprehensive housing data, announced today the addition of Ohio-based HER Realtors to its fast-growing broker network. HER Realtors has been the number one brokerage in central Ohio for six decades, and is the fastest growing brokerage in Ohio with 60 offices and more than 800 agents.

Stark County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Through the voluntary efforts of the city of Canton and Bruening Shepler Associates Inc. (the volunteers), another local brownfield has been investigated and remediated under Ohio Voluntary Action Program (VAP) and is targeted for redevelopment.

Ohio EPA Seeks Comments on Urban Setting Designation for Lorain County Property

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio EPA is considering a request to grant an urban setting designation (USD) for a 31-acre property located at 377 Woodland Avenue in Elyria. A USD application for the commercial/industrial property was submitted by Groundwater & Environmental Services Inc. on behalf of Moen Inc. The Agency is seeking public comments before making a final decision.

Attorney General DeWine; City of Mansfield File Suit Against Negligent Property Owner for Demolition...

MANSFIELD, OH - September 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Mansfield Law Director John A. Spon today announced that lawsuits have been filed against a negligent property owner and his company, whose homes fell into disrepair and were subsequently demolished by the City of Mansfield. The lawsuit seeks to reimburse the City for costs associated with two properties in Mansfield which were recently demolished

Dayton Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - August 21, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- A former foundry site, active from 1897 until 1981, has been investigated and cleaned to commercial or industrial standards thanks to the voluntary efforts of the city of Dayton. The nearly 8-acre NIBCO property, located at 1800 McCall St., is now ready for redevelopment.

Portman, Johnson Push GSA to Speed Up Sale of Excess Federal Property in Washington...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - August 2, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Representative Bill Johnson (R-Ohio) have co-authored a letter to the General Services Administration (GSA) in an effort to speed up the sale of an abandoned federal property to the Southeast Ohio Port Authority (SEOPA). The move will allow the Port Authority to sell the property to private investors, which would convert the unused property into a veterans memorial and business park, which would provide a community benefit and create much-needed jobs

IDX Broker software revolutionizes the website of Ohio real estate agent Asa Cox

EUGENE, OR - July 30, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Asa Cox, owner of Asa Cox Homes, has partnered with IDX, Inc. to revolutionize his professional website, bringing potential home buyers in Painesville Township, Ohio the most comprehensive search available online. Through the Northeast Ohio Real Estate Exchange (NEOHREX) database, Cox’s clients can access thousands of Ohio listings from the convenience of Cox’s own website. Never before has searching for a home online been easier for both agents and potential buyers

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of a Single Tenant GSA Property in Bowling Green,...

Northbrook, IL - July 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant GSA property located at 745 Innovation Drive in Bowling Green, Ohio for $1,281,500.

Garfield Heights Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Through the voluntary efforts of a Garfield Heights property owner, a local brownfield has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP), and redeveloped into a commercial office complex.

Ohioans Report Losing Money to Rental Scams, Attorney General DeWine Warns

COLUMBUS, OH - June 17, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned that consumers across the state are reporting losing money to rental property scams. The Attorney General’s Office has received more than a dozen reports of the scam since January, and consumers who fall for the scam report an average loss of about $1,000.

Beware of Traveling Contractor Scams Following Storms, Attorney General DeWine Warns

COLUMBUS, OH - June 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Following the recent storms, Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning Ohioans to watch for traveling contractors who may try to take advantage of homeowners in need of assistance.

Cuyahoga County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Through the voluntary efforts of a Cleveland property owner, another area brownfield has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA's Voluntary Action Program (VAP), and is ready for redevelopment.

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High Standards of Professional Conduct Apply to Insurance Needs of Ohio...

Purchasing a home or business property is a time of joy, excitement and inevitably stress generated by the work and by the unfamiliarity buyers have with the layers of demands from loan calculations to insurance commitments being thrust at them. The Ohio Department of Insurance (ODI) may help by providing information about the various insurance types and also through its rigorous regulation of insurance agents, Jillian Froment, ODI director, said.