After Pressure From Sen. Brown, Fed Rules to Maintain Key Protection for Homeowners

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Following pressure from U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), the Federal Reserve Board announced that it would maintain critical protections for homeowners outlined in the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). In January, Brown and five of his Senate Banking Committee colleagues urged the Federal Reserve to reconsider proposed rules that would eliminate the ability of homeowners to stop foreclosures and rescind predatory home loans.

Sen. Voinovich’s Mortgage Relief Act Passes House

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator George V. Voinovich’s (R-OH) Mortgage Relief Act – legislation to change current law that forces individuals to pay income...

Lucas County Among The Top Six Counties In Ohio For Foreclosure Filings

Toledo, OHIO – With an increasing percentage of homes in Ohio reaching foreclosure, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), a member of the Senate Banking,...

Tax Commissioner Warns Seniors to Be Wary of Homestead Schemes

Columbus, September 14, 2007 – Ohio Tax Commissioner Richard A. Levin today warned senior citizens to be on the look out for individuals who...

New Expanded Homestead Exemption

The Ohio General Assembly has enacted a new, expanded Homestead Exemption that will provide additional property tax relief to qualified senior citizens and permanently...


Central Ohio Housing Report – December 2018

While the 2017 housing market was marked by renewed optimism fueled by stock market strength, higher wages and a competitive environment for home sales, 2018 maintained the competitive housing market amid less than stellar stock market performance and rising interest rates while housing affordability dipped to a ten-year low.