EastGroup Properties Announces Fourth Quarter 2010 Conference Call and Webcast

Jackson, MS - January 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- EastGroup Properties (NYSE-EGP) announced today that it will hold its Fourth Quarter Conference Call and Web Cast on Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. Eastern Time. On the call, David Hoster, President and CEO, and Keith McKey, CFO, will review the fourth quarter results and discuss EastGroup's current operations

Protect Your Home and Family Before, During and After the Holidays

Jackson MS - December 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- As family and friends gather to celebrate the season Commissioner of Insurance and State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney encourages all Mississippians to take the time to contemplate potential fire hazards, home mishaps and understand how your insurance might apply

‘Tis the Season to Decorate Safely

Jackson, MS - December 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mississippians show their holiday spirit with colorful lights, and decorated Christmas trees. While decorations bring great joy to many, Commissioner of Insurance and State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney reminds everyone that from the standpoint of fire safety, the holidays are also the time people need to be most fire safety conscious

MHC to Host Homebuyer Fair in Doddsville

Doddsville, MS - November 17, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Residents of Doddsville and the surrounding area are invited to attend a free homebuyer fair on November 30, 2010, at the Doddsville Community Center, 133 Eastland St., from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. hosted by the Mississippi Home Corporation (MHC), BDT Housing Services Enterprise, USM Institute for Disability Studies, ECD/Hope Community Credit Union, and the City of Doddsville. The homebuyer fair will be open to the public and provide attendees the opportunity to learn more about the benefits of homeownership and details of the home buying process.

EastGroup Properties Announces Presentation at REIT World 2010: NAREIT’s Annual Convention for all Things...

Jackson, MS - November 11, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- EastGroup Properties (NYSE-EGP) announced today that it is scheduled to present at REIT World 2010: NAREIT's Annual Convention for All Things REIT. EastGroup's presentation is scheduled for Monday, November 15, 2010 at 8:40 a.m., EST

State Fire Marshal’s Office Cracks Down On Illegal Factory Built Home Installers

Jackson, MS - November 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- In recent weeks inspectors from the Fire Code Enforcement/Factory Built Home Division of the Mississippi State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) have filed charges against 11 individuals in eight counties for violating Mississippi law regarding the installation/transportation of factory built homes. Of those charged, seven have been arrested by local law enforcement authorities. All have been charged with installing a factory built home without a license.

MHC to Host Homebuyer Fair in Louisville

Louisville, MS - October 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Residents of Winston and the surrounding counties who are interested in purchasing a home are invited to attend a free homebuyer fair on Monday, October 25, 2010, at the Winston County Extension Office, 460 Vance Street in Louisville, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. hosted by The Mississippi Home Corporation, the Winston County Self-Help Cooperative (WCSHC), the NAACP Winston County Branch, Regions Bank, and Bancorp South. The homebuyer fair will be open to the public and provide attendees the opportunity to learn more about the benefits of homeownership and the home buying process.


WASHINGTON, DC - October 20, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced that it is charging Vicksburg, Mississippi, rental property owner Richard Cowart and his property manager, Janie Kelly, with violating the Fair Housing Act by refusing to renew the lease of a white tenant at Shamrock Apartments because the tenant associated with African Americans and has a biracial daughter. The HUD charge also alleges the property manager made discriminatory statements about renting to African Americans and tenants associating with African Americans.

AG Issues Consumer Alert: Rental Home Scammers Still Hard At Work

Jackson, MS - June 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Phony rental ads continue to pop-up with the sole purpose of stealing money from unsuspecting renters, warns Attorney General Jim Hood. “The scammers steal the details of the homes and even the pictures from the actual real estate listing, making the listings seem like the real thing,” says Attorney General Hood. These ads are placed on Craigslist and other online classifieds for properties that are actually for sale, not rent

Mississippi Cottages available at auction

PEARL, MI - May 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- More than 175 Mississippi Cottages will be auctioned off to registered bidders at 10 a.m. on June 4. The cottage units are staged at 346 Beaver Dam Rd., Perkinston, Miss., 39573. The auction will feature one-bedroom, 400 square feet units with feature front porches. The units will be sold as they are. The condition of the units varies from slightly damaged to needing multiple improvements

SBA Loan Application Unlocks Full Range Of Disaster Assistance

CLINTON, MS - May 11, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mississippians who suffered losses from the April 23-24 tornadoes and received a loan application from the U.S. Small Business Administration are urged to complete and return the application. Doing so will ensure the applicants are considered for the full range of disaster assistance, including additional grants

EastGroup Properties Announces 121st Consecutive Quarterly Cash Dividend

Jackson, MS - March 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- EastGroup Properties (NYSE-EGP) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.52 per share payable on March 31, 2010 to shareholders of record of Common Stock on March 19, 2010. This dividend is the 121st consecutive quarterly distribution to EastGroup’s shareholders and represents an annualized dividend rate of $2.08 per share.

ProVisions Accepting Proposals for Former FEMA Call Center

Developer Aims to Create Jobs with Unique Gulf Coast Facility. LONG BEACH, MS - September 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Long Beach Call Center ( – a 19,044-square-foot “plug-n-play” call center and office complex ProVisions, LLC is offering for sale or lease – presents unusually promising news for a state whose unemployment recently reached 10.5 percent. With state-of-the-art capabilities and strategic location on the Gulf Coast, the Long Beach Call Center has the potential to become a workplace for professionals with a predicted increase in job opportunities. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for customer service representatives is projected to increase by 21 percent or more between 2006 and 2016, especially for those working in call centers

EastGroup Properties Announces Presentation at 2009 BMO Capital Markets North American Real Estate Conference

Jackson, MS - September 8, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- EastGroup Properties (NYSE-EGP) announced today that it is scheduled to present at the BMO Capital Markets North American Real Estate Conference. EastGroup's presentation is scheduled for Thursday, September 10, 2009 at 4:30 p.m., CDT. The presentation will be live via web cast and is accessible at the day of the conference

MHC to Host Homebuyer Fair in Yazoo City

Attendees Will Receive Valuable Information about Buying and Owning a Home. Yazoo City, MS - July 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Mississippi Home Corporation (MHC) will hold a free Homebuyer Fair on July 28, 2009 at the B.S. Ricks Memorial Library, 310 North Main Street, in Yazoo City, MS from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. The fair will be hosted by MHC, Suttlar Real Estate Company, the Esther Steward Buford Foundation, Fidelity First Mortgage, and USDA/Rural Development. Representatives of the host organizations will answer questions and provide valuable information about affordable purchasing programs, credit scores, and the home buying process in general.



The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee this morning approved legislation sponsored by U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) to authorize a study on designating the home of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers as a National Park Service unit.


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