Amsterdam Real Estate News
Mar 25, 2015 | via Albany Times Union
A home security system helped Montgomery County sheriff's investigators make quick work of a suspected burglary after they distributed sharp images of three men entering a Charleston residence who were then identified early Wednesday. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Department said the home's security system captured the images of the suspects as they entered the house twice, according to Investigator Joseph P. Kilmartin . Comment?
Jan 15, 2015 | via Recorder
Some 600 property owners have been identified as delinquent on their property taxes on a foreclosure list that is expected to be submitted to Montgomery County by the end of the month. Before that happens, however, Amsterdam Controller Matthew Agresta is giving owners one last opportunity to pay their back taxes or at least enter a payment agreement. Comment?
Dec 11, 2014 | via The Washington Post
These sales data recorded by the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation were provided by Black Knight Financial Services. For information about other residential real estate transactions, visit www.washingtonpost.com/homesales . Comment?
Jan 8, 2015 | via American Reporter
American politics isn't kind to the losers. And as far as the conventional political wisdom goes, Mario Cuomo was a loser. Comment?
Wednesday | via Housing Wire
A man lauded as an exceptional regulator in some quarters and a thorn in the side of the mortgage industry in others is stepping down from the agency he helmed for more than four years. Benjamin Lawsky, Superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services , just announced that he will depart the agency in late-June after serving as the founding superintendent for the agency. Comment?
17 hrs ago | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
At a joint press conference held in Rochester, N.Y. Wednesday, Howard W. "Hoddy" Hanna, III, Chairman and CEO of Hanna Holdings, Inc., and Armand D'Alfonso, President and CEO of Nothnagle Realtors, announced that Nothnagle Realtors has joined forces with Howard Hanna Real Estate Services. "I look forward to working with Armand and the entire Nothnagle team during the years to come as we share best practices and business opportunities throughout the Great Lakes Region of the Howard Hanna family of companies," said Howard W. "Hoby" Hanna IV, President of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services. Comment?
17 hrs ago | via TheStreet.com
NEW YORK -- The S&P 500 was on track to close at record highs by the final hour of trading Thursday as a rally in the energy sector boosted the benchmark index. The S&P 500 was up 0.29% to 2,131.9, above its May 18 record of 2,129. Comment?
18 hrs ago | via Newsday
Is there anything that says "summer vacation" like packing the family into the car and hitting the road for cooler, calmer environs? No airports, no security lines and -- once you get off Long Island -- very little traffic, hopefully. Within a four-to-five-hour drive are a wide array of natural attractions -- from lakes to beaches to mountains -- that make for an easy weeklong vacation, or even a long weekend. Comment?
23 min ago | via CBC News
A new survey of condominium owners suggests that only a very small percentage of them rent them out. The vast majority, 84 per cent, bought in order to live in them. Comment?
12 min ago | via Business Wire
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18 min ago | via Medincine Hat News
The weight of low energy prices slowed the country's annual inflation rate to just 0.8 per cent last month - its weakest reading since October 2013, Statistics Canada said Friday. The agency's April inflation reading, released less than a week before the Bank of Canada's next scheduled interest-rate announcement, was much lower than the 1.2 per cent increase in March. Comment?
20 min ago | via The Real Deal
It's one of the dark corners of American real estate that doesn't get much attention from consumers: When realty agents representing potential buyers don't like the commission split offered on a particular listing, they might boycott it - simply not show the house to clients. The net result: Houses get less exposure. Comment?
22 min ago | via Switched
If the state of Texas prevails in a civil rights case about to be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court, landlords and developers will have an easier time defending themselves in housing discrimination lawsuits. The case alleges that the way Texas allocates low-income housing credits violates the 1968 Fair Housing Act, an issue with little direct connection to banking. Comment?
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