Amsterdam Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Amsterdam, NY continually updated from thousands of sources.
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?
Sep 7, 2014 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
A house in that is in foreclosure is seen on Monday, July 14, 2014, in Amsterdam, N.Y. They are called "zombie homes, " properties that are no longer under control of their owners with pending foreclosure, but not yet under control of a bank or lender. New York has an estimated 15,000 of them - homes that have been abandoned by their owners, usually with foreclosures looming but before lenders are in control of the properties. Comment?
7 hrs ago | via SNL Financial
Loan demand increased in 11 of the Federal Reserve's 12 districts from early January through mid-February, with Kansas City the exception, where demand was mixed, the Fed noted in its Beige Book report March 4. The Atlanta and New York districts reported "strong" increases in overall loan demand. " over that time period, but bankers in the districts of Richmond and St. Louis reported relaxed standards and Philadelphia, Richmond and San Francisco observed that "competition is lowering lending standards more generally," the report stated. Comment?
11 hrs ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
The Federal Reserve's latest Beige Book is out and shows that the economy continues to expand at a moderate pace. The Beige Book is a collection of anecdotal observations from each of the Federal Reserve's 12 business districts regarding the current economic outlook in their region. 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?
Tuesday | via Huntington News
CoreLogicA , an Irvine, CA-based global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 released its January 2015 CoreLogic Home Price Index which shows that home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased 5.7 percent in January 2015 compared to January 2014. This change represents 35 months of consecutive year-over-year increases in home prices nationally. Comment?
Tuesday | via Albany Times Union
Capitol Confidential gathers the best coverage of New York politics and puts it all together. Each section - Capitol, The State Worker, New York on the Potomac, and Voices - represents a unique facet of the political scene. Comment?
6 min ago | via CTV
Depending on where you live in Canada, a million-dollar home can be either a mansion or a fixer-upper. In cities such as Vancouver and Toronto, the average cost of a detached home will set you back more than seven figures. Comment?
15 min ago | via Lethbridge Herald
Financial experts have sounded the alarm in the past few years about the dangers of Canadians' increasing consumer debt load. And Canadians have responded - by piling up even more debt. Comment?
27 min ago | via American Reporter
Perhaps we should focus upon entirely new ideas and models instead of repairing financial structures and infrastructures that have failed the industrialized world miserably in the past decade or two. So, when prodded by colleagues I keep envisioning an economic rebound which actually accrues to the benefit of American taxpayers. Comment?
29 min ago | via American Reporter
There's been a lot of talk of late that there are glimmers of hope in the American economy. Since President Obama's economic stimulus package was enacted and the Federal Reserve and the Treasury Department both announced plans to buy up distressed assets and backstop mortgage-backed securities, the financial markets seemed to have steadied themselves. Comment?
31 min ago | via American Reporter
It's hard to resist being gleeful at seeing Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff get the maximum sentence - 150 years in prison - for bilking investors out of anywhere between $65 billion and $171 billion. Because many of the people whom Madoff ripped off were more renowned than, say, the millions who lost their homes in the subprime mortgage debacle, he has gotten far more attention than he deserves. Comment?
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