Amsterdam Real Estate News
Wednesday Mar 25 | 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?
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?
Friday Mar 27 | via The Washington Post
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Friday Mar 27 | via Business Wire
The brokerage, which serves greater Albany with 10 offices and more than 300 agents, was a Top 50 company in the Prudential Real Estate network. Founded in 1922, Blake, REALTORSA is one of the region's oldest and most-respected real estate companies. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via Yahoo!
Police have searched the homes of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz in two German cities in search of an explanation for why he may have crashed a passenger plane into the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board. German tabloid Bild reported Friday that Lubitz had a "serious depressive episode" six years ago and that a medical problem was noted in aviation records. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 25 | via The Real Deal
From the March issue: The impact of free travel to Cuba for New Yorkers, Eddie Sitt sues his brothers and more in this month's roundup of real estate happenings. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 25 | via The Real Deal
Luigi Rosabianca, a prominent real estate attorney who specializes in representing ultra-high-net-worth foreign buyers, has been suspended from practicing law after a Manhattan court found there was evidence to suggest he mishandled client funds and that he refused to cooperate with an investigation. The decision to suspend Rosabianca, reached by the Appellate Division First Department on March 12, came after four separate clients complained to the Departmental Disciplinary Committee, which handles attorney misconduct, and Rosabianca failed to respond to any of the allegations. Comment?
11 min ago | via Business News
Britons enter the five-week election campaign more upbeat about the economy than at any time in almost 13 years, according to the latest snapshot of confidence from the polling organisation Gfk. Against a backdrop of falling inflation and a boost to spending power from plunging energy prices, Gfk said all five of its measures of consumer confidence had picked up in the past month. Comment?
26 min ago | via The Washington Post
Chinese property developers and cement companies rose in Hong Kong and Shanghai after the government announced measures to stem a real-estate slump and counter a broader economic slowdown. China Resources Land Ltd. and Country Garden Holdings Co. Comment?
28 min ago | via Credit.com
A Florida family appears to be the victim of a Craigslist rental scam, in which they rented a home that was not actually for rent. It was a bank-owned foreclosure that sat vacant for a few months, but someone reportedly advertised it for rent, eventually getting more than $2,000 in rent money from a woman and her boyfriend, WESH-TV reports . Comment?
35 min ago | via Kiplinger Online
When you start a relationship later in life, does it make sense to marry or move in together? Answer: It's complicated. Love may be sweeter the second time around, but for a growing number of baby boomers, love and marriage don't go hand in hand. Comment?
45 min ago | via Scoop
Paid parental leave will increase by 2 weeks to 16 weeks and by another 2 weeks from 1 April next year. The parental tax credit will rise from $150 a week to $220 a week. Comment?
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