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Friday | via The Bronxville Daily Voice
BRONXVILLE, NEW YORK Everyone's talking about what a good year 2014 was in residential real estate, but what exactly does "good" look like? In order to answer that question, Houlihan & O'Malley, Bronxville's leading boutique real estate agency, has analyzed sales data and issued the "2014 Bronxville Home Sales Year in Review." The report indicates that the median price of a single-family home in Bronxville Village rose from $2,009,500 in 2013 to $2,190,000 in 2014, an increase of 8.9 percent. Comment?
Friday Jan 16 | via The Yonkers Daily Voice
A near seven-percent increase in the fourth quarter in closed sales among the four counties in the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors capped a strong year in real estate for Westchester County. Closed sales increased 6.9 percent in the fourth quarter, compared to the same time frame in 2013. Comment?
Friday Jan 9 | via The Scarsdale Daily Voice
Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty recently announced Rye Brook native and Scarsdale resident Jennifer Baldinger, a top producing Westchester County real estate agent of more than 10 years, has joined the company and will be based in the firm's Scarsdale brokerage. Baldinger specializes in selling residential homes in Scarsdale and its surrounding Westchester communities. Comment?
Thursday Jan 8 | via Patch.com
Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty today announced that Jennifer Baldinger, a top producing Westchester County real estate agent of over 10 years, has joined the company and will be based in the firm's Scarsdale brokerage. Jennifer specializes in selling residential homes in Scarsdale and its surrounding Westchester communities. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 7 | via White Plains CitizeNetReporter
"Foreclosure filings continue their significant drop nationally and foreclosure actions filed in Westchester County have declined almost fourteen percent since 2013," reported Westchester County Clerk Timothy C. Idoni who serves as Clerk of Westchester County y Supreme Court where foreclosure actions are heard. The Office of the Westchester County Clerk reported 2,326 foreclosure actions started between January 1st and December 31st of 2014, as compared with 2,696 in 2013. Comment?
Friday | via CNN
New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested Thursday on charges that he used his position as one of the state's most-powerful politicians to amass millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks, federal prosecutors said. Silver's remarkable fall from grace came one day after he shared the stage with Gov. Andrew Cuomo during the State of the State address in Albany. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via Philip Greenspun's Weblog
It seems that there have been a few changes over the past 100 years in the U.S. We still like invading countries because we don't think that the natives can run things for themselves, but we don't bring back those natives and exhibit them alongside other "freaks" in amusement parks. This may be because we now have television and YouTube rather than because we have evolved in the moral department The specific natives in Prentice's book are a group of Igorrotes, headhunting, dog-eating, g-string-wearing people from the Philippines, an American territory at the time. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 21 | via Washington Examiner
Five Star Bank reached an agreement with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Monday to change its business practices after the bank allegedly discriminated against predominately minority neighborhoods in the Rochester area. The bank allegedly excluded minority neighborhoods from its mortgage lending program from 2009 to September 2013 by refusing to give loans of less than $75,000 in seven of its 12 lending packages. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 20 | via Bloomberg
Standard & Poor's commercial-mortgage unit, which is facing an imminent one-year suspension, was the venue for an internal battle over the company's ill-fated effort to tighten its ratings standards. The 2011 conflict pitted Mark Adelson , a critic of the ratings business who S&P hired during the financial crisis, against other employees who said his more rigid methodology would drive off business, according to several people familiar with the situation. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 20 | via The Real Deal
Manhattan's condo market is gearing up for a major influx of new product in 2015 - about 6,500 new units across more than 100 buildings will open for sales this year, compared to just 2,500 units across 59 buildings last year, according to Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group. Developers haven't faced such stiff competition since 2007, and some in the real estate industry expect to see a return to the lavish marketing and one-upmanship of the boom years. Comment?
17 min ago | via Intellectual Conservative Politics and Philosophy
The new Congress has a chance at giving us a tax reform that would save us taxpayers something less than, but approaching, $168 billion dollars a year. A significant amount of taxpayer savings could be realized by streamlining the tax collection process. Comment?
22 min ago | via Dr. Housing Bubble Blog
Millennials shun the housing market: 6 in 10 Millennials would rather rent a home than buy it. First-time home buyers at record low levels. Comment?
26 min ago | via The China Post
Yung Ching Realty , one of the leading estate agents in Taiwan, said Wednesday that it will continue to recruit new employees, even though the local property market is showing signs of slowing down. Although the realtor did not disclose how many new employees it will seek to hire this year, Yung Ching said recruitment has been part of a regular campaign in a bid to expand its capacity, regardless of falling housing transactions. Comment?
34 min ago | via HawaiiNews
A top U.S. Republican lawmaker will revisit a plan to reduce government involvement in the country's housing finance system, and expects Senate colleagues to be receptive to potential changes, according to an interview aired on C-SPAN on Sunday. Congressman Jeb Hensarling, who chairs the House Committee on Financial Services, said shepherding legislation to remove a government backstop for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would be a "huge priority," adding that he is willing to compromise to get a bill passed. Comment?
36 min ago | via Pacific Daily News
When people think of savings, budgets or debt, they automatically get a heavy feeling of despair. They start thinking of drastic ways their everyday life is going to change. Comment?
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