Brooklyn Real Estate News
10 hrs ago | via New Yorker
Not long ago, the real-estate Web site StreetEasy listed a one-bedroom apartment on the Lower East Side for $1,795 per month, nearly seven hundred dollars lower than the average rent for a similar place in the neighborhood. In this apartment, which the listing described as having "old world style," the shower is in the kitchen. Comment?
Thursday Apr 30 | via Newsday
The former head of a "warehouse lender" pleaded guilty Thursday in a $1.8 million fraud that used a national mortgage company in Melville as a go-between in a sham to sell off toxic loans to investors, federal prosecutors said. Poppi Metaxas, 62, of California, faces up to five years in prison after pleading to conspiracy to commit bank fraud against California-based Gateway Bank, where she... The former head of a "warehouse lender" pleaded guilty Thursday in a $1.8 million fraud that used a national mortgage company in Melville as a go-between in a sham to sell off toxic loans to investors, federal prosecutors said. Comment?
Thursday Apr 30 | via SILive.com
If your credit isn't in tip-top shape, you might be turned down for a loan by large franchise auto dealerships when looking to lease or buy a car. In turn, if you seek out a loan from a small "fly-by-night" used-car dealership, you could fall victim to predatory practices, said Sen. Diane Savino . Comment?
Wednesday Apr 29 | via The Real Deal
The latest batch of reports from around the industry found that the price for a Queens home is up more than 20 percent from last year and inventory for Manhattan apartments fell to its lowest level in five years. Condominium sales in Long Island City broke the $1,000 per square foot mark in the first quarter of 2015, and the price for a condo averaged $877,778 during this period, according to a report from Modern Spaces. Comment?
Saturday Apr 25 | via Business News
David Beegun has spent 14 years behind bars, both in his native Chicago and, since 2011, in Brooklyn's Cain's Tavern. Last year, he was nominated for Best Bartender in The Village Voice Readers' Choice Contest, a New York City-wide poll. Comment?
Yesterday | via NEWS.com.au
HRH the Princess of Cambridge slept soundly through her first photo call, as champagne corks popped around Australia and all over the Commonwealth. THE government will reveal a $500m saving in the Budget from the closure of immigration detention centres and the virtual halt of asylum-seeker boats. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 28 | via Seeking Alpha
Good day, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the ARI Q1 2015 Earnings Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Comment?
Friday May 1 | via Caribbean News Now!
Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here . The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming. Comment?
Thursday Apr 30 | via Inman Real Estate News
Already overwhelmed by a decade of regulator scrutiny and a complex new state licensing law, title insurance producers in New York have a slew of new regulations to grapple with. Yesterday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a proposal that aims to slash title insurance rates by limiting ancillary charges and restricting the expenditures that title companies can give to their real estate partners. Comment?
Thursday Apr 30 | via TechCrunch
TripleMint , a New York City startup aiming to take the pain out of buying, selling and renting an apartment, has raised $1.65 million in seed funding. Investors include Dominion Capital, Winklevoss Capital , Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator, Kima Ventures, Archangel Ventures, Fabrice Grinda, Tom Falus and Mike Albanese . Comment?
1 min ago | via Planetizen
My new report, Affordable Accessible Housing in a Dynamic City , provides 65 pages of detailed analysis concerning why and how to develop more affordable infill housing. That is too much information for most people to digest. Comment?
3 min ago | via USA Today
Authorities in Gwinnett County, Georgia are investigating a shooting involving Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill. Hill is accused of accidentally shooting a real estate agent in a model home, but he was allowed to leave the scene. Comment?
6 min ago | via Business Journal
William Conner, the founder of Remington Group Inc., is joining Avison Young Commercial Real Estate and will oversee the company's project-management offices in Philadelphia and San Antonio. Avison Young Commercial Real Estate is expanding into the San Antonio market with the purchase of project management-services company Remington Group Inc. Prior to the buy-out, Remington had corporate offices in the Philadelphia metropolitan and a satellite office in San Antonio. Comment?
1 hr ago | via KVIA-TV El Paso
It's been a long and uneven road to revival for the housing market. But things have been heating up for the last few years. Comment?
8 min ago | via Business Wire
Advisory revenues also remained strong, a precedent Fitch believes will continue for the next several quarters. Mortgage and credit products were relatively weak in 1Q'15, leaving firms with larger macro platforms, like Goldman Sachs, with stronger results. Comment?
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