Brooklyn Real Estate News
Friday May 22 | via The Brooklyn Daily Eagle
According to a report by the Taxi and Limousine Commission, the taxi industry in New York has 49,500 male yellow taxi drivers and just 536 female drivers. But at a recent Uber celebration held in DUMBO for Brooklyn driver partners, women were plentiful. Comment?
Friday May 15 | via The New York Observer
"We figured that we would rent, like most New Yorkers, so we started saving up for the deposits we would need," explained the now 32-year-old Ms. Fortier, who had been living with roommates not far from where her then boyfriend was staying with family. Comment?
Friday May 15 | via Brooklynian
Lefferts Gardens 661 Flatbush Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11225 Coming soon 4/1! http://myspacenyc.com/listings/ Their business model is to be the realtor of choice for LLCs which have recently purchased small to medium-sized buildings. Vacancies are then created by paying off long-term, often rent stabilized, tenants. Comment?
Wednesday May 13 | via The Real Deal
A law firm with offices in Brooklyn and Florida saw its fraudulent mortgage rescue practice shut down Wednesday when a New York State Supreme Court judge ordered it to halt its activities. Litvin Law Firm and Litvin, Torrens & Associates, led by attorney Gennady Litvin, had been charging customers across the country hundreds of dollars in monthly fees, typically $595 or $750, for services they claimed would help avoid foreclosure. Comment?
Wednesday May 13 | via NewsOne
If you've been a New York City resident for some time, you've likely noticed how your once empty subway car is still packed with people, even after crossing that once undesirable Manhattan/Brooklyn line. The L train doesn't empty out after Bedford Avenue. Comment?
8 hrs ago | via Denver Post
Home prices in 20 U.S. cities rose at a faster pace than projected in the year through March, reflecting a limited number of available properties on the market. The S&P/Case-Shiller index of property values increased 5 percent from March 2014 for a second month, the group said Tuesday in New York. Comment?
11 hrs ago | via Bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Home prices in 20 U.S. cities rose at a faster pace than projected in the year through March, reflecting a limited number of available properties on the market. 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?
Sunday May 24 | via Daily Mail
Dream mansion on PRIVATE ISLAND with New York City views and where Marilyn Monroe used to party goes on sale for $11 million More than a dozen protesters arrested in Cleveland after white cop is cleared in shooting of unarmed black couple through their windshield in 137-bullet barrage Mothers are losing the ability to give birth naturally and breastfeed their babies claims leading doctor who blames rise of C-sections and use of drugs NSA starts to wind down its controversial collection of phone records - after chaotic Senate fails to agree on top secret program General Motors faces criminal charges and fine in excess of $1 BILLION for failing to disclose ignition defect tied to at least 104 deaths 'It's really thrown me for a loop': Sandra Lee reveals emotional and physical struggle to recover after double mastectomy that saw her lose 15 pounds in just five days My affair with scared and ... (more) Comment?
Friday May 22 | via Genesee Country Express
Nothnagle Realtors has joined forces with Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, the fourth-largest real estate company in the United States. With this alliance, the two family owned companies said they now have 125 years of combined experience and operating history to guide and to grow them to new heights. Comment?
2 min ago | via Your News Now
Mayor Bill de Blasio is teaming up with the real estate industry to make some changes to the controversial tax abatement program known as 421-a. Zack Fink filed the following report. Comment?
2 min ago | via Business Wire
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14 min ago | via Brandon Sun
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Tuesday's auction, with rates on three-month bills unchanged while rates on six-month bills rose to the highest level in four weeks. The Treasury Department auctioned $24 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.015 per cent, unchanged from last week. Comment?
5 hrs ago | via WLKY-TV Louisville
A "sophisticated" organized crime syndicate used the IRS website to steal tax forms full of personal financial information on 104,000 taxpayers, the agency said Tuesday. Until the IRS discovered this latest data leak, its website provided a service called "Get Transcript." Comment?
10 hrs ago | via The Globe and Mail
U.S. home prices rose at a steady pace in March, pushed higher by a limited supply of houses for sale. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 5 per cent in March from 12 months earlier, the S&P said Tuesday. Comment?
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