Freedom Real Estate News
Jan 16, 2015 | via North Country Now
St. Lawrence County is second-highest on a list of counties in the U.S. ranking where buying a house is cheaper in the long run than renting your living space. The counties were ranked using several criteria, including low average monthly mortgage payments relative to monthly rent, favorable tax structure, relatively low home values, and other factors that favor home ownership, according to New York City-based SmartAsset.com. 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?
Wednesday | via Housing Wire
A man lauded as an exceptional regulator in some quarters and a thorn in the side of the mortgage industry in others is stepping down from the agency he helmed for more than four years. Benjamin Lawsky, Superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services , just announced that he will depart the agency in late-June after serving as the founding superintendent for the agency. Comment?
21 hrs ago | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
At a joint press conference held in Rochester, N.Y. Wednesday, Howard W. "Hoddy" Hanna, III, Chairman and CEO of Hanna Holdings, Inc., and Armand D'Alfonso, President and CEO of Nothnagle Realtors, announced that Nothnagle Realtors has joined forces with Howard Hanna Real Estate Services. "I look forward to working with Armand and the entire Nothnagle team during the years to come as we share best practices and business opportunities throughout the Great Lakes Region of the Howard Hanna family of companies," said Howard W. "Hoby" Hanna IV, President of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services. Comment?
22 hrs ago | via TheStreet.com
NEW YORK -- The S&P 500 was on track to close at record highs by the final hour of trading Thursday as a rally in the energy sector boosted the benchmark index. The S&P 500 was up 0.29% to 2,131.9, above its May 18 record of 2,129. Comment?
22 hrs ago | via Newsday
Is there anything that says "summer vacation" like packing the family into the car and hitting the road for cooler, calmer environs? No airports, no security lines and -- once you get off Long Island -- very little traffic, hopefully. Within a four-to-five-hour drive are a wide array of natural attractions -- from lakes to beaches to mountains -- that make for an easy weeklong vacation, or even a long weekend. Comment?
3 min ago | via Realtor Magazine
It happened again last month. A real estate agent took a call from a potential new client, went to the property for a showing, and was kidnapped at gunpoint. Comment?
6 min ago | via GlobeNewswire
The Board of Directors of Capital City Bank Group, Inc. declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $.03 per share. The dividend produces an annualized rate of $.12 per common share and is payable on June 22, 2015 to shareowners of record as of June 8, 2015. Comment?
12 min ago | via Business Wire
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13 min ago | via Business Journal
A new ranking, compiled by Glassdoor , lists Memphis as the 18th best city in the U.S. when it comes to job searches. The ranking considered several factors including hiring opportunity, which is determined by the ratio of active job openings to population data according to the U.S. Office of Management & Budget; cost of living, which is determined by the ratio of median annual base salary as reported by local employees over the past year to median metro home value, according to the most recent Zillow Home Value Index for All Homes and job satisfaction, which is determined by a minimum of 1,000 company reviews shared by local employees on Glassdoor over the past year. Comment?
13 min ago | via Washington Times
Cook County property tax records show that an entity controlled by the owner of the Chicago Cubs has purchased three more rooftop buildings next to Wrigley Field. The Chicago Tribune reports that the purchases mean the Ricketts family now owns six rooftop building near the historic ballpark. Comment?
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