Freedom Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Freedom, NY continually updated from thousands of sources.
Friday Jan 16 | 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?
3 hrs ago | via New York Magazine
One of the poorest neighborhoods in Brooklyn is suddenly the focus of both private speculators and City Hall, which wants to build thousands of units of affordable housing thereand by announcing its plans is fueling the land rush. One of the poorest neighborhoods in Brooklyn is suddenly the focus of both private speculators and City Hall, which wants to build thousand of units of affordable housing there - and by announcing its plans is fueling a land rush. Comment?
6 hrs ago | via Marietta Times
Residents of New Hampshire, where Nashua got 33 inches of snow and Hudson got 32, are venturing outside to assess the damage. Bob Preston is a real estate agent in Seabrook, a coastal town strafed by high winds and almost 28 inches of snow. Comment?
12 hrs ago | via The Columbian
The Census Bureau said 481,000 new homes were purchased in the month, up 11.6 percent from November on a seasonally adjusted basis. For all of 2014, sales climbed 1.2 percent. Comment?
18 hrs ago | via The Nation
I have a legal question citizens of New York might wish to ponder. What is the difference between Sheldon Silver and Jamie Dimon? Rep. Silver is speaker of the State Assembly in Albany and federal prosecutors want to put him in prison for taking kickbacks for doing political favors. Comment?
22 hrs ago | via Mortgage News Daily
As has been the case for some months the latest report from S&P/Case Shiller shows a continued slowing of home price increases. November results for both the 10-City and 20-City Composite Indices were lower on a year-over-year basis than in October. Comment?
37 min ago | via The Motley Fool
Look around and you'll see a familiar prediction from just about every economist and financial publication: The Federal Reserve is poised to raise interest rates in 2015. The idea itself isn't all that far-fetched. Comment?
11 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
FindTheBest, a data aggregator that helps people research everything from smartphones and cars to colleges and nursing homes, often helps consumers gauge quality by serving up ratings. But the research engine, which recently migrated its real estate search tools off findthebest.com and onto a standalone website, findthehome.com, has decided not to take that approach in representing real estate agents to the public. Comment?
12 min ago | via DNA India
Housing sales in Delhi-NCR market declined by 43% last year at 40,575 dwelling units, the lowest in a decade, while prices rose marginally by 3 per cent, according to property consultant Knight Frank India. The National Capital Region, the country's largest residential property market, had recorded a sale of 71,421 units in 2013. Comment?
20 min ago | via Tomahawk Online
Now that January is well under way, people are beginning to think about filing their taxes, but some still have questions about what to collect and what can be considered a deduction, especially when a person has had a change in their life or when new laws go into effect. Comment?
22 min ago | via West Australian
Figures from ratings agency Fitch show Kingston, in the Logan area south of Brisbane, tops the list of the worst 20 postcodes in Australia for mortgage delinquencies, by both the value of missed payments and number of households struggling to make repayments. As of September 2014, 26 out of 1,000 borrowers in its sample of Kingston mortgageholders were at least 30 days behind in their repayments. Comment?
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