Islandia Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Islandia, NY continually updated from thousands of sources.
1 hr ago | via NorthJersey.com
A 48-year-old real estate agent was arrested on charges of sexual assault after allegedly engaging in inappropriate sexual activity with a 13-year-old girl, Bergen County authorities said Wednesday. Jhony F. Garcia, who lives in Bay Shore, on the South Shore of Long Island's Suffolk County, turned himself in on Monday after learning a warrant had been issued for his arrest, said Prosecutor John L. Molinelli. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 24 | via Patch.com
The John W. Engeman Theater will host a concert on Sunday, Sept. 28, from 7:30 -9:30 p.m. to benefit the VeteransHomeGiveaway.org initiative. Comment?
Aug 21, 2014 | via CBS Local
Foreclosed homes right in the suburbia of Long Island have been left with giant holes in the ceiling and graffiti-filled walls - and they are costing taxpayers thousands of dollars. Comment?
Aug 21, 2014 | via Nu Wire Investor
Cash sales made up 34.4% of total home sales in the United States in May 2014, the lowest share since May 2010, the latest data shows. Comment?
Aug 20, 2014 | via Newsday
Babylon Village Mayor Ralph A. Scordino stands in front of a house on Melbury Road in Babylon that has been abandoned for 10 years. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via New York Daily News
The commercial real estate industry is having its strongest year since 2007 thanks to rapidly rising prices, according to a new report released Wednesday. New York City building sales are on track to top $52 billion in 2014, over $12 billion more than last year, the report shows. Comment?
9 hrs ago | via Examiner.com
A neighborhood in East New York , Brooklyn that was supposed to be site of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's 200,000-unit low-cost housing plan, has seen a tremendous hike in land prices from $32 per square foot to $93, several reports said. Citing data from The Wall Street Journal, Gothamist.com reported that apartments in the area are now priced at $155 per square foot from $143 in 2013. Comment?
11 hrs ago | via Examiner.com
Williamsburg, Brooklyn was named as one of the top real estate markets to watch in 2015 by London real estate consultancy Knight Frank, Forbes.com said in a report. The report, which also cited the Toyosu-Kachidoki bay-area in Tokyo; Barangaroo, Sydney; the 16th arronissement in Paris; Kowloon West in HongKong, among many, stated Williamsburg is benefiting from a rising trend among investors who have "regained their taste for adventure and are branching out into alternative markets in search of good opportunities." Comment?
22 hrs ago | via Grist Magazine
New York's state capitol in Albany is not known for producing a lot of good ideas. As the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University puts it , "The New York State legislature is nationally notorious for its dysfunction and subservience to special interests." Comment?
Tuesday | via Hispanic Business
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44 min ago | via Salt Lake Tribune
Like its competitors, Bank of America is still dealing with the fallout from the financial crisis that began in 2007 and the subsequent collapse of the housing market. In August, it agreed to pay a record $16.65 billion settlement for its role in selling shoddy mortgage bonds. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via NEWS.com.au
AN increase in home building activity is most likely the best way to rein in rapid rise in house prices, the Reserve Bank says. IN 2013/14 house prices grew more than 10 per cent nationally and 15 per cent in Sydney, driven by a big rise in investor activity, mostly in existing homes. Comment?
10 min ago | via Canada.com
Some economists have suggested the housing market is mediocre at best in a majority of Canadian cities outside of the big three: Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto. Joe Oliver, the federal finance minister, downplayed fears of a housing bubble and emphasized three of Canada's largest markets continue to distort national housing numbers. Comment?
11 min ago | via Reuters
Australia's central bank on Thursday said regulators were considering new steps to rein in lending for housing investment and an initial announcement was likely by the end of the year. Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor Malcolm Edey said the aim would be to avoid a run-up in house prices that could potentially spill over into a bust that hurt household wealth and spending. Comment?
12 min ago | via Las Vegas Review Journal
Las Vegas leaders took another stab at regulating the city's oft-maligned "party houses" Wednesday, voting almost unanimously for a bill to crack down on sometimes raucous short-term vacation rentals. The ordinance, which was tabled by City Council members in August, requires homeowners who lease residential properties for less than 31 days to get a city-issued $500 annual license. Comment?
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