Islandia Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Islandia, NY continually updated from thousands of sources.
Yesterday | via Newsday
Islandia-based Gold Coast Bank has entered the residential mortgage business -- and it's making house calls. The bank said it will take applications in customers' homes or offices, if they wish. Comment?
Oct 4, 2014 | via Newsday
Two Suffolk County judges violated court rules designed to promote transparency and limit cronyism while awarding at least $600,000 in fees and expenses to political power broker Gary Melius and a network of his associates, a Newsday investigation has found. Suffolk Supreme Court Justice Thomas Whelan appointed Melius and his associates to serve as property managers or receivers, which are... Two Suffolk County judges violated court rules designed to promote transparency and limit cronyism while awarding at least $600,000 in fees and expenses to political power broker Gary Melius and a network of his associates, a Newsday investigation has found. Comment?
Oct 1, 2014 | 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?
Sep 24, 2014 | 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?
15 hrs ago | via Housing Wire
The third-quarter report from RealtyTrac on flipping shows that 26,947 single-family homes were flipped nationwide in the third quarter of 2014 - where a home is purchased and subsequently sold again within 12 months - representing 4% of all U.S. single-family home sales. That's down from 4.6% in the second quarter of 2014 and down from 5.6% in the third quarter of 2013 to the lowest level since the second quarter of 2009. Comment?
Yesterday | via Mortgage News Daily
Seattle's Zillow has published good news for the real estate industry . Its report regarding hidden households and future housing activity indicates that the number of adults per household has increased to 1.83 in 2012, from 1.75 in 2000. Comment?
Yesterday | via GlobeSt.com
RealtyTrac analyzed elementary-school test scores and home-price affordability in more than 7,500 zip codes to find those with the best of both worlds: an ideal combination of good schools and affordable home prices , as well as low unemployment rates below the national average. The firm also looked at zip codes with good schools and the least-affordable home prices. Comment?
Monday | via Star Tribune
Homes in the Twin Cities may not be cheap, but they're affordable compared to other big metro areas when wages are considered. A combination of a relatively low median home price and relatively high income has created the nation's most affordable housing market in the Twin Cities, a survey shows. Comment?
Sunday Nov 16 | via IndyMedia
Write to the Portland City Council to prevent Airbnb from renting out our apartments. Educate yourself on these issues in the articles below, including my letter to the City. Comment?
10 min ago | via Daily Record
Hampshire Properties has purchased the 732-unit apartment complex Seasons at Bel Air for $80 million. The property, located at 955 Sablewood Road in Bel Air, was 94 percent occupied at the time of the sale. Comment?
11 min ago | via Business Journal
As millennials become a bigger part of the working world. technology will become more important to the real estate industry, states a new report that urges brokers and landlords to "exploit technology as an ally." Comment?
13 min ago | via Houston Chronicle
KDC and Sarofim Realty Advisors broke ground on a two-story office building for Lennar Corp. in the Greens Crossing Office Park. Lennar Homes of Texas Land and Construction will relocate to a new two-story, 68,950-square-foot office building across from its offices in the Greens Crossing Office Park in the Greenspoint area. Comment?
13 min ago | via West Australian
Global oil prices have rebounded somewhat, reversing earlier losses as traders embrace a raft of upbeat economic data in top crude consumer the United States. Brent North Sea crude for delivery in January was up 79 US cents to $US78.89 a barrel in late afternoon deals. Comment?
18 min ago | via GlobeNewswire
Southwest Georgia Financial Corporation , the parent company of Southwest Georgia Bank, announced that its Board of Directors at its meeting yesterday declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.08 per common share. The dividend is payable December 10, 2014 to shareholders of record on December 1, 2014. Comment?
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