Islandia Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Islandia, NY continually updated from thousands of sources.
Thursday Aug 21 | 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?
Thursday Aug 21 | 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?
Wednesday Aug 20 | 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?
Tuesday Aug 19 | via Jackson Heights News
August 2014 Queens NY Market Update In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. Comment?
Aug 14, 2014 | via Mortgage News Daily
While the share of residential real estate transactions that are all cash continues to decline they remain well above historic levels CoreLogic said on Wednesday. Comment?
11 hrs ago | via The Austin Chronicle
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Yesterday | via Business Journal
PMG Lending Group is one of nine businesses issued subpoenas by the New York State Department of Financial Services, which is launching an investigation to determine whether certain companies are intentionally making short-term, high-interest loans to New Yorkers secured by borrowers' homes or other real estate. The practice - known as "hard money" lending - does not typically evaluate borrowers' ability to repay the loans. Comment?
Tuesday | via Philly.com
WHEN PEOPLE talk about retirement, it's often in the context of how much money they have to save for their senior years. People know or have heard enough that they need to factor into their retirement plan their cash savings, investment account holdings, Social Security and, if fortunate, any pension benefit. Comment?
Tuesday | via Reuters
The New York state banking regulator has launched an investigation into potentially predatory practices by lenders who make short-term, high-interest loans secured by homes or other real estate. Benjamin Lawsky, superintendent of the state Department of Financial Services, sent subpoenas to nine "hard money lenders," seeking information about their loan policies and marketing materials, his office said in a statement on Tuesday. Comment?
Monday | via KWWL-TV Waterloo
11, 2014 photo, Myles Griffin, 74, poses for a photograph in front of his home in Philadelphia. . In this Thursday, Sept. Comment?
4 min ago | via Insurance Networking
The measure, adopted yesterday as part of a package of changes to the Dodd-Frank Act, would let the Fed treat insurers such as Prudential Financial Inc. and MetLife Inc. differently than big banks in imposing safeguards demanded by the 2010 law. It would modify a Dodd-Frank provision written by Senator Susan Collins, a Maine Republican, who has said it wasn't meant to apply similarly to insurers and lenders. Comment?
4 min ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
Average US fixed mortgage rates saw their biggest weekly jump of the year, hitting their highest level since the week ending May 1. This is according to new survey data from Freddie Mac. During the week ending September 18, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.23% , up from 4.12% a week ago. Comment?
5 min ago | via The Washington Post
U.S. mortgage rates jumped to a four-month high, increasing home-loan costs as the economy shows signs of strengthening. The average rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage was 4.23 percent, up from 4.12 percent last week and the highest since early May, Freddie Mac said in a statement today. Comment?
19 hrs ago | via Patch.com
Nickel Group, located in Oak Park, is proud of the work they've recently done with Backpacks 4 Class, helping to provide school supplies to underprivileged students in District 97. Backpacks 4 Class is an Illinois not-for-profit corporation dedicated to promoting, coordinating and developing the collection of backpacks filled with all of the supplies a child will need to have a successful school year. Their hope is that through this collection the children who receive these items excel scholastically as well as learn the importance of staying active in the classroom. Comment?
18 min ago | via Salt Lake Tribune
Washington a Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates surged this week, marking their largest one-week gain this year. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday the nationwide average for a 30-year loan jumped to 4.23 percent from 4.12 percent last week. Comment?
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