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Tuesday Apr 28 | via Newsday
The Suffolk County Welfare to Work Commission wants a company's child care practices to be among the criteria used by the county's Industrial Development Agency in weighing applications for tax breaks. The IDA already considers the amount of goods and services an applicant purchases within the county, along with employment and investment commitments, when considering giving breaks on property... The Suffolk County Welfare to Work Commission wants a company's child care practices to be among the criteria used by the county's Industrial Development Agency in weighing applications for tax breaks. Comment?
Apr 1, 2015 | via Newsday
Ted Papas, field supervisor for Cipco Boarding Co., boards up an abandoned house in Babylon on Aug. 26, 2014. Photo Credit: Newsday / Jeffrey Basinger Municipalities have to shoulder the responsibility for maintaining zombie homes. Comment?
Mar 27, 2015 | via LongIsland.com
March 27, 2015 - An indictment was unsealed today in United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York charging Jerry Campora, Jr., a resident of Setauket, New York, with eight counts of mail fraud. Campora was arraigned this afternoon before United States District Judge Joanna Seybert at the federal courthouse in Central Islip. Comment?
Mar 20, 2015 | via Newsday
Neighborhoods across Long Island are battling an epidemic of blighted, abandoned houses as municipalities spend millions of tax dollars trying to maintain structures that fester with rats, mold, weeds and squatters. Long Island communities are littered with empty, neglected homes -- from small Cape Cod-style houses in Levittown, America's first suburb, to large Colonials in upscale Hamptons... Neighborhoods across Long Island are battling an epidemic of blighted, abandoned houses as municipalities spend millions of tax dollars trying to maintain structures that fester with rats, mold, weeds and squatters. Comment?
Mar 17, 2015 | via Albany Times Union
The Empire Center is out with a benchmarking or ranking of property tax rates and they have found that based on each $1,000 worth of home value, Binghamton residents have the highest tax burden statewide. Part of that is due to the struggling city's low home prices, and what is likely a high overhead and school cost that plagues lots of upstate communities. Comment?
Yesterday | via Denver Post
Home prices in 20 U.S. cities rose at a faster pace than projected in the year through March, reflecting a limited number of available properties on the market. The S&P/Case-Shiller index of property values increased 5 percent from March 2014 for a second month, the group said Tuesday in New York. 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?
Yesterday | via Bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Home prices in 20 U.S. cities rose at a faster pace than projected in the year through March, reflecting a limited number of available properties on the market. Comment?
Sunday May 24 | via Daily Mail
Dream mansion on PRIVATE ISLAND with New York City views and where Marilyn Monroe used to party goes on sale for $11 million More than a dozen protesters arrested in Cleveland after white cop is cleared in shooting of unarmed black couple through their windshield in 137-bullet barrage Mothers are losing the ability to give birth naturally and breastfeed their babies claims leading doctor who blames rise of C-sections and use of drugs NSA starts to wind down its controversial collection of phone records - after chaotic Senate fails to agree on top secret program General Motors faces criminal charges and fine in excess of $1 BILLION for failing to disclose ignition defect tied to at least 104 deaths 'It's really thrown me for a loop': Sandra Lee reveals emotional and physical struggle to recover after double mastectomy that saw her lose 15 pounds in just five days My affair with scared and ... (more) Comment?
Friday May 22 | via Genesee Country Express
Nothnagle Realtors has joined forces with Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, the fourth-largest real estate company in the United States. With this alliance, the two family owned companies said they now have 125 years of combined experience and operating history to guide and to grow them to new heights. Comment?
14 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Fidelity Southern's core earnings are below reported results, and the stock looks like the recent pull-back could continue. Fidelity Southern Corporation reported diluted EPS of $0.45 for the first quarter of 2015 , which is a 60% increase over the earnings reported in 1Q2014. Comment?
18 min ago | via Weyburn Review
Weyburn's Habitat for Humanity Committee got the ball rolling on the second home for Weyburn, with an information and application night held Thursday evening at the Captain's Hall. Committee chair Winston Bailey told the group gathered that they will need to raise about $70,000 for the next home, although construction could be started once $20,000 of that amount is raised; the estimated cost for the next home is around $230,000. Comment?
18 min ago | via Inman News
People in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, while psyched about the investment benefits that come with homeownership, are concerned about discrimination in their real estate deals, according to the results of an online survey released today. The survey indicated agents looking to work with this population should focus on burnishing something that many prospective clients - LGBT or not - care about: agents' local reputation. Comment?
18 min ago | via Inman News
In the wake of increased regulatory oversight, economic pressures and shifting customer expectations, mortgage lenders are adopting electronic signatures - a development that agents, brokers and their clients may view with relief. The change is an effort to reduce paper-based loan processing errors, demonstrate compliance with consumer protection regulations and streamline lenders' workflow and record-keeping, according to Silanis, an automated business technology provider. Comment?
20 min ago | via Housing Wire
HousingWire met up with Redfin's chief economist, Nela Richardson, and discussed a host of critical housing and mortgage finance issues. In a series of short video responses to HousingWire questions, Richardson was blunt and candid, sharing strong positions on GSE reform, housing policy, what's holding back first-time buyers, and what keeps her up at night about housing. Comment?
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