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Sunday Jan 11 | via Newsday
Azeez Smith lost his wife to breast cancer and his information technology job within a year, leaving the father of three on the brink of also losing his Brentwood home. However, Smith, 46, has been able to keep his house through a $17,181.32 loan from the New York State Mortgage Assistance Program. Comment?
Dec 26, 2014 | via Business LI
Long Island's economy is forecast to grow 2.5 percent to 3 percent next year as consumers spend much of the extra money they have because of low gasoline prices and, for growing numbers, pay raises, experts said. The pace of the region's recovery from the Great Recession will finally accelerate, leading to greater demand for skilled workers and wage increases for some of them, according to John A. Rizzo, chief economist at the Long Island Association business group and a Stony Brook University professor. Comment?
Dec 1, 2014 | via Sag Harbor Online
Sag Harbor resident and real estate agent John Brannen has enjoyed the largely recreational waterfront of the Ninevah community for years, but with the summer season this year he says the waterfront has been marred by the creation of a commercial mooring field, just outside of Sag Harbor Village waters, that boasts 60 to 70 moorings. Comment?
Nov 26, 2014 | via Shelter Island Reporter
JULIE LANE PHOTO The Chequit, which James and Linda Eklund sold for $3.35 million along with an unidentified amount of an extra payment for the good will of the business this fall, was purchased for $100,000 by a finance company in a foreclosure sale in 1994 to be resold to the couple that ran it for the past 20 years. The National Security Council recommended to President Lyndon Baines Johnson that he adopt a two-stage plan for escalating the bombing of North Vietnam. 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?
1 hr ago | via Mortgage News Daily
Bottom Right Default State Name: State Name underscore: State Name dash: State Name lower underscore: State Name lower dash: State Name lower: State Abbreviation: State Abbreviation Lower: It is a continuously updated stream of news from around the web Visit throughout the day for the latest breaking news. D.R. Horton Earnings Beat Estimates as Sales and Orders Jumped Bloomberg D.R. Horton Inc., the largest U.S. homebuilder by revenue, reported fiscal first-quarter earnings that beat estimates as revenues jumped. Comment?
Friday Jan 23 | via CNN
New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested Thursday on charges that he used his position as one of the state's most-powerful politicians to amass millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks, federal prosecutors said. Silver's remarkable fall from grace came one day after he shared the stage with Gov. Andrew Cuomo during the State of the State address in Albany. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via Philip Greenspun's Weblog
It seems that there have been a few changes over the past 100 years in the U.S. We still like invading countries because we don't think that the natives can run things for themselves, but we don't bring back those natives and exhibit them alongside other "freaks" in amusement parks. This may be because we now have television and YouTube rather than because we have evolved in the moral department The specific natives in Prentice's book are a group of Igorrotes, headhunting, dog-eating, g-string-wearing people from the Philippines, an American territory at the time. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 21 | via Washington Examiner
Five Star Bank reached an agreement with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Monday to change its business practices after the bank allegedly discriminated against predominately minority neighborhoods in the Rochester area. The bank allegedly excluded minority neighborhoods from its mortgage lending program from 2009 to September 2013 by refusing to give loans of less than $75,000 in seven of its 12 lending packages. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 20 | via Bloomberg
Standard & Poor's commercial-mortgage unit, which is facing an imminent one-year suspension, was the venue for an internal battle over the company's ill-fated effort to tighten its ratings standards. The 2011 conflict pitted Mark Adelson , a critic of the ratings business who S&P hired during the financial crisis, against other employees who said his more rigid methodology would drive off business, according to several people familiar with the situation. Comment?
3 min ago | via The Columbian
When the federal government's consumer protection agency for financial matters tells you how to shop for a good deal on a home mortgage, you should follow the advice, right? Maybe some of it. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which was created in the backwash of the worst national mortgage disaster since the Great Depression, went online with a new interactive mortgage tool last week. Comment?
4 min ago | via Blogging Pro
The Real Deal is looking for freelance reporters to help us expand our award-winning coverage of the New York City real estate industry. Experience in business journalism is a must, as is the ability to write clean copy with flair and on deadline. Comment?
13 min ago | via Mortgage News Daily
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Yesterday | via Deutsche Welle
Following his election victory, Greece's new left-wing leader Alexis Tsipras has formed a new government with the anti-austerity Independent Greeks party. But both parties' lofty promises appear to be unrealistic. Comment?
12 min ago | via KHEY-AM El Paso
EL PASO, Texas - Selling a home can be a hassle. There's remodeling to be done, packing and of course waiting for someone to take it off your hands.A recent report by real estate company Redfin revealed some home seller tips that will get your home sold i Comment?
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