Sayville Real Estate News
Wednesday Apr 1 | 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?
Friday Mar 27 | 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?
Mar 16, 2015 | via Newsday
In Nassau County, homes sold for a median price of $408,500, up 3.5 percent compared to the previous February, according to a report Monday by the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island. The number of sales increased by 3.4 percent, to 662. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via JD Supra
This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on recent developments in criminal Libor manipulation actions; a significant victory for several large banks facing RMBS-related claims; the U.K. Serious Fraud Office's probe of the Bank of England's lending practices during the credit crisis; further recoveries in the Madoff Ponzi scheme; and a court ruling affirming that Dodd-Frank whistleblowing awards do not apply retroactively. Comment?
Monday | via MacLeans
April 20: Prepare yourself for the federal budget. Plus, Mobilegeddon, a party on the Chinese markets, and the economics of marijuana After last week's barrage of central bankers and IMF meetings, this week is all about budgets - that is, the federal budget - and earnings, as major companies begin reporting their latest results this week. Comment?
Friday Apr 17 | via Black Voice News
It is ironic that April is Fair Housing Month and the U.S. Senate has yet to schedule a vote on the nomination of the first Black woman to become the nation's Attorney General. Nominated on November 14, the nomination of Loretta Lynch has lingered longer than the seven previous attorneys generals combined. Comment?
Friday Apr 17 | via Seeking Alpha
Yes, more Greece, ever more Greece. Well, the focus is still very much there. It's not the only topic, obviously, China warrants interest too, certainly with things like Tyler Durden quoting Cornerstone Macro as saying China's true economic growth rate was just 1.6% in Q1 2015 , not the official government number of 7%. Comment?
Thursday Apr 16 | via CNN
Kim Richards of the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" was arrested and accused of trespassing, resisting arrest and public intoxication on Thursday, April 16. Richards is pictured in a scene from the "Reunion" episode that aired March 31. Apollo Nida, husband of Phaedra Parks from "Real Housewives of Atlanta," was sentenced July 8 to eight years in prison followed by five years of supervised release "for conspiring to commit mail, wire and bank fraud." It seems that may have taken a toll on the couple's marriage; Phaedra Parks has retained a lawyer with the intent to "amicably her marriage," a rep for the reality star said. Comment?
6 min ago | via Star-Progress
Orange County has the fifth-fastest pace of home sales in the nation so far this year, with 59 percent of the homes listed on Trulia coming off the market in two months or less, the real estate website reported recently. Trulia measured sales pace by comparing how many homes listed on its website on Feb. 5 were still for sale by April 5. The results show that turnover is accelerating. Comment?
6 min ago | via American Reporter
It was Monday evening and the phone rang - again. It was probably the fifth time in two hours. Comment?
8 min ago | via American Reporter
While John McCain and Sarah Palin were refighting the culture wars of the 1960s, Obama turned his campaign into a referendum on deregulation, trickle down economics and tax giveaways to the wealthy and corporations. He offered a break with the policies that have dominated mainstream economic discourse since Ronald Reagan. Comment?
9 min ago | via Post-gazette.com
Redfin, a Long Beach, Calif., company that combines a real estate search site with salaried real estate agents, is making its debut in Pittsburgh this week, according to a company spokesman. The company describes itself as "a full service real estate brokerage that uses technology to make the entire experience of buying or selling a home more fun, more transparent and less expensive." Comment?
23 min ago | via International Business Times
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key admitted house prices in Auckland are rising "too rapidly." In a press conference recently held in Wellington, the prime minister said increasing prices are not new. Comment?
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