Staten-Island Real Estate News
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Thursday Nov 13 | via Newsday
The mansion which served as the fictional headquarters of the Corleone family in the 1972 film The Godfather has been listed for sale. The five-bedroom, seven bathroom mansion in Staten Island, New York, is being advertised for $2.9m . Comment?
Thursday Nov 6 | via Time
This post is in partnership with the History News Network , the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was originally published at HNN . Comment?
Wednesday Oct 29 | via WNED
Stephen Drimalas stands outside his former home in Staten Island's Ocean Breeze neighborhood. He rebuilt his home after Superstorm Sandy but recently decided to sell it to the state of New York. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 29 | via Hudson Valley Press
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo discussed racial discrimination, Staten Island NAACP President Edward C. Josey won the prestigious Eugene T. Reed Award and NAACP Chairman Roslyn Brock urged community advocacy at the NAACP New York State Conference 78th Annual Convention from October 10-12 at the Westchester Marriott Hotel in Tarrytown. "Our successful 78th convention theme NAACP: All In For Justice & Equality, captured the urgency about the ongoing battle for civil rights which continues to strive for equality for all," stated Dr. Hazel N. Dukes, President of the NAACP New York State Conference and National NAACP Board Member. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 29 | via SILive.com
We asked readers last week what they remembered most from the storm that slammed into the borough on Oct. 29, 2012. "... eerie and surreal driving on the Brooklyn bridge with half of New York City dark and the other lit up like nothing happened," wrote grtfulguy : Did not get the property damage , or worse, injuries or loss of life, like so many of my fellow Islanders but it was a very difficult time. Comment?
20 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?
Wednesday | 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?
Wednesday | 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 Nov 17 | 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?
4 min ago | via Daily Mail
Many prospective buyers fall into traps when buying a house, which can see them paying more in the long run Never spend more than you budget, don't buy for the short term, and don't buy at the wrong time The investment will probably be the biggest financial output you will undertake, and will take a lot of hard work and research to ensure you are on the right track. Establishing a strategy and sticking to it is crucial when negotiating the waters of the house market, especially as Australia's record-making house prices are steadily increasing and safe within a property bubble that doesn't look to burst. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via WPBF
While median home prices for the U.S. overall are pretty much back to where they were 10 years ago, Manhattan's luxury home prices have more than doubled, according to Jonathan Miller, president of Miller Samuel, a real estate appraisal firm in New York. "I used to say that $1,500 a square foot was the magic number; now it's $3,000 a square foot," said Miller. Comment?
Oct 20, 2014 | via The Columbian
Purchases of previously owned U.S. homes unexpectedly rose in October to a one-year high as low borrowing costs helped sustain the recovery in residential real estate. Existing homes sold at a 5.26 million annual pace, the strongest since September 2013 and up 1.5 percent from a revised 5.18 million pace in September, the National Association of Realtors reported Thursday in Washington. Comment?
9 min ago | via Victorville Daily Press
It'll be home for the holidays for Army veteran Herbert Billinger and his wife, Jacquelynn, after the couple was officially presented with their new house, courtesy of Neighborhood Partnership Housing Services of Riverside. Representatives from NPHS, the City of Victorville, Bank of America, GRID Alternatives and Community Housing Trust, who all played a part in the rehabilitation of the home, were on hand during the Thursday morning event. Comment?
10 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
The National Association of Realtors is ready to give away 500,000 free ".realtor" domains to members, and realtor.com will host agent's profile pages for them at no charge. But nearly a month after NAR opened up the .realtor domain rush, only about 50,000 members have claimed their own free, custom URL. Comment?
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